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Second Highest Price Paid for a Work of Art at Christie’s...

LONDON.- A painting by Irish-born artist Francis Bacon sold for 18.0 million pounds ($28.7 million) on Tuesday, the second highest price paid for a work of art at a Christie's post-war and contemporary auction in London. "Study for a Portrait," depicti...

New Permanent Work by Olafur Eliasson is Now on the Roof...

AARHUS.- First he created a sun for London. Then he created a waterfall for New York. Now the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has created a rainbow for Aarhus Your rainbow panorama, a new work by Olafur Eliasson is now on the roof of the Danish...

The Museum of Florida Art Shows "Off the Page ~ Florida...

DeLand, FL. The Museum of Florida Art presents "Off the Page: Florida Book Art", on view through October 30th. The exhibition is on display in the Dorothy Johnson Gallery on the upper floor. It features eight Florida book artists reconfiguring the ...

Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center Gives Two 19th-Century Paintings to the Crocker...

STANFORD, CA.- The Cantor Arts Center has deaccessioned two 19th-century American paintings from its collection: Charles Christian Nahl’s Saturday Night in the Mines, 1856, and Crossing the Plains,1856. Both works are oil on canvas. Ownership of t...

A Monumental Sculpture by French Artist Bernar Venet at the Versailles...

PARIS.- Bernar Venet is the Palace of Versailles’s guest in 2011. He is taking over from Takashi Murakami who, as we know, attracted considerable interest and sizeable crowds in 2010. The exhibition is on view from June 1st through November 1st, 2...

Dallas Museum of Art and the Menil Collection Announce Joint Acquisition...

DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art and the Menil Collection in Houston announced today the joint acquisition of a major sculpture by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, one of the most significant and provocative artists to emerge since the 1990s....

Turner Contemporary Announces Exhibition of Rodin’s The Kiss

LONDON.- Turner Contemporary announces that from 4 October 2011-2 September 2012 Auguste Rodin’s life-size marble sculpture The Kiss, 1901-04, will be installed in the Sunley Gallery. On loan from the Tate collection and one of the most iconic ima...

Stuart Cary Welch Collection: Arts of India to Sell at Sotheby’s...

LONDON.- On May 31, 2011, Sotheby’s presents for sale Part II of the Stuart Cary Welch Collection: Arts of India. This follows the outstanding total of £20.9 million achieved last month for Part I of the Stuart Cary Welch Collection Arts of the I...

Sotheby’s London to Sell Rare Archive Offering a Unique Insight into...

LONDON.- Sotheby's announced the sale of important historical documentation relating to the design and production of the Kiswah. Dar al-Kiswah was the highly prestigious Cairo studio, which produced the Kiswah, the sumptuous cloth, decorated with verse...

Kiefer & Rembrandt: Rijksmuseum Inspires Anselm Kiefer to Create a Work...

AMSTERDAM.- One of Germany’s most well-known and influential artists, Anselm Kiefer, was invited by the Rijksmuseum to create a work of art inspired by The Night Watch. The result, the spectacular La berceuse (for Van Gogh), for which he was gi...

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