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04Feb11

  The 3rd India Art Summit (NY Times) Colbert Portrait, with Art World Input to be Sold at Auction (NY Times) Dispute Over Jewish Archive Derails Russian Art Loans to US (NY Times) Google’s Art of Technology (WSJ) VIP Art Fair Gets Negative Press as Top Works Go Unsold (Bloomberg) What Artists Think About When […]


Reposted from the WLM Advisors Blog “Capture” from the AKAN series by Elizabeth Sunday WLM Advisors recently got a sneak peek at Elizabeth Sunday‘s impressive new body of work, the AKAN series.  Sunday spoke passionately about her work as she walked us through the new images as well as older images from the TUAREG and earlier […]


Saint-Tropez may be better known today for mega-yachts and the celebrities like Jay-Z and Beyoncé who vacation there, but it once provided subject matter for many famous artists, who spent hundreds of hours capturing the magical light of the former fishing village. Le Musée de l’Annonciade, on the southwest corner of the Vieux Port, is housed in […]


by Lauren Dickinson Barcelona is not a city well suited to winter, so it is a relief when the sun starts shining more consistently and trips to the beach become more frequent.  Here are some recent recommendations if you’re thinking about a trip: A visit to the Boqueria market on Las Ramblas: it should be […]


By Lauren Dickinson Either a weekend getaway by plane from Barcelona, or a road trip if you want to see the country and watch the landscape change, the Basque region of Spain and France has it’s own unique charm, from the greenness of the pines, rainy climate, and language switch to Euskara. Bilbao is unmissable […]


A trip to Jerusalem is not complete without a visit to the Israel Museum, the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel.  The museum was founded in 1965 and houses over 500,000 biblical and Holy Land archeological objects, including the Dead Sea Scrolls and a fascinating Second Temple Era model of Jerusalem. The most […]


by Lauren Dickinson Barcelona has a lot to offer but a bit less so in August as many residents vacate the city, so I can’t make any claim just yet about the top 5 of anything, but after a month here a few things have stood out. I will save the intensive tapas bar reviews […]


Previously published on ForYourArt.com by Emily Waldorf After taking in European 18th century painters at the Wallace Collection and Impressionist and Modern masters at the Courtauld Gallery, walking into the Saatchi Gallery’s current exhibition, Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture, is a breath of fresh air. Housed in the Duke of York’s building on the […]


by Emily Waldorf Sterile glass and concrete cubes are the first thing that come to mind when thinking of typical spaces for exhibiting contemporary art.  This is not the case in Paris, where contemporary art exhibitions are often displayed in classical hôtels particuliers alongside paintings and sculpture that spans the centuries.  A hôtel particulier is […]


By Emily Waldorf Many people have preconceived notions about French food.  They think it is too rich, too precious, and served by rude waiters that present them with a heart palpitatingly expensive bill, when they really would have rather had Italian.  Members of the anti-French cuisine camp have most likely either fallen prey to tourist traps […]