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Museum discovers Picasso original after 50 years in storage
Yahoo News ^ | August 17, 2012 | Unattributed

Posted on 08/18/2012 10:50:00 AM PDT by QT3.14

The Evansville Museum in Indiana corrected their misidentification of a glass piece of art held in storage for 50 years. The rediscovered artwork is a valuable Picasso original gemmaux work, created by baking different pieces of colored glass, titled "Seated woman with Red Hat." Documentation associated with the piece incorrectly indicated it was by an artist named "Gemmaux" with a design inspired by a Picasso oil painting, and the work was kept in storage for decades.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: art; indiana; picasso
Evansville, Indiana of all places.
1 posted on 08/18/2012 10:50:06 AM PDT by QT3.14
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To: Tzar

all of it is junk.

In fact the whole modern movement in art is junk.


3 posted on 08/18/2012 11:08:21 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Tzar

If you like it, it’s not junk. If you could not care less...it is.

There are photographers like Dianne Arbus, whom I just don’t “get.”


4 posted on 08/18/2012 11:16:42 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I am NOT from Vermont. I am from MA. And I don't support Romney. Please read before "assuming.")
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To: QT3.14
Seated Woman With Red Hat

Once more, Linux is ahead of its time!

5 posted on 08/18/2012 11:34:36 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: QT3.14

Incredibly bad art.


6 posted on 08/18/2012 11:36:23 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: QT3.14

I love it.


7 posted on 08/18/2012 11:37:06 AM PDT by Mercat (Necessity is the argument of tyrants. John Milton)
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To: QT3.14

Coming soon:

“Seated woman with Debian”


8 posted on 08/18/2012 11:38:29 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: QT3.14

IMO all of Picasso’s work is lame.


9 posted on 08/18/2012 11:42:07 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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10 posted on 08/18/2012 11:52:57 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: QT3.14

According to the following they are going to place this piece at auction.

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The Evansville Museum plans to sell a work of art by Pablo Picasso that it has kept in storage nearly 50 years and only recently discovered was genuine.

The museum's board of trustees President R. Steven Krohn told the Evansville Courier & Press (http://bit.ly/PZoVuO ) Wednesday the museum can't afford to keep the "Seated Woman with Red Hat" because of the costs to display, secure, preserve and insure the layered, fired glass piece.

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11 posted on 08/18/2012 11:55:43 AM PDT by deport
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To: bigbob

Nothing less than Ubuntu!


12 posted on 08/18/2012 12:00:36 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: deport

The silly thing was SIGNED by Picasso. How could it have been mistaken for anything else all these years, because a curator’s note wasn’t filled out quite right?

It looks like one of his more complex works.


13 posted on 08/18/2012 12:02:42 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: TexasFreeper2009
"In fact the whole modern movement in art is junk."

Well I've seen in person some Picassos I liked. But to condemn All modern Art? I mean every piece by Monet I've had the pleasure of viewing has knocked my socks off! And I was lucky enough to see a few Van Goghs that just jumped off the canvas.

14 posted on 08/18/2012 12:03:51 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Bobalu

From MOBA

15 posted on 08/18/2012 12:14:08 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

A lot of “art” just plain sucks.


16 posted on 08/18/2012 12:15:40 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode over evil. Voting for mitt or obie is like throwing your country away.)
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To: Bobalu
And let's not forget his fabulous portrait of William Shakespeare.


17 posted on 08/18/2012 12:15:44 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Tyrannies demand immense sacrifices of their people to produce trifles.-Marquis de Custine)
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To: Bobalu

18 posted on 08/18/2012 12:24:09 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode over evil. Voting for mitt or obie is like throwing your country away.)
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To: Sirius Lee

I’d say most of the modern art is crap. My 14 year old daughter can draw better than Picasso.


19 posted on 08/18/2012 12:29:11 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: QT3.14

50+ years ago, Evansville and American made Steel were pretty impressive. There were several of the old Steel guys who were collectors and often donated to the Museums as a tax hedge.

How times have changed except in the minds of the Unions.


20 posted on 08/18/2012 12:41:55 PM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Mad Dawgg
I mean every piece by Monet I've had the pleasure of viewing has knocked my socks off! And I was lucky enough to see a few Van Goghs that just jumped off the canvas.

When has anyone call Monet or Van Gogh modern artists?

(excepting the 1880's, of course.)

21 posted on 08/18/2012 1:08:33 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: Bobalu

If you took this ‘art’ to a psychiatrist( without a name on it) they would say it was the work of a disturbed individual. The contorted expressions of a convoluted mind. Put ‘Picasso’ on it and its ‘art’. Ugly as hell but still ‘art’.
You can find the same in therapy sessions at any mental hospital.
Sell the hideous thing and use the money for something that is beautiful and uplifting.


22 posted on 08/18/2012 1:37:30 PM PDT by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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23 posted on 08/18/2012 1:49:14 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: Bobalu

That’s the kind of stuff I did in HS art.

One of the few (only?) F’s I ever got on a report card.


24 posted on 08/18/2012 2:00:02 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: eddie willers
"When has anyone call Monet or Van Gogh modern artists?"

Hmmm well Iwas taught the "Modern Art" era is considered the period from 1860 to the late 1970s and includes disciplines like Impressionism Post-Impressionisn and being Monet was born in 1840 and died in 1926 and Van Gogh was Born in 1853 and died 1890 both would indeed be Modern Artists and are considered two of the giants of the Modern Art Movement in fact one of the main disciplines of Modern Art is the Impressionism movement which got its name from Monet's Impression, Sunrise.

And of course Van Gogh is THE Post-impressionist which is another discipline of the Modern Art Movement.

Then later you get Cubism, Expressionism, all the way up to Andy Warhol and his Soup cans etc.

But, ya know...

25 posted on 08/18/2012 2:07:25 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Here you go - you get pretty much the same thing searching Google for "best modern art"
Museum of Bad Art - who would have thunk it? ;-)
26 posted on 08/18/2012 2:29:31 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Mad Dawgg

I think they are trying to justify their woeful art by saying, “We’re just a continuation of these pioneers”.

Pshaw.


27 posted on 08/18/2012 3:42:11 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: Mad Dawgg

Wikipedia much?


28 posted on 08/18/2012 5:19:26 PM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

MOBA is one of my favorite places.


29 posted on 08/18/2012 5:29:34 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Auntie Mame
"Wikipedia much?"

Some but being My Mom is an artist, my aunt was an artist and my daughter is studying to be an artist And I spend lots of time at Art Galleries including the Cleveland Art Museum where they have Monet's Water Lilies and several Picassos and even a few Van Goghs. We usually stop one weekend when we go to the Cleveland Browns Football game.

30 posted on 08/18/2012 7:30:45 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Izzy Dunne

I totally love the woman with daisies. I would hang it in my house. It is so awesomely bad. Most of it is just bad, but that one is special.


31 posted on 08/20/2012 1:33:44 PM PDT by ReagansShinyHair
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