Girl In Pink (Annie Lavelle) Robert Henri, Girl In Pink (Annie Lavelle), 1928.  Oil on Canvas.  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Gift of Mr.and Mrs.  Roy R.  Neuberger.

From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland

  • June 17, 2011

First exhibition to explore the artist’s striking Irish portraits. The Mint Museum presents the iconic paintings of American artist Robert Henri in the special exhibition From New York to ...

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Artfact Live! Presents Important Lamp and Glass Auction

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  • June 16, 2011

  Collectors of antique lamps and art glass around the world will have to chance to bid live online via Artfact Live! at James D. Julia’s important two-day lamp and glass auction June ...

Soldier Portraits: Contemporary Wet Plate Photographs by Ellen Susan, July 9 – October 30, 2011, at The Columbus Museum in Georgia.

Soldier Portraits: Contemporary Wet Plate Photographs by Ellen Susan

  • June 16, 2011

    Photographer Ellen Susan uses wet plate collodion photography to create captivating portraits of soldiers of the United States Army.  This 150-year-old technique is the ...

Likenesses in the Latest Style: Historical Portrait Photography, July 9 – October 30, 2011, at The Columbus Museum in Georgia.

Likenesses in the Latest Style: Historical Portrait Photography

  • June 16, 2011

Likenesses in the Latest Style: Historical Portrait Photography explores the formative era of portrait photography through an assemblage of dozens of stunning original images. Emerging in the ...

Artfinder partners with Chelsea College of Art to bring degree shows to the iPad

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  • June 16, 2011

Apps bring next wave of contemporary artists to wider audience, making their work digital, shareable and accessible to all Artfinder and Chelsea College of Art and Design today launched four ...

Charles W.  Hawthorne (1872–1930).  "The Fisher Boy", 1908.  Oil on canvas on board, 39 1/8 x 39 1/8 in.  New Britain Museum of American Art, John Butler Talcott Fund (1912.02)

The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America’s Oldest Continuous Art Colony (1899-2011)

  • June 16, 2011

The most comprehensive survey of America’s oldest art colony ever presented. The New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA) presents The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America’s Oldest ...

Expected to fetch £1.5-2.5 million at Bonhams is "Portrait de Femme," painted circa 1917-1918, by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani.

Modigliani Portrait to Feature in Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art Auction

  • June 15, 2011

Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art auction on Tuesday 21st June will include an exciting selection of works by artists including Boudin, Modigliani, Chagall, Picasso, Renoir and Miro. The ...

Mark Wilson, Untitled #4, detail, 5’ x 5’10, oil on canvas

Madeline Weinrib to Host “The Color of Sacred,” Solo Exhibition Showcasing the Work of Artist Mark Wilson at ABC Carpet & Home

  • June 15, 2011

Madeline Weinrib is pleased to present “The Color of Sacred,” a series of six large scale oil paintings from New York artist Mark Wilson. Each captivating masterpiece brilliantly exemplifies the ...

Lyme Art Association presents a summer fundraiser: Lavendar & Lyme.

Lyme Art Association Presents A Summer Fundraiser Lavender & Lyme

  • June 15, 2011

The Lyme Art Association, at 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme Connecticut, is holding its 4th Annual Summer Fundraiser, Lavender & Lyme, on Saturday, July 16th from 6:30 - 10pm.  A local jazz ...

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23rd ANNUAL METRO ARTS EXPO To Feature Works From 100 Artists, A Children’s Workshop And Live Music November 4th – 5th. This Year Metro Arts’ EXPO Kicks Off With An Opening Preview Party On November 3rd To Raise Funds And Awareness For Arts Education And Programming.

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  • June 15, 2011

(June, 2011 – Des Moines, IA) The 23rd annual Metro Arts EXPO will be Nov. 4th through the 5th at Capital Square downtown. This year’s juried event is more exciting than ever, featuring ...

This baluster-form Centennial Vase with sculpted North American bison head handles, portrait medallion of George Washington to either side, and a series of relief plaques at the base depicting scenes of America's history during its first century, was created for the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.

Rare Centennial Vase and Malcolm Forbes botanicals lead $1+ million Heritage Decorative Arts auction

  • June 14, 2011

A Karl Müller-designed and signed Union Porcelain Works Centennial Vase, manufactured in Greenpoint, NY, circa 1876-1885, sold for $47,800 on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 to lead Heritage Auctions’ ...

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Artfact Live! May Auction Roundup

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  • June 14, 2011

Tajan, “Arts d’Orient” – May 24, 2011 Khamse de Nizami turkmène daté 1498-1500 Price Realized: €22,314 (USD $32,027) Considered the greatest epic romantic poet in Persian literature, Nizami ...

Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), "Venus und Adonis", ca.  1610

Newly Renovated Düsseldorf Museum Kunstpalast Offers New Ways to Discover Art and City

  • June 13, 2011

  One of Germany’s major art institutions, Museum Kunstpalast, reopened its doors earlier this year to its permanent collection. The museum is known as an extraordinary showcase of many art ...

Judges of the competition with Tomoko Torii, executive director of the Harmony for Peace Foundation (second left)

AWARD WINNERS IN PEACE ART COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

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  • June 10, 2011

The Harmony for Peace Foundation announced the winners of its inaugural International Peace Art Competition at an awards ceremony on Friday. Chihiro Kondo took top prize, winning $1,000, for ...

Picasso "Owl" vase, AVENUE SHOWS ANTIQUES, ART & DESIGN AT THE ARMORY, Sept.  22-25, 2011.

AVENUE SHOWS ANTIQUES, ART & DESIGN AT THE ARMORY

  • June 10, 2011

  This year, the fall antiques season kicks off with the newly re-branded AVENUE Antiques, Art & Design at the Armory featuring over 50 international dealers specializing in high ...

This extraordinary 6-foot tall telescope by Robert-Aglae Cauchoix (circa 1820) is one of three of the largest telescopes from the 19th century.  ($248,500)

Top Gifts for Father's Day from MS Rau Antiques

  • June 10, 2011

  It's never too late to consider giving Dad a Father's Day gift that can increase in value over time, like that retirement fund or stock portfolio.  Even with a rocky economy, luxury ...

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Iconic Gowns from the Wardrobe of Princess Diana up for Auction

  • June 10, 2011

Waddington’s auction house of Toronto, Canada will feature 14 iconic dresses from the wardrobe of the late Diana, Princess of Wales in their June 23, 2011 auction, with one of the gowns expected to ...

Children's furniture from Hanes and Ruskin Antiques.

Hanes and Ruskin Antiques to Exhibit "Children's Corner" at Litchfield Antiques Show

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  • June 10, 2011

Hanes and Ruskin Antiques of Old Lyme, CT, will be exhibiting a "Children's Corner" at the Litchfield County Antiques Show in Kent, CT, June 24-26. They have been assembling a group of children's ...

Alex Katz (American, born 1927).  Winter Landscape 2, 2007.  Oil on linen.  120 x 240 inches.  Purchase with funds from Alfred Austell Thornton in memory of Leila Austell Thornton and Albert Edward Thornton, Sr., and Sarah Miller Venable and William Hoyt Venable.  Courtesy of Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago and New York.

HIGH ACQUIRES MAJOR NEW WORKS BY ALEX KATZ AND ANISH KAPOOR FOR MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION

  • June 9, 2011

  The High Museum of Art recently acquired three important works for its contemporary art collection. Renowned American artist Alex Katz has given the Museum a painting titled “Twilight” ...

IBM and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collaborate to Preserve Works of Art

  • June 9, 2011

Physical Analytics Technology Can Predict Environmental Conditions within Buildings and Optimize Microclimates for Preservation of Works of Art. IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Metropolitan Museum ...