NEH Chairman William D.  Adams

NEH Chairman William D. Adams Announces Resignation

  • May 22, 2017

William D. Adams, the tenth chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, announced today his resignation from the agency, effective Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Adams was nominated by ...

Wyeth, Andrew (1917-2009) Archive of Forty-three Signed Autograph Letters and Notes, with Sketches (Lot 1106, Estimate: $80,000-120,000)

Andrew Wyeth’s Unpublished Love Letters Offered at Skinner in May

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 17, 2017

Writings Provide New Insights To Secretive Painter’s Work and Life An extensive archive of letters previously unknown to scholars and collectors concerning one of the most secretive and ...

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by the Australian-American artist Carl Kahler (1855-1906), in a gold gilt frame (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by Carl Kahler (1855-1906) will be in Fontaine's June 17th auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 22, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A fine American mahogany Moorish-style corner étagère attributed to Tiffany (Associated Artists), in excellent condition and with the original finish, just over six feet tall, ...

Susana Smith Bautista, Ph.D.

Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) Appoints Susana Smith Bautista as Executive Director

  • May 18, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) announced today the appointment of Susana Smith Bautista, Ph.D., as Executive Director of the Museum. Dr. Bautista will begin ...

Danish Lounge Chair in Teak and Mohair from JenMod, asking bid $200

BIDSQUARE'S "GONE MAD", REWINDING TO RETRO FEATURING CURATED MIDCENTURY FURNITURE, DESIGN AND FASHION

  • May 18, 2017

Bidsquare's second themed auction, Gone Mad: Rewind to Retro channels midcentury vibes featuring a curated collection of vintage furniture, decorative arts and fashion. The themed auction is open ...

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Has Broadened its “Show-Within-a-Show” Concept

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • May 18, 2017

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Has Broadened its “Show-Within-a-Show” Concept Introducing The Market Section: Bringing Back Business to Business Buying in Baltimore   The ...

The Summer Circus

London's creative community of Mayfair joins together to celebrate one of the world’s most dynamic cultural districts with a weekend of public events

  • May 17, 2017

● The artistic and cultural community of Mayfair unite to celebrate one of the most dynamic creative districts in the world ● Over 60 Mayfair galleries, auction houses, fashion houses and ...

Original oil painting by the American abstract expressionist Fritz Bultman (1919-1967), titled Cape May II (est.  $6,000-$9,000), one of five works by Bultman in the auction.

Five paintings by Fritz Bultman (Am., 1919-1985) will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s June 3rd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • May 15, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – A Summer Antiques & Fine Art Auction featuring over 400 lots of original artwork, vintage lamps, American and European bronze sculptures, and a broad selection of fine art ...

Kevin W.  Tucker will be the new chief curator at the High Museum of Art.

Kevin W. Tucker Appointed Chief Curator at High Museum of Art

  • May 11, 2017

The High Museum of Art has announced the appointment of Kevin W. Tucker as chief curator. Tucker brings more than two decades of curatorial and museum leadership experience to the High, where he ...

Moretto da Brescia (b.  Alessandro Bonvicino Moretto Italy, 1498–1554) Portrait of an Unidentified Man ca.  1525-1550 Oil on canvas Gift of Merle J.  and Emily Trees 1945-1-2

Provenance Exhibition at Krannert Art Museum Shows Challenges of WWII-era Research

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • May 10, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nancy Karrels relishes solving the mysteries behind the paintings and objects we see in art museums, especially here at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois ...

Director of the Getty Research Institute since 2007, Professor Thomas Gaehtgens has overseen major acquisitions, the expansion of the GRI’s exhibitions program, important digital art history initiatives, and the creation of Getty Research Journal.

GETTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE DIRECTOR THOMAS W. GAEHTGENS TO RETIRE IN 2018

  • May 9, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Trust announced today that Thomas W. Gaehtgens, director of the Getty Research Institute, will retire in early spring 2018 after more than a decade of leading one of the world’s ...

Original charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning (Dutch/Am., 1904-1997), not a print or a multiple.

Charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning, plus works by Boldini and Slonem, will headline Weiss Auctions' May 24-25 sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • May 8, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – An original charcoal drawing by Willem de Kooning, oil paintings by Giovanni Boldini and Hunt Slonem, a fabulous collection of bronze sculptures, dazzling estate jewelry, rare ...

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917) Grande Main Crispée Gauche (Large Clenched Left Hand) (Lot 301, Estimate: $120,000-180,000)

Form, Line, Color, & Value: Qualities Abound in American & European Works of Art Auction at Skinner, May 19

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 5, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an impressive selection of American & European Works of Art at auction on Friday, May 19. The day will be divided into two parts: Fine Prints & ...

An Early 20th century Eagle's Head Sleigh

The Marcy Carsey Important Collection of American Furniture and Folk Art To Be Offered by Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auction Platform

  • May 11, 2017

The Marcy Carsey Collection of American furniture and folk art, one of the most notable collections of Americana brought to auction in recent memory, will be presented by Lark Mason Associates on ...

19th century white marble sculpture by Cesare Lapini (It., 1848-1893), depicting Diana (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Fine artworks and gorgeous French clocks will head the list of expected top lots at Fontaine's May 20 auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 4, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Gorgeous French-made clocks will command center stage at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 20th, when the firm conducts an Antiques & Fine Art Auction where seven ...