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Why ISIS is Destroying Cities and Artifacts And What to Do About It

- 04/14/2016

ISIS has destroyed vast stores of precious cultural artifacts in its quest to restore Salafi Islam, one of the earliest tribal versions of Islam, under which all sculptures, icons, and artistic representations of life are considered sacrilege.  The attacks have taken place in both Iraq and Syria, including the destruction of Iraq’s...

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The Six Pillars of A Successful Art Appraisal

Howard Nowes - 11/09/2016

THE SIX PILLARS OF SUCCESSFUL FINE ART APPRAISAL

ART HISTORY EDUCATION

ACCESS TO THE WORLD’S BEST KNOWLEDGE BASES

 YEARS OF REAL-WORLD MARKET EXPERIENCE

SCIENTIFIC TESTING

PROVENANCE

NATURAL-BORN OBSSESSION WITH COMPOSITON AND DETAIL

 

 

 

The Buddha, Hypostasis, and Magnanimity

Howard Nowes - 11/24/2016

alabaster buddha

 

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