Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Zaidan Art Gallery Blog for Collectors

Zaidan Art Gallery Blog for Collectors
Welcome to our weekly art collector Blog/Newsletter; For the Week of October 4th, 2010
At Art Collector Blog we list information about the visual artists whose works we own/sell, listed below. The artists' news, reviews, auctions & auction results, latest market prices, exhibitions and related stories. We search the web daily.
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Upcoming Auctions & Estimated pricing for our artists.
Art for sale; on the web artists' prices & descriptions pages.
Auction Results: June, 2010, July, 2010, August, 2010 September 2010, October 2010
Upcoming Exhibitions that include our artists..
Upcoming Expositions in Montreal, Toronto.

This week at Auctions:
Sold at Sotheby's New York, October 7, 2010, Auguste Renoir - Sous-Bois, Henri Matisse - Étude de torse and Nu allongé, Hughes Claude Pissarro - Ferme au Bord de l'eau, Joan Miró - Pilar, Louis Icart - Les Ombrelles, Lyonel Feininger - Untitled [Dunes] and 3 other lots, Pablo Picasso - Tapis de Priére , Theo Tobiasse - Si Vence était dans le Sinai Review Auction
Sold at Levis Fine Art Auctions, October 3, 2010 Peter Max - Untitled - Blushing Beauty not sold, Joan Miró - Galerie Maeght - Sculptures Art...
To be sold at Agra-Art, October 17, 2010 Pierre-Jules Mene - Hound
To be sold at John Moran Auctioneers & Appraisers California & American Fine Art Auction Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Benjamin Brown.
To be sold at Dorotheum, October 21, 2010 Henri Toulouse-Lautrec - "Babylone d'Allemagne par Victor Joze" , Salvador Dali - ALMA DEL QUIJOTE
To be sold at Christie's New York, October 26, 2010 Salvador Dalí - 25 WORKS: Les chevaux Daliniens,... and 3 other lots, Marc Chagall - 25 WORKS: Louis Aragon, Celui qui dit... and 27 other lots, Pablo Picasso - Buste de Femme au Chapeau and 60 other lots, Joan Miró - 15 WORKS: Le Lézard aux Plumes d'Or,... and 17 other lots, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec - Jane Avril and 2 other lots Henri Matisse - Marie-José en robe jaune and 7 other lots Auguste Renoir - Enfants jouant à la balle and 3 other lots, View all lots
To be sold at Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, October 26, 2010: Salvador Dalí - Moi, aussi j'ai connu l'empereur, Rembrandt - The Circumcision: Small Plate and 9 other lots, Pierre Bonnard - La Revue Blanche, Pablo Picasso - Le peintre et son modèle and 40 other lots, Marc Chagall - Pl. 10, from Le Cirque nd 20 other lots, Joan Miró - Joueur de Bugle aux Oiseaux and 29 other lots, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec - Divan Japonais and 8 other lots, Henri Matisse - Le repos du modèle , Auguste Renoir - Maternité, grande planche and 2 other lots.

Our Artists' News:
Pablo Picasso - mentioned in article titled Market Review / Apollo, Picasso print sets auction record / CBC, Picasso ‘Mother and Child’: Sotheby’s or Christie’s? / Lindsay Pollock: Art Market Views, Visual Art That Will Make Your Life Better This Fall / The Stranger, & mentioned in article titled Picasso's Top Price Depends on Appraisers Not Liking `Lactating Raspberry' / Bloomberg, & Picasso to Julie Mehretu exhibition at The British Museum from October 7, 2010 through April 25, 2011
Auguste Renoir, Salvador Dalí - mentioned in article titled Better early than late... / Apollo
Auguste Renoir, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso - mentioned in article titled Sotheby’s to Present Modern Masters: Impressionism and Early 20th Century Art / MutualArt
Frederic Remington - mentioned in articles: Native American Works on Paper / Glasstire; Most Acclaimed Rembrandt Portrait On Rare Display / CBS
Henri Matisse - mentioned in article titled Radical Reinvention: Matisse in New York / XINHUA & mentioned in article titled Matisse bronze could fetch $35 million at auction / Reuters
Pablo Picasso - mentioned in article titled Seattle Museum Taps Sotheby’s to Promote Picasso Show / Lindsay Pollock: Art Market Views
Salvador Dalí - mentioned in: article titled Dali's “The Persistence of Memory” en route to High; & Watch out: High to add Dalí masterwork on Nov. 16 / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; & What national critics are saying about High’s Dalí exhibit / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Rembrandt - Scholar Discovers an Overlooked Rembrandt Hanging in a Dutch Museum's Reception Room
Marc Chagall - mentioned in article titled Zhang’s $6.7 Million Baby Boosts Sotheby’s Mixed Hong Kong Sale / Bloomberg, & mentioned in article titled $4 million Chagall painting sets new Asian record / The Economic Times, & his artworks showcased in Self-Portraits from the Uffizi Gallery Collection at National Museum of Art, Osaka (Kokuritsu Kokusai Bijutsukan), Osaka, Japan , November 27, 2010

Art Collectors in the news:
WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art has received an extraordinary bequest of 19th- and 20th-century prints, drawings, and illustrated books by artists ranging from Edouard Vuillard to Alex Katz from the late Evelyn Nef, who passed away in December 2009. The gift from the collection she built with her late husband John Nef is composed of 31 drawings, 46 prints, 25 volumes, and a monumental mosaic.
MADISON, WI.- A major private collection of 20th-century sculpture will be made accessible to the public in its new home at the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The museum announced the gift of the renowned Terese and Alvin S. Lane Collection, comprising more than 70 sculptures and 250 preparatory drawings by artists including Jean Arp, Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, Pablo Picasso, and David Smith, among other modern masters.
VALENCIA.- This exhibition, organised by the IVAM and the Museo Cantonale d'Arte in Lugano, presents for the first time in Spain a selection of over one hundred masterpieces of postwar Italian art from one of the most important and internationally prestigious art collection of gallery-owner Margherita Stein. Christian collection of Italian art history Stein.Una October 7 - 23 Jan 2011
PHILADELPHIA, PA.- It was one of Joseph Sorger's last wishes to have his estate sold at auction at Freeman's, a venue at which he had procured much of his collection..

Art News, For Last Week:
NEW YORK, NY.- The 23nd Annual Art Show During the first week of March 2011, the international art world will converge in New York City during the 23nd annual Art Show, organized by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) to benefit Henry Street Settlement.
NEW YORK, NY.-The Art Dealers Association of America has produced a Collectors’ Guide to help collectors navigate the art world and make informed choices about collecting.
NEW YORK, NY.- The Jan Krugier Gallery will close its offices in New York and transfer its operations to Galerie Krugier & Cie, Geneva, Switzerland. The closing will occur at the end of the year.
NEW YORK— Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-born architect, has won this year's RIBA Stirling Prize, a £20,000 ($31,600) award given annually to the individual or firm that has designed "the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in the past year." By ARTINFO
NEW YORK— Lost Tax Break for Artists Donations ’Robs’ U.S., Lawmaker Says. Ninety lawmakers are co-sponsoring legislation introduced by Representative John Lewis of Georgia and 23 senators are backing Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont’s measure to change the tax code so that artists can take a deduction for the fair market value of their work when they donate it to a museum, as collectors do.
LANSING -- The Detroit Institute of Arts is likely to get a $10-million gift from a tight state budget later this year or in early 2011. Detroit Free Press
New Zealand - "The Hobbit" may be leaving Middle Earth. Executive producer Peter Jackson threatened Sunday to yanks the beleaguered production of the two-part prequel to "Lord of the Rings" from his home country of New Zealand after several international actors unions called on members to boycott the movies. New York Daily News
Toronto- A break in the mysterious case of Tom Thomson, Canada's Van Gogh. The Globe and Mail
New York - From Picassos to Sarcophagi, Guided by Phone Apps. The Brooklyn Museum has an app for the iPhone and Droid (Brooklyn Museum Mobile), The American Museum of Natural History recently introduced its own iPhone app, The Museum of Modern Art’s iPhone app (MoMA),The Metropolitan Museum of Art will introduce its first app in February, the Louvre in Paris to the medical Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, also have apps showing off their collections.
ROME – Just a click away: Italian masterpieces go online. This week, an Italian company put online high-resolution images of "The Birth of Venus" and five other masterpieces from the Uffizi gallery in Florence, including works by Caravaggio and Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper"; Caravaggio's "Bacchus.
Doha - New Arab Museum to Open in Doha. Qatar will open a new museum on Dec. 30 devoted to modern Arab art in its capital, Doha. By KATE TAYLOR
Tensions are rising between the restitution community and U.S. museums over the proper way to handle Holocaust art claims. by Robin Cembalest ARTnews
Detroit - Approximately 120 European and American prints from the DIA’s collection celebrate the life of the imagination. Several of the museum’s most significant prints constitute about half of the images in this exhibition. These include selections from Albrecht Dürer’s 1497/98 visionary woodcut series The Apocalypse such as the The Four Horsemen who represent conquest, war, famine, and death; the complete sets of Piranesi’s large fantastic Prisons...Detroit Institute of Arts
New York - Conflux Festival 2010, October 8–10, At NYU's Barney Building, 34 Stuyvesant Street.
Dubai - Five MENASA Artists Named Winners of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize

Our Artists:
Albert Carrier-Belleuse, Allen Gilbert, An He, Arthur Foster, Ben Kamihira, Benjamin Brown, Chiparus, Demetre, CHRISTOPHE FRATIN, CLARENCE GAGNON, CLEMENT HAUPERS, Elizabeth Spalding, Elizabeth Thompson, Erte, Frederic Remington, Gaugengigl, Ignaz Marcel, Gilles E. Gingras,Giunta, Joseph, HELMUT GRANSOW, Henri Matisse, Hughes Claude Pissarro, Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl, J W Good, Joan Mirò, Lelia Pissarro, Louis Icart, Louis Muhlstock, Lyonel Feininger, Marc Chagall, MARC-AURELE, FORTIN, NEUMANN, Ernest, Pablo Picasso, PAUL DUBOIS, Paul Neri, PENCKE, Peter Max, Pierre Bonnard, PIERRE-JULES MÊNE, Rembrandt van Rijn, Renoir, Rosa Bonheur, Salvador Dali, Stanley Cosgrove, TETSURO SAWADA, Theo Tobiasse, Willy Biehn

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