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The Leeds Art Fund celebrates 100 years of ‘Art in Our...

Leeds, England.- The organisation responsible for some of the most significant works of art in the collections of Leeds Museums & Galleries this year celebrates 100 years of collecting avant-garde, progressive and contemporary art, with a new ex...

Cambridge University’s Archaeological Unit finds 7th-century teen buried in her bed

LONDON (AP).- Archaeologists excavating near Cambridge have stumbled upon a rare and mysterious find: The skeleton of a 7th-century teenager buried in an ornamental bed along with a gold-and-garnet cross, an iron knife and a purse full of glass beads....

Peacetime loan of former war booty: Maritime masterpiece temporarily returned to...

AMSTERDAM.- This afternoon, the Rijksmuseum handed over a unique loan to the National Maritime Museum in London. After 345 years, the ‘stern carvings decoration’ of the flagship the Royal Charles has been returned to England. In June 1667, th...

Nationalmuseum in Stockholm Announces New Acquisition: Elizabeth I by Nicholas Hilliard

STOCKHOLM.- The collection of portrait miniatures at Nationalmuseum has been enriched with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England. The artist behind the portrait was the official court painter and the first grand name in English miniature painting,...

Previously Unseen Photographs of the Fab Four Brought to the San...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Rare and unseen photographs of The Beatles are on display at the San Francisco Art Exchange as part of a drive to promote the British city of Liverpool to San Francisco residents. The exhibition opened on May 7th and will run throug...

Previously Unseen Photographs of the Fab Four Brought to the San...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Rare and unseen photographs of The Beatles are on display at the San Francisco Art Exchange as part of a drive to promote the British city of Liverpool to San Francisco residents. The exhibition opened on May 7th and will run throug...

Albert Einstein’s Escape From Nazi Germany at Merseyside Maritime Museum Exhibition

LIVERPOOL.- Immigration documents relating to Albert Einstein’s dramatic escape from Nazi Germany have been discovered and will go on show for the very first time at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Einstein, one of the most prominent figures of the la...

Medal Awarded to Sheffield Wendesday’s W. E. Clegg to Sell at...

LONDON.- A star shaped medal awarded to the Sheffield Wednesday footballer and politician, W. E. Clegg (1852-1932), is to be sold at Bonhams, Chester, as part of its Sporting Memorabilia sale on 1 June 2011. The medal, which was discovered in a box of ...

Ginny Gray Gallery To Host New Works by Theo Booth

London.- Barcelona-based artist Theo Booth celebrates jazz age glamour, playful sensuality and the romantic and escapist possibilities of travel in his evocative and widely collected original paintings. A new exhibition of Theo's work begins with a ...

Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector Brings $8.4 Million at...

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Following the success of last week’s Asia Week sales series at Sotheby’s New York, which brought an incredible $71.3 million for Chinese porcelain and works of art, today’s auction of Property of a Palm Beach Private Coll...

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