Lisa Dennison To Join Sotheby's
Date: 31 Jul 2007 | Views: 11062
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...
Director of Guggenheim Resigns to Join Sotheby’s
Date: 30 Jul 2007 | Views: 3885
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...
Seducing France Into Affairs of the Art
Date: 24 Jul 2007 | Views: 3836
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: 3704
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...
Most Important Viking Treasure in 150 Years Found
Date: 24 Jul 2007 | Views: 3432
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...
Baltic Center Staff Revolt
Date: 6 Jul 2007 | Views: 3855
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: 14491
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...