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Post image for FBI Offers Reward for Two Stolen N.C. Wyeth Paintings

Seen any sentimental oil paintings of medieval knights hanging around lately?

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Post image for Cat Running for Canadian Parliament on Anti-Graffiti Platform

The new independent parliamentary candidate for Montreal’s tony, predominantly anglophone NDG–Westmount district is a a four-year-old cat named Humbert.

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Post image for ISIS Murders Former Chief of Antiquities in Palmyra

Khaled al-Asaad, who served as the director general of the Palmyra Directorate of Antiquities and Museums from 1963 to 2003, was beheaded Tuesday by ISIS fighters in the ancient city.

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Post image for Artist Shocked When Her Art, Lost in Transit, Turns Up at Auction

On August 4, 2014, Cal Lane, a Canadian artist based in New York, shipped three boxes each containing three of her large Veiled Hood Stain prints to her gallery in Montreal, Art Mûr.

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Crimes of the Art

by Benjamin Sutton on August 18, 2015

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On this week’s art crime blotter: sculptures by “the Soviet Henry Moore” smashed in Moscow, a Roman altar stolen from a British Museum, and a Chicago museum’s Ronald McDonald statue decapitated.

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Post image for Looking at the Data Behind Free Museum Admission

The question of whether or not art museums should be free tends to get people riled up.

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Peekaboo, the NYPD Is Watching You!

by Zachary Small on August 17, 2015

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The New York Police Department (NYPD) wants to regain the trust of the New Yorkers it alienated with recent controversies like “Stop-and-Frisk” and the killing of Eric Garner.

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Art Movements

by Tiernan Morgan on August 14, 2015

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This week in art news: the FBI revealed that the suspects in the Isabella Stewart Gardner heist are dead, the Knoedler Gallery settled three of the 10 lawsuits stemming from its forgery fiasco, and Patti Smith’s 2010 memoir Just Kids will become a television series.

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Post image for Three Years After Sandy, South Street Seaport Gets $10.4 Million from FEMA

This week the South Street Seaport got an essential boost.

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Post image for Chicago Mayor Flattered, Kapoor Even Madder, as “Cloud Gate”-Gate Continues

Officials in Karamay, China, have not announced plans to remove a blatant copy of Anish Kapoor’s “Cloud Gate” that opens to the public this month, which means “Cloud Gate”–gate is far from over.

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