An important French Empire Giltwood Bed once owned by Talleyrand.  Exhibited by Pelham of Paris at TEFAF.

RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • March 10, 2010

Quality, rarity and provenance have become the hallmarks of TEFAF Maastricht and the world’s most influential art and antiques fair has an extraordinary range of important works on show at the MECC ...

Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788),

SPRING EXHIBITION FEATURES ICONIC MASTERPIECES FROM LONDON’S DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY

  • March 04, 2010

This spring, the Frick presents a special exhibition of loans from Dulwich Picture Gallery, one of the major collections of Old Master paintings in the world.  Heralding the London museum’s ...

The Return of the Fishing Boats, Étretat, 1879, by Giovanni Boldini Oil on panel, 5 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.  (14 x 24 cm) Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts (photo by Michael Agee)

"MEDITERRANEAN LIGHT: THE ARTISTIC IMAGINATION OF ITALY" MARCH 14 AT THE CLARK

  • The Clark
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  • March 04, 2010

Italian artists of the late 1800s, like Italian citizens, struggled to build on the strengths of the past while defining themselves in entirely new ways. Judith Meighan, associate professor in ...

With an asking price of $845,000, M.S.  Rau Antiques sold a charming composition by Norman Rockwell titled “Little Girl with Lipstick.”

OUTSTANDING COLLECTIONS AND WORLD-RENOWNED DEALERS SPARK STRONG SALES AND RECORD ATTENDANCE AT THE 7TH ANNUAL PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • March 02, 2010

  As the 7th Annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show came to a close, the show floor was buzzing about the remarkable number of sales that took place during this year’s event at ...

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, The Indoor Wedding Dance, 1622 To be exhibited by De Jonckheere, Paris at TEFAF Maastricht 2010

FROM YACHTS TO OLD MASTERS How investment helped the art market weather the economic crisis

  • February 26, 2010

  A change in luxury spending habits caused by the recession has helped the international art and antiques market weather the global economic storm. This is revealed by a new report ...

Titian's “Diana and Actaeon” depicts the moment Diana and her nymphs are caught bathing by the hunter Actaeon.

Titian’s monumental “Diana” paintings to travel to U.S. for first time for exhibition at High Museum of Art

  • High Museum of Art
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  • February 26, 2010

  The High Museum of Art, in collaboration with the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS), will present an exhibition of 25 masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance—12 paintings and 13 ...

Nick Patterson

Birmingham Museum of Art announces new staff member

  • Birmingham Museum of Art
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  • February 26, 2010

The Birmingham Museum of Art welcomes a new communications director. Nick Patterson, a Birmingham native, assumed responsibility for internal and external communications, including public ...

Eugen von Guérard Die Eremitage von St.  Maria del Avocatella bei Neapel.  1849 Oil on canvas,, 28 x 41,5 cm (11 x 16.3 in) Estimate: € 20 000-30 000

April auctions at Ketterer Kunst revive the lust for art

  • Ketterer Kunst
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  • February 25, 2010

"After the excessive days are over, stability has once more gained a foothold on the art market. Quality objects make for great results", said Robert Ketterer, auctioneer and owner of Ketterer ...

Dr.  Stephen J.A.  Bury, newly appointed Andrew W.  Mellon Chief Librarian.

DR. STEPHEN J. BURY APPOINTED TO THE POST OF ANDREW W. MELLON CHIEF LIBRARIAN AT THE FRICK ART REFERENCE LIBRARY

  • February 24, 2010

  The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen J. Bury to the post of Andrew W. Mellon Chief Librarian at the Frick Art Reference Library. For the past ten ...

Grandma Moses, Quiet Day, 1951, sold by Owen Gallery.

THOUSANDS ATTEND THE PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW'S OPENING DAY

  • February 15, 2010

After the most successful opening night Preview Evening in the event's history, the 7th Annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show opened its doors on Saturday, Feb. 13 to thousands of ...

Kinsale, Ireland

The Art and Magic of Ireland Calls to The Katonah Museum of Art

  • Katonah Museum of Art
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  • February 11, 2010

  From ancient castles to contemporary art museums Ireland is a land of mystical lore, majestic landscapes and magnificent art.  The Katonah Museum of Art (www.katonahmuseum.org) ...

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) The Dream of Human Life, c.  1533.  Black chalk, 39.4 x 27.7 cm.  The Courtauld Gallery, London

MICHELANGELO’S DREAM

  • Sue Bond Public Relations
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  • February 08, 2010

   ‘Drawings the like of which have never been seen…’  Giorgio Vasari, 1568.  Michelangelo’s masterpiece The Dream (Il Sogno) has been described as one of the finest of ...

Deux Femmes by Paul Gauguin, 1902, oil on canvas, 74 x 64.5 cm

GAUGUIN TAHITIAN MASTERPIECE ON SALE AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT 12-21 MARCH 2010

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  • February 06, 2010

 One of Paul Gauguin’s last major works is to be offered for sale by the leading international art dealer Dickinson for a price in the region of €18 million (US$26 million) at TEFAF ...

A round-back chair and table from the “Sketch Furniture” series (2005) from Stockholm’s Front Design was acquired for the High's decorative arts and design department.

COLLECTORS’ EVENING SECURES FOUR NEW ACQUSITIONS FOR THE HIGH

  • High Museum of Art
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  • February 01, 2010

   The High Museum of Art hosted its first ever Collectors’ Evening on Saturday, January 30. The participants at the event voted to secure four new acquisitions for the museum, including ...

A George II red lacquered secretary consigned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta sold for an astounding $207,400.

LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS' WINTER SALE ACHIEVES $1.92 MILLION; Extraordinary English secretary fetches $207,400

  • Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
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  • January 27, 2010

A George II red lacquered secretary consigned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta sold for an astounding $207,400 on Sunday at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The secretary, decorated with a pierced ...