Horace Pippin, American, 1888-1946; Sunday Morning Breakfast, 1943; oil on fabric; 16 x 20 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Museum Funds; Friends Fund; Bequest of Marie Setz Hertslet, Museum Purchase, Eliza McMillan Trust, and Gift of Mrs.  Carll Tucker, by exchange 164:2015.

Saint Louis Art Museum Acquires Important Work by Horace Pippin

  • December 15, 2015

The Saint Louis Art Museum announces the acquisition of Sunday Morning Breakfast, a 1943 painting by the esteemed African-American artist Horace Pippin. The purchase was approved unanimously on ...

Shinseungback Kimyonghun, “Cloud Face,” 2012.  Pigment print on cotton rag paper, 78 3/4 x 31 1/2” (installation view).  Courtesy of the artists.

Kemper Art Museum Exhibition Explores Drone Warfare and Contemporary Art

  • December 15, 2015

We are living at the dawn of the drone age. Over the last decade, the United States and other countries have increasingly outsourced military operations to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ...

 Talking Heads acrylic, fiberglass, LED lighting 5 ft.  x 6 ft.

US Artist JEFRË Creates Permanent Installation in Manila for One of Southeast Asia's Largest Property Developers

  • December 15, 2015

JEFRË (Jefrë Manuel Figueras) has just created Talking Heads, a permanent installation featuring six large sculptures in the lobby of SM Prime’s Five Ecom Center Building in Manila, The ...

Hendrick Goltzius (the Netherlands, 1558–1617), Apollo, 1588.  Engraving.  Lent by Kirk Edward Long

Extraordinary Private Collection of 16th-Century Works on Public View for the First Time at Cantor Arts Center

  • December 15, 2015

Myth, Allegory and Faith: The Kirk Edward Long Collection of Mannerist Prints February 10–June 20, 2016 Stanford, Calif.— More than 180 works, selected from one of the most extensive private ...

Benton Murdoch Spruance, Traffic Control, 1936, lithograph on woven paper, 9 × 14 3/8 in.  The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.  Purchased with funds provided by Russel I.  and Hannah S.  Kully.  Image courtesy of bentonspruance.com.

A World of Strangers: Crowds in American Art on view at Huntington Art Gallery

  • December 15, 2015

A focused loan exhibition at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens explores the various ways in which American artists have represented crowds in modern urban life. “A ...

Courtney Mattison, Our Changing Seas III, 2014.  Glazed stoneware and porcelain, 10 x 14 x 2 feet, Courtesy of the Artist.  Photograph by Arthur Evans.

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art will Feature Installations with Environmental Tension in Winter/Spring Exhibitions

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  • December 15, 2015

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) December 14, 2015 — The galleries at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) will morph into landscapes cascading with intricately built structures by two poignant ...

Jacob Lawrence, The Burning, 1997, printed by Lou Stovall.  Private Collection.

1497 - a group exhibition curated by Lantian Xie at Green Art Gallery

  • January 10, 2016

Green Art Gallery presents 1497, a group exhibition curated by Lantian Xie, featuring works by Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, Gitanjali Dang, Shilpa Gupta, Raja’a Khalid, Jacob Lawrence, Matheus Rocha Pitta, ...

"The Beacon"

Florida-based public artist, JEFRË and New York-based Michael Counts and 3-Legged Dog create The Beacon, an art installation for Orlando community, Lake Nona

  • December 14, 2015

Florida-based public artist, JEFRË and New York-based Michael Counts and 3-Legged Dog create The Beacon, an art installation for Orlando community, Lake Nona The multimedia installations will ...

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928–2011).  Elberta, 1975.  Acrylic on canvas, 79” x 97”.  Private Collection.  © 2015 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc.  / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Make Room for Color Field Opens at Nelson-Atkins

  • December 14, 2015

A single act of generosity by a collector and supporter of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City has resulted in the gifting of five more works of art, a handful of loans, and an ...

Star Quilt Indiana Bendolph Pettway (1913–1996) Gee’s Bend, Alabama, ca.  1970 Cotton, polyester Museum Purchase, Dr.  and Mrs.  T.  Marshall Hahn Jr.  Fund, 2008.609.8

A Century of African-American Quilts to be Celebrated in a New Exhibition at The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg in Honor of Black History Month, February 2016

  • December 14, 2015

The lively tradition of quilting in America following the abolition of slavery (from the 1870s to approximately 1990) will be revealed in a new exhibition, A Century of African-American Quilts, ...

Boston Design Week 2016 Logo

9th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries to Conclude 3rd Annual Boston Design Week, April 7 - 10, 2016

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  • December 14, 2015

Boston Design Week: March 30-April 10, 2016 “Call For Events” Open for Third Annual Citywide Design Festival   Boston, MA - Fusco & Four announces the Third Annual Boston Design Week, a ...

Art Miami 2015

Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami Close Miami Art Week with Record Sales and VIP Attendance

  • December 13, 2015

The first major event to kick off Miami Art Week, Art Miami maintains its prestigious reputation as the leading international contemporary and modern fair each December. Along with its sister ...

This original oil painting by the renowned Black American artist H.  O.  Tanner (1859-1937) is expected to fetch $40,000-$80,000.

Original oil painting by renowned 19th/20th century Black American artist H. O. Tanner will headline Nadeau's New Year's Day auction

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  • December 14, 2015

WINDSOR, Conn. – Original oil paintings by the renowned late 19th/early 20th century Black American artists Henry Ossawa (H.O.) Tanner and Charles Ethan Porter will headline Nadeau’s Auction ...


  • December 12, 2015

Klompching Gallery is delighted to present a solo exhibition  of new work by Cara Barer.  An opening reception will be held on Saturday, January 9, 6pm–8pm with the artist in attendance. ...

Lot 1427: Cartier Pinecone Diamond Platinum Shoulder Brooch, Sold for $514,000

A Cartier Brooch Clinches $514,000 in Rago's $4.3 Million December Auction. Janson Collection Tops $579,000.

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  • December 10, 2015

A CARTIER BROOCH clinches $514,000 in RAGO’S $4.3 MILLION DECEMBER AUCTION. Janson collection tops $579,000.   Lambertville, NJ:  Rago Arts and Auction Center ended the year in spectacular ...

John Constable's The Lock

Constable's The Lock Fetches $13m in London

  • December 10, 2015

On Dec. 9, The Lock, one of John Constable’s most famous compositions sold for £9,109,000 / €12,562,266 / $13,699,025 at Sotheby’s London, 160 years after its last appearance on the market. The ...

Kara Walker The Nigger Huck Finn Pursues Happiness Beyond the Narrow Constraints of your Overdetermined Thesis on Freedom — Drawn and Quartered by Mister Kara Walkerberry, with Condolences to The Authors, 2010 Cut paper and paint on wall and gouache and ink on paper.  Approximately 57 feet.

Barbara Lee Gives New Gift of $42m in Art by Women to ICA/Boston

  • December 10, 2015

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) has added 20 major works of 20th- and 21st-century art to The Barbara Lee Collection of Art by Women, announced Jill Medvedow, Ellen Matilda Poss ...

Gifts Made to Mount Vernon's Preservation by December 31, 2015, Will Be Tripled through KBW Challenge

Mount Vernon Launches Campaign to Raise Funds for Historic Preservation

  • December 10, 2015

As the clock winds down on 2016, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association has announced a new matching gift opportunity to support its efforts to preserve George Washington’s home to its 1799 ...

Joan Wallace, Beaverbrook Farm in Winter, 12 x 16 in, oil

Lyme Art Association Presents Two Exhibitions: "24th Annual Associate Artist Exhibition" and "Wonders of Winter"

  • December 10, 2015

Lyme Art Association’s 24th Annual Associate Artist Exhibition of landscape, portrait, and still life paintings, as well as sculpture by Associate Artist members will be on view in the ...

Gallery25N’s “Portraits” Group Exhibit Opens

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  • December 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gallery25N’s “Portraits” Group Exhibit Opens 12/10/15 This exhibit presents 15 international artists work that are based on portraits from representational to abstract ...