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American Art Giant Cy Twombly Dies at 83

Cy Twombly, famous for his calligraphic paintings from the late 1950s, died Tuesday at the age of 83. Twombly passed away in Rome after battling cancer for several years. He was famous for his work in post war abstract painting, … Continue reading

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Remembering Russell: Hollywood’s Golden Era Mourns Loss of Jane

Jane Russell, the busty brunette counterpart to Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, died in her home this Monday of respiratory failure. The actress was 89. As one of Hollywood’s prominent sex symbols of the 1940′s and ’50′s, Jane owed much of her … Continue reading

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Spank You Very Much: Bettie Page Bangs, We Salute You

Her influence can be spotted from several miles away: The gently curled raven locks, the crafty bangs, the attitude. Though somewhat of an x-rated outsider during her prime, Bettie Page became a solidified fashion icon long after she’d traded in her … Continue reading

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