Thursday Link Roundup | 2-28-13


Ancient Babylonian bricks stolen in Iraq | The Art Newspaper


Amateur artist’s paintings valued at £200,000… because work by Francis Bacon has been found hidden on the back of canvases | Mail Online


Banksy Mural Chiseled Off Building, About To Be Sold At Auction For $700,000 | Forbes


Museums’ hidden treasures | The Telegraph


Daniel Cooney presents John Mann and Brea Souders Exhibitions | Daniel Cooney Fine Art

Thursday Link Roundup | 1-24-13

Watch Lark Mason appraise a Chinese Bronze Wine Vessel, ca. 1100 BC on last Monday’s episode of Antiques Roadshow | PBS

Metropolitan Museum’s New Galleries for Islamic Art Department Draw One Million Visitors | ARTFIXdaily

Asia’s Art-Fair Boom: Hong Kong and Singapore Compete for Cultural Top Slot | TIME

Burhan Dogancay, Artist Inspired by Urban Walls, Dies at 83 | NYTimes

Russia held in contempt in case that sparked its U.S. art-loan ban | Los Angeles Times

Thursday Link Roundup | 1-17-13

Titian painting rediscovered in depths of National Gallery | the guardian

Goodwill Finds Valuable Painting in Donation Bin | NBC Washington

Picasso vandal surrenders to authorities | LA Times

Watch the episode of Antiques Roadshow where iGavel Associate John Nye appraises a 19th C. English Cellarette | PBS

Diego Rivera Painting Found Behind Office Door Is Worth Up To $1 Million, Says Antiques Roadshow | HuffingtonPost