fix articles 182608, museums
Versailles launches the “Marie-Antoinette package” (tags)
Museums warned about Bible-era fakes (tags)
Bible-era relics were forged. If this really happened, it would be very interresting to find out about the amount of forgery among the current relics that are used to authenticate and essentially promote the modern day understanding of Christianity.
Famed Artist Paints Abu Ghraib (tags)
"Fernando Botero’s latest paintings go beyond anything he’s ever created in the past. He’s completed his masterwork, a suite of 50 large oil paintings depicting the horrors perpetrated by Americans at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison." (A variety of articles about the intersection of art and politics can be found at the Art For A Change web log: www.art-for-a-change.com)
Pre-Emptive Cultural Take Over In Iraq (tags)
The British Museum, UNESCO, and Iraqi Artifacts
Theft Iraqi Antiquities By Ann Talbot (tags)
The US reluctance to act cannot be explained by any lack of warning. Professional archaeologists and art historians had told the Pentagon of the danger of looting beforehand. Dr. Irving Finkel of the British Museum told Channel 4 that the looting was "entirely predictable and could easily have been stopped."
Iraqi Museums & Art in danger (tags)
Mosul Museum, Tikrit Museum, and a museum in Al-Zohur Palace in Baghdad which houses treasures of the deposed Iraqi royal family, have all been hit in bombing raids in recent days
DEPORT ART NOT ARABS!! (tags)
Deport Art Not Arabs!!
DECLERATION FOR THE DEPORTATION OF ART (tags)
DEPORT ART NOT ARABS!!
Museums as Alt. Media: on Anarchist Radio News (tags)