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Viewpoint: The Case of the Forged Persian Antiquities

When thinking of the great empires of history, the Romans, Egyptians, and British rightly come to mind. Each of these states was remarkable. The Egyptians boasted a 3,000-year history with astounding architectural achievements. The Romans mastered art & science, extending …

Viewpoint: The Case of the Plush Dreams

It’s 1995 and you’re planning for the future. Maybe your dream is a comfortable retirement. Maybe it’s a college fund for your children. Maybe it’s something even more ambitious. While some turned their attention to real estate investments or Wall …

Native American Shield Returned to New Mexico From France

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A ceremonial Native American shield has been welcomed back to New Mexico by tribal leaders, in the culmination of a yearslong international campaign to reclaim the sacred object that held a place in a cycle of ceremonies …

What Happens When You Unexpectedly Buy That $20 Million Painting

Just 15 months after Peter Doig’s “The Architect’s Home in the Ravine” fetched $20 million at Sotheby’s, the landscape is back on the market. Displayed at the Gagosian booth this week at Art Basel with an asking price of $25 …