Detail of costume by May Ishimoto, worn by Marianna Tcherkassky

Smithsonian Displays Costumes From Prominent Ballerinas

  • January 29, 2017

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has opened “American Ballet,” a display showcasing costumes worn by prima ballerinas Violette Verdy, Marianna Tcherkassky and Misty Copeland. ...

Libreria Doncelese at Urbano Project

Urbano Project presents Pablo Helguera's Libreria Donceles

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  • January 26, 2017

Urbano Project presents Librería Donceles, a socially engaged art project consisting of an itinerant bookstore of more than 10,000 used books in Spanish. While in residence at Urbano, the ...

Rendering for the new Museum of London.  Architects Stanton Williams and Asif Khan, with conservation architect, Julian Harrap, and landscape design consultant, J&L Gibbons.

$224 Million Pledged for Museum of London's New Site

  • January 24, 2017

Museum of London confirms £180 million ($224.35 million) of £250 million ($312 million) fundraising target to create new museum in West Smithfield This significant milestone follows the ...

'Niger' by Manuel Lopez Herrera, oil on canvas, 2016, £8,800 from Lucy B Campbell Gallery

The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Knutsford, Cheshire

  • January 25, 2017

Boutique in style, The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at The Mere plays host to some 30 specialist dealers, mainly members of BADA and LAPADA, the leading UK's trade associations, each displaying a ...

Lot 134: GIA certified 9.19 cts.  pear-shape diamond ring.  Est.  $75,000-100,000

Fine Art, Diamonds, & Colored Stones lead Grogan's February Auction

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  • January 31, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Grogan & Company’s February 5th auction will feature the auction house’s distinctive selection of high quality items across all collecting genres, including paintings, works on ...

Ernest Childers (Muscogee [Creek]) receives the Congressional Medal of Honor from Lieutenant General Jacob L.  Devers (left).  5th Army headquarters, April 8, 1944.

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Presents “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces”

  • January 24, 2017

Native Americans have served in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East in higher numbers per capita than any other ethnic group. ...

Andy Warhol, Ferrous, 1975, acrylic and silkscreen on linen.  Collection of Joseph and Annette Allen © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.  / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

University of Michigan Museum of Art Celebrates Bicentennial with Major Exhibition of Alumni Collectors

  • University of Michigan Museum of Art
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  • January 24, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MUSEUM OF ART CELEBRATES UNIVERSITY’S BICENTENNIAL WITH MAJOR EXHIBITION IN 2017 VICTORS FOR ART: MICHIGAN’S ALUMNI COLLECTORS presents 115 artworks showcasing a rich ...

Artist Marion Pike with Coco Chanel with a painting by Pike of Chanel.

DC's American University Museum Shows Coco Chanel, and Abstraction in Painting, Sculpture, Photos, and Mixed Media

  • January 23, 2017

Winter exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open Jan. 28, 2017 through March 12, 2017. Howard Mehring, a native Washingtonian, became a leading figure in the ...

Ruth-Marion Baruch, All the Symbols of the Haight, 1967.  Gelatin silver print.  Lumière Gallery, Atlanta, and Robert A.  Yellowlees

San Francisco's de Young to Host "Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll"

  • January 22, 2017

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco have announced Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll, an upcoming (April 8 to Aug. 20, 2017) exhibition of iconic rock posters, photographs, ...

Ten artworks by Birger Sandzen (Swedish-American, 1871-1954), including this painting titled Elko River Nevada, will be sold Feb.  18 by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kansas.

Ten artworks by Swedish-American painter Birger Sandzen (1871-1954) will headline Woody Auction's Feb. 18 sale

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  • January 23, 2017

DOUGLASS, Kan. – The massive single-owner collection of Emerson and Freda Moore of Wichita, Kansas, consisting of ten artworks by the Swedish-born American painter Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), plus ...

Alexander Hamilton portrait by John Trumbull, 1806

Alexander Hamilton Papers Achieve $2.6 Million in 'White Glove' Auction at Sotheby's

  • January 19, 2017

A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one. - Alexander Hamilton From Sotheby's: On Thursday in New York, Sotheby’s auction of Alexander ...

From the Pricey to the Peculiar… World’s Largest Book Fair Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Eclectic and Rare Books, Manuscripts, Photographs and Ephemera

  • January 18, 2017

The California International Antiquarian Book Fair, one of the world's largest and most prestigious exhibitions of antiquarian books, returns to Northern California to celebrate its 50th ...

Two paintings by the British artist Lord Frederick Leighton (1830-1896), to include this work, will be sold in a televised live auction program called Auction Action On BCTV, Jan.  30th at 6 pm (EST).

Original artwork will be a major part of the debut of a new live-bidding TV show called Auction Action On BCTV, Jan. 30th

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  • January 18, 2017

READING, Pa. – Berks Community Television (BCTV) is bringing live auctions to television with the debut airing of a new show called Auction Action On BCTV on Monday evening, January 30th, at 6 pm, ...

Dr.  Tristram Hunt

Labour Lawmaker Tristram Hunt Tapped as New Director of V&A

  • January 16, 2017

The V&A Trustees have appointed Dr Tristram Hunt as the new Director of the V&A. Tristram has served as Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central since 2010, and was previously the Shadow ...

Glenn Adamson, Senior Scholar, Yale Center for British Art

Stimulating and Thought-Provoking Lectures To Be Held At The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair

  • January 11, 2017

Augmenting the buzz surrounding The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair is its lecture series, held at the Bohemian National Hall during the run of the show. These stimulating lectures are being ...