The Rothschild Fabergé Egg Sells for $18.5M
Date: 30 Nov 2007 | Views: 5064
The Rothschild Fabergé Egg sold at Christie’s for £8,980,500 / $18,499,830 / €12,509,837, a world record price for a Russian object (not including paintings) at auction, for a work of art by Fabergé More...
More than just a pop sensation
Date: 30 Nov 2007 | Views: 7393
SOME time after the death of pop artist Andy Warhol, undoubtedly the most important and influential artist of his generation, a fact emerged with the force of revelation: throughout his life he had been religious... More...
Christie's Auction of Sporting and Wildlife Art
Date: 30 Nov 2007 | Views: 6082
Christie’s auction of Sporting and Wildlife Art realized $6,254,963/£3,036,390/ˆ4,255,077. The top lot was Fire Storm by Bob Kuhn from the Doug and Ellen Miller Collection which sold for 657,000/£318,932/ˆ446,939 setting a world auction record for the artist. More...
Sotheby's Sale of American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture Achieves a Total of $65,198,200
Date: 30 Nov 2007 | Views: 3232
Sotheby’s sale of American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture achieved a total of $65,198,200 (est. $44,990,000/67,820,000). More...
Scientist Presents Case Against Possible Pollocks
Date: 29 Nov 2007 | Views: 3296
A forensic scientist said yesterday that a large group of paintings discovered several years ago and thought by some to be by Jackson Pollock included many containing paints and materials that were not available until after the artist’s death in 1956. More...
Researchers find art gems in British collections
Date: 24 Nov 2007 | Views: 3676
An unknown and much abused 17th-century painting that shows the earliest known view of the front of the Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens's house in Antwerp is just one of the art gems discovered in new research unveiled on Wednesday. More...
Painting goes from trash to $1 million treasure
Date: 21 Nov 2007 | Views: 5118
An oil painting by Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo that was plucked from a sidewalk trash heap several years ago sold for more than $1 million on Tuesday at Sotheby's auction of Latin American art. More...
Coin Collectors Sue State Department Over Import Rules
Date: 19 Nov 2007 | Views: 3694
Three organizations representing coin collectors and dealers have filed a lawsuit against the State Department demanding greater disclosure of how the government makes decisions on the import of ancient artifacts from abroad. More...
Can Museums Be Corrupted By Commecial Galleries?
Date: 19 Nov 2007 | Views: 178125
TAKASHI MURAKAMI’S “Oval Buddha,” a shiny new 19-foot-tall platinum and aluminum sculpture that looms large over his current retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art here, was originally supposed to be sent from Japan by boat. More...
19th Century European Paintings at Sotheby's London
Date: 19 Nov 2007 | Views: 5031
The morning’s Greek Sale achieved an outstanding total of £8,163,725/€11,584,360 (pre-sale estimate was £4,135,000-6,078,000) which represents the highest total ever achieved at any auction house for a sale in this category. More...
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