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Mexico is trying a new tactic to get its antiques back: social pressure

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MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s global search for missing ancient artifacts recently led to a storage room in Stockholm where two 2,000-year-old ceramic figurines used decades ago to advertise the Mexican liquor Kahlúa were gathering dust. The surprised Swedish corporate archivist who found the statuettes this spring contacted a Mexican embassy official who called anthropologists in …

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Great Escapes: Maui, where luxury means giving back to the land

Great Escapes: Maui, where luxury means giving back to the land | Pro Club Bd

Many travel destinations are still struggling after the pandemic hit tourism, but longtime hotspot Maui, known for its beautiful beaches and high-end resorts — and Hawaii at large — suffered from an unusual problem: A quick recovery that led to an influx of irresponsible and disrespectful visitors last year. News outlets reported misconduct by visitors …

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Independent unveils new 20th Century stories at inaugural fair

Independent unveils new 20th Century stories at inaugural fair | Pro Club Bd

Independent will hold its first 20th Century Art Fair this fall, with a presentation that promises visitors a new perspective on the art of the era. Exhibitions from 32 galleries will reinvent acclaimed artists like Joan Miró and Giorgio di Chirico as they spotlight artists who may not have been coming into their own at …

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Good Company: The platform's push to make the art market accessible

Good Company: The platform’s push to make the art market accessible | Pro Club Bd

Bettina Huang from Platform Eric Felipe Barkin text size As an art historian and economist, Bettina Huang wanted to work in the art world. However, when the New York native landed her dream job at Christie’s, working at contemporary art auctions, she was disappointed. “The traditional arts industry was very entrenched in relationships and elitism, …

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Christie's is realistic about the market risks, but expects a “solid” second half

Christie’s is realistic about the market risks, but expects a “solid” second half | Pro Club Bd

The art market had a strong first half, as measured by major auction sales, which rose to around $7 billion at the Big Three houses – up 25% year-on-year, according to a recent analysis by London-based ArtTactic. In a Tuesday press conference on its 2022 sales, Christie’s expressed confidence in this strength given the auction …

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Major Chinese bank protest crushed with violence

Major Chinese bank protest crushed with violence | Pro Club Bd

HONG KONG — Hundreds of bank customers demonstrating over frozen deposits were attacked by plainclothes men in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, bringing a violent end to one of China’s largest public protests in recent years. Images of the clash, widely videotaped, circulated on Chinese social media fast enough for the country’s internet censorship …

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Most museums don't put their money where their assets are

Most museums don’t put their money where their assets are | Pro Club Bd

Visit to Alma Thomas’ Red Roses Cantata at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC The museum is among those looking to align its investments with its mission and values ​​on issues such as gender and racial diversity and environmental sustainability. National Art Gallery, Washington, DC text size Museums have come under fire in recent …

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4 places to find cool art for your home that you really love

4 places to find cool art for your home that you really love | Pro Club Bd

If you don’t already know what you like, start with research, which can include anything from visiting the library and reading art magazines to subscribing to free newsletters about emerging artists and events. Getty Images Whether your budget is $100 or $1,000 or more, you can find art for your home that’s interesting and beautiful, …

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Should you give your 401(k) to an IRA?  It can cost you tens of thousands.

Should you give your 401(k) to an IRA? It can cost you tens of thousands. | Pro Club Bd

text size Retirement savers would do well to review fund holding fees on 401(k) accounts with former employers before switching to an IRA. Company savings plans tend to have lower fund fees. Piotr Adamowicz/Dreamstime.com Workers who transfer their 401(k) to an IRA when they leave their job could expect to lose tens of thousands of …

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NFT Artists Receive First Major Test Since Crypto Collapse

NFT Artists Receive First Major Test Since Crypto Collapse | Pro Club Bd

As NFT art sales dwindle, a handful of digital art stars appear to be weathering the crypto storm. The days of $69.3 million worth of JPEGs may be over for now, but a handful of leading digital artists held their ground during a Christie’s charity sale on Tuesday that tested the continued appeal of symbolized …

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