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The first Superman comic sells for 2.7 million euros | Culture

First issue of ‘Action Comics’ in which Superman appears.REUTERS Superman, the classic American comic book hero, hit newsstands for the first time in April 1938, within the story Action Comics n.1. Nobody suspected that this 13-page story written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Joe Shuster was the starting point of a new genre, that […]

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Paul Simon sells all his songs to Sony’s publisher | Culture

Paul Simon performs during the final stop of his tour ‘Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour’, on September 22, 2018, in New York.Evan Agostini / AP It is the latest bomb in the music industry. Retired from touring, Paul Simon has sold the publishing rights to his songbook (which includes huge hits with the duo […]

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Banksy sells a work of tribute to health workers for 19 million and donates the money to public health | Culture

Banksy, the most famous urban artist in the world despite the fact that his identity is not known, has achieved a record this Tuesday and moved a country to life. His work Game Changer, a tribute to the health workers who at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic mysteriously appeared in the corridor of Southampton […]

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Christie’s sells its first digital work for more than 57 million euros | Culture

‘Everydays: The First 5000 Days’, Beeple’s ‘collage’ of 5,000 images.THE COUNTRY The auction house Christie’s has sold for more than 69 million dollars (more than 57 million euros) a unique non-expendable item (NFT, in its acronym in English), that is, a digital piece made from codes that make it unique. The work is Everydays: The […]

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David Crosby sells the rights to his songs, including his stints at The Byrds and CSN & Y | Culture

David Crosby at the last Grammy ceremony, in Los Angeles, on January 26, 2020.MIKE BLAKE / Reuters It is no longer a trickle: it is the flood. The musicians, mostly veterans with a large and profitable catalog, are selling the rights to their songs to publicly traded conglomerates. Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Shakira, the Beach […]

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