About $13 million was raised from public and private sources to buy the 16th-century work, which was owned by descendants of Sir Francis Drake….
A retrospective at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice looks at the roller-coaster 60-year career of the French artist….
After almost 50 years, the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague has declared ‘‘Saul and David,’’ one of Rembrandt’s most important biblical works, to be authentic….
“Alchemy,” 1947, by Jackson Pollock is the centerpiece of an exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice….
An exhibition in Paris reveals the methods that pinned down Monet’s “Impression: Sunrise,” a vital work for Impressionism….
The influence of the British artist Richard Wilson on landscape painting is the subject of an exhibition at the National Museum in Cardiff….
Extremely wealthy collectors focus their investments on low-risk, big-name artists….
Impressionist and modern art has been eclipsed by contemporary art at auction, but there are some buyers who think that these older works might yet turn out to be a better long-term investment….
The civil war in Syria has forced many artists either to quit working or to move. Beirut has become the de facto capital of the Syrian art scene….
To compete with art fairs, galleries have had to become destinations, moving to ever-grander premises and showing rare, museum-quality works….