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Lackluster Bidding for John Steinbeck’s NYC Archive

NEW YORK (AP).- An auction of a trove of author John Steinbeck's letters, manuscripts and photographs from his New York City apartment produced lackluster bidding on Wednesday, with half of the items failing to sell or fetching prices below their pre-s...

National Museum of American History Showcases Two New Exhibits

WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is featuring more than a century of toy history in a history highlights case, “Toys from the Attic.” Showcasing toys from 1825 to 1939, the case explores the changing...

The Frist Center to display Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris

PROVIDENCE, RI.- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will present Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris, opening Sept. 10, 2009, in the Upper-Level Galleries. The show, which offers a unique perspective on Surrealism by examining...

New Works: A Series of Monotypes by Francoise Gilot at BLT...

NEW YORK, NY.- Françoise Gilot is one of the premiere high modernists still working today, and with the recent death of Louise Bourgeois, we are endlessly confronted with the reality of the disappearance of artists whom obtain a truly historical aware...

Sorolla’s Vision of Spain opens at the Centro de Arte Contemporaneo...

Malaga, Spain - The Collection Visions of Spain by Joaquin Sorolla which gathers 14 great canvases which the Hispanic Society of America commissioned to the artist at the beginning of the 20th Century at Centro de Arte Contemporaneo in ...

Haus Konstruktiv Opens Exhibitions by Ryan Gander and Franz Mon

ZURICH.- About three years ago, Haus Konstruktiv, together with the insurance company Zurich Group, established the "Zurich Art Prize". The third winner of this prize, after Carsten Nicolai and Tino Sehgal, is the internationally renowned Ryan Gander (...

Haus Konstruktiv Opens Exhibitions by Ryan Gander and Franz Mon

ZURICH.- About three years ago, Haus Konstruktiv, together with the insurance company Zurich Group, established the "Zurich Art Prize". The third winner of this prize, after Carsten Nicolai and Tino Sehgal, is the internationally renowned Ryan Gander (...

Modern Art Found in Paris Bank Vault Not Seen Since World...

LONDON (AP).- A long-lost trove of Impressionist and Modern art not seen since World War II will be offered at auction in London and Paris, Sotheby's said Friday. The 140 works — including paintings, prints and drawings — belonged to Parisian...

ICO Foundation Museum Features Photographer Helen Levitt Anthology

MADRID.- First anthological exhibition in Spain of photographer Helen Levitt , who marked street photography aesthetics with her ability to halt time and movement. A full review of her work since her death last year, through 120 images...

Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao offers the Art Archives of...

BILBAO, SPAIN - "All I want is for my works to lighten the heart and flood the eyes and the soul with light." That was how Joaquim Mir (Barcelona, 1873—1940), one of the most famous and influential artists in Catalonian art circles in the earl...

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