October, 2010

Hendrik ter Brugghen Painting Acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum

Hendrik ter Brugghen Painting Acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum

he ArtFund have helped the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge enrich its world-class collection with a Caravaggio-inspired Dutch oil on canvas. Hendrik ter Brugghen, Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7) Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7) by Hendrik ter Brugghen, is now on public display within the Fitzwilliam’s fine collection of Dutch paintings. We gave £225,000 to […]

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Protoclassic Female Figure for Bonhams African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Sale

Protoclassic Female Figure for Bonhams African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Sale

Bonhams announces the November 11, 2010 auction of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art in New York. The fall sale will feature unique and traditional works from Africa, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Indonesia, Australia, Central and South America from as early as 1200 B.C. to the 15th Century, prior to European contact. Highlighting the November offering is […]

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Cycladic Marble Reclining Female Figure for Christies Sale

Cycladic Marble Reclining Female Figure for Christies Sale

Christie’s New York have announced the sale of a Cycladic marble reclining female figure, the most important Cycladic idol ever to come to auction on December 9. Estimated at $3-5 million, the folded-arm female figure is one of the most iconic sculptural types to have survived from antiquity. To date, there are only twelve known […]

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Artist Chakaia Booker to Speak at UMFA

With growing demands on the world’s resources and energy, everyday items across the urban landscape increasingly find second lives through reuse and recycling. Few found objects, however, are reinvented in such interesting form as the rubber tires used by contemporary sculptor Chakaia Booker. On Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 7 pm, the Utah Museum of […]

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