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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