Detail of Lucas Cranach the Elder's Eve (circa 1530).  Image: Norton Simon MuseumNews Feed

Judge Rules For Norton Simon Museum To Keep Cranach Paintings

Pasadena Now / August 18th, 2016

A U.S. District Court judge ruled this week that Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum legally owns Lucas Cranach’s “Adam and Eve,” a pair of masterpieces painted around 1530, when he dismissed the claim by an heir to a former owner in a case ...

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Works by Robert Taplin and John Benicewicz

New Haven / September 10 - October 15, 2016

Exhibition Dates: September 10 - October 15, 2016 Opening Reception: September 10th, 6-8pm (artists will be present) Robert Taplin is a sculptor working in New Haven, Connecticut, who has exhibited throughout the United States. He...

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Impressions of Innocence: Dorothea Sharp

Beauty, Rarity, History...The M.S. Rau Antiques Blog / July 25th, 2016 15:34

Spontaneity. Pure color. Rapid brushstrokes. These and more are words that come to mind when envisioning the impressionist style, and all embody the oeuvre of the British artist Dorothea Sharp. Yet, unlike the Impressionists who came...

Snøhetta expansion of SFMOMA.  © Henrik Kam, courtesy of SFMOMA.

Digging Into the SFMOMA Deal with the Fisher Family

San Francisco Chronicle / August 22nd, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle's Charles Desmarais reports on the Fisher Collection of contemporary art on display at the expanded SFMOMA, and the scant details provided on the deal between the museum and the Fisher family. As Donald Fisher’s ...

Freud and Bacon photographed by Harry Diamond

Sebastian Smee's The Art of Rivalry Covers Riveting Relationships of Modern Masters

Indiebound / August 16th, 2016

The Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize winning art critic Sebastian Smee has penned a spellbinding 416-page tome about eight of modern art's most hallowed names -- and the artists' very complicated relationships with each other. The book The ...

Castel Valer

Magnificent Italian Castle to be Auctioned Fully Furnished

Concierge Auctions / August 14th, 2016

Castel Valer, a restored medieval fortress at the edge of the Dolomites mountain range in northern Italy, goes under the gavel on Sept. 8. The historic property has descended in the same family for about 650 years. Steeped in history ...

Alec Baldwin in 2016

Alec Baldwin at Odds With Art Dealer Over Alleged "Copy"

New York Times / August 14th, 2016

Actor Alec Baldwin claims that he paid $190,000 in 2010 for a painting that was not the one he requested to buy, reports the New York Times. Baldwin alleges that Manhattan dealer Mary Boone sold him a different work by artist Ross ...

A piece by Inga Batatunashvili, which sold for €2,750 on Wydr.

Is Wydr the Tinder for Artists?

Independent / August 11th, 2016

"Adopting Tinder’s swipe model, Wydr’s algorithm works behind the scenes, assessing users’ tastes to calculate what to display in the future," reports The Independent of the Swiss-made app. "Artists on Wydr must catch the eye of ...

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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.
  • Ammi Phillips.  Portrait of a Winsome Young Girl in Red with Green Slippers, Dog and Bird.  Est.  $300/500,000.
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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.
  • Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) Summer Day, 1911.  Oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 32 1/8 in.  (91.8 x 81.6 cm).  Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.  Photography by Dwight Primiano.  © Estate of Frank Weston Benson / Licensed by Faith Andrews Bedford, St.  Petersburg, FL
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  • Charles Courtney Curran (American, 1861-1942) Breakfast for Three, 1909.  Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches.  Gift of the West Foundation in honor of Gudmund Vigtel 2010.117.  High Museum of Art.
  • At Bonhams is Everett Shinn (American, 1876-1953) The Singer, 1920.  Pastel on paper, 13 x 16 1/2in.  Estimate: $100,000 - 150,000
  • Frank Vining Smith, The Seventh Wave, 1942.  Oil on canvas, 40 x 60 in.  Private Collection.
  • Winslow Homer (1836-1910), Croquet Players, 1865.
  • Willard L.  Metcalf's (1858–1925) Poppy Field (Landscape at Giverny), 1886.  Oil on canvas, 10 5/8 x 18 5/16 inches.  Inscribed on verso: La Maison de Claude Monet Giverny.  Looking across from the end of my garden W.  L.  Metcalf
  • John Marin American (1856-1915) The Times Tower, West 42nd Street, circa 1909-10 Watercolor on paper, 12 x 9 inches.  Courtesy of Thomas Colville Fine Art.
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