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Missing Picasso painting resurfaces during Philippines president-elect’s celebratory visit with his mother, Imelda Marcos

For those left wondering what the election of Ferdinand Marcos Jr as president of the Philippines would mean for the hunt to track down his family’s ill-gotten wealth, the answer seemed clear when the new leader visited his mother Imelda Marcos to celebrate his victory: the Marcos clan will probably get to hang on to the billions in art and jewels they acquired during ...

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What I Buy and Why: Art Dealer Bella Haykoff on the Miró Hanging Over Her Sofa and Missing Out on the Chance to Buy an Affordable Rembrandt

What art would you try to sell Paris Hilton? Dealer Bella Haykoff knew exactly whose work to put in front of the socialite star: Armenian artist Martiros Manoukian, a painter of colorful female portraits. Works by the artist now hang in the Hilton family estate and even made an appearance in some of Paris’s wedding photos. Haykoff is an entrepreneur, art dealer, and collector who ...

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‘Remember the 43 Students’ art installation, series of events about the missing students comes to DSU – St George News

ST. GEORGE — To mark the seventh anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students, who went missing after visiting Iguala, a city in the state of Guererro in Mexico, Steve Lee, the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Services at Dixie State University is producing a series of events at the university. Photo of the figures that make up “Remember the 43 Students” ...

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France Acquires Two Fragonard Paintings Long Thought To Be Missing – ARTnews.com

France has added to its national collections two paintings by Jean-Honoré Fragonard that were thought to be missing until 2017. Both will now be displayed at the Musée Fabre in Montpellier. Titled Le Jeu de la Palette (The Paddle Game) and La Bascule (The Rocker), both ca. 1760-65, they feature landscapes overflowing with greenery, with small figures playing beneath grand Neoclassical structures. Four years ...

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Bronzeville Community Art Project Raises Awareness About Women Who Have Gone Missing – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A community art project in Bronzeville is intended to make sure some women who vanished without a trace are not forgotten. Volunteers on Saturday painted large panels featuring the portraits of women and girls who are missing across the Chicago area.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: After Severe Weather, Flooding Remains A Concern Artist Damon Reed partnered with the local nonprofit Girls Like ...

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The Bouvier Affair: While missing in action the $450 million Salvator Mundi continues to stir scandal

Written by Nina dos Santos, CNNContributors Lauren Kent, CNNIt is the biggest legal fight the art world has ever witnessed: a Russian oligarch, who claims he was ripped off buying multi-million-dollar masterpieces, versus a Swiss art dealer who says it was just business.Now, after six years of lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions, the tables appear to be turning once more in a saga so dramatic ...

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Community Art Walk Launches in Chapel Hill; Some Paintings Reported Missing

Downtown Chapel Hill became a little more colorful this weekend than it was before, as a pop-up art walk appeared along Franklin Street. The Science and Hope Art Walk, which began its display on Thursday, features more than 80 pieces of original art celebrating achievements made by local, state and national leaders over the last year. Much of the artwork thanks scientists, healthcare workers, ...

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Imposter posed as NYC art curator to spread supposed news of ‘missing Picasso’ in Philly

Billy Penn has retracted the story — and the perpetrator has gone silent. The tale of the missing Picasso drawing in Philadelphia was perhaps too weird even for Philadelphia. Billy Penn has retracted a story published yesterday that emerged after people posted photos of fliers around the city offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of a “missing Picasso drawing.” It ...

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Colossal Statue of Roman Emperor Reunited with Missing Finger – ARTnews.com

After more than 500 years, a colossal bronze statue of Constantine the Great in Rome’s Capitoline Museums has been given back its missing finger. Its foot-long index finger was remounted on the stature on Wednesday, per a report in the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero. The director of the Capitoline Museums, Claudio Parisi Presicce, told the publication that the digit was restored “using a non-invasive, ...

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