A growing number of psychologists are focusing their studies on aesthetics and the question of why we like what we like.
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Lebanon says the ancient sculpture, which dates from roughly 360 B.C., was looted and should be returned, but the owners say they have good title.
Evidence indicates the 2,300-year-old vase, on display for decades, was illegally dug up from an Italian grave and later sold to the Met at auction.
A researcher spotted the antiquity for sale at a Manhattan gallery. It dates from 470 B.C. and is valued at $250,000.
Prosecutors say Nancy Weiner obtained millions of dollars in stolen artifacts from international smugglers and sold them illegally.
Three items seized from a Manhattan gallery were valued at nearly $1 million.
An eighth-century marble sculpture of the Hindu deities Shiva and Parvati, seated on a tiger skin, is recovered as part of Operation Hidden Idol.
For the second time in a matter of days, an item scheduled to be sold at the celebration of Asian art, held in New York, was seized by agents.
Across four decades, Mr. Patterson has been investigated multiple times.