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    Doubts cast on authenticity of Picasso in Iraq
    Date: 30 Aug 2009 | Views: 2985
    Authorities in the art world cast doubt Thursday on the authenticity of an alleged Picasso painting that was seized by Iraqi police south of Baghdad. More...
    A High-Tech Home for Multimillion-Dollar Works of Art
    Date: 29 Aug 2009 | Views: 2585
    Over the decades, Red Hook, Brooklyn, has been home to many things: a brawny, corrupt waterfront; free-range prostitution; a sprawling housing project once pocked by drugs and gunfire; artists seeking space and the hunters of cool who inevitably follow them. More...
    Is There Any Point In Portraits?
    Date: 28 Aug 2009 | Views: 2837
    Why does mention of portraiture make me snort with derision? For the sitter, to have one's portrait painted is to indulge in a preposterous bit of self-aggrandisement, while to be a jobbing portrait painter is to exercise... More...
    The nouveau fakes: Russian avant-garde forgeries
    Date: 21 Aug 2009 | Views: 3020
    The country's new rich have millions to spend – and are falling victim to an age-old ruse, says Andrew Johnson More...
    Christie’s Scraps Plans for Art-Investment Fund, Loan Division
    Date: 20 Aug 2009 | Views: 3080
    Christie’s International has scrapped plans to start an art-investment fund and a lending division, according to two people involved with the projects. More...
    Mona Lisa Teacup Attack Joins Loony Tradition of Defiling Art
    Date: 20 Aug 2009 | Views: 2920
    The recent assault on the Mona Lisa with the unlikely weapon of a teacup raises an intriguing question: Why do people attack art? More...
    Appeals court overturns Holocaust looted-art law, but Norton Simon suit continues
    Date: 20 Aug 2009 | Views: 3077
    A federal appeals court today struck down as unconstitutional a 2002 California law giving owners and heirs to artworks looted by the Nazis extra time until the end of 2010 to sue for their return. More...
    Obama Joker artist unmasked: A fellow Chicagoan
    Date: 19 Aug 2009 | Views: 3673
    When cryptic posters portraying President Obama as the Joker from "Batman" began popping up around Los Angeles and other cities, the question many asked was, Who is behind the image? More...
    A peek into Duchamp
    Date: 16 Aug 2009 | Views: 3965
    One of the Art Museum's cherished, and strangest, masterpieces is taking center stage after 40 years in hiding. More...
    Woman attacks Mona Lisa
    Date: 16 Aug 2009 | Views: 5500
    A Russian tourist sparked a security alert when she threw a mug at the Mona Lisa, the world's best-known painting, officials at Louvre Museum in Paris have revealed. More...
    Consignors still without money, items as Ritchies's doors remain closed
    Date: 14 Aug 2009 | Views: 2903
    Auctioneer unexpectedly closed its doors last week following its split with Sotheby's More...
    Sotheby’s Sees Art Market Bottom: Profit Declines 87%
    Date: 9 Aug 2009 | Views: 2560
    Sotheby’s Chief Financial Officer William Sheridan said art prices and sales have stabilized, after the New York-based auctioneer reported a worse-than- expected 87 percent drop in second-quarter earnings. More...
    Sotheby's Announces 2009 Second Quarter and First Half Results-Profits Down 87%
    Date: 8 Aug 2009 | Views: 3080
    Sotheby’s today announced results for the second quarter and first six months ended June 30, 2009. More...
    Impressionist Paintings from the Durand-Ruel Collection to be Sold by Sotheby's in New York
    Date: 8 Aug 2009 | Views: 3069
    Sotheby’s 4 November 2009 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York will feature seven paintings from the Durand-Ruel Collection, encompassing works by a number of the Impressionist masters... More...
    Reading into the Obama-as-Joker poster ... or not
    Date: 7 Aug 2009 | Views: 2874
    There's nothing like a controversial political caricature to get people talking, blogging and tweeting. More...

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