Property From Coleridge Family Collection at Sotheby's
Date: 30 Sep 2006 | Views: 8156
DEVON, UK - The Chanter's House in Ottery St. Mary, Devon, has been the home of the prominent Coleridge family for centuries and during this time two High Court judges, a Lord Chief Justice of England and Liberal MP and the Executive Secretary of NATO have all successively lived there. More...
Who Will Buy Four Remaining Klimt's?
Date: 19 Sep 2006 | Views: 5516
How sad if unsurprising to hear that the heirs of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer are indeed cashing in, as planned, and selling four Klimts at Christie's in November. More...
In Discreet Boston, A $10 Million Donor Goes Public
Date: 19 Sep 2006 | Views: 9814
The Museum of Fine Arts announced yesterday that George D. Behrakis, with a gift of more than $10 million, has become the biggest identified contributor yet to the MFA's planned $500 million expansion campaign. More...
Old Master Paintings at Sotheby's Amsterdam
Date: 13 Sep 2006 | Views: 10531
Sotheby's Amsterdam will hold the Old Master Paintings sale on November 14. An intriguing Vanitas Still-life commemorating the life of the Dutch Prince Willem II of Orange (1626-1650) by Edwaert Collier (Breda circa 1640 1708 London) is one of the highlights of the Old Master Paintings sale at Sotheby's Amsterdam on Tuesday 14 November 2006. More...
2006 MCA Benefit Art Auction
Date: 10 Sep 2006 | Views: 6930
CHICAGO - Ready, set, bid. The Museum of Contemporary Art's popular Benefit Art Auction returns on Saturday, October 28, 2006, presenting more than 125 works from today's most recognized contemporary artists. More...
Pompidou admits human error caused works of art to fall from wall
Date: 9 Sep 2006 | Views: 4770
The Centre Pompidou in Paris has completed an internal investigation into the accidental destruction of two works of art which fell off the wall and were shattered during the summer exhibition “Los Angeles 1955-85.” Pompidou president Bruno Racine released the findings at a press conference in Paris today (7 September). More...
Interacting with art crime
Date: 8 Sep 2006 | Views: 4455
The trade in looted antiquities has been a controversial topic among museum heads and cultural patrimony officials in recent months, with Greece and Italy demanding the return of illegally excavated artefacts from major museums, such as the Getty in Los Angeles and the Metropolitan Museum in New York. More...
Literacy through the Arts Auction
Date: 8 Sep 2006 | Views: 6600
POMONA, CA. - A Literacy through the Arts Auction benefiting visual and performing arts programs for children and youth will take place at the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center in the Pomona Arts Colony Sunday, September 24, 2006, 3:00 p.m. 6 p.m. More...
The Center for Fine Art Photography a Top Google Find
Date: 7 Sep 2006 | Views: 5607
FORT COLLINS - One of the best kept secrets in the art world is The Center for Fine Art Photography. Occupying the third floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art in historic Old Town, Fort Collins, Colorado, this unique international organization and its gallery is best known on the world wide web than around its own state. More...
Andy Warhol's Dream America: Screenprints
Date: 7 Sep 2006 | Views: 6664
SAN DIEGO, CA. - The San Diego Museum of Art features one of the most influential and provocative American artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol (1928-1987). More...
Modern and Contemporary Indian Art at Christie's
Date: 6 Sep 2006 | Views: 11651
NEW YORK - Christie's, the world's leading art auctioneer, set a stellar performance in the field of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art in the Spring 2006 season, with sales in New York, Hong Kong and Dubai totaling over $26 million, clearly establishing itself as the unsurpassed market leader. More...
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