Michael Light: Mile-wide, 200’ deep, 1952 MIKE Crater, 10.4 Megatons, Enewetak Atoll, 2003

Photography Exhibition at Palo Alto Art Center Examines the Impact of Humans on the Planet

  • May 26, 2017

Photographer and bookmaker Michael Light will explore the nature of landscape through a compelling collection of photographs during the free exhibition Michael Light: Planetary Landscape, June ...

Part of "Mi Tierra" at Denver Art Museum: Gabriel Dawe, Plexus no.  36, 2016.  Gütermann thread, painted wood, and hooks.  © Gabriel Dawe

2017 Biennial of the Americas Celebration Returns to Denver with a Week of Ideas, Art and Culture featuring Fábrica de Arte Cubano

  • May 25, 2017

The 2017 Biennial of the Americas, an international festival of ideas, art, and culture returns to the Mile High city with its opening week of events September 12-16, 2017. The week of events will ...

William Glackens, The Beach, Isle Adam, oil on canvas, 1925-26.  Estimate $500,000 to $800,000.

Landscapes by Avery, Glackens, Kleitsch & Marin In Swann Galleries’ June 15 American Art Sale

  • May 25, 2017

Swann Galleries has announced highlights from their annual sale of American Art, featuring original works by masters from the nineteenth- through twenty-first centuries. Watercolors, paintings ...

©Thomas D Mangelsen

Phillips to Host Charity Auction in Los Angeles to Support Rhino Conservation Initiatives

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  • May 25, 2017

Phillips is pleased to announce a charity auction in Los Angeles to benefit Elephant Action League’s trailblazing efforts to save the rhinos. A selection of works by world-renowned photographer ...

Iganz Marcel Gaugengigl.  "Small Audience", c.1882.  Oil on panel, 9 7/8 x 14 inches.

The Boston Accent: 140 Years of The Museum School

  • May 25, 2017

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts—or the Museum School, as it has been known throughout its many iterations—has been an influential component of Boston’s art scene since the school’s founding ...

Marguerite Thompson Zorach, Nude, 1922, oil on canvas, 40 1/4" x 30", Worcester Art Museum, Eliza S.  Paine Fund and a partial gift of Dr.  Robert A.  Johnson1977.130

Farnsworth Opens Major Marguerite Zorach Retrospective

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  • May 25, 2017

On Saturday, June 17, the Farnsworth Art Museum, in Rockland, Maine, will open a major retrospective of the works of Marguerite Zorach. Entitled Marguerite Zorach—An Art-Filled Life, the show will ...

Arthur Szyk, The Szyk Haggadah, first edition, limited edition on vellum, with 14 full-page plates, London, 1939.

Books Become Art at Swann Galleries’ Art, Press & Illustrated Auction

  • May 22, 2017

Swann Galleries has announced highlights from their June 13 auction of Art, Press & Illustrated Books, which will feature premier examples of printing that elevate the humble book to a noble ...

Siblings by Paul Hermann Wagner

Rare Paul Hermann Wagner Oil at Gray's May 31

  • May 24, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (May 23, 2017)  The 19th century German figure and landscape painter, Paul Herman Wagner (1852-1937), is best known for his poignant portraits of children. Wagner’s paintings ...

Lot 146.  Jim Dine.  "White Owl (for Alan)"

Contemporary Prints & Multiples at Aspire Auctions

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  • May 24, 2017

20th century collectable artists such as Jim Dine, Rufino Tamayo and Julian Stanczak are available tomorrow Thursday May 25th. The online auction is conducted by Aspire Auctions, Inc. headquartered ...

Rendering for The Shed, New York’s New Center for Artistic Invention

The Shed, New York’s New Center for Artistic Invention, Moves Toward 2019 Opening with $75 Million Gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies

  • May 24, 2017

Daniel L. Doctoroff, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Alex Poots, Founding Artistic Director and CEO of New York’s new center for artistic invention, The Shed, today announced an ...

Multi-colored map of California and Nevada, with Virginia City insert, published by A,L.  Bancroft & Co., San Francisco ($2,783).

Rare 19th century multi-colored map of California and Nevada in near-mint condition brings $2,783 at Holabird auction

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  • May 25, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A palladium commemorative coin produced for the 1939 World’s Fair in New York – about the size of a silver dollar and known as a “so-called” dollar in collecting circles for that ...

Detail, “Camp Bedlam” by Julie Heffernan.

When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan Evoke Bosch-Like Views of Climate Change

  • May 23, 2017

When the Water Rises is on view at the LSU Museum of Art, at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, now through September 17, 2017.  Julie Heffernan’s recent paintings create alternative ...

 James Abbott McNeill Whistler (America, 1834 — 1903), Billingsgate, 1859, etching, 5 15/16 x 8 7/8 inches, Museum Purchase, 2003.5.1C

Whistler and Contemporaries Featured in Reading Public Museum's Etching Exhibition

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  • May 24, 2017

The Reading Public Museum is pleased to announce its latest art exhibition, Whistler & Company: The Etching Revival, which will be on view from May 27 through September 24, 2017 in The Museum’s ...

Installation view of Babel at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 2010.  Artist Jim Neel created the work during his first Arts/Industry residency in the Kohler Co.  Pottery.  Photo courtesy of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

Kohler Experience Center Includes New Gallery Space Featuring Works by John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s Arts/Industry Artists

  • May 24, 2017

SHEBOYGAN, Wisconsin and New York, NY   The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is pleased to announce that Kohler Co. has dedicated space for a satellite gallery in its new KOHLER ...

Photo by Corrado Serra

Lluís Lleó's Outdoor Paintings Arrive at the Park Avenue Malls

  • May 23, 2017

A series of five front-and-back outdoor paintings on carved sandstone slabs from Catalonia by New York-based Spanish artist Lluís Lleó have landed on Park Avenue. Morpho’s Nest in the Cadmium ...

Edward Hopper: Approaching the City, 1946, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

From Hopper to Rothko: America’s Road to Modern Art at Potsdam's Museum Barberini

  • May 23, 2017

Following its opening exhibition, the Museum Barberini will present its first international cooperation project with the exhibition From Hopper to Rothko: America’s Road to Modern Art from June 17 ...

A seated mother embracing her child, c.  1512Metalpoint with white heightening on grey prepared paper, selectively indented for transfer, 16.1 x 12.6 cm© Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Once-in-a-Lifetime Exhibition of Raphael Drawings at Ashmolean Museum This Summer

  • May 23, 2017

120 works by Raphael from international collections will go on show at the Ashmolean this summer in the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, RAPHAEL: THE DRAWINGS. Fifty works come from the Ashmolean’s ...

Qiu Deshu, Fissuring-Group Portrait, 1996 Ink and acrylic on paper and canvas 62 x 94 in (157.5 cm x 238.5)

Asia Week New York Contemporary Concludes with Healthy Sales and Collector Enthusiasm

  • May 22, 2017

The inaugural Asia Week New York Contemporary concluded its nine-day run on an upbeat note with healthy sales and an enthusiastic response from collectors. Initially launched to coincide with TEFAF ...

NEH Chairman William D.  Adams

NEH Chairman William D. Adams Announces Resignation

  • May 22, 2017

William D. Adams, the tenth chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, announced today his resignation from the agency, effective Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Adams was nominated by ...

George Tooker, Bathers (Bath Houses), 1950, egg tempera on gessoed board, 20 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.

Important George Tooker Painting and a Neo-Renaissance Portrait by Herter Join The Huntington's Collections

  • May 22, 2017

At its annual meeting this spring, the Art Collectors’ Council of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens voted to acquire a major painting by George Tooker (1920-2011), ...