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  • >Restoration and Research Reveal Old Master

    February 26th, 2010 · 2:25 pm  →  Blog

    > It has just been released that an undisclosed settlement has been reached between an English family and Christie’s auction house over a disputed Titian painting. The painting by the Old Master, depicting Salome with the head of St. John the Baptist on a platter, was sold by a brother and sister to Christie’s inRead the Rest…

    >Final Week of the Wonderful Aspen Mays Exhibit at the MCA

    February 22nd, 2010 · 12:04 pm  →  Blog

    > The erudite and talented Aspen Mays, at a gallery talk at the MCA A very friendly reminder from your pals at MIR—the thoughtful Aspen Mays exhibition is coming to a close this Sunday, February 28th at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago! Please do take some time to visit this excellent show. AtRead the Rest…

    >Historic Letters up for Auction

    February 17th, 2010 · 4:33 pm  →  Blog

    > On the heels of Valentines Day comes the revelation that JFK’s love letters sent when the future president was a U.S. senator are up for auction in Chicago. The letters in the collection were previously sent in the 1950s to a Swedish woman named Gunilla von Post and include 11 handwritten letters and aRead the Rest…

    >Porcelain Appraisal Reveals High Values

    February 8th, 2010 · 4:15 pm  →  Blog

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    >Exquisite Chicago Art Events in February

    February 3rd, 2010 · 3:45 pm  →  Blog

    > A comprehensive list of February art-programming events in our dear city would read like a most artful and prolific Valentine’s Day love-letter, in flowery script, from the handsome and dashing city of Chicago! Please allow your friends at MIR Appraisal Services, Inc. to serve as Cupid, sending to you, with our swift arrow, aRead the Rest…