Archive for the Bernini Tag

VoCA Recommends…Ottawa: the Firestone Collection, the Viewer as Performer, Gian Luca Bernini

1. LE SALON: CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF THE FIRESTONE COLLECTION OF CANADIAN ART The Ottawa Art Gallery 2 August to 9 November 2008 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Perspectives, 1956. Image: tate.org.uk The Firestone Collection of Canadian Art is a significant art collection that spans the modern period (1900-1980). Originally established by collectors O. J. and Isobel Firestone in the early 1950s, the
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On Forgerty, Fraud and Misappropriation

The international art world is rife with forgery, fraud and misappropriation – which makes for some fascinating reading. This article, from Portfolio.com is about the fall from grace of renowned New York art dealer Larry Salander. It’s a fascinatingly gossipy account involving former tennis star John McEnroe and the actor Robert De Niro, among others. Read it right HERE. VoCA
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