Two Van Gogh masterpieces stolen in Amsterdam 14 years ago will be returning to The Netherlands from Italy shortly after police recovered them from the house of notorious drug boss, a museum official said Thursday. The 1882 "Seascape...Show More Summary
Jewish teenager Anne Frank and her family may have been discovered “by chance” in their secret apartment in Amsterdam, according by the Anne Frank House museum. Anne Frank Research conducted by the Anne Frank museum contributes a new perspective on Anne Frank's arrest. Show More Summary
The Local reports: Just days before his official inauguration at the White House, the new waxwork of the 45th president of the United States was unveiled at Madrid’s waxwork museum. And it did not go smoothly. On a stage in front ofShow More Summary
There is only one place in Nevada where you will find a shrunken human head, taxidermy animals, Egyptian tomb artifacts, antique firearms, and well-endowed Polynesian fertility statues under one roof. The Wilbur D. May Museum housesShow More Summary
There's a big demand for pricey real estate in the nation's capital, thanks to President-elect Donald Trump's billionaire cabinet appointees. Read: Trump Won't Visit African-American History Museum on MLK Day, Will Meet with King's Son...Show More Summary
Location: Milan, Italy The Vibe: ’70s ski-lodge vibes, with a hefty dose of Wes Anderson, unsurprising given that he designed a space in the Fondaziona Prada museum and directed a video for the house a while back. Color-wise, it’s a symphony of brown. Key Pieces: Hairy belts, hairy shoes, hairy coats, hairy hats (for the girls). The […]
To the editor: Wow, another museum. We can find land for stadiums, museums, theaters, and state of the art arenas, but we can’t find land to build housing for the poor? So much for L.A. being a progressive city. ( “New force in L.A.” Jan. 11 and “Lucas museum puts L.A. in old role,” Column, Jan....
To get a bigger house in Washington, Jeff Bezos would have to be elected president. The Amazon founder is the anonymous buyer who paid $23 million for the former Textile Museum in Washington, DC in October last year and he plans to turn it into the city's largest private home,...
From Graceland to the home of Mark Twain, old storied mansions are often transformed into museums. But when you're a billionaire tech exec, life can work the other way round. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently paid $23 million in cash for a 27,000-square foot property in Washington D.C. Show More Summary
Washington’s Kalorama neighborhood just keeps getting swankier: Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos has bought the former Textile Museum, a 27,000 square-foot property, intending to convert it into a single-family home, according to a person with knowledge of the sale. Bezos’s neighbors will include President Obama and his family, who are renting a property […]
It looks like George Lucas has finally found a place to put the museum he's trying to build for years. However, we don't need to wait for it to get built in order to see some of the material that will be inside it.
Courtesy of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art LA beat out San Francisco for George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art, which will be housed in Exposition Park. Exposition Park is already home to the Natural History Museum, the California African American Museum and the California Science Center. The museum board said Lucas chose LA [...]
George Lucas’ self-funded, $1 billion museum has finally settled on a home: Los Angeles. After years of searching for a location for the project, The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art finally announced Tuesday its intention to build a massive structure in L.A. Show More Summary
When design and art collide From New York to Los Angeles and everywhere in between, America’s museums house some of the finest art in the world. While it’s easy to get caught up in the Gauguins and the Lichtensteins, it’s important to...Show More Summary
Writers searching for some inspiration may want to head to Mark Twain’s home in Hartford, Connecticut, this year. The Mark Twain House & Museum is opening the author’s personal library to scribes searching for some peace, quiet and the ghost of literature’s past. Show More Summary
'Star Wars' creator George Lucas on Tuesday picked Los Angeles over San Francisco as the home of his future $1 billion museum. The Museum of Narrative Art will be located in LA's Exposition Park, near the downtown area, and will house the filmmaker's extensive collection of art and film memorabilia, including some from the "Star Wars" franchise. Show More Summary
The project has been plagued by shaky funding and construction delays. "Adjacent to the city's spiffy new art museum along the Biscayne Bay waterfront, the Frost Science Museum features a 500,000-gallon aquarium that will house sharks, barracuda, tuna and sea turtles; an Everglades exhibit; a state-of-the-art planetarium; an exhibit on the evolution of flight from […]
After several false starts, George Lucas and his art team say they will decide later this month whether to put the museum in San Francisco or Los Angeles, a strategy that has stirred a California rivalry.
At the intersection of the Venn diagram where dog lovers meet art lovers is this niche museum, which houses an extensive collection of fine art devoted to man's best friend, from Impressionist paintings of Basque collies to porcelain...Show More Summary
We’d live here The phrase “living in a museum” is scarcely a compliment, and calls to mind the decaying home and grounds of, say, Grey Gardens. That’s a far more traditional—and dispiriting—image than this cool geometric modern house...Show More Summary