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At the elaborately renovated National Museum of China in Tiananmen Square, visitors interested in the recent history of the world’s fastest rising power can gaze at the cowboy hat that Deng Xiaoping once wore when he visited the United States,…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 03:43
f impressionist master Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” triptychs, separated 50 years ago and sold to three museums, has been reunited in a multifaceted exhibit that highlights not only the three-panel artwork, but the artist too.“I think all of us think…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 03:41
A painting by Paul Gauguin on loan to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. was attacked by a gallery-visiting woman who repeatedly struck the work of art while screaming ‘this is evil.’According to other gallery-goers and security personnel…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 03:34
SHANGHAI — A triptych oil painting by Zhang Xiaogang sold for $10.1 million on Sunday at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong. The sale broke the record for a piece by a living Chinese artist, and was the latest sign…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 03:26
Ruben Toledo loves a good sandwich.“Put anything between two slices of bread and I’m in heaven,” he told guests at a Louis Vuitton Art Talk last night in SoHo.The Cuban-American artist wasn’t at the Vuitton boutique to talk about food–though…
Posted on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 03:23
In the auction world memories are short and relationships fickle. From season to season there is no way to predict which auction house will win the prized property, and it often comes down to the most lucrative deal a firm…
Posted on Saturday, 02 April 2011 03:55
A portrait by Lucian Freud of a contentedly smiling woman, regarded as a turning point in the development of the style that made him one of the most instantly recognisable and expensive contemporary painters, is expected to fetch up to…
Posted on Saturday, 02 April 2011 03:52
Viewing: April 28-May 11, 2011Auction: May 12, 7pmLocation: Phillips de Pury & Company, 450 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022Phillips de Pury & Company is honored to announce the sale of a rare, iconic portrait of the legendary actress Elizabeth…
Posted on Saturday, 02 April 2011 03:43
The set of Mark Rothko paintings originally commissioned for the Four Seasons restaurant in New York are the treasure of Tate Modern. They occupy a room of their own, low-lit and filled with brooding intensity. The hazy outlines of what…
Posted on Saturday, 02 April 2011 02:34
In a small, windowless room away from the crowds at the Barcelona foundation built to maintain the legacy of Joan Miró there is his library. It contains poetry, of course, as well as Plutarch, Hemingway and Lewis Carroll. But on…
Posted on Saturday, 02 April 2011 02:29
A technique for peering under the surface of classic paintings came with a risk: The old, precious artwork had to be removed and transported through changing environments to the machine that would bombard it with X-rays.A new mobile scanning device…
Posted on Saturday, 02 April 2011 02:25
PINEHURST, N.C. – A little over a week from now, college basketball will have crowned its champions, baseball will be in full swing and the first of golf’s four major men’s tournaments will be played at the Augusta National Golf…
Posted on Friday, 01 April 2011 13:16
After only eight years, the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show has quickly established itself as the most anticipated event of the season in South Florida, both for dealers and collectors. Tens of thousands of savvy collectors, industry experts,…
Posted on Friday, 01 April 2011 02:25
Barn Star Productions is proud to announce the 17th annual 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show, April 8-10, 2011 in Center City, Philadelphia, PA.  This highly regarded antiques show and sale has been credited as the innovator of Antiques Week in…
Posted on Friday, 01 April 2011 02:08
China’s growing ranks of millionaires are set to buoy sales at Sotheby’s (BID) spring auction in Hong Kong as collectors seek Qing Dynasty porcelain, Chateau Lafite wines and multi-million-dollar paintings.The event may bring in as much as HK$2.4 billion ($310…
Posted on Thursday, 31 March 2011 02:41
The Crocker Art Museum has completed construction of a 125,000 sqf expansion designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects (GSAA). The Teel Family Pavilion more than triples the museum’s current size and enhances its role as a cultural resource for…
Posted on Thursday, 31 March 2011 02:36
George Tooker, a painter whose haunting images of trapped clerical workers and forbidding government offices expressed a peculiarly 20th-century brand of anxiety and alienation, died on Sunday at his home in Hartland, Vt. He was 90.The cause was complications of…
Posted on Thursday, 31 March 2011 02:31
American artist Richard Prince has two exhibitions opening in Paris this week.The artists’ homage to Willem de Kooning, a series of abstract expressionist-style paintings, opened at the Gagosian Gallery yesterday. While a collection of Prince’s ephemera opened at the Bibliothèque…
Posted on Thursday, 31 March 2011 01:55
BOSTON MA -   AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries, the only annual art and design show of its kind, takes place April 7-10, 2011 at the Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama. AD 20/21 features…
Posted on Thursday, 31 March 2011 01:37
Tom Wesselmann Draws is the most comprehensive exhibition of drawings by the artist that has ever been assembled. Many of the 108 works have never been seen outside the artist's studio in New York. In the 1960s, Tom Wesselmann was…
Posted on Thursday, 31 March 2011 01:23
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