(From l to r): Edward J.  McCormick, Sr.  (Treasurer/Secretary) Lee Ann (Vice President), Sean McCormick (Chairman of the Board) are the Founding Board of Directors for the Miami Downtown Art District (MDAD.) A Kick-Off VIP Members event will be held during the Miami DDA’s Third Annual DWNTWN Art Days at 6pm on Friday, September 19, 2014 at McCormick Place Miami.

Art Magnates Form Miami Downtown Arts District Association - VIP Launch during DWNTWN Art Days 2014

  • Allegory PR Services Inc.
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  • August 11, 2014

Lee Ann Lester, Director of Next Level Fairs and Sean McCormick, McCormick Place Miami announce the formation of the Miami Downtown Arts District (MDAD.) McCormick will serve as Chairman of the...

This chessboard was made by a man who was on the ship sent to retrieve bodies from the Titanic when it sank in April 1912.

Chessboard made from actual wood retrieved from wreckage of the Titanic in 1912 brings $16,385 at auction

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • August 12, 2014

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A chessboard made from actual wood retrieved from the wreckage of the legendary ocean liner RMS Titanic sold for $16,385 at an auction held July 23rd by Philip Weiss Auctions, in...

Page from the book "Burning Man: Art of Fire"

New Book Explores Art and Culture of Burning Man

  • August 8, 2014

Every August, tens of thousands of participants gather to celebrate artistic expression and social freedom in Nevada's barren Black Rock Desert. This vastly inhospitable location, called the...

William Wendt (American, 1865-1946) "Vibrant Coast" (Dana Point)..  oil on canvas, 24 x 36in.  Sold for $233,000 including buyer's premium

Guy Rose and William Wendt Top Bonhams' California and Western Paintings Sale

  • August 7, 2014

Guy Rose and William Wendt paintings led a stellar group of American Impressionist works sold at Bonhams, the third largest international fine art auction house, in its California and Western...

The Three Stooges and Barbara Bradford Mann on the Steel Pier, Atlantic City, 1938

"George Mann: The Vaudeville Years" Opens August 23 at Lawrence Fine Art

  • Lawrence Fine Art
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  • August 8, 2014

Vaudeville—No other kind of entertainment is as uniquely American as vaudeville.  No other kind of entertainment better evokes America’s Age of Innocence than does vaudeville.  A unique...

Hornbill effigy "Kenyalang".  Mid 20th century.  Iban Dayak.  Borneo Island, Malaysia

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show Debuts New Website, Floor Plan for 2015 Fair

  • August 7, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO TRIBAL & TEXTILE ARTS SHOW UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE New Site Features Interactive Photo Gallery, All-New Show Floor Plan, and Programming for the 2015 Fair   (August 2014 –...

A massive single-owner lifetime collection of toy bears, to include these shown, will be sold at auction Sept.  19th in Woodstock Valley, Conn., at 12 noon.

Massive collection of toy bears, including Steiff and Merrythought, will be sold at auction Sept. 19

  • Norman C. Heckler & Co.
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  • August 8, 2014

WOODSTOCK VALLEY, Conn. – An astounding single-owner collection of over 1,100 toy bears – many of them recent but over 200 antique examples by early makers such as Steiff and Merrythought – will...

This original painting by the New York artist Irving Ramsey Wiles (1861-1948) is expected to realize $150,000-$250,000 at the Oct.  23 sale.

Original painting by Irving Ramsey Wiles (Am., 1861-1948) could bring $150,000-$250,000 at Oct. 23 auction

  • Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
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  • August 8, 2014

MILFORD, Conn. – Quality consignments are currently being accepted for a fine art auction of antique and vintage paintings slated for Thursday, Oct. 23rd, at Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, in the...

Rose Art Museum

Rose Art Museum at Brandeis Appoints New Board of Advisors

  • August 6, 2014

Prominent artists, collectors, philanthropists, academics, business leaders rally around collective vision for future of the Rose.   Museum’s notable exhibits & vision generate...

Fernand Léger, Composition (The Typographer) 1918-19.  Oil on canvas.  Promised Gift from the Leonard A.  Lauder Cubist Collection © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Cubist Masterpieces From Leonard A. Lauder Collection on View at the Met in October

  • August 5, 2014

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists—Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963), Juan Gris (Spanish,...

Woven Candlewick

Fisher Heritage Presents "50 Shades of White"

  • August 6, 2014

Interior feeling dingy or too bright? Try some diversion from the recessiveness of grey or the excess of color being promoted on every blog  by adding the fresh interesting white of a lovely...

Suzanne LaFleur, Serene Refuge, 66 x 120, acrylic on canvas, 2014

"Suzanne LaFleur: Serene Refuge" at Lawrence Fine Art

  • Lawrence Fine Art
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  • August 6, 2014

In poetic compositions of vibrant color and organic form, Suzanne LaFleur evokes the serene atmosphere of summer retreat in her newest work now on display at Lawrence Fine Art through...

The lifetime collections of Bud and Sally Bassett will be sold Oct. 3-5 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Showtime Auction Services
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  • August 7, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The single-owner lifetime collection of mostly advertising items from the late Bud and Sally Bassett will be sold without reserve the weekend of Oct. 3-5 by Showtime Auction...

'Threesome (Caryatids)’ 3 parts, Stainless Steel 20x3.3x3.3 ft / 18x3.3x3.3 ft / 16x 3.3x3.3 ft

MOMENTS IN A STREAM EWERDT HILGEMANN’S ‘IMPLOSION’ SCULPTURES ON VIEW ON PARK AVENUE | AUGUST 1 – NOVEMBER 7, 2014

  • Susan Grant Lewin Associates
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  • August 5, 2014

A series of seven stainless steel sculptures by a distinguished Amsterdam-based German artist Ewerdt Hilgemann is on view on Park Avenue in New York from August 1 to November 7, 2014. Entitled...

Arthur Hoeber's "Sunset on the Marshes" (Hyannisport).

American Paintings Highlight Eldred's Americana Auction

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • August 5, 2014

The first lot on the block the third day of Eldred’s three-day Americana & Paintings Auction, “Sunset on the Marshes” by Arthur Hoeber, brought on a rapid-fire flurry of bidding, eventually...

From "Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots " exhibition at Dallas Museum of Art in Fall 2014.

Dallas Museum of Art is Only U.S. Venue for Jackson Pollock 'Black Pourings' Exhibition

  • August 4, 2014

In November 2015, the Dallas Museum of Art will become the exclusive American venue for a new exhibition of works by Jackson Pollock, the first in over three decades to survey a phase of work...

CA+T Launches "Out of Sight" Instagram Project

Center for Art and Thought Launches "Out of Sight" Instagram Project

  • Center for Art and Thought
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  • August 4, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 4, 2014) -- The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, is pleased to announce the launch of Out of Sight on CA+T’s...

LA Art Show Celebrates 20th Anniversary

  • August 4, 2014

LA Art Show Marks 20th Anniversary At January 2015 Event   International Gallery Component at Capacity     (Los Angeles, CA – July 9, 2014) The LA Art Show, the...

Thomas Moran (1837-1926), Devil's Tower, 1919, oil on canvas, 20.5 x 16.25.  Estimate: $1,200,000-$2,000,000

New Highlights of Jackson Hole Art Auction Announced

  • August 3, 2014

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, Trailside Galleries of Jackson, WY, and Scottsdale, AZ, in partnership with the Gerald Peters Gallery of Sante Fe, NM and New York, NY, are pleased to present...

Stanley William Hayter, Ceres.  Oil on Canvas, 1948.  Est.  £18,000-22,000

Works by British Surrealist Stanley William Hayter at Auction This Fall

  • August 3, 2014

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions will offer a significant collection of works by first generation British Surrealist Stanley William Hayter (1901-1988), one of the greatest and most influential...