Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Welcome to our art collector Blog/Newsletter for September 28, 2011
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Recent Additions
Dali, Salvador - Le Cerf Se Voyant Dans L'Eau 1974
Erté - Romain de Tirtoff: Emerald Vase, La Masque Sculpture, Letter C, Letter D, Letter P, Letter Z, Diana Vase
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz:
Max, Peter: Dreamer
Miró, Joan: Espriu, Espriu: Blue Half Tone, Espriu: Tag Page, Untitled (Espriu) 1975,

Exhibitions
Jim Dine Exhibition 2011, Seedless Melons #1 at Galerie de Bellefeuille from Sep 28 - Oct 19, 2011
Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion Innovative architect Zaha Hadid, who in 2004 became the first female recipient of the renowned Pritzker Architecture Prize...
September 20, 2011 - March 25, 2012
With over one hundred loans from private and public collections around the world, the fifth Picasso exhibition in Kunsthalle Bielefeld since 1984 deals with the artist’s breakthrough to a new, modern style. 25th September 2011 - 15 January 2012 Art Daily
House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945–1985” in the Mary Lou and George Boone Gallery Sept. 24, 2011–Jan. 30, 2012

Art News
Tapping Turkey's Energy: Former Star London Dealer Suzanne Egeran on Why She Opened Her New Gallery in Istanbul, which coincides with the opening of this year's Istanbul Biennial. Art Info
No faith in flesh: art exposes Christianity's original sin. For centuries, defenders of the nude in art have faced a battle against Christian fear of the naked human form. Guardian
California continues to see cultural participation dropping by its citizens overall, with the level of participation varying widely between regions, according to a new study released this week by the James Irvine Foundation. LA Times
In his speech in Toronto Tuesday night, Calgary Mayor Nenshi discussed a host of promising cultural projects and investments into artistic spaces in Calgary, including the construction of Canada's National Music Centre, a new downtown branch for the city's public library and an initiative to transform old or derelict buildings into new arts centres, performance venues or artist studios. CBC News
Canadian Cities Look To Cut Arts Funding To Balance Budgets - The Globe & Mail (Canada)
Mohammed Ghani Hikmat, the Iraqi sculptor who created many of Baghdad’s most famous landmarks and who led the effort to recover works of art looted from the National Museum of Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein, died on Sept. 12 in Amman, Jordan, where he had gone for medical treatment. He was 82. NY Times
United States National Slavery Museum Files For Bankruptcy - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Too rude to show? Facebook's nudity ban often falls afoul of art groups. Facebook has repeatedly disabled users’ accounts for posting images of Gustave Courbet’s The Origin of the World, 1866. The erotic work of art, in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, falls foul of the site’s prohibition of offensive materials. The Art Newspaper
BOSTON, MA.- An agreement between the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Turkey was signed, transferring ownership of the 2nd-century AD Roman Imperial marble sculpture Weary Herakles to the Turkish government.

Auctions
Chagall, Marc- Le Silence LES AMES MORTES, David montant la Colline des Oliviers, Death of Saül, Hymn of bow, Vision d'Apocalypse, Le Chemin du Croix, Nature Morte brune, Ecuyere Acrobate, Drawings for the Bible, Fernand Mourlot, Chagall Lithographe [Vol. I], Four plates, from Chagall Lithographe [Vol. I], Self-portrait, sold at Christie's South Kensington, September 20, 2011 - Lamon Discovers Daphnis, from Daphnis... and The Wine Harvest, from Daphnis and Chloe sold at Cottone Auctions, September 17, 2011 - Alter Mann und Eine Ziege and David and Bathseba sold at Hampel Fine Art Auctions, September 16, 2011
Dali, Salvador - The Eye of Time UNTITLED 1974, Mysteries of the Anus, DÉDICACE POUR DOLORES COFFEE, EROTIQUE NO. 10, FRESNEL LENS, THE SYMMETRY OF CHRIST, THE EYE OF TIME, KNOEDLER CHANGES, VELÁZQUEZ: LAS MENINAS, to be sold at Christie's New York, September 20, 2011 - Thirteen works: The Twelve Tribes of... to be sold at Rosebery´s Fine Art Auctioneers, September 13, 2011
Feininger, Lyonel - Im Dorfe to be sold at Cottone Auctions, September 17, 2011
Hankey, W. Lee - Early Morning to be sold at Rosebery´s Fine Art Auctioneers, September 13, 2011
Toulouse-Lautrec - L'Artisan Moderne La Clownesse assise, AUX AMBASSADEURS, AU CONCERT, Au Bois, LA REVUE BLANCHE, lots to be sold at Christie's South Kensington, September 20, 2011 - L'ARTISAN MODERNE, LA MODISTA, ADOLPHE - LE JEUNE HOMME TRISTE, to be sold at Christie's King Street, September 21, 2011
Matisse, Henri - Grande tête de Katia (D.-M. 814), JEUNE FEMME SOURIANTE, TÊTE DE JEUNE FILLE, NU COUCHÉ, LES BRAS LEVÉS, L'AVALEUR DE SABRES, sold at Christie's King Street, September 21, 2011
Max, Peter - Liberty Head Version I #3, HEART ON BLENDS VERSION IV #1, LIBERTY HEAD VERSION I #6, ABSTRACT FLOWERS VERSION III #8 and 3 other lots to be sold at Doyle New York, September 20, 2011
Miró, Joan - Thirteen works: Michel Leiris: Fissur... Femme et Chien devant la Lune, CARTONES, The Crooked Phunancial Phang IV, JONGLEUR DE COLOMBES, LUNE ETOILE, LES GÉANTS I-VI, Serié Gaudi III , L'ASTRE DU MARÉCAGE, Le Rebelle, Partie de Campagne I, Partie de Campagne III, Partie de Campagne IV, Partie de Campangne V, Trace sur la Paroi V, Tête de Flèche, Vers la Gauche, and 16 other lots to be sold at Christie's King Street, September 21, 2011 - One plate, from El Innocente; and 1..., Les Brisants: One Plate, LES GÉANTS - One Plate, Peintures Murales, Emehpylop, LES ESSÈNCIES DE LA TERRA, LE DÉLIRE DU COUTURIER, Joan Miro Lithographes Vols I-III, SOBRETEIXIMS I ESCULTURES, HOMMAGE À JOAN, PER UN TEATRE A CATALUNY, LITHOGRAPH III, EL INNOCENTE, ESPRIU-MIRÓ, ESPRIU-MIRÓ Plate VIII, POSTER FOR THE OPENING OF THE FUNDACIÓ JOAN MIRÓ, HOMENATGE A JOAN PRATS, Obra Gráfica, LLIBRE DELS SIS SENTITS Plate IV, LLIBRE DELS SIS SENTITS Plate V, FUNDACIÓ PALMA IV, FUNDACIÓ PALMA V, sold at Christie's South Kensington, September 20, 2011- Untitled to be sold at Julien's Auctions, September 17, 2011 - 3 works: Sobreteicims was auctioned at Rago Arts and Auction Center, September 1, 2011
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz - Nu couché and Dédicace pour Jeanne to be sold at Christie's New York, September 20, 2011
Renoir, Pierre Auguste - Nude to be sold at Hampel Fine Art Auctions, September 16, 2011 - Jeune Femme en Buste (Mademoiselle... to be sold at Christie's King Street, September 21, 2011