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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Richmond Hill

AAD REPORTS 16/12/2018Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823 - 1900) Richmond Hill in 1862 Richmond Hill 2016 - Follow Felicia on Instagram @annafeliciaphoto You may also like to visit: *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  The Colosseum, Rome *  Monument Valley,...[Read More]
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Opinion | The Writer Who Destroyed an Empire

AAD REPORTS 11/12/2018When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, pundits offered a variety of reasons for its failure: economic, political, military. Few thought to add a fourth, more elusive cause: the regime’s total loss of credibility. This hard-to-measure process had...[Read More]
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Remains of US Revolutionary War frigate discovered off...

AAD REPORTS 11/12/2018John Paul Jones "Give me a fast ship for I intend to sail her into harms way". Upon hearing Captain Pearson was knighted for losing his ship the Serapis, Jones said, "If I meet him on the high seas again I will make him a lord". llustration of the...[Read More]
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Trove of Crusader-era gold coins found at massacre...

AAD REPORTS 11/12/2018Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered a trove of rare gold coins and a 900-year-old gold earring at the site of a Crusader massacre. Officials announced the discovery last week, explaining that the artifacts were found at the ancient city of Caesarea...[Read More]
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The Head of MCH Group, Art Basel's Parent Company,...

AAD REPORTS 11/12/2018Watch market imploded. Swatch pulled out. They subsidized MCH to the tune of $50m per year. Does the resignation of a top executive at a trade fair have broader implications for the realm of art fairs? As with in other industries, the increased...[Read More]
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Yellowstone Steamboat Geyser breaks historical yearly...

AAD REPORTS 11/12/2018Interesting when paintings can better illustrate a news story. Painting by Thomas Moran which sold for $1.935 million on Nov. 16, 2018. Yellowstone - Thomas Moran (1837-1926) - learn more about the artist here YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (KIFI/KIDK) -...[Read More]
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The Modern Art collection of Iran

AAD REPORTS 10/12/2018Fascinating story of art in an unexpected location. A new book reveals a collection bought by the wife of the Shah of Iran in the 1970s. Alastair Sooke talks to Farah Pahlavi, who was known as the Jackie Kennedy of the Middle East, about works by the...[Read More]
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A Yacht, a Monet, a See-Through Piano: The U.S....

AAD REPORTS 10/12/2018The van Gogh and the Monet are safely in storage in Switzerland. The Oscar that once belonged to Marlon Brando is in a federal warehouse in Texas. Those were easy enough to corral. But when the $250 million yacht was finally captured in Bali, the...[Read More]
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Boom in antique furniture driven by...

AAD REPORTS 10/12/2018Millennial have finally learned press cardboard IKEA furniture is a hustle. More value in antiques. A boom in antique sales has been driven by eco-conscious millennials who are rejecting “fast furniture”, auction houses have said. While the...[Read More]
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Vive La France; Vive La Jaune Uprising

AAD REPORTS 09/12/2018Hope is alight, best seen at night from the Champs Elysees to the Hague, the real heart of Europe is burning.   Daumier, Honoré, The Uprising (L'Emeute), 1848 or later, Oil on canvas 34 1/2 x 44 1/2 in.; 87.63 x 113.03 cm.. Phillips Collection,...[Read More]
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