Trying to Shatter Ceiling in Online Art Auctions

As art collectors gather in New York this week for the glittering fall auctions,
works of art will routinely change hands for tens of millions of dollars, a few
for much more, like a Giacometti bronze “Chariot” sculpture that sold for
nearly $101 million at Sotheby’s on Tuesday evening.

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David Redfern, British Photographer of Jazz and Pop Dies at 78

David Redfern, whose photographs of Louis Armstrong, John Lennon,
Frank Sinatra and others captured a half-century of popular music and
formed the core of an extensive archive of musical images, died on Oct. 22 at
his home in Uzès, France. He was 78.

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A Landmark Survey of Paul Strand’s Photography at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography. At the Philadelphia Museum of Art, through January 4, 2015. The exhibition travels to Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, March 7-17, 2015; Fundacion MAPFRE, Madrid, Spain, June 3-Auguast 30, 2015; and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, March 19-July 3, 2016. For information: +1- 215-684-7860

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The Problem with Selling the Large Private Art Collection in the World

Moti Shniberg shuffles through the lobby of the trendy Manhattan building where his company is based to a quiet corner table. A boyish 41-year-old with red hair and a soft Israeli accent, he’s slightly out of place among the dressy-casual office workers who weren’t yet in high school when he launched the Artist Pension Trust, which may hold the largest private collection of contemporary art on the planet.

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