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Nevermind Turns 25

AAD REPORTS 24/09/2016What's left to say about Nevermind? As Nirvana's major label debut faces its 25th anniversary Saturday we're faced with a bit of a puzzle: We know it changed the face of music -- there's no doubt of that -- with how it dethroned hair...[Read More]
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China and Tibet

AAD REPORTS 24/09/2016 Perspective Map of Lhasa; Lhasa, Tibet; early 20th century (pre-1912); ink, watercolor, and gold leaf on rice paper; Collection of Knud Larsen; L179.4.1 Architectural landmarks act as anchors for the identity of a place as well as focal points for...[Read More]
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Photos Made Famous By Artists - Richmond Hill,...

AAD REPORTS 24/09/2016Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823 - 1900) Richmond Hill in 1862 Richmond Hill 2016 - Follow Felicia on Instagram @annafeliciaphoto You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited *...[Read More]
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Have You Met Charley?

Alessandra Massameno 23/09/2016The evening began innocently enough— a stroll down South Oxford Street in Brooklyn with a destination in mind; exhaling a drag from his Chesterfield, the bouncer asks for the password: “Jeepers-Creepers,” I tell him, half-expecting to...[Read More]
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Carrington Event, 1859 and Its Effect on American...

Robert Alexander Boyle 22/09/2016 From August 29th until September 2, 1859 British astronomer Richard Carrington made scientific history as he documented the first observed sun spots, solar flares and an associated Aura Borealis that reached the Earth a day and a half later when that...[Read More]
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Heavens Above

AAD REPORTS 22/09/2016Flying large cargo planes around the world, Van Heijst takes photos from the cockpit when his fellow pilots are flying, and when the thunderstorms are not so severe as to greatly affect the flying. Van Heijst, who began learning to fly as a 14-year-old,...[Read More]
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The Mysterious Muse of Gustav Klimt

AAD REPORTS 21/09/2016Gustav Klimt (1862 – 1918), Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907) Adele Bloch-Bauer was an avid art patron at the centre of Vienna’s cultural life. And when she sat for a portrait by Gustav Klimt, she was transformed into an icon, writes Kimberly...[Read More]
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Napoleon St. Helena Tourism

AAD REPORTS 21/09/2016Jean Leon Gerome (1824 - 1904) Napoleon in Egypt, 1863 - Princeton University Art Museum This week we turn our attention to the conservation work and tours on offer with the St Helena National Trust. The Trust was founded in 2002, and has since been one...[Read More]
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'Sopranos' Actor Shares Love of Art at Rollins

AAD REPORTS 20/09/2016If great art won't get you to the museum, maybe the "Sopranos" connection will. The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College features four Francesco de Mura paintings owned by Federico Castelluccio, who played hitman Furio on the mob drama. A...[Read More]
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Lost Paintings...

Robert Alexander Boyle 19/09/2016Forgotten in the hubub of the Gardner Heist, is what these paintings actallly look like. Decades later we appear no closer to the recovery of these lost masterpieces, and before amnesia sets in (omerta achieved) and we truly forget what was taken, aside...[Read More]
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Real life Photos Made Famous By Artists - Flatiron...

AAD REPORTS 18/09/2016Edward Steichen (1879-1973), Flatiron, 1904-1905 Emily DiDonato, Flatiron Building , 2016 - Follow Emily on Instagram @emilydidonato You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited[Read More]
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Lost photos of Marilyn Monroe

AAD REPORTS 17/09/2016Photo: Courtesy of Steven Kasher Gallery; New York By now most portraits of Marilyn Monroe are widely seen — except for a batch discovered by the wife of fashion photographer Andre de Dienes. In 1945, an eager 19-year-old Monroe auditioned for the...[Read More]
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Who’s Afraid of Julian Radcliffe?

Alessandra Massameno 17/09/2016A word to the wise: You should be afraid of Julian Radcliffe; if not by name, then by title of his organization, the Art Loss Register. The concept is innocent enough, if not noble—ALR is a database of lost and stolen artifacts whose purpose is to...[Read More]
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Financial Times Corrected, Hudson, Aesthetics are...

AAD REPORTS 16/09/2016Just over two weeks ago, an absurd feel good article appeared in the Financial Times, regarding the Hudson River, its preservation, and its cleanup. While noble in its intent, the article was not only scant on facts, it made fictional assertions that...[Read More]
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Fine Art Restoration and Conservation: In Conversation...

Elliot Lee 14/09/2016Shiraz Art conservation & consulting was founded in Charlotte, NC in 1984 by Massoud Shiraz, an experienced art conservator. M. Shiraz’s professional career developed from his fascination with fine art, which he discovered as a student in art...[Read More]
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To the Editor of Hyperallergic

AAD REPORTS 14/09/2016Further to what can only be described as an infantile lead editorial on yesterday’s Hyperallergic mail out, we think Mr. Vartanian needs to take a step back, and put some serious thought into whether or not being the editor of an online ART news...[Read More]
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HMS Terror Found

AAD REPORTS 13/09/2016W. Thomas Smith (1865–1936), Sir John Franklin's Men Dying by Their Boat During the North-West Passage Expedition - National Maritime Museum The long-lost ship of British polar explorer Sir John Franklin, HMS Terror, has been found in pristine...[Read More]
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Bailout Inspectors Back in Greece as Reforms...

AAD REPORTS 13/09/2016 Frederic Edwin Church (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1826–1900 New York), 1871 - Oil on canvas @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art Editor's Note: With Greece going bankrupt, they won't be able to afford to take the Elgin Marbles back. Rumor...[Read More]
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Central Park Sculpture Guide along with Commentary by...

Robert Alexander Boyle 11/09/2016Situated 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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Bobby DeLuca goes Canary on "Cadillac Frank"...

AAD REPORTS 10/09/2016Former New England Mafia boss Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme was placed in the federal witness protection program a decade ago after testifying against a corrupt ex-FBI agent, but refused to give up information about a half-dozen murders in...[Read More]
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Collector Michael Shvo Charged With Tax Evasion on Art...

AAD REPORTS 10/09/2016   Real estate developer and high-profile art collector Michael Shvo, and related shipping companies, were indicted by the New York district attorney Cyrus Vance yesterday, September 8, on charges of evading more than $1 million in sales and...[Read More]
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Ecclestone Sells Out

AAD REPORTS 08/09/2016Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone, who will remain CEO, hopes the deal will drive the growth of F1, particularly in the U.S. (LONDON) — Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for...[Read More]
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Christie's Increase Buyers Premium, Again

AAD REPORTS 08/09/2016Press Release Following an internal business review, Christie's International announces an updated Buyer’s Premium schedule that will result in a modest increase in the fee paid by the successful buyer of an item at auction. Christie’s last...[Read More]
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The Art of Larry Gagosian's Empire

AAD REPORTS 07/09/2016The famously bullish art dealer built an empire spanning 16 locations around the globe by never saying no to his artists’ ambitions. With an estimated $1 billion in annual sales, does Larry Gagosian have anything to conquer?  Warhol Dollar...[Read More]
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Burning Man Finale

AAD REPORTS 07/09/2016Follow Michael Holden on Instagram @michael.holden.photographer Tika Camaj @ Burning Man - Follow Tika on Instagram @tikacamaj Manfredi @ Burning Man 2016 - Follow Manfredi @djtennis Andreja Pejic @ Burning Man - Follow Andreia on Instagram...[Read More]
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Mel Gibson's Film is as Stirring and as Gruesome as...

AAD REPORTS 06/09/2016Art in Cinema   In Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson tells the story of a WWII soldier who refuses to kill. Nicholas Barber finds out if it’s any good. Hacksaw Ridge must be the most quintessentially Mel Gibson-y film that Mel Gibson has ever made....[Read More]
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Real life Photos Made Famous By Artists - Kaaterskill...

AAD REPORTS 06/09/2016Thomas Cole (1801-1848), Falls of the Kaaterskill, 1826 Martha Hunt at the Falls of the Kaaterskill - Follow Martha on Instagram @marthahunt Thomas Cole (1801 - 1848), View from the top of kaaterskill Falls Martha Hunt atop Kaaterskill Falls -...[Read More]
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Frieze Art Fair Main Sponsor Under The Microscope

AAD REPORTS 04/09/2016DEUTSCHE BANK’S $10-BILLION SCANDAL   Almost every weekday between the fall of 2011 and early 2015, a Russian broker named Igor Volkov called the equities desk of Deutsche Bank’s Moscow headquarters. Volkov would speak to a sales...[Read More]
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Burning Man - Day 7

AAD REPORTS 04/09/2016Nina Agdel - Follow Nina on Instagram @ninaagdal  Ashley Haas - Follow Ashley on Instagram @ashleysarahaas Raquel Strada at Burning Man - Follow Raquel on Instagram @raquelstrada Patience Silva at Buning Man - Follow Patience on Instagram...[Read More]
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Real Life Photos Made Famous By Artists - Vernal Falls...

AAD REPORTS 04/09/2016Thomas Hill (1829 - 1908) 'Vernal Falls Yosemite' 1889 - The White House Historical Association (White House Collection) Sara Underwood - Follow Sara on Instagram - @saraunderwood You may also like to read: *  "Priceless" Evening at the Frick...[Read More]
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Gardner Perp Indicted for 1993 Murder

AAD REPORTS 03/09/2016Editor's Note: Pulled from an early retirement from his snug spot in the federal witness protection program, former Capo di tutti capo, Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme was indicted for a murder he conveniently forgot to fess up to when he supposedly...[Read More]
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Summer in the Hamptons: Gagosian Hosts Paranoid...

AAD REPORTS 03/09/2016Editors Note: Bad behavior of the rich and famous. Gagosian screens an Oliver Stone film on the paranoid revelations of Edward Snowden. Perhaps Larry's experience and subsequent fines by the New York States sales tax authorities put him in the mood to...[Read More]
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Burning Man - Day 6

AAD REPORTS 02/09/2016Melanie Keeli @ Burning Man - Follow Melanie on Instagram @melaniekeeli Paris Sinclair @ Burning Man - Follow Paris @parissinclair Cindi Mom @ Burning Man - Follow Cindi @cindicpa Aubrey Marcus @ Burning Man - Follow Aubrey @aubreymarcus Follow...[Read More]
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American Gothic to be displayed at London's Royal...

AAD REPORTS 02/09/2016Grant Wood - American Gothic 1930 - Art Institute of Chicago American Gothic, the iconic painting by Grant Wood, is coming to London next year - the first time it will have been seen outside of North America. The Royal Academy said the work will be...[Read More]
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Burning Man - Day 5

AAD REPORTS 01/09/2016Private Jets @ Burning Man -  follow Alexey on Instagram @alexbellof86 Art cars @ Burning man - for more follow @burning_man_pics Alexis Ren @ Burning Man - Follow Alexis @alexisren Jessica Rose Yurasek @ Burning Man - Follow Jessica...[Read More]
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Space Travel Isn't As Easy As It Looks

AAD REPORTS 01/09/2016Editor's Note: As Richard Branson and Elon Musk dream of space travel and high end outer atmosphere tourism, yesterday's explosion of a Space-X on a NASA launch pad shows us that the "Right Stuff" does not come without great risk. Legendary American...[Read More]
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Burning Man - Day 4

AAD REPORTS 01/09/2016Ashley Haas at Burning Man - Follow Ashley on Instagram @ashleysarahaas Giuliano Carparelli @ Biurning Man - Follow Giullano on Instagram @giulianocarparelli Becker at Burning Man - Follow Becker on Instagram @thebecker Toni Philp @ Burnng Man -...[Read More]
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‘IT WAS LIKE SOMEONE TURNED THE FAUCET OFF’: LISA...

AAD REPORTS 01/09/2016Yesterday, ARTnews reported that Lisa Cooley would be closing her eight-year-old Lower East Side gallery. This morning, Cooley spoke with us about some of the reasons for her closure, saying that, due to recent changes in the art world and art...[Read More]
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Burning Man - Day 3

AAD REPORTS 31/08/2016Follow dollskill on instagram @dollskill Follow Burning Man Photos @burningmanphotos Sepp Sippycup @ Burning Man - Follow Sepp @seppsippycup NATALIA SIWIEC @ Burning Man - Follow Natalia @nataliasiwiec.official Follow Ivory Ring Lord on Instagram...[Read More]
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Burning Man Arrives

AAD REPORTS 29/08/2016According to our man on the ground, 100 mile an hour winds have seriously hindered the set up and building process at this year's 30th anniversay Burning Man, with the 'man' not being installed as of 10.36pm UK time, last night. To kick things off, here...[Read More]
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Pennsylvania Fracking Burns Mideast Art Boom

AAD REPORTS 28/08/2016The Rise and Fall of Qatar's Art Scene   Editor's Note: American ingenuity after being played by OPEC finds its first casualty. Remember the indigenous oil companies that used to print money based upon western oil company prospecting, the...[Read More]
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NAU Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Mayan Tomb In...

AAD REPORTS 28/08/2016An archaeology expedition led by Northern Arizona University has uncovered one of the largest Mayan tombs ever found in Belize. It’s the most significant discovery in more than century of research at the site.  The dig took place at...[Read More]
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The Painter Who Captured America

AAD REPORTS 28/08/2016Famous for her flower close-ups, it’s Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings of the US landscape that reveal the most about her. Holly Williams pays the artist’s studio a visit to find out why. To look at a Georgia O’Keeffe...[Read More]
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Yellowstone Worker Falls to her Death from Canyon...

AAD REPORTS 28/08/2016The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone by Thomas Moran (1837 - 1926) English / American - Smithsonian American Art Museum YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in Yellowstone...[Read More]
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The Macaroni in 'Yankee Doodle' is Not What You...

AAD REPORTS 28/08/2016Philip Dawe The Macaroni. A Real Character at the Late Masquerade 1773 - (Photo: Wellcome Images, London/CC BY 4.0) Poodles of Poodles, the ridiculous peacock world of the 1760s & 1770s   Generations of American kids forced to sing...[Read More]
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WTF?

AAD REPORTS 27/08/2016WTF? Does anybody care about conflict of interest anymore? Why should dealers advertise with these kids? Too bad millennial idiots do not know what basic ethics...[Read More]
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Burning Man Turns 30: The Joys, Pitfalls (and Drugs)...

AAD REPORTS 27/08/2016Industry "Burners" from Brad Falchuk to Dana Brunetti discuss the boundary-pushing wild festival in the desert, where inhibitions give way to abandon (drugs: yes; pants: optional), artists do extraordinary installations and the rich (of course) threaten...[Read More]
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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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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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