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Major Retrospective of Israeli Artist Micha Ullman on View at the...

JERUSALEM.- The Israel Museum presents the first museum retrospective of the work of Israeli artist Micha Ullman, spanning the artist's fifty-year career in sculpture, drawing, and installation. Sands of Time: The Work of Micha Ullman brings together a...

A 1,500 Year Old Public Building Dating to the Byzantine Period...

JERUSALEM.- For the first time in the history of the study of Akko, a public building from the Byzantine period has been exposed in the city. In an archaeological excavation the Israel Antiquities Authority conducted c. 100 m west of Tel Akko – ne...

Controversial Israeli Billionaire and Art Collector Sammy Ofer Dies at Age...

JERUSALEM (AP).- An Israeli billionaire at the center of a recent scandal involving trade with Iran died Friday in Tel Aviv. He was 89. Shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer was listed last year by Forbes as Israel's richest person, and appear...

Controversial Israeli Billionaire and Art Collector Sammy Ofer Dies at Age...

JERUSALEM (AP).- An Israeli billionaire at the center of a recent scandal involving trade with Iran died Friday in Tel Aviv. He was 89. Shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer was listed last year by Forbes as Israel's richest person, and appear...

Beneath Jerusalem, An Undergound City that Existed 2,000 Years Ago Takes...

JERUSALEM (AP).- Underneath the crowded alleys and holy sites of old Jerusalem, hundreds of people are snaking at any given moment through tunnels, vaulted medieval chambers and Roman sewers in a rapidly expanding subterranean city invisible from the ...

Beneath Jerusalem, An Undergound City that Existed 2,000 Years Ago Takes...

JERUSALEM (AP).- Underneath the crowded alleys and holy sites of old Jerusalem, hundreds of people are snaking at any given moment through tunnels, vaulted medieval chambers and Roman sewers in a rapidly expanding subterranean city invisible from the ...

Utah Tour Guide David Lund Accused by Government of Israel of...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP).- Tour guide David Lund on Friday denied accusations by Israeli authorities that he was trying to smuggle antiquities from that country. Israeli authorities arrested Lund earlier this week on suspicion of trafficking antiquities, bu...

An Attempt to Smuggle Hundreds of Stolen Antiquities from Israel was...

ISRAEL.- The suspect, a retired university lecturer with a Ph. D in history from the United States, sold among other things, silver coins from the Second Temple period and 1,500 year old clay oil lamps. He planned on leaving the country with a handful ...

Frieze Art Fair 2011: The Emdash Award Winner ~ Anahita Razmi

LONDON.- Frieze Art Fair announces that the winner of the Emdash Award 2011 is the video and performance artist Anahita Razmi, who is based in Stuttgart. Razmi’s previous works have dealt with issues concerning identity and gender, employing obje...

Sotheby’s German, Austrian & Central European Paintings Sale In May

LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Sale of 19th Century European Paintings on Wednesday, 18 May, 2011 will bring together some 163 works by artists from no fewer than 15 countries: among them Spain, Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Italy, France, Switzer...

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