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William Acquavella

Picasso Aside, Braque's Modernism

Alexander Adler | Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Up the stairs and past the steel gates of Acquavella's 79th street townhouse lies a compilation of veritable masterpieces. However aesthetically varied, these paintings testify to Georges Braque's innate ability to constantly reinvent and reconceive his own artistic practice.

Lucian Freud, Most Expensive Living Painter, Dies (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka/Travis Korte | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

British figurative painter Lucian Freud has died. His dealer, William R. Acquavella, confirmed the late artist died Wednesday evening following an ill...

Reflecting On Art Basel 42

Alexander Adler | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

As Art Basel 42 winded to a close, I found myself, no longer a wide-eyed rookie overwhelmed by the frenetic pace, puzzled by the events of the past ...

Easy Reader: Steve Martin's An Object of Beauty Is An Object of Flawed Beauty

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Steve Martin may be a wild and crazy guy elsewhere but when it comes to his new novel, An Object of Beauty, set squarely in Manhattan's art-and-commerce world, he's serious.

ART BOOK: Steve Martin's New Book 'An Object Of Beauty'

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Walking down Madison Avenue on a sunny afternoon last week Steve Martin had the look of a movie star in thin disguise, wearing tinted glasses and a ch...