News Articles Library Calendar Event Photos Contact Search


Sunday, February 1, 2015

News

News


The Palace of Fontainebleau, a royal château that served as the residence of French monarchs from Louis VII through Napoleon III, is preparing for a major overhaul. Located just fifty-five kilometers southeast of Paris, the sprawling palace has long been…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 17:36
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associate's upcoming sale will feature the lighting and early glass collection of Pat and the late Bret Morey of Griswold, CT and part one of the Victorian glass collection of Robert E. Hefner Jr. of Rosharon,…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 11:24
The National Gallery is to undergo a major renovation, thanks to a grant award from the Maurice Wohl Charitable Foundation. The National Gallery is the joint winner* of the Wohl Arts Competition, a highly competitive award from the Maurice Wohl…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 11:16
Gardens have been formative playgrounds for great artists at least since Michelangelo spent his teenage years poring over antiquities in the Medici gardens in Florence. But few artists have made gardens as central to their work as Isamu Noguchi, whose…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 11:04
A sketch of Van Gogh has been discovered in an album of drawings by his friend, the French artist Emile Bernard (1868-1941). Other than self-portraits, there are very few depictions of Van Gogh, so this represents a remarkable find. It…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 10:52
The Seattle Art Museum and New England’s Clark Art Institute are wagering temporary loans of major paintings based on the outcome of Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. The masterpieces that have been anted…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 10:44
The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts will be represented exclusively by the international gallery Hauser & Wirth, the organizations announced Thursday. The foundation, established by Kelley in 2007, issues grants for challenging and novel projects in Kelley's favored mediums,…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 10:40
Many in the crowd of dealers, collectors, and onlookers attending Sotheby's main sale of Old Master paintings on Thursday January 29 remarked on the difference that a single day made when contrasting the sale with the dismal results at Christie's…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 10:36
Just two months after overseeing the completion of a six-year, $350 million renovation, Tom Lentz, the director of the Harvard Art Museums, has announced his intention to step down. The news comes as a surprise to some in the museum…
Posted on Friday, 30 January 2015 10:27
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is kicking off its 50th anniversary with a major gift of contemporary art. Local collectors Jane and Marc Nathanson have promised the institution eight works created  over four decades, including seminal pieces…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 17:34
The architect Zaha Hadid has settled her case against the New York Review of Books and critic Martin Filler, and donated the settlement money to an undisclosed charity that “protects and champions labor rights,” dezeen magazine reported on Tuesday. Ms.…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:19
The High Museum of Art has announced that Katherine Jentleson will become its curator of folk and self-taught art. The position, which has gone unfilled for nearly two years, was endowed last summer through a $2.5 million gift from Atlanta…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:13
The eccentric paintings of Piero di Cosimo (1462-1522) have intrigued people ranging from Giorgio Vasari to the Surrealists—André Breton described him as the “ultimate incarnation of what was best in the Renaissance.” But it is only now, nearly 500 years…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:07
Almost two dozen works of art, including a Robert Ballagh piece, are still missing from Leinster House almost three years after they were first reported as lost, the "Sunday Independent" can reveal. There are concerns that some may have been…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:01
Sales of Old Masters got off to a slow start as about $42 million of art from the 15th to 19th century was auctioned in New York. Christie’s sold $36.6 million, missing its low estimate of $54 million in three…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:58
Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum has appointed Bart van der Heide as its new chief curator. He takes up his new post February 1, replacing Nicole Delissen. It's a bit of a homecoming, as van der Heide was once assistant curator at the museum. He…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:48
Dutch painters of the 17th century vastly expanded the artist's palate — and his palette. Suddenly, a new array of subjects was deemed suitable for depiction: including peasant life, landscapes, townscapes, maritime paintings, flower paintings and a variety of still…
Posted on Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:42
The Storm King Art Center, a sprawling open-air museum and sculpture park located in the Hudson Valley region of upstate New York, has announced that it will launch its first-ever artist residency program in 2015. The 55-year-old institution is partnering…
Posted on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 16:46
When the doors of the prestigious Winter Antiques Show opened at the Park Avenue Armory on January 23, 2015, David A. Schorsch and Eileen M. Smiles celebrated their fourteenth year of exhibiting with a new, larger booth and for the…
Posted on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 14:37
A Damien Hirst artwork featuring butterflies stuck onto a surface of wet paint has been sold at Art Stage Singapore for US$1.6 million (S$2.15 million), making it the top sale so far this year. The artwork, titled "Amorous," was sold…
Posted on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:18
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > End >>
Page 1 of 200
Events