Sunday, October 21, 2018

Art

Art
Abou of German art logistics company Roggendorf Master Packer unpacks the damaged sculpture "Waescherin" by an unknown artist during a media tour in a depot of German art insurer AXA Art that stores damaged art in Cologne

A Pity to Throw It Away: Insurer Stores Damaged Art in...

COLOGNE, (Germany) (Reuters) What happens to artworks which are too badly damaged to be restored once the insurer has paid out the claim? Up to...
A Sotheby's employee poses with a bust of Kate Moss in solid 18-carat gold during a photocall for 'The Midas Touch' collection at Sotheby's in London

Going for Gold: Sotheby’s to Hold First Sale Dedicated to Precious...

LONDON (Reuters)  From a sculpture of model Kate Moss to an elaborate elephant liqueur set, an array of items made with gold will go under...
Banksy's painting "Girl with Red Balloon" is seen shredded after its sale at Sotheby auction in London

Buyer Goes Ahead with Purchase of Shredded Banksy Painting

LONDON (Reuters)  The woman who bid more than 1 million pounds for a painting by the mysterious British artist Banksy which shred itself into pieces...
British actor Jackson and Argentine actor Sagastume play guitars during a rehearsal of the theatre play “Campo Minado” in Buenos Aires,

Argentine, British Veterans of Falklands War Relive Memories in Theatre

By Lucila Sigal BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)  Thirty-six years after Argentina and Britain fought a war over the remote Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, an Argentine...
An employee walks with artist Banksy's "Girl and Balloon" 2009 signed and inscribed For Mike, past artist Ryan Callanan's (known as RYCA) "Mega Heart" 2011 at Bonhams auction house in London

‘We Just Got Banksy-ed’: Balloon Girl Painting Self-Destructs at Sale

LONDON (Reuters)  A painting by mysterious British artist Banksy shred itself into pieces at the moment it sold for more than 1 million pounds at...
Artist Tom Sachs is seen producing a Swiss 'passport' as part of his installation 'Swiss Passport Office' at the Frieze At Fair in London

Artist to Issue ‘Swiss Passports’ in London Installation

LONDON (Reuters) Ever wanted to hold a Swiss passport in these uncertain times? If you head to London's upscale Mayfair district this weekend, you can...
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