Important Purplish Pink Sapphire and Diamond Ring, color stone falls into category of less than one percent of color stones worldwide (est.  $40,000 to $60,000).

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Two-Day Spring Catalogue Auction on March 18th & 19th

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • March 1, 2011

  Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. is proud to offer over 700 lots of fine offerings from regional estates at their upcoming March 18th & 19th two day Spring Catalogue ...

Cover of "John Adams, The Voice Heard 'Round the World."

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough narrates Boston Landmarks Orchestra recording, “John Adams: The Voice Heard ‘Round the World”

  • February 22, 2011

  Where would America be without Founding Father and second President John Adams? The Boston Landmarks Orchestra has released a stirring new CD recording of their patriotic piece "John ...

Winterthur presents Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850, from April 2, 2011 through January 8, 2012.

Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850 opens April 2, 2011

  • February 17, 2011

Winterthur presents Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850, from April 2, 2011 through January 8, 2012. This landmark exhibition explores the colorful ...

Bernice Sims (American, born 1926), L&N Train Station, Brewton, Alabama, ca.2002, acrylic on canvas, 18 x 24 inches, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University gift of Micki Beth Stiller, 2009.17.02

EXHIBITION GIVES INSIGHT INTO FOLK ART

  • Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University
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  • February 7, 2011

The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art will host Outsiders on the Inside: Contemporary Folk Art in the Permanent Collection, a new exhibition on view Feb. 5–April 30 in the Chi Omega-Hargis ...

Ellis Boston Antiques Show

Initial Exhibitor Roster Announced For The Ellis Boston Antiques Show Slated For October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama

  • Fusco & Four/Ventures, LLC
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  • January 25, 2011

Following their announcement that they will relaunch The Ellis Boston Antiques Show on October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for The Arts, the show's producers, Tony Fusco and Robert ...

Paddle steamer leaving harbour' by Stanley Dyson

The Art Master Stanley Dyson and His School

  • January 24, 2011

A selection from the recently discovered private collection and portfolio of work by unknown artist and (secondary school) art teacher, Stanley Dyson (1920-2007) will be exhibited by Robert Young ...

An Unusual American Silver Teapot Engraved with Hunters in a Landscape, Jacob Hurd, Boston, circa 1750 that more than doubled its pre-sale high estimate to sell for $278,500.

Americana Week Brings $14.4 Million at Sotheby's

  • January 24, 2011

Sotheby’s Americana Week concluded with a 3-day auction total of $14.4 million, comfortably above the cumulative low estimate of $11.5 million. The sales brought significant prices for American ...

Chintz star quilt from Laura Fisher, NYC.

Seeing Stars; Star Quilts Abound in NYC at FISHER HERITAGE and at AFAM

  • January 16, 2011

  Stimulated by the American Folk Art Museum’s graphic exhibition of antique quilts called “Super Stars” now on view at their Lincoln Square location, NYC Americana dealer Laura Fisher ...

Colin Campbell Cooper, Garden View, Santa Barbara.  Oil on board, 14 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches.  George Stern Fine Arts.

LOS ANGELES ART SHOW RETURNS TO THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER JANUARY 19-23

  • January 11, 2011

The 16th Annual Los Angeles Art Show returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center January 19-23, 2011. Presented by the Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA) and KR Martindale Show Management this ...

From the Loan Exhibition presented by Historic Charleston Foundation at the Winter Antiques Show is Thomas Sully's Mrs.  Robert Gilmor, Jr.  (Sarah Reeve Ladson), 1823, Oil on canvas, 91.6 x 71.8 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/4 in.).  Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association.

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 57TH YEAR WITH THREE NEW EXHIBITORS AND A LOAN EXHIBITION FROM HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION

  • January 11, 2011

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 57th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with ...

18th C.  Continental Commode - 1 of 2

Clarke's 2011 Inaugural Auction - Sunday, January 9th, 2:00 pm Eastern

  • Clarke Auction
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  • January 7, 2011

Four Hundred and Seventy-Five lots to include Avni Arbas collection, 19th C oils including JV Bertin; 1914 African-American; Gilt Bronze and Champleve candelabra; Tiffany and Settepass candelabra; ...

HOLLY HOCKS QUILT by Eva G.  Rex (dates unknown) United States.  Dated 1944.  Cotton 96 x 81".  American Folk Art Museum, New York, gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson, 2004.14.5.

JUST IN TIME FOR WINTER … AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM BLANKETS NEW YORK WITH AMERICANA AS IT CELEBRATES “YEAR OF THE QUILT;” THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM NAMED NYC & COMPANY CULTURE SPOT FOR JANUARY

  • January 6, 2011

The American Folk Art Museum will welcome the New Year with warmth and comfort as it spotlights a time-honored art form―American quilting.  The American quilt is but one element of the ...

The proposed work from the African art department is “Elephant Headress.”

High Hosts Second Annual Collectors’ Evening to Help Build the Museum’s Permanent Collection

  • January 5, 2011

  The High Museum of Art will host the second annual Collectors’ Evening on Friday, January 28. The event, instituted in 2010 to build and improve the Museum’s permanent ...

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened its $504 million Art of the Americas Wing in Nov.  2010.

2010 in Review: Most Popular Art & Antiques News on ARTFIXdaily

  • December 30, 2010

  Top 5 most-read ArtWire press releases of 2010: 1. RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010 2. Legendary Street Artists Mear One, Kofie, Retna, and El ...

A.  Elmer Crowell (1862-1952), East Harwich, MA, Hudsonian Curlew, c.  1915, Estimate: $60/90,000

Important Decoys On Offer at Copley's Winter Sale

  • Copley Fine Art Auctions
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  • December 15, 2010

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – On January 17, Copley Fine Art Auctions will conduct its first Winter Sale, offering 430 lots of top-notch American paintings, decoys and related folk art. Chairman and CEO ...