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Forrest Fenn, Art Dealer Who Enticed Thousands to Hunt for Hidden Treasure, Dies at 90

"He loved families and he loved the idea of getting them out in the mountains and the open air, and his great joy was talking to the families that were seeking the treasure," said Dorothy Massey, the owner of Collected Works Bookstore in Santa Fe, who called Mr. Fenn a friend and a mentor. "That was the important thing to him."Ms. Massey said Mr. Fenn had given her store the publishing rights to "The Thrill of the Chase," which drew so many explorers to Santa Fe that it had "quite an effect on the general economy of the city."Forrest Burke Fenn was born on Aug. 22, 1930, in Temple, Texas. He spent idyllic summers fishing around Yellowstone National Park, and hunting for arrowheads with his father, a schoolteacher, and his football coach, both avid collectors. He found his first arrowhead when he was 9 and told The New York Times in 2017 that it was still "the most prized possession in my collection.""My father taught me to not …

Model Your Favorite Works of Art With Coach x Basquiat

We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!.Beloved New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat has teamed up with Coach for a bold new collection. His Neo-Expressionist art, with references to African art and American pop culture, can now be worn on Coach bagsclothing items or accessories. Plus, some of your favorite cel ebs like Jennifer Lopez are modeling the designs.Shop the highlights from Basquiat's unique collection below. You'll be sure to find a new statement piece to add to your wardrobe!

Cam Heyward thought extension talks were “dead” before meeting with Art Rooney II

With talks about a new contract at a standstill heading into the final weekend before the start of the 2020 season, Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward had just about given up hope of striking a deal.The Steelers had sounded some pessimistic notes about the possibility of getting anything done even as they called keeping Heyward a priority and the team's policy of not negotiating contracts during the season forced Heyward to contemplate moving on after the season."We were going back and forth for a good bit," Heyward said, via Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "When it got done, we were like, 'Wow, we're spent.' This took a lot of work to get done. There was a time when I thought it was dead. I was getting ready for my farewell tour. I'm a very emotional person. Quietly, I was trying to distance myself a bit. I had to prepare myself for the day I wasn't going to be a Pittsburgh Steeler. I had to prepare myself that this was my last ri…

The Art World Tiptoes Back, With Virtual Sculpture and Chatty Avatars

The art world typically reconvenes after Labor Day, with participants flocking to museums, galleries and fairs to socialize and suss out the season's potential breakout artists and blockbuster exhibits. This fall, curators and dealers say they expect a trickle of guests, not crowds.Art lovers have already masked up and returned, in reduced numbers, to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and other places. More institutions are set to reopen by Halloween. But the atmosphere is subdued, with auctions still largely being conducted online and fairs such as Art Basel Miami Beach canceling last week. However, artists didn't cease creating during the lockdown. Here is how their work is changing—and where you can find it this season: Fall Entertainment Preview Fall is weird this year. But that doesn't mean it is canceled. The Wall Street Journal distills the trends shaping the fall entertainment season in a series of stories this week about what's coming in books, mov…

1958 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Pro-Touring Is a Work of Art

Take the following 1958 Chevrolet Corvette C1, for example, which couldn't have gotten more than the price of a new Corvette a few years back, no matter how much work was done to it.Well, times change, and so does the resto-mod market, which is now classified in different types of models according to rules that didn't exist in the past.Pro-touring resto-mods, for example, can be highly coveted depending on the type of modifications done to the cars and the amount of work that they required.You can probably guess that the blood red C1 Corvette in the photo gallery is no ordinary pro-tourer, but one that required extensive restauration and modification work to end up looking like it does.'Breathtaking' is probably a good word to describe the end result of over four years of work that wa s put into it, which is why the $299,900 asking price doesn't sound so steep.You can spot its year of production by checking out the faux-louvered hood and chromed trunk 'spears…

Museum Monday: Follow up on artist George Yepes restoration of the Saint Lucy’s Catholic Church Mural

Gayle Anderson was live in East Los Angeles, where renown East Los Angeles painter and muralist George Yepes is working with his team of artists to restore the mural he painted as a young artist on the exterior of St. Lucy's Catholic Church in 1993.For 27 years the "El Tepeyac de Los Angeles" mural at St. Lucy's Catholic Church stood as a beacon of hope and faith for the City Terrace/East Los Angeles community. It has been acknowledged worldwide as an iconic archetype mural of Chicano Art from Los Angeles.  For 27 years, since 1993, the mural has stood untouched as a symbol of endearment by the community, until in early April 2020 a 12 foot X 12 foot section of the mural was destroyed by in a bus accident.Neither St. Lucy's Church or nor community has funds for the expenses of the mural restoration. As part of his expression of faith and his continued sacred vow to the Virgen de Guadalupe to keep her image alive as a resource in the East Los Angeles community and…

What I Buy & Why: Bangladeshi Collector Durjoy Rahman on Why He Loves Impractical Art and How He’s Helping Local Creatives

In a year marked by slowdown, art collector Durjoy Rahman has been busier than ever.An entrepreneur who runs the Bangladeshi garment and textile-sourcing business Winner Creations Ltd., Rahman has been actively supporting art from the region through the crisis. He founded the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation, based in Dhaka and Berlin, two years ago to support art from South Asia.Since the lockdown hit, the foundation established two dovetailing initiatives to help local artists stay afloat. One is "Bhumi," a collaboration with the Gidree Bawlee Foundation of Arts that aims to support rural creative communities that make art, crafts, and even, in some cases, land art. Another program, called "Future of Hope," asked nine artists to create work in response to current global challenges.Rahman's personal art collection, which he started in the 1990s, echoes this interest in both the global South and the Western cannon. His 1,000-plus collection includes British stars D…