Early Chinese belt buckles at Gianguan Auctions in time for Fashion Week.

Old Chinese Belt Buckles: A Fashion Week Draw for Men

  • September 4, 2016

Men’s fashion has been hooked on the belt ever since warriors tucked weapons into bronze girdles and Chinese emperors elevated elaborate garment hooks to status symbols.  While today’s luxury ...

Ydessa Hendeles, Partners (The Teddy Bear Project), 2002.  At the New Museum through Sept.  25, 2016.  Photo: Robert Keziere

'The Teddy Bear Project' Takes Over at the New Museum

  • September 1, 2016

Through Sept. 25, the New Museum in New York is showing The Keeper, an exhibition dedicated to the act of preserving and collecting objects, artworks, and images. A reflection on the impulse to ...

This colorful, pencil-signed lithograph printed on wove paper by the renowned American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) sold for $7,080 at auction.

Colorful offset lithograph on wove paper by Roy Lichtenstein, titled Sunrise, sells for $7,080 at auction

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • September 2, 2016

ATLANTA, Ga. - A handsome early 19th century mahogany tall-case clock made by Jacob Eby of Mannheim, Pa. (1776-1828) chimed on time for $10,620, and a colorful offset lithograph printed on wove ...

Pink Floyd, 1971.  (Meddle-Inner)

'Immersive' Pink Floyd Retrospective Opens at London's V&A Next Spring

  • September 1, 2016

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum has announced the first major international retrospective of Pink Floyd, one of the world’s most pioneering and influential bands. To mark 50 years since the ...

Thomas J.  Perkins

Clars to Offer Estate of Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Thomas J. Perkins

  • August 31, 2016

Clars Auction Gallery is honored to have been selected to present much of the property of the Thomas J. Perkins Estate in their auction house. Thomas J. Perkins was the renowned Silicon Valley ...

Beautiful Victorian hand-painted plate in a gold leaf frame, signed Aynsley (England), 13 inches by 13 inches.

A home in Ripley, Miss., and its museum-quality contents will be sold on-site, Sept. 30-Oct. 1

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • September 1, 2016

RIPLEY, Miss. – A massive, two-day on-site auction of a lovely home and its museum-quality contents – including what is quite possibly the largest and most impressive cut glass collection offered ...

 Downton Abbey® ©2016 Carnival Film & Television Limited

Touring Exhibition 'Dressing Downton' Wraps at Florida's Lightner Museum in Fall 2017

  • August 30, 2016

The Lightner Museum will play host to an exquisite collection of 36 original costume pieces seen on the award-winning television series Downton Abbey®.  On its final stop of the tour, Dressing ...

Robert Motherwell writing at his desk in Amagansett, New York, June 1944.

New Book Reveals the Intimacy of Artists' Handwritten Letters

  • August 29, 2016

Even in this age of emails, texts, and tweets, there is an ongoing fascination with the simple act of putting pen to paper. Associations such as the International Association of Master Penmen and ...

Lot 241, sumptuous Famille rose vase.  (Gianguan Auctions, Autumn Asian Art sale.)

Gianguan’s Autumn Asian Art Sale Offers Exceptional Art, Ceramics and Carved Jades

  • August 29, 2016

Gianguan Auctions captures the best of the autumn Asian art season with a mixed sale that features top tier items in all the traditional collecting categories: Chinese paintings, Chinese ceramics ...

Lothrop Holmes (1824-1899), Black-Bellied Plover, c.  1880, Sold for $144,000

Copley’s Sporting Sale 2016 Flies to $1.4 Million

  • Copley Fine Art Auctions
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  • August 23, 2016

Copley Fine Art Auctions (copleyart.com), the nation’s premier sporting art auction house, continued to build its market dominance when it realized over $1.4 million in sales at the Sporting Sale ...

An Extremely Important & Monumental Le Funi Urn by Gio Ponti, 1927 in James D.  Julia's three day auction of Summer Fine Art, Asian & Antiques August 24-26, 2016 with an estimate of $50,000-100,000

MONUMENTAL PIECES WITH INTRICATE DETAIL SPARK INTEREST IN LATE AUGUST AUCTIONS ON BIDSQUARE

  • August 20, 2016

Bidsquare welcomes new houses with leading sales listed this month: James D. Julia, Jackson Hole Art Auction and Morphy Auctions. From monumental Italian decor to intricately carved musical clocks, ...

Lot 2095: George II Mahogany Serving Table, $8K–12K

EAST MEETS WEST IN RAGO’S SEPTEMBER 9-10 AUCTIONS OF ESTATE PROPERTY, ASIAN, COINS AND CURRENCY

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • August 18, 2016

Lambertville, NJ – East meets West in Rago’s Coins and Currency auction on Friday, September 9 and its Great Estates auction Saturday, September 10.   Coins and Currency: Friday, September 9 at ...

National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture To Open After 100 Years in the Making

  • August 17, 2016

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will open on the National Mall Sept. 24, but the effort to build the museum began more than 100 years ago. The ...

Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will September 9, 2016 through January 2, 2017, at The Morgan.

Charlotte Brontë's Life and Writings Showcased in a Major Exhibition at The Morgan

  • August 17, 2016

From the time Charlotte Brontë’s novel Jane Eyre was first published in 1847, readers have been drawn to the orphan protagonist who declared herself “a free human being with an independent will.” ...

Lot 88

MORE THAN 1,100 LOTS FEATURING TWO PRIVATE COLLECTIONS WILL COME UP FOR BID AT GREAT GATSBY’S AUGUST 27th & 28th AUCTION IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA

  • August 17, 2016

The weekend event will be held in Great Gatsby’s showroom, at 5180 Peachtree Boulevard. ATLANTA, Ga. – Over 1,100 lots of 19th and 20th century art, fine furnishings, Asian objects and works of ...