Japanese Paddle-Shaped Writing Box

Robust Sales, Attendance at Japanese Art Exhibitions During Asia Week New York 2011

  • Japanese Art Dealers Association
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  • May 02, 2011

In a week that saw record prices in nearly every field of Asian art, sales of Japanese art were robust and attendance at the numerous gallery exhibitions held by local and out-of-state and foreign ...

Avalon Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden

From Gallery to Guestrooms: Design Hotels™ with a cultrual connection

  • May 02, 2011

  Like Design Hotels™, art is an expression of creativity, personal visions and experiences. It’s not surprising then that many hotels display a strong link to the art world. From interiors ...

John Hill, The vegetable system.  26 volumes.  1759-86.  Estimate: € 80.000.

Ketterer Kunst Auctions Absolute Rarity

  • Ketterer Kunst
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  • May 02, 2011

The complete series of John Hill’s masterpiece ”The Vegetable System,“ one of the 18th century's greatest and most elaborate botanical publications, is of outmost rarity. Carrying an estimate of € ...

Peggy Bacon, Votes for Women, 1915

Peggy Bacon: Drawings and Prints, 1915 to 1976

  • Susan Teller Gallery
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  • April 05, 2011

  Peggy Bacon: Drawings and Prints, 1915 to 1976, From Suffragettes to Mexican Tourism, is on view until 6 PM today, April 30, 2011, at the Susan Teller Gallery. Artist, draftsman, ...

Lauri Gaffin, “Via di Ripetta” 2006 16 x 24 chromogenic archival print

"HOLD STILL" photographs by Lauri Gaffin

  • Harris & Ruble•ART
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  • April 30, 2011

  Harris & Ruble • Art, Hollywood’s fashionable showcase for fine art and photography, is pleased to present: “HOLD STILL,” photography by Lauri Gaffin. Photographs with a whimsical ...

Warrington Colescott, (American, born 1921), Audubon in the Atchafalaya (Snowy Egret), 1994, from Suite Louisiana, softground etching and aquatint, with roulette, and relief rolls through stencils, edition: 2/25, 31 ½ x 47 ½ inches, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University; gift of Lynn Barstis Williams to the Imprinting the South Collection

EXHIBITION EXAMINES SOUTHERN PRINTMAKING

  • Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University
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  • April 21, 2011

 The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University hosts a new exhibition entitled Reconsidering Regionalism: Prints Inspired by the South 1951-2011 on view through July ...

A MAGNIFICENT George V Gold Freedom Casket enamelled with the arms of the County Borough of Newport (Wales) , estimated at £18,000-22,000.

IMPORTANT CASKET HIGHLIGHTS AUCTION OF SILVER, WORKS OF ART AND OBJECTS OF VERTU

  • April 29, 2011

A MAGNIFICENT George V Gold Freedom Casket enamelled with the arms of the County Borough of Newport (Wales) will highlight Matthew Barton Ltd’s auction of Silver, Works of Art and Objects of ...

Two young men from Yogyakarta, 1890-1910, from "FIVE CENTURIES OF INDONESIAN TEXTILES."

“FIVE CENTURIES OF INDONESIAN TEXTILES – THE MARY HUNT KAHLENBERG COLLECTION” Wins First Place at 31st Annual WITTENBORN BOOK AWARDS at annual conference of the ART LIBRARIES SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA (ARLIS/NA)

  • April 29, 2011

FIVE CENTURIES OF INDONESIAN TEXTILES: THE MARY HUNT KAHLENBERG COLLECTION (DelMonico Books - Prestel 2010) edited by Ruth Barnes and Mary Hunt Kahlenberg, was awarded First Place at the 31st ...

A.  E.  Backus, "Indian River," signed, oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches.

"The Best of Backus" opens in Palm Beach

  • April 29, 2011

  Edward and Deborah Pollack Fine Art presents “The Best of Backus,” an important retrospective exhibition of the work of A. E. Backus, the twentieth-century “Dean of Florida Landscape ...

Xu Beihong (1895-1953) ink on paper scroll

Asian Art & Antiques auction May 16, 2011

  • Pacific Galleries
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  • April 29, 2011

Pacific Galleries Auction House in Seattle, Washington, is hosting an Asian auction session to be held May 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. PST. This session includes works by noted Chinese master artists, ...

Courtesy of International Poster Gallery

“Travels Through Africa” Opens at Grand Circle Gallery

  • April 29, 2011

April 27, 2011 (Boston, MA) Grand Circle Gallery and International Poster Gallery jointly present, “Travels through Africa,” a stunning exhibit of vintage travel posters promoting travel to the ...

Mathias Bengtsson Danish, b.  1971 "Slice" chair, designed 1999 Aluminum; 29 1/2 x 35 x 29 in.  Milwaukee Art Museum, Gift of Friends of Art, M2011.11 Photo Courtesy of Industry Gallery

MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM ACQUIRES ALUMINUM SLICE CHAIR by DESIGNER MATHIAS BENGTSSON

  • Industry Gallery
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  • April 29, 2011

   Washington, DC (April 28, 2011) - Industry Gallery today announced the acquisition by the Milwaukee Art Museum of a limited edition aluminum Slice chair by Danish-born designer ...

Frederic Church, Our Banner in the Sky, 1861.

Olana Mounts Exhibition to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Start of the American Civil War

  • April 28, 2011

  This year marks the sesquicentennial of the fall of Fort Sumter, and the start of the Civil War. Olana’s exhibition: Rally 'round the Flag: Frederic Edwin Church and the Civil War on view ...

"Do Not Enter" Louis Icart (French, 1890-1950) Etching and aquatint, 1922.  Signed and numbered 82, lower left.  To be offered at Ripley's Antique Helper Auctions on May 14.

Important Louis Icart Collection to be sold at Ripley’s Antique Helper Auctions

  • Dan Ripley's Antique Helper Auctions
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  • April 28, 2011

April 25, 2011 (Indianapolis, Indiana) Dan Ripley’s Antique Helper Auctions announces the sale of  a group of fine Icart prints on May 14.  Selections from The Jordan Collection, ...

A brilliant blue 8.82-carat oval sapphire surrounded by 1.99 carats of fiery diamonds in a classic platinum mounting ($45,000).

The Perfect Ring

  • April 28, 2011

If you know of someone who is popping the big question, "Will you marry me?" --- tell them to hurry it up.  This Friday is when the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton hits ...

R.  Crumb, "The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R.  Crumb," 2009.  (title page).  Ink on paper.

SJMA to Feature Comic Book Artist R. Crumb's Book of Genesis June 23 – September 5, 2011

  • San Jose Museum of Art
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  • April 27, 2011

The San Jose Museum of Art will showcase the work of legendary underground comic artist R. Crumb this summer. The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb's Book of Genesis will be on view from June 23 through ...

Giovanni Baptista GuadagninI, a violin, Piacenza, circa 1740

ONE OF THE EARLIEST VIOLINS BY GUADAGNINI TO BE OFFERED AT CHRISTIE'S ON APRIL 29

  • Christies
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  • April 27, 2011

Christie's spring sale of Fine Musical Instruments on April 29 will present an exciting and extensive range of stringed instruments including a fine selection of bows.  Of the 143 lots, the ...

"Still Lives: Passages," 39’ 31”.  Hi-def video in framed LED TV.  2010 Inspired by Goya’s "Men Reading"

Susie Lee Continues to Evolve in Media and Influence

  • April 26, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD, April 19, 2011—With 2011 showings in New York City, NY, Los Angeles, CA, Kirkland, WA, Denver, CO, Baltimore, MD, and Bologna, Italy, Susie Lee’s work continues to expand to an even ...

Louis Remy Mignot, "Travelers in a Tropical Landscape"

From Luminism to Pop: Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers’ Major April 28, 2011 Sale Presents Landmark Works Across Two Centuries

  • Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
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  • April 26, 2011

Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers is pleased to announce its major spring sale, to be held on April 28th, 2011 at 6pm. The sale offers an array of landmark paintings, including works by Louis Rémy ...

Of historical interest are two pieces removed from a garden in Frognal, North West London, which was formerly the property of J.Y.McPeake, who was one of the newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst’s agents in England.

THE GARDEN COMES TO LIFE AT SUMMERS PLACE AUCTIONS

  • April 26, 2011

AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION of 17th and 18th Century Italian marble sculpture will be offered in the hugely popular sale of Garden Statuary and Ornament - both antique and modern – at Summers Place ...