Sentencing for Murderer of Rare Book Dealer

Sentencing for Murderer of Rare Book Dealer

This past week, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, a judge with the Oxford Crown Court in the United Kingdom sentenced Michael Danaher to life in prison for murdering rare book dealer, Adrian Greenwood. The purpose of the crime was to steal a rare first edition of the book, “The Wind in the Willows.” Danaher argued […]

Taking Photos in Museums More Acceptable, But Not Always

Taking Photos in Museums More Acceptable, But Not Always

The temptation to share images when visiting a famous site or something visually interesting is great in today’s social media society. However, even though people are recording everywhere they go, taking selfies standing before a famous painting in museums is not always allowed (but it is getting more acceptable). Even in museums and monuments that do […]

Picasso States of Lithographs at Norton Simon

Picasso States of Lithographs at Norton Simon

Mention Pablo Picasso and most people think of his Cubist paintings. However, an exhibition that opened this week at the Norton Simon Museum illustrates his efforts in another medium. “States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945-1960” shows several compositions through multiple states of design, showing how his treatment of the images evolved. “States of Mind” features […]