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PHILADELPHIA, PA.  - Philadelphia Antiques Show organizers are positioning their long-running fair for the future. Following the close of 50th anniversary festivities at the city’s Navy Pier from April 8-12, the 200-member committee charged with planning the annual benefit for Penn…
Posted on Saturday, 16 April 2011 02:58
The 'Sobranie.Photoeffect' fund, created by fund managers Agana, comprises nearly 300,000 original prints by 250 domestic and foreign photographers and is worth a combined $467 million.The fund, partly made up of Soviet Union collections with the potential for adding contemporary…
Posted on Friday, 15 April 2011 02:36
The Jordanian Department of Antiquities (DoA), announce the launch today of the Middle Eastern Geodatabase for Antiquities, Jordan – known as MEGA_J – an Arabic-English, web-based geographic information system (GIS) that aims to standardise and centralise information on archaeological sites…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 04:21
The Queens Museum broke ground Tuesday on a $65 million expansion.The conversion of the old ice skating rink will add another 50,000 square feet of space to the museum, doubling its size.Upon completion it will include galleries, classrooms, public event…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 04:18
The UK's biggest art charity, the Art Fund, intends to increase the amount it makes available for galleries to buy works of art by more than 50% by 2014 – warning that at a time of government spending cuts, museum…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 04:12
LONDON.- Sotheby’s auction of Russian Art in New York brought $16,089,390 in total today, in excess of the pre-sale high estimate and the highest result for an auction in New York in this category since April 2008*. The Russian paintings…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 04:10
If you enjoy spending your leisure time visiting art galleries, but instead end up wasting time in airports, you're in luck. This season, many airports around the country are hosting intriguing temporary exhibitions and unveiling new permanent public artwork that…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 04:06
An undocumented Mark Rothko painting could fetch as much as $22 million at Christie’s in New York next month as collectors from Moscow to Qatar vie for trophy art.“Untitled No. 17,” depicting pink and red rectangles on a tangerine-yellow background,…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 04:02
A new show, "Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective," opening on Wednesday at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, exposes nearly 40-years worth of the artist's drawings, sketches and works on paper."My drawings are seen very infrequently ... so I think…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 03:54
Opening Night: Wednesday, April 13, 2011Internationally recognized for its outstanding cutting-edge contemporary decorative arts and design, the 14th International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA NEW YORK) will open to the public on Thursday, April 14, and continue through…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 03:47
The Palm Beach Show Group, regarded as the nation's leading producer of premier fine art, antique and jewelry shows, has announced that Scott Diament has been promoted to President and CEO of the company and its four annual shows -…
Posted on Thursday, 14 April 2011 03:39
The HK$3.49 billion tally for its 8-day Asian sales in Hong Kong -- now considered the world's third most important art auction hub after New York and London, was the firm's best season ever underpinned by strong Chinese buyers --…
Posted on Wednesday, 13 April 2011 00:12
A missing statue of King Tutankhamun has been returned to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, along with three other objects lost during the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak from power, an Egyptian minister said.A small part of the crown on…
Posted on Wednesday, 13 April 2011 00:11
The $10 billion market for Chinese antiques is about to be transformed by the unexpected fallout from an auction at a saleroom in a suburb of London.An 18th-century vase found in a house clearance, bid to an auction record for…
Posted on Wednesday, 13 April 2011 00:04
Whenever I have been to the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona – and I have visited Josep Lluís Sert's lovely building on Montjuïc many times over the last quarter-century – I try to see Miró's great 1968 triptych Painting on…
Posted on Wednesday, 13 April 2011 00:01
When the recession forced museums to cut back on expensive loan shows a few years ago, some worried that it would hurt attendance: With great works from around the world replaced by stuff hauled up from storage rooms, would art…
Posted on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 23:58
A profound statement of living history, the recently remodeled Neues Museum in Berlin bears witness to its past -- and it just won the 2011 Mies van der Rohe Award in recognition of its subtle transition into the 21st century.…
Posted on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 23:50
Lu Qing was asked to take documents with her, but ironically, she couldn't- she'd had them confiscated by police.Her husband, Ai Weiwei, has long been a prominent figure in the art world.  He designed the Olympic stadium in Beijing, along…
Posted on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 23:15
BATH, UK – America, as it looks from the other side of the pond, is examined in contrasting exhibitions celebrating the 50th anniversary of the American Museum in Britain in Bath this year. The results may surprise you. Monroe ManiaWith the…
Posted on Saturday, 09 April 2011 04:19
April 28—May, 2011Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street, NYCFor information call 707.343.1301 or visit www.springshownyc.comThe Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) are proud to announce a brand new art fair opening in April 2011. The Spring Show NYC…
Posted on Friday, 08 April 2011 02:27
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