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Red-dot stickers indicating a sale popped up minutes after the doors opened at 5 p.m. Thursday night for the Winter Antiques Show’s party at the Park Avenue Armory in New York.At 5:10, Robert Young Antiques sold a nightstand for $8,750.By…
Posted on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 04:14
US authorities return a stolen small painting ‘Laundry Women with Toothache’ completed by Edgar Degas during 1870-872 to FranceA work by famous French impressionist Edgar Degas is coming back home to France to Andre Malraux Museum, Le Havre in Normandy.…
Posted on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 04:12
Thousands of art lovers queued in freezing temperatures on Saturday night for a final glimpse of a major retrospective on French Impressionist Claude Monet, after Paris' Grand Palais opened round the clock to cope with demand.Wrapped in scarves and heavy…
Posted on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 03:14
The 16th-century portrait was a bargaining chip in the spring of 1943.Friedrich and Louise Gutmann, a Jewish couple from a prominent banking family, hoped to trade it for their lives.Adolf Hitler's art dealer ordered the painting, along with others from…
Posted on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 03:12
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, will present 21 of Canaletto’s finest paintings of Venice with 34 by his most important contemporaries, including Gaspar Vanvitelli, Luca Carlevarijs, Michele Marieschi, Bernardo Bellotto, and Francesco Guardi, in Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals,…
Posted on Thursday, 20 January 2011 05:15
A Pablo Picasso painting of his mistress may sell for as much as 18 million pounds ($28.6 million) at Sotheby’s in London next month as auction houses feed collectors’ hunger for trophy works of 20th-century art.“La Lecture,” showing Picasso’s blonde…
Posted on Thursday, 20 January 2011 05:13
This weekend could be the first time so many of Charleston's finest antiques were crated up and shipped North since the end of the Civil War.But this time, it's about prestige -- not plunder.The Historic Charleston Foundation has assembled 70…
Posted on Thursday, 20 January 2011 05:11
The London Art Fair opened its biggest show to date on Wednesday with over 100 galleries, many featuring exhibits inspired by contemporary themes like economic hardship and civil unrest.Other highlights of the exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photography include a…
Posted on Thursday, 20 January 2011 05:07
Protesters carrying two custom-made artworks plan to greet Wayne Clough, the embattled secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, with a "funeral procession for freedom of expression" Thursday, when he has a long-planned speaking engagment at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown…
Posted on Thursday, 20 January 2011 05:02
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