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New York, as it was in 1911

AAD REPORTS 24/08/2018Watch "1911 - A Trip Through New York City (speed corrected w/ added sound)" on YouTube. You may also like to read: *  Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Statue of Liberty *  Instagram Echoes Artists Past - New...[Read More]
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1930's Postcards from Florida

AAD REPORTS 20/08/2018  Bayfront Park, Miami, FL circa 1935 Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, FL Blimp over Miami, FL Washington Palms, Miami, FL Flame Vines, Miami, FL Plane to Havana, Pan Am Clipper, Miami, FL Seminole Village, Miami, FL Osceola Indian Village,...[Read More]
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Lost Indian City found in southern Kansas

AAD REPORTS 20/08/2018There are no vine-covered temples or impenetrable jungles here — just an old-fashioned downtown, a drug store that serves up root beer floats and rambling houses along shady brick lanes. Yet there’s always been something — something just below the...[Read More]
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Frank Tenney Johnson: Federal Judge Throws out the...

AAD REPORTS 16/08/2018Reno, Nevada: A federal judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit that Gerald Peters of Santa Fe, NM filed against Coeur D'Alene auction house and Pete Stremmel, owner of a Reno gallery who claimed an early 20th century cowboy painting Peters sold for...[Read More]
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A collection of Picasso lithographs disappeared

AAD REPORTS 23/07/2018A collection of Picasso lithographs disappeared from the former Times Mirror Company in Los Angeles. Where did they go? To read more on the L.A. Times (or not as the case is if you are located within the EU) click on the link...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Grand Canyon

AAD REPORTS 22/07/2018Th Grand Canyon, Arizona - Follow Anna Shoot on Instagram here Thomas Moran (1837 - 1926) The Grand Canyon of the Colorado You may also like to read: *  Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Wild Continent  [Read More]
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Hypoallergic riding the poop train

AAD REPORTS 16/06/2018The backdoor ride to Alabama. Small town never smelled this way before. It's not often a town of roughly 1,000 makes national news. But then, it's not often a town faces a plight so ripefor media attention as Parrish, Ala. For upwards of two months,...[Read More]
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Baseball fit for a King

AAD REPORTS 11/05/2018There's a long history of America and England sharing baseball. Major League teams toured the country in 1874, 1888-89 and 1912-13. Red Sox and Mets Minor Leaguers played at the Oval cricket ground in 1993, and next season, the Red Sox and...[Read More]
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Baltimore Museum purges works by whites for $$$...

AAD REPORTS 02/05/2018A museum has the delusion that an artists skin color should be the basis of what they hang on the walls. Lots of museum leaders talk about wanting to diversify their collections. Christopher Bedford, the director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, is...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Flatiron, New...

AAD REPORTS 17/04/2018Flatiron Building under construction, 1902 - Follow old_ny_photos on Instagram Edward Steichen (1879-1973), Flatiron, 1904-1905 You may also like to visit: *  St. Paul's from Ludgate, London *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  The...[Read More]
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Miami Lost, the Seminole Photographs of Eugene F....

AAD REPORTS 11/04/2018Miami Lost, the Seminole Photographs of Eugene F. Savage   In 1935 buoyed by the success of the sale of his Hall of State Centennial Murals to the state of Texas, deep in the Great Depression the artist Eugene Francis Savage drove from his home in...[Read More]
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You Can Livestream Coachella on YouTube

AAD REPORTS 11/04/2018Those of us who didn't spend hundreds of dollars to go to Coachella this year aren't entirely out of luck; YouTube will be exclusively livestreaming the festival so fans can tune in from the comfort of their own homes. (That sounds a lot more comfortable...[Read More]
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Deadly auction

AAD REPORTS 09/04/2018Lead Image - The scene inside the Lynnway Auto Auction faciility in Billerica on May 3 2017 after a driver lost control of the Jeep, center, which plowed through a group of bystanders. Five people were killed. BILLERICA -- Lynnway Auto Auction, where...[Read More]
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Frick Collection, With Fourth Expansion Plan, Crosses...

AAD REPORTS 06/04/2018The irony is not lost on Ian Wardropper, the director of the Frick Collection: The very gated garden that upended the museum’s previous attempt to renovate its 1914 Gilded Age mansion is now the centerpiece of its revised design. In...[Read More]
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Sword belonging to commander of black Civil War unit...

AAD REPORTS 01/04/2018Foreword by Alex Boyle Robert Gould Shaw was a young Bostonian with impeccable family connections, strongly abolitionist parents, and battle experience. Born 10 October 1837, he was the only son of Francis Gould and Sarah Sturgis Shaw. Socially...[Read More]
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Hypollergic, at it again: "How to draw a black...

AAD REPORTS 14/03/2018Is this really for real? When one wants to get past the insane ramblings of hyperhomo, aka the decline and fall of the west, perhaps look at the images from this Bowdoin college art...[Read More]
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NYC’s most expensive townhouse sets new record

AAD REPORTS 15/02/2018Art collector Len Blavatnik buys former Wildenstein Gallery building on East 64th Street. Ukrainian-born, Moscow-raised billionaire Len Blavatnik has paid a record $90 million for an Upper East Side mansion, sources told the Post. The seller,...[Read More]
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Sacha Baron Cohen pays OJ Simpson £15,000 for film...

AAD REPORTS 12/02/2018The Juice is loose, and he don't come for free. Sacha Cohen hires former felon O.J. Simpson as he seeks box office gold. Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen paid disgraced actor OJ Simpson £15,000 to appear in a prank for the comedian’s next film,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - West Point

AAD REPORTS 10/02/2018Looking north towards West Point and Mount Taurus - Follow tone.vision on Instagram William Heine (active 1850-1859), West Point from Garrison Landing You may also like to visit: * Flatiron Building * The Colosseum, Rome * Monument Valley *...[Read More]
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Jackie O and Marilyn, more in common than Warhol...

AAD REPORTS 02/02/2018America remembers Andy Warhol generating the first associations of Marilyn Monroe and the tragic widow of John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. It seems they had more in common than artistic renderings. Jackie and Marilyn Monroe didn’t just...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Statue of Liberty

AAD REPORTS 01/02/2018Statue of Liberty - Follow hudsonvalleyhappenings on instagram Edward Moran (1829 -1901) Unveiling The Statue of Liberty 1886 You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  The...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Bash Bish Falls,...

AAD REPORTS 26/01/2018Bash Bish Falls in Autumn - Follow Julian.cd on Instagram John Frederick Kensett, Bash Bish Falls, National Academy of Design You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  The...[Read More]
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A 75-Ton Chain Once Stretched Across the Hudson River...

AAD REPORTS 25/01/2018From the earliest moments of the War for Independence, each side knew that the key to victory was the Hudson River. The hotbed of the revolution was in Boston and most of Gen. George Washington’s nascent Continental Army were from the northeast. The...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Diana atop the old...

AAD REPORTS 24/01/2018Diana atop the old Madison Square Garden, 1920 - Follow old_ny_photos on Instagram Augustus St. Gaudens, Diana, collection Metropolitan Museum of Art - Image Courtesy Alex Boyle - Follow Alex on Instagram You may also like to...[Read More]
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Following Thomas Cole

Robert Alexander Boyle 18/01/2018The absolute joy in appreciating the works of Thomas Cole is that so many of the places he painted in and around the northeast United States, are intact and more often than not still bear an astonishing resemblance to how they looked when Cole painted...[Read More]
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The First Review of Thomas Cole, November 22, 1825

Robert Alexander Boyle 18/01/2018 On November 22, 1825, The New York Evening Post published a review of a young artist named Thomas Cole. Given the major show on the artist about to open at the Metropolitan Museum of Art later this month, we thought it an appropriate moment to look...[Read More]
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New York tax officials seized Martin Shkreli's Nazi...

AAD REPORTS 17/01/2018New York state tax officials have already seized and auctioned off a rare Nazi encryption machine and three valuable historical documents owned by convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli, even as the jailed former pharmaceutical executive fights efforts...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - New York

AAD REPORTS 16/01/2018January 15, 2018, The city that never sleeps New York Instagram by @ Calder 1870, The City of New York, published by Currier and Ives You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch Coruisk,...[Read More]
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Hollywood protest was another vanity parade

AAD REPORTS 09/01/2018Stars who dressed in black at the Golden Globes were simply advertising their hypocrisy. Hollywood protest was another vanity parade   The Times, London By Melanie Phillips Never mind the movies: the theatricality and demand for applause at...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Grand Central...

AAD REPORTS 08/01/2018Grand Central Terminal - follow Alex Boyle on Instagram @ralexanderboyle Howard Thain (1891-1959), Grand Central, New York Historical society You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch Coruisk,...[Read More]
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Updated...

AAD REPORTS 05/01/2018(New York, January 4, 2018)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a revised admissions policy. Under the updated policy, which received approval from New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs, admission for residents of New York State and...[Read More]
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Met Museum to Explore Transatlantic Career of...

AAD REPORTS 02/01/2018Celebrated as one of America's preeminent landscape painters, Thomas Cole (1801–1848) was born in northern England at the start of the Industrial Revolution, emigrated to the United States in his youth, and traveled extensively throughout England and...[Read More]
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2 officials convicted at FIFA trial; 3rd awaits...

AAD REPORTS 23/12/2017NEW YORK — Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at the first U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury in New...[Read More]
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Ivory red flag: How an ancient mastodon ignited debate...

AAD REPORTS 22/12/2017Ancient ivory and mammoth bones revise human settlement of the New World by 100,000 years. Oh my God,” Richard Cerutti said to himself. He bent down to pick up a sharp, splintered bone fragment. Its thickness and weight told him that it belonged to an...[Read More]
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Washington Spy Trail, TURN comes alive

AAD REPORTS 21/12/2017Long Island isn't just for goombahs and goumars any more. Joey Buttafucco and Amy Fisher have been supplanted by a renewed appreciation of the colonial past. The length of Route 25A from Great Neck to Port Jefferson stretches along Long Island’s...[Read More]
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Three Flemish Baroque Masters Featured in a New...

AAD REPORTS 15/12/2017New York, NY — In a letter from September 13, 1621, describing a large painting of a lion hunt that he had just completed, Peter Paul Rubens expressed what he believed to be essential to his art: it had to be powerful and graceful. A constant quest...[Read More]
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Social-Media Stars Are Turning Heads—of...

AAD REPORTS 15/12/2017In this gigantic grey area, the 800 pound gorilla can make decrees, but how can they regulate what people say, do or wear on their own pages not paid for by Federal Government? Certainly the hosting server has not raised any objection, and the whole...[Read More]
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What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur?

AAD REPORTS 12/12/2017What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur? The question may sound like a “duh,” but it gets to the heart of how we categorize and define nature. Ask any 8-year-old what a dinosaur is, and she’ll eagerly rattle off her favorite of the prehistoric celebrities....[Read More]
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Drake, Miguel, 50 Cent perform at Art Basel...

AAD REPORTS 11/12/2017MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Musicians, actors and fashion icons descended on Miami for a whirlwind week of glamorous parties to celebrate some of the world's best artists during Art Basel. Drake and Lil Wayne took over the 24/7 ultra-club E11EVEN MIAMI for...[Read More]
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New York in Motion Pictures, 1890-1920

Robert Alexander Boyle 10/12/2017  Leviathan of the western hemisphere, New York City is constantly knocking itself over and rebuilding itself with even taller buildings, sometimes we forget how old the place really happens to be. The video at the below shows long lost footage of...[Read More]
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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale...

AAD REPORTS 08/12/2017The use of an ICC (Interstate Commerce Commision) licensed courier invariably produces a receipt which when attached to the invoice on file, causes the NY state department of taxation to give it a free pass. NEW YORK (AP) — New York City collects...[Read More]
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Navy photos show Pearl Harbor compared with attack

AAD REPORTS 08/12/2017These black and white photo overlays atop modern shots are amazing. On December 7, 1941, the US naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, suffered a devastating attack from the air and sea. The Japanese assault began around 8 a.m.,...[Read More]
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Washington's bejeweled 'Diamond Eagle' medal on...

AAD REPORTS 07/12/2017PHILADELPHIA — A jewel-encrusted medal owned and worn by George Washington is going on display in Philadelphia for the first time since it was presented to Washington in the city 233 years ago. The Diamond Eagle is the badge of office of the president...[Read More]
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Getty Center forced to close doors as wildfires rage...

AAD REPORTS 07/12/2017The home of Vincent van Gogh's Irises forced to close as a wild fire rages nearby. The famed Getty Center in Los Angeles was forced to keep its doors closed on Wednesday as a massive wildfire raged nearby. “The Getty Center is closed...[Read More]
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Wildfire Fire Prompts Evacuations, Traffic Disaster...

AAD REPORTS 06/12/2017Firefighters are battling a raging 150-acre brush fire that shut down the 405 Freeway near the world-famous Getty Center, prompting mandatory evacuations for residents and shutting down one of the busiest freeways in Los Angeles. By 1 p.m., all lanes...[Read More]
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The Hypos of Hypollergic: At It Again

AAD REPORTS 02/12/2017Over 120 Prominent Artists and Scholars Call on NYC to Take Down Racist Monuments - Hypollergic Who appointed these would be commissary guardians of public taste or morals?  Let's start with Sims, currently unfavorable because early medical case...[Read More]
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How to find a Frederic Edwin Church by accident

AAD REPORTS 28/11/2017The auctioneers had retrieved it from the attic; the surface of the painting was so dirty it looked as if it had been varnished with a mix of caramel and coal dust. Some of the paint was peeling off the canvas in an upper corner. The picture had...[Read More]
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Christie's American Sale, Photos and Prices...

AAD REPORTS 22/11/2017Below some of the works from the Christie's American sale of Tuesday 21 November. Lot 11. Thomas Hart Benton, Night Firing of Tobacco, Estimate $2-3 million - Price realised USD 2,652,500 Lot 12. William Aiken Walker, Big Cotton Plantation...[Read More]
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Happy Thanksgiving

Elliot Lee 21/11/2017On 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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Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

Robert Alexander Boyle 21/11/2017 Willard Metcalf, May Night, 1906, National Gallery of Art Tucked away in eastern Connecticut, just off the Interstate and across the Connecticut River, is an idyllic museum that once functioned as the first artist colony of American Impressionism. At...[Read More]
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Christie's American Sale, Santa Arrives Early to...

Robert Alexander Boyle 18/11/2017Perhaps a few weeks ago one would have thought something was odd when Sotheby's scheduled their American Paintings Sale a week ahead of time before their counterparts of Rockefeller Center. A court injunction against the Berkshire Museum from selling...[Read More]
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Real life Photos Made Famous By Artists - Flatiron...

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017Edward Steichen (1879-1973), Flatiron, 1904-1905 Emily DiDonato, Flatiron Building , 2016 - Follow Emily on Instagram @emilydidonato  [Read More]
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JFK Assassination Records - 2017 Additional Documents...

AAD REPORTS 10/11/2017The Grassy Knoll never sleeps. The National Archives is releasing documents previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act.  The vast majority of the Collection (88%) has been open in full and released to the...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Niagara Falls

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2017 Horse Shoe Falls in Niagara by Earthofficial - Follow Earthofficial on Instagram @earthofficial  Frederic Church, Niagara, 1856, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC You may also like to read: *  Storm King Mountain *  The...[Read More]
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Berkshire Museum court case to be decided Monday

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2017As Berkshire Museum art sale nears, Attorney General's Office gains ground - but takes a hit. PITTSFIELD — The wait for a pivotal Berkshire Museum court ruling continued into the weekend, as legal briefs swelled a case file and the clock ticked down to...[Read More]
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The Fine Art of Recovering a Broken Arrow

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2017Bob Hicks was spending a cold December night in his barracks 53 years ago at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City when the phone rang. It was the chief of his missile maintenance team, who dispatched Hicks to an incident at an underground...[Read More]
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Art of Disinformation, how the FBI made up stories to...

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2017A secret FBI dossier on civil rights leader Martin Luther King alleges that he had a string of affairs and other "sexual aberrations", as well as links to the Communist Party. It is dated just three weeks before Dr King's assassination in April...[Read More]
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Hypo Homo: Berserk Battle Over the Berkshire Museum...

AAD REPORTS 03/11/2017Homos getting Hysterical After throwing the Berkshires into chaos in July, Pittsfield’s storied Berkshire Museum has found itself brought up in front of Berkshire County’s Superior Court. The museum had bet everything on...[Read More]
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Campbell Planned for a Feast

Robert Alexander Boyle 31/10/2017Tantric Tom Explored a Chinese Cave It is a fact, the New York Post punches hard on scandelous topics. While the rest of the art world slowly digested the drip, drip drip of news that former Metropolitan Museum Director Tom Campbell was probably guilty...[Read More]
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Tantric Tom Campbell: Instagram Insights to the...

AAD REPORTS 31/10/2017 First Published April 5th 2017 A self inflicted wound it seems into the reasons for his departure from the fabled museum. These images offer an informed look at the tastes savored by Tom Campbell posted on Instagram. Some of them when one looks at the...[Read More]
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Robert H. Boyle, Age 88; Writer, Environmentalist...

AAD REPORTS 30/10/2017IN MEMORIAM   COOPERSTOWN – Noted author and environmentalist Robert H. Boyle passed away May 19, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He was 88 years old. Born on Aug. 21, 1928 in Brooklyn, he was the son of Elizabeth Coundouris Boyle and...[Read More]
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Berkshire Museum and Its Art Collection

AAD REPORTS 25/10/2017Let’s face it, the Berkshire Museum is in a deep financial hole, which is growing annually. The neighbourhood - once prosperous - is now abandoned and the local audience for the museum is very limited indeed. I doubt very much if anyone from the...[Read More]
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Alien Invasion?

AAD REPORTS 08/10/2017A Wyoming man accused of public intoxication allegedly told police he traveled from the year 2048 to warn mankind of an impending invasion by extraterrestrials. Bryant Johnson issued his grave warning to Casper police Monday night after officers were...[Read More]
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The Problem with Perenyi Meets the Old William Aiken...

AAD REPORTS 06/10/2017 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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Carrington Event, 1859 and Its Effect on American...

Robert Alexander Boyle 03/10/2017 From August 29th until September 2, 1859 British astronomer Richard Carrington made scientific history as he documented the first observed sun spots, solar flares and an associated Aura Borealis that reached the Earth a day and a half later when that...[Read More]
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Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

Robert Alexander Boyle 29/09/2017 Situated along the river in north Yonkers is the appropriately named Hudson River Museum. Easily overlooked by the colossus to the south, it is a charming place to visit, especially when the weather is nice, which would make it as these photos show, a...[Read More]
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Burning Man 2017: Last Batch of Photos

AAD REPORTS 29/09/2017Silvia licius @ Burning Man 2017 - Follow Silvia on Instagram @silvialicius Burning Man, Black Rock 2017 - Follow randomactsoftravel on Instagram @randomactsoftravel Burning Man, Black Rock 2017 - Follow dropyourillusion on Instagram...[Read More]
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A Reason to Drive a Classic American Muscle Car

AAD REPORTS 26/09/2017Follow Cameron Mackie on Instagram @cameron__mackie You may also like to read: * Tahiti, Yesterday & Today * Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Jamaica * Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Storm King Mountain  [Read More]
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More Burning Man Photos

AAD REPORTS 24/09/2017Silvia licius @ Burning Man 2017 - Follow Silvia on Instagram @silvialicius Tommy Kennard @ Burning Man 2017 - Follow Tommy on Instagram @tommykennard Cindy Prado - Follow Cindy on Instagram @cindyprado Hybycozo @ Burning Man 2017 - Follow...[Read More]
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New Britain Museum of American Art

Robert Alexander Boyle 22/09/2017 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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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Sequoias, Coming up for...

AAD REPORTS 21/09/2017Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Sequoias, Coming up for sale at Sotheby's. Instagram video of modern day visitors to a surviving grove of trees. Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Sequoias, Coming up for sale at Sothebys, being sold by the Berkshire...[Read More]
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Saratoga and the Mob

AAD REPORTS 18/09/2017SARATOGA SPRINGS — Operating in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they were known as the lake houses: Swanky, speakeasies and gambling clubs that attracted furs, diamonds, big money and the mafia.  Lining the east side of Lake Lonely, these flush...[Read More]
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Gallery Owner Alleges Major US Western Art Sale...

AAD REPORTS 18/09/2017RENO, Nev. (AP) - With Western American art long dismissed as unworthy of the fine art world, few collectors would have even cared 25 years ago if an early 20th century oil painting of cowboys or Indians on the frontier was authentic or not. Now, the...[Read More]
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Sotheby's Berkshire Museum Checklist

AAD REPORTS 16/09/2017Following on from our previous publication on the sale of works from the Berkshire Museum via Sotheby's auctioneers, the full museum checklist can now be seen in the link...[Read More]
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George Washington Discovery

AAD REPORTS 09/09/2017 Mansion Graffiti from Mount Vernon. Tom Reinhart, Deputy Director of Architecture describes an interesting find while performing preservation work in Mount Vernon's cupola. To take the Virtual Tour of Mount Vernon, Click...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Lake Tahoe

AAD REPORTS 07/09/2017  Sara Underwood on Lake Tahoe - Follow Sara on Instagram @saraunderwood     Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902) Lake Tahoe - Sold at Christie's for $3.2m in June 2017 You may also like to read: *  Richmond Hill *  Houses of...[Read More]
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Crispy Man

AAD REPORTS 05/09/2017Burning Man attendee jumps into flames   A Burning Man attendee was feared dead after jumping into the flames from the festival's burning effigy. Firefighters and other rescue crews chased the man, who slipped through a safety perimeter and...[Read More]
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It's Banging in Black Rock

AAD REPORTS 01/09/2017This year’s Burning Man kicked off with a bang, and there’s been plenty of banging going on ever since, with the final bang currently being lined up for burn day. Below are some our favourite moments from this Burning Man 2017, captured on social media....[Read More]
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Berkshire Museum to sell works by Norman Rockwell,...

AAD REPORTS 26/08/2017"Two prominent museum groups said the plan to sell works by Norman Rockwell, Alexander Calder and others would violate the organizations’ ethical codes." Valley of the Santa Ysabel,” an 1875 painting by Frederic Church, is among the 40 works that the...[Read More]
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Blue Boy Has Left The Building

AAD REPORTS 12/08/2017Perhaps Mould might like to visit the conservation lab and learn what a real Gainsborough looks like? Blue Boy has left the building! The prized painting is off to the conservation lab, where The Huntington Library will begin the preliminary analysis...[Read More]
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Modern Art at Yale, Part two of the Permanent...

Robert Alexander Boyle 12/08/2017Blessed 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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Right Vs. Wrong at the New Britain Museum of American...

AAD REPORTS 03/08/2017 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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Christies Caught Speeding

AAD REPORTS 29/07/2017A Luxembourg attorney who is also an art collector claims that Christie’s is canceling a purchase that he has already paid for because of an unspecified error. In April Philippe Dupont filed papers in federal court in New York to try to force Christie’s...[Read More]
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1940s Coney Island 'freak shows' best legs...

AAD REPORTS 16/07/2017It was a troubling decade: America was a nation healing from the Great Depression, and had spent four years engaged in a war that would devastate millions worldwide. But on the beaches of Coney Island, New Yorkers young and old could forget their...[Read More]
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Fort Wadsworth

AAD REPORTS 07/07/2017Fort Wadsworth: The longest continually-garrisoned military base in the USA. Positioned on The Narrows which divide New York Bay into Upper and Lower Bay, this fortification is the former United States military installation standing proud and tall on...[Read More]
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Pic of the Day - Mount Moran, Yesterday and Today

AAD REPORTS 04/07/2017Pic of the Day: American Museum of Western Art, Anschutz Collection, Denver, Colorado - 'Mount Moran', by Edward Hopper Sarah Underwood on Instagram at Mount Moran - follow @saraunderwood You may aslo like to read: *  Pic of the Day -...[Read More]
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Ralph Blakelock (1847-1919), Indian Ghosts and Other...

Robert Alexander Boyle 26/06/2017Middletown Homeopathic Hospital, Blakelock's Home from the 1890's to 1915 Ralph Albert Blakelock was born in New York City in 1847 the son of a physician. He graduated from the College of the City of New York, studied briefly at Cooper Union, and at the...[Read More]
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Tech Titans Pose A Business Ethics Question

AAD REPORTS 23/06/2017Wal-Mart realises Amazon cloud storage poses a "you have been cloned" issue. It's not just the Art market, apparently. IT'S WAR: Walmart is telling vendors to stop using Amazon's cloud   Walmart has issued a warning to tech companies it does...[Read More]
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Central Park Sculpture Guide along with Commentary by...

Robert Alexander Boyle 05/06/2017Situated in and around Central Park of New York City is a world class collection of sculpture that were it anywhere else it would be celebrated. Here it is largely overlooked and ignored, until one sees them in person and realizes something major is...[Read More]
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Robert H. Boyle, Age 88; Writer, Environmentalist

AAD REPORTS 03/06/2017IN MEMORIAM   COOPERSTOWN – Noted author and environmentalist Robert H. Boyle passed away May 19, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He was 88 years old. Born on Aug. 21, 1928 in Brooklyn, he was the son of Elizabeth Coundouris Boyle and...[Read More]
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Robert H. Boyle, a Watchdog of the Hudson River, Dies...

AAD REPORTS 23/05/2017Robert H. Boyle, a Brooklyn-born sportswriter and angler who became the unofficial guardian of the Hudson River as a crusading conservationist and a founder of a widely replicated watchdog group called Riverkeeper, died on Friday in Cooperstown, N.Y. He...[Read More]
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Bierstadt Masterpiece Depicting the American Eden Goes...

Robert Alexander Boyle 23/05/2017 “Sequoia Garden, Cathedral Forest, Calaveras County” by Albert Bierstadt (1840-1902) is remarkable for a number of reasons, its' monumental size (over sixty inches tall), it's subject (the old growth Sequoia trees) and its story, the fact...[Read More]
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New York City Auction Houses Must Reveal Irrevocable...

AAD REPORTS 15/05/2017Editors Note: As if auction house games were not complicated enough, a new asterisk (*) on certain sales results.   On September 9 2016 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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Are tech monopolies too large?

AAD REPORTS 22/04/2017As brick and mortar stores close at a record rate, a handful of titans swallow up vast amounts of Commerce. We can't go back to horse shoes, but antitrust sanctions for potential bad behavior looms in the near future as rivals ponder their...[Read More]
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Navajo Portrait by Edward Curtis

AAD REPORTS 18/04/2017Edward S. Curtis was a prolific American photographer known for his amazing work of capturing the Native American peoples. He took over 40,000 photographic images from over 80 tribes. He recorded tribal lore and history, and he described traditional...[Read More]
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With Rumors, Scandal, and Budget Issues, What Broke...

AAD REPORTS 18/04/2017Metropolitan Museum circa 1914 One Monday last month, Thomas P. Campbell, the departing director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, stooped silently over a burial suit of jade tiles threaded with gold, circa 100 B.C. In this private moment, he had his...[Read More]
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The MET: Campbell "Goumar" Revealed

AAD REPORTS 04/04/2017Bomb Shell allegation, former Met Director: "Bow tie with the Asian Girlfriend"    Thomas Campbell and Teresa Lai There Are More Girlfriends Allegedly to Come Out In The Wash   An Upper West Side woman is at the center of a...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Grand Canyon

AAD REPORTS 03/04/2017Gintare Sudziute at The Grand Canyon - Follow Gintare on Instagram @missbabyg Thomas Moran (American, 1837-1926). Mountain Lion in Grand Canyon (Lair of the Mountain Lion)                      ...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - California Spring

AAD REPORTS 02/04/2017Emily Ratajkowski California Spring - follow Emily on Instagram @emrata Granville Redmond (1871-1935) celebrate a California spring for the ages [Read More]
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Legends of the Past, When Led Zeppelin Met Elvis

AAD REPORTS 23/03/2017 The passing of music legend Chuck Berry at the age of ninety this past week has prompted much music nostalgia. Berry, who was wild in his ways, at least lived to a ripe old age. Not so was the case of his contemporary Elvis Presley who died some forty...[Read More]
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Civil War Erupts in Guggenheim Family (again)

AAD REPORTS 22/03/2017Gore Vidal once described Peggy Guggenheim “as the last of Henry James’s transatlantic heroines, Daisy Miller with rather more balls.” Guggenheim, who died in 1979 at the age of 81, has also been called everything from...[Read More]
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Marsden Hartley's Maine, Met-Breuer

Robert Alexander Boyle 22/03/2017 This past week saw the opening of an excellent exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Breuer annex on 75th and Madison. At a time when the museum had been under severe criticism and even saw the resignation of its director Thomas Campbell, a...[Read More]
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