“Woman and Cats” a lithography, 1969, (edition of 100).  By Will Barnet -- an American artist known for his paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints depicting the human figure and animals, both in casual scenes of daily life and in transcendent dreamlike worlds.

The Fifth Annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Kicks Off Brooklyn Book Week

  • July 31, 2018

More Than Just Books, the BABF Has Everything:  Great Shopping, Fascinating Talks, Special Exhibits and a Birthday Celebration- (Frankenstein Turns 200 This Year!) It’s big!  Book lovers by the ...

Unmarked, 17.5-inch-tall Wave Crest vase (10 inches across handles), with a hand-painted scenic decor on front and back and gilt metal feet.

The Lyle collection of Wave Crest, American Brilliant Cut Glass, Kelva and Nakara will be auctioned Sept. 7-8

  • Woody Auction
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  • August 01, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – The lifetime collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle – dedicated collectors of Wave Crest, Nakara, Kelva and American Brilliant Cut Glass whose items have been featured in ...

The sprawling, western-themed ranch property includes a home, a separate 'saloon' entertaining area guest house (interior shown), a wine cellar, horse stables, stocked ponds and outbuildings.

The ranch and property of Diane and Tex McIver will be auctioned Aug. 3-5 in Eatonton, Ga.

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • July 31, 2018

EATONTON, Ga. – Items and property from the estate of Diane Smith McIver – the prominent Atlanta businesswoman who was fatally shot and killed by her husband, Atlanta attorney Claud “Tex” McIver, ...

Sari (detail), woven silk, Bangalore, ca.  1867, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Fabric of India art exhibition makes U.S. debut at the Cincinnati Art Museum October 19, 2018–January 6, 2019

  • July 30, 2018

CINCINNATI — Discover the richness of Indian textiles from the fifteenth century to today in The Fabric of India, on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum October 19, 2018–January 6, 2019. Organized by ...

Lina Iris Viktor.  Work in progress from the series A Haven.  A Hell.  A Dream Deferred., 2017-18.  24-karat gold, acrylic, print on paper, 52 x 40 inches.

Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred

  • July 30, 2018

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred, the first major museum presentation of the work of Lina Iris Viktor. On view October 5, 2018 ...

Lucy Smallbone

British Artist Lucy Smallbone to Show Her Surprising Chernobyl Landscapes in Fall Exhibition

  • July 30, 2018

British Artist Lucy Smallbone is one of the contestants in the new series of 'Landscape Artist of the Year,' due to air on the UK's Sky Arts this Autumn 2018. Simultaneous to this, contemporary ...

Oak calf-shed door marked with magical symbols to protect livestock.  From Laxfield, Suffolk, 19th century.  183 x 94 cm.

Need a Bit of Magic? The Ashmolean's 'Spellbound' Exhibition Has a 16th-Century Crystal Ball and Unicorn Horn

  • July 30, 2018

The Ashmolean’s autumn exhibition (Aug. 31, 2018, to Jan. 6, 2019) explores the history of a fascinating cultural phenomenon – magic.  SPELLBOUND will display 180 objects from 12th-century Europe ...

Bias-Shirred Hearth Rug New England, probably Maine, ca.  1830 Wool on cotton Joseph and Linda Caputo Collection, T089-2017, 20

The First Exhibition of Rare Early-American Sewn and Hooked Rugs at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to Open in September 2018

  • Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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  • July 30, 2018

Spanning more than a century of rug making, the craft of creating non-woven rugs will be in the spotlight at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, one of the Art Museums of Colonial ...

Pierre-Auguste Renoir 'La Loge (Theatre box)', 1874 © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

Impressionist Treasures from Courtauld's Private Collection Head to National Gallery London

  • July 29, 2018

For the first time in London since 1948 the National Gallery London will display major Impressionist paintings from the Courtauld Gallery, bought in the 1920s by Samuel Courtauld, alongside works ...

Detail: John Singer Sargent.  Mrs.  George Swinton (Elizabeth Ebsworth), 1897.  Wirt D.  Walker Collection.  Art Institute Chicago.

John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age

  • July 29, 2018

Through September 30, 2018, the Art Institute of Chicago presents an exhibition of American portraitist John Singer Sargent with a focus on his numerous Chicago connections. Featuring nearly 100 ...

The Authentication Company, LLC marks and identifies petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items, to ensure their originality and authenticity.

The Authentication Company marks and identifies petroliana, automobilia to ensure originality, authenticity

  • The Authentication Company, LLC
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  • July 30, 2018

NOKOMIS, Ill. – A new company has been formed to mark and identify petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items as a means for ensuring their originality and authenticity. It’s The ...

"Manoa Rainforest XXVII: Smother Me Softly", 1999.  Watercolor, 29 x 41 inches.

'Ben Norris: Botanical Oasis' on view at Childs Gallery

  • July 27, 2018

BOSTON, MA – Ben Norris: Botanical Oasis will be on exhibit at Childs Gallery through August 31, 2018. Ben Norris’ vibrant landscapes teem with creeping vines, tropical flowers, and encroaching ...

Original oil painting by Balthazar Paul Ommeganck (Flemish, 1755-1826), a landscape with sheep, signed and dated 1807, 12.25 inches by 17.75 inches (est.  $2,000-$4,000).

Oil paintings by Charles Sprague Pearce and Balthazar Ommeganck will be part of Gray's August 8th auction

  • Gray's Auctioneers, LLC
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  • July 30, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A pair of dazzling, GIA-certified diamond rings and oil paintings by Charles Sprague Pearce (Am./Fr., 1851-1914) and Balthazar Paul Ommeganck (Flemish, 1755-1826) are just a few ...

Jorge Palacios, Link, 2018.

Noguchi Museum Presents Work by Spanish Sculptor Jorge Palacios

  • July 26, 2018

The Noguchi Museum presents the work of Spanish sculptor Jorge Palacios with an exhibition of works that explore the formal and conceptual potential of physics and motion in sculpture. In so doing, ...

Ryosuke Cohen mail art to John Evans, 2002 (ongoing project since 1985).  John Evans papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Archives Announces New Exhibition "Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art from the Archives of American Art"

  • July 26, 2018

The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, (the Archives) presents a new exhibition from its expansive collections documenting the international mail art movement. Opening August 10, ...

Tuesday Smillie, recipient of the 2018-2019 Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Prize.  Photo by Caitlin Rubin

Tuesday Smillie awarded 2018-2019 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award

  • Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University
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  • July 26, 2018

The Rose Art Museum has named Brooklyn-based, Boston-born artist Tuesday Smillie as the recipient of the 2018-2019 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award. In conjunction with her ...

One of John F.  Kennedy's iconic rocking chairs, used by the president at the White House.

Rocking Chairs and other Rare JFK Memorabilia Up for Auction on August 3

  • Eldred's
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  • July 23, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – President Kennedy’s last doodles before he was assassinated, a rocking chair he used at the White House and a study for the official presidential portrait are among the 23 lots ...

Scrimshaw whale's tooth by the Naval Monument Engraver sold for $396,00 at Eldred's Marine Sale.

Buyers Bite on Scrimshaw at Eldred's Marine Sale July 19-20

  • Eldred's
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  • July 26, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. –  Eldred’s, which already held the record for the most expensive piece of scrimshaw ever sold, nearly broke the record again when a whale tooth by the so-called Naval Monument ...

The first phone / emergency box ever installed in the Yukon Territory in Canada, at the time of the Gold Rush, circa 1900.

Historical telephones and related items from two Verizon museum chapters will be auctioned August 4th

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • July 27, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An historical telephone auction featuring items from two regional chapters of Verizon’s Telephone Pioneers of America Museum – one the William J. Denver chapter #20 museum in ...

William Wendt (1865-1946), Patriarchs of the Grove, oil on canvas Painted in 1920 (estimate: $250,000-350,000)


  • July 26, 2018

Los Angeles – On August 7, Bonhams will present an exceptional auction of California and Western Paintings & Sculpture, which includes 142 California Impressionist, Fauvist and Tonalist styles ...