Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Vincent Van Gogh Still Life Is Up For Auction, All You Need Is $30 Million

NEW YORK (AP) — A bouquet of wildflowers painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death is going on the auction block in New York City. Sotheby’s says “Still Life, Vase With Daisies and Poppies” could sell for $30 … Continue reading

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‘Connecticut Water, Hills And Sky’ At NBMAA

Every town in Connecticut needs someone like Nelson Augustus Moore. Moore (1824-1902) called the Kensington section of Berlin his home, and spent his life painting it, idyllic scenes of natural beauty that serve as a reminder of the pristine past … Continue reading

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DePaul Art Museum exhibits rare Works Progress Administration-era prints

The Works Progress Administration was an anomaly in American cultural history. It was formed in 1935 by President Franklin Roosevelt with the intent of providing jobs for people who had been left unemployed by the Great Depression. But it didn’t … Continue reading

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Weekend Gallery Report: Cut-ups, abstraction and the Quran illuminated

Chinese sculpture, Iranian video, abstraction, figuration, cut-ups from the 1960s and an American artist who has taken it upon himself to illuminate the Quran. This past Saturday, I managed to get in a round of gallery hopping in the afternoon … Continue reading

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Leicester Opens German Expressionism Collection To Public After Major Revamp

LONDON ART NETWORK ArtLyst is the most comprehensive art information website in London. It was created to distribute up-to-date contemporary art news, events, exhibitions, fairs, and auctions. We focus on new and emerging art, including pop-up and temporary exhibitions. Our … Continue reading

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McNay Museum Wants You To Say "Oui" To Wednesdays

The McNay Museum makes an interesting move—It’s called “Oui Wednesdays”–oui being the French word for yes. Kate Carey is McNay’s Education Director. “Oui Wednesday is a new program that we initiated this fall. Oui Wednesday is the umbrella program, but … Continue reading

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Turner Teaching Fellow displays her photographic/ceramic art in two-venue solo …

Turner Teaching Fellow displays her photographic/ceramic art in two-venue solo exhibit 9/29/14 The Alfred University (AU) School of Art and Design will present work by Ashley Lyon, the Robert Chapman Turner Teaching Fellow in Ceramic Art, College of Ceramics at … Continue reading

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Catalan Museum Bets Big on Modern Art for Visitor Boost

Catalan Museum Bets Big on Modern Art for Visitor Boost Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, Monday, September 29, 2014 Museu Nacional d’Art de CatalunyaPhoto via: Wikipedia Renew or perish seems to be the mantra behind the ambitious new rehang of Barcelona’s Museu Nacional d’Art … Continue reading

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Teenage lottery winner still lives with her mum and treats friends to McDonald’s

What would you do if you won the lottery? Quit your job? Move house? Travel the world? Well, teenager Jane Park won £1 million – and did pretty much nothing! Jane, 18, from Edinburgh, won the EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle a … Continue reading

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Rare Van Gogh Still Life Could Bring $50 Million at Sotheby’s

Rare Van Gogh Still Life Could Bring $50 Million at Sotheby’s Eileen Kinsella, Saturday, September 27, 2014 Vincent van Gogh, Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies (1890).Photo: Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s has lined up a blockbuster consignment for its fall evening … Continue reading

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