Gerard Donck (born before 1610–died after 1640), Portrait of Nicolaes Willemsz.  Lossy and his wife Marritgen Pieters, 1633, oil on panel, 18-3/4 x 24-3/4 inches, Museum purchase with funds from the Berchel H.  and Alice Dale Harper Estate and bequest of Rose Marie Baumgarten, 2017.2

Joslyn Art Museum Opens Reinstalled European Galleries with New Acquisitions

  • May 20, 2017

A new presentation of Joslyn Art Museum’s renowned collection of European art awaits visitors. Debuting over the weekend, the reinstallation of the Memorial Building's five south galleries offers a ...

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by the Australian-American artist Carl Kahler (1855-1906), in a gold gilt frame (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by Carl Kahler (1855-1906) will be in Fontaine's June 17th auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 22, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A fine American mahogany Moorish-style corner étagère attributed to Tiffany (Associated Artists), in excellent condition and with the original finish, just over six feet tall, ...

Cy Twombly, Leda and the Swan (1962).  Courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd.  2017.

Twombly Tops Christie's $448 Million Evening Sale

  • May 18, 2017

The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale  at Christie’s New York totalled $448,062,000, with sell-through rates of 96 per cent by lot and 99 per cent by value. This brought the running total ...

Lewis Evans, Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, Frankfurt, 1750.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Early American Material Leads the Way At Swann Galleries’ Maps & Atlases Sale

  • May 16, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, with highlights from the colonization of the Americas, as well as ...

Ink drawing on buff toned paper by Man Ray (Am./Fr., 1890-1976), titled Ship, Sailors and a Woman, signed and dated 1936 (est.  $6,000-$10,000).

Drawings attributed to Picasso, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Man Ray, Dr. Seuss, others will be auctioned online May 24th

  • The Woodshed Gallery
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  • May 16, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A drawing in ink on paper attributed to Romanian artist Victor Brauner (1903-1966) and an ink drawing on buff toned paper, signed and dated by the renowned visual artist Man Ray ...

David Hockney, Rocky Mountains and Tired Indians (detail), 1965, acrylic on canvas, Collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, courtesy of National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

American Alliance of Museums Honors Yale Center for British Art and Paul Mellon Centre with Prestigious Media and Technology Award for British Art Studies

  • May 15, 2017

The Yale Center for British Art and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art are pleased to announce that their jointly-published, open-access digital journal British Art Studies won a ...

Large-format oil on canvas painting by the American Regionalist painter Dale Nichols (1904-1995), titled Mid-Nation Winter, 30 inches by 40 inches ($120,000).

Large-format oil on canvas painting by Dale Nichols (Am., 1904-1995) soars to a record $120,000 at Shannon's May 4th auction

  • Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
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  • May 15, 2017

MILFORD, Conn. – A large-format oil on canvas painting by Dale Nichols (Am., 1904-1995), titled Mid-Nation Winter, sold for $120,000 – a new record price for the artist at auction – at a Fine Art ...

Moretto da Brescia (b.  Alessandro Bonvicino Moretto Italy, 1498–1554) Portrait of an Unidentified Man ca.  1525-1550 Oil on canvas Gift of Merle J.  and Emily Trees 1945-1-2

Provenance Exhibition at Krannert Art Museum Shows Challenges of WWII-era Research

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • May 10, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nancy Karrels relishes solving the mysteries behind the paintings and objects we see in art museums, especially here at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois ...

Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian, 1691–1765, The Musical Performance in the Teatro Argentina in Honor of the Marriage of the Dauphin, 1747.  Oil on canvas, 205 x 246 cm (80 11/16 x 96 7/8 in.) Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures.  Image © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource

Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • May 9, 2017

Long before today’s fast-paced news cycle, the visual memory of contemporary events in eighteenth-century Europe was shaped and sometimes even manipulated by great “view painters.” In captivating, ...

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, Caprese 1475-1564 Rome.  Archers Shooting at a Herm, 1530-33.  Drawing, red chalk.  ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST / © HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2017, www.royalcollection.org.uk

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer to Open at The Met in November

  • May 8, 2017

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), a towering genius in the history of Western art, will be the subject of a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this fall. ...

Original charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning (Dutch/Am., 1904-1997), not a print or a multiple.

Charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning, plus works by Boldini and Slonem, will headline Weiss Auctions' May 24-25 sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • May 8, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – An original charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning, oil paintings by Giovanni Boldini and Hunt Slonem, a fabulous collection of bronze sculptures, dazzling estate jewelry, rare ...

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917) Grande Main Crispée Gauche (Large Clenched Left Hand) (Lot 301, Estimate: $120,000-180,000)

Form, Line, Color, & Value: Qualities Abound in American & European Works of Art Auction at Skinner, May 19

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 5, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an impressive selection of American & European Works of Art at auction on Friday, May 19. The day will be divided into two parts: Fine Prints & ...

Maison Atelier Pierre.  ©.  Beynac et Cazenac 24220 .  France.

PIERRE VAN DIJK - IMPRESSIONIST - EXPRESSIONIST

  • Gallery Pierre
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  • May 5, 2017

BIOGRAPHY ; PIERRE VAN DIJK - IMPRESSIONIST - EXPRESSIONIST MAISON / ATELIER PIERRE Pierre van Dijk was born on 5 June 1950 in ’s-Hertogenbosch. At the age of only 4 Pierre wants to draw ...

The drawing, titled Garden View of the Church at Auvers, was done in 1890, the same year van Gogh tragically took his own life at age 37.

Ink drawing on heavy wove paper, signed by Vincent van Gogh, sells for $12,000 at Woodshed Art Auctions, April 26th

  • The Woodshed Gallery
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  • May 5, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A dark brown ink drawing on heavy wove paper attributed to the famous Dutch Master artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Garden View of the Church at Auvers (1890), signed ...

Urs Gyger

Urs Gyger Solo Show at Basel Art Center - Welcome to the World of Visions

  • May 4, 2017

Welcome to the World of Visions. Urs Gyger Solo Show at Basel Art Center May 31 – June 4, 2017     When the translucent lights and colorful shapes were filtered through patterns of ...