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Artfinder Wants People to be Art Full

If today you ask a teenager what is art you probably won't be surprised to hear him or her say iPhone, Angry Birds or Annoying Orange. The reality is that this growing generation probably never heard of Picasso, Van Gogh or Rembrandt. We can only applaud efforts of this new website Artfinder. The site gives you access to hundreds of thousands of paintings from artists, galleries, museums and collections around the world.

So Generation Z representatives with Artfinder, you can start building your own art profile, receive personalised recommendations based on the art you like, and share and discuss art with friends via Facebook and Twitter.
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The Largest Art Theft in the World

The Gardner Museum (1990)The largest art theft in world history occurred in Boston on March 18, 1990 when thieves stole 13 pieces, collectively worth $500 million, from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. A reward of $5,000,000 is still offered for information leading to their return.The pieces stolen were: Vermeer's "The Concert", which is the most valuable stolen painting in the world; two Rembrandt paintings, "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee" (his only known seascape) and "Portrait of a Lady and Gentleman in Black;" A Rembrandt self-portrait etching; Manet's "Chez Tortoni;" five drawings by Edgar Degas; Govaert Flinck's "Landscape with an Obelisk;" an ancient Chinese Qu; and a finial that once stood atop a flag from Napoleon's Army.

Can Elephant Lady Gaga Be Sold For $1 Million in One Year?

One Year Auction is an experimental website where artist Rasa Levinskaite is auctioning her Elephant series paintings and other artwork for a period of one year.

Based on the fact that Rasa is relatively unknown artist this experiment might seem like a tall order. But take a look at the list of The Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold where average sales price is $100 million and "Elephant Lady Gaga" might look like a great deal.

"Elephant Lady Gaga" is the first painting from Elephant paintings series. This painting was created by Rasa Levinskaite at the end of 2009. Inspiration came from Rasa’a passion for elephants and Lady Gaga’s song “Bad Romance”. In song’s video there is a moment where Lady Gaga’s eyes are round and very big. If you look at the painting you will see the same big, round, crazy eyes.

Earlier in 2011 the idea was born to auction "Elephant Lady Gaga" painting. None of the existing auctions were suitable for what Rasa was trying to accomplish. One Year Auction website was created to list and auction Rasa's paintings for a period of one year.

You can also find other Rasa's paintings on One Year Auction website.

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Should Jerry Seinfeld buy Elephant – Lady Gaga painting?

I think Jerry Seinfeld should make this great investment and buy “Elephant – Lady Gaga” painting. Currently painting is listed for sale on www.oneyearauction.com website. The asking price is only $1 Million. For a man who created show about nothing and made tons of money from nothing $1 Million is a pocket change.

Once Mr. Seinfeld becomes a proud owner of “Elephant – Lady Gaga” he can do with it whatever he wants. This can be a sweet revenge for ruining his outing at Mets game. At least this time Jerry Seinfeld can show Lady Gaga her place – laundry room I his garage.

E-Cigarette Insurance Offered by State & Co

Recently electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) stores have been opening up all over the country. This novel business often has trouble finding insurance, due to the nature of the products. Although the products may have been around for some time, many insurance agencies and carriers are seeing the requests for quotes for the first time.

Did you know that if you directly import products, such as the liquids, electronic cigarettes or other “vaping” related products that you can be held liable as the manufacturer?

If you have a policy now, do you know if products coverage is excluded? Did you disclose that you directly import products or repackage products in your own name? These are the types of situations that State & Co Insurance wants to review with you.

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