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Norman Rockwell''s 'Rosie the Riverter' Model Dies

USA Today / April 23rd, 2015

The woman who inspired many during World War II after posing as the model for Norman Rockwell's painting 'Rosie the Riveter' died on April 21 in Simsbury, Conn. Mary Doyle Keefe was 92. Keefe was a 19-year-old telephone operator from ...

Peonies in the Wind, c.  1893, John La Farge, American, 1835 – 1910, Leaded glass with copper foil, 56 x 26 inches, Seattle Art Museum Calendar

Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life

/ October 27, 2015 - January 10, 2016

This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present a major exhibition surveying nearly two centuries of the most intimate, intricate, and varied genre of painting practiced in the United States. Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American...

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Persian Art: Monir Farmanfarmaian Celebrates Her First Solo Exhibition in New York, at Guggenheim Museum

Nazmiyal Collection / April 9th, 2015 11:05

“I was a pretty Persian rug, an exotic find, so people invited me to things”  – Farmanfarmaian on her popularity in post-war American artists’ circles. Persian Art Exhibit at Guggenheim Museum...

"Wild Life: The National Parks Preserve All Life." New York City Federal Art Project, WPA, 1940, by Nicholson, Frank S.  Library of Congress.

Trove of Missing WPA Artworks Discovered in California

NBC / April 21st, 2015

Dozens of missing artworks commissioned by the U.S. government during the Great Depression have been found. Attics, basements and storage areas of California libraries yielded some of the lost art. Investigators with the Inspector ...

Missing from the Gardner Museum are Vermeer’s "The Concert" (1658–1660), Rembrandt’s only seascape, "Storm on the Sea of Galilee (1633), and Edouard Manet’s "Chez Tortoni" (1878–1880.

Mobster Allegedly Offered to Sell Gardner Paintings

Boston Globe / April 20th, 2015

A federal prosecutor said in court Monday that a 79-year-old Connecticut crime figure offered to sell two artworks stolen 25 years ago from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Robert Gentile allegedly offered the pair for $500,000 ...

Rendering of the new Whitney

Take a Tour Inside the New Whitney

NY Times / April 19th, 2015

The new Whitney Museum of American Art opens May 1 in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan. Will architect Renzo Piano's design become both an iconic symbol in the New York cityscape and a major art destination on the edge of Chelsea? ...

A.  Alfred Taubman

A. Alfred Taubman, Former Sotheby's Chairman, Remembered

LA Times / April 19th, 2015

Billionaire shopping mall magnate A. Alfred Taubman, who was jailed late in his career for a scandal that shook the art world, died at his Michigan home on Friday. He was 91. Founder of Taubman Centers, Taubman's pioneering development ...

Artifacts seized from Subhash Kapoor.

NYC Prosecutors Seek Custody of $100M in Artifacts

Telegraph / April 16th, 2015

New York City prpsecutors are asking a judge for custody of a trove of 2,622 Hindu and Buddhist treasures plundered from South Asia and seized by U.S. authorities. New York storage facilities were raided from 2012 to 2014 to recover the ...

Clarke NY Auction - April 26

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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.
  • 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