For over 40 years, the Museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg Florida had two ancient mosaics buried in their lawn and forgot about them. Recently found, museum officials believe the staff in the 1960s buried them as a storage solution. The mosaics were originally excavated from the ancient city of Antioch and are dated […]
Creating a picture of King Kong over Portland has been a lot of fun. But alas, a friend, who loves football asked me for a painting. So, Mr. Kong must wait on the easel. I have now started a fun football picture. Will post that tomorrow. Have a fun day.
A new exhibit at Yale University Art Gallery — 130 pieces in the museum’s collection of ancient glass — is a lovely array of jewelry, cups, bowls, pitchers, flasks, bottles, cosmetic vials and jars from the ancient world. The pieces are 3,000 years old, from the Syrian period. Some of the earliest pieces on show are dated […]
‘Woman – Ochre’ was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art in 1985. Police and art historians were not successful in finding the painting until this last weekend. The painting was stolen by a man and woman who arrived at the museum just before opening time. The woman distracted a guard while the […]