Travel, circus, magic & wild west posters to be offered at Poster Auctions International
Date: 25 Aug 2011 | Views: 1815
NEW YORK, N.Y.- On Thursday, September 8, Poster Auctions International will offer over 400 lots of rare, vintage posters in its first ever specialty sale dedicated to Circus, Magic, Wild West, Egyptian Film, & Travel Posters. More...
And you think you knew the 'Mona Lisa'
Date: 18 Aug 2011 | Views: 1817
This much is well established: On Aug. 21, 1911, an Italian house painter named Vincenzo Peruggia, who had briefly worked on a project at the Louvre, walked out of the Paris museum with the celebrated masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci. More...
Museums’ fine art of protecting masterpieces
Date: 18 Aug 2011 | Views: 2706
Four-and-a-half months after she was charged with trying to tear a Gauguin painting from a wall in the National Gallery of Art — and just three weeks after she was released from St. Elizabeths Hospital — a Northern Virginia woman was arrested in a similar assault on a work by Matisse at the museum. More...
National Gallery Gauguin attacker strikes again
Date: 15 Aug 2011 | Views: 2469
The woman who attacked a Gauguin painting at the National Gallery of Art in April attacked another painting at the museum last Friday, according to court records posted on The Smoking Gun. More...