The Helly Nahmad Gallery in Manhattan reopened a week after it was raided by U.S. agents, and will continue to operate as the owner faces charges he ran a high-stakes gambling ring that catered to celebrities and the very wealthy, his lawyer said.
The heirs of a pre-World War II Jewish collector who are seeking to recover art worth more than $100 million said a U.S. court ruling and a Hungarian government announcement are steps toward success in their 70-year struggle.
To celebrate Claude Monet at the Grand Palais in Paris, the organizers have assembled 169 canvases, loaned from 75 museums and private collections. It’s the biggest solo show devoted to the Impressionist master.
Paintings by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Joan Miro starred in a $190 million auction that showed a prevalence of wealthy buyers for Impressionist and modern art, provided works are fresh to the market.
The western facade of the Rouen cathedral, painted by Claude Monet at different times of day and in different light, is a trademark of Impressionism. To discover 11 of the 28 versions hanging side by side at Rouen’s Musee des Beaux-Arts is alone worth the trip.