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Italian museum sending Parthenon fragment to Athens in nudge to UK
ROME (AP) – An Italian museum is lending a fragment of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece, in what both sides hope will become a permanent return that might encourage others – the British Museum, in particular – to send their own pieces of the works back, too.
Chinese enamels reflected perception of European culture
NEW YORK — Few cultures are immune to fascination with “the other,” and Europeans were definitely “the other” in the minds of generations of Chinese artists. They were keenly interested in foreigners and Western art styles and motifs, and created gorgeous enameled objects – some copper, some porcelain – featuring European scenes and portraits. Chinese artists made […]
Jeschke Van Vliet’s July 30-31 auction boasts fine & rare books
BERLIN, Germany – Jeschke van Vliet starts its two-day auction of valuable and rare books, as well as prints and historical photography on July 30 and 31, with an extensive offering in modern illustrated literature. The core of the first day of the auction will be artists’ books from two German private collections, which department […]
Hermann Historica offers tantalizing array in late June sales
MUNICH – The online-only auctions that were introduced by Hermann Historica GmbH several years ago are becoming increasingly popular. Once again, some 4,112 lots are coming under the hammer from June 21-25, including unparalleled premium objects and pieces for first-time buyers. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.