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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...

Indianapolis Museum of Art Receives a $1.5 Million Gift to Endow...

INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- A $1.5 million gift from the estate of Otto N. “Nick” Frenzel III has fulfilled a challenge grant to endow the Indianapolis Museum of Art senior conservation scientist position for the Museum’s Conservation Science Lab...

First Annual Jerusalem Season of Culture to Launch Summer 2011

JERUSALEM.- This summer, Jerusalem will be home to one of the most ambitious cultural projects in the history of the Israeli arts scene. Unveiled in Jerusalem by Artistic Director Itay Mautner, the Jerusalem Season of Culture (JSOC) will produce an ann...

The Linda Pace Foundation Announces Acquisition of a Sound Sculpture by...

SAN ANTONIO, TX.- The Linda Pace Foundation announces a major acquisition and related exhibition of sound sculpture Sunset Song, 2003, by Susan Philipsz, a Turner Prize-winning artist. The work joins the more than 500 objects in the Foundation’s d...

Actor Ben Stiller and Renowned Gallerist David Zwirner Gather "Artists for...

NEW YORK, NY.- Actor, director, and philanthropist Ben Stiller has joined together with gallerist and art dealer David Zwirner to organize Artists for Haiti, a major, high-profile art auction which will raise funds for education and health programs for...

World Record for Cuneiform Clay Document at Bonhams Antiquities Sale in...

LONDON.- Classical sculpture new to the market after decades in the ownership of Sir Daniel Donohue, a Californian businessman and philanthropist, sold outstandingly well at Bonhams Antiquities sale on April 13th in New Bond Street. Of the 62 lots cons...

Sotheby’s to Offer Property from the Collection of Dodie Rosekrans in...

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that it will offer Property from the Collection of Dodie Rosekrans in a series of auctions in New York through January 2012. Mrs. Rosekrans was an influential figure in San Francisco, Paris and Venice, known for ...

Collector Jane Batten Donates Nine American Masterpieces to the Chrysler Museum...

NORFOLK, VA.- In addition to his extraordinary success as a businessman, civic leader, and philanthropist, the late Frank Batten, Sr. was also a distinguished art collector. Now, thanks to the generosity of Jane Batten, nine works from the Batten Coll...

Three Generations of Wyeth Paintings on View at the Phillbrook Museum...

TULSA, OK.- Three generations of Wyeth paintings are currently on view, in recognition of a generous bequest to Philbrook from the Marylouise Cowan Trust. Included in this gift are fifteen original Wyeth paintings that will be featured in The Wyeth Leg...

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