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 On Monday, April 27, 2015, leading interior designers from across the country will meet at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) for the highly anticipated annual event, Design ADAC. The four-day conference, which is open to the public, offers guests…
Posted on Friday, 24 April 2015 15:52
Human beings may excel at making things, but destroying them is equally a specialty. The second skill has given the history of art many tantalizing mysteries, remnants of cultures whose achievement is unmistakable yet fragmentary, limited by extensive losses resulting…
Posted on Friday, 24 April 2015 11:34
The Andy Warhol Museum announces the public presentation of 10 rarely seen Andy Warhol "Screen Tests" on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight each night in May 2015. The screenings are part of the ongoing project "Midnight…
Posted on Friday, 24 April 2015 11:26
A painting by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres has been found in the French province of Jura completely by chance, Le Monde reports. The piece is only the latest in a spate of "lost" masterpieces that have turned up in recent months sometimes to huge auction…
Posted on Friday, 24 April 2015 11:23
The MIT Center for Art, Science and Technology (CAST) has received $1.5 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in support of the center’s role as a catalyst for multidisciplinary creative experimentation and integration of the arts across all areas…
Posted on Friday, 24 April 2015 11:18
The Hyde Collection announced the appointment of Erin B. Coe as its new director. Ms. Coe earned a national reputation as an American art historian and curator who spearheaded The Hyde Collection’s widely acclaimed Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition in 2013. “We…
Posted on Friday, 24 April 2015 11:08
A former longtime Jasper Johns assistant was ordered Thursday to spend 18 months behind bars after admitting he stole artworks from the pop artist's Connecticut studio and arranged for them to be sold by a Manhattan gallery for nearly $10…
Posted on Friday, 24 April 2015 11:04
On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the leading interior designer Bunny Williams will host a presentation titled “Furnishing the Garden” at the Boston Design Center. Williams, a distinguished garden expert, will share gardening tips as well as images of gardens around…
Posted on Thursday, 23 April 2015 16:32
One of Italy’s lesser-known lakes (without American movie stars to stalk) is likely to become considerably more famous after the wrap artist Christo has his way with it. For just over two weeks, in June 2016, floating walkways lined with…
Posted on Thursday, 23 April 2015 10:14
The Renwick Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution’s decorative arts and crafts museum in Washington, DC, is due to reopen to the public on November 13 after a two-year, $30m renovation. Built in 1859 across from the White House, the Renwick is…
Posted on Thursday, 23 April 2015 09:50
enver's new The Art hotel on Tuesday proved it will live up to its name, unveiling a list of art-world stars — living, dead, local and international — whose work will decorate its public spaces. Names include legends, such as…
Posted on Thursday, 23 April 2015 09:43
Many of the world's finest artworks are owned and managed by corporations. However, these beautiful corporate art collections are seldom publicly accessible, kept behind heavy mahogany office doors, or in ironclad safes. "Global Corporate Collections," a new 700 page publication…
Posted on Thursday, 23 April 2015 09:33
The current Museum of Modern Art exhibition "One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North" expands uptown, beyond the Museum’s galleries, with the launch of a self-guided walking tour that explores the Harlem that…
Posted on Thursday, 23 April 2015 09:23
The Harvard Art Museums have named Edouard Kopp the Abrams associate curator of drawings in the museums’ division of European and American Art, officials announced this week. Overseeing the collection of pre-twentieth century drawings, Kopp will develop exhibitions and public…
Posted on Thursday, 23 April 2015 09:21
The 28th iteration of the Los Angeles Modernism Show & Sale will kick off on Friday, April 24, 2015, presenting guests with a top-notch selection of furniture, fine art, and decorative objects representing all design movements of the 20th century,…
Posted on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 16:29
“Cheap, quick, and dirty, that's how I like it,” Robert Frank is said to have replied when he first heard about the plans for his exhibition at Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany titled “Robert Frank, Books and Films, 1947-2014." Rather…
Posted on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:00
A "perfect" diamond said to be so large that it draws awe-struck people across a room has sold for $22 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York. The 100-carat, emerald cut, D color, internally flawless diamond is the largest…
Posted on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:55
The collection of the highly regarded sculptor and philanthropist Lolo Sarnoff will be presented over several several sales in New York and London throughout the spring. The selection of work on offer  spans important Impressionist & Modern Art, follows Sotheby’s legendary six-day, 700…
Posted on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:45
"Intimacy" is not a word that first comes to mind when thinking about Alexander Calder's steel work. But when you step inside Dominique Levy's immaculate townhouse galleries on the Upper East Side, where some 40 rarely-seen Calder maquettes are on…
Posted on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:21
Judged by visitor and exhibitor figures—56,000 visitors and 200 galleries from 23 countries this year—Art Cologne, whose 2015 edition closed on April 19, is not quite in the top ten fairs internationally. But as a regional event with a strong…
Posted on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:18
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