Posted: March 8th, 2015 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: ART, Art News, STANDOUT | Tags: Art, Art News, Art Theft, Crime, Indian High Commission, National Gallery of Australia, NGA, Shiva as Nataraja, Subhash Kapoor | Comments Off on National Gallery of Australia to Receive $1.2 million Refund on ‘Stolen’ Buddha
The National Gallery of Australia will receive a refund of more than $1.2 million for a 2,000-year-old stone statue of Buddha after it was revealed it may have been stolen.
The Canberra-based gallery, which has been involved in provenance issues before, announced in January it would return the Seated Buddha statue to India. The dealer has now agreed to refund the purchase price :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: February 6th, 2015 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: STANDOUT | Tags: Grand Canyon, National Parks Service, Youtube Video | Comments Off on Grand Canyon Total Cloud Inversion Timelapse
Visitors to the Grand Canyon in the United States have been treated to a spectacular sight of clouds filling the massive prehistoric gorge :: VIDEO :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: February 3rd, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Art News, STANDOUT | Tags: Crime, Dr Dre, Marion Knight, Murder, Music Industry, Music News, Suge Knight, Tupac Shakur | Comments Off on Rap-mogul Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Charged with Murder
Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has been charged with murder and attempted murder after prosecutors allege he ran over two men in a southern California parking lot last week, killing one of them.
Knight, the 49-year-old co-founder of influential hip hop label Death Row Records, was charged with one count each of murder and attempted murder, and two counts of felony hit-and-run, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.
The music executive, who faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if found guilty, was taken into custody on suspicion of murder on Friday after surrendering to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies.
He was expected to make an initial court appearance on Tuesday :: Read the full article »»»»