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Artium Amore caters to artists’ legal needs

The Dover Chamber is pleased to welcome Artium Amore with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony. Artium Amore is a unique law firm that caters to artists and the artist community. Artium Amore understands that whether you are a painter, sculptor, musician, author,...

RIP KHALED AL-ASSAD, HERO AND MARTYR

Dr. Khaled Al-Assad was murdered August 18th at the hands of ISIS.  (We do not know if Al-Assad held a doctorate or its equivalent, but we feel that regardless, he is deserving of the honor.)  Dr. Al-Assad was 81 (82? sources disagree) years old.  Dr. Al-Assad was the...

STOLEN STRAD FINDS ITS WAY HOME

After disappearing 35 years ago, a stolen Stradivarius has found its way home.  The violin in question is the Ames Stradivarius, and belonged to noted violinist Roman Totenberg.  Unfortunately, Totenberg died three years ago, however, his daughters, including...

BEWARE “WALLPART”

An artist recently reached out to us expressing his concerns over a website called Wallpart.  Apparently he found one of his photographs on this site being offered for sale.  The thing is, he never authorized this site to sell his work.  In fact, they were selling his...

MORE ON THE GURLITT ESTATE

The story of the Gurlitt estate continues.  As you may remember, Cornelius Gurlitt was a German who had over 1200 paintings in his possession, including Picassos, Rembrandts and many other masters.  The paintings are believed to have come from the estate of his...

SHEPARD FAIREY ARRESTED

Artist Shepard Fairey was arrested last week in Los Angeles by customs agents after returning from a trip to Europe.   He was arrested based on a warrant issued by the Detroit police department–the warrant was discovered by the customs agents when they ran his...

HAPPY 4TH!

When Whistler painted Nocturne in Black and Gold, The Falling Rocket in 1875, British art critic John Ruskin stated that Whistler was merely “flinging a pot of paint in the public’s face.” Nocturne in Black and Gold, The Falling Rocket, 1875, oil on...

FUNDING FOR THE ARTS BY STATE

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies has released its report on funding for the arts by state.  It arrives at its figures by taking the appropriation for the arts from each state’s budget and then dividing that by the number of people living in that...