Audio-kinetic ball machine sculpture by George Rhoads (American, b.  1926), having 12 striking wind chimes within a xylophone-like midsection (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Audio-kinetic ball machine sculpture by George Rhoads will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s Sept. 22 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • September 11, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A selection of three rare Tiffany Studios floor and table lamps from a private collection out of Houston, Texas, plus the contents of the Pawtucket, Rhode Island Preservation ...

Don English, Miss Atomic Bomb, 1957, courtesy of the Las Vegas News Bureau.

Wende Museum Exhibitions 'War of Nerves' and 'Red Shoes' Present Cold War Material Cultural

  • September 10, 2018

Two new exhibitions at the Wende Museum, in Culver City, Calif., illuminate how the Cold War was fought through psychology, science, and culture – while provoking compelling questions about how ...

A Pair of French Neoclassical Style Gilt-Metal Eighteen-Light Chandeliers

Lark Mason Associates Celebrates New Exhibition Gallery with The Art of Dining Now Live on iGavelAuctions.com

  • September 06, 2018

Lark Mason Associates Celebrates New Exhibition Gallery with The Art of Dining Now Live on iGavelAuctions.com To celebrate the launch of the first phase of the build-out of its new auction house, ...

Circa 1885 oak-framed chromo-litho poster for the California Powder Works, the first U.S.  explosive powder making company west of the Rockies ($6,000).

Over 2,100 lots of Americana in many categories come up for bid at Holabird's Aug. 24-26 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • September 07, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Silver and gold lots reigned supreme at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Americana auction, held August 24th-26th in Reno, as a Rothchild & Sons silver ingot from 1935 ...

Rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine Hunter, titled Saturday Night at the Honky Tonk, signed lower right (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Artworks by Clementine Hunter, Otto Hoffmann, many others in Crescent City's Sept. 22-23 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • September 06, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A Russian icon of the Virgin Akhtirskaya made in Moscow between 1896 and 1908, a rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine ...

Bonhams

Bonhams Auction House Acquired by Private Equity Group

  • September 05, 2018

London-based private equity group Epiris has announced that Epiris Fund II, advised by Epiris LLP, has agreed the acquisition of Bonhams, the global auction house, from private shareholders. This ...

Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake Antiques Show on Saturday, September 15th

Adirondack Experience Antiques Show Offers Classic, Rustic Items and More

  • September 03, 2018

The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (NY) and Barn Star Productions will present the Adirondack Experience Antiques Show and Sale, Saturday, September 15th on the beautiful Blue Mountain Lake Museum ...

Monumental Art Deco bronze statue by McClelland Barclay (Am., 1891-1943), titled Spirit of Speed, from which Barclay’s well-known miniatures were inspired (est.  CA$8,000-$12,000).

Miller & Miller's Mantiques! auction on September 15th will feature must-have items for the man cave

  • Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.
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  • September 04, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – OK, all you manly men out there, listen up: Now that you’ve decided to convert that garage or basement into your own personal hideaway, be aware there’s an auction ...

A rebuilt glass bridge between ESC and KGL celebrates entrance to the North Court and entry tower from Sachem’s Wood and the new Yale Science Building with its O.C.  Marsh Lecture Hall.  In front of the bridge many paths cross at a fore-court surrounded by greenery and seating.  (Rendering by Centerbrook Architects and Planners)

Yale Peabody Museum Gets a $160 Million Gift

  • August 28, 2018

Yale University has announced a contribution of $160 million by Edward P. Bass ’67 toward the renovation of the Peabody Museum of Natural History. The landmark commitment ranks among the most ...

George Peter Alexander Healy (American, 1813 –1894).  Jeannette Ovington, 1887.  Oil on canvas.  New- York Historical Society, Gift of the Estate of Ina Love Thursby, through Walter M.  Brown, 1944.18

Fall Exhibitions at the Driehaus Museum Focus on Gilded Age Portraits and 19th Century Chicago

  • August 27, 2018

From September 8, 2018 – January 6, 2018 the Richard H. Driehaus Museum in Chicago presents three exhibitions focusing on portraits from the Gilded Age and late 19th-century Chicago. The focal ...

Pair of silver neck perfume bottles.

Massive collections in many categories will be auctioned September 22nd in Panama City, Florida

  • The Specialists of the South, Inc.
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  • August 27, 2018

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Items from the lifetime collections of Pat Bovard and Sherry Smithson of Lynn Haven, a suburb of Panama City – a massive accumulation of objects that began with a six-foot-tall ...

The highest graded example of Babe Ruth’s 1921 E121 American Caramel baseball card – one of only 68 cards known across all three E121 Ruth variations (minimum bid: $25,000).

Rare Babe Ruth baseball card from 1921 could reach $100,000-$200,000 in Small Traditions auction ending Sept. 1st

  • Small Traditions
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  • August 24, 2018

DENVER, Colo. – The highest graded example of Babe Ruth’s 1921 E121 American Caramel baseball card – one of only 68 cards known across all three E121 Ruth variations – is up for bid in Small ...

YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES THE ART OF SLEEP, 2006 (still)

A New Museum in Hong Kong Acquires An Artist Collective's Entire Output, Plus Rights to Future Works

  • August 22, 2018

“We’re lucky dogs,” commented the pair of internet artists about the historic deal. M+, Hong Kong’s new museum of visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District, has announced the ...

UNIQLO and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) collaborated on a t-shirt collection called Boston Katagami.

MFA Boston and UNIQLO Collaborate on T-Shirt Collection Inspired by Katagami Stencils from the Museum's Renowned Holdings of Japanese Art

  • August 20, 2018

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and global apparel retailer UNIQLO announced today the launch of the Katagami UT collection, a line of T-shirts inspired by katagami stencils from the ...

Henri Gervex (1852–1929).  A Party at the Pré-Catelan, 1909.  Paris, Musée Carnavalet.  © Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet

Traveling Exhibition 'Paris 1900: City of Entertainment' Debuts in the U.S. This Fall

  • August 15, 2018

The Frist Art Museum in Nashville will present Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, an exhibition that revives the splendor of the French capital at the turn of the twentieth century, when millions ...