Monday, August 15, 2011

Zaidan Gallery

Zaidan Gallery
Welcome to our art collector Blog/Newsletter for August 15th, 2011

Recent Additions:
Harbour Scene by K Yunia
Dali, Salvador Price for Time Desert Bracelet
Hart, Fredrick price for Spirita
Max, Peter price for Liberty 1989, Vase of Flowers 2010

MARRAKECH.- For its second edition, the Murat Germen, Muta-morphosis n-¦3, 2010, 150x85cm, Le Caire, courtesy CAM Gallery
modern and contemporary fair, Marrakech Art Fair, is back at the Palace Es Saadi from September 30th to October 3rd 2011, with 45 international galleries exhibiting their major artists. ArtDaily
CHARLOTTESVILLE.- University of Virginia Art Museum presents The Dancer and the Dance: Prints, Drawings and Photographs" opened July 29 and runs through Dec. 23. Artists represented include Picasso, Pablo Ruiz & Matisse, Henri

Art News :
Sydney - According to the Sydney Morning Herald onboard auctioneers on the P&O Cruise Line have been misleading passengers about the worth of the works they have been selling — to the tune of 50 times the true value. ArtInfo
London - The savvy retirees are purchasing works of art because it is seen as a "safe" investment which retains its value, much like gold.
"I’ve always been interested in art but I’ve never invested in it before," explained Wood, who has lived in Spain for three years. "It’s a safe investment and one that you can enjoy, not like shares which just sit in a drawer." By James Bryce, Telegraph
Los Angeles - It was announced on Wednesday that the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Islamic art department will acquire contemporary works from from two Saudi artists, Ahmed Mater and Abdulnasser Gharem, in partnership with Edge of Arabia, a project co-founded by the two artists dedicated to raising the profile of Saudi artists around the world... By Shane Ferro, ArtInfo
EMERYVILLE, CA.-, Inc.,the world's leading online specialty provider of wall art, today announced the introduction of artMatch™ for the iPhone, which makes it easy for art lovers to find, explore, discover, share and purchase art right from their iPhones. ArtDaily
LOS ANGELES, CA.- The August 9, 2011 sale of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture at Bonhams & Butterfields offered a wide array of important Western Art... featuring artists such as Brown, Benjamin, Remington, Frederic among others ArtDaily
NEW YORK, NY.- Timeless images by Toulouse-Lautrec , classic WWI and II posters and a large selection of Mather Work Incentive posters were among the top lots at Swann Galleries’ August 3 auction of Vintage Posters. ArtDaily
WASHINGTON, D.C.- A special view into the intimate lives of “larger than life” people is given in the exhibition “Little Pictures Big Lives: Snapshots from the Archives of American Art.” This exhibit will be on display from July 1 to Oct. 3 in the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery at the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture. ArtDaily
FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- With artists like Andy Warhol commanding astronomical prices at auction, is it possible for a middle class collector on an budget to get into the art market? ArtDaily
JERUSALEM (AP) — A museum on the road separating Jewish west Jerusalem from the Arab neighborhoods in the city's east is attracting a daring group of artists from Middle Eastern nations that shun contact with Israel, trying to erode political barriers through art. AMY TEIBEL, Associated Press
MONTREAL— A trio of hapless thieves who tried to abscond with a $1-million sculpture by famed Canadian artist Jean-Paul Riopelle ended up ditching their treasure instead in the Quebec woods. It was retrieved – broken but salvageable. Globe and Mail
BRUSSELS - The traditional gallery model is in decline, according to a new report by the non-profit dealers’ federation Cinoa (Con­féd­ération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d’Art), which found that fair-led and online business is taking over as the main source of revenue. By Charlotte Burns The Art Newspaper
Chagall, Marc, Picasso, Pablo Ruiz- Discussed in Tony Curtis art collection to go under hammer / AFP, Marc Chagall: Leading the Russians to the AGO / Toronto Star
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz Dali, Salvador- mentioned in article titled The 10 Best Photos of Artists at the Beach / Flavorwire
Rembrandt, H, van Rijn - discussed in Philadelphia Museum's Rembrandt Exhibition Takes a Fresh Look at Religious Paintings / ArtDaily, Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus’ exhibition debuts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art/ Associated Press
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz - discussed in The Other 9 Top-10 Shows at the Met / Art in America, 2011 Auction Round-Up: Who’s on Top and Who Flopped / MutualArt, Little Pictures, Big Lives: Snapshots Of American Artists / National Public Radio
Miró, Joan - Discussed in Miró’s minimal series: ‘Painting on a White Background’ / Tate Etc.
Bonnard, Pierre - discussed in 'Snapshot' Exhibition at Van Gogh Museum will Zoom in on Artists' Everyday Lives / ArtDaily

Toulouse-Lautrec - Paysage dans les environs de Céleyrans was sold at Tajan, August 2, 2011
Tobiasse, Theo - Nature morte à la bicyclette was sold at Tajan, August 2, 2011
Remington, Frederic - Indians on horseback was soldat Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, August 9, 2011
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz - Visage n°202 and 3 other lots, View all Lots, were sold at Tajan, August 2, 2011 - Minotaur Caressant une Dormeuse and 2 other lots to be sold at Bonhams & Goodman, Sydney, August 22, 2011
Miró, Joan - Exhibition Poster for Galerie Maeght:... to be sold at Leonard Joel, Melbourne, August 14, 2011
Icart, Louis - 2 works: A study of a lady holding an... sold at Christie's South Kensington, August 9, 2011
Chagall, Marc - Bouquet of Flowers sold at Lawson-Menzies, August 11, 2011
Brown, Benjamin - Poppy field near Pasadena, California and Lights and shadows, High Sierras sold at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, August 9, 2011