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itv / December 17th, 2015
A Chinese famille rose vase provoked a bidding battle at the UK auction house Hansons this week. Described as bearing a Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795), the ovoid form vase had six telephone bidders pursuing it for seven minutes. An anonymous UK buyer prevailed, sending the lot with ...
ArtfixDaily / October 22nd, 2015
Rooted in Victorian times and infused with the energy of today's tech industry, San Francisco is a place where old and new, tradition and innovation, blend seamlessly. West Coast art collectors and designers just as easily mix styles and periods, and flock ...
Meridian Star / October 5th, 2015
Officials broke ground Saturday on a $45-million, 58,500 sq. foot facility devoted to Mississippi artists in film, literature, music, arts, dance, theater and visual arts to be named the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience. An opening date in November 2017, ...
Art Newspaper / August 31st, 2015
Casa Vicens, the first house designed by famed Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, will be renovated and made into a museum. The 1888 residence, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is scheduled to open for public visiting hours in the fall of 2016, reports the Art Newspaper. Gaudi's ...
ArtfixDaily / February 25th, 2015
Parisian-made china and Sheffield plate silverware that once graced King Kalakaua's table are among a trove of furnishings that have recently been returned to Iolani Palace, the royal residence in Hawaii. Sold off at auction in the early 1900s, the dispersion of royal property followed ...
NY Times / February 5th, 2015
Marina Picasso, a granddaughter of the artist, plans to sell inherited works from her 10,000-piece collection--privately, on her own.
ArtfixDaily / October 8th, 2014
The Arts window, a neoclassical masterpiece by J. & R. Lamb Studios, makes its debut at the Morse Museum of American Art, in Winter Park, Florida, as the centerpiece of a major new exhibition.
ArtfixDaily / October 4th, 2014
More than 7,000 people donated to a month-long campaign to save the Wedgwood collection in the U.K. from being sold off.
ArtfixDaily / September 22nd, 2014
Perhaps one of the biggest art exhibitions of the year will not be attended by the artist behind its creation. Chinese dissident artist...
New York Times / August 27th, 2014
New York-based Art Capital has offered Detroit a loan of up to $4 billion in a new proposal that leaves the city's museum intact with its art used as collateral.
Examiner / July 28th, 2014
When billionaire art collector Liu Yiqian was photographed sipping tea from a $36.6 million cup, he sparked a wave of controversy.
3dprint / July 13th, 2014
Dutch designer Maaike Roozenburg is using her 3D printing knowledge to help connect museum-goers with collection objects that are behind glass and out of reach.
ArtfixDaily / April 8th, 2014
Considered the holy grail of Chinese art, a rare Ming-dynasty porcelain cup adorned with chickens brought $36 million on Tuesday in Hong Kong.
ArtfixDaily / April 9th, 2013
A new world record price was set for a rare red "lotus bowl" from the Chinese emperor Kangxi period of 1662-1722 when it went for $9.5 million at auction in Hong Kong, making it the highest price for any Chinese porcelain from the Kangxi period during the Qing dynasty.
Businessweek / October 6th, 2011
A week of auctions held by Sotheby's in Hong Kong netted a total of HK$3.2 billion ($411.3 million) with selective buyers competing to record levels for blue-chip art, rare gems, and Chinese ceramics.
Daily Mail / September 25th, 2011
British police have recovered a haul of antiques worth £5 million hidden in the garages of gang members. The loot came from raids on England’s stately homes, and included a £1.3 million porcelain collection and a £500,000 Chippendale table.
ArtfixDaily / August 17th, 2011
For the first time in 25 years, the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art will open the shutters of James McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room for public view on the third Thursday of each month, beginning Aug. 18, 12-5:30 p.m. Visitors to the room will have a chance to experience the tonal ...
Antiques and the Arts / May 24th, 2011
Forty-six dealers assembled a fresh and inviting display of art and antiques, particularly strong in Americana and New England paintings, for the second annual Wayside Inn Antiques Show in Sudbury, Mass., from May 13 to 15. Guy Leblanc, the historic inn's Director of Marketing, cheerfully ...
New York Times / January 20th, 2011
A bevy of antiques shows, auctions, museum exhibitions and gallery events are underway in New York City through this weekend. At the Park Avenue Armory, 75 dealers in the Winter Antiques Show (through Jan. 30) represent the creme-de-la-creme of high-end antiques. Among this year's show ...