Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s
Hitler examines looted art during World War II.
extensive art collection, sold under Nazis
persecution during the Third Reich
, is the subject of another lawsuit filed by his heirs. At issue is an iconic Picasso
painting known as “Madame Soler.”
So-Called 9/11 Truther Tags Art With Indelible Pen
Eugene Delacroix’s homage to the French Revolution, entitled “Liberty Leading the People” has been defaced by a “9/11 truther,” raising questions once again about museum security and public access to priceless works of art.
“Liberty Leading the People” by Eugene Delacroix. Click on the photo to see it full-size.
Over 160 Sketches By 70 Artists on Display
‘Two Exquisite Flowers’ by Salvador Dali (1972)
Surrealist drawings by iconic artists such as Salvador Dalí, René Magritte and Joan Miró are on view at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York in a stunning new exhibit entitled “Drawing Surrealism.”
Sau-Wing Lam Collection Includes Rare Stradivari
Sau-Wing Lam’s collection of rare Italian string instruments will go on display for the first time in the United States at the Metropolitan Museum of Art later this month. The collection includes rare violins by Antonio Stradivari.
Exhibition Will Include Pieces Never Seen Outside Europe
was known throughout Europe for fine cabinetmaking starting in the mid-1700s, when he established his shop in Germany. Today, his works are hailed as masterpieces, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art
has gathered nearly 60 exquisite pieces for a special exhibition in New York.
Metropolitan Museum Showcases Central European Art 1400-1700
Albrecht Dürer’s iconic Self-portrait and Studies of the Artist’s Hand and a Pillow (1493),
is German’s dominant artist from a period spanning almost 300 years in Central European development. But a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
showcases others who shaped German, Swiss, Austrian, and early Bohemian drawings.
The Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
A dramatic $178 million museum on the waterfront in Helsinki, Finland has been proposed by The Guggenheim Museum
in New York. It wants to expand a global footprint that already includes Italy, Spain and Germany.