This vintage Nieman Eisman sideshow or circus banner (est $1/1,500), Twentieth Century, American, depicts a monkey driving a racecar inside a wheel, stenciled lower right "Nieman Studios," 92 by 115 inches.  Eisman was a renowned banner painter in the Chicago style of sideshow banner painting, actively painting banners from the 1920s to the mid-1950s.

Millea Bros. To Embrace 'Wow' Factor At Fringe Auction Nov. 13

  • Millea Bros.
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  • November 9, 2017

Halloween may have come and gone but Millea Bros. is cracking open its coffers and has scared up over 400 lots for a most unique set of offerings at its annual fall auction. Titled “Fringe,” the ...

George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879), The Jolly Flatboatmen, 1877-78.  oil on canvas.  26 ¼ x 36 ¼ in.Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J.  Terra Collection, 1992.15.

Mississippi Museum of Art Presents Major Exhibition Celebrating the State's Bicentennial

  • November 7, 2017

MAJOR EXHIBITION PRESENTS 175 WORKS BY 100 ARTISTS RESPONDING TO MISSISSIPPI OVER TWO CENTURIES  Picturing Mississippi, 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, on view December 9, 2017–July ...

The Canterbury Pilgrims.  Oxford: The Alley Workshops, circa 1925.

41st Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov 10-12

  • Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
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  • November 3, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 41st year, ...

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of Art Aims for $1 Billion in Art Acquisitions

  • November 2, 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art recently completed a $320 million expansion and renovation project. Now the museum has unveiled some ambitious plans in expanding its endowment from $750 million to ...

Oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, 5.5 inches by 11.5 inches, signed lower left (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Oil on board painting by William Aiken Walker (S.C., 1838-1921) will lead Crescent City's Nov. 17-19 estates auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • November 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A 19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), an oil on cardboard work by folk artist Clementine Hunter (1887-1988), and a ...

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), Long Orange Tail, 1948, Sheet metal, brass, wire and paint, 3 3/4 x 4 x 2 1/2 inches.  Estimate: $150,000-250,000

Impressionist, Modern, Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction at Doyle on November 15

  • November 1, 2017

Doyle’s auction on Wednesday, November 15 in New York showcases paintings, drawings and sculpture from the late 19th century to the current day. Session I at 11am is devoted to Impressionist & ...

Paolo Costagli, New York, 18kt Rose Gold Brillante® Earrings.  Asking bid: $2,725

THE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN CELEBRATES INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE WITH ITS ANNUAL ONLINE AUCTION ON BIDSQUARE

  • October 31, 2017

Bidsquare is proud to partner with the Museum of Arts and Design for its annual gala, MAD Ball 2017. For over twenty years, the MAD Ball has recognized visionaries in the fields of art, design, ...

Lot 51.  John Singer Sargent, "Candelabra with Roses," oil, 21 x 16 in., Est.  $50,000-100,000

Grogan & Company Celebrates Thirty Years

  • Grogan & Company
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  • October 30, 2017

Grogan & Company is delighted to mark their 30th year of serving New England families with the sale of their fine art, jewelry, and antiques with their November 5th auction, which features a ...

As The World Tipped, Greenwich Docklands International Festival, London © Stu Mayhew, Courtesy of Greater London Authority

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Google Arts & Culture Announce the World Cities Culture Forum Leadership Exchange Programme

  • October 29, 2017

Partnering with the World Cities Culture Forum to Create the First City-to-City Exchange, Enabling Cities to Develop Best Practices in Advancing Cultural Projects and Shaping Public Policy ...

Never-before-seen cover painting for The Saturday Evening Post from 1922 by Joseph Leyendecker (Am., 1874-1951), expected to soar to $100,000-$150,000.

Rare cover art for The Saturday Evening Post by Joseph Leyendecker from 1922 will be auctioned

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • October 30, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A never-before-seen cover painting for The Saturday Evening Post from Dec. 30, 1922 – the New Year’s issue – by Joseph Leyendecker (Am., 1874-1951) is expected to soar to ...

Lot 130: Ian Fleming, The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008.  Estimate $25,000 to $30,000.

19th & 20th Century Literature Expected to Reach $500K

  • October 20, 2017

An outstanding auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature at Swann Galleries on Tuesday, November 14 offers myriad signed first editions of prose and poetical classics, with a special focus on ...

Lot 7: George Washington, Autograph Letter Signed, to his spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge, New Jersey, 1780.  Estimate $25,000 to $35,000.

Jimmy Van Heusen Musical Autograph Collection Comes to Swann Galleries

  • October 13, 2017

Swann Galleries’ auction of Autographs will take place on Tuesday, November 7, with rare and illuminating letters, and signed photographs, books and “short snorters” from major world players of the ...

Lot 163: Aegidius Romanus, Lo libre del regiment dels princeps, first edition in Catalan, Barcelona, 1480.  Sold October 17, 2017 for $50,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $10,000 to $15,000).

Manuscripts & Bibles Exceed Estimates in Swann Galleries’ $500k Early Printed Books Auction

  • October 20, 2017

Swann Auction Galleries’ auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on Tuesday, October 17 garnered eager interest from bibliophiles, exceeding the sale’s high estimate and ...

Oil on canvas by Lunda Hoyle Gill (Am., 1928-2003), titled Following My Father's Footsteps, signed lower left (est.  $3,000-$6,000).

Original works by important Native American and Southwestern artists in Nov. 12 auction

  • Auction Life
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  • October 26, 2017

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. – Quality items pulled from a pair of prominent living estates, around 20 pieces of original Native American, American and Southwestern art by noted, listed artists, and Part 3 of ...

Untitled (2015) by John Ashworth, acrylic on paper on panel, 48 x 48 inches

CODA Gallery Group Exhibition and Reception

  • CODA Gallery
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  • October 20, 2017

PALM DESERT, CA — Painted, laminated, and cut glass. Ceramic and bronze torsos with crochet wire and crystals. Paintings ranging from minimalist color field to bold and nostalgic graphics and comic ...