Benjamin Hall To Join Christie's New York
Date: 5 Jul 2006 | Views: 9644
Christie's announced the appointment of Benjamin Hall as Senior Vice President in the Christie's New York Old Master Paintings Department, effective early 2007. He will join Anthony Crichton-Stuart as a new Co-Head of Department. More...
The Master Sculptor Rodin in Istanbul
Date: 5 Jul 2006 | Views: 15558
The Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM) hosts works by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The exhibition titled "The Master Sculptor Rodin in Istanbul" More...
Wall to Wall Warhol: from the collection of Salah J. Bachir
Date: 5 Jul 2006 | Views: 10616
Wall to Wall Warhol: from the collection of Salah J. Bachir is presented by Oakville Galleries and is curated by Marnie Fleming, Curator of Contemporary Art. Featured works are from the collection of philanthropist and Toronto art collector Mr. Salah J. Bachir. More...
Ron Gorchov: Double Trouble at P.S.1
Date: 4 Jul 2006 | Views: 10385
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center is pleased to announce the return of Ron Gorchov, an artist from the institution's inaugural Rooms (1976) exhibition. Gorchov was one of the 78 artists who participated in creating installation and studio-produced work meant for specific rooms and spaces in the then newly revitalized P.S.1 building. More...
Want Me To Shop? Give Me A Show!
Date: 4 Jul 2006 | Views: 8086
A simple plate-glass window festooned with goods is no longer enough to stimulate the desensitized public. To compete with soulless megamalls and the Internet, shops are returning to their loyal old helpmeets: architects. The ancient Romans concentrated their stores in dense arcades, an idea that the 19th century picked up with enclosed gallerias, which in turn begat the modern indoor mall 50 years ago. More...
Spanish Police Dig for Richard Serra Sculpture
Date: 4 Jul 2006 | Views: 9404
Ten years ago, Richard Serra's Equal Parallel/Guernica Bengasi sculpture, a 38 ton monster, disappeared from an open field where it was placed by authorities of the Reina Sofia Museum. Five days ago, the last hope to find the sculpture vanished when police excavated the garden of Arganda del Rey in Madrid but only found an old electrical tower. More...
A New Strategy for Contemporary Visual Arts
Date: 4 Jul 2006 | Views: 6695
Arts Council England has announced that it will be prioritising the visual arts. Today it launched Turning Point, a ten-year strategy which follows on from a major Arts Council review of the contemporary visual arts. More...
Mountains and Streams - Chinese Paintings
Date: 4 Jul 2006 | Views: 8836
The National Gallery of Victoria presents Mountains and Streams - Chinese Paintings from the Asian Collection, on view through September 10, 2006. This exhibition draws upon material from the National Gallery of Victoria's important collection of Asian art... More...
Paris Quai Branly A DISASTER
Date: 2 Jul 2006 | Views: 8645
It is, if you will forgive a little flourish of Gallic overstatement, a catastrophe sunk in a swamp of hubris, though there is a lovely caff and ace office block in the not quite finished garden. Like many messes, it began with the noblest of intentions. More...
Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings at Sotheby's Amsterdam
Date: 1 Jul 2006 | Views: 9685
The sale at Sotheby's Amsterdam on Wednesday 6 September 2006 offers attractive paintings, watercolors and drawings from all periods for accessible prices. Of interest is a collection of colorful works by Russian artists from the 1960s and 1970s, comprising landscapes, still-lifes and rural scenes. Fine examples are the Winter wedding by Valeri S. Semenov from ... More...
Rembrandt 400 at the National Gallery
Date: 1 Jul 2006 | Views: 8699
2006 marks the 400th anniversary of the birth of Rembrandt - the greatest Dutch 17th-century painter. The National Gallery is fortunate to have one of the most important and comprehensive collections of his paintings, and will be celebrating this... More...
Picasso Blue Period Portrait Leads Christie's Sale
Date: 1 Jul 2006 | Views: 10725
The magnificent Blue Period portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto, 1903, will be offered at Christie's New York evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on 8 November 2006. The painting is arguably one of the most important of this period in the artist's oeuvre and is estimated at $40 60 million (£22 33 million) More...
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