Collector José Mari Treñas’ top 5 from the Leon auction – 71Bait

Culture A taste for the extraordinary is in this lawyer’s DNA – you can see it in his selections from the Spectacular Mid-Year Auction in June ANCX Staff | May 30, 2022 With León Gallery’s upcoming Spectacular Mid-Year Auction brimming with earthly delights, we turned to connoisseur par excellence, José Maria Treñas, … Read more

Forget the scream Edvard Munch in The Courtauld shows the artist’s lighter side – 71Bait

Radiant light fills the first room of Courtauld Gallery’s new exhibition dedicated to Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944). In an early portrait, his sister Inger squints against the sun, and although the paintings revert to a more familiar somber gloom in places, the exhibition ends with the life-giving glow of bright sunlight infusing strong, healthy … Read more

The Beginning of Summer – The New York Times – 71Bait

This bank holiday weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and we’re turning today’s newsletter into a summer preview. We cover food, travel, books, sports and movies. Travel Many Americans are starting to travel again. “Travel recovery is shaping up even stronger than airlines expected,” our colleague Niraj Chokshi reported last week. Still, traveling this … Read more

People in Business: May 30, 2022 – 71Bait

Comcast announced the appointment of Danelle Denmark as vice president of human resources for the company’s western New England region, which is headquartered in Berlin, Connecticut and includes more than 300 communities in Connecticut, western Massachusetts, western New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. Denmark will oversee the region’s human resources functions, including talent management, career … Read more

Math books outrage China with ‘ugly, sexually suggestive, pro-American’ images – 71Bait

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Now in China newsletter, a three-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN — China has ordered a nationwide review of school textbooks after illustrations it deemed ugly, sexually … Read more