NEW YORK – The Museum of Arts and Design today announced the appointments of Andrew Blauvelt as Curator-at-Large for Design and John Underkoffler as Curator-at-Large for Design Technology, effective immediately.
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Shah of Iran’s last refuge before fleeing his country in 1979 was a palatial estate nestled against the Alborz Mountains – a place no Iranian ever dreamed of visiting. Today, it costs them around $1.
PERU, Ind. (AP) – A Peru couple has purchased the birthplace of famous Broadway composer Cole Porter and will continue to run it as an inn after the property went up for sale last year.
BRUSSELS (AP) – It’s probably not a long-lost painting by Michelangelo. It almost certainly wasn’t stolen by a sophisticated gang of international art thieves. But the disappearance of a painting that a priest claimed resembled a work by the Renaissance master has Belgian investigators scratching their heads.
NEW YORK – The world’s top jewelry designers are represented in an exclusive Jasper52 fine jewelry auction to be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 23. Approximately 370 lots of gold necklaces, diamond earrings, brooches, charms and pendants will cross the auction block. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
CLINTONDALE, N.Y. – Kensington Estate Auction will feature American and European paintings, British and Dutch decorative art, photograph albums, advertising posters, graffiti art and sculptures, wood carvings, silver and rugs in a Jan. 28 auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
BOSTON – Over the course of four decades, in-person autograph specialist John Brennan amassed thousands of autographs, culminating in what can best be described as a “monster” collection. Brennan acquired his first signatures in 1979, and by 1984 had transitioned to full-time autograph seeking on the streets of New York and around the globe. In […]
NEW YORK – The New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association (NHADA), one of the largest organizations of its kind, consists of nearly 300 knowledgeable members dedicated to integrity and fairness in all business dealings. The NHADA has teamed up with Jasper52 to present a January 24 auction featuring items consigned solely by members of the prestigious […]
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – An auction of fine art prints, posters and works on paper ranging from the late 19th century to present day and featuring art accessible to the new collector – with more than 250 lots estimated at $200 or less – is planned for Thursday, Jan. 24, by the Waverly Rare Books […]
NEW YORK – Opening Jan. 30 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey” will present masterpieces of early 19th century photography by one of its unsung pioneers, Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey.