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The Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival featured sculpture, “Jackson Symphony” by Joshua Tobey.

30th Annual Fall Arts Festival in Jackson Hole Brings Together Artists and Chefs

Released: July 30, 2014

For the 30th year, Jackson, Wyo., will host the annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival, mixing visual, contemporary, culinary, Western, landscape, wildlife and Native American arts, September 3 – 14, 2014. The event has evolved as Jackson Hole artists and galleries have proliferated, boosting the mountain town’s reputation as a national arts destination. The 10-day event has added more than 50 family-friendly activities – many of them free – as well as the Taste of the Tetons, sampling creations by the valley’s top chefs. The art of home design is also celebrated: the Showcase of Homes ...

A Massive Ralph Cahoon Painting of A New England Seaside Village Dock, Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr., Titled Seaside Village, Signed R.  Cahoon (LR), Oil on Masonite, 1960.

Ralph Cahoon Revisits Nantucket

Released: July 29, 2014

Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge is pleased to present a massive Ralph Eugene Cahoon painting at this year's Nantucket Antiques Show. The early signed painting, from a private collection, depicts a scene of a New England Seaside Village Dock and dates from around 1960. The dimensions of 30 inches x 42 1/2 inches make it one of the larger examples of his work. The painting of a traditional New England village square and docks is populated with Ralph Cahoon's typical characters of sailors and mermaids. The engaging scene is borrowed from an overmantel picture seen in Nina...

A pair of "Elizabeth" chairs designed by Ib Kofod-Larsen broke previous auctions records with a final price of $39,360 at Clarke Auction.

Kofod-Larsen Chairs Bring Record Price at Clarke

Released: July 28, 2014

A pair of Ib Kofod-Larsen “Elizabeth” chairs brought a record $39,360 at Clarke Auction’s July 14th, 2014 sale. Each rosewood chair was marked with the Christiansen & Larsen company branding under the front seat rails. The upholstery was original but in very worn or absent condition, and the frames were in marvelous and complete original condition. A quick and competitive bout of bidding took place between the phones, the internet, the house, and several generous absentee bids. An internet bidder finally prevailed after raising the bids to over 25 times the high estimate.   ...

James Turrell at one of his best-known workings, the Roden Crater.

White House Announces National Medal of Arts Award Winners, includes Architects Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, Artist James Turrell

Released: July 24, 2014

On Monday afternoon, July 28, 2014,  President Obama will award the 2013 National Medal of Arts to distinguished recipients in the East Room. The First Lady will also attend. The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities were established by the Congress in 1965 as independent agencies of the Federal Government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $5 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. The NEA extends its work through partnerships with State arts agencies, local lead...

These stunning jewelry pieces will all come up for bid on Sunday, August 3rd, on-site in Newtown, Conn., as well as online.

Dazzling estate jewelry, gold and silver coins, artwork, more to be sold on-site August 3rd in Newtown, Conn.

Released: July 22, 2014

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The contents of a gorgeous 4,000-square-foot home on Silver City Road in Newtown valued at over $500,000 – 10 rooms, all of them beautifully decorated with quality items purchased 4-5 years ago and ready for immediate use – will be sold at an on-site auction on Sunday, Aug. 3rd, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern time, by Tim’s, Inc. Auctions, based in Bristol, Conn. “This is an exceptional opportunity for people to bid on items they need and can use right away,” said Tim Chapulis of Tim’s, Inc. Auctions. “It’s a blend of old and new but just about everything was purchased r...

Very Fine Antique Chinese Carved Jade Boulder on Stand

Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers: Fine Items Sold to a Global Audience

Released: July 18, 2014

Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers presents Summer Estates and Collections, a diverse catalog sale that reinforces the company’s strengths and offers a variety of stand-out pieces from prestigious, nationwide estates. In keeping with the success of online auctions, for the first time bidders will be able to participate through four online platforms, Live Auctioneers, Invaluable, Auctionzip, and Asia’s EpaiLive, in addition to in-house, phone, and absentee bidding. With its high quality items and worldwide marketplace, Wooten and Wooten sits poised at the forefront of the auction world. The July...

San Francisco -- Hawaii Overnight! Via Pan American -- To the Orient, circa 1939

"Timeless Journeys": 21st Annual Summer Poster Show!

Released: July 15, 2014

Timeless Journeys: 21st Annual Summer Poster Show! At International Poster Gallery On view through Labor Day September 2, 2014   BOSTON, MA: International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents the 21st Annual Summer Show: Timeless Journeys. Travel posters awaken our dreams of adventure, nostalgia, beauty, and wanderlust perhaps more than any other poster category. Experience traveling to these exotic vistas through more than 50 posters from the Golden Age of Travel to Mid-Century Modern. Highlights include early Pan Am posters, a spectacular range of Air France posters...

"Trail of the Iron Horse" by Charles M.  Russell is expected to realize $1,500,000 - $2,500,000 through The 2014 Coeur d'Alene Art Auction on July 26, 2014, with online bidding available through

Invaluable Announces Exciting Lineup of Summer 2014 Auctions

Released: July 15, 2014

Invaluable, the world’s largest online live auction marketplace, is pleased to offer online bidding on a variety of important auction sales taking place in July and August 2014 from some of the premier auction houses around the world.  Upcoming auctions taking place this summer on the Invaluable platform will feature watches, fine jewelry and handbags, fine art, Asian art and vintage posters, as well as decoys, boats, rare books and more. A selection of noteworthy auctions offering live online bidding through Invaluable this summer follows below. Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-...

Rago Auctions Announces Its Fall 2014 Auction Schedule

Released: July 9, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2014 AUCTION SCHEDULE   Great Estates: Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014   Estate auctions bring a broad selection of exceptional, fresh-to-market American, English and Continental property from the Northeast’s fine homes, collectors and estates. Furniture; porcelains and glass; sculpture; mirrors; clocks; lighting; historic art; rugs; fine and monumental silver and plate; and coins and currency. Styles from the early Renaissance and Baroque to the Belle Époque, as well as the Chippendale, Federal, Victorian and Ren...

Paul Evans Wall Hanging Cabinet.  Signed and Dated Paul Evans 67.

Modern Design Works Include '67 Evans at Clarke.

Released: July 9, 2014

Clarke Auction’s July 14th sale will include several midcentury design masterworks by Paul Evans, Poul Kjaerholm, Ib Kofod- Larsen, Florence Knoll, Ray & Charles Eames, and more.                The featured lot in the sale is a magnificent and large wall mounted hanging cabinet by Paul Evans. The deep relief front cabinet has a riveted metal edging, monumentally heavy fold-out doors, and dual slate insert tops.  The bottom of the left door is signed Paul Evans and is dated ’67. The beautiful 72” long piece is...

Scroll Painting signed by Xu Beihong, (19 July 1895 – 26 September 1953).  Estimate $50,000-80,000.

Garth's Summer Auction Features four sessions of Asian - Jewelry - 20th Century Design - European Decorative Arts

Released: July 7, 2014

Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers has just released a catalog of over 1,000 lots selling in four sessions during the highly anticipated two-day summer auction. The firm hopes for another round of summer fireworks in the saleroom as Asian Art and Fine & Vintage Jewelry cross the block on Thursday, July 24, and Iconic 20th Century Design and European Furniture and Decorative Arts selling on Friday, July 25. “We moved the Asian Art session to Thursday in an effort to make participating more convenient for bidders in China,” comments company President, Amelia Jeffers. “With the quality ...

Artist: Malina Belcheva, U.S.  Details: Laced-in binding; full natural goatskin; engraved Moiré design, full decoration on front and back covers drawn in copper, brass and aluminum metallic powders.

International exhibit of design bindings opens in Boston July 18 at the Windgate Gallery

Released: July 8, 2014

La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada).   The free, public exhibit is open for viewing weekdays from July 18 through September 12, 2014, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Windgate Gallery at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street, Boston.   Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (cal...

 "Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art" opens July 1, 2014.

"Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art"

Released: June 30, 2014

On July 1, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will unveil the comprehensive plan that  Frank Gehry has created for the renovation and expansion of its home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibition "Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art" will offer an exclusive first look at a design that renews one of Philadelphia's greatest landmarks.  Gehry is best known for the expressive sculptural forms used in buildings such as the Bilbao, Spain's Guggenheim Museum and the new Louis Vuitton Art Museum (sch...

Albert Paley.  Clay Center "Hallelujah".  2009.  Painted steel.  Courtesy of Paley Studios.  © Courtesy of Paley Studios Archive


Released: June 5, 2014

This summer, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design will present American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley, a retrospective survey of work by one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. Spanning his remarkable 50-year career, the exhibition traces Paley’s work as a jeweler and forger of metal, and progresses through his recent, large-scale sculptural projects to reveal the artist’s unique place in American art. Eric Turner, Curator of Metalwork, Silver, and Jewelry at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, curated the exhibition for the Corcoran. American Metal in...

Amy Herman

Rago Auctions Hosts Amy Herman Benefit, Puppies Behind Bars on July 15

Released: June 26, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS HOSTS AMY HERMAN BENEFIT, PUPPIES BEHIND BARS ON JULY 15.   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts a benefit for Puppies Behind Bars on Tuesday, July 15 that features Amy Herman speaking on “The Art of Perception” at 6:30 pm.    Amy Herman holds a BA in International Affairs from Lafayette College, a JD from the National Law Center, George Washington University, and an MA in Art History from Hunter College. While working at The Frick Collection, she instituted an interactive program/class using art to help medical students im...