The items once belonged to the extinct Calusa tribe, which lived on the island between 700 and 1200 AD. Archaeologists have long suspected that the area was rife with historical artifacts, but the excavation of public land is illegal and wouldn’t have …
“These days, a large part of the budget for arts programmes is taken up by reproduction fees. Museums merrily charge hundreds of pounds each second a painting is seen. But such charges are little more than a hustle. Museums talk threateningly about “copyright”, but in law, they’re on weak ground. If a painting was made […]
The Massachusetts state investigation of the Berkshire Museum’s effort to sell 40 of its most valuable paintings continues, with the focus on Board conflict and whether their financial crisis is real.
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Hyperallergic, 9th Nov 2017.
As a response to the discussion about Confederate monuments and to draw attention to overlooked African American counternarratives, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund has committed to raising $25 million to protect and preserve African American heritage sites.
In 1985, Woman-Ochre was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art during opening hours. Thirty-two years later, the $165-million masterpiece wasn’t discovered tucked away in the mansion of a mafioso or for sale on the black market; it was fo…
Radio Poland, 9th Nov 2017.