Norman Rockwell poster.  Courtesy of International Poster Gallery.

The History of the Lithographic Propaganda Poster

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  • June 08, 2011

World War I was the first conflict in which the illustrated color lithographic poster was used as propaganda.  Already well established in the world of commerce, travel, and entertainment ...

Wm C.  Blackett Civil War Diaries

Clarke Auction - Antiques, Midcentury, Fine Art, Sculpture, Silver - 5:00 pm, Monday, June 13th

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  • June 07, 2011

  450 lots to include oils by Guy C Wiggins, Johann Berthelsen, David Burliuk; Judaic art, Chinese antique porcelains, Martino Gamber chairs, bronze putti, American Empire, 19th French ...

Otto Dix, 1891 Gera - 1969 Singen Alte Birnbäume in Hemmenhofen.  1940.  Mixed media with Oil on panel.  Löffler 1940/15.  Monogrammed and dated lower left.  75 x 100,5 cm (29,5 x 39,5 in).  With cross ties on rear of wooden plate.

€ 274,500 for a couple of Pear Trees

  • June 07, 2011

  Art is in demand more than ever before. This has been confirmed by the excellent results of the spring auctions at Ketterer Kunst, which grossed some € 12 million**. “We were able to sell ...

Anne Whitney, Lady Godiva, c.  1861–64, marble, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Dr.  Alessandra Comini in memory of Dr.  Eleanor Tufts, who discovered the Massachusetts-backyard whereabouts of this long-forgotten statue and brought it to Dallas.


  • June 06, 2011

Today the Dallas Museum of Art announced the acquisition of the first life-sized marble figure executed by Anne Whitney, one of America’s premiere women sculptors working during the second half ...

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) Jane Avril at the Jardin de Paris, 1893 Colour lithograph, 125 x 90 cm Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York

Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril: Beyond the Moulin Rouge

  • June 06, 2011

Nicknamed La Mélinite after a powerful form of explosive, the dancer Jane Avril (1868-1943) was one of the stars of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Known for her alluring style and exotic persona, ...

Michael Jackson’s Jacket Worn in “Thriller” Video (Est.  $200,000/$400,000)


  • June 06, 2011

Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premiere entertainment and celebrity auction house announces a two-day summer event representing  the single most historic collection of music memorabilia ...

Erwin Blumenfeld, Alternate of the Vogue U.S.A.  cover, March 15th, 1950 © The Estate of Erwin Blumenfeld.  Courtesy of the Nicéphore Niépce Museum, Chalon sur Saône, France.

Fading Away at Art Basel 2011

  • June 06, 2011

Tackling the Lux Limitations of Fine Art Photography. Fine art photography has become an object of significant interest within the art and collectors market.  Sales results over the past ...

Rick Dillingham titled Globe doubled its estimate, selling for $9,693

Dorothy Miner Ceramics Collection and Library Sold Above Estimate at Cowans + Clark + DelVecchio Modern and Contemporary Ceramics Auction

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  • June 04, 2011

Sale featured Masterworks by Peter Voulkos, Lucie Rie, and Betty Woodman, while sales of works by lesser known ceramicists ushered in a new, secondary ceramics market. ...

Kirkland Museum interior displaying the salon atmosphere of the museum, featuring furniture by Pierre Paulin, Isamu Noguchi, George Mulhauser, Russel Wright and Harvey Probber; painting by Vance Kirkland and textile/rug by Herbert Bayer; sculptures by Edgar Britton, George Rickey and David Mazza.


  • June 03, 2011

  Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art announces their participation in Blue Star Museums, a partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than ...

Louis I.  Kahn

Louis I. Kahn: Building a View

  • June 03, 2011

  Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to present “Louis I. Kahn: Building a View,” an exhibition of the fine art of the architect Louis Kahn [1901-1974]. Drawings, watercolors, pastels and ...

Easels in Frederick, a plein air painting competition that will be taking place on June 22 - 26, in historic downtown Frederick, MD.

First annual Easels in Frederick to be held in June; Artists paint historic downtown Frederick in juried plein air art event

  • June 03, 2011

  The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center will be hosting its first annual “Easels in Frederick”, a “plein air” painting festival and competition, on June 22—26, 2011. The event will ...

1st Place Winner - Georgette Grey

Art Gallery Announces June 2011 Art Exhibition “Nature” Winners

  • June 02, 2011

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its June 2011 art exhibition, "Nature" is now posted and ready to view on their website. The gallery received submissions ...

David Constantine, Hue Rice Picker

Bloomsbury Art Fair debuts in London this July

  • June 02, 2011

  This summer, London's academic and cultural district of Bloomsbury plays host to a selection of leading galleries and artists for the inaugural Bloomsbury Art Fair, 14-16 July ...

Image courtesy of International Poster Gallery

ADC To Host New York Showing of “Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010” Exhibition

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  • June 02, 2011

  NEW YORK - The Art Directors Club, the premier organization for creative people in integrated media and the first global collective of its kind, is honored to host the New York showing of ...

exposition CHICAGO debuts September 19–23, 2012 in Festival Hall at Navy Pier.

exposition CHICAGO Debuting at Navy Pier September 2012

  • June 02, 2011

New Art Exposition to Feature Leading International Contemporary, Modern and Design Galleries. The inaugural exposition CHICAGO debuts September 19–23, 2012 in Festival Hall at Navy Pier, ...

A rare carved red, lacquer vase, Qianlong, discovered in an East Coast private collection, is a star lot in Bonhams' June 21 sale in San Francisco (est.  $80,000-120,000).


  • June 03, 2011

Summer begins with a wealth of Chinese art at Bonhams & Butterfields, with fine objects in every collecting category going on the auction block June 21 at 10 a.m. A rare carved red, lacquer ...

Giovanni Battista Lusieri (1751-1821) Night view of the eruption of Vesuvius.  Watercolour on paper, 37.5 x 50 cm.  BNB Art Consulting.

Third Master Paintings Week Reveals London’s Treasures

  • June 03, 2011

Now in its third year and established as one of the key art events in London’s summer calendar, Master Paintings Week is a collaboration between twenty-three leading galleries and three auction ...

Honorees Morton Kaish, NA, Stephen Antonakos, NA and Kevin Roche, NA

Patrons of the Arts Join Artists and Architects at National Academy Museum and School 2011 Spring Gala

  • June 02, 2011

Over 270 patrons, artists, and architects gathered at the National Academy Museum and School Gala to honor sculptor Stephen Antonakos, painter Morton Kaish, and architect Kevin Roche on May 19, ...

Grandma Moses (NY/VA, 1860-1961), "The Red Bridge," retaining original card from the artist (est.  $10,000-$20,000)

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Important Summer Catalogue Auction on June 18th

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  • June 02, 2011

Over 700 lots of fine and decorative arts will be offered at LLAES Ltd.’s major Summer Catalogue Auction.  Starting promptly at 9AM, the event will be held at the firm’s state of the art ...

GEORGE CONDO (b.  1957) UNTITLED #8, MORE SKETCHES OF SPAIN--FOR MILES DAVIS, 1991.  Etching and Aquatint .46 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches.  Sheet Size: 51 1/2 x 38 inches

GEORGE CONDO: a collection of etchings & SUMMER GROUP EXHIBITION: paintings, prints, drawings, & sculpture

  • June 02, 2011

  Works by the influential and provocative contemporary American artist George Condo are the highlight of Jack Rutberg Fine Arts’ summer exhibition, with an opening reception Saturday, June ...