TEFAF 2016 Preview: At Kukje Gallery, a work by Anish Kapoor.

Private and Institutional Buyers Acquire Scholarly Works From Art History at TEFAF Maastricht

  • March 13, 2016

Over 10,000 international private collectors, curators and representatives from the world’s leading museums and public institutions visited TEFAF Maastricht 2016 on the Preview day, Thursday 10th ...

Dr.  Clare McAndrew

US Art Market Reports Highest Ever Level of Sales While Overall Global Market Values Fall

  • March 9, 2016

The 2016 TEFAF Art Market Report shows that global sales fell 7% during 2015 from $68.2bn to $63.8bn and the volume of sales declined by 2% to 38.1 million. The picture that emerges in 2015 is of a ...

Double-sided Twelve-panel Coromandel Screen, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722) (Lot 523, Estimate$20,000-30,000)

Fine Chinese and Persian Ceramics Lead March 19 Asian Art Auction at Skinner

  • March 8, 2016

BOSTON, MA – March 4, 2016 –Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce its first Asian Works of Art auction of 2016, to be held in Boston Saturday, March 19 at 11AM. Encompassing more than 500 lots and ...

Chinese court necklace of amber rounds, Tibetan "dzi", ancient painted Han glass and carved walnuts.  Lot 162.  Gianguan Auctions, March 19, 2016

China's Natural Resources As Art at Gianguan Auctions

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  • March 6, 2016

When Gianguan Auctions presents its March 19th auction, the words of Michelangelo - within every stone their is a sculpture - will resonate throughout a superb collection of jade, amber and ...

"Five Cattle" by Yan Ciping after Han Huang.  Lot 78.  Gianguan Auctions, March 19th.

Paintings at Gianguan Auctions Express Happiness, Prosperity, Rebellion

  • March 4, 2016

Happiness, harmony, longevity, prosperity and rebellion are central themes of the Chinese paintings coming to the podium on Saturday, March 19th at Gianguan Auctions. Collectors and museum ...

Silk Pile and Metal Thread Chinese 'Imperial' Carpet, late 19th century (Lot 87, Estimate $20,000-$25,000)

Chinese Imperial Carpets Highlight March 13 Auction at Skinner

  • February 29, 2016

BOSTON, MA – February 26, 2016 – Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce its auction of Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets on Sunday, March 13 at 12PM. With over 300 lots on offer, the sale features a ...

"Chess Game abut of Screen" by Zhou Wenju will appear in Gianguan Auctions March 19th sale.

Chinese National Treasure Faces Challenge by Newly Discovered Painting

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  • March 1, 2016

A recently discovered painting entitled "Chess Game abut of Screen," (Chong Ping Hui Qi Tu) by Five Dynasties court painter Zhou Wenju (942-961) appears to be the original of a painting by the same ...

The Gods Appeal to the Great Devi for Help, Folio from a Devimahatmya series with Sanskrit text in Devanagari script on reverse, India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, early 19th century.  Color and gold on paper.  Lent by Narendra and Rita Parson.

Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent

  • February 24, 2016

This exhibition is the first in North America to celebrate the diversity of South Asian art by examining the relationship between aesthetic expression and the devotional practice, or puja, in the ...

Two Chinese Painted Snuff Bottles

Asian Objects Draw International Interest in Eclectic Connecticut Fine Estate Auction Being Held by Schwenke Auctioneers Sunday, February 28th.

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  • February 25, 2016

Several Asian lots being offered at Schwenke Auctioneers February 28th Eclectic CT Fine Estate Auction are drawing unprecedented interest. Among the top lots with over 20,000 online views is lot ...

Bruce Boucher

Bruce Boucher Appointed Director of Sir John Soane's Museum in London

  • February 23, 2016

The Trustees of Sir John Soane’s Museum have announced that Bruce Boucher has been appointed Director of Sir John Soane’s Museum. Bruce Boucher, who is currently the Director of the Fralin Museum ...

Lot 40 A Chinese Carved White Hetian Nephrite Jade Boulder

Outstanding 18th Century Jade Boulder at Gray’s

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  • February 12, 2016

Gray’s is excited to offer an outstanding selection of 18th Century Chinese art and artifacts at auction on March 2nd.  The most impressive example of detail and storytelling is lot 40, a heavily ...

Samuel Jordan (New Hampshire/Massachusetts, 1804-after 1836) Portrait of a Gentleman (Lot 323, Estimate $8,000-$12,000)

Folk Art, Portraiture, and Chinese Export Porcelain Highlight Skinner’s February Americana Auction

  • February 10, 2016

BOSTON, MA – February 10, 2016 – On Saturday, February 27 at 10 AM, Skinner, Inc. will host its first American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction of 2016 in its Boston, MA gallery. The sale ...

Van de Weghe at TEFAF 2015

TEFAF Maastricht to Launch Two New Fairs at Park Avenue Armory in New York

  • February 4, 2016

TEFAF | Maastricht, the world's foremost fair of art, antiques and design presented annually in Maastricht, Netherlands, has announced that, through a joint venture with New York based Artvest, it ...

Cathryn M. Cootner, Emerita Textile Curator at the de Young to Present “Top Picks” Tours at The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show February 18-21, 2016

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  • January 28, 2016

Cathryn Cootner, former textiles department curator at the de Young Museum will present ‘Top Picks’ Tours on Thursday, February 18th at 4pm and Friday, February 19th at 9am, at The San Francisco ...

Reflections

Don’t Miss INDIA! Exhibition-A Unique Photographic & Textile Narrative at The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show February 18-21, 2016

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  • January 27, 2016

Don’t Miss India-An unusual photographic and textile narrative-chronicling the experiences of textile dealer Thomas Cole in India, will be on view at the San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show ...