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ARTFIXdaily News Feed - Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Paris art market defies the worldThe French Resistance: Paris Art Market Defies the World
Luxist - July 21st, 2009 00:07

In the first three months of the year, Paris put up better auction results than London or New York, thanks to the Pierre Bergé-Read more

Michelle Obama to host arts eventsWhite House and Cooper-Hewitt Kick Off Mini-Arts Week
UnBeige Mediabistro - July 20th, 2009 12:01

It's that time of year again, for the annual National Design Awards luncheon at the White House, now with an all new First Lady at the helm. With Michelle Obama running this Friday's ...Read more

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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, NYCState of the Art
J.C. Carlson
On Fire: Jamie Wyeth's "Seven Deadly Sins"

What's hot on the museum scene this summer? Images evoking the sins of pride, envy, anger, greed, sloth, gluttony, and lust. Get your fill of human frailty at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine. ...Read more

Civil War and Antique Firearms are coming up at Fontaine's August 15 auctionFontaine’s Civil War & Militaria Auction to be a Sure Fire Hit with Collectors
WorthPoint - July 20th, 2009 15:44

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – More than 500 lots of important Civil War items, rare and vintage firearms and all manner of militaria will cross the block in an auction featuring the lifetime collection of the late George J. Bisacca, whose mainly Civil War collection was housed in the Eastover ...Read more

The British Museum, LondonU.K. Government Funding Cutbacks May Hit Tate, British Museum Projects
Artinfo - July 20th, 2009 11:00

The British culture minister says "there are too many schemes bidding for too little money."

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Henrietta Shore (1880 - 1963) Mount Wilson Oil on Canvas, 21 x 33 inches Courtesy of The Irvine MuseumThe Outsiders, Modernism in California, 1920-1940
Release Date: 21 July 2009

The plein-air style was the most popular art style in the southern California art community from about 1895 to 1930. The California Art Club, founded in 1909 and still very active today, was made up exclusively of traditional-style painters and sculptors. Major annual exhibitions held at the ...Read more

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