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Springsteen's 'Born to Run' lyrics could fetch $300,000 at auction

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Bruce Springsteen's early, handwritten manuscript to "Born to Run," the rocker's 1975 star-making hit, is expected to fetch between $200,000 and $300,000 when it goes up for auction in June, Sotheby's said on Friday.

Artist Jeff Koons, New York gallery are sued over late sculptures

NEW YORK A Wall Street investor sued American artist Jeff Koons and a prominent New York City gallery on Thursday for more than $39 million over their failure to deliver three Koons sculptures, alleging a scheme to deceive customers.

'The Man Who Stole Banksy' tells Middle East street art tale

LOS ANGELES "The Man Who Stole Banksy," a street art documentary that will premiere at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, spins a tale that mixes would-be art-world avarice with Middle East politics. | Video

Hitler's portrait of a lover to go up for auction

BERLIN An oil portrait believed to have been painted by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler of a little-known former lover will go under the hammer next week with an asking price of 60,000 euros ($74,000), a German auction house said on Thursday.

New York judge awards Nazi-looted artworks to Holocaust victim's heirs in key test case

A New York judge on Thursday awarded title of two Nazi-looted drawings by noted Austrian painter Egon Schiele to a Holocaust victim's heirs in what art experts viewed as a key test case of a U.S. law designed to ease the recovery of such stolen works.

Rare Kabul exhibition brings taste of Mughal art back home

KABUL An exhibition that reproduces the precious treasures of Mughal art in their original setting in Kabul's Babur Garden opened this weekend, bringing a rare moment of cultural relief to a city pounded by war for decades.

Van Gogh landscape expected to fetch millions at auction

PARIS A landscape painting by Dutch impressionist Vincent Van Gogh that went on display in Paris on Wednesday is expected to fetch between 3-5 million euros ($3.7-$6.1 million) when it is auctioned in June.

Huge chocolate statues spring up in Belgium

DURBUY, Belgium It sounds like a chocoholic's dreamland - giant sculptures of elephants and flamingos all crafted from Belgian chocolate. | Video

'The world needs a sausage dog museum', so German owners provide one

A museum dedicated to the dachshund, Germany's short-legged, long-bodied "sausage dog", opens next week in the southern city of Passau, and will show more than 2,000 exhibits from dog-shaped bread to a giant golden statuette.

Destroyed by Islamic State, ancient winged bull rises again in London

LONDON An ancient Assyrian winged bull sculpture destroyed by Islamic State (IS) fighters in 2015 and subsequently recast in recycled Middle Eastern food packaging went on display in London’s Trafalgar Square on Wednesday. | Video