"Celebrating in the Golden Age" will be at the Frans Halls Museum, Nov.  11, 2011 to May 6, 2012.

Celebrating in the Golden Age

  • June 20, 2011

This winter it’s party time at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, Holland. Celebrating in the Golden Age showcases a highly popular subject in seventeenth-century art. Painters like Jan Steen ...

'To my beloved Saşa Panä' (1930) by Victor Brauner

From Dada to Surrealism: Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Romania at Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • June 17, 2011

  A magnificent survey exhibition of Jewish avant-garde artists from Romania is on view at the Jewish Historical Museum (JHM): From Dada to Surrealism, with more than seventy works of art ...

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

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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 ...

Expected to fetch £1.5-2.5 million at Bonhams is "Portrait de Femme," painted circa 1917-1918, by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani.

Modigliani Portrait to Feature in Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art Auction

  • June 15, 2011

Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art auction on Tuesday 21st June will include an exciting selection of works by artists including Boudin, Modigliani, Chagall, Picasso, Renoir and Miro. The ...

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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 ...

Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), "Venus und Adonis", ca.  1610

Newly Renovated Düsseldorf Museum Kunstpalast Offers New Ways to Discover Art and City

  • June 13, 2011

  One of Germany’s major art institutions, Museum Kunstpalast, reopened its doors earlier this year to its permanent collection. The museum is known as an extraordinary showcase of many art ...

IBM and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collaborate to Preserve Works of Art

  • June 09, 2011

Physical Analytics Technology Can Predict Environmental Conditions within Buildings and Optimize Microclimates for Preservation of Works of Art. IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Metropolitan Museum ...

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 09, 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 ...

Femme cueillant des Fleurs by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, c.  1874, oil on canvas, 65.5 x 54.4 cm from Dickinson.

Spring 2011 in Review: Most Popular Art & Antiques News on ArtfixDaily

  • June 08, 2011

  Top 5 most-read ArtWire press releases in Spring 2011 (March 1-June 7): 1. A MAGNIFICENT EARLY RENOIR AND AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF JEALOUSY AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 18-27, 2011 2. ...

Wm C.  Blackett Civil War Diaries

Clarke Auction - Antiques, Midcentury, Fine Art, Sculpture, Silver - 5:00 pm, Monday, June 13th

  • Clarke Auction
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  • June 07, 2011

  450 lots to include oils by Guy C Wiggins, Johann Berthelsen, David Burliuk; Judaic art, Chinese antique porcelains, Martino Gamber chairs, bronze putti, American Empire, 19th French ...

Otto Dix, 1891 Gera - 1969 Singen Alte Birnbäume in Hemmenhofen.  1940.  Mixed media with Oil on panel.  Löffler 1940/15.  Monogrammed and dated lower left.  75 x 100,5 cm (29,5 x 39,5 in).  With cross ties on rear of wooden plate.

€ 274,500 for a couple of Pear Trees

  • June 07, 2011

  Art is in demand more than ever before. This has been confirmed by the excellent results of the spring auctions at Ketterer Kunst, which grossed some € 12 million**. “We were able to sell ...

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) Jane Avril at the Jardin de Paris, 1893 Colour lithograph, 125 x 90 cm Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York

Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril: Beyond the Moulin Rouge

  • June 06, 2011

Nicknamed La Mélinite after a powerful form of explosive, the dancer Jane Avril (1868-1943) was one of the stars of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Known for her alluring style and exotic persona, ...

Giovanni Battista Lusieri (1751-1821) Night view of the eruption of Vesuvius.  Watercolour on paper, 37.5 x 50 cm.  BNB Art Consulting.

Third Master Paintings Week Reveals London’s Treasures

  • June 03, 2011

Now in its third year and established as one of the key art events in London’s summer calendar, Master Paintings Week is a collaboration between twenty-three leading galleries and three auction ...

Lot 500, an important Southern Edgefield District stoneware pictorial jug attributed to Stoney Bluff, possibly Dave, estimated at $40,000-$70,000.


  • Charlton Hall Galleries
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  • May 31, 2011

  Charlton Hall is thrilled to be offering a rare incised-decorated Edgefield stoneware jug in its next auction scheduled for June 11th and 12th. Only three documented Edgefield District ...

This extravagant pair of turquoise and diamond earrings are mounted in gold and signed by Van Cleef & Arpels is offered by Epoque Fine Jewels..

10 reasons to visit Masterpiece London 2011

  • May 31, 2011

Summer is almost here and we’re all busily putting the must-do events of the season in our diaries. One event not to be missed is the much acclaimed Masterpiece London, which takes ...