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  • Francis Bacon triptych sells at auction for more than $45 million

    Francis Bacon triptych sells at auction for more than $45 million
    A triptych of paintings by Francis Bacon that depicts his close associate George Dyer brought in 26.7 million pounds (more than $45 million) in London on Monday, the highest selling item in a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art that saw $159.3 million in total sales.
  • Keep it Simple, Keep it Cheap: Royal Wedding - It's a Wrap!

    Now in its 30th year, It's A Wrap! is a family owned and operated company founded by Janet Dion in 1981 that offers the general public the opportunity to purchase actual wardrobe and props from movie and TV sets. Stock varies depending on the film or TV...

    Book review: 'The Mind's Eye' by Oliver Sacks

    Book review: 'The Mind's Eye' by Oliver Sacks
    The Mind's Eye Oliver Sacks Alfred A. Knopf: 270 pp., $26.95 Oliver Sacks has built a reputation on exploring the medical mysteries of individual patients to illuminate the larger mysteries of human experience. "The Mind's Eye," a collection of essays...

    Contemporary Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie at Yale

    The idea of the “avant-garde” is often considered in musings about art. Sure, it’s a concept of fungible elasticity, but it can also be a useful pet to have around. I’ll deploy this domesticated, if imperfect, beast here, to put in...

    Worthy Canadian initiative

    Canadian journalist Jonathan Kay quotes Joseph Bottum on cranks: "There are three infallible signs of the crank. ... The first is that he has  theory about the Jews. The second is that he has a theory about money. And the third is that he has a theory...