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 8, 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. ...

Letter handwritten and signed by First Lady Martha Washington in 1794, regarding a meeting between "The President" (George) and James Madison (est.  $25,000-$30,000).

Presidents and their First Ladies will command center stage in University Archives' Jan. 17 online-only auction

  • University Archives
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  • January 8, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Former United States presidents and their wives will take center stage in University Archives’ online-only auction of autographs, books and relics slated for Wednesday, January ...

Bernard Hoyes acrylics on Canvas 60x40"

Bernard Hoyes Pops up at the River

  • Bernardhoyes.com
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  • January 8, 2018

Hoyes exhibit at The River at Rancho Mirage. Opening Reception Friday, January 12th 2018, 6-8pm December 15, 2017-March 15th 2018. Gallery hours 4-8 Daily Palm Desert, CA - Visual artist ...

Decorative items from a remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia

18th-Century Philadelphia-Made Slipware Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation to be on Exhibit for the First Time at The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair

  • January 4, 2018

A remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia will be revealed to the public for the first time. Nearly a dozen pieces of ...

John Miller Howard, Still Life with Fruit, oil on canvas, 1967 Courtesy ASC Permanent Collection, ASC80.026.000

UAPB & ASC: Five Decades of Collaboration Opening Reception

  • February 2, 2018

UAPB & ASC: Five Decades of Collaboration Curator, Dr. Lenore Shoults   The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), a historically Black college in existence for over 140 years, and ...

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), signed and dated ($1.08 million).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud soars to $1.08 million at Nadeau's New Year's Day auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • January 4, 2018

WINDSOR, Conn. – Only a few times has an item ever sold for over $1 million at a Connecticut auction, but this very rare feat was accomplished on January 1st when an oil on board painting by Wayne ...

“Our Best Year So Far”: Fine Wine Surpasses $14 Million at Heritage Auctions

  • January 2, 2018

29% year-to-year increase, with two lots sold over $145,000 each: the 2 highest prices realized at any auction in 2017 Rare and Fine Wine sales at Heritage Auctions recorded its best year to ...

Watercolor painting signed by Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975), titled Poetic Expressions, from the private collection of the artist's son (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Paintings by Chughtai, Folinsbee, Whittredge will headline Ahlers & Ogletree's Jan. 6-7 auction in Atlanta

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • January 2, 2018

ATLANTA, Ga. – Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery is gearing up for its big annual Signature Estates Auction, a two-day affair planned for the weekend of January 6th and 7th, online and in the ...

The sale's expected top lot is this bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-9999), titled The Bather (1983), 8.25 inches tall (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born American realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 6 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 28, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will ring in the new year in grand fashion with a 379-lot Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction on Saturday, January 6th, featuring fine items ...

Lot 230: William Oden Waller (studio), Manhattan Mary, gouache and graphite, 1927.  Sold December 14, 2017 for $77,500.  (Pre-sale estimate: $4,000 to $6,000)

Highest-Grossing Sale for Illustration Art at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • December 19, 2017

The grand finale of Swann Galleries’ 2017 roster was a successful auction of Illustration Art on December 5. Highlights of the sale ranged from large-scale oil paintings to sentimental children’s ...

Museum-quality cranberry cut to clear Dorflinger ewer, 17 inches tall, with an extensive pattern embossed sterling silver base, body and handle ($75,000).

Rare, museum-quality Dorflinger cranberry cut to clear glass ewer soars to $75,000 at Woody Auction

  • Woody Auction
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  • December 14, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An exceedingly rare, museum-quality Dorflinger cranberry cut to clear glass ewer, 17 inches tall, soared to $75,000 at a sale featuring two major collections of American ...

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), 13 inches by 10.25 inches, signed and dated (est.  $400,000-$800,000).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud should bring $400,000-$800,000 at Nadeau's Jan. 1st auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 13, 2017

WINDSOR, Conn. – An oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920) titled Lollipop Tree, a lovely art glass vase by Ercole Barovier (It., 1888-1974), and one of the finest collections of ...

Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Sold December 5, 2017 for $80,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $40,000 to $60,000)

First Use of “Virginia” Sees $80K at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • December 7, 2017

Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books that one could be forgiven for getting lost. Many buyers chose to bid in ...

En-Ar-Co White Rose double-sided porcelain sign, 48 inches in diameter, in the original frame ($6,480).

Beautiful petroliana signs with dazzling graphics bring high dollars at Route 32 Auctions' inaugural sale

  • Route 32 Auctions
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  • December 11, 2017

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Advertising memorabilia showed strong prices at Route 32 Auctions’ debut auction on November 25th, held at Christy’s of Indiana in Indianapolis. Bidders were in attendance at ...

Call for Events! 5th Anniversary Boston Design Week! April 4 - 15, 2018

  • December 7, 2017

Boston, MA – A “Call for Events” has been issued for the Fifth Anniversary Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival taking place April 4 – 15, 2018. Non-profit organizations, professional ...