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“La Femme à l'Éventail” by Amedeo Modigliani: Stolen on May 20, 2010

The Painting:

La Femme à l’Éventail or Woman with a Fan was painted in 1919, and is a prime example of Modigliani’s technique. The typically elongated portrait depicts Lunia Czechowska, a Polish woman whose husband was a friend of Modigliani’s dealer Leopold Zborowski. 378 more words

Art, Wine and Entertainment

September is the beginning of what is commonly called the gallery season in Berlin. Over the summer months Berlin experiences a mass influx of tourists and a mass exodus of locals. 222 more words

Art Thieves Alert

ART THEFT ALERT! ART THEFT ALERT!

Tamatama League is profiting from selling fanart that they admit not having permission for on Amazon.com for a variety of products. 95 more words

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How Mona Lisa Got Famous

Before 1911, the Mona Lisa was already considered a Renaissance masterpiece, but it did not have the cult status it has today. It was the not even the most famous painting in the Louvre. 214 more words

Arts

Adventures of St Luke, Part 2

Pushkin Museum in Moscow

1965. St Luke, a painting by Hals, was stolen from the Pushkin Museum of art in Moscow before the opening day of the Dutch Art exhibit. 855 more words

Art

The Road to Urbino

After reading Mosquito by Roma Tearne and really enjoying the author’s “artistic” imbued storytelling, I was quite excited to see a new book by the same author. 268 more words

Book Reviews

Glass Pieces Stolen From Denver Botanic Gardens 'Chihuly' Exhibit

DENVER (CBS4) – Officials with the Denver Botanic Gardens say they are baffled by the theft of several glass pieces from an art installation that’s part of their popular “Chihuly” exhibit. 195 more words

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