ArtNewsLetter
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No 205
DECEMBER 2016
& JANUARY 2017

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


Landseer’s Monarch of the Glen to be acquired for Scotland


David Hockney Commission for Westminster Abbey





Exhibitions, Fairs & Events


DECEMBER and JANUARY






NOTABLE BOOKS

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NOTABLE BOOKS




Summary Reviews for Busy People

of outstanding books.



Treasured Possessions from The Renaissance to the Enlightenment.
Edited by Victoria Avery, Melissa Calaresu, Mary Laven. Philip Wilson Publishers in association with the University of Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum.



Soldiers & Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom.

By Anna Sparham with contributions by Margaret Denny, Diane Atkinson and Hilary Roberts.

Philip Wilson Publishers in association with the Museum of London.



James Sowerby: The Enlightenment’s Natural Historian.
By Paul Henderson.
Kew Publishing in association with the Natural History Museum.




Already published Review:


Condition: The Ageing of Art.
By Paul Taylor.

Paul Holberton Publishing


Coming to terms with the Ageing of Art.” News and Comment. ArtNewsLetter, October/November 2016 No.204



Plus:


unreservedly recommended books for summary reviews, in due course



The Arts of Living Europe 1600 – 1815. Edited by Elizabeth Miller and Hilary Young. V&A Publishing.


The Paper Zoo. 500 Years of Animals in Art. By Charlotte Sleigh. British Library.


Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting. By Phaidon editors with introduction by Barry Schwabsky. Phaidon.


A Revolution in Color. The World of John Singleton Copley. By Jane Kamensky. W.W. Norton & Company.


Studio of the South. Van Gogh in Provence. By Martin Bailey. Frances Lincoln.








NOTES & QUERIES

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RECOMMENDED PERIODICALS
The Art Newspaper
Antiques Trade Gazette

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

MasterArt
Art UK

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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