SOFA New York 2010 is April 16-19 at the Park Avenue Armory.

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF ART AND DESIGN SCULPTURE OBJECTS &: FUNCTIONAL ART FAIR APRIL 16-19 AT THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY

  • April 8, 2010

  Contemporary decorative art and design in all its unique forms and manifestations takes front and center stage at the annual Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA NEW YORK)...

A Hammerman Brothers 18 karat yellow gold necklace and earrings, contains 285 round brilliant cut diamonds and 40 cultured pearls (estimate $15,000 to $20,000).

FINE JEWELRY AND TIMEPIECES Fine diamonds, signed vintage and contemporary jewelry, and property from a prominent Florida estate highlight spring auction

  • April 8, 2010

 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announces a three-day spring auction of Fine Jewelry and Timepieces, the house’s largest to date at nearly 1,300 lots on April 18-20. The prominent private...

Rina Castelnuovo, Nablus, West Bank, 2009

Moments from Israel: Rina Castelnuovo; April 15 - May 28, 2010

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  • April 8, 2010

Andrea Meislin Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of Rina Castelnuovo opening on Thursday, April 15th from 6 to 8 pm. Although Castelnuovo considers her work photojournalism, her...

Edvard Munch (1863-1945) Fertility, oil on canvas.  Estimate: $25,000,000 - 35,000,000

EXCEEDINGLY RARE 1890s MUNCH MASTERPIECE TO HIGHLIGHT MAY 4 EVENING SALE AT CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK

  • April 8, 2010

NEVER BEFORE OFFERED AT AUCTION, "FERTILITY" IS ONE OF ONLY A FEW MASTER WORKS BY MUNCH LEFT IN PRIVATE HANDS. Christie's is delighted to announce it will offer Edvard Munch's Fertility...

Hill-Stead : The Country Place of Theodate Pope Riddle by James F.  O'Gorman , Edward S.  Cooke, Jr.  , Allyson M.  Hayward

Hill-Stead Museum Launches First Comprehensive Museum Monograph; Editor and Lead Essayist Dr. James F. O’Gorman lectures on architect Theodate Pope

  • April 7, 2010

Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington welcomes Dr. James F. O’Gorman, Grace Slack McNeil Professor Emeritus of the History of American Art at Wellesley College, to launch the publication of Hill-Stead:...

Richard Aste

Brooklyn Museum Appoints Richard Aste Curator of European Art

  • April 6, 2010

Richard Aste, an art historian with broad experience working with European painting, sculpture, and works on paper, has been appointed Curator of European Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Currently...

An exceptional Gothic revival bed sold for $7,930.

SINGLE-OWNER SALE EXCEEDS HIGH ESTIMATE AT HINDMAN

  • April 6, 2010

Amongst a room full of active bidders, property from the Estate of Ronald C. Sloter surpassed its high estimate at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers with buyers participating in person, over the...

Salvador Dalí, Santiago El Grande, 1957, oil on canvas, 160 1/2 x 120 inches, Collection of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick, Gift of the Sir James Dunn Foundation.

FIRST MAJOR EXHIBITION OF SALVADOR DALÍ’S late work to be presented exclusively at High Museum of Art

  • April 6, 2010

Exhibition Provides Fresh Look at Dalí’s Work After 1940 and His Influence on Artists Such as Warhol, Lichtenstein and de Kooning. Salvador Dalí: The Late Work, August 7, 2010–January 9, 2011....

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973).  Seated Harlequin, 1901.  Oil on canvas, lined and mounted to a sheet of pressed cork; 32 3/4 x 24 1/8 in.  (83.2 x 61.3 cm).  The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Purchase, Mr.  and Mrs.  John L.  Loeb Gift, 1960 (60.87).  © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

300 Picasso Works in Metropolitan Museum's Collection Featured in Landmark Exhibition Opening April 27

  • April 5, 2010

Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a landmark exhibition of 300 works by Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), will provide an unprecedented opportunity to see one of the most important ...

Antonio Llorens (1920–1995) Composición (Composition), 1952.  Oil on board.  © Estate of Antonio Llorens.  Colección Galería Oscar Prato, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Amon Carter Museum features North and South American abstract art in groundbreaking exhibition

  • April 5, 2010

  On June 26, the Amon Carter Museum presents Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s–50s. This groundbreaking exhibition is the first to bring together South...

An Art Deco Cartier black, onyx and diamond bracelet sold for $253,000, against an estimate of $30,000 to $40,000.  The piece came from the collection of Mrs.  Hope Goddard Iselin of New York and Newport, the first woman to compete in the America’s Cup.

Skinner Jewelry Auction Exceeds $2.6 Million: Art Deco Bracelet Top Lot

  • April 2, 2010

Fine Jewelry remains as one of the strongest markets in the auction world.  Skinner’s March 16th auction of Fine Jewelry grossed $2.6 million, just short of $1 million over the pre-auction...

Wendy Wahl Arboreal Anatomy, Encyclopedia Britannica pages, 2008 Exhibition Venue: Fuller Craft Museum Photo Credit: Erik Gould Represented by browngrotta arts Wilton, CT

ARTIST’S DEBUT NYC INSTALLATION TO GREET SOFA NEW YORK VISITORS; WENDY WAHL TO PRESENT branches; April 15 – 19, Park Avenue Armory

  • March 30, 2010

For the first time in New York, artist Wendy Wahl will create a massive sculpture entitled branches exclusively for SOFA: New York, which opens with a gala preview on Thursday, April 15 and...

Gray's Auctioneers is a woman-owned business certified by Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council .

Gray's Auctioneers certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise

  • March 30, 2010

Gray’s Auctioneers Llc, Northeast Ohio’s pre-eminent Fine Art & Antiques Auctioneers & Appraisers, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Ohio River...

Two Plates, Made in China, about 1735 and about 1740.  Reeves Collection, Museum Purchase and Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis Roach Director

THE PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES SHOW, APRIL 17-20, 2010, IS THE NATION’S PREMIER AMERICAN ANTIQUES AND DECORATIVE ARTS SHOW; Special Museum-Quality Exhibit Joins Finest Examples of Period Antiques

  • March 30, 2010

  Fifty of the nation’s foremost arts and antiques dealers will showcase rare period furniture, folk and fine art, ceramics, porcelain, silver, textiles and jewelry at the 49th Annual...

Joan Miró (1893-1983), Dutch Interior II (Intérieur hollandais), summer 1928 Oil on canvas, 92 x 73 cm Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice 76.2553 PG 92 © Successió Miró, c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2010 Photo: David Heald@2010 The Solomon R.  Guggenheim Foundation .

Miró & Jan Steen together for the first time

  • March 30, 2010

From June 15 to September 13, 2010, the series Dutch interiors by Joan Miró (1893-1983) will make its debut at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Miró travelled to the Netherlands in 1928 and...

 From the Arthur M.  Sackler Collections, a very rare large limestone figure of a kneeling Bodhisattva, 10th/12th Century, realized $914,500 at Christie's.  (© Christie’s Images Limited 2010 )

CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK ASIAN ART WEEK TOTALS $60 MILLION; 73% MARKET SHARE

  • March 28, 2010

Christie's concluded its Spring Asian Art Week with a combined total of $59,936,375 achieved over four days of sales, March 23 through 26.  Featuring more than 1,000 lots, the sales drew...

 A diamond, gem-set and 18k gold cherub bracelet by Carrera y Carrera sold for $11,590 on March 22 at Bonhams San Francisco jewelry auction.

Bonhams & Butterfields’ March Salon Jewelry Auction Shows Strength in Market

  • March 27, 2010

Bonhams & Butterfields’ jewelry department opened its 2010 auction season on March 22nd, hosting Salon Jewelry and Watches, a simulcast sale in San Francisco and Los Angeles which brought ...

John Wilson, Boulevard de Strasbourg, 1950, Color lithograph, 12-3/4 x 18-3/4 inches

John Wilson: Prints & Drawings at Martha Richardson Fine Art, Boston

  • March 26, 2010

Martha Richardson Fine Art, Boston is pleased to announce the exhibition “John Wilson: Prints & Drawings,” a collection of the artist’s works on paper dating from 1943 to 2004. John...

Yu Zhiding's Happiness through Chan Practice: Portrait of Wang Shizhen, a handscroll in ink and color on silk, sold for $3,442,500, a US auction record price for a Chinese classical painting.  The estimate was $120,000-150,000.

NEW AUCTION RECORD SET FOR A CLASSICAL CHINESE PAINTING SOLD IN THE US AT $3.4 MILLION

  • March 26, 2010

In New York, the Christie's March 25th sale For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection achieved $13,866,500 and was 71% sold by lot, 94% sold by...

Thomas P.  Campbell on a visit to the Museo del Prado.

Thomas P. Campbell Welcomed to AFA Board of Trustees

  • March 24, 2010

  At the March 16, 2010, meeting of the Board of Trustees of the American Federation of Arts (AFA), Thomas P. Campbell was elected a trustee. “The AFA has enjoyed a long and extremely...