Salvador Dalí's and Edward James's Mae West Lips Sofa (1938)

V&A Acquires Mae West Lips Sofa by Salvador Dalí and Edward James

  • May 16, 2018

London's V&A has acquired one of the most important examples of British Surrealist furniture ever produced. Purchased with support from Art Fund, the V&A members and a bequest from Derek ...

Eugène Boudin (1824 – 1898) Dunkerque, Effet de Neige sur le Port

Rehs Galleries at the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show

  • May 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries, Inc. will be participating in the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show, Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th; with a special opening night party, Thursday, May 17th.  Rehs is a ...

Courtesy of Dan Arnold Photography

1stdibs Launches "Color My World" Digital Storefront

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  • May 09, 2018

Following the success of last year's event, more than 100 artists, designers, and creatives participated in the 2018 edition of "Color My World." Launched by designer Doug Meyer, the unique ...

An expected standout among clocks in the sale is this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator ($60/80,000) retaining its original 14 inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.”

Fine Antiques, Clocks & Lighting To Highlight Fontaine’s May 19 Auction

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  • May 07, 2018

All manner of traditional antiques will cross the block at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 19, at 11 am, in an antiques, clocks and fine art auction that of course, features several ...

Back in 1966-67, the “Souper” dress, inspired by the famous Soup Can art series by Andy Warhol, married art and advertising when paper dresses were in vogue.  If one mailed in two labels from Campbell’s soup cans to the company along with $1, this dress was their reward.

Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Goes From Soup (Can) To Nuts May 16

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  • May 07, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., usually has merchandise  that runs the gamut from soup to nuts in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. This is especially true for its next auction on Wednesday, May ...

Top: (left) Siege of the Communist Party Headquarters in Republic Square, Budapest, 1956, Erich Lessing (Austrian, b.  1923) Gelitin silver print, Getty Research Institute, © Erich Lessing.  (right) Small Star Cola-Cola III, Pecs, Hungary, 1988, Sandor Pinczehelyi (Hungarian, b.  1946) Oil on canvas, The Wende Museum, © Sándor Pinczehelyi

Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary

  • May 06, 2018

The Getty Research Institute and the Wende Museum of the Cold War have partnered to organize the exhibition Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary, drawing on the two ...

Chorley’s announces Modern and Contemporary Sale of over 700 lots including Lynn Chadwick sculpture

  • May 03, 2018

Cotswolds auction house Chorley’s have announced their first 2018 sale of Modern and Contemporary Art and Design, taking place on Tuesday 15 May 2018. With two important collections of ...

Shepard Fairey, Pasteup, Unknown, 1999.

'Shepard Fairey: Salad Days, 1989-1999' at Cranbrook Art Museum This Summer

  • April 30, 2018

Influential street artist Shepard Fairey has been a consistent presence in national and international art scenes since the 1990s. The LA-based artist is perhaps best known locally through his ...

Lot 1118 - Zsolnay Leopard Vase $9,000-12,000

George Nakashima, Harry Bertoia, Paul Evans, Thomas Molesworth, Wendell Castle, Dale Chihuly, Therman Statom among highlights of Rago’s May 19-20 Auctions

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  • May 01, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, May 19th and Sunday, May 20th the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design. Early 20th C. Design: Saturday, ...

Springtime Anytime 2017 Plated brass and enameled glass 26.50h x 17.50w x 4d in

Joel Otterson: The Excited Eye Opens at the Jason Jacques Gallery

  • April 26, 2018

Jason Jacques Gallery, in collaboration with the Elizabeth Dee Gallery, announces Joel Otterson: The Excited Eye, an exhibition of the self-titled ceramiphile Joel Otterson. The artist will present ...

Alison Jackson, George Bush Rubix Cube, 2015 , C Type Archival Print, Framed: 33h x 45w in
83.82h x 114.30w cm, Courtesy HG Contemporary

If So, What? Is an Innovative New Fair Bringing Art and Design to Silicon Valley

  • April 26, 2018

The inaugural edition of If So, What? (ISW) in San Francisco will open its doors to the public from April 27 to 29, 2018 at the Palace of Fine Arts, with an exclusive VIP preview and reception on ...

Lot 24a- Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886) Butternut Tree, Study from Nature, Lake George, New York, Oil on Canvas

The Simple Elegance of the Still Life this Month at Gray’s

  • April 25, 2018

Any lover of fine art will be intimately familiar with the still life.  An invaluable tool for honing technique and developing a sense of composition, nearly every painter has produced a wealth of ...

Helen Allen, executive director of the Winter Antiques Show

Winter Antiques Show Announces New Executive Director

  • April 16, 2018

The Winter Antiques Show Executive Committee is pleased to announce that it has named Helen Allen as the new executive director of the Show. Ms. Allen joins the Winter Antiques Show with ...

David Hockney, Celia Observing

HOCKNEY, CLOSE & KATZ: CONTEMPORARY MASTERS OF PORTRAITURE AT CLARKE’S APRIL 22ND AUCTION

  • April 12, 2018

Clarke’s April 22nd auction is highlighted by a single owner collection of contemporary prints and paintings by such renowned artists as Jim Dine, David Hockney, Alex Katz, Chuck Close and Robert ...

Morten Løbner Espersen Morten Løbner Espersen Blood Moon #1, 2015 Glazed stoneware 20.47h x 19.69w in.

Jason Jacques Gallery Presents a Lunar-Themed Exhibition at the Dallas Art Fair

  • April 11, 2018

For its inaugural presentation at the Dallas Art Fair the Jason Jacques Gallery will present a curated selection of contemporary ceramic art juxtaposed with rare black- and- white photographs from ...