From art boxes to antique science books, Roland’s Feb. 4 auction delivers
GLEN COVE, N.Y. – An extremely rare two-volume set of books by Thomas Martyn (1760-1816) titled The Universal Conchologist, and a Japanese maitre verrier art glass box by Kyohei Fujita will both appear in Roland Auctions‘ Multi-Estates Auction on Saturday, February 4. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Begun in 1784, The Universal Conchologist took […]
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LVMH gift enables France to acquire Caillebotte masterpiece for Musee d’Orsay
PARIS (AP) – France has acquired a stunning Impressionist masterpiece for its national collection of art treasures, with a donation from luxury goods giant LVMH paying the 43 million euros (nearly $47 million) for A Boating Party by 19th-century French artist Gustave Caillebotte. The oil on canvas shows an oarsman in a top hat rowing […]
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In Memoriam: Barrett Strong, Motown founding artist known for ‘Money,’ 81
NEW YORK (AP) – Barrett Strong, one of Motown’s founding artists and most gifted songwriters who sang lead on the company’s breakthrough single Money (That’s What I Want) and later collaborated with Norman Whitfield on such classics as I Heard It Through the Grapevine, War and Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone, has died. He was […]
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Gallery Report: 1921 Martiros Saryan mountain landscape climbs to $40K
ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from across the United States and the world at large. The February 2023 edition of Ken’s Gallery Report features an abundance of intriguing results. All prices quoted include the buyer’s premium, except where noted. Martiros Saryan landscape, $40,625, Roland Auctions […]
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Jewelry, watches and other must-haves await at EstateofMind, Feb. 11
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – EstateOfMind’s annual pre-Valentine’s Day auction, scheduled for Saturday, February 11, features 350 lots of fine estate jewelry, watches, coins, silver, bronzes, portrait miniatures, sports memorabilia and decorative accessories. The sale will commence at 11 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The estate jewelry category will be highlighted […]
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Shorts Muhammad Ali wore in final fight headline at Chiswick, Feb. 14
LONDON – A historic souvenir from Muhammad Ali’s final boxing match will be offered at the Autographs and Memorabilia sale hosted by Chiswick Auctions on Tuesday, February 14. The satin MacGregor boxing trunks worn by Ali on December 11, 1981 during the Drama in Bahama bout held in Nassau against Jamaican Trevor Berbick are expected to […]
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'Like being on display in a zoo': judges rule in favour of flat owners living next to Tate Modern
<div>Landmark Supreme Court ruling finds Tate Modern's viewing platform as private nuisance to luxury flat owners it overlooks</div>
Artist’s lawsuit against school that sought to cover up his murals heads to appeals court
<div>A district court sided with the school in late 2021, but artist Sam Kerson hopes an appeals court decision will help keep his Underground Railroad murals on view</div>
Indigenous art collective purchases 'urban oasis' in Seattle with plans to build cultural centre
<div>The yəhaw̓ Indigenous Creatives Collective has plans to create a community centre on the verdant site that focuses on artistic, cultural, and environmental initiatives</div>
Art world insights and ‘a little bit of sparkle’: behind the scenes of Christie’s podcast | Christie's
<div><div><img src="https://www.christies.com/media-library/images/features/articles/2023/02/christies-podcast-hero-880.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>On Fair Market Value, Joseph Quigley and Joanna Ostrem exchange market insights with their fascinating colleagues</div></div></div>
Bonhams Unveils Mario Andretti's F1 World-Championship Winning Lotus
GPL 78 Mario Andretti and Ronnie Peterson 79s Dutch GP-1
GPL 78 Mario Andretti and Ronnie Peterson 79s Dutch GP-1
Paris, 1 February 2023 - One of the most important and evocative World-Championship-winning Grand Prix rac
What is Postmodern Art? - Invaluable
<div><div><img src="https://www.invaluable.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/sites/77/2023/01/Postmodernism-feat-1024x684.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>Born out of scepticism, Postmodernism emerged in the '70s, smashing artistic notions of style and flinging open the idea that anything can be art.</div></div></div>
‘Enema of the state’: Aboriginal artist Richard Bell on his protest pieces heading to Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall
<div>Works going on show include a ticker tape calculating what the British government owes Indigenous Australians for use of their country during colonisation</div>
'Godmother of Miami's art scene', Mira Lehr, has died aged 88
<div>Lehr was the co-founder of the Continuum women's art collective and used her art to address the challenges of global warming and rising sea levels</div>
'Black History Month is not a checkbox—museums need to work on yearlong, holistic programming'
<div>As Black History Month begins in the US, arts administrator and historian Tsione Wolde-Michael gives three key points for institutions to consider</div>
French court orders Christie's to restitute a Nazi-looted painting sold in London
<div>As the panel was looted in Paris, the magistrates claimed jurisdiction of the French courts over the High Court in London</div>
Special investigation: Serious concerns over fate of Ukraine’s museum works taken by Russians
<div>The Art Newspaper probes the complex issues arising from the removal of the Kherson Museum’s collection, sent to Crimea for “safekeeping”</div>
A brush with... Tess Jaray
<div>An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Henri Matisse to W.G. Sebald</div>
Howard Hodgkin’s friends: new show shines a light on late artist’s pals including David Hockney
Artist to Know: Ross Bleckner
Wright Offers Exuberant Paintings and Prints by American Artist
Best known for his large-scale paintings, American artist Ross Bleckner rose to prominence in the mid-1970s and 1980s. His Op-Art-inspired artworks are transcendent and contemplative in nature. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Bleckner decided to pursue an art career after encountering a show of Op Art in 1965. His art mainly deals with change, loss, and memory, often highlighting the AIDS crisis in his early works.
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