The new stamp features a 1796 portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s collection.

U.S. Postal Service Issues Stamp Featuring Clark’s Gilbert Stuart Portrait of Washington

  • The Clark
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  • April 18, 2011

The United States Postal Service issued a new stamp this week featuring a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s collection. The ...

Sailor's Commonwealth Travels Pieced Quilt.

NEED A PRESENT FOR WILLS AND KATE? AN ANTIQUE TEXTILE FROM FISHER HERITAGE IS A PERFECT WEDDING GIFT

  • April 18, 2011

  Looking for that special gift for the soon-to-be-wed British couple? How about a superlative, sailor-made masterpiece made of wool uniforms that depicts the seasons and the countries of ...

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French, 1796-1875.  Prairies au bord de l’eau, circa 1870.  Oil on canvas, 17 3/4 x 15" (46 x 38 cm)Framed: 25 x 21 1/2".  Signed lower right: Corot.  Daphne Alazraki Fine Art.

Fine Art Fit for the Season at Inaugural Spring Show NYC

  • April 15, 2011

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but we’ll keep it brief: the inaugural Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Spring Show NYC, which welcomes art and antiques collectors to ...

Palm Beach Show Group

SCOTT DIAMENT TAKING OVER LEADERSHIP OF THE PALM BEACH SHOW GROUP

  • April 15, 2011

The Palm Beach Show Group, regarded as the nation's leading producer of premier fine art, antique and jewelry shows, has announced that Scott Diament has been promoted to President and CEO of the ...

PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Les enfants et les jouets.  Oil on board, painted in spring 1901.  Estimate: US$5.5 – 7.5 million.

EARLY PICASSO PAINTED DURING THE ARTIST’S FIRST FLUSH OF PARISIAN SUCCESS TO HIGHLIGHT MAY 4 EVENING SALE AT CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK

  • April 14, 2011

Christie’s is proud to announce a special highlight of its Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 4 May: Les enfants et les jouets,  an extraordinary work by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) ...

John Burr - Collection of Paintings of Children

Clarke Auction's Antiques, Midcentury & Fine Art Sale - Sunday, April 17th, 12:00 Noon

  • Clarke Auction
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  • April 14, 2011

  400 lots including listed fine art, large collection of fine handmade carpets, single owner collection of American, English, and Continental antiques; Midcentury Modern including Antonio ...

Duane Hampton

Book signing: "Mark Hampton: An American Decorator"

  • April 12, 2011

In conjunction with Lyme Art Association’s first annual Interiors: Within Four Walls exhibition, on view from April 29th through June 12th, LAA will be hosting a Book Signing with Duane ...

A rendering of the forthcoming installation of paintings by Chris Martin, each 26 feet high, which will be on view in the Corcoran's Atrium.

CORCORAN PRESENTS CHRIS MARTIN: PAINTING BIG June 18–October 23, 2011

  • April 07, 2011

This summer, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design will present Chris Martin: Painting Big, Martin’s first one-artist museum exhibition and the first exhibition of his work in ...

Charles Octavius Cole, Boy with Dog, Portland, Maine, 1850.  Brock & Co., Concord, MA.

The Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Celebrates Art and Antiques Week NYC, April 25 - May 1 with their Inaugural Spring Show NYC as the Centerpiece at the Park Avenue Armory

  • April 12, 2011

As one of the world's largest and most robust art markets, New York City attracts collectors and art enthusiasts from around the world. Capitalizing on the city's international appeal, The Art and ...

Kent Townsend, Bubinga Cabinet.  William Zimmer Gallery.

ART & DESIGN IN THE 21ST CENTURY CONVERGE AT 14TH SOFA NEW YORK, APRIL 14-17, AT THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY

  • April 11, 2011

A growing hallmark of the artworks offered by 57 dealers from 12 countries at SOFA NEW YORK 2011 is their synthesis of art and design, the past and present, high concept and virtuosity of ...

Joseph Kleitsch (1882-1931) Highlights, circa 1928, sold at Bonhams for $506,000 including buyer's premium.

THE NOT SO STILL CALIFORNIA LIFE - RARE TO MARKET JOSEPH KLEITSCH WORK BRINGS $506,000 ON APRIL 6TH AT BONHAMS & BUTTERFIELDS

  • April 11, 2011

  International auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields, is pleased to announce a stellar result for its first California and Western Paintings and Sculpture auction of 2011.  Held on ...

Wilson H.  Irvine (1869 - 1936) Still Life with Petunias, signed, Irvine, lower left, oil on canvas, 24" x 27"

The Cooley Gallery Announces a New Exhibition: All Flowers

  • The Cooley Gallery
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  • April 08, 2011

  The Cooley Gallery is proud to announce an exhibition and sale of historic and contemporary floral paintings in All Flowers. The exhibition opens with the forsythia on April 23rd and runs ...

Tapestry: The Palazzo dell’ Annona (from THE LIFE OF POPE URBAN VIII) Manufactured by: Barberini Manufactory Detail: Bottom Italian (Rome), 1663–1679 Tapestry weave (wool warp; wool and silk wefts).

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, REACHES AGREEMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOUR 17TH-CENTURY TAPESTRIES MADE FOR THE BARBERINI PALACE IN ROME

  • April 07, 2011

Provenance research conducted by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), has resulted in new discoveries about the history of ownership of four 17th-century tapestries in the MFA’s ...

"Fleurs dans un vase avec partition musicale" by Paul Gauguin.

Go-Go Gauguin! A Sumptuous Floral Still Life and a Charcoal Sketch Now at Rau Antiques

  • April 07, 2011

Gauguin lovers usually recall the lush landscapes and voluptuous women that Gauguin painted using his trademark bold brushstrokes and muted colors during his self-imposed exile in Tahiti that ...

Will Barnet (b.  1911) Singular Image, 1964.  Woodcut © Will Barnet.  Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas.

Exhibition of New York centenarian artist Will Barnet on view at Amon Carter Museum of American Art beginning in June

  • April 07, 2011

  To mark the 100th birthday of pioneering printmaker, painter and educator Will Barnet (b. 1911), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents Will Barnet: Relationships, Intimate and ...

Robert S.  Duncanson "Time’s Temple," 1854 34 x 59 inches, Oil on Canvas

Robert S. Duncanson: The Spiritual Striving of the Freedman's Son Exhibition Highlights Work of Ohio Landscape Artist

  • Thomas Cole National Historic Site
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  • April 06, 2011

On May 1, 2011, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site opens Robert S. Duncanson: The Spiritual Striving of the Freedman's Son, the first exhibition featuring the work of the nineteenth-century ...

Sanford Robinson Gifford, A Lake Twilight, 1861, oil on canvas, private collection

American Scenery: Different Views in Hudson River School Painting on view at Reading Public Museum

  • Reading Public Museum
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  • April 06, 2011

An exhibition of 116 Hudson River School paintings drawn from a remarkable and comprehensive private collection will be on view at the Reading Public Museum through June 5, 2011. American Scenery: ...

Self-portrait in a Soft Hat, Edgar Degas,1857-1858.  The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.

For the first time: Rembrandt and Degas, two young artists

  • April 06, 2011

Although it is well known that the famous French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was inspired by Rembrandt, the forthcoming exhibition will be the first actually devoted to ...

Fritz Koenig - Mona II Bronze.  1971 Height: c.  250 cm (c.  98.4 in) Base: 70 x 80 cm (27.6 x 31.5 in) Estimate: € 40.000-50.000, US$ 55.000-70.000.

Special auction: Garden sculptures, featuring Fritz Koenig's "Mona II"

  • April 05, 2011

  While New York is still looking for a new location for Fritz Koenig’s sculpture “The Sphere,” which once stood in front of the World Trade Center as a symbol for world peace, the caryatid ...

George Rickey, No title (Single line).  1964 Kinetic sculpture.  Stainless steel, smoothed 22,5 x 47 x 6,5 cm (8.8 x 18.5 x 2.5 in) Estimate: € 10.000-15.000.

George Rickey and the Interaction of Forces

  • April 05, 2011

The stable and reliable market situation will attract customers just as much as the the range of top-class offerings that Robert Ketterer will come up with in his art auction of POST WAR/ ...