Barbizet and Cerutti

Christie's Names New CEO

  • December 14, 2016

Christie’s announced changes on Wednesday to the company governance structure effective 1st January 2017. On the recommendation of Patricia Barbizet and with the full support of the Pinault ...

PEM's 40,000 sq.  foot expansion by Ennead Architects, rendering.

Peabody Essex Museum Begins Expansion, Part of $650 Million Campaign to Create 'New Type of Museum Experience'

  • December 13, 2016

On Friday, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) broke ground on a new $200-million, 40,000-square-foot wing designed by Ennead Architects. Museum leaders, architects and city officials will gather on the ...

The only authenticated image of Emily Dickinson, Daguerreotype, ca.  1847.  The Emily Dickinson Collection, Amherst College Archives & Special Collections.  Gift of Millicent Todd Bingham, 1956, 1956.002.

I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson at The Morgan

  • December 13, 2016

One of the most popular and enigmatic American writers of the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) wrote almost 1,800 poems. Nevertheless, her work was essentially unknown to ...

Ellsworth Kelly gallery, SFMOMA

SFMOMA to Present Symposium on New Museum Models, Featuring International Museum Leaders and Visionary Collectors, January 13, 2017

  • December 11, 2016

Participants to include Richard Armstrong, Agustín Arteaga, Neal Benezra, Manuel Borja-Villel, Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Robert J. Fisher, Kate Fowle, Joanne Heyler, Max Hollein, Frances Morris, ...

Architect’s initial rendering of the North Building view from 14th Ave.  Courtesy of Fentress Architects and Machado Silvetti.

Largest-Ever Gift to Denver Art Museum Launches Renovation Project

  • December 11, 2016

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) has announced the largest standalone financial gift in the museum’s history. Board Chairman J. Landis Martin and his wife, Sharon Martin, pledged $25 million to the DAM ...

The Bishop from ‘The Game of Kings’ stands 12 inches tall as a plumed horse; its blinkers adorned with the alchemical symbol for silver and head bowed in respect.  Photo: Andy Scott Public Art

The Game of Kings: Bespoke Silver Chess Set by Sculptor Andy Scott

  • Andy Scott Sculptures
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  • December 1, 2016

The artist of the world’s largest equine sculptures, The Kelpies, has something more intimate but no less remarkable in mind for this holiday gift giving season. Andy Scott’s new artwork, The Game ...

Tiffany Diamond Brooch brings $250,000

Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black Exceeds $1.6 million at Heritage Auctions

  • December 7, 2016

The Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black exceeded $1.6 million at a public auction of her personal collections, outfits, U.S. diplomat awards and other keepsakes on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. ...

Paul Jenkins, Phenomena Head of Astral Harold ($20,000-$30,000)

Weschler’s Holiday Auction Dazzles with Diamonds and Fine Art Works by Picasso and Paul Jenkins

  • December 7, 2016

WASHINGTON -  Just in time for the holidays, Weschler’s, DC's only auction house, will present for sale over 300 works of art, jewelry, silver, rugs, and Asian art in its Capital Collections ...

Gorgeous rosewood Victorian bedroom suite, made by the renowned 19th century New York cabinetmaker Pottier & Stymus.

Spectacular Victorian rosewood two-piece bedroom suite by Pottier & Stymus will headline Stevens Auction's Jan. 7th auction

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • December 7, 2016

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Rare vintage cars, including a 1959 Corvette convertible, a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda and a 1970 Dodge Challenger convertible – all in mint condition – plus other items ranging from ...

Portrait of Mrs.  John D.  Rockefeller, Jr.  (Abby Greene Aldrich) Robert Brackman New York, New York, 1941 Oil on canvas Private Collection

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to Celebrate its Diamond Anniversary in 2017 with Myriad Special Exhibitions and More

  • December 5, 2016

When John D. Rockefeller, Jr. established in 1957 the museum that bears his wife Abby’s name, he honored her and her leading role in the appreciation and study of American folk art. He may not have ...

Bertoia, Laverne, Picasso and Large Selection of Fine Art Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers Annual Holiday Fine Estates Aucton

  • Schwenke Auctioneers
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  • November 28, 2016

On Sunday, December 4th Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its Annual Holiday Fine Estates Auction with a remarkable offering of 792 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from ...

Lot 25 – A Fabergé Enameled and Carved Egg Form Pendant Necklace

December Auction at Gray’s

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • November 29, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio – (November 29, 2016) Gray’s December catalogue has a very wide variety of items from fine art, various styles of furniture, and decorative art from prominent estates throughout ...

Kiowa Woman's Beaded Hide Dress, c.  1870's (Lot 159, Estimate: $60,000-80,000)

Rare Kiowa Dress and Paiute Beaded Baskets Lead Skinner’s Auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art, December 1

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • November 22, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art at 10AM on December 1 in its Boston gallery, featuring a wide range of weavings, pottery, baskets, ...

Northwest Coastal Beaver Bowl brings $42,000 at Eldred's Fall Americana and Paintings Auction.

NORTHWEST COASTAL CARVED BOWL TAKES TOP LOT AT ELDRED’S FALL AMERICANA AUCTION

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 22, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – The top lot in Eldred’s three-day Americana and Paintings Auction was a Northwest Coastal carved wooden beaver-form bowl, which brought $42,000, vastly surpassing its very ...

Works by Picasso on view at Centre Pompidou

.Art Internet Domain for Arts and Culture Sector Launches

  • November 27, 2016

UK Creative Ideas Limited (UKCI) signed an agreement with ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, in late March, to launch and be the exclusive operator of the new .ART ...