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Coverage: “Ethereal” Group Exhibition at Volery Gallery, Dubai, UAE

Coverage: “Ethereal” Group Exhibition at Volery Gallery, Dubai, UAE Last October 14th, Volery Gallery opened Ethereal group exhibition curated by Rom Levy the gallery’s Founder and Senior Curator. The show brings together a group of prominent contemporary artists whose work portrays familiar figurations to earthly experiences; nevertheless, these sceneries are preoccupied with a different world than that …

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“Monumental Moments – The Hug” by Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada in New York City

“Monumental Moments – The Hug” by Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada in New York City The internationally renowned contemporary artist, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada best known for his urban large-scale mural portraits and his colossal land-art pieces, has just presented his collaboration with the California based company Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. an original piece of art called Monumental Moments – The Hug, a nearly 10-foot-tall …

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Berlin museum returns, then buys back Nazi-looted Pissarro

Berlin museum returns, then buys back Nazi-looted Pissarro Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie museum on Monday handed back and repurchased a painting by French Impressionist Camille Pissarro looted by the Nazis from the collection of Jewish lawyer Armand Dorville. Representatives of the Dorville family signed an agreement for the museum to return and buy back “Une Place …

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Sotheby’s sets auction record for a Hebrew manuscript

Sotheby’s sets auction record for a Hebrew manuscript Today at Sotheby’s in New York, an illustrated Hebrew prayerbook dating to the late 13th/early 14th century in Southern Germany, sold for $8.3 million – well above the pre-sale estimate of $4/6 million – and established a new auction record for a Hebrew manuscript. The prayerbook was …

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L.S. Lowry’s only painting of an auction room heads to Sotheby’s

L.S. Lowry’s only painting of an auction room heads to Sotheby’s One of Britain’s most beloved artists, L.S. Lowry and his works have been a mainstay at auctions for decades. What is lesser known is that he once turned his hand to painting an auction taking place, resulting in a bustling scene characteristic of the …

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After Severing Ties with LACMA, Prominent Art Foundation Throws Support Behind Huntington

After Severing Ties with LACMA, Prominent Art Foundation Throws Support Behind Huntington After ending its long-term partnership with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art last year amid a dispute over the museum’s renovation, the Ahmanson Foundation has brought its business to another California institution. On Monday, the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in …

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Collector to Watch: Actor Jesse Williams Is Rapidly Building a Canon of African Diasporic Art

Collector to Watch: Actor Jesse Williams Is Rapidly Building a Canon of African Diasporic Art Before he ascended to the heights of Hollywood stardom as an actor and activist, Jesse Williams grew up in a household where art took center stage. His mother is an artist, and his wider family network included “boatbuilders, sculptors, painters, dancers,” …

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