Portrait by Howard Gardiner Cushing, 1908.

Newport Art Museum Receives $4.7 Million, Its Largest Donation Ever

  • January 3, 2017

The Newport Art Museum has received a gift of nearly $5 million. This transformative gift, which has been donated to the Newport Art Museum by an anonymous benefactor, recognizes and supports the ...

Early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by F.  Pelissier (est.  $500-$900).

Beautiful French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by Pelissier to be sold Jan. 14-15

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 3, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A beautiful continental specimen marble center table, an early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece clock set by F. Pelissier, a bronze figural group by the French ...

1970 Dodge Challenger convertible with a frame-off restoration, in like-new condition and one of only 378 made.

Rare vintage muscle cars, Whitney Houston stage-worn gowns, more at Stevens Auction, Jan. 7th

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • January 2, 2017

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 ...

Group portrait oil on canvas by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871), depicting 43 of the leading American businessmen of the 19th century (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Oil study of prominent 19th century American businessmen by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871) will be sold at Nadeau's, Jan. 1st

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 16, 2016

WINDSOR, Conn. – A Patek Philippe minute repeater chronometer watch in an 18kt gold case, a pair of George III satinwood and tulipwood marquetry bookcase cabinets in two parts, an oil on canvas ...

La Place Antiques

Bath Decorative Antiques Fair - fresh as a daisy after 28 years

  • Bath Decorative Antiques Fair
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  • December 16, 2016

BATH DECORATIVE ANTIQUES FAIR 3-5 March 2017 Trade Preview 2 March The Pavilion, Bath BA2 4EU The world has changed quite a lot since 1989 when the first Bath Decorative Antiques Fair took ...

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 ...