Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), 13 inches by 10.25 inches, signed and dated (est.  $400,000-$800,000).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud should bring $400,000-$800,000 at Nadeau's Jan. 1st auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 13, 2017

WINDSOR, Conn. – An oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920) titled Lollipop Tree, a lovely art glass vase by Ercole Barovier (It., 1888-1974), and one of the finest collections of ...

Fusion Art's 3rd "Artist Spotlight" Solo Art Competition is Now Open www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces the 3rd "Artist Spotlight" Solo Art Competition

  • Fusion Art
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  • December 12, 2017

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that it is now accepting entries for the 3rd Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for ...

Ghislain d'Humieres

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Names Ghislain d'Humieres, an Art World Veteran, to Oversee its Core Operations

  • December 12, 2017

As part of a streamlining of its leadership team, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has named Ghislain d’Humières as its executive director and senior vice president, core operations, a newly ...

Joseph Cornell (American, 1903-1972).  Homage to Juan Gris, 1953-54.  Box construction.  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased: John D.  McIlhenny Fund.  Art © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris Opening January 23 at The Met

  • December 12, 2017

On October 22, 1953, Joseph Cornell wrote in his diary: "Juan Gris/Janis Yesterday." He was referring to the previous day's outing, when, on one of his frequent trips to the gallery district in ...

LIRR, Hunter’s Point, 2004.  Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao (Taiwanese, born 1977).  Pigment print.  Framed: 101.6 × 243.8 cm (40 × 96 in.).  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of The Michael G.  and C.  Jane Wilson 2007 Trust.  © Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao

Getty Museum Receives Major Photography Gift

  • December 12, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the donations of two groups of photographs from collectors Leslie and Judith Schreyer and Michael and Jane Wilson. The gifts include works by artists not ...

John Singer Sargent, American, 1856–1925; “Portrait of Charlotte Cram”, 1900; oil on canvas; 34 3/4 × 24 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Friends Fund Endowment, Museum Purchase, and funds given by Mr.  and Mrs.  John Peters MacCarthy; Eliza McMillan Trust, Bequest of Elsie A.  Kuhn, Gift of Edward J.  Costigan in memory of his wife, Sara Guth Costigan, Gift of Mr.  and Mrs.  John Alden Sears, Gift of J.  Harold Pettus, Gift of Charles F.  Galt, Gift of William Henry Gruen, and Gift of Peggy Ives

Saint Louis Art Museum will acquire ‘Portrait of Charlotte Cram’ by John Singer Sargent

  • December 12, 2017

The Saint Louis Art Museum Board of Commissioners has authorized the purchase of “Portrait of Charlotte Cram,” a 1900 painting by John Singer Sargent, one of the most respected portraitists in ...

Kadir Nelson Drake: “Nothing Was the Same”, 2013 Oil on Linen, 62” x 30” Cash Money Records

Celebrated Illustrator Kadir Nelson to Give Master Class Presentation on Monday, January 8, 2018 at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

  • December 12, 2017

The University of the Arts, through the Edith J. and Roy B. Simpson Master Class Series, is pleased to host celebrated Illustrator Kadir Nelson (b. 1974) in a Master Class presentation on Monday, ...

Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Sold December 5, 2017 for $80,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $40,000 to $60,000)

First Use of “Virginia” Sees $80K at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • December 7, 2017

Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books that one could be forgiven for getting lost. Many buyers chose to bid in ...

TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi, Japanese, Meiji period (1868-1912), Looks Like She Wants to See: Custom and Manner of a Maid of the Tenpô Era [1830-1844] (Mitasô: Tempô nenkan okoshô no fûzoku), from the series Thirty-Two Aspects of Women (Fûzoku sanjûnisô, 1988, Ukiyo-e woodblock print in vertical ôban format;, ink and color on paper, H.  14-1/2 x W.  10 inches.  Loan from the Lee & Mary Jean Michels Collection

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art hosts an exhibition of 19th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints

  • December 11, 2017

“The Long Nineteenth Century in Japanese Woodblock Prints,” an exhibition featuring more than fifty superlative works from the distinguished private collection of Dr. Lee and Mary Jean Michels, ...

Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • December 11, 2017

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs ...

Day, Siamese Coast, S.S.  Malini Hilda May Gordon (1874-1972) Gouache 7 1/4 x 10 in.  Inscribed as title, verso

Extraordinary, Globe Trotting Artist, Hilda May Gordon, to be the Focus of Martyn Gregory's Exhibition in Master Drawings New York 2018 in January

  • December 11, 2017

While women artists traveling the globe are commonplace today, in 1922 it was not only unusual but dangerous for a woman to set off alone “for no particular reason,” as Hilda May Gordon wrote in ...

En-Ar-Co White Rose double-sided porcelain sign, 48 inches in diameter, in the original frame ($6,480).

Beautiful petroliana signs with dazzling graphics bring high dollars at Route 32 Auctions' inaugural sale

  • Route 32 Auctions
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  • December 11, 2017

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Advertising memorabilia showed strong prices at Route 32 Auctions’ debut auction on November 25th, held at Christy’s of Indiana in Indianapolis. Bidders were in attendance at ...

Fruit jars being sterilized, Conway, 1938.  Photograph by Dorothea Lange.  Farm Security Administration (FSA) selected records and photographs, 1935-1942.  Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

"Off the Beaten Track: A Road Trip through the Archives of American Art"

  • December 8, 2017

The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, (the Archives) presents a new exhibition from its expansive collection showcasing material from every state and the District of Columbia. Open ...

Mabel Poblet, Sleepless Series, 2017, photography, LED, thread and pins, 23.6 x 23.6 inches.  Shown by Cynthia - Reeves at Art Miami, BOOTH A229.

ART MIAMI + CONTEXT ART MIAMI REPORT STRONGEST OPENING NIGHT AT BRAND NEW WATERFRONT LOCATION

  • December 7, 2017

Miami’s longest running contemporary art fair, Art Miami, kicked-off art week by celebrating the debut of its 28th edition alongside sister fair CONTEXT Art Miami with its strongest VIP Preview to ...

George Grant Elmslie (1871-1952) Six Leaded Glass Windows for the Henry B.  Babson House, circa 1907 (estimate: $ 15,000 - 20,000)

ICONS OF MODERN DESIGN AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

  • December 7, 2017

New York – On December 14, the Modern Decorative Art + Design auction at Bonhams New York will be led with rare lamps by Alberto Giacometti, spectacular window panels by Frank Lloyd Wright and by ...

Bruce Berman

THE PRODUCER’S PIX: Photographs from Film Industry Executive Bruce Berman’s Collection to Sell at Bonhams Los Angeles

  • December 7, 2017

Auction Date: December 14 and 15, 2017 Public Exhibition: December 9-14 Los Angeles – Bonhams will offer a noteworthy selection of photographs from the collection of film industry executive ...

Eva and Franco Mattes, My Generation, 2010.  Video (13 minutes, 18 seconds), broken computer tower, CRT monitor, loudspeakers, keyboard, mouse, and various cables; overall dimensions variable.  Installation view, Plugin, Basel

'I Was Raised on the Internet' - Landmark Exhibition Debuts at MCA, Chicago in 2018

  • December 7, 2017

This summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the landmark exhibition I Was Raised on the Internet, an immersive and participatory show examining the impact of the internet and how ...

Call for Events! 5th Anniversary Boston Design Week! April 4 - 15, 2018

  • December 7, 2017

Boston, MA – A “Call for Events” has been issued for the Fifth Anniversary Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival taking place April 4 – 15, 2018. Non-profit organizations, professional ...

The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas founded by John and Dominique de Menil and opened in 1971.  "The mission of the Rothko Chapel is to inspire people to action through art and contemplation, to nurture reverence for the highest aspirations of humanity, and to provide a forum for global concerns." - Rothko Chapel Mission Statement

Pantone Color of the Year 2018 Is a 'Provocative and Thoughtful Purple'

  • December 7, 2017

Think purple in the richest hue of colonial-era glass, the Pop Art punch of Warhol, or a contemplative Rothko canvas, and expect to see the shade appear more in art, fashion and design --- Ultra ...

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Christ Carrying the Cross, from the Engraved Passion series, 1512.  Engraving on paper.  Museum purchase through the Champion & Partners Acquisition Prize in Honour of Richard Hamilton (2017)

Krannert Art Museum Wins Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize, adds 16th-century Print to Collection

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • November 30, 2017

Krannert Art Museum has added a 16th-century print by Albrecht Dürer – one of the world’s most skilled engravers – to its collection, thanks to an acquisition prize that provided funds for the ...