In First Foray Into Prehistoric Art, Cowan’s Soars to $1.2M in Record Breaking Sale

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • April 11, 2017

Part I of the renowned Collection of Jan W. Sorgenfrei brings $450,000 in 90 lots as Cowan’s once again proves itself as an industry leader in American Indian & Western Art. Once again ...

San Jose Museum of Art

San Jose Museum of Art Appoints Susan Sayre Batton as Oshman Executive Director

  • San Jose Museum of Art
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  • April 8, 2017

The San Jose Museum of Art today announced the appointment of Susan Sayre Batton as Oshman Executive Director. Batton served as the Museum’s interim director since February 1 and filled the role of ...

Dan Gueremask

Spring 2017 Madison Ancient and Tribal Art (MATA) Fair is May 12th - 14th, 2017, at the Arader Gallery, New York City

  • Madison Ancient and Tribal Art
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  • April 7, 2017

New York, NY. – The sixth annual spring Tribal Art Fair -  Madison Ancient and Tribal Art (MATA), opens at the Arader Gallery on Manhattan’s upper east side on May 12th, 2017 and will run through ...

Bakshaish Carpet, Northwestern Iran, c.  1890 (Lot 141, Estimate: $15,000-18,000)

Woven Wonders: On April 25 Skinner Offers Notable Collections of Persian Rugs, Shawls, and Silk Embroideries

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • April 6, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. presents splendid rugs, carpets and textiles from the Caucasus region, Persia, Anatolia, India, Central Asia, and China at auction on Tuesday, April 25 at 12PM. Public ...

Set of four J & R Lamb Studios stained glass windows, crafted circa 1900, 72 inches tall by 23 inches wide (est.  $12,000-$15,000).

Stunning set of four J & R Lamb Studios stained glass windows will be auctioned April 22nd by Fontaine's

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • April 4, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceptional Victorian carved walnut three-piece marble-top bedroom set attributed to John Jelliff, a gorgeous 14-inch Tiffany Studios domical leaded glass Daffodil lamp ...

Prepared by Charles Willson Peale, Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), 1786 – 1827.  Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ornithology Department, Harvard University, 67846.  Photo: Jeremiah Trimble; Courtesy of the Museum of Comparative Zoology; © President and Fellows of Harvard College .

Harvard’s Philosophy Chamber Collection—Rediscovered and Reunited after Almost Two Centuries

  • March 30, 2017

This spring, the Harvard Art Museums will present The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, a special exhibition that brings together many long-forgotten ...

Monumental painting by classical Ming artist Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552), depicting a palace courtyard ($112,500).

Monumental classical painting attributed to Ming artist Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) soars to $112,500

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • March 31, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. – Asian lots took center stage at Ahlers & Ogletree’s March 25-26 Spring Salon Auction, as a monumental classical painting attributed to Ming painter Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) ...

This colorful screenprint of the 1930s film legend Greta Garbo as famous World War I spy Mata Hari by the pop art icon Andy Warhol sold for $52,000.

Mesmerizing screenprint of Greta Garbo as Mata Hari by Andy Warhol sells for $52,000 at auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • March 30, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – A screenprint in color, accented with diamond dust of screen legend Greta Garbo as Mata Hari by Andy Warhol, titled The Star and from Warhol’s “Myths” portfolio, sold for $52,000 ...

Architect I.M.  Pei in the East Building of the National Gallery of Art on opening day, June 1, 1978.  Photo © Dennis Brack/Black Star.  National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

A Centennial Celebration of I. M. Pei at the National Gallery of Art

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • March 28, 2017

April 26 at 3:30 East Building Auditorium Perry Y. Chin, architect, and Susan Wertheim, chief architect and deputy administrator for capital projects, National Gallery of Art In celebration of ...

Antonio Reyna, Canal Scene, Venice, asking bid $27,000

BIDSQUARE LAUNCHES THEMED AUCTIONS FEATURING A CURATED COLLECTION FROM TOP NEW YORK DEALERS

  • March 24, 2017

Bidsquare's inaugural themed auction Passport to the World features a curated collaboration of travel-inspired art, antiques and collectibles from the finest New York dealers. The themed auction is ...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will need a new Director and Chief Executive Officer when Thomas P.  Campbell steps down in June.

AAMD: Gender Gap Persists in Art Museum Directorships

  • March 22, 2017

In a 2014 report, Assocaition of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) found that a gender gap existed in art museum directorships. The report found that ...

KPM Porcelain Plaque with Depiction of Ruth, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century (Lot 451, Estimate $3,000-5,000)

Skinner Presents April Auction of Fine Silver, European Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • March 23, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts & Fine Silver in its Boston Gallery on Friday, April 7 at 10AM. With over 650 lots on offer, the ...

Dorothea Lange, American, 1895 – 1965 Migratory Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona, 1940 gelatin silver print, printed 1950s Gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser

Getty Museum and National Gallery of Art Announce Major Gifts of Photographs from the Collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser - Gifts include works by Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, William Eggleston, and Richard Misrach, among others

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • March 1, 2017

Washington/Los Angeles–The J. Paul Getty Museum and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, announced today major gifts of photographs from the collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan ...

Joseph Ducreux, Le Discret, c.  1791 oil on aluminum, transferred from canvas Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas

Eighteenth-Century French Paintings From Across America on View at National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • February 21, 2017

Washington, DC—When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon I, fled to America in 1815, he packed his collection of 18th-century French painting. In an effort to spread his native country's ...

Auguste Rodin, Katherine Seney Simpson (Mrs.  John W.  Simpson), 1902-1903 marble, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mrs.  John W.  Simpson

French Sculptor Auguste Rodin Centenary Celebrated in North America with Exhibitions and Educational Programs -#Rodin100 is Hashtag for Initiative

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • February 17, 2017

Washington, DC—In 2017 several major North American art museums are celebrating the centenary of Auguste Rodin's (1840–1917) death with traveling exhibitions, permanent collection installations, ...