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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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A bespoke painted enamel panel created by American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein is coming up for sale with an estimate of $900k-$1.2m at the Contemporary Art Sale day at Sotheby’s New York. The work, Composition, was commissioned in 1969 by the late playboy art collector Gunter Sachs for his then wife, the French model and actress Brigitte Bardot. Previously exhibited in Hamburg, Munich and elsewhere, the piece in porcelain enamel on metal measures 24 by 771⁄2...

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The Phillips Photographic auction, occurring on the 4th of April at 450 Park Avenue, New York, will be exhibiting and selling a multitude of prints from different genres across the 20th Century. A viewing of the auction will be held from the 27th of March to the 3rd of April. The auction will be led by a rare, exhibition-sized printing of the 1981, Sie Kommen, Paris (Dressed Naked) by Helmut Newton and a distinctive large-scale...

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Swann Auction Galleries of Manhattan is to offer 160 works rescued by the family of Ismar Littmann as they left Poland for the United States in 1934. The major selection of German Expressionist works from one of the movement’s most important collections will be sold at auction on March 5. The extraordinary gathering of 160 prints, paintings and drawings in the New York auction house’s 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings sale features significant...

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Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art saw René Magritte’s portrait of patron Edward James, Le Principe du Plaisir (The Principle of Pleasure) (1937), fetch $26.9 million—a new world auction record for the artist. The portrait of one of the most influential patrons of surrealist art—introduced to Magritte by Salvador Dalí in 1937—well exceeded its highest pre-sale estimate of $20 million, after a bidding battle between seven collectors. Commissioned by James himself, the work...

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Arts & Collections taps into the world’s most exciting luxury developments, whose unique selling points include deluxe wellness services, eco-friendly schemes and groundbreaking architecture. Luxury developments are popping up in sensational locations across the globe, directly targeting high net worth individuals. But these new projects will have to bring something new to the table in order to successfully entice such a particular crowd. Costa Palmas East Cape, Los Cabos, Mexico The esteemed Four Seasons Hotels...

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Travelling to the Big Apple? Read through Arts & Collections’ essential list of the best museums in New York City. The museums of New York are some of the most iconic in the world and feature some of the finest collections of art, science and history. With such grandeur and the sheer number of them that are spread around NYC, choosing the right museum can be overwhelming. This list compiles the city’s finest, covering facts,...

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Central New York gallery Joan B Mirviss LTD will hold four exhibitions over the coming year to highlight the work of four monumental ceramicists and Japanese sculpture. The first of the four exhibitions—which aim to celebrate the art, impact and legacy of the Japanese artists—will feature Koike Shōko (born 1943). Shifting Rhythms: The Sculpted Moments of Koike Shōko, which is the gifted artist’s third solo exhibition at Joan B Mirviss LTD, will take place from...

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It’s no doubt that Matisse is one of the art industry’s best-loved and most famous figures. To art aficionados’ delight, an exhibition dedicated to the artist is currently gracing New York’s famous Museum of Modern Art. Why not pay it a visit? If you missed Tate Modern’s top show of 2014, Matisse: The Cut Outs, you can still catch this brilliant kaleidoscope of colour and creative energy by visiting New York’s Museum of Modern Art...

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March 11 – June 29, 2014 Gallery 458 Since biblical times, the idea of having an expensive textile underfoot has been associated with wealth, power and sanctity. Only wealthy patrons could afford fine carpets, which were traded as luxury goods from the Islamic lands to Europe and other parts of the world. As early as the fourteenth century, images of carpets woven in the East began to appear in European paintings. Initially, these precious textiles...

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