Tony Bennett and wife Susan by Jeremiah Garcia

Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto Awarded George Washington University President’s Medal

  • August 3, 2015

Accomplished painter, singer and humanitarian Tony Bennett and his wife, arts advocate Susan Benedetto, have been awarded the George Washington University President’s Medal, the highest honor the ...

GF56 (project) 2015, © Thomas Demand, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, /ARS, New York, Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

SANAA-designed Grace Farms to Open Oct. 9 With Commissioned Artworks

  • August 3, 2015

Sharon Prince, President of Grace Farms Foundation, announced recently that artworks commissioned from leading contemporary artists Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, Teresita Fernandez and ...

Sand Art Bottle by Andrew Clemens, sold for $72,000 at Eldred's Summer Americana Auction, a world record for the artist.


  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • August 3, 2015

The top lot of Eldred’s annual Summer Americana, Paintings and Maritime Art Auction was a spectacular sand art bottle featuring a sailing vessel and an eagle and American flag by 19th Century ...

5th Annual "Nature" Online Art Exhibition

5th Annual “Nature” Exhibition Results Announced by Art Gallery

  • Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
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  • August 2, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its August 2015 art exhibition, the 5th Annual “Nature” Online Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can now be ...

Seattle Art Fair 2015

Seattle Art Fair Taps Into Northwest Market

  • August 2, 2015

With a toast to the city led by billionaire Paul Allen and The Honorable Ed Murray, Mayor of Seattle, the inaugural Seattle Art Fair roared into action on Thursday evening. The Seattle Art Fair ...

Head of a Man from Delos, about 100 B.C.  Bronze, white paste, and dark stone, 32.5 x 22 x 22 cm.  Courtesy of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs.  The National Archaeological Museum, Athens.  Photo: Marie Mauzy/Art Resource, NY

Unprecedented Exhibition of Hellenistic Bronze Sculpture On View at Getty

  • August 2, 2015

During the Hellenistic era artists around the Mediterranean created innovative, realistic sculptures of physical power and emotional intensity. Bronze—with its reflective surface, tensile strength, ...

Martin Puryear, Drawing for Untitled, ca.  2009.  Compressed charcoal on ivory wove paper.  Courtesy of the artist.  © Martin Puryear, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

The Morgan Presents the First Exhibition of Drawings by Martin Puryear

  • August 2, 2015

One of the most important contemporary American artists, Martin Puryear (b. 1941) is known primarily for the refined elegance of his abstract, hand-made sculptures. However, throughout his career ...

Barbara Macklowe, Floreale Series, printed on aluminum under plexi, limited edition of 10, 2015

"Barbara Macklowe: Floreale" to Open August 22 at Lawrence Fine Art

  • Lawrence Fine Art
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  • July 31, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art is pleased to announce that it will open "Barbara Macklowe: Floreale" at its East Hampton Gallery on Saturday, August 22 with an opening reception from 5-8 pm. The opening will ...

Whitney Museum of American Art

Steven and Alexandra Cohen Give Whitney Museum $2 Million for Education

  • July 30, 2015

The Whitney Museum of American Art has received a $2 million gift from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to support its award-winning education programs, Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt ...

Italian Ebonized Vitrine Cabinet, $8,000-12,000

Rago Announced Its Fall/Winter 2015 Auctions

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • July 30, 2015

RAGO ANNOUNCES ITS FALL/WINTER 2015 AUCTIONS Unreserved Jewelry and Estate Goods: Thursday, August 27 Jewelry and couture without reserves, includes a varied selection of late 19th thru ...

Chocolate Pot Marked by William Lukin (active ca.  1699-1755) London, England, 1701-1702 Silver, wood The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, Gift of John A.  Hyman: The John A.  Hyman Collection, 2003-6

The First Exhibition of American and British Silver at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, Including Recent Acquisitions not Previously on View, to Open in September 2015

  • July 30, 2015

Renowned for having one of the world’s outstanding collections of British silver, the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, one of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg celebrating its 30th ...

This antique Cigar Store Indian figure, by the renowned 19th century maker Samuel Robb, cast iron, later repainted, 82 inches tall, will be sold at auction Oct.  2-4.

Samuel Robb Cigar Store Indian, and many vintage advertising posters and signs, will be sold at auction Oct. 2-4

  • Showtime Auction Services
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  • July 31, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The outstanding lifetime collections of Richard and Diane Goldman and Gordon W. Fosburg will be auctioned the weekend of Oct. 2-4 by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw ...

Alex Farquharson

New Director of Tate Britain appointed

  • July 29, 2015

Tate announced Wednesday that Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Britain. Alex Farquharson (45) is the founding Director of ...

Man Ray and Lee Miller, Neck (portrait of Lee Miller), c.  1930 ©Man Ray Estate and All Rights Reserved.  Collection Lee Miller Archives, England.

The Indestructible Lee Miller, Exhibition Explores Works from the 1920s to 1950s by Man Ray and More

  • July 29, 2015

The remarkable life of artist Lee Miller (1907-1977) will be explored at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale in The Indestructible Lee Miller. The exhibition, on view October 4, 2015 through February ...

Rolin Foundation has spearheaded a collaboration with Dwight-Englewood School, giving students the opportunity to assist in the build-out of garden beds and understand Swale as an art project, sculpture and hands-on garden experience.

Rolin Foundation Supports Swale - Artist Mary Mattingly's Floating Food Forest Set to Dock at NYC Piers in 2016

  • July 29, 2015

Rolin Foundation has announced its support of Swale, a mobile, floating food forest that will dock at different piers around New York City’s harbor. Technologies on Swale purify New York City’s ...

This portrait of famed Civil War photographer Mathew Brady by the renowned portrait artist Charles Loring Elliott will be sold at auction Aug.  8-9 in Garrison, N.Y.

Portrait of Mathew Brady by Charles Loring Elliott will headline Louis J. Dianni's Aug. 8-9 auction

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  • July 30, 2015

GARRISON, N.Y. – A rare portrait painting of famed Civil War photographer Mathew Brady by the renowned 19th century portrait artist Charles Loring Elliott, a large pre-Columbian statue of a ...

Robert S.  Duncanson (American, 1821–1872), Landscape with Waterfall, 1853, oil on canvas, Cincinnati Art Museum; Gift of The Procter & Gamble Company, 2003.58.

Cincinnati Art Museum’s Early Cincinnati galleries re-open Aug. 1

  • July 29, 2015

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Early Cincinnati galleries in the Cincinnati Wing will reopen on Aug. 1. These galleries tell the first chapter in the story of the Cincinnati Wing, ...


  • Sparks Gallery
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  • July 28, 2015

Opening Reception: Saturday, August 1, six to nine pm Exhibition on view August 1 - September 22, 2015 Father/Son artist duo James and Brennan Hubbell will release brand new works - ...

Hollis Taggart Galleries is moving to Chelsea

  • July 29, 2015

Hollis Taggart Galleries is moving to Chelsea. Our last day on Madison Avenue will be July 31st, and we will reopen to the public on Monday, August 10th at the following locations: Chelsea: ...

This mid-to-late 1900s Skokomish basket by Richard Cultee, deep flared red with yellow top knot symbols, should fetch $5,000-$10,000.

Over 700 lots of American Indian artifacts, art, collectibles at Best of Santa Fe, Aug. 15-16

  • Allard Auctions
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  • July 30, 2015

SANTA FE, N.M. – Just over 700 lots of American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles, many of them pulled from several major private collections, will come up for bid at the Best of Santa ...