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Exhibition at Rockbund Art Museum tackles the ways and angles of “seeing”

The Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai presents the latest exhibition “Walking On The Fade Out Lines” from March 24 to May 27, 2018. The fruit of a fascinating collaboration and exchange with Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, one of the most renowned contemporary art institutions in Italy, the exhibition has been curated by Larys Frogier, the director of Rockbund Art Museum, and Hsieh... | Read More

Rare $1,000 bill sells for $960,000

The first installment of the landmark Joel R. Anderson Collection received considerable bidding interest with 64 lots realizing $7,912,140 during Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Thursday night session of their Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo. This is more than $800,000 ahead of the highest predictions for this sale. The Joel R. Anderson Collection... | Read More

Berlinische Galerie opens exhibition of works by Carsten Nicolai

Works by Carsten Nicolai (*1965 in Karl-Marx-Stadt, now Chemnitz) oscillate around the interfaces between art and science. He often explores sensory impressions and their (media-based) translation, with transmitters and receivers, classification systems and their breakpoints. Nicolai investigates intangible phenomena that give rise to fundamental questions about human consciousness – such... | Read More

de Young organizes large-scale, traveling survey of Precisionism

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco premiere Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art, the first large-scale exhibition in over 20 years to survey this characteristically American style of early twentieth-century Modernism. Organized by FAMSF and on view at the de Young, the exhibition addresses the aesthetic and intellectual concerns that fueled the development of this artistic... | Read More

Man Ray’s Surrealist Minotaur leads Sotheby’s Photographs Auction

Sotheby’s spring auction of Photographs on 10 April in New York comprises a wide selection of exceptional works tracing the beginnings of the medium to innovations of the present day. Of special note are masterpieces of early photography by William Henry Fox Talbot, E. J. Bellocq, experimental 1920s and 1930s photographs by Man Ray, Stefan Themerson, Pierre Dubreuil, as well as important... | Read More

Fantastic tunnels and ingenious engineering: New gallery and exhibition opens at London Transport Museum

An exciting new gallery permanent gallery and temporary exhibition opened at London Transport Museum on Friday 23 March as part of the national programme to celebrate Year of Engineering 2018. Digging Deeper uncovers the history of tunnelling from the early 19th century and The Secret Life of a Mega Project brings the story up to date with revelations about Crossrail, Europe’s largest... | Read More

Lévy Gorvy announces appointment of Andreas Rumbler as partner and plans for a new Zurich office

Dominique Lévy and Brett Gorvy, principals of Lévy Gorvy, announced today the formation of a new division to be based in Switzerland: Lévy Gorvy and Rumbler will be a special office in Zürich, in partnership with and under the direction of Andreas Rumbler, former Chairman of Christie’s Switzerland. Opening in November 2018, the new Zürich office builds upon Lévy... | Read More

Heritage Auctions brokers sale of 1787 Brasher Doubloon for record $5+ million

The first gold coin struck in the United States – the finest certified 1787 New York Brasher Doubloon – has been sold for more than $5 million in a private treaty transaction involving Heritage Auctions, Monaco Rare Coins and an anonymous West Coast collector. The more than $5 million deal sets one of the highest prices ever reported for an American coin. Terms of the transaction... | Read More

Cincinnati Art Museum presents “Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death”

The Cincinnati Art Museum announces Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death on view March 23–July 22, 2018. This free special feature brings together a select group of Italian Baroque paintings for the first time: three works by Guido Cagnacci and one by Bernardo Strozzi. Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Deathl introduces museum visitors to the seventeenth-century painter Guido Cagnacci. The... | Read More

Exhibition explores the influence of Japanese art on the work of Vincent van Gogh

On 23 March 2018 the Van Gogh Museum opened 'Van Gogh & Japan', a major international exhibition about the influence of Japanese art on the work of Vincent van Gogh. With some sixty paintings and drawings by Van Gogh and a large selection of Japanese prints, the exhibition explores the extent of Van Gogh’s admiration for this form of art and the fundamental impact it had on his work.... | Read More
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