Betye Saar in her Los Angeles studio, 2015; photo: Ashley Walker; courtesy of the artist and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles

Getty Acquires Betye Saar Archive, Launches African American Art History Initiative

  • September 26, 2018

Getty Research Institute (GRI) announced the establishment of the African American Art History Initiative with the acquisition of the archive of world-renowned artist Betye Saar (American, b. ...

Fresh-to-Market Americana, Historic Pieces, and Rare Sand Bottles Highlight Cowan’s Fall Americana, Including Fine & Decorative Art: Premier Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 25, 2018

John James Audubon's Favorite "Long Tom" Fowler, the first portrait of Henry Clay by Matthew Harris Jouett, an exceptional John Henry Belter parlor suite with political and literary portrait busts, ...

Winslow Homer (1836–1910), Eight Bells, 1886, oil on canvas, 25 3/16 x 30 3/16 in.  Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover.  Gift of an anonymous donor.  Credit: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA / Art Resource, NY

Winslow Homer Exhibition Examines the Relationship of His Art to Photography

  • September 25, 2018

This fall the Brandywine River Museum of Art, in Chadds Ford, Penn., will present Winslow Homer: Photography and the Art of Painting, exploring the surprising role photography played in the ...

This untitled James Martin painting appears to depict fellow artist Vincent Van Gogh, 13 ½ by 11 ¾ inches.

James Martin Art To Cross Block At The Benefit Shop Foundation Oct.10

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • September 24, 2018

Sometimes described as a storyteller or jazz improvisationist, James Martin (born 1928), has been creating art for decades that is an integral part of the Pacific Northwest scene. Reminiscent of ...

ZORAN MUSIC Gorizia/Görz 1909 - 2005 Venedig MOTIVO DALMATA, 1952 
Oil on canvas, 13 x 16 inch (33 x 40.6 cm)


October Art Week Announces Its Roster of Blue-Chip Galleries on New York’s Upper East Side

  • September 24, 2018

Coinciding with TEFAF New York and Christie’s Classic Art Week of auctions and selling exhibitions, the third edition of October Art Week will kick off on Thursday, October 25th. On that evening, ...

Oil on canvas by Pablo Picasso (Sp., 1881-1973), titled Portrait of a Woman, measuring 21 inches by 25 ¼ inches in the frame, signed and dated “7.1.39” (est.  $200,000-$300,000).

Picasso's Portrait of a Woman is expected to reach $200,000-$300,000 at Woodshed's Oct. 4 auction

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • September 25, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An elite selection of 54 original oil and watercolor Impressionist, Pop and Modern paintings by and attributed to renowned artists such as Picasso, Monet, van Gogh, Franz Kline ...

Louis C.  Tiffany, Angel of Resurrection (1899; 90 x 37 inches)

Radiance Rediscovered: Stained Glass by Tiffany and La Farge

  • September 24, 2018

Worcester Art Museum (WAM), in Massachusetts, is showing an exhibition of stained glass works created by Louis C. Tiffany and John La Farge that have not been on view for more than 40 years. ...

William Trost Richards (1833-1905), Stormy Seas with Whitecaps, 1904.  Est.  $100,000-150,000

Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts at Doyle

  • September 22, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts. Featured in the fine art section of the sale is a broad range of works, including ...

Alyssa Monks, Elpis, 2018, oil on linen, 68 x 86 inches

Alyssa Monks: Breaking Point

  • Forum Gallery
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  • September 21, 2018

From October 4 to November 3, 2018, Forum Gallery presents Breaking Point, an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Brooklyn-based artist, Alyssa Monks. The artist, whose progressive, ...

Jessica Jackson Hutchins, SAP, 2012; watercolor, fabric, and glazed ceramic; 43 1/3 x 59 x 34 3/4 in.

New JMKAC Exhibition Considers Role of the Artist’s Studio in Creative Process

  • September 21, 2018

SHEBOYGAN, WI – From Picasso’s Paris ateliers to Bacon’s London studio to Warhol’s legendary New York Factory, and Pollack’s East Hampton barn, the artist’s studio has always been an elusive place ...

 Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910), Saved, 1889.  Etching on paper, 16 7/8 x 30 1/16 in.  Clark Art Institute, 1972.16

Clark Art Institute Exhibition Studies Artistic Responses to Nature's Extremes

  • September 20, 2018

A new exhibition, Extreme Nature!, on view at the Clark Art Institute November 10, 2018–February 3, 2019, examines how nature’s extremes—remote, fantastical, and unpredictable—permeated artistic ...

Childe Hassam, Bathers and Cloud Reflections, 1914.

American Art, Jewelry from Estate of Barbara Sinatra Head to Auction

  • September 19, 2018

Sotheby’s will offer property from the estate of Barbara Sinatra across a series of auctions this December in New York. A reference to Barbara Sinatra’s best-selling memoir, Lady Blue Eyes: ...

Unbound book of Japanese woodblock accordion prints in uncut sheets, 110 in all, showing domestic scenes and landscapes, by Hiroshige and Kunisada (est.  $20,000-$40,000).

Objects from the East and West converge in Converse Auctions' online-only East Meets West auction, Oct. 5

  • Converse & Company
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  • September 20, 2018

MALVERN, Pa. – Ten bucks is all it takes to participate in Converse Auctions’ online-only East Meets West Auction slated for Friday, October 5th, with live bidding set to begin at 10 am Eastern ...

Elliot Bostwick Davis

MFA Boston Chief Curator Elliot Bostwick Davis Named New Director and CEO of Norton Museum of Art

  • September 18, 2018

The Board of Trustees of the Norton Museum of Art announced that nationally recognized art historian and curator Elliot Bostwick Davis has been appointed Director and CEO to succeed Hope Alswang, ...

Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999), The Evanescent, 1941-1944 From the collection of Harry and Miriam Carmean ©The Feitelson/Lundeberg Art Foundation

Something Revealed: California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960

  • September 17, 2018

Exhibition on View September 29, 2018 – March 31, 2019 at Pasadena Museum of History Pasadena Museum of History presents Something Revealed; California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960, a fine art ...