The Getty Museum in LA Acquires a Painting by Parmigianino in England for 250 Years

The Virgin and Child with St Mary Magdalen and the Infant St John the Baptist by Parmigianino will be leaving for the other side of the Atlantic after spending more than 250 years Great Britain. The reason? No British museum was able to pay the £24.5 million required...
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Daniel H. Weiss Appointed President and CEO of the Met in New York

The resignation of Thomas P. Campbell from his post as director of the Metropolitan Museum last March prompted many discussions about the tensions and difficulties faced by top management there (see Director of the Metropolitan Museum Resigns). It seems that these...
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Artistic and commercial success at Art Basel

This week Art Basel opened its doors for its 48th edition. Hosting 291 galleries from around the world, the largest fair of the year enjoyed a level of sales unequalled since 2014. Ninety private jets landed in Basel during the week, delivering rich collectors and...
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Sotheby’s To Sell a Ring Designed by Picasso

Picasso used to love trying different means of expression and the body of work that he produced was one of the most prolific of the 20th century. Throughout his life he combined painting, drawing, ceramics, collage and sculpture…and he even tried designing jewellery....
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A Sculpture By Camille Claudel, Rediscovered in April, Sold for 1.18 Million Euros

Rodin is not the only French sculptor to rouse great enthusiasm. The work of his pupil Camille Claudel is also of interest to institutions and collectors. The opening of a completely new museum dedicated to her sculpture in her childhood home in Nogent-sur-Seine has...
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Art Dealer Timothy Sammons Risks 25 Years in Prison

For more than two years, art dealer Timothy Sammons has been in torment. This 60-year-old man, who was formerly director of the Chinese art department at Sotheby’s before setting up in business himself in Mayfair, London, is at the centre of a scandal that involves...
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Pope.L Carries Off the Bucksbaum Award, Presented by the Whitney Museum

Shortly before the end of the Whitney Biennial, the New York Museum announced the name of the winner of this year’s Bucksbaum Award. Every two years since 2000, this prize has been awarded to a living artist in the United States whose work has made a particular impact...
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THIS WEEK’S NEWS

Daniel H. Weiss Appointed President and CEO of the Met in New York

Daniel H. Weiss Appointed President and CEO of the Met in New York

The resignation of Thomas P. Campbell from his post as director of the Metropolitan Museum last March prompted many discussions about the tensions and difficulties faced by top management there (see Director of the Metropolitan Museum Resigns). It seems that these...

Artistic and commercial success at Art Basel

Artistic and commercial success at Art Basel

This week Art Basel opened its doors for its 48th edition. Hosting 291 galleries from around the world, the largest fair of the year enjoyed a level of sales unequalled since 2014. Ninety private jets landed in Basel during the week, delivering rich collectors and...

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David Hockney @ Centre Pompidou
"Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" 1972 © David Hockney

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Matisse @ Galerie Bernard Jacobson
Henri Matisse, L'artiste et le modèle nu, 1921, Oil on canvas, 60 x 73 cms © Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Matisse @ Galerie Bernard Jacobson

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