Happy Birthday to David Douglas Duncan! Celebrating his 100th birthday, still going strong, living in Castellaras, France, and enjoying worldwide recognition. He was with us until 7 June 2018 The accumulated vision of a matchless eye…from iconic wartime photos to intensely personal at-home images of Picasso at play and at work…much of Duncan’s prolific body…

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She had been glamorous. She had been sexy and compelling. She had dreams of ruling the world. Sometimes she was known as the Dragon Lady, in another life she was known as Soong Mei-ling, one of the three beautiful, rich and powerful Soong Sisters. She was Madame Chiang Kai-shek. .. Admirable…or notorious…moral or amoral…calculating and…

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A mini course in Russian history, amber history, Monuments Men, and the continuing mystery of what actually happened to the original Amber Room in the throes of World War II. All news to the casual observer. The Mystery unfolds… While traveling with the Met along the Baltic’s Amber Coast en route to St. Petersburg aboard…

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