Posted On: 06:53:55 - 13/12/2015 - Viewed: 1046
The subtle smile of the "Mona Lisa" has enchanted the art world for more than 500 years. But does it belong to an entirely different woman?
Posted On: 14:43:39 - 02/12/2015 - Viewed: 1630
Art experts in Russia say they have discovered two earlier paintings with colourful Cubist images hidden under a monochrome masterpiece by Kazimir Malevich – “Black Square”.
Posted On: 02:33:00 - 30/11/2015 - Viewed: 1982
Edvard Munch and Vincent van Gogh are pioneers in the story of modern paintings. Munch and Van Gogh never met but they had a lot in common, and ever since the 1890s art critics and curators have loved comparing their beautiful but troubled paintings.
Posted On: 16:34:18 - 18/11/2015 - Viewed: 1655
More than 100 works made by Andy Warhol in the last years and months of his life, and never before exhibited, will be among the stars of next year’s –(2016) exhibitions at the Ashmolean museum in Oxford.
Posted On: 16:05:19 - 18/11/2015 - Viewed: 1577
A nearly 100-year-old painting of an alluring nude created by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani sold for $170.4 million on Monday night (9/11) becomes the second-highest price ever paid at auction for a work of art.
Posted On: 21:39:06 - 06/11/2015 - Viewed: 1845
Bought at auction in Sotheby's, New York, for $119.9m (£74m) in 2012, “The Scream” – Edvard Munch will join a select group of works that have sold for more than $100m
Posted On: 13:56:10 - 06/11/2015 - Viewed: 2586
During Pablo Picasso’s “Blue Period” (1901-1904), he faced the tough time and funds for art supplies were tight. Sometimes, when the artist was particularly strapped, he would substitute cardboard for canvas.
Posted On: 23:47:02 - 20/10/2015 - Viewed: 1718
“View From the Hilltop”, an oil on canvas painting by Le Pho which sold for $840,000 on Nov. 22 at Christie's Hong Kong, setting an auction record for a Vietnamese painting.
Posted On: 11:24:32 - 18/10/2015 - Viewed: 1744
He's known as the tortured genius who cut off his own ear with a razor blade in a fit of lunacy after he had a row with Gauguin one evening shortly before Christmas 1888.
Posted On: 11:27:58 - 14/10/2015 - Viewed: 1550
Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’) became the most expensive work ever sold at auction when it fetched $179.4m at Christie's in New York – May 2015
Posted On: 22:26:36 - 10/10/2015 - Viewed: 1393
Picasso’s La Gommeuse (1901) is one of only four Blue Period paintings to come to auction in the past 28 years.On the back of the erotically charged picture of a cabaret dancer, which Picasso created when he was 19, is a painting of the artist’s flatmate Pere Mañach. According to the inscription, the work appears to have been a gift to Mañach, but Picasso cruelly pokes fun at his friend by depicting him with a woman’s body, urinating among some flowers.
Posted On: 14:18:30 - 04/10/2015 - Viewed: 2006
Invited and sponsored by the HansaeYes24 Foundation, Hansae Co.,Ltd (Korea) and Hansae Vietnam Co.,Ltd, Art Tunnel gallery will host an exhibition featuring fourteen Vietnamese lacquer artists at Ganainsa Art Center, Seoul, from 15 July to 20 July 2015.
Posted On: 11:09:44 - 04/10/2015 - Viewed: 1656
According to Artprice there are 4500 auction houses all over the world According to Artnet this number is about 1500 of which 5 largest auction houses are as the followings
Posted On: 05:33:50 - 25/10/2015 - Viewed: 1138
Once auctioned to help defray Nelson Mandela's legal costs, a lost painting by South Africa's leading artist Irma Stern, sold in 9/9/2015 at Bonhams London for £842,500 ($1.3 million).
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