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The exhibition presents 64 prints from Audubon’s first edition, plus four large animal prints from his later Imperial Quadrupeds edition and prints from later editions and several of Audubon’s contemporaries. This exhibition also features several original oil paintings by Audubon,…
Posted on Saturday, 14 May 2011 00:19
Phillips de Pury & Co. scored its second-highest tally ever for a contemporary art sale in New York last night, boosted by a hot property from hedge-fund manager Steven Cohen.The founder and chairman of SAC Capital Advisors LP consigned Andy…
Posted on Friday, 13 May 2011 01:10
Thomas P. Campbell, the Oxford- educated curator elevated to director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in January 2009, earned $929,735 in salary and benefits in his first year atop New York’s most visited museum.The package, disclosed in the Met’s…
Posted on Friday, 13 May 2011 01:07
MICHAEL DOUGLAS, elegantly dressed in a dark blue suit, white spread-collar shirt, violet tie and a white pocket square, and looking fit despite his recent bout with throat cancer, was standing in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden of the…
Posted on Friday, 13 May 2011 00:20
One of the most anticipated moments of the television show “Antiques Roadshow” is when participants come to learn that their dust-covered garage sale find or inherited household item is worth many multiples of what was originally paid for it.A similar…
Posted on Friday, 13 May 2011 00:18
The Heckscher Museum of Art presents Edward Weston: Life Work on view May 7, 2011 – July 24, 2011.Edward Weston: Life Work surveys the fifty-year career of a giant of twentieth-century photography. The photographs of Edward Weston (1886-1958) capture the…
Posted on Friday, 13 May 2011 00:15
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will take over the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Marcel Breuer building in 2015, when the Whitney opens its new museum in Manhattan’s meatpacking district, according to the terms of a real estate agreement that…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 01:39
The market for trophy art roared back after a three-night case of the blahs as Christie’s International saw its biggest tally for a New York evening contemporary-art sale since May 2008.All but three of the 65 lots sold last night,…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 01:36
Last night, the American Folk Art Museum — that beloved, bedeviled museum on West 53rd Street — confirmed what many of us had feared for years. It is in such deep debt and has such low attendance numbers that it…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 01:31
Don't be alarmed! This strange blob in the Grand Palais des Champs-Elysees is not some alien creature from the Paris sewers mulching everything in its path.The sci-fi looking monster which seems to appear from round the corner to fill the…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 01:26
Daniel Brodsky, a real estate developer, was elected chairman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday in a vote by the museum’s board. Mr. Brodsky will assume the post on Sept. 13, succeeding James R. Houghton, who has been…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 01:24
Is the Metropolitan Museum of Art engaging in the age-old sport of blaming the victim?In March, British collector Robert Wylde made headlines when he sued the Gagosian Gallery for selling him a $2.5 million Mark Tansey painting, "The Innocent Eye…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 01:01
Following an eminently successful first year, the Wayside Inn Antiques show is now destined to be an annual event drawing antique dealers and antique lovers from all over the Northeast, Midwest and this year, from across the Atlantic.Nearly 50 premier…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:58
Police have arrested a man they said broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors, and stole seven art pieces made of gold and jewels, state media reported Thursday.It was the first theft…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:39
Last November, Andy Warhol's 1962 painting "Men in Her Life" sold for over $60 million at Phillips de Pury & Co. It went for well over its high estimate, and became the second most expensive Warhol painting ever to sell…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:34
The Portland Art Museum presents Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940 on view June 4, 2011 – September 11, 2011.This exhibition of 65 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photographs will examine the personal and professional relationships of a small group of…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:31
Vienna’s Leopold Museum agreed to pay $5 million to the granddaughter of Jenny Steiner, a Jewish silk- factory owner, to keep in its collection a painting by Egon Schiele that was stolen by the Nazis.The 1914 painting, “Houses by the…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:21
The original art from Page 10, issue #3 of Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (DC, 1986) became the single most valuable piece of American comic art to ever sell when it brought $448,125 as part…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:15
Storm King Art Center today announced a major exhibition of large-scale works by iconic American sculptor Mark di Suvero, to open on Governors Island on May 27. Mark di Suvero at Governors Island: Presented by Storm King Art Center comprises…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:09
Designed by Allied Works Architecture, New Museum to House 94% of Still’s Creative Output and Provide Unprecedented Opportunity for New Scholarship and Public Appreciation of One of America’s Greatest PaintersThe Clyfford Still Museum announced that it will open its doors…
Posted on Thursday, 12 May 2011 00:03
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