One of the most interesting topics in the art market is the most expensive works sold in the world. We are talking about works sold in the last twenty or thirty years at auctions. Let’s just say that modern art prevails among them, the composition “Scream” by Munch is one of the most expensive works, although it was written by our contemporary. The old masters yield to impressionism, and the latter to modern art. But if you build this chain chronologically: first, the works of old masters, then impressionism and trends of the first half of the 20th century, and then modern art – the so-called Contemporary art, then you get this “rating”.
“Massacre of the innocents” by Peter Paul Rubens
You can start it with Rubens ‘work, ” Beating babies”, The most expensive of the old masters ‘ paintings, sold in 2002 for 77 million US dollars (now it would be adjusted for inflation, about 100 million US dollars). Continue reading
Everyone takes care of cleaning the bathroom, kitchen, living room, bedroom, and study, but there are some items in the house that are often forgotten in the rush of all modern worries and concerns. These are paintings and other framed works of art that require special attention and attention.
So valuable and beloved, the main accessories of interiors and often the main pride of the owners of the house, unique old frames or modern materials, sketches, cute oil paintings and photos attract everyone’s attention and create a cozy atmosphere, but they also do not deprive their attention of dust and pollution. Let’s try to figure out how to clean frames and paintings and what care they need. Continue reading