Tag: Lost

Ancient Palace May Be the Lost Summer Home of Genghis Khan’s Grandson – ARTnews.com

Archaelogists discovered the remains of an ancient palace that may have belonged to Genghis Khan’s grandson Hulagu Khan in the Çaldıran district of eastern Turkey’s Van province. Excavations at the site are currently ongoing. While the palace in question has not been definitively identified as a lost Khan residence, the excavation team, led by Ersel Çağlıtütuncigil of the Izmir Katip Çelebi University Turkish-Islamic Archeology ...

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‘You See So Many Lives Lived’: Watch Artist Rose Salane Gather New Yorkers’ Lost Objects to Search for Their Owners

If you’ve ever lost an object on the New York City subway—an Airpod, necklace, pencil, or keychain—and assumed it was simply swallowed up by the massive transit system, think again. Since she was a child, New York-based artist Rose Salane has been fascinated by “objects that reflect the everyday movements of people throughout the city,” and she finds a lot of those objects—you guessed ...

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“Indiana Jones of Art” Recovers Lost Relic Containing Jesus’ “Blood” – ARTnews.com

Arthur Brand, a Dutch art historian known as the “Indiana Jones of Art” for his work as an art crime investigator, recovered ancient Catholic relics this week when the pieces were left on his doorstep. The relics, lead vials known as the Precious Blood of Chris, were stolen in early June from the Fécamp Abbey Church in Normandy, France, where they had been housed ...

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UK exhibition to find and return lost art drawn by WA’s Stolen Generations children

Hand-drawn artwork produced by children of the Stolen Generations while in a WA mission could still be hanging in homes and galleries across the United Kingdom. Key points:Search remains on for artwork made by children at a WA mission in the 1940sPieces from Carrolup mission near Katanning have been found in the UK and USA in recent yearsAn exhibition of the work heading overseas is hoped ...

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Recently Discovered Lost Renaissance Masterpiece Sells in London – ARTnews.com

A lost painting attributed to a follower of Italian Renaissance painter Filippino Lippi was found in a 90-year-old woman’s bungalow and sold for £255,000 ($321,000) at Dawsons Auctioneers in London. The oil painting, titled The Depiction of the Madonna and Child and dating to the 15th century, shows Mary with baby Jesus on her lap at the center, with two attendant angels, set in a ...

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Italian Police Recover Titian Portrait Lost for Two Decades – ARTnews.com

The Italian police unit in charge of cultural heritage announced they had recovered a portrait by Renaissance painter Titian that has been lost for nearly 20 years. Discovered by a Turin branch of the cultural heritage unit, a subsidiary of the Italian state police known as the Carabinieri, the 16th-century work, titled Portrait of a Man with a Beret, first went missing two decades ...

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Hacker Took Over Beeple’s Twitter, Followers Possibly Lost Up To $438K – ARTnews.com

Yesterday, an unknown hacker assumed control of digital artist Beeple’s Twitter account for five hours and posted malicious links, possibly resulting in the loss of over $438,000 worth of cryptocurrencies and NFTs. Teasing a fake Louis Vuitton x Beeple collaboration, the hacker first tweeted out a raffle entry and then a link where followers could claim one of 200 free NFTs Beeple was supposedly ...

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Possible ‘Lost’ Picasso Glimpsed in Imelda Marcos’s Home – ARTnews.com

A Picasso that was lost years ago may have been spotted in the home of Imelda Marcos, the former First Lady of the Philippines who has been widely accused of corruption. Marcos’s son, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., is the presumptive president-elect of the Philippines. Following a landslide victory on May 9, Marcos Jr.’s win has been met with growing concern in the Philippines, where ...

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