Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bacchus and Ariadne, c.  1743/1745, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Timken Collection

Major Conservation Treatment of Tiepolo's Monumental Bacchus and Ariadne Reveals Hidden Details

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • May 25, 2018

Washington, DC—Following a four-year-long conservation treatment, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo's Bacchus and Ariadne (c. 1743/1745) will return to public view in the West Building of the National ...

Gordon Parks, Trapped in abandoned building by a rival gang on street, Red Jackson ponders his next move, 1948, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (The Gordon Parks Collection)

First Exhibition to Chronicle Formative Beginning of Gordon Parks's Career Premieres at the National Gallery of Art on November 4, 2018

  • May 25, 2018

Washington, DC—Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional working in ...

Infrared false color image of newspaper, John Delaney, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Keiko Imai, Pola Museum of Art.  Source gallica.bnf.fr/BnF

Hyperspectral Near-Infrared Imaging of Picasso Blue Period Painting Reveals French Newsprint and Earlier Works Beneath Painting's Surface

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • June 05, 2018

Hakone, Japan—Recent hyperspectral infrared imaging conducted by John Delaney, senior imaging scientist, National Gallery of Art, Washington, of Pablo Picasso's Mother and Child by the Sea (1902), ...

Ugo da Carpi, after Parmigianino Diogenes, c.  1527–1530 chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks in light green, medium green, brown, and dark brown, state iii/iii sheet: 47.9 x 34 cm (18 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund

First Comprehensive Exhibition of Chiaroscuro Woodcuts from Italian Renaissance on View at National Gallery of Art, October 14, 2018, through January 20, 2019

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • June 22, 2018

Washington, DC—Chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the rarest and most beautiful prints that flourished throughout Renaissance Italy. This exhibition, with its accompanying catalog, addresses all ...

Dawoud Bey Mary Parker and Caela Cowan, 2012 2 inkjet prints mounted to dibond overall: 101.6 x 162.56 cm (40 x 64 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee and Alfred H.  Moses and Fern M.  Schad Fund

Dawoud Bey's Poignant "The Birmingham Project" on View at National Gallery of Art, September 12, 2018, through March 17, 2019

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • July 22, 2018

Washington, DC—For more than 40 years photographer Dawoud Bey (b. 1953) has portrayed American youth and those from marginalized communities with an unusual degree of sensitivity and ...

Paolo Baratta, Curator of the 58th International Art Exhibition, Ralph Rugoff with President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta.

'May You Live in Interesting Times' Is the Apt Title for the Venice Biennale 2019

  • July 16, 2018

The President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, and the curator of the 58th International Art Exhibition, Ralph Rugoff, met the press on Monday at Ca’ Giustinian to launch the Biennale Arte ...

Lutz Bacher (American, born 1943).  The Lee Harvey Oswald Interview (detail), 1976.  Collage in 18 parts, 11 x 8 ½ in.  (27.9 x 21.6 cm) each.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, The Horace W.  Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel and Anonymous Gift, 1999.  Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York

'Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy' Opens at the Met This Fall

  • July 16, 2018

For the last fifty years, artists have explored the hidden operations of power and the symbiotic suspicion between the government and its citizens that haunts Western democracies. The Metropolitan ...

Blinky Palermo, To the People of New York City (Part XV), 1976.  © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.  Photo: Bill Jacobson Studio, New York.  Courtesy Dia Art Foundation

Dia to Present Blinky Palermo’s 'To the People of New York City'

  • July 16, 2018

Opening at Dia:Chelsea on September 15, 2018, Blinky Palermo’s To the People of New York City (1976) returns to New York City after thirty years. The artist’s magnum opus was last shown in the city ...

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ ...

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened its redesigned Early American Art Galleries in March.  The museum will develop an AR enhanced audio tour with funds from the Knight Foundation.

Knight Prototype Funds 12 Projects to Connect People With Art Through Technology

  • July 14, 2018

Twelve projects designed to harness the power of technology to engage people with the arts will receive $600,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.  The projects will receive ...

Sir William Jardine, Baronet, British Salmonidae.  London.  Est.  $150-250

Gone Fishing: Doyle to Auction Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson

  • July 13, 2018

Doyle will auction an extensive collection of angling books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. Comprising over 350 lots, the current offering of property from this ...

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911), signed "H.  Pyle" lower left and depicting a woman with a jug and ravens, plus 11 loose calendar pages.

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911) will be in Nye & Company's July 25-26 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • July 13, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Items from the estate home in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island known as “Wawapek” – the Queen Anne-style residence of the de Forests, a family so deeply rooted in New York history ...

Yu Han Yu, "Sharp Lines," Soft Nature, 2012, Ink on Paper, 150 x 420 cm

"Yu Han Yu: Force of Nature, The Power of the Brush" – Solo Exhibition at Ethan Cohen KuBe in Beacon, NY

  • July 12, 2018

Etan Cohen Gallery is pleased to present Yu Han Yu: Force of Nature, The Power of the Brush, a solo exhibition co-curated by Gan Yu and Ethan Cohen. The exhibition will be held at Ethan Cohen ...

Pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale's teeth by whaleman Eli Bangs, Jr.

Eldred's Landmark Marine Sale Scheduled for July 19 and 20

  • Eldred's
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  • July 12, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. –  A pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale’s teeth by Eli Bangs, Jr., a China Trade ship portrait that descended in the family of a Cape Cod ship captain and a complete ...

Firestone porcelain motorcycle tires sign with excellent color and graphics.

Vintage automotive and motorcycle advertising signs will highlight Henslin's July 24-25 auction

  • Henslin Auctions, Inc.
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  • July 12, 2018

BIRD ISLAND, Minn. – A massive two-day, two-ring auction – with Day 1 dedicated to cars and automotive collectibles and Day 2 to motorcycles, motorcycle parts and memorabilia – will be held on ...

Harbor Wall, acrylic on canvas, c.  1980, 20" x 30", framed and signed.  Hicken's daring and dramatic use of color is nowhere more evident than in this gem.

Master Colorist of Nantucket Rediscovered - Philip B. Hicken Estate Collection Online

  • Fusco & Four Modern
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  • July 10, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are honored to present an extraordinary selection from the estate of the Boston and Nantucket artist, Philip B. Hicken (1910-1985), most of which have not ...

Artist: Francis Albert Sinatra (American, 1915-1998) Title: (landscape) Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 29” x 20” Date: 1988

Newly Discovered Modern Masterpieces Head To Auction July 19

  • Carlyle Galleries International, Inc.
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  • July 11, 2018

Newly Discovered Modern Masterpieces Head To Auction July 19 Rare & Desirable: European, Middle Eastern, Asian & Latin 20th Century Art For Immediate Release Beverly Hills, ...

Lot 365: Leonetto Cappiello, Carnaval / Vinho do Porto, 1911.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Rare Cappiello Posters Encourage Drinking: Temperance Society Says No at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • July 10, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Vintage Posters on August 1 brings to market the largest selection of food and drink advertisements the house has ever offered, along with premier examples of Art ...

Ancient Coins, Modern Paintings & Asian Art Abound July 19 at 888 Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • July 10, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With the temperatures hitting record highs all over the world, the prices continue to soar at 888 Auctions. With 401 fresh-to-market items opening up for bidding and available ...

Image from Iranian film director Jafar Panahi

CAMA Gallery of Iranian art announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers

  • July 10, 2018

Time Lapse - CAMA Gallery of Iranian art announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers CAMA London: 2 August – 2 October 2018 CAMA Gallery of Iranian art presents an ...