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World’s Largest Cat Painting Sells for $826,000
A canvas that is believed to be the world’s largest cat painting was auctioned off at Sotheby’s in New York on Monday for $826,000. Read the full article here. READ MORE

How an Architect Designs a Blockbuster Art Show
In collaborating with Gagosian Gallery on an upcoming exhibition of Francis Bacon’s late paintings, Annabelle Selldorf made unconventional choices. Read the full New York Times article here. READ MORE

Art Collectors Find Safe Harbor in Delaware’s Tax Laws
Laws allowing art to be shipped to and even bought and sold within a storage space with tax advantages has encouraged more art warehouses to open. Read the full New York Times artticle here. READ MORE

Artist Digitally Manipulates WWI-Era Photos Into Colorful Works of Fantasy
Australian artist Jane Long transforms cracked and faded black-and-white WWI-era photographs into colorful works of fantasy, giving the subjects a new, and entirely surreal context. Read the full article here. READ MORE

Instagram Takes on Growing Role in the Art Market
How much the use of the online mobile app actually translates into sales is still up for debate. Read the full New York Times article. READ MORE

New Exhibit Laces Together Sneakers and History
From high-heeled kicks to Air Jordans, a traveling exhibit from the Brooklyn Museum encourages us to look at everyday footwear as exquisite objects of desire, and see "sneakerheads" as the historians. Read the NPR article here. READ MORE

Painted-Over Murals by Thomas Cole Found in His Former Home
Murals by the Hudson River landscape artist Thomas Cole have been discovered hidden under layers of wall paint in his former home, now a historic site in the village of Catskill in Greene County, NY. Read the full New York Times article here. READ MORE

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Fax Transmissions As Art
William. Larson’s “Fireflies” series consists of photographic art made by manipulating the technology of an early fax machine. Read the full New York Times article here. READ MORE

MoMA Acquires Hundreds of August Sander Photographs
In what MoMA describes as a landmark acquisition, it has received a complete set of 619 photographic prints by the German portrait and documentary photographer August Sander from his sweeping chronicle of German society, “People of the 20th Century.”
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