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BBC Uploads 63,000 Paintings Online as It Launches Your Paintings; Aims...

LONDON.- The BBC in partnership with the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) announced the launch of Your Paintings, a project to create a complete catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, on a dedicated website. In all, the national c...

BBC Uploads 63,000 Paintings Online as It Launches Your Paintings; Aims...

LONDON.- The BBC in partnership with the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) announced the launch of Your Paintings, a project to create a complete catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, on a dedicated website. In all, the national c...

Friedemann Malsch Assumes International Association of Curators Presidency

VADUZ.- At this year’s annual congress in Luxembourg, the International Association of Curators (IKT) elected Friedemann Malsch, director of Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, as its new president. For the three-year duration of the presidency, Liechtenst...

Massive Qianlong Lacquer Vase Highlights June Auction in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Summer begins with a wealth of Chinese art at Bonhams & Butterfields, with fine objects in every collecting category going on the auction block June 21 at 10 a.m. A rare carved red, lacquer vase, Qianlong, discovered in an East Coas...

Following Improved Results, ARCOmadrid 2011 Anticipates a Change of Trend

MADRID.- On February 20th 2011, the 30th ARCOmadrid closed its doors with a positive balance for gallerists, collectors, artists, professionals and general public. The optimism that has prevailed in this edition indicates a recovery of confidence in th...

A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro Exhibition at the Walker Art...

LIVERPOOL.- A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro is a unique exhibition of paintings from a stunning private collection. Running from Friday 18 February to Sunday 15 May 2011 at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, A Collector’s Eye: Cranach...

Robert F. Kennedy-Owned Emancipation Proclamation Goes for $3.7 Million

NEW YORK (AP).- A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln that was purchased by Robert F. Kennedy sold Friday for more than $3.7 million, an auction record for a U.S. presidential document. Kennedy bought the printed c...

Robert F. Kennedy-Owned Emancipation Proclamation Up for Auction

NEW YORK (AP).- A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy, who drew inspiration from the document as he enforced civil rights legislation in the 1960s, is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $...

Robert F. Kennedy-Owned Emancipation Proclamation Up for Auction

NEW YORK (AP).- A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy, who drew inspiration from the document as he enforced civil rights legislation in the 1960s, is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $...

Forced Labor: The Germans, the Forced Laborers, and the War

BERLIN.- Over 20 million men, women, and children were taken to Germany and the occupied territories from all over Europe as "foreign workers," prisoners of war, and concentration camp inmates to perform forced labor. By 1942, forced laborers were part...

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