'Portrait of a Man' by Spanish artist Velázquez

Painting in Metropolitan Museum's Collection Reattributed to Spanish Master Velázquez

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • September 09, 2009

Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that a technical examination and cleaning of one of its paintings, formerly ascribed to the workshop of Velázquez, ...

Oprah Winfrey will co-chair "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum Announces "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity" for Spring 2010; First Costume Institute Exhibition Based on Renowned Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • September 10, 2009

Gala Benefit May 3, 2010, with Co-Chairs Oprah Winfrey, Patrick Robinson, and Anna Wintour. The exhibition, on view from May 5 through August 15, 2010, will explore developing perceptions of ...

Winslow Homer, Croquet Scene, 1866, Art Institute of Chicago.

American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915, at Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • September 08, 2009

From the decade before the Revolutionary War to the eve of World War I, many of America's most revered artists captured the temperament of their respective eras on canvas. They recorded and defined ...

Hendrick Avercamp, Winterlandschap met schaatsers.  Circa 1608

The Little Ice Age; The Rijksmuseum presents the first survey of winter landscapes by Hendrick Avercamp

  • The Rijksmuseum
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  • September 03, 2009

  The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam presents the first exhibition devoted to Hendrick Avercamp, the foremost painter of Dutch winter landscapes in the 17th century. Avercamp was the first Dutch ...

Vermeer's Milkmaid will be on view at the Met this fall.

Vermeer's Masterpiece The Milkmaid on View in New Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of Hudson's Historic Voyage

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • August 27, 2009

On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's historic voyage from the Netherlands to New York, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is sending The Milkmaid, perhaps the most admired painting ...

Herman Maril, Red Boat, 1959, oil on canvas, 20" x 30", Collection of Christopher Partick

Exhibition Celebrating the Centennial of Baltimore Artist Herman Maril's Birth at The Walters Art Museum

  • Walters Art Museum
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  • August 26, 2009

Baltimore—Herman Maril is widely recognized as the quintessential Maryland painter of the mid-twentieth century. To commemorate his 100th birthday, the Walters is honoring Maril's ...

Paperweight vase with applied decoration Tiffany Furnaces, Corona, L.I., about 1915 Rockwell Museum of Western Art, bequeathed by Frank and Mary Elizabeth Reifschlager L.2006.4.2001

Tiffany’s Artistic Innovations Explored in Exhibition of Blown Favrile Glass Works at The Corning Museum of Glass

  • Corning Glass Museum
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  • August 21, 2009

The innovations and artistry of Louis Comfort Tiffany will be explored in an exhibition of his blown glass works opening at The Corning Museum of Glass on November 1, 2009, and running through ...

Barbra Streisand's collection at Julien's this fall.

JULIEN'S AUCTIONS TO OFFER PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BARBRA STREISAND BENEFITING THE STREISAND FOUNDATION

  • Julien's Auctions
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  • August 16, 2009

Julien’s Auctions to offer property from the Collection of Barbra Streisand, the multi-award-winning international star, in a live and online auction at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. ...

Paintings by Galen Mercer

Paintings by Galen Mercer at Stephen O'Brien Jr. Fine Art

  • Stephen O'Brien Fine Arts Jr. LLC
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  • August 16, 2009

Stephen O'Brien Jr. Fine Arts is pleased to announce a sale and exhibition of select paintings by Galen Mercer. The show will open on August 15, 2009 at the Fly Fishing Festival ...

Bonhams is pleased to celebrate the esteemed career of Nyquist in his 50th year as a designer by offering six pieces from his Long Beach, California, home.

Design of the Century - Personal Collection of John Nyquist to Highlight Fall Auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Bonhams
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  • August 07, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields will hold its Fall auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts on September 29, 2009. The Los Angeles sale will feature a diverse group of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art ...

The Nov.  8th sale features a diverse group of 18th and 19th century works with a focus on the Northern European aesthetic.

Estate of Noted Orange County Philanthropist Elizabeth Colyear Vincent at Bonhams & Butterfields in November

  • Bonhams
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  • August 07, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the November 8, 2009 auction of The Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California. Assembled over the course of a lifetime, the ...

Landseer's ‘Dunrobin Castle’, the most northerly major house in the British Isles, is the seat of the Dukes of Sutherland.

Rediscovered Sir Edwin Landseer work for sale at Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • August 07, 2009

A lost work by celebrated painter Sir Edwin Landseer has been rediscovered in a private English collection, and will be offered in Bonhams’ Scottish Sale in Edinburgh on August 21st. ‘Dunrobin ...

Buddhist Deity, possibly Avalokitesvara, The Bodhisattva of Compassion, 17th Century, given to Emma Harker by Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhis Gift To His Irish Friend, Emma Harker, For Sale At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • August 07, 2009

A Burmese Arakan gilt bronze figure of a seated Buddhist Deity, possibly Avalokitesvara, The Bodhisattva of Compassion, 17th Century, given to Emma Harker by Mahatma Gandhi, will be sold by ...

The JZ Knight Collection will be auctioned this September in LA.

The Heart and Soul of a Collector The JZ Knight Collection at Bonhams & Butterfields in September

  • Bonhams
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  • August 07, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the September 27, 2009 auction of The JZ Knight Collection. Amassed over a decade, the Collection will feature eclectic and unique examples of ...

Stunning Images Of Constantinople, Romania, Hungary, Germany, England, France, Italy and Malta

Maltese Artist's 1875 Grand Tour Watercolour Sketchbook To Sell For £500,000 At Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • August 07, 2009

A remarkable sketchbook containing over 80 stunning watercolours by Count Amadeo Preziosi, who left Malta to spend his life in Constantinople (Istanbul), is one of the highlights of Bonhams next ...

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents the Art and Craft of Greene and Greene, July 14-Oct.  18, 2009

A ‘NEW AND NATIVE’ BEAUTY: THE ART AND CRAFT OF GREENE & GREENE AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, CELEBRATES THE VISION OF RENOWNED 20TH-CENTURY ARCHITECTS CHARLES AND HENRY GREENE

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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  • August 05, 2009

Famous for the ‘Ultimate Bungalow,’ the Designers Helped to Create the California Style Beauty with a purpose was the guiding aesthetic for Charles and Henry Greene, acclaimed architects and ...

Mathias Bengtsson, "Slice" Armchair, designed 1999, made 2006, 2008.64 The MFAH, gift of Cecily E.  Horton © Mathias Bengtsson

Recent Accessions in Design, Opening August 16, Showcases Objects Made from Innovative Materials and Cutting-edge Technologies

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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  • August 05, 2009

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston´s curator of modern and contemporary decorative arts and design, Cindi Strauss, has hand-picked a selection of the most significant decorative art objects to have ...

Julia Margaret Cameron England, 1815 - 1879 Allegorical Study, 1865 photograph 12 x 10 1/2 inches Private collection

Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron on View at the Portland Museum of Art

  • Portland Museum of Art
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  • August 03, 2009

During her lifetime, Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) was recognized as one of the leading portrait photographers of her era. Cameron is known for assembling photographic albums as invitations to ...

Charles DuBack United States, 1926 First House, 1957 oil on canvas 53 x 37 3/4 inches.  Courtesy of the artist.

Paintings, Collages, and Watercolors by Charles DuBack at the Portland Museum of Art

  • Portland Museum of Art
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  • August 03, 2009

Charles DuBack (born 1926) first came to Maine from New York City in the mid-1950s. Charles DuBack: Coming to Maine will feature 20 paintings and collages focusing on his rarely shown, but pivotal, ...

ARTFIXdaily.com offer free marketing tools for art world professionals

Galleries, Auction Houses, Museums get free marketing tools from ARTFIXdaily

  • July 28, 2009

The aggregrate art news Web site ARTFIXdaily unveiled a suite of free marketing tools today for galleries, auction houses, and museums to promote their own news. Art dealers, curators, auction ...