ArtNewsLetter
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in the United Kingdom
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and routinely updated

No 193+
DECEMBER 2014
& JANUARY 2015

Continually online since 1999

David Coombs'
ArtNewsLetter
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CONTENTS

 

NEWS and COMMENT

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Including also considered Exhibitions, Fairs and Events+



888,246 Red Poppies...

Mary Soames – Daughter of History
We Need Us: Julie Freeman's new digital artwork
Magnificent Cy Twombly's at Tate Modern
And now: “The Essential Cy Twombly”

Ashmolean acquires John Constable painting

New at the V&A – The Weston Cast Court

Tullio Lombardo’s Adam: Sculptural Masterpiece Restored

L. S. Lowry goes to China

Gothic Terror and Video Wonders – Fonthill Abbey

Collection of Auerbach works acquired for the Nation

Sir Horace Gentleman - his Art
John Smart – Pre-eminent Miniature Painter

By 2017 at the V&A – its Exhibition Road Project


More Exhibitions etc:


December 2014 & January 2015+






NOTABLE BOOKS

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The Happy Warrior: The Life Story of Sir Winston Churchill
as told through Great Britain's EAGLE comic of the 1950s
Unicorn Press


Cosmigraphics. Picturing Space Through Time
By Michael Benson
Abrams



Treasures from Lord Fairhaven's Library at Anglesey Abbey
By Mark Purcell, William Hale, David Pearson, photographs by John Hammond
Scala Publishing


Chinese Wallpaper in National Trust Houses
By Emile de Bruijn, Andrew Bush and Helen Clifford
The National Trust

Art as an Investment? A Survey of Comparative Assets.
By Melanie Gerlis
Lund Humphries


Hockney Printmaker

By Richard Lloyd
Scala Publishers in association with Dulwich Picture Gallery



The Sunflowers are Mine: The Story of Van Gogh's Masterpiece
By Martin Bailey
Frances Lincoln


Illustrating Shakespeare
By Peter Whitfield
British Library Publishing





NOTES & QUERIES

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RECOMMENDED GUIDE
Hudson's Historic Houses and Gardens

RECOMMENDED PERIODICALS
The Art Newspaper
Antiques Trade Gazette

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES
Cassone
MasterArt
New Focus On
Public Catalogue Foundation

RECIPROCAL LINKS

The Wallace Collection
The BADA Antiques and Fine Art Fair
Artnet.com
Spanish Fine Art and Antique Dealers
The Art Fund
Artnet.de



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