Pieter Brueghel the Younger, “Wedding Dance in the Open Air” (1607–14) (photo by Dominic Brown, © Holburne Museum)

UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty includes newly discovered paintings

  • February 13, 2017

The Holburne Museum is showing the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a ...

Corning Museum of Glass

Dr. Karol Wight Appointed to US State Department Cultural Property Advisory Committee

  • February 13, 2017

Dr. Karol Wight, president and executive director of The Corning Museum of Glass, has been appointed to a US State Department advisory post on the Cultural Property Advisory Committee. Former ...

Barn Raising

Heart's Desire: Red Antique Quilts to Enliven Any Interior

  • February 14, 2017

Looking for the perfect red for the days after Valentine's when life and your surroundings might enjoy a spot of color? This vibrant color appears in antique quilts in great variety that are now ...

Pre-1900 Lansing Wagon Works Company (a precursor to the REO Truck Company) advertising sign in a frame.

Beautifully rendered vintage advertising signs will be part of Showtime Auction's March 31-April 2 event

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  • February 14, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The single-owner, lifetime gambling and coin-op collection of Richard and Mary Schulte of Michigan, plus three other outstanding collections from other states around the country, ...

Century mashup at Bath Decorative Antiques Fair

Bath Decorative Antiques Fair - Style Up Spring in Bath

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  • February 13, 2017

Style up Spring! Bath Decorative Antiques Fair 2-5 March 2017 announces a one day collaboration with the popular vintage and antiques market BathVA! On Sunday 5 March Bath Decorative Antiques ...

Single leaf from a paper copy of the Gutenberg Bible, Mainz, 1455, in a copy of Newton's A Noble Fragment.  Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.

Swann Galleries Presents English & Enlightenment Works In March Auction of Early Printed Books

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  • February 13, 2017

On Thursday, March 9, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, featuring a premier selection of early English material. The top lot of the ...

François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), The Triumph of Venus, 1740, oil on canvas.  Nationalmuseum, Stockholm.  Photo: Cecilia Heisser / Nationalmuseum.

75 Treasures Collected by Count Tessin at the Morgan

  • February 12, 2017

The Nationalmuseum, Sweden’s largest and most distinguished art institution, collaborated with the Morgan Library & Museum to bring more than seventy-five masterpieces from its renowned ...

Donald Judd, Prototype Desk and Chairs, 1978-1980.  Donald Judd Furniture © 2017 Judd Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The Huntington and LACMA Jointly Acquire Donald Judd Prototype Chairs

  • February 12, 2017

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) announced today their joint acquisition of two prototype chairs (1979–80) made by ...

Detail of Eternal Springtime, modeled 1884, cast 1885, by Auguste Rodin

Rodin Museum Reopens in Philadelphia With Installation Theme of Passionate Embrace

  • February 12, 2017

2017 is the one hundredth anniversary of Auguste Rodin’s death. To mark the occasion, the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia is taking part in worldwide celebrations of the artist’s work and legacy with ...

ABP cut glass tray by Egginton, measuring 14 inches, in the rare and desirable Roman pattern.

Beleek, art glass, Victorian items and more at Dirk Soulis Auctions, Feb. 25 in Lone Jack, Mo.

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  • February 13, 2017

LONE JACK, Mo. – The contents of The Vintage House Restaurant in Warrensburg, Missouri, a fine dining establishment that closed its doors about three years ago but doubled as a veritable museum of ...

White earthenware two-handled vase by Pablo Picasso from 1952, one in an edition of 400 and 15 inches tall ($37,200).

Earthenware two-handled vase created in 1952 by Pablo Picasso brings $37,200 at Weiss Auctions

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  • February 13, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A white earthenware two-handled vase by Pablo Picasso, executed in 1952 as one in an edition of 400, sold for $37,200 at an auction held Jan. 29 by Weiss Auctions, online and in ...

Young Man As Bacchus

FBI Returns Painting Recovered at Art Fair to Jewish Dealer's Heirs

  • February 9, 2017

From the FBI: FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael McGarrity of the New York Field Office presented representatives of the Max and Iris Stern Foundation, to include beneficiary Concordia ...

London's Art & Antiques Fair Olympia returns for a 45th year

  • February 9, 2017

The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia is set to return to London this summer in what will be its historic 45th year.  The prestigious Fair, which offers more choice than any other top European fair, ...

“Façade of Mission San Juan Capistrano,” circa, 1885 by Elizabeth Jaynes Borglum (1848-1922) Oil on canvas / 16 x 22 inches The Irvine MuseumCollection at the University of California, Irvine

'Along El Camino Real' Exhibition Explores the History of California Missions in Art

  • February 9, 2017

The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine presents “Along El Camino Real,” an exhibit (through May 18, 2017) that explores the history of the California missions. These ...

Michael Kessler, "Pine Trunks (1)," Acrylic on Panel, 84" x 48"

Nature in Layers Showcases New Works by Contemporary Western Artist Michael Kessler

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  • February 10, 2017

The Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt, Colorado presents Nature in Layers, opening on February 18, 2017. The exhibition features the intricately layered, nature-based abstract paintings of Michael ...

Polly Apfelbaum, Night Flowering, 2009; Woodblock print on handmade paper, 15 x 15 in.; Gift of Steven Scott, Baltimore, in Honor of National Museum of Women in the Arts Chief Curator Kathryn A.  Wat and the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the National Museum of Women in the Arts; Photo by Lee Stalsworth; © Polly Apfelbaum

National Museum of Women in the Arts Exhibits Work by Polly Apfelbaum in 'Chromatic Scale'

  • February 9, 2017

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents Chromatic Scale: Prints by Polly Apfelbaum, on view March 10–July 2, 2017. Polly Apfelbaum (b. 1955, Abington, Pennsylvania) employs ...

Wisteria Library Lamp, circa 1901, Tiffany Studios (1902–1932), Clara Driscoll (1861-1944), designer, United States (New York), leaded glass and bronze, The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, Queens, NY, N.86.IU.7a,b

Cincinnati Art Museum shines with Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light

  • February 9, 2017

The Cincinnati Art Museum will host Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light, a stunning exhibition of iconic works by Louis C. Tiffany (1848-1933), April 1–August 13, 2017. The exhibition is ...

DETAIL: Diamond Shoal, 1905, by Winslow Homer (Private Collection)

Landmark Exhibition on the Watercolor Movement in American Art at Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • February 8, 2017

The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the most comprehensive loan exhibition in over forty years devoted to the most important chapter in the history of watercolor painting in this country. ...

A 20th century Chinese Jadeite Censer and Cover

Lark Mason Associates Announces Asia Week New York Preview Exhibition, At East 120th St, NYC

  • February 8, 2017

Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that he will preview his important Spring Asian art auction during Asia Week New York. Over 400 lots will be on view at ...

Temple of Bel, cella entrance, Louis Vignes, 1864.  Albumen print.  8.8 x 11.4 in.  (22.5 x 29 cm).  The Getty Research Institute.

Getty Research Institute Presents Its First Online Exhibition: 'The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra'

  • February 8, 2017

Once a famed center of trade and meeting place of civilizations, Palmyra and its magnificent ruins have become targets in the ongoing Syrian conflict that victimizes its people and erases its ...