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SOTHEBYS TO PRESENT AN EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY RENOWNED ARTIST BERNAR VENET AT ISLEWORTH

. January 5, 2008 . 0 Comments

For the first time, Sotheby’s will present an exhibition of a single artist, the renowned sculptor, Bernar Venet, on the lush grounds of the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Windermere, Florida, outside Orlando. From January through April 2008, approximately twenty-five monumental sculptures will showcase the artist’s work of the last two decades, highlighting some […]

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ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival

. January 4, 2008 . 0 Comments

The event will be held from February 16th 2008 until February 18th 2008 and will take place at Abacoa town centre in Jupiter, Florida. According to the organisers, ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival has transformed into a national art festival, having come into existence as a local art show. Recently, the festival was named one of […]

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Jackson Pollock painting worlds most expensive

. January 3, 2008 . 0 Comments

According to a report in The New York Times, Mexican financier David Martinez paid a staggering $140m for the painting, titled No. 5, 1948, in a private sale in November 2006. The sale was reportedly brokered by Sotheby’s auctioneer Tobias Meyer, however, law firm Shearman & Sterling issued a press release on behalf of Mr […]

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Australian artist gets showing in Big Apple

. January 3, 2008 . 0 Comments

An artist from Katherine in the Northern Territory of Australia has been selected to take part in the annual Australia Week festivities in the US this month. After winning a $20,000 art prize in Sydney, 39-year-old Darren Siwes will have a collection of his photographs on display at a gallery in New York. Mr Siwe’s […]

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Art auction to benefit gallery destroyed by fire

. January 2, 2008 . 0 Comments

Local artists are hosting an art auction on Friday to benefit Skipjack Nautical Wares and Marine Gallery in Portsmouth after a fire destroyed the gallery on Dec. 20. The gallery also served as a home for owners Joe and Alison Elder. The event will be held at Chez Papillote Restaurant in Portsmouth and a silent […]

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