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20th Century Financial Titan and Top Modern Art Collector Roy R. Neuberger Dies at 107

December 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Artists & People

NEW YORK, NY.- Roy R. Neuberger, a Wall Street investor who became one of the nation’s top modern art collectors, has died. He was 107. Neuberger died Friday at his home in Manhattan’s Pierre Hotel, said Rich Chimberg, a spokesman for the Neuberger Berman firm. Neuberger had survived Wall Street’s three major crises with enough money to build one of the largest private collections of major contemporary masterpieces. Roy R. Neuberger, one of the foremost patrons of American art, speaks [...]

Dallas Museum of Art Presents “Encountering Space”

September 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Art Events & Exhibitions

DALLAS, TX.- On September 25, the Dallas Museum of Art presents Encountering Space, an exhibition exploring how artists shape and define space in their work, in its acclaimed Center for Creative Connections (C3). Featuring 11 key works drawn exclusively from the DMA’s encyclopedic collections—ranging from an ancient Peruvian clay vessel to Alberto Giacometti’s modern sculpture Three Men Walking—Encountering Space invites visitors of all ages to think about their own experiences in space and about how art defines space in both [...]

Lehman Eyes $10 Million at Sotheby’s Modern Art Auction

September 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Art Market

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- Bankrupt financial group Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc is selling off part of its art collection, including works by Gerhard Richter and Maya Lin, in the hopes of returning millions to creditors. Despite a lukewarm modern art market, Sotheby’s estimates the auction of 160 works in New York on Saturday will yield $10 million. Proceeds of the sale will be used to pay creditors owed hundreds of billions following its 2008 bankruptcy, the largest ever in the United [...]