How Bauhaus artist Herbert Bayer helped popularize Aspen | Smart Messages – 71Bait

The new Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies in Aspen Brent Moss/Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies From 1919 to 1933, artists in Germany led a revolutionary modernist school called the Bauhaus. But when Nazi pressure forced the Bauhaus to close its doors in the run-up to World War II, its many talented students and … Read more

Sketch bought at Estate Sale for $30 could be Dürer drawing worth $50 million | Smart Messages – 71Bait

attributed to Albrecht Dürer, The Virgin and Child with a Flower on a Grassy Bencharound 1503 Courtesy of Agnews Gallery In 2016, at a Massachusetts real estate sale, an alert buyer bought a drawing on a whim. The square of unframed, faded linen featured an elegant sketch of a mother and child — and a … Read more

Open source encyclopedia summarizes 10,000 years of Indian art history in one place | news – 71Bait

From prehistoric Bhimbetka cave paintings to the works of contemporary art stars such as Atul Dodiya and Shilpa Gupta, India has a rich cultural heritage dating back over 10,000 years. So it came as a surprise to one of the country’s leading collectors, businessman and philanthropist Abhishek Poddar, that there was not a single source … Read more