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Weekend arts and culture: Baseball cards at the Met

TweetThis isn’t just another baseball card collection, but rather the second-largest collection in the world that’s been on display since early July at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
“Legends of the Dead Ball Era,” continuing through Dec. 1, includes 600 of collector Jefferson Burdick’s 30,000 baseball cards — dating from 1900-1919 — that he donated to [...]

Friday arts: The boxing art of George Bellows

TweetJust as I’ve been enjoying digging into literature and art on boxing comes plenty of rave reviews about an exhibition of the work of American realist painter George Bellows. This summer the tour began at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and currently is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New [...]