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British royals mull removal of hunting trophies from Queen Elizabeth II's Sandringham residence

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Britain's royal family could remove some hunting trophies that include elephant tusks and stuffed rhinos from Queen Elizabeth II's Sandringham residence to avoid a possible debate with the EU over their legality. Buckingham Palace said...Show More Summary

Rossetti's intimate portrait of his lover, lost for 150 years, to sell at Bonhams in London

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

A very personal sketch by renowned Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti is set to go under the hammer in the 19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist Art sale, taking place on 21 January 2015 at Bonhams New Bond Street salerooms. Show More Summary

The National Gallery of Canada acquires seven major 19th-century works

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The National Gallery of Canada has enhanced its collection of nineteenth-century French art with the recent acquisition of seven major works of art: six by Gustave Doré, perhaps the most renowned illustrator of all time; and one by the great sculptor Aimé-Jules Dalou. Show More Summary

Final installment of photographs from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago to be offered online

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Phillips announces the third and final installment of its great fall 2014 sale: Photographs from the Collection of The Art Institute of Chicago. The sale is an online-only auction which offers 146 lots from the same distinguished source at a more accessible price point. Show More Summary

Laumeier Sculpture Park completes $200,000 conservation project for Donald Judd's Untitled, 1984

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Laumeier Sculpture Park announced the successful completion of its $200,000 conservation project for Donald Judd?s Untitled, 1984, located on the South Lawn at Laumeier. The two-year conservation project was made possible by a 2012 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for $100,000, with a 1:1 match by Laumeier. Show More Summary

The Hammer Museum announces Aram Moshayedi and Hamza Walker as curators for Made in L.A. 2016

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Hammer Museum announced today that the Los Angeles biennial Made in L.A. 2016 will be co-curated by Hammer curator Aram Moshayedi and Hamza Walker from the Renaissance Society in Chicago. Made in L.A. 2016 will be the third in an...Show More Summary

Rebekka Modlen, émigré artist and seminal figure of Soviet Nonconformist Art history, passes away at 80

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

A Russian émigré artist and historically noteworthy figure of the unofficial art community during the Soviet Regime, Rebekka Modlen (1934-2014) passed away this November at her home in Loches, France, her family reported. A multidisciplinary...Show More Summary

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art appoints Adine Varah as General Counsel

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announces the appointment of Adine Varah as the museum?s new General Counsel. As the Museum?s chief legal counsel, Varah will manage all legal and contractual activities for the museum. She will report to Janet Alberti, the Deputy Director of Administration and Finance. Show More Summary

Tiffany glass lamps lead 20th Century Decorative Arts Auction at Bonhams New York

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The 20th Century Decorative Arts auction at Bonhams New York resulted in over $1.1 million in total sales. The auction was led by a strong group of leaded glass lamps produced by Tiffany Studios in the early years of the 20th Century. Show More Summary

Sleigh Ride: 1951

When what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a miniature sleigh, and eight tiny reindeer. "Centerpiece Christmas Day -- Dec. 25, 1951." 35mm color slide by Grace or Hubert Tuttle, our latest episode of Minnesota Kodachromes. View full size.

Sotheby's December Auctions of 20th Century Design & Tiffany total $21.3 million in New York

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Works emerging from exceptional private collections propelled Sotheby?s December auctions of 20th Century Design to an outstanding total of $21.3 million, surpassing the three auctions? combined high estimate of $17.7 million. More than...Show More Summary

The Van Gogh Museum ends 2014 extremely well with a record number of visitors

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

This year, more than 1.6 million visitors have paid a visit to the Van Gogh Museum ? despite the fact that the Kurokawa wing was not accessible to visitors as a result of the construction of the new glass entrance building at the side of Museumplein. Show More Summary

Fifteen African American artists open exhibition at Philip Slein Gallery in St. Louis

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Now! Vibrant Traditions with an Unexpected Edge brings together 15 St. Louis African American artists at the Philip Slein Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri. Now! Vibrant Traditions opens December 19, 2014 and will be on view through January 24, 2015. Show More Summary

Exhibition showcases 38 recently conserved Indian miniature paintings

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

La Salle University Art Museum presents the exhibition Poetic Visions: Indian Art from the Permanent Collection on view December 17, 2014 ? February 27, 2015. This exhibition showcases 38 Indian miniature paintings which were conserved through recent grants from the E. Show More Summary

Portland Museum of Art hires new Curatorial Fellow

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Portland Museum of Art announced that Diana Jocelyn Greenwold has been hired as Curatorial Fellow. Under the direction of PMA Chief Curator Jessica May, Greenwold will play an integral role in a multi-year project focused on theShow More Summary

Shaker Museum/Mount Lebanon awarded $500,000 for historic preservation

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in Albany awards through the state's Regional Economic Development Councils, which include a $500,000 historic preservation grant to the Shaker Museum?Mount Lebanon. The grant has been awarded throughShow More Summary

La Criée centre for contemporary art opens group show whose subject is the countryside

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

La Criée centre for contemporary art is presenting from 18 December 2014 to 15 February 2015 the second exhibition of the season «Battre la Campagne» (Souring the Fields): «aller dehors» (going outdoors). Aller dehors: going outdoors...Show More Summary

Boijmans honours gigantic art space: Submarine Wharf

4 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Between 2010 and 2013 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen reconnoitred its borders in Rotterdam?s dockland. The Port of Rotterdam gave the museum the chance to use the 5,000 m2 Submarine Wharf as an open house for talent and new challenges. Show More Summary

Frieze New York 2015: Details announced

5 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Frieze New York will return to Randall?s Island Park, Manhattan from May 14 to 17, 2015. The fourth edition of the New York art fair will bring together over 190 of the world?s leading contemporary galleries, with 62 participants from the fair?s host city. Show More Summary

WWI 'Christmas Truce' football match memorial unveiled

5 hours agoArts : Artdaily

A hundred years after the famous World War I "Christmas Truce," UEFA chief Michel Platini unveiled a memorial Thursday to the football match British and German soldiers played in no man's land as the guns fell silent. Dignitaries from...Show More Summary

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