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World record results fuel $4.2 million Heritage Sports Spring Memorabilia Catalog Auction

The Wizard of Westwood continued to work his magic eight years after his passing at age 99, as a jersey he wore as a member of the early 1930’s Purdue Boilermakers dwarfed its pre-auction estimate of $30,000+ with a stunning top bid of $264,000 in Heritage Auctions’ May 17-18 Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction. The auction price sets a world record for a college basketball jersey,... | Read More

Margarita Cabrera and Cisco Jiménez exhibit at Ruiz-Healy Art

Ruiz-Healy Art, San Antonio, Texas, is presenting two concurrent solo exhibitions featuring works by Margarita Cabrera and Cisco Jiménez. Both alumni of Artpace’s International Artist in Residence program, Jiménez in 1995 and Cabrera in 2008, their works are conceptually based in Mexican cultural objects and traditions and strongly connect with concepts of the collective/community.... | Read More

Exhibition of new works by Peter Alexander on view at Brian Gross Fine Art

Brian Gross Fine Art is presenting COLOR, an exhibition of new works by veteran Los Angeles artist Peter Alexander. On view are seven of his signature cast urethane sculptures, including a wall sculpture composed of 26 bars, along with a selection of recent gouache drawings on paper. Throughout his use of diverse media, Alexander creates experiential encounters with color. Alexander is... | Read More

Exhibition reveals Dorothy Bohm’s personal connections to the county of Sussex

Pallant House Gallery presents one of Britain’s most respected photographers, Dorothy Bohm (b. 1924), revealing her personal connections to the county of Sussex. Highly regarded for her work, Bohm is particularly well-known for her photographs of London, Paris and New York. This exhibition presents a series of black and white photographs depicting Sussex life during the 1960s and 1970s... | Read More

Clark Art Institute acquires Guillaume Guillon Lethière’s masterpiece ‘Brutus Condemning His Sons to Death’

The Clark Art Institute today announced the recent acquisition of Brutus Condemning His Sons to Death, an important early work by neoclassical French artist Guillaume Guillon Lethière (1760–1832), marking a significant addition to its permanent collection. Completed in 1788 when Lethière was at the French Academy in Rome, and subsequently displayed at the Salons of 1795 and 1801, the... | Read More

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquires 34 artworks from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has added 34 artworks by African American artists to its collections. The works, acquired from the Atlanta-based Souls Grown Deep Foundation, are part of a gift/purchase program designed to strengthen the representation of African American artists from the Southern United States in leading art museums across the country. Since 2014, the Souls Grown Deep Foundation... | Read More

Outstanding final prices at the Spring Auction of Hermann Historica

This year's Spring Auction at Hermann Historica GmbH took place from 1 to 11 May with the usual wide range of high quality precious objects from all periods of history and originating from all over the world. Approximately 6,500 lots from all specialist areas represented by the auction house came under the hammer – antiquities, arms and armour, works of art, hunting antiques, orders and... | Read More

Sotheby’s Sales of European Art and Master Paintings total $23.4 million in New York

Today’s sales of European Art and Master Paintings at Sotheby’s New York together achieved $23.4 million, with more than 180 works sold over the course of the day’s auctions. Below is a look at some of the highlights that drove these results: Mark Buck, Co-Head of Sotheby’s European Art Sales in New York, commented: “We are incredibly pleased with the results of... | Read More

Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection of Japanese Photographs acquired by Smithsonian’s Freer/Sackler

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery have acquired more than 400 photographs from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection, expanding dramatically the scope of the museums’ holdings in modern and contemporary Japanese works on paper. The exceptional collection features over 120 Japanese photographers from the 1880s to 2015, including internationally renowned... | Read More

Spectacular rare portrait of last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, is loaned to National Galleries of Scotland

A highly accomplished and vibrant portrait of the last Tsar of Russia, in the uniform of The Royal Scots Greys, has been placed on loan by the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Regimental Trust with the National Galleries of Scotland, where it has gone on public display this week. In 1902, Tsar Nicholas II was portrayed by Valentin Serov (1865-1911), one of the greatest Russian painters of the... | Read More
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