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The  British Museum announced that it welcomed a record 6.9 million visitors during 2015/2016. The institution, which has been the leading visitor attraction in the UK for the past nine years, also reported a digital audience in excess of forty…
Posted on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 12:43
The Oregon-based art collector, Nira Levine, claims that New York’s Woodward Gallery doctored authenticity documents for ninety prints she believed to be from Andy Warhol’s vibrant Space Fruit series. Many works from the collection, which was acquired by Levine in…
Posted on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 12:41
With the Hamptons’ social season in full swing, there’s no better time for the fifth edition of Art Southampton. Produced by Art Miami LLC—the company behind a number of the country’s top art fairs, including its flagship fair, Art Miami—Art…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:34
This August, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will host the country’s first major exhibition dedicated to the Italian Renaissance master, Luca Della Robbia. Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence will feature stunning glazed terracotta sculptures by the…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:33
Swiss officials have been ordered to seize a collection of drawings by Alberto Giacometti as well as photographs of the artist. The works, which have been at the center of a lengthy ownership dispute, have remained tucked away in a…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:32
Back in October 2015, the French and Dutch governments teamed up to acquire two monumental portraits by Rembrandt. Under the shared custody agreement, the countries agreed to pass the works between the Louvre in Paris and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:31
Two works by the Dutch Golden Age painter, Gerrit Dou, have been reunited at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in South London. The paintings, which both show women seated at keyboards, have not been exhibited together since 1665. Dou, a pupil…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:29
1. Up Country Hawaii by Cullman & Kravis—Ellie Cullman designed this refined Hawaiian retreat for Oprah Winfrey. Instead of taking the tropical route, Cullman used traditional American furnishings and decor to create a truly singular and unexpected island getaway. The…
Posted on Friday, 01 July 2016 12:20
The billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Ronald Perelman, announced that he will donate $75 million to build a performing arts center at the World Trade Center site. Plans for the complex have been stalled for years as officials sorted out the…
Posted on Friday, 01 July 2016 12:20
The husband-and-wife architecture team, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, have been selected to design the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. The New York-based firm, which focuses on institutions, including museums and schools, has designed the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia and…
Posted on Friday, 01 July 2016 12:18
This September, two portraits of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt will be reunited at the Neue Galerie in New York. The works, which were at the center of one of the biggest Nazi-looted art restitution cases in history, have not…
Posted on Friday, 01 July 2016 12:17
On Wednesday, July 10, an exhibition dedicated to the mid-century modern architect, William F. Cody, will open at the Architecture and Design Museum in Los Angeles. Cody, who worked mainly in Palm Springs, helped establish the Desert Modern style. Fast…
Posted on Friday, 01 July 2016 12:16
Mia Jung’s passion for art and design stretches back as far as she can remember. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Jung landed a job working with…
Posted on Thursday, 30 June 2016 11:00
Paris Photo has release the exhibitor list for its 2016 edition. Now in its twentieth year, the inimitable fair will welcome 173 international galleries, including Benrubi, Edwynn Houk, Howard Greenberg, and Robert Klein. Paris Photo will take place November 10-13…
Posted on Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:59
The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, New York, announced that it has acquired Lake George—a large watercolor by the American Modernist John Marin—from Sotheby’s. Marin painted the bold landscape while visiting Georgia O’Keeffe and her husband, Alfred Stieglitz, at their…
Posted on Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:57
The largest uncut diamond in the world failed to find a buyer during an auction at Sotheby’s London on Wednesday, June 29. While bidding reached $61 million, the 1,109-carat stunner fell short of its minimum reserve, which was not disclosed.…
Posted on Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:56
The London Zoo is auctioning four canvases by Jacques-Laurent Agasse—a celebrated animal painter who rose to prominence during the late-eighteenth century. The works, which are being sold at Christie's, have remained unknown to art historians until now. The paintings were…
Posted on Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:54
From great-grandmother’s quilt to George Washington’s watch seal, we venerate things from bygone days as tangible links to our personal and national histories. Among the varied artifacts from earlier generations, silver is particularly potent in recording lives lived long ago.…
Posted on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:04
Kean University has acquired three properties designed by the late American architect, Michael Graves. The properties—all located in Princeton, New Jersey—include Graves’ home and studio. The architect had donated the properties to Princeton University in his will, but the institution…
Posted on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:02
The Parrish Art Museum in Watermill, New York, has named Chris Siefert as its new Deputy Director, filling a vacancy left by Scott Howe back in February. Siefert previously served as the Deputy Director of the Children’s Museum in Pittsburgh.…
Posted on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:56
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