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Author Topic: April 2011 Archeology - Museums, Looted Goods, & Crimes  (Read 1742 times)
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« Topic Start: April 03, 2011, 11:38:30 am »

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Two guys charged with stealing from the Egyptian Museum have been referred  to a military trial:
http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/377616

Heracles to Alexander the Great (Ashmolean – University of Oxford)
http://www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/heracles/
 
Six Ancient Cities of Mesoamerica (National Museum of Anthropology – Mexico):
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46063

Human Connections (Bruce Museum):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/03/nyregion/03artct.html

Afghanistan (British Museum):
http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,2060968,00.html

Tut (Melbourne):
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/king-tut-escapes-mayhem-at-home/story-e6frg8n6-1226030389717

'Lost' Legion (Yorkshire Museum):
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-12862028

Dirt (Wellcome Collection – London):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/28/arts/28iht-design28.html

Passion in Venice (Museum of Biblical Art):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/01/arts/design/passion-in-venice-crivelli-to-tintoretto-and-veronese-review.html?ref=design

Italy wants to 'share' the Getty Bronze/Fano Athlete:
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46104
 
... and an opeddish thing on the same subject:
http://theglobalherald.com/art-a-bronze-by-any-other-name-gian-mario-spacca-on-the-fano-bronze/14417/

The British Museum is coming under fire for helping metal detectorists in a new television show:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/tv-radio/anger-as-tv-show-endorsesmetaldetecting-plunderers-2260814.html

Peru welcomed back some items from Yale:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-12916162

Technology to 'sniff' artifacts (not quite sure where to classify this one):
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-secrets-heritage.html

More Maastricht Fair coverage (Netherlands):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/26/arts/26iht-melikian26.html?ref=arts

They're still arguing about that Barnes Foundation move:
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/29/court-to-hear-more-arguments-in-barnes-foundation-dispute/?ref=arts
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Police in Abu Dhabi prevented the sale of some fake pre-Islamic antiquities (not sure why there's two versions):
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?col=&section=theuae&xfile=data/theuae/2011/April/theuae_April249.xml
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2011/April/theuae_April236.xml&section=theuae

Artifacts have been stolen from a storehouse of the American University in Cairo:
http://english.ahram.org.eg/~/NewsContent/9/40/9323/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Ancient-Egyptian-artefacts-stolen-from-AUC.aspx

Egyptian authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle antiquities to Jordan:
http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/390167

Some guys who raided a protected shipwreck got their comeuppance:
http://www.theenquirer.co.uk/Two+men+arrested+after+theives+raid+350-year-old+protected+ship+wreck%20id=4815

NPR is prepping for the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War:
http://www.npr.org/2011/04/08/135219146/150-years-later-americas-civil-war-still-divides

Heracles to Alexander (Ashemolean Museum:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46407

Amarna Princess (Bolton Museum):
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1374104/Museum-staff-tricked-paying-440-000-fake-statue-puts-display-educate-visitors-forgeries.html
 
Vatican Treasures (British Museum):
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1374126/Vatican-treasures-including-Holy-Towel-Of-Jesus-display-British-Museum.html?ito=feeds-newsxml
 
Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past:
http://www.edp24.co.uk/what-s-on/roman_and_iceni_treasure_coming_to_city_1_702511

Pompeii (Discovery Times Square, NY):
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/usa/arts/Pompeiis-Life-and-Death-on-View-in-New-York-119507674.html

Nerone:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/rome-rewrites-history-for-nero-makeover/story-e6frg6so-1226032899481
 

Rooms With a View (Metropolitan Museum of Art):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/08/arts/design/rooms-with-a-view-at-the-metropolitan-museum-of-art-review.html?ref=arts

Poetry in Clay (Metropolitan Museum of Art):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/08/arts/design/korean-ceramics-at-metropolitan-museum-review.html?ref=design

Iran severed ties with the Louvre:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/173058.html
 
A Bellini returns to the Frick:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/08/arts/design/bellini-work-back-at-frick-yielding-new-insights.html?ref=arts

The VMFA's Classical galleries have reopened:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46251

Interesting exhibition about 'toeing the party line' at the National Museum
of China:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/04/world/asia/04museum.html?hp

This seems to be the most interesting coverage of the attack on those Gauguins at the National Gallery:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-tv-column-news-stations-weigh-whether-to-cover-gauguins-women/2011/04/05/AFsGaBmC_story.html?hpid=z10

Alma-Tadema's Cleopatra is coming to auction:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46279

A recently-discovered painting of Huntsville's (Alabama) Monte Sano has been restored:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-early-1800s-huntsville-monte-sano.html

Some recently-discovered 1840s murals are being transferred to a Maine museum:
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/04/maine-museum-to-get-newly-discovered-1840s-murals/?ref=arts

Review of Jim Lacey, *The First Clash*:
http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/04/06/the-first-clash-the-miraculous-greek-victory-at-marathon-and-its-impact-on-western-civilization/

More on that fake Mayan artifact which fetched a nice price at auction:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/03/mayan-ancient-warrior-fake-mexico

Coverage of the auction of items which belonged to Paul-Louis Weiller:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/09/arts/09iht-melikian09.html?ref=arts
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Segontium Roman Fort is being vandalised (potentially):
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-13085208

Some purloined Byzantine icons were recovered:
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus/two-stolen-byzantine-icons-recovered-church/20110417

Nero:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2011/0416/1224294785931.html
 
Teotihuacan:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46433

Song of Nature (shipwreck ceramics):
http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2934609

Lewis Chessmen:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-13085170

Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-civil-war-20110413,0,141407.story

Indiana Jones:
http://www.newsarama.com/film/indiana-jones-and-archaeology-exhibition-110414.html

The Cult of Beauty:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-reviews/8443987/The-Cult-of-Beauty-The-Aesthetic-Movement-1860-1900-VandA-London-review.html

Lorenzo Lotto:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/13/arts/13iht-conway13.html

The British Museum plans to lend more artifacts to Iran:
http://www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=238863
 
Some New Zealand artifacts lent to a UK museum turned up on the open market (this one's a bit strange):
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10719154

Some interesting results from Bonham's antiquities sale this week:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46550

... and some very interesting items coming to Sotheby's manuscripts auction:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46508

Some museum directors are difficult to replace:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/10/us/10ttmuseum.html

How museums are coping with the high costs of travelling exhibitions:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/13/arts/design/museums-are-exhibiting-works-from-their-own-collections.html

... while the Seaport Museum is seeking some permanent berths for its 'working vessels':
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/15/seaport-museum-seeks-berths-for-vessels/

The legacy of vandalism of Islamic manuscripts:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/16/arts/16iht-melikian16.html?ref=arts
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Interesting article on looting during wartime:
http://nationalinterest.org/article/art-the-time-war-5163?page=show

Not quite sure where to classify this story of an art gallery beset with criminal investigations and lawsuits:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/20/arts/design/wildenstein-art-gallery-is-beset-by-lawsuits.html

Myth and Coinage (National Archaeological Museum and the Numismatic Museum in Athens):
http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_5895_15/04/2011_387827

The Art of the Enlightenment (National Museum of China):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/19/arts/19iht-artchina19.html

The Andean Tunic (Metropolitan Museum of Art):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/23/arts/design/the-andean-tunic-at-the-metropolitan-museum.html

Heracles to Alexander (Ashmolean Museum):
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-reviews/8465977/Heracles-to-Alexander-Ashmolean-Museum-review.html

Dutch and Flemish Masterworks (Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/23/arts/23iht-melikian23.html

Iran has returned the Cyrus Cylinder to the British Museum:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46650

OpEddish thing on repatriation:
http://www.dailyprincetonian.com/2011/04/20/28324/

The Victoria and Albert has a new director:
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/21/new-director-named-at-victoria-and-albert-museum/

Some coverage of Bonham's antiquities sale:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/artsales/8459415/Art-market-news.html

A couple of those 200-year-old bottles of champagne are coming to auction:
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2014823445_apeuswedenancientchampagne.html
 
Count Christian Duerckheim is putting a bunch of his German art up for auction:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/22/arts/design/sothebys-to-auction-collection-of-contemporary-german-art.html

Two torn pieces from a 660 year-old Chinese painting were reunited in an exhibition:
http://www.fox12idaho.com/story/14496457/torn-pieces-of-ancient-chinese-painting-reunited

Feature on the reopening of the National Academy Museum:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/18/arts/design/national-academy-museum-returns-to-life-after-scolding.html

Assorted antiques/auction news items:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/22/arts/design/20th-century-textiles-from-lenore-tawney-and-annabert-yoors.html

More on Iran cutting ties with the Louvre:
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles//23572
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