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The Rolex, Comex "Sea-Dweller" Is Bound to Make a Splash

The Swiss watch brand Rolex will once again draw all eyes with a highly sought-after 1980s Comex "Sea-Dweller" model: the famous "Triple 6". In the 1970s, Rolex joined forces with the French company Comex (Compagnie Maritime d'Expertise) at the initiative of the Swiss watch  brand's...

Art Market Overview: New York on Top

The just-ended week of sales in New York was an extraordinary one, with Picasso's Woman Sitting by the Window fetching $103.4 M at Christie's and Basquiat's In this Case $93 M at Sotheby's. In all, almost $1.4 billion changed hands at the two auction houses, especially during the Impressionist,...

Sabine Bourgey: A Rock 'n' Roll Numismatist

A famous expert in a discipline considered somewhat dull, the heiress to the venerable firm founded by Etienne Bourgey in 1895 is also a prolific novelist and an atypical collector with a pronounced taste for adventure. When she attends a dinner party and guests ask her what she does, Sabine...

Ernst Haeckel, the Zoologist Who Inspired 20th-Century Art

The 19th-century German scientist, who coined the word "ecology," is one of the heroes of Laura Bossi's exhibition "Origins of the World" at the Musée D'Orsay in Paris, awaiting its reopening since December. We look at the role his Art Forms in Nature plays in the decorative arts, from Art Nouveau...

Ernst Haeckel, the Zoologist Who Inspired 20th-Century Art

The 19th-century German scientist, who coined the word "ecology," is one of the heroes of Laura Bossi's exhibition "Origins of the World" at the Musée D'Orsay in Paris, awaiting its reopening since December. We look at the role his Art Forms in Nature plays in the decorative arts, from Art Nouveau...

Did Leonardo da Vinci Paint Salvator Mundi? The Louvre Has an Answer.

La Gazette has obtained a copy of the Louvre’s scientific paper confirming Salvator Mundi’s attribution to the Florentine painter. The scientific study of Salvator Mundi by the Louvre and the Laboratoire de recherche des musées de France (C2RMF, Research Laboratory of the Museums of...

Napoleon's Impossible Palace

From the Tuileries to Versailles, Napoleon Bonaparte sought a palace worthy of his imperial aspirations. But he would never see his most ambitious palatial project through to completion. Few rulers have had as many palaces as Napoleon Bonaparte. First Consul of the Republic, he settled in the...

Art Market Overview: Rising Prices for Paintings by American Artist Robert Colescott

Twelve years after his death, the price index for works by the American New Figuration painter Robert Colescott (1925-2009) are soaring. Robert Colescott has become a market favorite since Blum & Poe Gallery began managing his estate in 2017. The satirical artist could well set new records:...

The Emperor’s Gold: Treasures of the Banque de France

Spanning 25 centuries of history, the numismatic collection of the Banque de France is particularly well endowed with Napoleonic coins and medals, some of which will soon be on display in Paris as part of the "Napoleon" exhibition. To penetrate into the inner sanctum, you must first show your...

Eli Broad, Los Angeles Loses One of its Most Important Patrons and Art Collectors

Born in the Bronx on June 6, 1933 to Jewish immigrant parents from Lithuania, Eli Broad, co-founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), died on Friday, April 30 Mr. Broad embodied the American dream. He studied economics at the University of Michigan before co-founding Kaufman & Broad,...
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