Monumental painting by classical Ming artist Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552), depicting a palace courtyard ($112,500).

Monumental classical painting attributed to Ming artist Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) soars to $112,500

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • March 31, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. – Asian lots took center stage at Ahlers & Ogletree’s March 25-26 Spring Salon Auction, as a monumental classical painting attributed to Ming painter Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) ...

The Hansbury Sisters Possibly Pennsylvania, ca.  1840 Oil on canvas Museum Purchase, 1957.100.8

New Exhibition to Celebrate American Folk Portraits and the 60th Anniversary of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to Open There in May 2017

  • March 27, 2017

Before there were photographs, people in the late 18th-century to the middle 19th-century who wanted images of themselves and their family members commissioned portraits from a broad range of ...

Large oil portrait painting by the noted American artist William McGregor Paxton (Am., 1869-1941).

Large oil portrait painting by William McGregor Paxton (Am., 1869-1941) will be auctioned March 24-26

  • John McInnis Auctioneers
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  • March 20, 2017

AMESBURY, Mass. – An important Revolutionary War sword and scabbard made by John Bailey and descended in the family of patriot Francis Dana (1743-1811), a pair of circa 1820 floor globes by Cary of ...

Audubon elephant folio "Carolina Parrot", estimated at $65,000/85,000

Important Scrimshaw, Audubons, Contemporary Art Headline Eldred's Spring Americana Auction

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • March 13, 2017

East Dennis, Mass. – Scrimshaw from the Thomas Mittler Collection, widely regarded as the best private scrimshaw collection to come on the market in 30 years, is the centerpiece of Eldred’s Spring ...

Rendering, LA MAISON LVMH / Arts – Talents – Patrimoine

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Luxury Tycoon Bernard Arnault Unveil Plans for New Cultural Center

  • March 8, 2017

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Bernard Arnault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LVMH, announced the creation of a major new cultural institution with international influence in Paris at a ...

Nek Chand, untitled (seated sadhu), c.  1975-99; concrete, glass, ceramic shards, metal armatures; 28 3/4 x 27 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.  John Michael Kohler Arts Center Collection, gift of Kohler Foundation Inc.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center exhibition links Nek Chand sculptures to architecture and landscape

  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center
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  • March 9, 2017

From the debris of demolished villages—scrap metal, oil drums, fabric, pottery, jewelry, and more—rose a kingdom of immortal beings: the Rock Garden of Chandigarh.  The World in a Garden, an ...

Front page of the new Spring Catalogue of Tin-glazed Earthenware

What's Not Just Blue & White?-Tin-glazed Earthenware Spring Catalogue 2017

  • March 2, 2017

A new catalogue- Tin-glazed Earthenware Spring 2017 There is nothing more appealing than the naive charm of much tin-glazed earthenware know variously as majolica, faience, Delft and delftware. ...

Beautiful pair of 19th century Russian icons, both depicting the Virgin Mary, to be sold as single lots with estimates of $1,000-$1,500 each.

Gorgeous 19th century Russian icons depicting the Virgin Mary will be part of Crescent City's March 11-12 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • February 27, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A gorgeous pair of 19th century Russian icons, both depicting the Virgin Mary, plus a nine-piece carved oak Gothic-style dining room suite made in America in the 19th century, an ...

Rare & Important Album Containing CDVs & Cabinet Cards of Wells Fargo Highway Men, Train Robbers, & Other Criminals

Auction of Legendary Dealer Norm Flayderman Brings $1.1M and Achieves Record Prices

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • February 24, 2017

Antique firearms, Bowie knives, Civil War broadsides and imprints, folk art soldier-carved pipes, and manuscript archives from the famed dealer spark robust bidding setting records in the ...

Sefolosha / Long Sleep

'The Hidden Art' Reveals 20th- and 21st-Century Self-Taught Artists from the Audrey B. Heckler Collection

  • February 21, 2017

The artworks created by so-called outsider, art brut, and self-taught artists have fascinated viewers for decades. THE HIDDEN ART captures the evolution and growth of this art field, narrated ...

Eugen Gabritschevsky (1893–1979) Untitled.  Haar, Germany, 1942.  Gouache on paper, 8 1/4 × 11 5/8".  Collection Chave, Vence, France, no.  2197.  Photo by Galerie Chave

'Eugen Gabritschevsky: Theater of the Imperceptible' Opens at American Folk Art Museum in March

  • February 14, 2017

Convergence of science and art explored by art brut master The first major retrospective in the United States of the work of Eugen Gabritschevsky (1893–1979) will open on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, ...

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788–1865), Harriet Campbell, c.  1815.  Oil on canvas.  Clark Art Institute.  Gift of Oliver Eldridge in memory of Sarah Fairchild Anderson, teacher of art, North Adams Public Schools, daughter of Harriet Campbell, 1991.8

Clark Art Institute Debuts New Decorative Arts Gallery

  • February 14, 2017

The Clark Art Institute opens the Henry Morris and Elizabeth H. Burrows Gallery on Sunday, February 19. The American decorative arts gallery, housed in 3,275 square feet of newly renovated space in ...

Barn Raising

Heart's Desire: Red Antique Quilts to Enliven Any Interior

  • February 14, 2017

Looking for the perfect red for the days after Valentine's when life and your surroundings might enjoy a spot of color? This vibrant color appears in antique quilts in great variety that are now ...

Carl Walters, Whale, 1927, glazed ceramic, private collection, courtesy of Conner-Rosenkranz, NY (photo Mark Ostrander)

Carl Walters and Woodstock Ceramic Arts

  • February 7, 2017

The retrospective exhibition Carl Walters and Woodstock Ceramic Arts at the Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, surveys the over 40-year career of Carl Walters ...

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Announces Its Spring 2017 Exhibition Schedule

  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
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  • January 12, 2017

EXHIBITION AND PROGRAM SCHEDULE Programs/participants are subject to change. All events are free of charge unless noted.  Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary ...