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Controversial Israeli Billionaire and Art Collector Sammy Ofer Dies at Age...

JERUSALEM (AP).- An Israeli billionaire at the center of a recent scandal involving trade with Iran died Friday in Tel Aviv. He was 89. Shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer was listed last year by Forbes as Israel's richest person, and appear...

Controversial Israeli Billionaire and Art Collector Sammy Ofer Dies at Age...

JERUSALEM (AP).- An Israeli billionaire at the center of a recent scandal involving trade with Iran died Friday in Tel Aviv. He was 89. Shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer was listed last year by Forbes as Israel's richest person, and appear...

New Public Artwork Predicts the Death of the World’s Richest Billionaires

LONDON.- A new Artwork consisting of two large pyramids has appeared across from Tate Britain, displaying the names and projected life expectancies of the world’s richest billionaires. Produced by Robert Brown, MA Fine Art student at Chelsea Colle...

Art Institute of Chicago’s James Cuno Named President and CEO of...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS).- The Getty Trust on Monday named James Cuno to head up its renowned art museums and collections, the second time it has tapped a leader of the Art Institute of Chicago to run its wide-ranging arts programs. Cuno, who oversaw the...

Christie’s in London to Sell Portrait by British Artist Lucian Freud,...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Christie's auctioneers will offer a portrait by Lucian Freud which it described as "seminal" in the career of the British artist at a sale in London on June 28. "Woman Smiling," painted in 1958/9, is the only single portrait Freud ma...

Mike Weiss Gallery Presents "Failures" by Canadian Artist Marc Séguin

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Mike Weiss Gallery presents “Failures”, their first solo exhibition by Canadian artist Marc Séguin. The exhibition is on view from March 24 through April 30, 2011. War images, churches in ruin, iconic portraits of an assassin...

Small Auction House Wins Major Estates

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Property from the Estate of computer billionaire Max Palevsky and works from the collection of James Byrnes, the first curator of Modern Art at LACMA, will trade hands for the first time on March 6, 2011 at the upcoming LAMA auction. ...

Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich Buys an Island to Show His Art...

MOSCOW.- The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow announced it is developing plans for new projects in Russia. These will include expanding to St Petersburg as part of the re-development of the island of New Holland, as well as a continuing...

Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich Buys an Island to Show His Art...

MOSCOW.- The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow announced it is developing plans for new projects in Russia. These will include expanding to St Petersburg as part of the re-development of the island of New Holland, as well as a continuing...

Ex-Supermodel Stephanie Seymour Reconciles with Art in America’s Peter Brant

MIDDLETOWN (AP).- Former supermodel Stephanie Seymour and her billionaire husband, Peter Brant, have decided to reconcile. Court records show Seymour and Brant withdrew divorce complaints Monday in Connecticut Superior Court. Seymour and Brant issued...

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