Cover of Tang, gilt copper volume of the Pratyutpanna Sutra (Vol.  3).  Finely incised in clerical script.  Lot 151, $200,000.  Gianguan Auctions March 10 sale.

Gianguan Auctions March 10th Sale Is Exploration of Connoisseurship

  • February 15, 2018

Collectors of Chinese works of art will find Gianguan Auctions, pre-Asia Week sale on Saturday, March 10th, an exploration in connoisseurship.  The marquee item is Zhao Mengfu’s "Script ...

Sotheby's Acquires Viyet, the Online Marketplace for Interior Design

  • February 14, 2018

Sotheby’s has announced the acquisition of Viyet, the online marketplace for interior design specializing in vintage and antique furniture, decorative objects and accessories. Viyet’s business ...

Tres Plumas Blancas, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Paintings by Jeff Faust

  • CODA Gallery
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  • February 15, 2018

CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of paintings by Jeff Faust, running March 2-23. The artist from Claremont will attend an opening reception on March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El ...

Springtime by Maurice Braun

Unparalleled California Art Trove Acquired by University of California, Irvine for its Planned Museum

  • February 14, 2018

UC Irvine has been gifted the outstanding Buck Collection for its planned Museum and Institute of California Art, or MICA. An exquisite but long-hidden collection of California art has been given ...

Pastel on paper under glass painting by Mary Silverwood (N.M., 1932-2011), titled Cottonwoods (est.  $300-$500).

John Moran's Monday, March 12th auction will benefit The Foundation for Appraisal Education

  • February 15, 2018

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers announces it will conduct an auction to benefit The Foundation for Appraisal Education on Monday, March 12th, at 12 noon Pacific time, live and online. All ...

Dame Laura Knight, The Dark Pool, 1908 - 1918, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle © Reproduced with permission of The Estate of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2018.  All Rights Reserved

Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings Travels UK

  • February 13, 2018

“I have had my vision”  ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse In the UK's centenary year of suffrage, a traveling exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her ...

Sleek .999 silver sculpture of a cheetah, 14.5 inches in length, by the Dutch-American artist Loet Vanderveen (1921-2015), titled Stalking Cheetah ($3,750).

Silver sculpture of a cheetah by Danish-American artist Loet Vanderveen brings $3,750 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • February 14, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – To say that Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ February 3rd auction featured an eclectic mix of merchandise would be a gross understatement. The top three lots in the 353-lot sale were ...

NSU Art Museum.  Photo: Steven Brooke

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Names Three New Members to Its Board of Governors – Andrew M. Heller, Stephen B. Pierce and Walter Padow, M.D. Join Board During Museum's 60th Anniversary Year

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  • February 12, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Bonnie Clearwater, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale director and chief curator and Stanley Goodman, M.D., chairman of the Museum’s board of governors, are pleased to announce ...

These circa 1860-1880 temple lions from the Nanking province, 17 ½ by 6 by 7 inches, are striking in appearance.

High-Caliber Items In Benefit Shop Auction Feb. 21

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • February 13, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. will present its next signature Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. Eastern, with a diverse range of goods from Asian and French furniture to ...

Six-page letter hand-written by Jackie (Bouvier) Kennedy to her mother in 1951, when she was in college, aboard the Queen Elizabeth ship, written on Cunard Line stationery, with illustrations (est.  $30,000-$35,000).

Letter handwritten by Jackie Kennedy to her mother in 1951 will be auctioned Feb. 21st

  • February 13, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Rare and fascinating archives of material pertaining to Albert Einstein and Gen. George Armstrong Custer’s wife Elizabeth, plus others, will come up for bid in an online-only ...

Preston Duwyenie (Hopi, b.  1951), "Shifting Sands Seed Pot," Ceramic; Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.  Photo: Loren Anderson Photography.

Ceramics, Katsina Dolls by Renowned Contemporary Hopi Artists on Exhibit at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

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  • February 13, 2018

Remarkable artistry and centuries of cultural tradition characterize “A Spotlight on Contemporary Hopi Ceramicists and Katsina Doll Carvers,” which opened February 13, 2018 and is on exhibit ...

Demétre Chiparus (Romanian 1886-1947), Les Girls, chryselephantine cold painted bronze sculptures

'Les Girls' by Demétre Chiparus Headlines Weschler’s March 2nd Sale

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • February 13, 2018

ROCKVILLE, MD –  Weschler’s is pleased to offer a collection of fine art, including significant examples of African American art, American and European antique furniture, Russian objets de vertu, ...

 Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley, oil on canvas, 2018.  National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.  The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the following lead donors for their support of the Obama portraits: Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg; Judith Kern and Kent Whealy; Tommie L.  Pegues and Donald A.  Capoccia.

National Portrait Gallery Unveils Portraits of Former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by Artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald

  • February 12, 2018

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on Monday unveiled its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, ...

Fold-open Valentine card.  German, ca.1900.  Maker unknown; three-layer construction of die-cut, embossed, and color lithographed paper with applied elements.  7¼" x 9" x 5" open.  Gift of Belle and Robert Rosin.  Nancy and Henry Rosin Collection of Valentine, Friendship, and Devotional Ephemera.  The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Premier Collection of Antique Valentines Acquired by LA Museum

  • February 12, 2018

A spectacular trove of thousands of valentines and related material—some dating as far back as the late 17th century—has been given to The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical ...

Francis J.  Purcell Antiques, Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES AND ART SHOW PRESENTS ART AND DESIGN THROUGH THE CENTURIES

  • February 7, 2018

For three days this spring, Philadelphians and visitors can explore exceptional works of art and design spanning four centuries at the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show.  Tickets are now on ...

Louis Valtat 1869 - 1952, LES ANEMONES, signed with initials, oil on canvas, 46.2 by 38.1cm.; 18 by 15in.

OSCAR & TONY AWARD WINNER, VIVIEN LEIGH'S ROOMSET ON VIEW AT HAYNES FINE ART'S GALLERY IN LONDON'S PIMLICO ROAD

  • February 9, 2018

A rare opportunity to see how the glamorous English film stars of yesteryear lived, when Haynes Fine Art - London & Cotswolds showcases a roomset, full of furniture, paintings and ...

Benny Andrews's Did the Bear sit Under a Tree? 1969.  Emanuel Collection.

'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' Debuts in U.S.

  • February 11, 2018

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art presents the U.S. debut of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, on view February 3 through April 23, 2018.  Developed by the Tate Modern in ...

Untitled skeleton head painting attributed to Jean-Michel Basquiat (Am., 1960-1988), unframed and artist signed, 12 inches by 22 inches ($37,500).

Basquiat and Warhol share the spotlight in Woodshed Art Auctions' online-only fine art auction, Feb. 1st

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  • February 12, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – It’s fitting that the top two lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ internet only fine art auction held February 1st were claimed by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. Not only were ...

Major Preservation Project of American Impressionists’ Original Gallery Underway ~ Lyme Art Association Gets Extreme Makeover

  • February 9, 2018

In 1914, the American Impressionist painters of Old Lyme formed an association and dreamed of building their own gallery to exhibit their work. For the sum of one dollar, Ms. Florence Griswold ...

Thomas Cole, The Clove, Catskills, Oil on canvas, 1827, 25 ¼ x 35 1/8 in.  New Britain Museum of American Art.  Charles F.  Smith Fund, 1945.22.

'Picturesque and Sublime: Thomas Cole’s Trans-Atlantic Inheritance' to Open in the Artist's Studio

  • February 8, 2018

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Cole’s arrival from England in 1818, the Thomas Cole Site is partnering with the Yale Center for British Art to present the special exhibition Picturesque and ...