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Mining Heiress, Huguette Clark, Leaves Fortune to Arts, Monet to Washington’s...

NEW YORK (AP).- Huguette Clark, the Montana copper mining heiress who died in New York last month at 104, has left most of her $400 million fortune to the arts. According to her will, obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday, Clark gave a prized...

New York City Opens New High Line Section with Lush Lawn...

NEW YORK (AP).- The ribbon was cut Tuesday on the long-awaited second section of the High Line, revealing a lush green lawn, prime lounging spots and a less-industrial feel than the original stretch of the famous park built on abandoned railroad track...

From Bold Diamonds to Bob Dylan: June Sales Sizzle at Christie’s...

NEW YORK, NY.- Rockefeller Center Galleries to Host Sales of: A Park Avenue Interior by Mark Hampton, 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets, Old Master Paintings, Antiquities, Fine and Rare Wines, Important Jewels, Important Watc...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Opens Exhibit by Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

NEW YORK (AP).- New York's art community and Mayor Michael Bloomberg honored detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on Wednesday, unveiling his giant bronze sculpture installation even as he remains imprisoned in his homeland amid a recent crackdown on dis...

Andreas Feininger: Nature and the Architect at the National Gallery of...

OTTAWA.- Two years ago, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) received an extraordinary donation of 252 exquisite photographs by Andreas Feininger, one of the greatest modernist photographers. Best known for his dynamic urban views of Manhattan and Chic...

ArtQuilt Gallery NYC, the Only Showcase of its Kind in America’s...

NEW YORK, NY.- The ArtQuilt Gallery•NYC opened April 5, becoming the only commercial gallery for quilts in New York City, filling a void in the nation’s art center. Located in Manhattan’s Chelsea district, next to The City Quilter, the ...

Visual AIDS Presents: A Special Viewing of Eric Rhein: "Transmutation" and...

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Visual AIDS and BoxoFFICE are pleased to present a special viewing of Eric Rhein: Transmutation and Between The Lines, readings by Bill Kushner and Dan Fishback. These events will take place on Saturday April 2 from 4- 6pm at BoxoFFICE,...

Painting from the Collection of Mikhail Baryshnikov to Highlight Sotheby’s Sale...

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s 12 April 2011 auction of Russian Art in New York will feature a painting that Mikhail Baryshnikov donated to the Baryshnikov Arts Center, so that they may offer it at auction. The full proceeds from the sale of Petr Petrov...

Old Clock Gets New Spot at New York’s Grand Central

NEW YORK (AP).- A new clock — well, an old clock, really — has been installed on the lower level of Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal. Metro-North Railroad spokeswoman Marjorie Anders says the clock was moved from the upper level because new ligh...

Artexpo New York Offers Affordable Quality Art

NEW YORK (AP).- Hans Magden's paintings are vibrant and raw, deep expressions of emotion from an artist afflicted with a disabling disease. Safori is a sought-after, self-taught artist who once was hailed as Ghana's national pole-vault champion. They a...

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