The only sweeping Madonna would soon be doing would be sweeping up award after award at the Emmys.

Trove of 66 Polaroid photos of Madonna taken in 1983, pre-fame, is for sale at Manhattan Rare Books

  • August 21, 2017

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – A complete set of 66 original Polaroid photos of Madonna, taken in 1983 by the noted portrait photographer Richard Corman (Am., b. 1954), just six weeks before the release of ...

Monumental portrait painting of American inventor Thomas A.  Edison by Ellis M.  Silvette, signed by both men, 47 inches by 96 inches in the frame (est.  $70,000-$80,000).

Larger-than life portrait painting of Thomas Edison, signed by him and the artist, will be auctioned Aug. 29

  • University Archives
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  • August 21, 2017

WESTPORT, Conn. – A fantastic selection of autographed documents, manuscripts, books and relics are up for bid in an internet-only auction already online by University Archives, based in Westport. ...

Marta Resnikov Reitman, Caged Bird Sings

Shoreline ArtsTrail Announces New Members

  • September 1, 2017

The Shoreline ArtsTrail is proud to announce five new member artists, and four returning artists.   Guilford artist Denise Casey (painter); Guilford artist Philip Goetz (mixed media and video); ...

Brown Arts Initiative Announces Launch of Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series

  • August 17, 2017

The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University today announced the launch of the Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series, an annual series of presentations and student interactions led by ...

Carved Carrara marble sculpture of a standing nude woman by Italian artist Pasquale Romanelli (1812-1887), 60 inches tall, with no damage or repairs (est.  $30,000-$45,000).

Marble sculpture by Romanelli and oil on wood by Chapman at Fontaine's Sept. 9th auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • August 18, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare Tiffany Studios 18-light Lily lamp, a Gustav Becker astronomical floor regulator clock and a carved Carrara marble sculpture of a standing nude woman by Italian artist ...

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (American, 1875–1942) Model for War Memorial, Washington Heights 1921-1922 Bronze 42x 31 1/2 x 28 in.  Private collection

Norton Organizes First Exhibition of Art by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Since the Artist’s Death in 1942

  • August 17, 2017

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture Will Showcase Rarely Seen Works;  On View January 25 – April 29, 2018 The Norton Museum of Art will present the first exhibition in more than 75 years of ...

Linden Frederick, Save-a-Lot.

15 Acclaimed Writers Take Literary Cues from Realist Paintings by Linden Frederick in Groundbreaking Exhibition

  • August 17, 2017

“Some art takes its subject from literature. It is far more unusual for literature to take its inspiration from art. But that is exactly what 15 writers—many of them prize-winners or ...

Lin Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton

Gallery Shows Portraits of Hamilton Cast as the Hit Musical Opens in Los Angeles

  • August 16, 2017

“I’m young, scrappy and hungry and I’m not throwing away my shot!”  -Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton: An American Musical MY SHOT: PORTRAITS FROM HAMILTON is an exhibition of photographs by New ...

Kara Walker, Detail of U.S.A.  Idioms, 2017.  Sumi ink and collage on paper, 120 x 175 inches (304.8 x 444.5 cm)

KARA WALKER: SIKKEMA JENKINS AND CO. IS COMPELLED TO PRESENT THE MOST ASTOUNDING AND IMPORTANT PAINTING SHOW OF THE FALL ART SHOW VIEWING SEASON!

  • August 16, 2017

Sikkema Jenkins and Co. is Compelled to present The most Astounding and Important Painting show of the fall Art Show viewing season! Collectors of Fine Art will Flock to see the latest Kara ...

Yoo Geun-Taek, The Fountain, 2017, Black ink, white powder and tempera on Korean paper, 145 x 145cm, Courtesy the artist and Gallery Hyundai, Seoul.

Promenade: Recent Works by Yoo Geun-Taek at Gallery Hyundai in Seoul

  • August 16, 2017

Gallery Hyundai in Seoul will present Promenade, its second solo exhibition with painter Yoo Geun-Taek. The artist has pioneered a new era in Korean art history by applying contemporary style and ...

Michael Christopher Brown – Helen and friends wait for their $1.00 cheese pizzas in Playa neighborhood, Havana.

Annenberg Space's CUBA IS Photography Show Offers a Fresh Look into Contemporary Cuban Life

  • August 16, 2017

On September 9th, the Annenberg Space for Photography opens an exclusive exhibit called Cuba Is. The show is part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative presenting the work of ...

Conjoined tianhuang seal with coiling Qilin atop.  Height: 2 in.  Width: 31⁄2 in.  Lot 49.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Chinese Signature Seals - Best Sellers at Gianguan Auctions

  • August 16, 2017

There's a trend in the works and it's coming from a decidedly traditional place - the emporers and scholars of China. Everyone wants one of the carved signature seals that were originally used to ...

Kathryn Hansen - Solo Art Exhibition

Kathryn Hansen Awarded a Solo Art Exhibition

  • Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
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  • August 15, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce that Kathryn Hansen has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their website. Kathryn Hansen and her wildlife pencil ...

Duo, 2017 Orange and green Stoneware, Porcelain, Volcanic rock components, glaze, slips, resin, 22 x 28 x 43 inches

Ceramic Sculptor Aneta Regel Makes Her American Debut at Jason Jacques Gallery, September 6 through 29

  • August 15, 2017

Jason Jacques Gallery is pleased to present Second Nature, an exhibition of recent work by contemporary ceramic sculptor Aneta Regel—the artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States. “With ...

Jane Peterson, Boats on the Nile at Dawn.

Retrospective of American Impressionist Jane Peterson Opens at Mattatuck Museum This Winter

  • August 15, 2017

Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Conn., will open the exhibition Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad, from November 19, 2017 – January 28, 2018. This retrospective of modernist painter Jane Peterson ...

Hiroshige.  Satta Beach, Suruga.  The 36 Views of Mt.  Fuji.  Woodblock print.  1858.

Hiroshige: Poet of Travel at Ronin Gallery

  • August 15, 2017

In the history of ukiyo-e, there is one name above all others that evokes the tender, lyrical beauty of the Japanese landscape – Hiroshige. Ronin Gallery is pleased to present a selection of ...

An exhibition opening Aug.  31 at Krannert Art Museum will feature images of nature, many of which contributed to scientific knowledge at the time they were made.  A recently acquired 17th century painting – “Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase on a Stone Table Ledge,” by Anna Ruysch – is the centerpiece of the exhibition.

University of Illinois Krannert Art Museum exhibition celebrates early images of nature, female artists

  • August 15, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Botanical prints and other portrayals of nature from the Renaissance onward were not only lovely to look at or used to illustrate scientific text. They also contributed to the ...

HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee) slate print by William Kent, is as relevant today as when it was created a half century ago.  Photo courtesy of: Marc Chabot Fine Arts, an exhibitor in the new Works on Paper gallery section of the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair.

THE FOURTH ANNUAL BROOKLYN ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR DEBUTS A NEW “WORKS ON PAPER’ GALLERY SECTION WHEN IT RETURNS TO THE BROOKLYN EXPO CENTER, SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2017

  • August 14, 2017

There’s even more to experience, more to enjoy and – best of all -- more to buy, when the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, September 8-10, 2017.  ...

Barbara Ernst Prey in front of her MASS MoCA commission.

Maine Artist Barbara Ernst Prey Paints 15-Foot Watercolor for MASS MoCA

  • August 14, 2017

MASS MoCA: Studies from A Museum Commission August 15 - September 20, 2017 The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) has commissioned Barbara Ernst Prey to paint a groundbreaking ...

Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By, by Ben Shahn, 1965 (lithograph).  Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel once asserted that the entire ethical teachings of the Hebrew Bible could be condensed into one sentence: an excerpt from Leviticus 19:16, “Thou shalt not stand idly by while your neighbor’s blood is shed.” Shahn illustrated this admonition by depicting a white hand reaching out to raise a black hand.

Evil: A Matter of Intent

  • August 14, 2017

Evil: A Matter of Intent features the work of over thirty contemporary and modern artists addressing the many faces of inhumanity. This pertinent group show features artists hailing from ...