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    Works of Art from the Spencer Collections Go on Public View at Christie's
    Date: 1 Jul 2010 | Views: 2291
    A selection of works of art from Althorp and Spencer House (the historic London home of the Spencer family) is to be offered on 6, 7 and 8 July at Christie’s King Street and South Kensington salerooms, with individual estimates from £200 to £12 million. More...
    Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction at Christie's in London Realises $68.6 Million
    Date: 30 Jun 2010 | Views: 2132
    The Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auction took place this evening at Christie’s and realised £45,640,200 /$68,642,861/ ˆ56,091,806, selling 84% by lot and 85% by value. More...
    Ukraine recovers stolen Caravaggio work
    Date: 29 Jun 2010 | Views: 2342
    Ukrainian and German police have recovered a painting by 17th century Italian artist Caravaggio stolen from a Ukrainian museum, the Interfax news agency quoted Ukraine's interior minister as saying on Tuesday. More...
    Lost Ambroise Vollard Art Collection Sells for 3.5 Million Pounds at Sotheby's in Paris
    Date: 28 Jun 2010 | Views: 2327
    The stash was hidden away in a Paris bank vault at the start of World War II and forgotten for decades. More...
    When Discourse Has the Upper Hand Over Art
    Date: 26 Jun 2010 | Views: 2426
    Future historians peering at the outcome of art sales this year may conclude that the early 21st century was the time when abstract notions took precedence over visual perception. More...
    Sotheby's Summer Sales of Impressionist & Modern Art in London Total $194 million
    Date: 25 Jun 2010 | Views: 2008
    Sotheby’s two-day sales series of Impressionist & Modern Art in London this week realised a combined total of £131,186,300 / $193,602,387 / ˆ157,601,625 – an increase of 185% on the same series last year. More...
    Sotheby's to Sell Custer's Last Flag, Preserved Until now at Detroit Museum
    Date: 25 Jun 2010 | Views: 2019
    One hundred and thirty-four years ago today, George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry were overwhelmed near the Little Big Horn River by warriors of the Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne. More...
    Sotheby's Announces First Sale Dedicated to Calligraphies
    Date: 25 Jun 2010 | Views: 2228
    Sotheby’s announced today that it will mount a sale “Hurouf: The Art of the Word” to take place in Doha, Qatar, at The Ritz-Carlton Doha hotel, on the 15th December. More...
    Lasers uncover first icons of Sts. Peter and Paul
    Date: 25 Jun 2010 | Views: 2090
    Twenty-first century laser technology has opened a window into the early days of the Catholic Church, guiding researchers through the dank, musty catacombs beneath Rome to a startling find: the first known icons of the apostles Peter and Paul. More...
    Michael Jackson portrait puts the tin in Tinseltown: pop cans, Pop art 'King of Pop'
    Date: 24 Jun 2010 | Views: 2071
    By now, hundreds of thousands of viewers have seen Jeff Koons' "Michael Jackson and Bubbles," the gilded porcelain life-size sculpture of the King of Pop and his beloved chimpanzee that has been on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Broad Contemporary Art Museum since it opened more than two years ago. More...
    Records Abound at New York City Polaroid Photo Auction
    Date: 24 Jun 2010 | Views: 1925
    A historic sale of works by some of the biggest names in 20th-century photography set records during a two-day auction of iconic images from the Polaroid corporate collection that concluded Tuesday. More...
    Christie's in Record London Sale, Misses Target and Monet Water-Lily Painting Fails to Sell
    Date: 24 Jun 2010 | Views: 1967
    Christie's held London's biggest ever art auction on Wednesday when its impressionist and modern sale fetched 153 million pounds ($227 million), but the total fell short of expectations of 164-231 million pounds. More...
    Manet Sets $33.1 Million Record, Auction Hits Target as Two-Week Marathon Begins
    Date: 23 Jun 2010 | Views: 2130
    Sotheby's sold an Edouard Manet self-portrait for 22.4 million pounds ($33.1 million) on Tuesday, a record for the artist but toward the lower end of pre-sale expectations of 20-30 million pounds. More...
    New Book: Internet, Technology Change High-End Art Dealing
    Date: 22 Jun 2010 | Views: 3461
    When Philip Mold began as a professional art dealer 22 years ago, the buying and selling of high-end artwork was confined to a small group of well-versed art historians who scoured the globe in search of masterpieces. More...
    Did Michelangelo Draw A Brain On Sistine Chapel Ceiling?
    Date: 21 Jun 2010 | Views: 2780
    It has been hiding in plain sight for the past 500 years, and now two Johns Hopkins professors believe they have found it: one of Michelangelo’s rare anatomical drawings in a panel high on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. More...

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