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Christie’s Latin American Art Sale Establishes Fourteen New World Auction Records

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Latin American Art Sale achieved a strong total of $22,571,450 (£13,763,079/ €15,895,387). Held in two sessions on May 26 and 27, the sale was sold 75% by lot, 79% by value and established an impressive 14 new worl...

British-Born Surrealist Painter Leonora Carrington Dies at Age 94 in Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (AP).- British-born painter, writer and sculptor Leonora Carrington, considered one of the last of the original surrealists, has died, Mexico's National Arts Council confirmed Thursday. She was 94. Carrington was known for her haunting, dr...

International Center of Photography Presents Exhibition by Photojournalist Ruth Gruber

NEW YORK, NY.- International Center of Photography presents an exhibition of Ruth Gruber, on view from May 20th through August 28th, 2011. Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist celebrates the remarkable life, vision, and heroic tenacity of a twentieth-century p...

Memphis Music Landmarks Spared from River Flooding

By: Adrian Sainz, Associated Press Matt Sedensky,Associated Press MEMPHIS, TN (AP).- The Mississippi River rose Monday to levels not seen in Memphis since the 1930s, swamping homes in low-lying neighborhoods and driving hundreds of people from th...

Artnet Auctions Sale Features Thomas Hart Benton’s Exceptional Painting Ten Pound...

NEW YORK, NY.- From May 3–10, artnet Auctions will offer paintings of prints of leading American Scene Painting artists including Thomas Hart Benton, Reginald Marsh, Grant Wood, and Martin Lewis with estimates ranging from $1,500–$300,000. Th...

Clyfford Still Museum to Reintroduce the Public to His Work Starting...

DENVER, CO.- The Clyfford Still Museum announced today that it will open its doors on November 18, 2011. The museum, which will house 94% of the artist’s total creative output, the majority of which has never been on display, will reintroduce the ...

Visitors to National Park Service’s New Museum in Pearl Harbor Now...

PEARL HARBOR (AP).- Political assassinations in Tokyo. Censorship and the stifling of dissent. A nation hungry for oil and other natural resources. Kimono-clad women in department stores and boarding street cars. A smiling Babe Ruth posing for photos ...

Kristina Wilson is Awarded the 23nd Annual Eldredge Prize for Her...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2011 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Kristina Wilson for her book The Modern Eye: Stieglitz, MoMA and the Art of Exhibition, 1925-1934 (Yal...

The Museum for Arts and Crafts in Zurich Presents Henri Cartier-Bresson...

ZURICH- Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most important photographers in history. The Museum für Gestaltung Zürich pays tribute to his achievements in a comprehensive retrospective that is the first of its kind to be seen in Switzerland. The exhib...

Gold Rarities Highlight $20M+ Central States Event from Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, TX .- Glittering gold rarities, including elite proof specimens and a double eagle that survived the mass melting of its issue in the 1930s, are among the major highlights of Heritage Auctions’$20,000,000+ CSNS Signature® & Platinum Night...

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