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2013-02-01 12:22:40

LONDON, February 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emin Public Appearance to Celebrate Love of NYC Tracey Emin's series of neon works entitled "I Promise to Love You" to be shown every night from 11:57pm - midnight throughout February 2013 Organized and Supported by the Times Square Advertising Coalition in Partnership with Times Square s[edition], the online platform for the world's most...

2011-10-17 07:58:00

PARIS, October 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Artprice and the FIAC are pleased to announce the distribution of their latest Contemporary Art Market Report (French-English, 140 pages). This Report will be freely available to the press, art market professionals and visitors to the FIAC at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, from 20 to 23 October 2011. According to Thierry Ehrmann, founder and CEO of Artprice, the backdrop to this 38th edition of the FIAC is particularly...

2011-07-20 17:16:00

NEW YORK, BERLIN and PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 20, 2011, artnet Auctions achieved a world record for the sale of an Andy Warhol 1978 painting entitled Flowers, which sold for US$1,322,500 (Premium). The buyer was a private American collector. The painting, in brilliant tones of blue and green and measuring 22 x 22 inches, is one of only four Flowers paintings from this year recorded by The Andy Warhol Foundation archive, and this is a record price for a 1978...

2010-05-11 12:29:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- artnet Auctions offers continuous online auctions of fine art, prints and photographs. Beginning May 11, artnet Auctions will present 60 modern and contemporary works of art by artists including Damien Hirst, Alberto Giacometti, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. Represented in the sale are some of the most important artists of the 20th-21st centuries. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2009-10-29 12:00:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- artnet Auctions is now featuring the Modern + Contemporary Sale, an online auction featuring 70 artworks by 50 artists representing some of the most important artistic movements from the 20th century to the present. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/artnet/40647/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091029/NY99360 ) Leading the sale is a group of early modern masterpieces including Untitled,...

2008-09-24 18:00:27

British actor Matthew Goode has been named host of the premiere season of "Masterpiece Contemporary," PBS said Wednesday. Known for his roles in the films "Match Point,""The Lookout" and "Brideshead Revisited," the 30-year-old actor has appeared in "My Family and Other Animals,""The Inspector Lynley Mysteries" and "Miss Marple" on "Masterpiece." He will begin his new job with PBS by presiding over the network's season opener "The Last Enemy," a five-part thriller scheduled to start Oct....