$10 Million Commitment to Cranbrook
Date: 31 Oct 2006 | Views: 4640
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI. - Cranbrook Trustee Maxine Frankel and her husband Stuart have made a $10 million commitment to the Campaign for Cranbrook in support of Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum. More...
Gates Gives $15 Million to Computer History Museum
Date: 31 Oct 2006 | Views: 3823
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA. - The Computer History Museum, the world's largest institution dedicated to preserving and presenting the artifacts and stories of the Information Age, announced today that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — the charitable foundation of Bill Gates, founder, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, and his wife, Melinda — has pledged a $15 million gift to the Computer History Museum Campaign. More...
Christie's LIVE Captures $2.8 Million
Date: 28 Oct 2006 | Views: 4440
NEW YORK, LONDON - Christie's LIVE?, the real-time, multi-media auction feature from the world's leading auction house, has captured $2.8 million/?1.5 million sales since its launch in July. More...
Sotheby's Milan To Auction Works by Lucio Fontana
Date: 28 Oct 2006 | Views: 8536
MILAN, ITALY - Sotheby's Milan will hold an auction at the Palazzo Broggi on November 21 at 10.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m and 7 p.m. Exhibition: Palazzo Broggi, via Broggi 19, from Friday 17 to Monday, 20 November 2006, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Cover of this Milanese catalogue is a rare copper by Lucio Fontana from the same series of the Guggenheim recent exhibitions held in Venice and New York. More...
Auction World Record for Banksy at Bonhams
Date: 26 Oct 2006 | Views: 5147
LONDON, ENGLAND - A spray paint on steel work by the renowned grafitti artist, Banksy soared 10 times its estimated to fetch ?62,400 - an auction record for the artist in a sale of Vision 21 sale at Bonhams in Knightsbridge today. More...
Recent Acquisitions: American and European Prints
Date: 25 Oct 2006 | Views: 4344
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - The Palmer Art Museum presents the exhibit Recent Acquisitions: American and European Prints through January 28, 2007. The Palmer Museum of Art continues its series of recent acquisition exhibitions with a selection from the American and European prints that have been added to the collection over the past few years. More...
Who Will Prop Up Canada's Homegrown Art Market?
Date: 23 Oct 2006 | Views: 12582
Two weeks ago, after a heated, record-setting auction at Sotheby's New York, a gauntlet was thrown down in front of Canada's elites. David Thomson (who with his cousin Sherry Brydson bid more than $5-million (U.S.) at auction to buy a dozen northwest native artifacts and bring them back to Canada) warned that Canadians should not count on... More...
Modern Chinese Prints From We to Me
Date: 21 Oct 2006 | Views: 4241
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - The Art Gallery of New South Wales presents Modern Chinese Prints From We to Me, on view through January 21, 2007. This exhibition reveals the very distinct journey Chinese printmaking has made from the 1930s to today. More...
James Gleeson Pledges $16 Million
Date: 21 Oct 2006 | Views: 4763
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. - Australia’s pre-eminent Surrealist painter, James Gleeson AO and his partner Frank O’Keefe, through the Gleeson O’Keefe Foundation, will give the Art Gallery of New South Wales $16 million to acquire works for the Gallery’s collection. More...
The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show
Date: 21 Oct 2006 | Views: 15149
NEW YORK. - Anna and Brian Haughton's celebrated flagship fair the annual gathering of sixty-five of the world's top dealers will again take place at The Seventh Regiment Armory on New York's Upper East Side for its 18th year, from October 20th-26th, 2006. More...
Sotheby's to Sell the Catharina Collection of Cloisonn
Date: 21 Oct 2006 | Views: 13613
AMSTERDAM - The sale of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art at Sotheby’s Amsterdam on Monday 13 November 2006 offers an excellent selection of Chinese taste, famille rose and blue and white porcelain. More...
Louis-Rolland Trinquesse Work Sells For $968,000
Date: 20 Oct 2006 | Views: 5978
NEW YORK - Nicholas Hall and Richard Knight, International Directors of Christie's Old Master Paintings Department stated, We were particularly pleased that our top lot of the day, An Interior with two ladies and a gentleman by Louis-Rolland Trinquesse, was bought by the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Connecticut. More...
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