A Van Gogh without a doubt: Wadsworth Atheneum painting is authenticated

After nearly 30 years of doubt, the Wadsworth Atheneum’s painting, Vase with Poppies, by Vincent Van Gogh, has now been fully authenticated by specialists at the Van Gogh Museum. While the painting came to the Wadsworth in a bequest from the writer and French Impressionist collector Anne Parrish Titzell in 1957 along … [Read More...]

Asia Week New York celebrates its 10th anniversary

Asia Week New York got off to a roaring start last week, when 48 galleries, 6 auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s and 16 museums opened their doors to collectors, curators and connoisseurs who converged in New York to get their annual eyeful of what&… [Read More...]

UK returns 3,000-year-old tablet looted during Iraq War

A 3,000-year-old carved stone tablet from Babylonia, which promises a curse on those who would destroy it, is to be flown home from Britain after being looted during the Iraq War. British Museum boss Hartwig Fischer handed over the priceless work to Iraqi Ambassador Salih Husain Ali during a … [Read More...]