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Hungarian Photographers in Frame in United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Robert Capa once said "It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian," and a new London exhibition on five leading figures of the medium shows that he was only partly joking. "Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the ...

Minister for the Arts George Souris Congratulates Museum of Contemporary Art...

SYDNEY.- Minister for the Arts, George Souris, has congratulated Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, Director of Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), on being awarded an OBE in the United Kingdom for services to contemporary art. “It’s a well...

The Yale Centre for British Art Goes On-line With a Major...

New Haven, CT.-  Earlier this year, the Yale Center for British Art, which houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside of the United Kingdom, made its extraordinary holdings available through a new online catalogu...

United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts Gives Artist Ai Weiwei Honorary...

LONDON - Britain's Royal Academy has made detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei an honorary member alongside Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the prestigious London art institution said on Wednesday. The title of Honorary Academician goes to artists not...

Extraordinary Works by Austrian Artist Egon Schiele at Richard Nagy Ltd.

LONDON.- More than forty-five extraordinary works by Austrian artist Egon Schiele, previously unseen in the UK, will be unveiled at Richard Nagy’s new gallery on Old Bond Street from 19 May – 30 June 2011. Much of the four thousand works Schiel...

The Hackney Hoard: Coroner to Rule on Unique and Historic Treasure...

LONDON.- On 18 April 2011 the Coroner for Inner North London resumed an inquest in relation to a hoard of American gold dollars found in Hackney in 2007. The hoard consists of 80 coins which were minted in the United States between 1854 and 1913. They ...

The Hackney Hoard: Coroner to Rule on Unique and Historic Treasure...

LONDON.- On 18 April 2011 the Coroner for Inner North London resumed an inquest in relation to a hoard of American gold dollars found in Hackney in 2007. The hoard consists of 80 coins which were minted in the United States between 1854 and 1913. They ...

$24 Million Donation Secures Francisco de Zurbaran Works for the United...

LONDON (REUTERS).- A series of portraits by 17th century Spanish painter Francisco de Zurbaran hanging in Auckland Castle, northeast England, have been saved from the auction block by a 15 million pound ($24 million) donation. Investment manager Jonat...

$24 Million Donation Secures Zurbaran Works for the United Kingdom

LONDON (REUTERS).- A series of portraits by 17th century Spanish painter Francisco de Zurbaran hanging in Auckland Castle, northeast England, have been saved from the auction block by a 15 million pound ($24 million) donation. Investment manager Jonat...

The Art Fund Saves for the United Kingdom Two Treasure Hoards...

LONDON.- The Art Fund announced that both the Frome Hoard of Roman coins and the Iron Age Hoard of Gold Torcs, or neck ornaments, uncovered near Stirling in Scotland have been secured for the UK public with significant assistance from the Art Fund and ...

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