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26. German court orders restitution of Nazi looted art

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German Historical Museum in Berlin must return a collection of thousands of rare, handcrafted posters seized more than 70 years ago by the Nazis to the son of the original owner, Germany's federal court said on Friday.

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27. Marilyn Monroe meets angels at Warhol show in Asia

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Andy Warhol, the "Pope of Pop", is making a pilgrimage to Asia on the 25th anniversary of his death, with one of the largest collections of his art set to tour five countries in the region over the next two years.

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28. US painter Wyeth gets shows in Beijing, Hong Kong

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new exhibit of works by American artist Andrew Wyeth is set to open next month in a land where the master realist exerted some of his greatest influence -- China.

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29. Warhol’s "Double Elvis" could fetch $50 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An iconic portrait of Elvis Presley by pop artist Andy Warhol is poised to fetch as much as $50 million when it hits the auction block in May, Sotheby's said on Thursday.

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30. Noel Coward: playwright, performer, spy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For many, the name Noel Coward conjures the image a smoking jacket-clad bon vivant, tickling the ivories and tossing off bons mots between sips of a cocktail.

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31. Japan maestro Ozawa vows return after break

TOKYO (Reuters) - Seiji Ozawa, Japan's most famous conductor, on Tuesday pledged to return to performing next year, a week after saying he would take time off to recover from a recent spell of bad health that has included bouts of pneumonia.

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32. Too much Turner? Critics turn on new UK exhibition

LONDON (Reuters) - It may be the anti-climax after one of the most hyped art exhibitions in British history, but a new show at London's National Gallery exploring J.M.W. Turner's debt to French painter Claude Lorrain has left some critics cold.

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33. Maastricht’s art fair turns 25, celebrates the old

LONDON (Reuters) - It is probably not the world's biggest art fair, and certainly not the flashiest, but Maastricht's annual shindig for well-heeled collectors of mainly traditional works believes it has what it takes to survive shifts in artistic tastes and fortunes.

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34. Springsteen gives SXSW fans lesson in making music

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen told young musicians on Thursday that in this new age of digital music in which he can carry all the songs he's ever loved on a player in his pocket, two things haven't changed: inspiration and the power of creativity.

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35. Warhol’s "Double Elvis" could fetch $50 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An iconic portrait of Elvis Presley by pop artist Andy Warhol is poised to fetch as much as $50 million when it hits the auction block in May, Sotheby's said on Thursday.

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36. Warhol’s "Double Elvis" could fetch $50 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An iconic portrait of Elvis Presley by pop artist Andy Warhol is poised to fetch as much as $50 million when it hits the auction block in May, Sotheby's said on Thursday.

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37. Warhol’s "Double Elvis" could fetch $50 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An iconic portrait of Elvis Presley by pop artist Andy Warhol is poised to fetch as much as $50 million when it hits the auction block in May, Sotheby's said on Thursday.

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38. Artists Gilbert & George debut new work in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Death, hope, life, fear, sex, money, race and religion through Britain's tabloid headlines is the subject of the latest art exhibition from British art duo Gilbert and George, premiering in Hong Kong.

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39. Artists Gilbert & George debut new work in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Death, hope, life, fear, sex, money, race and religion through Britain's tabloid headlines is the subject of the latest art exhibition from British art duo Gilbert and George, premiering in Hong Kong.

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40. Picasso painting worth $80 million up for sale in UK

LONDON (Reuters) - An important early work by Pablo Picasso painted when he was just 19 or 20 has been put up for sale by its aristocratic Welsh owners, and is estimated to be worth around 50 million pounds ($80 million).

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41. Rembrandt "masterpiece" among Dutch works on offer

LONDON (Reuters) - Christie's will offer 15 works from the "Golden Age" of Dutch painting at an auction in July, including a "masterpiece" by Rembrandt which it expects to fetch as much as 12 million pounds ($19 million).

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42. A year on, Japan nuclear film shows lives in limbo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Decades ago, the citizens of Japan's Futaba town took such pride in hosting part of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex that they built a sign over a promenade proclaiming that atomic power made their town prosperous.

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43. Matisse show in Paris reveals his obsessive nature

PARIS (Reuters) - A major exhibition on Henri Matisse opening in Paris this week brings a new perspective to his work, showing the painstaking creative process behind the simple shapes and strident colors that made the French artist's name.

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44. Los Angeles readies for a ”Levitating Mass”

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It weighs 340 tons, stands 21 feet, 10 inches high and measures 32 feet across. Beyond its massive size, this granite boulder being delivered to Los Angeles is no ordinary rock. It is art, or will be soon.

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45. ”Salmon Fishing” film makes impossible seem possible

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - On its surface, new movie "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," tells of a fishery expert tasked with creating a salmon-filled stream in the Middle East country's waterless desert, but underneath that description is a tale of making dreams come true.

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46. Brad Pitt stages ”mini-Grammys” show to help New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Every time he crosses the Claiborne Avenue bridge heading east across the New Orleans Industrial Canal, actor Brad Pitt gets a lump in his throat.

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47. ”Kony 2012” director answers critics of video

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The director of a video sensation that calls for the arrest of Joseph Kony, the fugitive rebel leader of a Ugandan militia group, agreed on Friday with skeptics who have called the film oversimplified, saying it was deliberately made that way.

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48. ‘Lorax’ beats Disney’s ‘Carter’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dr. Seuss movie "The Lorax" won the box office race for the second straight weekend, beating Walt Disney Co's expensive 3D space adventure "John Carter."

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49. ‘Lorax’ beats Disney Mars epic at box office

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dr. Seuss movie "The Lorax" stayed firmly planted at No. 1 on box office charts over the weekend, easily trumping the debut of Walt Disney Co's expensive sci-fi flick "John Carter."

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50. Whitney Houston’s daughter hears mom talk to her

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whitney Houston's daughter on Sunday said she still hears her mom encouraging her "keep moving, keep going," and the pop star's sister-in-law revealed new details of the day Houston died in their first public interviews since the singer's death.

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