Archive for November, 2018

James Cohan Gallery’s Flagship Chelsea Space Will Move to Tribeca in September 2019

The gallery will inaugurate its new location at 50 Walker Street with a Josiah McElheny show. Read More

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‘Afterimage’ at Paradice Palase, Brooklyn

See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More

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‘Afterimage’ at Paradice Palase, Brooklyn

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Study: How You Watch A Movie Depends On What Kind Of Thinker You Are

Aalto University researchers showed volunteers the film My Sister’s Keeper on a screen while the research subjects were lying down in an MRI scanner. The study compared the volunteers’ brain activity, and concluded that holistic thinkers saw the film more similarly with each other than analytical thinkers. In addition, holistic thinkers processed the film’s moral issues and... | Read More

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Launches Two Art Education Initiatives

Four American universities' M.F.A. painting departments have received $500,000 grants. Read More

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What ‘The Front Runner’ And Gary Hart Tell Us About Political Theater Today

Matt Bai and Jay Carson wrote the screenplay of a new drama about the swift 1987 downfall of the Democratic presidential candidate — an event Bai says has a "direct throughline" to President Trump.

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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Director receives the prestigious Peter Herrndorf Award

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts announced the honour conferred on its Executive Director and Chief Curator Nathalie Bondil at the annual Business / Arts Gala. Ms. Bondil is the first director of a Quebec cultural institution to receive the prestigious Peter Herrndorf Award honouring an outstanding Canadian arts and business leader who has spent a lifetime dedicated to fostering the arts in... | Read More

Sotheby’s inaugural auction in Mumbai achieves US$ 7.9 million

Boundless India, Sotheby’s inaugural auction in Mumbai achieved a total of INR 55.40 crores / US$ 7.9 million today, led by seminal works by Tyeb Mehta and Amrita Sher-Gil. Over 75% of sold lots achieved prices above their pre-sale high estimates. The top price of the evening was Tyeb Mehta’s Durga Mahisasura Mardini which sold for INR 20.49 crores / US$ 2.9 million, reflecting the... | Read More

Sotheby’s Russian Art Week totals $29.4 million

This week’s Russian Art sales at Sotheby’s concluded yesterday realising a combined total of $29.4 million (£23 million). Strong results were achieved across all three sales, each realising totals above their pre-sale estimates. Mark Poltimore, Sotheby’s Chairman of Russia, said: “I am absolutely thrilled with the outstanding results we have achieved in the last two days.... | Read More

Rare imperial vase leads Bonhams Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale

Bonhams Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art department presented a tightly curated collection across two sales including its bi-annual Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale followed by a single-owner collection of Chinese jades from The Durwin Tang Collection. Taking place on 27 November, the combined total of both sales achieved HK$73,550,000 (US$9,395,700) with a 79% sold by lot rate. A... | Read More
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