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Prosecutor: Indicted art dealer, painter were 'masters of forgery and deceit'

By Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN

updated 8:00 AM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014

Buyers who paid more than $8 million for this work argue that it’s a forged Mark Rothko painting that was part of an elaborate fraud scheme.
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Art Thou Curious?

When I think of museums, I think of antiquities. Old, musty books. Relics from the Renaissance. Crystal serving pieces from the Russian Dynasty. I am not a Modernist. 656 more words

Gerald Shepherd: Ballet On Tennis Green

In the late Seventies and early Eighties I experimented a little with watercolour and gouache.  I didn’t do a huge number of pictures and probably wont in the future as I am wedded to digital art now – however one never knows!

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Neue Nationalgalerie - a two-sided icon

by Ruby Goss

The Neue Nationalgalerie designed by Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, located in Berlin’s Kulturforum was opened in 1968. The building was built to house the impressive 20th Century art collection. 441 more words

Architecture Critiques

Week Fourteen: Wandering Around

Paris is a world meant for the walker alone, for only the pace of strolling can take in all the rich, if muted, detail. – Edmund White… 1,375 more words

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Exeter Memories - Exeter Riddle

Exeter Memories – Exeter Riddle.

Webpage reads:

“This folded stainless-steel triangular sculpture is the latest addition to Exeter High Street. Made by the artist Michael Fairfax, it has alternate ‘wings’ with verses from the Exeter Riddles which date from the circa 960AD, Exeter Book, the earliest known example of Anglo Saxon poetry in existence.

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Medieval Poems/ Modern Performance