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Art Dealer Perturbed at Pop Artist Britto

Courthouse News Service Entertainment Law. Ryan Mack of Griffin Galleries claims that several people and galleries sold him dozens of forged works attributed to Romero Britto and in turn he resold them to clients.  He also claims that Britto himself … More…

Erotic Fickle Woman, Nudes, Lawyers Star in NYC Shows

Erotic Fickle Woman, Nudes, Lawyers Star in NYC Shows – four current shows in NYC: “Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints” at the Japan Society; “The Artful Recluse: Painting Poetry and Politics in 17th Century China” at the Asia … More…

Weird Science

Make sure you read this BEFORE eating! I will not tell you what this article is about before hand.  If you are brave, find out how some artists are using biotechnology to create art….or life?   Weird Science

Power of art: Can creative activities help us stay young?

Stay Young. Make Art. New studies are looking into the effects art can have on the body and mind; the potential is unbelievable. BBC News – Power of art: Can creative activities help us stay young?

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Barry Oretsky’s “A Toll for William Blake”

A fine example of Barry Oretsky’s photo realist work, “A Toll for William Blake.”  

A marriage restored

After half a decade, The Worcester Art Museum has plans for their lovely 18th-century William Hogarth paintings to claim their rightful spot on the museum wall, again. Due to conservation issues, the 1744 portraits of an English gentleman and his … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Thomas Worsey’s “Still Life of Flowers and Bird’s Nest” (1865)

Still Life of Flowers and Bird’s Nest – here is a beautiful, High Victorian, still life by Thomas Worsey that the gallery sold back in 1986 — 121 years after it was painted.  Looked as good as the day it left … More…

Vatican to Set Up Contemporary Art Pavilion in Venice

Vatican to Set Up Contemporary Art Pavilion in Venice – even the church is getting into the contemporary art mix with its own art pavilion at the 2013 Venice Art Biennale.  

Tefaf in Talks With Sotheby’s for Art Event in China

Tefaf in Talks With Sotheby’s for Art Event in China – blurring the lines even further … the auction rooms appear to be looking for any avenue to increase revenues.

FBI Know Who Robbed the Gardner Museum

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the largest art heist in history; as well as some good news for the Gardner Museum.  On March 18, 1990 a pair of thieves disguised as police men entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, … More…