An Important Tiffany & Co.  Sterling Silver Centerpiece, c.  1870 (Estimate $100,000-150,000)

Skinner Celebrates the New Year with Two-Day Auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, Fine Silver, and Ceramics

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • December 27, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. presents an outstanding two-day auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts and Fine Silver & English Ceramics, taking place in Boston. Session I begins on ...

7th Annual CityScapes Online Art Competition

7th Annual “CityScapes” Online Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

  • Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
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  • December 26, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “CityScapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of January 2017.  The gallery invites all 2D ...

Right: Japan, Child’s Suit of Armor, Early 19th century, metal, doeskin, fabric, Lent by Gary Grose, AR-011 Left: Japan, Suit of Armor, 19th century, metal, leather, Gift of Mrs.  Enoch T.  Carson through the Women’s Art Museum Association, 1881.152

Discover the Japanese Samurai at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Feb. 11–May 7, 2017

  • December 19, 2016

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Art Museum is proud to present an in-depth look at the historical and cultural influence of Japan’s Samurai in the exhibition Dressed to Kill: Japanese Arms and ...

Lani Emanuel, Normandy Sunset, Oil on linen, 23” x 24”, 2016


  • Laguna College of Art and Design
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  • January 5, 2017

Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced A Sojourn in France, an exhibition of work on view from January 19 through February 19, 2017 at LCAD Gallery, 374 Ocean Avenue, Laguna Beach, ...

Hieronymous Bosch, Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness, c.  1489, oil on panel, 19.1 x 16 inches, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid, Spain

Bosch, Monet, Michelangelo, and American Impressionists Featured in Fourth Season of ‘EXHIBITION ON SCREEN’ Film Series

  • December 19, 2016

Four new feature-length films in the EXHIBITION ON SCREEN series examine the lives, times, passions, practices, and creations of some of the best-known and most influential artists in the Western ...

“Into the Heart of the City: Building the Future” Nathalie Perakis-Valat Solo Exhibition

  • Art+ Shanghai Gallery
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  • January 8, 2017

Nathalie Perakis-Valat’s latest works dizzily dive from Shanghai’s highest towers to its lowest foundations, to where it all begins. For Into the Heart of the City : Building the Future, ...


  • Bow Bridge Communications, LLC
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  • December 14, 2016


Group portrait oil on canvas by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871), depicting 43 of the leading American businessmen of the 19th century (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Oil study of prominent 19th century American businessmen by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871) will be sold at Nadeau's, Jan. 1st

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 16, 2016

WINDSOR, Conn. – A Patek Philippe minute repeater chronometer watch in an 18kt gold case, a pair of George III satinwood and tulipwood marquetry bookcase cabinets in two parts, an oil on canvas ...

La Place Antiques

Bath Decorative Antiques Fair - fresh as a daisy after 28 years

  • Bath Decorative Antiques Fair
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  • December 16, 2016

BATH DECORATIVE ANTIQUES FAIR 3-5 March 2017 Trade Preview 2 March The Pavilion, Bath BA2 4EU The world has changed quite a lot since 1989 when the first Bath Decorative Antiques Fair took ...

Lacour's Sarsapariphere Western bitters bottle, circa 1866-1875, the early variant number one (est.  $20,000-$50,000).

Two major fine bottle collections will headline American Bottle Auctions' 2-part sale, Feb. 10-18 and March 3-11

  • American Bottle Auctions
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  • December 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two major fine bottle collections – the Vince Madruga collection of Western bitters and medicines, and the John O’Neill collection of mostly early San Francisco bottles, ...

Jay DeFeo, After Image, 1970.  (c) Estate of Jay DeFeo / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast

  • December 14, 2016

Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast, through Mar 12, 2017, at the Menil Collection in Houston, brings together a selection of California artists who emerged following the Second World ...

Whistler's pastel studies Miss Cicely Alexander (left) , Girl in a Long Blue and Red Dress (middle), and The Lady in the Long Pink Dress (right)

Unseen Whistler Study for a Masterpiece Goes on Public Display at Fitzwilliam Museum

  • December 14, 2016

An iconic pastel study given by the American artist, James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), to his leading patron, William Cleverly Alexander and not seen for over 100 years, has gone on public ...

Barbizet and Cerutti

Christie's Names New CEO

  • December 14, 2016

Christie’s announced changes on Wednesday to the company governance structure effective 1st January 2017. On the recommendation of Patricia Barbizet and with the full support of the Pinault ...

© David Hockney, The Conversation, 1980.  Acrylic on canvas.  "A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G.  Allen Family Collection"

'A Closer Look' at Portraits from the Paul Allen Collection in Seattle

  • December 14, 2016

There is a new exhibition at Seattle's Pivot Art + Culture dedicated to portraits and exploring how artists seek to convey the essence of their subjects. The artworks included span continents, ...

Pair of antique Chinese zitan and porcelain wardrobes, each panel decorated with bamboo and birds, two Chinese characters and the artist's red seal.

Converse Auctions is ending the year with a new name, a new owner and a big Dec. 30 online auction

  • Converse & Company
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  • December 14, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. – Converse Auctions will bid farewell to 2016 with a new name, a new owner and a New Year’s online auction, planned for Friday, December 30th, packed with over 350 lots of fine Chinese ...

LOT 2B Artist: Joseph Stella (1877-1946) Title: “Pittsburgh Types: In the bread line at Woods Run” Medium: charcoal on paper Size: 18 1/4” x 34 3/8” sheet size Date: 1905 Provenance: - East Coast Private Collection - Collection of Caesar P.  Kimmel Exhibitions: - Whitney Museum - “Joseph Stella” April 22-Oct 9, 1994 ESTIMATE: $10,000-12,000

Carlyle Galleries Presents: “Old Masters, Impressionist & Modern Art” Auction Online - Thursday, December 22, 2016

  • Carlyle Galleries International, Inc.
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  • December 13, 2016

Beverly Hills, California - December 13, 2016 - Carlyle Galleries International, Inc., ( the online fine art dealers and auctioneers, is hosting their next auction: “Old ...

William Edmondson, Untitled (Bird Bath with Figures), 1932-1940.  Carved limestone.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Acquires Major Collection of Self-Taught American Art

  • December 13, 2016

The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today a gift of 93 works of art from the collection of Margaret Z. Robson. The Robson collection includes important paintings, drawings and sculptures ...

Marisa Merz (Italian, b.  1926).  Untitled, 1993.  Copper wire, unfired clay, steel structure.  Courtesy of the artist and Fondazione Merz

First Major Retrospective in the U.S. of Works by Marisa Merz—Italian Painter, Sculptor, and Installation Artist

  • December 13, 2016

In January 2017, The Met Breuer will present the first major retrospective in the United States of the Italian painter, sculptor, and installation artist Marisa Merz (born Turin, Italy, ...

PEM's 40,000 sq.  foot expansion by Ennead Architects, rendering.

Peabody Essex Museum Begins Expansion, Part of $650 Million Campaign to Create 'New Type of Museum Experience'

  • December 13, 2016

On Friday, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) broke ground on a new $200-million, 40,000-square-foot wing designed by Ennead Architects. Museum leaders, architects and city officials will gather on the ...

Land Crab, Mark Catesby, 1729-1747

'Opulent Oceans' Showcased in Rare Books at American Museum of Natural History

  • December 13, 2016

Inspired by the book Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History, this exhibition (through Oct. 2017) includes 46 exquisite reproductions from 33 ...