Third Point’s Loeb Backs Sotheby’s CEO After Proxy Fight
Third Point’s Loeb Backs Sotheby’s CEO After Proxy Fight – it should be interesting to see what happens next.
Earliest Johannes Vermeer painting authenticated
The panting, Saint Praxedis, has been under scrutiny by authenticators for decades; questioning whether or not the work is in fact an early work (or the earliest work) by 17th century Dutch artist, Johannes Vermeer. With the help of new … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Justin Wood’s “Still Life with Jug and Bread”
A SOLD work by Justin Wood, Still Life with Jug and Bread. CLICK HERE to check out Justin’s AVAILABLE work!
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Edouard Cortes’s “Porte St. Denis, Winter”
Porte St. Denis, Winter. we just added this nostalgic winter scene of Paris by the 20th century French artist Edouard Cortes (1882-1969) to our available online inventory.
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: The anarchy and ecstasy returns
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: The anarchy and ecstasy returns – here is Zoe Pilger’s review of this year’s Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London. The show opened on June 9 and will run through August 17.
U.S. Car Makers Help Save Art
GM, Ford and Chrysler have pledged a combined $26 million to help fund retiree pensions in an effort to keep Detroit’s art out of the auction rooms. Ford – $10 Million Chrysler – $6 Million General Motors Co. – $5 … More…
Frick Plans to Enhance and Renovate its Museum and Library
Today, the Frick Collection unveiled a plan to open up the historic mansions second floor for the first time to the public as well as a new addition that will fit seamlessly with the original design. The new construction plans … More…
$50 Million Rembrandt Selfie Authenticated
In 1968, Rembrandt specialist Horst Gerson and the Rembrandt Research Project dismissed this 1636 self portrait of Rembrandt at the age of 29 as a fake or copy. Now, almost half a century later with the help of new tests … More…
Bronze of the Day (SOLD) Bart Walter’s “Omni (Rhino)”
A sold bronze sculpture by Bart Walter, Omni (Rhino). Check out Bart’s AVAILABLE inventory
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Eugene Boudin’s “Dunkerque, Effet de Neige sur le Port”
Dunkerque, Effet de Neige sur le Port. Here is something slightly different by Eugene Boudin (1824-1898) … a snowy evening at the port of Dunkerque.
‘Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church’
Art Review: ‘Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church’. A review of the exhibition curated by John Wilmerding that is currently on view at Cedar Grove, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site. The show runs through November 2. … More…
Whale tale: a Dutch seascape and its lost Leviathan
Shan Kuang, a student at the Hamilton Kerr Institute at the University of Cambridge discovered a remarkable find while restoring a beach scene painted by the artist Hendrick van Anthonissen in the early 17th century.
For Art Collectors, the Risk Behind the High Returns
$64.6 billion of art and antiques were sold through auction houses and dealers last year, a 150% increase over the past decade. This leads to the inevitable question the art world is asking…do we treat artworks like stocks and bonds … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Sally Swatland’s “Afternoon at the Shore”
SOLD, Afternoon at the Shore. Check out Sally’s AVAILABLE inventory
Painting of the Day (GONE): Louis Aston Knight’s “Cottage at Beaumont-le-Roger”
Cottage at Beaumont-le-Roger. this beauty by Louis Aston Knight (1873-1948) has made its way to a new location.
‘The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
‘The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy’ at the Met Is a Journey Back – here is Ken Johnson’s review of The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design which is currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This small exhibit, focusing on the … More…