Vintage Cartier Paris, Diamond and Citrine Bracelet circa 1940s - Sold for $144,000

Rare and Vintage Jewelry, Paintings Lead the Charge at Brunk Auctions November Sale

  • Brunk Auctions
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  • November 22, 2016

Brunk Auctions held their final catalog auction of the calendar year on November 18-19, and continued their track record of bringing exceptional objects to market. The Asheville-based auction house ...

DETAIL: "Un cavallier, et une dame beuvant du chocolat," Robert Bonnart, 1690-1710, hand-colored engraving faced on reverse with fabrics.  The Morgan Library & Museum, New York

Detroit Institute of Arts Exhibition Shows How Hot Beverages Disrupted 16th-Century Europe

  • November 21, 2016

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) presents “Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate,” on view Nov. 20, 2016–March 5, 2017. The introduction of coffee, tea and chocolate to Europe, beginning in ...

Robbia, Andrea della, Madonna and Child with Cherubim, c.  1485 glazed terracotta Andrew W.  Mellon Collection

First U.S. Exhibition of Della Robbia Sculptures Travels to National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 18, 2016

Washington, DC—More than 500 years after their creation, Della Robbia terracotta sculptures endure as some of the most innovative and expressive examples of art from the Italian Renaissance. On ...

Gustave Caillebotte, French, 1848 – 1894, Dahlias, Garden at Petit Gennevilliers, 1893, Oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Scharffenberger Family

Gustave Caillebotte Painting Donated by Scharffenberger Family of California to National Gallery of Art, Washington -French Impressionist Masterpiece Now on View-

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • October 18, 2016

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announced today that a major work by French impressionist Gustave Caillebotte—Dahlias, Garden at Petit Gennevilliers (1893)—has been donated by the ...

Claridge's Christmas Tree 2016

Apple's Jony Ive Teams Up With Designer Marc Newsom to Present a Christmas Tree

  • November 21, 2016

This year, the famed London hotel Claridge’s lobby is home to much more than a Christmas Tree. Sir Jony Ive and Marc Newson, in collaboration with renowned British set designer Michael Howells, ...

Max Pechstein (German, 1881-1955), Stilleben mit Akt, Kachel und Früchten (Still Life with Nude, Tile and Fruit), 1912-1913, oil on canvas, 38 7/8 x 39 in., Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire.  Museum Purchase: The Henry Melville Fuller Acquisition Fund in honor of Susan E.  Strickler, Director of the Currier Museum of Art, 1996-2016.  2016.8.  © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Pechstein Hamburg / Tökendorf / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

Currier Museum of Art Acquires Mysterious Double-Sided Painting by Major 20th Century Artist

  • November 21, 2016

The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, has recently acquired at international auction an important and unusual early 20th century painting. The work by German artist Max Pechstein ...

"Golden Sundown" by Anne Bridge

Small Works Show Opens November 25th in Time for Holiday Gift Giving

  • Solvang Antiques
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  • November 21, 2016

Just in time for holiday gift giving and celebrations, the annual Small Works Show opens at the Judith Hale Gallery located in Solvang Antiques. As is annual tradition, the Small Works Show will ...

Rendering of new entrance to the Art Museums

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board Approves $40 Million Expansion of its Art Museums

  • November 21, 2016

The first large-scale expansion and upgrade to the building that houses the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum since its opening in 1985 is ...

The Archangel Israfil, late 14th–early 15th century.  Made in Egypt or Syria.  Opaque watercolor and ink on paper.

Holidays at the Met Includes Current Exhibition 'Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven'

  • November 20, 2016

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate the winter holidays at all three of its locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—with a variety of holiday-themed events ...

Lovely Native American floral squash blossom necklace.

California Gold Rush items, taxidermy, mining artifacts, numismatics at Holabird's huge Dec. 9-12 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • November 21, 2016

RENO, Nev. – A big four-day auction comprising about 2,500 lots in a wide range of collecting categories – to include numismatics, California Gold Rush items and mining artifacts – will be held ...

 “Happy Birthday Mr.  President” dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in 1962 when she famously sang to President John F.  Kennedy at Madison Square Garden in New York sold for the record price of $4.81 million to Ripley’s Believe it or Not.

Collection of Marilyn Monroe Items Brings Nearly $11 Million at Auction

  • November 20, 2016

The Largest Collection of Marilyn Monroe Personal and Career Items Offered at one Auction Highlighted by: Sale of “Happy Birthday Mr. President Dress” Selling for $4.81 million to Ripley’s ...

National Bank of the Soviet Republic of China, 2 Jiao, 1932.

Chinese, U.S. and worldwide banknotes will headline Archives International's Dec. 6 and 13 auctions

  • Archives International Auctions
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  • November 21, 2016

FORT LEE, N.J. – A discovery collection of 1930s-era Chinese Communist banknote rarities, acquired by an American collector who spent time in China in the early 1970’s when China was beginning to ...

Vase, Watusa Vidal High fire stoneware Size: 10" X 9.5"

Two Loan Exhibitions Take Center Stage at New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, January 18-22, 2017

  • November 18, 2016

When the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair opens its door for its four- day run at the Bohemian National Hall starting January 18, two fascinating loan exhibitions will provide visitors with even ...

Underground Entrance, 2011, Oil, acrylic, spray paint on canvas, 24 x 24 in.

Chris DAZE Ellis: The Asphalt Jungle at Childs Gallery

  • November 18, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Childs Gallery presents Chris DAZE Ellis: The Asphalt Jungle, an exhibition of recent paintings and prints by celebrated graffiti artist Chris Ellis – best known by his street name, ...

John Ford Clymer (American, 1907-1986) Stalking Buffalo oil on panel, 15 x 30 inches, pre-sale estimate $80,000 – 120,000, sold for $161,000.

Works by John Ford Clymer Top Arts of the American West Sale at Leslie Hindman

  • November 17, 2016

The two-day Arts of the American West auction on November 10 and 11 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Denver had strong sessions of American paintings and Southwestern jewelry. It was standing room ...

Earliest-known Ten Commandments sold for $850,000

World’s Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Rises to $850,000 at Auction

  • November 17, 2016

The world’s earliest-known stone inscription of the 10 Commandments – one of the most important documents in history, and a “National Treasure” of Israel  – sold for $850,000 Wednesday evening, ...

Marilyn Monroe “Happy Birthday Mr.  President” Jean Louis dress.

Marilyn Monroe "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" Dress Fetches $4.8 Million at Auction

  • November 17, 2016

Julien’s Auctions made history Thursday night when it sold the Marilyn Monroe “Happy Birthday Mr. President” Jean Louis creation for $4.8 million (with fees) at auction.  On Saturday, May 19, ...

Monet's Grainstack painting sold for $81,447,500

Monet’s world auction record is broken in New York

  • November 17, 2016

The best result for an Impressionist & Modern Art sale at Christie’s since May 2014 also includes a world auction record for Kandinsky as 20th Century Week total passes $584 million The world ...

Isamu Noguchi.  Untitled, 1943.  Wood, string.  23 1/4 x 5 3/8 x 3 1/2 inches (59.1 x 13.7 x 8.9 cm).  ©The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York/ARS.  Photograph by Kevin Noble.

Exhibition Explores Noguchi's Experience in Japanese-American Internment Camp

  • November 17, 2016

The Noguchi Museum presents Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center, an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the notorious wartime directive that ...

Massive pair of cloisonne chargers, each one 36 inches in diameter, featuring a beautiful blue background with colorful bamboo, floral, butterfly and bird motif.

Cloisonne pieces, Native American objects, art glass, more at Woody Auction, December 3rd

  • Woody Auction
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  • November 17, 2016

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A large and diverse antique auction featuring massive, single-owner collections of Native American items, cast iron toys, art glass, cloisonné and more will be held on Saturday, ...