Conservators at Dresden’s Old Masters Picture Gallery have uncovered a full-length cupid in Vermeer’s “Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window” — likely painted over by someone other than the artist.
The video shows two men breaking into the Green Vault at Dresden’s Royal Palace with an axe, stealing a trove of 18th-century jewelry.
The exhibition, The Medea Insurrection, comes across not as an apology but a cumulative roar against the curtain of silence and opacity that renders invisible the works and lives of women artists everywhere.
Chanel shoes, McDonald’s french fries, iPhones, cognac, lacy lingerie, and machine guns are just a few of the consumer goods you can purchase for the dead in China.
On this week’s art crime blotter: Colorado cops target artist who stacks stones, Chinese authorities not pleased about Forbidden City nude photo shoot, and murder weapon turns up in London museum.