“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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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
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
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
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