Archive for February 2019

A Farewell to Irving Lavin

On February 3rd in Princeton, at the Institute for Advanced Study, Irving Lavin, one of the most important art historians of our time, passed away. For many years he occupied […]

Could the only statue by Leonardo be hiding in the V&A? One professor thinks so…

Francesco Caglioti, professor of the history of art at the University of Federico II of Naples, has recently attributed a statue to Leonardo da Vinci, which would make it the […]

Record setting sales during Sotheby’s ‘The Female Triumphant’

At the end of January, Sotheby’s utilized the power of 90s girl band Spice Girls to promote their new exhibition and auction focusing on female artists titled ‘The Female Triumphant’. […]

2018 was a great year for Christie’s. Here are the numbers to prove it:

The numbers for 2018 are officially in for Christie’s and they’re among some of their strongest in history. The privately-owned auction house reports total revenues of $7 billion (£5.3 billion), […]

Francesco Clemente at the Brant Foundation

The Italian artist Francesco Clemente has been a fixture of the art world since the 1980's. An extensive exhibition of his work at the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT, begins with an emphasis on his prominence in the New York City scene.

5 unusual must-see art cities in the US

If you’re looking for some new cities in the US to visit with a happening art scene, a new survey found that the top ten cities for art might not […]

New York’s Ramiken wins inaugural Gramercy International Prize

Ahead of the 2019 edition of The Armory Show, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, set for March 7th through March 10th, the show announced on January 31st that it […]