May, 2009

The Intimate Diary of Frida Kahlo – a Singular Literary Self-portrait

The Intimate Diary of Frida Kahlo – a Singular Literary Self-portrait

The intimate diary of Frida Kahlo is really no such thing – rather it is a literary self-portrait comparable in quality to the pictures the artist painted of herself, an Italian researcher told EFE. The specialist in intimate literature Cristina Secci, a native of Cagliari, Italy, presented Saturday in Mexico City a study of the […]

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Francois Morellet: The Squaring of the Square, an Introspective at Museum Ritter

Francois Morellet: The Squaring of the Square, an Introspective at Museum Ritter

Museum Ritter opens a major solo exhibition of work by François Morellet and pays tribute to one of the foremost artists in France today. Right until 27 September 2009, the entire building will present a broad cross-section of his wide-ranging oeuvre. Apart from geometrical paintings, the exhibition will also feature works with lattices and adhesive […]

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Edouard Cortes Paintings to Highlight Cordier Auctions Spring Sale

Edouard Cortes Paintings to Highlight Cordier Auctions Spring Sale

Two paintings by Edouard Cortes will headline Cordier Antiques & Auctions’ Spring Auction on May 21 – 22 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Entitled “The Sunny Bank” and “Byway In Normandy”, the paintings are estimated at $20,000 to $30,000 each. Édouard Leon Cortès (1882–1969) was a French impressionist artist of French and Spanish ancestry. He is […]

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Phillips Collection Annual Gala in Support of Arts Education

Nearly 400 of Washington’s most powerful and prestigious leaders gathered at The Phillips Collection for an evening of friends, family, and art. The Gala included Members of Congress, Supreme Court Justices, Ambassadors, and Washington socialites. Guests dined among masterpieces by Degas, Matisse, Renoir, Diebenkorn, O’Keeffe, and Lawrence to celebrate The Phillips Collection’s award-winning education programs. […]

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Bonhams to Auction Fine Photography in New York

Bonhams to Auction Fine Photography in New York

With an excellent selection of work by iconic photographers such as Ansel Adams, Irving Penn, and Herb Ritts, collectors are eagerly awaiting the upcoming sale of Fine Photography scheduled to take place at Bonhams New York on May 19th. Garnering much pre-sale attention is a quintessential Ansel Adams work. Instantaneously identifiable, Moon and Half Dome, […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Contemporary Art in Milan

Sotheby’s Milan devotes two days to the Contemporary art sales, like in Paris, London and New York. The first session, the Evening Sale takes place on the 20th of May, while the Day Sale will be held on the 21st of May. One of the most important works on sale is an oil on canvas […]

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NY Perspectives – Amsterdam City Discovered by New York Photographers

NY Perspectives – Amsterdam City Discovered by New York Photographers

In 2009 New York and Amsterdam celebrate the historical link between the two cities. New York began its history as a Dutch trading post at the southern tip of Manhattan. In 2009 it is 400 years since Henry Hudson discovered the island of Manhattan and declared it as an ideal natural harbour. To mark this […]

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David Hockney’s Beverly Hills Housewife Auctioned

David Hockney’s Beverly Hills Housewife Auctioned

David Hockney’s “Beverly Hills Housewife,” painting of Los Angeles arts patron Betty Freeman, sold at auction for a record $7.9 million on Wednesday evening in New York. David Hockney – Beverly Hills Housewife 1966 The 12-foot double canvas shows Freeman on her patio, flanked by a zebra-print Corbusier lounge chair, and an abstract sculpture. It […]

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Andrea Carlson Exhibition at The National Museum of the American Indian

Andrea Carlson Exhibition at The National Museum of the American Indian

Twenty of Andrea Carlson’s complex and layered works will be at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York, the George Gustav Heye Center beginning Saturday, June 13. Carlson (Anishinaabe/European, b. 1979) is a Minnesota-based artist whose works offer a sharp commentary on museums, collections and contemporary storytelling. The exhibition will continue […]

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