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rare-kentucky-desk-sells-for-500-000Antiques

Rare Kentucky desk sells for $500,000

AAD REPORTS 23/10/2017The desk was built for Capt. John Cowan (1748-1823), a Pennsylvanian who helped survey land that is now Louisville in 1773. The next year, he was a founder of Harrodsburg, the state’s first town, and in 1784, he helped John Filson create the first map of...[Read More]
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Agents Break Up A Ring of Art Thieves, And Bring A...

AAD REPORTS 22/10/2017MONTERODUNI, Italy — The recent return to Monteroduni of a 16th-century statue of the archangel Michael — stolen by thieves some 20 months earlier — was a heartfelt affair. A marching band led a procession through the narrow streets of the town, in the...[Read More]
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Looted antiquities allegedly on sale at London Frieze...

AAD REPORTS 22/10/2017Distastefull and nebulous payments to criminals, and now this? Art loss register fail and have to backtrack, yet again. Disgusting.   Ancient Greek vases identified as having once been in possession of convicted dealer Gianfranco Becchina A view...[Read More]
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Lynyrd Skynyrd and Free Bird, 40 years later:...

AAD REPORTS 22/10/2017If I leave here tomorrow Would you still remember me? For I must be traveling on, now Cause there's too many places I've got to see But, if I stayed here with you, girl Things just couldn't be the same Cause I'm as free as a bird now Lynyrd...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Yosemite Park

AAD REPORTS 22/10/2017Sara Underwood at Yosemite Park - Follow Sara on Instagram @saraunderwood Albert Bierstadt (1830 – 1902) Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Trail You may also like to read: *  Kaaterskill Falls, Yesterday & Today *  Vernal Falls...[Read More]
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you-couldn-t-make-it-up-putin-personally-invites-blatter-to-russiaArt Theft

You Couldn't Make It Up: Putin Personally Invites...

AAD REPORTS 21/10/2017They can't ban Blatter from attending games as somebody's guest, however, clearly Putin paid off Blatter et al. So, Platini must be there, perhaps it is the only place where Michel may display his apparent Picasso acumen. Disgraced former FIFA...[Read More]
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New art trend

AAD REPORTS 21/10/2017In Bulgaria they repaint Soviet war memorials to look like American comic book superheroes. Perhaps the forthcoming AVENGERS 2 caused this to happen? Russia Wants Bulgarians to Stop Painting Soviet Monuments To Look Like American...[Read More]
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Corruption fuelling ivory trade in central Africa

AAD REPORTS 19/10/2017Yaound - Sophisticated international trafficking of ivory in central Africa is being fuelled by high levels of corruption, according to a report recently published. The study by wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic said weak governance, corruption...[Read More]
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Panama Papers: Corrupt African Governments, What A...

AAD REPORTS 19/10/2017A new report based on the Panama Papers reveals how Africa's politicians, generals and business leaders are systematically siphoning off billions of dollars and parking the money offshore. The investigative report, "The Plunder Route to Panama",...[Read More]
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The fateful life of history's most famous female...

AAD REPORTS 19/10/2017On the morning of 15 October 1917 a grey military vehicle left the Saint-Lazare prison in central Paris. On board, accompanied by two nuns and her lawyer, was a 41-year-old Dutch woman in a long coat and a wide, felt hat. A decade earlier this woman had...[Read More]
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