Archive for October, 2017

The Houseboat wins 20th Stephen Lawrence Prize

The 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize, now in its twentieth year, has been awarded to The Houseboat, designed in collaboration with Meredith Bowles of Mole Architects and executive architect Rebecca Granger. Built for clients who are architects themselves, this extraordinary house is the culmination of many years of designing and collaborating. The result is a spectacular home, conceived as two... | Read More

Phillips announces Latin American highlights from the Fall Auction Season in New York

Phillips announced highlights of Latin American art from the upcoming auction season. On Tuesday, 21 November, the Latin America sale will feature 85 works that span the 20th and 21st centuries, with works by Jorge Eielson, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Zilia Sánchez, and Sandú Darié, among others. Preceding the dedicated Latin America auction is Phillips’ Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary... | Read More

Exhibition at Levy Gorvy celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Arte Povera

The genesis of the Arte Povera movement is, in many ways, inseparable from the history of Ileana Sonnabend’s legendary gallery. In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the movement’s inception, Ileana Son n abend and Arte Povera will open at Lévy Gorvy’s New York location on November 2nd and will run through December 23rd. Curated by the renowned art historian and Arte... | Read More

Minor White Archive expands access with release of image files

The Princeton University Art Museum has contributed approximately 5,980 images by the seminal American modernist photographer Minor White to the Artstor Digital Library. This contribution represents a substantial selection from the Minor White Archive, which came to Princeton as a gift of the artist in 1976. Minor White (1908-1976), one of the most important photographic artists and teachers... | Read More

Impressionist, Modern, Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction at Doyle on November 15

Doyle’s auction on Wednesday, November 15 in New York showcases paintings, drawings and sculpture from the late 19th century to the current day. Session I at 11am is devoted to Impressionist & Modern Art by European and American artists. Offered are works ranging from Academic and Barbizon art through Impressionism and Post-Impressionism to German Expressionism and early Modernism.... | Read More

Bank of America announces 2017 Art Conservation Project grant recipients

Bank of America announces that the company will provide grant funding to 21 major art restoration projects in six countries, through the 2017 Bank of America Art Conservation Project. A selection of the historically and culturally significant works in danger of deterioration that will benefit from the grants includes: • “The Assumption of the Virgin” (1577-1579) by El Greco at... | Read More

Property from the Mellon Family Collection offered at Sotheby’s New York

Following Sotheby’s record-breaking auctions of The Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon in 2014, they will once again present fine art acquired over a lifetime by this legendary tastemaker. Works by artists including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Nicolas de Staël, Winslow Homer and Eugène Delacroix that have descended in the Mellon Family to present will be offered in a series of auctions at... | Read More

More than 7,000 women denounce sexual harassment in art world

Cindy Sherman, Laurie Anderson and Jenny Holzer joined more than 7,000 women, including some of the biggest names in contemporary art, to denounce sexual harassment by people who hold positions of power in their milieu. The open letter followed last week's resignation of Knight Landesman, an art world figure known for his colorful suits, as co-publisher of leading arts magazine Artforum, after a... | Read More

Bundeskunsthalle opens a comprehensive presentation of Ferdinand Hodler’s oeuvre

Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918) is one of the most successful Swiss artists of the late 19th and early 20th century and was perceived as one of the most important painters of modernism by his contemporaries. Since the last extensive monographic exhibition in Munich and Wuppertal in 1999/2000, there has not been a comprehensive presentation of Hodler’s oeuvre in Germany. The exhibition in Bonn... | Read More

Exhibition tells the story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France

Nearly 150 years after the Franco-Prussian War prompted artists to flee Paris, the works of Claude Monet and other Impressionists in London are to go on display in the British capital. Finding freedom in London after 1870, artists including Camille Pissarro, James Tissot and Jules Dalou created a unique portrait of the city and British society. More than 100 of the Impressionists' paintings and... | Read More
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