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    Lisa Dennison To Join Sotheby's
    Date: 31 Jul 2007 | Views: 11177
    LONDON - Sotheby’s has announced that Lisa Dennison, the Director of the Guggenheim Museum, will be joining the Company in September as an Executive Vice President of Sotheby's North America. More...
    Forger back at work - and this time it's all above board
    Date: 31 Jul 2007 | Views: 11320
    Notorious art faker sets out to find a legitimate use for his talents More...
    Director of Guggenheim Resigns to Join Sotheby’s
    Date: 30 Jul 2007 | Views: 3984
    Lisa Dennison, a 29-year veteran of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum who became its director less than two years ago, said yesterday that she had resigned to join Sotheby’s auction house, where she will focus on international business development. More...
    Arts Award Celebrates Achievements of 450 Young Artists
    Date: 29 Jul 2007 | Views: 3425
    LONDON - A multi-media award show will be held on 31 July at Bow Arts Trust to celebrate the achievement of nearly 100 young Arts Award recipients from 15 Arts Award centres from all parts of London. More...
    Aboriginal artwork in record sale
    Date: 29 Jul 2007 | Views: 3608
    A painting that hung for several years in a bank has set a new record price for Australian aboriginal artwork. More...
    Seducing France Into Affairs of the Art
    Date: 24 Jul 2007 | Views: 3932
    PARIS — With the Louvre receiving more than eight million visitors last year and other French art collections drawing millions more, further incentives would hardly appear necessary to attract people to the country’s museums. More...
    Woman Kisses, Damages Painting
    Date: 24 Jul 2007 | Views: 3782
    A woman who says she was so overcome with passion for a valuable painting on display in France, has been charged with criminal damage after kissing it. More...
    More Than 155,000 Visitors to Frida Kahlo Exhibition
    Date: 24 Jul 2007 | Views: 21887
    MEXICO CITY - The Frida kahlo exhibition at the Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes has had more than 155,500 visitors so far, confirming its importance and success it has had with the public. More...
    Most Important Viking Treasure in 150 Years Found
    Date: 24 Jul 2007 | Views: 3492
    LONDON - A major Viking hoard was discovered in the Harrogate area in January 2007 by metal-detectorists David and Andrew Whelan. The size and quality of the hoard is remarkable, making it the most important find of its type in Britain for over 150 years. More...
    Sotheby's Week of Old Masters Realizes GBP45.2 Million
    Date: 8 Jul 2007 | Views: 5560
    LONDON - Sotheby’s summer sales of Old Masters in London this week realised a combined total of £45,220,480 ($91,300,455 /ˆ66,981,321) - up 42% on the same week last year (when the total was £31,814,320). More...
    New Record for Raphael - Portrait Sells For $37.3 Million
    Date: 7 Jul 2007 | Views: 5133
    LONDON - A masterpiece by Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (1483-1520) sold at yesterday evening’s auction of Important Old Master and British Pictures at Christie’s in London for £18,500,000... More...
    Baltic Center Staff Revolt
    Date: 6 Jul 2007 | Views: 3964
    The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, the £46 million complex hailed as the North’s answer to Tate Modern at its opening five years ago, is in turmoil with its director facing a motion of no confidence from his staff. More...
    Record For Velázquez at $17 Million Set at Sotheby's
    Date: 6 Jul 2007 | Views: 14627
    LONDON - This evening at Sotheby’s in London, a rare, alluring work by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez – Saint Rufina – sold for £8,420,000 ($17,003,348/ˆ12,472,564), setting a new world auction record for the artist, and also... More...
    On View In Hong Kong, China's Most Famous Painting
    Date: 3 Jul 2007 | Views: 7766
    HONG KONG — Politics and art don’t always mix well, but the combination has yielded a rare chance for Hong Kong residents and visitors to see what is arguably China’s most famous painting. More...
    Sotheby's Says First-Half Auctions Climbed 41% to $2.76 Billion
    Date: 2 Jul 2007 | Views: 3939
    Sotheby's, the world's No. 2 auction house, sold 41 percent more art in the first half as buyers from the U.S., Russia and Asia flocked to London, according to preliminary figures on Sotheby's Web site. More...
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