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ARTFIXdaily News Feed - Monday, July 20, 2009
Chrisite's introduces iPhone bidding appArt Auction Advances With Christie's iPhone Bidding App
Luxist - July 20th, 2009 02:49

The iPhone will stand alongside the gavel, if all goes well, as the implement by which an auction is defined. Christie's hopes that a new bidding application will attract new money bidders to the auction house, ideally to pick up ...Read more

Virginia Miles' 1844 sampler sold for $18,400 at Brunk AuctionsSchoolgirl samplers get high marks at auction
Auction Central News - July 20th, 2009 02:08

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - In a sale heavy with ornate Oriental carpets and elegant English and Tiffany silver, two humble Southern samplers topped all competitors at Brunk Auctions' sale on July 11.  The textile leader was a 17-line sampler by Buncombe County, N.C., resident Orry A. Alexander. ...Read more

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Maxfield Parrish Gem Featured in Nantucket Antiques Show


For those fortunate enough to be Nantucket Island-bound between July 30th and August 2nd, Vose Galleries will be joining thirty-eight dealers of high quality antiques and fine art for the annual Read more

Sarah Jessica Parker is behind the new Bravo showHundreds Try Out for Art-World Reality Show
New York Times Art - July 19th, 2009 23:30

The Bravo network held a casting call in New York City for a show in which 13 artists will compete to win a gallery show and other related prizes. Produced by "Sex and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker...

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ImageAn Offering Fit for the Emperors
New York Times Art - July 19th, 2009 17:06

The British Museum has acquired the Percival David collection of Chinese ceramic vessels, one of the most dazzling displays of Chinese porcelain anywhere.

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Jaguar Mask, Tigre, from the Grice CollectionPassionate Journey: The Grice Collection of Native American Art
July 18 - October 17, 2009
The Mint Museum
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Park at Monsieur Wallet at Voincinlieu, 1866.
Oil on canvas. Collection of Lady Ridley-Tree.Corot in California, July 4 - October 11, 2009
Release Date: 20 July 2009

Corot was the most absorbing, respected, and influential landscape painter in France in the generation before Impressionism. He was much beloved by his peers and collectors alike, and remains an important figure whose exploration of the light and poetry of the French and Italian landscape still ...Read more

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