Nearly a decade after he retired as director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philippe de Montebello wants a second act—this time, at a gallery. The New York Times reported this morning that the longest-serving chief of America’s most prominent … Read More
The 28th edition of The Art Show, which is organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America, opens to the public Wednesday, March 2, with previews on Tuesday, March 1, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. The … Read More
Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 is almost here, and our preview of works that will be on offer is nearly done. This is the penultimate edition, offering new and recent work by William Kentridge, George Condo, and Damien Hirst, along … Read More
NEW YORK—Representatives for the estate of a Chicago couple who owned a landscape painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Illinois last month after an attempt to sell the work at auction was blocked when the auction house discovered evidence that the work might be one of several sold under duress in Europe in the 1930s because of the Nazi regime. Read More
As works by Chinese artists fetch multimillion-dollar prices, the international art world is waking to the power of the Asian market. China has spawned hundreds of new galleries, 1,600 auction houses, art fairs, and growing numbers of contemporary-art collectors, while accusations surface that some are engaging in widespread speculation. Read More
The Magazine ANTIQUES, our sister publication, invites you to join renowned interior decorator Thomas Jayne and Roc Nation recording artist Young Paris in conversation at the Winter Antiques Show on January 26th as they explore the theme "Tradition is Now: How the Art and Objects of the Past Shape the World Today." These two distinctive creative talents will discuss the sometimes surprising ways that antiques and cultural artifacts have influenced their lives and careers. Join us on January 26th at the Winter Antiques Show to explore the many ways that Tradition is Now.