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AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 18th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

AO Auction Results: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions in London, June 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Postwar & Contemporary Evening sale, Friday, October 12th, 2012

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Go See – Derbyshire, England: Sotheby's London Presents 5th Annual Selling Exhibition of Sculpture at Chatsworth House, September 13 through October 31, 2010

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Go See: “Blood on Paper: The Art of the Book,” Victoria & Albert Museum, London through June 29

Thursday, May 15th, 2008
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Van Gogh ‘Sunflowers’ Featured in NYT

June 24th, 2019

The NYT looks at the different versions of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers, and the differing materials used to create some of his most iconic works. “Though the basic palette is the same, there were different colors that were used, differences in paint texturing, and his brushwork is different,” says Ella Hendriks, a professor of conservation and restoration at the University of Amsterdam.
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Michelle Obama Portraitist Amy Sherald Unveils Mural in Philadelphia

June 24th, 2019

Artist Amy Sherald, who was tapped to create the official portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama has erected a massive mural in Philadelphia, showing local resident Najee Spencer-Young.  “Given Philadelphia’s cultural landscape, I think it’s important to also have that diversity represented within its visual landscape,” she said.
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Curator and Art Historian Peter Selz Has Passed Away

June 24th, 2019

Curator Peter Selz, who organized several major shows at MoMA before serving as the first director of University of California’s Berkeley Art Museum, has passed away at the age of 100. “Over the course of his tenure as our founding director, Peter transformed BAMPFA from a modest university art collection into the internationally renowned art and film institution it is today,” said Lawrence Rinder, BAMPFA’s current director and chief curator. “Generations of Bay Area art lovers have benefited from his insight, knowledge, independence, and boundless energy, and his legacy will reverberate across and beyond our museum for decades to come.”
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