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Timothy Taylor Gallery Brings Together a Group of Cross-Generational Artists for...

LONDON.- The Minimal Gesture brings together a group of cross-generational artists working in the wake of abstract expressionism. The exhibition suggests that the painting practices of these artists are marked by conflicting impulses. Austere signifier...

Timothy Taylor Gallery Brings Together a Group of Cross-Generational Artists for...

LONDON.- The Minimal Gesture brings together a group of cross-generational artists working in the wake of abstract expressionism. The exhibition suggests that the painting practices of these artists are marked by conflicting impulses. Austere signifier...

Christie’s Previews Lots from Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales in...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s presented in Hong Kong one of George Stubbs’ most important works at the Old Master and British Paintings Evening Sale on 5 July 2011 in London. Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a Trainer, a Stable-Lad, and a Jockey by...

Local Derbyshire Scene Bought for Buxton Museum and Art Gallery by...

LONDON.- National fundraising charity the Art Fund has helped Buxton Museum and Art Gallery acquire an important 18th century painting capturing a local scene. The Art Fund contributed £6,666 towards the acquisition of View of Matlock, Derbyshire by W...

Harris Museum Buys 19th Century "Puck" Painting

LONDON.- An important 19th century painting featuring Puck, the mischievous character from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, has been bought for the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston. Puck by Victorian artist Richard Dadd is a mys...

Mikhail Baryshnikov-Owned Russian Painting Sells for $746,500 at Sotheby’s in New...

NEW YORK, NY (AP).- A 19th century painting of St. Petersburg that Mikhail Baryshnikov purchased decades ago, and depicting the Russian city he loved, was auctioned Tuesday for $746,500 to benefit the famous dancer's New York City performing arts cente...

Baroness Carmen Thyssen Opens New Museum in Málaga with More than...

MALAGA.- Spanish Baroness Carmen Thyssen today said she was "in love" with the museum that bears her name, which will open tomorrow in the capital of southern Spain with a permanent collection focused on nineteenth-century painting, predominantly Andal...

Christie’s Two-Part Sale of Old Master & 19th Century Art Totals...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- An iconic 19th-Century painting depicting an Ottoman Empire reserve soldier and his hunting dogs sold for $1.65 million on Wednesday at Christie's Old Master and 19th-Century paintings auction. "Master of the Hounds," by Jean Leon ...

Iconic 19th Century Orientalist Painting by Jean Léon Gérôme Creates Pre-Auction...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- An iconic 19th Century painting depicting an Ottoman Empire reserve soldier and his hunting dogs is generating buzz ahead of an auction next week, due to a rise in popularity of Orientalist art. The artwork, "Master of the Hounds" ...

Brooklyn Museum Acquires 18th Century Painting by Agostino Brunias Depicting Colonial...

BROOKLYN, NY.- The Brooklyn Museum has acquired, by purchase from the London Gallery Robilant + Voena, Agostino Brunias's (1730-1796) painting Free Women of Color with Their Children and Servants in a Landscape, (circa 1764-96), a portrait of the eight...

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