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Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Ugo Omleto Giannini’s “The Artist”
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Ugo Omleto Giannini’s “The Artist”

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Ugo Omleto Giannini’s “The Artist”

Sold work by Ugo Giannini, The Artist.  

New Evidence About the Rotterdam’s Kunsthal Museum Theft
New Evidence About the Rotterdam’s Kunsthal Museum Theft

New Evidence About the Rotterdam’s Kunsthal Museum Theft

New investigative analysis about the October 16th Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum theft may become a worst case scenario for the seven stolen works, valued at more than $133m.  The paintings taken in the burglary, including Picasso’s Tete d’Arlequin, Monet’s Waterloo Bridge and Lucian Freud’s Woman … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Thomas Sidney Cooper’s “Pastoral Landscape”
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Thomas Sidney Cooper’s “Pastoral Landscape”

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Thomas Sidney Cooper’s “Pastoral Landscape”

Pastoral Landscape.  Here is a great painting by the 19th century British Victorian artist Thomas Sidney Copper titled Pastoral Landscape (1832) that the gallery sold back in the 1980s.  

Record Diamond, Qianlong Vases Lift $410 Million Auction
Record Diamond, Qianlong Vases Lift $410 Million Auction

Record Diamond, Qianlong Vases Lift $410 Million Auction

Record Diamond, Qianlong Vases Lift $410 Million Auction The Chinese market for art, antiques and jewelry is still going strong.  The most recent 5 day event racked up HK$3.19B ($410M).  

Ai Weiwei’s Cell, Sherman Giantess Boost Venice Biennale
Ai Weiwei’s Cell, Sherman Giantess Boost Venice Biennale

Ai Weiwei’s Cell, Sherman Giantess Boost Venice Biennale

Ai Weiwei’s Cell, Sherman Giantess Boost Venice Biennale – a short review of this year’s Venice Biennale.  Included are 6 dioramas by Ai WeiWei.  

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Brian O’Neill’s “The Weight of Beauty”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Brian O’Neill’s “The Weight of Beauty”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Brian O’Neill’s “The Weight of Beauty”

Brian O’Neill’s, The Weight of Beauty, available at Rehs Contemporary Galleries.  

Tate Museum Purchases Constable
Tate Museum Purchases Constable

Tate Museum Purchases Constable

For the past three decades, John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, 1831, has been located at the National Gallery of Art, in London.  With the current owners (Heirs of Lord Ashton of Hyde) eager to sell the work, the … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Henriette Browne’s “Le ducat”
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Henriette Browne’s “Le ducat”

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Henriette Browne’s “Le ducat”

Le ducat. a wonderful 19th century genre painting by Henriette Browne, titled Le ducat, that we sold back in the 1980s.  

Purloined Picassos Chased by FBI Art Sleuths for Wealthy
Purloined Picassos Chased by FBI Art Sleuths for Wealthy

Purloined Picassos Chased by FBI Art Sleuths for Wealthy

Purloined Picassos Chased by FBI Art Sleuths for Wealthy  a nice article on the FBI’s art theft squad.  It is amazing how much art is stolen each year … an estimated $6 billion!  

Is The Art Market A Bubble That’s About To Burst? Maybe Not…
Is The Art Market A Bubble That’s About To Burst? Maybe Not…

Is The Art Market A Bubble That’s About To Burst? Maybe Not…

Is The Art Market A Bubble That’s About To Burst? Maybe Not…  Interesting little article on the amount of money that is potentially available to buy art.