KAHANAMOKU, DUKE PAOA.  Photolithograph Signed ("Aloha - Duke"), 1960s, showing The Duke with the Officers of his Surf Club on Waikiki Beach.  This image was used for a Pan Am promotional flyer.  Estimate: $1,500 - 2,500

Surf's Up at Bonhams & Butterfields, Exceptional Collection of Surfing History and Memorabilia on the Auction Block

  • Bonhams
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  • October 9, 2009

Fine arts auctioneer Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to offer Fine Books & Manuscripts auction on October 19, 2009.  Included within the 525-lot sale is an amazing selection of ...

Sam Maloof (American, 1916-2009), 1970-71, circular dining table and eight chairs in walnut, sold for $39,650 inclusive of Buyer's Premium.

Design of the Century Early Works and Hand Crafted Items Highlight September Auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts

  • Bonhams
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  • October 8, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields held its Fall auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts on September 29, 2009.  The 400 lot sale offered a diverse group of high quality pieces spanning a century of ...

William Tylee Ranney (American, 1813–1857) Advice on the Prairie, ca.  1853 Oil on canvas; 38 3/4 x 55 1/4 in.  (98.4 x 140.3 cm) Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, Gift of Mrs.  J.  Maxwell Moran (10.91)

American Stories Exhibition to Open on Columbus Day

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • October 7, 2009

The public's first opportunity to visit the landmark exhibition American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life 1765-1915 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be October 12 (Columbus Day), the ...

Jay Hall Connaway, 1893 - 1970, Monhegan, 1937, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 inches.  Lent by William D.  Hamill

Paintings by Jay Connaway on view at the Portland Museum of Art

  • Portland Museum of Art
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  • October 6, 2009

This fall the Portland Museum of Art explores the art of Jay Hall Connaway (1893–1970) in the first major museum exhibition since his death. Moods of Nature: Jay Connaway and the Landscape of ...

Susan Grossman, Run 2009, pastel & charcoal, 66 x 79 in.

SUSAN GROSSMAN, New Drawings

  • DFN Gallery
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  • October 5, 2009

DFN Gallery is pleased to present New Drawings by Susan Grossman, featuring both small and large-scale charcoal and pastel images of New York City street scenes, Central Park landscapes, and ...

Luo Ping was one of the most versatile, original, and celebrated artists in eighteenth-century China.

First Comprehensive Exhibition Featuring China's 18th-Century Master Painter Luo Ping Goes on View at Metropolitan Museum October 6

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • October 3, 2009

The first comprehensive exhibition of Luo Ping's paintings ever presented in America, Eccentric Visions: The Worlds of Luo Ping (1733-1799) will bring together nearly 60 works, including many ...

Dylan Graham, Dissent In The Colonial Pacific, 2009

Artist Talk with Dylan Graham, Shown in DOUBLE DUTCH

  • hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
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  • October 3, 2009

Dylan Graham's paper cutouts are monochromatic two-dimensional works made by delicately cutting paper down to minute details. The depictions are generally of dramatic global events seen from ...

Estimated to sell for £25,000-35,000, this rare necklace comes from the Collection of Maharajah Ranjit Singh and Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63).

NECKLACE OWNED BY WIFE OF THE LAST SIKH RULER, THE LION OF THE PUNJAB, FOR SALE AT BONHAMS

  • Bonhams
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  • October 1, 2009

FROM THE FIGHTING INDIAN QUEEN WHO DEFIED BRITAIN. An important 19th Century emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, reputedly worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur wife of Ranjit ...

The Photo Review will offer a preview of the auction online at www.photoreview.org.

AUCTION TO BENEFIT THE PHOTO REVIEW, Vintage and Contemporary Work by an International Who’s Who of Photography Up for Bid

  • The Photo Review
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  • October 1, 2009

The Photo Review, a critical journal of photography, will hold its Annual Benefit Auction on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 7 p.m. in the Dorrance-Hamilton Building at the University of the Arts in ...

"Baby's First Kiss" by Eugenio Zampighi (1859-1944) brought $30,500, including buyer's premium.

The Collection of Spiritual Leader JZ Knight Brings More than $1-Million at Bonhams & Butterfields

  • Bonhams
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  • September 29, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields was honored to present The JZ Knight Collection on September 27, 2009.  Amassed over a decade, the Collection featured eclectic and unique examples of period ...

The iPhone application goes along with the exhibition "Van Gogh's letters: The artist speaks," showing 120 original letters exhibited alongside the works that Van Gogh was writing about.

Van Gogh Museum first museum on the Continent to launch iPhone application

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • September 28, 2009

iPhone, blog, multimedia tour and web edition make Van Gogh’s letters accessible worldwide The Van Gogh Museum is the first museum on the European Continent to have developed, in collaboration ...

The first major retrospective of Charles Marion Russell's work, this exhibition features more than 60 important artworks, plus a selection of personal objects that portray the artist in his own words and images.  Shown here: Self-Portrait, 1900, Charles Marion Russell.  Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming (98.60), gift of the Charles Ulrick and Josephine Bay Foundation, Inc.  Carson's Men, 1913, Charles Marion Russell.  Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma (0137.2245).

Masterworks of Charles M. Russell, Allen True’s West, Embrace! Insider Moments and other October highlights

  • Denver Art Museum
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  • September 26, 2009

This October, explore the West through two new exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum (DAM). On October 17, The Masterworks of Charles M. Russell: A Retrospective of Paintings and Sculpture, ...

Salman Rushdie's newest novel combines imaginative stories with meticulously researched historical detail, referring widely to works of art and architecture of Mughal India and the late Renaissance.

"THE ENCHANTRESS OF FLORENCE: A CONVERSATION WITH SALMAN RUSHDIE" ON VISUAL IMAGARY IN HIS RECENT NOVEL AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009, AT 6:00 P.M.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • September 26, 2009

Salman Rushdie's latest novel, The Enchantress of Florence, brings together Florentine Italy and Mughal India, and the cultures that lie between them, in a tale that has been described as a ...

The Hope Diamond is displayed for the first time as a stand-alone gem, with no setting at all for exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington.

Hope Diamond Goes on Display for the First Time Out of Its Setting

  • National Museum of Natural History
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  • September 24, 2009

To mark its 50th anniversary at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, the renowned Hope Diamond is displayed for the first time as a stand-alone gem, with no setting at all. ...

A very fine and rare 18k gold Ulysse Nardin automatic hour repeating wristwatch (est.  $25,000-35,000) from the Clavius Collection.  sold for $45,750 with buyer's premium.

No Time Like Vegas Time; Timepieces Bring Strong Prices at Bonhams & Butterfields First Salon Jewelry Auction at The Venetian® Las Vegas

  • Bonhams
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  • September 23, 2009

International auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields held its fall auction of Salon Jewelry on September 21, 2009 during the company's first jewelry sale at The Venetian Las Vegas.  ...

Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Andrea, 2008, Inkjet print.

Philip-Lorca diCorcia To Speak at ArtTalks—AFA’s Lecture Series

  • American Federation of Arts
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  • September 22, 2009

  The American Federation of Arts (AFA) is pleased to announce artist Philip-Lorca diCorcia as the first featured speaker in its 2009/10 ArtTalks series. Following the lecture, audience ...

Edward Sheriff Curtis Self-Portrait / 1899 / Gelatin silver print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Presents “Faces of the Frontier: Photographic Portraits from the American West, 1845-1924” Sept. 25 through Jan. 24, 2010

  • National Portrait Gallery
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  • September 21, 2009

The National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition “Faces of the Frontier: Photographic Portraits from the American West, 1845-1924,” explores how the American West was dramatically reconstituted during ...

Chinese Molded White Glazed Porcelain Vase, Jiaqing seal mark and of the Period, The Collection of Hugh J.  Grant and Lucie Mackey Grant.  Sold by Doyle New York to a buyer from China for $710,500.  A world auction record for a single vase of this period.

CHINESE JIAQING MOLDED WHITE GLAZED PORCELAIN VASE SELLS FOR $710,500 AT DOYLE NEW YORK'S SEPTEMBER 14, 2009 AUCTION OF ASIAN WORKS OF ART

  • Doyle New York
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  • September 21, 2009

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase from the Qianlong Period Achieves $662,500 Sale Totals Over $2.5 Million Amid Strong International Competition Doyle New York's Asian Works of ...

CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION, 1849.  Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000

We the People of California: Rare Documents related to the California State Constitution to be Offered on at Bonhams & Butterfields in October

  • Bonhams
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  • September 17, 2009

We the People of California: Rare Documents related to the California State Constitution to be Offered on at Bonhams & Butterfields in October Public previews timed to coincide with the ...

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), The Bathers, c.  1890, oil on canvas, 28 x 44 cm, Aix-en-Provence, Musée Granet

The Hague: Cezanne – Picasso – Mondriaan exhibition

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • September 17, 2009

For the first time since 1956, the works of Cézanne, Picasso and Mondriaan are on display in a Dutch museum. The Gemeentemuseum in The Hague devotes this unique exhibition to the father of ...