Monday, August 29, 2011

Zaidan Gallery

Welcome to our art collector Blog/Newsletter for August 29, 2011
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Recent Additions:
Chagall, Marc price for Le Bouquet Sur Fond Rouge
Dali, Salvador price for Rock (Our Historical Heritage), Argus, Les Femmes-Fleurs Au Piano, Le Jugement De Paris
Max, Peter  price for Flag with Heart Version III # 3
Hart, Fredrick price for Equus

Exhibitions:
LONDON (REUTERS).-Flecks of gold and vibrant swirls of royal blue grace the pages of illuminated royal manuscripts at the British Library in London, which will shortly go on show to the public
Los Angeles - the popular Affordable Art Fair will bring its bevy of non-blue-chip emerging art galleries to its eleventh host city to date. January 18 and 22 at the downtown L.A. LIVE Center, where part of the building's top floor will be tented and climate-controlled for the fair
Other Cities and Dates: Amsterdam, Bristol, Brussels, London, Melbourne, Milan, New York, Paris, Singapore, Sydney
New York - The International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show, takes place at The Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue at 67th Street , from Friday 21 to Thursday 27 October 2011.
Berlin - From September 9 to 11, 2011, for the seventh time, PREVIEW BERLIN – The Emerging Art Fair will be offering young national and international galleries and project spaces the opportunity to present works by a new generation of emerging artists to a public made up of collectors, specialists and art enthusiasts
Art News
WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program have collaborated to mount the Smithsonian's first major showcase of contemporary Asian American portraiture. ArtDaily
JEDDAH (REUTERS).- Saudi Arabia is excavating a new archeological site that will show horses were domesticated 9,000 years ago in the Arabian peninsula, the country's antiquities expert said Wednesday. ArtDaily
WASHINGTON.- Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are preparing for possible severe weather this weekend along the East Coast due to Hurricane Irene. ArtDaily
LONDON.-A 16th century Iznik bottle flask from a private Belgian collection with an interesting history linking it to current events in Egypt is one of the top items in Bonhams next sale of Indian and Islamic art on October 4th. The flask comes from the family of the man whose company was commissioned to build the Heliopolis Palace Hotel in Egypt which later became the Presidential Palace of recently-deposed Egyptian Prime Minister Hosni Mubarak. Bonhams
PARIS (AP).- The U.N. cultural agency is warning Libyans to guard against looting of cultural heritage amid the country's current turmoil. UNESCO is also cautioning the international art and antiquities trade to be "particularly wary of objects from Libya in the present circumstances" because they might be stolen.
LOS ANGELES (AP).- A 17th Century drawing by Rembrandt, H, van Rijn was snatched from a private art display at a California luxury hotel while a curator was momentarily distracted, officials said Monday. ArtDaily
JERUSALEM.- A marble statue of Hercules from the second century CE was uncovered in excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is conducting. ArtDaily
Miró, Joan , Dali, Salvador- discussed in Pencil in hand: MAPFRE collection of drawings / HUMA3
Matisse, Henri  - discussed in Art attacker slams $2.5 million Matisse at National Gallery of Art / Washington Post


Auctions:
Renoir, Pierre Auguste  - Femme nue couchee to be sold at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, August 24, 2011, The Bather and 10 other lots, view lots, be sold at Colonel's Auction House Aug 19, 2011 Le chapeau épinglé was sold at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, August 14, 2011,
Remington, Frederic, Outlaw & 16 other lots, view lots, to be sold at Colonel's Auction House Aug 19, 2011
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz - Picador II to be sold at Rago Arts and Auction Center, September 1, 2011; Helping Hand & 15 other lots, view lots; be sold at Colonel's Auction House Aug 19, 2011
Miró, Joan  - 3 works: Sobreteicims to be sold at Rago Arts and Auction Center, September 1, 2011; Joan Flower & 14 other lots, view lots, to be sold at Colonel's Auction House - August 19, 2011
Toulouse-Lautrec  - The Falconer & 5 other lots, view lots, be sold at Colonel's Auction House Aug 19, 2011; Déclaration; was sold at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, August 14, 2011
Matisse, Henri, Icarus & 8 other lots, view lots, to be sold at Colonel's Auction House - August 19, 2011
Icart, Louis - 'attic room' (sous le toit) to be sold at Christie's South Kensington, September 6, 2011, La Dame Aux Camilles to be sold at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, August 24, 2011
Dali, Salvador - Alice In Wonderland & over 160 other lots to be sold at Colonel's Auction House - August 19, 2011
Chiparus, Demetre - Ameria & 40 other lots, view lots, to be sold at Colonel's Auction House - August 19, 2011, Model of a panther to be sold at Christie's South Kensington, September 6, 2011
Chagall, Marc - Nocturne at Venice to be sold at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, August 24, 2011, Lovers & Angel to be sold at Colonel's Auction House Aug 19, 2011; Rencontre de Rachel et de Jacob, Pl.... and Sun with Red Horse, from Derrière le..were sold at Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, August 14, 2011
Bonnard, Pierre - Nude Standing by a Stool to be sold at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, August 24, 2011