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Paul G. Allen, Microsoft’s Co-Founder, Is Dead at 65

[Read a review of “Idea Man.”]“They were bemoaning my recent lack of production and discussing how they might dilute my Microsoft equity by issuing options to themselves and other shareholders,” Mr. Allen wrote.But Mr. Allen held his ground and his shares.Mr. Gates said in a statement on Monday: “From our early days together at Lakeside School, through our partnership in the creation of Microsoft, to some of our joint philanthropic projects over the years, Paul was a true partner and dear friend. Personal computing would not have existed without him.”As Microsoft became the dominant personal computer software company, Mr. Allen, as well as Mr. Gates, who was…

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Strong Women on the March at Seattle Art Fair

SEATTLE — The woman in the painting by the French artist Jean-Pierre Cassigneul that greeted visitors as they entered the Seattle Art Fair last week looked confident, rich and perhaps a bit bored, accustomed to getting her way without needing to try very hard. She sat, staring straight into the viewer’s eyes, languid hand to her chin, eye shadow matching the emerald green of the sea behind her. The cut of her clothing, and her elaborate hat, said that in her world it was cocktail hour, around 1927.The prominent placement was no coincidence.“Images of strong females sell easily,” said William Rau, the president of M.S. Rau Antiques,…

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