Keith Girard

Noel Coward Gets Intimate Look in New Lincoln Center Exhibit

Noel Coward, playwright, composer… and spy? That’s just one of the facets revealed in a new exhibit by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. The show opened Monday (Feb. 12). Aptly called “Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward,” the exhibit includes memorabilia and artifacts that capture the golden era of 20th-Century performing arts and reflects the impact Cowardm had on music, literature and theater during his lifetime....

Oscar Trash Turns Into Treasure; Auction Nets $3M

Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer and Jean Dujardin all cherished their coveted Oscars at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, but over time, even these statuettes may become unwanted--albeit expensive--junk. Some 15 unwanted Academy Awards were sold at auction this week by Los Angeles auctioneer Nate D. Sanders....

Edvard Munch’s Iconic ‘Scream,’ in Pastels Up For Auction

Edvard Munch's iconic image "The Scream" has been burned into the human psyche as man's primal cry. For a mere $80 million or more, the last privately held copy, one of four created by the artist, can be yours. Sotheby's auction house in New York announced that the work will be sold to the highest bidder in May. It's the ultimate prize for collectors of pre-expressionist 19th Century art, or any art for that matter....