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Author Topic: June 2011 Archeology - Museums, Looted Goods, and Crimes  (Read 2296 times)
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« Topic Start: June 05, 2011, 11:39:18 am »

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A pile of smuggled items were returned to Turkey:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=nearly-2000-smuggled-historical-artifacts-returned-to-turkey-2011-05-30

Afghanistan – Crossroads (British Museum):
http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/leisure/9059681.Afghanistan__the_Crossroads_of_the_Ancient_World___British_Museum/

Cleopatra:
http://arabnews.com/lifestyle/art_culture/article446291.ece

Fayum Mummy Portraits (National Archeology Museum, Madrid):
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=47827

Gustave Caillebotte (Jacquemart-Andre Museum):
http://www.npr.org/2011/06/03/136592986/gustave-caillebotte-impressions-of-a-changing-paris

Last Supper at Apollonia (Eretz Israel Museum):
http://www.haaretz.com/weekend/magazine/dining-under-siege-1.364420

La dama del armino/Lady of Arminio (Royal Palace, Madrid):
http://www.elpais.com/articulo/cultura/dama/armino/respira/aire/climatizado/Madrid/elpepucul/20110531elpepucul_9/Tes

Marajo - Ancient Ceramics from the Mouth of the Amazon (Denver Art Museum):
http://www.denverartmuseum.org/explore_art/temporaryExhibitionDetails/exhibitionId--204117/exhibitionType--Upcoming

Bali - Art, Ritual, Performance (Asian Art Museum, San Francisco):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/arts/design/bali-art-ritual-performance-at-asian-art-museum-review.html

A couple of troves of ancient gold are on display at the British Museum:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-13641567

Austerity measures are being blamed for the partial closure of Athens' National Archaeological Museum:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/03/greece-cutbacks-cultural-treasures
 
The Segontium Museum has closed for the summer:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-13645799
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« Reply #1: June 12, 2011, 10:08:30 am »


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Canada returned a pile of purloined antiquities to Bulgaria:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5ixr82s3mDDWV3P4Y4S8Ltnh0aCEQ?docId=CNG.cf4ab7b7802ee16b3523514ab78e28e8.211
 
Egypt has recovered an artifact from London, stolen a couple decades ago:
http://213.158.162.45/~egyptian/index.php?action=news&id=19005&title=Egypt%20retrieves%20antiquity%20from%20London

... and one from Switzerland, stolen a decade ago:
http://worldradio.ch/wrs/news/wrsnews/switzerland-returns-stolen-egyptian-antique.shtml?25001

Arrests in Greece of half a dozen "gold hunters":
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13717667

William Toye pleads guilty to 'mail fraud':
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/08/us/08forgery.html

Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World (British Museum):
http://www.iol.co.za/travel/crossroads-of-culture-1.1080123

Nature and the Ideal (The Prado, Madrid):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/04/arts/04iht-melikian04.html

St Francis in the Desert (Frick):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/10/arts/design/bellinis-st-francis-in-the-desert-at-the-frick.html

Lincoln (Gettysburg, PA):
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2011/06/new-lincoln-exhibit-open-debate-gettysburg-national-military-park8306

Durer (National Gallery of Scotland):
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48143
 
Coverage of Christie's antiquities auction this past week:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/09/us-auction-antiquities-idUSTRE7586VM20110609

The Met is testing out some new technology to ensure its art has the proper environment:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-06-sensor-network-art-ny-museum.html

Assorted arts items of interest:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/03/arts/design/william-t-trego-rediscovered-at-michener-museum.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/10/arts/design/robert-winthrop-chanlers-animals.html
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Vandals "destroyed" a dig at the SIUE campus:
http://www.kmov.com/news/local/Vandals-destroy-archaeology-dig-at-SIUE-campus-123973459.html

Some bronze idols were stolen from a Shiva temple:
http://www.newkerala.com/news/2011/worldnews-5530.html

Some diggers were caught red handed in the Elah Valley:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/144924

More on those repatriated-from-Canada purloined artifacts from Bulgaria:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gtRTduXRLCgW5F8k9T4Ghl7dnW5g?docId=CNG.e0a7053e6c093f750ec8db0f1cc01cc0.2f1

To Live Forever (Nevada Museum of Art):
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48284

Mummies of the World (Franklin Institute):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/17/arts/design/mummies-of-the-world-franklin-institute-review.html

The American Style (Museum of the City of New York):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/14/arts/design/american-style-at-the-museum-of-the-city-of-new-york.html

Edward Hopper (Edward Hopper House Art Center):
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/12/nyregion/in-nyack-celebrating-edward-hopper-a-favorite-son.html

The British Museum won the Art Fund Prize and was named Museum of the Year:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48329
 
... and other museums didn't win:
http://www.cambridgefirst.co.uk/news/cambridge_museum_missed_out_on_100_000_prize_1_922876

... and an opEd piece on whether the BM needs the money:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2011/jun/17/art-fund-prize-british-museum

The Pictish Croy hoard is going on display in Inverness:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-13751306

Interview with the *Chasing Aphrodite* folks:
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/entertainment/jan-june11/aphrodite_06-17.html

Reflecting on assorted ancient Roman items which come to auction:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/18/arts/18iht-MELIKIAN18.html

A feature on some of the items in the National Gallery:
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/06/15/arts/15postcards.html

Plans for a museum for James Hargreaves:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-13822526

Asian collectors are opening up their private museums:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/14/arts/14iht-rartjessop14.html

The Acropolis Museum is preparing for second anniversary celebrations:
http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_3_17/06/2011_395049

... while volunteers are trying to help with the problems at the National Archaeological Museum:
http://ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_1_07/06/2011_393900

A Walmart heiress brings art to middle America:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/17/arts/design/alice-walton-on-her-crystal-bridges-museum-of-american-art.html

Review of *Chasing Aphrodite*:
http://safecorner.savingantiquities.org/2011/05/aphrodite-of-muckrakers_30.html
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Latest in the Utah case:
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/52072239-90/misdemeanor-artifacts-guilty-operative.html.csp

On the illicit antiquities trade in Greece:
http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_24122_24/06/2011_395882

Beyond Tradition (National Art Museum of China):
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/china-museum-chief-unveils-rome-exhibition-2302720.html
 
Treasures of Heaven (British Museum):
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13875977
 
Mummies of the World (Franklin Institute):
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/article/20110622/LIFESTYLE/106220310
http://www.phillyburbs.com/blogs/news_columnists/jd_mullane/mummies-and-what-we-can-learn-from-them/article_76c4d748-e906-569f-89ae-e643e128cbd7.html

Magic of Ancient Egypt (Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL):
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48455

Huguette Clark's will seems like it will have some implications for the art world:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/23/nyregion/huguette-clark-left-wealth-for-art-charity-and-to-nurse.html

e.g. a long-out-of-public-view Monet:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13901348

Big big bucks for a Stradivarius:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13852872

More coverage of the return of artifacts to Peru:
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/entertainment/2011/06/23/antiquities-from-yales-collection-arrive-in-perus-highlands/
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