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CALDWELL GALLERY HUDSON INAUGURATES NEW GALLERY WITH SUMMER THEMED SELECTIONS

Released: July 23, 2014

HUDSON, NY July 23, 2014:  After 41 years dealing art privately, The Caldwell Gallery has opened a retail gallery space in historic Hudson, NY. Caldwell Gallery Hudson will bring the same museum quality American and European artworks to this new location, which has nearly 2,800 square feet of exhibition space on two floors. The gallery will showcase a diverse selection of traditional, modern and contemporary artworks by a wide range of artists from the 19th through 21st centuries.  Their first exhibition, Summertime, runs through September 9th and features ic...


This original oil on canvas oval portrait by Louis Theodore Dube is one of two in the auction by the artist.

Two original oil portraits by Louis Theodore Dube will be sold Aug. 2nd by Stevens Auction Co.

Released: July 23, 2014

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Quality antique items from three prominent area estates – to include Federal, Empire and Victorian furniture, original works of art, hand-made Persian rugs, antique clocks, china, rare lighting and hundreds of collectibles – will all come up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 2, by Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s gallery located at 609 North Meridian Street. Also sold will be what remains from the Walter Place auction, held on-site July 11th and 12th in Holly Springs, Miss., also by Stevens Auction Company. “These aren’t leftovers, we just ran out of time,” said Dwigh...


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...


Two oil paintings by the British painter Christopher Le Brun (b.  1951), including this work titled Day Painting, will be sold Aug.  9-10 in Atlanta.

Original paintings by Le Brun, Meier, others will be sold at Ahlers & Ogletree's Aug. 9-10 auction

Released: July 18, 2014

ATLANTA, Ga. – Around 1,000 lots of quality, fresh merchandise in a wide array of categories – fine art by noted listed artists, wonderful period and modern furniture pieces, a collection of antique tortoiseshell items, decorative accessories and more – will be sold the weekend of Aug. 9-10 by Ahlers & Ogletree, in the firm’s gallery at 715 Miami Circle (Suite 210) in Atlanta. Start times for both days of the Summer Estates Auction will be 11 a.m., Eastern time. This will be yet another packed auction for Ahlers & Ogletree, a firm that has made its mark in a short time as one...


Susanna J.  Fichera Fine Art

ITALIAN AND ITALIAN-AMERICAN ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AT FICHERA FINE ART

Released: July 11, 2014

Susanna J. Fichera Fine Art's Summer Exhibition of Italian and Italian-American Art of the Twentieth Century includes works by Mirko Basaldella, Marcello Boccacci, Carlo Ciussi, Pietro Consagra, Gino Conti, Aurelio Cordaro, Alfredo Crimi, Oranzo Gasparo, Sante Graziani, Joseph Gualtieri, Rodolfo Marma, Ezio Martinelli, and Marcello Mascherini. Gallery is located at Fort Andross, Mill One, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine.  Summer hours are Thursdays and Fridays, from 10 am until 3 pm, or by chance or appointment. http://www.ficherafineart.com/


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...


Winner James Gooch of Doe & Hope receives award, also shown George Johnson, Timothy Medhurst and Mark Hill

ANTIQUES YOUNG GUN OF THE YEAR AWARD - THE WINNERS

Released: July 8, 2014

AND THE WINNER IS ... On Friday 4 July 2014, the hottest night of the year, an excited crowd gathered at The Rooftop Restaurant at Alfies Antiques Market for the celebratory party and awards ceremony to announce the winners of the Antiques Young Gun of the Year Award. The winner of Antiques Young Gun of the Year 2014 was the very popular choice of James Gooch owner of Doe & Hope who was presented his award by winner in 2013 Timothy Medhurst. James Gooch commented: “I'm naturally delighted to take on the mantle of Antiques Young Gun of the Year from the superb ambassa...


Pair of portraits of William and Elizabeth James by William Hogarth at the Worcester Art Museum.

Worcester Art Museum to Unveil Restored Hogarth Portraits

Released: July 8, 2014

In an intimate exhibition that explores their recent conservation, the Worcester Art Museum this month presents the first paintings by William Hogarth to enter an American museum collection. On view from July 19 through February 8, 2015, as the next iteration of WAM’s Jeppson Idea Lab, Portraits by William Hogarth will display the techniques and findings from the yearlong conservation process, made possible by a nearly $35,000 grant from the TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund. Painted by Hogarth in 1744, William James and Elizabeth James were prominently displayed at the Museum for almost 10...

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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...


Gallery for Russian Arts and Design

'A Game in Hell': The First World War in Russia

Released: July 3, 2014

GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design presents ‘A Game in Hell’: The First World War in Russia, an exhibition curated by two of today’s most prominent Russian scholars, Prof John Bowlt and Dr Nicoletta Misler.   ‘A Game in Hell’: The First World War in Russia examines the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia. So rapidly was the First World War succeeded by the 1917 Revolution and the Russian Civil War that there was little time to process its impact during the changing regimes that followed. In collaboration with the Russian ...


The new 42,600-square-foot Clark Center, designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Tadao Ando.

The Clark Opens July 4 with Spectacular Redesigned Campus and New Exhibitions

Released: July 2, 2014

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute celebrates the grand opening of its new campus on July 4, welcoming visitors to explore galleries and grounds and enjoy special Independence Day celebrations on the campus.  The Clark’s new Visitor Center, designed by Tadao Ando Architect & Associates, Osaka, Japan, features more than 11,000 square feet of special exhibition space, with galleries on two floors. A new Museum Store, café, and the main admissions desk are also housed in the glass, concrete, and granite building. Indoor and outdoor walkways connect the Visitor Center to...


CAFÉ DOLLY: PICABIA, SCHNABEL, WILLUMSEN.  On view October 12, 2014 – February 1, 2015, NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale.

"Café Dolly: Picabia, Schnabel, Willumsen" Opens at NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale in Fall

Released: June 30, 2014

Bringing together the work of French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953), American artist Julian Schnabel (b. 1951), and Danish artist Jens Ferdinand Willumsen (1863–1958) for the first time in the United States, the exhibition Café Dolly: Picabia, Schnabel, Willumsen will be on view at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale from October 12, 2014 - February 1, 2015. The illuminating exhibition reveals surprising connections between stylistic and painterly concerns that span generations and geography. The exhibition at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale will be on view during Art Base...


Paul Cézanne, Still Life with Apples on a Sideboard, c.  1900–06, watercolor over pencil on white paper, Dallas Museum of Art, The Wendy and Emery Reves Collection

Dallas Museum's "Mind’s Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne" Offers Peek at Private Collections

Released: June 29, 2014

From quick sketches to watercolors and finished masterpieces, works by artists such as Eugène Delacroix, Jacques-Louis David, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Egon Schiele, Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso are brought together in Mind’s Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne (June 29 through October 26, 2014). Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, the exhibition features more than 120 works on paper—many of which have never been exhibited publicly—by 70 artists. Drawn in part from the DMA’s collection, but with significant loans from private collections ...

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