August 6, 2021

Florida Couple Sold Dubious Diego Giacometti Works Through Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s has discovered that one of their consignors sold several Diego Giacometti works through the auction house using questionable provenance documents. The sales took place in 2016 and 2017. On August 3rd, Sotheby’s filed a lawsuit against Bettina Von Marnitz Thut, her husband Frederic Thut, and Fine Art Miami (FAAM), their Florida based auction house.

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World’s Oldest Coin Mint Discovered in 2,800-Year-Old Chinese Foundry

Archaeologists have uncovered the world’s oldest known coin mint, along with pieces of spade-shaped metal currency, inside a bronze foundry dating to 770 B.C.E. in Guanzhuang, China. Using accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) radiocarbon dating, the new research, published this month in Antiquity, reveals the coin mint began operating between 640 and 550 B.C.E., after the

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Centuries-Old Rock-Hewn Churches in Ethiopia Threatened by Warfare

Rebels from Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region have taken control of Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its 12th- and 13th- century monolithic rock-hewn churches. Lalibela is a site of pilgrimage for millions of Ethiopian Orthodox Christians. Around 250,000 people have fled the region since November after war broke out between the national army

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MAY IN BLOOM

The roses season came early this year and came with the passion of a virgin. Rose bushes prepared their blooms slowly and shyly, knowing that their fashion show was long expected and there is a love story just behind the curtains. What a magnificent color palette they revealed! One gorgeous performance indeed! This original painting

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JUNE IN PASSION

The roses season came early this year and came with the passion of a virgin. Rose bushes prepared their blooms slowly and shyly, knowing that their fashion show was long expected and there is a love story just behind the curtains. What a magnificent color palette they revealed! One gorgeous performance indeed! This original painting

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“Braided Rivers”: Beautiful Landscapes From Above By Kevin Krautgartner

Kevin Krautgartner, born and raised in Germany, currently lives and works in Wuppertal. Already during his design studies, he devoted himself intensively to digital photography, which today is the core of his artistic work. More: Kevin Krautgartner, Instagram, Facebook, Behance h/t: 121clicks Conceptually, Krautgartner’s projects focus not only on classical architectural photography but also primarily

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