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2009-09-04 13:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ART + AUCTION, the leading global art-investment magazine, published by Louise Blouin Media, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Over the past 30 years, ART + AUCTION has covered the shifting fortunes of the art world and its inhabitants.

2009-07-21 09:45:00

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 8, 2009, the Booth Western Art Museum opens two exhibitions celebrating the Grand Canyon - "Painting the Canyon: Selected Works from Grand Canyon Collections" and "Lasting Light: 125 Years of Grand Canyon Photography." The exhibitions will be on display in the museum's Special Exhibition Gallery through October 25.

2009-06-09 20:48:12

French authorities are trying to figure out who took a Pablo Picasso sketchbook worth millions of dollars from a Paris museum. The New York Times reported the sketchbook of 33 crayon drawings dating from 1917 to 1924 was snatched from a first-floor exhibition room of the Picasso National Museum either Monday or Tuesday.

2009-05-21 08:44:00

Settlement Is Believed to Mark First Time the National Gallery of Art Returns a Non-Holocaust Painting NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique and unusual settlement regarding Chaim Soutine's iconic painting entitled Piece de Boeuf (Piece of Beef c.

2009-05-15 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 400 of Washington's most powerful and prestigious leaders gathered tonight at The Phillips Collection for an evening of friends, family, and art.

2009-04-30 12:57:00

NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the year 2020 and Tess, the adopted daughter of U.S. President Daniel P. Ross, is off to conquer Paris. Having spent a good part of her childhood in foster homes and then under her father's protective eye, Tess has not yet seen much of the world.

2009-04-20 12:42:00

- 60 abstract paintings by 50 New York School artists from 1940-1970 - Estimates from $1,000 to $50,000 - April 20-30, 2009 NEW YORK and BERLIN, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- From April 20-30 artnet Online Auctions will feature a special sale of 60 abstract paintings by 50 New York School artists including Mary Abbott, Elaine de Kooning, Franz Kline, Michael Goldberg and Robert Motherwell.

2009-04-17 14:39:13

George Grosz's relatives are suing New York's Museum of Modern Art over three works the late painter left behind in Germany shortly before World War II. Grosz was an expressionist and Dadist painter who caricatured German society of the 1920s and 30s in harsh ink and watercolor paintings, satirizing war profiteers, politicians and the rising Nazi Party and its leader Adolf Hitler.

2009-04-11 12:04:24

Art historian David W.

2009-03-13 13:36:00

NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Louise Blouin Media will partner with Sharjah's Department of Culture and Information, the host of the 9th edition of the Sharjah Biennial. Under the Patronage of H.H. Dr.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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