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    New light on modern China
    Date: 1 May 2007 | Views: 3902
    Is contemporary Chinese art as good as the huge prices it fetches at auction suggest? Despite the best efforts of Tate Liverpool's new show, Richard Dorment remains unconvinced More...
    Move over Picasso. Mass appeal pushes Warhol to the top of art market
    Date: 1 May 2007 | Views: 4073
    At his creative peak Andy Warhol was the master of mass production art, churning out prints for sale at less than princely sums. More...
    Old Master Paintings at Sotheby's
    Date: 1 May 2007 | Views: 11312
    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. Of special interest are a group of paintings from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, a recently discovered masterpiece by Jan Lievens and works by Bakhuizen, De Momper and Van Leen. More...
    Asian Contemporary Art at Christie's
    Date: 1 May 2007 | Views: 4415
    HONG KONG - A dazzling array of cutting-edge Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Indian and Pakistani art will take pride of place in Christie’s Hong Kong Asian Contemporary Art sale to be held on 27 May. More...
    Doors To The Renaissance Come To US
    Date: 30 Apr 2007 | Views: 3627
    ATLANTA, Georgia - When the artists of Florence, Italy, swung open the doors of the Baptistery of the Duomo (cathedral) now known as the "Gates of Paradise" in 1452, a new world was waiting on the other side. More...
    Questions About Cooper-Hewitt
    Date: 30 Apr 2007 | Views: 3711
    Given the recent travails of its parent, the Smithsonian Institution, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum may seem relatively hardy. More...
    Modern and Contemporary Indian Art at Chrstie's
    Date: 27 Apr 2007 | Views: 4291
    LONDON - In 2006, Christie’s marked an exceptional year in the contemporary art market, with Modern and Contemporary Indian art becoming one of the art market’s fastest growing areas. More...
    Auction World Record for Banksy
    Date: 27 Apr 2007 | Views: 3893
    LONDON, ENGLAND - A spray paint on steel titled ‘Space Girl and Bird’ by the elusive artist Banksy, soared twenty times its estimate to create a new auction world record of £288,000 at Bonhams 25 April 2007. More...
    Three Men Convicted of Stealing Edvard Munch Works
    Date: 27 Apr 2007 | Views: 6351
    OSLO, NORWAY - Three men were convicted in Oslo of stealing two works by Edvard Munch, The Scream and Madonna, by an appeals court. More...
    Su-Mei Thompson Appointed at Christie's
    Date: 26 Apr 2007 | Views: 5075
    NEW YORK - Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, announced today the appointment of Su-Mei Thompson as Senior Vice President, Director of Strategic Business Development, Asia commencing in June. More...
    It's trash, but it's Bacon's trash - and it's sold for almost £1m
    Date: 26 Apr 2007 | Views: 3559
    Painter's discarded works, diaries and bits and bobs rescued from skip by electrician create a storm in Surrey More...
    Reversal On Renoir - Bronzes A Fake?
    Date: 25 Apr 2007 | Views: 4687
    LONDON - Emmanuel Javogue, a US-based dealer who has opposed Renoir’s great-grandson Emmanuel in a long-running dispute over copyright to Renoir bronzes in the US, has now changed his position. He now claims that many pieces he believed were authentic may actually be unauthorised fakes. More...
    Fun and funds with LACMA's Collectors Committee
    Date: 23 Apr 2007 | Views: 14357
    CONTRIBUTING to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's acquisitions fund is one thing. Throwing thousands of dollars into a pot and helping to decide how to spend it is something else again. But that's what goes on once a year when members of the museum's Collectors Committee gather for a weekend gala and ponder tough choices offered by curators. More...
    Bonhams Sell Sculpture of Sikh Hero for GBP 1.7M
    Date: 23 Apr 2007 | Views: 37608
    LONDON, ENGLAND - The bust of the Indian Prince and Sikh hero, Maharaja Duleep Singh, fashioned by British sculptor John Gibson almost 150 years ago, was sold for £1.7m at Bonhams Indian and Islamic Sale today, April 19th at 101 New Bond Street. More...
    Barnes Foundation Awarded Five Million Challenge Grant
    Date: 23 Apr 2007 | Views: 18801
    LOWER MERION, PA - The Board of Trustees of the Barnes Foundation has announced the award of a $5 million challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This extraordinarily generous gift, to be matched by $15 million, will establish a permanent endowment to support scholarly activities connected with the remarkable Barnes art collection and archives. More...

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