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Newly Discovered Still Lifes by Adriaen Coorte Sell for €3,097,500

Newly Discovered Still Lifes by Adriaen Coorte Sell for €3,097,500

. December 5, 2009

At Sotheby’s Amsterdam two important, newly discovered still lifes by the much sought-after Dutch artist, Adriaen Coorte, were both the subject of long and spirited bidding battles and the two paintings brought a combined total of €3,097,500 (£2,827,219), far in excess of pre-sale expectations. Six bidders competed for Still life of strawberries in an earthenware […]

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Sotheby’s Russian Art Sales Take $31.9 Million

. December 5, 2009

Sotheby’s London Russian Art Sales Series concluded bringing a total of £19.3/$31.9 million – near the high estimate (£14,882,080-21,246,220) – and established a healthy sell-through-rate of 74% overall. Highlights of the sales series include: • ‘Romanov Heirlooms’ Sale realises £7 million, seven-times the high estimate of £900,000. The auction was 100% sold by value and […]

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Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective at Tate Modern

Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective at Tate Modern

. December 4, 2009

Tate Modern will present the first major retrospective of Arshile Gorky (c.1904-1948) to be seen in Europe for twenty years. Celebrating one of the most powerful and poetic American artists of his generation, “Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective” will examine the extraordinary contribution of this seminal figure in Abstract Expressionism. The exhibition will span Gorky’s 25 […]

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Light & Sound Facade Installation on the Royal Throne by Philipp Geist in Bangkok Thailand

Light & Sound Facade Installation on the Royal Throne by Philipp Geist in Bangkok Thailand

. December 4, 2009

Berlin artist Philipp Geist (33) shows video installation on the facade of the royal throne in Bangkok on the occasion of king Bhumibol’s 82nd birthday from Dec 5-13, 2009. The one-hour-show is the central part of the celebrations and will be seen by thousands of visitors. It interprets artistically the king’s life and his work […]

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Art Show Opens

. December 4, 2009

From December 3 through 6, 2009, Miami Beach, Florida, will be home to the 8th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the international art show. More than 250 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will take part. Chosen by renowned gallerists of the Art Basel Miami Beach Selection Committee, the […]

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