Category: By Amara Shorts

  • Why are people protesting climate change with famous artworks?!

    Why are people protesting climate change using famous artworks? 🤔 Sure, your organization’s name ends up in headlines, but, beyond that, what good is this doing for your cause? And, more importantly, how does this help the environment? Transcript There have been a lot of activist protests in art museums lately. By the time this […]

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  • Mysterious 17th century painting identified!

    A mysterious 17th century painting from the Sursock Palace was damaged in an explosion in Beirut. It has now been identified as a work created by Italian Baroque artist, Artemisia Gentileschi! Transcript In August 2020, there was a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. This explosion killed 145 people and injured thousands. In addition to the […]

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  • The tomb of Santa Claus has been found!

    The tomb of Santa Claus was allegedly just found in Demre, Turkey!! That isn’t the only surprise that archaeologists found on this site, though! Transcript It’s a little early in the season, but we’re going to talk about Santa Claus, specifically the guy who inspired Santa Claus. Saint Nicholas was an actual person. He was […]

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  • Missing Cubist painting hidden in plain sight!

    On the back of Fernand Léger’s “Bastille Day” is a painting that’s been believed to have been missing for over 100 years! Transcript This is a painting by Fernand Léger. It was believed to have been lost for the last 100 years. It’s been found, but not how you might think! It’s believed that an […]

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  • Shocking Frank Lloyd Wright home for sale!

    If you’ve ever wanted to own a Frank Lloyd Wright home, this might be your chance! It’s one of the most affordable Frank Lloyd Wright homes to ever be listed! 🏠 Transcript This, without a doubt, is one of the most affordable Frank Lloyd Wright homes that’s ever been on the market. This is called […]

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  • Rarest image of Trojan War found!

    The rarest depiction of the Trojan War has been found buried under a building in Syria! Transcript This week, one of the rarest depictions of the Trojan War was found. While it’s not the oldest, archaeologists are calling it the rarest because it’s one of the most complete, intact mosaics that’s ever been found that’s […]

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  • Andy Warhol: copyright infringer?!

    The Andy Warhol Foundation is currently battling it out in the Supreme Court with noted photographer Lynn Goldsmith for a possible copyright infringement case 😅 Transcript Even in death, Andy Warhol is still shaking up the art world. There’s a case against the Andy Warhol Foundation by photographer Lynn Goldsmith that he didn’t get proper […]

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  • RIP Cartoon Network?!

    Since the merger of Warner Bros. and Discovery in April 2022, a lot of changes have been made! But, most importantly, is this the end of Cartoon Network as we knew it?! Transcript Cartoon Network–are they dead? Fans got quite a shock this past week when rumors started circulating that Cartoon Network was no more. […]

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  • Are NFTs stocks? The U.S. government might think so…

    If you have any NFTs, you might wanna see this 😅 The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is currently investigating whether or not NFTs are securities (a.k.a. kind of like stocks). Transcript Yuga Labs, the creators of Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), is being investigated to figure out whether they violated federal law. The […]

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  • A pair of 140-year-old jeans with a dark past!

    A pair of 140-year-old jeans just sold at auction for $87,400. Not only are they one of the most expensive pairs of jeans to have sold at auction, but they also tell a story about a horrific time in American history. Transcript This week, we’re discussing a pair of jeans and this isn’t just any […]

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