Posts Tagged ‘Sotheby’s’

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 […]


Warhol’s ‘Dollar Bills’ Fetches $43.7 Million at Auction (NY Times) Zaha Hadid’s Modern Lines for the Eternal City (NY Times) Some Object as New Museum Trustee Joannou Shows his Art (NY Times) MOCA Revs Up Chris Burden’s ‘Big Wheel’ (LA Times) Francesco Vezzoli Escorts Lady Gaga to MOCA’s Gala (LA Times) Christie’s Sale Brings in […]


Degas Pastel is Highlight of a Tepid Christie’s Sale (NY Times) On the Block:  Traditional Offerings, Bargain Prices (NY Times) Van Gogh’s Personal Letters Debut Online in English (LA Times) New Street Signage Coming for Downtown LA Galleries (LA Times) Psychoanalyzing Twitter at the Rubin Museum of Art (WSJ) Asian Art Worth $26 Million Lures […]


Pop! An Empty Shop Fills with Art (NY Times) A Modern Artist Who Welded Both Pen and Brush (NY Times) ‘Personal Meditations’ on the Koran:  Sandow Birk (NY Times) The Travails of Plein Air Painting (WSJ) His Pictures Belie Lofty Words:  Jean Luc Mylayne  (WSJ) Van Gogh Hysteria, Kapoor’s Toothpaste Cannon:  Autumn Art Picks (Bloomberg) […]


by Emily Waldorf There is much urban lore about the ambitious and creative women who choose to work in the art world.  Charlotte York of Sex and the City fame first incarnated the archetype and it was further developed by Danielle Ganek’s loveable gallerina protagonist in her novel Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him.  What happens […]


Where Art Trumps Industry:  Cannes Film Festival (NY Times) Going Softly Into a Parallel Universe:  Claes Oldenburg at the Whitney (NY Times) Art Market Optimism:  Contemporary Art Sales Up (NY Times) Starting with Fashion, Ending with Art:  Richard Avedon (NY Times) Country Club, a New L.A. Gallery Opens with a “NewAgeRiot (ARTINFO) Two More Departures […]


My Dream is for Sale; Buy It For Me:  Collector’s Committee at LACMA (NY Times) A Scarcity of Goods Hovers Over Art Market (NY Times Global) ‘HomeBase IV’:  At A Clinic, Artists Reflecting on Home (NY Times) Great Performances – Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Opera (WSJ) Christie’s Bests Sotheby’s With $102.7 Million Sale […]