Tuesday’s Art Notes
A Sotheby’s employee holds a flashgun on a JMW Turner masterpiece entitled ‘Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino’. The oil painting is expected to realise between $18.2- $27.3 million at Sotheby’s summer Sale of Old Master and British Paintings that will take place on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at Sotheby’s auction house in central London. Photo by Carl Court/ AFP/ Getty Images
A Prairie Style house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright house in Kankakee, Illinois, has been sold to a non-profit preservation organization, via ARTINFO.
Children’s book publisher Scholastic begins to translate some of its titles for young Arabic readers, via the Los Angeles Times.
The New York Times previews the next installment of new art to grace the stately Versailles palace (courtesy Japanese artist Takashi Murakami), where the current director, Jean-Jacques Aillagon, has just been appointed to another three-year term, via the Art Newspaper.
The history of American suburban life may soon be immortalized at a proposed museum in Johnson County, Kansas, via the Associated Press.