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World record art sales as super-rich snap up Freuds, Koons, and Warhols

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$142m spent on Bacon triptych represents just fraction of global demand for art sending avalanche of cash to auctions Half the world may still be racked by recession and austerity, but nobody told the art collectors. At two sales in New York, buyers have spent more than $1bn (£620m) on postwar and contemporary paintings and sculptures, setting new world records for ...

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Chinese artist ‘in elaborate $80 million New York art fraud’

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A struggling Chinese artist faked dozens of paintings as part of an elaborate $80 million (£51 million) New York art fraud, prosecutors have alleged. Pei-Shen Qian is said to have created the works for Glafira Rosales, a dealer who sold them to galleries as genuine newly-discovered masterpieces by modernists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. She has been charged ...

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Chinese artist ‘in elaborate $80 million New York art fraud’

Pei-Shen-Qian

A struggling Chinese artist faked dozens of paintings as part of an elaborate $80 million (£51 million) New York art fraud, prosecutors have alleged. Pei-Shen Qian is said to have created the works for Glafira Rosales, a dealer who sold them to galleries as genuine newly-discovered masterpieces by modernists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. She has been charged ...

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How van Gogh Became van Gogh

Drawing on an eight-year research project into the artist’s methods and materials, an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum reveals how he taught himself to paint ‘The Bedroom’ is one of van Gogh’s best-known and most admired paintings. Started in the autumn of 1888, it depicts the artist’s small, sparsely furnished bedroom in the Yellow House in Arles, where he hoped ...

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How van Gogh Became van Gogh

Drawing on an eight-year research project into the artist’s methods and materials, an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum reveals how he taught himself to paint ‘The Bedroom’ is one of van Gogh’s best-known and most admired paintings. Started in the autumn of 1888, it depicts the artist’s small, sparsely furnished bedroom in the Yellow House in Arles, where he hoped ...

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EXPOSICION FERIA DE ABRIL DE SEVILLA 2013

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  Del del 8 de Abril al 4 de Mayo de 2013 – Exposición “Feria de Abril de Sevilla 2013″ Exposicion y venta de amplia selección de obras relacionadas con la Feria de Abril de 2013 en Sevilla. Contaremos con una selección de más de 300 obras dedicadas a la temática taurina y sevillana: toros, toreros, caballos y carruajes, Feria de ...

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Art collectors buying more online

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A new report suggests that more and more art collectors are spending vast sums of money on ‘sight unseen’ online purchases, says Colin Gleadell.   The report also said that online art buying was not being driven solely by the young. In fact, 55 per cent of respondents in the 65-plus age group said they had bought art directly online, ...

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Brooklyn Brewery: Tapping Local Talent

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Fred Tomaselli is among the Brooklyn-based artists who designed labels for limited-edition beer bottles   In 2010, Steve Hindy, president and cofounder of Brooklyn Brewery, had a special beer and label made to honor his friend Fred Tomaselli on the occasion of the artist’s solo show at the Brooklyn Museum. Because the bottles were such a hit with museumgoers, Hindy thought that doing a similar ...

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The Art That Made Peru Peru

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Three millennia, 350 objects, and one national identity are featured in an ambitious show at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts     The fearsome forehead ornament with the feline head and octopus-shaped tentacles ending in catfish heads, now of view in the massive survey of Peruvian art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, is silent in some ways and speaks volumes ...

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PASSION WEEK – 2013 More Info, Expo and Online sales at: www.sorolla.com & www.sorollagallery.com

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