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The Dallas Museum of Art acquired in May "Frederiksborg Castle by Moonlight," 1817, by Danish artist Johan Christian Dahl (1788 – 1857). The museum says the painting is one of the most important works from the Copenhagen phase of Johan Christian Dahl’s career. Long missing, the work was rediscovered in 2000 after a cleaning revealed … Continue reading Dallas Museum of Art Acquires Moonlit Scene by Johan Christian Dahl
A presentation on art theft. In an art museum. Why not, I thought. Last night Late Night at the DMA hosted a full room in the auditorium for a presentation by Art Detective Robert Wittman. That was followed by two films, Stolen, a film about the 1995 heist at the Gardner Museum in Boston and … Continue reading Finding Rembrandt at the Dallas Museum of Art