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2012-01-20 18:20:00

The first major exhibition of David Hockney´s landscape works will go on show at the Royal Academy of Arts this month as part of a countdown event for the London 2012 Festival. (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 The first major exhibition of David Hockney´s landscape works will go on show at the Royal Academy of Arts this month as part of a countdown event for the London 2012 Festival. David Hockney: A Bigger Picture will be on display from 21 January — 9 April 2012 and feature vivid...

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2009-12-07 14:54:52

Charles M. Falco's inexpensive, modified digital SLR camera has thrilled art conservators with what it can do at infrared wavelengths. A scientist at the University of Arizona in Tucson has modified a commercial 8-megapixel digital SLR camera for infrared use, creating an inexpensive, portable new tool that even amateur photographers can use to quickly see through layers of paint in artwork to reveal drawings, defects or other features on the original canvas. Conservators have been using...

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,...

2009-09-23 11:37:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through September 29, artnet Auctions is featuring the Prints Masterworks Auction, a special online auction of prints and multiples by some of the most influential artists of the 20th-21st century. The sale comprises 150 works by 50 artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Pablo Picasso with estimates from $1,000-$150,000. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/artnet/40036/ Leading the sale...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through September 29, artnet Auctions is featuring the Prints Masterworks Auction, a special online auction of prints and multiples by some of the most influential artists of the 20th-21st century. The sale comprises 150 works by 50 artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Pablo Picasso with estimates from $1,000-$150,000. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/artnet/40036/ (Photo:...

2009-03-28 15:54:26

British artist David Hockney, planning to paint a stand of trees in Yorkshire in all four seasons, discovered they had been felled before he got to spring. Chris Redfearn, manager of the Warter Priory estate, told the Daily Mail the copse was cut because the trees stood close to cottages on the estate, and some the beeches and sycamores were dead and hazardous to tenants. The estate has been owned the past 11 years by Malcolm Stanley Healey, who made millions selling kitchen equipment. If he...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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