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Eric Clapton Auctions Gerhard Richter Abstract Painting for Record $34 Million

Oct 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Musician Eric Clapton recently made $34 million on the sale of an abstract painting he owned by German artist Gerhard Richter. If you don't know who Clapton is, you're really showing your young age. The legendary songwriter and guitarist is a three-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, once for his solo work and the other two for his work with The Yardbirds and Cream. Now, does Clapton actually need all this new money he raked in for the painting? Not really, but he and Richter definitely made history with the Sotheby's auction because it’s a new record amount for work by an artist still among the living.... Read More

Monet and Picasso Head Up Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Auction

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Art by Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso will be presented at Christie’s Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on November 7, 2012. The featured lot of the evening will be Claude Monet’s oil-on-canvas painting, Nymphéas. It has a pre-auction estimated sales price between $30 and $50 million.... Read More

Futuristic Art Museum Will Feature Exclusive Collections

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

The Broad Art Foundation, created in 1984 by Eli and Edith Broad as a “pioneering lending library” is setting up shop in Los Angeles. Named “The Broad,” the fine art museum and headquarters will be right across Grand avenue from the Walt Disney... Read More

Exclusive | Photographer Chris Buck Talks Invisible Celebrities

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

In a world where celebrities are reported on more reliably and steadily than news regarding world events or politics, we've gotten used to our day-to-day life being saturated with images of famous faces. You can try to stay away from what happened between Kristin Stewart and Robert Pattinson, but without a doubt your plan will be ruined when your coworkers start discussing whose side they're on. As a society, we've gotten so obsessed with the lives of our favorite stars that even giving something the title of Russell Brand will pique interest, which is something photographer Chris Buck plays with in his new photo book "PRESENCE: The Invisible Portrait".... Read More

International Contemporary Jewelry Fair Comes to Miami

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Miami, FL is a place for beach days, Kardashians, Cuban food, and from December fourth through December ninth, luxury jewelry aficionados. The International Contemporary Jewelry Fair is coming to town. Set aboard the Seafair (an event venue on a yacht), docked at the Chopin Plaza, the exhibition... Read More

Check Out Abstract Art From Tony Dow AKA Wally Cleaver

Sep 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As Wally Cleaver on "Leave it to Beaver", Tony Dow (now 67-years-old) was the epitome of the "all-American" boy. Always polite and popular, Wally acted as the connecting bridge between his parents and his younger brother Beaver, often describing the actions of one in a way the other can understand.... Read More

Artist Salvatore Pecoraro Visits His Past in New Series

Sep 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Many artists like to visit their past work, sometimes reevaluating them to create something bigger and better. Salvatore Pecoraro is one such artist, breathing new life into his old pieces.... Read More

Marc Fish Bespoke Furniture-Maker

Sep 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

If the thought of having something truly special, a one-of-a-kind home décor piece, interests you, then you are going to want to take a look at the work of Marc Fish, a UK-based furniture designer.... Read More

Famed Naturalist Roger Tory Peterson's Art Up For Auction

Sep 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard  |  1 Comment

When it comes to documenting some of the world's most beautiful birds, the 19th century had John James Audubon and the 20th century had Roger Tory Peterson. A bird expert, artist, and environmentalist, Peterson was responsible for developing a system of bird identification in the wild. His Peterson Field Guides are still well known as some of the most comprehensive guides to understanding the natural world.... Read More

Behind the Scenes of Architectural Photography with Daniel Newcomb

Aug 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Gail Doby  |  1 Comment

Daniel Newcomb of Architectural and Interior Design Photography creates award winning, magazine-quality photographs for interior designers, architects, builders, furniture designers, resorts, property management, and advertising agencies.... Read More

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