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The Pigeon Menace: Raphael's tapestries are in danger
The Pigeon Menace: Raphael's tapestries are in danger
The Raphael tapestries, which are now part of the display at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, were in danger for some time. These works of the Italian painter survived wars and fires, but more recently they were threatened by something seemingly...
11 June 2021, 23:02
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The marble skull from the residence of the Saxon monarchs turned out to be the work of Bernini
The marble skull from the residence of the Saxon monarchs turned out to be the work of Bernini
According to the latest research results, the white skull from the Pilnitz residence, made of Carrara marble, was created by the Italian master Giovanni Bernini. The work was for many years located in a residence located by the River Elbe, where...
7 June 2021, 22:53
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Phillips auction to sell Churchill landscape
Phillips auction to sell Churchill landscape
Family members of the Greek billionaire shipowner Aristotle Onassis decided to sell one of the paintings in their private collection. The speech is about the landscape "The Moat, Breccles", written by the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and...
5 June 2021, 21:26
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New Museum of modern art opens in Paris
New Museum of modern art opens in Paris
French collector Francois Pinault has realized his dream by opening his own museum in Paris. For many years, the billionaire wanted to present a collection of works of modern art in a special building. At first, he planned to build a large concrete...
2 June 2021, 23:31
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RM Sotheby's will sell the legendary sports car that participated in the film
RM Sotheby's will sell the legendary sports car that participated in the film "24 Hours of Le Mans"
In August, an auction will be held in California, in which the Porsche 917K 1970 car will be put up. The race car is planned to be sold at RM Sotheby's, according to estimates, the cost of a unique copy can be 16-18 million dollars. The car was built to...
28 May 2021, 22:32
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Diamond for $ 29 million: a gemstone with a purple hue is sold at Christie's
Diamond for $ 29 million: a gemstone with a purple hue is sold at Christie's
At the auction of Christie's in Hong Kong went under the hammer a magnificent diamond "Sakura" weighing 15.81 carats. The purple-hued decoration was estimated at $ 25-38 million, and the lot was eventually bought for $ 29 million. This amount was a...
26 May 2021, 21:53
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An exhibition of ancient artifacts found on the territory of the city was opened in Brody
An exhibition of ancient artifacts found on the territory of the city was opened in Brody
In the city of Brody (Lviv region) an exhibition of unique artifacts discovered under the ancient city has been opened. The exhibition entitled "Finds of Underground Fords" was opened on May 20 in the Museum of Local History. All the items that can be...
25 May 2021, 23:34
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Auction of props: Prop Store to Sell Harry Potter's Magic Wand and
Auction of props: Prop Store to Sell Harry Potter's Magic Wand and "Star Wars" droid
On June 29, the Prop Store Auction, organized by a large company specializing in the sale of souvenirs, starts. The auction will be held in Los Angeles (USA) and will end on July 1. The auction will be of interest to fans of cinematic cycles about Harry...
24 May 2021, 22:36
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Sotheby's will exhibit a painting by Kandinsky, which is estimated at $ 30 million
Sotheby's will exhibit a painting by Kandinsky, which is estimated at $ 30 million
This summer, on June 29, at Sotheby's, a painting by Vasily Kandinsky "Tensions calmeees" will be exhibited. This work of the famous abstract artist will first visit New York, and then go to Dubai and Hong Kong, before arriving in London, where the...
20 May 2021, 23:24
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Michelangelo Buonarroti's painting turned into NFT tokens was sold for 170 thousand dollars
Michelangelo Buonarroti's painting turned into NFT tokens was sold for 170 thousand dollars
The Uffizi Gallery, located in Florence, sold a digital print of Michelangelo's painting "Tondo Doni" for 170 thousand dollars. To restore the budget during the crisis period, the museum's management decided to experiment: now some of the most valuable...
19 May 2021, 23:46
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