René Magritte, Les valeurs personnelles (Personal Values), 1952.  oil on canvas, 31 1/2 in.  x 39 3/8 in.  (80.01 cm x 100.01 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Phyllis C.  Wattis; © Charly Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

SFMOMA Presents Worldwide Exclusive Exhibition of Magritte's Late Paintings This Spring

  • January 9, 2018

René Magritte, the consummate surrealist painter, faced a question of conviction at the age of forty-four, as Europe was overwhelmed by the horrors of World War II. Already in possession of his ...

Orazio Gentileschi (Pisa 1563– London 1639) The Crowning with Thorns, Oil on canvas 410 x 515 cm.  (16 x 20 in.)

With New Partners and Expanded Purview, Master Drawings New York Returns to the Upper East Side in January

  • January 8, 2018

Master Drawings New York (MDNY) returns to the Upper East Side for its twelfth year from Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Saturday, February 3, 2018, at a time when all eyes are on the Old Masters ...

PORTRAIT

  • Opera Gallery
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  • January 5, 2018

PORTRAIT An Exhibition at Opera Gallery New York January 19 - February 8, 2018 To kick off 2018, Opera Gallery proudly presents an exhibition dedicated entirely to the art of portraiture ...

The top lot of the auction was this untitled Luminist landscape painting by the renowned Hudson River School painter Jasper F.  Cropsey ($38,400).

Luminist style landscape painting attributed to Jasper F. Cropsey brings $38,400 at Woodshed Art Auctions

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • January 8, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A stunning late autumn Luminist style landscape painting attributed to the renowned Hudson River School artist Jasper F. Cropsey (Am., 1823-1900), sold for $38,400 in Woodshed Art ...

DOMÍNGUEZ, Óscar, Paysage cosmique, 1938-1939, Oil on canvas, 73.2 x 92 cm

Olivier Malingue Takes a Deep Dive into Surrealism with London Exhibition

  • January 4, 2018

Olivier Malingue in London will present the forthcoming exhibition, Surrealism: A Conversation, from March 2 – May 12, 2018. Surrealism: A Conversation will provide unprecedented access to a ...

La Surprise, ca.  1718, Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684 – 1721).  Oil on panel.  36.3 x 28.2 cm.  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

The J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Michelangelo to Degas: Major New Acquisitions

  • January 2, 2018

In July 2017, the J. Paul Getty Museum announced one of the most important acquisitions in its history: sixteen major drawings and an exquisite painting by Jean Antoine Watteau. Michelangelo to ...

Milton Avery at ACA Galleries.

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair Returns for Second Edition

  • January 1, 2018

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, presented by Art Miami and sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, will return for its second edition in West Palm Beach’s Tent Site (825 S Dixie ...

Modigliani, Nude, 1917.  Oil paint on canvas, 890 x 1460 mm.  Private Collection

Tate Modern Offers a Fresh Look at Modigliani

  • January 1, 2018

On view now through April 2, Tate Modern stages the most comprehensive Modigliani exhibition ever held in the UK, bringing together a dazzling range of his iconic portraits, sculptures and the ...

The sale's expected top lot is this bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-9999), titled The Bather (1983), 8.25 inches tall (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born American realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 6 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 28, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will ring in the new year in grand fashion with a 379-lot Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction on Saturday, January 6th, featuring fine items ...

This original oil on board abstract floral painting by Cy Twombly (Am., 1928-2011) is the sale's expected top lot, with an estimate of $150,000-$250,000.

Artworks by Twombly, Botero, Monet, others will be in Woodshed Art Auctions' Dec. 28 online art auction

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • December 15, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An original oil on board abstract floral painting by artist Cy Twombly and works attributed to Claude Monet, Fernando Botero and Massimo Campigli are just a few of the highlights ...

Joseph Cornell (American, 1903-1972).  Homage to Juan Gris, 1953-54.  Box construction.  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased: John D.  McIlhenny Fund.  Art © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris Opening January 23 at The Met

  • December 12, 2017

On October 22, 1953, Joseph Cornell wrote in his diary: "Juan Gris/Janis Yesterday." He was referring to the previous day's outing, when, on one of his frequent trips to the gallery district in ...

Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • December 11, 2017

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs ...

Day, Siamese Coast, S.S.  Malini Hilda May Gordon (1874-1972) Gouache 7 1/4 x 10 in.  Inscribed as title, verso

Extraordinary, Globe Trotting Artist, Hilda May Gordon, to be the Focus of Martyn Gregory's Exhibition in Master Drawings New York 2018 in January

  • December 11, 2017

While women artists traveling the globe are commonplace today, in 1922 it was not only unusual but dangerous for a woman to set off alone “for no particular reason,” as Hilda May Gordon wrote in ...

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Christ Carrying the Cross, from the Engraved Passion series, 1512.  Engraving on paper.  Museum purchase through the Champion & Partners Acquisition Prize in Honour of Richard Hamilton (2017)

Krannert Art Museum Wins Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize, adds 16th-century Print to Collection

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • November 30, 2017

Krannert Art Museum has added a 16th-century print by Albrecht Dürer – one of the world’s most skilled engravers – to its collection, thanks to an acquisition prize that provided funds for the ...

Paul Cézanne, Boy in a Red Waistcoat, 1888–1890, oil on canvas National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr.  and Mrs.  Paul Mellon, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne's Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 28, 2017

Washington, DC—Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. ...