Architect I.M.  Pei in the East Building of the National Gallery of Art on opening day, June 1, 1978.  Photo © Dennis Brack/Black Star.  National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

A Centennial Celebration of I. M. Pei at the National Gallery of Art

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • March 28, 2017

April 26 at 3:30 East Building Auditorium Perry Y. Chin, architect, and Susan Wertheim, chief architect and deputy administrator for capital projects, National Gallery of Art In celebration of ...

Antonio Reyna, Canal Scene, Venice, asking bid $27,000

BIDSQUARE LAUNCHES THEMED AUCTIONS FEATURING A CURATED COLLECTION FROM TOP NEW YORK DEALERS

  • March 24, 2017

Bidsquare's inaugural themed auction Passport to the World features a curated collaboration of travel-inspired art, antiques and collectibles from the finest New York dealers. The themed auction is ...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will need a new Director and Chief Executive Officer when Thomas P.  Campbell steps down in June.

AAMD: Gender Gap Persists in Art Museum Directorships

  • March 22, 2017

In a 2014 report, Assocaition of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) found that a gender gap existed in art museum directorships. The report found that ...

KPM Porcelain Plaque with Depiction of Ruth, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century (Lot 451, Estimate $3,000-5,000)

Skinner Presents April Auction of Fine Silver, European Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • March 23, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts & Fine Silver in its Boston Gallery on Friday, April 7 at 10AM. With over 650 lots on offer, the ...

Dorothea Lange, American, 1895 – 1965 Migratory Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona, 1940 gelatin silver print, printed 1950s Gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser

Getty Museum and National Gallery of Art Announce Major Gifts of Photographs from the Collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser - Gifts include works by Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, William Eggleston, and Richard Misrach, among others

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • March 1, 2017

Washington/Los Angeles–The J. Paul Getty Museum and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, announced today major gifts of photographs from the collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan ...

Joseph Ducreux, Le Discret, c.  1791 oil on aluminum, transferred from canvas Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas

Eighteenth-Century French Paintings From Across America on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • February 21, 2017

Washington, DC—When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon I, fled to America in 1815, he packed his collection of 18th-century French painting. In an effort to spread his native country's ...

Auguste Rodin, Katherine Seney Simpson (Mrs.  John W.  Simpson), 1902-1903 marble, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mrs.  John W.  Simpson

French Sculptor Auguste Rodin Centenary Celebrated in North America with Exhibitions and Educational Programs -#Rodin100 is Hashtag for Initiative

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • February 17, 2017

Washington, DC—In 2017 several major North American art museums are celebrating the centenary of Auguste Rodin's (1840–1917) death with traveling exhibitions, permanent collection installations, ...

Frank Stella

Modern Art, Furniture, and a Luxury Car Drive Clarke in March

  • March 21, 2017

Clarke Auction in Larchmont, NY, will offer a full selection of high-end modern and antique lots on Sunday, March 26th. Collectors of both early 20th Century and Post-War  art will see an array ...

Edmond J.  Safra.  Photo credit: Edmond J.  Safra Foundation

$1 Million Received by the National Gallery of Art from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation to Endow the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • March 17, 2017

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announced today a $1 million grant from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation to support the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at the Center for Advanced ...

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 ...

Installation view of "A Game of My Own," 2017 Courtesy of the artist, White Cube, and Regen Projects National Gallery of Art, Washington

Theaster Gates Presents New Body of Work in Solo Exhibition at National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • February 9, 2017

Washington, DC—The cross-disciplinary American artist Theaster Gates (b. 1973) presents a new body of work, The Minor Arts, as part of the Tower exhibition series at the National Gallery of Art, ...

Jameel Arts Centre Dubai to open in 2018

Jameel Arts Centre Dubai Announces 2018 Opening, Partnership With Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • March 15, 2017

Art Jameel, a non-profit organisation that supports arts, education and heritage in the Middle East, has announced a number of initiatives designed to enrich the thriving cultural scene in the ...

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 ...

Lovely pastoral painting by David Ellinger (1913-2003), titled Long Lane Farm (est.  $1,000-$1,500)

Pastoral painting by David Ellinger (1913-2003) will be in Converse Auctions' East Meets West Sale, March 24th

  • Converse & Company
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  • March 13, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. - Over 300 lots of fine American, European, African, Chinese and other Asian items will be sold in an internet-only Spring East Meets West Auction on Friday, March 24th, by Converse ...

Stand of Jason Jacques Gallery

Brisk Weekend Sales at TEFAF Demonstrate Upper Market Strength

  • March 12, 2017

TEFAF Maastricht underlined its position as the world’s leading fine art and antiques Fair with numerous sales reported during the opening days, testament to the strength of the global art market ...