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Extraordinary rediscovery: Lost treasure of Imperial China found in an attic in France

Today in Paris, Sotheby’s unveiled an extraordinary recently-discovered treasure of Imperial China: a unique Imperial 18th century ‘Yangcai’ Famille-Rose porcelain vase, bearing a mark from the reign of the Qianlong Emperor (r. 1736-1795). Discovered by chance in the attic of French family home, this magnificent vase was brought into Sotheby’s Paris by its unsuspecting... | Read More

Bone trove in Denmark tells story of ‘Barbarian’ battle

Thousands of bones from boys and men likely killed in a ferocious battle 2,000 years ago have been unearthed from a bog in Denmark, researchers said Monday. Without local written records to explain, or a battlefield to scour for evidence, experts are nevertheless piecing together a story of the Germanic people, often described by the Romans as "barbarians" for their violent nature. Four pelvic... | Read More

Now’s the time: Three bottles of 1774 vintage wine on sale in France

Tucked away in a vaulted cellar of eastern France for eight generations, they may be the oldest bottles of wine available for purchase: three bottles of "Vin Jaune" (yellow wine) dating from 1774 which will go under the hammer on Saturday. The bigger-than-average 87-centilitre bottles were made by winemaker Anatoile Vercel using grapes harvested under the reign of Louis XVI. They have been kept... | Read More

Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his “LOVE” sculpture, dies at age 89

Paul Kasmin Gallery is deeply saddened to have learned of Robert Indiana’s death this past Saturday at his home on Vinalhaven. Speaking of the artist, Paul Kasmin says: “Robert Indiana will remain alive through the great legacy he has left behind. He was unlike any other person I have ever met. A genius.” Born in 1928 in New Castle, Indiana, Robert Indiana was a major figure of... | Read More

Summer 2018 Classes at The Artists Showplace

Summer Art Classes for Adults at The Artists Showplace Gallery

The Artists Showplace Gallery introduces summer classes for adults! For details or to register, visit www.theartistsshowplace.com or call the gallery at 972-233-1223. We are located at 15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas 75248, at the southwest corner of Coit and Arapaho. http://theartistsshowplace.com

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Call for Entries – Expired Photo Materials Exhibition at the Bath House Cultural Center

Bath House Cultural Center 521 E. Lawther Dr. Dallas, TX 75218 • White Rock Lake www.bathhousecultural.com Visual Art Programs – Enrique Fernández Cervantes, Visual Arts Coordinator / Curator – 214) 670-8723 enrique.fernandez@dallascityhall.comCall for Entries

Exhibition Dates: July 7-August 4Entries Deadline: Monday, June 11, 2018 (11:59 PM, Mountain Time... | Read More

Last Saturday Gallery Night in Granbury May 26

May’s Last Saturday Night Gallery Night Saturday, May 26th | 5-8 pm.

Six galleries welcome you with art and refreshments. Lake Granbury Art Association at Shanley House Gallery, Artefactz, Dora Lee Langdon Center, Your Private Collection, D’Vine Wine & Against the Grain.

Sharon Grindstaff and Vickie Guthrie are the featured artists at Shanley House Gallery... | Read More

The Dallas Pancakes & Booze Art Show June 30 in Deep Ellum

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show provides art lovers an opportunity to explore more than 450 pieces of artwork created by some 75+ artists local to Dallas’ unparalleled art scene.  Alongside viewing an immense variety of pop art, fine art, and photography; show goers can sip on some of the dankest craft beer or signature cocktails while consuming free pancakes over and over... | Read More

At Cannes: Big Movies Do Fine, But Indie Film Market Declines

Whichever way the 2018 Cannes Film Market is taken, heartening signs of continued market traction have to be placed in a context of a longer-term attrition in the independent theatrical market affecting both many mid-sized English-language movies and arthouse titles alike. The bottom hasn’t fallen out of either market. But their theatrical space, in domestic and international, looks... | Read More

Houston’s New Stunning Rooftop Garden With Striking City Views Shown Off: Record $8 Million Gift From BBVA Sets a New Glassell Stage

Sandwiched between an intimate dinner for donors last Monday and the grand public opening of the Glassell School of Art on Sunday, BBVA Compass hosted a chichi cocktail party, introducing the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s newest structure to clients, museum guests and the consular corps. More than 500 toured the striking new building, strolled … Continued

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