News about Armenian Antique
Top Armenian artists featured in online auction April 24
NEW YORK – Forty-two works by world-class Armenian artists comprise an online auction to be held by Jasper52 on Wednesday, April 24. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Deal allows Getty museum to keep Armenian church papers
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Eight beautifully illustrated pages from a 13th century Armenian manuscript will remain at the J. Paul Getty Museum under a deal announced Monday that resolves a dispute over whether the museum or the Armenian Apostolic Church was the papers’ rightful owner.
Met President and CEO Daniel Weiss to step down in June 2023
NEW YORK — Daniel H. Weiss, president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art since 2015 and its president and CEO since 2017, announced June 28 that he intends to step down in June 2023. An accomplished scholar and author who holds a PhD in art history and an MBA, Weiss was recruited to lead the […]
Women artists claimed top-lot honors at Freeman’s June 6 sale
PHILADELPHIA — Exemplary works by women artists once again yielded strong results in Freeman’s June 6 American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists auction, which totaled $2.64 million and attracted an impressive number of new buyers (40% of the total).