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German govt rejects Jewish heirs’ demand for art

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has refused a request to hand back two paintings once owned by a Jewish businessman persecuted by the Nazis. Germany’s Finance Ministry says it won’t return the 18th-century paintings by Bernardo Bellotto to the heirs of Max Emden because he had already fled to Switzerland when he sold them. … Continue reading

David Daturna & Google Glass

As technology grows at a mind-blowing rate, the creative mind of artist David Daturna is determined to mesh the two realms of art and science into one. The Georgian-born-American artist, has produced a work of art in a medium that is first of its kind; Google Glass, “a groundbreaking interactive, social experience for Glass.”  His … Continue reading


DC buys JFK ‘Superman’ art, gives to Boston museum

NEW YORK (AP) — Comic book publisher DC Entertainment says it has acquired the art drawn by artist Al Plastino for a 1964 comic featuring President John F. Kennedy and Superman and will donate it to the JFK library in Boston. Last month, Heritage Auctions withdrew original artwork for the 1964 comic book from an … Continue reading

Abstractify me Victor!

We do not just cover art here, we like architecture too! It’s even better when an artist abstractifies (Hmmm, not sure that’d a word but it should be) architecture. Victor Enrich digitally “enhances” images of buildings into thrilling, gravity defying structures. In an interview with TIME, Enrich says he was job hunting in Munich and … Continue reading

$142,405,000 Francis Bacon on view at the Portland Art Museum

The world’s most expensive work of art will make its debut at the Portland Art Museum, after selling last month at Christie’s Auction House for $142,405,000.  Francis Bacon’s “Three Studies of Lucian Feud will be on view from December 21. 2013 through March 30, 2014. Museum Director Brian Ferriso states in the recent press release: … Continue reading