Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand

Asia Week New York Announces Aman as Presenting Sponsor for 2018 Edition

  • December 15, 2017

The Asia Week New York Association announces that Aman, whose portfolio of world-renowned restorative resorts and hotels in exceptional destinations, returns as the Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week ...

TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi, Japanese, Meiji period (1868-1912), Looks Like She Wants to See: Custom and Manner of a Maid of the Tenpô Era [1830-1844] (Mitasô: Tempô nenkan okoshô no fûzoku), from the series Thirty-Two Aspects of Women (Fûzoku sanjûnisô, 1988, Ukiyo-e woodblock print in vertical ôban format;, ink and color on paper, H.  14-1/2 x W.  10 inches.  Loan from the Lee & Mary Jean Michels Collection

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art hosts an exhibition of 19th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints

  • December 11, 2017

“The Long Nineteenth Century in Japanese Woodblock Prints,” an exhibition featuring more than fifty superlative works from the distinguished private collection of Dr. Lee and Mary Jean Michels, ...

Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • December 11, 2017

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs ...

Kent Hendrickson, "Steady Breeze"

Collectors Concessions Launches Online Gallery to Sell Contemporary Art from Collectors' Collections

  • Collectors Concessions
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  • December 6, 2017

Online consignment websites are proliferating for antiques, furniture, fashion, jewelry and watches and now contemporary art. Collectors Concessions, founded by contemporary art collectors Eileen ...

Early jade stem cup.  Gianguan Auctions, December 9 sale.

Preview of Buddhist Art and Chinese Modern Paintings Now At Gianguan Auctions

  • December 5, 2017

For the next four days, Gianguan Auctions' gallery at 39 W. 59th Street is welcoming collectors to view the properties in their upcoming December 9 sale.  On view are icons of Buddhist art, Modern ...

Thomas Downing, Indeterminate Set, 1961, acrylic on canvas, 86 x 86 in.  Allan Stone Projects (booth A113 at Art Miami).

Art Miami to Kick Off Miami Art Week at New Waterfront Location

  • November 30, 2017

Art Miami, returning for its 28th edition, opens December 5th and continues through December 10th during Miami Art Week. In a new waterfront location, Art Miami will showcase an array of iconic and ...

Large (50 inch by 80 inch, framed) oil on canvas maritime seascape painting of a brigantine ship at sea by Wesley Elbridge Webber (Am., 1841-1914) ($9,375).

Oil paintings by William Gear and Wesley Elbridge Webber combine for more than $21,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

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  • November 30, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 (May Landscape, 1950), sold for $11,875, and a large ...

One of two mountainous landscape Zisha teapots by Ming master Hui Meng Chen’s in Gianguan Auctions December 9, 2017 sale.

$19,000 Zisha Teapot Inspires Gianguan Auctions' December 9th Collection

  • November 28, 2017

In June, 2017, Gianguan Auctions saw a Zisha teapot by Gu Jingzho's open at $3,700 and soar to $19,000 before the hammer came down. The popularity of the purple clay teapots has inspired collectors ...

Lot 1 - Still Life by Severin Roesen

Bountiful Masterpieces at Gray's

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • November 21, 2017

The 19th century Prussian immigrant Severin Roesen’s masterful American still life paintings feature the abundance of the new world’s bountiful harvest.  The vibrant colors of an autumnal yield of ...

Kneeling Archer, Qin dynasty (221–206 BC), earthenware, 122 x 62 x 53 cm, Excavated from Pit 2, Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum, 1977, Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China on view in Cincinnati April 20–August 12, 2018

  • November 20, 2017

CINCINNATI— The formation and vast influence of China’s landmark Qin dynasty will be showcased at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China from April 20 ...

18th century Asian Painted Eight-panel Screen

In a Combined Sale Totaling $2.7 Million, Lark Mason Associates Achieves Over $2.2Million

  • November 16, 2017

Lark Mason Associates’ two-day online auction of Asian Works of Art and Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art concluded on iGavelAuctions.com on October 26th with an impressive result ...

The collection of Asian art at The Met—more than 35,000 objects, ranging in date from the third millennium B.C.  to the 21st century—is one of the largest and is the most comprehensive in the West.

Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift from the Irving Family

  • November 16, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today an exceptional gift of more than $80 million from Trustee Florence Irving and her late husband, Herbert Irving, a Sysco Corp. co-founder who died in ...

Lot 193: 1912 Szechuan 1 Dollar NGC AU-Details L&M-366

Chinese Coins, World Numismatics & Asian Art Feature Heavily at Winter November 23 Auction at 888 Auctions

  • November 14, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – Chinese numismatics feature heavily at 888 Auctions’ November 23 sale. Featuring 430 fresh-to-market items with estimates ranging from a few hundred to thousands of dollars, ...

Ai Weiwei in his Beijing studio examining early versions of heads from Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold, 2010

Farnsworth Art Museum Presents Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold

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  • November 14, 2017

Beginning on Saturday, March 24, 2018, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine will present a special exhibition of sculptural works by Chinese dissident-artist Ai Weiwei (b. 1957). Ai’s ...

Gorgeous circa 1860s English repousse silver pitcher by R&S Garrand of London, with marks dating it to London around 1861, 8 inches tall (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Asian objects will be sold along with items from the Western culture at Converse's East Meets West auction, Dec. 1st

  • November 14, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – An English repousse silver pitcher made by R&S Garrand of London around 1861, a seven-piece sterling silver tea service made in Germany, and a fine selection of Tibetan Buddhist ...