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    July 24th, 2013 · 10:33 am  →  Appraisal Art History Blog Drawing Modern Art

    This pencil drawn portrait is attributed to Japanese artist Léonard Tsugaru Foujita, born in Tokyo in 1886. Though the Japanese influence in his work is clear, Foujita spent the majority of his life in France, creating enigmatic works that fluidly blend the styles of the two cultures.  Having studied at the (currently named)Tokyo National UniversityRead the Rest…

    Unpublished Images of Marilyn Monroe Sold with Copyrights

    July 19th, 2013 · 5:37 pm  →  Appraisal Blog Reproductions

    An interesting art news story has recently emerged regarding images of the late icon; an archive of 75,000 negatives and transparencies will soon be sold at auction—3,700 of which have never been published.  Further, the images will be sold in conjunction with their copyright— a practice that is extremely uncommon.   So where were allRead the Rest…