The Complete Collection of Vincent van Gogh’s Letters

The newly published: Vincent van Gogh – The Letters includes six volumes of nearly one million words and over 4,000 illustrations.  This was a 15-year project headed by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.  No previous publication of Van Gogh’s letters has included all existing documents.  For more information, or to order the set, visit the…

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Tate Modern Controversy

The Tate Modern was approached by police from Scotland Yard regarding a particular photograph in their current exhibition. The picture “Spiritual America” by Richard Prince, which features an underage Brooke Shields in the buff, is a photograph of a photograph originally taken by photographer Gary Cross in 1975.  Thirty-five years after the original photo shoot,…

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Seattle Art Dealers Association presents “Introductions”

The Seattle Art Dealers Association is pleased to announce that its members will join together during the month of July to spotlight the work of emerging artists or artists new to their galleries.  Dealers encourage viewers to participate in a special midsummer gallery walk on Saturday, July 18th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.    Winston…

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Film about collectors Herb & Dorothy Vogel

A new documentary film by Megumi Sasaki about art collectors Herb & Dorothy Vogel opened last week in New York, set to open in other major cities in the coming weeks.  The film is about famed art collectors, Herbert & Dorothy Vogel.   The Vogel’s art collection, which at over 4,000 pieces includes work from Sol LeWitt,…

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The Biggest ART Heist in US History – NEVER SOLVED

A scandalous story from art history recently profiled on an episode of America’s Most Wanted on April 11, 2009. Shortly after midnight on the morning of March 18, 1990, two thieves disguised as police officers talked their way into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. After explaining that they were responding to a call…

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Major Damien Hirst Exhibition Opens in Ukraine

  Victor Pinchuk, the steel billionaire of Ukraine, will mount the largest show of Damien Hirst’s work to date. Pinchuk, listed by Forbes as the 246th richest person in the world with a fortune of 2.6 billion dollars, is an avid supporter of Hirst’s art.  Pinchuk was one of the secret buyers at Hirst’s record-breaking…

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Titus Kaphar Receives First Fellowship from Seattle Art Museum

Titus Kaphar‘s exhibit “History in the Making” opened April 3rd at the Seattle Art Museum will run through September 6, 2009.  Kaphar, who is the first person to receive SAM’s Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Fellowship was honored with the exhibition as part of the newly-established award.  The bi-annual fellowship, which includes a $10,000 award,…

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