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San Francisco Art Institute Sees Controversy Over Possible Sale of Diego Rivera Mural

Thursday, January 7th, 2021

Phillips Sets $15.7 Million Record for Diego Rivera Piece

Friday, May 20th, 2016

New York: The populist voice of Diego Rivera’s ‘Murals for The Museum of Modern Art’ at The MoMA through May 14, 2012

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Diego Rivera

Monday, March 31st, 2008

NEW YORK – JR: CHRONICLES AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM THROUGH MAY 3RD, 2020

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Voice Recording Found in Mexico Thought to Belong to Frida Kahlo

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Stolen Works Valued at $10 Million Recovered in Los Angeles

Friday, December 19th, 2014

New York – “Another Look at Detroit” at Marlborough Chelsea and Marianne Boesky Through August 8th, 2014

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Go See – Berlin: The Pietzch Art Collection on Display at the Neue Nationalgalerie through November 22, 2009.

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

LA Police offer a $200,000 reward for stolen paintings in Encino, CA

Thursday, September 18th, 2008
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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