Dance in Tehuantepec (Baile in Tehuantepec), 1928 by Diego RiveraNews Feed

Diego Rivera Painting Sells Privately for Record Price

CNBC / May 22nd, 2016

A Diego Rivera painting has sold privately for $15.7 million, setting a world record price for any Latin American work of art, Phillips auction house said Friday. The price for "Dance in Tehuantepec" nearly doubles the figure paid at ...

Conrad Marca-Relli, M-XL-3-64, 1964, 31 x 31 1/2 inches, to be sold May 24 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Calendar

Post War and Contemporary Art Auction

Chicago / May 24, 2016

On May 24 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will conduct a Post War and Contemporary Art sale at 10AM CT followed by a Fine Prints evening sale at 3PM CT and a May 25 American and European Art auction at 10AM CT. Online bidding is available on...

Thomas Cole (1801–1848), "Catskill Mountain House" (detail), oil on canvas, 15 x 23 inches, initialed lower center: TC From The Jack Warner Foundation, available at Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, New York, New YorkBlogs

Paintings from The Jack Warner Foundation, An Exhibition and Sale

Questroyal Fine Art Blog / May 10th, 2016 11:34

Questroyal Fine Art has been given the rare opportunity to offer twenty-one exceptional paintings from The Jack Warner Foundation collection, which will be on view at 903 Park Avenue from Saturday, May 14 through Saturday, June 4. This...

John Singer Sargent, Venice: Bridge With Figures, a watercolor from about 1902-04, went for $225,000.

Works by Sargent, O'Keeffe Lead American Art Auctions in New York

ArtfixDaily / May 19th, 2016

Sotheby’s May 18 auction of American Art brought $27.1 million with the three top lots bringing over half of the sale's total. The 65-lot sale achieved a sell-through rate of 72% by lot.  Liz Sterling, Sotheby's Head of American Art, ...

Christie's sells the Oppenheimer Blue diamond for a record $57.5 million.

Oppenheimer Blue Diamond Sets Record in Geneva

Robb Report / May 19th, 2016

Robb Report: On Wednesday, Christie’s Geneva sold the 14.62-carat Oppenheimer Blue, the largest and arguably the highest-quality fancy blue diamond ever to come to auction. It sold for $57.5 million, surpassing its $45 million ...

Greenpeace protesters scale columns at the British Museum

British Museum Closes During Greenpeace Protest

Telegraph / May 19th, 2016

The British Museum in London closed to visitors on Thursday after Greenpeace activists scaled its entryway columns in a protest against BP's sponsorship of the blockbuster exhibition "Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds." Police ...

Cover of Winslow Homer Watercolors by Nicolai Cikovsky Jr.

Nicolai Cikovsky Jr., Curator of American Art, Remembered

Washington Post / May 17th, 2016

Nicolai Cikovsky Jr., an art historian who became a curator at the National Gallery of Art, where he took a leading role in organizing several major exhibitions, including a 1995 retrospective of the works of painter Winslow Homer, died ...

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in her studio, ca.  1920

Tour the Art Studios Where Whitney Museum Began

New York Times / May 17th, 2016

A $30,000 grant from the National Trust of Historic Preservation will in part support public tours of the New York City art studios where Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875-1942) began her vision of an American art museum. Whitney's ...

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  • Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Blue Mountain, New Mexico, 1918.  Pastel on paper 17 x 27 1/2 inches.  James Reinish & Associates, Inc.
  • Ammi Phillips.  Portrait of a Winsome Young Girl in Red with Green Slippers, Dog and Bird.  Est.  $300/500,000.
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  • Lockwood de Forest's (1850 - 1932) Full Moon Over Sea, 1906, is part of an exhibition of the artist's work at Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA., January 6-April 11, 2011.
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  • Charles Courtney Curran (American, 1861-1942) Breakfast for Three, 1909.  Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches.  Gift of the West Foundation in honor of Gudmund Vigtel 2010.117.  High Museum of Art.
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  • Frank Vining Smith, The Seventh Wave, 1942.  Oil on canvas, 40 x 60 in.  Private Collection.
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  • Willard L.  Metcalf's (1858–1925) Poppy Field (Landscape at Giverny), 1886.  Oil on canvas, 10 5/8 x 18 5/16 inches.  Inscribed on verso: La Maison de Claude Monet Giverny.  Looking across from the end of my garden W.  L.  Metcalf
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