Is Trouble Brewing at the Museum of African Diaspora?

It has been months since my visit to MoAD and I’ve been slightly preoccupied with this museum ever since. It wasn’t necessarily the gripping portrayals of the unimaginable horrors of the middle passage portrayed in the “Slavery Passage Gallery”. Nor was it the beautifully imposing glass encased portrait of a young African child greeting visitors … Continue reading Is Trouble Brewing at the Museum of African Diaspora?

Modern Art Theft in Paris

Today, five works of art were stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.  Among the stolen art were masterpieces from Matisse, Picasso and Modigliani, all valued at over 100M euros. The attached article in the Economist provides an interesting glimpse into the underworld of art crime.  The real crime is that we will … Continue reading Modern Art Theft in Paris