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Treasure trove of paintings by ‘female Picasso’ loved by the Queen Mother are uncovered in abandoned garage in London

A TREASURE trove of royally-approved artwork found in a lock-up garage after 17 years is expected to raise an “unlimited” fortune. Shockwaves have been sent through the global art world after the discovery of 68 paintings by late Brit abstract star Sharon Gee - dubbed “the female Picasso”. 7'Female Picasso', late artist Sharon Gee 7Sharon Gee's White Lace is in the Royal Collection Among fans of ...

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Section of 1,900-Year-Old Hadrian’s Wall Uncovered – ARTnews.com

Workers from Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) uncovered a new section of Hadrian’s Wall when they were replacing a water main beneath a busy city street near the city center of Newcastle in northeast England. NWG announced the discovery in a statement on Monday. The nearly 10-foot section of wall was revealed just below surface level. Preserved for almost 2,000 years, the section comprises a ...

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King Herod’s 2,000-Year-Old Roman Basilica Uncovered in Ashkelon – ARTnews.com

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Monday that archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old Roman basilica established by King Herod. Unearthed in Ashkelon National Park, the basilica, found with a nearby odeon (ancient theater), is the largest structure of its kind in Israel. King Herod the Great, who is perhaps best known from the Christian Bible for ordering the murder of Bethlehem’s infants in an ...

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Ancient Mural Uncovered in Peru, Shedding Light on Pre-Columbian Art – ARTnews.com

Researchers have uncovered a 3,200-year-old mural in the Peruvian province of Virú that could shed light on the pre-Columbian Cupisnique culture. The Peruvian newspaper La República reports that the mural marks the location of an ancient Cupisnique ceremonial temple. Archaeologist Régulo Franco Jordán told La República of the mural, “We are in front of a temple that thousands of years ago would have been a ...

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Ancient Christian Monastery Uncovered in Egypt – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists have unearthed early Christian monastic ruins in Egypt’s Western Desert. According to a report by the Guardian, the basalt structures uncovered by the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology at the site of Tal Ganoub Qasr al-Agouz in the Bahariya Oasis, which include churches and monks’ cells, date between the 4th and 7th centuries A.D. Osama Talaat, head of Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish Antiquities ...

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Ancient Rock Paintings Uncovered in Amazon Rainforest – ARTnews.com

Tens of thousands of prehistoric paintings have been found on rocks in Colombia’s Amazon rainforest. According to a report by the Guardian, archaeologists are calling the works “the Sistine Chapel of the ancients,” with the creations dating as far back as 12,500 years ago. Depicted in the newly discovered paintings human figure, ice age animals, handprints, and abstracted forms, The paintings were reportedly uncovered ...

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Art Industry News: Scholars May Have Uncovered the Sad Truth About Leonardo da Vinci’s Legendary Lost Masterpiece + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 14. NEED-TO-READ Baltimore’s Curators Respond to Deaccessioning Controversy – Curators at the Baltimore Museum of Art have defended the institution’s controversial decision to sell works by Clyfford Still, Brice Marden, and Andy Warhol to ...

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