Anthea M.  Hartig will lead Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Names Woman to Lead National Museum of American History

  • December 13, 2018

Anthea M. Hartig, currently executive director and CEO of the California Historical Society, has been named the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American ...

Copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar.  1959), featuring the first Silver Age Flash in his own title, plus the first appearance and origin of Mirror Master ($20,000).

Copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959), graded 9.0, brings $20,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

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  • December 12, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959) in superb condition, with a grade of CBCS 9.0, soared to $20,000 at a Toy & Comic Auction that featured many rare superhero ...

Rendering for a display

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures to Launch With Exhibitions of Tokyo-based teamLab, Black Cinema and 'Totoro' Filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki

  • December 06, 2018

Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, this week announced the details of the inaugural exhibitions that will be on view when the Museum opens in late 2019. The first ...

J.  R.  R.  Tolkien (1892 - 1973), Dust jacket design for The Hobbit, April 1937, pencil, black ink, watercolor, goache.  Bodleian Libraries, MS.  Tolkien Drawings 32.  © The Tolkien Estate Limited 1937.

Works by Tolkein Among Suite of Winter Exhibitions at The Morgan

  • December 06, 2018

The 2019 winter season at the Morgan Library & Museum continues to celebrate visual artists and writers whose experimental methods and innovative creative processes have transformed our ...

Neue Auctions Lot 194: Opal, Diamond and Emerald n Necklace

Cleveland’s newest auction house – Neue Auctions features Jewelry, Fine Watches and Objets de Vertu for Holiday Auction

  • December 05, 2018

(CLEVELAND) December 5, 2018 – Neue Auctions, Cleveland’s newest auction house will host a Jewelry, Fine Watches and Objets de Vertu online auction on Saturday, December 8, 2018. You can view the ...

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by the avant-garde artist of the Boston School, George Hawley Hallowell (Mass., 1871-1926) ($3,125).

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by George Hallowell brings $3,125 at Bruneau & Co. auction

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  • December 03, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An adorable circa 1920 Tiffany & Co. platinum repeater pocket watch sold for $12,500 and a 2003 U.S. $25 Liberty Eagle gold coin climbed to a record $4,688 at an Estate ...

Lot 297: 315-294 BC Macedon Silver Tetradrachm

888 Auctions’ December 06 Auction Ushers in Holiday Season with Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & Chinese Antiques

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  • November 28, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 391 fresh to market items will be available to the discerning buyers and collectors in 888 Auctions’ December 06 auction featuring the finest in Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & ...

Oil on panel landscape painting by Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1901), titled Valley of Meringen (sic), Switzerland (1858), inscribed with location and artist’s name ($8,750).

Artworks by Bierstadt and Foujita perform well at Andrew Jones Auctions, November 18th

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  • November 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A striking pair of Art Deco silver mounted ruby glass vases by Jean Puiforcat sold for $28,750, a pair of retro Van Cleef & Arpels gold, diamond and ruby ear clips fetched ...

Patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the 1906 Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship in Florida (est.  CA$15,000-$20,000).

Patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault will headline Miller & Miller's auction of the Aarssen collection, Dec. 8

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  • November 28, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship of 1906 in Florida, is ...

Black Pansy & Forget-Me-Nots (Pansy), 1926.  Georgia O’Keeffe (American, 1887‒1986).  Oil on canvas; 68.9 x 31.1 cm (27 1/8 x 12 1/4 in.).  Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.  Alfred S.  Rossin, 28.521.  © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

3 Stunning Works to See in Traveling Georgia O'Keeffe Exhibition Now at Cleveland Museum of Art

  • November 26, 2018

Organized by the Brooklyn Museum, this popular exhibition explores Georgia O’Keeffe’s modernist aesthetic through art, clothing, and photographs Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern offers a unique ...

Copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar.  1959), featuring the first Silver Age Flash in his own title, plus the first appearance and origin of Mirror Master (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Early superhero comics, Star Wars collectibles, more in Bruneau & Co.'s Toy & Comic Auction, Dec. 1st

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  • November 26, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A 400-lot Toy & Comic Auction featuring rare superhero comics, to include Flash, Hulk, Spider-Man, Superman, Batman and Robin, will be held on Saturday, December 1st, by ...

Original oil on board painting signed by the Swedish-born American painter Birger Sandzén (1871-1954), titled In Boulder Canyon, Colorado (1949) ($39,000).

Oil on board painting by Birger Sandzen (Swedish-American, 1871-1954) brings $39,000 at Woody Auction

  • November 22, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – An original oil on board painting by the Swedish-born American painter Birger Sandzén (1871-1954) climbed to $39,000 and an outstanding seven-piece solid sterling silver tea set by ...

Huge black and white photo of Muhammed Ali, shown glowering over Sonny Liston, signed by Ali using a blue Sharpie and double matted in a 35 inch by 29 ½ inch frame (est.  $800-$1,000).

Items pertaining to history's greatest figures are in University Archives' Dec. 5th online auction

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  • November 21, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Items pertaining to Napoleon Bonaparte, Albert Einstein, JFK, George Patton, Abraham Lincoln and dozens of other luminaries throughout world history and popular culture can be ...

A virtual tour of Mount Vernon is now available online; visitors to the estate will enjoy AR tours beginning with the celebration of George Washington’s 287th birthday on February 22, 2019..

Mount Vernon Launches Smartglasses Augmented Reality Tour

  • November 20, 2018

Beginning February 22, 2019, George Washington’s estate will formally offer a “Mount Vernon in AR” tour on the celebration of Washington’s 287 birthday on February 22, 2019. George Washington’s ...

Frederic Remington bronze titled Coming Through the Rye, one of Remington’s all-time classic sculptures, 20 inches tall, #22 of 100 (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Frederic Remington bronze titled Coming Through the Rye will be in Holabird's Dec. 5-9 auction in Reno

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  • November 19, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections has planned a sale “to die for” that spans five days – from December 5th thru the 9th – featuring a massive offering of token dies (hence the ...