The Arizona Museum exhibit marks the end of De Kooning’s painting saga

Phoenix (AFP) – After a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions was brazenly stolen in 1985 from an Arizona museum, staff clung to the hope that it would one day appear. But no one would have expected the Woman-Ocher to find her way back through the kindness of strangers in a neighboring country. “I kind … Read more

Economy flights from Moscow to Dubai cost up to $5,000 as Russians flee

The airline industry has been hampered by a perfect storm of challenges over recent weeks, from labor shortages and supply disruptions to high fuel prices. soba pictures | Light Rocket | Getty Images Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Round-trip economy flights from Moscow to Dubai cost up to $5,000, many of which were sold out … Read more

De Kooning’s “ocher woman” from the robbery home

It was a robbery that was as shameless as it was simple. On the morning of November 29, 1985, a couple entered the University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson, Arizona. Within minutes, “Woman-Ocher” – a painting by Dutch-American artist Willem de Kooning – was gone. Museum curator Olivia Miller described the theft in … Read more

When are Airbnbs more cost-effective than hotels? | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Remember the days when one of the best money-saving travel tips was booking an Airbnb versus a hotel? Not only have nightly rates always been much cheaper, but Airbnbs and the hosts themselves are often shaped to be the most memorable aspects of the trip. These days, an Airbnb stay rarely involves big savings or … Read more

At The Money – Long COVID hits the job market

We’ll look at how long the coronavirus intersects with the labor shortage. We’ll also look at President Biden’s plan for semiconductors, school teacher strikes and the resurgence of air travel on Labor Day. But first, see why ANNUAL BENEFITS It may be on the way. Welcome to On The MoneyYour overnight guide to everything that … Read more