Bankrupt Detroit May Force Museum to Sell Van Gogh and Degas Paintings
Bankrupt Detroit May Force Museum to Sell Van Gogh and Degas Paintings – I really do not know what to say about this, other than NO!
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – David Dalby’s “Portrait of Matilda, Winner of the St. Leger, 1827”
Portrait of Matilda, Winner of the St. Leger, 1827. Since I am on the topic of racehorses, why not feature a really great one – Matilda. This early 19th century British Sporting painting by one of England’s top artists, David … More…
Retired racehorse finds calling as abstract painter
Retired racehorse finds calling as abstract painter – I really think this one says it all about the contemporary art market! There is even a gallery selling the works (which can run up to $850) and claims to have a waiting … More…
In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion, Queen’s Gallery
In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion, Queen’s Gallery – a nice review of the current show at the Queen’s Gallery Buckingham Palace – Fine Style: the Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion – which runs through October … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Arthur von Ferraris’ “Prayer Time”
Prayer Time. a wonderful Orientalist painting by the 19th century Hungarian artist Arthur von Ferraris that we sold many years ago.
Charles Darwent on visual Houghton Revisited
Charles Darwent on visual Houghton Revisited: There’s much to learn by taking a dim view of art – some nice background information on the exhibition Houghton Revisited (runs through September 29). In 1779 Robert Walpole’s, Houghton’s builder, descendant, George, 3rd Earl … More…
Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life set to open at the Tate Britain in June
LS Lowry and his legacy: The matchstick man is back in vogue at last as Tate Britain showcases first retrospective of Manchester’s controversial painter – a nice article about a very interesting artist from Manchester whose retrospective exhibition will, more than … More…
Brandon Kralik: Todays New Old Masters Outshine the Avante-Garde
Brandon Kralik: Todays New Old Masters Outshine the Avante-Garde. A very good article on contemporary representational art … dovetails with the post I recently added to the AAD Blog. Like I have always said, there is a much brighter side … More…
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) William A. Suys’s “Salut a Trois Couleurs”
William A. Suys beautiful NYC scene, Salut a Trois Couleurs.
New European Paintings Galleries at the Met
New look for the MET’s European Painting Galleries! New European Paintings Galleries at the Met
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Louis Valtat’s “Sous-bois & Personnages”
Sous-bois & Personnages. here is a little gem by Louis Valtat, painted c. 1920-25, that we sold back in 2009.
They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 at the Art Institute
They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 | The Art Institute of Chicago. An interesting exhibition running through June 2nd which explores the art created by the diverse communities that came together in Chicago during the … More…
Collecting Art With François Pinault
Collecting Art With François Pinault – the wealthy businessman opens up about his passion for collecting contemporary art.
Art Basel Hong Kong Opens on Thursday
The inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong opened to the public today and has drawn huge crowds of collectors and dealers from around the world. Art Basel has taken over ART HK, a local fair which began in 2008 with just … More…
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Sally Swatland’s “Luxembourg Gardens”