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Germany reveals more details of Nazi art trove

Germany reveals more details of Nazi art trove

BERLIN, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The German government posted on its website details of more than 100 more art works discovered in a trove of suspected Nazi loot in Munich.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, July 19, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 19, 2012.
By United Press International

Stolen masterpieces found in unlocked car

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Two of four Impressionist masterpieces stolen from a museum in an audacious heist in Zurich, Switzerland, have been found in good condition in an unlocked car.

Works valued at $91M stolen from museum

ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Works by Paul Cezanne, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh, valued at $91 million, were stolen from a Swiss gallery, police said.

St. Louis museum buys $10M Degas oil

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Art Museum has paid about $10 million for a late 19th Century oil painting by Edgar Degas.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, July 19, 2007.

Eye disease gave painters different view

STANFORD, Calif., April 11 (UPI) -- A U.S. ophthalmologist has recreated famous works of art as the painters might have seen their own work while suffering from eye disease.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2006 with 165 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2005 with 165 to follow.
By United Press International

Art catalogues trace French history

PARIS, July 8 (UPI) -- A collection of catalogues detailing French art history dating back to 1732 will go on sale this month in the French town of Nogent-sur-Marne.

Boston's Gardner Museum to be enlarged

BOSTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The century-old Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston has hired Italian architect Renzo Piano to design an addition that will double the museum's space.

National Gallery plans French art festival

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The National Gallery of Art in Washington is planning exhibits focusing on French art in 2005 and 2006, the first centered on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 19, the 201st day of 2004 with 165 to follow.
By United Press International

French Academy gets its due in New York

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The first blockbuster art show of the new season, a bicentennial tribute to the French Academy in Rome, is the opening exhibit of a new $4 million museum in mid
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2003 with 165 to follow.
By United Press International

Art auction market alive but not kicking

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- Sales of Impressionist, modern, and contemporary paintings and sculpture held during the past two weeks at New York's major auction houses indicate the art market has entered an era of very selective buying as a result of the uncertain economic climate th
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Distress sales enrich spring art auctions

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- New York's annual two-week spring art auctions of Impressionist, modern, and contemporary art begin today, reduced in size by the hesitant economy and the recent war in Iraq but enriched in quality by distress sales by troubled corporations and private co
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Exhibit maps wide influence of Spanish art

NEW YORK, April 17 (UPI) -- A Metropolitan Museum exhibit titled "Manet/Velazquez: The French Taste for Spanish Painting" traces the influence of Spanish artists on 19th-century French art
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Watercooler Stories

WINE COUNTRY SHOWS UPSWING IN DUI ARRESTS When all the police records were compiled for the just-passed holidays, drivers in California wine country did not fare well.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

The Art World:Avoiding exhibition overkill

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The problem with large exhibitions designed to revive the reputations of forgotten artists, such as the current Theodore Chasseriau show at the Metropolitan Mus
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

How French art got to Impressionism

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Morgan Library is giving a short summer course in French drawing guaranteed to give its visitors a better understanding of how art moved smoothly from Neocl
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Amazing Danish Impressionist art

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Copenhagen is not generally considered a treasure trove of French Impressionist art, so a loan exhibition of a major collection from the Danish capital comes as
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 19, the 200th day of 2002 with 165 to follow.
By United Press International

Feature: Norfolk, navy base and art center

NORFOLK, Va., May 17 (UPI) -- The port city of Norfolk, Virginia, has meshed together with the largest U.S. Navy facility on the east coast of the United States to create an intriguing city
JACQUIE KUBIN
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