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Miss Rose said in an Instagram post: “Playing on the new Civil Wars record. … Beautiful sounds.”

Even with its future in doubt, the duo continues to gather accolades. Miss Williams and Mr. White are up for a Golden Globe on Jan. 13, and two Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, for their “The Hunger Games” soundtrack collaboration “Safe & Sound” with Taylor Swift.

Miss Williams‘ comments came during an installment of an artist interview series with Alison Sudol of A Fine Frenzy sponsored by the Recording Academy.

Iconic Monroe photograph on display in New York

A famous image of Marilyn Monroe standing on a New York City subway grate with her skirt billowing is on display in a picture-perfect spot: outside the Times Square subway station.

The supersized version of Sam Shaw’s well-known picture is part of an exhibit that also features eight of Shaw’s other Monroe pictures. The others are on view inside the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station on the B, D, F, M and 7 lines.

The show opened Thursday. It’ll be up for a year.

Shaw shot the subway grate photo for the 1955 film “The Seven Year Itch.” He took the other pictures in 1957.

The exhibit is part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Arts for Transit program. Manager Lester Burg said matching a mass transit setting with a popular figure from mass culture seemed a good fit.

Kinkade’s widow, girlfriend reach deal on artist’s estate

Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend have reached a settlement after a dispute over the late artist’s $66 million estate, their attorneys said Wednesday.

The San Jose Mercury News reports that counsel for Nanette Kinkade and Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend, Amy Pinto, announced the settlement but wouldn’t provide further details, leaving it unclear who will inherit Kinkade’s San Francisco Bay area mansion and his warehouse of paintings.

In a statement, they said the women kept Kinkade’s message of “love, spirituality and optimism” in their amicable resolution.

The dispute went public after the 54-year-old artist died April 6 from an accidental overdose of alcohol and prescription tranquilizers.

Ms. Pinto, who began dating Kinkade six months after his marriage of 28 years imploded, claimed Kinkade wrote two notes bequeathing her his mansion and $10 million to establish a museum of his paintings. Her lawyers filed court papers stating that she and Kinkade had planned to marry as soon as his divorce went through.

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