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Knaresborough artist receives copy of his work on show at London’s Barbican Gallery Shop.

Andrew with his Pearly King artwork with his parents and Shirley Hudson, Artist and Art Studio workshop Leader.Workers at the Knaresborough centre, presented a print by client Andrew, which is being featured at the Barbican Gallery Shop in London. Artist and Art Studio workshop Leader at Bond End-based Henshaws, Sharon Hockin said: “He was very pleased and received the print with his parents.“We also ...

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Copy of Ancient Laocoön Sculpture at Legion of Honor Vandalized – ARTnews.com

A 20th-century copy of an ancient sculpture of Laocoön in San Francisco has been vandalized. Housed outside the Legion of Honor, the marble sculpture is currently missing some of its figures’ heads, according to ABC7, which first reported the news last Friday. The original Laocoön and His Sons, owned by the Vatican Museum, features a Trojan priest and his sons ensnared by sea serpents ...

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Constable ‘Copy’ Identified as Real Work—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines DAVE HICKEY, THE INFLUENTIAL, PERSPICACIOUS, AND POLARIZING “Genius” grant–winning art critic whose books Air Guitar (1997) and The Invisible Dragon (1993) are classics of the genre, has died. He was 82. “His criticism blends high and low, often putting well-known works of art alongside musings on basketball and fast food,” Alex ...

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Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin Buys Rare Copy of Constitution for $43 M. – ARTnews.com

Citadel cofounder and mega-collector Kenneth Griffin is the buyer of a rare copy of the United States constitution, which he purchased for $43.2 million (with fees) at Sotheby’s on Thursday night. Griffin competed for the historic document during a single-lot evening sale in New York that was sandwiched between two contemporary art sales. Beating one other bidder on the phone with Sotheby’s head of ...

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Rare Copy of U.S. Constitution Sells for Record-Breaking $43 M. – ARTnews.com

On Thursday night, in between two contemporary art sales, Sotheby’s sold a rare copy of the United States constitution for $43 million, making it one of the most expensive historic documents ever to be sold at auction. The edition was sold by New York philanthropist Dorothy Tapper Goldman, and is one of 11 surviving first copies of the founding document. It is the only ...

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Philanthropist to Sell Rare Copy of Constitution for $15 M at Auction. – ARTnews.com

New York–based philanthropist Dorothy Tapper Goldman is selling a rare copy of the Constitution at auction this fall. The document is one of 11 surviving first copies of the founding document. It is the only version that remains in private hands. In November, the copy will be sold at Sotheby’s during a New York modern and contemporary art evening sale, where it is expected ...

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‘Mona Lisa’ Copy Nets $3.45 M. at Christie’s—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines IN A CHRISTIE’S AUCTION, a copy of Leonardo’s Mona Lisa (1503)—the Hekking Mona Lisa, which has been dated to the 17th century—sold for an astonishing €2.9 million (about $3.45 million), trouncing its high estimate of €300,000 ($357,000). This ersatz Mona Lisa got its name from its onetime owner, the late antiques dealer Raymond Hekking, who argued it was the genuine article, ...

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Nicolas Poussin Copy at London’s National Gallery Gets Reattributed – ARTnews.com

The National Gallery in London has long held one of the world’s greatest collections of paintings by Nicolas Poussin, with more than a dozen paintings by the 17th-century French artist in its holdings. Recent research has revealed that the museum owns one more Poussin painting than it thought it did. On Thursday, the National Gallery announced that it had reattributed The Triumph of Silenus ...

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