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Mary Cassatt, The Reader, 1877. Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 1/2 in. (81.3 x 64.8 cm). Courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Photography by Robert LaPrelle
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
"Salvator Mundi," a recently authenticated work by Leonardo da Vinci.

Museum acquisitions and deaccessions, auction records, gallery exhibitions, legal matters, and art fair highlights lead the content to spark ARTFIXdaily readers' interest in 2011.

Top-read News Stories 0f 2011:

Winslow Homer watercolor sparks dispute

Photographer Andreas Gursky Unseats Cindy Sherman in Record Setting Sale

More American masterworks exit Westervelt-Warner Museum

Keno brothers unearth "Buried Treasure" on FOX-TV series

$16.4 million Ferrari tops record-breaking vintage car auctions

Claes Oldenburg sculpture to adorn Philadelphia's new Lenfest Plaza

Detained artist Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads opening delayed in New York

Legal battle brews over Allan Stone estate

Tulsa taping yields record treasure on "Antiques Roadshow"

The Story Behind Leonardo's Lost Painting

Dispute Over $400 Million Huguette Clark Estate Jeopardizes Future Museum

Massive art forgery trial begins in Germany

Venerable American Art Gallery Closes Doors After 165 Years

Preview of Wal-Mart Heiress's Crystal Bridges Museum

Iconic Marilyn Monroe dress snags $5.6 million at auction

 

Most-Read Blog Posts:

The Thrill of The Hunt: The Francis I Renaissance Sideboard
 by Bill Rau

Two American Treasures, Sold

by Paul G. Stein

Suzanne Valadon, a rebellious Montmartre painter

 by Gene Oliver

GALLERY GAZING IN SANTA FE by Laura Beach

by Laura Beach

 

Most Popular Press Releases:

A MAGNIFICENT EARLY RENOIR AND AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF JEALOUSY AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 18-27, 2011

Dallas Museum of Art Presents Line and Form: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Wasmuth Portfolio Showcasing Works by American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Museum Collection of Superhero Memorabilia to be sold at Antique Helper

Mauritshuis Acquires Rare Dirck de Bray Flower Still Life

PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION OF HOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS PREMIERES AT THE READING PUBLIC MUSEUM

Femme cueillant des Fleurs by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, c. 1874, oil on canvas, 65.5 x 54.4 cm from Dickinson.
TEFAF Maastricht

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Tony Foster, Cabezon Peak from a Mesa to the North, 2011.  Watercolor and graphite on paper, talisman of mixed media symbolic objects including a stone arrowhead by Homer Etherton, map, mixed media Zuni coyote fetish.  36 x 35 3/4 in.  / 3 x 33 5/8 in.

Experience Nature with British Artist-Explorer Tony Foster Through Video Tours of His Journeys

  • ArtfixDaily / June 3rd, 2020

Take an inspiring virtual trip with guided tours of The Foster, the Palo Alto, California, collection comprising the ...

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The Shaw Memorial by Augustus Saint-Gaudens

More Stories to Be Told Surrounding Saint-Gaudens's Masterpiece Monument to Black Regiment in Civil War

  • wbur / June 3rd, 2020

Boston's renowned sculptural memorial by Augustus Saint-Gaudens depicting Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment was ...

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Henry Richardson, Reflections on Unity, installed at Asheville Art Museum.

'Reflections on Unity' Sculpture at Asheville Art Museum Offers Hope After Damage

  • ArtfixDaily / June 3rd, 2020

'Let us all hope that we can come together' - artist Henry Richardson  The Asheville Art Museum was hit with ...

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‘A sign of hope’ ...  Damien Hirst’s Butterfly Rainbow.  Photograph: © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd.  All rights reserved, DACS 2020

Seeking Rainbows and More: Damien Hirst Offers a Free Download While the V&A Calls For Homemade Signs from Pandemic Times

  • ArtfixDaily / June 2nd, 2020

In April, British artist Damien Hirst released his own version of a rainbow image that children across the U.K. have ...

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