Thrift Shop Found: 2000 Year-Old Bust

Thrift Shop Found: 2000 Year-Old Bust

A thrift shop find, by someone who knew what to look for, has turned out to be a marble sculpture lost in WWII. Drusus Germanicus was a Roman general who lived approximately 2000 years ago. Laura Young is an art collector and antique dealer in Austin, Texas today....
3D Modeling Finds Lost Cave Art

3D Modeling Finds Lost Cave Art

3D modeling reveals Native American cave art in a secret cave in Alabama, thought to be over a thousand years old. The cave, which is unidentified to protect it from vandals and the well-meaning curious, was found in 1998. Radiocarbon dating on items found within have...
RBG Art Collection For Auction

RBG Art Collection For Auction

The RBG art collection is up for sale, and like she would have wanted, the proceeds will benefit the Washington National Opera. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known to many as the Notorious RBG, was a woman of passion. That passion took her to the Supreme...
Damaged By Storm, Art Comes Home

Damaged By Storm, Art Comes Home

Damaged by storm, the collection of the Albany Museum of Art is coming home five years later. In the first days of 2017, the Albany Museum of Art lost its roof to the winds of a violent storm that played havoc with most of the Georgia city. For hours, heavy lashing...
Art Trove Found in Old Barn

Art Trove Found in Old Barn

An art trove found in an abandoned barn by a mechanic may be worth millions of dollars. Jared Whipple heard from a friend of his that there was something odd in a dumpster in an abandoned barn in Watertown, Connecticut. Curious, he went out and found hundreds of...
“Guarding the Art” at the BMA

“Guarding the Art” at the BMA

“Guarding the Art” is a special exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art – one curated entirely by its security team. Some time ago, museum trustee Amy Elias realized that no one spent more time with the art than the guards patrolling the museum. Not the experts, not...
Pysanka Makes Ukraine Feel Close

Pysanka Makes Ukraine Feel Close

Pysanka, Ukrainian egg decorating, is seeing a wave of popularity as a way of connecting with the news. Pysanka (pronounced pi-san-kuh) is a Slavic art form dating back at least to the pre-Christian era. The oldest known example was found recently in Lviv and dated to...
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