View of Blue Mountain Lake from the Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

Adirondack Experience Hosts Annual Events in September: 30th Rustic Furniture Fair & Antiques Show

  • Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
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  • August 28, 2017

ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE HOSTS ANNUAL EVENTS: 30th RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR September 9‒10, and ANTIQUES SHOW PREVIEW September 15 and SALE September 16, 2017 WHAT Adirondack Experience, The ...

Oil on canvas painting by British-born American artist Thomas Sully (1783-1872), titled Portrait of a Young Woman with Wheat and Flowers on her Bonnet , done in 1841 (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Paintings by Sully, Sheppard and New Orleans and other regional artists will be auctioned Sept. 16-17

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • August 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fine collections of Newcomb Pottery, bronzes and Asian items, original artwork by American artists (much of it from New Orleans and other regional painters), silver, estate ...

Sam Gilliam (b.1933), Fan Fire IV

Weschler's Sept. 15 Auctions Mark Grand Opening of New Galleries

  • Weschler's
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  • August 25, 2017

Weschler's to auction noted Baltimore estate & Capital Collections sale ROCKVILLE, MD - Weschler’s, the Washington area's oldest auction house, will inaugurate its new location with two ...

Oil on board painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), depicting a female sharecropper hoeing a cotton field (est.  $5,000-$8,000).

Diminutive genre painting by William Aiken Walker will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s Sept. 16 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • August 24, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on board genre painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), a Chinese Ming dynasty Junyao purple splashed footed pottery bowl, a set of 12 Mintons for Tiffany ...

Molded and Painted Sheet Copper Goddess of Liberty Weathervane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, c.  1865-75 (Lot 494, Estimate $30,000-50,000)

Americana Exceptionalism: Skinner’s August Americana Auctions Celebrate Over 200 Years of the Nation’s Ingenuity and Artistry

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • July 28, 2017

Skinner’s upcoming August Americana auctions are comprised of a varied and interesting array of early American furniture, paintings, needle works, objects of historical interest, and maritime ...

Musical Collection of the Late Irene and Theodore Leverett Highlight Cowan’s Summer Fine & Decorative Art Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • July 25, 2017

Oil paintings from well-known American artists, silver from the Americas, England, and Europe, and antique furniture are also expected to draw heavy interest in July auction.   CINCINNATI -- ...

Fine and Rare Green Cut to Clear Dorflinger Montrose Punchbowl Set

Cut Glass Leads a Brilliant Sale at Brunk Auctions

  • July 24, 2017

Brunk Auctions held an auction of Fine and Decorative Arts on July 21-22, 2017. Over one thousand lots were offered in the two-day, two-session auction, with significant interest coming from buyers ...

Thomas Moran, The Rio Virgin, Southern Utah, 1917 in The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction's Fine Western & American Art sale July 29, 2017 with an estimate of $600,000-900,000

EXCLUSIVE SUMMER AUCTIONS ONLY ON BIDSQUARE: FRESH TO MARKET WESTERN AND SPORTING ART

  • July 21, 2017

Bidsquare welcomes The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction back for its annual Western and American Art auction. The only place to bid online for the sale is exclusively on Bidsquare. Coeur d'Alene joins ...

Visitors at the Adirondack Experience

Adirondack Experience Files Lawsuit After Town Aims to Take Museum Property

  • July 14, 2017

On Thursday, July 13, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, filed a lawsuit to counter efforts on the part of the Village of Lake Placid to seize its property via eminent ...

Top view of the Tiffany Studios Lotus Table Lamp, Sold for $86,800 on Bidsquare

TIFFANY STUDIOS SEES ROBUST ONLINE BIDDING ON BIDSQUARE DURING JAMES D. JULIA'S RECORD SETTING SUMMER RARE LAMPS AUCTION

  • July 14, 2017

In what is being regarded as one of the most important Tiffany auctions in the past 25 years, James D. Julia's Extraordinary Rare Lamps, Glass & Fine Jewelry Auction grossed $4.3M. The top ...

A 1770 Chippendale sofa highlights Witherell's June 27 to July 11 auction

Newly discovered Chippendale sofa, circa 1770, offered in Witherell's American Arts Auction

  • June 23, 2017

A newly discovered Philadelphia Chippendale sofa is being offered in Witherell's American Arts Auction June 27 to July 11, 2017. Found in a Danville, Calif., home, the mahogany double-peaked, ...

The Hand, 2002 (film still), Melik Ohanian.  9 monitors, 9 videos (4 min 21), sound, text, edition of 3 + 2 AP.  Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, © Melik Ohanian / ADAGP PARIS, 2017.  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Mari and Peter Shaw, 2016.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Acquires Objects From Early American Furniture to Time-Based Media

  • June 21, 2017

The Philadelphia Museum of Art today announced a number of new acquisitions that will significantly enrich its collection. Among the works that have been recently acquired are: a group of ...

New York Federal Dropleaf Breakfast Table

Schwenke June 14th Sale Features Asian Arts, Americana, English Decorative Arts, Sterling, Jewelry and Estate Oriental Carpets

  • June 9, 2017

Including Rare Gorham Charles Hayden Trophy, Louis Vuitton Executive Steamer Trunk, Andy Warhol Watercolor and Fine Duncan Phyfe Table On Wednesday, June 14th at 10am, Schwenke Auctioneers ...

"The Horse America, Throwing Its Master," a British political cartoon from 1779.  Library of Congress, Washington.

American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

  • June 10, 2017

This summer, comprehensive exhibitions in Washington, DC, will display artifacts that document the birth and evolution of American democracy, providing a timely reminder of the principles that ...

Siblings by Paul Hermann Wagner

Rare Paul Hermann Wagner Oil at Gray's May 31

  • May 24, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (May 23, 2017)  The 19th century German figure and landscape painter, Paul Herman Wagner (1852-1937), is best known for his poignant portraits of children. Wagner’s paintings ...