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Estate Appraisal Ethics and Consideration

AAD REPORTS 19/06/2017If the IRS determines that you gave them a misleading appraisal report, expect to pay. In Estate of Kollsman v. Commissioner, the Tax Court found that the evaluation used for the Estate’s taxes was off by $1.77 Million. What went wrong? The Estate...[Read More]
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Early NASA Designs Found

AAD REPORTS 18/06/2017YVETTE QUINN HAPPENED TO CATCH sight of a cache of NASA documents that were just sitting in the trash in her neighborhood in Florida. When she rescued them from the curb, she found that the stack included some amazing documents—designs for lunar...[Read More]
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Abandoned Italian Village

AAD REPORTS 15/06/2017In the province of Benevento in southern Italy, there once stood a village that went by the name of Tocco Caudio. The village, as is the case with many ancient Italian towns, was built on top of a long, narrow hill. The reason why this village is...[Read More]
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Global Culture

Lawrence Klepper 14/06/2017Has the art marketplace hit a proverbial wall in the Internet conundrum? What is being proposed is that the contemporary art markets need an “essential tension” between marketplace practice and creative innovation. This so-called “normal-market...[Read More]
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Central Park Sculpture Guide along with Commentary by...

Robert Alexander Boyle 05/06/2017Situated in and around Central Park of New York City is a world class collection of sculpture that were it anywhere else it would be celebrated. Here it is largely overlooked and ignored, until one sees them in person and realizes something major is...[Read More]
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Wake Up Call Re-visited On The Eve of Elections

Elliot Lee 04/06/2017As the UK parliamentary election looms this week, and arguably the country’s worst ever terrorist attack having just happened a short time ago in Manchester, and now, yet another attack in London, it would be fair to say that there is complete...[Read More]
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Sara Underwood Follows Albert Bierstadt in Pursuit of...

AAD REPORTS 03/06/2017This magnificent 30 by 50 inch canvas by Albert Bierstadt, formerly in the collection of the late Richard Schwartz of Nyack, NY sold recently at Christie's for $3.2 million dollars. The painting impressed Sara so much she had to see where it was...[Read More]
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Restored Original 'Star Trek' Enterprise Model Now On...

AAD REPORTS 03/06/2017The original Starship Enterprise may have explored many strange new planets and civilizations, but for years the classic prop from Star Trek: The Original Series has sat neglected in the basement gift shop of Smithsonian’s National Air and Space...[Read More]
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Smithsonian: Scenes from the Wild Continent

Robert Alexander Boyle 03/06/2017Smithsonian Museum of American Art owns one of the largest permanent collections of American art anywhere, this collection has a concentration of early works dating to Indian treaties and the encounters with the natives as the United States went west in...[Read More]
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Robert H. Boyle, Age 88; Writer, Environmentalist

AAD REPORTS 03/06/2017IN MEMORIAM   COOPERSTOWN – Noted author and environmentalist Robert H. Boyle passed away May 19, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He was 88 years old. Born on Aug. 21, 1928 in Brooklyn, he was the son of Elizabeth Coundouris Boyle...[Read More]
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