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Thoroughbreds Win in the Long Run

AAD REPORTS 24/07/2021First published November 2015 - good for a catch up read.  In practical terms that the art market understands ~ auction prices have become divorced from every day reality. When the market announces a major sale of over $100 million dollars, the...[Read More]
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Images of the American Revolution

AAD REPORTS 02/07/2021Declaration of Independence, 1776 Today being the Fourth of July, this writer was reminded of a recent trip to the very fine Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, CT. In addition to a panoply of Old Masters, French Impressionism and Hudson River...[Read More]
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Insider Dealing

AAD REPORTS 30/06/2021The 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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A new Van Gogh work discovered hidden in a book

AAD REPORTS 26/06/2021One of Van Gogh’s most unusual artworks has just emerged—three unknown sketches of peasants. They are drawn on a thin vertical strip of paper, a curious format for an artist to choose. The drawings were found in a novel on the French peasantry and the...[Read More]
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A Painting Fell Off the Wall and Went in for...

AAD REPORTS 26/06/2021Art historians have discovered a long-lost painting by Rembrandt van Rijn in Rome. The painting, The Adoration of the Magi, is believed to date from 1632 to 1633. Scholars had long believed that only copies of the picture had...[Read More]
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In Van Gogh's Foot Steps

AAD REPORTS 12/06/2021Editor's Note: The rolled up state of van Gogh's canvases proves this imperfect genius existed. Seeing the places where he painted similar to when he painted them some 128 years ago, is priceless.  St. Remy - Image courtesy @arinainlondonland on...[Read More]
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Amsterdam's Van Gogh museum reopens after virus...

AAD REPORTS 09/06/2021With a yellow carpet, sunflowers and hydroalcoholic gel, the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam welcomes visitors after several months of closure due to coronavirus.  Click here or click on image to watch the video You may also like to...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Greenwich

AAD REPORTS 21/05/2021 Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) London from Greenwich Park London from Greenwich 2016  [Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Richmond Hill

AAD REPORTS 21/05/2021Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823 - 1900) Richmond Hill in 1862 Richmond Hill 2016 - Follow Felicia on Instagram @annafeliciaphoto  [Read More]
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Edvard Explained

AAD REPORTS 13/05/2021This finding will make art lovers scream all over again. Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” — an 1893 expressionist painting so famous it has its own emoji — contains a disturbing hidden message that art historians have now determined was written by the artist...[Read More]
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Scottish ‘Multiverse’ artland is out of this...

AAD REPORTS 04/05/2021The Crawick Multiverse – a £1million project funded by the Duke of Buccleuch – sits on the site of a former open cast coal mine which is being transformed into a spectacular 55-acre artland, visitor attraction and public amenity. Image Courtesy |...[Read More]
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Van Gogh's $30m riverscape with an absinthe-coloured...

AAD REPORTS 01/05/2021Christie’s is to auction Van Gogh’s Le Pont de Trinquetaille (The Trinquetaille Bridge) in New York on 13 May, with an estimate of $25m to $35m. This will be a rare opportunity to acquire one of the artist’s Arles pictures, his most...[Read More]
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Rare Rembrandt Biblical Scene Could Fetch $30 Million...

AAD REPORTS 29/04/2021When Rembrandt van Rijn’s Abraham and the Angels last appeared at auction, in 1848, it sold for £64 (around £7,670, or $10,500 USD, today). Come January, when the petite painting returns to the auction block for the first time in 173 years, it’s...[Read More]
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Is that Vincent Van Gogh hiding at the back of this...

AAD REPORTS 29/04/2021Although we know Van Gogh so well from his 36 painted self-portraits, depictions of him by other artists are rare. We can now add another—from no less a hand than his friend Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the lover of Montmartre nightlife. This drawing is...[Read More]
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Twelve Ancient and Enduring Places Around the...

AAD REPORTS 29/04/2021Incredible Archaeology: Inspiring Places from Our Human Past is a global tour of ancient sites, from the famous and much-visited Machu Picchu to lesser-traversed places, like North America’s Viking Settlement, L’anse Aux Meadows, or the rock paintings of...[Read More]
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Vanity Fair recognizes high point of British Cinema,...

AAD REPORTS 29/04/2021From 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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New York City Museums Ready to Reopen, but Some See...

AAD REPORTS 29/04/2021A native New Yorker who has been going to the Metropolitan Museum of Art since childhood, Charles Baum is eager to see the institution reopen its doors in coming days after a five-month shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. “I can’t wait to get...[Read More]
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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Banner in the sky

AAD REPORTS 28/04/2021Follow Mr. Alexander Boyle on Instagram, here Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), "Our Banner in the Sky, 1863", learn more about the artist, here You may also like to read: * Carrington Event, 1859 and Its Effect on American Art * How to...[Read More]
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DeBlasio Era protestors reach new low, defile a...

AAD REPORTS 23/04/2021New York City has experienced a great deal of change in the last decade, most of it for the worst. Blame squarely lies with the deranged policies of the DeBlasio administration which is anti gun but pro criminal. The latest evidence of such...[Read More]
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Jerry Saltz Ignored Encaustic, Assumed it's his usual...

AAD REPORTS 12/04/2021We told you so, perhaps Jerry Saltz can return to his favorite hobby, blowing himself. Saltz, who has zero expertise in the forensic nature of older art asserted five hundred year old discovery was wrong. Perhaps Saltz might wish to look up...[Read More]
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How the Erie Canal Was Built With Raw Labor and...

AAD REPORTS 12/04/2021The 360-mile canal connecting the Hudson River to the Great Lakes was built in eight years through thick forests and stubborn rock.  In 1809, when President Thomas Jefferson reviewed New York’s ambitious plans for a more than 360-mile canal...[Read More]
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Spain stops auction over possible long-lost...

AAD REPORTS 09/04/2021Spain locks door 83 years after Soviet Heist. Got to love Spain declaring an Italian work to be a national treasure. This all goes back to the time the Soviet armed forces "on loan" to the communist Spanish Republic, on the edge of defeat in September...[Read More]
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Viscosity management: Splatter master Jackson Pollock...

AAD REPORTS 06/04/2021Famed abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock notoriously relied on non-traditional painting techniques to create his masterpieces. Physicists have pondered the presence of curls and coils in his work, and whether the artist deliberately exploited a...[Read More]
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55 M. Picasso Portrait to Headline Christie’s...

AAD REPORTS 06/04/2021A Pablo Picasso painting from 1932 that depicts his muse Marie-Thérèse Walter will be offered at Christie’s in a 20th century art evening auction in New York on May 11. Titled Femme assise près d’une fenêtre (Marie-Thérèse), the large-scale work is...[Read More]
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Robert Duncanson, Painter of Freedom

AAD REPORTS 25/03/2021Robert Duncanson (1821–1872), the Black artist of the Hudson River School, presents a challenge for scholars. His varied output—still lifes, genre, allegorical subjects, murals, and landscapes—presents a body of work yet to be fully deciphered. Guiding...[Read More]
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Otto Dix’s ‘apocalyptic’ depictions of life on western...

AAD REPORTS 07/03/2021One of the most extensive collections of prints by Otto Dix is to be offered at auction this month in which the German artist’s unique perspective of fighting in the first world war and coping with its aftermath is given expression in some of the most...[Read More]
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Works from Lanvin Family Collection to Be Auctioned In...

AAD REPORTS 06/03/2021The one problem with this estate? Try getting the art out of the country In the early 19th century, designer Jeanne Lanvin founded what is now France’s oldest couture fashion house, Lanvin, in Paris. Her daughter, Marie-Blanche de Polignac,...[Read More]
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The new Barnes exhibition ‘Soutine/de Kooning’ is a...

AAD REPORTS 05/03/2021On June 3, 1952, Willem de Kooning, in the midst of creating the paintings that made him famous, was granted a private tour of the Barnes Foundation in Merion. More than two decades later, he recalled his amazement at the collection. “In one room there...[Read More]
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Boy Scouts Will Sell Nearly 60 Norman Rockwell Works...

AAD REPORTS 05/03/2021The association between the Boy Scouts of America and Norman Rockwell spanned more than six decades, yielding dozens of commissioned coming-of-age portraits that evoke virtue, bravery and Americana. But now faced with tens of thousands of sex-abuse...[Read More]
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Rare Van Gogh Portrait Brings Christie’s London...

AAD REPORTS 05/03/2021In a strong start to its 20th century art sales launched at its London and New York headquarters on Monday, Christie’s sold a group of eight drawings from the family collection of London dealer Thomas Gibson for a collective $25.3 million, well above...[Read More]
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Ben Heller, Pioneering Collector of Abstract...

AAD REPORTS 05/03/2021Ben Heller, who died in 2019, amassed a legendary collection of Abstract Expressionism, supporting artists like Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and others at a time when few else would. But before he dispersed his works to some of the world’s top museums,...[Read More]
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Winston Churchill redefines finest hour as his work...

AAD REPORTS 02/03/2021Angelina Jolie sells off Winston Churchill painting from Brad Pitt for $11.5M   Angelina Jolie sold off a Winston Churchill painting that Brad Pitt bought her as a gift for $11.5 million on Monday. The work was gifted to Jolie by her estranged...[Read More]
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Van Gogh Paris painting goes on public display for...

AAD REPORTS 25/02/2021A Vincent Van Gogh painting of a Paris street has gone on display for the first time after spending more than 100 years behind closed doors. A Street Scene In Montmartre has been owned by a French family for most of the time since it was painted in...[Read More]
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Sotheby’s Lands Ann Marion Estate

AAD REPORTS 25/02/2021The pandemic kept most plum art estates away from auction in 2020, but Sotheby’s just landed the Texas-size collection of Fort Worth rancher and oil heiress Anne Marion. Ms. Marion, who died early last year at age 81, was married to a retired Sotheby’s...[Read More]
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Three Major Artworks by Winston Churchill Hit the...

AAD REPORTS 25/02/2021While works by late British prime minister Winston Churchill come up for sale somewhat regularly, it’s rare to have three in one auction. And for all of the paintings to have remarkable ties to history is even more significant. But come March 1, when...[Read More]
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Hatton Gardens Heist has a link to Baker Street...

AAD REPORTS 24/02/2021During Easter weekend 2015, more than $300 million in cash, diamonds, and jewels were stolen right under everyone’s noses at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit in London. It was known around the world as the “greatest heist in British history,” and, in all...[Read More]
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Museum Catfight, when Directors bring out their...

AAD REPORTS 24/02/2021Meow meow meow I Led the Indianapolis Museum of Art for Five Years. Here's How Charles Venable, Its Recently Ousted President, Failed the Institution. The many failings of the Indianapolis Museum of Art during the tenure of its recently departed...[Read More]
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White Supremacy Has to Be Undone’: The First...

AAD REPORTS 16/02/2021Perhaps this fellow might want to look in a mirror. Last month, in a historic and overdue move, the first Indigenous leader was appointed to head a Canadian public art institution. John G. Hampton, who is Chickasaw, was appointed executive...[Read More]
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Painting of 19th century Hallowell cityscape sells for...

AAD REPORTS 11/02/2021The piece, painted around 1860, was bought by Connecticut-based American folk art dealer David Schorsch, who said it will become inventory at his business. A 19th century painting of Hallowell’s cityscape as seen from Chelsea defied a $50,000 price...[Read More]
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$20 M. Rembrandt Belonging to Met Trustee Sells...

AAD REPORTS 05/02/2021Last week, global audiences watched in awe as Sotheby’s sold a rare 15th-century Sandro Botticelli portrait for $92.2 million in New York, making it the second-most expensive Old Masters lot ever auctioned. While the Botticelli went on to over-perform,...[Read More]
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‘Calder-Picasso' exhibition to make U.S. museum debut...

AAD REPORTS 03/02/2021When the de Young Museum is able to reopen after the current round of pandemic-related closures, it will debut a touring exhibition featuring two of the most iconic artists of the 20th century. “Calder-Picasso” is a celebration of famed American sculptor...[Read More]
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Alexander Calder’s ‘Submarine Christmas Tree’ Could...

AAD REPORTS 31/01/2021Alexander Calder’s Submarine Christmas Tree, with an estimate of between £4 million and £6 million (US$5.5 million and US$8.2 million), will lead a group of eight 20th-century works from a private French collection at an upcoming auction at...[Read More]
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Politically Correct take a new scalp, Irony it's...

AAD REPORTS 30/01/2021  Remington’s ‘Bronco Buster’ no longer in Oval Office after Biden administration makeover The Frederic S. Remington bronze sculpture, “Bronco Buster,” (Cast by Roman Bronze Works number 23, May 15, 1904)  a fixture in the Oval Office of...[Read More]
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72 year old bottle of Scotch sells for $54,000 at...

AAD REPORTS 29/01/2021A 72-year-old bottle of Glen Grant single malt whisky from Scotland fetched more than $54,000 in an auction in Hong Kong on Friday. It is the first time that the 1948 Glen Grant whisky, by independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail, was offered in...[Read More]
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Tweet from 🇺🇸Kyle Bass🇺🇸 (@Jkylebass)

AAD REPORTS 29/01/2021🇺🇸Kyle Bass🇺🇸 (@Jkylebass) tweeted at 8:09 AM on Wed, Jan 27, 2021:Caption this - Winner to receive a bottle of my favorite Japanese whiskey 🥃.  https://t.co/yl1ZV4gT4W(https://twitter.com/Jkylebass/status/1354416217679933440?s=03) Get the...[Read More]
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Trailblazing Black US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged...

AAD REPORTS 29/01/2021A onetime model, Tyson began her screen career with bit parts but gained fame in the early 1970s when black women were finally starting to get starring roles. She refused to take parts simply for the paycheck, remaining choosey. 'I'm very selective as...[Read More]
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Lost 19th-century Tlingit fort discovered in...

AAD REPORTS 28/01/2021The remains of a long-lost 19th-century fort in Alaska, once the site of a fierce battle between First Nations clans and Russian soldiers, has been revealed by radar scans. It was a stronghold of the Tlingit people, a Northwest Coast Indigenous group,...[Read More]
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A Rembrandt Restored gets Reattributed back to...

AAD REPORTS 28/01/2021Its attribution restored, a Rembrandt portrait goes on view in Pennsylvania. If there ever was an example of how so called experts can botch up an attribution prior to restoration this it. Some museum employees will never understand dirty paintings....[Read More]
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See First Glimpse of Michael Gandolfini as a Young...

Elliot Lee 27/01/2021Warner Bros. has revealed a “Same Day Premieres” trailer of their 2021 releases, which includes footage of Dune The Suicide Squad, King Richard, the Space Jam remake with Lebron James, and others. The most exciting moment occurs...[Read More]
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New findings on Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi Debunk the...

AAD REPORTS 27/01/2021Disarming new findings on Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi. In a direct rebuke to contemporary art yenta Jerry Saltz, who flapped his gums with zero expertise in material science loudly proclaimed No, the better informed Louvre’s examination determined...[Read More]
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Geologist Uncovered a Secret that Solves One Of Machu...

AAD REPORTS 24/01/2021Uttterly atypical for clickbait type stories this marvelous geological perspective on Machi Pucchu explains the hows and whys of this stone city being built atop converging fault lines with a ready source of materials (hexagonal stone) and the ultimate...[Read More]
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‘Many Saints of Newark’ Delayed to Fall 2021

AAD REPORTS 14/01/2021Audiences will have to wait to return to the world of “The Sopranos.” “The Many Saints of Newark,” an upcoming film that serves as a prequel to the long-running HBO series, has again delayed its big-screen debut. The movie will now open on Sept. 24,...[Read More]
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Inside the U.S. Army’s Warehouse Full of Nazi...

AAD REPORTS 06/01/2021Foreword by Robert Alexander Boyle A seldom seen aspect of the US Army is mentioned in this fabulous New Yorker  story on just one Army Warehouse Full of captured Nazi Art too odious ever to be on display.  This writer has seen similar...[Read More]
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A Conundrum as Teutons control freaks puzzle over...

AAD REPORTS 06/01/2021What the Teutonic OCD micromanagers at artnet get wrong about American copyright law becomes obvious as they hyperventilate over dazzling Artworks From 1925 that are finally in the Public Domain. The beginning of every new year is an opportunity to...[Read More]
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Major museum openings and expansions in 2021

AAD REPORTS 01/01/2021At 84, the billionaire François Pinault will finally realise a 20-year plan to build a private museum for his contemporary art collection in Paris. The Bourse de Commerce-Pinault Collection, housed in an 18th-century grain exchange, is poised to open...[Read More]
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Archaeologists Found A Site Older Than Göbekli...

AAD REPORTS 01/01/2021Sitting eerily quiet upon an almost forgotten potbelly-shaped hilltop in the Southeastern Turkish countryside is an archaeological site that has caused heated debates among researchers, dreamers, and scientists. The mainstream scientific community...[Read More]
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Sports Memorabilia expert Josh Evans dies at 59

AAD REPORTS 01/01/2021Legendary sports and collectibles auctioneer Joshua Leland Evans passed away at the age of 59. He had been battling cancer for years. An absolute magnet for seemingly trivial facts on baseball and football history he was good friends with many writers...[Read More]
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The Met Casts Revisionist Light on its Greatest Hits...

AAD REPORTS 25/12/2020Founded as an idea to elevate the ideals of American citizenship by a group of Union League Club members traveling in France on July 4, 1866, it was thought a better educated citizenry would not repeat the then recent mistakes of secession and the...[Read More]
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The World's Most Iconic Ancient Bronze Statue

AAD REPORTS 25/12/2020They say boxing is an art form. And nowhere is this more apparent than in the bronze statue Boxer At Rest. An exceptional bronze statue, depicting a seated fighter in repose, the piece was discovered by archaeologists in 19th century Rome. No-one...[Read More]
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Scenes from the Wild Continent

AAD REPORTS 25/12/2020Smithsonian 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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Merry Christmas

AAD REPORTS 24/12/2020AAD 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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Instagram Echoes Artists Past - Thursby House

AAD REPORTS 23/12/2020The Thursby House located at Blue Springs State Park in Orange City, Florida - follow Southern_girl_dreaming, here James Donaghy (1838-1931) Louis Thursby House, Orange City, Florida  You may also like to visit: * Claude Monet's...[Read More]
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Wintry Reflections

AAD REPORTS 22/12/2020 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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What Will Become of a Tycoon’s Art Gems?

AAD REPORTS 21/12/2020In an apartment high above Manhattan, paintings by van Gogh, Matisse and Modigliani overlooked the East River and tribal artworks and Egyptian antiquities mingled with Giacometti bronzes and furniture. Several blocks west, a monumental Miró bronze stood...[Read More]
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Major wikileaks document dump Index of /file/

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2020Major wiki leaks dump: https://file.wikileaks.org/file/[Read More]
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Seven Archaeological Discoveries that Rocked the World...

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2020 Read more on Inverse: https://www.inverse.com/ You may also like to read;  * The Indus Valley civilisation is 2,500 years older than previously believed  * Twelve Ancient and Enduring Places Around the...[Read More]
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Emerald Weighing More Than 800 Pounds Found in...

AAD REPORTS 15/12/2020Three years old but still a remarkable find Experts predict the enormous emerald rock could fetch around £238million Whopping 360kg emerald discovered in Brazil worth $308 An enormous £238million emerald rock discovered in a gem mining field in...[Read More]
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Stunning Mosaic Found in England Shows Some Lived in...

AAD REPORTS 12/12/2020The discovery of an intricately crafted Roman mosaic might not seem wholly surprising, but archaeologists say there’s something very unusual about the design seen at Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire, England: It dates to the mid-fifth century...[Read More]
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Precious painting lost at German airport found at...

AAD REPORTS 12/12/2020BERLIN -- A surrealist painting worth more than a quarter million euros (dollars) that was forgotten by a businessman at Duesseldorf's airport has been recovered from a nearby recycling dumpster, police said Thursday. The businessman, whose identity was...[Read More]
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A $1 Million Marsden Hartley That Was Stolen 30 Years...

AAD REPORTS 12/12/2020A wild legal case involving a stolen—and then forged—Marsden Hartley picture has finally made its way out of the courts, and now the painting will return to the Chicago company from which it was taken three decades ago. The...[Read More]
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'The Many Saints of Newark': Everything You Need to...

AAD REPORTS 10/12/2020For years, The Sopranos has remained, untouched, as the greatest series ever to grace the small screen.  Beginning in 1999, 87 episodes over six series elevated troubled mobster Tony Soprano to bonafide icon status, and the HBO...[Read More]
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Painting Hanging in Office Identified As 400-Year-Old...

AAD REPORTS 10/12/2020A painting hanging on the office wall of a council office in Brussels and assumed to be a mere copy has been confirmed to be the earliest version of a Jacques Jordaens Baroque masterpiece. The 15th-century artwork had adorned the wall of the Town...[Read More]
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What John Wayne Taught Ron Howard About Making...

AAD REPORTS 10/12/2020As an actor, Howard is most known for his appearing in the sitcoms The Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days as well as George Lucas’ American Graffiti. However, he also appeared in Wayne’s final Western, The Shootist.  The...[Read More]
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Union League Club of Chicago forced to sell Monet to...

AAD REPORTS 05/12/2020The story of Claude Monet’s “Apple Trees in Blossom” and Chicago is long, significant and now — with the Union League Club’s decision to sell its most valuable artwork to cover pandemic-year losses — potentially dire. The painting is currently hanging...[Read More]
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Hunt still on for a Van Gogh self-portrait lost deep...

AAD REPORTS 28/11/2020THE MAGDEBURG MASTERPIECE MAY HAVE BEEN BURNED AT THE END OF HOSTILITIES—BUT SOME BELIEVE IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN LOOTED AND SURVIVED. Vincent van Gogh’s The Artist on the Road to Tarascon (1888), learn more about the artist, here Vincent van Gogh’s most...[Read More]
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Jealous French Expert gets Snippy over Newhouse's...

AAD REPORTS 27/11/2020Gauguin portrait may not be real deal, art fair warned  Teuraheimata a Potoru was thought to have been painted in Tahiti in 1891 - learn more about the artist, here A Paris art fair is facing controversy over claims that its star attraction, a...[Read More]
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Horses & Coaches

AAD REPORTS 23/11/2020Below a selection of stunning coaches of various purpose created by various artists.  Hit play on the YouTube video to soak up the ambience, and be sure to learn more about your favourite art work and the artist who created it.  Samuel...[Read More]
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Spring into St. Augustine

AAD REPORTS 21/11/2020The 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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Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Reveals An Unseen Photo of...

AAD REPORTS 21/11/2020Seldom seen photo from Sun Records emerges courtesy Mr. Jimmy Page. In a recent Instagram post, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has shared one of the rarest photos of Elvis Presley and Scotty Moore, who had been a major inspiration of...[Read More]
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Alleged Seller contests having to repay Sotheby’s for...

AAD REPORTS 18/11/2020Sothebys litigators put on silly wigs to go middle English using terms such as "duff and plum" while they really employ an old ambulance chaser tactic, sue the richest defendant Nice try Mr. Glickman The case of an allegedly forged Frans...[Read More]
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Artnet Hurls Lurid Accusations at Industry leader Pace...

AAD REPORTS 15/11/2020Artnet alleges: "Pace Gallery Positions Itself as the Art Business of the Future. But Employees Say an Abusive Work Environment Keeps It Mired in the Past" Sounds like the only position for advancement is the missionary position or facing wrong...[Read More]
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Lazytown

AAD REPORTS 14/11/2020Scrub me Mamma with a Boogie Beat (1941)  You may also like to read: * Hypollergic, at it again: "How to draw a black guy" ? * To the Editor of Hyperallergic * Trump slams Meghan Markle after endorsing Joe Biden[Read More]
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Storm King Becomes a Sensation: Why the Upstate New...

AAD REPORTS 13/11/2020Right now, the view from atop Museum Hill at the Storm King Art Center is one of the most sought-after vistas in Upstate New York. No doubt its natural surroundings are part of its allure: the picturesque Hudson Valley is visible below. But intimate...[Read More]
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35 Best Museums in the World

AAD REPORTS 13/11/2020If your travel style is to museum hop across the globe, then look no farther for vacation inspiration. This comprehensive list includes museums from all corners of the world, from New York to Japan. Whether you're interested in the ancient gems of Egypt...[Read More]
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Forger famous for frankenstein head fugazies that...

AAD REPORTS 12/11/2020Art Forger Han van Meegeren Fooled the World Into Believing His Fake Vermeers. A New Film Unpacks His Bag of Tricks   Fifty. That’s how many prop paintings it took to make The Last Vermeer, the cheekily titled new film telling the true story...[Read More]
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For what it's worth

AAD REPORTS 12/11/2020Preparation 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.     Learn more about Buffalo Springfield, here Thomas Hill (1829 - 1908)...[Read More]
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War And Photography Intersect In A Powerful...

AAD REPORTS 11/11/2020 Christine Lin @ The Epoch Times NEW YORK—Having served as a five-star general in World War II, President Dwight D. Eisenhower famously said, “There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.” Neither is there glory in WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY, a...[Read More]
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The Other O'Keeffe

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2020Georgia 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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The Clark Art Institute

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2020The Clark's doors are now open and it's wonderful to welcome you back.  Visiting the Clark will be a different experience, but rest assured that we are doing everything we can to make your visit as pleasant as possible while still being very...[Read More]
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The Impressionists of the Clark

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2020Claude Monet (1840-1926), Detail of: Tulips at Sassenheim, 1880  All images in chronological order, just a sample of this extraordinary collection. All photos by Alexander Boyle, unless otherwise noted. Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Self Portrait, 1857...[Read More]
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Sopranos twenty years later

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2020Bada 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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Westward Ho! American photos by Ansel Adams at...

AAD REPORTS 05/11/2020Ansel Adams photographs at Sotheby's Is Expected to Fetch Between $4 and $6 Million USD Snake River and the Grand Tetons  Moonrise  Stars of this sale include the iconic "Snake River and the Grand Tetons" as well as "Moonrise". Read more...[Read More]
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The Rivalry Between Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Sister...

AAD REPORTS 04/11/2020What if you were Georgia O’Keeffe’s sister, and you wanted to be an artist? Could you empty your mind of her work to create your own original images? A show at the Clark, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, tries, sort of, to separate the sisters, though the...[Read More]
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Greece, the Parthenon

AAD REPORTS 04/11/2020Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826-1900), The Parthenon,1871 - 44 1/2 x 72 5/8 in. (113 x 184.5 cm) Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art accession:15.30.67 Church visited Greece in 1869 and spent several weeks in Athens. There, he painted...[Read More]
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6 Mark Rothko Paintings That Reveal How His Artistic...

AAD REPORTS 03/11/2020American painter Mark Rothko revolutionized abstract art by becoming one of the pioneers of color field painting. He expressed profound emotion through his signature compositions of hazy, colored squares on large canvases that occupy a...[Read More]
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Rare Film of Monet, Renoir, Rodin and Degas

AAD REPORTS 01/11/2020Masters in motion.    Fine art enthusiasts will appreciate these fascinating 100-year-old film clips of four of the most celebrated artists in history; Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Auguste Rodin, and Edgar Degas. In 1915, with the...[Read More]
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Artist Gives Forgotten Thrift Store Paintings a 'Star...

AAD REPORTS 01/11/2020While many people may overlook old thrift store paintings, Dave (of Arrowhead Vintage & Goods) actually seeks them out to transform the outdated landscapes into surreal sci-fi scenes. He alters old, forgotten artworks by adding pop culture...[Read More]
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The Finest Chinese Art is not on the Mainland

AAD REPORTS 31/10/2020Curiously, one of the world’s greatest collections of Chinese antiquities is not in China – but across the Strait in Taiwan. In the early 20th century, the art collection of the Imperial Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, was on the move....[Read More]
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Paintings by Federico Castelluccio

AAD REPORTS 31/10/2020 Federico Castelluccio, Fusco Meats, Yale University Art Gallery, Accession Number: 2008.19.1181 Federico Castelluccio, Man with Grey Cap Federico Castelluccio, Mother and Son Federico Castelluccio, 'Many Happy Returns', Yale University Art Gallery...[Read More]
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Sir Sean Connery died peacefully in his sleep

AAD REPORTS 31/10/2020Daniel Craig today led the acting world in remembering James Bond legend Sir Sean Connery who died in his sleep aged 90 following a long illness. Tributes have been pouring in for the Oscar-winning actor who passed away in the Bahamas and leaves behind...[Read More]
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There's an 'Iron Man' Statue in Italy Honoring His...

AAD REPORTS 31/10/2020How does one know American pop culture reigns supreme? In Italy, land of Leonardo’s David and Moses, there is now a statue honoring the death of fictional Iron Man, simply a scene from the top selling movie of all time "Avengers Endgame". I am Iron...[Read More]
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5 Henri Matisse Paintings That Transformed Modern...

AAD REPORTS 29/10/2020Undeterred by critics, Matisse honed his instincts and went against trends to develop an expressive style that would have massive ramifications. As both a friend to and rival of Picasso, who was 11 years younger, Matisse pushed boundaries and inspired...[Read More]
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