Tag archive for ‘Modern art’
News Brief On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Venice may sell Klimt, Chagall to pay off debt

  The Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, suggested selling artworks owned by Venetian museums to pay the city’s debts. He aims to raise €400 million. Possible paintings to be sold include Judith II More...

News Brief On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

$29 million Pablo Picasso painting Seized on Yacht in Corsica Returns to Spain

A $29 million Pablo Picasso painting belonging to Spanish banker Jaime Botin and barrred from leaving Spain will arrive in Madrid on Tuesday after an attempt to export the artwork was blocked by French authorities. “Head More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Ina Ginsburg’s iconic art collection going to auction at Christies

At least seven of Warhol’s works were displayed throughout Ina Ginsburg’s Washington home, a veritable museum of the artist’s finest inspirations. But it is not just the art that took one’s breath More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Judge Gives Billionaire art dealer Helly Nahmad Permission to Go to Basel Show

– – A judge has granted the art dealer Hillel “Helly” Nahmad permission to leave the U.S. to attend a week long art show in Basel Switzerland, the NY Post has reported. Nahmad needed More...

Hagit Peleg-Rotem On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Chagall painting sells for $317, 000

The Matsart auction house in Jerusalem reports that proceeds in its art auction last Wednesday totaled $2.8 million. 70 of the 170 art works offered at the auction, 40%, were sold. The highest price paid More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Steven Cohen is the secret buyer of Giacometti’s sculpture for $141 Million – Page Six

Page Six exclusively revealed that hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen is the secret buyer of the world’s most expensive sculpture, Alberto Giacometti’s “Man Pointing, ” which he acquired More...

The Guardian On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Guggenheim descendants in French court battle over art treasures

She was one of the most celebrated collectors of contemporary masters, whose art was displayed in a magnificent 18th-century palace on Venice’s Grand Canal. But since the death 36 years ago of heiress Peggy More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Picasso painting smashes auction record

A painting by Pablo Picasso has set a world record for art sold at auction. Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” sold for $179 million on Monday night at Christie’s auction house More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Sheldon Solow’s Pointing Man Sculpture May Get $130 Million at Christie’s

A pointing man may vie with a Picasso painting to break a record at the art auction house, Christies. Alberto Giacometti finished the life-sized bronze sculpture overnight in 1947. The sculpture is a figure More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Nazi-Looted Matisse To Be Returned to Rosenberg Family

The family of legendary art dealer Paul Rosenberg  will have a Matisse that was looted by the Nazis, returned. The 1921 masterpiece by Matisse, “The Seated Woman, ” ended up in the collection More...

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