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News: Rutgers Returns Art Stolen by Nazis

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For Simon Goodman, reclaiming his family’s art collection is an obsession. Stolen from Goodman’s grandparents during World War II by the Nazi regime, whose higher ups, like Hitler himself, were manic “collectors” of art, the Guttmann (the family name was changed later) estate held works dating from the early Renaissance all the way to the Impressionist era. The collection included ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

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  Celebrate: Headed to Berlin this weekend or, heck, have a layover at the airport there? Then hit-up the annual Bread and Butter event at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport. This biannual shopping spree is full of the forthcoming season’s staple trends. Hundreds of designers, from well-known labels to emerging talent, showcase their creations there.   Watch: No Strings Attached – Emma ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

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  Celebrate: It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday so that (hopefully) means that you have a three day weekend! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’”   Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve ... Read More »

News: Francis Ford Coppola Chooses Unlikely Collaborator

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  According to a recent press release, avant-garde, hipster, musician Deacon, a champion and leader of the Baltimore music scene known for his in the round, sweaty, concert performances, will be scoring Francis Ford Coppola’s next film, Twixt Now and Sunrise, which is due out later this year. The “gothic romance” stars Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Ben Chaplin and Elle ... Read More »

News: Chuck Close Taxi Exhibition

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  New Yorkers may be wondering what why the top of their cabs have suddenly changed from brash advertisements to in your face, black and white photography. Well that would be the work of artst Chuck Close, whose photographs featuring huge eyes and lips will be zooming across the city in lieu of traditional ads for a month.   The ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: This Sunday in New York is Improv Everywhere’s annual No Pants Subway Ride. Want to participate this year? There are only two requirements:   1) Willing to take pants off on subway 2) Able to keep a straight face about it   Watch: The Time That Remains – An intimate semi-biographical portrait of Palestinians living as a minority ... Read More »

News: Dennis Hopper’s Art Goes to Auction

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The late, great, actor Dennis Hopper will always primarily be known for his stunning rolls in such films as Easy Rider and Apocalypse Now but one of the lesser known facts about Hopper was that he was one of the greatest contemporary art collectors in the world, with a collection of hundreds of works that included Warhols and Lichtensteins and ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Rouen, France

Rouen Cathedral, Facade (Sunset), 1892-1894, Oil on canvas, Musée Marmottan, Paris

With a history dating back before Julius Caesar to the Gauls, Rouen is a fascinating stop for those with time to escape Paris for a day. As the historic capital of the region of Normandy in northern France, Rouen was once one of the largest and more prosperous cities in all of Medieval Europe. It’s great 13th century cathedral is ... Read More »

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