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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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