Set of Stickley Windsor Chairs

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. -– October 29, 2011 – Estate Treasures Auction – 1:00 PM

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • October 27, 2011

Featuring items from the Estate of Maurice John Jurkiewicz, Norcross, Georgia; along with several other fine North Carolina estates and collections, including a Gentleman’s watch collection. ...

Iké Udé, Sartorial Anarchy: Untitled # 4, 2010.  Pigment on satin paper, 40 x 36 in / 101.6 x 91.4 cm.  Courtesy of the artist.

The Mask and The Mirror curated by Shirin Neshat at Leila Heller Gallery

  • October 26, 2011

The Mask and The Mirror, an exhibition of self-portraits curated by artist Shirin Neshat, will be on view at Leila Heller Gallery in Chelsea from November 3 through December 21, 2011. The ...

VIP Lounge

Famed Interior Designer Juan Montoya Designs Art Miami VIP Lounge

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  • October 24, 2011

Art and Design will intersect this year at Art Miami's 22nd edition. Art Miami (www.art-miami.com), Miami's longest running contemporary art fair and anchor fair to the City of Miami has ...

Lot 502: 15th Century Chinese Ming Xuande MP Blue & White Reverse Dragon Charger realized $241, 500

15th Century Xuande Dragon Charger Brings $241, 500 to Lead 888 Auctions’ Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art

  • 888 Auctions
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  • October 27, 2011

Richmond Hill, Ont - Anchored by an excellent group of fine Chinese ceramics, meticulously casted bronze ware, and a superb collection of finely carved jade and Shoushan stone items, 888 ...

Richard Prince's Runaway Nurse, 2006 (Estimate: $5,000,000-7,000,000).

Highlights of Phillips de Pury & Company Nov. 7 Contemporary Art Sale

  • October 25, 2011

  Phillips de Pury & Company's New York Fall 2011 Contemporary Art Part I Sale will take place on November 7 and will present 45 superb works with a pre-sale estimate of $66,560,000 - ...

A Carrara marble carved bust of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte sculpted in 1821 and believed to be modeled after his death mask.

A Selection of Eerie Antiques for Hallowe'en from MS Rau Antiques

  • October 25, 2011

Hunting for ideas for Hallowe'en, whether it's for decorating your home for trick or treaters, or designing your costume?  MS Rau Antiques in New Orleans's French Quarter, the country's ...

Bookbinding is one of 8 crafts disciplines taught at North Bennet St.  School.

19th annual Open House, Open Studios at North Bennet Street School will be held November 4 and 5.

  • North Bennet Street School
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  • October 25, 2011

Aspiring furniture makers, bookbinders, jewelry makers, carpenters, violin makers – and those merely curious about the process of making exquisite things by hand – are invited to a fascinating, ...

Courtesy of Artfact

Artfact Live! September Auction Results Roundup

  • October 25, 2011

 (Boston, MA) Online sales at Artfact, the world’s premier live auction platform, remained strong in September thanks to an outstanding selection of sales offered by its auction house ...

This is an artist's rendering of the new children's gallery at the Birmingham Museum of Art

Fun, Exciting, and For Kids! BMA Presents an all-new children and family gallery experience in 2012

  • Birmingham Museum of Art
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  • October 24, 2011

The Birmingham Museum of Art is excited to announce a new, interactive children and family gallery in the space formerly housing the popular Town of A Creek Nation installation. Expanding to cover ...

Gil Elvgren fetched $191,200 for his 1956 Fire Belle (Always Ready), one of the master’s greatest works, in Heritage Auctions’ Oct.  22 Illustration Art Signature® Auction.

Gil Elvgren dominates in $3.725+ million Illustration Art event at Heritage Auctions as Fire Belle (Always Ready) brings $191,200

  • October 24, 2011

Howard Chandler Christy’s Nymphs in Summer sells for $179,250, sets record for artist; Alberto Vargas, Jessie Willcox-Smith, Edward Runci all perform well in Oct. 22 New York auction. Gil ...

Bill Traylor, Mule and Plow, c.  1939–42.  Poster paint and ink on cardboard.  Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Collection of Didi and David Barrett ‘71, 2011.64.  Photo: Harvard Art Museums, © 2011 President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Harvard Art Museums Receive Gift of Outsider Art from Didi and David Barrett

  • October 24, 2011

The Harvard Art Museums announce a gift of 38 drawings, paintings, and sculpture from Didi and David Barrett’s 20th-century American Collection of Self-Taught, Folk, and Outsider Art. The gift ...

Platter, earthenware with blue printed design depicting the Arms of the State of Delaware, made by Thomas Mayer, Staffordshire, 1826-30, l.16½ in, w.  13 in.  Courtesy Winterthur Museum.  Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont.  1958.1847.

Winterthur joins the Transferware Collectors Club and Historic New England in launching Patriotic America, new Online Exhibition

  • October 24, 2011

Winterthur announces the launch of Patriotic America, a free interactive online exhibition. Winterthur, the Transferware Collectors Club, and Historic New England have joined forces to develop this ...

Mary Cassatt (1844–1926) Woman Standing, Holding a Fan, 1878–79.  Distemper with metallic paint on canvas.  Acquisition in honor of Ruth Carter Stevenson and the 50th Anniversary of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art with funds provided by Anne T.  and Robert M.  Bass, The Walton Family Foundation, and the Council of the Amon Carter, Museum of American Art Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas 2011.20.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Announces Major 50th Anniversary Acquisition by Mary Cassatt

  • October 24, 2011

To mark its 50th Anniversary, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces that it has acquired an important painting by Mary Cassatt, Woman Standing, Holding a Fan, created in 1878–79. The ...

Portrait of Yarrow Mamout (Muhammad Yaro), 1819.  Charles Willson Peale, American, 1741 - 1827.  Oil on canvas.  24 x 20 inches (61 x 50.8 cm).  Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art Deaccessions Nine Paintings to Acquire Rare Early 19th Century Portrait of an African American by Charles Willson Peale

  • October 24, 2011

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has acquired the painting Yarrow Mamout, 1819, an exceptionally rare portrait of an African-American by Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827), one of the most ...

This Chinese multiple section vasiform porcelain container was estimated to bring $300 - $500, but sold for $27,255.

Jaw-dropping Prices for Asian Art at Clars' Auction

  • October 21, 2011

Clars’ October 15th and 16th Fine Art and Antiques Auction yielded remarkable results making this weekend event the largest October sale in their history. In all, $820,000+ was realized on ...

"Gesture and Abstraction" - Installation view

Gesture and Abstraction: AbEx Gallery Selections at Hollis Taggart Galleries

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  • October 21, 2011

This exhibition celebrates the exuberance of gesture and innovative abstraction that came to define a central tenet of Abstract Expressionism. Often a balancing act between unbridled spontaneity ...

NAN GOLDIN: SCOPOPHILIA, October 29 – December 23, 2011; Opening Friday, October 28th, 2011, 6:00 P.M.  to 8:00 P.M., at Matthew Marks Gallery.

NAN GOLDIN: SCOPOPHILIA

  • October 20, 2011

Matthew Marks is pleased to announce Nan Goldin: Scopophilia, the next exhibition in his gallery at 522 West 22nd Street. This will be the artist’s first exhibition in New York since 2007 and ...

John James Audubon, Barn Owl, sold for $16,950.

Alderfer's Autumn Auction Yields a Bountiful Harvest of Americana Treasures

  • October 20, 2011

  On October 12th, 2011, the Alderfer Auction Company auctioned off the Estate of J. David Miller of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in a $500,000+ sale. In accordance with Mr. Miller’s last will ...

Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823-1900) Dawn of Morning, Lake George, 1868, oil on canvas, signed J.F.  Cropsey and dated (lower right), 20 x 32 inches.

Extraordinary Estate Collection Offered at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

  • October 19, 2011

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation’s leading fine art auction houses, is pleased to announce the single-owner auction of the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos, Jr. on November 6-8, 2011. ...

Silver Tea Service

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. -– October 22, 2011 – Estate Treasures Auction – 1:00 PM

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • October 19, 2011

  Featuring local estates and collections. Offerings include silver, estate jewelry, paintings, furniture, rugs, works on paper, clocks, decorative accessories, pottery, and more!  No ...