Could This Be the First Recorded Gay Couple in History?

Many have been intrigued by the lore surrounding Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum, who served Fifth Dynasty pharaoh King Niuserre as manicurists and “royal confidants,” according to hieroglyphics on their tomb. Built in 2400 BCE in their honor, the tomb is one of the largest and most intricately decorated in the Saqqara necropolis, and the incredible preservation … Read more

New Documentary Explores Theft of de Kooning Work by Arizona Couple – ARTnews.com

Conjure an art thief in your head, and you probably have in mind someone who’s working on commission or attempting to get rich quick—a pilferer in cahoots with a crime syndicate, say, or a looter with plans to sell the work they stole on the black market. But what happens when the thief just wants … Read more