Stedelijk Museum discovers unique Malevich during inventory

Left: Kazimir Malevich, drawing An Englishman in Moscow, 1914, pencil on paper, 14×10 cm. Khardzhiev Collection

 

AMSTERDAM – The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, custodian of the largest Kazimir Malevich collection outside the Russian Federation, has made an exciting discovery. A Malevich drawing came to light during an inventory of the Khardzhiev Collection at the Stedelijk. The find is a previously unknown preliminary drawing for Malevich’s iconic painting An Englishman in Moscow (1914), one of the highlights of the Stedelijk collection.

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Cinnabar box among Asian treasures at Michaan’s Auctions June 18

Cinnabar lacquer ‘dragon’ box and cover, Qianlong mark and of the period. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000. Michaan’s Auctions image

 

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Rare jade, carved lacquer, antique textiles, scrolls and paintings comprise the star lineup at Michaan’s June 18 auction of Asian works of art, which also features porcelains and Buddhist
 artifacts. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ guitar tops $1.9M at charity auction

The Greatful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia playing ‘Wolf.’ Roberto Rabanne image, courtesy of Guernsey’s

 

NEW YORK (AP) – A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids fetched over $1.9 million at an auction Wednesday night.

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