Peter Saul, Superman Versus the Toilet Duck, 1963.  Oil on canvas, 63 x 78 ¾ in.Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas © Peter Saul.  Courtesy Mary Boone Gallery, NY

From Space Travel to Augmented Reality, Crystal Bridges Looks for New Ways to Innovate

  • January 23, 2019

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art launched an artwork into space via a weather balloon at a public Art in Space event on Sunday, January 20 as a celebration of art, space, and the upcoming ...

Luba tribe (Democratic Republic of Congo) carved and painted wood moon mask, 20th century, with almond shaped eyes, a small nose and prominent mouth, 17 ½ inches tall (est.  $80-$120).

Gray's February 20th auction will feature African sculptures and masks, rare jazz recordings, American coins

  • Gray's Auctioneers, LLC
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  • January 24, 2019

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A mid-week auction featuring an exciting decorative collection of African sculptures and masks, followed by a single-owner collection of jazz recordings, and finishing with an ...

Oil painting of Phoebe Hearst, to be offered February 10 at Turner Auctions + Appraisals

THE FELICIA MICHALSKI COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE ARTS GOES UP FOR BID AT TURNER AUCTIONS + APPRAISALS

  • January 23, 2019

Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present the Felicia Michalski Collection of Decorative Arts on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 10:30 am PST. Offering over 350 lots acquired over five ...

Fatimah Tuggar, Home’s Horizons, 2019 Courtesy of the artist and BintaZarah Studios

Davis Museum at Wellesley College Awarded $75,000 Grant from Warhol Foundation for Upcoming Exhibition on Fatimah Tuggar

  • January 23, 2019

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has been awarded a $75,000 grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The grant is in support of the upcoming solo exhibition of work by ...

Vizcaya's Preservation Luncheon (Olga Mijika, photographer)

Fashion Tips its Hat to a Miami Landmark

  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
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  • January 23, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens welcomes 350 of Miami’s most fashion-forward philanthropists to raise funds for the continued preservation of this National Historic Landmark ...

Jay DeFeo Untitled, 1971 gelatin silver print 4 7/8 x 4 3/4 inches Estate no.  P1042 Courtesy of The Jay DeFeo Foundation; Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles; Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York; Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris & Dallas © 2019 The Jay DeFeo Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

San José Museum of Art presents a new exhibition featuring Unseen works by local artist Jay DeFeo

  • San Jose Museum of Art
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  • January 22, 2019

SAN JOSÉ (January 3, 2019) –  The San José Museum of Art, California (SJMA) presents a new exhibition with previously unseen photographs by the artist Jay DeFeo. Though she is well known for her ...

Suit of Armor, Italian, 1540–1550.  Steel, leather, fabric, wood; 74 13/16 × 29 1/2 × 19 11/16 in.  On loan from Museo Stibbert, Firenze, Inv.  no.  3959.

'Knights' from Italy Visit Florida in Massive Loan Exhibit From Museo Stibbert

  • January 22, 2019

This February, The Ringling, in Sarasota, Florida, will present Knights, an exhibition showcasing stunning examples of European arms and armor from the renowned collection of the Museo Stibbert in ...

The north wall of the burial chamber depicts three separate scenes, ordered from right to left.  In the first, Ay, Tutankhamen’s successor, performs the “opening of the mouth” ceremony on Tutankhamen, who is depicted as Osiris, lord of the underworld.  In the middle scene, Tutankhamen, dressed in the costume of the living king, is welcomed into the realm of the gods by the goddess Nut.  On the left, Tutankhamen, followed by his ka (spirit twin), is embraced by Osiris.

Careful Conservation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen Wraps After a Decade of Work

  • January 22, 2019

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) announced the completion of almost a decade of research, conservation efforts, and infrastructure improvements at the Tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt, one of the ...

Jo Ann Callis, Hands on Ankles (from Early Color Portfolio), 1976, courtesy of artist and ROSEGALLERY

Photo L.A. to Honor Jo Ann Callis, Among an Array of Programs and Exhibitors Covering Historic to Contemporary Photography This Week

  • January 22, 2019

On view from January 31st - February 3rd, 2019, in the Historic Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, Calif. is the longest running international photographic art fair on the West Coast. Photo L.A. has been ...

Lucio Fontana (Italian, 1899–1968).  Spatial Concept, Expectations, 1959.  Oil on canvas.  Olnick Spanu Collection © 2018 Fondazione Lucio Fontana/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome

'Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold' Opens at The Met Breuer This Week

  • January 21, 2019

Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold—the first retrospective of the artist in the United States in more than four decades—will reassess the legacy of this key postwar figure through a selection of ...

Frank Gardner Hale, jeweled scroll brooch, about 1920.  Gold, zircon, diamond, sapphire, peridot.  Gift of Joseph B.  and Edith Alpers.

MFA Boston Organizes First Exhibition to Exclusively Explore Jewelry and Metalwork of Boston Arts and Crafts Movement

  • January 21, 2019

More than 70 Objects Include Rare Works by Women Artists Shown for the First Time in Generations BOSTON (October 23, 2018)—In the early 20th century, Boston boasted one of the most active and ...

Paul Gauguin,Noa Noa (Fragrance),woodcut printed in black on China paper, sheet: 16 1/4 x 10 in, Gift of Mrs.  Henry Tomlinson Curtiss (Mina Kirstein, class of 1918), Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Paul Gauguin’s Artistic Innovations Will Be Installed in a Tropical Setting Reflecting Their Inspiration

  • January 21, 2019

This winter, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida, will offer a rare opportunity to experience a selection of captivating images by Post-Impressionist legend Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), ...

Hiroshi Furuyoshi "Adelaide (2018)"

Monumental Miniature Makes Debut at LA's Largest Art Fair

  • Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc.
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  • January 18, 2019

Rehs Contemporary, a New York Gallery specializing in Contemporary Realism, has announced the unveiling of premier Japanese artist Hiroshi Furuyoshi’s newest work, Adelaide (2018).   ...

Michele Giovanni Marieschi (Italian, 1710-1743), Venetian Capricci: One of a Pair, oil on canvas 14 1/2 x 21 7/8 inches.  Est.  $30,000-40,000.

Doyle to Auction English & Continental Furniture, Old Masters and Russian Works of Art

  • January 21, 2019

On Wednesday, January 30 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts, Old Master Paintings and Russian Works of Art from prominent estates and ...

STATE OF THE ARTS NYC WILL HOST TALKS THROUGHOUT 2019 ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE AND THE NEW NEGRO MOVEMENT CELEBRATING ITS CENTENNIAL

  • State of the Arts NYC
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  • January 21, 2019

New York, NY…. Curator and radio host Savona Bailey-McClain will talk with Michael Diaz-Griffith, Associate Director of the Winter Antiques Show [The Winter Show] and Thomas Heneage, London-based ...

A c.  1910 vase from Tiffany Studios, a recent acquisition that will be presented for the first time in the Morse Museum’s new exhibition, Iridescence—A Celebration.

'Impermanence, Fragility and Magic' Shown With 50 Iridescent Objects in New Exhibition

  • January 20, 2019

In two installations opening on February 12, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida, celebrates late 19th- and early 20th-century decorative art and interior design ...

Ann Christopher Edge of Memory, 2013 Bronze

Rosenberg & Co. Celebrates Expansion With Major Exhibition of Works By Ann Christopher, RA

  • January 18, 2019

To mark the gallery’s 2019 expansion, Rosenberg & Co. presents ​Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, o​pen to the public from Friday, March 1, 2019 through Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 19 East 66th St. ...

Thomas Moran (American, 1837−1926) Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, 1875, Watercolor on paper board, Gift of Hugh Gordon Miller, 60.52.47

Chrysler Museum Celebrates the Brilliance of American Watercolors in Upcoming Exhibition

  • January 17, 2019

The Chrysler Museum of Art will explore the heights of the American watercolor movement in Watercolor: An American Medium. On view Feb. 21–June 23, 2019, the exhibition features spectacular works ...

AES+F Reimagining of Giacomo Puccini’s Opera Turandot Premieres in Palermo, January 19, 2019

  • January 18, 2019

The Russian multidisciplinary artist collective AES+F, together with Italian director Fabio Cherstich, have conceptualized a bold new reimagining of Puccini’s Turandot. Opening January 19, 2019 at ...

"Abstract - Schmabstract" Opening January 19 at Anita Shapolsky Gallery

  • January 17, 2019

“ABSTRACT - SCHMABSTRACT” January 19 - April 9, 2019 Opening Reception: Saturday, January 19, 2:30 - 5 pm Musical performance by flutist Andrew Bolotowsky Gallery 1: SEYMOUR BOARDMAN, ILYA ...