Tracy Jamar, Land Parcels Quad, 2009; #3 in Fly Over Land series; hand-hooked, appliquéd, machine stitched on monks cloth, wool and cotton fabric yarns, silk and fibers of unknown origin; 37”x37”; collection of the artist

New Exhibition at the Farnsworth — Beyond Rugs!

  • Farnsworth Art Museum
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  • September 9, 2011

On Saturday, September 24, the Farnsworth Art Museum, in Rockland, Maine, will be opening a new exhibition entitled Beyond Rugs! The exhibition is organized by guest curator Mildred Péladeau, ...

Ruskin Spear (British 1911-1990), At the Dressing Table, an oil on panel is estimated to bring $15,000-$25,000.

Weschler’s To Auction Jewelry, Fine Art and 20th Century Decorative Arts on September 17, 2011

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • September 6, 2011

Featuring Works by Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co., Carder Steuben, Pablo Picasso, Ruskin Spear, Karl Begas and Frank Sinatra. On Saturday, September 17th, Weschler’s 2011-2012 auction ...

Sakiyama Takayuki, Open Twisting Sculpture with Ridged Banding, 2011.  14 x 16.5 x 19", stoneware with sand and orange glaze.  From Joan B Mirviss LTD, New York NY.

Solid Crowds and Sales at 3rd Annual SOFA WEST: Santa Fe Art Fair 2011

  • August 22, 2011

The 3rd annual Western edition of the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair; SOFA WEST: Santa Fe and its new Spotlight Presentation of The Intuit Show of Folk and Outsider Art enjoyed a ...

Lot 374: FABERGE 14K YELLOW GOLD AND SAPPHIRE CIGARETTE CASE.  With Russian gold mark for 14k, designed as a rectangular fluted case with cabochon sapphire push-piece, with a signed wooden fitted case.  3 1/2 by 2 3/4 by 1/2 inches, 187 gms.

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTING THE COLORFUL LIFE OF HOLLYWOOD STAR TONY CURTIS TO BE OFFERED BY JULIEN’S AUCTIONS

  • August 9, 2011

  Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premier entertainment and celebrity auction house will offer a rare glimpse into the life of Hollywood’s most colorful stars, Tony Curtis. The rare ...

DALLAS INTERNATIONAL ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW SELECTS, TACA, DALLAS' PREMIER UMBRELLA ARTS ORGANIZATION, AS OPENING NIGHT CHARITY PARTNER

  • Valerie Bell & Associates
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  • July 27, 2011

(Irving, TX) - The Palm Beach Show Group is pleased to announce that TACA (The Arts Community Alliance), Dallas' premier umbrella arts organization, has once again been selected as the charity ...

The popular exhibition "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," which has welcomed more than 500,000 visitors to the Met since it opened on May 4, has been extended until August 7.

Metropolitan Museum Announces 5.68 Million Attendance, Highest in 40 Years

  • July 21, 2011

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Thursday that 5.68 million people visited the Met during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. The number, which includes attendance at The Cloisters ...

San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show

NEW CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ARTS INITIATIVE ISSUES CALL FOR GALLERIES

  • July 12, 2011

  SAN FRANCISCO ARTS OF PACIFIC ASIA SHOW PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON CONTEMPORARY & HISTORIC ASIAN ARTS AT FEBRUARY SHOW. The San Francisco Art of Pacific Asia Show (SFAPA) will debut a ...

American Art Deco furniture.  Collection of Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

Time Travel—Decorative Art from Kirkland Museum

  • June 29, 2011

Be sure to visit Colorado's Arvada Center this summer to see international decorative art from the Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Wiener Werkstätte, Bauhaus, Art Deco, and Modern styles. Much ...

North Carolina Paint Decorated Blanket Chest, 1840s ($80,500)

Landmark Auction for Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • June 24, 2011

Landmark Auction for Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. LLAES, Ltd. conducts first million dollar sale with their June 18th Summer Catalogue Auction.  Gross sales hit ...

Sakiyama Takayuki, Open Twisting Sculpture with Ridged Banding, 2011.  14 x 16.5 x 19" stoneware with sand and orange glaze.  Joan B Mirviss LTD, New York NY

3rd Annual SOFA WEST: Santa Fe 2011, New Dates, August 4 - 7

  • June 24, 2011

Long heralded as the nation’s premier fairs for outstanding contemporary art and design in New York and Chicago, SOFA’s 3rd annual western edition returns to the Santa Fe Convention Center with ...

Artfinder launches new online Artplayer: your own personal art channel

  • Artfinder
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  • June 23, 2011

Unparalleled collection of painting, sculpture, photography and design, drawn from National Gallery, V&A, AGO and over 2,500 worldwide galleries and museums, now available as personalised ...

Artfinder partners with Chelsea College of Art to bring degree shows to the iPad

  • Artfinder
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  • June 16, 2011

Apps bring next wave of contemporary artists to wider audience, making their work digital, shareable and accessible to all Artfinder and Chelsea College of Art and Design today launched four ...

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23rd ANNUAL METRO ARTS EXPO To Feature Works From 100 Artists, A Children’s Workshop And Live Music November 4th – 5th. This Year Metro Arts’ EXPO Kicks Off With An Opening Preview Party On November 3rd To Raise Funds And Awareness For Arts Education And Programming.

  • Metro Arts Alliance
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  • June 15, 2011

(June, 2011 – Des Moines, IA) The 23rd annual Metro Arts EXPO will be Nov. 4th through the 5th at Capital Square downtown. This year’s juried event is more exciting than ever, featuring ...

Henri Matisse, Ivy in Flower, 1953, colored paper, watercolor, pencil, and brown paper tape on paper mounted on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, gift of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, 1963.68.FA, © Succession H.  Matisse, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Afterlife: The Story of Henri Matisse’s Ivy in Flower

  • June 9, 2011

  In 1952 Henri Matisse was asked to create a stained-glass window for the mausoleum of art collector Albert Lasker, and he took on the project with enthusiasm. His full-scale maquette was ...

J.B.  Blunk headboard, USA, 1971.  Sculpted, cross-hatched, chiseled and honed American black walnut; Provenance: Nash Collection, Sausalito, CA; 60" x 144" x 12".  Pre-sale estimate: $30,000-40,000.

MASTERWORK BY J.B. BLUNK, RARELY SEEN AT AUCTION, WILL SELL ON JUNE 12TH IN RAGO's 20TH C. DESIGN AUCTION

  • June 8, 2011

A masterwork by J.B. Blunk, rarely seen at auction, will sell on June 12th in Rago's 20th/21st C. auction of decorative arts. The headboard sculpture, lot 1408 in the sale, is described in the ...