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...
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...
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...
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...