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History-of-Things
08-09-2012, 11:40 AM
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Possible Da Vinci Painting Found in Scottish Farmhouse (http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/possible-da-vinci-painting-found-scottish-farmhouse-could-183847385.html)

African Art Under Threat (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/arts/design/african-art-is-under-threat-in-djenne-djenno.html?_r=1&ref=world)

Top Floors of the Woolworth Building to be made into Luxury Apartments (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/08/realestate/top-floors-of-woolworth-building-to-be-remade-as-luxury-apartments.html?hp)

On Yayoi Kusama's Polka Dots (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57006#.UCOgk8XhcYI)

History-of-Things
08-12-2012, 03:34 AM
Volunteers United to Rebuild Medieval Italian Tower Toppled by Earthquake (http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Community+unites+to+rebuild+clock+tower+destroyed+ by+earthquake/27004)

On Gainsborough's Portrait of Elizabeth Linley (http://www.artnews.com/2012/07/26/18th-century-fox/)

Frank Gehry Commissioned to Design Panama's BioMuseo (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=57056#.UCcb9cXhcYI)

Quay Brothers Animation at MoMA (http://www.artnews.com/2012/08/07/brothers-grim/)

History-of-Things
08-22-2012, 02:32 PM
How Alphonse Mucha Designed the Nation-State of Czechoslovakia (http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/design/2012/08/how-alphonse-mucha-designed-the-nation-state-of-czechoslovakia/)

Neo-Impressionist (i.e. Pointillist) Paul Signac's Great-Grandaughter Fighting to Have Vandalized Work Removed from Suburban Town Hall to Musee d'Orsay (http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/+Stop+spitting+on+great-grandpa%27s+painting/27015)

Balloons and Light Emitting Diodes Transform Hadrian's Wall into Artwork (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57257#.UDTnr8VQDU0)

Street Art Mural Stirs Racial Row in Boston (http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Street+art+mural+stirs+racial+row+in+Boston/27012)

The Met Presents Exhibit Focusing on the Chinese Garden (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57239#.UDToOMVQDU0)

Barbara Kruger Presents Major New Installation at Smithsonian's Hirshhorn (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Barbara-Krugers-Artwork-Speaks-Truth-to-Power-160281585.html)

Singapore's Asian Civilizations Museum Presents 1000 Years of Islamic Art and Architecture (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57217#.UDTo2MVQDU0)

History-of-Things
09-02-2012, 06:36 PM
Wien Museum's Search for the Worst Klimt Souvenir for Artist's 150th Birthday (http://arts.nationalpost.com/2012/09/02/its-hard-out-here-for-a-klimt/)

Controversy Over Moving Berlin's Old Master Paintings (http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Row+over+Berlin%E2%80%99s+Old+Master+plan/27130)

Cleaning of Elizabethan Tapestry Reveals Small Depiction of Neolithic Monument, the Rollright Stones (http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Ancient+stones+revealed+on+tapestry/27052)

Neon Sign Museum Set to Open in Las Vegas in October (http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iAVxQPPPZ88IET9jPYxNM5tRp7CA?docId=472c313db c254402a82b93c025c50787)

History-of-Things
09-05-2012, 03:43 PM
Apocalypse, Death, Devils and Witchcraft in Exhibit at National Gallery of Victoria (Australia) (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57504#.UEdkesVQDU0)

Smithsonian Interviews Ai Wei Wei (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/--Ai-Wei-Wei-on-His-Favorite-Artists-Living-in-New-York-and-Why-the-Government-is-Afraid-of-Him-167053895.html)

I don't usually post auction news, but this is a very expensive chamber pot (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57506#.UEdkXMVQDU0)

Unbuilt High-Rise Designs of Rem Koolhaas (http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/design/2012/08/the-unbuilt-high-rise-designs-of-rem-koolhaas-and-oma/)

James Bond at MoMA (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57495#.UEdkncVQDU0)

History-of-Things
09-13-2012, 03:29 PM
UK Museum Revives First Ever Films Shot in Color (http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_BRITAIN_FIRST_COLOR_FILM?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-09-12-13-15-26)

Tate Britain Opens Major Survey of Pre-Raphaelites as Victorian Avant-Garde (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57680#.UFH2MsVQDU0)

New Publication Studies Transformations of the Image of Britain's Queen Over Past 60 Years (http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/The-Queen-s-image-the-reverential-and-the-real/26517)

Revival of Interest in Jackson Pollock's Sculptures (http://www.artnews.com/2012/09/13/jacksonsotheractions/)

MoMA Exhibit Explores Architects' Influence on Urban Society (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57688#.UFH2PcVQDU0)

Woman Picks Up Real Renoir at Shenandoah Valley Fleamarket in a Miscellaneous Box Priced $7--Obviously Set to Make a Substantial Profit (http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/renoir-found-at-wva-flea-market-likely-to-fetch-100000-at-auction/2012/09/11/2725710a-fc44-11e1-8adc-499661afe377_story.html)

History-of-Things
09-17-2012, 04:19 PM
New Tech Reveals Ongoing Damage Later Glazes are Causing to Van Gogh's Flowers in a Blue Vase (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19597399)

Delayed for Decades, Deceased Architect Louis I. Kahn's FDR Memorial Underway in New York City (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-12/louis-kahn-fdr-memorial-rises-in-new-york-river-after-40-years.html)

Velazquez's Earliest Portrait of Philip IV (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57776#.UFdKlsVQDU0)

A Legal Hold on Christo's Arkansas River Project (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57751#.UFdAFMVQDU0)

Hammer Museum Features Moreau's Paintings of Salome (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57743#.UFc_4MVQDU0)

History-of-Things
09-24-2012, 04:58 PM
Dallas Museum of Art Exhibition Reunites Art John F. Kennedy Saw Before His Assassination (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57843#.UGCEA8VQDU0)

History-of-Things
09-27-2012, 10:41 AM
On the Trend of Contemporary Artists Turning to Tapestry as a Medium (http://www.artnews.com/2012/09/19/looms-with-a-view/)

A Russian National Portrait Gallery Nixed in Favor of a Museum of Russia's Napoleonic War (http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Retreat-in-Moscow/27219)

An Earlier Version of Leonardo's Mona Lisa May Have Been Identified (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57957#.UGQpP8VQDU0)

Women Artists in Sweden and France at Stockholm's Nationalmuseum (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57958#.UGQoWsVQDU0)

Disaster Inspires This Seasons Exhibitions in the U.S. (http://www.artnews.com/2012/09/18/fall-season-what-a-disaster/)

The Art of Mexico's Telenovelas (http://www.artnews.com/2012/09/26/the-bold-and-the-beautiful/)

History-of-Things
09-29-2012, 03:52 PM
Vermeer's Woman Reading a Letter on World Tour (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57995#.UGcYU8VQDU0)

Norman Rockwell's Models Reuniting (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58012#.UGcXmsVQDU0)

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Shows Rare Frank Furness Architectural Drawings (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57999#.UGcYIcVQDU0)

History-of-Things
10-23-2012, 04:56 PM
Nude Men at Vienna's Leopold
http://www.leopoldmuseum.org/en/exhibitions/46/nude-men
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58451#.UIbLYj15ddg

Newly Discovered Magritte
http://www.artnews.com/2012/10/09/newly-discovered-magrittes/

Mystery Portrait an 18th Century French Cross-Dressing Spy
http://www.artnews.com/2012/10/10/knight-in-shining-garters-2/

The Grotesque Factor at Museo Picasso Malaga
http://www2.museopicassomalaga.org/i_03_1frameset.htm
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58474#.UIbLMj15ddg

Rothko Painting Defaced at Tate Modern
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Rothko-painting-defaced-at-Tate-Modern/27361

Met Exhibit Features Manipulated Photography from the Pre-Digital Age
http://www.artnews.com/2012/10/01/pix-before-pixels/
http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-museum/press-room/exhibitions/2012/faking-it

Manet as Portraitist at the Toledo Museum
http://www.toledomuseum.org/exhibitions/manet/

How PoMo Can You Go?
http://www.artnews.com/2012/10/15/how-pomo-can-you-go/

Contemporary Artists' Use of the Old Masters
http://www.artnews.com/2012/10/10/contemporary-artists-redo-old-master/