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  • Laguna Art Museum holds annual art auction

    The Laguna Art Museum hosts its annual art auction fund-raiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8. Preview week begins Feb. 3 and the post-auction sale will take place Feb. 9. More than 100 artists have donated works to be auctioned to support the museum."The Art...
  • Research essential to gauge the market for artwork

    Q: We have two large museum-mounted ink etchings by Jose Miguel Pardo of Spain. In the late 1980s, he was the most sought after surrealist artist; his paintings sold for tens of thousands of dollars. I have little knowledge of the art market. How can I...
  • Title to Renoir painting stolen in 1951 awarded to Baltimore Museum of Art

    Title to Renoir painting stolen in 1951 awarded to Baltimore Museum of Art
    A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art. During a hearing Friday,...
  • Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach

    Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach
    Karl Lagerfeld before he was THE Karl Lagerfeld: That’s what an auction Saturday in West Palm Beach is all about. Palm Beach Modern Auctions has a 50-year-old archive of sketches, many of them by the fashion maestro behind the French house of...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
  • Ex-Ravens running back Damien Berry denies putting Super Bowl ring up for sale

    Ex-Ravens running back Damien Berry denies putting Super Bowl ring up for sale
    Former Ravens running back Damien Berry denied putting his Super Bowl XLVII ring up for sale, telling The Baltimore Sun that the pending auction wasn't authorized by him. Berry said a friend put the ring up for sale without his knowledge, selling the...
  • Sean Penn Gathers Celebs to Help Haiti Home, U2 Closes Out the Night

    On the eve of the Golden Globes, Sean Penn gathered an impressive group of A-listers and organized a surprise U2 performance for his third annual Help Haiti Home gala, which raised approximately $6 million benefitting J/P Haitian Relief Organization....
  • Edison agrees to work with city when replacing utility poles

    The Laguna Beach City Council voted unanimously to enter an agreement with Southern California Edison to waive the need for a coastal development permit for replacing utility poles. "We feel like this was a win for [the city]," Mayor Pro Tem Bob Whalen...
  • In search of grandma's goulash

    In search of grandma's goulash
    Q: I'm writing you because I am trying to track down a story my grandmother Anna Kiefer told me when I was a young girl about how she had submitted a recipe for Hungarian goulash for a contest that the Chicago Tribune was running, and that she won the...
  • Christie's-affiliated real estate firm moving to Winnetka

    Christie's-affiliated real estate firm moving to Winnetka
    A real estate brokerage firm affiliated with London's historic Christie's auction house is expected to soon become the new kid on the block in Winnetka's East Elm business district, village officials said recently. As the first North Shore location...
  • Foundations pledge $330 million to preserve Detroit art, pensions

    A group of foundations has pledged to give Detroit $330 million, a contribution designed to prevent the sale of the city’s art, freeing that money to help ease threatened cuts in benefits for retired municipal workers. The charitable effort,...