The collector Ingvild Goetz announced she is donating her Munich museum and 375 contemporary artworks to the state of Bavaria, and will hand over more than 4,000 other works on permanent loan.
Artworks from the collection of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. may raise another $16 million for its creditors as collectors and souvenir hunters snap up remains of the collapsed bank.
The huge red lips hover over the landscape like a pair of sexy nuzzling blimps in Man Ray’s “Observatory Time -- the Lovers.”
Roy Lichtenstein’s 1961 painting of a man looking through a peephole sold for $43.2 million last night in New York, one of 13 records set at an auction of contemporary art by Christie’s International.
Picasso’s lovers, Richard Serra’s steel and Andreas Gursky’s yacht-studded Monaco are the highlights of a $130 million trove Gagosian Gallery is taking for its first expedition to Brazil next month.
A Gerhard Richter painting owned by Eric Clapton sold last night for a record 21.3 million pounds ($34.2 million) -- more than 30 times what he paid for it in 2001.
The Armory Show spreads over two hangar-size piers along the Hudson River in New York. It’s crowded and confusing.
Max Hollein, the director of Frankfurt’s Staedel Museum, is defying Europe’s debt crisis by expanding the museum underground to double its space and create room for some hefty loans from banks.
Deutsche Bank AG and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation today announced plans to close the Deutsche Guggenheim contemporary-art exhibition space on Berlin’s Unter den Linden.
The Museum of Modern Art’s “Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000,” an omnivorous immersion in childish things, is a rarity these days: MoMA doing what MoMA does best.