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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 3/30/2020

    03/30/2020 6:51:20 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/30/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Republican governors issue orders to stay home giving them a new and different name but first.... "We discussed with each other whether our rights can be taken by an order from a governor or an agency, and if they can be, what good are our rights?" Ammon Bundy spoke those words Friday following a Thursday night meeting in Emmett, Idaho in response to the "stay at home" order issued by Idaho's Republican Governor Brad Little.... In Iraq the United States has deployed two Patriot missile batteries and is expected to eventually deploy at least four.... The Saudi-led coalition staging air...
  • Dutch museum mulls censoring Degas to avoid offending Muslims

    03/01/2020 9:50:40 AM PST · by Twotone · 44 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | February 20, 2020 | Abigail R. Esman
    They are two of the most beloved artists of all time: Edgar Degas, celebrated for his extraordinary draftsmanship and tender, dynamic paintings of ballerinas; and Vincent van Gogh, adored not just for his tragic life story, but for his shimmering canvases, those world-famous images of starry nights and bright sunflowers. Now, a museum dedicated to Van Gogh's oeuvre is asking whether it is "appropriate," in anno 2020, to exhibit a drawing by Degas. To be sure, it's not just any drawing. The sketch in question depicts a bathing woman from behind, her derriere revealed in all its flesh and glory....
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Vincent van Gogh

    11/03/2019 7:48:52 AM PST · by GOP Congress · 2 replies
    Self-Published | 11/3/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Vincent van Gogh. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Vincent van Gogh is considered one of the greatest painters of all time. Although a troubled man, he lived in relative poverty and obscurity, his paintings actually derided by the community in Provence in which he lived. While Vincent and Donald Trump are two very different individuals, the degree in which both carried out their brand of art will be remembered throughout the centuries to follow. All hints, along with the answer, are provided...
  • Picasso, Giacometti poised to set records at NYC auctions

    05/01/2015 10:19:03 AM PDT · by C19fan · 8 replies
    AP ^ | May 1, 2015 | Ulya Ilnytzky
    New York City's spring art auctions get underway Tuesday with exceptional pieces by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Vincent Van Gogh and others whose work continues to fuel a robust market for impressionist, modern and contemporary art. Picasso's "Women of Algiers (Version O)," estimated to bring over $140 million, is poised to become the most expensive artwork sold at auction, while Giacometti's "Pointing Man" could set an auction record for a sculpture if bidding soars to an expected $130 million.
  • Vandals at Spokane [MO] substation leave behind more than damage

    11/16/2011 12:05:28 AM PST · by Huntress · 2 replies
    Christian County Headliner ^ | 11/15/11 | Donna Osborn
    Christian County Sheriff Joey Kyle said investigators found the charred remains of a human ear when responding to reports of vandalism at a White River Cooperative Electric substation in Spokane Nov. 15. “We found damage to the facility,” Kyle said. “We found a knit cap that was singed and a piece of charred remains that looks like an ear. Once we figured someone got zapped we started calling around to the hospitals. Sure enough we found a burn victim at St. Johns.” Kyle said there was obviously more than one person involved. “I would imagine more than one,” he said....
  • Paul Gauguin's tribute to Vincent Van Gogh expected to fetch £10m

    01/30/2011 4:36:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies · 1+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | Jan 2011
    A still life of sunflowers by Paul Gauguin, painted in tribute to his friend Vincent Van Gogh, is expected to fetch up to £10 million at auction. Gauguin painted the work, Nature morte à L'Espérance, in 1901 while he was living in Tahiti. It is the highlight of an Impressionist and Modern Art sale at Christie's in London on February 9. The depiction of sunflowers was a fitting tribute to Van Gogh and a reference to the months in 1888 when the two artists shared a home, a period that ended in tragedy. The pair lived together in Arles, France,...
  • Sketchbook Belonging to Van Gogh Found in Athens

    12/31/2007 5:14:43 PM PST · by RDTF · 10 replies · 15,044+ views
    Breitbart via BBC ^ | Dec 31, 2007 | Not specified
    "It's an inheritance from my father."
  • Suspect in Dutch filmmaker's murder (Theo van Gogh) makes dramatic court room confession

    07/12/2005 1:52:08 PM PDT · by photovoltaic · 33 replies · 1,029+ views
    AFP-Yahoo News Singapore ^ | Tuesday July 12, 9:51 PM
    The man accused of killing Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh confessed to a Dutch court that he acted out of his religious beliefs, saying he would do "exactly the same" if he were ever set free. "I take complete responsibility for my actions. I acted purely in the name of my religion," 27-year-old Dutch-Moroccan national Mohammed Bouyeri told the court in Amsterdam on the final day of his trial. Prosecutor Frits van Straelen demanded a life sentence for Bouyeri for killing Van Gogh on an Amsterdam street on November 2, 2004. He recalled the particular brutality of the murder in...