Well-known Chinese Artist Missing

Internationally renowned artist (whose “Sunflower Seeds” installation is currently on display in the Tate Modern gallery, London) and Chinese rights activist Ai Weiwei was detained by Beijing airport police on Sunday, April 3rd as he tried to board a flight to Hong Kong on business.  Beijing police proceeded to raid Ai Weiwei’s Beijing home and…

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Rodin Sculpture stolen form Israel Museum

The Israel Museum announced that a statue by French sculptor Auguste Rodin was stolen from the grounds during recent renovations to the facility.  The bronze nude of French novelist Honore de Balzac was one of a series of studies Rodin cast for a monument to Balzac in the late 1800s.  The statue is 50 inches…

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