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Offering a veritable cornucopia of fine antiques, lively garden design and horticultural items, the Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville is a welcome breath of fresh air during the seemingly endless winter months. Held February 12-14, in the Music City…
Posted on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:41
Cyanotype is not a word many may be familiar with, though the defining blue-hued photographs that the printing process creates is easily recognizable and distinct. The prints themselves, with their cyan tone (hence the name) can be picked out of…
Posted on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:34
"Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life" will be the first special exhibition at the Broad, the contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles. Running from June 11 through Oct. 2, the exhibition will feature nearly all of the 125 Sherman works…
Posted on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:30
Due to “unexpected developments”, Manhattan federal judge Paul Gardephe abruptly recessed court proceedings in the Knoedler fakes trial this afternoon, just moments before the gallery’s owner Michael Hammer, who was present, and former director Ann Freedman were scheduled testify. The…
Posted on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:25
If you've ever wanted to live like one of the most famous artists in history, you're in luck. To celebrate its upcoming exhibition Van Gogh's Bedrooms, the Art Institute of Chicago has recreated the room that the legendary artist inhabited in Arles, France, and has…
Posted on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:21
There is something to be said for an antique show that continues to shatter attendance records and report stellar sales year after year. In addition to the spectacular quality and diversity of the works on view at the Palm Beach…
Posted on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:21
Barnett Newman's Broken Obelisk at the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas has been removed to undergo essential renovation work, the Houston Chronicle reports. The sculpture—which is installed in a pool outside of the chapel—has suffered significant degradation from humidity and…
Posted on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:16
A little-known picture by the Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti is going on public display for the first time this week, 135 years after it was painted. The Salutation of Beatrice is a late addition to an exhibition opening at…
Posted on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:10
The collection of early Modern masterpieces amassed by Sergei Shchukin—the wealthy tsarist-era businessman and arts patron—will be reunited in an exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris this autumn. The works, including examples by Matisse and Picasso, were split…
Posted on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:06
Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft,one of the nation's oldest institutions dedicated to craft, is being shut down. The Pacific Northwest College of Art, which took over the museum in 2009, announced Wednesday that it was forming a Center for Contemporary Art…
Posted on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 10:54
1. Oceanfront House on Sea Island, Georgia: Architect: John B. Murray Architect, Interiors: Bell-Guilmet Associates: This oceanfront home on Sea Island, Georgia, pairs spectacular folk art with modern and contemporary design, creating a high-style, country atmosphere. The magnificent residence was…
Posted on Monday, 08 February 2016 10:54
Pablo Picasso’s granddaughter, Maya Widmaier Picasso, has weighed in on a dispute over the spectacular Bust of a Woman, a sculpture of her mother, Marie-Thérèse Walter. In a statement, Widmaier Picasso, 80, dismissed allegations that she sold the same work…
Posted on Monday, 08 February 2016 10:48
Ann Freedman, the former president and director of Knoedler & Company, has settled out of court in a fraud lawsuit brought against her and the gallery by collectors Domenico and Eleanore De Sole, according to the New York Times. The attorneys…
Posted on Monday, 08 February 2016 10:43
Many of you will know Paul Allen as one of the 20th century’s great tech pioneers,” said Mary Ann Prior, director of art collections for Allen’s Vulcan Inc., speaking at a Phillips Collection press preview Tuesday morning. Some might know…
Posted on Monday, 08 February 2016 10:40
Would you pay to see art that's broken, mouldy or eaten by worms? Vienna's famous Leopold Museum sure hopes so. The prestigious home of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele is displaying damaged artworks to raise funds for their restoration. Around…
Posted on Monday, 08 February 2016 10:35
Construction work has begun on Foster + Partners' new wing for the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, a project that was first announced in 2013. The 59,000-square-foot wing will create a new entrance for the museum under a…
Posted on Monday, 08 February 2016 10:30
One of over 3,000 paintings from a multimillion dollar multi-year art theft conspiracy perpetrated by an inside man at a New York gallery has turned up in Miami after going missing 48 years ago. The Art Recovery Group announced that…
Posted on Friday, 05 February 2016 11:44
The secret buyer for a plaster Picasso bust at the center of a custody battle was named this week in New York federal court documents as Leon D. Black, a billionaire financier and art collector who is co-chairman of the…
Posted on Friday, 05 February 2016 11:39
The Fondation Custodia, housed in Hôtel Turgot in Paris, has become a spot for high-quality exhibitions under the impetus of its director Ger Luijten, in charge since 2010. About 120 exquisite Dutch and Flemish landscape drawings from the 16th to…
Posted on Friday, 05 February 2016 11:34
A new Norman Rosenthal-curated exhibition of works by Andy Warhol from the very personal Hall Collection is on show at the Ashmolean. This exhibition is the latest in a number of Rosenthal-curated shows from the collection to take place at…
Posted on Friday, 05 February 2016 11:30
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