Asher B.  Durand Detail from Kindred Spirits, 1849 Oil on canvas

How Manly is it to be an Artist? Acclaimed Art Historian to Speak at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site

  • Thomas Cole National Historic Site
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  • August 17, 2010

Award-winning art historian Sarah Burns will speak at the Thomas Cole Historic Site (www.thomascole.org) at the 5th annual Raymond Beecher Memorial Lecture on Sunday, October 10th at 2 pm.  ...

C.W.  Kraushaar Art Galleries, circa 1900, with C.W.  Kraushaar on the right and John Kraushaar on the left.

KRAUSHAAR GALLERIES CELEBRATES 125TH ANNIVERSARY

  • August 17, 2010

Gallery of Sloan, Luks and Prendergast Now Leading Specialist in Progressive American Realism and Modernism; One of Only Four New York Art Galleries From the 19th Century Still in Business. This ...

Frank W.  Benson (1862-1951), Two Duck Hunters, 1926, watercolor, 24.25 by 17.5 inches ($92,000)

Rungius Paintings Hit High Notes, Pleissner Rushes Past Old Record at Copley's 2010 Sporting Sale

  • Copley Fine Art Auctions
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  • August 13, 2010

Copley's fifth annual summer auction was a huge success, with the much-anticipated collection of five oil paintings by Carl Rungius (1869-1959) out of the collection of H. Wendell Endicott ...

The US Postal Service released a new stamp featuring a Winslow Homer painting on Aug.  12.

Winslow Homer's "Boys in a Pasture" featured on new stamp

  • August 12, 2010

The U.S. Postal Service announced the ninth issuance in the American Treasures series features Boys in a Pasture, an 1874 painting by Winslow Homer. The painting is part of the Hayden Collection ...

Maria Szantho, Reclining Nude, sold for $4,400.00.

Gray's Auctioneers Reports Stellar Summer Sale

  • August 06, 2010

Gray’s Auctioneers reports stellar results for its 19th and 20th Century European and American Paintings auction, held Thursday, July 29th. With 97% of its offered lots sold, the sale defied the ...

John Twachtman, Artist’s Home, Greenwich, Connecticut, ca.  1890.  Oil on canvas, 15 1/2 x 18 7/8 in.  Promised gift of Dorothy and Norm Lien

Tomorrow’s Legacies: Gifts Celebrating the Next 125 Years

  • August 04, 2010

Looking toward the future of its collection, this opening exhibition features 125 gifts that have been promised to the Crocker Art Museum in celebration of its expansion and 125th anniversary. ...

Thomas Cole "Falls of the Kaaterskill," 1826.  Oil on canvas, 43 x 36 in.

A Jaunty Stroll Through (Art) History

  • August 04, 2010

  Fifteen scenic miles in the Catskills between The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (www.thomascole.org) and Olana New York Historic Site (www.olana.org) couldn’t be more beautiful. ...

Alfred Jacob Miller (1810–1874) Buffalo Hunt, ca.  1838–1842.  Oil on wood panel.  Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas.

Amon Carter Museum Adds ‘of American Art’ to Its Name

  • August 03, 2010

  Museum Director Ron Tyler announces that the Amon Carter Museum has modified its name: the longtime institution is now known as the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. “The museum ...

ROGER TORY PETERSON (1908 - 1996) Tropical Birds (illustration for The World of Birds) gouache on paper, 8 x 14 1/2 inches.  Estimate: $15,000 - 25,000.  Barcode: 27872130

RARE BIRD ALERT: ROGER TORY PETERSON’S SNOWY OWLS, FLAMINGOS AND PENGUINS SPOTTED AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER

  • July 28, 2010

ORIGINAL PAINTINGS BY AMERICA’S CELEBRATED NATURALIST TO HIGHLIGHT CHRISTIE’S AMERICAN PAINTINGS SALE THIS FALL. On September 28, Christie’s is honored to announce the upcoming sale of twenty ...

Childe Hassam - Eastern Oregon

CHILDE HASSAM - Rediscovered in Oregon

  • Matthew's Galleries
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  • July 27, 2010

  A recently rediscovered Childe Hassam “Landscape, Eastern Oregon” will be included in Matthew’s Galleries' September 21, 2010 Fine & Decorative arts auction. Painted in 1908 on one ...

Guy Rose (American, 1867-1925) In the olive orchard (Provençal olive orchard) signed 'Guy Rose' (lower right) oil on canvas 15 x 18in overall: 23 x 26in Estimate: $125,000 - 175,000

Sought After Nikolai Fechin Portrait to Highlight Robust Offering of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture in August

  • July 27, 2010

Bonhams & Butterfields, California's oldest and largest auctioneers, is pleased to announce the August 17, 2010 sale of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture.  On offer are ...

Seymour Boardman - Totem, 1959, o/c, 72" x 39"

Ernest Briggs & Seymour Boardman: Modern Sensibilities

  • Anita Shapolsky Gallery and Art Foundation
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  • July 22, 2010

    Ernest Briggs: Ernest Brigg’s volcanic abstract paintings from the 1950’s and 60’s place him firmly in the ranks of the New York Avant-Garde of that era. Until his death in ...

Bernard Rosenquit, Times Square, about 1960, 4 x 3 inches

Helluva Town, New Additions

  • July 16, 2010

NEW YORK CITY IN PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER SPANNING 90 YEARS     ON VIEW THROUGH AUGUST 19, 2010 SHOW HOURS: TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 11 AM TO 5 PM IMAGES MAY BE SEEN AT: ...

Installation (partial view) of "Arshile Gorky: Sketchbook Drawings" now exhibiting at Rutberg Gallery

ARSHILE GORKY IN LOS ANGELES

  • Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
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  • July 16, 2010

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts in Los Angeles is currently presenting a rare exhibition of drawings by one of the most pivotal and significant 20th century American painters, Arshile Gorky (1904-1948). ...

16th century Chinese carved ivory: Modeled after one of the famed Nine Dragons Walls, complete with peaked tiled roof, carved dragons, a flaming sun disk and foo dogs.  Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.

Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Robert Rauschenberg, Among Artists to be Featured at Upcoming Garth’s Auction

  • July 14, 2010

  Works by some of the world’s most famous artists, along with a rare collection of artifacts and furniture that span the globe and the centuries, will be presented by Garth’s Auctions ...