Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection”

Posted inSponsored Photographers Antony Armstrong Jones, Milt Hinton, Chuck Stewart, Barbara Morgan, and more capture a breadth of legendary and local musicians and performance artists. On view through August 21. Chuck Stewart (American, 1927-2017) Eric Dolphy, 1964, Gelatin silver print, 17/100 Bank of America Collection © Chuck Stewart Photography LLC/Fireball Entertainment Group The Newark Museum … Read more

Met Acquires Works From Indian Art Collection Previously Rejected Over Provenance Concerns

Haidar ‘Ali and Ibrahim Khan, “Sultan Muhammad ‘Adil Shah and Ikhlas Khan riding an elephant” (c. 1645), gouache with gold on paper (all images courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art) The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced last week that it had acquired almost two-thirds of abstract British painter Howard Hodgkin’s personal collection — the same collection … Read more

A Goodbye Tour in Athens for the Daskalopoulos Collection Gift – ARTnews.com

It is not every day that a major collector parts ways with a significant chunk of their collection, but that is just what Dimitris Daskalopoulos did when he announced this past April that he would donate 350 works to four museums: Athens’s National Museum of Contemporary Art ( EMST), London’s Tate, the Museum of Contemporary … Read more

The collection of Calouste Gulbenkian

With residences in London and Paris, a fortune amassed through the sale of hydrocarbons and an estate structured to frustrate the most persistent taxman, Calouste Gulbenkian invites comparison with that much-maligned figure of 2022, the oligarch. Yet Gulbenkian’s wealth went on nothing as ostentatious – not to mention illiquid – as yachts, chateaux and Mediterranean … Read more

Macklowe Collection May2022 Auction Brings $246 M. Total at Sotheby’s – ARTnews.com

In one of the most widely anticipated auctions in the art market’s history, the second portion of the collection of divorcing New York real estate developers Harry and Linda Macklowe fetched a collective $246.1 million at Sotheby’s on Monday evening in New York. The night brought the vaunted Macklowe collection total to $922.2 million, making … Read more

Record-Breaking Warhol Brings $318 M. for Ammann Collection Sale – ARTnews.com

Following the opening of New York Art Week that brought several fairs back to the city after pandemic-related delays, 36 works from the collection of the Zurich sibling art dealers Thomas and Doris Ammann brought in a total of $318 million at Christie’s New York on Monday evening. The grouping’s total fell squarely within its … Read more

Artists Reflect on the Harms of Data Collection

TUCSON — Expressive abstractions on large-scale canvases and drop clothes fill a gallery space inside the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson where The Relevance of Your Data, Grace Rosario Perkins’ (Diné/Akimel O’odham) first solo museum exhibition, reveals her emotive creativity. Based in Albuquerque, the artist is bringing a fresh perspective to abstract painting, making her … Read more

$180 M. Ann, Gordon Getty Collection to Christie’s—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines AUCTION ACTION. Christie’s will offer almost 1,500 works from the collection of philanthropists Ann and Gordon Getty in October in sales that could fetch up to $180 million, Datebook reports. The proceeds will go to a … Read more

The Toledo Museum of Art Is Deaccessioning Impressionist Works to Diversify Its Collection

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) will send three works by Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir to auction next month. Proceeds from the sale, an estimated $60 million, will be used to build a more diverse collection with the goal of “broadening the narrative of art history,” the museum said in a statement. … Read more

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Personal Art Collection Is Up For Auction

Eleanor Davis, “For Justice Ginsburg” (2015), giclee print of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that hung in her chambers (all images courtesy the Potomack Company unless otherwise noted) Former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy was already established long before she passed away in September of 2020 at the age of 87. Over the course of … Read more