Archive for October 2019

You’ve heard of the Monuments Men, but now, US military are looking to safeguard artworks with new initiative

Between 1943 and 1951, a special group of militaries called the Monuments Men reclaimed four million of the estimated five million paintings, artworks, books, manuscripts, and various other valuable that […]

Alice and The World We Live In tackles the mountain of grief

Currently having its world premiere, Alice and The World We Live In at Centaur Theatre is a complicated affair centred around grief and memory. Written by Alexandria Haber and directed […]

Search for ‘America,’ a.k.a. the golden toilet, continues

The search for what is easily the most ‘luxurious loo,’ as one BBC article put it, in the world continues, but three more suspects have been arrested by police. The […]

Yayoi Kusama to be part of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yayoi Kusama has one of the most recognizable styles of any contemporary artist. Her works are thrilling, exciting, ask you to look at things differently, and make for an Instagrammer’s […]

Sculpture with possible ties to Leonardo da Vinci heads to auction, could sale for $50 million

In just a week, Guernsey’s auction house in New York City will bring a small, 11-inch bronze sculpture that is believed to be, at least by some, associated with Leonardo […]

First Keith Haring mural to hit the auction block

Next month, a mural by Keith Haring will hit the auction block at Bonhams. The mural is quintessentially Haring and in the early 1980s, the artist painted it in one […]

Oxford professor allegedly stole items that are now at the Museum of the Bible

Just a year ago, the Museum of the Bible in Washington DC discovered that five fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls in its collection were, in fact, forgeries. Making up about […]