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Museum: Fast action may help save Picasso painting

Museum: Fast action may help save Picasso painting | The History of Art | Scoop.it
HOUSTON — Within minutes of a vandal spray painting a Pablo Picasso painting, Houston museum officials had rushed the valuable artwork into their onsite conservation lab as if it was an injured patient in need of emergency surgery.
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Cambodia to Ask Met to Return 10th-Century Statues

Cambodia to Ask Met to Return 10th-Century Statues | The History of Art | Scoop.it
The Cambodian government will ask the Metropolitan Museum of Art to return twin sandstone figures that were allegedly looted from a jungle temple.
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Louvre's Leonardo was overcleaned, say art experts

Louvre's Leonardo was overcleaned, say art experts | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Ségolène Bergeon Langle and Jean-Pierre Cuzin quit advisory posts over The Virgin and Child With St Anne's restoration...
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Crystal Bridges Strikes a Partnership With the Louvre to Bring Traditional American Art Around the Globe | Artinfo

Crystal Bridges Strikes a Partnership With the Louvre to Bring Traditional American Art Around the Globe | Artinfo | The History of Art | Scoop.it
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Sex Pistols' Drawings As Important as Paleolithic Art? : Discovery News

Sex Pistols' Drawings As Important as Paleolithic Art? : Discovery News | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Drawings by Johnny Rotten found in a flat in London should be treated as an archeological site, say researchers. (#palaeolithic - Sex Pistols' Drawings As Important as Paleolithic Art?
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Wal-Mart Heiress Puts Warhol Dolly Parton in $1.2 Billion Crystal Bridges

Wal-Mart Heiress Puts Warhol Dolly Parton in $1.2 Billion Crystal Bridges | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Peeking over a railing, I look down into a heavily wooded ravine where beefy buildings in concrete curve around courtyards and wrap two ponds vaulted by copper- roofed bridges.
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The Theft That Made The 'Mona Lisa' A Masterpiece : NPR

A century ago, on a quiet morning in Paris, three men dressed as museum workers walked out of the Louvre with what was then a little-known Renaissance portrait.
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Stolen Rembrandt held by police

Stolen Rembrandt held by police | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Investigators in Los Angeles refuse to return a stolen Rembrandt sketch to its owners unless they prove they own it and that it is a Rembrandt.
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Getty Museum to return additional ancient pieces to Greece

Getty Museum to return additional ancient pieces to Greece | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Getty Museum, Greece enter agreement to return two more ancient artifacts...
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Is this portrait a lost Leonardo?

Is this portrait a lost Leonardo? | The History of Art | Scoop.it
In 1998, this painting sold for £11,400 at Christie's. But experts and scholars now say it's a genuine Leonardo Da Vinci.
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London’s ArcelorMittal Orbit Leads to Controversy

London’s ArcelorMittal Orbit Leads to Controversy | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Some people in London are not enamored of the ArcelorMittal Orbit, a centerpiece of the city’s Olympic Park.
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Tomb of an Ancient Egyptian Diva Discovered in Valley of the Kings | Artinfo

Tomb of an Ancient Egyptian Diva Discovered in Valley of the Kings | Artinfo | The History of Art | Scoop.it
The tomb of Nehmes Bastet is only the second tomb discovered in the Valley of the Kings since King Tut was unearthed in 1922.
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STREET ART UTOPIA

STREET ART UTOPIA | The History of Art | Scoop.it
photos and videos of street art, graffiti and urban art from artist like Banksy, Blu, Invader and JR from Berlin, London, New York and so on.
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Our brains respond differently to 'fake' art - Telegraph

Our brains respond differently to 'fake' art  - Telegraph | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Being told that a work of art is fake alters your response to it, researchers
at Oxford University have found.
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On the trail of missing public art in Philadelphia

On the trail of missing public art in Philadelphia | The History of Art | Scoop.it

Whatever happened to the Harry Bertoia fountain with its curved copper flowers that used to dazzle visitors to the old Civic Center in West Philadelphia?

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Pepper Spray through Art History

Pepper Spray through Art History | The History of Art | Scoop.it
After photos surfaced of University of California-Davis Police Lt. John Pike pepper spraying Occupy UC-Davis protestors on campus on Nov.
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Christo's Colorado 'Over the River' project wins federal approval

Christo's Colorado 'Over the River' project wins federal approval | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Christo Colorado project: Artist Christo's proposed "Over the River" project in southern Colorado recently won federal approval.
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Van Gogh Museum Says There's "Not Enough Evidence" That the Artist's Death Was Anything But Suicide - ARTINFO.com

Van Gogh Museum Says There's "Not Enough Evidence" That the Artist's Death Was Anything But Suicide - ARTINFO.com | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith have proposed that the artist was shot in an accident by village boys — the Van Gogh Museum can't agree.
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Art attacker slams Matisse at National Gallery of Art

Art attacker slams Matisse at National Gallery of Art | The History of Art | Scoop.it
Susan Burns, who attacked a Gauguin in April, returned to the National Gallery and went after a Matisse, “The Plumed Hat.”...
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Saber, Los Angeles Graffiti Artist, Tags The Sky

Saber, Los Angeles Graffiti Artist, Tags The Sky | The History of Art | Scoop.it
We should have known something was up when street artist Saber tweeted this photo to us yesterday.
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Hidden Goya portrait discovered | The Art Newspaper

Hidden Goya portrait discovered | The Art Newspaper | The History of Art | Scoop.it

"An early portrait of a Spanish general was found under a Rijksmuseum painting using new x-ray technology"

 

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