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Rupert Bunny Artist in Paris at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Rupert Bunny Artist in Paris at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

. November 23, 2009

“An artist’s aim should be the transmission of emotion”. – Rupert Bunny Rupert Bunny (1864–1947) was one of the most successful expatriate artists of his generation. No other Australian artist achieved the critical acclaim that he enjoyed in Paris. An erudite painter of ideal themes, and the creator of the most ambitious Salon paintings produced […]

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Extraordinary Tiffany Peony Lamp for Christie’s 20th-Century Decorative Art & Design Sale

Extraordinary Tiffany Peony Lamp for Christie’s 20th-Century Decorative Art & Design Sale

. November 23, 2009

Christie’s announced the auction Magnificent Tiffany featuring Property from the Gluck Collection will be held as part of its 20th-Century Decorative Art & Design sales on December 8, 2009. On February 17, 1979, Christie’s held the landmark sale Magnificent Tiffany Featuring The Gluck Collection, the first major Tiffany offering at auction. The sale was an […]

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LACMA Presents 150 Years of American Masterpieces

LACMA Presents 150 Years of American Masterpieces

. November 23, 2009

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915, a major exhibition highlighting the variety and strength of American artistic achievement during an epochal century and a half, from the colonial era through the period leading to World War I. American Stories—the first survey of American narrative painting […]

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Emil Filla Still Life Sets New World Sale Record at Bonhams & Butterfields

Emil Filla Still Life Sets New World Sale Record at Bonhams & Butterfields

. November 23, 2009

Seasoned collectors and new bidders from across the United States and around the globe vied for Modern, Contemporary and Latin American works of art at Bonhams & Butterfields on November 17, 2009 in Los Angeles. Simulcast to the firm’s San Francisco auction rooms, the more than 200-lot auction attracted strong buyer interest for a variety […]

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Contemporary Art by Thiebaud, Graham, Kondos and Staprans Headlines Bonhams & Butterfields Sale Results

Contemporary Art by Thiebaud, Graham, Kondos and Staprans Headlines Bonhams & Butterfields Sale Results

. November 23, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields’ Made in California auction on November 17, 2009 did especially well, signaling that the market for California art remains strong. Regardless of the auction’s regional theme, telephone bidders from around the globe vied for works by the golden state’s leading modern and contemporary artists. The sale, which was simulcast from Los Angeles […]

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