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The ear is part of the exhibition "Sugababe" by Diemut Strebe, an artist specialised in artworks using biological material, who collaborated with scientists to reconstruct the Dutch master's ear using DNA from a living relative. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Van Gogh’s Severed Ear Brought Back To Life

German museum is displaying a copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear that was grown using genetic material provided by a living relative.

06/04/2014

(Will Oilver/AFP/Getty Images)

Collectors Sue Haring Foundation

Art collectors are suing Keith Haring’s foundation in New York, saying it has cost them at least $40 million by refusing to authenticate about 90 works by the late artist.

02/21/2014

Rothko Untitled (No.11)

Rothko Work May Bring Up To $35 Million

A bright orange-yellow and white painting by Mark Rothko is heading for the auction block in New York City, where it could fetch up to $35 million.

10/15/2013

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Art Dealer Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charge

A Branforc art dealer has pleaded guilty to a federal charge stemming from the fraudulent sale of an imitation Marc Chagall lithograph.

09/03/2013

Federal agents search the home of Robert Gentile. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Two-And-A-Half Year Sentence For Reputed Mobster

A reputed Connecticut mobster was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison in a weapons and prescription drugs case that revealed federal authorities’ belief that he knew something about the largest property heist in U.S. history.

05/09/2013

Art Stolen From Connecticut Woman Surfaces In Alaska

The raid of an Alaska couple’s home by federal agents seeking illegal animal parts also turned up five Victorian-era paintings stolen years from a woman during her move from Massachusetts to Connecticut.

05/04/2012

Chez Tortoni, by Manet (Courtesy Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)

Federal Authorities Say Jailed Manchester Man Has Info In Art Heist

Federal authorities seem to have hopes of solving the two-decade-plus mystery of the largest art heist in history, pinning their hopes on a Manchester man.

03/31/2012

Chez Tortoni, by Manet (Courtesy Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)

Prosecutor: FBI Believes Connecticut Man Has Info In Half-Billion Dollar Boston Art Heist

A federal prosecutor has revealed that the FBI believes a reputed Connecticut mobster was involved in a Boston heist that became the largest art theft in history.

03/28/2012

Photo Credit: Uncorkedct.com

Four Ways to Keep Romance Alive Mid-Week in Connecticut

By Dani Frank Working for the weekend will give you the motivation to push through to Friday, but a mid-week treat can’t hurt either. A reward for working a double shift or getting positive feedback […]

02/09/2012

(courtesy of Ira Reines)

Local Artist Spotlight: Ira Reines

By Joanne Greco Rochman Meet Ira Reines, master sculpture who worked side by side with world renowned Romain de Tirtoff, aka, Erte for 11 years. Reines is the sculptor who would take the Erte designs […]

01/16/2012

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