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Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Fraud

Art Newspaper / February 20th, 2017

Michigan art dealer Eric Spoutz has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for wire fraud charges in an elaborate scheme to sell fake artworks passed off as by modern American artists. His sentencing also includes three years supervised ...

Installation view of Alexander Calder: A Survey in East Building, Tower 2 galleries.  Works of art © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  Photo by Rob Shelley © 2016 Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, WashingtonCalendar

Calder Tower

Washington / February 26, 2017

East Building Auditorium Alexander S. C. Rower, Calder’s grandson and president, Calder Foundation, in conversation with Harry Cooper, curator and head, department of modern art, National Gallery of Art Perhaps no artist has a...

Set against a serene seascape, the woman in this work, entitled September, exemplifies the elegance of Cassigneul's work.Blogs

Art of Inspiration: The Paintings of Jean-Pierre Cassigneul

Beauty, Rarity, History...The M.S. Rau Antiques Blog / February 3rd, 2017 16:25

Vibrant, evocative and captivating, the works of contemporary French artist Jean-Pierre Cassigneul arouse the senses with their distinctive blend of classical beauty and avant-garde sophistication. Every brushstroke executed through the...

Thomas J.  Campbell

Museum Leaders Speak Out Against Proposed Elimination of Funding For National Endowment for the Arts

ArtfixDaily / February 18th, 2017

The Hill first reported in January that the National Endowment for the Arts is under threat, again. With a 2017 budget at $149.8 million -- the NEA is a tiny fraction of federal spending -- the 52-year-old agency has been subjected to ...

Still of animated web banner by Mark Titchner for Hands Off Our Revolution.

New Global Arts Coalition Launches to Counter Right-Wing Populism

ArtfixDaily / February 16th, 2017

Hundreds of artists have signed on to a new coalition that aims to counter right-wing ideology and policies with public-facing responses in art. The group called Hands Off Our Revolution already lists support from notable artists, ...

Max Liebermann from the Gurlitt hoard.

Museums Plan First Public Exhibitions of Gurlitt's Hidden Art Trove in November

Kunstmuseum Bern / February 15th, 2017

Dates have been announced for exhibitions showcasing some of the 1,500 artworks discovered hidden in the apartment of the late Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich and in another residence.  The Museum of Fine Arts in the Swiss capital, Bern, ...

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UK Puts Temporary Export Ban on Parmigianino

Guardian / February 12th, 2017

The UK government has placed a temporary export bar on a 16th-century masterpiece to allow time for a UK-based buyer to come up with £24.5m ($30 million). The J. Paul Getty Museum announced in August its intention to acquire ...

National Museum of Iran

Iranian Museum Exhibits Over 500 Artifacts Repatriated From the West

Tehran Times / February 9th, 2017

Some 558 historical artifacts including sculptures, earthenware, coins and jewelry, repatriated from Western museums over the last two years, went on display Monday at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran. Tehran Times reports: "Last ...

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Fred Eversley: Black, White, Gray opens at Rose Art Museum

Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University / 2017-02-20
Fred Eversley, Untitled, 1976.  Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Gift of Joyce and Paul Krasnow.  Courtesy the artist.  Photography- Charles Mayer
 
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  • Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Blue Mountain, New Mexico, 1918.  Pastel on paper 17 x 27 1/2 inches.  James Reinish & Associates, Inc.
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  • Mary Cassatt (1845-1926) Children Playing with a Cat, 1908.  Oil on canvas, 32 x 39 ½ inches.  Courtesy of John H.  Surovek Gallery.
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