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Pioneering $50 mn art collection up for auction in NY

April 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment

The art collection of pioneering gallerist Ileana Sonnabend and her daughter goes on auction in New York next month, valued at $50 million and featuring some of the finest 20th century artists. Auctioneers Christie's said it had acquired the Sonnabend collection and the estate of her daughter Nina Sundell, which would be offered for sale as 88 lots on May 13-14. Born in Bucharest in 1914 …

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Houston's coolness on display at Art Car parade

April 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mark Flores spent countless hours after school embellishing an art car tribute to Jimi Hendrix. On Saturday, the 17-year-old walked alongside his rolling masterpiece – named for the album Electric Ladyland – in the 28th Annual Houston Art Car Parade. Allen Parkway – and a few other streets – became the runway for 259 entries, with 29 coming from elementary, middle and high schools. Art cars were …

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Houston's coolness on display at Art Car parade

April 12, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mark Flores spent countless hours after school embellishing an art car tribute to Jimi Hendrix. On Saturday, the 17-year-old walked alongside his rolling masterpiece – named for the album Electric Ladyland – in the 28th Annual Houston Art Car Parade. Allen Parkway – and a few other streets – became the runway for 259 entries, with 29 coming from elementary, middle and high schools. Art cars were …

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Nintendo Offers Gorgeous Box Art Alternatives for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

April 12, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Print your own new box art for the New 3DS RPG.

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Five Minutes With Bianca Hutin, Entrepreneur And Founder Of My Web Art

April 12, 2015 · Leave a Comment

The entrepreneur talks about My Web Art's unique selling point: high quality of artists and art works.

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Funding an art renaissance in the US

April 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment

How US museums are finding new ways to survive

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America's Best Public Art for Summer 2015

April 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment

The Madison Square Park Conservancy has been staging site-specific art in its Flatiron greenspace for just over a decade: Past standouts have included Pulse Park, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s tribute to the human heartbeat, and 2009’s Event Horizon. Anthony Gormley’s project, which scattered 31 cast-iron and fiberglass figures around the perimeter, earned widespread acclaim while also prompting calls …

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Art X Detroit festival starts, will span 3 weekends in April

April 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment

DETROIT (AP) — Art X Detroit is scheduled to start this week and span three weekends in April at nearly 20 venues across the city.

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Should more art museums be free to the public?

April 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Imagine that you could stroll into any art museum as easily as you enter a public library or a shopping mall or the local grocery store.

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Is the future of art free?

April 5, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Imagine that you could stroll into any art museum as easily as you enter a public library or a shopping mall or the local grocery store.

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