An unknown Jackson Pollock painting of 50 million euros discovered

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New York City Grants $40.3 M. to Arts Organizations in Largest-Ever Allotment for Cultural Development Fund

The Cultural Development Fund of New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs has received its largest-ever allocation of financial resources from the city, amounting in $40.3 million to help support public programming at nearly 950 institutions. The grant money includes funding for the city’s CreateNYC cultural plan, which Mayor Bill de Blasio initiated in 2015…

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Newly discovered Artemisia Gentileschi painting sells for €2.4m at auction in Paris

A previously unknown Self-Portrait as Saint Catherine by the Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi sold at Drouot in Paris on 19 December for an artist record of €2,360,600 (€1.850m at the hammer, against an estimate of €300,000-€400,000). The work, which dates from the same period (1614-16) as another Saint Catherine picture by the artist held…