News about Art
Christie’s unveils highlights from Paul G. Allen art collection
NEW YORK – Christie’s and the estate of the philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, Paul G. Allen, have unveiled highlights from Visionary: The Paul G. Allen Collection, featuring 500 years of groundbreaking art. The highlights will be part of an unprecedented $1 billion sale across two live auctions at Christie’s Rockefeller Center beginning Wednesday, […]
Native American art library, Southwestern jewelry featured at Turner, Oct. 8
SAN FRANCISCO – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present an auction titled The Jim Haas Native American Art Library and a Collection of Southwest Jewelry on Saturday, October 8, starting at 10:30 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Workers at Philadelphia Museum of Art begin walkout
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art began a strike September 26, citing wage and health care issues as the institution said it would remain open during the walkout.
$5M gift to Detroit Institute of Arts to fund automotive art acquisitions
DETROIT – Funded by a gift of $5 million from the Mort and Brigitte Harris Foundation, the Detroit Institute of Arts will hire a new curator and acquire works across media that illuminate the interrelated creative and technological, design and functional endeavors that defined and continue to characterize the ingenuity and development of the American […]