Two years after an art treasure with a harrowing backstory was uncovered in the walls of a Prague house, the holder has gone public with the historic scale of the discovery.
“I’ve fallen madly in love with a woman” – Queer themes in Tove Jansson’s life and work, part 1
Borut Vogelnik: Náš umělecký systém byl velmi uzavřený
Shaun Greenhalgh (born 1960) is a British artist and former art forger. Over a seventeen-year period, between 1989 and 2006, he produced a large number of forgeries. Teaming up with his brother and elderly parents, who fronted the sales side of the operation, he successfully sold his fakes internationally to museums, auction houses, and private buyers, accruing nearly £1 million.The family have been described by Scotland Yard as "possibly the most diverse forgery team in the world, ever". However, when they attempted to sell three Assyrian reliefs using the same provenance as they had previously, suspicions were raised. Apprehended, Shaun Greenhalgh was sentenced to prison for four years and eight months in November 2007.The Victoria and Albert Museum in London held an exhibition of Greenhalgh's works from 23 January to 7 February 2010.The Metropolitan Police’s art and antiques unit built a replica model of the shed where the works were created and labelled Greenhalgh "the most diverse art forger known in history". Many of his fakes, including the Amarna Princess, Risley Park Lanx, and works by Barbara Hepworth and...
In May Swedish film-maker Malik Bendjelloul – who had won an Oscar for Searching for Sugar Man – shocked everyone by taking his own life. Andrew Anthony tries to make sense of a tragedy
Performance Art: On Sharing Culture
For Decades, Cartographers Have Been Hiding Covert Illustrations Inside of Switzerland’s Official Maps
Tech flourished in communist Bulgaria and so did a body of science fiction asking vital philosophical questions
"Tanec je pro mnoho lidí nesrozumitelný žánr. Přitom pokud je člověk otevřený, stačí přijít, sednout, uvolnit se a nechat to na sebe působit," říká tanečnice a režisérka Miřenka Čechová v podcastu Petra Viziny.
Formed after a free punk concert in 1980, an influential collection of musicians, artists and film-makers including Pedro Almodavar exploded punk counterculture in Madrid – and changed their nation for ever
What is the internet, really? Ingrid Burrington studies the networked infrastructure like submarine cables, data centers, and antennas that make up our fantasy of the virtual “cloud”. We sat down with the Brooklyn-based artist, writer, and technology researcher to talk about internet, magic, power, and being comfortable with failure in the often sexist world of technology.
Mad Generation Loss
„Smutek. Smutek stékal po městských střechách, smutek plaval ulicemi, smutek zaplňoval podzemní dráhu, ani nejvyšší špičky budov z něho nevyčnívaly, smutek byl pachem tohoto města a držel se v něm jako pod poklopem.“ Tak začíná Bondyho próza Cybercomics z roku 1997. Jako by se vracela …
The history of Hollywood film before 1968 breaks down into two eras: 'pre-Code' and 'post-Code.' The 'Code' in question is the Motion Picture Production Code, better known as the 'Hays Code,' a reference to Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America president Will H. Hays.
Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan
Getting to the bottom of one of the internet’s most ridiculously drawn mysteries
Woody Bohuslav Vašulka: Log Out and Upgrade
Italská Vogue má místo fotek ilustrace, chce šetřit prostředí
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