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THE TOWER OF BLUE HORSES - FRANZ MARC

“The Tower of Blue Horses” (“Der Turm der blauen Pferde”, in German) is a 1913 Expressionist oil painting by the German artist Franz Marc. It has been called one of his best works, but went missing in 1945. 283 more words

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Police hope to find stolen sculpture before Edmonton exhibition

Edmonton police are asking the public for help finding a sculpture that was stolen from a west-end garage last April. The art is part of a series that is supposed to be in an exhibition this year. 95 more words

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SERGEI SHCHUKIN'S COLLECTION - THE PICASSO ROOM

Sergei Ivanovich Shchukin (1854 – 1936) was a Russian businessman who became an art collector, mainly of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.

After the 1917 Revolution, the government appropriated his collection while Shchukin escaped to Paris, where he died in 1936. 20 more words

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Book Reviews: Carl Brookins: The Case of the Purloined Painting and The Case of the Yellow Diamond

The Case of the Purloined Painting
A Sean Sean Mystery #1
Carl Brookins
North Star Press of St. Cloud, June 2013
ISBN 978-0-8783-9708-2
Trade Paperback… 1,159 more words

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‘Spider-Man’ trial resumes today

The trial of three men involved in an extraordinary art heist worth €180 million (£155 million), which began on Monday (31 January) is due to resume today… 353 more words

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70 pieces of art worth $750K stolen in northern Alberta: RCMP

FAIRVIEW, Alta. – Mounties are asking for help finding art worth almost $750,000 that was stolen from a storage location in a small town in northwestern Alberta. 146 more words

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Jail for Pablo Picasso’s electrician

Picasso’s former electrician and his wife are facing prison after losing their appeal against a conviction for possessing stolen goods.

Handing down the verdict on Friday (16 December), the judge at the Aix-en-Provence Court of Appeal described Pierre Le Guennec’s account of events as an “ 271 more words

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