ARTIST'S STUDIO. PHOTOARCHIVE XIX CENTURY

   This article begins a series of photo reports of different years from artist's studios.

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PAUL GAUGUIN "WHEN WILL YOU MARRY?" - SOLD!

     In early February 2015 the newspaper "The New York Times", referring to insider sources, reported: well-known "Rudolf Staechelin Family Foundation" sold the rarity of its rich collection - painting "When Will You Marry? (Nafea Faa Ipoipo)"  by Paul Gauguin.

    According to experts, the deal amounted to about $ 300 million and probably the buyer is the Emirate of Qatar. The painting became the most expensive ever sold in the world .
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WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE PAINTINGS - part 2

     List of most expensive paintings of the world is not limited to well-known works from the Top-50, presented in the first part of this article.
      Private collections stored and other equally expensive paintings, which are not often mentioned in the media.
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MERRY CRISTMAS! HAPPY NEW YEAR 2015!

     The Week of the Best Christmas Video Cards. A new video - every day.
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THE MOST EXPENSIVE PAINTINGS BY PABLO PICASSO

    Top-25 most expensive works by Spanish painter , sculptor , printmaker , ceramicist , and stage designer Pablo Picasso (1881-1973).   As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement.
    Pablo Picasso occupies the first line in the Rating of world's most expensive artists according to the results of open auctions  and private sales before December 2013.  Auction value of his 363 artworks included in Top-5000 world's most expensive artworks of visual art comprises $ 3465.228 million. The average auction price of Picasso's works is $ 9,546 million.
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OPTICAL ILLUSIONS. ANAMORPHOSIS.

     Anamorphosis in the visual arts - type of an optical illusion in which the installation, sculpture or image on the plane constructed in such a way that the complete vision is only possible under a specific angle.
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SOLD PICASSO'S DREAM!

      PABLO PICASSO'S  PAINTING "THE  DREAM  (LA REVE)" SOLD FOR  $ 155 MLN.

- with such exclusive information newspaper "New York Post" was released in the end of March, citing an anonymous source.
    The work became the second value of the world's most expensive paintings after "The Card Players" by Paul Cezanne, which was bought by the Emir of Qatar for $250 mln in 2012.
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UPS AND DOWNS

     One of the great men said that no matter how many times you fall down in life, it is important how many times you could get up.
     Stars are falling UPWARD!
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PABLO PICASSO'S "CHILD WITH A DOVE" LEAVES THE GREAT BRITAIN

     "Child with a Dove" by Pablo Picasso departs from England in Qatar! Approximately with such headings came out a number of European newspapers this week. One of the most important early Picasso works had been acquired by Qatar for $ 77 mln, and follows works by Mark Rothko and Paul Cezanne. 
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