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Giant Renaissance Food People Descend Upon New York : NPR

Giant Renaissance Food People Descend Upon New York : NPR | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Giuseppe Arcimboldo was a 16th-century artist who liked to play with his food, transforming it into the building blocks of many of his fantastical portraits.
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Claes Oldenburg Is Subject of 2 Shows at MoMA

Claes Oldenburg Is Subject of 2 Shows at MoMA | The History of Art | Scoop.it
No artist cooked up a tastier version of the primal Pop recipe than Claes Oldenburg in the late 1950s and early ’60s, a time explored in two Museum of Modern Art shows.
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Glories Restored, Rijksmuseum Is Reopening After 10 Years

Glories Restored, Rijksmuseum Is Reopening After 10 Years | The History of Art | Scoop.it
The Rijksmuseum is poised to reopen on April 13, after a lengthy renovation that restored much of its 19th-century grandeur, and paired it with 21st-century lighting and technology.
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The Unbelievable Photos Taken by the Crazy Russians Who Illegally Climbed Egypt's Great Pyramid

The Unbelievable Photos Taken by the Crazy Russians Who Illegally Climbed Egypt's Great Pyramid | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Last week in Egypt, a group of Russian photographers apparently climbed the Great Pyramid of Giza—hiding from guards for four hours after closing time before beginning the ascent.
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The Report Of Graffiti Artist Banksy's Arrest Is Definitely A Hoax

The Report Of Graffiti Artist Banksy's Arrest Is Definitely A Hoax | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Don't believe it.
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Banksy Work, Taken From London Wall, Turns Up in Miami, for Auction

Banksy Work, Taken From London Wall, Turns Up in Miami, for Auction | The History of Art | Scoop.it
A 2012 work by the British artist Banksy has vanished from a wall in London and turned up at an auction house in Miami.
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Look out, art thieves: museums are fighting back

Look out, art thieves: museums are fighting back | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Should criminals attempt to lift a valuable Chinese artefact from a museum display case, or scrawl over a priceless painting, their photograph now could be with the police and 800 cultural institutions in 20 minutes.
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articles/Sothebys sued over Caravaggio attribution

articles/Sothebys sued over Caravaggio attribution | The History of Art | Scoop.it
articles/Sothebys sued over Caravaggio attribution
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A teenager's Guide to Classic Art - Imgur

Imgur is used to share photos with social networks and online communities, and has the funniest pictures from all over the Internet.
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Tudor portrait re-identified after experts notice Henry VIII's wife was wearing the wrong clothes - Telegraph

Tudor portrait re-identified after experts notice Henry VIII's wife was wearing the wrong clothes - Telegraph | The History of Art | Scoop.it
A Tudor portrait thought to show Henry VIII’s last wife Catherine Parr actually depicts his first, the National Portrait Gallery have said, after experts notice she was wearing the wrong clothes.
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The Kings of Kent - Archaeology Magazine

The Kings of Kent - Archaeology Magazine | The History of Art | Scoop.it
The surprising discovery of an Anglo-Saxon feasting hall in the village of Lyminge is offering a new view of the lives of these pagan kings
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A Fresh Answer To Vermeer's Mystery : NPR

A Fresh Answer To Vermeer's Mystery : NPR | The History of Art | Scoop.it
The work of the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer has long puzzled the art world. Some of his pieces just don't quite fit. They're a little off. What gives? Author Benjamin Binstock has an idea, an idea that commentator Alva Noë finds appealing.
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Studio 360 - When In Rome, Hairdo as the Romans Do

Studio 360 - When In Rome, Hairdo as the Romans Do | The History of Art | Scoop.it
The Journal of Roman Archaeology is not exactly beach reading; the annual editions weigh in at around one-thousand pages.
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Art museum's storage bin held a secret masterwork

Art museum's storage bin held a secret masterwork | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Tucked away and forgotten for years in a museum storage bin, the small oil painting held a great secret and was just biding its time, waiting for someone to notice it. And then one day someone did.
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FBI Says It Knows Who's Behind Biggest Art Museum Heist In History : NPR

FBI Says It Knows Who's Behind Biggest Art Museum Heist In History  : NPR | The History of Art | Scoop.it
In 1990, men dressed as police officers made off with 13 art pieces valued at up to $500 million. They included two Rembrandt oil paintings. The FBI is asking for help in locating them.
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Iraqis, foreign teams work together to excavate ancient sites

Iraqis, foreign teams work together to excavate ancient sites | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Local archaeologists are working alongside six foreign excavation teams to acquire additional skills and preserve national treasures.
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Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was

Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Picture this: quite possibly the most important street photographer of the 20th century was a 1950s children’s nanny who kept herself to herself and never showed a single one of her photographs to anyone.
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Twitter Turns Fine Art Into Emoticons With #EmojiArtHistory | Underwire | Wired.com

Twitter Turns Fine Art Into Emoticons With #EmojiArtHistory | Underwire | Wired.com | The History of Art | Scoop.it
#EmojiArtHistory -- where art-smart geeks recreate work by famous artists using emojis on Twitter.
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OC Art Museum Gets a Visit from ‘Bad Dog’

OC Art Museum Gets a Visit from ‘Bad Dog’ | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Giant sculpture outside the Orange County Museum of Art is hard to miss.
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Famed Painting Defaced At New Louvre

Famed Painting Defaced At New Louvre | The History of Art | Scoop.it
PARIS — A visitor to the Louvre's newest extension, in northern France, has been detained after scrawling an inscription in marker on the famed canvas of Eugene Delacroix "Liberty Leading the People." The 28-year-old woman was immediately seized by...
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Romanian suspect 'saw Matisse and Gauguin paintings stolen in Dutch heist' says lawyer

Romanian suspect 'saw Matisse and Gauguin paintings stolen in Dutch heist' says lawyer | The History of Art | Scoop.it
B BUCHAREST (AFP).- /B A former Romanian model, charged in connection with the October theft of seven masterpieces from a Dutch museum, admitted he
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