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The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, which moved to a new building in May, will host a major exhibition dedicated to the celebrated American Modernist, Romare Bearden. Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism will present fifty-four works by…
Posted on Monday, 12 September 2016 10:12
Later this month, Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts will display the Dundas Sofa—a rare piece of furniture designed by architect Robert Adam and Thomas Chippendale. The eighteenth century sofa, which was created for the Scottish businessman Sir Lawrence Dundas, will…
Posted on Monday, 12 September 2016 10:11
Outside the Lines: American Abstraction in the 20th Century, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY, September 8-October 8, 2016—This highly personal exhibition commemorates Hirschl & Adler Modern’s dedication to promoting and exhibiting the works of major American abstractionists—an endeavor…
Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016 13:54
The grandchildren of Henri Matisse’s muse, Greta Moll, are suing London’s National Gallery over a painting they say was stolen from their family after World War II. The heirs, who filed legal proceeding in a Manhattan federal court on Wednesday,…
Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016 13:53
Art Basel Miami Beach has announced the 269 galleries participating in this year’s event. Now in its fifteenth year, the show was established as a stateside companion to the illustrious Art Basel fair, held each year in Basel, Switzerland. Art…
Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016 13:52
Christie’s has announced that it will raise its buyer’s fees for the first time in three years—a move that the auction house hopes will bring in more revenue. The changes, which go into effect on September 19, will see a…
Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016 13:51
Nicholas Serota, who has served as the director of the Tate museums since 1988, will leave his post next year. After his departure, he will assume a part-time position as chairman of Arts Council England—a national development agency for the…
Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016 13:50
The celebrated interior designer Suzanne Tucker has been selected to serve as the chair of the thirty-fifth San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show. The longest running international art and antiques fair on the West Coast, the Show will feature…
Posted on Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:53
The bottom-right corner of Rene Magritte’s long-lost painting, The Enchanted Pose, was discovered in the Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery’s collection, three years after two other sections of the work were found in the United States and Sweden. The…
Posted on Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:52
Cartier’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue has reopened following a two-and-a-half-year renovation. Housed in a Neo-Renaissance mansion dating back to 1904, the structure underwent a major refurbishment helmed by the French architect, Thierry Despont. The four-story structure, which now boasts…
Posted on Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:52
On December 4, works from the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art will go on view at the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin. Home to a rich selection of art belonging to the Berlin State Museums, the Gemäldegalerie’s collection provides a sweeping overview…
Posted on Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:51
In December 2013, Norman Rockwell’s iconic Saying Grace sold for a record $46 million at Sotheby's. At the time, the buyer of the big-ticket item was not disclosed, but it has recently been revealed that filmmaker George Lucas was the…
Posted on Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:50
The exhibition Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830 is the culmination of more than a decade of research on the woodworkers and furniture of Rhode Island, resulting in an ongoing database of 3,000 objects available online…
Posted on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:58
The New York Times has announced that it will no longer cover art happenings in New Jersey, Westchester, Long Island, or Connecticut. The paper will continue to produce its Metropolitan section as it appears in New York City and will…
Posted on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:55
Thirty employees of the prestigious French auction house, Drouot, have been sentenced to between eighteen months and three years in prison. The group was found guilty of stealing millions of dollars worth of art and other treasures that were headed…
Posted on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:54
The German painter Otto Dix is best known for his dark works that explore the horror and brutality of war. But Dix also created a series of lighthearted works meant to teach children stories from the Bible. Two art dealers…
Posted on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:52
The Cooper Hewitt, which is home to iconic works by Arne Jacobsen, George Nelson, Bruno Mathsson, Alvar Aalto, and just about every other influential modern designer ever to exist, has digitized approximately ninety-two percent of its monumental collection. The massive…
Posted on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:51
1. This iconic, Marcel Breuer-designed home is a steal at less than $1 million. The legendary and profoundly influential Modernist architect Marcel Breuer designed this residence for the Snower family in 1954. Located in Mission Hills, Kansas—a suburb of Kansas…
Posted on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:56
Next week, the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, New York, will display over forty works by the Abstract Expressionist Ray Spillenger. The drawings and paintings set to go on view, were part of a trove discovered in the late…
Posted on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:54
Two months ago, the UK voted to leave the European Union—a move that shocked the world as well as many living in the country. Martin Roth, the Director of London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, was one of the many UK…
Posted on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:53
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