Readers, I haven't been posting lately. Everything is OK, I am just too busy these days to post.
David Grann has a story in The New Yorker about fine art authentication. If you read it make sure to read the whole thing—the tone changes about half-way through.
The article did not mention that it's easy to make replicas of human fingers from photographs using the techniques of Japanese security expert Tsutomu Matsumoto. So if you have a photograph of an Old Master's fingerprint please don't put it on the Internet!
ICOM Red Lists-- Far More Transparency Needed - The Art Newspaper has reported on the unveiling of the latest ICOM/US State Department Bureau of Cultural Affairs "Red List," this time for war torn Yeme...
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