Siemens phone belonging to Adolf HitlerNews Feed

Hitler's 'Mobile Device of Destruction' Sells at US Auction

ArtfixDaily / February 20th, 2017

A telephone bidder acquired Adolf Hitler's red-painted telephone for $243,000 at a US auction. The auction house described the lot as “arguably the most destructive weapon of all time, which sent millions to their deaths.” The ...

Roy Lichtenstein, Bellagio Hotel Mural: Still Life with Reclining Nude (Study), 1997, Cut-and-pasted, painted and printed paper on board.  The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Collection, © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein.Calendar

Matisse and American Art

Montclair / February 5 - June 18, 2017

Montclair Art Museum will present Matisse and American Art, the first exhibition to examine this French master’s profound impact upon the development of American modern art from 1907 to the present. His art has provided a liberating...

Set against a serene seascape, the woman in this work, entitled September, exemplifies the elegance of Cassigneul's work.Blogs

Art of Inspiration: The Paintings of Jean-Pierre Cassigneul

Beauty, Rarity, History...The M.S. Rau Antiques Blog / February 3rd, 2017 16:25

Vibrant, evocative and captivating, the works of contemporary French artist Jean-Pierre Cassigneul arouse the senses with their distinctive blend of classical beauty and avant-garde sophistication. Every brushstroke executed through the...

Eric I.  Spoutz lecturing at a museum in Los Angeles in 2012

Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Fraud

Art Newspaper / February 20th, 2017

Michigan art dealer Eric Spoutz has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for wire fraud charges in an elaborate scheme to sell fake artworks passed off as by modern American artists. His sentencing also includes three years supervised ...

Museum of Ice Cream (photo)

NYC's Museum of Ice Cream Heads to California

LA Magazine / February 20th, 2017

The sensational pop-up Museum of Ice Cream that sold-out tickets when it opened in New York last summer is heading to southern California. A new location is expected to open next month, possibly in the Santa Monica/Venice Beach area, ...

Stoppelaere house

Egypt Reopens the Museum of Islamic Art, Renovates Historic Home of French Archaeologist

ArtfixDaily / February 20th, 2017

Cultural preservation moved forward in Egypt over the past month. Terrorist attacks have slumped tourism to popular sites, but recent efforts have successfully reviltalized landmarks, including the Cairo museum damaged by a car bomb ...

Thomas J.  Campbell

Museum Leaders Speak Out Against Proposed Elimination of Funding For National Endowment for the Arts

ArtfixDaily / February 18th, 2017

The Hill first reported in January that the National Endowment for the Arts is under threat, again. With a 2017 budget at $149.8 million -- the NEA is a tiny fraction of federal spending -- the 52-year-old agency has been subjected to ...

Still of animated web banner by Mark Titchner for Hands Off Our Revolution.

New Global Arts Coalition Launches to Counter Right-Wing Populism

ArtfixDaily / February 16th, 2017

Hundreds of artists have signed on to a new coalition that aims to counter right-wing ideology and policies with public-facing responses in art. The group called Hands Off Our Revolution already lists support from notable artists, ...

 
Schwenke Auctioneers - Eastern European and Asian Decorative Arts Auction - Feb 22

ArtfixDaily Artwire

Latest Galleries

  • Guy C.  Wiggins (1883 - 1962) Winter Along Central Park.  Signed, Guy Wiggins, NA, lower right, titled and signed again, verso, oil on canvas, 30" x 25".  The Cooley Gallery at the Armory Antique Show.
  • 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.
  • LOUIS VALTAT, Vase de Fleurs, Oil on canvas, 21 3/8 x 25 ¾ inches (54.3 x 65.4 cm), Schiller & Bodo European Paintings
  • Mary Cassatt (1845-1926) Children Playing with a Cat, 1908.  Oil on canvas, 32 x 39 ½ inches.  Courtesy of John H.  Surovek Gallery.
  • Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) Summer Day, 1911.  Oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 32 1/8 in.  (91.8 x 81.6 cm).  Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.  Photography by Dwight Primiano.  © Estate of Frank Weston Benson / Licensed by Faith Andrews Bedford, St.  Petersburg, FL
  • The Dancers, by Arthur Frank Mathews (1869-1945), oil on board, City of Monterey deHaven/Jacks Collection.
  • Catalogue cover featuring a detail of William Frederick de Haas (1830–1880), Fishermen Off Beavertail Light, 1875.
  • Dale Chihuly, Lime Green Icicle Tower, installed in the Shapiro Family Courtyard at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  • 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.
  • Snowy Owls from John James Audubon's Birds of America at Sotheby's Dec.  7 London auction.
  • 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.
  • At Bonhams is Everett Shinn (American, 1876-1953) The Singer, 1920.  Pastel on paper, 13 x 16 1/2in.  Estimate: $100,000 - 150,000
  • Frank Vining Smith, The Seventh Wave, 1942.  Oil on canvas, 40 x 60 in.  Private Collection.
  • Winslow Homer (1836-1910), Croquet Players, 1865.
  • 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
  • John Marin American (1856-1915) The Times Tower, West 42nd Street, circa 1909-10 Watercolor on paper, 12 x 9 inches.  Courtesy of Thomas Colville Fine Art.
  • Arcature Fine Art
  • Eduard Charlemont Austrian, 1848-1906 Artist in his Studio 1890 signed and dated lower right: Ed.  Charlemont 1890 oil on cradled panel 36 x 28 ½ inches 46 x 38 inches framed Schiller & Bodo European Paintings
  • photo l.a.  2010
  • Master of the Johnson Assumption (Tuscany, active c.1485-1515), Madonna and Child with Young Saint John the Baptist, Tondo, tempera on panel.  Diameter: 88.5 cm, 34⅞ ins
  • Artist: Hu Li Title: Backward Backward Courtesy of MR Gallery