Leonetto Cappiello, Le Petit Dauphinois, 1933.  Estimate $30,000 to $40,000.

Global Graphic Design Comes to Swann Galleries

  • April 26, 2017

On Thursday, May 25, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Graphic Design, featuring a premier selection of posters, books and magazines by outstanding designers from around the world. Early ...

Kevin W.  Tucker will be the new chief curator at the High Museum of Art.

Kevin W. Tucker Appointed Chief Curator at High Museum of Art

  • May 11, 2017

The High Museum of Art has announced the appointment of Kevin W. Tucker as chief curator. Tucker brings more than two decades of curatorial and museum leadership experience to the High, where he ...

'Animals', album cover art, Roger Waters, 1977.  © Pink Floyd Music Ltd

An Audio-Visual Odyssey: Pink Floyd Exhibition Opens at V&A This Weekend

  • May 11, 2017

On Saturday May 13, following years in the making, The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains will open at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A). This major spring exhibition marks ...

Peter Hujar, John Erdman and Gary Schneider at Mohonk Mountain House, 1984.  Pigmented ink print.  Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Schneider/Erdman Printer's Proof Collection, partial gift, and partial purchase through the Margaret Fisher Fund, 2016.172.

Schneider/Erdman Printer’s Proof Collection of Iconic 1980s and ’90s Photographs Acquired by Harvard Art Museums

  • May 11, 2017

The collection, additional related works, and an ongoing relationship with Gary Schneider and John Erdman establish the Harvard Art Museums as a principal repository for the artists’ work. The ...

Buffalo Grove Art Festival is Celebrating its 16th Year

  • May 11, 2017

Amdur Productions is excited to announce its 16th annual Buffalo Grove Art Festival located on the main drive of Buffalo Grove Town Center. The show will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd ...

Jim Rauth and Alice Weston at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s 2017 Cincinnati Art Award presentation on April 26.

Cincinnati Art Museum recognizes Alice Weston with 2017 Cincinnati Art Award

  • May 11, 2017

CINCINNATI— Alice Weston received Cincinnati Art Museum’s 2017 Cincinnati Art Award for her lifetime contribution to the arts in Cincinnati and beyond. The museum honored Weston at its annual ...

Mary Nohl Lake Cottage Environment (site view, 2006, Fox Point, WI), c.  1960–2001.  Photo courtesy John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center explores work and life of Mary Nohl

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  • May 10, 2017

Mary Nohl (1914–2001) refused to be confined by artistic categorization. She was a woodcarver, painter, sculptor, ceramist, printmaker, potter, writer, illustrator, and jeweler who described ...

Carrie Mae Weems, Blue Black Boy, 1997 Blue-toned print, 5 3/8 x 15 1/4 inches (39 x 38.7 cm); Framed: 31 1/8 x 31 1/8 x 1 7/16 inches (79.1 x 79.1 x 3.8 cm) Collection Jack Shainman, New York © Carrie Mae Weems.  Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.


  • May 10, 2017

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis presents Blue Black, an exhibition guest-curated by influential American artist Glenn Ligon. With more than 50 works ranging from abstraction, to ...

Walker Evans, Truck and Sign, 1928-1930.  Private Collection.

Walker Evans Retrospective Offers View of America in Crisis and Its Story in the Vernacular

  • May 10, 2017

Walker Evans (1903-1975) is one of the most important American photographers of the 20th century. The Centre Pompidou in Paris is now (through August 14) presenting the first major museum ...

Birge Harrison, St.  Lawrence River Sunset, no date, oil on canvas, 25 x 39 in.  The Historic Woodstock Arts Colony: Arthur A.  Anderson Collection

New York State Museum Acquires Major Collection of Artwork of the Historic Woodstock Art Colony

  • May 10, 2017

The New York State Museum on Tuesday announced the acquisition of a significant collection of artwork of the historic Woodstock Art Colony. The collection includes 1,500 paintings, works on paper, ...

Ernesto Neto installation at the Panthéon in Paris called Léviathan Thot.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Supports the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia

  • May 10, 2017

Bloomberg Philanthropies supports the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia and its programs for broader audience engagement. Bloomberg Philanthropies’ support will enable the ...

Cean Youngs, Give our Thoughts Wings to Fly, oil, 24x30

The Lyme Art Association Presents American Waters: A Marine Art Show and Sale

  • May 10, 2017

Visitors of all ages will enjoy American Waters, the Lyme Art Association’s summer exhibition of work by the area’s premier maritime artists. The show will be on view in the beautiful sky-lit ...

Moretto da Brescia (b.  Alessandro Bonvicino Moretto Italy, 1498–1554) Portrait of an Unidentified Man ca.  1525-1550 Oil on canvas Gift of Merle J.  and Emily Trees 1945-1-2

Provenance Exhibition at Krannert Art Museum Shows Challenges of WWII-era Research

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  • May 10, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nancy Karrels relishes solving the mysteries behind the paintings and objects we see in art museums, especially here at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois ...

Charles E.  Chambers

Historic Artists at Salmagundi Club

  • May 16, 2017

Historic Artists From a Private Collection and Ateliers Patrons Gallery, May 12, 2017 to May 20, 2017   This exhibition and sale of fine oil paintings includes Historic American Artists ...

Charles E.  Chambers

Historic Artists at Salmagundi Club

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  • May 11, 2017

Historic Artists From a Private Collection and Ateliers Patrons Gallery, May 12, 2017 to May 20, 2017 This exhibition and sale of fine oil paintings includes Historic American Artists and ...

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928–2011) Off White Square, 1973.  Acrylic on canvas, 79 3/4 x 255 1/2 in.  From the Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection, courtesy of the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation Inc.  © 2017 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc.  / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Helen Frankenthaler Exhibition Examines Nature's Influence on Artist

  • May 9, 2017

As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler Paintings, on view exclusively at the Clark Art Institute July 1–October 9, focuses on nature as a long-standing inspiration for the artist. Like many abstract ...

Giovanni Paolo Panini, Italian, 1691–1765, The Musical Performance in the Teatro Argentina in Honor of the Marriage of the Dauphin, 1747.  Oil on canvas, 205 x 246 cm (80 11/16 x 96 7/8 in.) Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures.  Image © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource

Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • May 9, 2017

Long before today’s fast-paced news cycle, the visual memory of contemporary events in eighteenth-century Europe was shaped and sometimes even manipulated by great “view painters.” In captivating, ...

Potlatch figure holding a copper, c.  1880–1895.  Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl), northwest Vancouver Island, British Columbia.  Red cedar, paint, nails, 50 x 13.5 x 15 in.  Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York.  Photo: Richard Walker.

Thaw Collection of American Indian Art Goes On View at the Met

  • May 9, 2017

A special exhibition featuring 38 superb works of art created by Native North American artists just opened, on Tuesday, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Drawn from the more than 870 pieces ...

Director of the Getty Research Institute since 2007, Professor Thomas Gaehtgens has overseen major acquisitions, the expansion of the GRI’s exhibitions program, important digital art history initiatives, and the creation of Getty Research Journal.


  • May 9, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Trust announced today that Thomas W. Gaehtgens, director of the Getty Research Institute, will retire in early spring 2018 after more than a decade of leading one of the world’s ...

Helly Nahmad Gallery at TEFAF New York Spring


  • May 8, 2017

May 8, 2017, New York, NY: The inaugural edition of TEFAF New York Spring ran from May 4-8, 2017 at the Park Avenue Armory. It provided a new art platform for Manhattan and an immersive visual ...