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The History of the Color Blue: From Ancient Egypt to...

AAD REPORTS 23/04/2018The color blue is associated with two of Earth’s greatest natural features: the sky and the ocean. But that wasn’t always the case. Some scientists believe that the earliest humans were actually colorblind and could only recognize black, white, red, and...[Read More]
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Performance Art: You tube vs. Instagram

AAD REPORTS 22/04/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Connect with your favourite artists.   AAD's caption for this photograph? 'Excuse us whilst we pick...[Read More]
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Basquiat film: Boom for Real

AAD REPORTS 19/04/2018Opening in theatres on May 11, the short trailer below gives an overview into ‘Boom for Real', a film by Sara Driver which examines the late teenage years of this ground breaking visual artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. You may also like to...[Read More]
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Sam Francis catalogue raisonne goes on line

AAD REPORTS 19/04/2018Ah, 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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Hidden Stash of Valuable Drawings Found in Walls of...

AAD REPORTS 19/04/2018Perhaps you know the jubilant feeling that comes from finding loose change under a couch cushion. City officials in Boise, Idaho, recently made an unexpected discovery that was much more significant, unearthing thousands of dollars’ worth of drawings by...[Read More]
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Will the Rockefeller Collection be the First Art...

AAD REPORTS 12/04/2018Peggy and David Rockefeller’s vast collection, ranging from porcelains to Picassos, is poised to set an all-time record at Christie’s—with all proceeds going to charity. A CENTURY AGO, Standard Oil baron John D. Rockefeller became one of the world’s...[Read More]
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ARTSY: At It Again

AAD REPORTS 12/04/2018What's funny about the left and identity politics, is an emphasis on women, or colour or gray or tranny. It is resegregation. Only when taken out of the general population and placed in those highly restricted fields does the art get...[Read More]
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George Lucas Buys Rockwell's 'Shuffleton's...

AAD REPORTS 12/04/2018PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The under-construction $1 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles has identified itself as the buyer of "Shuffleton's Barbershop. Lucas stepped in to offer an option that would keep the painting publicly...[Read More]
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The art of attention seeking, and it worked

AAD REPORTS 11/04/2018In Brooklyn, the most dangerous corner of The Big Apple (if FBI crime stats have any meaning), one berserk Irishman assumed the profile of Public Enemy #1 when Conor McGregor was caught on camera.  [Read More]
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Hypo Homo: At it again "how to draw a black...

AAD REPORTS 11/04/2018Special counsel should investigate Ukrainian billionaires half million donation to Hillary Clinton. Wait, Constitutional Rights and due process aren't for Republicans while the deep state makes its move. Robert Mueller should be in prison for...[Read More]
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Astonishing Salvador Dalí Collaboration With Walt...

AAD REPORTS 10/04/2018Destino is an animated short film released in 2003 by The Walt Disney Company. Destino is unique in that its production originally began in 1945, 58 years before its eventual completion. To learn more, click here [Read More]
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Steve Wynn is about to unload some expensive art

AAD REPORTS 09/04/2018Steve Wynn is in a selling mood. The disgraced casino mogul — who last month unloaded his entire stake in Wynn Resorts amid a slew of sexual misconduct allegations — now appears to be liquidating some of his art collection, according to a...[Read More]
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Performance Art: You tube vs. Instagram - Round 2

AAD REPORTS 09/04/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your favourite artist.  "Caption this !!!", said Tika - follow Tika on Instagram...[Read More]
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Performance Art: You tube vs. Instagram - Round 3

AAD REPORTS 09/04/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your favourite artist.    Follow Magdalena on Instagram here - "Bitches; chill" "Taekwondo...[Read More]
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Judge awards Nazi-looted paintings to Holocaust...

AAD REPORTS 07/04/2018Two paintings that were confiscated by Nazis will be returned to the heirs of an Austrian Holocaust victim, a judge has ruled in what the heirs’ lawyer called a landmark decision. Thursday’s ruling is a victory for Timothy Reif and David Fraenkel, the...[Read More]
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Performance Art: A You tube vs. Instagram Special -...

AAD REPORTS 06/04/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your favourite artist.     "yes haters you can all kiss my beautiful ass" said Magdalena forcefully "bitches"...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Statue of Liberty

AAD REPORTS 04/04/2018Statue 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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How John Maynard Keynes bought art

AAD REPORTS 03/04/2018 WHat It Takes to Build a $100 Million Art Collection A hundred years ago this week, the most influential economist of the 20th century began assembling what became one of the best collections of modern art then in private hands. Every investor...[Read More]
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Clone Wars

AAD REPORTS 03/04/2018Born of a deep distrust from a bitter harvest sewn by the seeds of anti-trust and monopoly behaviour by the big two auction houses, and the lengthy legal record of their prosecution by the United States Department of Justice, galleries simply don’t trust...[Read More]
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BLOCKBUSTER ALERT : Monet & Architecture @ The...

AAD REPORTS 01/04/2018BLOCKBUSTER ALERT  Monet & Architecture @ The National Gallery, London   In a landmark show at the National Gallery in spring 2018 – the first purely Monet exhibition to be staged in London for more than twenty years – there is a unique...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Death Valley

AAD REPORTS 19/03/2018Daisy Lea @ Death Valley, 2017 - follow Daisy on Instagram @daisylea 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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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Embankment,...

AAD REPORTS 16/03/2018Embankment, 1947. Author Wolf Suschitzky - Follow Old_London_Photos on Instagram Claude Monet The Thames below Westminster (La Tamise et le Parlement), about 1871 Oil on canvas 47 x 73 cm © The National Gallery, London - to learn more click here You...[Read More]
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Should England boycott Putin's World Cup?

AAD REPORTS 09/03/2018Should England boycott Putin's World Cup? Ministers under pressure to block team’s participation as evidence of Russia's role in nerve agent attack grows. Whitehall sources say it may be only a matter of days before detectives are able to confirm...[Read More]
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Stings by their nature, are not what they say

AAD REPORTS 07/03/2018Editor's note: *  Whilst the word ’sting’ has appealing or intriguing resonance to it, FBI stings generally tend to be part of the land of make believe, which have low conviction rates. There is no reason why not to cash somebody's...[Read More]
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Found: Details of Picasso's Plan for His Most Massive...

AAD REPORTS 02/03/2018 Pablo Picasso is known for the prodigiousness of his artistic output, but his most monumental work was never realized. In the early 1960s, he had been introduced to betograve, a concrete sculpting method, by Norwegian artist Carl Nesjar, who...[Read More]
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$1bn painting 'only matter of time' as art prices...

AAD REPORTS 01/03/2018Take aways from new market data: *  Billionaires getting macho pushes top end; *  Museums try to keep up, and fail unless they have their own angel; *  What China has driving it's market is a newly affluent middle class; *  The...[Read More]
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French officials find stolen Degas, Ballet in luggage...

AAD REPORTS 23/02/2018A painting stolen from a museum in Marseilles found. The owner, the Musee D'Orsay is delighted Stolen Degas PARIS (AP) — French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Kaaterskill Falls,...

AAD REPORTS 20/02/2018Sanford Gifford, Kaaterskill Falls, 1846 (oil) Kaaterskill Falls - Follow catskill_mountain_wild on Instagram Frederic Church, Kaaterskill Falls in Winter, 1846, on paper You may also like  to visit: * Flatiron Building * The Colosseum, Rome *...[Read More]
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Picasso home in south of France sold in late January...

AAD REPORTS 15/02/2018Mougins estate in the south of France has been sold to financier Rayo Withanage, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Scepter Partners. The property, nicknamed L’Antre du Minotaure or ‘The Den of the Minotaur’ was the house in which Picasso lived...[Read More]
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NASA to investigate 10,000 year old paintings 'of...

AAD REPORTS 14/02/2018Ancient 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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Estate of Bouvier family sues for return of 1950...

AAD REPORTS 12/02/2018Long before she became First Lady of the United states, then a grieving widow immortalized by Warhol, circa 1950 Jacqueline Bouvier was injured in a horse riding accident, and while recovering from a concussion her father Black Jack Bouvier commissioned...[Read More]
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The lawsuit that won't go away

AAD REPORTS 12/02/2018The Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev should be having a pretty good month. Last week, he turned a $270 million profit on Leonardo da Vinci‘s painting Salvator Mundi (c. 1500) in what is now the priciest art sale...[Read More]
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Collector Roman Abramovich Listed in U.S. Treasury's...

AAD REPORTS 11/02/2018Russian collector Roman Abramovich is among the 220 people named in the U.S. Treasury’s “Kremlin Report,” which lists senior political figures and oligarchs who play significant roles in Russia’s economy. The report, which was partly declassified on...[Read More]
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Berkshire Museum Victory: Massachusetts AG Agrees to...

AAD REPORTS 10/02/2018Sothebys conga line down 72nd street in celebration as fiscal reality forced Massachusetts attorney general to allow Berkshire Museum to make sales. The Berkshire Museum is close to realizing its plan to sell artworks from its collection in order to...[Read More]
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Sale Of Prized Norman Rockwell Painting Will Help Keep...

AAD REPORTS 10/02/2018PITTSFIELD (AP) — A Massachusetts museum that was previously blocked from selling 40 pieces of art to stay afloat is now poised to sell its most valuable Norman Rockwell painting. The Berkshire Museum says the state’s attorney general has agreed to let...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Truro

AAD REPORTS 10/02/2018Truro Cottages - Follow magri_photography on Instagram Edward Hopper (1882-1967), Truro sea watchers You may also like to visit: * Flatiron Building * The Colosseum, Rome * Diana atop the old Madison Square Garden, 1920 * The...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Highland Light

AAD REPORTS 10/02/2018Highland Light - Follow magri_photography on Instagram Edward Hopper (1882-1967), Highland Light, 1930 You may also like to visit: * Flatiron Building * The Colosseum, Rome *  Diana atop the old Madison Square Garden, 1920 *  Montparnasse...[Read More]
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Sistine Chapel gets its annual wipe and wax

AAD REPORTS 09/02/2018For a whole month each year, from 5:30 to midnight, when all the tourists are gone, a team from the Vatican comes into the Sistine Chapel to clean it, check for damage and report on the health of some of the world's most treasured art. It's a...[Read More]
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Art Dealer Quizzed After Billionaire’s Fraud...

AAD REPORTS 09/02/2018No rest for the wicked, even after one of the paintings in the complaint sold for a $273 million profit, rumour had it this feud is based upon Bouvier's taking the Russian's ex-wife. Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier appeared for questioning by...[Read More]
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JOHN SINGER SARGENT: GASSED

AAD REPORTS 07/02/2018Reaching a British dressing station southwest of the French city of Arras in the summer of 1918, famed American artist John Singer Sargent found his subject for an overdue painting. Sargent had been commissioned by the British Government to “contribute...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Kenilworth Castle,...

AAD REPORTS 07/02/2018 Kenilworth Castle Follow lukejameshogan on Instagram Joseph Mallord William Turner, Kenilworth Castle (c 1830) Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco You may also like to visit: * Flatiron Building * The Colosseum, Rome * Monument Valley * Saddleback...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Somerset House,...

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2018From its 18th-century origins, Somerset House has been a centre for debate and discussion including the first home of the Royal Academy of Arts and other learned societies – an intellectual powerhouse for the nation. For over 200 years the building...[Read More]
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Frescoes and Mosaics Reveal a Darkness at Noon

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2018Darkness descended at noon. The earth shook with violent tremors that destroyed homes and drove back the sea from its banks. People tied pillows to their heads against the storm of stones and cinders raining from on high. In the distance, they saw a...[Read More]
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The Algerian Teenager Who Painted a World of Liberated...

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2018In 1947, when artist Baya Mahieddine was just 16 years old, she painted a radical image of a woman. Not just any woman, but a goddess-queen whose ovaries were marked by flamboyant birds and whose vulva was represented by a red-winged butterfly. Her...[Read More]
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6 Examples of How Portraits of Women Were Manipulated...

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2018 Christine Lin  First published in 2016 with the kind permission of The Epoch Times and the author Christine Lin. Throughout history, portrayals of women have been used to further political, social, and commercial ends. In the Renaissance,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Westminster Bridge,...

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2018The London Eye at Westminster Bridge - Follow dani_ricato on Instagram A rare Fauve view of the River Thames by André Derain (1880-1954), ‘Londres: la Tamise au pont de Westminster’ c.1906-07  Christies Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Auction...[Read More]
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Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings

AAD REPORTS 04/02/2018Sting is the perfect narrator regarding a British born artist who moved to New York and the United States. To watch the video on the MET website: https://www.metmuseum.org/metmedia/video/collections/aw/thomas-coles-journey-atlantic-crossings You may...[Read More]
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Laser Scans Reveal Maya "Megalopolis" Below...

AAD REPORTS 03/02/2018In what’s being hailed as a “major breakthrough” in Maya archaeology, researchers have identified the ruins of more than 60,000 houses, palaces, elevated highways, and other human-made features that have been hidden for centuries under the jungles of...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Mont Saint Michel

AAD REPORTS 02/02/2018Mont Saint Michel - Follow ronanfollic on Instagram Mont Saint Michel by Edward William Cooke (1811-1880) You may also like to visit: * Flatiron Building * The Colosseum, Rome * Monument Valley * Houses of Parliament * Cheyne Walk,...[Read More]
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New Jimi Hendrix album with unreleased songs coming in...

AAD REPORTS 02/02/2018NEW 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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Louvre Displays Nazi stolen art in hopes of finding...

AAD REPORTS 01/02/2018(CNN) The Louvre Museum in Paris has dedicated a special permanent exhibit to French-owned works of art recovered from Germany. The Nazis had seized the pieces during their occupation of France. These 31 paintings join the more than 1,700 recovered...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Top of Kaaterskill...

AAD REPORTS 29/01/2018Top of Kaaterskill Falls - Follow julian.cd on Instagram Thomas Cole (1801-1848) Top of Kaaterskill Falls, 1826 You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  The Colosseum,...[Read More]
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Royal Academy of Arts tried to borrow $450m Salvator...

AAD REPORTS 28/01/2018The once-in-many-lifetimes show at the Royal Academy of Arts in London of the art collected by King Charles I has reunited, for the first time in over three and a half centuries, 140 works of the greatest fame and beauty, dispersed after his decapitation...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Indian Brook Falls,...

AAD REPORTS 27/01/2018Indian Brook Falls - Follow hudsonvalleyhappenings on Instagram William Rickarby Miller, Indian Brook Falls, 1851 You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch Coruisk, Scotland *  The Colosseum,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Kaaterskill in...

AAD REPORTS 27/01/2018Kaaterskill in Winter - Follow julian.cd 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 *  Wadsworth Atheneum, Art Oasis, Hartford,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Peleliu

AAD REPORTS 27/01/20181st Marine Division pinned down on Peleliu, September, 1944 - Follow Peleliu on Instagram “Thousand-yard Stare” by Tom Lea 1944, Peleliu Island - The United States Army Center of Military History The painting, a 1944 portrait of a...[Read More]
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Trust in social media hits record low amid fears over...

AAD REPORTS 23/01/2018Trust in social media has fallen to a record low as Britons lose faith in companies such as Facebook and Twitter, according to research. Fewer than a quarter of people trust the technology and publishing giants. Most Britons believe that such companies...[Read More]
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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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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 vicious...[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 01/12/2017 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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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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