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Over Half a Million Visitors Flocked to Venice Biennale in 2015; Next Year: Detroit Re-imagined at Architecture Pavilion

ArtfixDaily / November 24th, 2015

On November 22, 2015, the 56th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta and curated by Okwui Enwezor, closed its gates. Open to the public for about 7 months, the exhibition wrapped after ...

Lot 306: EAGLE CARVING BY WILHELM SCHIMMEL (PENNSYLVANIA, 1817-1890).  Cumberland County, 2nd half-19th century, pine.  Spread wing eagle with crosshatched designs and original paint.  15" wingspan.  Estimate $ 10,000-15,000Calendar

The 55th Annual Thanksgiving Americana Auction: Early Furniture & Decorative Arts

Delaware / November 27, 2015

Featuring over 740 items of fine art and prints, and Americana including painted furniture, oriental rugs, pottery, textiles, pewter, folk art, weathervanes and more. Auction begins at 10am. Preview Hours are Friday, November 20 ~ 10:00...

Entitled "Vachère dans une Clairière," this painting showcases the legendary Camille Pissarro's mastery of color and light.Blogs

Pissarro's Legacy: Over a Century of Breathtaking Art

Beauty, Rarity, History...The M.S. Rau Antiques Blog / October 29th, 2015 08:56

Considered by many to be the father of Impressionism and one of the most respected artists of the 19th century, Camille Pissarro forever changed the course of art history.  With an artistic career that spanned over 50 years, the...

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Paddle8 Aims to Corner Middle Market of Art Auctions

Forbes / November 23rd, 2015

Fresh from raising $34 million Series C funding, of $44 million total from a host of high-profile investors, online auctioneer Paddle8 talks strategy with Forbes. Chairty auctions and contemporary art lots with an average selling price ...

Museo Civico di Castelvecchio

Armed Bandits Steal Haul of Masterpieces from Museum in Italy

Telegraph / November 22nd, 2015

Armed bandits stormed a museum in Italy on Thursday and made off with 17 artworks, including masterpieces by Tintoretto, Rubens and Bellini, in one of the country’s biggest art heists, according to the Telegraph. Thought to be a raid ...

Plate after Keith Haring

Hannah Rothstein Imagines How Famous Artists Would Arrange Their Thanksgiving Dinner Plates

Hannah Rothstein / November 21st, 2015

Painter and illustrator Hannah Rothstein has revived her "Thanksgiving Special" photo series from 2014 with a new set of artists this year, including Georgia O'Keeffe, Man Ray and Salvador Dali. View the works (on plates) in the styles ...

Marsden Hartley, Camden Hills from Baker's Island

American Art: Rockwell Tops Christie's Sale; Taubman's Heade Heads to Museum

ArtfixDaily / November 19th, 2015

Following Christie's major auctions devoted to Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art last week, which generated $1.1 billion in total sales, the auction house offered up about 100 lots of American art on Nov. 19 bringing a ...

Lucara Mining discovered this over-1,000 carat diamond, the largest found in a century, on Monday.

Largest Diamond in 100 Years Discovered in Botswana

MSN / November 19th, 2015

A snowball-sized, 1,111 carat "gem quality, Type IIa" diamond was unearthed at a mine in Botswana on Monday. Vancouver-based mine company Lucara Diamond Corp. says it is the largest diamond discovered in over a century after the ...

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