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Shanghai’s Long Museum Founders Set to Auction Treasures at Sotheby’s

The art world is abuzz with anticipation as Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei, the influential duo behind the prestigious Long Museum in Shanghai, announced their decision to part with a portion of their expansive art collection. Sotheby’s in Hong Kong will host this event, where 50 esteemed artworks, including masterpieces by celebrated artists like Modigliani, …

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Unveiling the Narrative Behind Andy Warhol’s Iconic ‘Velvet Underground and Nico’ Album Art, Now Crowned the Supreme Album Cover of All Time

Recently, Billboard revealed its catalogue of the paramount album covers ever conceived, and the victor was not Robert Mapplethorpe, acclaimed for capturing the essence of a renowned Patti Smith album; nor was it Peter Blake, who, alongside his wife Jann Haworth, crafted an indelible image for The Beatles; and not even George Condo, celebrated for …

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An Assortment of Creativity, Poetry, and Literature to Find Permanent Abode on the Lunar Surface

A fusion of multimedia artistic expression is set to embark on a cosmic journey, becoming an everlasting fixture through a series of unmanned spacecraft that will gently touch down and settle upon the lunar landscape.  This groundbreaking initiative, known as the Lunar Codex, encompasses an array of contemporary creativity encompassing art, verse, literary periodicals, harmonies, …

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Annual David Hockney Auction: Phillips Showcases Evolution and Diversity of Renowned Artist’s Work

Phillips, the prominent auction house in London, is set to spotlight the renowned artist David Hockney by introducing an annual auction dedicated to his art. The upcoming auction is scheduled for the 20th of September, part of the Editions season, and will be preceded by a public exhibition at Phillips’, located in Berkeley Square from …

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Unveiling the Canvas of the Arab World: Christie’s Hosts Historic Middle Eastern Art Exhibition

Christie’s in London is hosting one of the largest Middle Eastern art exhibitions ever seen, showcasing the vibrant coloured orbs by renowned Lebanese artist Samia Osseiran Joumblatt and a catalogue of over 150 artworks spanning from 1939 to present day. Among the myriad art pieces are key works like ‘Head’ by the late Syrian painter …

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Gustav Klimt’s Final Masterpiece Sets European Auction Record at £85.3m in London

Last week we discussed how Gustav Klimt’s ‘Lady With A Fan’ was up for auction due to fetch over £65m. In a flurry of bids and excitement, the final portrait by renowned artist Gustav Klimt fetched an astounding £85.3m, setting a new European auction record. This record-breaking sale occurred at Sotheby’s Modern and contemporary art …

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​​Contemporary Art: A Compelling Investment Opportunity in the Present Era

The world of art has always been a domain of creativity, expression, and cultural significance. Within this realm, contemporary art stands as a compelling force, showcasing our time’s ideas, narratives, and emotions. Beyond its intrinsic value, modern art has emerged as a captivating investment avenue, offering the potential for substantial financial gains. This article will …

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Last Portrait by Gustav Klimt, ‘Dame mit Fächer,’ Expected to Shatter European Auction Records

An auction at Sotheby’s in London will showcase Gustav Klimt’s last portrait, expected to fetch the highest estimate ever placed on a painting in Europe or the UK. With a valuation exceeding £65 million, the sale of “Dame mit Fächer” (Lady with a Fan) is virtually assured as a third party guarantees it. Painted in …

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Cut & Run: Banksy’s Highly Anticipated Solo Exhibition Unveils Iconic Stencils and Unprecedented Artistic Process

Cut & Run: Banksy’s Highly Anticipated Solo Exhibition Unveils Iconic Stencils and Unprecedented Artistic Process A highly anticipated solo exhibition by the renowned graffiti artist Banksy is set to debut at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Glasgow. This marks Banksy’s first exhibition in 14 years and promises to unveil the stencils used to …

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Sotheby’s Acquires Iconic Breuer Building in New York’s Upper East Side for Future Headquarters

The iconic Breuer Building, located on Madison Avenue in New York’s Upper East Side, has been sold by the Whitney Museum to Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s, currently headquartered on York Avenue, will move to the Breuer Building starting in 2025. Designed by renowned Brutalist architect Marcel Breuer and completed in 1966, the landmark building was originally intended …

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