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Christie’s New York announces highlights from its sales series: Fall Classics

Christie’s announces Fall Classics, a series of sales comprised of Antiquities, Old Masters, and 19th Century European Art, that align with the TEFAF art fair in New York for a second year. Auction highlights include paintings by, Vigée Le Brun, Jacques-Émile Blanche and Albrecht Bouts. Sculptural highlights include an Egyptian greywacke portrait head of Amenhotep III from the estate of... | Read More

Modernist works from the Herbert Read Collection to be offered at Bonhams

Works by leading names in British Modernism from the collection of art historian and founder of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Herbert Read, are to be offered for sale at Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art on Wednesday 22 November. A towering figure in the story of British art in the mid-20th century, Read was a tireless champion of emerging artists struggling to make their mark against... | Read More

Marc Straus announces inaugural solo exhibition of American sculptor Jeanne Silverthorne

Marc Straus presents the inaugural solo exhibition of American sculptor Jeanne Silverthorne at the gallery. For more than three decades, Silverthorne has taken the studio as her subject. For Silverthorne the worksite and its contents, including herself, become inextricable metaphors of existence, age and decay. Silverthorne creates sculptures almost invariably in industrial-grade rubber, favoring... | Read More

Mitchell-Innes & Nash opens exhibition of works by conceptual artist Mary Kelly

Mitchell-Innes & Nash presents conceptual artist Mary Kelly’s inaugural exhibition, The Practical Past, a project-based work that considers the meaning of an era concurrent with the artist’s lifetime and deeply influenced by the events of 1968. The installation combines “Circa Trilogy,” large-scale works that reference iconic representations of the historical past, with... | Read More

New York-based artist Daniel Arsham opens exhibition at Perrotin in Paris

For his new exhibition at Perrotin in Paris, New York-based artist Daniel Arsham revisits permanency while continuing to expand on his interest in Asian cultures, planetary cycles, and his own mortality—a subject inherent to his artistic practice. Arsham, whose work has been widely exhibited internationally, questions not only the reception of a piece, but the influence a culture may have... | Read More

Reel Art Press publishes a complete retrospective of Neal Preston’s incredible career

Neal Preston is one of the most prolific and highly regarded rock photographers of all time. Exhilarated and Exhausted is a complete retrospective of an incredible career spanning almost 50 years. Produced in collaboration with Neal, with unrestricted access to his legendary archive – considered one of music’s most extensive and significant photography collections. A who’s who... | Read More

Sotheby’s to offer Sir Winston Churchill’s final painting

Appearing on the market for the first time since it was gifted by Sir Winston Churchill to his bodyguard Sergeant Edmund Murray, The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell is the final work that Britain’s greatest war-time leader ever painted. The work depicts the beloved goldfish pool in the garden of Churchill and his wife Clementine’s home at Chartwell – the place most closely linked to... | Read More

Exhibition presents new research into the art history of religions

The Ashmolean, Oxford, is staging the first major exhibition to explore the visual cultures of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism as these five religions spread across Asia and Europe in the first millennium. Imagining the Divine: Art and the Rise of World Religions (19 October 2017 – 18 February 2018), curated by Jaś Elsner and Stefanie Lenk, presents the culmination... | Read More

Exhibition at Aurel Scheibler focuses on Alice Neel’s social and political commitment

Aurel Scheibler is presenting “The Great Society”, the third solo exhibition of Alice Neel at the gallery. The selection for this exhibition focuses on the artist’s social and political commitment and thus complements the retrospective exhibition which is currently on view at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, after several stops in Europe. The exhibition depicts street scenes,... | Read More

Duchamp’s moustachioed Mona Lisa sells for $750,000

One of Marcel Duchamp's reproductions of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa", on to which he pencilled a beard and moustache, has sold for 632,500 euros ($750,000) at Sotheby's in Paris. It was part of the sale of a collection of surrealist works owned by American Arthur Brandt, with 110 pieces fetching 3.9 million euros, including commission. However, some standout pieces, including a work by... | Read More
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