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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in Britain

AAD REPORTS 17/01/2018The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be displayed in Britain after President Macron agreed to let it leave French shores for the first time in 950 years, The Times has learnt. Mr Macron is expected to announce the historic loan of the artwork,...[Read More]
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Simon de Pury Wins Legal Battle for $10M Gauguin...

AAD REPORTS 16/01/2018Simon DePury on Instagram @simondepury "This morning Mr. Justice Morgan at the High Court in London gave his verdict on the court case relating to the sale of Paul Gauguin’s masterpiece Nafea faa Ipoipo. I am delighted with the outcome of this case and...[Read More]
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Gardner Heist Perps, Unmasked At Last?

Robert Alexander Boyle 13/01/2018FBI SKETCHES OF THE ART THIEVES IN BOSTON, MARCH 1990 March 18, 1990 saw the biggest museum heist take place in American history as the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston was robbed by thieves dressed up as cops. Since that time numerous stories...[Read More]
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Francis 'Cadillac Frank' Salemme prepping for...

AAD REPORTS 13/01/2018Former mob boss 'Cadillac Frank' Salemme  Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme, former godfather of the New England Mafia, will make his first public appearance in a decade next month when he’s hauled into court to help prepare for his federal murder...[Read More]
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Bad Guys Bedevil The Art Market

Robert Alexander Boyle 12/01/2018Ken Perenyi, art forger and predator has not, as many hoped, disappeared. He has merely decamped. Perenyi who is just as much a two-bit crook as any ambulance chasing attorney or sketchy stock broker, has fled the "heat" in New York to re-heat his idiots...[Read More]
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Seal calls out Oprah Winfrey for hypocrisy

AAD REPORTS 12/01/2018Internationally renowned musician Seal trashed Oprah Winfrey on social media just days after her widely praised speech at the Golden Globe Awards on sexual misconduct in Hollywood, calling her a “part of the problem for decades.” Predator in action?...[Read More]
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Another Rediscovered Leonardo?

AAD REPORTS 12/01/2018As Christie’s aggressively marketed Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundibefore the work sold for an astonishing $450m last November, the art world raged anew with questions about the painting’s attribution—even though London’s National Gallery had...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Montparnasse railway...

AAD REPORTS 11/01/2018Old locomotive plows thru second story terminal of Montparnasse rail station, 1895 - Follow old_paris_photos  on Instagram Albin Amelin (Sweden 1902-1975) Gare Montparnasse - Paris Montparnasse Train Station (1931) You may also like to...[Read More]
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Modigliani art exhibit found to be full of fakes

AAD REPORTS 10/01/2018ROME (AP) — Consumer advocates in Italy demanded refunds for ticketholders Wednesday after an expert concluded that almost all the paintings in a Genoa exhibition devoted to Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani were fakes. The expert, appointed by a Genoa...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Mariah Carey ends the...

AAD REPORTS 07/01/2018Times Square New York, 2018 - Mariah Carey ends the night with a beautiful performance. Happy 2018! Howard Thain (1891-1959), Great White Way, New York Historical Society You may also like to visit: *  Hawaii *  St Pauls,...[Read More]
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Looted Antiques Seized From Billionaire’s Home,...

Robert Alexander Boyle 07/01/2018Editor's Note: A state prosecutor claims these are stolen or looted. Correct if wrong, but "stolen" requires a police report.  Example: just after midnight on March 18, 1990 two men dressed up as cops came to the door of the Gardner Museum in...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Hawaii

AAD REPORTS 05/01/2018 Hawaii - Follow adriiwilliams on Instagram Eugene Savage (1883-1978), Along the Coast Hawaii You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  The Colosseum,...[Read More]
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Irate father Paul Sorvino threatens to kill M.F....

AAD REPORTS 04/01/2018Paul Sorvino has some strong words for Harvey Weinstein. “If I meet him on the street, he oughta hope that he goes to jail. Because if we come across [one another], I think he’ll be lying on the floor somehow, magically,” Sorvino,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Kaaterskill Falls

AAD REPORTS 04/01/2018A very frozen Kaaterskill Falls in January light by jimmullen7 - follow jimmullen7 on Instagram Thomas Cole, Kaaterskill, 1826 You may also like to read: *  Flames Of Autumn, Thomas Cole And The Birth Of The Hudson River School * ...[Read More]
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Producer Rick Hall, 'Father of Muscle Shoals Music,'...

AAD REPORTS 03/01/2018Legendary record producer and Fame studio owner Rick Hall, the man regarded as the "Father of Muscle Shoals Music," died early Tuesday morning, according to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Reportedly in declining health in recent months, Hall was...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Waterloo Place,...

AAD REPORTS 02/01/2018Waterloo Place, London, 1899. Photographer Leonard Misonne - follow old-london-photos on Instagram 'Waterloo Place', 1890, watercolour, by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith - follow Mayberry Fine Art on Instagram You may also like to visit: *  St...[Read More]
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The Deadliest Female Sniper in History

AAD REPORTS 01/01/2018In 1957 two women sat, stiff and formal, because of an unwelcome man. Fed up, the younger one grabbed the other, pulled her into a room, and locked the door despite the man’s protests. With him out of earshot, the friends reminisced. One was the wife of...[Read More]
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​Woman allegedly gets drunk on first date, destroys 2...

AAD REPORTS 28/12/2017HOUSTON — A Dallas woman is facing felony charges after police say she destroyed at least $300,000 worth of sculptures and original paintings - including two original Andy Warhol works - at the River Oaks home of well-known Houston trial lawyer...[Read More]
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Putin afraid of challenger

AAD REPORTS 28/12/2017Crafty Russian strongman Vladimir Putin figured out a way to guarantee that he wins re-election next year — by banning his chief rival from running. The Central Election Commission decided unanimously that the anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - St. Paul's from...

AAD REPORTS 27/12/2017St. Paul's from Ludgate, London c.1890 - Follow @old_london_photos on Instagram John O'Connor (1830 –1889) Irish, British - St. Paul's from Ludgate, London @ The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery You may also like to visit: *  London found in...[Read More]
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Journalists in court as President Erdogan tightens his...

AAD REPORTS 26/12/2017More than a dozen journalists appeared in court in Turkey on 25 December on terrorism charges after the failed military coup in 2016. At the same time President Erdogan released new decrees to boost his powers and sacked about 2,700 academics and...[Read More]
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Water seeks its own level

AAD REPORTS 25/12/2017Spoiled brat art scion Vito Schnabel facing time for dealing 'Shrooms' at Burning Man. What most don't know is any arrest at the late August to early September event being held on BLM land, local law enforcement gives way to federal jurisdiction. These...[Read More]
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The National Gallery of Art Releases Over 45,000...

AAD REPORTS 25/12/2017As esteemed art museums continue to digitize their archives, it’s becoming more and more effortless to view and learn about famous artworks by the world’s master painters, sculptors, and printmakers. So far, with over 45,000 digitally archived artworks,...[Read More]
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Art Dealer Allegedly Defrauded Clients and Other Art...

AAD REPORTS 23/12/2017Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York Division (“FBI”), announced on 15 December the unsealing...[Read More]
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Last da Vinci, may be not, another could be Hiding in...

AAD REPORTS 21/12/2017Turns out the $450 million Salvator Mundi was the “last da Vinci” only if you don't count one or two others. The Madonna of the Yarnwinder, Buccleuch version at The National Galleries of Scotland - Photographer: Antonia Reeve Before...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Richmond Hill

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2017Jasper 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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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Glen,...

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2017Not quite the Monarch of the Glen, but for the purposes of this publication - Follow Love Great Britain on Instagram @lovegreatbritain_nl Sir Edwin Landseer (1802 - 1873) The Monarch of the Glen c.1851 - Follow The National Galleries of Scotland on...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Niagara Falls, from...

AAD REPORTS 18/12/2017Niagara Falls, from the American Side by nystateparks - follow NY State Parks on Instagram @nystateparks Niagara Falls, from the American Side | National Galleries of Scotland - Follow N.G.Scotland on Instagram @natgalleriessco  You may also like...[Read More]
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A Vision of Finland

Elliot Lee 14/12/2017Full disclosure: I'd never heard of Akseli Gallen-Kallela, or even seen what is apparently one of the most popular works in the National Gallery in London 'Lake Keitele', and who, according to Anne Robbins (the Associate Curator of...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Bahamas

AAD REPORTS 13/12/2017Indre Kalts @ Paradise Islands Bahamas - Follow Indre on Instagram @IndreKalts Winslow Homer, Bahamas, 21x16 Inches - Image courtesy Sothebys You may also like to visit:  *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  Venice * ...[Read More]
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Influential art ladies gather for luncheon at Art...

AAD REPORTS 12/12/2017The most influential women in the art world gathered in Miami to celebrate artist Abigail DeVille, director of the city’s Institute of Contemporary Art Ellen Salpeter, and collector Irma Braman. Art Basel Magazine editor Sue Hostetler hosted the Women...[Read More]
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Socialite accused of torching ex’s art collection says...

AAD REPORTS 12/12/2017The divorce of Swiss tycoon Maurice Alain Amon and his New York socialite wife — who was accused of ruining millions of dollars worth of his $25 million art collection with a blowtorch — has taken another bizarre turn as her attorney says that...[Read More]
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‘Loving Vincent’ Passes $20 Million At Worldwide Box...

AAD REPORTS 11/12/2017The winner at Saturday night’s European Film Awards of the best European Animated Feature Film Award, Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman’s “Loving Vincent” has smashed past $20 million at the worldwide box office, an impressive and rare achievement for an...[Read More]
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Wintry Reflections

AAD REPORTS 10/12/2017 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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Complete Advertising Tosh: The Art Basel & UBS Art...

AAD REPORTS 09/12/2017McAndrew, who prepared this report, would be better off selling odds at a race track where horses run on sod in the wrong direction. For her to claim anywhere near full knowledge of the American market, is pure fiction. Further: For her to claim...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Humantay Mountain,...

AAD REPORTS 08/12/2017 Sara Underwood at Humantay Mountain, Paisaje Andino, Peru - Follow Sara on Instagram @saraunderwood 'Paisaje Andino' by Camilo Blas (1919-1985) Peru You may also like to visit: *  Yosemite *  The Three Tetons  *  Mount...[Read More]
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New Jimi Hendrix album with unreleased songs coming in...

AAD REPORTS 07/12/2017NEW YORK — Unreleased songs recorded by Jimi Hendrix between 1968 and 1970 will be released next year. Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings announced Wednesday that they will release Hendrix's "Both Sides of the Sky" on March 9, 2018. The 13-track...[Read More]
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The Mysterious Buyer of the $450 Million da Vinci...

AAD REPORTS 07/12/2017LONDON — He is a little-known Saudi prince from a remote branch of the royal family, with no history as a major art collector, and no publicly known source of great wealth. But the prince, Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, is the...[Read More]
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The Enemy At The Gate Revealed

AAD REPORTS 04/12/2017Hypoallergic is rescued from a dangerous gerbil ATTACK Habitrail becomes dangerous The Enemy At The Gate Revealed AAD Reports At least Hypoallergic can take some comfort in the knowledge that their enemies, a well known gang of...[Read More]
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Spain says No

AAD REPORTS 04/12/2017In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine against the heir and collector, a member of...[Read More]
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Berkshire Museum vs. Norman Rockwell Family: Lawsuit...

AAD REPORTS 02/12/2017The biggest art-world headline of 2017 is probably, “Leonardo Gets Sold for $450 Million,” but the biggest art-world story of 2017 looks like the little Berkshire Museum’s quest to sell $70 million worth of art to finance a fool’s errand. It’s a story...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Golden Retrievers

AAD REPORTS 01/12/2017Niels Aagaard Lützen (1826 - 1890) Denmark, Golden Retriever in Wooded landscape, 1853 - Oil on canvas Brady the Golden Pup, 2016 - Follow Brady on Instagram @bradythegoldenpup [Read More]
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Merry Christmas

AAD REPORTS 24/11/2017AAD 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 segments,...[Read More]
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Christies Impressionist and Modern Sale, Nov. 13,...

AAD REPORTS 18/11/2017See below images of some of the pieces together with prices achieved from the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Including Property from The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass at Christies New York, 13 November 2017. Sale total...[Read More]
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Photos with prices from Christie's record sale

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017See below images of some of the pieces together with prices achieved from the record breaking Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 15 November 2017, in New York. Sale total including buyer’s premium:  USD...[Read More]
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Hunt for the buyer of Salvator

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017The lawsuit may be going away: Mr Rybolovlev is suing Mr Bouvier over this and other paintings he bought from him, alleging he was overcharged. Brian Cattell, a representative of the Rybolovlev family office, said: “Thanks to the professionalism and...[Read More]
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THE DARK SIDE OF IVORY PROHIBITION

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017Will it help elephants or just vandalize culture?   Guest publication by John Frederick Walker By the next day his corpse had bloated into a thing like a crashed zeppelin, with legs stuck out straight, his thick hide splashed white with droppings...[Read More]
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Salvator Mundi - $400m Plus Commissions

AAD REPORTS 16/11/2017In a bidding battle that saw bidders and auctioneer use every trick in the book, the Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci made $400m plus commissions this evening in New York, at Christie's Post War and Contemporary sale. Shown live on Facebook, it was...[Read More]
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ARTSY: At It Again

AAD REPORTS 13/11/2017 https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-shepard-fairey-keeping-obamas-hope-alive-age-trump?utm_medium=email&utm_source=11241590-newsletter-editorial-daily-11-13-17&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=st-V Was Obama hope predicated...[Read More]
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Leonardo Makes News

AAD REPORTS 12/11/2017What is the only Da Vinci painting on the open market worth? A Russian billionaire believes he was swindled when he bought it for $127.5 million. This week he will find out if he was right. "Salvator Mundi", a painting of Jesus Christ by the...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - San Pedro de Atacama,...

AAD REPORTS 12/11/2017San Pedro de Atacama, Chile by ladzinski for Natgeo - Follow Natgeo on Instagram @natgeo South American volcano scene by Frederic Church (1826-1900) You may also like to visit: *  Flatiron Building, New York *  The Colosseum,...[Read More]
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Court Blocks Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Rockwell Works...

AAD REPORTS 11/11/2017The Massachusetts Appeals Court on Friday blocked a much-anticipated auction next week of art from the Berkshire Museum, including two paintings by Norman Rockwell. Those works — including one titled “Shuffleton’s Barbershop,” with an estimated price of...[Read More]
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Does this mean that artnet won't take him back...

AAD REPORTS 11/11/2017Does this mean artnet won't take him back...[Read More]
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Stunt Calls Bernie Ecclestone An Evil Dwarf

AAD REPORTS 10/11/2017'WE'RE GLAD IT'S OVER' Bernie Ecclestone tells of his relief as daughter Petra is granted a £5.5bn divorce from James Stunt in five-minute hearing. BILLIONAIRE Bernie Ecclestone has told of his relief after his daughter Petra was granted a...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Edinburgh Castle,...

AAD REPORTS 10/11/2017liv.nwalker at the Elephant House near Edinburgh Castle 2017 - Follow Liv on Instagram @liv.nwalker Alexander Nasmyth (1758–1840) View of Edinburgh Castle c1820 - @The National Trust for Scotland  You may also like to visit: *  Loch...[Read More]
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Raw, Unseen Photos of Young Basquiat At His Studio...

AAD REPORTS 10/11/2017Photographer Richard Corman talks about what it was like to shoot the now-iconic artist.  In June of 1984, L’Uomo Vogue sent photographer Richard Corman to photograph Jean-Michel Basquiat at his Great Jones Street studio....[Read More]
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Berkshire Museum cleared to sell artworks at NYC...

AAD REPORTS 09/11/2017 PITTSFIELD — Two iconic paintings by Norman Rockwell and other artworks owned by the Berkshire Museum can be sold as planned, after the struggling nonprofit prevailed Tuesday in a Berkshire Superior Court legal challenge. Judge John Agostini ruled...[Read More]
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Former Artnet Editor, now Art Fair Director Replaced...

AAD REPORTS 09/11/2017Benjamin Genocchio, a prominent and influential figure in the art world, has been replaced as executive director of the Armory Show, a top international art fair, after five women who have worked with him over the years told The New York Times that they...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Holyrood,...

AAD REPORTS 08/11/2017Holyrood, Scotland 2017 - follow Michella Ironfeather on Instagram @michella_ironfeather Louis Daguerre, French (1787-1851) The Ruins of Holyrood Chapel c1824 @Walkerartgallery You may also like to visit: *  Loch Coruisk *  Flatiron...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Loch Coruisk,...

AAD REPORTS 08/11/2017Loch 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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Berkshire Museum painting sales at Sotheby's New York,...

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2017Date of sale - 11.13.2017 lot 10 Rockwell Barbershop - Est. $ 20,000,000-30,000,000 Date of sale 11.13.2017 lot 11 Durrie - Est. $ 400,000-600,000 Date of sale 11.13.2017 lot 12 La Farge - Est. $ 200,000-300,000 Date of sale 11.13.2017 lot 13...[Read More]
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Berkshire Court Decision on Monday

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2017Two scenarios, one yes, the other no. First of all the court is in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, which has seen rust belt evaporation of jobs, so the local judge will know the economic shit sandwich the locals have been served; General Electric moved out...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Colosseum,...

AAD REPORTS 03/11/2017The Colosseum by Tom J Hubbard - Follow Tom on Instagram @tomjhubbard Fyodor Mikhailovich Matveyev (1753—1826) The Colosseum in Rome, 1816 You may also like to read: *  Jordan *  Vernal Falls Revisited *  Hawaii  *...[Read More]
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The Sky At Night

AAD REPORTS 01/11/2017By Steven Perilloux From my earliest memory, I was interested in the cosmos. I remember staring up at the sky on a starry night, as a child, and thinking: Where do we come from? What are we doing here? One Christmas my Dad gave me a telescope, and I’ll...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Storm King...

AAD REPORTS 31/10/2017John Williamson (1826-1885) Scottish / American, View north from Storm King - Photo from the 2008 show of the artist's work                           Courtesy Boscobel Restorations,...[Read More]
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Alex' Relative From Australia Says Hi

AAD REPORTS 31/10/2017I suppose this could be deemed a conflict of interest here, but we wanted to share with you an instagram post from one of Alex' relatives, who seems to be an up and coming Actress, destined for stardom in Australia. It would be mean not to follow her...[Read More]
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Paintings by Federico Castelluccio

Elliot Lee 31/10/2017 Federico Castelluccio, Fusco Meats, Yale University Art Gallery, Accession Number: 2008.19.1181 Federico Castelluccio, Man with Grey Cap Federico Castelluccio, Mother and Son Federico Castelluccio, 'Many Happy Returns', Yale University Art Gallery...[Read More]
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World’s Rarest Album: John Lennon’s Personal Copy of...

AAD REPORTS 30/10/2017Possibly one of the world's rarest pre-production albums — John Lennon's personal copy of Yesterday And Today"Butcher Cover" Stereo Prototype – is expected to sell for as much as $200,000 in Heritage Auctions Entertainment & Music...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Jordan

AAD REPORTS 29/10/2017Silvia Caruso @ Rum, Al 'Aqabah, Jordan - Follow Silvia on Instagram @silvialicius Nikanor Chernetsov (1805-1879) Mouth of the Jordan River, 1854 You may also like to read: *  Yosemite Park *  Vernal Falls Revisited * ...[Read More]
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Amended complaint by Yves Bouvier

AAD REPORTS 25/10/2017 Yves Bouvier launched on Monday a new counterattack against his Russian enemy. For two years now, the Swiss and the oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev have been constantly challenging the constitution of the largest collection of private art in the world....[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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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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Salvator Mundi Clip

AAD REPORTS 13/10/2017  Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’, the artist's last work in private hands, will be on view to the public from 13 October. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this Renaissance masterpiece before it is offered at auction. Public exhibition...[Read More]
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Salvator Mundi Returns, this time to Christie's

Robert Alexander Boyle 10/10/2017Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452-1519), Salvator Mundi, Oil on panel, 25 13/16 x 17 7/8 inches (65.6 x 45.4 cm) Christies announced a spectacular Leonardo DaVinci painting will come up for auction in New York City, next month on November 15th. The only...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Jamaica

AAD REPORTS 04/10/2017Alexis 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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Swiss Business Ethics? Are you sure.....

AAD REPORTS 03/10/2017"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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Obnoxious PR firms

Elliot Lee 02/10/2017What is it that PR companies actually do in this day and age, and is that industry fit for purpose any more in the virtual Art Market? The short answer is no, and virtually nothing of any value. In part, because most are operating on an old print...[Read More]
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Jann Wenner, John Lennon, and the Greatest Rolling...

AAD REPORTS 01/10/2017The first time Jann Wenner put John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the cover of Rolling Stone, in 1968, he was propping up his fledgling publication. The second time, in 1981, he was sealing Lennon’s legend. With the magazine now up for sale, Joe Hagan...[Read More]
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The London Fall Season: Part Two

Elliot Lee 29/09/2017It's palpable; it's red hot; and you can literally taste it, in the air. What is probably the most important week for the London art market in recent years is nearly here, and everyone, but everyone, is watching. Is London still 'doing it' as a centre...[Read More]
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ARTSY: At It Again

AAD REPORTS 27/09/2017Only artsy would call a near violent confrontation with the teamsters union an opportunity. It should be asked, why, was the threat of violence, similar to ANTIFA, is that the new role model? To read the...[Read More]
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Digital Art

George Kozmon 26/09/2017I differentiate between the various print forms and the source material. I understand too that my views may represent an elitist fringe perspective, but somebody's got to do it... Several hundred years ago art was difficult to disseminate broadly...[Read More]
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Smithsonian: Scenes from the Wild Continent

Robert Alexander Boyle 25/09/2017Smithsonian Museum of American Art owns one of the largest permanent collections of American art anywhere, this collection has a concentration of early works dating to Indian treaties and the encounters with the natives as the United States went west in...[Read More]
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20/21: A Quintessentially British Art Fair

Elliot Lee 22/09/2017It must be hard enough being the first out of the traps for a new season in London, but throw in a change of location and a re-emergence for the Fair after a year out, and Gay Hutson and Angela Wynn - the Fair Organisers of 20/21 British Art Fair - were...[Read More]
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The Artistry of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

AAD REPORTS 20/09/2017The Artistry of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: [Read More]
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Art imitates Life: Henry Hill And The Real-Life...

AAD REPORTS 19/09/2017Former writer for Sports Illustrated Nicholas Pileggi penned a book that became the mob movie classic. The funny thing about this Scorcese cinema masterpiece, almost all of it was true! One of the aspects of Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas that...[Read More]
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London Fall Season: The Story So Far

Elliot Lee 17/09/2017It must be hard enough being the first out of the traps for a new season in London, but throw in a change of location and a re-emergence for the Fair after a year out, and Gay Hutson and Angela Wynn - the Fair Organisers of 20/21 British Art Fair - were...[Read More]
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A Year of Living Dangerously

AAD REPORTS 06/09/2017  The 20 Most Dangerous Countries In The World Some countries are better suited for tourists than others. The World Economic Forum recently released their Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, which analyzes the state of the travel and...[Read More]
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The Guennol Stargazer

AAD REPORTS 06/09/2017Editors Note: The USA didn't sign the UNESCO treaty until the early 1970s, nor was it fully ratified until the Reagan administration circa 1984. Since the works presence in the United States preceded that legislation, the newer statute may not be...[Read More]
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LOVING VINCENT: Screening Reaction

Elliot Lee 06/09/2017At times, you almost feel like you are in the middle of a live performance watching Loving Vincent, where the director is balancing the artists’ legacy, the mediums of paint and film, and a story line. Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman move skillfully...[Read More]
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Coming Soon: Loving Vincent

AAD REPORTS 06/09/2017Editors Note: The below taken from press information on the forthcoming 'Loving Vincent' painted film, set for general release on the 13th October in the UK. It looks like it could be one of, if not the biggest art movies of all time, and anyone with a...[Read More]
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The Best Of Burning Man In Black Rock 2017

AAD REPORTS 06/09/2017Eight days of artistic hedonism in the soaring temperatures of the Nevada desert came to its inevitable burning climax. Only the bold venture here and some of the beautiful attend as well. If you are offended, good. That means your looking at what we're...[Read More]
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The Art of Mad Men

AAD REPORTS 05/09/2017Don Draper lives.... THE ORIGINAL MAD MAN: ILLUSTRATIONS BY MAC CONNER   June 24, 2017 - September 17, 2017 http://www.delart.org/exhibits/the-original-mad-man/ This comprehensive and lively installation explores the work of one of America’s...[Read More]
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National Gallery of Art meets the Corcoran...

Robert Alexander Boyle 28/08/2017 On a business trip last spring to Washington DC, this writer had the fortune to have a few spare hours before a train departure, so a last minute walk through of the National Gallery became a possibility. Having seen many museums and many art...[Read More]
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Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980 -...

AAD REPORTS 22/08/2017Press Release:   Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980 The decades between 1950 and 1980 were beset by upheaval. Military conflict proliferated, while social and political unrest flared around the globe. Among artists, writers,...[Read More]
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THE FORTRESS OF KÖNIGSTEIN: Acquired By The National...

AAD REPORTS 22/08/2017PRESS RELEASE: Saved for the Nation Bellotto’s The Fortress of Königstein from the North acquired by the National Gallery London The Fortress of Königstein from the North by Bellotto, which was due to be exported from Britain, has been saved for the...[Read More]
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Mould Sold a Constable for Cheap

AAD REPORTS 22/08/2017Every week, Philip Mould breaks the hearts of fellow art dealers as he reveals the disguised masterpieces they let slip through their fingers on the BBC’s Fake or Fortune? But on Sunday night it was the presenter himself who was forced to face...[Read More]
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Estate Appraisal Ethics and Consideration

AAD REPORTS 19/08/2017If the IRS determines that you gave them a misleading appraisal report, expect to pay. In Estate of Kollsman v. Commissioner, the Tax Court found that the evaluation used for the Estate’s taxes was off by $1.77 Million. What went wrong? The Estate...[Read More]
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Priceless de Kooning Painting Recovered

AAD REPORTS 12/08/2017The abstract painting of a nude woman rested inside an antiques shop in Silver City, New Mexico. The shop owner had picked it up in an estate sale and intended to hang it in his guesthouse. He kept it at the store, just for the day. But...[Read More]
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Found in a Junk Shop: Secrets of an Undiscovered...

AAD REPORTS 12/08/2017History is one shrouded in mystery, almost lost forever, intertwined with secret societies, hidden codes, otherworldly theories and seemingly impossible inventions before his time. Unseen for decades and salvaged by a junk dealer in the 1960s from a...[Read More]
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Yale University Art Gallery

Robert Alexander Boyle 08/08/2017 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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What’s worth as much as Neymar?

Lawrence Klepper 08/08/2017Neymar The $263 million dollar transfer deal for the worlds most talented and big-ticket Brazilian soccer player should stand atop a pretty high list of financial deals in sports let alone in business in Europe for the last few years. What is Neymar’s...[Read More]
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