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Art & Antiquities

Mexico Recovers 3 Archaeological Items From University of Miami

Mexico Recovers 3 Archaeological Items From University of Miami

The Mexican government announced the recovery of three "unique and irreplaceable" archaeological items that it had requested from the museum at the University of Miami because they had been "illicitly removed" from Mexico. continue reading »

Treasure Hunting Family Hits it Big with Sunken Spanish Gold, Lost 300 Yrs Ago

Treasure Hunting Family Hits it Big with Sunken Spanish Gold, Lost 300 Yrs Ago

A family of life-long treasure hunters has just made their largest discovery, long lost Spanish gold. continue reading »

Remains of 2 Million Year-Old, Prehistoric Shark Found Near Canary Islands in Spain

Remains of 2 Million Year-Old, Prehistoric Shark Found Near Canary Islands in Spain

The Spanish Oceanography Institute, or IEO, discovered in waters of the Canary Islands a large deposit of fossils of the largest marine predator that ever existed, the megalodon, a shark that became extinct 2 million years ago. continue reading »

Oaxaca Indian Woman Joins Domestic Violence Group of Artisans in Chicago Exhibit

Oaxaca Indian Woman Joins Domestic Violence Group of Artisans in Chicago Exhibit

A craft cooperative made up of Mexican Indian women who have been victims of domestic violence is currently exhibiting a display of clothing in Chicago. The Vale Artesanal cooperative is directed by Constanza Garcia Lopez, a Mitla Indian from Oaxaca. continue reading »

ArtRio 2013:  Set to Launch Promoting One of the World’s Most Vibrant Art Markets

ArtRio 2013:  Set to Launch Promoting One of the World’s Most Vibrant Art Markets

ArtRio 2013 is set to launch this week on September 5 with record art sales being predicted. The Rio de Janiero event hosts some of the world’s most influential galleries and art dealers. The main objective of the four-day event is “to foster production, promotion and distribution of Brazilian art in the country and abroad.” continue reading »

Authorities Recover 216 Archaeological Items Stolen During Clash in Egypt

Authorities Recover 216 Archaeological Items Stolen During Clash in Egypt

Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Saturday that to date authorities have recovered 216 archaeological items of the more than 1,000 that were stolen from a museum in Minya Governorate during the recent disturbances. continue reading »

Drones Patrolling Peru Protecting Its Cultural Treasures

Drones Patrolling Peru Protecting Its Cultural Treasures

Perú is known around the world for its cultural treasures like Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Now, the preservation of such sites is getting a boost from an unlikely source: drones. continue reading »

Tamayo Exhibition Showcases Artist’s Early Paintings

Tamayo Exhibition Showcases Artist’s Early Paintings

The exhibition entitled "Construyendo Tamayo, 1922-1937," which opened here this week at the museum that bears his name, aims to show the first works of this Mexican artist who became one of his nation's preeminent muralists. continue reading »

Check Out: Pablo Picasso’s Home & Studio Can be Yours for $220M

Check Out: Pablo Picasso’s Home & Studio Can be Yours for $220M

The former home of famed Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso, is on the market for $220 Million. Located in Mougins, France, just a few miles north of the French Riviera, Picasso's mas (farmhouse) at Notre-Dame-de-Vie served as the artist's home for the last 12 years of his life. continue reading »

Director To Offer “Un Fin de Semana con Pablo Picasso” in Spanish in California

Director To Offer “Un Fin de Semana con Pablo Picasso” in Spanish in California

For the first time playwright and actor Herbert Siguenza will offer performances in Spanish of his play "Un Fin de Semana con Pablo Picasso" (A Weekend with Pablo Picasso) on the stage Sept. 7 to Oct. 6 at the San Diego Repertory Theater, where he will portray the Spanish painter at his studio in France in 1954. continue reading »