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    Tour guide tells of terrifying moment man with axe stole Leonardo painting
    Date: 3 Mar 2010 | Views: 2503
    Two men posing as tourists threatened to kill a castle tour guide before grabbing a painting by Leonardo da Vinci and escaping through a window, a court was told yesterday. More...
    Britain's art of losing treasures
    Date: 3 Mar 2010 | Views: 2773
    A lack of funding – thanks to £100m being spent on 'saving' two Titians – is going to deprive the British public of several more outstanding works More...
    Artist Community Makes Bid to Save the Earth at Christie's
    Date: 1 Mar 2010 | Views: 2620
    Art and nature are unique in their power to elevate the human spirit. It should be no surprise that many of the world’s leading artists are making ‘A Bid to Save the Earth,’ by contributing works to the Green Auction, which will be held at Christie’s New York on April 22nd, 2010. More...
    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture at Christie's New York in March
    Date: 20 Feb 2010 | Views: 2824
    On March 4, Christie’s will offer its mid-season sale of Fine American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, featuring an excellent selection of 19th and 20th century works at prices ranging from $2,000 to $60,000. More...
    The Power of Art
    Date: 19 Feb 2010 | Views: 2801
    As it turns out, the very rich did feel the pain of the global financial crisis — just not for long. More...
    Is Late Renoir Really Bad Renoir?
    Date: 18 Feb 2010 | Views: 3946
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom. More...
    Celebrated art of Haiti is buried under rubble
    Date: 16 Feb 2010 | Views: 2744
    The earthquake that killed so many also demolished the island's galleries and destroyed thousands of paintings More...
    New Threat To Shipping Art: Air Travel Security
    Date: 16 Feb 2010 | Views: 3371
    Collectors and dealers of fragile, phenomenally expensive art have never wanted for reasons to stay awake at night. A piece could plunge from a wall... More...
    Yves Klein's "Relief éponge" Sells for $9,149,790 at Christie's Contemporary Art Sale
    Date: 15 Feb 2010 | Views: 2543
    The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale took place this evening at Christie’s and realized £39,149,500 / $61,073,220 / ˆ44,278,085 selling 90% by lot and 96% by value. The sale had a pre-sale estimate of £26,290,000 to £38,260,000. More...
    Christie's New York to Sell Major Works from the Collection of the Late Michael Crichton
    Date: 8 Feb 2010 | Views: 8248
    LONDON - Christie’s is honored to announce that it will offer at auction this spring in New York major works from the collection of the late Michael Crichton. More...
    Gallery staff 'stamped on rats'
    Date: 8 Feb 2010 | Views: 2433
    Staff at the National Portrait Gallery dealt with unwanted visitors by stamping on their heads, according to previously unseen documents. More...
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Raises $250 Million for Expansion and Endowment
    Date: 8 Feb 2010 | Views: 3756
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Board Chair Charles R. Schwab today announced that the museum has received landmark contributions totaling more than $250 million to expand the museum and grow its endowment. More...
    Alberto Giacometti's Walking Man I Sells for a Record-Breaking $104,327,006 at Sotheby's
    Date: 7 Feb 2010 | Views: 2568
    LONDON - Tonight at Sotheby’s, Alberto Giacometti’s L’homme qui marche I (Walking Man I) sold for £65,001,250 / $104,327,006 /ˆ74,185,983 becoming the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. More...
    Christie's London Sale Hits Target as Unseen Picasso Sells for $13 Million
    Date: 2 Feb 2010 | Views: 2472
    LONDON (REUTERS) - Pablo Picasso once again proved his appeal to wealthy collectors when the artist's portrait of his second wife Jacqueline was the top lot at Christie's impressionist and modern art sale in London on Tuesday. More...
    Chinese Loom as Art-Sale Players
    Date: 1 Feb 2010 | Views: 3051
    Markets around the world are looking to China to buoy their financial prospects. So are art auction houses. More...
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