Anna Zemánková, Untitled, Pastel and ink-on-paper, 1970

Solo Exhibition of Anna Zemánková Debuts in California at The Good Luck Gallery On View Now Through July 9

  • June 13, 2017

Paige Wery, principal of The Good Luck Gallery, has announced that the first-ever solo exhibition of Anna Zemánková’s rarely seen beaded and embroidered works, along with many of her collages and ...

Louise Parsons (American, born 1950), Polka Dot Swing, Ellerbe Heights, South Carolina, 1993, chromogenic development print, Collection of Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, Gift of Bruce Berman and Lea Russo, 2016

Joslyn Art Museum Announces Major Gift of 20th-Century Photographs from Hollywood Producer Bruce Berman

  • June 13, 2017

Omaha's Joslyn Art Museum has received a gift of 124 photographs from the renowned private collection of Bruce Berman. The collection, consisting primarily of color photographs from the late ...

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

National Museum of Women in the Arts Receives $9 Million Bequest

  • June 13, 2017

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) has announced the largest single financial gift in the museum’s history. On its 30th anniversary, NMWA has been honored by a major gift of $9 million ...

Daniel H.  Weiss

Daniel H. Weiss Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • June 13, 2017

The Board of Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art has appointed Daniel H. Weiss President and Chief Executive Officer of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. At a special meeting of its Board, the ...

Gu Jingzho's reeded bamboo teapot made $19,000 at Gianguan Auctions, June 10, 2017.

Chinese Zisha Teapot Hits $19,000 at Gianguan Auctions

  • June 12, 2017

On a hot June day in 2010, a purple clay Zisha teapot made by Gu Jingzhou in Jiangsu province was sold in China for a record $2 million. That sale started a trend. Now when the rare handmade, fired ...

Cuba, la lucha.  Carl De Keyzer, MAGNUM, Courtesy Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels

American University Museum Reveals Cuba and North Korea in Photographs, Among Summer Exhibitions

  • June 12, 2017

Summer shows at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open June 17 through Aug. 13. Opening Reception on Saturday, June 17 from 6-9 pm. STATES OF MIND: PHOTOGRAPHS OF CUBA ...

Colored Diamond Ring, Oscar Heyman (Lot 401, Estimate: $30,000-50,000)

Diamonds, Signed Jewelry, and The Susan Freeman Collection Featured at Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction, June 27

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • June 12, 2017

BOSTON, MA  – Skinner, Inc. presents its second Fine Jewelry auction of 2017 on June 27th in Boston. The auction will feature over 400 lots of diamonds, colored stones, and antique and period ...

Anila Quayyum Agha (b.  1965), All the Flowers Are for Me (Red), laser-cut lacquered steel and lightbulb, 60x60x60 in, Alice Bimel Endowment for Asian Art, 2017.7

Anila Quayyum Agha wins Cincinnati Art Museum’s Schiele Prize

  • June 12, 2017

CINCINNATI— Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha has been named the recipient of Cincinnati Art Museum’s 2017 Schiele Prize. This prize honors the legacy of Marjorie Schiele, a Cincinnati ...

Bill Viola – Installations, June 2 – September 10, 2017, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

Bill Viola Elected Honorary Royal Academician Amid Year of Retrospectives

  • June 12, 2017

Bill Viola has been made an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London. The title of Honorary Academician goes to distinguished artists who do not reside in the UK. The 80 full ...

The Annunciation, about 1525 – 1530.  Simon Bening (Flemish, about 1483 - 1561).  Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment.  Leaf: 16.8 × 11.4 cm (6 5/8 × 4 1/2 in.).  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms.  Ludwig IX 19, fol.  13v

Illuminating Women in the Medieval World at the J. Paul Getty Museum

  • June 12, 2017

Modern portrayals of medieval women tend toward stereotypical images of damsels in distress, mystics in convents, female laborers in the fields, and even women of ill repute. In fact, women’s roles ...

George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook, 1975, Robert Colescott, acrylic on canvas, 84 x 108 in., Private Collection, St.  Louis, © 2017 Estate of Robert Colescott / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, Photo: Jean Paul Torno

Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas

  • June 11, 2017

The Seattle Art Museum is planning Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas (February 15–May 13, 2018), a new exhibition organized by SAM featuring three leading ...

Imaginary landscape, 1978 by Rafael Ruiz Balerdi.

Retrospective of Basque Artist Rafael Ruiz Balerdi Unveiled in His Hometown

  • June 11, 2017

The Kubo-kutxa gallery in San Sebastián, Spain, is hosting ‘Balerdi (1934-1992)’, a retrospective of Rafael Ruiz Balerdi, one of the greatest Basque artists of the 20th century. The exhibition ...

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), San Francisco Silverspot, 1983, from 'Endangered Species' portfolio of 10 silkscreen prints on Lenox Museum Board.  38 × 38 in.  Edition of 150.  11 panels.  Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts New York.  © 2017 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.  / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Andy Warhol Works Featuring Natural, Real and Intimate Subjects On View at Bruce Museum

  • June 11, 2017

On June 10, 2017, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., opened Spring into Summer with Andy Warhol and Friends! The new exhibition takes an unusual approach to this most famous of Pop artists. ...

Large 19th century oil on canvas painting of a Swiss Alps cottage, housed in the original gold gilt frame.

The historic Trotter-Byrd antebellum home in Quitman, Miss., plus its contents of fine antiques, will be sold on-site, June 24th

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • June 12, 2017

QUITMAN, Miss. – The only antebellum home in Quitman spared by General Sherman during the Civil War (but only because of a connection to George Washington), plus its outstanding contents of fine ...

Mural, The Dream Garden, 1916.  Tiffany Studios.  Glass mosaic.  Curtis Publishing Company Building (now The Curtis Center & Dream Garden); mural in the collection of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (2001.15, partial bequest of John W.  Merriam; partial purchase with funds provided by a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts; partial gift of Bryn Mawr College, The University of the Arts, and The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Corning Museum's Summer Exhibition Explores Little-Known Tiffany Mosaics

  • June 11, 2017

Architectural Panels, Decorative Objects, and Glass Fragments Reveal This Little-Known Aspect of Tiffany’s Artistry and Innovation New High-Resolution Photography and Digital ...

Oil on canvas painting by Robert M.  Rucker (La., 1932-2000), titled The Steamboat Natchez (est.  $2,000-$4,000).

Works by Louisiana artists Robert M. Rucker, George Rodrigue, George Valentine Dureau will be part of Crescent City's June 24-25 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • June 12, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A pair of 20th century Italian-style composition Blackamoor torchieres, a mid-19th century French three-piece gilt and patinated bronze and white marble clock set, a large pair ...

Artist longside his Masterpiece "Dancing for the Lord" in the Collection of Oprah Winfrey.

Internationally renowned artist, Bernard Stanley Hoyes to exhibit at Museum of African American Art (MAAA), July 2 through September 24

  • The Museum of African-American Art
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  • June 10, 2017

Los Angeles, CA...The Bernard Stanley Hoyes, MAAA exhibit: “Evolving Art Practice, Rags to the Revival Series,” will open Sunday, July 2 and run through Sunday, September 24. Born in Kingston, ...

The top lot of the auction was this oil painting by Fritz Bultman (Am., 1919-1985), titled Cape May II.  It sold for $23,750.

Paintings by American abstract expressionist Fritz Bultman dominate the list of top lots at Bruneau & Co.'s June 3rd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • June 12, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Abstract expressionist paintings by American artist Fritz Bultman (1919-1985) dominated the list of top lots at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Summer Antiques & Fine Art ...


  • June 9, 2017

East Dennis, Mass. – Eldred’s and Decoys Unlimited, Inc. are pleased to announce a newly formed strategic partnership between the two firms. Starting immediately, Eldred’s and Decoys Unlimited, ...

Masterpiece scrimshaw whale's tooth by Edward Burdett

Eldred's Important Marine Sale Slated for July 20

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • June 9, 2017

East Dennis, Mass. – Nearly 500 lots of maritime art will go across the block this July 20 at Eldred’s Marine Sale, highlighted by the third and final session of the Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw ...