LONDON – On June 22, Sotheby’s and Victoria Beckham opened a first of its kind collaborative exhibition in which highlights from Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings sale will be presented in the contemporary setting of Victoria Beckham’s Dover Street store in Mayfair.
MECHELEN, Belgium – After a long restoration phase, the Museum Hof van Busleyden opened to the public this week ahead of the city’s festival weekend June 22-24.
LONDON – Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art totaled £87.5 million / $115.7 million on June 19. Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti stand shoulder-to-shoulder as two of the universally acknowledged greats of the modern era. On Tuesday they led the sale.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A federal agency wants its woolly mammoth tusk back. The Bureau of Land Management in Alaska on Tuesday asked the public’s help in recovering an approximately 10,000-year-old tusk stolen from the Campbell Creek Science Center, an interpretive center in east Anchorage.
NEW YORK – “Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again,” the first Warhol retrospective organized in the U.S. since 1989 and the largest in terms of its scope of ideas and range of works, will be an occasion to experience and reconsider the work of one of the most inventive, influential and important American artists. With more than 350 works of art, many assembled together for the first time, this landmark exhibition, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, will unite all aspects, media and periods of Warhol’s 40-year career. The exhibition debuts at the Whitney on Nov. 12, and will run through March 31, 2019.
CHICAGO (AP) – The British artist behind Chicago’s famous bean-shape sculpture has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the National Rifle Association of copyright infringement by using an image of his work in a video advertisement last year.
NEW YORK (AP) – A touring work by famed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is headed to the Rockaways in New York City this summer.