US Congress Aiming to Regulate Entire Art Market
US Congress Aiming to Regulate Entire Art Market
May 16,2018 -MasterArt news

US Congress Aiming to Regulate Entire Art Market

News recently broke that as soon as this week the House Financial Services Committee of the United States Congress intends to add art and antiquity...

This is Definitely the Modigliani You Are Looking For
This is Definitely the Modigliani You Are Looking For
May 16,2018 -MasterArt news

This is Definitely the Modigliani You Are Looking For

The Nahmad family is officially desperate. Their latest attempt to maintain possession of Seated Man with a Cane, a Modigliani painting looted by ...

The Leiden Collection Goes to Moscow
The Leiden Collection Goes to Moscow
May 16,2018 -MasterArt news

The Leiden Collection Goes to Moscow

If you feel as though 17th Century Dutch and Flemish art seems to have had a monumental resurgence in popularity in the past decade, you are not alon...

Joseph Wright Export Ban Raises Questions
Joseph Wright Export Ban Raises Questions
May 16,2018 -MasterArt news

Joseph Wright Export Ban Raises Questions

Last December, "An Academy by Lamplight" (1769) by Joseph Wright shattered auction records for the artist when multiple bidders competed for its purc...

Give Ethiopia Their Artifacts Back
Give Ethiopia Their Artifacts Back
May 16,2018 -MasterArt news

Give Ethiopia Their Artifacts Back

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London is making Ethiopia an odd offer – they are willing to loan the country back a collection of artifa...

Who Deals in Orientalism Today?
Who Deals in Orientalism Today?
May 16,2018 -MasterArt news

Who Deals in Orientalism Today?

Orientalism has become a hot topic in academic circles lately, as the next generation struggles to comprehend the ways the West has constructed an un...

Three Stolen Artworks Returned, 22,797 More To Go
Three Stolen Artworks Returned, 22,797 More To Go
May 15,2018 -MasterArt news

Three Stolen Artworks Returned, 22,797 More To Go

What was being reported as an art heist from French parliament may not have been so much of a theft as a simple case of carelessness. Initial repor...