Abstraction, ca.  1961.

Elaine De Kooning: Out of the Shadow, opens at Birnam Wood Galleries

  • Birnam Wood Galleries
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  • June 23, 2010

When asked late in her life how hard it had been to live and paint in the shadow of her internationally-acclaimed husband, Elaine De Kooning replied, “Actually, I live in his light.”  From...

One of the rarest Faulkner volumes will be offered at Christie's on June 22.  The 1927 novel "Mosquitoes" (estimate: $20,000-30,000) is a first edition, first printing.

FAULKNER, KEROUAC, AND WALL STREET TO BE SOLD AT CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK

  • June 21, 2010

 On June 22, Christie's is privileged to offer the sale of Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts, including the finest collection of William Faulkner books and manuscripts. This unique...

A rare and beautiful 38-star flag, An Indian Wars period flank guidon of the 4th U.S.  Infantry, with a medallion configuration surrounding the numeral “4” (1876-1889), Colorado Statehood.

JEFF R. BRIDGMAN TO EXHIBIT HISTORIC AMERICAN FLAGS, POLITICAL CAMPAIGN TEXTILES AT ASPEN ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS FAIR, JULY 3-10

  • June 18, 2010

Jeff R. Bridgman, the nation’s leading expert and dealer of historic American flags and political campaign textiles, will exhibit at the 8th annual Aspen Antiques & Fine Art Fair, which opens...

Suzanne Perrault

Suzanne Perrault is Featured Speaker at the 2010 Princeton Fall Antiques and Fine Arts Show September 25

  • June 16, 2010

The Historical Society of Princeton is pleased to announce Suzanne Perrault as its featured guest speaker for the 2010 Princeton Fall Antiques and Fine Arts Show.  Ms. Perrault will present...

Imminence (1976).  Jeff Donaldson, American (1932-2004).  Acrylic and mixed media on corrugated paper board.  Museum purchase in memory of Lillie Mae Harris Fincher, with funds provided by the Sankofa Society, 2009.11.

“Pattern, Costume and Ornament” Explores the Meanings of Decoration in Contemporary African and African-American Art

  • Birmingham Museum of Art
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  • June 15, 2010

“Pattern, Costume and Ornament” opened at the Birmingham Museum of Art on June 6 in the Bohourfoush Gallery. The works gathered in the exhibition were created by African and African-American...

Jasper Johns' "Flag" was purchased by art dealer Richard Rossello for $28.6 million at Christie's in May.

PAFA Showcases Seminal Flag Painting by Celebrated Artist Jasper Johns

  • June 12, 2010

This summer, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will feature JASPER JOHNS: FLAG, one of Johns’ most sensuously painted flags in a single-object exhibition, on view June 26 through...

Quiet Inlet, Peconic Bay by Helen M.  Kroeger

Helen M. Kroeger & Otto J. Kurth: The Anchorage Studio and Peconic Bay Impressionism

  • Suffolk County Historical Society
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  • June 11, 2010

NEW ART EXHIBIT: Helen M. Kroeger & Otto J. Kurth: The Anchorage Studio and Peconic Bay Impressionism • Opening Reception:  Friday, June 25th, 2010, 5-7 pm •  ...

David Mahler, Beach at Dawn, 2006, oil on linen, 44 x 56 in.

David Mahler: Unfinished Past

  • DFN Gallery
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  • June 10, 2010

DFN Gallery will hold an opening reception for the artist David Mahler on Thursday, June 10th, from 6 to 8 PM, in the lobby of The Wall Street Journal Building, 1155 Avenue of the Americas,...

One of the most famous bronzes in the collection is the striking 'li', a ritual tripod vessel for cooking grains or meat, from the late Shang dynasty, 12th century BC.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010.

CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK TO OFFER ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT COLLECTIONS OF CHINESE ARCHAIC BRONZES AT ASIAN ART WEEK IN SEPTEMBER 2010

  • June 8, 2010

Christie’s announced that it has been entrusted with the sale of The Sze Yuan Tang Archaic Bronzes from the Anthony Hardy Collection on September 16 as part of Christie’s Fall Asian Art Week. This...

Christie’s Mobile Web is free to users of web-enabled cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs).

CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES OPTIMIZED MOBILE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL MOBILE PHONES

  • June 8, 2010

As the next step in the continuing expansion of its online and mobile access strategy, Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, is pleased to announce the global launch of...

PBS' History Detectives investigates whether artwork by Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg and other major artists is on the moon, and releases a special online video asking for help in locating the elusive Grumman engineer "John F.," who purportedly smuggled the "Moon Museum" aboard Apollo 12 in November 1969.  Pictured here is an identical ceramic mini-canvas, which sparked the story after Tampa, FL art curator Jade Dellinger purchased the curious piece in an online auction.  To

PBS’ HISTORY DETECTIVES PUTS A QUESTION TO THE NATION: IS ANDY WARHOL’S ART ON THE MOON?

  • June 8, 2010

Today, PBS enlists HISTORY DETECTIVES fans across the nation to solve a 40-year-old mystery: “Who is John F.?” — and did he really help send Andy Warhol’s art to the moon? HISTORY DETECTIVES has...

Winslow Homer, Girl in a Hammock, 1873, Oil on canvas, 21 x 27 1/8 inches, Colby College Museum of Art, The Lunder Collection.

Colby College Museum of Art Summer Exhibitions

  • June 7, 2010

This summer the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine, will present never-before exhibited early drawings by the iconic American artist Will Barnet, a collection-based overview of the...

The Man Who Laughs, 1939, lithography

Abe Blashko, A Ninetieth Birthday Celebration, 75-Year Retrospective of Works on Paper, 1934 to 2008

  • Susan Teller Gallery
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  • June 4, 2010

This retrospective, Abe Blashko, A Ninetieth Birthday Celebration, June 3 through 26, 2010, at the Susan Teller Gallery, features drawings and prints from 1934 to 2008. A Washington State native,...

Spotted Dog, late 19th c.  Maine pattern hooked rug

HOOKED! A SHOW AND SALE OF ANTIQUE HOOKED RUGS AT JOHN SIDELI GALLERY, CURATED BY LAURA FISHER OF FISHER HERITAGE

  • June 3, 2010

  HOOKED!  WISCASSET DEALER JOHN SIDELI HOSTS HOOKED RUG SHOW FROM LAURA FISHER JUNE 17-JULY 17  In celebration of a much anticipated Maine event this summer - the...

The restored second-floor bedroom wallpaper at Olana.

OLANA OPENS FREDERIC AND ISABEL CHURCHES’ BEDROOM NEWLY RESTORED WITH REPLICA WALLPAPERS

  • June 3, 2010

The Olana Partnership is pleased to announce the opening of the Churches’ second floor bedroom and dressing room, restored to their original grandeur, with historically accurate replica...

A fine Tiffany Studios Favrile glass and bronze Peony lamp, 1899-1918, estimate: $125,000 - 160,000

Tiffany Studios, Contemporary Glass, and Diego Giacometti Work Highlights Bonhams’ 20th Century Sale

  • June 3, 2010

On June 15th Bonhams 20th Century Decorative Arts Department will present one of the largest groups of Contemporary Glass to come to auction in recent years. The auction will offer almost sixty...

Frederic Church, Sunset, Jamaica, 1865.

OLANA EXHIBITION EXPLORES THE IMPACT AND INFLUENCE OF JAMAICA ON ARTIST FREDERIC EDWIN CHURCH

  • June 3, 2010

In 1865, Frederic Church, an avid traveler with a special passion for the tropics, journeyed to Jamaica. This was unlike his previous expeditions, as he and his wife, Isabel, were escaping from...

Aaron Draper Shattuck (1832 - 1928) Evening in the River Valley, stamped lower left, oil on canvas laid down on board, 12" x 19 7/8" $24,000

Close to Home: The New England Landscapes of Aaron Draper Shattuck (1832-1928)

  • June 2, 2010

The Cooley Gallery is pleased to announce its newest exhibition and sale, Close to Home: The New England Landscapes of Aaron Draper Shattuck (1832-1928). An opening reception will be held on ...

Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871 - 1933) Chadwick House, Old Lyme, signed lower right, oil on canvas, 28" x 36".  $110,000

The Cooley Gallery Proudly Announces: The Light Lies Softly in Old Lyme, The Paintings of Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871-1933)

  • June 2, 2010

The Light Lies Softly in Old Lyme, the Paintings of Clark Greenwood Voorhees marks the return of Voorhees’ paintings to their birthplace of Old Lyme in an exhibition at The Cooley Gallery on...

Henry Cooke White (1861 - 1952) Moonrise, estate stamped lower left, pastel on paper, 10" x 14 1/4"

The Cooley Gallery Proudly Announces: “The Subtle Genius of Henry Cooke White (1861-1952);” An exhibition and sale of pastels; June 26th- August 7th, 2010

  • June 2, 2010

  The Subtle Genius of Henry Cooke White (1861-1952) is an exhibition and sale opening at The Cooley Gallery Saturday, June 26th.  Inspired by last summer's exhibition, Visions of...