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Jasper Johns's Assistant Pleads Guilty to Swiping Art

Wall Street Journal / August 27th, 2014

After more than two decades as the assistant to Jasper Johns, James Meyer pleaded guilty on Wed. to stealing and selling 22 works from the artist's studio.

The Music of Regret, Act 3, 2006.  Laurie Simmons (born 1949).  35mm film transferred to HDCam, 40 min.  Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York.Calendar

PERFORMANCE NOW

WilmingtonJuly 12 - September 21, 2014

Curated by RoseLee Goldberg and co-organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York and Performa, New York, Performance Now presents a survey of visual performance art at the start of the 21st century. Goldberg first...

Godward's "Phyleis" renders the Greek tragedy with an exquisite color palette and meticulous detailing Blogs

Misunderstood Genius: British Neoclassical Artist John William Godward

Beauty, Rarity, History...The M.S. Rau Antiques BlogAugust 27th, 2014 11:44

Known as the most talented Neoclassical painter of all time, John William Godward’s (1861-1922) Classical-inspired canvases, with their sensual subjects and scrupulous attention to historical detail, reflect a complexity and sensitivity...

George Stubbs's 'Tygers at Play' sold for $13.2 million at Sotheby's.

Sotheby's Doubles Down on Auction Guarantees

Art Newspaper / August 28th, 2014

Sotheby’s is taking an aggressive stance prior to the next major sales seasons...

Rendering of Alex Chinneck's Covent Garden project.

Artist Will Make Covent Garden Appear to Float this Fall

Telegraph / August 28th, 2014

Popular marketplace Covent Garden in the heart of London is set to levitate this fall.

Selene and Endymion by Nicolas Poussin.

Detroit Hit With a $4 Billion Proposal for City's Art

New York Times / August 27th, 2014

New York-based Art Capital has offered Detroit a loan of up to $4 billion in a new proposal that leaves the city's museum intact with its art used as collateral.

Charles and Judy Tate in 2013.

Houston Couple Donates $10 Million Latin American Art Collection to Blanton Museum

Houston Chronicle / August 27th, 2014

A gift of 120 modern and contemporary Latin American artworks from Houston residents Charles and Judy Tate has significantly boosted the holdings of Blanton Museum of Art.

New York passes law to restrict ivory sales

New York Antique Dealers Protest New Ivory Sales Restrictions

Bloomberg / August 26th, 2014

A new law passed in New York by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Aug. 12 has some antique dealers up in arms.

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