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Russia's State Hermitage Museum Exhibits Contemporary Architect Santiago Calatrava

Jun 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you plan on being in Russia any time soon, you should definitely check out the iconic State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. If the beautiful museum itself isn't enough of a draw, maybe its first exhibit to honor a contemporary artist is. Born in Spain, Santiago Calatrava is considered by many to be one of the world's elite designers with titles that include architect, sculptor, and structural engineer. From June 27, 2012 to September 30, 2012, Calatrava will have his very own show at the famous Hermitage Museum, entitled "Santiago Calatrava: The Quest for Movement".... Read More

U.S. Marshals Selling Off Fine Art in Online Auction

Jun 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

The infamous Bernie Madoff is far from the only fraudster with expensive taste and he's not the only one to see his collections sold. Fine works of art by Chagall, Matisse, Picasso, Toulouse-Lautrec, Rembrandt and other old masters as well as pieces by more recent famous artists are being sold off by the U.S. Marshals in an online auction that ends on July 2.... Read More

Ballerina Evgenia Obraztsova on Stage at Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

It was meant to be: We snatched up the last two tickets for Anyuta, a ballet featuring principle ballerina Evgenia Obraztsova, at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia. I couldn’t wipe the grin off my face at the mere thought of being at the historic Bolshoi Theatre, and to be fortunate enough to see the amazing Obraztsova perform live on stage. For me, it was an experience of a lifetime!... Read More

New Website Connects Artists With Unique Competition Opportunities

Jun 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

“Great talent deserves endless attention.” That’s the motto of ArtistsWanted.org. The new business is striving to connect artists with a well-rounded community as well as encourage their members to compete in artistic contests that yield surprising... Read More

Tintin Comic Legend Celebrated at Hergé Museum in Belgium

Jun 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Hergé Museum, located near Brussels, Belgium, celebrates artist Georges Remi (pen name Hergé) who was the creator behind the Tintin adventure comic books. Although the idea to create a museum dedicated to the enigmatic artist and his work had been talked about for many... Read More

Swiss Ambassador Donates $163 Million Chinese Art Collection

Jun 13, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

A former Swiss ambassador, Uli Sigg, is donating nearly $163 million dollars worth of priceless contemporary Chinese art to a Hong Kong museum that is scheduled to open in 2017. The privately owned collection contains nearly 2,200 pieces of art from well-known artists including Zeng Fanzhi whose notable works are recognized... Read More

National Gallery of Canada Exhibits Up Close Look At Van Gogh Works

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The works of one of the world’s most recognized artists, Vincent van Gogh, will be showcased for the first time in 25 years at Canada’s National Gallery with the support of Sun Life Financial and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Van Gogh: Up Close exhibit will feature 47 paintings from the Dutch artist... Read More

Christie's Van Cliburn Collection Fetches Over $4 Million

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s auction house announced that the sales results from the recent Van Cliburn Collection amounted to $4,381,550. Eighty-nine percent of the lots presented sold, with 92 percent at value.... Read More

CHANEL Debuts Little Black Jacket Exhibit in New York City

Jun 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Karl Lagerfield, one of the world's most iconic fashion designers, is always up to something and he's currently getting ready to celebrate the launch of his upcoming book The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL's Classic Revisited By Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld, with an exhibit of the fashion classic in New York City. The exhibit features the iconic Chanel creation as center stage in a series of photographs shot by Karl Lagerfield. From Tokyo to New York, the little black jacket has long held a firm grip in the world of fashion.... Read More

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