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Sotheby’s Amsterdam Modern & Contemporary Art Auction to Tale Place on...

AMSTERAM.- Sotheby’s Amsterdam will offer for sale on Tuesday 17 May 2011 Marie-Antoinette (1986) by the German artist Anselm Kiefer (1945). Kiefer’s Marie-Antoinette was a gift to designer and interior decorator Benno Premsela from the famou...

One Hundred Masterpieces from the Städel Museum at Rome’s Palazzo delle...

ROME.- The exhibition presents, for the first time in Italy, a selection of works from the collection of the internationally renowned museum of Frankfurt, founded in 1815 through a bequest by merchant and banker Johann Friedrich Städel (1728-1816) and...

City of Cologne will Receive a Spectacular Gift from the Bequest...

COLOGNE.- After the unexpected death of Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Irene Ludwig last November, the terms of our generous patron’s testament have been disclosed. The City of Cologne will receive spectacular gifts and permanent loans from the bequest of I...

City of Cologne will Receive a Spectacular Gift from the Bequest...

COLOGNE.- After the unexpected death of Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Irene Ludwig last November, the terms of our generous patron’s testament have been disclosed. The City of Cologne will receive spectacular gifts and permanent loans from the bequest of I...

Miniature Portrait in Brooklyn Museum Collection Now Attributed to Rembrandt Pupil...

BROOKLYN, NY.- A small, jewel-like portrait, circa 1631, that has been in the Brooklyn Museum collection since 1932 and has not been on public view since early 1945, has recently been reattributed to Rembrandt’s first pupil, Gerrit Dou. It has just ...

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and High Museum of Art Each Receive $1.5...

ATLANTA, GA.- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the High Museum of Art are each recipients of an estimated $1.5 million bequest, totaling $3 million, from longtime Atlanta arts patron Barbara D. Stewart. Per Ms. Stewart’s request, the funds are u...

Harvard Art Museums Announce Traveling Exhibitions of Works by Lyonel Feininger

CAMBRIDGE, MA.- The Harvard Art Museums present two traveling exhibitions devoted to underexplored aspects of the work of Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956), one of the major figures of European modernism. Lyonel Feininger: Drawings and Watercolors from...

Philantropist and Arts Patron Announces His Significant Bequest to the Art...

SYDNEY.- Kenneth Reed today announced his intention to bequeath to the Art Gallery of New South Wales a substantial collection of old master paintings, Italian Maiolica and European 18th-century porcelain. Numbering over 70 items in total the Ken Reed ...

Chagall Mosaic & Moran Painting Among Major Gifts & Acquisitions for...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art has received an extraordinary bequest of 19th- and 20th-century prints, drawings, and illustrated books by artists ranging from Edouard Vuillard to Alex Katz from the late Evelyn Nef, who passed away in Dece...

Dallas Museum of Art Discovers George Romney Painting in the Collections

DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art announced today the reattribution of the painting, Young Man with a Flute, to the artist George Romney. The work of art has been in the Museum’s collections for nearly 25 years and entered it in 1987 as part o...

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