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On October 22, 130 works from Russia’s Hermitage Museum will go on view at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. The paintings once belonged to Sergei Shchukin—a wealthy tsarist-era businessman and arts patron—and were created by such luminaries as Edgar…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 13:08
The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is planning to acquire a sixteenth century painting by the Italian Renaissance master, Parmigianino. According to the museum, Virgin With Child, St. John the Baptist, and Mary Magdalene, has been part of…
Posted on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 13:07
1. This David Adjaye-designed gem is currently owned by a major art dealer/collector. This oceanfront residence was designed by the British architect, David Adjaye, for Adam Lindemann—a mega-dealer and collector, who founded New York and Los Angeles’ Venus galleries. The…
Posted on Monday, 29 August 2016 13:02
On Monday, August 29, Sotheby’s unveiled the Sotheby’s Museum Network—a digital platform that presents video content created by an array of leading international museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Tate Britain in London, and the Garage…
Posted on Monday, 29 August 2016 13:01
The chairwoman and vice chairwoman of the Bronx Museum of the Arts’ board of trustees have resigned. While the institution has been working to reach a broader audience and bring in more revenue, some high-level executives believe that recent initiatives…
Posted on Monday, 29 August 2016 12:59
Madrid’s Prado Museum has extended its monumental Hieronymous Bosch exhibition through September 25. The show, titled Bosch. The 5th Centenary Exhibition, has been attracting huge crowds since it opened in May. The exhibition, which marks the 500th anniversary of Bosch’s…
Posted on Monday, 29 August 2016 12:59
The UK’s Culture Minister has placed a temporary export bar on a sapphire and diamond crown designed in 1840 by Prince Albert for his soon-to-be-wife, Queen Victoria. The bejeweled coronet was recently put up for sale by the current owner,…
Posted on Monday, 29 August 2016 12:58
1. Chicago Residence by Amy Lau Design For this 3,000-square-foot townhouse, designer Amy Lau was tasked with creating a space that was livable, while also primed for entertaining. She carefully selected striking yet inviting furniture that would allow for larger…
Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016 10:05
Londoners have a rare chance to see a play written by Pablo Picasso in 1941. Desire Caught by the Tail—produced by LUXE—will be staged at the Nunnery Gallery in East London. Written in Nazi-occupied Paris, the Surrealist play is absurd…
Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016 10:04
The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has acquired a work by the French post-Impressionist painter, Emile Bernard. The 1891 canvas, Portrait of Madame Lemasson, is the first work by Bernard to enter the Clark’s collection. The painting was once…
Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016 10:04
On Wednesday, August 24, a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled central Italy, claiming 267 lives and severely damaging the affected area. In the wake of the devastating disaster, the country’s Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini, announced that state museums and archaeological sites…
Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016 10:02
The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art has announced plans to digitize its illustrious modern art collection. Widely considered one of the finest collections of Western art outside of Europe and the United States, the institution owns landmark works by such…
Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016 10:02
For Shawn Henderson, there’s one thing that’s non-negotiable for each of his projects: No matter how sleek and contemporary the envelope, the decor must contain vintage. “Adding vintage pieces is always a part of my process and it's a conversation…
Posted on Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:05
As the Costume Institute’s latest exhibition, Manus x Machina, comes to a close, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has decided to extend its hours for the show’s final weekend. The institution will remain open until midnight on September 2 and…
Posted on Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:04
On November 10, Sotheby’s London will offer a painting by the celebrated Irish painter, Jack Butler Yeats, from David Bowie’s illustrious art collection. The late singer acquired the 1955 work, titled Sleep Sound, at Sotheby’s in 1993. The canvas, which…
Posted on Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:03
The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, has begun offering free admission to local residents. The move, which went into effect on August 24, is intended to make the institution more accessible to the Hartford community. The Wadsworth, which is the…
Posted on Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:01
The McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas, has received a $1 million gift from the G.A.C. Halff Foundation—a local nonprofit whose trustee, Marie Halff, is also an emeritus trustee at the museum. The bequest will be used to establish…
Posted on Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:59
As Essential as Dreams: Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither, Menil Collection, Houston, TX, On view through October 16, 2016—As Essential as Dreams showcases works from a monumental promised gift of Outsider Art to the Menil…
Posted on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 13:50
On Wednesday, August 24, Italian officials announced that the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi was unharmed by a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that shook the country’s Lazio and Marche regions. The thirteenth-century structure, which is decorated with frescoes by Cimabue, Giotto,…
Posted on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 13:48
Tate Liverpool will mount the first solo exhibition dedicated to the French artist, Yves Klein, in more than two decades. The show will bring together around thirty major works—many of which have never been displayed in the UK. Klein, who…
Posted on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 13:47
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