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Revisionist Reconstruction Rewarded as Antique by...

AAD REPORTS 20/01/2017       NEW 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...[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 Very Talented Mr. Buggins

Elliot Lee 19/01/2017This once scandalous story of restorer Dennis Buggins Esq. and the revelations of his court case with Carlton Hobbs was much talked about in its time, yet it was denied its true day in the sun as most of the evidence was suppressed, until now. However,...[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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Edwards Air Force Base

AAD REPORTS 01/01/2017Editors 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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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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Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive"...

AAD REPORTS 08/11/2016When a scientist announced last decade that he’d built a new form of spacecraft propulsion called the EmDrive that didn’t require conventional fuel, it sounded too good to be true. But the great thing about science is that you don’t...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Jamaica

AAD REPORTS 08/11/2016Alexis Ren, Jamaica - Follow Alexis on Instagram @alexisren JAMAICA - FREDERIC EDWIN CHURCH (1826-1900) You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited *  Flatiron Building *...[Read More]
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Right Vs. Wrong at the New Britain Museum of American...

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2016 FRANK WESTON BENSON (1862-1951) Figure in a Room (Interior), 1912 Oil on canvas Alix W. Stanley Fund, 1972.38 In 1972, the New Britain Museum of American Art purchased Frank Weston Benson's Figur in a Room, 1912. The painting had previously been...[Read More]
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Ancient Chinese Secret

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2016The ancient walls of a lost city in southern China have been uncovered in a remarkable find by archaeologists. The northern section of the city was found at the Sansingdui archaeological site located in Sichuan province. It dates back than...[Read More]
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Grundvig on van Gogh

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2016 Vincent van Gogh purportedly regarded the pastoral scene of wheat, cypress trees and mountains as one of his “best” landscapes — but a journalist insists the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s $95 million masterpiece is a...[Read More]
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Impacted Impasto, Evidence of the "Role Up"...

Robert Alexander Boyle 07/11/2016 Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), The Night Cafe, 1889, Yale University Art Gallery Headlines were made when an old friends book was mentioned in the New York Post this past Sunday. Veteran journalist picked up where we left off several years ago in the...[Read More]
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Power of an Orthodox Cross

AAD REPORTS 06/11/2016 A Russian family was isolated for more than 40 years, completely unaware of WW2   The Siberian taiga is one of the most isolated places in the world. It is also one of the most difficult terrains to travel through and it’s nearly...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes of Artists Locations Past - Cheyne...

AAD REPORTS 04/11/2016Instagram Echoes of Artists Locations Past - Special London Series in Anticipation of Guy Fawkes night  View from Cheyne Walk, London 2016 London, Cheyne Walk - James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903) Nocturne, Battersea Bridge   You...[Read More]
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Commemoration of Zong Slave Ship Massacre (1780)

AAD REPORTS 04/11/2016Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) The Slave Ship, 1840 Turner Contemporary mark the anniversary of the Zong Massacre with the world premiere of experimental musical work Crossing Over. The world premiere of Crossing Over by composer and sound...[Read More]
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African Dictator Son's Super Cars Seized

AAD REPORTS 04/11/2016Usually when you are fortunate enough to get your hands on a Bugatti Veyron, a Koenigsegg One:1 and a Lamborghini Veneno Roadster, the goal is to hang onto them. Not have them confiscated by, oh say, the government. The Vice President of Equatorial...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes of Artists Locations Past

AAD REPORTS 02/11/2016Instagram Echoes of Artists Locations Past - Special London Series in Anticipation of Guy Fawkes night Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) London from Greenwich Park London from Greenwich 2016  [Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Saddleback Mountain,...

AAD REPORTS 02/11/2016Saddleback Mountain, Maine - follow New England Forestry on Instagram @neforestry Marsden Hartley, American (1877 - 1943) Marsden Hartley, American (1877 - 1943) Marsden Hartley, American (1877 - 1943) Marsden Hartley, American (1877 -...[Read More]
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Locomotive Graveyard

AAD REPORTS 02/11/2016Deep in the northern woods of Maine, a collection of abandoned locomotives is quietly rusting away. Check out this footage by YouTube user “Dylan Magaster,” and read on for a preview of this incredible, secret cache of vintage trains. To...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - York Harbour,...

AAD REPORTS 01/11/2016York Harbour Maine - Follow @yorkharborinn on Instagram Martin Johnson Heads (American, 1819–1904), The Stranded Boat 1863 - MFA Boston  [Read More]
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China's New Stealth Fighter, Worlds Largest Seaplane...

AAD REPORTS 01/11/2016One of the largest air shows in the world is currently being held in Zhuhai, China. Currently in its eleventh year, the air show has become the go-to spot for seeing the latest in Chinese military hardware. An impressive number of new airplanes are...[Read More]
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Christ Tomb Opened

AAD REPORTS 01/11/2016After uncovering the stone slab venerated as Jesus Christ's burial place, archaeologists have now examined the interior of the tomb in Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The tomb is a limestone shelf or burial bed hewn from the wall of a...[Read More]
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High Tech Corner of the UK

AAD REPORTS 28/10/2016The Shambles: One of Britain’s best preserved Medieval streets Located in the heart of the city of York, England, the Shambles is an old medieval street, often called Europe’s best preserved, with overhanging timber-framed buildings, some...[Read More]
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Ooh la la.....CHRISTIE’S HAD ‘DOUBTS’ ABOUT FRANS HALS...

AAD REPORTS 28/10/2016Editors Note: "The painting came from French art collector Giuliano Ruffini" aka Pepé Le Pew.... Franz Hals, Portrait of a Man, one of a series of Old Master works sold by a French dealer that authorities now believe may be...[Read More]
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Old Master Sleeper Soars in Boston

AAD REPORTS 25/10/2016Still Life in the Manner of Antonio de Pereda - Provenance: The Collection of Benoit Oppenheim, Berlin; by descent in the family. Sold for $817,400 The October Grogan and Company Auction in Boston Massachusetts saw strong results across the board. The...[Read More]
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It's a Fugazi!

AAD REPORTS 21/10/2016  Jorge Coll - Konrad Bernheimer - Nicolás Cortés    Editors note: According to an editorial dated 5 November 2015 in the antiques trade gazette, "Colnaghi chairman Konrad Bernheimer, who acquired the 255-year-old...[Read More]
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After 950 years, Battle of Hastings Plays out...

AAD REPORTS 18/10/2016Arrows flew and swords clanged as thousands re-enacted the Battle of Hastings on its 950th anniversary on Saturday at a sold-out event marking a bloody day that changed the course of English history. The victory in 1066 by Duke William of Normandy,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes of Artists Past

AAD REPORTS 18/10/2016S.fantine on Instagram - Follow @s_fantine French Nude Painting circa 1910 By Richard E. Miller You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited *  Flatiron Building *  Storm...[Read More]
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Die Otto-Krebs-Sammlung: Kriegsbeute oder...

AAD REPORTS 17/10/2016Das warme Wetter des Frühlings 1945 bescherte den alliierten Armeen bessere Bedingungen im Wettlauf zur letzten Schanze des Nazireichs. Der tollwütige Wolf Nazideutschlands würde endlich den Gnadenstoß erhalten, die Frage war nur,...[Read More]
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Modern Art at Yale, Part two of the Permanent...

Robert Alexander Boyle 17/10/2016Blessed by the generous donations by alumni, such as Stephen Corning Clark, the 20th century section at the Yale University Art Gallery is an exclamation point to the museum experience. From the perspective that this is where the market has shifted, it...[Read More]
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Secrets of the Hopeless Diamond and Other Billion...

AAD REPORTS 13/10/2016We think that the story of the hopeless diamond is pretty interesting. The jet is based upon a Russian mathematical theory concerning the reflection of radar waves. In the link below, you will find a number of declassified images of the most expensive...[Read More]
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