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Third Point’s Loeb Backs Sotheby’s CEO After Proxy Fight
Third Point’s Loeb Backs Sotheby’s CEO After Proxy Fight

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
Earliest Johannes Vermeer painting authenticated

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”
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Justin Wood’s “Still Life with Jug and Bread”

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”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Edouard Cortes’s “Porte St. Denis, Winter”

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

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
U.S. Car Makers Help Save Art

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
Frick Plans to Enhance and Renovate its Museum and Library

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
$50 Million Rembrandt Selfie Authenticated

$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)”
Bronze of the Day (SOLD) Bart Walter’s “Omni (Rhino)”

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”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Eugene Boudin’s “Dunkerque, Effet de Neige sur le Port”

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’
‘Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church’

‘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
Whale tale: a Dutch seascape and its lost Leviathan

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
For Art Collectors, the Risk Behind the High Returns

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”
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Sally Swatland’s “Afternoon at the Shore”

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”
Painting of the Day (GONE): Louis Aston Knight’s “Cottage at Beaumont-le-Roger”

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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

‘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…