Elkins Stone Theory Institute part 1

Finally, after a six month wait, it is here… The audio from the 2007 Stone Summer Theory Institute: Is Art History Global? This will be a series of six or seven 2-4 hour excerpts from the week-long event. In advance of the second iteration “What is an...

Ebay Art Scam Broken Up In Chicago

Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall and Andy Warhol were among artists whose works were counterfeited by seven people indicted for two art-fraud schemes that reaped a combined $5 million. Those charged include three Europeans and residents of New York, Florida and Illinois,...
Iraq Breakdown by Key Indices

Iraq Breakdown by Key Indices

Here is a visual breakdown (view image full size) of key indices in relation to the state of violence, oil production, death rate, phone subscriptions, prison population & most interestingly the electricity production. The most interesting measurement is when you...
Buddha sells for $14.3mil, Breaks Japansese Art Record

Buddha sells for $14.3mil, Breaks Japansese Art Record

A newly discovered wooden sculpture of a Buddha that had religious objects sealed in its torso for 800 years sold for $14.3 million, setting a world record for any Japanese work of art, Christie’s auction house said. The seated figure of Dainichi Nyorai, or the...