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The Best Bits from Burning Man 2015

AAD REPORTS 25/08/2016Burning Man is an annual Arts festival that takes place at Black Rock City in the Nevada desert. 65,000 people gather annually for this experiment in community and art. Here’s some of what we think are the best bits, collated from various social...[Read More]
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Hulbert Pitches a Tent, Burning Man 2015

Chris Hulbert 25/08/2016After sailing for two months through New England on my sailboat, working non stop to keep her afloat, I ended my season early and caught a flight to LA to prep for Burning Man. I allowed 9 days for this process, but due to procrastination and mission...[Read More]
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First ever Shelby Cobra sets new American record at RM...

AAD REPORTS 24/08/2016Shelby Cobra History was made at RM Sotheby's at the weekend as the first ever Shelby Cobra, a CSX 2000, sold for $13.75 million setting a new record for American automobiles.  Alongside the Shelby Cobra, a Le Mans-winning aguar D-Type...[Read More]
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Finding the USS Independence under the Pacific near...

AAD REPORTS 24/08/2016Sunk in waters 2500 feet deep off the Farallon Islands, a group of rocks some thirty miles due west of the Golden Gate bridge and San Francisco harbor. Finding the USS Independence under the Pacific near California. Albert Bierstadt, (1830-1902),...[Read More]
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The EU's most powerful official says 'borders are the...

AAD REPORTS 23/08/2016Editor's Note: The biggest nitwit in Europe speaks. Singlehandedly the greatest mouthpiece for the dissolution of NATO only to be replaced by paper. The European Union's most powerful official says increasing border control is not how Europe...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Montauk, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 21/08/2016As you can probably imagine, the AAD summer assignment of finding locations made famous by artists 'yesterday and today', has been a challenging assignment, however, we at AAD have suffered our way through it, and we hope that you’ve enjoyed and...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Tahiti, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 20/08/2016Pic of the Day: Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Under the Pandanus (I Raro te Oviri), 1891 - Dma.org Hanalei Reponty - Mermaid from the island of Tahiti, Tahiti 2016 - Follow Hanalei on Instagram @hanaleireponty   You may also like to visit: *...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Ibiza Part 2, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 19/08/2016Pic of the Day: Joaquín Sorolla (1863 - 1923) Spanish - Ibiza 1919 Carmella Rose, Ibiza 2016 - Follow Carmella on Instagram @melwitharosee You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day - Bonsoir Paris       ...[Read More]
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One of the Gardner Perps Back in Trouble - Now There's...

AAD REPORTS 19/08/2016Former mob boss 'Cadillac Frank' Salemme joined a New England Patriots fan club in Georgia after he was relocated under the Witness Protection Program A former mob boss who testified against Whitey Bulger and was relocated under the Witness Protection...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Ibiza, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 18/08/2016Pic of the Day: Joaquín Sorolla (1863 - 1923) Spanish -  Children looking for shell fish, Ibiza 1919  Tika Camaj, Ibiza 2016 - Follow Tika on Instagram @tikacamaj  You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day -...[Read More]
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Diver on the Green Olympic Pool: "The Whole...

AAD REPORTS 18/08/2016Editor's note: They obviously didn't punt out enough Brazilian gum powder prior to the Olympics to pay for a professional clean up of Rio's fart water. They made 80,000 people homeless and none of the sewage upgrades were made to prevent raw slum...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Paris, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 17/08/2016Pic of the Day:  Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Entrance of the Masked Dancers, 1879 Purchased at Durand-Ruel, 1927 - The Clark  Renanzi 2016 - Follow Renanzi on Instagram @renanzi You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day - Bonsoir...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Mount Hood, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 17/08/2016Pic of the Day: Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902) Mount Hood 1869 - Portland Art Museum Sara Underwood, Mount Hood 2016 - Follow Sara on Instagram @saraunderwood   You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day - Bonsoir Paris   ...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Niagara Falls, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 15/08/2016Pic of the Day:  Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), Niagara Falls 1867, from the American Side, National Galleries of Scotland Juliana Proven, Niagara Falls 2016 - Follow Juliana on Instagram @juliproven   You may also like to visit: *...[Read More]
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Hieronymus Bosch: Hidden meanings in The Garden of...

AAD REPORTS 15/08/2016On the 500th anniversary of Hieronymus Bosch’s death, Fiona Macdonald picks out a few choice details from his most famous painting. It’s not the most auspicious of song titles. ‘The Music Written on This Dude’s Butt’,...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Capri, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 14/08/2016Pic of the Day: William S. Haseltine (1835 - 1900), Capri 1875, High Museum of Atlanta Alexis Ren, Capri 2016 - Follow Alexis on Instagram @alexisren   You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day - Bonsoir Paris     ...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Palm Springs, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 14/08/2016Pic of the Day: Guy Orlando Rose (1867 - 1925) American - Palms, 1918 Meredith Mickelson, Palm Springs 2016 - Follow Meredith on Instagram @meredithmickelson You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day - Bonsoir Paris     ...[Read More]
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BREAKING NEWS: Former Mafia boss ‘Cadillac Frank’ held...

AAD REPORTS 13/08/2016   He left his life as a Mafia don decades ago, disappeared into the federal witness protection program, and was living quietly in Atlanta as Richard Parker, an unassuming octogenarian who loved to read and exercise. But Francis “Cadillac...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day Special Edition - Golden Retrievers,...

AAD REPORTS 13/08/2016Pic of the Day - Special Request. AAD received a summer mail shot / publication request yesterday, so this special edition Pic of the Day is for Robert, of Robert Boys Shipping, North London, UK. Niels Aagaard Lützen (1826 - 1890) Denmark, Golden...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Morocco, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 13/08/2016Pic of the Day: Théo van Rysselberghe (1862 - 1926) Belgium -   The Mansur Gate, Meknes, Morocco - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Natasha Poly Morocco 2016 - Follow Natasha on Instagram @natashapoly You may also like to visit: *  Pic of...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Vernal Falls, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 12/08/2016Pic of the Day: Thomas Hill (1829 - 1908) 'Vernal Falls Yosemite' 1889 - The White House Historical Association (White House Collection) Sara Underwood @ Vernal Falls Yosemite 2016 - Follow Sara on Instagram @saraunderwood You may also...[Read More]
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All Three Of the USAF’s Bomber Types Congregate...

AAD REPORTS 11/08/2016A B-52, B-1 and B-2 sit on the ramp at Andersen AFB in Guam as part of a historic three bomber type deployment to the Pacific region - Image Courtesy USAF It was known that B-1Bs would replace a contingent of B-52Hs currently on rotational...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Easthampton, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 11/08/2016Pic of the Day: Artist: Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908), Easthampton c.1886 Elsa Hosk, Easthampton 2016 - Follow Elsa on Instagram @hoskelsa You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day - Bonsoir Paris       ...[Read More]
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Wadsworth Atheneum, Art Oasis, Hartford, CT

Robert Alexander Boyle 10/08/2016 Situated in the downtown of Hartford, CT the Wadsworth Atheneum is one of the oldest museums in the United States as well as one of the most overlooked. To ignore this collection because of its rundown urban location is to miss one of the great...[Read More]
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Sotheby's Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial...

AAD REPORTS 09/08/2016NEW YORK, Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sotheby's (NYSE:BID) today reported its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended 30 June 2016. For the three months ended 30 June 2016, Sotheby's reported net income of $89.0 million and...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Tahiti, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 08/08/2016Pic of the Day: Paul Gauguin's 'When will you marry?' (Nafea Faa Ipoipo?) Dates to 1892  Hanalei Reponty, mermaid from the island of Tahiti, 2016 - Follow Hanalei on Instagram @hanaleireponty You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day...[Read More]
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This Rare Ottoman Atlas Contains Beautiful Maps of the...

AAD REPORTS 08/08/2016  The Cedid Atlas Tercümesi   The Cedid Atlas Tercümesi, or New Atlas, was published in Istanbul in 1803 by the Ottoman Military Engineering School Press — the first atlas to be printed in the Muslim world. The atlas,...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Cathedral Forest California,...

AAD REPORTS 08/08/2016Pic of the Day:  Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), "Cathedral Forest, Sequioa Garden, California" Photo credit: Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, California, Exhibited: December 2015 - through May 2016 Paige Watkins amongst the Sequoias -...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Venice, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 07/08/2016Pic of the Day: William Merritt Chase (1849 - 1916) After the Rain, Venice, circa 1912 Natasha Oakley, Venice 2016 - Follow Natasha on Instagram @tashaoakley You may also like to visit:  *  Pic of the Day - Bonsoir Paris ...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Jamaica, Yesterday & Today

AAD REPORTS 06/08/2016Pic of the Day: Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900) American, A sunset in Jamaica, West Indies, 1865, Gift of Louis P. Church, 1917 - Cooper Hewitt Natasha Oakley, Jamaica 2016 - Follow Natasha on Instagram @tashaoakley You may also like to...[Read More]
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Irish Partition Affects Railroads?

AAD REPORTS 05/08/2016 Editor's Note: If one were to look at present WW2 railways and what we have today, the difference would be far greater. Post World War Two, the United States built these things called highways. The largest of all are called federal interstates....[Read More]
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Astonishing Salvador Dalí Collaboration With Walt...

AAD REPORTS 05/08/2016Destino is an animated short film released in 2003 by The Walt Disney Company. Destino is unique in that its production originally began in 1945, 58 years before its eventual completion. To learn more, click here [Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Oregon Trail Through Nevada, Black...

AAD REPORTS 05/08/2016Pic of the Day: Samuel Colman (1832-1920) American, Oregon or Bust, 1872, Union League Club of New York, Donated by the Artist in lieu of dues mid 1870's Tika Camaj @ Burning Man 2015, Black Rock Desert - Follow Tika on Instagram @tikacamaj You...[Read More]
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Legends Say China Began in a Great Flood

AAD REPORTS 04/08/2016  Legends say China began in a great flood. Scientists just found evidence that the flood was real.   "Yu the Great Fights a Flood Dragon" (Totoya Hokkei/William Sturgis Bigelow Collection) It's said the flood looked like "endless boiling...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Coney Island, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 04/08/2016Pic of the Day:  Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) French / American - Wonderland Circus, Sideshow Coney Island. 1930 Samantha Hoopes @ Coney Island, 2016 - follow Samantha on Instagram @samanthahoopes You may also like to read: *  Pic...[Read More]
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£5 Paid for Grotty Old Chair At Auction Stuffed with...

AAD REPORTS 03/08/2016A couple who bought a grotty old chair for £5 found diamond jewellery worth £5,000 hidden inside it. Angela Milner-Brown, 50, and husband Angus, 47, bought the bargain at auction 10 years ago and kept it in their attic as they could not...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Storm King Mountain, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 02/08/2016Pic of the Day:  John Williamson (1826-1885) Scottish / American, View north from Storm King - Photo from the 2008 show of the artist's work                           Courtesy...[Read More]
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On the Verge of Insanity - Van Gogh and his...

AAD REPORTS 02/08/2016Why did Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear, what illness was he suffering and why did he commit suicide? On the Verge of Insanity shows how the artist struggled with his mental health, and how painting served as his only lifeline. In addition to Van Gogh’s...[Read More]
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F-35 Too Stealthy: You Can't Hit What You Can't...

AAD REPORTS 02/08/2016The F-35 has hit yet another snag. During a recent exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho, US Air Force F-35A pilots set out to practice evading surface-to-air missiles, but they could not, because the SAM radars on the ground could not even...[Read More]
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EU's Juncker Keeps Black Book on Political Foes

AAD REPORTS 02/08/2016Editor's Note: Besides Merkel's incompetence on the migrant issue, this bitter little fellow Juncker may be the best symbol of what failed Europe. A politician not elected by the populace and keeping an enemies list, personifies democracy...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Lake George New York, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 02/08/2016Pic of the Day: John F. Kensett (1816-1872), Lake George, Free Study - Date: 1872, Medium: Oil on canvas, Accession Number: 74.20, On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 761, Metropolitan Museum of Art Rachel Barnes at Lake George, New York -...[Read More]
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Fossil Discovery On Britain's Coast

AAD REPORTS 01/08/2016Can you say “She sells seashells by the seashore” five times fast? It’s tricky! And if you’re like most people, you’ve been twisting your tongue over that one for years. In fact, people have been trying to say it without...[Read More]
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Getty Opens Mouth, Says Foolish Things

AAD REPORTS 01/08/2016Yesterday we reported on a lawsuit filed against Getty Images by noted U.S culture archive photographer Carol Highsmith. The case was notable for the extraordinarily high liability sum sought after in the suit, with a potential US$1 billion of damages...[Read More]
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Getty Images: Huge Copyright Violation

AAD REPORTS 01/08/2016In December, documentary photographer Carol Highsmith received a letter from Getty Images accusing her of copyright infringement for featuring one of her own photographs on her own website. It demanded payment of $120. This was how Highsmith came...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Mount Moran, Yesterday and Today

AAD REPORTS 31/07/2016Pic of the Day: American Museum of Western Art, Anschutz Collection, Denver, Colorado - 'Mount Moran', by Edward Hopper Sarah Underwood on Instagram at Mount Moran - follow @saraunderwood You may aslo like to read: *  Pic of the Day -...[Read More]
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Lost Tolkien Tapes Found

AAD REPORTS 31/07/2016 Recordings of J.R.R. Tolkien thought to have been lost have been rediscovered in the BBC archives and will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 20.00 on Saturday 6 August. The recordings survive from an interview Tolkien gave for Tolkien in Oxford, a...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Naples Florida, Yesterday &...

AAD REPORTS 31/07/2016Eugene Savage (1883 - 1978) Seminole Siesta, Everglades Naples, Florida -  Follow Marissa Everhart on Instagram @marissaeverhart You may also like to read: *  The real Van Gogh: A Genius Not Driven By Madness But Crippled By It *...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Real Life Photos Made Famous By...

AAD REPORTS 30/07/2016Pic of the Day: Eugene Francis Savage (1883 -1978) Biscayne Holiday Joy Corrigan, South Beach - Follow Joy Corrigan on Instagram @joycorrigan You may also like to read: *  Annika Connor, A Modern Day Renaissance Woman *  Frisky WIth Paul...[Read More]
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Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in...

AAD REPORTS 29/07/2016LONDON – A rare 16th century portrait of Queen Elizabeth I will become public property after a donations appeal raised 10 million pounds ($13 million) to keep it in Britain. The "Armada Portrait" commemorates England's 1588 triumph over an...[Read More]
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Frisky with Paul Klee

Maura Haverly 29/07/2016“The Irony of Work” (“L’ironie a l’oeuvre) is the perfect title for the summer blockbuster at the Centre George Pompidou in Paris. The hottest show in town (literally) lines stretched around the block …I myself,...[Read More]
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George Washington Discovery

AAD REPORTS 29/07/2016 Mansion Graffiti from Mount Vernon. Tom Reinhart, Deputy Director of Architecture describes an interesting find while performing preservation work in Mount Vernon's cupola. To take the Virtual Tour of Mount Vernon, Click...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Real Life Photos Made Famous By...

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Pic of the Day - Real Life Photos Made Famous By Artists Eugene Savage (1882-1978) - Island Feast Kailua, Hawaii - Follow Martha Hunt on Instagram @marthahunt [Read More]
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The Hidden Adult Themes in Beatrix Potter

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016"Your father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs McGregor.” Old Mrs Rabbit’s frightful warning to her children Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter appears on the opening page of Beatrix Potter’s first book, The Tale of...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Real life Photos Made Famous By...

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Pic of the Day - Real life Photos Made Famous By Artists: The Three Tetons, Thomas Moran (1837 - 1926) The White House Historical Association - White House Collection  Grand Teton National Park - Follow Sara Underwood on...[Read More]
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An Ultra-Rare, $3 Million Tucker 48 Was Discovered in...

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Preston Tucker's car company was responsible for 51 cars being built. Of those, we know that 47 "Tucker '48s" have survived and we know where all of them are. Sometimes, they come up for sale and fetch millions. 15 years ago, Mark Lieberman located one...[Read More]
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The Ghost Towns That Were Created By The Oil Rush

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Over the last 150 years, oil booms and busts have given rise – and laid waste – to hundreds of towns across the world. In many places on our planet, striking oil has meant the eruption of new settlements in previously uninhabited places....[Read More]
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The real Van Gogh: A Genius Not Driven By Madness But...

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Was Van Gogh really mad? Did his madness drive his art? And did he really cut off his ear and give it to a prostitute? These are the key questions in On The Verge of Insanity at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. And the answers are: yes (sometimes);...[Read More]
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Archaeologists make 'exciting' discovery in Alamo...

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Archaeologists digging at the Alamo have discovered an adobe wall that may provide clues to the famous site’s Spanish Colonial history. The wall, which is about 23 inches below the flagstone surface of San Antonio's Alamo Plaza, was discovered...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Real life Photos Made Famous By...

AAD REPORTS 26/07/2016Pic of the Day - Real life Photos Made Famous By Artists: At The Window,1875 by the French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894) BONSOIR PARIS - Follow Juli Proven on instagram @juliproven You may also like to read: *  Pic of the...[Read More]
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Yet To Come, Prehistory

Lawrence Klepper 26/07/2016Lascaux For the longest time it was the highpoint of prehistoric cave art, so much so that art history books started with its story; Lascaux Cave Art, ca. 15,000 BCE, with its predominantly female animals and religious belief in animism. Chauvet...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Real life Photos Made Famous By...

AAD REPORTS 26/07/2016Pic of the Day - Real life photos, made famous by artists: Artist: Albert Bierstadt, American, born Germany, 1830–1902 Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Trail - Photo Credit: Yale University Art Gallery Views on views. Glacier Point at Yosemite Park...[Read More]
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Annika Connor, A Modern Day Renaissance Woman

Alessandra Massameno 22/07/2016If you haven’t heard of Annika Connor by now, then you’re a little late to the party. The good news? New York has a longstanding tradition of never dozing off when there’s a party. As any good partygoer knows, you’d be...[Read More]
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The F-35 UK Debut Stuns the Farnborough Air Show...

Elliot Lee 20/07/2016You know when you are in the presence of something special, and the F-35b lightening is precisely that. Recent touch down on British soil, first at RAF Fairford, then as part of the air display at Farnborough Air Show last weekend, certainly didn't...[Read More]
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Will Saudi Arabia Open Itself Up for Tourism?

AAD REPORTS 20/07/2016Mada'in Saleh Desert “glamping,” pristine diving spots and some of the best archaeological sites you’ve never heard of all await visitors to Saudi Arabia. There is just one catch: The ultraconservative kingdom doesn’t issue...[Read More]
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Ancestral Arabia :: Assyrian Culture at the...

Robert Alexander Boyle 19/07/2016ASHURNASIRPAL II, ?Assyrian King, (Detail) NIMRUD, ISHATAR SHARRAT-NIPHI TEMPLE Metropolitan Museum: Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age September 18, 2014, New York, NY Opening this coming week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a...[Read More]
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Purple Prose : Abu Dhabi Art Fair / Art Fairs In...

Laura Stewart 19/07/2016Purple Prose : Abu Dhabi Art Fair / Art Fairs In General   All I can remember about the Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2013 is purple.Purple klieg searchlights traced the already lilac sky as sunset descended on Saadiyat Island, the chi-chi location of the...[Read More]
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Bahrain’s “Renaissance Man” Rashid Al...

Robert Alexander Boyle 19/07/2016Bahrain’s “Renaissance Man” Rashid Al Khalifa   Shaikh Rashid bin Khalifa al Khalifa  - Digging Deeper In the Desert Sands of Bahrain, AAD’s Alex Boyle rediscovers the Talents of the Indefatigable Shaikh as they...[Read More]
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Turkey Cracked via Wikileaks

AAD REPORTS 19/07/2016Yesterday, 11pm Anakara Time, WikiLeaks released part one of the AKP Emails. AKP, or the Justice & Development Party, is the ruling party of Turkey and is the political force behind the country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Part one of the...[Read More]
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'Look in your attics': global hunt for 100 missing...

AAD REPORTS 13/07/2016Gottfried Lindauer is best known for his Māori portraits, such as this 1890 oil on canvas called Tamati Waka Nene.  People around the world have been urged to look under their beds and poke through their attics in the search for at least 100...[Read More]
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Van Gogh Cut Off His Whole Ear Instead Of Just The...

AAD REPORTS 13/07/2016It is arguably the best-known story in the history of art: Vincent van Gogh lops off part of his ear in a moment of insanity and drops it off at a brothel. The facts behind how the artist mutilated himself and what happened next can now be told for the...[Read More]
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Masterpiece 2016 Lands Safely

Elliot Lee 11/07/2016It must have been a tough decision for some dealers as to whether to take part in the London Summer season 2016. With Brexit and all that that encompassed, the 2016 season was always going to assert some form of uncertainty in the market, so the dealers...[Read More]
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Digs Uncover Buildings in Cyprus' 11,000-Year-Old...

AAD REPORTS 11/07/2016Recent archaeological digs have uncovered more than 20 round buildings in what is believed to be Cyprus' earliest known village, dating as far back as the 9th century B.C., the east Mediterranean island's Department of Antiquities said Tuesday. The...[Read More]
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Restored Original 'Star Trek' Enterprise Model Now On...

AAD REPORTS 10/07/2016The 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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Rare Chinese Prints at the Huntington Capture the Art...

AAD REPORTS 10/07/2016It’s considered one of most historically and artistically important illustrated books of 17th century Chinese woodblock art: “Ten Bamboo Studio Collection  of Calligraphy and Pictures,” a rare edition of which the Huntington...[Read More]
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Featured Galleries of the Hamptons, Ann Madonia

Robert Alexander Boyle 06/07/2016Ann Madonia Antiques, 36 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 A longtime fixture in the summer art and antiques scene out east in the Hamptons, both Ann and her daughter Sue have seen a change over in buying habits of wealthy east enders. While a generation...[Read More]
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Smithsonian: Scenes from the Wild Continent

Robert Alexander Boyle 04/07/2016Smithonian 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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F-35, The Ultimate in Design Lands in the UK

Robert Alexander Boyle 03/07/2016 Aided by a mammoth USAF KC-10 tanker, the much anticipated 5th eneration F-35B Lightning II finally crossed the pond to take part in Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford on July 8th through 10th and participate...[Read More]
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