Archive for the ‘auctions’ Category

Art Handling Olympics on the Lower East Side (NY Times) Talking with Ex-Met Director Philippe de Montebello (NY Times) Smart Phones Serve as Docents in Many Museums (NY Times) Renoir in the 20th Century, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (WSJ) Los Angeles Municipal Arts Begin to Feel Budget Crisis’ Effects (LA Times) […]


The New Guard of Curators Steps Up (NY Times) Judith Rothschild Foundation Promotes Art as Well as Sole Trustee (NY Times) Performance Art Gains Favor, Fights Ensue (NY Times) Art Review:  Mark Grotjahn at Blum & Poe (LA Times) Christie’s to Auction off Michael Crichton’s Art Collection (LA Times) Michelangelo:  Anatomy as Architecture at the […]


Bustling Armory Opening Heralds Contemporary Art Market Resurgence (ARTINFO) The AI Interview:  Alex Katz (ARTINFO) Buyer of Giacometti Sculpture is Revealed (NY Times) The Koons Collection (NY Times) Anger and Angst, Explored with Animation by William Kentridge (NY Times) At the Hammer, Louisa Lambri Makes Herself at Home (LA Times) Richard Wyatt’s Reunion with His […]


Iron Checkbook Shapes Cultural Los Angeles (NY Times) From Instant Thrill of Polaroid, Enduring Art, Now for Sale (NY Times) Alexander McQueen, Designer, is Dead at 40 (NY Times) Giacometti Record and Other Bright Spots for the Art Market (WSJ) Renoir as Closet Modernist at LACMA (WSJ) Fight for Doig, Fontana Boosts $84.5 Million Sotheby’s […]


At London Sale, a Giacometti Sets a Record (NY Times) In the Naked Museum:  Talking, Thinking, Encountering at the Guggenheim (NY Times) Steve McQueen:  Intense Seeker of Powerful Elegance (NY Times) In Goth They Trust:  Tim Burton at MoMa (WSJ) Nexus New York:  Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis (WSJ) Dell Buys Magnum Photo Print […]


Despite Assurances, Met Finds Artworks Aren’t Restored Overnight (NY Times) Questions Over Fixing Torn Picasso (NY Times) For Tapestry, One More Renaissance (NY Times) How Art Affects the Brain (WSJ) A Cultural Agony in a Nation Where Art is Life (LA Times) A Gleaming New Showcase for the Acropolis (LA Times) Christie’s Sees Art-Market Recovery […]


Art for Haiti, a silent auction organized by eleven Los Angeles art galleries will be held this evening at the Mandrake from 7pm-9pm.  All funds raised are 100% tax-deductible and will go directly to the Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti. Opening bids will be starting as low as $100 and bidding in the sale […]