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- Vincent Noce has a report for The Art Newspaper about the ongoing investigation into Gérard Lhéritier's alleged manuscripts Ponzi scheme.- A Library Company of Philadelphia press release has more information on the identification of...Show More Summary

Hear An Unreleased Broken Social Scene Song & A 17-Minute Italian Opera From Fucked Up

As a way to make some sort of artistic sense out of the year we just had, the Canadian newspaper The Globe And Mail recently teamed up with the Canadian Opera Company and the indie label Arts & Crafts to share a six-song compilation called Broadsheet Music: A Year In Review. The compilation features Canadian [...]

After Harrowing Rescue, Timbuktu Manuscripts to Go on View in Brussels

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

Sixteen original 15th and 16th century Malian manuscripts will go on display Friday at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, The Art Newspaper reported.

McAndrew on the Significance of Cold Storage of Misappropriated Syrian and Iraqi Cultural Property

James McAndrew (forensic specialist for the law firm Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman and Klestadt) opines on antiquity looting in Syria and Iraq ('Syria and Iraq’s neighbours can help contain the looting: Art Newspaper, Issue 263, December 2014). Show More Summary

Illiberalism In The Art World, Ctd

by Dish Staff KKK statue covered in newspaper articles about racial issues in US @ UofI in #IowaCity #Art by Serhat Tanyolacar http://t.co/Jqek4Ru3KE— HUMAN Detroit (@Cass_Human) December 10, 2014 Elizabeth Nolan Brown highlights a case of political correctness gone awry at the University of Iowa, where a sculpture of a Ku Klux Klansman was labeled […]

Staff from top Uzbek museum jailed for selling originals and replacing them with copies

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Several employees from Uzbekistan's top museum have been jailed for selling original art works and replacing them with copies for 15 years, the General Prosecutor's Office newspaper reported Friday. The chief curator of the Uzbek State...Show More Summary

The Art of Frankenstein : Feg Murray (Part 10)

It's hard, today, to fully appreciate just how popular Feg Murray’s Seein’ Stars cartoon feature really was. In the Thirties and Forties, a golden age for newspapers as America’s primary source of information, a generous offering of comic strips and illustrated features provided entertainment. Show More Summary

University of Iowa Pulls Controversial KKK Art Display

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The University of Iowa pulled an outdoor art display depicting a KKK member made out of newspaper clippings after students complained it was offensive.

Theft at the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte (GNAM) in Rome

3 weeks agoArts : ARCAblog

By Lynda Albertson Photo Credit - La Repubblica Italian newspaper La Repubblica has broke a story that a thief, or thieves, have entered the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte (GNAM) yesterday and made off with a bronze sculpture bust titled "Bambino Malato", in English "Sick Child" created by Medardo Rosso. Show More Summary

Pasta, Swingler, Christie's and the Krater

Image reported to have been seized from SwinglerSource: Tsirogiannis Back in 2000, Christina Ruiz reported on "Artefacts Smuggled in Spaghetti" for the Art Newspaper. In June of that year:The other major group of works presented to the...Show More Summary

Nebraska professor accidentally found a lost Walt Whitman poem

Wendy Katz, an art historian at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, got more than she bargained for while searching through the Library of Congress penny newspaper collection. In a 1942 edition of the New Era, she found a 15-line poem, "To Bryant, the Poet of Nature," signed W.W. Show More Summary

The Art of Frankenstein : Feg Murray (Part 9)

Cartoonist Feg Murray captured all of the Universal Frankenstein Monsters over the run of his Seein’ Stars newspaper feature. After Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi, the part fell to character actor Glenn Strange whose craggy Mount Rushmore face and six-foot-five frame made him a Monster to reckon with. Show More Summary

The Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act

A new bipartisan bill aims to sharpen the United States’ response to looting in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and other countries impacted by war, political instability, or natural disaster, The Art Newspaper reported. New York Democratic...Show More Summary

In a rush to maintain profits, newspapers are abandoning the art of customer service

We are at least a decade into panicked conversations about whether the U.S. newspaper industry can save itself — or evolve its way through our transformation to a digital culture. For a while, apathy, denial, and the inaction that comes with both were the worst reactions to this wakeup call. But over the past few...

Charles Champlin, Longtime Film Critic for the L.A. Times, Dies at 88

He worked at the newspaper from 1965-91; "criticism must aspire to be art," he once said read more

Museum Insiders Behind Massive $250M Turkish Art Heist

A report in the newspaper Hurriyet has revealed that museum staff participated in a $250 million art heist of 302 works in their own institution between 2005 and 2009. The organized crime scheme replaced paintings with fake replicas, selling the original ones to businessmen. Show More Summary

Museum Insiders Behind Massive $250M Turkish Art Heist

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

A new report in the newspaper Hurriyet has revealed that museum staff participated in a $250 million art heist of 302 works in their own institution between 2005 and 2009.

Sheikh Saud bin Mohammed Al-Thani of Qatar has died

Sheikh Saud bin Mohammed Al-Thani of Qatar has died at his home in London apparently of natural causes announced the Art Newspaper (Georgina Adam and Cristina Ruiz, 'One of the world’s top collectors Sheikh Al-Thani dies suddenly, aged 48' Art Newspaper 10 November 2014). Show More Summary

Cartoon Theology

There are blogs devoted to all subjects, but one I’ve been reading for a long, long time is Josh Fruhlinger’s blog The Comics Curmudgeon, devoted entirely to the art of those lovely syndicated panels that reward newspaper buyers on days when the front page is less than beautiful. Occasionally he wanders into topics that might […]

Archaeologists Sell off Excavation Finds

"In the Golden Age we were all friends..." The Art Newspaper (Garry Shaw, 'St Louis society attempts second sale of antiquities', Art Newspaper online only 06 November 2014) has a text on the sale by the St Louis branch of the AIA of...Show More Summary

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