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October 2016 Archeology – Museums, Crimes, Looted Goods
« on: October 02, 2016, 02:12:25 pm »
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Latest Anonymous Swiss Collector Culture Crime News:
http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2016/09/4199.html

UNESCO is concerned about looted antiquities still:
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/single-view/news/looting_illegal_online_sales_and_money_laundering_unesco_t/

A pair of stolen Van Goghs turned up in Italy:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/01/arts/international/van-gogh-paintings-recovered.html

Rembrandts:
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/sep/16/four-early-rembrandt-works-reunited-first-time-ashmolean-oxford?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Miro Art:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-10/01/c_135727097.htm

Greek Seafaring:
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2016/10/01/herakleidon-museums-exhibition-casts-focus-on-greek-seafaring-shipbuilding-and-maritime-tradition/

Greek Jewellery:
http://dailytimes.com.pk/infotainment/27-Sep-16/greek-exhibition-unveils-7500-years-of-jewellery

Unknown Land:
http://theconversation.com/unknown-land-mapping-and-imagining-western-australia-65792

Pompeii’s People:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/nature-of-things-live-screening-pompeii-s-people-1.3784232

Spreading Canvas:
http://calendar.yale.edu/cal/opa/day/20160917/All/CAL-2c9cb3cc-5628cb3d-0156-4d00ac64-000002a8bedework@yale.edu/

Classicism from Two Continents:
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/the-artistic-type/os-henao-josh-garrick-anniversary-exhibit-20160929-story.html

Iraq has opened a new museum in Basra:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/iraq-inaugurates-archaeology-museum-in-oil-rich-basra/2016/09/27/77063e2c-84b0-11e6-b57d-dd49277af02f_story.html

More on Egypt’s Malawi Museum reopening:
http://egyptianstreets.com/2016/09/23/egypts-malawi-museum-reopened-three-years-after-being-torched/
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Re: October 2016 Archeology – Museums, Crimes, Looted Goods
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2016, 04:48:10 pm »
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Story about the ‘mafia’ supplying ISIL with weapons in exchange for antiquities (lots of skepticism about this one):
http://www.libyanexpress.com/italian-mafia-is-providing-libyas-is-with-weapons-in-return-of-ancient-artefacts/

Another bust in Greece:
http://www.amna.gr/english/article/15426/Police-presents-priceless-loot-of-antiquities-smuggling-ring-bust

… and in the UAE:
http://gulftoday.ae/portal/a1809932-e883-4f5c-92dc-f32cecdab445.aspx

Criticism of Bavaria’s efforts in regards to looted art:
http://www.dw.com/en/critics-say-bavaria-not-doing-enough-on-looted-art/a-36034558

Australia’s senate is joining in seeking repatriation of items from the BM:
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/oct/11/australian-senate-joins-push-to-repatriate-indigenous-artefacts-from-british-museum

Remains of a number of Aboriginals were returned to Australia:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=90943

Valentin de Boulogne:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=90709

Caravaggio’s heirs:
https://www.wiesbaden.de/en/tourism/events/twelve-fabulous-reasons/12r-katharinagrosse.php

... similar:
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20161010-why-caravaggio-was-a-shocking-as-his-paintings

Van Gogh:
http://www.wcpo.com/news/insider/cincinnati-art-museums-new-van-gogh-exhibit-peers-into-mind-of-revered-artist

Once there was a house:
https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2016/10/12/years-later-evoking-terrible-moment-time/bc609izxrywsVFrWWlCyWO/story.html

Botticelli:
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161014005335/en/Botticelli-Search-Divine-Florentine-Painting-Medici-Bonfires

Quran:
http://aa.com.tr/en/americas/first-major-quran-exhibition-in-us-set-to-open-/668502

History of the World in 100 Objects:
http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/history-of-the-world-in-100-objects-at-national-museum-of-australian-in-canberra-clocks-50000-visitors-20161020-gs6kaz.html

Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/20/arts/design/van-gogh-museum-traces-daubigny-influence.html

Mugal India:
http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1641877/mughal-india-at-the-cleveland-museum-of-art

Oscar Wilde’s Cell (etc):
http://www.npr.org/2016/10/20/498715561/reading-gaol-where-oscar-wilde-was-imprisoned-unlocks-its-gates-for-art

Damnatio Memoriae:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=90957

Bouts:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-37673250

Medieval Jerusalem:
http://www.timesofisrael.com/met-exhibition-on-medieval-jerusalem-has-lots-of-harmony-not-so-much-judaism/

Lives Bound Together:
http://www.npr.org/2016/10/16/496770465/records-descendants-help-weave-stories-of-george-washingtons-slaves

Matisse:
http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/entertainment/story.php?id=269800

Istanbul’s archaeology museums are celebrating 125 years:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/istanbul-archaeology-museums-celebrate-125-years-of-housing-civilizations.aspx?PageID=238&NID=104882&NewsCatID=375

Harvard’s Peabody Museum is bringing a pile of stuff out of storage:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/harvard-museum-to-dust-off-curiosities-long-kept-in-storage/2016/10/17/d53717b8-9424-11e6-9cae-2a3574e296a6_story.html

The NG of Australia is wondering about a bunch of its items now:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/explainer-the-nga-looted-antiquities-scandal/news-story/046e1789adacfa68f391afc68b3fdfa4

On mummy portraits coming to auction:
http://www.apollo-magazine.com/the-faces-of-antiquity-in-the-sale-rooms-of-new-york/

On neglected women artists:
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20161019-the-great-women-artists-that-history-forgot

The Nero exhibition in Trier has been quite the success:
http://www.wort.lu/en/panorama/trier-more-than-250-000-visitors-at-nero-exhibition-58045e6d5061e01abe83a737
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