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The World’s Most Expensive Painting by Klimt
In June 2006 an American paid $135 million for a portrait by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt.
Thirty Minutes in an Art Museum - Washington, D.C.
After having arrived near closing time at the Phillips Collection, I was amazed at all the art I was able to see.
Thirty Minutes in the American Art Museum
The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. shares the same building with the National Portrait Gallery. I'll share my thirty minute tour.
Three Leonardo Paintings on View in London
Two versions of Leonardo’s "Virgin of the Rocks" and his "Lady With the Ermine" are in the exhibit, "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan" at the National Gallery, London until February 2012.
Titian Paintings at Boston Museums
Titian’s 'Rape of Europa' is part of the Isabella Stewart Gardner’s permanent collection. At the MFA Boston, view the temporary exhibition of Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese.
Treasures of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
In 2013 it was announced by the FBI in Boston that they have identified those responsible for stealing priceless artwork in 1990. On a recent visit, I searched for 'other' hidden treasures.
Van Dyck – Saving a UK National Treasure
A splendid self portrait by the 17th century Flemish artist Sir Anthony van Dyck may be sold to a foreign source unless a UK buyer can raise £12.5m by 2014, thanks to a temporary export ban.
Van Gogh & His Influence on Art
Van Gogh was a Dutch artist who influenced modern art, despite his short life and personal rejections. He left the art world a plethora of paintings in a variety of styles. I will discuss what really tells us 'volumes' about his inner thoughts.
Van Gogh 'Sunflowers' Reproduction in Hong Kong
Have you ever wondered how many 'Sunflowers' paintings exist? In July 2013 the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam allows 3D reproductions of five of the Dutch artist’s famous paintings to be shown at Hong Kong airport. I’ll discuss various 'Vase with Sunflowers' paintings and the HK exhibit.
Van Gogh – Newly Discovered Painting
‘Sunset at Montmajour’ was thought to be a forgery years before today’s modern technology. In September 2013, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam confirmed it as an original. I’ll discuss Van Gogh’s letters and how they were instrumental in authenticating this masterpiece.
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