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Fine Art Restoration and Conservation: In Conversation...

Elliot Lee 19/10/2017Simon Gillespie Conservation and Art Restoration Studio is situated in New Bond Street in the heart of London's art district. Simon has been conserving and restoring paintings for over thirty years and his studio has vast experience in saving paintings...[Read More]
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Orientalist Paintings at a Renovated Clark Art...

Robert Alexander Boyle 19/02/2017 Gerome, detail of "A Slave Market" Situated deep in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, The Robert Sterling and Francine Clark Institute of Williamstown has a collection of French paintings that rivals the Metropolitan Museum or the...[Read More]
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F.B.I. Returns Stolen Charles Darwin Letter To...

AAD REPORTS 19/02/2017The letter, penned by the renowned naturalist and geologist in 1875, was stolen from the Smithsonian more than three decades ago. It was recently recovered by the FBI following a public tip regarding the letter’s whereabouts. Assistant Director in...[Read More]
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Europe must not bow to U.S. spending demands on NATO:...

AAD REPORTS 18/02/2017As Americans are starting to be indignant over the swinish attitude displayed by Euro buffoon Jean-Claude Junker. How a slippery policy from a non military country keeps on fantasizing about a Euro military, while skipping NATO minimums is a venture into...[Read More]
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Packed Show Set To Be A Classic For The Capital

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017The London Classic Car Show is less than a week away, but still the organisers are lining up rare and exciting cars guaranteed to thrill the thousands of visitors preparing to make the trip to ExCeL, London for the four-day show (23-26 February). •...[Read More]
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Seven held over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist...

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017No statute of limitations in the Netherlands. Police "carried out, on Friday January 20 and Saturday January 21, 2017, a total of seven arrests in connection with the diamond theft at Schiphol airport in February 2005 and money laundering," the...[Read More]
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Nubian Pyramids

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017When you hear the word pyramid, you probably think about ancient Egyptian pyramids or Mesoamerican pyramids towering high over the jungle canopy. There are some 3,000 year old pyramids in Northern Sudan, and National Geographic Engineer Alan Turchik set...[Read More]
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Construction of Leeza SOHO reaches level 20

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017Construction of Leeza Soho, a 46-storey (207m) mixed-use tower with the world's tallest atrium, has reached level 20.  Leeza SOHO Atrium Within the Lize Financial Business District - a new business, residential and transport hub adjacent to...[Read More]
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Edwards Air Force Base

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017Editors Note: The thousand people sent by Denmark to California shows the commitment for this programme in design to succeed. This is the opposite of Jean-Claude Juncker's whimsical and hubristic ideas about European Defence.    You may...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Death Valley

AAD REPORTS 14/02/2017Daisy Lea @ Death Valley, 2017 - follow Daisy on Instagram @daisylea Death Valley by Maynard Dixon (January 24, 1875 – November 11, 1946) You may also like to read: *  Mt. Adams, The Cascades *  Richmond Hill *  Houses of...[Read More]
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B29 Cockpit on Takeoff

AAD REPORTS 14/02/2017B-29 Superfortress B-29 Superfortress Cockpit Millenium Falcon Cockpit Restored Boeing B-29 Superfortress ‘FiFi’ Takeoff – Filmed From The Cockpit!   In this video, we see a truly magnificent plane, the Boeing B-29...[Read More]
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England's National Past Time

AAD REPORTS 13/02/2017   This is the kind of thing that used to happen at football (not soccer) matches every Saturday afternoon back in the late 1980s, especially when the West Ham girly-boys used to visit Loftus Road (QPR). West London la la la…. Massive...[Read More]
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Steamship found under Kansas cornfield

AAD REPORTS 13/02/2017In 1988, a group of treasure hunters found a steamboat that was buried in a Kansas cornfield. It was loaded with supplies for 16 towns. This ship was the Arabia, whose hull had been punctured by a submerged tree on September 5th, 1856, near Parkville,...[Read More]
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Brown Remains Down

AAD REPORTS 13/02/2017Generation IKEA views the world via a lens supplied by an IPhone, as such, family heirlooms may get shipped to God knows where. Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff   Advice for boomers desperate to unload family heirlooms After my...[Read More]
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Tutankhamun's secret room to be OPENED by scientists...

AAD REPORTS 13/02/2017KING Tut’s tomb will be probed by scientists in bid to find a mysterious treasure-packed lost chamber that could be the “discovery of the century”. Egypt’s Valley of the Kings will welcome a team of archeologists who are plan...[Read More]
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German History Re-embraced

AAD REPORTS 13/02/2017The Nazi era anthem was accidentally sung as an intro to the Federation Cup in tennis between Germany and the United States. While the media bleated their outrage at the seeming American faux pas as hosts of the team tennis match in Hawaii, the...[Read More]
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Panama Arrests Partners in Mossack-Fonseca Firm

AAD REPORTS 11/02/2017PANAMA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Panama say they've formally arrested the partners of a law firm involved in last year's "Panama Papers" scandal, in which thousands of pages of documents related to offshore accounts were leaked. The arrests...[Read More]
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Pax Americana Returns?

AAD REPORTS 07/02/2017Op-Ed: President Trump's major Asian breakthrough Rival power designs about throwing Uncle Sam out of Asia just got more difficult – or well-nigh impossible. And that crowd sloshing in the snow of ridiculously expensive Alpine resorts will have...[Read More]
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Loud design hobbles Royal Navy

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2017British diesels so noisy Daring class diesel engine replacements looming so loud, even noisy Russian subs can hear them 100 miles away. FYI the Americans retrofitted their destroyers with port and starboard spare natural gas fired turbines for powering...[Read More]
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Deadly Design: Old Smoky Limps home minus a few jets...

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2017Russia’s rickety aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is close to being home after spending a couple months off Syria’s coast. During that short period of time, two of its aircraft plunged into the Mediterranean, and it seemed as if the...[Read More]
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Brexit Bill Gets Go Ahead From Parliament

AAD REPORTS 02/02/2017Editors Note: 498 to 114, a majority of 384. That is function, something lacking from the EU parliament across the channel in Brussels. Perhaps their representatives should take note of what a real legislative body can do when not subservient to...[Read More]
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Hot Crossed Buns For Sale, And Other Stories From The...

AAD REPORTS 30/01/2017A huge cache of papers from the reign of Britain's King George III detailing his dismay at the loss of America have been published online. King George III was the last monarch to rule over the U.S. colonies, which declared independence in 1776. Among...[Read More]
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Carlton Hobbs Wins Finest Work Of Art Award At Olympia...

AAD REPORTS 27/01/2017NEW YORK, NY, July 01, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Carlton Hobbs, the eminent international antiques dealer, is very pleased to announce that they were awarded the Fair Patron's Award 2009 for the Finest Work of Art in Association with CINOA, the...[Read More]
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Carlton Hobbs Announces Participation at Fine Art Asia...

AAD REPORTS 27/01/2017  NEW YORK, NY, September 18, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Carlton Hobbs, LLC is thrilled to be participating for the first time in Fine Art Asia, the premiere annual fine art fair in Asia located in Hong Kong. We are very excited to join the elite...[Read More]
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CIPHER WAR: After a century of failing to crack an...

AAD REPORTS 26/01/2017In 1872 a British general named Alexander Cunningham, excavating an area in what was then British-controlled northern India, came across something peculiar. Buried in some ruins, he uncovered a small, one inch by one inch square piece of what he...[Read More]
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Royal Air Force Typhoons Buzz Russia's Carrier In The...

AAD REPORTS 26/01/2017RAF Typhoons buzz Old Smoky as the Russian ship of shame limps home to Murmansk via English Channel. After having a less than stellar cruise to the Mediterranean, Russia’s carrier and its armada are making their slow voyage back to...[Read More]
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Classical Arts: Hoard Of Gold Coins Found Inside...

AAD REPORTS 24/01/2017A real amount of hoard gold treasure was found hidden in a piano. The discovery of this stunning hoard gold was made by the current owners of the upright piano when they have to tune the instrument after receiving it as a gift. According...[Read More]
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Melania Trump Stuns in First Lady Fashion Stakes

AAD REPORTS 23/01/2017After being publicly shunned by strident designers offended by her husband's stances, most notably by former Gucci designer Tom Ford who refused to bow out in a manner fashion, who then saw his own line tossed out of Steve Wynne's resorts in...[Read More]
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Bad boys of Brexit welcomed with open arms in USA

AAD REPORTS 20/01/2017Nigel Farage, Westmonster’s Arron Banks and his right-hand man, Andy Wigmore, are in the US capital attending the Presidential inauguration. On the trip the trio will also be spending time with the Governor of Mississippi, Phil Bryant, who...[Read More]
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The Problem with Perenyi Meets the Old William Aiken...

AAD REPORTS 17/01/2017 An example of a modern copy of Walker's work on Perenyi's website The William Aiken Walker Affair by David Hewett, originally appeared in the Maine Antique Digest in 2000, copyright by MAD  On April 25, 2000, in a federal courtroom in Columbia,...[Read More]
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Picasso Thief Headed to Slammer

AAD REPORTS 16/01/2017Crime didn't pay, in this case. Pierre Le Guennec and his wife, Danielle, who kept 271 work by Picasso hidden in a garage for 40 years, have lost their appeal against the two-year suspended prison sentence given to them in November 2015. The case began...[Read More]
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DANGEROUS BLIZZARD, FLOODING AS NEW STORM HITS...

AAD REPORTS 11/01/2017 Editors note: The storm mentioned in the publication below, is at the high pass where Interstate 80, the original transcontinental railroad (Central Pacific), cut through the Sierra Nevada mountains east of Sacramento. In the late 1840s it was where...[Read More]
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Nelson Doubleday Estate Sale leads off at Doyles in...

AAD REPORTS 08/01/2017 Doyles will start the new year off with a bang as the a collection of art assembled by the late Nelson Doubleday heads for the auction block this week. Doubleday, a long time resident of New York and Hobe Sound, Florida was best known for his able...[Read More]
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Reagan Personally Invited Thatcher To Join The Top...

AAD REPORTS 04/01/2017Editors note:  Long before Britain became a partner on the F-35 program, it has been revealed today that President Reagan personally drafted an offer for Margaret Thatcher UK to buy the then Black F-117...[Read More]
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Images of French Diplomatic Intrigue

AAD REPORTS 02/01/2017War gets plenty of artistic representation - but what about the art of peace? An exhibition at the Petit Palais in Paris explores the imagery of peace-making over the centuries. For history-lovers, it is a rare chance to see the originals of scores of...[Read More]
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Rediscovered M-1 Supercar discovered in a barn, headed...

AAD REPORTS 31/12/2016A BMW M1 hiding away in a garage in southern Italy has seen the light for the first time in more than three decades, according to Mint Classics, a BMW specialist shop and showroom in Berlin. Hiding under a thick layer of dust, some assorted trash, and...[Read More]
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Wintry Reflections

Robert Alexander Boyle 27/12/2016 Every year at this time too many lists are compiled where many say too much with too little. One of the most overlooked aspects these days is simple weather imagery. For example recently a group of well intentioned protestors camped out along the...[Read More]
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Merry Christmas

AAD REPORTS 24/12/2016AAD was established in 2011 to give industry insiders a voice and a communication tool. News and views are updated regularly by professional journalists, as well as industry members, and retail experts. AAD’s audience crosses traditional market...[Read More]
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Berry-Hill to Pay $3 million in Legal Claims

AAD REPORTS 22/12/2016It’s been nearly a decade since the once prestigious American art dealer Berry-Hill Galleries filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but the gallery’s financial woes continue even today. A recent ruling in a complicated dispute with a...[Read More]
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London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century...

AAD REPORTS 22/12/2016A historic church in the City of London is to be reunited with a magnificent 16th-century carving that was stolen from it decades ago. St Katharine Cree church in Leadenhall Street is a survivor of both the Great Fire of 1666 and the second world war...[Read More]
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Where art thou, Mr. Radcliffe?

Elliot Lee 21/12/2016Justice Barry Ostrager of the New York Supreme Court wants to know, where is Julian Radcliffe? A no show or non-appearance at today’s final court hearing (see court record photo below). It appears that Radcliffe is in arrears to the tune of 86k in...[Read More]
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Russian Ambassador to Turkey Dies After Gun Attack in...

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2016The Russian ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot by a gunman in Ankara, where he was attending a photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry has confirmed. “An unknown person opened fire during a public event in Ankara. As a result,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Mt. Adams, The...

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2016Sara Underwood @ Mt. Adams, The Cascades - follow Sara @saraunderwood Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902) Mt. Adams in the Cascades You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited *...[Read More]
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The Vanishing Picker

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2016There's a big plaster duck in the driveway of Rick Orr's mobile home in Phoenix, Arizona. If you know Rick Orr, you know this can't possibly be just any plaster duck; it's almost certainly one of the world's rarest plaster ducks, probably worth tens of...[Read More]
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Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2016As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she...[Read More]
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Ruling Paves Way for Transfer of Art Trove Including...

AAD REPORTS 17/12/2016BERLIN — A German man who had stashed a trove of art that included works stolen by the Nazis was of sound mind when he bequeathed his father’s collection to the Museum of Fine Arts in Bern, Switzerland, a Munich court ruled on Thursday. The...[Read More]
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The Brigham Young Masterlist Of Stolen Art Works.

Robert Alexander Boyle 15/12/2016A masterlist of the works stolen from Brigham Young University was published in the late 1980's, but this recently has been digitized, a result of hopes buoyed by the return of the J. Alden Weir still life painting, once in the hands of the Thyssen...[Read More]
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Ancient Greece: Huge long lost city discovered near...

AAD REPORTS 15/12/2016A previously unknown ancient city has been revealed on mainland Greece near the village of Vlochós to the north of Athens. The city walls encompass a fortified area of about 40 hectares, with a residential area taking up about 15 hectares of that...[Read More]
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Mozilla's Art Installation Warns About How Companies...

AAD REPORTS 14/12/2016Most of us assume no one cares about what we look at on our devices, but the data is being used to create a picture of who we are and where we went — and, for the most part, it's completely legal. "Privacy is a fundamental right … but the...[Read More]
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New Britain Museum of American Art

Robert Alexander Boyle 13/12/2016 Situated in a rust belt town of New Britain CT, the New Britain Museum of American Art was born of an extraordinary legacy, as the Stanley Tool Company, now Stanley Black and Decker, supported the museum from its inception in 1903. In the 1940 when...[Read More]
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Da Vinci Discovery: Rare Drawing, Valued at $16m,...

AAD REPORTS 13/12/2016Leonardo - Saint Sebastian A rare drawing by Leonardo da Vinci, valued at almost $16 million, has been discovered by a French auction house. Paris-based auction house Tajan announced the discovery of “The Martyred Saint...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Palais du Luxembourg,...

AAD REPORTS 13/12/2016Rebecca Rose Salter @ Luxembourg Palace - Follow Rebecca on Instagram @rebeccarosesalter  Edouard Cortès (1882 - 1969) "Palais du Luxembourg", Paris - Image Courtesy REHS galleries, Inc. You may also like to read:  *...[Read More]
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Philip Mould Gets his Panties in a Twist

AAD REPORTS 09/12/2016Editors Note: Mould gets his panties in a twist just because his former associate came up with a better and more Telegenic idea for BBC-4. After all his adventures doing fake or fortune with his too clever by half insights into the upside of bad...[Read More]
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Blockbuster Gustav Klimt Exhibition at New York’s Neue...

AAD REPORTS 09/12/2016Gustav Klimt (1862 – 1918), Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907) How much mileage can one museum get out of a single painting? A fair amount, it turns out, if the museum is New York’s Neue Galerie and the painting is Adele Bloch-Bauer I,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Puget Sound, North...

AAD REPORTS 06/12/2016Sara Underwood at Puget Sound North Cascades - Follow Sara on Instagram @saraunderwood Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902) - Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast (1870) - Seattle Art Museum   You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls,...[Read More]
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Artists’ scheme: a good idea at the time, till it...

John R Walker 06/12/2016Not every policy will have the intended outcome, but we can respectfully evaluate what went wrong and learn from it. A stakeholder and an economist look back at an arts policy where the evaluation was buried. It is six years since Australia’s...[Read More]
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Private Camelot | Vanity Fair

AAD REPORTS 06/12/2016Editors Note:  Despite the many allusions to the debutantes and dilettante of the ill fated Kennedy administration, introduced in this tale by Vanity Fair are the people who raised the decorations of the White House from aged or tired, to one of the...[Read More]
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The Art of Photographing Finely Draped Fabric in...

Dr Fungi 06/12/2016 L'art de tissu finement drapé dans la chaleur du soleil en Californie....Ooh La la..... You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited *  Flatiron Building *  Storm...[Read More]
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Italian PM Matteo Renzi to Resign in Wake of...

AAD REPORTS 05/12/2016Editors Note: Renzi was a nice guy in a bad place. The global mood that gave us Brexit and Trump, took yet another casualty from the forces of the status quo. Political referendums may not seem like an obvious art subject, but the turmoil this signifies...[Read More]
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What’s Going On With The Art Loss Register?

Elliot Lee 03/12/2016  Julian Radcliffe in legal court room drama. Once the hunter, now the prey, the alleged would be extortionist is on the hot seat for monies owed. Looks like the extortion business ain’t what it used to be. A New York City art lawyer...[Read More]
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New York City Auction Houses Must Reveal Irrevocable...

AAD REPORTS 02/12/2016Editors Note: As if auction house games were not complicated enough, a new asterisk (*) on certain sales results.   On September 9 a letter from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs confirmed that New York City auction houses must...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Corea, Maine

AAD REPORTS 30/11/2016Corea, Maine - Follow @daniellejb2 on Instagram Marsden Hartley, Lobster Fishermen, 1940-41, Metropolitan Museum of Art You may also like to read: *  York Harbour, Maine *  Yellowstone *  Owls Head, Maine  [Read More]
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Sotheby's Role in Major Da Vinci Sale Disputed

AAD REPORTS 30/11/2016These are some of the players involved in this story: Robert Simon - Art Dealer and part of the syndicate who acquired "Salvator Mundi" Freeport owner Yves Bouvier who made $50 million atop what the syndicate sold the painting for The Russian...[Read More]
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What art will the Trumps select for the White...

AAD REPORTS 29/11/2016Donald Trump is known for speaking and tweeting what’s on his mind but hasn’t revealed much about his taste in art. That has museums, galleries and private collectors guessing what the president-elect will display in the White House. Mr....[Read More]
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In Van Gogh's Foot Steps

AAD REPORTS 29/11/2016Editor's Note: The rolled up state of van Gogh's canvases proves this imperfect genius existed. Seeing the places where he painted similar to when he painted them some 128 years ago, is priceless.  St. Remy - Image courtesy @arinainlondonland on...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Owls Head, Maine

AAD REPORTS 25/11/2016Owls Head, Maine - Follow farotravels on Instagram @farotravels Owls Head Penobscot Bay Maine - Fitz Henry Lane (1804-1865) You may also like to read: *  York Harbour, Maine *  Yellowstone  [Read More]
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Ancient Egypt: 7,000-year-old lost city and tombs...

AAD REPORTS 25/11/2016A lost Egyptian city, predating Egypt's early dynastic era, has been uncovered south of Abydos city, Egypt's Antiquity Ministry has announced. A cemetery was also found, constituted of fifteen huge mudbrick tombs. The discovery was made during an...[Read More]
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Happy Thanksgiving

Elliot Lee 24/11/2016On arrival to the shores of Cape Cod, members of the native American Wampanoag Nation taught the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony how to cultivate crops, such as corn. So successful was the first harvest of 1621, that Governor William Bradford ordered a...[Read More]
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New England Air Museum

Robert Alexander Boyle 23/11/2016 Wrecked Convair F-102, 1979 Windsor Locks Tornado Damage Situated in three hangars just north of Bradley International AIrport, of Windsor, CT, the New England Air Museum was established after the original collection then called the Bradley AIr Museum...[Read More]
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Sothebys, live video feed

AAD REPORTS 18/11/2016Watch live in high definition as auctioneer Oliver Barker leads the Contemporary Art Evening Auction at 7:00 PM EST. http://www.sothebys.com/content/sothebys/en/news-video/videos/2016/11/contemporary-art-evening-auction-watch-live.html  [Read More]
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A Soldier's Story in Notebooks

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2016True artists must find a creative outlet no matter what the circumstance—including times of war. Thanks to the creative passion and steady hand of then 21-year old soldier Victor Lundy, we have a breathtaking visual record of World War II, in the...[Read More]
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Artist’s Connecticut Mansion Up For Auction

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2016Artist Robert Lenz (who’s probably better known as the retired chairman and executive creative director at ad agency Backer Spielvogel Bates) and his wife Carol are auctioning their Litchfield County estate in Connecticut on Thursday, Nov. 17 with...[Read More]
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Newly Discovered Sketchbook is Not Van Gogh, Says...

AAD REPORTS 16/11/2016The Van Gogh Museum has dismissed claims that a "newly-discovered" notebook of 65 ink drawings was created by the Dutch artist. French publishers Le Seuil made the announcement at a press conference in Paris, saying Vincent van Gogh was believed to have...[Read More]
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China Air Show, Thieves Bazaar

AAD REPORTS 16/11/2016On November 1, Airshow China in Zhuhai unveiled what appears to be stolen technology from at least one U.S. company. In a marquee spectacle that underwhelmed viewers, Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) revealed its J-20 stealth fighter for the...[Read More]
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Lost Vincent van Gogh Sketchbook Contains 65 Drawings...

AAD REPORTS 16/11/2016A lost sketchbook belonging to Vincent van Gogh includes 65 never-before-seen sketches. The sketchbook - which is set to be published yesterday - contains drawings from his most significant period while he was living in France. During this time, he was...[Read More]
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Code Hidden in Stone Age Art May be the Root of Human...

AAD REPORTS 10/11/2016A painstaking investigation of Europe’s cave art has revealed 32 shapes and lines that crop up again and again and could be the world’s oldest code When she first saw the necklace, Genevieve von Petzinger feared the trip halfway around the...[Read More]
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Louvre and Leonardo

AAD REPORTS 09/11/2016On Wednesday, the Louvre Museum in Paris will unveil the hotly-anticipated restoration of Leonardo da Vinci’s St. John the Baptist (1513). The painting is considered one of the masterpieces the legendary artist crafted in his...[Read More]
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