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Painting sale sets $300m record

Painting sale sets $300m record | Art History | Scoop.it
A painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist Paul Gauguin is sold for nearly $300m, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.
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Art History, Now in Doll Form - ARTnews

Art History, Now in Doll Form - ARTnews | Art History | Scoop.it
ARTnews Art History, Now in Doll Form ARTnews Picasso, who appears shirtless, in espadrilles, and can be dressed in signature Breton stripes or African masks in Hilton's rendering, is joined by the likes of Michelangelo, Paul Cézanne, Georgia...
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Basquiat, Pollock Lead Christie's $495 Million Record - Businessweek

Basquiat, Pollock Lead Christie's $495 Million Record - Businessweek | Art History | Scoop.it
Basquiat, Pollock Lead Christie's $495 Million Record Businessweek Records were smashed for Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and auctions themselves as Christie's (CHRS) sold $495 million of contemporary art last night in New...
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Presenting the queen of modernism at Louisiana - The Copenhagen Post

Presenting the queen of modernism at Louisiana - The Copenhagen Post | Art History | Scoop.it
First major exhibition of Paula Modersohn-Becker's work in Scandinavia opens this month
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Moving the Mona Lisa: The WWII Story #art #MonaLisa #painting #WW11 #Louvre #history

Moving the Mona Lisa: The WWII Story #art #MonaLisa #painting #WW11 #Louvre #history | Art History | Scoop.it
Photograph by Pierre Jahan/Archives des museés nationaux   Beginning in 1938, the threat of war prompted a large-scale evacuation of France's public art collections. The storage sites chosen f...

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Thomas M. Messer, Museum Director Who Gave Guggenheim Cachet, Dies at 93 - New York Times

Thomas M. Messer, Museum Director Who Gave Guggenheim Cachet, Dies at 93 - New York Times | Art History | Scoop.it
Thomas M. Messer, Museum Director Who Gave Guggenheim Cachet, Dies at 93
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Thomas M. Messer, whose leadership of the Solomon R.
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