Shaker Red-stained Sewing Desk, c.  1830 (Lot 15, Estimate $20,000-$30,000)

Single-Owner Collection Leads Skinner’s June Shaker Auction

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 24, 2016

MARLBOROUGH, MA – May 24, 2016 – On Saturday, June 4 at 10 AM, Skinner, Inc. will present at auction The Shaker Collection of Erhart Muller in its Marlborough, MA gallery. The auction will showcase ...

Brett Weston, Untitled (Dunes, White Sands, New Mexico), 1946, gelatin silver print.  Bank of America Collection.  Photo © The Brett Weston Archive

Revolutionary Vision: Group f/64 and Richard Misrach Photographs From the Bank of America Collection

  • May 24, 2016

Founded in 1932, Group f/64 staked a claim for photography as an autonomous art form, with aesthetics that embraced its innate mechanical properties. Led by Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, this ...

Andrea Polli

Artist and Scholar Andrea Polli on Resound, Public Art, and Activism

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
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  • May 24, 2016

On June 2 & 3, 2016, Albuquerque-based artist and scholar, Andrea Polli, whose work Sonic Antarctica [2009/2016] is currently on view in MCASB’s group exhibition, "Beyond 2°" (through July 28), ...

Carolina Caycedo, YUMA, or the Land of Friends, 2014, Digital prints on glass, satellite images, Mural: 580x473 cm (46 pieces: 20 pieces 100x100 cm; 10 pieces 100x35 cm; 8 pieces 40x100 cm; 8 pieces 40x35 cm), Courtesy the Artist; Ursula Biemann

Beyond 2° Exhibition in Santa Barbara features Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, Carolina Caycedo, Olga Kisseleva, Nicholas Mangan, Otobong Nkanga, Robert Zhao Renhui, Andrea Polli, Amie Siegel, and Melanie Smith

  • May 23, 2016

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara examines global warming, natural resource depletion, and other environmentally devastating circumstances in the exhibition "Beyond 2°".  Beyond 2° is a ...

New York City's Morris-Jumel Mansion presents Andrea Arroyo’s “Boundless - The Women of the Mansion”

  • May 24, 2016

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is pleased to present “Boundless - The Women of the Mansion” an exhibition of site-specific, outdoor works created by award-winning artist Andrea Arroyo, during her ...

Single-action Colt revolver sold for $500,000 at Witherell's Old West Show May 6 and 7

Single-action Colt revolver tops the bill at Witherell's Old West Show

  • May 24, 2016

Despite the newly discovered Billy the Kid tintype debuting at Witherell’s Old West Show in Grass Valley, Calif., May 6 and 7, 2016, the talk of the show was a single-action Colt revolver that sold ...

Leonor Fini, "L'amour sans condition," 1958, oil on canvas, 36 x 25 1/2 inches

"Chance Meeting on a Dissecting Table" extends at Weinstein Gallery; will run through June 30

  • May 24, 2016

Weinstein Gallery (444 Clementina Street, San Francisco) has announced the extension of the new exhibition CHANCE MEETING ON A DISSECTING TABLE, now set to run through June 30, 2016.   CHANCE ...

Solar Bell, 2013, taking flight.  Photo: Camilo Brau © Studio Tomás Saraceno.

Tomás Saraceno Work Inspired by Alexander Graham Bell to Debut at Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati

  • May 23, 2016

The Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati (CAC) has commissioned new work by the innovative Argentinean artist Tomás Saraceno who develops ambitious projects including models for cities that float ...

#TAKEMEANYWHERE

Art Collective With Shia LaBeouf Lets Twitter Users Take Them Anywhere

  • May 23, 2016

For the next month, LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner invite the public to take them anywhere. Each day, the trio will tweet their coordinates using the #TAKEMEANYWHERE hashtag, and wait for a ride. ...

DETAIL: Edmund William Greacen, In Miss Florence’s Garden, 1913.  Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches, A Private Collector

Impressionism: American Gardens on Canvas Captures the Spirit of Gardens that Inspired Artists at the Turn of the 20th Century

  • May 22, 2016

The New York Botanical Garden continues to explore the connections between the plant world and the arts through captivating flower shows and fine art in its upcoming exhibition, Impressionism: ...

This 15th century watercolor and gouache on vellum painting, titled The Ascension and measuring 10 inches by 10 inches (sight) in a later frame, will be sold May 28-30 in Amesbury, Mass.

Medieval 15th century watercolor and gouache on vellum will be featured at John McInnis' May 28-30 auction

  • John McInnis Auctioneers
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  • May 23, 2016

AMESBURY, Mass. – A three-session Memorial Day weekend auction featuring a vast array of items from prominent estates in the Boston area – to include the Hoes family of Wayland, direct descendants ...

This bronze sculpture by 19th century French artist Henri Emile Adrien Trodoux, titled Boxer Dog and a Rat, signed, four inches tall, will come up for bid June 4-5 in New Orleans, La.

Bronze figural sculpture by 19th century French artist Henri Trodoux will be sold June 4-5 in New Orleans

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • May 24, 2016

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A “prostitute’s box” from Dodge City, Kansas dating to around 1900, a fine collection of 20th century Meissen figures, a handsome 19th century English George II-style inlaid ...

Mary Cassatt, Augusta with Her Forefinger on Her Cheek, oil on canvas, 27 x 22 1/2 in., $100,000-200,000

Mary Cassatt Oil Portrait Leads Grogan and Company's June Auction

  • Grogan & Company
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  • May 23, 2016

On Sunday, June 5th Grogan & Company will hold its annual June Auction, featuring over 400 lots of fine art, jewelry, silver, decorative arts, furniture, and Oriental rugs. The sale will begin ...

Susan Vecsey, Untitled (Black/Blue), 2015, Oil on linen, 74 x 74 in.  Courtesy Berry Campbell

Susan Vecsey | Recent Paintings

  • Berry Campbell LLC
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  • May 20, 2016

 SUSAN VECSEY OPENS AT BERRY CAMPBELL GALLERY   NEW YORK, NEW YORK, MAY 19, 2016 - Berry Campbell is pleased to present recent paintings by Susan Vecsey.  This much anticipated exhibition ...

Vernal Pool with Willows, 2003.  Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches.

'Anne Lyman Powers: Seven Decades of Painting' on view at Childs Gallery

  • May 20, 2016

Childs Gallery, Boston is pleased to present Anne Lyman Powers: Seven Decades of Painting, an exhibition bringing together still lifes, landscapes, and figural works spanning the Boston area ...

Jill Emery, "Thoughts & Weather Patterns Get Together For Correspondence", 11 x 14, Mixed Media

Love, Support, Intimacies & Other Delicacies of the Female Psyche

  • Coagula Curatorial
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  • May 19, 2016

Coagula Curatorial (Los Angeles) is pleased to present new works by Los Angeles painter JILL EMERY. Opening Reception will be held on Saturday May 28, from 7-11pm at 974 Chung King Road, in the ...

The Magnificent Sword of Wu Peifu - estimate $500,000/1,000,000

Historical Chinese National Military Treasure Surfaces and Hits the Auction Block on June 5th

  • Cowan's Auctions
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  • May 19, 2016

ORANGE, Calif. -- A historical rarity, the dress sword of Wu Peifu (1874-1939), noted Chinese warlord during the early 20th century and one of the country's beloved figures, will be sold by Cowan’s ...

Kimberly Orcutt.  Photo by Michael Benabib

Kimberly Orcutt Appointed Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum

  • May 19, 2016

The Brooklyn Museum is pleased to appoint Kimberly Orcutt as Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art. Orcutt, currently the Mellon Curator at Large for American Art at the Indianapolis Museum of ...

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) In the Luxembourg Gardens, 1879 Oil on canvas, 25 7/8 x 36 3/8 in.  Philadelphia Museum of Art: John G.  Johnson Collection, 1917, Cat.  1080.  Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Electric Paris' Exhibition Lights Up Bruce Museum

  • May 19, 2016

Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity. The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of ...

N.C.  Wyeth (1882-1945), He Rode Away, Following a Dim Trail Among the Sage, 1909, oil on canvas, 38 x 25, Estimate: $500,000–$700,000

Jackson Hole Art Auction announces new highlights, including N.C. Wyeth masterwork

  • July 16, 0005

Jackson, Wyoming – September 16-17, 2016 – Trailside Galleries and the Gerald Peters Gallery are pleased to announce the tenth annual Jackson Hole Art Auction, scheduled for September 16-17, 2016 ...