Auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields sold this cased pair of English dueling pistols in San Francisco on June 28th for $49,725, twice the expectation - the pistols were made by an important English gunsmith for a South Carolina gentleman in 1825.

Historic South Carolina Dueling Pistols Double Auction Expectation at Bonhams & Butterfields in June

  • June 30, 2010

Antique arms and armor collectors dueled at auction on Monday, June 28, 2010 in San Francisco for a piece of South Carolina history – the successful bidder paying nearly $50,000 (twice the...

A 1981 DeLorean DMC12 Coupé will be auctioned by Bonhams.

Miranda Guinness Countess of Iveagh's De Lorean Motor Car to Sell at Bonhams

  • June 30, 2010

CAR POPULARISED BY LEAD ROLE IN STEVEN SPIELBERG'S BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY. One of the 20th century's most controversial and fabled motor cars, a 1981 DeLorean DMC12 Coupé, owned by Miranda...

The Spring Show New York

ART AND ANTIQUE DEALERS LEAGUE OF AMERICA ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW SPRING SHOW, APRIL 28-MAY 2, 2011 AT THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY

  • June 29, 2010

  The Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) have set the date for their new Spring Show, which will open to the public on April 28 to May 2, 2011 at the Park Avenue Armory,...

GIOVANNI BATTISTA CROSATO (c.1685-86 - 1758) The Rape of Europa; Meleager presenting the head of the Calydonian Boar to Atalanta; Bacchus crowning Ariadne with a diadem of stars; and Jason and Medea charming the Sleepless Dragon of the Golden Fleece 32 x 39 ins (81.3 x 99.1 cm) A set of four, each oil on canvas

Anna and Brian Haughton Announce Dealers and Plans for the 22nd Annual International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show October 22-28, 2010 at the Park Avenue Armory New York

  • Haughton International Fairs
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  • June 28, 2010

  New York and London, June 28, 2010  Haughton International Fairs have announced a superb roster of 62 world-class exhibitors -- with an unprecedented dealer return rate– for the...

"Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century" is coming to Atlanta's High Museum of Art.

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century

  • High Museum of Art
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  • June 23, 2010

  The High Museum of Art will host “Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century,” the first major retrospective in the U.S. in more than 30 years of one of photography’s most original and...

"CHEVRON" Amish Quilt, wool, c.  1880s

PROVOCATIVE PARALLELS: THE MODERN ART OF ANTIQUE QUILTS

  • FISHER HERITAGE
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  • June 22, 2010

Loft and home owners with high open spaces have a dilemma. What art can be displayed on large walls that will not seem like a postage stamp, and that can personalize interiors...

Twain No.  1 (2005-cast bronze) 24" x 21"

Scissors Obsession: Figure/Figuration

  • June 21, 2010

This summer, MODA presents the work of sculptor Delona Wardlaw for a cutting exploration into the semiotic form of scissors. Wardlaw’s exhibition, entitled Scissors Obsession: Figure/Figuration...

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,...