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Brazen Picasso theft highlights art crime’s prominence

Pablo Picasso’s Tete de Femme pencil drawing was snatched from Weinstein art gallery in San Francisco. A video camera snapshot shows a man who appears to walk with a painting in his arms (right) Art crime is a $6-billion-a-year business. It ranks fourth in crime, after drugs, money laundering, and illegal arms. Ten percent ...

Round Top Antiques Fair Spring 2011: The draw of the West

Promoters in Round Top, Texas, are filling all available exhibit areas with dealers from all over the world. This spring there were nearly thousands of dealers at nearly a dozen venues offering Americana, Continental Antiques, vintage textiles, early silver and jewelry to several thousand shoppers attending the week-long affair.

Caroline Ashleigh Blog: Grooves of Marvin Gaye at Motown Museum

Marvin Gaye Exhibit Opens At Detroit Motown Museum The Motown museum, located in the original home of Motown Records Corp., has unveiled an exhibit chronicling the Marvin Gaye’s two decades at Motown, from 1960 to 1982. The exhibit in the second-floor gallery opened Friday and runs through at least September. It’s the first time...

Warman’s Shoes author Caroline Ashleigh featured at two Michigan book signings next week

Appraiser and author Caroline Ashleigh has been a featured appraiser on the popular television show, “Antiques Roadshow,” since 1997, and HGTV, and has been featured in publications such as “Forbes Magazine,” “The New York Times” and “Art and Antiques.” Caroline will be the featured speaker at two upcoming book signing events in May: Bring...