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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Puget Sound, North...

AAD REPORTS 06/11/2017Sara 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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Yale University Art Gallery

Robert Alexander Boyle 13/10/2016 John Trumbull (1756-1843), Battle of Bunker Hill  YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY Observant readers may remember the Independence Day special on the works of John Trumbull at Yale University Art Gallery, the Yale Collection is so much more. Founded...[Read More]
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Photos Made Famous By Artists - Yellowstone

AAD REPORTS 12/10/2016Yellowstone 2016 - Image by Sara Underwood - Follow Sara on Instagram @sjunderwood Thomas Moran (1837-1926), Yellowstone Falls, 1871, You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited *...[Read More]
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Photos Made Famous By Artists - North Cascades,...

AAD REPORTS 12/10/2016Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), North Cascades Washington State Sara Underwood North Cascades 2016 - Follow Sara on instagram @saraunderwood You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls Revisited *...[Read More]
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VASA

AAD REPORTS 12/10/2016Vasa is a Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1628. The ship foundered and sank after sailing about 1,300 m (1,400 yd) into her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. She fell into obscurity after most of her valuable bronze cannons were salvaged in the...[Read More]
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War Birds 4 Sale

AAD REPORTS 12/10/201623 Military Designed Aircraft The Rich Enough Civilian Can Legally Own! Obviously, for security reasons these old fighters, or more commonly called ‘warbirds’ are modified so they can’t carry munitions. Read more: 23 Military...[Read More]
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Photos Made Famous By Artists - Portage Falls

AAD REPORTS 12/10/2016Thomas Cole (1801-1848), Portage Falls on the Genesee River, Portage Falls 2016 - Follow Michele Macheska on Instagram @mmmchelee You may also like to read: *  Dutch City Celebrates as Stolen Masterpieces Return Home *  Central Park...[Read More]
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Phoney Baloney Provenance Revealed

AAD REPORTS 12/10/2016Even though we are fond of Mark Weiss, as the screen shot seen below shows us, he really does need a new webmaster! See the 2011 Weiss Gallery catalogue inclusive of the Frans Hals 'An Unknown Man' description here. The title of the catalogue is...[Read More]
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Under Sea Wreck Founds Extraordinarily Well...

AAD REPORTS 10/10/2016Over 40 mysterious shipwrecks have been discovered in the depths of the Black Sea   An international expedition has identified the remains of ancient ships – some of which had never been seen before. The first maritime archaeology...[Read More]
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Frieze Sculpture Park 2016

Elliot Lee 10/10/2016With competition from the likes of Burning Man, this year's outdoor Frieze Sculpture Park is spectacular, probably the best looking outdoor sculpture area Frieze have staged for the past few years. The sculpture area is a beautifully curated exhibition...[Read More]
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Photos Made Famous By Artists - Queensboro Bridge

AAD REPORTS 09/10/2016Queensborough Bridge 1913 -  Edward Hopper (1882 - 1967) Queensboro Bridge 2016, Elizabeth Turner - Follow Elizabeth @elizabethcturner You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls...[Read More]
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Photos Made Famous By Artists - Storm King Art Center,...

AAD REPORTS 09/10/2016Louis Rémy Mignot, Mountainville, NY, circa 1858 Emily DiDonato, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY, 2016 - Follow Emily on Instagram @emilydidonato You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *...[Read More]
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Explorer Claims He's Located Famous Pirate Ship's...

AAD REPORTS 09/10/2016The undersea explorer who discovered the Whydah Gally, the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in North America, believes he's found where the ship's legendary treasure lies after more than 30 years of poking around the murky waters off Cape Cod. Barry...[Read More]
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Decorated Scientist Claims That The Founders of...

AAD REPORTS 09/10/2016On a cool Sunday evening in March, a geochemist named Sun Weidong gave a public lecture to an audience of laymen, students, and professors at the University of Science and Technology in Hefei, the capital city of the landlocked province of Anhui in...[Read More]
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Dutch City Celebrates as Stolen Masterpieces Return...

AAD REPORTS 08/10/2016Stolen masterpieces   On the night of January 9 2005, 24 paintings and 70 pieces of silverware, the heart of the 17th and 18th century collection, were stolen from the Westfries Museum during a burglary. For years the city of Hoorn had been hoping...[Read More]
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Kim Kardashian West's bodyguard 'declared bankruptcy...

AAD REPORTS 06/10/2016Kim Kardashian West's bodyguard filed for bankruptcy for his German security company ten weeks ago with debts of more than €1 million, according to documents obtained by MailOnline. Pascal Duvier, 43, has been a familiar face at Mrs West’s...[Read More]
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Airport was built 7,000 Years Ago In Iraq by Ancient...

AAD REPORTS 05/10/2016The Sumerians settled in the historical region of Mesopotamia, now south Iraq, in 5500 to 4000 BC An Iraqi minister has claimed that the ancient Sumerians travelled to Pluto in spaceships thousands of years ago. Kazem Finjan, Iraq’s Transport...[Read More]
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Kim Kardashian Held at Gunpoint During Paris Fashion...

AAD REPORTS 04/10/2016Kim Kardashian is reunited with Kanye in NY - flanked by security - after fleeing Paris on private jet following £8.5m jewellery robbery by gang who bound and gagged her and put a gun to her head.   Kim Kardashian has arrived back in the US...[Read More]
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Fine Art Restoration and Conservation: In Conversation...

Elliot Lee 04/10/2016Simon 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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Brexit Divorce Lawyers Eye Up EU’s Art Collection...

AAD REPORTS 02/10/2016Britain is planning to claim a share of the EU’s 42,000-bottle cellar of wine, cognac and other spirits, its art collection and its €8.7bn property portfolio as the government gears up to haggle over Brexit with Brussels. As in any divorce,...[Read More]
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For Years, A Secret City Has Been Quietly Built Near...

AAD REPORTS 01/10/2016While people are busy lining up at the mysterious Black Mailbox trying to get a peek into Area 51, just down the road, a secret project has been taking place for nearly half a century, and hardly anyone has noticed. Of course, we all know about Area...[Read More]
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Suspect in Gardner Art Theft had his Sentence Reduced,...

AAD REPORTS 01/10/2016The government secretly reduced the prison term of a longtime suspect in the 1990 robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum several years ago, raising questions about whether he agreed to help authorities recover the $500 million worth of stolen...[Read More]
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Preserving an Ancient 'Lost' City Has Consumed This...

AAD REPORTS 01/10/2016Frederic Edwin Church (1826 - 1900) Petra, 1868 Talal Akasheh has devoted half his life to protecting and preserving the 2,500-year-old Jordanian city Petra from the ravages of nature and neglect. And at a time when many of his peers have long since...[Read More]
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Two Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Recovered After 14...

AAD REPORTS 30/09/2016During a press conference today at 11:30 am the Chief Public Prosecutor of the district of Naples announced that two missing paintings by Van Gogh have been recovered. It concerns the two paintings that were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in...[Read More]
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Historic Location, The Site of Today's Leading...

Robert Alexander Boyle 29/09/2016Not exactly art or design news, however the subject has been photographed by myself many times because it was likely where Asher B. Durand painted "Sabbath Bells," namely the Hoboken Ferry terminal and train station in the 19th century, today almost...[Read More]
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Solar Storm Heading Towards Earth Threatening to Break...

AAD REPORTS 29/09/2016A HUGE solar storm is heading towards Earth which could leave us without mobile phones, satellite TV and even electricity. Modern-day Britain could go into meltdown after scientists forecast the solar storm to hit between now and Friday which could...[Read More]
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Jean Claude Junker Coming Attraction: Future Now,...

AAD REPORTS 29/09/2016Editors Note: Idiotic Euro president baffled by Brexit, now confronted with the end result of stagnation, as weak demographics and bad economic policies push Europe over the edge. How does it end, not with a bang, but a whimper.... Spooky images...[Read More]
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Photos Made Famous By Artists - Houses of Parliament,...

AAD REPORTS 29/09/2016Houses of Parliament - Follow Natgeotravel on Instagram @natgeotravel Claude Monet (1840 - 1926) Houses of Parliament, Seagulls 1903 - Princeton University Art Museum Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) Burning of the House of Lords and Commons...[Read More]
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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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