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2008-06-24 09:03:23

ADVISORY, June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- What: Marisa Acocella Marchetto, author of Cancer Vixen and Co-Chair of the Cancer Vixen Fund at SVCMC, will preside over the Opening bell. Ms. Acocella Marchetto will be joined by Grace M.F.P. dos Santos, Co-Chair of the Cancer Vixen Fund at SVCMC, Tina Brown, guest singer Cancer Vixen Spalapalooza!, Alfred E. Smith, IV, Chairman of the Board of SVCMC, and Dr. Michael Fanucchi, Medical Director, St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer...

2007-11-18 00:00:00

Evidence of Vincent van Gogh's troubled mind can be seen in the genius's brush strokes. The proof is in the dark colors of "The Potato Eaters," the globs of paint on "Wheatfield with Reaper" and in his serene yet solemn image in "Self Portrait with Pipe and Bandaged Ear." It doesn't take an artist to see it. It takes a doctor. And Dr. Peter Whybrow is among the latest to diagnose one of the greatest artistic luminaries of the past 150 years. Whybrow, director of the Semel Institute for...

2006-07-09 05:07:37

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - When Scottish art dealer Alexander Reid returned from Paris with two paintings by Vincent van Gogh, his father berated him for bringing such "atrocities" home and sold them to a French dealer for five pounds ($9) each. It did not matter that the paintings, a portrait of Reid and a still life of a basket of apples, were in fact gifts to the young Scot, who had lived for several months in Paris with Vincent and his brother, Theo, in Montmartre in...

2005-10-12 08:09:10

By Ilaina Jonas NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vincent van Gogh's paintings have a universal appeal, but curators at The Metropolitan Museum of Art hope it will be his drawings that will take New York's breath away. The largest collection of the Dutch Impressionist's drawings ever shown outside the Netherlands will go on display at the museum next Tuesday. "Van Gogh's drawings have curiously escaped the fame that has been attached to his painting, in part because they are rarely exhibited,"...

2005-10-11 17:27:55

By Ilaina Jonas NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vincent van Gogh's paintings have a universal appeal, but curators at The Metropolitan Museum of Art hope it will be his drawings that will take New York's breath away. The largest collection of the Dutch Impressionist's drawings ever shown outside the Netherlands will go on display at the museum next Tuesday. "Van Gogh's drawings have curiously escaped the fame that has been attached to his painting, in part because they are rarely exhibited,"...