Wu Qingxia (1910-2008), Chinese Modernist

Will Price Disparity Shift For China's Female Modernists? Gianguan Sale To Be A Barometer.

  • February 16, 2018

Born on the cusp of a change in attitudes about education for women in  China, Wu Qingxia (1910-2008) became one of the 20th century’s leading Modernists working in the traditional style. She is ...

From I, Leonardo, 1986.  © Ralph Steadman

Retrospective of Ralph Steadman, British Graphic Artist and Hunter S. Thompson’s Gonzo Journalism Collaborator, in D.C. this Summer

  • February 16, 2018

“Buy the ticket, take the ride.” – Hunter S. Thompson Celebrating the career of one of Britain’s most important graphic artists of the last 50 years, the American University Museum at the Katzen ...

Julia Child by Lynn Gilbert.

Lynn Gilbert's Women of Wisdom: Iconic Portraits of the Women Who Transformed the American Landscape

  • February 16, 2018

At the 38th Annual PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW, presented by AIPAD, Throckmorton Fine Art (www.throckmorton-nyc.com) will host a special exhibition of 12 iconic portraits by the widely published New York ...

Katty Smith - Solo Art Exhibition

Katty Smith Awarded a Solo Art Exhibition

  • LightSpace & Time Online Art Gallery
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  • February 16, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Katty Smith has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their website. Katty Smith and her award winning ...

Aaron I. Fleischman Endows Curatorship in Modern and Contemporary Art at The Met

  • February 15, 2018

Daniel H. Weiss, President and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced on Wed. the establishment of a newly endowed curatorial position in the Museum's Department of Modern and ...

Vagabond Antiques A Parliament of Owls

BATH DECORATIVE ANTIQUES FAIR 9-11 MARCH 2018 TRADE PREVIEW 8 MARCH

  • Bath Decorative Antiques Fair
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  • February 14, 2018

After 29 years, the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair 9-11 March 2018, trade preview 8 March, is still the leading regional event to beat, where rustic to refined ultra-relevant stylish English Country ...

City of Los Angeles, CA presented “CURRENT:LA Water"

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches the 2018 Public Art Challenge for U.S. Cities

  • February 15, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of the 2018 Public Art Challenge. Mayors of U.S. cities with 30,000 residents or more are invited to apply for up to $1 million in funding for ...

Kenton Nelson, Pine Table, 2017.  Oil on Canvas, 36 x 26 inches

Art Palm Springs - 2018 Attending Artists and Final Gallery List

  • February 14, 2018

Of the 80 galleries that gather this weekend at the Palm Springs Convention Center, nearly half are scheduled to have artists in attendance, including talks and book-signings in their booths. For ...

“One of the 1st generation California Light and Space artists, Alexander moves from abstraction to representation, making astonishingly sensuous art with a consistent focus on light, pictorial space, and the expansive aerial views of LA at night.  This work is sublime.” - Katherine Plake Hough, Chief Curator, Palm Springs Art Museum - Peter Alexander, Gas, Digital pigment print, 36 x 72 in.

Art Palm Springs - 2018 SELECTS ANNOUNCED

  • Urban Expositions
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  • February 15, 2018

Launched at the 2017 event, SELECTS was a tremendous hit with audiences and collectors. Art Palm Springs SELECTS returns in 2018, offering patrons and collectors new ways to navigate the ...

Guido Cagnacci (1601–1663), Italy, The Death of Cleopatra, circa 1660–62, oil on canvas, Pinacoteca di Brera, 2341

Cincinnati Art Museum presents Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death, starting March 23

  • February 15, 2018

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Art Museum is pleased to announce Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death on view March 23–July 22, 2018. This free special feature brings together a select group of Italian ...

Cover of Tang, gilt copper volume of the Pratyutpanna Sutra (Vol.  3).  Finely incised in clerical script.  Lot 151, $200,000.  Gianguan Auctions March 10 sale.

Gianguan Auctions March 10th Sale Is Exploration of Connoisseurship

  • February 15, 2018

Collectors of Chinese works of art will find Gianguan Auctions, pre-Asia Week sale on Saturday, March 10th, an exploration in connoisseurship.  The marquee item is Zhao Mengfu’s "Script ...

Sotheby's Acquires Viyet, the Online Marketplace for Interior Design

  • February 14, 2018

Sotheby’s has announced the acquisition of Viyet, the online marketplace for interior design specializing in vintage and antique furniture, decorative objects and accessories. Viyet’s business ...

Tres Plumas Blancas, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Paintings by Jeff Faust

  • CODA Gallery
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  • February 15, 2018

CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of paintings by Jeff Faust, running March 2-23. The artist from Claremont will attend an opening reception on March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El ...

Springtime by Maurice Braun

Unparalleled California Art Trove Acquired by University of California, Irvine for its Planned Museum

  • February 14, 2018

UC Irvine has been gifted the outstanding Buck Collection for its planned Museum and Institute of California Art, or MICA. An exquisite but long-hidden collection of California art has been given ...

Pastel on paper under glass painting by Mary Silverwood (N.M., 1932-2011), titled Cottonwoods (est.  $300-$500).

John Moran's Monday, March 12th auction will benefit The Foundation for Appraisal Education

  • February 15, 2018

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers announces it will conduct an auction to benefit The Foundation for Appraisal Education on Monday, March 12th, at 12 noon Pacific time, live and online. All ...

Dame Laura Knight, The Dark Pool, 1908 - 1918, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle © Reproduced with permission of The Estate of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2018.  All Rights Reserved

Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings Travels UK

  • February 13, 2018

“I have had my vision”  ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse In the UK's centenary year of suffrage, a traveling exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her ...

Sleek .999 silver sculpture of a cheetah, 14.5 inches in length, by the Dutch-American artist Loet Vanderveen (1921-2015), titled Stalking Cheetah ($3,750).

Silver sculpture of a cheetah by Danish-American artist Loet Vanderveen brings $3,750 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • February 14, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – To say that Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ February 3rd auction featured an eclectic mix of merchandise would be a gross understatement. The top three lots in the 353-lot sale were ...

NSU Art Museum.  Photo: Steven Brooke

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Names Three New Members to Its Board of Governors – Andrew M. Heller, Stephen B. Pierce and Walter Padow, M.D. Join Board During Museum's 60th Anniversary Year

  • NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
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  • February 12, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Bonnie Clearwater, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale director and chief curator and Stanley Goodman, M.D., chairman of the Museum’s board of governors, are pleased to announce ...

These circa 1860-1880 temple lions from the Nanking province, 17 ½ by 6 by 7 inches, are striking in appearance.

High-Caliber Items In Benefit Shop Auction Feb. 21

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • February 13, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. will present its next signature Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. Eastern, with a diverse range of goods from Asian and French furniture to ...

Six-page letter hand-written by Jackie (Bouvier) Kennedy to her mother in 1951, when she was in college, aboard the Queen Elizabeth ship, written on Cunard Line stationery, with illustrations (est.  $30,000-$35,000).

Letter handwritten by Jackie Kennedy to her mother in 1951 will be auctioned Feb. 21st

  • February 13, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Rare and fascinating archives of material pertaining to Albert Einstein and Gen. George Armstrong Custer’s wife Elizabeth, plus others, will come up for bid in an online-only ...