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A painting by Claude Monet, one of the Meules (Haystacks) series, depicting rural life near his home in the Normandy region, has set world records by selling for $110.7m (£85.7m). Shortly after, a sculpture by US pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1m (£71m), breaking the record price for a work by a living artist. The Monet painting from 1890 was the first Impressionist work to achieve over $100m. It was last auctioned in 1986,...

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The Folio Society has issued an edition of Kahlil Gibran’s best-seller The Prophet with the artist’s colour illustrations alongside his original text for the first time. The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf, has been translated into over 100 languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and...

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It was at the Madoura Pottery Plant in Vallouris, France that Jacqueline Roque first met an ageing Pablo Picasso. He was quickly became charmed by her, to the point where he would deliver a rose to her every day, until she eventually agreed to be his companion. Their relationship is allegorised through Picasso’s 1962 painting, Femme Au Chien. At an astonishing, estimated 633 x 511 inches, the colossal oil painting emphasises the profound impact Jacqueline...

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Focalising on the art movement of Spatialism, Opera Gallery will be launching the exhibition Spaziale, featuring some of Italy’s most renowned artists of the twentieth century, including Lucio Fontana, Agostino Bonalumi and Enrico Castellani. The exhibition will open from the 17th to the 29th of May 2019. Other key names of the aesthetic movement being represented by Opera Gallery are Marcello Lo Giudice, Pino Manos, Turi Simeti, Fabrizio Plessi and Umberto Mariani. Created in partnership...

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When David Swensen’s Yale Model—a model that invests heavily in alternative or non-liquid investments—was first revealed in 2000[1], it caused quite a stir in institutional investment. In the first 20 years of his tenure (1985-2005) as Yale’s endowment manager, Swensen managed to top the S&P 500’s 12.3 percent annualised return by a further 3.8 percent, breezing through stock market downturns that decimated other institutions. Mainstreaming Alternative Investment Instruments Many of Swensen’s contemporaries, and more than...

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Coinciding with the opening of 58th Venice Biennale, on 9th May 2019 the Venetian island of Giudecca will see the official launch of the Giudecca Art District (GAD), founded by General Director Pier Paolo Scelsi and Artistic Director Valentina Gioia Levy. Building on the Giudecca’s significant contemporary art legacy and the island’s history as a liminal space, the newly established Giudecca Art District will be home to a permanent curatorial programme, linking new and existing...

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Nordic Tales, the first UK solo exhibition of works by Swedish artist Herman Lohe, opens at Fiumano Clase in London on 10th May 2019. The exhibition will feature recently completed paintings by the artist as well as works which span the artist’s creative career. Lohe is a multidisciplinary artist who identifies nature as his primary muse. His often disconcerting yet serene landscapes invite the observer to ponder their relationship with the natural world and universe....

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What comes to mind when you think of holiday destination Ibiza? For most people the association is with wild nightlife, great weather and wonderful beaches. But this magical Mediterranean spot is also a Mecca for artists who arrive every Summer to be inspired by the White Island’s natural beauty. So what other role does art play in Ibiza? Ibiza Gran Hotel, the most famous hotel on the island known for its sophistication and luxury, has...

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A rare masterpiece by Jean-Léon Gérôme will lead Sotheby’s annual Orientalist Sale in London on 30 April 2019. Cinematic in scale and impact, Rider and His Steed in the Desert is a unique work in Gérôme’s oeuvre. The highly charged picture captures both the stoicism of the North African tribespeople and a heroic struggle between man and nature. Estimated at £1,000,000-1,500,000, the oil is one of five works by the artist in a sale comprising...

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Bidding is now open for Heritage Auctions’ April 23rd Illustration Art Auction, which features iconic works by Patrick Nagel. Nagel, who died at the age of 38 in 1984, was best known for his Art Deco- and Japanese woodblock-influenced illustrations of women, for the magazine Playboy and notably for the cover of Duran Duran’s album Rio. He lived and worked in Los Angeles as a graphic designer before finding success as a poster artist. His...

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