Archive for May, 2015

Kwame Opoku – DEFENCE OF “UNIVERSAL MUSEUMS” THROUH OMISSIONS AND IRRELEVANCIES‘

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

DEFENCE OF “UNIVERSAL MUSEUMS” THROUH OMISSIONS AND IRRELEVANCIES‘ “In this era of resurgent nationalist violence, encyclopedic museums are more important than ever.”’Dr. James Cuno There is a remarkable presentation in the Financial Times of 22 May, 2015 in the defence of the so-called “universal museum” or encyclopedic museum” by one of its ...

Fakes and forgeries – Art group introduces new lecture series

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Art group introduces new lecture series jamestownpress.com/news/2015-05-28/News/Art_group_introduces_new_lecture_series.html By Ryan Gibbs  - 2015-05-28 / News Alleged Matt hias Grunewald Painting of St. Catherine A new lecture series will kick off next week with a presentation on fakes and forgeries from a local art historian.Rick Meli will present his lecture on Thursday, June 4, at 6 ...

Protected: Fake art on the rise and hard to spot, say experts

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

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Kwame Opoku – THEY ARE SELLING RECORDS OF AFRICAN HISTORY: WHO CARES?

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

museum-security.org/opoku_selling_african_records.htm THEY ARE SELLING RECORDS OF AFRICAN HISTORY: WHO CARES? The auction house Dorotheum in Vienna has issued a catalogue announcing a forthcoming auction of cultural artefacts from Africa, Asia and Oceania on 26 May 2015. (1) Among the many African items to be sold are pieces of Nok (Nigeria), Komaland (Ghana) ...

Protected: Seit Monaten jagen ein niederländischer Detektiv und die Berliner Polizei nach Hitlers Skulpturen, die 1945 den Sowjets in die Hände gefallen waren. Bei einer spektakulären Aktion stellten sie jetzt tonnenweise Naziwerke sicher

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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Protected: Josef Thorak paarden en de rol van Michel van Rijn

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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Protected: ‘Fake’ pop art sold at top Nordic auction house

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

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Protected: Art Forger (Wolfgang Beltracchi) freed and making millions

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Protected: German Art Dealer Busted Trying to Sell Fake Giacometti Sculpture

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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