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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives
Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 1TG

Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden
Barnoon Hill
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 1AD

+44 1736 796226
Tate St Ives
March – October
Monday – Sunday 10am – 5:20pm
November – February
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4:20pm

Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden
March – October
Daily 10am – 5:20pm
November – February
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4:20pm

Joint Site Admission
£8.75 (£4.50 concessions)

Tate St Ives Only
£5.75 (£3.25 concessions)

Barbara Hepworth Museum Only
£4.75 (£2.75 concessions)

Tate Members and people who are 18 and under or 60 and over : Free

Located on Britain’s coast, Tate St Ives includes a collection of modern and contemporary art. Tate St Ives also houses a prestigious Artist Residency program to support new and emerging artists in historic Cornwall. Recent grads include Nick Evans, Kerstin Kartscher and Ged Quinn. This Tate location also features the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, formerly Trewyn studios where she lived and worked from 1949 to 1975.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
If Everybody Had an Ocean: Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition
May 26 – September 23, 2007

social systems
July 7 – September 2, 2007