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, ...

Women’s Liberation Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, August 1971

The Time Is N♀w

  • Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
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  • June 22, 2017

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery presents The Time Is Now, a group exhibition featuring thirty-two artists whose work the gallery has consistently championed for three decades through thematic group ...

George Sosnak, Ernie Banks, India ink on manufactured baseball, 1989.  Courtesy of a local private collector.

Chrysler Museum Celebrates Baseball in New Exhibition

  • June 19, 2017

In the glory days of '50s baseball cards, the trade value was on the front but the magic was on the back. The Chrysler Museum of Art will celebrate America’s pastime with a special summer ...

Zvonimir Bebek, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Announces the Launch of Online Exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects”

  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
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  • June 16, 2017

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival has announced the launch of the online exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects: Storied Objects From the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.” The exhibition showcases for the ...

California: Designing Freedom installation

California: Designing Freedom

  • June 14, 2017

Design Museum London is showing California: Designing Freedom, on view through Oct. 15, 2017. From skateboards to iPhones and start-up garages, the exhibition explores how “designed in ...

Battle-Scarred D-Day Flag Tops $1 Million Arms and Armor Sale at Heritage Auctions

  • June 14, 2017

Heritage Auctions’ June 11 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Auction in Dallas sold $1 million with Lieutenant William L. Willhoit’s D-Day Battle-Scarred Flag taking top lot honors at ...

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

National Museum of Women in the Arts Receives $9 Million Bequest

  • June 13, 2017

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) has announced the largest single financial gift in the museum’s history. On its 30th anniversary, NMWA has been honored by a major gift of $9 million ...

Large 19th century oil on canvas painting of a Swiss Alps cottage, housed in the original gold gilt frame.

The historic Trotter-Byrd antebellum home in Quitman, Miss., plus its contents of fine antiques, will be sold on-site, June 24th

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • June 12, 2017

QUITMAN, Miss. – The only antebellum home in Quitman spared by General Sherman during the Civil War (but only because of a connection to George Washington), plus its outstanding contents of fine ...

Oil on canvas painting by Robert M.  Rucker (La., 1932-2000), titled The Steamboat Natchez (est.  $2,000-$4,000).

Works by Louisiana artists Robert M. Rucker, George Rodrigue, George Valentine Dureau will be part of Crescent City's June 24-25 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • June 12, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A pair of 20th century Italian-style composition Blackamoor torchieres, a mid-19th century French three-piece gilt and patinated bronze and white marble clock set, a large pair ...

Artist longside his Masterpiece "Dancing for the Lord" in the Collection of Oprah Winfrey.

Internationally renowned artist, Bernard Stanley Hoyes to exhibit at Museum of African American Art (MAAA), July 2 through September 24

  • The Museum of African-American Art
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  • June 10, 2017

Los Angeles, CA...The Bernard Stanley Hoyes, MAAA exhibit: “Evolving Art Practice, Rags to the Revival Series,” will open Sunday, July 2 and run through Sunday, September 24. Born in Kingston, ...

The top lot of the auction was this oil painting by Fritz Bultman (Am., 1919-1985), titled Cape May II.  It sold for $23,750.

Paintings by American abstract expressionist Fritz Bultman dominate the list of top lots at Bruneau & Co.'s June 3rd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • June 12, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Abstract expressionist paintings by American artist Fritz Bultman (1919-1985) dominated the list of top lots at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Summer Antiques & Fine Art ...

Masterpiece scrimshaw whale's tooth by Edward Burdett

Eldred's Important Marine Sale Slated for July 20

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • June 9, 2017

East Dennis, Mass. – Nearly 500 lots of maritime art will go across the block this July 20 at Eldred’s Marine Sale, highlighted by the third and final session of the Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw ...

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 ...

The Arlington (M.A.  Lindberg, Prop., Bakersfield, Calif.) pint pumpkinseed flask, one of only two Western pumpkinseed flasks found in this color (est.  $1,000-$2,000).

Visually beautiful and rare antique bottles will come up for bid June 16-17 in Reno, Nev.

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • June 5, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A two-session auction featuring a premier selection of rare and vintage bottles – headlined by the Ralph Van Brocklin collection of Western whiskey flasks and the Rod Stock Hutchinson ...