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Laura Gascoigne: Crime Without Punishment

In May, policemen with shovels moved in again on 79-year-old mobster Robert Gentile’s Connecticut ranch. It’s


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the third time they’ve searched the property and the 301 Moved Permanently second time they’ve dug it up in

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the hope of finding the 13 masterpieces, including Rembrandt’s Storm on the Sea of Galilee, stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. A few […]

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‘The Late’ shows

Edward Lucie-Smith considers the phenomenon of ‘The Late Style’ in relation to Rembrandt and Turner The new Rembrandt show at


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the National Gallery in London (until January 18th) is clearly meant to challenge the

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enormous success the same institution enjoyed with its recent exhibition devoted to Leonardo da Vinci. 301 Moved Permanently It is a populist homage to one of the undoubted giants […]

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Selling England by the pound

Today John Constable’s The Lock, painted in 1824, sold at Christie’s for £22.4 million. In the current art market of silly prices some lucky person 301 Moved Permanently got the bargain of their lives. Let us hope the picture will be placed in a museum, where people might enjoy it, instead of disappearing into a Swiss warehouse


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as the investment bauble of some

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