Sol LeWitt (New York/Connecticut, 1928-2007) Wavy Brushstrokes, 1995

Modern, Jewelry and Estates Excel at Brunk Auctions

  • Brunk Auctions
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  • May 21, 2018

On May 11-12, Brunk Auctions held their second premier auction of Spring 2018. Over 1100 lots sold for a total of $1.84 million, above a presale estimate of $1,116,000 - $1,829,900. Modern works ...

Oil on canvas painting signed by Wilson Irvine (Am., 1869-1936), titled The Fourth of July, Essex, Connecticut (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Oil on canvas painting signed by Wilson Irvine (Am., 1869-1936) will be part of Nye & Company's June 6-7 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • May 21, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A two-day Estate Treasures Auction featuring numerous treasures pulled from prominent estates and collections, will be held Wednesday and Thursday, June 6th and 7th, by Nye & ...

Chinese Coins, Silver, and Modern Paintings Abound at 888 Auctions May 24 Auction

  • 888 Auctions
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  • May 16, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the auction season heads towards the summer season, 888 Auctions is anticipating robust bidding action at its May 24 auction featuring Chinese Coins, Silver and Modern ...

James Lynwood Palmer (British, 1868-1941) Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Arriving At Brighton, Driving his Coach "Venture," 1909.

Property of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman, Alfred G. Vanderbilt, and Norman and Lili Israel Highlight Doyle’s May 23 Auction

  • May 16, 2018

On Wednesday, May 23 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, including Old Master Paintings and Drawings. The sale presents a broad selection ...

Eugène Boudin (1824 – 1898) Dunkerque, Effet de Neige sur le Port

Rehs Galleries at the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show

  • May 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries, Inc. will be participating in the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show, Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th; with a special opening night party, Thursday, May 17th.  Rehs is a ...

Marble portrait of the prominent Canadian lawyer, author and politician Henry Corry Rowley Becher (1817-1885) by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) (est.  $6,000-$8,000).

Marble portrait by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) will headline Miller & Miller's May 19 auction

  • Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.
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  • May 15, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A Fine & Decorative Arts Auction featuring the single-owner lifetime collection of the late Bob and Delores McCash – two dedicated collectors who acquired most of ...

One of several aquatints by Pablo Picasso -- rare examples from an original set of 12 copies (#3 of 12), of La Tauromaquia: Muerte del Toro, hand-signed and numbered by Picasso.

Artworks and other items from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller will be auctioned by Nadeau's, June 2nd

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • May 14, 2018

WINDSOR, Conn. – Items from the single-owner collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller – members of one of the most important and wealthiest families in American history – will be sold at public ...

Henri Matisse 'odalisque couchee aux magnolias' sold for $80 million.

Rockefeller Collection Nets Highest Ever Total for a Single-Owner Art Auction

  • May 12, 2018

After a six-month campaign, 10 days of online sales and three days of dynamic live auctions at Christie’s Rockefeller Center HQ, the total for the 1,500 objects comprising The Collection of Peggy ...

Two-part marble statues of a little girl with a cat, 31 inches tall, signed "Napoleone Ruffini".

Quality merchandise from across the South will be offered in Stevens Auction Company's May 18-19 sale

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • May 14, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. – A gorgeous Prudence Mallard five-piece bedroom suite, a Sevres three-sided capped urn, a bronze sculpture of fighting bulls signed by the French artist Jean Baptiste Clesinger ...

Candice Hopkins, Senior Curator.  Photo: Jason S.  Ordaz

Toronto Biennial of Art announces curatorial team for inaugural 2019 event

  • Toronto Biennial of Art
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  • May 09, 2018

The Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial) today announced three new appointments to guide its curatorial program. For the inaugural, city-wide art event taking place next fall from September ...

For Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2018 Public Art Challenge, the City of Gary, IN transformed an underutilized downtown building into a cultural hub that showcases visual and culinary arts.  “ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen,” was conceived by artist Theaster Gates and the City’s Mayor.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces $43 Million Arts Investment in 7 U.S. Cities

  • May 10, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the expansion of the Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program to seven new cities. The invitation-only program seeks to strengthen the organizational ...

Mass Fashion explores the state’s culture of fashion through exhibitions and special events.

Massachusetts Museums Cover Fashion in Multiple Exhibitions

  • May 08, 2018

Eight cultural institutions are joining together for Mass Fashion, a statewide collaboration celebrating the culture of fashion in Massachusetts. From now through 2019, Mass Fashion ...

An expected standout among clocks in the sale is this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator ($60/80,000) retaining its original 14 inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.”

Fine Antiques, Clocks & Lighting To Highlight Fontaine’s May 19 Auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 07, 2018

All manner of traditional antiques will cross the block at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 19, at 11 am, in an antiques, clocks and fine art auction that of course, features several ...

Back in 1966-67, the “Souper” dress, inspired by the famous Soup Can art series by Andy Warhol, married art and advertising when paper dresses were in vogue.  If one mailed in two labels from Campbell’s soup cans to the company along with $1, this dress was their reward.

Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Goes From Soup (Can) To Nuts May 16

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • May 07, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., usually has merchandise  that runs the gamut from soup to nuts in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. This is especially true for its next auction on Wednesday, May ...

Among the catalogue award recipients, Carmen C.  Bambach, Curator, tied for "Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Association of Art Museum Curators Announces Awards for Excellence 2018

  • May 07, 2018

The Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) & AAMC Foundation announced the 2018 recipients of its Awards for Excellence, the organizations’ annual prize recognizing groundbreaking new ...