Edgar Degas, After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Neck, 1886-95, Musée d'Orsay

Degas and the Nude debuts at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this fall

  • August 11, 2011

The first museum exhibition devoted exclusively to the extraordinary range of nudes by Edgar Degas—tracing their evolution from the artist’s early years, through the private and public images of ...

Image courtesy of High Museum of Art

High Museum presents First-Ever Major Exhibition Devoted to Game of Golf at an American Art Museum

  • August 11, 2011

  Organized by the High Museum of Art and the National Galleries of Scotland, “The Art of Golf” will explore the royal and ancient game as depicted by landscape and portrait artists, ...

N.C.  Wyeth painting "The Lovers"

Collector-to-Collector Tips Win Acclaim for New Jersey Fish Seller Turned Art Collector

  • Fred Parker Fine Art
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  • August 10, 2011

While the art market is fueled by collectors at all levels, few in the mid-range receive recognition. Fred Parker, a New Jersey fish monger turned art collector, is an exception. Mr. Parker was ...

Robert Schwartz, LIVING ON GRASSHOPPERS, 1990, Gouache on paper, 8 x 8.5 inches

ROBERT SCHWARTZ at Babcock Galleries September 8 - October 7, 2011

  • August 11, 2011

Robert Schwartz provides a portal into a world of emerging gay culture and social upheaval of the 1960s, seeking to expose truths about the human condition by depicting people involved in curious ...

Janis Joplin, San Francisco, 1968, archival inkjet print.  Baron Wolman, born 1937.

Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock & Roll Photographs

  • August 11, 2011

  An artistic eye and a musical soul merge beautifully in the large-scale, stunning works to be displayed in Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock & Roll Photographs, an upcoming Columbus ...

Purgatory 2011 82" x 54" oil and mixed media on wood

Laurie Yehia and Tom Wudl in Conversation

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  • August 10, 2011

Los Angeles artist, Laurie Katz Yehia celebrates the opening of her exhibition on Saturday, September 10, by sitting down with renowned painter Tom Wudl and letting us share their conversation. ...

Birger Sandzen, “Summertime in the Mountains” (1923) .

Bethany College deaccession-items to be sold in auction in Santa Fe, Aug 13-14

  • August 10, 2011

  Manitou Galleries is pleased to announce their 2011 “Auction In Santa Fe.” This much-anticipated sale will feature items from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. The fine art portion ...

TAKASHI MURAKAMI: NIRVANA, 2001, offset lithograph on paper, ed.  300, 26 x 51 1/2 in.  66 x 130.8 cm..

TAKASHI MURAKAMI: Flowers, Nirvana and Kakai Kiki

  • August 10, 2011

  "If my art looks positive and cheerful, I would doubt my art was accepted in the contemporary art scene. My art is not Pop art. It is a record of the struggle of the discriminated ...

Thomas Hill.  Muir Glacier, Alaska.  Oakland Museum of California, Gift of Mr.  and Mrs.  Richard R.  Hanna..

"A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir's Journey" opens at Oakland Museum of California

  • August 10, 2011

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) presents A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir's Journey, on view August 6, 2011, through January 22, 2012, in the Museum's Great Hall. John Muir's ...

Spoon, 1900-05, by Archibald Knox (1864-1933), sterling silver with enamel details.  Collection of Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

Liberty of London and Archibald Knox

  • August 09, 2011

  In May of 1899, Liberty & Co. in London launched their new line of silver and jewelry with a catalog and exhibition at the store. Founded in 1875 and still in business today, Liberty ...

Lot 374: FABERGE 14K YELLOW GOLD AND SAPPHIRE CIGARETTE CASE.  With Russian gold mark for 14k, designed as a rectangular fluted case with cabochon sapphire push-piece, with a signed wooden fitted case.  3 1/2 by 2 3/4 by 1/2 inches, 187 gms.


  • August 09, 2011

  Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premier entertainment and celebrity auction house will offer a rare glimpse into the life of Hollywood’s most colorful stars, Tony Curtis. The rare ...

Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010).  Ensemble, Widows of Culloden, autumn/winter 2006–7.  Dress of McQueen wool tartan; top of nude silk net appliquéd with black lace; underskirt of cream silk tulle.  Courtesy of Alexander McQueen.  Photograph © Sølve Sundsbø / Art + Commerce

Metropolitan Museum's Alexander McQueen retrospective among Top 10 most visited shows

  • August 08, 2011

  The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that the exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, which closed last Sunday at midnight, attracted 661,509 visitors during its run from May ...

Hambleton Meteorite

Artfact Live! Online Bidding at Important Meteorite Auction

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  • August 08, 2011

(Edinburgh, UK)  Lyon & Turnbull partners with Artfact Live! to offer live online bidding on over 100 museum quality meteorites from the Robert Elliott Meteorite Collection August 17, ...

Al Braithwaite, Capsule (detail), 2011.  Maple, glass, brass, super 130s pinstripe, paper, print, wax, pigment, 61.5 x 141.8 x 7.1 cm.  Courtesy the artist and Leila Heller Gallery

Al Braithwaite: Twinned Towers

  • August 08, 2011

  “Art is the one place for us to go, for all this stuff to be shored up. The stuff of 9/11 is too big to carry in silence. It has to be summoned up and detoxified. To have the conversation ...

Passing Parade by Frank Cardozo Nicholas

Men and the Sea, works by Frank Cardozo Nicholas at Cape Cod Museum of Art

  • August 08, 2011

  The works of Frank Cardozo Nicholas (1922 – 2003), an accomplished fine artist who spent his last 30 years living and painting on Cape Cod, will be on exhibition in  Men and the Sea, ...

And people still miss the Twin Towers

9/11: Through Young Eyes

  • August 07, 2011

In the fall of 2001 the Whitney Museum presented an exhibition of Jacob Lawrence’s work, including his sixty-panel Migration Series. A class of thirteen-year-old New York City students at The ...

Montague Dawson (1895 - 1973), The Crest of a Wave, oil on canvas, 36 x 24 inches, signed.  Courtesy of Rehs Galleries.


  • August 07, 2011

Now celebrating its 31st year, the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show will make its annual return to the Baltimore Convention Center August 25-28 (the weekend prior to Labor Day, which was formerly the ...

Jean-Honor Fragonard (1732-1806) The Meeting (one panel in the series called The Progress of Love), 1771-73.  Oil on canvas, 125 x 96 inches.  The Frick Collection, New York.

New book reveals the rich story of Fragonard's masterpiece, The Progress of Love

  • August 04, 2011

Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s Progress of Love is one of the great painted ensembles of French eighteenth-century art and is considered to be the artist’s masterpiece. For more than seventy-five years, ...

Lyme Art Association's summer exhibitions

Late Summer Exhibitions at Lyme Art Association

  • August 04, 2011

The Lyme Art Association will have three shows simultaneously on view from August 5 through September 17.  Downtown: A Cityscapes Exhibition explores scenes depicting urban city life, and ...

Hans Burkhardt in his studio, 1956.


  • August 04, 2011

Hans Burkhardt’s (1904–1994) expansive career and influence in L.A. are the focus of a survey exhibition of paintings and drawings entitled Hans Burkhardt: Within  & Beyond the ...