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Jamie Wyeth Pride (Detail), 2008, Combined mediums on hand-wove, toned paper mounted on archival board, Private collection, Courtesy Adelson Galleries, NYC

On Fire: Jamie Wyeth's "Seven Deadly Sins"

  • July 20th, 2009 21:34

What's hot with museum-goers this summer? Images evoking the sins of pride, envy, anger, greed, sloth, gluttony, and ...

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Childe Hassam, Up the Avenue from Thirty-fourth Street

Brooke Astor's Favorite Painting at Heart of Trial

  • July 6th, 2009 00:51

UPDATE (Oct. 8, 2009) - Jurors convicted Anthony Marshall, Brooke Astor's son, of 14 criminal counts, including fraud ...

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Pair of South Jersey pitchers and witch balls, ca.  1850, sold for $28,080.

Happy Again: Americana Market Comeback at Pook & Pook

  • June 23rd, 2009 12:19

The Father's Day weekend auction at Downington, Pennsylvania-based Pook & Pook Inc. gave the Americana market a ...

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Chris Jordan, Cans Seurat

Shock 'n' Awe: Chris Jordan's Green Theme Mega-Art

  • May 20th, 2009 20:57

Chris Jordan was a lawyer, but don't hold that against him. He reinvented himself as an artist with a social ...

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 Smoke Decorated Box With Fitted Interior American, Ca.  Early 19th Century Pine with dovetailed construction and original smoke decoration.  Decorated interior fitted with a case of 5 drawers.  Ex.  Margaret Canavan.

Collect Art, Not Ashes

  • May 12th, 2009 13:40

After a foggy morning dawned on Mother's Day, Santa Barbara's Jesusita fire is now 70 percent contained. From May 5 ...

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After the Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara, May 8

Got Art? Insurer Fights Fires to Help Protect Customers’ Property

  • May 10th, 2009 18:19

The Chubb Insurance Group, a leading insurer of homeowners and personal art collections worldwide, announced in a ...

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