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Alpine, Texas - REMINGTON, Museum of the Big Bend. September 21 to December 8, 2013
Allentown, PA - Allentown Art Museum opens its exhibit of prints and posters by French Post Impressionist Henri deToulouse Lautrec . 06/02/2013 - 09/01/2013
Picasso the printmaker? A new exhibition throws the spotlight on that less well-known side of one of the greatest and most prolific modern painters.
About 50 rare lithographs, linocuts and corresponding plates by the late Spanish master will be on show for the first time in Asia at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute next month. The Straits Times
LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Henri Matisse: La Gerbe, an exhibition highlighting Henri Matisse’s final commissioned artwork, which Frances L. Brody promised to LACMA in honor of the museum’s twenty-fifth anniversary and bequeathed in 2010.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts will have Matisse exhibit in 2014 - An exhibit featuring the works of famed French painter Henri Matisse is coming to the MIA early next year. "Matisse: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art" runs Feb. 23 through May 18, 2014, and will feature approximately 80 works from the ... Pioneer Press
Traditional artisans do well at the newly launched All Arts Istanbul, but contemporary art dealers are less satisfied. The first All Arts Istanbul , billed as “a classical and modern art fair”, has the second, more ambitious objective of introducing a new, conservative generation of collectors to modern and contemporary Turkish art. 18-24 April 2013 By Andrew Finkel - The Art Newspaper
Masterpieces of art which have been lost to the UK for 234 years have arrived back for a new exhibition. The paintings, which originally hung at Houghton Hall in Norfolk, were brought together by Britain's first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole in the 1720s.
More than 70 pieces, including works by Van Dyck and Rembrandt, were sold in 1779 to Catherine the Great of Russia... BBC

Van Gogh, Dalí and Beyond: The World Reimagined - Art Gallery of WA. 22 June 2013 - 2 December 2013
  The Columbia Museum of Art will be presenting the exhibition “Picasso: Master Prints”. The event will be featuring engravings, lithographs and stencils by Pablo Picasso. Although he is best known as the inventor of Cubism, Picasso also created still lives, figurative art and mythological scenes, that will be displayed on the occasion. From 16 April to 11 August 2013,

London, United Kingdom - Pinta,  a boutique fair dedicated exclusively to art from South America, Spain, and Portugal. 4-7 June | 2013
New York, NY USA - Pinta, a boutique fair dedicated exclusively to art from South America, Spain, and Portugal 14-17 November | 2013
CHICAGO - EXPO CHICAGO / 2013 September 19-22 / 2013
Liverpool - Chagall: Modern Master -
Major New Exhibition Comes To Tate Liverpool 8 February – 12 May 2013
Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt -
artworks showcased in Starting from Scratch: The Art of Etching from Dürer to Dine at Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA , May 11, 2013
Grimaldi Forum, Monaco -
from 12 Jul until Sep 15, 2013
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National Endowment for the Arts’: of 817 nonprofit groups nationwide receiving Art Works grants, 31 are from Washington.
Russia's great museums feud over revival plan -  However the idea did not in the least impress the Hermitage museum, which under the plan could see some of its most prized Matisse, Degas and Picasso pictures transferred back to Moscow. "This new attempt to break up the Hermitage is a crime against ...  GlobalPost

Calvin’s (of Calvin and Hobbes) take on the artist
New York braced for $1bn art spending spree. Works by Francis Bacon, Cézanne and Roy Lichtenstein expected to fetch high prices next month when Sotheby’s and Christies hold their major spring sales
New York, NY - The Art World’s Renewed Interest in Picasso Lithographs. In the 1970-1990’s the art world was ablaze with limited edition lithographs. Limited edition lithographs had made it affordable for art enthusiasts to collect great works of art with a modest investment. That led to over saturation and a concern for their potential appreciation and a cooling off of the excitement for these works. Hearst Communications

LOS ANGELES —Getty Museum in LA buys Rembrandt, Canaletto works -  The Getty Museum of Los Angeles announced it has acquired a self-portrait by Rembrandt and a painting by the Venetian artist Canaletto. "Rembrandt Laughing," a small oil on copper work probably done around 1628, came onto the art ...AFP

The Smithsonian Institution announced last night that parts of three museums—the Hirshhorn, National Museum of African Art, and Smithsonian—will close tomorrow through Sept. 30 because of mandatory budget cuts, but the true effect of sequestration on the museum group is far wider

Talking about the arts in economic terms is 'philistine' and 'self-defeating', critics argue - Forcing arts organisations to prove their worth in bare economic terms is “philistine” and “self-defeating”, leading figures in the arts world have argued, as they warn the “writing could be on the wall” for regional theatres.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Salvador Dalí - By: Clare Whitaker - Matchbook Magazine

The Last Supper, after Leonardo da Vinci, 1634–1635. Rembrandt. Rembrandt was inspired to draw Leonardo da Vinci's famous "The Last Supper" (circa 1492/94-1498), despite the fact that he never saw the original. Use the slider to compare Leonardo's fresco at left with Rembrandt's red chalk drawing of 1634-35 at right.
Auction News
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USA / New York / Chelsea Old Master Through Modern Prints, Swann Auction Galleries. May 1, 2013
USA / New York / Prints , Sotheby's. May 2, 2013. N08986
UK / Cambridge : Art & Design from 1860, Cheffins May 2, 2013
New York - American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture, Sotheby's May 3, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USA - Modern & Contemporary Art. Freeman's Contemporary Art 186 Lots May 05, 2013
New York - Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, Sotheby's. 07 May 2013 | N08987

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Community Art Sale! 1402 Items Museum Art 2013 May 08

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States    Museum Art - 2013 May 08

Letters by Manet, Picasso, Matisse, Gauguin go on sale at Sotheby's - Letters by Manet, Picasso, Renoir, Signac, Matisse, Chagall and Gauguin are composed not only of the articulated preoccupations of the artist (Picasso and Renoir are fixated on culinary pursuits) but also their visual riffs. Snapshot compositions ...PanARMENIAN.Net

Long Island City, New York - MAY Fine Art Auction!, 369 lots of Modern and Contemporary Art Tuesday, May 7th, 2013.

Washington | DC - Capital Collections Estate Auction - Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers Date: 5/17/2013

Vancouver , BC, Canada - Contemporary & Canadian Art Auction, Maynards Fine Art & Antiques Platinum House 08 May 2013

New York - Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale, Christie's. 8 May 2013, Sale #2782

Melbourne, AU - Specialist Print Auction, Leonard Joel Contemporary Art 162 Lots. May 09, 2013

Portland, OR, USA - Estate & Collection Auction, O'Gallerie. American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture, 255 Lots May 08, 2013

Kensington, AU - Quarterly Fine Art Auction, Lawson~Menzies. Contemporary Art 271 Lots May 09, 2013

Japan / Tokyo / Koto-ku - Paintings, Prints & Sculpture, Mainichi Auction, Tokyo, Sale 404 May 11, 2013
Los Angeles -
Period Art & DesignSale, Bonhams 20965 May 12, 2013

UK / Worthing : Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables, Gorringes , Sale LMAY13 May 15, 2013 - May 16, 2013 

France / Paris - Modern Drawings, Tajan 9819 May 16, 2013

Belgium / Lokeren Old Masters, Modern & Contemporary Art, De Vuyst, Sale 155 May 18, 2013

USA / New York / Chelsea CONTEMPORARY ART , Swann Auction Galleries. May 16, 2013

USA / Allendale - Estates & Collectibles Auction, Leighton Galleries, Inc. May 16, 2013

Germany / Heilbronn - Modern, Contemporary Art & Photography, Dr. Fischer Fine Art Auctions, Sale 217 May 17, 2013

San Francisco - Period Art & DesignSale, Bonhams 20966 May 19, 2013

New York - American Art, Sotheby's. 22 May 2013 | N08996

France / Paris Impressionist & Modern Art, at Christie's Paris, Sale 3569 May 28, 2013

Netherlands / Amsterdam - Impressionist & Modern Art, Christie's Amsterdam, Sale 3030 May 29, 2013

Germany / Berlin - Classical Modern Art, Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Sale 211 May 31, 2013

France / Paris - Modern Art 1, Artcurial Briest-Poulain-F. Tajan, Sale 2303 Jun 3, 2013