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Dramatic Art Finds

The Craziest Unexpected Art Finds Of 2013

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Some people have all the luck. As 2013 draws to a close, we're revisiting the fortuitous few who are closing out the year with a couple hundred thousa...

Possible 19th Century Masterpiece Found Hiding In Santa Barbara

Posted 10.31.2013 | Arts

Santa Barbara -- the land of bikini-clad college students, beachside Mexican food, and, apparently, hidden French Romantic masterpieces. According...

$15 Flea Market Purchase Is Actually A Rare Piece Of Art

Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts

A rare piece of jewelry plucked from a flea market in 2005 is finally heading to the bidding block, with a price tag that's sure to make any thrifter ...

Woman Unknowingly Uses James Turrell Piece As Storage Space

Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

James Turrell seems to be everywhere this summer. His light-centric works are illuminating the Guggenheim, LACMA and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- a...

The King Of Thrift Store Art Finds

Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts

Last year was a banner year for dramatic art finds. A Salvador Dali etching surfaced at Goodwill, a possible Leonardo da Vinci painting turned up at a...

'A Rubens In The Cupboard!'

Posted 05.30.2013 | Arts

"A Rubens in the cupboard! It is not what you expect to find," University of Reading professor Anna Gruetzner Robins told The Guardian's Mark Brown. ...

Family Inherits Unknown Painting Worth $250K

Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts

A recent UK art auction serves as yet another friendly reminder to get artworks appraised. Today's found masterpiece, "Landscape with Rainbow" had gon...

Grimy Masterpiece Possibly Worth Millions Found In Storage

Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts

The LA Times provided us with yet another friendly reminder why we should all clean out our basements from time to time -- you may stumble upon an 18t...