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  • rb2717
    I used to be interested in Art, but he was interested in someone else.
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 30, 2008
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      I used to be interested in Art, but he was interested in someone else.

      --- In allthingshistory@yahoogroups.com, Allison Loukanis <allison.m.loukanis@...> wrote:
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      > Well you really can't blame these folks sometimes for mistaking art for rubbish. When I go to the Houston Contemporary Art Museum I make the same mistake sometimes. lol.. Allison
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      > --- On Tue, 9/30/08, robert-blau@... <robert-blau@...> wrote:
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      > From: robert-blau@... <robert-blau@...>
      > Subject: [allthingshistory] Dumped statues spark debate
      > To: ancient_discoveries@yahoogroups.com, allthingshistory@yahoogroups.com, hinducivilization@yahoogroups.com, john_s_david@...
      > Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 2:42 AM
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      > Dumped statues spark debate
      > Daily News & Analysis [India], September 21, 2008
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      > A bejewelled head of a woman carved out of white marble and a headless
      > statue of a male in ethnic Indian wear were found near the Gateway of
      > India in August. The female head is well preserved except for the neck,
      > which shows some wear and tear, but the male statue is in bad shape. But
      > historians and archaeologists are intrigued by the provenance of these
      > statues: Where did they come from? And what were they doing in the sea?
      > The answers are not immediately forthcoming. But it's clear that there
      > is a fine line between art and junk, and Mumbai often doesn't know how
      > to tread it. According to BV Kulkarni, archaeologist at the state
      > Department of Archaeology and Museum, a recent example of art being
      > mistaken for rubbish was when sculptor Anish Kapoor's Hole and Vessel II
      > sculpture was thrown into a dustbin by an art storage company. Kulkarni
      > thinks something similar may have happened with these two statues.
      >
      > http://www.dnaindia .com/report. asp?newsid= 1191909
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    • Allison Loukanis
      LOL.. well his bad, obviously. Allison ... From: rb2717 Subject: [allthingshistory] Re: Dumped statues spark debate To:
      Message 2 of 4 , Oct 1, 2008
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        LOL.. well his bad, obviously. Allison

        --- On Wed, 10/1/08, rb2717 <robert-blau@...> wrote:
        From: rb2717 <robert-blau@...>
        Subject: [allthingshistory] Re: Dumped statues spark debate
        To: allthingshistory@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 2:40 AM

        I used to be interested in Art, but he was interested in someone else.

        --- In allthingshistory@ yahoogroups. com, Allison Loukanis <allison.m.loukanis @...> wrote:
        >
        > Well you really can't blame these folks sometimes for mistaking art for rubbish. When I go to the Houston Contemporary Art Museum I make the same mistake sometimes. lol.. Allison
        >
        > --- On Tue, 9/30/08, robert-blau@ ... <robert-blau@ ...> wrote:
        >
        > From: robert-blau@ ... <robert-blau@ ...>
        > Subject: [allthingshistory] Dumped statues spark debate
        > To: ancient_discoveries @yahoogroups. com, allthingshistory@ yahoogroups. com, hinducivilization@ yahoogroups. com, john_s_david@ ...
        > Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 2:42 AM
        >
        >
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        > Dumped statues spark debate
        > Daily News & Analysis [India], September 21, 2008
        >
        > A bejewelled head of a woman carved out of white marble and a headless
        > statue of a male in ethnic Indian wear were found near the Gateway of
        > India in August. The female head is well preserved except for the neck,
        > which shows some wear and tear, but the male statue is in bad shape. But
        > historians and archaeologists are intrigued by the provenance of these
        > statues: Where did they come from? And what were they doing in the sea?
        > The answers are not immediately forthcoming. But it's clear that there
        > is a fine line between art and junk, and Mumbai often doesn't know how
        > to tread it. According to BV Kulkarni, archaeologist at the state
        > Department of Archaeology and Museum, a recent example of art being
        > mistaken for rubbish was when sculptor Anish Kapoor's Hole and Vessel II
        > sculpture was thrown into a dustbin by an art storage company. Kulkarni
        > thinks something similar may have happened with these two statues.
        >
        > http://www.dnaindia .com/report. asp?newsid= 1191909
        >


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