Thrift Store Find A $20K Windfall

Thrift Store Find A $20K Windfall

A thrift store find has turned out to potentially be a $20,000 windfall for an art lover in British Columbia. Stephen Burgess is a thrifty man, but one who loves to fill his home with art. He regularly browses secondhand stores for art, he told his local paper. But...
Rare Van Gogh Painting Sold at Auction

Rare Van Gogh Painting Sold at Auction

Most of the over 2,100 pieces of art left behind by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh are in public hands, which is wonderful. Anyone can go to a museum and see most of his works – the largest collection of them are in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, which holds...
Nepalese Stele Finds Its Way Home After 40 Years

Nepalese Stele Finds Its Way Home After 40 Years

At some point in the 1980s, looters swiped a stone sculpture of a Hindu diety from a small shrine in Nepal. After several years on the black market, it appeared at auction at Sotheby’s. Despite a complete lack of provenance, the art auction house sold it to a...
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