The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

  • Millea Bros.
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  • December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art ...

William “Bill” Traylor, Untitled (Black Dog with Red Tongue), ca.  1939-40.  Opaque watercolor and pencil on cardboard, 16 x 13.75 in.

More than 100 Works of Folk Art Gifted to Mississippi Museum of Art by Artists Claudia DeMonte and Ed McGowin

  • December 03, 2018

Artists Claudia DeMonte and Ed McGowin donated more than 100 works by self-taught artists to the Mississippi Museum of Art. They were subsequently honored at the Museum’s annual Rembrandt Society ...

Guy Mendes (American, b.  1948), Front Gate, Land of Pasaquan, near Buena Vista, GA, 1982, dye destruction print.  Courtesy of the artist.

High Museum Brings Photography and Self-Taught and Folk Art Collections Together to Explore The Art of Southern Backroads

  • November 29, 2018

Take a road trip through the American South this spring With sculptures, paintings and rarely seen photographs, a new exhibition in Atlanta will explore the unconventional character of the ...

Anne Anderson, Orbit, Cotton, 79 x 78.5 inches

Stunning Textile Work on Display in Circular Abstractions: Bull's Eye Quilts at The Westmoreland

  • December 02, 2018

 Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts, a touring exhibition that features some of the best machine-piecing and quilting being done today, will be on view at The Westmoreland Museum of American ...

19th century American Horn and Hide Armchair

iGavel Auctions Presents Online Decorative Arts Gifts for the Holidays

  • November 27, 2018

Who doesn’t know the traditional gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas—partridge, doves, golden rings, and so on. That’s why this season iGavel is offering a different lineup of gifts for the 12 days ...

A virtual tour of Mount Vernon is now available online; visitors to the estate will enjoy AR tours beginning with the celebration of George Washington’s 287th birthday on February 22, 2019..

Mount Vernon Launches Smartglasses Augmented Reality Tour

  • November 20, 2018

Beginning February 22, 2019, George Washington’s estate will formally offer a “Mount Vernon in AR” tour on the celebration of Washington’s 287 birthday on February 22, 2019. George Washington’s ...

Lot 1124 - ASA AMES (American, 1823 – 1851) Figure of a boy, exceptionally carved and painted with great sensitivity, wood and original polychrome paint, USA, ca.  1840 43” x 15” x 8” $30,000–40,000

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: Figure of a Young Boy Confirmed as the Work of American Folk Art Sculptor Asa Ames

  • November 20, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - Rago’s December 1 Curiouser and Curiouser auction is filled with beautiful, intriguing and remarkable objects, as well as significant discoveries. The most important of these ...

Teapot, 1771-1772, marked by Andrew Fogelberg, Swedish/English, sterling silver and wood, London, gift of Angus Sladen of Hampshire, England, a descendent of the fourth earl of Dunmore

The 71st Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum Examines “Hidden Treasures: New Findings and Rediscoveries” Feb. 22-26, 2019

  • November 18, 2018

Material culture enthusiasts are invited to join curators, conservators, collectors, scholars and aficionados to reexamine forgotten objects and reassess long-known items Feb. 22-26, 2019 at the ...

This elegant home was filled with high end furnishings and striking antiques.  The room size rug and the chandelier here are among the items on offer.

Waterfront Westport Estate To Lead Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Dec. 5

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • November 14, 2018

When John Edelman bought his Westport, Conn., home that sits on the water, it came with a collection of high-end design furniture and European antiques. John, who is CEO of Design Within Reach in ...

Attributed to, Joseph Oldof Pierre, Haitian, 1955– 1984, Vodou Flag or Banner (Erzulie Danthor), early 1980s, satin, sequins, and glass beads; Collection of the Art Fund, Inc.  at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Robert Cargo Folk Art Collection; Gift of Caroline Cargo, AFI.235.2013

'Imagining Jesus Through the Ages' Spans 500 Years of Artistic Interpretation

  • November 07, 2018

This winter, Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama, presents Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages (Dec. 8, 2018, to April 22, 2019). Through the ages and across the globe, art has ...

Engraved whale’s tooth, 1825, Edward Burdett (1805–33).  Sperm-whale ivory and ink; 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.  Nantucket Historical Association Collection, gift of Robert and Nina Hellman

The Winter Show 2019 Loan Exhibition 'Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the World' Features the Nantucket Historical Association

  • November 02, 2018

The Winter Show has announced its 2019 loan exhibition Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the World, celebrating 125 years of collecting by the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA). The Winter ...

Wesley Willis' "The Chicago Skyline, Sears Tower, Chicago River...," 1986.

Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow

  • November 01, 2018

In the world of self-taught art, Chicago is renowned as a center for the recognition of this genre. In fact, the emergence of self-taught and outsider art in the United States is closely linked to ...

Beatriz Milhazes's "Purple Dahlia," 2015, was a highlight sold at the Fine Art Print Fair

From Unique Masterworks to New Editions: A World of Discovery at the 2018 Fine Art Print Fair

  • October 30, 2018

The Fine Art Print Fair, the largest fair devoted to printmaking, concluded its 27th annual run on Sunday, October 28th, showcasing works from 80 exhibitors, spanning old master to contemporary, ...

A Passion for Prints: The Fine Art Print Fair Opens With Packed VIP Preview, Curators & Collectors Breakfast, Award Winners and Museum-Quality Works of Art

  • October 25, 2018

The Fine Art Print Fair, the largest fair devoted to printmaking, made its return to the River Pavilion, Javits Center, opening its doors to a passionate community of new and seasoned collectors ...

Lot 542: Lynn Chadwick Beast IX $60,000 - 90,000

RAGO TO SPOTLIGHT LYNN CHADWICK, KEITH HARING, SIGMAR POLKE, MAURICE PRENDERGAST, GEORGE SOTTER, EDWARD HOPPER AND MORE IN A SIGNIFICANT BI-ANNUAL FINE ART AUCTION

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • October 26, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, November 10, 2018, Rago will hold auctions of American + European Art and Post-War + Contemporary Art. Included among the more than 700 lots of paintings, prints, ...