Eungie Joo; photo by Heinz Peter Knes

SFMOMA Appoints Eungie Joo as the Museum’s First Curator of Contemporary Art

  • May 31, 2017

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) today announced the appointment of Eungie Joo as curator of contemporary art, a newly established role that will support SFMOMA’s mission to engage ...

Mark Ryden,The Meat Train (No.  23), 2000.  Oil on canvas, 17 x 23 in.  Private Collection.  © Mark Ryden.

Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose

  • May 31, 2017

This June, the Crocker Art Museum will bring to Sacramento Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose, a one-of- a-kind exhibition of works by artists who have been prominently featured in ...

Han Dynasty carved jade jar.  Lot 120, Gianguan Auctions.  June 10 sale.

Gianguan Auctions Unveils $1M Jade Jar on Friday, June 2

  • May 31, 2017

In anticipation of the fifteenth running of Gianguan Auctions annual summer sale on June 10, the gallery opens its preview on June 2, with a viewing of all properties including the star lot, a ...

Steve McQueen, Five Easy Pieces, 1995.  Single channel digital video, transferred from 16-mm film, black-and-white, silent, 7 min.  4 sec.  Jointly owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, purchased with the Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2016, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, purchased with the assistance of Peter Ross and the David Yuile and Mary Elizabeth Hodgson Fund, 2016 © Courtesy the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery

The Body Politic: Video from The Met Collection

  • May 30, 2017

Opening June 20 at The Met Breuer, The Body Politic: Video from The Met Collection will present four videos created between 1995 and 2015. Ranging from the provocative to the poignant to the ...

Toledo Museum of Art presents The Berlin Painter and His World

  • May 30, 2017

The first major museum exhibition focused on the art and career of the influential ancient Mediterranean artist known as the Berlin Painter will visit the Toledo Museum of Art July 8 through Oct. ...

André Kertész (1894–1985) August 13, 1979, 1979.  Polaroid SX-70 © The Estate of André Kertész, courtesy Stephen Bulger Gallery

The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology

  • May 30, 2017

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, a sweeping overview of the Polaroid phenomenon featuring the work of more than 100 ...

Bronze Bodhisattva Manjushri riding on the back of a Buddhist lion.  10” tall.  Weight, 4 pounds.  Lot 153.  Gianguan Auctions, June 10, 2017.

Buddhist Art Preview Opens On Friday, June 3, At Gianguan, NYC

  • May 30, 2017

Buddhist sculptures, which hold a commanding niche at the core of Asian art, come to the podium at Gianguan Auctions on Saturday, July 10. The gallery at 39 W. 56th Street opens its preview on ...


  • May 30, 2017

REX, the award-winning firm based in New York City, has been selected by the Corporation of Brown University as the architect for Brown’s new performing arts center (PAC) to be located in the heart ...

Original acrylic painting on canvas by Pop Art icon Peter Max (b.  1938), titled Flowers, hand-signed by the artist and housed in a custom frame.

Acrylic on canvas painting by Pop Art icon Peter Max is in's online art auction ending June 4th

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  • May 30, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – An original acrylic painting on canvas by the Pop Art icon Peter Max, titled Flowers, hand-signed by the artist and housed in a custom frame, is on auction at, a full ...

Michael Light: Mile-wide, 200’ deep, 1952 MIKE Crater, 10.4 Megatons, Enewetak Atoll, 2003

Photography Exhibition at Palo Alto Art Center Examines the Impact of Humans on the Planet

  • May 26, 2017

Photographer and bookmaker Michael Light will explore the nature of landscape through a compelling collection of photographs during the free exhibition Michael Light: Planetary Landscape, June ...

Part of "Mi Tierra" at Denver Art Museum: Gabriel Dawe, Plexus no.  36, 2016.  Gütermann thread, painted wood, and hooks.  © Gabriel Dawe

2017 Biennial of the Americas Celebration Returns to Denver with a Week of Ideas, Art and Culture featuring Fábrica de Arte Cubano

  • May 25, 2017

The 2017 Biennial of the Americas, an international festival of ideas, art, and culture returns to the Mile High city with its opening week of events September 12-16, 2017. The week of events will ...

William Glackens, The Beach, Isle Adam, oil on canvas, 1925-26.  Estimate $500,000 to $800,000.

Landscapes by Avery, Glackens, Kleitsch & Marin In Swann Galleries’ June 15 American Art Sale

  • May 25, 2017

Swann Galleries has announced highlights from their annual sale of American Art, featuring original works by masters from the nineteenth- through twenty-first centuries. Watercolors, paintings ...

©Thomas D Mangelsen

Phillips to Host Charity Auction in Los Angeles to Support Rhino Conservation Initiatives

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  • May 25, 2017

Phillips is pleased to announce a charity auction in Los Angeles to benefit Elephant Action League’s trailblazing efforts to save the rhinos. A selection of works by world-renowned photographer ...

Iganz Marcel Gaugengigl.  "Small Audience", c.1882.  Oil on panel, 9 7/8 x 14 inches.

The Boston Accent: 140 Years of The Museum School

  • May 25, 2017

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts—or the Museum School, as it has been known throughout its many iterations—has been an influential component of Boston’s art scene since the school’s founding ...

Marguerite Thompson Zorach, Nude, 1922, oil on canvas, 40 1/4" x 30", Worcester Art Museum, Eliza S.  Paine Fund and a partial gift of Dr.  Robert A.  Johnson1977.130

Farnsworth Opens Major Marguerite Zorach Retrospective

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  • May 25, 2017

On Saturday, June 17, the Farnsworth Art Museum, in Rockland, Maine, will open a major retrospective of the works of Marguerite Zorach. Entitled Marguerite Zorach—An Art-Filled Life, the show will ...

Arthur Szyk, The Szyk Haggadah, first edition, limited edition on vellum, with 14 full-page plates, London, 1939.

Books Become Art at Swann Galleries’ Art, Press & Illustrated Auction

  • May 22, 2017

Swann Galleries has announced highlights from their June 13 auction of Art, Press & Illustrated Books, which will feature premier examples of printing that elevate the humble book to a noble ...

Siblings by Paul Hermann Wagner

Rare Paul Hermann Wagner Oil at Gray's May 31

  • May 24, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (May 23, 2017)  The 19th century German figure and landscape painter, Paul Herman Wagner (1852-1937), is best known for his poignant portraits of children. Wagner’s paintings ...

Lot 102.  Rufino Tamayo.  "Estela"

Contemporary Prints & Multiples at Aspire Auctions

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  • May 24, 2017

20th century collectable artists such as Jim Dine, Rufino Tamayo and Julian Stanczak are available tomorrow Thursday May 25th. The online auction is conducted by Aspire Auctions, Inc. headquartered ...

Rendering for The Shed, New York’s New Center for Artistic Invention

The Shed, New York’s New Center for Artistic Invention, Moves Toward 2019 Opening with $75 Million Gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies

  • May 24, 2017

Daniel L. Doctoroff, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Alex Poots, Founding Artistic Director and CEO of New York’s new center for artistic invention, The Shed, today announced an ...

Multi-colored map of California and Nevada, with Virginia City insert, published by A,L.  Bancroft & Co., San Francisco ($2,783).

Rare 19th century multi-colored map of California and Nevada in near-mint condition brings $2,783 at Holabird auction

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  • May 25, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A palladium commemorative coin produced for the 1939 World’s Fair in New York – about the size of a silver dollar and known as a “so-called” dollar in collecting circles for that ...