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Insider Dealing

AAD REPORTS 17/06/2018The 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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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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Famous Russian painting damaged in vodka-fueled attack...

AAD REPORTS 29/05/2018MOSCOW (Reuters) - One of Russia’s most famous paintings, which depicts Tsar Ivan the Terrible cradling his dying son, has been badly damaged after a man attacked it with a metal pole after drinking vodka. Ilya Yefimovich Repin (1844-1930), Ivan The...[Read More]
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You tube vs. Instagram: Hey, how's it going?

AAD REPORTS 27/05/2018Preparation 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. Follow Kara Del Toro on Instagram @karajewell  Kellie Stewart counting her...[Read More]
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Sanctions imposed on La Salle for sale of art

AAD REPORTS 27/05/2018The national Association of Art Museum Directors, unhappy with the sale of artworks from institutional collections, has imposed sanctions on the La Salle University Art Museum and the Berkshire Museum, the AAMD announced Friday. Hudson River School...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Peleliu

AAD REPORTS 26/05/2018Re-published on this memorial day weekend, to honour our American friends and their fallen soldiers.    1st Marine Division pinned down on Peleliu, September, 1944 - Follow Peleliu on Instagram “Thousand-yard Stare” by Tom Lea 1944, Peleliu...[Read More]
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A Retired British Doctor Is Hoping To Trace The...

AAD REPORTS 26/05/2018A retired British doctor is hoping to trace the descendants of allied soldiers and nurses portrayed in a celebrated collection of World War One pastels. Doug Jenkinson, 70, became aware of the work of Swiss artist Eugene Burnand while exploring his own...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Le tour eiffel

AAD REPORTS 23/05/2018Follow Irena Dreyt on Instagram, click here Robert Delaunay (1885-1941) La Tour Eiffel 31 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (81.2 x 65.1 cm.) Painted in Paris, 1928 - learn more about Robert Delaunay, here You may also like to visit: * Flatiron Building * The...[Read More]
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Most popular museums in the World

AAD REPORTS 22/05/2018The Louvre is back. After being toppled from its spot as the world's most visited museum in 2016, the Paris institution has regained its No. 1 position. The venerable museum -- home to masterpieces including "Venus de Milo," the "Winged Victory of...[Read More]
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You tube vs. Instagram - Chelsea, London

AAD REPORTS 20/05/2018Preparation 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. "Hello, stranger 💗" - Follow Ianthe, here Follow Carmella Rose on...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Windsor Castle

AAD REPORTS 20/05/2018Windsor Castle - follow lovegreatbritain_nl on Instagram, here Windsor Castle from the Thames c. 1805  - JMW Turner - Photo © Tate (CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0 (Unported)), learn more about Joseph Mallord William Turner, here   You may also like to...[Read More]
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THOMAS COLE: Eden to Empire

AAD REPORTS 17/05/2018Known 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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Bulk of Corcoran’s remaining collection headed to AU...

AAD REPORTS 15/05/2018John Fulton Folinsbee’s “Grey Thaw,” one of the works in the Corcoran’s collection. (Corcoran Gallery of Art’s board of trustees) The Corcoran Gallery of Art’s board of trustees will announce Monday that it will distribute almost 11,000 works...[Read More]
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The MET Gala

AAD REPORTS 11/05/2018It would be remiss of us not to end this week on AAD by paying obeisance to some of the attendees at the MET Gala staged this past week in NYC. Every girl wants to go to the ball, and for these hard working women (because success is no accident), the...[Read More]
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When Experts Studied This Van Gogh Painting, They...

AAD REPORTS 11/05/2018Bug in painting. Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces have been gazed at by millions. It’s no exaggeration to say that he is one of the most beloved artists of all time, with his paintings – or their reproductions – gracing everything from prestigious...[Read More]
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The Met Gala

AAD REPORTS 08/05/2018Published in honour of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Gala.      Follow Steph Mi on Instagram, here                                  ...[Read More]
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You tube vs. Instagram - The Beach

AAD REPORTS 06/05/2018Preparation 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. Follow Amanda Taylor on Instagram @amandataylor80 Connect to Silvia...[Read More]
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You tube vs. Instagram 6

AAD REPORTS 05/05/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Follow your Instagram favourite artist. "I'd rather be anything but ordinary" said Eden - follow Eden Rambo,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Hawaii

AAD REPORTS 05/05/2018Bryana Holly on Instagram - follow Bryana @bryanaholly Eugene Francis Savage (1883-1978) - Hawaii You may also like to read: *  You Tube vs. AAD *  Art Deco Hawaii, July 03, 2014 - January 11, 2015 Honolulu Museum of Art  [Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Edgar Degas @ The...

AAD REPORTS 05/05/2018Daisy Lea on Instagram - follow Daisy @daisylea1 Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Entrance of the Masked Dancers, 1879 Purchased at Durand-Ruel, 1927 - The Clark You may also like to read: *  You Tube vs. AAD *  The Impressionists of the...[Read More]
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NATIONAL GALLERIES OF SCOTLAND: MAJOR RAEBURN...

AAD REPORTS 02/05/2018MAJOR RAEBURN PAINTINGS ACQUIRED BY NATIONAL GALLERIES OF SCOTLAND THROUGH ACCEPTANCE IN LIEU SCHEME Two outstanding portraits by Sir Henry Raeburn, one of the greatest Scottish artists of the early nineteenth century have entered the collection of...[Read More]
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THE WESTIES: Randall's Island and Inside the Hells...

AAD REPORTS 02/05/2018Randall's island: Home of the largest sewage treatment plant in North America. As the tide drops one can watch the treated turds race out to sea.   This is about as grim a gangster story as one can find in or out of print, in many places requiring...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. AAD

AAD REPORTS 29/04/2018Preparation 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 - learn more about...[Read More]
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You tube vs. Instagram Artists

AAD REPORTS 29/04/2018Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Connect to your favourite artist.   Follow Sara Underwood on her next road trip...[Read More]
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The Paris Heist

Elliot Lee 28/04/2018For those of us with an interest in social media, and who keep a close eye on feeds, you may have seen a distressing call for help from a photographer and a travelling model early on this past week, Julia Yaroshenko (Instagram ID @thejulia) and Joakim...[Read More]
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Smithsonian: Scenes from the Wild Continent

Robert Alexander Boyle 28/04/2018Smithsonian 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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Two new paintings now on display at the National...

AAD REPORTS 26/04/2018Two new paintings now on display at the National Gallery, London The first-ever painting by Juan de Zurbarán to enter a UK public collection and a teenage landscape by renowned portraitist John Singer Sargent have both gone on display in Trafalgar...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Wild Continent

AAD REPORTS 24/04/2018Julia Yaroshenko on Instagram - follow Julia @thejulia John James Audubon (1785-1851), Washington's Sea Eagle, 1836-1838 George Catlin (1796-1872), Guide to Portraits, top row, Nez Perce, Cheyenne, Kansas, Black Hawk, Missouri, Arikara Julia...[Read More]
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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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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 - 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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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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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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