Alexandre Iacovleff painting sold by Attleboro Art Museum: Does Culturegrrl know?

A painting by Russian artist Alexandre Iacovleff donated to the Attleboro Art Museum a half century ago has been sold at auction for $713,000 to raise money for the museum’s endowment. The 4-foot by 7-foot painting entitled “Under a Kirghiz Tent” was sold Tuesday by auctioneeer Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s did not disclose the name of the … read more… “Alexandre Iacovleff painting sold by Attleboro Art Museum: Does Culturegrrl know?”

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IMHO: Arts and Minds

In the October issue of The American Prospect, you can find my essay on the new State Department/ American Association of Museums collaboration. “The United States government wants to enlist members of the art community to help win ‘hearts and minds.’ This fall, the American Association of Museums will award almost $700,000 — half of … read more… “IMHO: Arts and Minds”

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Rembrandt and pals stir unlikely controversy in Gotham

“The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” organized by Walter Liedtke, Curator in the Metropolitan Museum’s Department of European Paintings. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. Through Jan. 6, 2008. In a wacky installation that reminds me of the time my ex-husband rearranged my books according to size, the … read more… “Rembrandt and pals stir unlikely controversy in Gotham”

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