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The Guennol Stargazer

AAD REPORTS 25/04/2019Editors 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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Al Thani Collection of Indian Jewels Will Be Auctioned...

AAD REPORTS 25/04/2019As predicted, the 2014 show at the Metropolitan Museum sponsored by Christie's presaged an auction at Christie's set for 2019.   This is as major a collection as we’ll ever see at auction,” said Rahul Kadakia, Christie’s international head of...[Read More]
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Great White Shark Vs. Orcas. Who Wins? Not Who You...

AAD REPORTS 24/04/2019Farallon Islands population of Seals and Sea Lions as painted by Albert Bierstadt provide a glimpse as to the winners and losers in the battle for the top of the food chain. Albert Bierstadt, Seals on the Rocks 1873 - learn more about the artist,...[Read More]
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Game of Thrones season 8, episode 3 Battle of...

AAD REPORTS 24/04/2019The most expensive TV episode in history. Game of Thrones is, at this moment, the biggest TV show in the world. This is because Game of Thrones is very fun and very good and a lot of very epic things happen in it: There are epic one-liners, epic hair,...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Sunflowers

AAD REPORTS 24/04/2019Follow Ms. Shelby Bay on Instagram, here Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh - learn more about the artist, here, and visit the Van Gogh Museum, here You may also like to visit: *  Ibiza *  Hawaii *  Malibu Coast * ...[Read More]
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Master of gore: the violent, shocking genius of Jusepe...

AAD REPORTS 23/04/2019Jusepe de Ribera was a miraculous painter of the male body. Not the heroic, ideal, muscular body of antique sculpture (though he could and did produce that). He was a painter of bloodshot, weeping eyes, of ageing muscles, filthy fingers, snaggle teeth...[Read More]
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'King Arthur' castle discovery: Mysterious inscription...

AAD REPORTS 23/04/2019A mysterious inscription from the seventh century has been discovered in the ruins of an English castle associated with the legend of King Arthur. The inscription, which combines Latin writing, Greek letters and Christian symbols, was found on a 2-foot...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Ibiza, Yesterday...

AAD REPORTS 22/04/2019First published - 18.8.2016 Joaquín Sorolla (1863 - 1923) Spanish -  Children looking for shell fish, Ibiza 1919  Tika Camaj, Ibiza 2016 - Follow Tika on Instagram @tikacamaj  You may also like to visit: *  Pic of the Day -...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Hawaii

AAD REPORTS 22/04/2019Bryana 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 - Malibu Coast

AAD REPORTS 21/04/2019Follow Ms. Kara Del Toro on Instagram @karajewelll Malibu Coast, Spring by Granville Redmond (1871-1935) - learn more about the artist, here You may also like to visit: *  Hawaii *  Venice *  Capri[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - American Flamingo

AAD REPORTS 18/04/2019Follow Ms. Erin Michelle Cummins on instagram, here Title 'American Flamingo' by James John Audubon (1785-1851) - learn more about the artist, here You may also like to read: * The Wild Continent * Statue of Liberty * West...[Read More]
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Orson Wells on Notre Dame

AAD REPORTS 18/04/2019   Notre-Dame by Childe Hassam (1859-1935) - learn more about the artist, here La Descente du Saint Esprit - An illustration by Jean Fouquet from about 1450 that depicts the cathedral of Notre-Dame with the rest of Paris in the background - learn...[Read More]
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The Lost Third Imperial Easter Egg By Carl...

AAD REPORTS 18/04/2019Editor's note: Being that Easter weekend is fast approaching, we thought it apt to re-publish the most incredible egg story of the past few years, if not the past decade. THE LOST THIRD IMPERIAL FABERGÉ EASTER EGG EXHIBITION One of the missing...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Roses

AAD REPORTS 18/04/2019Follow Ms. Stephanie Peterson on Instagram, here An elegant lady smelling roses - by Hendrik Jacobus Scholten (1824 - 1907) - learn more about the artist, here You may also like to read: * The joys of Homesteading * Golden...[Read More]
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Construction Workers Uncovered an 'Exceptional'...

AAD REPORTS 16/04/2019Construction workers remodeling a historic building in Paris were taken aback when they stumbled upon a long-hidden painting behind a wall. It turned out to be an extremely happy accident: Art historians traced the large-scale work to a painter in the...[Read More]
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French hero saves crown of thorns

AAD REPORTS 16/04/2019The hero who saved the Crown of Thorns: Fire brigade chaplain entered flaming Notre Dame to recover holy relic - three years after he bravely helped Bataclan terror victims. Jean-Marc Fournier saved the Crown of Thorns from the blazing Notre Dame Paris...[Read More]
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Right or Left: Human Handedness Is An Ancient...

AAD REPORTS 15/04/2019Much of what defines us as a species is all in our heads. First and foremost, we’ve got these big, powerful brains, and small faces tucked underneath a skull that expanded to house our most precious organ. There’s another trait that researchers once...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The joys of...

AAD REPORTS 14/04/2019Life imitating Art - follow Ms. Sara Underwood, here and follow Mr. Jacob Witzling, here American Gothic by Grant Wood circa 1930 - learn more about the artist, here You may also like to read: * Cabinland - Episode...[Read More]
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Irving Ramsey Wiles birthday

AAD REPORTS 09/04/2019Irving Ramsey Wiles (April 8, 1861 – July 29, 1948) was an American artist, born in Utica, New York. ** Irving Ramsey Wiles, son of artist, Lemuel Maynard Wiles, grew up near his father’s studio on Washington Square in New York City. The father was...[Read More]
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‘The Many Saints of Newark,’ the ‘Sopranos’ prequel...

AAD REPORTS 07/04/2019Old School revisited, this time for cimema release:    After a flurry of headlines about the casting of various actors in the movie, “The Many Saints of Newark” is finally coming home to Newark. On Wednesday, the “Sopranos” prequel film...[Read More]
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A Dozen Western Funerals in art

AAD REPORTS 06/04/2019Gerald Peter's checking out would make this a perfect bakers dozen, except then the bells would be rolling a version of the song from the Wizard of Oz, Ding Dong the Witch is Dead, while Pete Stremmel wonders put loud "did the ###### pay the court...[Read More]
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As Jagger heads for heart surgery, Keith Richards...

AAD REPORTS 05/04/2019Singer with damaged heart while debaucherous guitarist continues his wicked waysIs Keith Richards immortal?   Who thought he’d be the Stone to crack! Mick Jagger will undergo heart surgery in New York City this week, sources told The Post — as...[Read More]
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The MET Gala

AAD REPORTS 03/04/2019First published - 2018-05-11 It 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...[Read More]
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The Ultimate Art-World Cage Match: Larry Gagosian vs....

AAD REPORTS 01/04/2019Artworld feud picking over the bones of a dead artist. Every June they fly in like an air force of contemporary art: the world’s top dealers and collectors landing in Basel, Switzerland, for the year’s most significant fair. Of that glittering throng,...[Read More]
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Understanding Humanity's Origins

AAD REPORTS 31/03/2019How uranium->thorium+helium radioactive decay is being used to date mankinds earliest artwork. For years, archaeologists thought Europe was the site of the first creative impulses, with famous cave drawings like those at Chauvet, France,...[Read More]
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Old time mobster checks out, guest of the government...

AAD REPORTS 29/03/2019From the NY Post He sang for his supper and the feds were amazed D’Arco committed his first crime at the age of 12, when he robbed a furniture factory across the street from his family’s home on Kent Avenue, a deed that earned a beating from his...[Read More]
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You Tube vs. AAD - Sweet Home Alabama

AAD REPORTS 26/03/2019Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite artist.  Follow Lynyrd Skynrd on instagram, here Follow Ms. Alicia Marie on instagram,...[Read More]
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Is this Leonardo Da Vinci's Only Sculpture?

AAD REPORTS 25/03/2019The name of Leonardo da Vinci is synonymous with the pinnacle of Renaissance genius. The multi-talented master was a painter, engineer, natural philosopher and anatomist, as well as a sculptor. Unfortunately, none of his three-dimensional works...[Read More]
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Prosecution for Satire

AAD REPORTS 25/03/2019By Lawrence Klepper - first published in 2016   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been widely accused of cracking down on freedom of the press and political dissent in Turkey, wants the German government to shackle its...[Read More]
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Growing ‘FUNGI’ spotted in Mars Curiosity Rover...

AAD REPORTS 24/03/2019Fungi isn’t just found in London. People have been preoccupied with finding life on Mars for hundreds of years, ever since Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli turned his telescope to the red Planet, making him the first man to map Mars. Mr...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Coast of Italy

AAD REPORTS 23/03/2019 Indre Kalts @ Porto Venere - Follow Indre on Instagram @IndreKalts Porto Venere Spezia Italy by William Stanley Haseltine (1835-1900) - Dayton Art Institute You may also like to visit: *  Bahamas  *  Loch...[Read More]
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Ranking The World's Most Admired Art Museums

AAD REPORTS 23/03/2019  #1 The Louvre, France#2 Van Gogh Museum, Netherlands#3 Rijksmuseum, Netherlands#4 State Hermitage, Russia#5 British Museum, U.K.#6 Musée d’Orsay, France#7 Vatican Museums, Italy#8 Museo del Prado, Spain#9 National Gallery, U.K.#10 Metropolitan...[Read More]
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Shadows no more, spotlight for Sooties Extra wattage...

AAD REPORTS 21/03/2019Édouard Manet’s ground-breaking Olympia (1863) is often cited as a key work in the birth of modern art. His portrayal of a naked prostitute who unashamedly meets the viewer’s eye confronted Parisians with a reality they would have preferred not to...[Read More]
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You tube vs. Instagram Artists - Apache

AAD REPORTS 20/03/2019Preparation 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.       Connect with Ms. Julia Yaroshenko...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Foxy Lady

AAD REPORTS 19/03/2019Preparation 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 Ms. Magdalena Frackowiak on Instagram here Follow Ms. Daisy Lea on...[Read More]
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Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light @ The National...

AAD REPORTS 18/03/2019The first UK exhibition of Spain's Impressionist, Sorolla, in over a century. Known as the 'master of light' for his iridescent canvases, this is a rare opportunity to see the most complete exhibition of Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida's (1863–1923) paintings...[Read More]
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William Bouguereau's $35 Million Masterpiece at...

AAD REPORTS 15/03/2019Bouguereau at $35 million? Wow!! It seems that just yesterday, actually 2006 that shady Albany appraiser slash art dealer slash conflict of interest Mark LaSalle offered a $65 thousand appraisal to a trusting convent of...[Read More]
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Shoot out with the Brooklyn Guidos

AAD REPORTS 15/03/2019 In celebration of throwback week when we see Britains acting difficult over Brexit, Trump issuing threats over his wall? we got a marvelous escape with an old school whacking of a Gambino boss in the outer borough of Staten Island. In honor of that we...[Read More]
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Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll at the MET...

AAD REPORTS 13/03/2019The first major exhibition in an art museum dedicated entirely to the iconic instruments of rock and roll will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 8, 2019.  Through more than 130 instruments dating from 1939 to 2017—played...[Read More]
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The Other O'Keeffe

AAD REPORTS 13/03/2019Georgia O’Keeffe looms over American art of the twentieth century, her fame subsuming those who traveled in her life’s orbit. Because she outlived nearly all her family and friends, she shaped her story and the roles of others in it without fear of...[Read More]
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Rembrandt in the Blood: An Obsessive Aristocrat,...

AAD REPORTS 12/03/2019The discovery that upended Jan Six’s life occurred one day in November 2016. Six is a 40-year-old Dutch art dealer based in Amsterdam, who attracted worldwide attention last year with the news that he had unearthed a previously unknown painting by...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Colosseum,...

AAD REPORTS 12/03/2019The 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: *  Vernal Falls Revisited * ...[Read More]
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Ancient Egypt BOMBSHELL as Great Sphinx's 'secret...

AAD REPORTS 10/03/2019Mystery has surrounded the iconic structure for years, with historians debating who built it, when it was built and even whether there are secret tunnels beneath it. And Matt Sibson, an ancient history and civilisations expert, believes two relics may...[Read More]
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WikiLeaks Drop Clinton Emails. Bon Appetit -...

AAD REPORTS 10/03/2019Q reveals the fine art of the slow drip. To read more on Q nation: https://qnation.us/wikileaks-just-dumped-clinton-emails-bon-appetit/ You may also like to read:  * Secret & Confidential *  Secret Designs from the Cold...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - North Cascades,...

AAD REPORTS 09/03/2019Ms. Sara Underwood at the North Cascades - follow Sara on Instagram, here North Cascades by Albert Bierstadt - learn more about the artist, here Cabinland - A New Venture - Episode 1 Follow Sara Underwood and Jacob Witzling on YouTube...[Read More]
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Carmine the Snake Rattles no more

AAD REPORTS 09/03/2019The long term guest of the federal government and former capo di tutti capo of the Colombo Crime family is dead at the age of 85. In a world where life imitates art and art imitates life, one can only think of the Sopranos episode after Jack Aprile died...[Read More]
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The most remote farm in the world, Tierra del Fuego,...

AAD REPORTS 09/03/2019Fascinating story on a remote farm, the southernmost in the world, populated by the descendants of a British missionary who arrived at the start of the last century. The climate is forbidding and after one brutal year in which most of the livestock got...[Read More]
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Spring into St. Augustine

AAD REPORTS 08/03/2019The Oldest City in the United States where snow does not go, the weather is perfect, and artists have been here since 1880 capturing the light on canvas. If you think the Sunshine State is all about theme parks and frying on the beaches, you probably...[Read More]
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These Are the 66 Best Documentaries of All Time

AAD REPORTS 08/03/2019F for Fake (1973) In a project The Guardian called “full of worldly cynicism and twinkly eyed charm . . . that conceals a wintry sadness about Welles’s life in the make-believe and trickery of the movies,” Orson Welles conspires with his untrustworthy...[Read More]
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The Crow's Nest: Historic Bronxville estate for sale,...

AAD REPORTS 07/03/201919th century American painter Francis Edmonds built an extraordinary home in what was then regarded as the country. One hundred and fifty six years after the artist died his former home and studio is on the market. Constructed in 1850 the artisans who...[Read More]
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An Icon of Atlanta History Returns to Public View

AAD REPORTS 07/03/2019One of the largest paintings ever done returns to the public. The Atlanta Cyclorama, over forty feet tall and three hundred feet wide depicts the triumph of General William T. Sherman and the Union Army over the Confederacy.  Image courtesy Tim...[Read More]
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Keith Flint: Prodigy vocalist dies aged 49

AAD REPORTS 05/03/2019Keith Flint of The Prodogy, the musical driving force behind much of the 90s U.K. rave culture, dies Aged 49.  Keith Flint, vocalist with the Prodigy, has died at the age of 49. He was found at his home in Essex on Monday. The Prodigy released...[Read More]
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What Scares Russia's Generals the Most? Russians

AAD REPORTS 05/03/2019The fine art of a tyrant's fear. Nobody gets more screwie looking at domestic foes than Russian dictators. A rich tradition dating back to Ivan the Terrible, Stalin the Steely eyed Psycho, and now Putin the Paranoid; perhaps they should look in the...[Read More]
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Maya ritual cave ‘untouched’ for 1,000 years stuns...

AAD REPORTS 05/03/2019The high water mark of Mayan civilization, a religious offering to the Jaguar God, sealed off for a thousand years, opened for the world to see. Archaeologists hunting for a sacred well beneath the ancient Maya city of Chichén Itzá on...[Read More]
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Tweet from Double L must Rock The Bells...

AAD REPORTS 04/03/2019Double L must Rock The Bells (@LoveThePuck) tweeted at 6:33 PM on Fri, Mar 01, 2019:One of my fav episodes ... Rollo was ready to dispose of the “wild parsley” 🤣🤣🤣 #RIPNathanielTaylor Read more on...[Read More]
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Archeologists find the lost Spanish city of Etzanoa in...

AAD REPORTS 04/03/2019Toto may be gone but Lost Spanish City found in plain site in Dorothy Gale's Kansas. Many people have dedicated their entire lives to learning all about the history of the world and everyone that once called this ball of rock and water “home.” With so...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - The Wild Continent

AAD REPORTS 02/03/2019Julia 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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Rediscovered Caravaggio painting expected to fetch...

AAD REPORTS 02/03/2019Given some of the crazy French laws, perhaps we should expect a cap on the price way below what is suggested here.  In 2014, French auctioneer Marc Labarbe received a phone call from a friend. The attic of their Toulouse home had yielded a...[Read More]
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The Art of Living Dangerously: RAF veteran pilot...

AAD REPORTS 01/03/2019RAF veteran pilot relives decision to fly Hawker Hunter jet right through busy Tower Bridge. This superb almost forgotten low flying transonic jet made a wild stunt possible as an RAF vet single handedly gave London the 50th Anniversary Royal Air Force...[Read More]
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Rothko Chapel to be restored, and gain auxiliary...

AAD REPORTS 01/03/2019For over four decades, the caretakers overseeing the Rothko Chapel in Houston have struggled to calibrate the natural light that pours through a skylight in the building’s roof, illuminating 14 paintings by the artist Mark Rothko. The Texas sunlight...[Read More]
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Andrew Wyeth's Muse, Helga Testorf, on the Secret...

AAD REPORTS 01/03/2019The last person made famous by art Over the course of more than 15 years, Andrew Wyeth created 250 secret paintings. He hid them from everyone—including his wife, who was also his business manager—in the loft of a millhouse near his home in rural...[Read More]
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South Africa funeral firm to sue pastor for...

AAD REPORTS 27/02/2019Obeah Man rise from Dead! A group of funeral directors in South Africa say they will sue a self-styled prophet who claims to have resurrected a dead man. A viral video of Pastor Alph Lukau shows him shouting "rise up" to a man lying down in a...[Read More]
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Hudson River Pier 92 deemed unsafe, art show moved to...

AAD REPORTS 25/02/2019Just over a week before the Armory international art show was due to open in Manhattan, a city inspection has revealed that one of the two West Side piers that house the event is structurally unsound. Organizers of the high-profile art fair, set to open...[Read More]
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Richard Green sued because retail buyer upset over...

AAD REPORTS 24/02/2019Retail buyer seeks to reneg because auction provenance not disclosed.  Auction records can be annoying but there is nothing enacted anywhere that mandates their inclusion in sales literature.  The London dealer Richard Green is being sued...[Read More]
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Fake Marsden Hartley found in medical giant’s...

AAD REPORTS 19/02/2019Marsden Hartley painting stolen from Abbott Labs, fugazy left in its place. Real one sold by Berry Hill Galleries in 1993 for $351,000 to the private collection in NYC of one Carol Fineberg.      Berry Hill Entry on Stolen...[Read More]
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Celebrate Pluto's Discovery With A Retrospective Of...

AAD REPORTS 19/02/2019From the unimaginable speck to a NASA flyby, the dark planet gives up its icy secrets in a series of photos that commemorates its discovery 89 years ago by eagle eyed astronomer Clyde Tombaugh.   Pluto, first discovered in 1930, was no more...[Read More]
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After Robert Indiana’s death, a tangle of allegations...

AAD REPORTS 18/02/2019The estate of the enigmatic artist Robert Indiana, who died in 2018, is snared in a tangle of allegations involving fraud, forgery, theft, and elder abuse. Indiana’s art and legacy have been entrusted to a onetime fisherman who was Indiana’s caretaker...[Read More]
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Jimmy Hoffa’s Artful Disappearance

AAD REPORTS 14/02/2019 The art of making somebody famous disappear. A credible source alleged Hoffa’s body was in a car that got crunched and recycled into every Chrusler bumper made between 1975 and 1976. If a writer was trying to come up with a name for a character...[Read More]
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How Elizabeth Taylor Topped Princess Margaret’s Diva...

AAD REPORTS 11/02/2019The art of the diva. Princess Margaret’s diva antics are the stuff of royal legend. This was a woman who was waited on hand and foot every day of her life—receiving all the palace perks and royal trappings of her sister, Queen Elizabeth, without any...[Read More]
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German auction house withdraws Adolf Hitler artworks...

AAD REPORTS 11/02/2019"Just say Nein" Haunted by ghosts of an earlier Bavarian putsch, tourist art by syphilitic dictator pulled from Nuremburg auction.   A German auction house has been forced to pull several paintings attributed to Adolf Hitler just days before...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Mount Saint Helens

AAD REPORTS 08/02/2019Mount Saint Helens - the imagery shows how much of the mountain blew off Mount St. Helens by Albert Bierstadt, which comes up for sale today at Bonhams Los Angeles est.$5-700,000 You may also like to read: *  Hudson River Museum, Yonkers,...[Read More]
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Beyond Wonder Woman: 12 Mighty Female Warriors

AAD REPORTS 04/02/2019The 2017 movie "Wonder Woman" is a long-awaited feature film about the mythical Amazon princess who made her first appearance in the DC Comics title "Sensation Comics," in 1942. Since then, Wonder Woman, aka Diana Prince, has long reigned as a rare...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Angels

AAD REPORTS 04/02/2019Follow Ms. Dana Hamm on Instagram, @danahammofficial Abbott Handerson Thayer, A Winged Figure, 1904-1913, The Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution Gift of Charles Lang Freer. The model is the artist's daughter, Gladys: learn more about the...[Read More]
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Vanity Fair recognizes high point of British Cinema,...

AAD REPORTS 04/02/2019From Shakespearean eloquence "Let’s celebrate. We want the finest wines available to humanity, we want them here, and we want them now" to lower brow sorts, "we will buy this place and knock it over" the 1987 film Whitnail and I gains traction with a new...[Read More]
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A Muse Mentored: Art by Farrah Fawcett Goes on View in...

AAD REPORTS 02/02/2019A legendary red swimsuit poster that sold in the millions and her role as a fetching detective on Charlie’s Angels established Farrah Fawcett as a sex symbol of the 1970s—long-limbed, feather-haired, often beaming with a thousand-watt smile. Despite a...[Read More]
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Open the vaults: Unpublished Salinger work to be...

AAD REPORTS 02/02/2019Unpublished work by Catcher on the Rye author J.D. Salinger to finally see the light of day. A recluse in his later years the author forbid re-use of his characters.  This move by the author's son and widow, opens the door for Holden Caulfield's...[Read More]
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East London artist

AAD REPORTS 29/01/2019East London artist who toiled in obscurity for years finally gets recognition Doreen Fletcher started painting scenes of East End London in 1983 but gave up in 2004 after being discouraged by a lack of recognition. A chance encounter with London blogger...[Read More]
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The Art of London Firearms

AAD REPORTS 29/01/2019When silly was still a synonym for lethal. This exhibition explores a fascinating and often overlooked chapter in the art of European gunmaking, presenting a selection of fourteen important London-made firearms drawn from the Museum's collection, many...[Read More]
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Conservation treatment 'Sunflowers'

AAD REPORTS 24/01/2019Detailed research has led to the conclusion that Vincent van Gogh's famous 'Sunflowers' painting is stable, but fragile. Therefore 'Sunflowers' will no longer travel away from the Van Gogh Museum. Research conducted at the Van Gogh Museum into Vincent...[Read More]
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‘Sopranos’ Prequel Film Finds Young Tony: Michael...

AAD REPORTS 23/01/2019He is the son of James Gandolfini, who originated the iconic role of Tony Soprano and won multiple Emmys, SAG Awards and a Golden Globe in an anti-hero role that made possible later bad guy turns like Bryan Cranston’s in Breaking Bad and future HBO...[Read More]
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Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at...

AAD REPORTS 21/01/2019FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78. A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that...[Read More]
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Furio dishes his funniest Sopranos story

AAD REPORTS 17/01/2019Federico Castelluccio - Damon Johnson - Alex Boyle Imagine opening your hotel room door and finding Tony Soprano and Furio Guinta carrying in your drunken friend. That's one of the stories Federico Castelluccio who played Furio told when he called me on...[Read More]
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Watch "Diane Abbott's disastrous illegal...

AAD REPORTS 16/01/2019The art of pandering to non voters.   You may also like to read: *  BBC Pidgin headline of the year, Brit teaches African how to throw poo poo *  Robert the Bruce rolls over in his grave    [Read More]
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Picasso Inc: The Artist’s Messy, Messy Estate

AAD REPORTS 16/01/2019An oldie but a goodie.   When Picasso died, 43 years ago at the age of 91, he left an astounding number of works—more than 45,000 in all. (“We’d have to rent the Empire State Building to house all the works,” Claude Picasso said when the inventory...[Read More]
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Their Warhols Are at the Whitney. Their Ugly Divorce...

AAD REPORTS 15/01/2019The tawdry divorce of Libbie and David Mugrabi is not just a tabloid story. At stake are a trophy townhouse, works by Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons, and the inner workings of one of the world’s most influential art dealer families.   Over the weekend...[Read More]
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Note Penned by British King on Eve of Napoleonic Wars...

AAD REPORTS 15/01/2019"Hot crossed buns for sale"   A letter penned by King George III of England on the eve of war has sold for more than $14,000 at auction. The 1803 missive sold for 11,430 British pounds, or $14,670.97, the BBC reported. The anonymous seller...[Read More]
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Ait Benhaddou: 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Gladiator' filming...

AAD REPORTS 15/01/2019A tiny medieval town in southwestern Morocco is one of the most iconic sights in the world. You just don't know it by name. The medieval ksar of Aït Benhaddou has played the part of an Egyptian town in the 1999 action movie "The Mummy," the Hindu Kush...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Claude Monet's...

AAD REPORTS 14/01/2019Claude Monet's Garden, 2017 - Follow Ms. Katt Massimo on Instagram @ladyavera Claude Monet in his garden circa 1920 - learn more about Claude Monet, here You may also like to visit: *  St Pauls, London *  Flatiron, New York *  Loch...[Read More]
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Old Venice in Motion and Colour

AAD REPORTS 13/01/2019Queen City of the Adriatic and an artist haunt for centuries. Venice, Italy is one of the preeminent tourist destinations of the world with an estimate 18 million visitors a year based upon 50,000 per day.   James Abbot Macneil Whistler...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - A look back at 2018...

AAD REPORTS 13/01/2019Now almost into the third week of January, we thought it an appropriate moment to look back at the past year or so, and to offer some indication as to the pieces we like to publish on a somewhat regular basis - in so far as instagram echoes is...[Read More]
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Sopranos twenty years later

AAD REPORTS 10/01/2019Bada Bing! It’s been 20 years since the first episode of “The Sopranos” premiered on HBO. The iconic series, which focused on anxiety-filled mob boss Tony Soprano and an incredible cast of characters, filmed at numerous locations in New Jersey. Who could...[Read More]
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Where to Download All the Books That Just Entered the...

AAD REPORTS 09/01/2019Starting at midnight on January 1, tens of thousands of books (as well as movies, songs, and cartoons) entered the public domain, meaning that people can download, share, or repurpose these works for free and without retribution under US copyright...[Read More]
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Removed in secret, hidden for years, Philly schools'...

AAD REPORTS 07/01/2019Art meant to inspire children stashed away for many years after spiraling values caused bureaucrats to hide the works. Hidden away for more than a decade, the vast collection of artwork that once hung on public school walls across Philadelphia will...[Read More]
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Soccer star Wayne Rooney arrested on public...

AAD REPORTS 07/01/2019Welcome to America. Virginia notorious for DWY, driving while Yankee. As one wise person remarked "you don't have to be guilty to get arrested down south". (CNN) Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested on a charge of public intoxication on...[Read More]
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In search of the Withnail & I, 30 years after

AAD REPORTS 01/01/2019"Bring us your finest wines" "You're drunk" "We are multimillionaires, we will buy this place and knock it over" Hitting the ripe old age of 30 this year, Bruce Robinson’s Withnail & I (1987) is one of the defining British films of the 1980s....[Read More]
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Tottenham may share White Hart Lane with the Oakland...

AAD REPORTS 31/12/2018Tottenham are in talks with the Oakland Raiders over a ground share for a full eight-game NFL home season next year. Mauricio Pochettino’s side are yet to play a single game in the refurbished White Hart Lane and Oakland were due to play there in...[Read More]
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You tube vs. Instagram - Angels

AAD REPORTS 27/12/2018Getting Victoria's Secret wings is the pinnacle. Preparation Instructions for this publication: 1, Hit play on the You tube Video; 2, Scroll down at a leisurely pace; 3, Learn more about your favourite artist.   Follow Robbie Williams...[Read More]
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Merry Christmas

AAD REPORTS 25/12/2018AAD 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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Dealers Behaving Badly - The Do's and Don'ts at Art...

AAD REPORTS 24/12/2018There are several phases of an art and antique show or fair beginning with set up and ending with the break down for the show. What falls in between is quite interesting and often disturbing. In light of the forthcoming season of Shows and Fairs, I take...[Read More]
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Phillips moves to a supertall address

AAD REPORTS 23/12/2018Phillips moves to the super tall 432 Park Avenue. Number 432 in the distance Harry Macklowe’s divorce settlement with estranged wife Linda appears to be a mixed bag for both parties. But developer Harry can only cheer a gigantic, 55,000- square-foot...[Read More]
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Wintry Reflections

AAD REPORTS 22/12/2018 One of the most overlooked aspects these days is simple weather imagery. As the old tv commercial used to say "it's not nice to fool mother nature." In this vein of looking back, here are some of the better paintings we have used over the past few...[Read More]
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Mystery donor gives Virginia museum painting worth...

AAD REPORTS 21/12/2018RICHMOND, Va. -- A mystery donor has given the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts its most valuable gift of a single work of art in its decadeslong history. "Progress (The Advance of Civilization)" was painted in 1853 by Hudson River School member Asher B....[Read More]
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