Kenyon Cox (1856–1919) Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1887; this replica, 1908 Oil on canvas; 33 1/2 x 47 5/8 in.  (85.1 x 119.7 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of friends of the artist, through August F.  Jaccaci, 1908 (08.130)

Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Features Work of Renowned 19th-Century American Sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • July 27, 2009

Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848–1907) was a French-Irish immigrant who became the greatest American sculptor of his day. From humble roots, through his prodigious talent, he rose in society, ...

Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767) ,' View of the Tiber looking towards the Castel Sant'Angelo, with Saint Peter's in the distance’

Painting Discovered In A Devon Cottage Sells For £1.3m At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • July 24, 2009

A painting by Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767), estimated to sell for £150,000-250,00 in Bonhams sale of Old Master Paintings on 8th July, made a world record price for the artist at £1.3m. Titled ...

KPM China Lady with Bun, Germany, c.  1845, est, $8,000-10,000, at Skinner's Oct.  10 auction.

Skinner to Auction the Richard Wright Collection October 2009

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • July 23, 2009

Two Sessions:  October 10th and October 24th Wright Widely Recognized as Prominent Doll Expert and Discerning Collector www.skinnerinc.com - Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction ...

1933 Duesenberg Model J Torpedo Victoria Convertible

Bespoke Collection of American & European Cars to Highlight Bonhams’ Carmel Auction

  • Bonhams
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  • July 21, 2009

Sidney H. Craig Collection, with remarkable Hollywood history, is to be offered at summer Quail Lodge sale Bonhams & Butterfields is privileged to announce the consignment of 14 ...

Franz Bischoff, Roses (est.  $600,000-800,000)

Impressions of California - Roses, Mt. Wilson and the West to Highlight Auction of California & American Paintings & Sculpture

  • Bonhams
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  • July 21, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields will hold its summer auction of California and American Painting and Sculpture on August 3, 2009. The Los Angeles-based sale will feature a wide variety of important ...

Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca.  1525–30; Safavid period (1501-1722) Abu'l Qasim Firdausi, Author; Qasim, son of 'Ali, Artist (attributed to); Aqa Mirak, (supervised by) Made in Tabriz, Iran.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Arthur A.  Houghton Jr., 1970 (1970.301

Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Fund New Gallery for Persian Art at Metropolitan Museum

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • July 21, 2009

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that a new gallery dedicated to Safavid and Later Persian Art (1500-1924) has been designated the Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Gallery. It is ...

Henrietta Shore (1880 - 1963) Mount Wilson Oil on Canvas, 21 x 33 inches Courtesy of The Irvine Museum

The Outsiders, Modernism in California, 1920-1940

  • The Irvine Museum
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  • July 21, 2009

The plein-air style was the most popular art style in the southern California art community from about 1895 to 1930. The California Art Club, founded in 1909 and still very active today, was made ...

Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Park at Monsieur Wallet at Voincinlieu, 1866.  Oil on canvas.  Collection of Lady Ridley-Tree.

Corot in California, July 4 - October 11, 2009

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
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  • July 20, 2009

Corot was the most absorbing, respected, and influential landscape painter in France in the generation before Impressionism. He was much beloved by his peers and collectors alike, and remains an ...

Innocence Plate Artist: Bruno Geye

Faces & Flowers: Painting on Lenox China

  • Mint Museum of Art
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  • July 16, 2009

Faces & Flowers: Painting on Lenox China, at the Mint Museum of Art, Sat, Aug 22, 2009 - Sat, Jan 30, 2010 Lenox china is often referred to as America’s greatest porcelain. The Mint Museum's ...

TEFAF 2010

TEFAF on paper – a new section proposed for TEFAF Maastricht 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • July 14, 2009

  Dealers are being invited to apply to take part in a new section specializing in a wide range of works on paper proposed for TEFAF Maastricht 2010, the world’s most influential art and ...

ARTFIXdaily launches blog network

ARTFIXdaily launches Blog Network for Art World Professionals

  • July 14, 2009

Online art news aggregator ARTFIXdaily.com is developing a blog network for the art world. A feature of ARTFIXdaily's exclusive membership program, called ArtGuild, the blogs are written by ...

 Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul Ribbed bowl (Greek phiale), 1st century A.D.  Afghanistan, Tillya Tepe, tomb IV Gold; H.  1 5/8 x Diam.  9 in.  (4 x 23 cm) National Museum of Afghanistan, Kabul, 04.40.381 Photo: © Thierry Ollivier / Musée Guimet

Afghanistan's Dazzling National Treasures—Hidden for 25 Years—Presented at Metropolitan Museum

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • June 30, 2009

Exhibition dates: June 23–September 20, 2009 Exhibition location: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall Press preview: Monday, June 15, 10:00 a.m.–noon Ancient Afghanistan—located at the ...

Japanese Mandalas: Emanations and Avatars

Japanese Mandalas on View at Metropolitan Museum through November 29

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • June 30, 2009

Exhibition dates: June 18 – November 29, 2009 Location: The Sackler Wing Galleries for the Arts of Japan, 2nd Floor An impressive group of Japanese mandalas—graphic depictions of the Buddhist ...

Rijksmuseum, part of the "Holland Art Cities" extravaganza

Holland Art Cities: A cultural extravaganza, showcasing more art & culture per square mile than any other country on earth

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • June 29, 2009

In 2009 and 2010, the four largest cities in Holland are taking part in a large-scale art and cultural event called ‘Holland Art Cities .’ The top ten museums in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague ...

Swan by John “Daddy” Holly (1819-1892) or James T.  Holly (1855-1935), Havre de Grace, MD, c.  1900 ($150/200,000)

Copley’s 2009 Sporting Sale to Feature Something for Everyone

  • Copley Fine Art Auctions
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  • June 25, 2009

On July 15 and 16, Copley Fine Art Auctions will present its annual Sporting Sale, showcasing 660 lots of decoys, paintings, prints, and books. Remarking on the building excitement for the upcoming ...

Ogden M.  Pleissner, “The Gondolier,” 1968, watercolor on paper, 18 by 28 inches, framed ($35/45,000)

Important American Paintings, Prints, and Books Set to Hit Copley’s Auction Block

  • Copley Fine Art Auctions
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  • June 25, 2009

On July 15 and 16, Copley Fine Art Auctions will present its annual Sporting Sale, showcasing 660 lots of American decoys, paintings, prints, and books. This year’s auction will feature several ...

DOUBLE DUTCH: Discovering New Frontiers in Dutch Contemporary Art

DOUBLE DUTCH: Discovering New Frontiers in Dutch Contemporary Art

  • hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
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  • June 24, 2009

An exhibition celebrating the Quadricentennial of the Dutch discovery and settlement of the Hudson River and its environs, the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), in Peekskill, New ...

Cornelia Foss at DFN Gallery

CORNELIA FOSS, New Paintings

  • DFN Gallery
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  • May 2, 2009

DFN Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Cornelia Foss.  Her airy Long Island landscapes and portraits of family and friends are painted with grace and ...

Kenn Backhaus exhibition

Kenn Backhaus Select Paintings at Stephen O’Brien Jr. Fine Arts

  • Stephen O'Brien Fine Arts Jr. LLC
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  • March 31, 2009

Stephen O’Brien Jr. Fine Arts is pleased to announce the solo exhibition of contemporary sporting artist Kenn Backhaus, American b. 1951. The exhibition will include six major works by the artist ...

TEFAF CONFIRMS ART MARKET REMAINS SOLID

  • March 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht 2009 is taking place (March 13-22, 2009) in the most serious global economic crisis that has been seen for decades. Following the success of the Yves St. Laurent sale in Paris, all ...