June 27, 2022

5 Museum-Quality Paintings for Sale at TEFAF Maastricht

Touting itself as the world’s leading art and antiques fair, The European Fine Art Fair—popularly known as TEFAF—delivers on its branding by consistently offering world-class works, and this year is no exception. Presenting some 7,000 years of art, the 2022 edition of TEFAF Maastricht opened the doors on Friday, June 24th, to a savvy crowd

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African Art

Remembering Abstract Pioneer Sam Gilliam through 5 Trailblazing Works

Sam Gilliam’s journey to abstract art began, oddly enough, in the dirt. Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1933, Gilliam’s childhood dirt drawings caught the eye of his neighbor, who told his parents that “they needed to get that boy some paper.” They did, and Gilliam would go on to pursue the arts, initially as a

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The FBI Seized 25 Contested Basquiat Paintings from the Orlando Museum of Art

FBI agents raided the Orlando Museum of Art on Friday and seized 25 paintings with a contested attribution to Jean-Michel Basquiat, the New York Times and the Associated Press have reported. According to the search warrant, the F.B.I.’s Art Crime Team had been investigating the authenticity of the works since the their discovery in a storage unit in Los Angeles

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Sam Gilliam (1933–2022)

Sam Gilliam, who profoundly reshaped the idea of painting by liberating the canvas from the frame and painting in three dimensions, died of kidney disease at his home in Washington, DC, June 26 at the

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