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Theft in the Middle East

Back in 2013, the National Museum of Jakarta, Indonesia, reported the theft of some ancient treasures just weeks after beefing up the museum’s security.

Knowing that art is a link between present and past, I was amazed at how little some countries ignore it’s value. 282 more words

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Drawing Stolen From New Hampshire Art Gallery

MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) — A piece of artwork was stolen from a gallery at the New Hampshire Institute of Art some time last year, Manchester Police announced Sunday. 85 more words

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When Art Disappears....

Americans know we are under attack. The hate mongers from the Middle East are bent on the destruction of our people and our land. As a threatened people, we find ourselves taking a hard line against “those” people without remembering that their are some, who value their land, their lives and their history. 186 more words

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How can you protect yourself from buying stolen art? Some practical tips

The potential sale of a collection of paintings stolen from a Dutch museum by Ukranian militia has made headlines this week.

But when the theft does not make the headlines, how can you protect yourself from buying stolen art? 523 more words

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Thief Steals Andy Warhol Paintings And Replaces Them With Fakes

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are looking for the thief who stole most of a collection of Andy Warhol prints and switched them out with phonies. 208 more words

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September 7, 1911: Poets Gone Wild -- Again

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. 432 more words

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Duncan Simpson: The History of Things to Come

Author Duncan Simpson will tell readers of the interesting story behind his novel, the first in a planned DARK HORIZON trilogy:

THE HISTORY OF THINGS TO COME… 763 more words

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