New York – With seven records and a standout selection of Latin American art, Swann Galleries’ sale of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, May 2 offered works by the greatest innovators in the field.
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Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, announced today that Louis Marchesano will become the Museum’s new Audrey and William H. Helfand Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, succeeding Innis Shoemaker who retired earlier this year. The appointment of this new department head concludes a national search that yielded an exceptional group of candidates.
Washington, DC—At its October 2017 Board of Trustees meeting, the National Gallery of Art acquired works including a rare early painting by Morris Louis (1912-1962), two complete bound volumes by Giovanni Francesco Costa (1711-1773), a 1928 drawing by Stuart Davis (1892-1964), and a handcrafted album by ringl + pit (active 1930-1933).
RANKLIN, Mass. - A pair of drawings on white paper by the renowned Russian-born French artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985) combined for over $25,000 in an online-only fine art auction held February 22nd by The Woodshed Gallery, based in Franklin. The sale featured nearly 200 prints and drawings by Old and Modern Masters representing four centuries of artwork on paper.