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ARTFIXdaily News Feed - Thursday, July 23, 2009
Christie's will auction Lenore Annenberg's diamond ringChristie's to sell Annenberg's 32-carat diamond
Reuters - July 22nd, 2009 16:39

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - A giant gem will hit the auction block in New York this autumn with the sale of the 32-carat emerald-cut Annenberg diamond, which is expected to fetch as much at $5 million, Christie's said on Wednesday.


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Image LACMA learns to tweet en Español
LA Times Arts - July 22nd, 2009 19:16

Today, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art officially went bilingual on Twitter.  The museum launched a Twitter account, @enLACMA, that will ...Read more

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The mintwiki promotes Mint Museum exhibitions such as "Bob Trotman, Business as Usual"State of the Art
J.C. Carlson
Art World Gets Geeky

Twitter, Facebook, iPhone apps, blogs, and wikis are fast making their way into how the art world operates. Today, information is expected online instantly.

With the art market in a sorry slump, innovative new technology is playing a role in attracting the attention of clients/visitors ...Read more

ImageFor New Leader of the Arts Endowment, Lessons From a Shaky Past
New York Times Art - July 22nd, 2009 22:12

Political goodwill toward the National Endowment for the Arts is on the rise, and many are wondering if Rocco Landesman will be able to lead it, finally, into a new era.

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Live Auctioneers and Christie's have both announced iPhone apps to aid biddingLiveAuctioneers launches iPhone app with auction-bidding capability
Auction News Central - July 23rd, 2009 03:07

NEW YORK - In a move that is expected to revolutionize the auction-bidding process, Manhattan-based announces the debut of its custom-designed, downloadable iPhone application. On July 15 Christie's also divulged news of its own iPhone app.

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Susan Walker Morse (The Muse), Samuel F. B. Morse, ca. 1836–37, oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Herbert L. Pratt, 1945. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Faces of a New Nation: American Portraits of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
July 25 - January 24, 2009
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1933 Duesenberg Model J Torpedo Victoria Convertible Bespoke Collection of American & European Cars to Highlight Bonhams’ Carmel Auction
Release Date: 21 July 2009

Sidney H. Craig Collection, with remarkable Hollywood history, is to be offered at summer Quail Lodge sale

Bonhams & Butterfields is privileged to announce the consignment of 14 vehicles from the collection of the late Sidney Craig and his wife, Jenny ...
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