French or English mid-17th century.  Red heel boy’s shoe, buff suede with stacked leather ‘polony’ heel.  Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum.  Photograph credit: Image © 2015 Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada (Photograph: Ron Wood)


  • The Bata Shoe Museum
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  • April 14, 2015

Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels opens to the public May 8, 2015 Toronto, Ontario… On May 8, 2015, the Bata Shoe Museum is opening a special exhibition examining the history of ...

Estelle Peck Ishigo, Oil on Canvas.  Photo by Rago Arts and Auction Center.

California Museum Acquires Internment Camp Art Pulled from Auction

  • May 4, 2015

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in Los Angeles announced that it has acquired a collection of more than 400 pieces of historical art and artifacts created by Japanese Americans ...

Circle of Trust: The American Society of Appraisers, the Appraisers Association of America, and the International Society of Appraisers

Three Major Appraisal Organizations Unite to Alert the Public to Risks Associated with Engaging Uncredentialed Personal Property Appraisers

  • May 4, 2015

The three major personal property appraisal organizations jointly announce an initiative to educate the public regarding meaningful qualification standards for Appraisers. The American ...

Ocean liner memorabilia and travel posters will include this Cunard Line tin sign.

Over 500 lots of high-end collectibles will be sold on Thursday, May 21st, by Philip Weiss Auctions

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • May 6, 2015

LYNBROOK, N.Y. - Over 500 lots of high-end collectibles – to include sports uniforms worn by Reggie Jackson, Michael Jordan and Thurman Munson, a collection of railroad passes given to Brigham ...

Anish Kapoor Blood Mirror Stainless steel and lacquer 78 in.  diameter 2000

Heather James Fine Art Announces its Exhibition Selections for Spring Masters New York, May 8-12

  • Heather James Fine Art
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  • May 4, 2015

Installation highlights fine traditional and contemporary paintings, sculpture, and photography spanning more than 100 years Heather James Fine Art will exhibit at the second edition of ...

This 1954 oil on Masonite work by the iconic American folk artist Grandma Moses, titled Sap Gathering, sold for $78,000 on April 11th.

Painting by Grandma Moses (1860-1961), titled Sap Gathering, sells for $78,000 at Nadeau's April 11 auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • May 1, 2015

WINDSOR, Conn. – Two original paintings by the iconic American folk artist Grandma Moses (1860-1961) sold for a combined $114,000 at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery’s spring antiques, fine art and Asian ...

THE ARTHUR SACHS MANSION at 58 East 66th Street in New York City.

Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2015 Set to Transform Gilded Age Mansion

  • April 28, 2015

In its forty-third year, the internationally-recognized Kips Bay Decorator Show House, hosted by New York’s most prominent youth organization, the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, will be situated ...

This handsome matched pair of bronze and iron blackamoors, each one 70 inches tall, sold as one lot for $5,175.

Matched blackamoors, Old Paris vases, Brooks etagere lead Stevens' April 18 auction

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • April 30, 2015

MERIDIAN, Miss. – A rare, museum-quality rosewood rococo étagère with a bonnet top, made by the renowned 19th century American furniture maker Thomas Brooks, sold for $63,250 to take top lot honors ...

Andy Warhol (American 1928-1987), Flowers, (Estimate: $20,000-$30,000)

Warhol at Weschler’s: Two ‘Flowers’ screenprints by Andy Warhol to be auctioned on May 8th

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • April 25, 2015

[Washington, D.C.]—Spring has sprung at Weschler’s! On May 8th, Weschler’s will hold its Capital Collections auction featuring notable artists such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Tiffany Studios, ...

Gary Snyder

Art Dealer and Consultant Gary Snyder Discusses "The Five Paintings I Would Buy if I Had Your Money" at Rago Auctions on May 5 at 6 pm

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • April 22, 2015


This original pastel and mixed media on paper drawing by Willem de Kooning could bring $700,000-$900,000 at a May 2-3 auction in Atlanta, Ga.

Original pastel and mixed media work by Willem de Kooning could fetch $700,000-$900,000 at May 2-3 auction in Atlanta

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • April 23, 2015

ATLANTA, Ga. – An original pastel and mixed media on paper by renowned Dutch-American artist Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), titled Woman (Study for Marilyn Monroe), signed, is the expected top lot ...

Lot 1168, Japanese Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake, sold for $118,750

Rago Holds a A $1.8 Million Auction, April 15-17, 2015

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • April 21, 2015

RAGO HOLDS A $1.8 MILLION AUCTION, APRIL 15-17, 2015.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's three-day auction April 15, 16, and 17 resulted in total sales of $1,806,126 for ...

Julia Jackson, 1867, Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879), Albumen print from wet collodion negative; 26.4 x 20.8 cm.  The Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of Art Announces Recent Acquisitions

  • April 20, 2015

Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art range from an important 16th century Italian drawing from an album assembled by a pioneering early collector, to a work created just last year by ...

Calder Sterling Bracelet Leads Schwenke Auctioneers April 26th Auction

  • Schwenke Auctioneers
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  • April 22, 2015

Calder Bracelet, Modern Decorative Arts, American Folk Art and Single Owner Clock Collection Featured at Schwenke April Fine Estates Auction Also Fine Art, Ethnographic Arts, Asian Arts and ...

This Chinese late Qing Dynasty carved jadeite cabbage vase, not quite 7 inches tall, sold for $59,520 at Elite Decorative Arts' April 11th auction in Florida.

Chinese late Qing Dynasty carved jadeite cabbage vase brings $59,520 at Elite Decorative Arts

  • Elite Decorative Arts
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  • April 21, 2015

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – An impressive and striking Chinese late Qing Dynasty-period carved multi-color jadeite figural cabbage vase, 6 ¾ inches tall and perched on a reticulated fitted wooden base, ...