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Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of its upcoming exhibition, "Ever So Faithful: The Pre-Raphaelite Landscapes of Edward Custer (1837–1881)." Featuring a diverse group of newly-acquired works by... To continue reading this article about the Pre-Raphaelite landscapes…
Posted on Monday, 25 May 2015 13:18
The newly appointed president of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Serge Lasvignes, is in talks with Chinese officials about a number of joint projects, including temporary pop-up Pompidous at venues across the Asian country. Lasvignes visited China May 15-16 with…
Posted on Monday, 25 May 2015 13:15
Celebrated poet, writer, actress, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou’s private collection of African-American art, most of which has never been shown publicly, is heading to auction at Swann Auction Galleries on September 15. The collection of nearly 50 artworks, including…
Posted on Monday, 25 May 2015 13:10
Vacations looked a lot different 75 years ago. “Riviera Style,” a new exhibit at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum on the evolution of summer fashion, includes the European travel posters of the 1920s and ’30s, a time when most people…
Posted on Monday, 25 May 2015 13:04
Unique ceramics by Pablo Picasso belonging to the artist’s granddaughter, Marina Picasso will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s this summer. One of the most extensive and important groups of the artist’s work in this medium, the collection offers an incomparable insight into…
Posted on Monday, 25 May 2015 12:56
Robert Motherwell, a major figure of the New York School best known for his eloquent abstract works, is being honored with a centennial celebration in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Hosted by the Fine Arts Work Center and the Provincetown Art Association Museum,…
Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 16:03
After a year of world domination—having taken three of the top five spots in the most visited contemporary art shows of 2014—the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is due to bring her popular polka dot art to northern Europe. The Louisiana…
Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 11:03
The best artists, the sculptor Donald Judd wrote, are “original and obdurate; they’re the gravel in the pea soup.” During a career of almost four decades, Judd was never shy about relegating other artists to the soup and positioning himself…
Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 10:57
Frank Gehry is this year’s recipient of the J. Paul Getty Medal, the Getty Trust’s annual award for leadership in visual art. Gehry becomes the first designer or artist to win the award that the Getty launched in 2013. The…
Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 10:51
Three years after German authorities uncovered a vast collection of one of Adolf Hitler’s main art dealers, the first artwork restituted from the trove will head to auction next month. On June 24, Sotheby’s in London will ask between $540,000…
Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 10:47
Museums are increasingly displaying jewelry as a form of wearable art in its own right, sometimes with the conversation centering around the innovative use of materials in alternative ways. “Jewelry is more than just you wear to complement your clothes.…
Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 10:39
The North Carolina Museum of Art announces new works of art installed in the 164-acre Museum Park in spring 2015. The works include a bronze fountain sculpture by artist Tim Hawkinson, located in the Museum's Plaza; an interactive work by…
Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 10:36
Charlotte Moss, one of the world’s leading interior designers, is well known for her warm, comfortable, and incredibly luxurious interiors that expertly blend American, European, and Classical... To continue reading this article about Charlotte Moss' new book, "Garden Inspirations," please…
Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 15:49
The Pablo Picasso canvas that set a record on May 11 at Christie's for the most expensive work ever sold at auction, at $179.4 million, may have gone to a buyer from Qatar. Unnamed art world sources are telling the…
Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:42
Though “Dance: Movement, Rhythm, Spectacle” occupies just one large room (arranged to feel like three) at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it seems to open windows in many directions. Its exhibits range from the 1890s to the 1980s, vividly demonstrating…
Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:36
There is a widespread assumption that plastic is among the hardiest of materials, but that is far from true, as conservators in museums and galleries know only too well. The Victoria & Albert Museum is now collaborating with Imperial College…
Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:28
The almighty dollar is the lingua franca of the international art market. But the dollar was also a favorite subject of Andy Warhol and other notable contemporary artists. An upcoming sale from a private collection will seek to wed art and commerce on the…
Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:17
A retrospective of works by Henry Moore opens at London’s Osborne Samuel gallery on Friday, 22 May (until 27 June). The selling exhibition of around 60 pieces was a good two years in the making, according to the gallery’s co-owner,…
Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:12
The auction of American Art at Sotheby’s New York totaled 38.3 million, approaching its high estimate of $39.7 million and with a strong sell-through rate of 85.4% by lot. Nearly 60% of all sold lots in the sale exceeded their…
Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:09
Since 1984, Cullman & Kravis has been crafting elegant yet inviting interiors that exude a “modern traditional” aesthetic. From posh penthouses to breezy beach homes and sophisticated ski retreats, every  Cullman & Kravis interior... To continue reading this article about…
Posted on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 15:47
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