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1,600 Papier-Mâché Pandas Cause a Stir on Asia Tour

June 26, 2014 7:50 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3534
Paulo Grangeon, a 63-year-old Frenchman based in Grenoble, never expected to be in the middle of a black-and-white-bear frenzy in Asia. But that’s exactly where finds himself as hordes of his miniature pandas, all made of papier-mâché, march across the globe, leaving behind a flurry of viral photos along the way. Made of water, rice… View Article
Pastor Is Convicted of Trying to Sell Counterfeit Art
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Pastor Is Convicted of Trying to Sell Counterfeit Art

May 13, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3067
A Florida pastor who dabbles in art dealing was convicted on Tuesday of trying to sell five fake Damien Hirst paintings to an undercover police officer. A jury in State Supreme Court in Manhattan took five hours to reach a decision, finding the pastor, Kevin Sutherland, guilty of second-degree attempted grand larceny. He faces as… View Article
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Confiscated Art Collection Returned After Deal To Investigate Nazi Looting Claims

April 14, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2859
Part of an art collection confiscated because it may contain pieces looted by the Nazis is being returned to its owner, prosecutors in the German town of Augsburg said Wednesday. Prosecutors said they had returned the seized collection to Cornelius Gurlitt, who inherited the almost priceless artworks from his father, in light of new evidence. Their… View Article