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Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale, held Tuesday, April 19, in New York, garnered $29.9 million. The auction was led by a cushion brilliant-cut fancy purple/pink diamond ring weighing 12.45 carats, which netted $4.6 million. A 9.54-carat blue diamond ring once owned…
Posted on Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:07
Five paintings by the Pop Art pioneer James Rosenquist are on view in Minimalist sculptor Donald Judd’s former SoHo residence/studio. The installation was helmed by Judd’s son, Flavin. The five-story structure, which is operated by the Judd Foundation, opened to…
Posted on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 09:59
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has announced that its long-time Director, Elizabeth Broun, will retire at the end of 2016. Broun has helmed the American Art Museum as well as the Renwick Gallery for twenty-seven years. During her time at…
Posted on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 09:57
A brooch made by the post-Impressionist painter, Paul Gauguin, for his wife, Mette, is currently on view at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen. Created using a piece of scrap metal, a glass watch-dial case, and a lock of hair,…
Posted on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 09:56
The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch its highly anticipated spring show on Thursday, May 5. Manus x Machina, which features designs by Hubert de Givenchy, John Galliano, and Issey Miyake, will explore the intersection between…
Posted on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 09:54
Massachusetts’ Fuller Craft museum, a robust and dynamic institution dedicated to all things craft, has received a $1 million gift from the Joan Pearson Watkins Revocable Trust. The sizeable donation commemorates the institution’s dedication to collecting and exhibiting contemporary craft—a…
Posted on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 09:49
1. A Tahiti Beach Residence by Michael Wolk Design Associates. The inhabitants of this Coral Gables home enlisted designer Michael Wolk to create interiors that complemented the abode’s organic architecture. Inspired by Miami’s supremely stylish mid century hotels, Wolk opted…
Posted on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 10:35
The National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne has announced that it will host a major David Hockney exhibition beginning November 2016. The show will feature over 700 works, including the artist’s new digital and animated drawings. Hockney, a pioneer of…
Posted on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 10:34
Few architectural movements have been as divisive as Brutalism. Born from the Modernist style that prevailed during the first half of the twentieth century, Brutalism, which flourished between the 1950s and 1970s, is characterized by hulking, expressive forms that emphasize…
Posted on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 10:33
London’s Herrick Gallery is selling two pastels and eight drawings said to be by Francis Bacon for approximately $1.7 million. While the gallery’s owner believes that the works are in fact by Bacon, they were rejected by the author of…
Posted on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 10:32
Mark Bradford, a much lauded abstract painter, has been selected to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale in 2017. Bradford’s exhibition, which is being presented by Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum, will feature new works by the artist.…
Posted on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 10:30
1. Rupert Murdoch’s light-filled Manhattan townhouse hits the market...again. Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has listed his West Village townhouse for the second time in two years. Located in a Greek Revival building dating back to 1853, the light-filled, four-bedroom residence…
Posted on Monday, 18 April 2016 11:00
Eleven lithographs by Pablo Picasso have been stolen from the corporate collection of Portigon AG—a financial services company headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany. Employees noticed suspicious vault activity in 2014 and a subsequent investigation revealed that twelve artworks were missing from…
Posted on Monday, 18 April 2016 11:00
Ann Freedman, the former director of New York’s Knoedler & Company, has finally broken her silence following a forgery case that sent shockwaves through the art world. Freedman, who resigned in 2009, two years before news broke that the gallery…
Posted on Monday, 18 April 2016 10:50
On Wednesday, April 13, the U.S. Senate unanimously voted to ban the important of antiquities and ancient art from Syria. Officials hope the move will help put an end to the looting and trafficking of stolen artifacts by the Islamic…
Posted on Monday, 18 April 2016 10:50
Four paintings from the Dutch Golden Age have been recovered in Ukraine. The masterpieces, which date back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, were stolen from the Westfries Museum in Hoorn, Netherlands, in 2005, and held for ransom by a…
Posted on Monday, 18 April 2016 10:48
A drawing by the French Impressionist Edgar Degas has been donated to the UK under the nation’s Acceptance in Lieu scheme. The work, painted between 1887 and 1980, depicts a woman combing her hair and has never been on public…
Posted on Friday, 15 April 2016 11:05
The Kunstmuseum Basel in Switzerland will reopen on Sunday, April 17, following a year-long renovation. The institution will inaugurate its new space with an exhibition dedicated to Jackson Pollock’s figurative works—a lesser known aspect of the artist’s largely abstract oeuvre.…
Posted on Friday, 15 April 2016 11:04
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s popular Roof Garden Commission series has seen a bamboo forest and a maze of steel and mirrored glass constructed on top of the institution’s Beaux-Arts building. For this year’s installation, which opens on Tuesday, April…
Posted on Friday, 15 April 2016 11:03
Tate Modern’s newly expanded building will open to the public on Friday, June 17. With approximately sixty-percent more exhibition space, the institution has retooled its focus and aims to place a greater emphasis on international art. When the revamped museum…
Posted on Friday, 15 April 2016 11:02
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