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The National Portrait Gallery will stage a major exhibition in 2015 of works by one of the world’s most celebrated portrait painters, John Singer Sargent. Organized in partnership with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the exhibition will…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:47
A new publication throws light on a collection of more than 400 sculptures in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, considered one of the most important collections of 20th-century public art. Almost all of the works—by artists such as Henry Moore, Joan Miró,…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:44
Philippine authorities recovered on Tuesday more than a dozen paintings, including a work by Pablo Picasso, from an office and residences of lawmaker Imelda Marcos, a day after an anti-corruption court ordered their seizure. The court ordered the family of…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:26
Sopranos actor Federico Castelluccio now owns a painting that has been authenticated as a work by Italian baroque painter Giovanni Francesco Barbieri. The painter, more commonly known as Guercino, a nickname he earned for his pronounced squint, was a master…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:19
A painting by French Impressionist Edgar Degas valued at 6 million euros ($7.6 million) was stolen from a home in the Cypriot port city of Limassol, police said. The painting, measuring 61 by 47 centimeters (24 by 19 inches) and…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:14
Art Basel in Miami Beach has just released details about Survey, its brand new section devoted to “art-historical projects” (read: art that was made a few decades ago). The thirteen projects cover quite a bit of ground, ranging from a group…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:01
A French scientist has revealed a major new discovery about one of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous paintings, shedding new light on his techniques. Engineer Pascal Cotte has spent three years using reflective light technology to analyze "The Lady with…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:52
An elderly Greek man was arrested for illegally obtaining a host of antiquities including more than a thousand coins of historical significance, police said on Monday. Inside the 72-year-old man's house in Alexandria, a village in northern Greece, police found…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:30
According to The Art Newspaper, Christie’s has boosted its seller’s commission in its contracts with consignors. The auction house will now charge 2% of the hammer price of a work that meets or exceeds its high estimate. After the 2%…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:22
From the utilitarian mid-17th century cabinets to the playful curves of the Louis XV style and the straight lines of the late 18th century, the upcoming exhibition “The 18th aux sources du design: Furniture masterpieces from 1650-1790” at the Palace…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 13:54
In a surprise move, Frieze art fair announced on Thursday that in 2015 Victoria Siddall will become director of Frieze London and Frieze New York. The fair’s co-founders, Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, the current directors, said that the appointment…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 13:49
A rare Grant Wood sketchbook from 1929 is back in Davenport after it went missing from a museum about 50 years ago, the museum said. The 100-page sketchbook signed by Wood, the painter of "American Gothic," is again in the…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 13:30
The hearse carried only a wreath, because technically, the dearly departed was still alive — albeit barely, considering the vegetative, life-supported state the Corcoran Gallery of Art has been in since August. When the institution’s takeover by the National Gallery…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 13:22
The Royal Academy of Arts presents the first major retrospective of Anselm Kiefer’s work to be held in the UK. Considered to be one of the most important artists of his generation, the exhibition spans over forty years from Kiefer’s…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 13:12
A bouquet of wildflowers painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death is going on the auction block in New York City. Sotheby's says "Still Life, Vase With Daisies and Poppies" could sell for $30 million to $50 million…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 12:59
When Delaware Art Museum leaders announced in 2001 an ambitious plan to nearly double the size of the institution's Kentmere Parkway location, they likely had no clue the project would threaten to bankrupt the institution – twice. In the end,…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 12:50
Visitors to this year's Turner Prize 2014 exhibition will find themselves spending much of their time watching films in semi-darkness. The show, unveiled at Tate Britain on Monday, features several film works - and slide shows projected onto walls. This…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 12:39
A new exhibition space for postwar art and known as the Kunsthaus Dahlem is due to open in Berlin in summer 2015, according to an announcement on Monday. The museum will be located in a building with a rich history. It was originally the…
Posted on Monday, 29 September 2014 11:54
The Whitney Museum of American Art announced that New York collectors Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla have promised the institution 75 iconic photographs from their collection. The generous gift will dramatically impact the museum’s photography holdings. Adam D. Weinberg,…
Posted on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 13:24
Vincent van Gogh, one of the world's most renowned artists, will be celebrated on stage in a musical next year. Vincent will open in autumn 2015 in Amsterdam, headlining the 125 Years of Inspiration event. Casting for the role of…
Posted on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:33
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