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Prince Harry may have cancelled his polo trip to Dubai this month in deference to the political turmoil in the Middle East, but at least 80 galleries from Los Angeles to Beijing are going to Art Dubai, the Gulf’s biggest…
Posted on Wednesday, 09 March 2011 04:52
NEW YORK CITY – A recent Thursday saw me racing around Manhattan. Receptions at the Union League Club and Hirschl & Adler Galleries followed a lunch at the Sherry-Netherland Hotel to launch the Spring Show NYC, the latest venture of…
Posted on Saturday, 05 March 2011 04:37
From Thursday, March 3, to Sunday, March 6, 2011, iPhone-toting visitors to Pulse, SCOPE, VOLTA NY, Fountain, and Moving Image will experience the New York art fairs in a new way thanks to a “next-gen” mobile technology that recognizes artworks.The…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:39
London’s February series of evening contemporary-art auctions raised 56.2 percent more than last year, boosted by works by Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol, and phone bidding from a widening range of international clients.The auctions at Sotheby’s, Christie’s International and Phillips…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:30
Following a 3-year face lift, China's National Museum reopened on Tuesday in Beijing. As part of the extensive renovations, the museum now stands at over 2 million square feet with 49 rooms, according to Xinhua News.The museum now holds some…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:18
Modern and contemporary art lovers are invited to see the Armory Show, which is open to the public from tomorrow through the weekend.The art show is considered one of the top international art fairs, highlighting works from the 20th and…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:16
As promised, following our run-down earlier this morning of the bigger art fairs hanging up their wares on New York City walls this Armory Week, let's take a look at the smaller, more manageable (and often free) art fairs at…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:13
As New York's Armory Arts week kicks off, the art world is playing something of a manic game of "Where's Waldo?" Or, rather, "Where's Kehinde?"  In a mass migration of talent, more than 50 artists have jumped ship to new…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:11
This week, fine art meets flash as five sculptures by high-profile artists land in Times Square, a public art exhibition connected to the arts trade show Armory Arts Week.On Tuesday morning after the unveiling, tourists and native New Yorkers alike…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:06
Jack Warner crumpled into a chair Thursday morning at the art museum in north Tuscaloosa that bears his family name. On the floor in front of the aging patriarch lay a masterpiece being packed into a custom-built crate.The painting, “Progress…
Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 03:02
Auction house Sotheby's on Monday reported that its net income climbed 31 percent as revenue from its auctions of art and other valuables jumped.For the quarter that ended Dec. 31, Sotheby's earned $96.2 million, or $1.38 per share, compared with…
Posted on Wednesday, 02 March 2011 04:52
Billionaire Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man, gives a sneak peek tonight at his new Soumaya Museum in Mexico City, representing one of his biggest gifts to the art and museum worlds.The gleaming, aluminum-plated structure, which cost an estimated $34…
Posted on Wednesday, 02 March 2011 04:47
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Everything's coming up Warhol this spring at Indiana University, with films, events and an IU Art Museum exhibition devoted to contemporary art and pop culture icon Andy Warhol.More than 150 photographs by Warhol (1928-1987) will be displayed…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 23:38
Around 1610, Dutch artist Hendrick Avercamp painted an exquisitely detailed winter scene of children and adults skating, ice-fishing and playing a game called "colf" on a frozen waterway, punctuated by three leafless trees beneath a leaden sky.Believed to have been…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 23:33
The booming Chinese economy has launched a global treasure hunt by Chinese antique collectors eager to reclaim cultural assets lost over the centuries and the search is leading many searching for the best preserved artifacts and most lucrative deals to…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 23:30
The Friends of the Barnes Foundation announced this afternoon that an attorney representing the group has filed a petition with Montgomery County Orphan’s Court Judge Stanley R. Ott, asking him to reopen his 2004 decision to permit the gallery in…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 23:00
Louis Comfort Tiffany had been dead for 24 years and his art had long since fallen out of favor when a fire destroyed Laurelton Hall, his extravagant Long Island estate, in 1957. In reporting the fire, The New York Times…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 22:47
new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is taking a fresh look at the influence that Paris had on Marc Chagall and his fellow modernists from 1910 to 1920.The show, "Paris Through the Window: Marc Chagall and His Circle,"…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 22:43
The rows of black-and-white photographs, each slightly different, feel like a slow-motion film: two men boxing, a horse and rider galloping, a cockatoo in flight.Eadweard Muybridge’s groundbreaking work is the focus of “Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change,”…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 22:39
"Paul Gauguin: Maker of Myth" focuses on narrative, self-mythologizing and other literary and psychological aspects of the post-impressionist master. The curators of the National Gallery exhibition have focused on recurring themes and visual elements that give Gauguin's art an underlying…
Posted on Monday, 28 February 2011 22:27
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