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PaintingLoft Podcast

Oct 25, 2020

In this episode we talk about an Irish gangster communicating with investigators to retrieve the stolen art from the Isabela Stuart Gardener Museum until he suddenly disappeared. We also talk about a Dali Diptych going on auction for the first time. And a story about how Bronze Age Brits dealt with their human remains...


Oct 10, 2020

In this episode we talk about 3 paintings of Edward Hopper's very early work that was copied from other artists. It could possible devalue some of his work. We have a follow up on the 46,000 year old cave used by indigenous Australians that was destroyed by an Iron ore company. In Spain, fingerprints were found on...


Sep 7, 2020

In this episode we talk about a guy punching and ripping a Picasso painting as a "Performance". He's doing 18 months in prison. In Pennsylvania a painting goes to be restored and they discover it is a Rembrandt. Also another painting that's been in a basement for decades is also believed to be an original Rembrandt.


Aug 30, 2020

In this episode we talk about an artist in residency program in NY. You can live in an 1800's Gothic revival studio for 9 months in one of the largest cemeteries with over half a million graves to explore and inspire artwork. In Australia, ancient caves dating back thousands of years are destroyed by a mining company....


Jul 24, 2020

In this episode we talk about the latest discovery in Egypt of two high society mummies that may help lead to the location of Cleopatra's tomb. A town in California debates weather to remove a noose from their town seal. A graphic designer makes posters to advertise national parks using copy from one star reviews.

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