How an art shipper took advantage of the market’s opaque rules and shadowy deal-making to rip off a Russian oligarch.
Tag: Fine Art
The detective work that led to the recovery of a trove of stolen Nazi art.
The holdings of the Seattle Art Museum are historically male-dominated. When Matthew Offenbacher won a prize for his own art, he decided to use it to beef up their queer and female holdings.
In 1992, a magazine story introduced the world to the photographs of Sally Mann. Here, she responds to the firestorm that article produced.
John Barrymore once had a totem pole on his Beverly Hills estate. But where did it come from?
Why do all those rugged coastlines, moors and stone buildings make England seem haunted?
Lonnie Sue Johnson is an artist who can’t retain a memory for longer than a minute or two.
The British artist, a contemporary of Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, has been called “the most unabashedly all-balls-out, rock ‘n’ roll” of her generation.
An art museum in Tasmania is saving the local economy. It also offers an “eternity membership” which, for $75,000, will see your ashes displayed there once you’ve gone.