Sunday, August 29, 2010

Zaidan Art Gallery Blog for Collectors

Zaidan Art Gallery Blog for Collectors
Art News, For the Week of August 22. 2010
DUBAI.- A masterpiece by Jewad Selim, one of the most important Arab artists, is one of the many exciting works of art in Bonhams latest sale of South Asian and Middle East Art taking place on October 11 at the Royal Mirage Hotel Dubai. This will be the sixth time Bonhams hold a sale in Dubai. Ardaily (We have listed Bonhams the Arab Artists/Works on our site Æ)
LONDON (AP).-Will tough times trigger corporate art selloff? Over decades, many of the world's wealthiest banks and companies have built up art collections, rich in modern masters, that are the envy of many museums. Now, some are selling off works that adorn offices and boardrooms — some from choice, but others to pay off hungry creditors. AP
LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields will offer Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts on September 13, 2010 in Los Angeles. Highlights from the fall sale will include rare and exceptional works from the Personal Collection of Debbie Reynolds. Ardaily
ARLINGTON, VA.- PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger today announced the launch of PBS Arts, a new website that offers Americans the opportunity to experience the arts and explore the creative process through special virtual exhibits, videos from PBS national and local programs and interactive features. Ardaily
EDINBURGH.- The National Galleries of Scotland launched their first ever iPhone app. Created for the major summer exhibition Impressionist Gardens, it is now free to download from the iTunes store. Ardaily
KNOKKE-HEIST.- This year’s 35th edition of the prestigious art and antiques fair Art Nocturne Knocke was a resounding success... Ardaily
CAIRO (AP).-For the second time the painting (which goes by two titles — "Poppy Flowers" and "Vase with Flowers.") by the Dutch-born postimpressionist has been stolen from the Khalil museum. Thieves first made off with the canvas in 1978, before authorities recovered it two years later at an undisclosed location in Kuwait...CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egypt's general prosecutor has blocked nine Culture Ministry officials from travel as part of an inquiry into the theft of a Van Gogh painting worth an estimated $55 million CAIRO (AP).- None of the alarms and only seven out of 43 surveillance cameras were working at a Cairo museum where a Vincent van Gogh painting was stolen. Ardaily
Upcoming Exhibitions that include our artists Æ
Upcoming Expositions in Montreal, Toronto Æ
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