Have you seen these 12 paintings and a golden eagle?
Meyer and Brysac do a masterful job of contextualizing the frenzied collecting of Chinese art by Americans into the political, historical and social landscapes of the times. Like a story by Edith Wharton, it's a tale of intrigue, manners and colorful personalities.
It's pretty much certain he didn't do it, but maybe -- just maybe -- he did.
He sold 125 of them for $6 million at auction.
Apart from the geographic information and aesthetic pleasure offered by this exhibition, one can't help taking a socio-political stance. In her vision statement, Davis states that "the project contributes to dialogue about the international art trade...[it] provides a forum for acknowledging losses of Nepal's deities and exchanges ideas on preserving what remains."
One of the most amazing, inspiring museums a lot of people will (sadly) never get to visit is the National Museum Of Iraq in Baghdad.
A $1 million Norman Rockwell painting has been stolen from a storage unit in New York City, police reported this week.
Norman Rockwell, "Sport," 1939, 22 in x 28 in. "Sport" was only recently on the bidding block this year, sold to an unnamed
In addition to Guisados' delicious tacos (they're known for their made-from-scratch stewed meats.), locations in both Echo
"Just as we get better, criminals get better... So it is a constant game of cat and mouse, unfortunately," Detective Brett
Police have since embarked on a full investigation, revealing that pieces by Picasso were also taken from the neighboring
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Theft: FBI Announces New Information On The 23rd Anniversary Of The Art Heist (SLIDESHOW)
“The FBI believes with a high degree of confidence in the years after the theft the art was transported to Connecticut and
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