The plan was to sell four works – including a Calder, a Wyeth, and a Winslow Homer – for $30 million or so, using the money to retire the debt from a 2005 expansion and add $10 million to the endowment. But that isn’t quite how it worked out.
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A founder of Lowrider magazine passes away. A Delaware museum quietly sells two important works. And the Great Wall of China is slowly disappearing. Plus: art in Havana, defending the White House and Bill Clinton's sax. Here is the Roundup:
Mark Del Negro filmed entirely in Wilmington, Delaware. The post Mark Del Negro, Wilmington appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.
Cole Galloway's workspace at the University of Delaware resembles a ransacked toy store. There are piles of plastic tubing, swim noodles, stuffed animals, and battery-powered Jeep and Barbie cars everywhere. But Galloway, 48, is a physical...Show More Summary
Following an inspection of a Delaware poultry plant, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found nine worker-related safety violations and proposed a penalty of $38,000. According to OSHA,...Show More Summary
Best known as a member of the Ashcan School, painter and illustrator John Sloan (1871-1951) often focused his paintings and prints on city life and its people during the early 20th century. However, between 1900 and 1910, Sloan produced...Show More Summary
On this day 239 years ago, the Declaration of Independence was formally adopted by the thirteen original US colonies of Massachusetts, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Show More Summary
A Delaware family poisoned by pesticide while they were on vacation in the Virgin Islands will likely never recover.
By Tom Hals WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) - Former shareholders of Dole Food Co pressed a Delaware judge on Thursday to award them a judgment of more than $1 billion for what they claim was a lowball buyout of the company in 2013 by its chief executive, David Murdock. Show More Summary
Joe Biden is no joke to a Delaware lawyer who credits the vice president with helping him overcome a childhood stutter.
We've documented plenty of memorable obituaries over the past several months. There was the scathing message for a deceased woman left by her abused daughter. There was that time a Delaware man wrote his own obituary not long beforeShow More Summary
Your morning moment of uplift, via valued commentor LAMH36, from Buzzfeed: When Branden “Skip” Brooks was in eighth grade, he went on a class trip to the U.S. Capitol building, where his class from Delaware got to listen to a presentation from then-Sen. Joe Biden. Afterward, Biden took questions. Brooks told BuzzFeed News he has [Read more...]
Carrie Underwood may be a country singer, but this southern belle sure knows how to rap. While performing at the Big Barrel Country Music Festival in Delaware last weekend, the former American Idol contestant put her own unique spinShow More Summary
Carrie Underwood displayed a new talent at a concert in Delaware on Sunday.
A group of General Motors shareholders found their lawsuit over the February 2014 recall dismissed in Delaware Monday due to lack of evidence. The lawsuit — one of four linked to shareholders; the others are in Michigan — alleged GM’s...Show More Summary
Built in 1683, New Castles, Delaware's David Finney Inn began as a law office for David Finney, lawyer and soldier. The building was connected by a secret underground tunnel to the nearby Amstel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The museum, which was censured last year for selling works from its collection to pay down debt, said it had completed private sales of two paintings.
The Delaware Chapter received two major setbacks in its campaign to oppose a new ocean outfall for the sewage treatment plant that services the city of Rehoboth Beach. First their appeal of the State agency decision to approve the outfall...Show More Summary
Delaware is once again officially without commercial air service. Frontier Airlines will not be returning after previously announcing "seasonal" cuts to its operations at Wilmington-New Castle Airport. The post Frontier officially ceases operations in Delaware appeared first on Wandering Aramean.