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Charlotte Davis

Charlotte Davis
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I’m Charlotte Davis, an editor at TheCollector and contributing writer from Portland, Oregon now based in London, England. I’m an art historian with extensive knowledge in art history, classics, ancient art and archaeology.

Sotheby’s Auctions of Modern and Contemporary Art Yield $284M

  Last night, just before the Sotheby’s auctions of Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art, the Baltimore Museum of Art halted its anticipated and controversial...

U.S. Govt Demands Asian Art Museum Return Looted Artifacts to Thailand

  The United States government has filed a lawsuit compelling the San Francisco Asian Art Museum to return allegedly looted artifacts to Thailand. The status...

Following Outrage, Museum for Islamic Art Postpones Sotheby’s Sale

  The L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem has postponed its sale of Islamic artifacts and antiquities at Sotheby's London after outrage from...

David Hockney’s Nichols Canyon Painting to sell for $35M at Phillips

  A landscape painting titled Nichols Canyon (1980) by David Hockney is expected to fetch $35 million at a Phillips auction. It will go up...

Photographer Deana Lawson Receives 2020 $100,000 Hugo Boss Prize

  New York-based photographer Deana Lawson has received the 2020 Hugo Boss Prize. She is the first photographer to receive the award. Along with the...

Preparing for TEFAF Online 2020: Upcoming Exhibitor Highlights

  TEFAF, the world’s premier fine art and antiques fair, recently announced that it will be introducing a new online platform for exhibitors and collectors:...

Stolen Gustav Klimt Painting Worth $70M to be Displayed After 23 Years

23 years after it was stolen, a painting by Gustav Klimt worth around $70 million will be put on view at the Ricci Oddi...

All You Need to Know About the TEFAF Online Art Fair 2020

  TEFAF, the prestigious, world-leading fair for fine art, antiques and design is going online. The upcoming Fall fair would normally be held in New...

Hester Diamond Collection to Sell for as Much as $30M at Sotheby’s

  Part of the Hester Diamond collection of contemporary and Old Master art is coming to auction at Sotheby’s in New York. The heirs, including...

States of Change Print Sale to Raise Funds Against Voter Suppression

  Prominent American artists and photographers have teamed up to feature in the flash fundraiser States of Change, a 5-day print sale that is raising...

Simone Leigh Chosen to Represent U.S. at 2022 Venice Biennale

  American sculptor Simone Leigh is set to be the U.S. representative at the 59th Venice Biennale. She will be the first black woman artist...

Gal Gadot’s Casting as Cleopatra Sparks Whitewashing Controversy

  Gal Gadot has been cast as Cleopatra in an upcoming film, spurring controversy over whitewashing in the film industry and of ancient history.    Gal Gadot...

14.83-carat Pink Diamond Could Reach $38M at Sotheby’s Auction

  A pink, 14.38-carat diamond is expected to fetch up to $38 million from a Sotheby’s auction next month. The massive diamond, called “The Spirit...

Frank Bowling Has Been Awarded a Knighthood by the Queen of England

  Artist Frank Bowling OBE RA has been bestowed with the honor of Knight Bachelor by the Queen of England. The knighthood has been given...