CASVA members tour the Gallery's objects conservation lab with Shelley Sturman, head of objects conservation, National Gallery of Art, October 2016

National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 2017–2018 Academic Year Appointments

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • August 20, 2017

Washington, DC—The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), a world-renowned research institution that brings distinguished scholars from around the world to the National Gallery of ...

Drawings by ex-slave Bill Traylor (American, 1854-1949) and ceramics by Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)

CRN Auctions to sell recently uncovered works by former slave Bill Traylor.

  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 5, 2017

     On Sunday, September 10th at 11 a.m. CRN Auctions will be conducting its annual September auction in Cambridge, Massachusetts.    The sale will be the usual CRN eclectic mix of American, ...

Yuan wucai guan from Bo Ling Di Studio.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Open Sunday & Labor Day: Gianguan Auction Previews

  • September 3, 2017

With impressive collections of Chinese art coming to the podium on Saturday, September 9, Gianguan Auctions is open for previews Sunday (today) and Labor Day Monday. The principals and specialists ...

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 ...

Eastern Wei Guanyin.  Stone.  Lot 258.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

14th C.Tibetan Frieze and Wei Stone Buddha Headline at Gianguan Auctions

  • August 28, 2017

Wednesday, August 30 is the first day collectors of Buddhist Art will view the remarkable collection assembled at Gianguan Auctions.  The items–of gilt bronze, stone, laquered wood, and ink on ...

Bronze plaque by Roy Lichtenstein, titled Peace Through Chemistry, 27 inches by 46 inches (est.  $80,000-$120,000).

Works by Calder, Lichtenstein, Wyeth, Bertoia, Audubon, others at Cottone Auctions, Sept. 22-23

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • August 25, 2017

GENESEO, N.Y. – Day 1 of Cottone Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art and Antiques Auction, slated for September 22nd and 23rd, will feature the lifetime collection of Annette McGuire Cravens, the ...

Warring States carved jade pillow.  Headrest above two hogs.  Gianguan Auctions Lot 254, September 9.

Chinese Headrests Make For Good Pillow Talk

  • August 24, 2017

The small, personal items from China's long history are as fascinating to collectors as paintings and ceramics. Take, for instance, the "pillow" collection coming to auction at Gianguan Auctions on ...

Signature stone of Wang Shou, Ming scholar and artist.  Lot 41.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Ming Signature Seal Honors Sun

  • August 21, 2017

Ironically, an approprite rememberance of the Total Eclipse of 2017 was created nearly five hundred years ago by a Ming Dynasty scholar and artist. It is one of the affordable signature stone ...

Tiffany & Co mantle clock

A Cornucopia of Treasures

  • August 21, 2017

The end of summer is upon us, and you can harvest a bumper crop of fine art, furniture, decorative art & jewelry at Gray’s Auctioneers. The August 30th auction includes over 500 lots from ...

Tibetan, gilt-bronze frieze.  Lot 270 at Gianguan Auctions, September 9, 2017.

Buddhist Art Leads Gianguan Auctions September Sale

  • August 13, 2017

Buddhist art in its splendid forms is the theme of Gianguan Auctions’ upcoming sale on September 9th. The catalog cover lot is an elegant gray-stone Guanyin seated in dhyanasana, clad in a plain ...

Wilderness Stories Theater in Life in the Adirondacks permanent exhibition at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

New permanent exhibition "Life in the Adirondacks" opens at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake in upper NY state

  • Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
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  • August 2, 2017

NEW GALLERY INSTALLATION “LIFE IN THE ADIRONDACKS” AT ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE PROVIDES AN IMMERSIVE, INTERACTIVE EXPLORATION OF ADIRONDACK HISTORY, CULTURE, AND PEOPLE New permanent exhibition ...

A fully illustrated exhibition catalog will be published by the NSLM, in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and will be distributed by Yale University Press (available September 2017).

Fall Traveling Exhibition Explores The Horse in Ancient Greek Art

  • July 19, 2017

From myth and legend, to warfare and transportation, to leisure, sport, and Olympic competition, the horse played an integral role in ancient Greek culture. As symbols of wealth, power, and status, ...

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 ...

Pair of Wedgwood Encaustic Decorated Black Basalt Calyx Krater Urns, England, early 19th century (Lot 102, Estimate $3,000-5,000)

Skinner European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction Features Special Collection of Wedgwood and Early English Potteries, July 13 & 14

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • June 30, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston Gallery on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14. With over 1000 lots on offer, the ...

Statue of Zeus Enthroned, artist unknown, Greek, about 100 B.C.  Marble, 74 × 46 × 45.6 cm (29 1/8 × 18 1/8 × 17 15/16 in.)

Getty Museum to Return Ancient Zeus Statue to Italy

  • June 14, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the voluntary return of a marble statuette representing the god Zeus which dates to about 100 B.C. The Museum acquired the sculpture in 1992. The Museum ...