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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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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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Auction of Frank Sinatra memorabilia fetches...

AAD REPORTS 07/12/2018Big bids . . . they’ve had a few! Personal items belonging to Frank Sinatra and first wife Barbara went up for auction Thursday — some of which quickly fetched more than a half-million dollars. Buyers at Sotheby’s Upper East Side venue and online...[Read More]
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Cottage door, a reminder for stunt to see a real...

AAD REPORTS 07/12/2018Cottage Door by Thomas Gainsborough - learn more about the artist, here You may also like to read: *  Stunt Calls Bernie Ecclestone An Evil Dwarf *  Stunt no billionaire, Petra Ecclestone seeks £16m limit on divorce payout [Read More]
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Italian Court Orders Getty Museum To Return Statue To...

AAD REPORTS 06/12/2018Paisans reneague again, shady court verdict demands Greek bronze back because it's Italian; which it's not. Getty still has much to answer for. These goombahs are not going away - Getty might have to make an offer they can't refuse. Italy's highest...[Read More]
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Sotheby's and the bonfires of the forgeries

AAD REPORTS 05/12/2018Another Old Master has been tossed onto the bonfires of the forgeries by Sotheby’s International. A painting auctioned at Sotheby’s New York in 2012 as being an “extremely high quality” Circle of Parmigianino they now say is fake. But is Sotheby’s really...[Read More]
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Insider Dealing

AAD REPORTS 30/11/2018The Gallery owner calls up the Artist and tells him that he has good news and bad news. The Artist says give me the good news. Well, the Gallery owner says, I sold ten of your paintings today. The Artist replies, OK, what's the bad news? The Gallery...[Read More]
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It’s All Gogh: Arken and Tate Reconsider Vincent van...

AAD REPORTS 24/11/2018It will convey a more nuanced perspective than Douglas’s portrayal and, along with the Tate Britain’s UK-focused take on the artist, due to open next spring, it shows that there’s still plenty of scope for major institutions to continue to explore the...[Read More]
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DaVinci found now lost?

AAD REPORTS 24/11/2018Salvator Mundi vanished after it was sold last year for $450 million. There are fears for its safety. Wanted: Leonardo da Vinci’s spectacular Salvator Mundi, the long-lost, then found painting of Christ — the “saviour of the world” — holding an orb....[Read More]
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The Offense of Creative Content

AAD REPORTS 23/11/2018First published 14.01.2015 In recent days and weeks two events have become worldwide news: the cyber attack on Sony, and the horrific barbarity of the Charlie Hebdo massacre. Both incidents were inspired by creative content that certain parties found...[Read More]
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Rembrandt painting for sale comes with artist's...

AAD REPORTS 23/11/2018Forensic analysis has become a useful tool for auction houses ferreting out art forgeries. In the case of an almost 400-year-old portrait by the Dutch master Rembrandt, two fingerprints found on the bottom edge of the painting may help it earn its $8...[Read More]
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Old Venice in Motion and Colour

AAD REPORTS 22/11/2018Queen City of the Adriatic and an artist haunt for centuries. Venice, Italy is one of the preeminent tourist destinations of the world with an estimate 18 million visitors a year based upon 50,000 per day.   James Abbot Macneil Whistler...[Read More]
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Berkshire Art Museum sells off 2 more paintings in bid...

AAD REPORTS 21/11/2018Moran and Durrie sold.  PITTSFIELD - Two more paintings formerly owned by the Berkshire Art Museum were sold off Friday at Sotheby's American Art auction in New York City in a bid to raise money for the museum. George Henry Durrie's Hunter in...[Read More]
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Archaeologists uncover erotic Zeus art in Pompeii

AAD REPORTS 20/11/2018Pompeii archeologists announced Monday the discovery of this erotic depiction of the Greek myth “Leda and the Swan,” which was hidden under ash for centuries. It’s believed to have adorned a bedroom wall in a home at the center of the ancient city, near...[Read More]
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At 81, Frank Stella is Still America's Most...

AAD REPORTS 19/11/2018On the eve of a sprawling museum exhibition that gives special emphasis to his drawings and models, legendary New York artist Frank Stella reveals the ins and outs of his ever-evolving methodology. 81-year-old Frank Stella has been a legendary figure in...[Read More]
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Billionaire ‘outbid on everything’ with art sales...

AAD REPORTS 19/11/2018So who bought what in the recent sales?  Buyers have spent more than $1.4 billion during the first four days of a weeklong marathon of art auctions in New York, undeterred by wobbly stock markets, Brexit angst, and global trade tensions. They...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. AAD - Wipe Out

AAD REPORTS 19/11/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite artist. To learn more about the band The Surfaris, click here Follow Ms. Tammy Hembrow on...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Statue of Liberty

AAD REPORTS 18/11/2018Statue of Liberty ready for export, Paris c1885 - follow Old_Paris_Photos 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...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: Let's Dance

AAD REPORTS 18/11/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite artist. Follow the David Bowie page on instagram, here, and keep up with David Bowie news on...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. AAD - Sweet Home Alabama

AAD REPORTS 11/11/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite artist.  Follow Lynyrd Skynrd on instagram, here Follow Ms. Alicia Marie on instagram,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Loch Coruisk,...

AAD REPORTS 10/11/2018Loch Coruisk, Scotland 2017 - follow Love Great Britain on Instagram @lovegreatbritain_nl Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) Loch Coruisk, Skye (‘Loch Coriskin’) 1831 @NationalgalleriesScotland You may also like to visit: *  Flatiron...[Read More]
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Cleveland in the House

AAD REPORTS 09/11/2018Cleveland Ohio has become a hub of activity for visual artists. It’s a hotbed of creativity. How did we get here? * Is Cleveland a model for similar scale cities? * Are there specific strategies that act as catalysts? * Is it bottom up or top...[Read More]
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Weinstein Project ‘Boys In The Boat’ Afloat Again with...

AAD REPORTS 09/11/2018Pic is based on the bestselling Daniel James Brown book The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, and tells the underdog story of the University of Washington men’s rowing team. The squad defeated...[Read More]
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The Whitney Museum’s Andy Warhol Show Is More Than His...

AAD REPORTS 08/11/2018The Campbell soup cans are there. The piled-high Brillo boxes are there. There are the many faces of Jackie O, and there is Andy Warhol himself colored a livid green in a self-portrait from 1986, his feathery hair jutting out at many angles as if...[Read More]
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Swiss Business Ethics? Are you sure.....

AAD REPORTS 08/11/2018"The Gray Market: Why Art Basel’s New Ethics Rules Are Good News for the Market (and Other Insights)" Artnet  Swiss business ethics? Might that qualify for one of the world's thinnest books? Previously they contributed to: *  Holocaust Art...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: 9 to 5

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite artist. Follow Ms. Dolly Parton on instagram, here Follow Ms. Effy Harvard on instagram,...[Read More]
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New Van Gogh exhibition explores British...

AAD REPORTS 06/11/2018More than 45 paintings by Vincent van Gogh will go on show next year at an exhibition exploring the influence of British art and culture on the “brilliant and unhappy genius”. Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890) Self-portrait 1889 © National Gallery of...[Read More]
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Hamburg Art Dealer at the Centre of Nazi-Looted...

AAD REPORTS 03/11/2018Art Recovery International is currently undertaking an investigation into the location and recovery of a painting by Edgar Degas that was looted by the Nazis in France in 1940. Research has concentrated on the owner of a gallery in Hamburg, where the...[Read More]
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Hartley with $30m estimate Guaranteed

AAD REPORTS 03/11/2018Sotheby’s is gambling that it can shatter previous auction records for the artists Marsden Hartley and Ludwig Meidner in its Impressionist and Modern evening sale on 12 November in New York. The paintings, which form part of a themed sale called The...[Read More]
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How Conspiracy Theories Shape Art

AAD REPORTS 03/11/2018As this convulsive, cacophonous midterm election campaign reaches its end, no exhibition captures the national mood quite like “Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy,” a nightmarish show at the Met Breuer. Its conjuring of American conspiracy...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: A little bit of Soul, Northern...

AAD REPORTS 03/11/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite instagram artist.  Follow John Newman on Instagram, here "Today I am finally wearing my...[Read More]
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NASA fifty years ago, final frontier

AAD REPORTS 30/10/2018Almost fifty years ago the United States pushed the boundaries of mankind to places previously inconceivable. To show the scale of that achievement no state or group of Nations has duplicated that feat. Nobody else has ever designed a rocket this...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Coney Island

AAD REPORTS 24/10/2018Samantha Hoopes @ Coney Island, 2016 - follow Samantha on Instagram @samanthahoopes  Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) French / American - Wonderland Circus, Sideshow Coney Island. 1930  You may also like to read:     *...[Read More]
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That Painting of Trump Having a Diet Coke With Abraham...

AAD REPORTS 16/10/2018President Donald Trump liked a painting of him having drinks with Abraham Lincoln, Richard Nixon and Teddy Roosevelt so much that he called the artist on the phone and then put a print of it in the White House. Called “The Republican Club,” the print of...[Read More]
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Blind locker buy yields millions at auction

AAD REPORTS 15/10/2018Storage auction yields million dollar payday on rediscovered Willem DeKooning.  This who-gets-hurt locker turned out to be a treasure chest. A Chelsea gallery owner who blindly plunked down $15,000 for a storage locker only to find it held a...[Read More]
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PEM Executive Director and CEO, Dan Monroe, Announces...

AAD REPORTS 11/10/2018SALEM, MA –– Dan Monroe, the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Executive Director and CEO of the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) for 25 years, announced his retirement today. Monroe will continue to lead PEM until September, 2019 following the summer opening...[Read More]
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Banksy self destruct

AAD REPORTS 07/10/2018After being sold for just over £1m, Banksy has performed one of the most daring stunts ever seen in the art market. He arranged for one of his best known works - Girl with Balloon - to self destruct after the hammer came down on the recent sale at...[Read More]
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Billionaire Slaps Sotheby's With $380 Million...

AAD REPORTS 03/10/2018Lost in the fog of legal combat and tabloid headlines is the fact Rybolovlev has been put on the sanctioned Oligarchs list by the Trump Administration. After one saw the DaVinci sell for $450 million last year perhaps these Bouvier-Rybolovlev lawsuits...[Read More]
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10,000 BC rediscovered, this Prehistoric art implies...

AAD REPORTS 01/10/2018Prehistoric art surrounding 32 villages hints at lost Indian civilisation. The discovery of rock carvings believed to be tens of thousands of years old in India's western state of Maharashtra has greatly excited archaeologists who believe they hold...[Read More]
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Titanic Memories up for auction

AAD REPORTS 01/10/2018Titanic rescuer's gold Tiffany pocket watch up for auction. A gold Tiffany pocket watch presented to the captain of Titanic rescue ship Carpathia is up for auction in the U.K. The watch was presented to Captain Sir Arthur Henry Rostron by the widows...[Read More]
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Zeppo's revenge or just Monkey Business, Sinatra...

AAD REPORTS 01/10/2018Auction of Frank Sinatra items continue rift between daughters Nancy and Tina with the late Barbara, Franks widow, the former Mrs. Zeppo Marx. Frank Sinatra’s widow may be continuing her feud with her stepchildren, a year after her death. Her estate...[Read More]
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Zangbeto Voodoo festival shows strength of...

AAD REPORTS 29/09/2018Ecumenical in the 21st century. AJIDO, Nigeria — Excitement grew in the crowd as the Zangbeto Voodoo festival reached a climax, with scores of colorful palm-frond figures representing the traditional guardian of the night. As men and women in white...[Read More]
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Led Zeppelin Face Retrial in ‘Stairway to Heaven’...

AAD REPORTS 29/09/2018Led Zeppelin will go back to court for a retrial more than two years after winning a suit that alleged the band plagiarized “Stairway to Heaven.” San Francisco’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the jury’s verdict Friday, according to NBC News....[Read More]
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The Internet Echoes Artists Past: It's called anatomy,...

AAD REPORTS 29/09/2018Follow @ang2art on Instagram, and learn more about Bert from Sesame Street, here In mammals, the vagina is the elastic, muscular part of the female genital tract. In humans, it extends from the vulva to the cervix. The outer vaginal opening is normally...[Read More]
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Mystery box no more

AAD REPORTS 26/09/2018Dark hairs do tell tales as a mistranscription revealed shows that Constance Queniaux as the sitter for the most controversial painting by Gustave Courbet. Gustave Courbet 'Origin of the World' - learn more about the artist, here One of the...[Read More]
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Google Doodle Celebrates Discovery of Altamira Cave...

AAD REPORTS 24/09/2018Spanish cave paintings date back 36,000 years as tested by the radioactive decay of Uranium into Thorium and Helium. The same test used recently to establish age of gold smelter objects as pioneered by Dr. Otto Eugster at the Physics Institute...[Read More]
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Paddling After Tom, A Canoe Lake Mystery In The...

AAD REPORTS 24/09/2018100 years after the death of Canadas greatest painter, Tom Thomson, the mystery still lingers. A part-time paddler heads to Algonquin Park, Ontario to learn more about Canada’s most famous painter and his mysterious death over 100 years...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Golden Retrievers

AAD REPORTS 23/09/2018 Niels Aagaard Lützen (1826 - 1890) Denmark, Golden Retriever in Wooded landscape, 1853 - Oil on canvas Brady the Golden Pup, 2016 - Follow Brady on Instagram @bradythegoldenpup First published 1.06.2017 You may also like to read: * ...[Read More]
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The Open Case File On Cadillac Frank: Federal...

AAD REPORTS 21/09/2018Mobster capo, implicated by sources in the Gardner Heist, committed many hits in his life then spent years in the federal witness retirement program for wiseguys who use selective memory to settle scores. Former New England Mafia boss Francis P....[Read More]
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How Alex Parish and Robert Simon found the lost...

AAD REPORTS 20/09/2018From a 1958 sale in London to a 2005 auction in New Orleans, the missing pieces of the great works rediscovery gradually get filled in. Salvatore Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci’s rediscovered painting of Christ as the world’s savior,...[Read More]
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Barbara and Frank Sinatra Auction

AAD REPORTS 19/09/2018Sotheby's is set to auction items from the estate of Barbara Sinatra, including entertainment memorabilia, art and jewelry belonging to the late model and socialite as well as her husband Frank Sinatra. The auction house will hold a series of sales...[Read More]
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Captain Cook's ship Endeavour may have been found off...

AAD REPORTS 19/09/2018HMS Endeavor found in Newport Harbor, or just behind this location painted by George Harvey (1800-1878) "Long Wharf of Newport with Trinity Church in the Distance" The channel to Goat Island would be immediately behind the artist, the Kensett location is...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past Greatest Hits

AAD REPORTS 17/09/2018With a new season in the art market just about to kick right off, we thought it an appropriate moment to publish the 'Instagram Echoes Artists Past'  top five greatest hits to date; in short the most popular publications so far. In addition,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Self Portraits

AAD REPORTS 16/09/2018Follow Effy Harvard on Instagram, @effyharvard Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun self portrait c1782 - learn more about the artist, here You may also like to read Instagram Echoes : *  The Folies-Bergère *  The Flatiron...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: The good, the bad and the...

AAD REPORTS 15/09/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite instagram artist. Follow Ms. Patience Silva on Instagram, here Follow Ms. Dana Hamm on...[Read More]
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Cockney gone Cali David Hockney painting expected to...

AAD REPORTS 13/09/2018Brit turned southern California native David Hockney produced a pool painting back in the 1960s that is expected to shatter the auction record by a living artist. One of David Hockney's famous "pool paintings" is coming to auction and is expected to...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Picnics

AAD REPORTS 07/09/2018Follow Ms. Bryana Holly on Instagram, here James Tissot (1836-1902) Saint Johns Wood Holiday, 1876, Tate Britain, London, UK - learn more about the artist here You may also like to read: *  Mount Moran *  Monument Valley *  The...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The...

AAD REPORTS 07/09/2018Follow Sara Underwood on Instagram, here Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883)  A Bar at the Folies Bergere c1881 -  learn more about the artist, here You may also like to read: *  Mount Moran *  Monument Valley *  The Grand...[Read More]
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Brazil, lack of sprinkler system confirmed

AAD REPORTS 05/09/2018Brazil, lack of sprinkler system confirmed: To read more on MSN: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/brazilians-see-metaphor-for-their-struggles-in-museum-fire/ar-BBMNmA7?li=BBnbcA1 To read more on The Daily...[Read More]
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Louvre Abu Dhabi postpones display of Leonardo's...

AAD REPORTS 05/09/2018Debut delayed. Christ by Leonardo appearing in the Islamic world may prove challenging. The Louvre Abu Dhabi has indefinitely postponed the unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, the world’s most expensive painting, which has been the...[Read More]
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Maybe Russian culture isn't dead

AAD REPORTS 03/09/2018Maybe Russian culture isn't dead. Click Image to learn more https://www.instagram.com/p/BnOxxzLgMj9/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1k3xehj7wd8ho  [Read More]
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Brazil redefines uselessness, laziness and...

AAD REPORTS 03/09/2018Salsa and soccer may be fun, but why were no sprinkler systems installed? A little Anglo-Saxon function goes a long way to avoiding such a catastrophe. Two hundred year old museum goes up in flames. A huge fire ravaged Brazil's 200-year-old National...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: Burning Man 2018

AAD REPORTS 01/09/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite instagram artist.  Metronome's 'Basic Evolution': videography by Edgar, starring Alexis Ren...[Read More]
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Provocative Erdogan statue erected for German art...

AAD REPORTS 28/08/2018BERLIN (AP) — A golden effigy of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan evoking the famous statue of Saddam Hussein has been erected in a central German city as part of an art festival whose motto is "bad news." The larger-than-life statue in the...[Read More]
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Venus

AAD REPORTS 23/08/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite instagram artist.  Follow Viki Odintcova here Follow Jessicas Naz on Instagram,...[Read More]
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New Tape removal techniques leads to major...

AAD REPORTS 16/08/2018The world of art restoration moves a bit slower than others. You know this is the case when a new method for removing tape from prints and drawings makes news. But here we are. This week, a group researchers at the University of Florence published a...[Read More]
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Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul,' dead at 76

AAD REPORTS 16/08/2018Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" whose recordings of such classics as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools" made her the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer. She was...[Read More]
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Alright now?

AAD REPORTS 14/08/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite instagram artist.     Follow Emily Ratajkowski on Instagram, here Follow Viki...[Read More]
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Nicholson painting bought for £165k is 'fake'

AAD REPORTS 13/08/2018For once Mould was right. The forensic evidence points toward the artist and the so called expert Patricia Reed gets A.A.D.'s nomination for our first ever dark glasses, white cane and seeing eye dog award because clearly she is blind.  A...[Read More]
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The two mystery paintings that sunk Sotheby's...

AAD REPORTS 13/08/2018The art market is not always what it seems. Sotheby's stock price is under pressure — shedding more than 5 percent in trading Monday — after the company's earnings showed a decline in margins. Much of the margin decline was due to two paintings that...[Read More]
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British Museum Cracks Cold Case, Identifies Looted...

AAD REPORTS 11/08/2018Relics of Sumeria saved. Based on expert analysis conducted by a specialized team, the British Museum announced it has identified eight 5,000-year-old artifacts believed to have been looted from a temple during the 2003 Iraq War, reports The...[Read More]
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Instagram vs You Tube - Boom

AAD REPORTS 08/08/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your instagram favourite artist.  “Act natural” 🤷🏼‍♀️" said Jami - follow Jami-Lee Boyle, here "Feeling...[Read More]
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Seward House painting 'Portage Falls on the Genesee'...

AAD REPORTS 30/07/2018SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A classic painting that was removed from the walls of Auburn's Seward House Museum more than five years ago is finally going to be sold, potentially for more than $18 million. Cole Thomas Portage Falls on the Genesee 1839 The sale of...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Sequoia's

AAD REPORTS 30/07/2018Rachell Vallori @ Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks - follow Rachel on Instagram, here Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), "The Great Trees, Mariposa Grove, California Grove, 1876" Private Coll., Seattle WA - learn more about Albert Bierstadt, here You...[Read More]
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Science Matters

Robert Alexander Boyle 29/07/2018Someday forensic examination of overly fanciful furniture of CH will aspire to such knowledge. We can guess what happens then... "This year, an international team of scientists, conservators and researchers have undertaken a technical examination of our...[Read More]
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THOMAS COLE: Eden to Empire

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2018Known for epic vistas, dramatic natural settings, and imaginative landscapes, Thomas Cole’s work depicts nature at its most powerful and vulnerable. His paintings glory in the unique terrain of the American Northeast – largely still unspoiled in his time...[Read More]
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In Van Gogh's Foot Steps

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2018Editor'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 - Mount Hood, Oregon

AAD REPORTS 26/07/2018Ms. Sara Underwood at Mount Hood, Oregon - Follow Sara on Instagram @saraunderwood  Albert Bierstadt (1830 - 1902) Mount Hood 1869 - Portland Art Museum - learn more about Albert Bierstadt, here You may also like to visit: *  Mount...[Read More]
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A masterwork goes missing

AAD REPORTS 26/07/2018 The insurance payout for ''Woman and Child'' wasn't revealed, but Leger's work fetches an average $2.8 million. Lost Leger   A prized 1921 painting by the French cubist Fernand Leger has been lost - perhaps unintentionally thrown out - by...[Read More]
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Denver Art Museum will be only U.S. stop for biggest...

AAD REPORTS 24/07/2018The Denver Art Museum will be the only U.S. museum to show the most comprehensive survey of Claude Monet paintings in two decades when it opens “Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature” next year, officials announced today. The exhibition will fill three...[Read More]
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The Whitney Is No longer an Art Museum

AAD REPORTS 23/07/2018Protesting starts to wear thin:  "Rounding the corner to enter the exhibit, I encountered the most fascinating combination of leftism and bad taste ever assembled. There was a mosaic of anti-Vietnam signs, which displayed the hippies’ talents for...[Read More]
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Gallery owner's $15K gamble on storage locker may pay...

AAD REPORTS 23/07/2018Storage sale may pay big dividends It was the offer of a lifetime he almost refused. A Chelsea art gallery owner hit the jackpot when he took a $15,000 gamble on a storage locker and discovered that its contents held a half-dozen paintings believed...[Read More]
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Robert Motherwell painting thought stolen 40 years ago...

AAD REPORTS 21/07/2018A painting by the modernist master Robert Motherwell that disappeared from a New York warehouse in 1978 and was presumed stolen has been returned after 40 years, federal law enforcement officials announced. U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman unveiled the...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. AAD - Love

AAD REPORTS 25/06/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite artist.     'Love' by Robert Indiana - from London Calling part 2 -...[Read More]
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Herman O. Herzog (1832-1932), The Herzog that Became A...

AAD REPORTS 22/06/2018In November 1999 Christies held yet another extraordinary sale, this time in their newly established Rockefeller Center location, even they did not anticipate the success that lay ahead. In that sale was the lot that seven years earlier at Altermann and...[Read More]
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'King Arthur' castle discovery: Mysterious inscription...

AAD REPORTS 22/06/2018A mysterious inscription from the seventh century has been discovered in the ruins of an English castle associated with the legend of King Arthur. The inscription, which combines Latin writing, Greek letters and Christian symbols, was found on a 2-foot...[Read More]
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Hermann Herzog (1832-1932), Expanding the Master List,...

AAD REPORTS 21/06/2018 While researching the artists known Yosemite works, very few were to be found, until a reference appeared to an auction the artist held in 1899, and from there a copy of the catalogue appeared.   The abundance of...[Read More]
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Hermann Herzog (1832-1932), Revisiting the Masterlist...

AAD REPORTS 21/06/2018 Following the trail of artists long since dead presents unique challengnes. The Hudson River School and its painters best illustrate how artists once in fashion fell into utter obscurity only to be rediscovered many decades if not a full century later....[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Death Valley

AAD REPORTS 12/06/2018Daisy Lea @ Death Valley, 2017 - follow Daisy on Instagram @daisylea1 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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Russia 2018 referee filmed accepting cash bribe, quits...

AAD REPORTS 08/06/2018Sticky fingered sootie caught on film soliciting for bribes to rig Putin's World Cup.   A wild undercover investigation into African soccer has revealed several referees and a member of the FIFA council reportedly accepting cash gifts, including...[Read More]
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New Derivatives: Andy Warhol Painting to Be Sold via...

AAD REPORTS 08/06/2018Blockchain platform Maecenas has announced today, June 7, that it will hold the “world’s first cryptocurrency art auction”, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. The platform will be selling fractional ownership of Andy Warhol’s 14...[Read More]
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NASA to investigate 10,000 year old paintings 'of...

AAD REPORTS 05/06/2018Ancient art that resembles Roswell, NM stories, truth remains stranger than fiction. NASA investigating. A NUMBER of prehistoric drawings have sparked a local government to seek the help of NASA after the images appeared to depict extraterrestrial...[Read More]
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Sam Francis catalogue raisonne goes on line

AAD REPORTS 05/06/2018Ah, the catalogue raisonné. It is one of life’s true pleasures: all of an artist’s work collected in one place, ready to be savored. Here at ARTnews headquarters, I keep a copy of Barnett Newman’s next to my desk and jealously guard it. My...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: Snoop

AAD REPORTS 03/06/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your favourite artist. "Well u see, according to dis encyclomopedia of pups I should be eager to please" said Brady the...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram : Don't Cha

AAD REPORTS 02/06/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your favourite artist.  "Loving Summer Already 🐬☀️🌊" said Daisy Lea "Tahiti 📍" follow Alexis Ren, here Georgia...[Read More]
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Sticky Fingers, Again

AAD REPORTS 01/06/2018Sticky fingered sootie caught on film soliciting for bribes to rig Putin's World Cup.   A wild undercover investigation into African soccer has revealed several referees and a member of the FIFA council reportedly accepting cash gifts, including...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes of Artists Locations Past - Cheyne...

AAD REPORTS 01/06/2018View from Cheyne Walk, London 2016 London, Cheyne Walk - James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903) Nocturne, Battersea Bridge   You may also like to read: *  Saddleback Mountain, Maine *  London from Greenwich Park  [Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: Flight of the Valkyries

AAD REPORTS 31/05/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your favourite artist.  "Just a random snapshot" said Sara, follow Sara @saradoku "Shoutout to the babes who get...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. Instagram: No Sleep

AAD REPORTS 29/05/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your favourite Instagram artist. "La bella vita ☀️ 👗" said Silvia, follow Silvia Caruso, here "Decked out in my...[Read More]
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