Gargoyle of the Day

Gargoyle of the Day: Quito, Ecuador

You guys should know by now that I love non-European gargoyles, particularly when they take forms distinctly different from what we're used to seeing. These Ecuadorean gargoyles representing local wildlife certainly fit that bill. Above, we can see several species of bird gargoyles, and below are some other creatures including a pair of alligators. This post on… Continue reading Gargoyle of the Day: Quito, Ecuador

Gargoyle of the Day

Gargoyle of the Day: Casa de Las Gárgolas, Santiago, Chile

I was scrolling through a set of gargoyle photos in order to find today's gargoyle, and I was a little surprised to find a category entitled "Gargoyles of Chile". This curious creature is from the Casa de Las Gárgolas (House of Gargoyles) in Santiago. I didn't find much about this location except for this Spanish-language… Continue reading Gargoyle of the Day: Casa de Las Gárgolas, Santiago, Chile

Ancient & Classical Art · Art Crimes

Where are they now? – Repatriated Art & Antiquities

I read this very interesting article in the Sunday arts section of The New York Times this morning. It is basically a "Where are they now?" report on a few of the more interesting art and antiquities repatriation cases to be resolved in the recent past. I'm glad to see that people are taking an… Continue reading Where are they now? – Repatriated Art & Antiquities