Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Arts of Ancient Vietnam
The expansive exhibition of artifacts from the land's historical cultures is on view at the Asia Society in New York.
By Louise Roug, Feb. 21, 2010.

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Ernst Beyeler, Swiss art collector, dies at 88
He assembled one of Europe's most famous art collections out of his sprawling gallery of masterpieces, which eventually grew to an estimated value of at least $1.85 billion.

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Suicides complicate Native American artifact looting case
FBI informant Ted Gardiner's death last week is the third. Critics say the federal government has been overzealous in its prosecutions and that his videotaped testimony should not be allowed.
By Nicholas Riccardi, March 20, 2010.

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The Aztecs, through old-world eyes
A Getty Villa exhibit explores how Europeans looked to ancient Rome to understand the Mexican empire.
By Suzanne Muchnic, March 21, 2010.

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