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A Guercino Masterpiece: Stolen on August 10, 2014

At some point during the night of Sunday August 10, 2014, a well-known work by Guercino was stolen from the Church of San Vincenzo in Modena, Italy. 216 more words

Local Artist Says Walmart Selling Her Painting Without Permission

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A local artist is boiling mad because she says Walmart was selling one of her paintings without her permission.

Maria DeSimone Prascak is an artist who finds inspiration everywhere. 332 more words

News

12th-century Byzantine manuscript returned to Greece

After being stolen from a monastery over fifty years ago, a 12th-century Byzantine manuscript has been returned to Greece by the J. Paul Getty Museum. This richly illustrated codex of the four gospels was created in Constantinople by the scribe Theoktistos in 1133. 258 more words

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The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt

UK Publisher: Abacus (Little, Brown)

Length: 880 pages in paperback

For Fans Of:  Of Human Bondage, Philip Roth, Breaking Bad

Synopsis:

Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. 169 more words

Books

Wretched Richard's Almanac: Poets Gone Wild -- Again

September 7, 1911

Guillaume Apollinaire was an important (at least in France) poet and critic of the early 20th century. He was a fan of modern art and is credited with coining the word surrealism. 442 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Dolphins

30th August 2002 – Dolphin Time (Polariod 600)

Today I received time in the mail. Dolphin time in fact. I had to pay dearly for this but I think it was worth it, now I must decide what to do with it – do I abuse it like what I have currently, or do I savior it, make the most of it, use it wisely. 65 more words

1000 Words Sept To Dec 2002