Contemporary Antiquity, Inside Jobs, and The Shroud of Turin: Assorted News

I have been busy writing, speaking, and traveling so far this year, with excursions to Minnesota, Stockholm, the Pacific Coast, Paris, and Normandy. I've been enjoying art, history, and of course, fishing with my five-year-old grandson. 

I'll have more news coming soon, but below are a few highlights.

I talked with Eurobsit about how expert human eyes are the best technology to spot fake art and antiquities.

On October 10th, I'll be in southern Maryland, talking about "Inside Jobs" at the Historic Sotterley Plantation. I'll discuss some museum thefts that I wrote about in my book "Sacred and Stolen," including one that took me six decades to solve.

I have an essay called "Sanborn's Provocation" in the publication associated with a show that opens at the American University's Catzen Arts Center on September 4th. The show is called  "Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary Antiquity."

Photos of note

 "Renoir Girl" at the Stockbridge Library in Massachusetts

"Renoir Girl" at the Stockbridge Library in Massachusetts

 

 

 "The Shroud of Turin: Mystery Solved" at Duke University, Nasher Museum of Art

"The Shroud of Turin: Mystery Solved" at Duke University, Nasher Museum of Art

 Fishing in Minnesota

Fishing in Minnesota

 

 

 In Rome

In Rome

 Headline from France: "This American Does Not Believe in the Shroud"

Headline from France: "This American Does Not Believe in the Shroud"