Where Is Japan In The New Art Market?
Date: 16 Mar 2007 | Views: 5494
Here is the scorecard for the recent contemporary art auctions around the world: New York, $240 million; London, $229 million; Hong Kong, $67 million; Tokyo, $1.1 million. How can this be? More...
A Museum Takes Steps to Collect Houses
Date: 16 Mar 2007 | Views: 3016
LOS ANGELES — Shortly after moving here last year to take over as director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Michael Govan started looking at houses — not as a place for him to live but as potential museum pieces. More...
At European Art Fair, Newcomers Muscle In
Date: 13 Mar 2007 | Views: 3002
MAASTRICHT, the Netherlands, March 11 — A pair of uninvited guests arrived at this year’s European Fine Art Fair. For the first time in the fair’s 20-year history, the auction giants Sotheby’s and Christie’s have muscled their way into what has traditionally been a premier showcase for international dealers. More...
A Builder Who Went to Town
Date: 13 Mar 2007 | Views: 3170
NEW YORK - This city is having a debate about the soul of Robert Moses - the "master builder" who used his enormous powers, in the middle of the last century, to give shape to the Big Apple's roads, beaches, parks and housing. More...
Sotheby's To Sell Important Cézanne Watercolor
Date: 13 Mar 2007 | Views: 5642
NEW YORK - On May 8, 2007 Sotheby’s New York will have the privilege of offering for sale the most important watercolor by Paul Cézanne remaining in private hands, Nature morte au melon vert. More...
Old Master Paintings at Sotheby's Amsterdam
Date: 11 Mar 2007 | Views: 3593
AMSTERDAM - The sale of Old Master Paintings at Sotheby’s Amsterdam on Tuesday 8 May 2007 offers a variety of landscapes, still-lifes, portraits, biblical and genre scenes. More...
6 billion perps held hostage!
Date: 11 Mar 2007 | Views: 5284
PITTSBURGH, PA. - The exhibition, 6 BILLION PERPS HELD HOSTAGE! Artists Address Global Warming, showcases a diverse collection of art works, including textiles, videos, paintings, drawings, inflatables, photography and music, all directing attention to the topic of global warming. More...
Adobe Tackles Photo Forgeries
Date: 10 Mar 2007 | Views: 2701
A suite of photo-authentication tools under development by Adobe Systems could make it possible to match a digital photo to the camera that shot it, and to detect some improper manipulation of images, Wired News has learned. More...
Signs That Picasso You Bought On TV Isn't Right
Date: 9 Mar 2007 | Views: 2650
Becoming a player in the rarefied world of art sales had never seemed easier. Without moving from their armchairs, viewers of the cable TV show Fine Arts Treasures Gallery could become the owners of works by some of the greatest artists of the 20th century. More...
The da Vinci decoder?
Date: 6 Mar 2007 | Views: 8685
More than 400 years ago, one of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest works disappeared from view. An Emory physicist may finally get a chance to answer this centuries-old art mystery. More...
Wanted: A Practical Avant Garde
Date: 5 Mar 2007 | Views: 2918
The avant-garde isn't what it used to be. In the 20th century, artists thought incessantly about the future, but so far the 21st century seems more invested in the relatively recent past. More...
Shadows of doubt loom over Pollock-style works
Date: 5 Mar 2007 | Views: 2932
Art historians have spent whole careers trying to re-create the halcyon years when Jackson Pollock revolutionized 20th-century art by hurling paint at raw canvas on the floor of his barn on Long Island, N.Y. More...
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