Professor Concerned in Contested Basquiats Seized by FBI Speaks Out – ARTnews.com

Jordana Moore Saggese, an art history professor hired to provide her professional assessment of 25 paintings with a contested attribution to Jean-Michel Basquiat, has released a denying statement that she ever claimed the works were legitimate. “Those claims are false,” she wrote in a statement published by The Baltimore Sun Sunday, “Their publication caused me … Read more

Artwork is breaking down borders in Luan Gallery

Trudi van der Elsen beside her artwork ‘Continuum Drift’ at the Luan Gallery. Published: Mon 11 Jul 2022, 4:25 PM Last updated: Mon 11 Jul 2022, 4:26 PM David Flynn An exciting new exhibition entitled ‘Breaking Borders’ which features the work of seven artists who work across a range of disciplines including painting, video, photography, … Read more

5 modern miniaturists from Turkey

Turkish miniature paintings reached its peak in the sixteenth century, when they were mostly prepared for sultans. Islamic miniature painting mean small paintings that were once part of a manuscript. They are often categorised into four regional schools: Arab, Persian, Indian, and Ottoman Turkish. The oldest preserved miniature paintings were made around the year 1000 … Read more

Bull terrier likes to pose as well-known artistic endeavors

High art (Picture: @Tom_Bully/Caters) Meet Antonio Carlos Jobim Adorra, aka Tom, the English bull terrier with a talent for modeling. His owner, Antonio Rodrigues Jr, has incorporated Tom into his photography hobby, as a subject mimicking some of the world’s greatest artworks. Antonio, 48, has had Tom, six, since the dog was just ten weeks … Read more

Painter Harvey Dinnerstein Lifeless at 94—and Extra Artwork Information – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines ARTIST HARVEY DINNERSTEIN, whose closely observed paintings portrayed members of the civil rights movement and provided glimpses of everyday life in his native New York, has died at 94the New York Times reports. As an artist … Read more

Public sale homes say the artwork market is booming. However what lurks beneath these shiny numbers?

The art market is booming again, bigger than ever. That was the message given to the world’s media after last month’s fortnight of marquee auctions at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips in New York. A final tranche of 20th- and 21st-century works from the “peerless collection” formed by New York divorcees Harry and Linda Macklowe topped … Read more