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8 JANUARY 2016

‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ to Remain at Prado

‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ to Remain at Prado After Bitter Two-Year Fight Four iconic paintings by Hieronymus Bosch and other Old Masters will remain at Madrid’s Prado Museum after a protracted battle with a new national museum. The Prado took in Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights (1500–1505) for safekeeping in 1936, at the outbreak of […]

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8 JANUARY 2016

Two Warhol Prints and an Otto Piene Artwork – Stolen

Two Warhol Prints and an Otto Piene Artwork Stolen from Gallery Vehicle in Germany Andy Warhol, Harald (Toni) Schumacher (ca. 1983) Photo: Galerie Hafenrichter, Nürnberg Two unique Andy Warhol prints depicting the Cologne Cathedral and former German soccer player Toni Schumacher, as well as an Otto Piene artwork worth a combined €100,000 ($108,000) were stolen […]

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8 JANUARY 2016

Van Gogh at Sotheby’s

Van Gogh at Sotheby’s Van Gogh Landscape Drives Franck Collection to a $98.5 Million Total A major highlight of the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale was an exquisite group of masterworks from the Collection of Louis and Evelyn Franck, featuring prime examples by Picasso, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec and Ensor, among others. The nine works sold […]

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8 JANUARY 2016

The Decorative Spirit by Frédéric Dassas

The Decorative Spirit by Frédéric Dassas – Senior Curator of The Department of Decorative Arts – Musée du Louvre, Paris Works of decorative art are subject to a paradoxical fate: originally designed to create a coherent setting and provide an environment conductive to hosting and enhancing an entire range of social activities, they are subsequently […]

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8 JANUARY 2016

Blue Moon Diamond sold for $48.5 Million

The Blue Moon Diamond for $48.5 Million GENEVA – A new world auction record for any diamond of any colour was set when the sensational Blue Moon Diamond sold for CHF 48.6 million ($48.5 million) (over $4 million per carat) at Sotheby’s in Geneva (estimate: $35-55m). Among the world’s largest known fancy vivid blue diamonds, […]

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8 JANUARY 2016

Picasso – Blue Period at Sotheby’s

Picasso – Blue Period at Sotheby’s The top lot from the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale was Picasso’s sultry La Gommeuse from 1901, which sold for a staggering $67.5 million – an auction record for a Blue Period Picasso. From the Louis and Evelyn Franck Collection came another early Picasso – Nu au jambes […]

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2 JANUARY 2016

AMOCAH. The Arab Museum of Contemporary Art

AMOCAH The Arab Museum of Contemporary Art and Heritage AMOCAH, the Arab Museum of Contemporary Art and Heritage, the first of its kind in Israel, is opening in Sakhnin. The Arab Museum of Contemporary Art and Heritage, Sakhnin, will open in December 2014. The museum holds a collection of over 2000 Palestinian-Arab heritage items and […]

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