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Barn Star Productions and Frank Gaglio are pleased to announce their two premiere antiques shows during Antiques Week in New Hampshire will be returning to the Furniture World Design Center for August 2011.The Manchester Pickers Market Antiques Show, Monday August…
Posted on Thursday, 19 May 2011 02:46
Michael Govan, the director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, crouched in the pit of a stone quarry in Riverside. Wearing black jeans and a brown sports coat, he dragged a finger through the sandy floor to draw…
Posted on Thursday, 19 May 2011 02:42
Reynold Levy, president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, earned pay and benefits of $1.5 million in 2009, up from $1.18 million a year earlier.The pay was disclosed in the New York cultural complex’s 2009-2010 tax return. It includes…
Posted on Thursday, 19 May 2011 02:40
As the swollen Mississippi River threatens residents of the South, a 1951 painting is a reminder of another devastating flood 60 years ago."Flood Disaster" by American painter and muralist Thomas Hart Benton is scheduled to be auctioned at Sotheby's on…
Posted on Thursday, 19 May 2011 02:27
Cranfield University and global arts & antiques auctioneer Bonhams are pioneering new forensic technology to authenticate antique porcelain and ensure fakes don’t find their way to market.The collaboration combines major advances in the identification of ever-smaller proportions of trace elements…
Posted on Thursday, 19 May 2011 02:20
Thanks to Collectrium, a new "next-gen" mobile technology that recognizes works of art, collectors and collectors-to-be in the country's hotbed of technology will experience art as never before at the San Francisco Fine Art Fair (SFFAF), Thursday, May 19 to…
Posted on Thursday, 19 May 2011 01:24
A pink diamond the size of a SIM card sold last night in Switzerland for 9.6 million francs ($10.9 million) as collectors continued to battle for rare gems.The price paid by a telephone bidder was the third highest for a…
Posted on Thursday, 19 May 2011 01:15
Kris Charmonde, who founded Palm Beach Show Group with Rob Samuels and Scott Diament 10 years ago, has been bought out by his partners.He’s going back to his original career - buying and selling estate jewelry - which he abandoned…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 14:52
“One of the five greatest public libraries in the world” is the boast made at a new exhibition celebrating the centennial of the New York Public Library’s august building on Fifth Avenue. And if we are inclined to question the…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 14:49
Over 60 Consignors and Seven Estates Represented on May 21Woodbury, CT – On Saturday, May 21st at 11:00 am Woodbury Auction presents its second anniversary auction with a diverse offering of 440 lots of fine and decorative art and American…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 14:33
Two oil paintings by Jasper F. Cropsey, a leading 19th-century artist of the Hudson River School, that hung unappreciated and unrecognized for decades in a basement recreation room in Connecticut, were sold Sunday at auction and fetched prices far higher…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 14:23
Christie’s is pleased to announce further details of its upcoming auction of Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture on 18 May 2011, at 10 am. A total of 138 lots will be offered, featuring outstanding works drawn from a cross-section…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 14:03
Mr Ai, the creator of the Tate Modern’s Sunflower Seeds exhibition, was allowed to spend 20 minutes with his wife, Lu Qing, at a secret location on Sunday afternoon, helping to dispel online rumours that he had been tortured.“He seemed…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 13:57
Miami Art Museum’s ongoing capital campaign received a big boost today as Miami’s business, civic and cultural leaders gathered to honor the private sector’s collective impact on South Florida’s cultural landscape during the Museum’s Fourth Annual Corporate Luncheon. In accepting…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 13:52
In the middle of Christie’s “Post-war and Contemporary Art” sale last week, just as bidding for Andy Warhol’s blue photo-booth self-portrait was beginning to heat up (the work eventually sold for over $38 million, including premium), art dealer Larry Gagosian…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 13:48
The images by Chagall, the pioneer of modernism whose paintings sell for up to £10 million, are contained within the pages of a notebook that once belonged to Bella, whose sudden death at the age of 49 devastated the artist.After…
Posted on Tuesday, 17 May 2011 13:43
There comes a moment in any market when prices rise so high that professionals wonder how much longer the fluke can last. There is a limit to everything, and at times this week, as the Contemporary art sales continued, that…
Posted on Saturday, 14 May 2011 01:06
The Guggenheim Museum in New York is selling an original BMW M1 art car to raise funds and to make way for other exhibits.Frank Stella painted the Bavarian supercar in 1979, and it has been part of the Guggenheim collection…
Posted on Saturday, 14 May 2011 01:02
A yellow jade scepter associated with the court of the Qianlong emperor sold today for 1.3 million pounds ($2.1 million) as Asian buyers chose the most desirable items in a week of auctions of Chinese artworks in London.The 14-inch-long “ruyi,”…
Posted on Saturday, 14 May 2011 00:23
This vulnerable and volatile city, stuck on the downside of a boom-and-bust cycle for decades, could be one of the most peaceful places on earth for the next few days.Beginning on Friday, a three-day meeting called the Newark Peace Education…
Posted on Saturday, 14 May 2011 00:20
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