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Rare books auction at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg: €36,000 for a "Kra"

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

With total proceeds of more than ? 1.65 million, the two day auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 23/24 May realized an excellent result. The amount topped last spring's figure by around ? 250,000 and even slightly exceeded the last autumn result. Show More Summary

art-and-things-of-beauty: Jan van Kessel (1626-1679)...

12 hours agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

art-and-things-of-beauty: Jan van Kessel (1626-1679) - Flower and insect, oil on copper, 10,4 x 16,2 cm.

Harmonious proportions: Design Auction at Dorotheum on 16th June

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

At the heart of the upcoming Dorotheum design auction on 16th June 2016 is a piece of furniture with a special history: The event presents an important early example of organic design, the result of a cooperation between two exceptional architects and design artists of the 20th century, Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen. Show More Summary

Gallery opens an exhibition devoted to one of Canada's most notable contemporary artists

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The National Gallery of Canada presents, from May 20 to September 5, 2016, Chris Cran, Sincerely Yours, the most comprehensive exhibition ever produced on Alberta?s Chris Cran. The exhibition features over 100 paintings and drawings from the national collection and other institutions, and surveys Cran?s artistic production over the last 40 years. Show More Summary

"Marks of the Trade" by Anthony Adcock on view at Lyons Wier Gallery

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Lyons Wier Gallery is presenting "Marks of the Trade" by Anthony Adcock. "The first time I saw Anthony Adcock's work it took a while for my head to process what my eyes were seeing. I was transfixed by the surface of what seemed to be a ?paint-test? on a piece of dirty plywood. Show More Summary

Puerto Rican artist Angel Otero's first gallery exhibition in Hong Kong opens at Lehmann Maupin

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

For his first Hong Kong gallery exhibition, Puerto Rican artist Angel Otero will present Born in the Echoes, a group of new paintings that bring his unique visual language to the forefront. Otero is dedicated to continuing the tradition of abstraction, and is an innovator in the genre. Show More Summary

First exhibition in Australia to focus on the art of the Tang Empire on view in Sydney

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is presenting Tang: treasures from the Silk Road capital, the first exhibition in Australia to focus on the art of the Tang Empire. Tang: treasures from the Silk Road capital features a wondrous array...Show More Summary

Phillips announces highlights from June Evening & Day Editions Sale

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Phillips Evening and Day Editions auctions in London will present a strong offering of museum-quality original prints and multiples by celebrated masters of the 20th and 21st centuries. The two auctions will include over 240 lots, carrying...Show More Summary

Jiun in June alongside fine interiors & decorative works

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Michaan?s June 20, 2016 Fine Asian Works of Art auction brings an outstanding modern work to the marketplace in Pang Jiun?s (b. 1936) oil on canvas Wild Chrysanthemums at an estimate of $40,000-60,000. Appearing as a snapshot of an unassuming...Show More Summary

Freeman's and Lyon & Turnbull to hold inaugural auction in Hong Kong May 31

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Lyon & Turnbull, Scotland?s Oldest Auction House, will partner with Freeman?s, America?s Oldest Auction House, for their inaugural auction in Hong Kong at the Liang Yi private museum on May 31. Following their 2015 sponsorship of Asia...Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Museum of Art names Michael J. Anderson, Ph.D., Director of Curatorial Affairs

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Dr. Michael Anderson has been named director of curatorial affairs at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Anderson, previously curator of film and American art at OKCMOA, has curated the Museum Film program at OKCMOA and coordinated several...Show More Summary

Strong prices for 19th-century European paintings

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Today?s sale of 19th Century European Paintings at Sotheby?s in London brought a total of £5,205,875 ($7,608,386 / ?6,856,688), against a pre-sale estimate of £3.64-5.3 million and with 69% of lots sold. Claude Piening, Head of Department,...Show More Summary

Chief Curator Lucinda Barnes to retire after fifteen years at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive announced that longtime BAMPFA curator Lucinda Barnes will retire on June 29, 2016. Barnes joined the BAMPFA curatorial staff in 2001, and for the past twelve years has served as the museum?s Chief Curator and Director of Programs and Collections. Show More Summary

Michael Alvarez's 'Sorealism' at Museum as Retail Space

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Museum as Retail Space is presenting "Sorealism" by Michael Alvarez, his first solo exhibition, domestically and internationally. Eighteen oil paintings on canvas and wood panel will be on view through June 4th. A native Angeleno, Alvarez...Show More Summary

The great pretenders

13 hours agoArts : Night and Day

There is fakery in the air. And maybe the French are done with deconstruction. A drone operated by a French… The post The great pretenders appeared first on The Spectator.

Punk turns 40

13 hours agoArts : Night and Day

There have been many punk exhibitions over the years so I can’t help but chuckle at the ‘experts’ who are… The post Punk turns 40 appeared first on The Spectator.

Myth-making

13 hours agoArts : Night and Day

For years I have been telling people that they should listen to, in the absence of staged performances, Enescu’s opera… The post Myth-making appeared first on The Spectator.

Mind games

13 hours agoArts : Night and Day

Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall enjoys the dubious status of a modern classic. A black mental-health patient, Christopher, is about to… The post Mind games appeared first on The Spectator.

Giving Tate Modern a lift

13 hours agoArts : Night and Day

Tate Modern, badly overcrowded, has built itself a £260 million extension to spread everyone about the place more. This means… The post Giving Tate Modern a lift appeared first on The Spectator.

Jane Austen on speed

13 hours agoArts : Night and Day

Love & Friendship is based on the little-known Jane Austen epistolary novella, Lady Susan, which was not published until after… The post Jane Austen on speed appeared first on The Spectator.

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