Artists and researchers are invited to send an application before December 4 to become a resident of the Artagon house, in Vitry-aux-Loges (Loiret). Founded by Anna Labouze and Keimis Henni, the association offers a variety of programs: exhibitions, production assistance, grants and training.
The Chicago-based auction house will be auctioning 14 dog portraits from the the collection of Florida-based collector and philanthropist Frances Scaife. The comprenshive collection features work dating to the 19th century by both American and English artists like John Sargent Noble, Maud Earl and Alexander Pope.
The American Chinese artist was active in the Bay Area art scene between the late 1950s and 1960s. A new exhibition at the Asian Art Museum entitled “Into View: Bernice Bing,” which displays 20 of her paintings, now explores the different phases of her artistic journey. On view through June 26. (TAN)
Art Basel Miami is gearing up to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its presence in the US, with what will probably be the most important editions in its history. The fair will feature 282 exhibitors (29 more than last year) from 38 countries—half from the Americas—at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
With two-name sake galleries in Chicago and Paris, Mariane Ibrahim will open a third space in Mexico City next February. The opening of the gallery has been planned to coincide with the country’s main art fair, Zona Marco. The two-level, 10,000 sq. feet space will first host a solo show of Clotilde Jiménez. (Artnews)
More than 175 items that belonged to the Hollywood icon, including a letter from her father, will be offered by Julien's Auctions and TCM. The sale will take place live on December 17 and 18 in Beverly Hills, California.
On November 18, a judge found Anne and Herbert Pfeffer guilty of dealing in dozens of stolen Picasso prints and drawings. The owners of the Paris-based gallery Belle et Belle have been sentenced to prison and will be barred from dealing art for five years thereafter. The gallery will also be dissolved. (Artnews)
The outspoken Myanmar artist Htein Lin, and his wife VIcky Bowman, have been released from Yangon’s Insein Prison. It comes after the Tatmadow junta announced the release of 5,775 male and 676 female political prisoners from the 16,248 people detained since the coup. Lin is a well-known freedom advocate. (TAN)
Fashion brand Balenciaga has offered a $45,000 bench from its flagship store designed by the Dutch artist Tejo Remy. In collaboration with the brand’s creative director, Deana, Remy reimagined one of his iconic designs “Rag Chair.” Three versions of the bench, differing in size and price, sold out immediately. (Artnet)
William, Duke of Normandy, set sail to Engin his vast flagship named La Mora on September 27, 1066. He then invaded and conquered England. Now, a historical society from Normandy will recreate that same ship as depicted in the Bayeux tapestry, a 70-meter (229 ft) embroiled account of the Norman conquest. (TheGuardian)
The Campana studio announced his passing, at age 61. The cause of death was not revealed. Champion of a colorfully playful design "drawn from the street", Campana worked with his brother Humberto - the duo made an imprint on a whole generation of designers.
An exhibition at the David Zwirner Gallery in Manhattan features 18 works by American artist and Abstract Expressionist, Joan Mitchell. In a career that spanned almost four decades, the exhibition, which features a range of canvases dating from 1979 to 1985, traces a short period in her later development. (NYT)
This jewel of late 17th-century furniture designed by Oppenordt is on display in the Salon de l'Abondance. It is one of the rare pieces of furniture by Louis XIV - along with its counterpart, preserved at the Met - that has come down to us.
The specialist in autographs and manuscripts, heir to the prestigious Maison Charavay, had opened his gallery at 30, rue Jacob in 1980. He was president of the Compagnie nationale des experts from 2014 to 2021. His collaborator Céline Bertin will join Pingel Rare Books.
The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) in Maine is accepting public feedback on the proposed designs by the four finalists jostling to oversee the museum’s major expansion project. The proposed models and drawings are on view at the PMA through December 11, and visitors are encouraged to give their thoughts. (TAN)
The Amsterdam museum has acquired a monumental cabinet in ebony inlaid with mother-of-pearl, made by the most important Dutch cabinetmaker of the 17th century, whose portrait was immortalized by Rembrandt (Met). It will be on display in the Rijksmuseum's Gallery of Honor until March 14.
“No Existe Un Mondo Poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria” opened yesterday at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Featuring the works of 20 artists from Puerto Rico and the broader Diaspora, the exhibition examines the political, economic and cultural impacts of Hurricane Maria.
In what appears to be a complex operation, where local telephone and internet connections were disrupted, thieves have heisted a cache of Celtic coins from the Celtic and Roman Museum in Manching, Bavaria. The collection of 450 coins, discovered in 1991, dates back to the third century BCE. (TheGuardian)
Discovered at the 2,700-year-old site of Cerro de San Vicente in Spain’s central region, the artifact is believed to be a piece of a larger image of the goddess Hathor, the daughter of the Egyptian sun god, Ra. The team from the University of Salamanca also found amulets, painted ceramics and other motifs. (Artnews)
British sculptor, Hew Locke, has unveiled a new commission piece entitled The Procession at the Tate in London. With influences from both Indian and Indo-Caribbean cultures in the costumes of the figures parading in the expansive sculpture, the artist considers the installation piece an “extended poem.”