Max Hollein, then Director of Schirn Kunsthalle, Städel Museum and Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, at the opening of the Monet exhibition in the Städel Museum in 2015.

Max Hollein Named Next Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • April 10, 2018

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Tuesday that Max Hollein has been elected its next Director. Mr. Hollein currently leads the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. After beginning his ...

Jamie Wyeth's Ice Storm, Maine, shown at Ringing Point, Seal Harbor, Maine.

Rockefeller Art Collection on Tour Prior to Christie's Sales

  • April 09, 2018

Christie’s has announced final details of one of the most anticipated art world events of the spring season: the sale of the magnificent Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller. All of the estate ...

Winter landscape by 19th Century Dutch/German artist Barend Cornelis Koekkoek sells for $132,000 at Eldred's Americana + Paintings Auction

NEW HAMPSHIRE ART COLLECTION CLIMBS HIGH AT ELDRED’S AMERICANA + PAINTINGS AUCTION

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  • April 09, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – A winter landscape by 19th Century Dutch/German artist Barend Cornelis Koekkoek may have been the top lot at Eldred’s April 6-7 Americana + Paintings Auction when it sold for ...

Outstanding 36-coin "Harts Coins of the West" set of gold coins (or tokens), a colorful commemoration of all U.S.  gold rush locales, in grades from MS 63 to MS 66 ($41,572).

Holabird's March 15-18 auction in Reno was a celebration of America's gold rushes, from Georgia to California

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  • April 09, 2018

RENO, Nev. – There was gold in them thar hills at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Gold Rush Sale held March 15th-18th, online and in Reno, as an outstanding 36-coin “Harts Coins of the ...

ArtPassport nominated for the best art app in the 22nd Annual Webby Awards.

360-degree Exhibitions App ArtPassport Nominated In the 22nd Annual Webby Award

  • April 06, 2018

Leading London Art Tech Start-Up Recognised For The Best Art App/Experimental App Fans Can Vote Online to Help ArtPassport Win Internet’s Top Honor ArtPassport, the app that lets you tour some ...

100 Years of History in Decorative Items from the Iconic Hotel Ritz Madrid at Auction

  • April 05, 2018

This spring, a three-day, 1500-lot sale of beautiful items from Hotel Ritz, Madrid will head to auction. Crystal chandeliers, four-poster beds, tables, chairs, tapestries, mirrors and ...

110 East 76th Street

$51m NYC Mansion Gets Top Designers' Touch for Kips Bay Decorator Show House

  • April 05, 2018

Internationally-recognized Kips Bay Decorator Show House, hosted by premier youth organization Kips Bay Boy & Girls Club, lands in the Upper East Side and claims 110 East 76th Street as its ...

Rendering of The Frick Collection from 70th Street; Courtesy of Selldorf Architects

The Frick Collection Unveils New Plans for Expansion

  • April 04, 2018

The Frick Collection has unveiled the design for its expansion and enhancement by Selldorf Architects. Honoring the architectural legacy and unique character of the Frick, the plan provides ...

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Fine Art To Take Center Stage At Fontaine’s Auction Gallery April 21

  • April 04, 2018

From endearing portraits to dramatic landscapes, Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will present a two-session fine art auction on Saturday, April 21. A 100-lot discovery session will kick off the day at ...

Roger Medearis (1920-2001), Milking Time, 1947, Signed, dated and inscribed, Egg tempera on board, 14 x 18 inches.  Est.  $4,000-6,000

American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts at Doyle on April 18

  • April 05, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts. The sale showcases 18th and 19th century American furniture and decorative arts, ...

Casein paint, ink and pencil on board by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962), titled Palma de Mallorca Street Scene, signed and dated 1956 (est.  $6,000-$9,000).

Spanish street scene by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962) will headline Bruneau & Co.'s April 14th auction

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  • April 04, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A wonderful selection of exterior architectural antiques and fine artworks that include a Spanish street scene by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962), will headline Bruneau & ...

Original watercolor painting by Joan Miro (Sp., 1893-1983), signed lower right ($64,900).

Watercolor, India ink and pastel on paper by Joan Miro shoots to $64,900 at Cottone Auctions

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  • March 30, 2018

GENESEO, N.Y. – Tiffany led the list of top lots at Cottone Auctions’ two-day Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 23rd and 24th, as a rare Tiffany Studios ‘Bamboo’ leaded glass and ...

Come One, Come All, to the World's Fair!

  • March 29, 2018

Once again, Gray’s auctioneers is proud to host a wide variety of memorabilia and collectibles from the historic World’s Fair exhibitions, with another slew of souvenirs and curiosities from the ...

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988) Mixed Media

Modern and 19th Century Art with Asian Antiques Lead April 12 Auction at 888 Auctions

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  • March 28, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the temperature rises, so have hammer prices at 888 Auctions. And this is in no small part bolstered by the rising hammer prices achieved by the fine art sold through 888 ...

In November 2017, Christie’s New York sold 'Salvator Mundi,' a depiction of Christ as ‘Saviour of the World,’ by Leonardo da Vinci, for $450,312,500 (including buyer’s premium), the highest price ever paid for a painting at auction.

The Arts Contribute More Than $760 Billion to the U.S. Economy

  • March 26, 2018

New data released earlier this month by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) offers an insightful picture of the impact the arts have on the ...