Washington Post columnist John Kelly has a terrific story about author Harvey Sawler, who is looking for two boys, one white, the other African American, from the Washington Metropolitan Police Boys Club who joined President Kennedy for the July 10, 1962, All-Star Game. Harvey has found Dennis Marcel, the white boy in the picture, but is still looking for Frank Brown.
Photo: “The King of Pop.” Credit: Rosanna Xia
Seaton Brown’s portrait of Michael Jackson in soda cans has been sold for $7,500 to Ripley Entertainment, which operates Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museums. Mike Boehm in the Los Angeles Times’ Culture Monster.
Margarita Aguilar has returned to head El Museo del Barrio in New York, where she was a curator before going to Christie’s as a specialist in Latin American art. New York Times | Wall Street Journal
Photo: Museum guide “Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus.” Credit: Amazon.com
“Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus,” an exhibit organized by the Louvre, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Detroit Institute of Arts, opens in Philadelphia.
The Ludington, Mich., Daily News reports that two men have donated 300 German Steinbach nutcrackers to the Sandcastles Children’s Museum.