Christie’s Auction Sets Record

Christie’s Auction Sets Record

Christie’s auction house hit record breaking numbers this week, bringing in more than $317,801,250 for American artwork. The big winner of the night was Edward Hopper’s iconic “Chop Suey,” which sold for an incredible $91,875,000. The 1929 oil painting is...
Artist ‘Sees’ Music, Paints Songs

Artist ‘Sees’ Music, Paints Songs

Some artists paint what they know: still life, portraits, and landscapes. Other artists take a more abstract approach and paint whatever they dream up. Artist Christina Eve takes a unique approach. She paints sounds as she “sees” them. But Eve isn’t just painting what...
Modigliani Painting Sells for $157.2 Million

Modigliani Painting Sells for $157.2 Million

A 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million at Sotheby’s in New York on May 14. The work, titled Nu couché (sur le côté gauche), is a portrait of a nude model glancing over her shoulder. According to ARTnews, this piece was the highest-priced lot in...
“New” Hieronymus Bosch Painting Discovered

“New” Hieronymus Bosch Painting Discovered

A work by Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch, one of history’s weirdest artists, has been re-discovered after sitting in storage for the last 80 years. The painting is thought to be one of only five Bosch paintings in the United States. The painting, The Temptation of...
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