Fernando Botero, A Family.  Oil on canvas, 74 x 74 in.  Sold for $1,398,500.

Sotheby’s Spring Latin American Art Sales Bring $26,853,025

  • May 27, 2011

“We are delighted with our total of $26.9 million – the second highest ever for Latin American Art at Sotheby’s.” said Carmen Melián, Head of Latin American Art at Sotheby’s. “Throughout the ...

The headquarters flag of Civil War General Philip Henry Sheridan.


  • May 26, 2011

  To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the American Civil War, Jeff R. Bridgman, the nation’s premier antique flag specialist, will present a selection of rare and ...

The Booth of Kentshire Galleries at the International Show 2010

Dazzling Works of Art Across Continents and Millenia: America’s Top International Art and Antiques Event Returns -- The 23rd Annual "International Show" at the Park Avenue Armory, New York City, October 21-27, 2011

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  • May 26, 2011

  A strong synergy of exhibitors and stunning visual mix of art and antiques of the highest quality are the hallmarks of Anna and Brian Haughton’s flagship New York fair, which returns for ...

Three Marys at the Tomb - Bartolomeo Rigossi da Gallarate - In 1992 the J Paul Getty Museum acquired this miniature from LES ENLUMINURES.

“20 / 20 Les Enluminures 1991 – 2011”

  • May 26, 2011

  Exhibition and Catalogue Celebrate the launch of the renowned Paris gallery’s third decade offering rare Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts and Works of Art to the world’s most discerning ...

Milkshake & Sandwiches by Wayne Thiebaud sold for over $1 million at Bonhams & Butterfields.  Art © Wayne Thiebaud/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.  (Reproduction of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118.  Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; e-mail: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com)


  • May 26, 2011

  Bonhams & Butterfields' Made in California auction on May 24, 2011 was especially strong, signaling that the market for California art continues to be robust.  Telephone bidders ...

Screenshot of the RJG Antiques website.

Goldbergers Launch New Website, Continue to Lead the Way Selling Antiques on the Internet

  • May 25, 2011

Russ and Karen Goldberger of RJG Antiques have launched a new and significantly improved version of their highly successful American folk art and antique decoy website, www.RJGAntiques.com. ...

"Kitty, Sonoma", by renowned painter Charles Rollo Peters, who lived and painted in Monterey from 1894 to 1909.  (Painting made available courtesy of the City of Monterey.)

An Important New Cultural Festival in California: Monterey's First Annual Art in the Adobes

  • May 24, 2011

In the late 19th Century, some of California's greatest artists lived in Monterey. Their work is among the most important in the cultural history of the West Coast. Yet much of it, including ...

Joseph McGurl, "Hull Gate (Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, MA.), Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 in.  Image copyright the artist.  Courtesy of the Michele and David D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

American Legacy: Our National Parks, on Location with the Plein-Air Painters of America

  • May 24, 2011

The most beautiful natural scenery in the United States is presented in the exhibition American Legacy: Our National Parks, on Location with the Plein-Air Painters of America, on view from May 24 ...

Kay Sage Small Portrait, 1950 Oil on canvas 14 ½ x 11 ½ inches

The Katonah Museum of Art Exhibits the Works of Surrealists Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy Together for the First Time

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  • May 30, 2011

The Katonah Museum of Art takes visitors on a journey through the subconscious as it presents Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy June 5 through September 18, 2011. ...

Maurizio Cattelan, Untitled, 2009.  Canvas, wood, and plastic.  82 5/8 x 33 ½ x 23 5/8 inches.


  • May 23, 2011

The Dallas Museum of Art and the Menil Collection in Houston announced today the joint acquisition of a major sculpture by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, one of the most significant and ...

John J.  Egan, American (born Ireland), 1810–1882; Indians at Their Games, scene sixteen from Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley, c.1850; distemper on cotton muslin; Saint Louis Art Museum, Eliza McMillan Trust 34:1953.

Saint Louis Art Museum Presents Restoring an American Treasure: The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley

  • May 23, 2011

The Saint Louis Art Museum presents Restoring an American Treasure: The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley, a unique and ambitious project through which the Museum will ...

Jaber Al Azmeh, untitled,2011, C-print 3 + 1 ap, 60 x 90

Green Art Gallery Dubai presents "Traces", a solo show of new works by Syrian photographer Jaber Al Azmeh

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  • May 23, 2011

Opening Reception:  June 6th 2011, 6 - 9 pm Exhibition Dates: 06/06/2011 - 15/07/2011 In his second solo exhibition at Green Art Gallery Dubai, Syrian photographer Jaber Al Azmeh will be ...

Sino-Tibetan Porcelain Bodhisattva sold for $44,650

Chinese Ivories Bring Fireworks at Cowan's

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  • May 21, 2011

  CINCINNATI - Cowan's May 21 Spring Fine and Decorative Art Auction was hailed a success as a grouping of 80 lots of Chinese decorative arts in the auction sold for significantly higher ...

Cassera Arts Premiers Gallery

Growing New York Tribal Art Week Follows Asia Week Blueprint

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  • May 21, 2011

Traditonal art from Africa, Oceania and the Americas takes center stage in New York City during the second annual New York Tribal Art Week® with a wealth of gallery exhibitons, auctions, and events ...

Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia I (detail), 1514.  Engraving.  Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray, G1098.  Hendrick Goltzius, The Great Hercules (detail), 1589.  Engraving.  Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund, G4613.  Jacques de Gheyn II, Great Lion (detail), c.  1590.  Engraving.  Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Fund for the Acquisition of Prints Older than 150 Years, 2009.46..

Harvard Art Museums Announce Exhibition That Investigates Connections between Renaissance Art and Science

  • May 20, 2011

The Harvard Art Museums present Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe an exhibition that examines how celebrated Northern Renaissance artists contributed to the scientific ...

18th and early 19th century American furniture are highlights of dealers George & Debbie Spieker of North Hampton, NH, at the New Hampshire Antiques Show.

What's Old is New Again: 54th Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show, “Best Show of Its Kind in New England,” Set for Aug. 11-13

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  • May 20, 2011

Design bloggers declared 2011 a year to prove that what's old is new again. Katie Armour, author of The Neo-Traditionalist blog, says, "It's time to celebrate the classics": namely, timeless ...

Bill Roland, co-founder of Roland Antiques, Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village Gets an Auction House

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  • May 19, 2011

William Roland and Robert Roland, co-founders of Roland Antiques Gallery, Inc. have formally announced the opening of their new auction gallery, Roland Auctions, in New York City's Greenwich ...

SOFA West returns to Santa Fe, August 4-7, 2011, at Santa Fe Convention Center.

The Museum of New Mexico Foundation to Host FIRST LOOK Opening Night Preview at 3rd Annual Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair SOFA WEST 2011 and New! Spotlight Presentation The Intuit Show of Folk and Outsider Art at Santa Fe Convention Center

  • May 19, 2011

Mark Lyman, President, The Art Fair Company, announced the Museum of New Mexico Foundation's (MNMF) continued participation in the Opening Night Preview of the third annual Sculpture Objects & ...

Irving Penn's photograph Harlequin Dress, Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn, 1950, brought $131,450 at Heritage Auctions.

Irving Penn’s Harlequin Dress brings $131,450 as top lot in Heritage Auctions New York Photography sale

  • May 19, 2011

The work of Irving Penn proved irresistible to a passionate collector on May 2 at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion as the famed photographer’s Harlequin Dress, Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn, 1950, brought ...

James Longacre Wood, “Mumble the Peg.” Painted in 1892.

Butler Museum Acquires 1892 American Genre Painting by James Longacre Wood

  • May 18, 2011

Officials from The Butler Institute of American Art have announced that the museum has acquired a master work by American painter James Longacre Wood (c. 1863-1938) titled “Mumble the Peg.” ...