By Anatoly Liberman

Considering that I’ll be out of town at the end of July, I was not guaranteed I would be ready to generate these “gleanings.” But the inquiries have been several, and I could reply some of them ahead of time.

Autumn: its etymology

Our correspondent miracles no matter whether the Latin phrase from which English, by means of French, has autumn, could be determined with the identify of the Egyptian god Autun. The Romans derived the word autumnus, which was the two an adjective (“autumnal”) and a noun (“autumn”), from augere “to raise.” This verb’s

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida gallery proprietor has been arrested on federal charges for peddling pretend art items, proclaiming the low cost reproductions were in simple fact originals by Andy Warhol, Banksy, Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and others, federal prosecutors stated.

A criticism submitted in South Florida federal courtroom Thursday accused Palm Seashore art vendor Daniel Elie Bouaziz of mail fraud, wire fraud, and income laundering in his alleged plan to sell solid copies of superior-conclude art.

Bouaziz, a French citizen originally from Algeria, was purchased launch on $500,000 bail right after an initial hearing Friday. He has

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Works by artist and activist Andrea Bowers, vintage Ford roadsters and the grand opening of “The Cheech” make our June list of exhibitions across Southern California.

Check back here for weekly updates. And before you go, call or check online for reservation requirements and other COVID-19 protocols. Here are the shows that have our attention:

New and upcoming

‘Cheech Collects’
The inaugural exhibit at this new museum features highlights from comic and namesake Cheech Marin’s vast collection of Chicano art, June 18 through June 2023. Also on view: “Collidoscope: Einar & Jamex de la Torre Brothers Retro-Perspective”: multimedia works by

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