How the Rich Travel to the Art Fairs

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Yes, looks can be deceiving, and fashion seems frivolous, but we live in a world where people actually care about what the Kardashians are wearing.

Reality check: A person’s first impression of you is important (somewhat).

So, whether you’re off to Art Basel in Miami Beach or skiing in Gstaad, we’ve got the 10 best tips (besides having a lot of disposable income, and maybe a private jet) for travelin Read more..

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€500 Million Ponzi Scheme Suspected at Paris Museum

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The cosily niche books and manuscripts market may be about to be hit by one its biggest scandals in recent years. And Paris’s Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits, as well as its sister organization the Institut des Lettres et Manuscrits, is in the eye of the storm.

On November 18, France’s anti-fraud brigade raided the museum and the various branches of Ar Read more..

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Artist Reveals Another Clue to 24-Year-Old Mystery at CIA

Kryptos sculpture outside C.I.A. headquarters in Langley, VA.Wired.com

An enigmatic Kryptos sits in front of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, and, after 24 years, the work, unveiled on November 3, 1990, has yet to be decoded. The sculptor who created it, Jim Sanborn, has decided to issue the latest clue to its meaning.

Standing at 12-feet-tall and made up of copper, granite, and wood, the work has created a type of cult following among Read more..

Did Russia Use Picassos as Bribes to Secure 2018 World Cup? PETRO OIL DOLLARS AT PLAY AGAIN?

 

Russia wins its bid to host the 2018 World Cup Via: SoccerField24

President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Michel Platini has condemned a report , which claimed that Vladimir Putin gave him a Picasso painting in exchange for his vote in favor of hosting the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Platini said “I’d like to point out that the < Read more..

BEYOND RIDICULOUS-PETRO-ART? GAS PRICES HIGH? Greek Statue Travels Again, but Not to Greece

Visitors to the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, viewed the sculpture of the Greek river god Ilissos on Friday.
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LONDON — The BRITISH MUSEUM plunged itself into Read more..