THE HATHAWAY HEIST :: UPDATE


By Elliot Lee


Sacred Geometry and Uili Lousi’s Leap of Faith

By Christine Lin


The Epoch Times


HATHAWAY HEIST PART TWO

By Alexander Boyle



DIVORCE & ART :: A Restoration

By Gail Green



Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection

At the Metropolitan Museum of Art


By Alexander Boyle


BEN QUILTY on the Artists' Resale Royalty

ARR benefits 'rich white artists' at the expense of others.


"top artists make all the money at the complete disadvantage of the emerging market,"

Image Courtesy :: Rachel Kara


ART | BASEL

MIAMI BEACH | DEC | 4 - 7 | 2014



CHRISTIE'S SET ON MORE COMPETITION WITH DEALERS

By Judith H. Dobrzynski


November 27, 2014
Robert Alexander Boyle
Alfred W. Thompson , A Halt at the Outpost, British occupied New York City in the Revolution until 1783       A long established American holiday on the eve of winter to give thanks to family and friends for an abundant harvest. Myth has the pilgrims creating this annual feast, [...]
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November 27, 2014
Margie FitzSimons
  Art’s Power What is it about art that drives people to deface and destroy it? Art objects seem to hold power that can attract a host of responses, from adoration to violent zeal. I’m reading B.A. Shapiro’s The Art Forger , an intriguing novel centered on the unsolved 1990 [...]
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November 25, 2014 1 Comment
Mary Helen McCoy
A Brief History of Furniture continued: The Renaissance, Part two French Renaissance furniture The Italians were so far ahead of Northern Europe with the Renaissance and the influence it had on furniture. The Northern Europeans were more concerned about their craftsmen spending time on armor and building fortresses than making [...]
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November 24, 2014
News ::
  Bern declares that it will accept the inheritance—Berlin, Munich, and Bern sign an agreement on how to manage Cornelius Gurlitt’s legacy / Minister of State to the Federal Chancellor of Germany and Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media Prof. Grütters, Bavarian Minister of State for Justice Prof. [...]
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November 23, 2014 28 Comments
Judith H. Dobrzynski
The fall auction season in New York, two weeks during which more than $2 billion worth of art changed hands and 23 works sold for more than $20 million each, is causing even more than the usual fretting about inequality, bubbles, wretched excess and art itself. One piece, by Bendor [...]
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November 22, 2014
Fairs and Events
Image Courtesy :: Art-Miami The original and longest-running contemporary and modern art fair in Miami, now in its 25 th year , Art Miami maintains a preeminent position in America's contemporary art fair market. World-renowned for its outstanding quality, extraordinary variety and stylish gallery-like décor,  Art Miami showcases the finest [...]
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November 22, 2014
Robert Alexander Boyle
NOVEMBER 2014 AUCTION RESULTS IN NEW YORK CITY   Starting on the Evening of November 4, 2014 Sothebys rolled out a most impressive line up of fine art for auction. There was a buzz in their galleries not seen in decades. Propelled by the strength of three lots, a Modigliani, [...]
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November 21, 2014 1 Comment
News ::
  PRESS RELEASE: William F. Ruprecht to Step Down By Mutual Agreement; Will Continue as Chairman, President, and CEO Until Successor In Place NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sotheby's (NYSE:BID) today announced that its Board of Directors has begun a search for the Company's next Chief Executive [...]
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November 21, 2014
Fairs and Events
Image Courtesy :: Art | Basel Nicholas Baume, Director and Chief Curator of Public Art Fund, returns for his second year curating Art Basel’s Public sector. Under the theme Fieldwork, Public will transform Miami Beach’s Collins Park into an outdoor exhibition space with 26 large-scale and site-specific installations by leading [...]
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November 21, 2014 2 Comments
Lawrence Klepper
  Getty breaks record with $65.1-million purchase of Édouard Manet's 'Spring'. Image Courtesy :: Christie's Press Release BY CRAIG NAKANO, November 5, 2014, 10:31 p.m. © Los Angeles Times. The J. Paul Getty Museum paid more than US$65 million for an Édouard Manet painting at Christie’s auction Wednesday evening in [...]
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