The brand new Spring Show NYC, Apr. 28-May 2, 2011, is making its inaugural appearance at the Park Avenue Armory with an impressive lineup of 65 top dealers, members of the Art and Antique Dealers League of America.
Since the churches of Venice are especially rich in paintings by Jacopi Robusti, aka Tintoretto, why not include some examples in the 2011 Venice Biennale (where perhaps they might be viewed under better lighting conditions)?
Collectors flood into New York at the beginning of May, ready for the big auctions of 20th-century art at the major auction houses (launching this year with Sotheby's New York evening sale on Tuesday, May 3, 2011).
Operating a global art-museum empire doesn't come cheap, and Guggenheim Museum and Foundation director Richard Armstrong has just brought on some new fundraising help -- that is to say, two new deputy directors.
British sculptor Brian Alabaster is selling an £18,000 bronze sculpture he made of a family friend, 13-year old ballerina Florence Barker, to help her pay tuition at London’s Royal Ballet School, according to the Daily Mail.
* A 1935 Picasso watercolor of Marie-Thérèse Walter hits the block in London this June, with a presale estimate of more than £9 million-- with the proceeds earmarked for obesity research at the University of Sydney, reports the Guardian.
The forces of Law & Order in Los Angeles, never known for wise forbearance, are reacting to "Art in the Streets" at the L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art by arresting every graffiti artist they can get their hands on.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has scheduled a winner for this fall: "Degas and the Nude," Oct. 9, 2011-Feb. 5, 2012, a show featuring 175 Edgar Degas works from 60 lenders, co-organized with the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
The Associated Press is always ready to slap a brand on a photograph and sell it to the media. Too ready, according to courtroom artist Pat Lopez, who has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against both the AP and Getty Images, claiming that the two image banks have been selling her copyrighted drawings without permission.
Art theft is taken very seriously in Egypt. Vincent van Gogh’s painting of a vase of yellow flowers, dubbed Vase with Viscaria, was stolen last year from Cairo’s Mahmoud Khalil Museum, and now five people -- none of them the thief -- have been sentenced for negligence in regards to the crime.
If the U.S. has any kind of Hindu spokesman, it would have to be Rajan Zed, the Las Vegas-based head of the Universal Society of Hinduism, whose many ventures into the press range from campaigning for an “R” rating for the movie Angels & Demons to participating in the “On Faith” dialogue at the Washington Post.
Veteran New York photo dealer James Danziger is moving his shop, Danziger Projects, from its current location at 534 West 24th Street around the corner to a 3,500-square-foot storefront space at 527 West 23rd Street, effective May 1, 2011.
Time to add a new stop to your Chelsea gallery rounds, if you haven't already -- Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, which was opened by a dealer of the same name in March on the ground floor of 535 West 25th Street in Chelsea.