Portrait painting of a young woman by noted Polish artist Jan Cybis (1897-1972), a block-style post-impressionist whose mentor was the German Expressionist Otto Mueller.

Artworks by Jan Cybis and Antoine-Louis Bayre will headline The Specialists of the South's July 7th estate auction

  • The Specialists of the South, Inc.
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  • June 25, 2018

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Items from the living estate of Elizabeth Nash – the former owner of a posh retail antiques store in Alexandria, Virginia that catered to an upscale clientele in Virginia, ...

U.S. Architecture Pavilion at Venice Biennale Explores Our Common Humanity in 'Dimensions of Citizenship'

  • June 21, 2018

For the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, the U.S. Pavilion, commissioned by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and The University ...

Jean-François Millet, Dandelions, 1867–68.  Pastel on tan wove paper.  Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs.  Marian Shaw Haughton.

MFA Boston Airs Rarely Displayed Pastels From Its Vault in Summer Exhibition

  • June 21, 2018

The fragility of powdery pigment and the light sensitivity of the paper on which it rests mean pastels can rarely be exhibited—typically for only a few months per decade. French Pastels: Treasures ...

"Natas Kaupas" by Spike Jonze.

Spike Jonze's Photography Debuts in 'Against the Grain: Skate Culture and the Camera'

  • June 21, 2018

Against the Grain: Skate Culture and the Camera at 49-50 Poland Street in London, July 7 to 22, 2018, is a traveling exhibition that celebrates the phenomena of skateboarding, with the ...

Dox Thrash.  Griffin Hills, c.  1940.  The Baltimore Museum of Art, BMA 1942.35

'1939: Exhibiting Black Art' Revisits Groundbreaking Show at Baltimore Museum of Art

  • June 21, 2018

“Art in a democracy should above all else be democratic, which is to say that it must be truly representative.” — Alain Locke, Contemporary Negro Art, 1939 In 1939, The Baltimore Museum of Art ...

William Glackens (1870–1938) Vase of Flowers Oil on canvas 12½ x 9¾ inches Signed upper left: W Glackens

Questroyal’s Ninth Annual Summer Special Sale

  • June 21, 2018

Over 150 paintings offered below cost or substantially discounted Each summer, Questroyal Fine Art prepares for new acquisitions for the upcoming fall season. Unlike most galleries, Questroyal ...

James Turrell, Orca Blue-Red,1969, Light installation, Dimensions variable.  Courtesy Levy Gorvy Gallery.

Mayfair Art Weekend Highlights: Lobster Chairs at a Surrealist Luncheon, DJ Music to Yves Klein / James Turrell Works

  • June 20, 2018

London's Mayfair Art Weekend (29 June - 1 July 2018), in partnership with the ​Royal Academy of Arts, will present an extensive programme of exhibitions, events, talks and tours across Mayfair ...

The personal automobile standard of Prussian Kaiser Wilhelm II, displaying his family crest, plus three other official fender flags (minimum bid: $18,000).

Militaria spanning multiple conflicts and generations will be in Mohawk Arm's Auction #79, June 30th

  • Mohawk Arms
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  • June 21, 2018

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – The peaked caps and sleeve insignia of the German Third Reich diplomatic ambassador to Russia, the personal automobile standard and three other fender flags used by Kaiser ...

'Classic Beauties' Are Gathered for Major Exhibition in Amsterdam

  • June 19, 2018

Hermitage Amsterdam’s new exhibition (through Jan. 18), Classic Beauties. Artists, Italy and the Esthetic Ideals of the 18th Century, is a summer art highlight on the Continent. The show tells ...

Xiaolu Wang, I.Am.Mural.  (video still).

Minneapolis Institute of Art Presents Exhibition Inspired by Philando Castile

  • June 19, 2018

This June, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) presents “Art and Healing: In the Moment,” an exhibition of 15 works—including paintings, sculpture, video, posters, and textiles—by Twin Cities ...

Lot 200: Emilio Cruz, Floating Figures, oil on canvas.  Sold June 14, 2018 for $17,500, a record for the artist

Swann Sets Record for Cuban-American Painter Emilio Cruz

  • Swann Galleries
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  • June 19, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of American Art on June 14 offered original works by bastions of the category including William Glackens and John Singer Sargent, as well as artists whose work has only ...

“Sere Deconstructed II: Circle of Life Series” by Loretta Kaufman to Exhibit at Chelsea’s First Street Gallery

Loretta Kaufman to Exhibit at Chelsea’s First Street Gallery

  • Fusion Art
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  • June 19, 2018

Loretta Kaufman’s acrylic painting “Sere Deconstructed II:  Circle of Life Series” is one of 48 works selected from 1,900 entries in First Street Gallery’s 2018 National Juried Exhibition. The ...

Ed Ruscha (American, b.  1937), Pool #2, from the portfolio Pools, 1968; printed 1997.  Chromogenic color print, 40.4 x 40.7 cm (image).  Edward Ruscha Papers and Art Collection, 2013.16.2 © Ed Ruscha.  Courtesy Harry Ransom Center.

Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance

  • June 19, 2018

The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin presents the exhibition “Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance” from Aug. 11, 2018, through Jan. 6, 2019. One of today’s most influential ...

Arts & Collectibles Blockchain Codex Announces Whitelist Ahead of Impending Token Sale

  • June 19, 2018

Codex, a cryptocurrency and decentralized registry for unique assets focused on the $2 trillion dollar arts & collectibles (A&C) asset class, announces its highly-anticipated public sale ...

Signed by Sultan Ali Mashhadi (d.  1520), Afghanistan, Herat Timurid period, Page from the Diwan (collected works) of Sultan Husayn Mirza, circa 1490, with later additions, colored inks, and gold on blue paper, Cincinnati Art  Museum; Gift of JoLynn M.  and  Bryon W.  Gustin, 2016.372

Behold the beauty of script in Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic World at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting Sept. 7

  • June 19, 2018

CINCINNATI— Explore the craftsmanship, skill, beauty and function of calligraphy from the ninth to the twentieth centuries in the special exhibition Collecting Calligraphy: Arts of the Islamic ...

The auction will feature a run of Drake's Plantation Bitters, including a green example and a purple variant, both in mint condition.

Antique bottles from coast to coast will be in American Bottle Auctions' online sale, June 29-July 8

  • American Bottle Auctions
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  • June 19, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – American Bottle Auctions’ next big sale – Auction 65, with bidding set to start on Friday, June 29th and end on Sunday, July 8th – will cater to collectors from coast to coast, ...

The Violin Player, 1623.  Dirck van Baburen (Dutch, c.  1592/3–1624).  Oil on canvas; 80.4 x 67.1 cm.  The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Cleveland Museum of Art Acquisitions Range From a Jolly Dutch Portrait to a Cool 1970s Work by Emma Amos

  • June 18, 2018

Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include The Violin Player, a 17th-century genre painting by Dirck van Baburen; a drawing by Johannes Stradanus, a Netherlandish artist ...

Arturo Pacheco Altamirano (1903-1978)

Lots To Discover in Clarke Auction's June 25 Storage Sale

  • Clarke Auction
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  • June 19, 2018

             Clarke Auction is holding its fifth, online-only, no reserve, storage sale on Monday, June 25, 2018.  The sale features approximately two hundred lots of fine art pulled from the ...

Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863).  Self-Portrait with Green Vest, ca.  1837.  Oil on canvas, 25 9/16 x 21 7/16 in.  (65 x 54.5 cm).  Musée du Louvre, Paris.  © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Michel Urtado

Delacroix Opens at the Met This Fall

  • June 17, 2018

French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) was one of the greatest creative figures of the 19th century. Through his choice of daring subjects and compositions, a vibrant palette, and bold ...

Joan Mitchell.  Bracket.  1989.  The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  © Estate of Joan Mitchell.  Photo: Katherine Du Tiel.

Baltimore Museum of Art and SFMOMA Co-Organize Comprehensive Retrospective of Work by Acclaimed Artist Joan Mitchell

  • June 17, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) are co-organizing a comprehensive retrospective of American artist Joan Mitchell. The exhibition will bring ...