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Marcel Duchamp’s iconic Bottle Rack sculpture, which once belonged to the influential twentieth century artist Robert Rauschenberg, is on the market. After Rauschenberg’s death in 2008, the work was transferred to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. The works is being offered…
Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016 13:01
New York’s Museum of Modern Art has added thousands of documents and photographs from its archive to its website, giving the public unprecedented access the history of one of the world’s most storied art institutions. Users can search the database…
Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016 13:00
There are some designers whose projects are instantly recognizable as their handiwork, and others who prefer to make each space as unique as its occupants. New York-based designer Brian J. McCarthy falls into the latter camp. Known for his exquisite…
Posted on Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:22
A new exhibition at the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, New York, presents works by Charles Burchfield that explore the impact of industrialization on the environment. Burchfield, who had a lifelong reverence for nature, is best known for his…
Posted on Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:20
The influential American sculptor Louise Nevelson is the subject of a new biography by the art historian, Laurie Wilson. Louise Nevelson: Art is Life, which will be released in November, provides a sweeping overview of Nevelson’s career. An icon of…
Posted on Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:20
FIAC, France’s most important contemporary art fair, has released the full exhibitor list for its 2016 iteration. Held in October at the Grand Palais in Paris, the fair will feature 186 galleries, including forty newcomers. Among the exhibitors are White…
Posted on Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:19
As winter approaches, now is the ideal time to stock up on reading material. Luckily, three new interior design books have just been released. Great Houses, Modern Aristocrats by James Reginato provides glimpses of some of England and Ireland’s most…
Posted on Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:18
LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair, Berkeley Square, London, September 13-18, 2016—The prestigious LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair is widely regarded as one of the leading international showcases for art and antiques. Held in historic Berkeley Square in the heart of…
Posted on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:25
Bloomberg has reported that husband and wife collectors Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu are planning to open a private art institution in Cold Spring, New York. The couple will use the space to exhibit their collection of mid-century and contemporary…
Posted on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:22
On Friday, September 16, the Jewish Museum will unveil an exhibition centered on John Singer Sargent’s remarkable painting of Adèle Meyer, the wife of Carl Meyer, who served as chief clerk and negotiator for the Rothschild family as well as…
Posted on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:21
Actor Alec Baldwin has decided to take New York gallerist Mary Boone to court over a large-scale floral painting by Ross Bleckner. After falling in love with the piece ten years ago, he implored Boone to get the collector who…
Posted on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:20
A recent report from the Joint Committee on the Palace of Westminster stated that the Palace of Westminster—the nineteenth century Gothic Revival structure that serves as the meeting place of the UK’s House of Commons and the House of Lords—is…
Posted on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:18
1. This Robert McElroy-designed treasure is on the market for the first time in 14 years. Robert McElroy designed numerous homes in the Philadelphia region between the 1950s and 1970s. Some of his architectural hallmarks, including a spacious open floor…
Posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:38
Since 2004, scholars have gone back and forth about the authenticity of a plaster of Edgar Degas’ Little Dancer. Now, over ten years after the discourse began, Arthur Beale—one of world’s leading Degas scholars—announced that he believes that the work…
Posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:36
New York’s Frick Collection will start offering free admission the first Friday of every month beginning on October 7. Frick First Fridays will be held from 6pm-9pm, allowing  visitors to explore the institution’s permanent collection, which includes works by Vermeer,…
Posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:35
Germany’s culture minister Monika Grütters has proposed a plan for the creation of a multi-million-euro national fund that would allow the country to acquire culturally significant artworks that run the risk of being sold abroad. The UK has a similar…
Posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:33
On Tuesday, September 13, London’s Sir John Soane Museum reopened following a seven-year restoration project. The institution was once home to to the influential Neoclassical architect John Soane and currently houses his fine art and antiques collection, as well as…
Posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:32
Since 1998, Evan Lobel—founder of New York’s Lobel Modern gallery—has been championing the work of important mid-century designers, while serving as a vital resource for architects, collectors, and interior designers looking to acquire the finest modern furniture, lighting, art, and…
Posted on Monday, 12 September 2016 10:15
The Guggenheim’s Helsinki outpost has been plagued by problems since the project was first presented by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in 2012. The country has repeatedly voiced opposition to the $134-$156 million project, claiming that it is a waste…
Posted on Monday, 12 September 2016 10:14
The American Antiquarian Society, which is home to a major independent research library that includes the largest and most accessible collection of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, music, and graphic arts material printed through 1876 in the United States, has…
Posted on Monday, 12 September 2016 10:13
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