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The French businessman and art collector Francois Pinault has announced plans to open a private museum in Paris. The luxury goods magnate will showcase part of his illustrious contemporary art collection at the Bourse de Commerce, an eighteenth century building…
Posted on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:13
This bright and welcoming glass house in Southampton, New York, is like a breath of fresh air. The modernist retreat features mid century furniture that is sleek yet livable, and natural elements throughout, adding an earthy appeal to its sophisticated…
Posted on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:21
The Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will bring two installations to Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, beginning in May. The first installations will be Narcissus Garden and Pumpkin, followed by a version of her wildly popular Infinity Room.…
Posted on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:20
Tate Britain has loaned Pablo Picasso’s classically inspired Woman in a Chemise to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. The work will be on view from Friday, April 29, through July 2017. In addition to the…
Posted on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:19
The Walton Family Foundation—a philanthropic organization established by Walmart founders Sam and and Helen Walton—has donated $10 million to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The bequest was made in honor of John Wilmerding, a curator, deputy director…
Posted on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:18
The estate of Lucian Freud has left a previously unseen self-portrait by the British artist to the UK via the nation’s acceptance in lieu scheme. The unfinished painting, which was created in the mid-1980s, will go on view at the…
Posted on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:17
1. This courthouse-turned-flat is as cool as it gets. This three-bedroom residence brings tons of modern style to a historic structure in London’s West Kensington neighborhood. Located in a Grade II listed building that once served as a courthouse, the…
Posted on Monday, 25 April 2016 11:09
Abstract Expressionism will be well-represented at Christie’s Postwar and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Tuesday, May 10. In addition to a 1957 canvas by Mark Rothko, the auction will include Clyfford Still’s 1948 work, PH-234. Paintings by Still rarely appear…
Posted on Monday, 25 April 2016 11:07
The Bank of England has announced that the English painter JMW Turner will adorn the UK’s new £20 note. Turner, who is best known for his singular use of light in his landscape and seascape paintings, was a key influence…
Posted on Monday, 25 April 2016 11:04
Two years after closing its doors to the public, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is preparing for a major reveal. On Saturday, May 14, the institution will unveil its newly renovated (and considerably expanded) home. Designed by the…
Posted on Monday, 25 April 2016 11:04
The Victoria & Albert Museum has received a hefty donation from Leonard Blavatnik—a Ukraine-born businessman who emigrated to the US in the 1970s and currently lives in London. Although the sum of the gift has yet to be disclosed, it’s…
Posted on Monday, 25 April 2016 11:02
Italian authorities have recovered three fifteenth-century paintings that were stolen by Nazis troops from the grand duke of Luxembourg’s Tuscan villa during World War II. The works—a Madonna with Child attributed to Cima da Conegliano, the Trinity by Alessio Baldovinetti,…
Posted on Friday, 22 April 2016 10:37
Wilma Tisch, the billionaire heiress and widow of former CBS Corp. CEO, Laurence Tisch, is suing a Florida gallery owner over a Picasso painting that she claims was stolen from her home. Tisch, who inherited Pablo Picasso’s La Penseuse from…
Posted on Friday, 22 April 2016 10:36
A recent investigation into France’s Sherlock database, which catalogues the inventories of national cultural centers, revealed that the country has lost track of nearly 23,000 pieces of state-owned art. While most missing works are the result of poor documentation, others…
Posted on Friday, 22 April 2016 10:35
The Museum of Modern Art in New York has received a whopping $100 million from entertainment tycoon David Geffen. The funds will go toward the institution’s $440 million expansion and renovation plan, which is currently underway. MoMA will name three…
Posted on Friday, 22 April 2016 10:34
The Legion of Honor and the de Young Museum—two of San Francisco’s most popular museums—are planning to raise admission rates for adults from $10 to $15. The museums’ trustees say that the increase will allow the institutions to offer free…
Posted on Friday, 22 April 2016 10:32
It’s safe to say that Jennifer Mehditash is something of a Renaissance woman. The owner of a bi-coastal interior design firm, founder of the popular design blog Dec-a-Porter, and an Editor-at-Large for California Home + Design, Mehditash got her start…
Posted on Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:21
The Kunstmuseum in Bern, Switzerland, and the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn, Germany, have delayed plans to exhibit works from Cornelius Gurlitt’s Nazi-era art hoard. The collection, which includes works by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, and Marc Chagall, has been cloaked in…
Posted on Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:12
A new book published by Aperture will explore the oeuvre of fashion photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe. The head photographer at Harper’s Bazaar for more than twenty-two years, Dahl-Wolfe is best known for her relaxed approach to fashion photography, which previously employed…
Posted on Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:11
The diary of Surrealist icon Salvador Dali will be auctioned at Sotheby’s Paris on Tuesday, April 26. The unpublished work, which is filled with nudes, abstract sketches and expense calculations, is expected to fetch around €50,000. The diary is part…
Posted on Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:10
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