Imperial Russian government, 1917, specimen 4% savings bond ($12,810).

Rare 1917 Imperial Russian government 4% savings bond soars to a record $12,810 at auction

  • Archives International Auctions
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  • December 18, 2018

FORT LEE, N.J. –  Archives International Auction’s “50th Milestone Auction” held on December 3rd & 4th, 2018 was highlighted by a 1917 Imperial Russian Government 4% Savings Bond Specimen ...

Hugo Brazao HIATO

Emerging Central St. Martins trained Portuguese artist wins VIA Arts Prize 2018

  • December 17, 2018

Central St. Martins trained Portuguese artist wins VIA Arts Prize 2018   Hugo Brazão and Graham Guy-Robinson, winners of the VIA Arts Prize 2018 (UK’s leading Ibero-American visual arts prize), ...

Watercolor painting of Dayton, Nevada, done in 1984 by artist Jeff Nicholson, known for his renderings of the high desert of the West, particularly of Nevada ($1,000).

Watercolor rendering of Dayton, Nevada done in 1984 by Jeff Nicholson brings $1,000 at auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • December 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – An eclectic five-day auction that featured items ranging from a Chinese Hunan One Tael silver coin to a 150-year-old Idaho soda bottle to an antique wood ore car from a mine in Utah to ...

Abby Chen and Jay Xu

Abby Chen to Head Contemporary Art at Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

  • December 14, 2018

Newly created position will manage museum’s contemporary art team, oversee expanding contemporary art program, forge partnerships with local and international artists. The Asian Art Museum of San ...

William Samuel Horton (1865–1936), Nighttime Festivities Held by President Loubet at the Elysée Palace in Honor of Alfonso XIII, 1905, oil on cardboard, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, © Musée Carnavalet/Roger-Viollet

Celebrate "Paris 1900: City of Entertainment" at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting March 1

  • December 14, 2018

CINCINNATI — Experience the splendor of the French capital at turn of the twentieth century in Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum from March 1–May 12, 2019. ...

Barry Faulkner,  Manship Toasting the Angels, 1923, Oil on board, mounted and hinged as a screen, 6' x 10’, Collection of the Farnsworth Art Museum, museum purchase with support from the Friends of the Farnsworth Collection, 2008; 2009.1 

New Exhibition at the Farnsworth: The Screen Show

  • Farnsworth Art Museum
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  • December 14, 2018

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine will open a juried exhibition of new works by Maine artists that explores the screen form. The Screen Show will be on ...

A Rare and Distinguished Image of Avalokiteshvara China, c.  18th century, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Style 15 1/2 cm.

Asia Week New York Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With An All-star Roster

  • December 13, 2018

The Asia Week New York Association announces that forty-eight international galleries and six auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s will participate ...

Anthea M.  Hartig will lead Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Names Woman to Lead National Museum of American History

  • December 13, 2018

Anthea M. Hartig, currently executive director and CEO of the California Historical Society, has been named the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American ...

Allan Rohan Crite, School's Out.

I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100

  • December 13, 2018

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, an intellectual, social and artistic explosion of African American culture that erupted in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City and ...

Turbulence installation view with works by Anthony Wigglesworth, Lisa Corinne Davis, Sydney Cash and John Mendelson

The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Gallery presents "Turbulence"

  • The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Gallery
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  • December 13, 2018

(New York, NY) The Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery is pleased to present the group show Turbulence, on view at the gallery’s NoHo space from November 15, 2018 – January 31, 2019. The exhibition ...

Edward Hopper, Marshall's House, 1932, Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite on wove paper, Purchased through the gift of Henry and Walter Keney, 1933.93.  © 2018 Heirs of Josephine Hopper / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

American Moderns in Watercolor: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

  • December 12, 2018

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, in Hartford, Conn., will present American Moderns in Watercolor: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries December 22, 2018 to March 17, 2019. American Moderns in ...

The Saint Louis Art Museum purchased “Sunburst in the Riesengebirge,” a landscape painting by Caspar David Friedrich, at auction in London on Dec.  12, 2018.

Saint Louis Art Museum Acquires ‘Sunburst in the Riesengebirge’ by Caspar David Friedrich

  • December 12, 2018

The Saint Louis Art Museum today announced the acquisition of “Sunburst in the Riesengebirge,” a landscape painting by the German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. The museum purchased the ...

Findlay Galleries: The Willow and the Bather by Childe Hassam (1859-1935)


  • Master Drawings New York
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  • December 12, 2018

Acclaimed Event Returns to Manhattan’s Upper East Side from Saturday, January 26 through Saturday, February 2, 2019 Preview: Friday, January 25, 4-8 PM Thirty of the world’s leading ...

Patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the 1906 Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship in Florida (CA$43,660).

Bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915) sells for CA$43,660 at Miller & Miller auction

  • Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.
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  • December 13, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship of 1906 in Ormond ...

Elisabeth Wild, Untitled (181), 2018.  Collage on paper, 28.8 x 16.7 cm.

In Her Ninth Decade, Artist Elisabeth Wild Shows Her 'Fantasías' in Solo Exhibition

  • December 11, 2018

Carbon 12 in Dubai will show Elisabeth Wild’s first solo exhibition in the region, as well as at the gallery, from January 14 to March 10, 2019.  Elisabeth Wild was born in Vienna (Austria) on ...

Unique and monumental ceiling light for Arredoluce, 1964-65 (estimate: $30,000-50,000), created by the seminal Lebanese architect and artist Sami El-Khazim for the World's Fair in New York in 1964.  Ex-collection: Shah of Iran

Bonhams Modern Decorative Art + Design Sale to Feature Once in a Lifetime Cenedese Collection and Recently Discovered Italian Masterpieces By Osvaldo Borsani

  • December 11, 2018

On December 14, Bonhams sale of Modern Decorative Art + Design will offer over 150 works featuring rare designs of furniture, glass, and ceramics from the most sought-after Italian designers of the ...

Photograph of Kaywin Feldman courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

National Gallery of Art Elects Kaywin Feldman as its Fifth Director, Succeeding Earl A. Powell III

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • December 11, 2018

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art, Washington, today announced that its Board of Trustees elected Kaywin Feldman to be the institution’s next director—the fifth in the Gallery’s 77-year ...

Copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar.  1959), featuring the first Silver Age Flash in his own title, plus the first appearance and origin of Mirror Master ($20,000).

Copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959), graded 9.0, brings $20,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 12, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959) in superb condition, with a grade of CBCS 9.0, soared to $20,000 at a Toy & Comic Auction that featured many rare superhero ...

Feliz Ziem "Embarquement sur le quai des Esclavons, Venise"

After 100 Years A Major Felix Ziem Emerges

  • Rehs Galleries, Inc.
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  • December 10, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, sells Embarquement sur le quai des Esclavons, Venise, a major painting by the French artist Felix Ziem ...

Howardena Pindell.  Untitled #4D, 2009.

'Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen' Exhibition Opens at Rose Art Museum This Winter

  • December 10, 2018

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University presents the first major retrospective of eminent American artist, curator, and teacher Howardena Pindell, who for nearly five decades has explored the ...