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Walls Go Up Around Racially Charged Exhibition at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

St. Louis Today / September 29th, 2016

Calls for a boycott of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) until an exhibition of works by Kelley Walker was removed have resulted in walls going up around the controversial artworks with viewer discretion signage. Critics had ...

Porfirio Salinas, Yucca Vista, c.  1930s, oil on canvas, 36x24 inchesCalendar

Selections from the John Stone Collection of Texas Art

/ September 30 - October 29, 2016

For the better part of three decades Dallas collector, John Stone, has single-handedly forged one of the state’s premier collections of Texas art.  Propelled by a collector’s passion and choosing with an unusually keen eye, Mr. Stone has...

The famed Sir Edwin Henry Landseer painted this amazing Portrait of an Arab Mare with her Foal at the request of Princess Charlotte.  The painting was given to her lady-in-waiting, Lady Barbara Ponsonby.Blogs

Untamed Spirit: Royal Equine Portrait by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer

Beauty, Rarity, History...The M.S. Rau Antiques Blog / September 21st, 2016 16:10

"And indeed, a horse who bears himself proudly is a thing of such beauty and astonishment that he attracts the eyes of all beholders. No one will tire of looking at him as long as he will display himself in his splendor."              ...

Djinguereber Mosque, Timbuktu

Islamist Extremist Gets 9 Years in Prison for Destroying Cultural Heritage Sites

ArtfixDaily / September 28th, 2016

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague sentenced Islamic extremist Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi to nine years in prison for destroying Muslim shrines in Timbuktu, Mali. The case represents the first prosecution for ...

Nude, 1914, by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

Neue Galerie Returns Nazi-Seized Artwork and Then Buys It Back

New York Times / September 28th, 2016

The Neue Galerie in Manhattan, co-founded in 2001 by cosmetics scion and art restitution advocate Ronald S. Lauder, announced an unusual settlement on Tuesday. A painting from the Neue Galerie collection, Nude, 1914, by Karl ...

Dancing Shiva — a 900-year-old bronze statue — was returned to India in 2014.

National Gallery of Australia to Get $11 Million in Compensation for Stolen Statue

ABC / September 26th, 2016

The Supreme Court of New York has granted a motion in favour of a $11 million payment to the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), as compensation for its purchase of a stolen Indian antiquity from disgraced New York art dealer Subhash ...

Trump Tower (1981) by Andy Warhol

Looking Back at Warhol's Trump Tower

PHAIDON / September 18th, 2016

PHAIDON (publisher of the Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne Collection) provides a timely art anecdote among its books on artist Andy Warhol: Presidential candidate Donald Trump visited Warhol’s factory in April 1981, with the idea to ...

Guy Wildenstein

Wildenstein Family Denied Second Delay in Tax Fraud Trial

Bloomberg / September 26th, 2016

Bloomberg reports that a French judge has denied the wealthy art-dealing Wildenstein family a second delay in their fiscal fraud trial. Two members of the Wildenstein clan had sought a stay on the trial in criminal court while a civil ...

 

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  • 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.
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  • 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
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  • 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
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