Bonhams has appointed Susan Abeles as Vice President, Head of Jewelry United States.

BONHAMS APPOINTS JEWELRY HEAD IN UNITED STATES

  • Bonhams & Butterfields
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  • March 24, 2010

Appointment Marks Further Strengthening Of American Team And Provides A Key Link Within The International Department. Bonhams is delighted to announce the appointment of Susan Abeles as Vice ...

Galerie Schmit

SHANGHAI FINE JEWELLERY AND ART FAIR TO OPEN ON MAY 16 – 23, 2010

  • March 18, 2010

The second edition of The Shanghai Fine Jewellery and Art Fair comes to the historic Shanghai Exhibition Centre this Spring between May 16 and May 23, 2010. For eight days, Shanghai’s...

Eisele Painting Brings Just Shy of $12,000

Successful Art Auction at Matthew's Galleries

  • Matthew's Galleries
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  • March 23, 2010

Matthew’s Galleries March 16th art auction resulted in a good-sized crowd, somewhat mixed results, but an overall successful sale. The featured lot was a panoramic circa 1890 view of Portland,...

Hibiscus painted by Florida artist Laura Woodward (1834-1926).

Award-winning documentary is based on acclaimed Laura Woodward book

  • March 23, 2010

   The prestigious International Telly Award was recently awarded in the categories of Documentary, Cultural, and Education by Alan Gerstel and The Education Network for the video,...

A pair of red cinnabar lacquer thrones, Qing dynasty, 18th to 19th century.  Courtesy of Asiantiques.

30TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE SUMMER ANTIQUES SHOW TO PRESENT MORE THAN 550 INTERNATIONAL DEALERS, 70 ANTIQUARIAN BOOK DEALERS SEPTEMBER 2-5, 2010

  • March 22, 2010

  Recognized as the largest indoor antiques show in the nation, the 30th Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show will return to the Baltimore Convention Center Labor Day weekend, September...

Sales in TEFAF's Modern Art section were strong.

STRONG SALES AFFIRM TEFAF’S IMPORTANCE IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETPLACE

  • March 22, 2010

  The overall results at TEFAF Maastricht 2010 confirms the belief that the art market has remained robust during the economic crisis. The Fair’s importance to the market cannot be...

A large Rookwood iris glazed earthenware Poppy vase decorator Carl Schmidt, 1903.  Estimate: $20,000 - 30,000

Design of the Century; Property from the Estate of Renowned L.A. Philanthropist Nancy M. Daly to Highlight Bonhams & Butterfields' Spring Offering

  • March 18, 2010

Bonhams & Butterfields will hold its spring auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts on April 20, 2010.  The Los Angeles sale will feature a diverse group of Arts & Crafts, Art...

Peter Linz & his character, Theo of PBS's "Between the Lions"

Lions and Puppets and Fun, Oh My! Family Day at the Katonah Museum of Art

  • Katonah Museum of Art
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  • March 18, 2010

If your family is wild about puppetry, then you won’t want to miss Puppets! Family Day: Design • Create • Perform at the Katonah Museum of Art on Sunday, May 16 from 12-4pm featuring special...

Dan Hurlin, from Hiroshima Maiden, 2004

The Katonah Museum of Art Welcomes Masters of Puppetry in "The Intimate Inanimate"

  • Katonah Museum of Art
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  • March 18, 2010

The Katonah Museum of Art (www.katonahmuseum.org) invites you to join artists Dan Hurlin, Roman Paska, and Hanne Tierney and curator Leslee Asch for The Intimate Inanimate, a panel discussion...

Image: Loraine Bodewes

“TEFAF MAASTRICHT SETS AN EXAMPLE FOR EUROPE” - NEELIE KROES, EUROPEAN COMMISSION VICE-PRESIDENT

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • March 16, 2010

  TEFAF Maastricht has set an example that the rest of Europe should follow, said Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, during a visit to what she called “the world’s...

Plácido Arango, president of the Royal Board of Trustees at the Prado, presents MFA Director Malcolm Rogers with the honor of knight-commander in the Order of Isabella the Catholic (Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel la Católica)

MALCOLM ROGERS, DIRECTOR OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, MADE KNIGHT-COMMANDER, ORDER OF ISABELLA THE CATHOLIC, ON BEHALF OF HRH KING JUAN CARLOS I OF SPAIN

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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  • March 16, 2010

Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), was honored as a knight-commander in the Order of Isabella the Catholic (Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel la...

George Nakashima, Conoid Bench, 1976, American black walnut, 36 x 24 x 87".  photo: Michael J.  Joniec.  Represented by Moderne Gallery, Philadelphia, PA .

WITH A SPOTLIGHT ON CUTTING-EDGE CONTEMPORARY DECORATIVE DESIGN, THE SCULPTURE OBJECTS & FUNCTIONAL OBJECTS FAIR OPENS IN NEW YORK AT THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY

  • March 12, 2010

  When the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair opens its doors for a four-day run at the Park Avenue Armory with an evening preview on April 15, cutting-edge modern and...

Fred Tomaselli , Avian Flower Serpent

Fred Tomaselli to Speak at ArtTalks—AFA’s Lecture Series

  • American Federation of Arts
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  • March 12, 2010

  The American Federation of Arts (AFA) is pleased to announce that artist Fred Tomaselli is the next featured speaker in its 2009/10 ArtTalks series. Following the lecture, audience ...

J.  F.  Portaels - Young Woman With Flowers

Portaels Painting Offered by Matthew's Galleries

  • Matthew's Galleries
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  • March 12, 2010

Young Woman With Flowers by Jean Frans Portaels (Belgian, 1818-1895), is now part of the 19th century European collection at Matthew’s Galleries. While Portaels was known as an...

Frederic Edwin Church, The After Glow, by November 1867, oil on canvas, 31 ¼ x 48 ¾ in., OL.1981.48, Olana State Historic Site, New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation.

OLANA EXHIBITION EXPLORES THE IMPACT AND INFLUENCE OF JAMAICA ON ARTIST FREDERIC EDWIN CHURCH

  • March 11, 2010

The Olana Partnership is pleased to announce the second annual exhibition in the Evelyn and Maurice Sharp Gallery at Olana State Historic Site, entitled Fern Hunting among These Picturesque...

View of Portland, Oregon - C.  C.  Eisele

Important NW Historical Painting Offered at Matthew's Galleries Auction

  • Matthew's Galleries
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  • March 10, 2010

Nineteenth century views of Northwest American cities are scarce, and sought after by collectors and museums alike. Matthew’s Galleries is pleased to offer an important view of the East side...

John Singer Sargent’s The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit, 1882 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

SARGENT’S MASTERPIECE THE DAUGHTERS OF EDWARD DARLEY BOIT TRAVELS TO SPAIN FOR FIRST MEETING WITH ITS INSPIRATION, VELÁZQUEZ’S LAS MENINAS

  • March 9, 2010

An historic meeting among some of the art world’s most enigmatic young ladies will take place at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, where John Singer Sargent’s The Daughters of Edward Darley...

An important French Empire Giltwood Bed once owned by Talleyrand.  Exhibited by Pelham of Paris at TEFAF.

RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • March 10, 2010

Quality, rarity and provenance have become the hallmarks of TEFAF Maastricht and the world’s most influential art and antiques fair has an extraordinary range of important works on show at the...

A George Wesley Bellows painting, Lady in a Green Dress, is expected to sell for $70,000 to $90,000.

LESLIE HINDMAN TO OFFER PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RONALD C. SLOTER

  • March 10, 2010

On March 28 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will offer property from the Estate of Ronald C. Sloter in a single-owner auction benefitting the Columbus College of Art and Design. Sloter, a longtime...

A new gallery exhibit, "The First Ladies at the Smithsonian" opens March 10.

National Museum of American History Expands “First Ladies at the Smithsonian”

  • March 9, 2010

 Inaugural Gowns of 11 Modern First Ladies Including Michelle Obama Are Featured. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History expands its popular exhibition, “The First Ladies...