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The Stowe Rosso Antico Obelisco della Minerva.  Roman, c.  1800.  Rosso antico marble.  Height: 73.5 cm.  Asking price: in the region of £40,000.  Tomasso Brothers Fine Art

COLLECTORS AND CURATORS CONVERGE ON THE CAPITAL FOR LONDON ART WEEK

Released: July 16, 2014

London Art Week (LAW), 4 to 11 July 2014, a week-long celebration of paintings, drawings and sculpture in Mayfair and St James’s, has proved to be a winning formula with dealers reporting significant sales and important international visitors.   Many of the dealers staged special exhibitions and Tomasso Brothers Fine Art brought the Grand Tour to town, selling 20 of the 32 pieces on display including a marble obelisk that once graced the Music Room at Stowe to a private European collector, (asking price £40,000).  The ancient obelisk, which inspired this piece, was fou...


Linee Baird, Convergence Times Square

Lyme Art Association Presents "August Light" and "Pastel Brilliance"

Released: July 27, 2014

The Lyme Art Association, at 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme Connecticut, will present an exhibition celebrating landscape, still life, and figurative scenes captured on canvas and in sculpture on view from August 1 through September 20, 2014. The August Light: Summer Painting and Sculpture Exhibition for Members is on view in the Association’s three front galleries. A separate juried show, Pastel Brilliance, in the Goodman Gallery will highlight the talented artist-members of the Connecticut Pastel Society.        The opening night reception for both exhibitions will be ...


Detail, ‘Spring Desk’ by Jere Osgood

Pop-up Exhibit of Hand-Crafted Studio Furniture opens in Boston August 1st

Released: July 16, 2014

For two weeks only, a vacant gallery space on Newbury Street will be home to a pop-up showcase of beautifully hand-crafted studio furniture produced by members of a New Hampshire-based group that represents some of the top artists working in the furniture-making field today. “Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions” gives Boston area visitors a look at the best examples of contemporary furniture being produced in New England. Pieces in the exhibition will reflect a range of distinctive furniture styles - from Early American and Shaker to Contemporary and Art Furniture. The free, public e...


1954-55 Ted Williams “Harry Agganis” game-worn uniform

JIM BROWN’S 1964 NFL CHAMPIONSHIP RING, A 1954-55 TED WILLIAMS GAME-WORN UNIFORM AND THE FIRST AND ONLY TRUE “BASEBALL” CAR HIGHLIGHT THE LELANDS.COM SPRING CATALOG AUCTION

Released: July 15, 2014

Jim Brown’s 1964 NFL championship ring, a 1954-55 Ted Williams “Harry Agganis” game-worn uniform and the first and only true “baseball” car – a custom-designed Volkswagen Beetle featuring a white exterior with red baseball stitches, Rawlings baseball glove seats, a baseball gear shift and baseball bat emergency brake – are among the one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia being offered as part of the Lelands.com Spring 2014 Catalog Auction, which closes July 25.   The auction at www.lelands.com also features a 1960s Willie Mays “It’s cold outside” San Francisco Giants game-worn jacket,...


U.S.  Capitol

Rep. Nadler on the ART Act, Hearing on Artists’ Resale Rights

Released: July 15, 2014

On Tuesday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, delivered an opening statement at the subcommittee’s hearing of “Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, and Copyright Term.” Congressman Nadler introduced the American Royalties Too (ART) Act, which will be discussed at the hearing, in order to ensure visual artists are compensated when their original artwork is resold.  His legislation would bring fairness to American artists who, unlike their fellow visual artists...


This original pen and ink soup can drawing by Andy Warhol, signed by the artist, will be sold Wednesday, July 23rd.

Andy Warhol signed pen and ink soup can drawing to be sold July 23rd

Released: July 16, 2014

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A summer sale spectacular featuring over 700 lots of historical items, militaria, posters, rare books, rock ‘n’ roll, ocean liner memorabilia, aviation collectibles and more will be held Wednesday, July 23rd, by Philip Weiss Auctions, online (at Proxibid.com and Invaluable.com) and in the firm’s gallery at 74 Merrick Road, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern time. Historical items will include an important collection of U.S. Revolutionary War and historical newspapers, a highly collectible grouping of 80 original JFK eulogy speeches, and a needlework (or tapestry) from the e...


"Trail of the Iron Horse" by Charles M.  Russell is expected to realize $1,500,000 - $2,500,000 through The 2014 Coeur d'Alene Art Auction on July 26, 2014, with online bidding available through Invaluable.com.

Invaluable Announces Exciting Lineup of Summer 2014 Auctions

Released: July 15, 2014

Invaluable, the world’s largest online live auction marketplace, is pleased to offer online bidding on a variety of important auction sales taking place in July and August 2014 from some of the premier auction houses around the world.  Upcoming auctions taking place this summer on the Invaluable platform will feature watches, fine jewelry and handbags, fine art, Asian art and vintage posters, as well as decoys, boats, rare books and more. A selection of noteworthy auctions offering live online bidding through Invaluable this summer follows below. Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-...


Lot 328, Chinese Official Yi You Guangxu (1871-1908) Silver Coin (High Estimate: $4,000)

888 Auctions’ First Chinese Numismatic Coin Collection and JadeLab Laboratories

Released: July 14, 2014

Richmond Hill, ON – 888 Auctions is excited to feature its very first Chinese numismatic coin collection sale. Highlighting more than 100 coins, coin collectors will be salivating at the prospects of bidding on a private Canadian collection spanning almost 60 years. Spearheading this inaugural numismatic sale of over 100 coins is Lot 328, Chinese Official Yi You Guangxu Silver Coin. It commands a $4,000-8,000 estimate and will surely set the tone for the rest of the sale. Two other coins that have been garnering great interest can be found at the following: Lot 284: Chinese Rep...


Susanna J.  Fichera Fine Art

ITALIAN AND ITALIAN-AMERICAN ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AT FICHERA FINE ART

Released: July 11, 2014

Susanna J. Fichera Fine Art's Summer Exhibition of Italian and Italian-American Art of the Twentieth Century includes works by Mirko Basaldella, Marcello Boccacci, Carlo Ciussi, Pietro Consagra, Gino Conti, Aurelio Cordaro, Alfredo Crimi, Oranzo Gasparo, Sante Graziani, Joseph Gualtieri, Rodolfo Marma, Ezio Martinelli, and Marcello Mascherini. Gallery is located at Fort Andross, Mill One, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine.  Summer hours are Thursdays and Fridays, from 10 am until 3 pm, or by chance or appointment. http://www.ficherafineart.com/


George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879) Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845.  Oil on canvas.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Presents Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River

Released: July 11, 2014

On October 2, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River, a dynamic exhibition featuring 16 iconic river paintings and 50 preparatory drawings by George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879) depicting boatmen at work and play on the inland rivers, most notably the Missouri and Mississippi. The first major Bingham exhibition in more than 25 years, Navigating the West signals the importance of western rivers to the culture and economy of the developing nation in the middle of the 19th century. It also provides an unprecedented look at Bingham’...

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