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Loving the luxurious, glittering design vision of Jay Strongwater
NEW YORK — After 15 years of playing with design on a small scale by making jewelry, Jay Strongwater moved on to statement mirrors, fanciful figurines, ornate picture frames and even small furnishings — all bejeweled.
In Memoriam: renowned Portuguese-British artist Paula Rego, 87
LONDON (AP) – Portuguese-British artist Paula Rego, who created bold, visceral works inspired by fairy tales, her homeland and her own life, has died at age 87. The Victoria Miro Gallery, which represents Rego, said June 1 that she died “peacefully this morning, after a short illness, at home in north London, surrounded by her family.”
Chrysler Museum of Art receives $34M gift from Joan Brock
NORFOLK, VA. – The Chrysler Museum of Art announced that Hampton Roads philanthropist Joan Brock has made a $34 million gift to the museum, including 40 works of art from the Macon and Joan Brock Collection and two position endowments, including the director of the museum. This gift will also support the expansion of the […]
Fine art achieved strong results at Dallas Auction Gallery’s May 25 sale
DALLAS — Dallas Auction Gallery enjoyed strong results in fine art, watches and Chinese antiques in its May 25 Fine and Decorative Art Auction. The sale featured a selection of Texas, European and Contemporary art from various estates, as well as Chinese antiques and estate jewelry.