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Christie’s First Online Asian Art Week

Christie’s First Online Asian Art Week

Christie’s first-ever Asian Art Week Online totaled $8,952,625, establishing the highest total achieved for Asian art online-only sales with global participation from 22 countries. The top lot of the week was an important painting by Tyeb Mehta (1925-2009), one of his earliest explorations of the Falling Figure, which realized $975,000, achieving the highest price for […]

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Andy Warhol Museum shortlisted for Award

The Andy Warhol Museum has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award From Home. For the past 15 years, London-based charity Kids in Museums has run a prestigious award recognizing the most family-friendly heritage sites in the UK. This year, the charity asked families and museums to vote for what they […]

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London Tate Modern to Reopen

London Tate Modern to Reopen

The Tate Modern in London, is to reopen, after four months of closure, due to the coronavirus outbreak. Visitors are only allowed in if they have booked in advance online, and will have to follow specially signposted routes through the collections and exhibitions. Exhibition director Achim Borchardt-Hume said the gallery is aiming for a more […]

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Illuminated manuscripts and Bejewelled Works of Art from the Royal Collection on Display

Illuminated manuscripts and Bejewelled Works of Art from the Royal Collection on Display

Examples from the Royal Collection’s holdings of South Asian works of art have gone on display for the first time in Scotland at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Eastern Encounters: Four Centuries of Paintings and Manuscripts from the Indian Subcontinent, opening tomorrow, Thursday 23 July, includes vivid depictions of the Mughal court, royal portraits, […]

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Frieze Cancels London Fairs Due to Coronavirus

Frieze Cancels London Fairs Due to Coronavirus

Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2020 that would have been held in in Regent’s Park, this October, have been canceled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Frieze said “We regret to announce the cancellation of Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2020 but look forward to hosting the second edition of Frieze Viewing Room in October” About […]

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