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‘Interlaced Fingers’ Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he'd been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Vanessa Grubb)

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Beautiful, rare and vintage bottles perform well at Holabird’s June 16-17 auction

An 1800s H. T. Tobin Western pumpkinseed pint whiskey flask, produced for the Walla Walla Saloon when Washington was still a territory and not yet a state, sold for $4,840 at an auction held June 16th-17th by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, as part of the 53rd annual Reno Bottle Show & Auction, held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno. It is quite possible that this is a new... | Read More

On the road to success: Online auction with starting prices of €1

The new online concept of Ketterer Kunst on passed its test with flying colors: Good quality coupled with a starting price of just € 1 provided excellent results on 15 June. Company owner Robert Ketterer knows that the idea of selling art with starting prices of € 1 reflects the zeitgeist and convinces buyers. Online registrations continuously rise... | Read More

Crowdsourced exhibition tells stories of our relationship to the natural world

Wellcome Collection’s new exhibition is made up of objects borrowed from members of the public. ‘A museum of modern nature’ reveals the intriguing and surprising ways we relate to the natural world in modern life. From a hand painted garden gnome passed through three generations of the same family, to the asthma inhaler that sparked a career in environmentalism or the tattoo... | Read More

Most recent body of work by acclaimed American artist Gregory Crewdson on view in London

The Photographers’ Gallery presents Cathedral of the Pines, a highly anticipated exhibition of the most recent body of work by acclaimed American artist Gregory Crewdson (b. 1962). This exhibition, Crewdson’s first major solo show in a UK public institution, is being presented in its entirety in their state of the art central London venue this summer, from 23 June - 8 October 2017. ... | Read More

South Street Seaport Museum announces new exhibition Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners

Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 is one of the first exhibitions to examine, side-by-side, the dichotomy between First Class and Third Class passengers aboard ocean liners in the early 20th century. Ships like Titanic, Olympic, Lusitania, Mauretania, Aquitania, and Imperator dominated transatlantic travel. On each voyage, they transported thousands of people,... | Read More

Hake’s Americana to offer sensational original comic-book art and rare early comic books

In the second of three online auctions designed to commemorate Hake’s Americana’s 50th year, the Pennsylvania-based pop culture specialists will host a July 11-13 event focused on rare comic books and original comic art. In March, the firm’s golden jubilee year was launched with a million-dollar sale led by early political memorabilia, the category on which Hake’s was... | Read More

From Rembrandt to Warhol on view at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center this summer

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center announces an exhibition of the exceptional collection of Drs. Morton and Tobia Mower, Everyday Extraordinary: From Rembrandt to Warhol on view June 24-Sept 17, 2017. Spanning several centuries, the Mower Collection begins with Rembrandt, ends with Warhol, and features masterworks from Impressionist and Modern masters in between: Monet, Renoir, Cassatt, Degas,... | Read More

Depression-era photography exhibition showcases resiliency of human spirit

A new exhibition featuring works by some of the most well-known American photographers of the 1930s will be on display at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Dignity vs. Despair: Dorothea Lange and Depression-Era Photographers, 1933-1941 opens June 23 and includes iconic images by five photographers: Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, Marion Post Wolcott, and Peter... | Read More

Two Ellsworth Kelly exhibitions opening at The Hyde

Jordan D. Schnitzer collects the works of more than 900 artists, but when he stands in a room with artwork by Ellsworth Kelly, it is as though the rest of the world fades away. "I feel an inner calm, almost a meditative state," the Portland, Oregon-based art collector and philanthropist said. On Saturday, June 24, The Hyde Collection opens two companion exhibitions, Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve,... | Read More
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