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ArtfixDaily / August 7th, 2014
American antique specialists Leigh and Leslie Keno, widely-known for their "Antiques Roadshow" television appearances, are bringing their own line of furniture to the masses through "flash sale" Website One Kings Lane.
ArtfixDaily / August 5th, 2014
Adornments from the golden age of the silver screen will go on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this fall. “Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen” will present designer gowns and exquisite jewelry from the 1930s and ‘40s...
ArtfixDaily / July 21st, 2014
On July 22, the non-profit International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) will host an evening event covering the effects of 3D printing in today's art world.
Stanford News / July 9th, 2014
Through a study of the interplay between consumerism and the work of acclaimed artist Piet Mondrian, Stanford art historian Nancy J. Troy uncovers how social forces shaped the artist's legacy.
ArtfixDaily / June 5th, 2014
This autumn, London's Victoria & Albert Museum will present the definitive retrospective exhibition of the work of master photographer Horst P. Horst (1906-1999) - one of the leading photographers of the 20th century.
ArtfixDaily / May 5th, 2014
At London's Victoria & Albert Museum, a spectacular new exhibition traces the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its interpretation by leading couturiers and designers...
Gizmodo / March 11th, 2014
In Rotterdam, a new building shaped like an enormous salad bowl, complete with leafy greens on top, will house the city's precious art collection. Works of art not normally on view will be stored in the building and it will be open to the public to explore.
ArtfixDaily / December 12th, 2013
Household products maker S.C. Johnson has sued Sotheby's over the upcoming sale of a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed desk and chair set made for the company's headquarters.
ArtfixDaily / January 14th, 2013
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art held groundbreaking ceremonies on Monday for a new outdoor plaza, which will open to the public in fall 2014, and be named "The David H. Koch Plaza." Koch, a museum trustee, contributed the entire $65 million cost of the project.
ArtfixDaily / November 5th, 2012
Actor Brad Pitt is delving into the world of furniture design. His Art Nouveau and Art Deco-inspired collection will be launched in...
New York Times / October 24th, 2012
Best-known for his Trinity Church in Boston, leading 19th-century architect Henry Hobson Richardson's only major surviving work in Washington, DC, is coming to auction, piece by piece.
ArtfixDaily / February 22nd, 2012
UC Berkeley’s loss is a gain for the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, in regards to a spectacular 22-foot long carved wood relief created by African-American artist Sargent Johnson. Part of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and 30s, Johnson was the first California ...
ArtfixDaily / February 20th, 2012
The California desert is alive with art this winter. A new art fair hit the ground running during the 11-day Palm Springs Modernism Week (through Feb. 26). The Palm Springs Art Museum has mounted a notable exhibition of ethereal landscapes by Lockwood de Forest on view through April 8 and the ...
New York Times / May 7th, 2011
Ownership and management of the annual American Antiques Show, a ten-year-old fundraiser for New York's American Folk Art Museum, has been turned over to the Art Fair Company in an effort to stabilize the museum's finances. Faced with a default on nearly $32 million worth of bonds that it ...
TEFAF Preview / March 17th, 2011
There are 30,000 items worth more than 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) offered by 260 top-tier galleries at the world’s most influential art and antiques fair. Two highlights are extraordinary paintings by Rembrandt and Renoir. Attracting leading international collectors and museum officials, ...
PHAIDON store / March 10th, 2011
Phaidon has released a massive paperback about Gustav Stickley (1858-1942), the iconic character and one of the most influential figures of the American Arts & Crafts movement. Stickley was a self-made man whose furniture company, Craftsman Workshops, and the seminal magazine he founded in ...
artinfo / February 9th, 2011
Nearly 8,000 guests flocked to the gala preview of the American International Fine Art Fair in Palm Beach last weekend. About 40,000 visitors are expected altogether to peruse the booths of 66 dealers, down from 84 last year. The 15th edition of the fair, which runs through Feb. 13 at the Palm ...
Washington Post / February 8th, 2011
A Pablo Picasso painting of his mistress Marie-Therese Walter, titled "La Lecture," more than doubled its low estimate to fetch 25.2 million pounds ($40.7 million) at a Sotheby's auction in London on Tuesday. The Picasso edged up the firm's modern and impressionist art auction total to 68.8 ...
ArtfixDaily / October 14th, 2010
The output of Dutch furniture designer and architect Gerrit Rietveld (1884-1964), best known as a proponent of the artistic movement De Stijl, is rising in the public view. This fall a seminal work from his late career was recreated while one of his first influential designs entered the permanent ...
ArtfixDaily / October 8th, 2010
Rago Arts and Auction Center totalled a strong $5.6 million for 1,380 lots in its 20th c. Design sale, from October 1 to 3. Pieces dating from the early 20th century, including Roycroft furniture and metalwork, which completely sold-out, elicited fierce bidding "at levels not seen since 2007," ...