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ARTFIXdaily News Feed - Thursday, August 28, 2014
Selene and Endymion by Nicolas Poussin.
Detroit Hit With a $4 Billion Proposal for City's Art
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.
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Charles and Judy Tate in 2013.
Houston Couple Donates $10 Million Latin American Art Collection to Blanton Museum
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.
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Jasper Johns's Assistant Pleads Guilty to Swiping Art
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.
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Robert Frank (U.S.A., b.  Switzerland, 1924), Detroit, 1955.  Gelatin silver print.  Gift of Raymond B.  Gary, 1984.492.15 © Robert Frank
Groundbreaking exhibition of photographs by Robert Frank sheds new light on his legendary work, The Americans
In 1955 and 1956, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank (b. 1924) traveled throughout the United States on a Guggenheim Fellowship, photographing ordinary people in their everyday lives. ...
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William Trost Richards (1833–1905) Forest Interior, 1865.  Oil on canvas.  12 1/8 x 10 1/16 inches.  Signed and dated lower right: W.  T.  Richards; / 1865.
Questroyal Fine Art Releases New Catalog of Important American Paintings
With a year full of headlines on the dizzying state of the contemporaryart market, Questroyal Fine Art continues to champion the importance and value of nineteenth- and twentieth-century ...
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Godward's "Phyleis" renders the Greek tragedy with an exquisite color palette and meticulous detailing
Misunderstood Genius: British Neoclassical Artist John William Godward
Known as the most talented Neoclassical painter of all time, John William Godward’s (1861-1922) Classical-inspired ...
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New York State Seal, "Fearless and Independent," a fine pristine Japanese export silkwork picture, c.  1890.
Folk art made in New York City and New York State from the 19th and early 20th centuries is among the special material that Laura Fisher of NYC’s FISHER HERITAGE will exhibit at the new ...
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