Sui Dynasty gilt-bronze altarpiece of Buddha Maitreya with seven Buddha on lotus blossom thrones.  Gianguan Auctions, March, 2018.

Chinese Buddhist Devotional Art Leads Gianguan Auctions March Sale

  • January 10, 2018

Gianguan Auctions will hold its 16th annual spring sale on Saturday, March 10. Marquee properties include a rare Sui Dynasty Buddhist altarpiece, a Northern Qi Buddhist stele and  a Western Wei ...

Remote view of streams and hills, in the style of Xia Gui, 1962, by Fu Shen (Chinese, b.  1937).  Hand scroll; ink on paper.  Collection of National Palace Museum, Taipei.  © Fu Shen.  Photograph courtesy of Eros Zhao

SF Asian Art Museum Offers Postmodern Masterclass in Chinese Cultural History

  • January 08, 2018

Dreamy hills enshrouded in clouds, familiar poems in a twisted script, conversation caught only in snatches, a universe captured in a brushstroke. From December 5, 2017 through September 4, 2018, ...

Frank Overton Colbert, Chickasaw Indian (1895-1953) / The Trail to Happy Hunting Ground / Oil on canvas board / Circa: 1922 / Size: 16" (w) x 14" (h)

Powers Presents: Insider/Outsider at the Outsider Art Fair

  • STEVEN S. POWERS
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  • January 08, 2018

The definition of Outsider Art is fraught with issues—as online trolls will attest—and, Powers will not attempt to define it at the forthcoming Outsider Art Fair in New York, January 18-21. ...

China, Imperial Portrait of a Prince (detail), Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, 1736–95 Ink, color, and gold on silk Gift of funds from Louis W.  Hill, Jr., David Bradford, Myron Kunin, and Bruce Dayton 83.30

Minneapolis Institute of Art and Theater Artist Robert Wilson Collaborate To Create Immersive Experience Highlighting China’s Last Dynasty

  • January 08, 2018

Opening February 4, Exhibition Will Reveal the Drama and Rituals of Court Life The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is collaborating with celebrated theatre director and visual artist Robert ...

PORTRAIT

  • Opera Gallery
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  • January 05, 2018

PORTRAIT An Exhibition at Opera Gallery New York January 19 - February 8, 2018 To kick off 2018, Opera Gallery proudly presents an exhibition dedicated entirely to the art of portraiture ...

The top lot of the auction was this untitled Luminist landscape painting by the renowned Hudson River School painter Jasper F.  Cropsey ($38,400).

Luminist style landscape painting attributed to Jasper F. Cropsey brings $38,400 at Woodshed Art Auctions

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • January 08, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A stunning late autumn Luminist style landscape painting attributed to the renowned Hudson River School artist Jasper F. Cropsey (Am., 1823-1900), sold for $38,400 in Woodshed Art ...

Milton Avery at ACA Galleries.

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair Returns for Second Edition

  • January 01, 2018

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, presented by Art Miami and sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, will return for its second edition in West Palm Beach’s Tent Site (825 S Dixie ...

Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand

Asia Week New York Announces Aman as Presenting Sponsor for 2018 Edition

  • December 15, 2017

The Asia Week New York Association announces that Aman, whose portfolio of world-renowned restorative resorts and hotels in exceptional destinations, returns as the Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week ...

TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi, Japanese, Meiji period (1868-1912), Looks Like She Wants to See: Custom and Manner of a Maid of the Tenpô Era [1830-1844] (Mitasô: Tempô nenkan okoshô no fûzoku), from the series Thirty-Two Aspects of Women (Fûzoku sanjûnisô, 1988, Ukiyo-e woodblock print in vertical ôban format;, ink and color on paper, H.  14-1/2 x W.  10 inches.  Loan from the Lee & Mary Jean Michels Collection

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art hosts an exhibition of 19th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints

  • December 11, 2017

“The Long Nineteenth Century in Japanese Woodblock Prints,” an exhibition featuring more than fifty superlative works from the distinguished private collection of Dr. Lee and Mary Jean Michels, ...

Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • December 11, 2017

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs ...

Kent Hendrickson, "Steady Breeze"

Collectors Concessions Launches Online Gallery to Sell Contemporary Art from Collectors' Collections

  • Collectors Concessions
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  • December 06, 2017

Online consignment websites are proliferating for antiques, furniture, fashion, jewelry and watches and now contemporary art. Collectors Concessions, founded by contemporary art collectors Eileen ...

Early jade stem cup.  Gianguan Auctions, December 9 sale.

Preview of Buddhist Art and Chinese Modern Paintings Now At Gianguan Auctions

  • December 05, 2017

For the next four days, Gianguan Auctions' gallery at 39 W. 59th Street is welcoming collectors to view the properties in their upcoming December 9 sale.  On view are icons of Buddhist art, Modern ...

Thomas Downing, Indeterminate Set, 1961, acrylic on canvas, 86 x 86 in.  Allan Stone Projects (booth A113 at Art Miami).

Art Miami to Kick Off Miami Art Week at New Waterfront Location

  • November 30, 2017

Art Miami, returning for its 28th edition, opens December 5th and continues through December 10th during Miami Art Week. In a new waterfront location, Art Miami will showcase an array of iconic and ...

Large (50 inch by 80 inch, framed) oil on canvas maritime seascape painting of a brigantine ship at sea by Wesley Elbridge Webber (Am., 1841-1914) ($9,375).

Oil paintings by William Gear and Wesley Elbridge Webber combine for more than $21,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • November 30, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 (May Landscape, 1950), sold for $11,875, and a large ...

One of two mountainous landscape Zisha teapots by Ming master Hui Meng Chen’s in Gianguan Auctions December 9, 2017 sale.

$19,000 Zisha Teapot Inspires Gianguan Auctions' December 9th Collection

  • November 28, 2017

In June, 2017, Gianguan Auctions saw a Zisha teapot by Gu Jingzho's open at $3,700 and soar to $19,000 before the hammer came down. The popularity of the purple clay teapots has inspired collectors ...