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Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives this week) – Henry Lesur’s “Marchands des Fleurs”
Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives this week) – Henry Lesur’s “Marchands des Fleurs”

Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives this week) – Henry Lesur’s “Marchands des Fleurs”

Marchands des Fleurs.  Here is another 19th century European painting that was sold this past week — Henry V. Lesur’s Marchands des Fleurs.  

Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting
Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting

Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting

Here’s That Peter Doig Lawsuit Painting – here is an image of the painting at the center of the Peter Doig lawsuit.  

Walter Sickert and the Three Graces
Walter Sickert and the Three Graces

Walter Sickert and the Three Graces

Walter Sickert and the Three Graces, at V&A – a short review of the current Walter Sickert show that runs through January 5th at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.  

The Past Two Weeks
The Past Two Weeks

The Past Two Weeks

The Impressionist/Modern and Post War/Contemporary auctions are finally over and the results were nothing short of spectacular.  I will go into more detail in my upcoming Comments on the Art Market (out at the end of the month), but overall … More…

Let It Bleed: The Frightening Scene on the Met’s Roof
Let It Bleed: The Frightening Scene on the Met’s Roof

Let It Bleed: The Frightening Scene on the Met’s Roof

This summer you will be able to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s newest roof garden artwork. The “landscape” painted by Imran Qureshi, who is from Pakistan, is the first work to be painted directly on the rooftop. The work … More…

Paintings of the Day (AVAILABLE) Gregory Frank Harris’s “Sunlight, Wind and Sea”
Paintings of the Day (AVAILABLE) Gregory Frank Harris’s “Sunlight, Wind and Sea”

Paintings of the Day (AVAILABLE) Gregory Frank Harris’s “Sunlight, Wind and Sea”

A beautiful new Harris available, Sunlight, Wind and Sea.  

Interpol targets Qaddafi family treasures
Interpol targets Qaddafi family treasures

Interpol targets Qaddafi family treasures

The United Kingdom has begun efforts to recover from the billions of dollars lost during the dictatorship of the Qaddafi family in Libya.  It is believed that the family has invested around $165 billion in art from around the world,  $100 million from … More…

Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives yesterday) – Henry Lesur’s “La Porte Neuve, Paris”
Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives yesterday) – Henry Lesur’s “La Porte Neuve, Paris”

Painting of the Day (hitting the SOLD archives yesterday) – Henry Lesur’s “La Porte Neuve, Paris”

La Porte Neuve, Paris.  We are pleased to inform you that this lovely painting by Henry V. Lesur, titled La Porte Neuve, Paris, is making its way to a new home today.  

Contemporary Art Frenzy
Contemporary Art Frenzy

Contemporary Art Frenzy

Contemporary Art Frenzy – here is Souren Melikian’s take on the Christie’s blockbuster evening sale.   In case you are wondering, when you add up all the works sold at the two main salerooms the total reaches $977.2M … then tack … More…

Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale
Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale

Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale

Warhol ‘Marilyns’ Lead Muted $79 Million Phillips Sale – the last of this weeks contemporary sales in NYC … this one squeezed past its low estimate only with the help of the buyer’s premium (presale est. $77.5-$105.5).  Warhol’s Four Marilyns (a 29 … More…