NEH Chairman William D.  Adams

NEH Chairman William D. Adams Announces Resignation

  • May 22, 2017

William D. Adams, the tenth chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, announced today his resignation from the agency, effective Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Adams was nominated by ...

George Tooker, Bathers (Bath Houses), 1950, egg tempera on gessoed board, 20 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.

Important George Tooker Painting and a Neo-Renaissance Portrait by Herter Join The Huntington's Collections

  • May 22, 2017

At its annual meeting this spring, the Art Collectors’ Council of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens voted to acquire a major painting by George Tooker (1920-2011), ...

Installation photo by Didier Nobels

Major Sculpture by Dimitar Lukanov Installed at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

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  • May 22, 2017

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – Waterfall of Light, a new sculpture by artist Dimitar Lukanov was unveiled at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in April. Lukanov’s design was the ...

The KLOMPCHING GALLERY is delighted to announce the RHONDA WILSON AWARD.

  • May 22, 2017

Rhonda Wilson MBE (1953–2014) was a champion of photography, best known for being the creative force behind the Rhubarb-Rhubarb International Festival of the Image. Over the course of  her life, ...

Lot 252.  Gianguan Auctions, June 10.

纽约贞观六月拍卖盛典 早期文化佛教艺术品,玉雕石器,历代书画,紫砂壶

  • May 22, 2017

纽约贞观六月拍卖盛典 早期文化佛教艺术品,玉雕石器,历代书画,紫砂壶  六月十号,贞观国际拍卖公司夏季拍卖盛典将在纽约揭开帷幕,推出一系列极具特色的稀有古董和一些点缀小收藏品,包括早期佛教艺术品、古字画,以及日常可以用到的手工作品---紫砂壶、印章、玉件、古瓷器等,也为收藏家们提供了探索古文化的线索和引导。 “荷塘翠鸟”Lot ...

清 朱耷 (八大山人) (1626- 1705) 荷塘翠鸟 水墨纸本立轴 款识:八大山人画 钤印:(八大山人)

Qi Baishi, Xu Beihong, Zhu Da, Shi Tao & Yuan Yao Paintings At Auction June 10

  • May 22, 2017

A stellar collection of Chinese scholarly and popular paintings comes to the podium on Saturday, June 10, at Gianguan Auctions, NYC.   The day's marquee is work is "Bird in a Lotus Pond" by Zhu ...

Jeremiah Theus (Charleston, South Carolina/Swiss, 1719-1774) Young William Branford (1756-1776), circa 1765

Magnificent Jewelry, Record-Setting Paintings at Brunk Auctions

  • Brunk Auctions
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  • May 22, 2017

Nearly 1300 lots were offered over two days at the May 2017 Premier Auction at Brunk Auctions. Fine estates and collections graced the auction block, with bidders showing substantial interest in ...

Wyeth, Andrew (1917-2009) Archive of Forty-three Signed Autograph Letters and Notes, with Sketches (Lot 1106, Estimate: $80,000-120,000)

Andrew Wyeth’s Unpublished Love Letters Offered at Skinner in May

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 17, 2017

Writings Provide New Insights To Secretive Painter’s Work and Life An extensive archive of letters previously unknown to scholars and collectors concerning one of the most secretive and ...

Wallowa Lake, Stephen W.  Harley (1863-1947), Oregon, 1927-1928 Oil on canvas 26 1/16 x 37¼ x 1½ inches Museum Purchase, 1957.102.4

The Rich, Cultural Diversity of American Folk Art in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum's Collection to be Seen in New Exhibition Opening in July 2017 in Honor of the Museum's 60th Anniversary

  • May 22, 2017

Some pieces are pure whimsy, others are completely useful. One thing is certain: All of the objects to be featured in America’s Folk Art, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Abby Aldrich ...

Diego Rivera, Dance in Tehuantepec, 1928, oil on canvas, collection of Eduardo F.  Costantini, Buenos Aires.  © Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico D.F.  / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the Final Venue for the Most Comprehensive Survey of Modern Mexican Art in 70 Years

  • May 20, 2017

This summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950, an exhibition that charts the development of Modern art in Mexico and the social, ...

Rachel Rose (American, born 1986) has been awarded the inaugural Future Fields Commission.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Announces Collaboration with Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

  • May 20, 2017

The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo have announced a collaborative initiative to jointly commission and acquire new work by artists from around the world who are ...

Gerard Donck (born before 1610–died after 1640), Portrait of Nicolaes Willemsz.  Lossy and his wife Marritgen Pieters, 1633, oil on panel, 18-3/4 x 24-3/4 inches, Museum purchase with funds from the Berchel H.  and Alice Dale Harper Estate and bequest of Rose Marie Baumgarten, 2017.2

Joslyn Art Museum Opens Reinstalled European Galleries with New Acquisitions

  • May 20, 2017

A new presentation of Joslyn Art Museum’s renowned collection of European art awaits visitors. Debuting over the weekend, the reinstallation of the Memorial Building's five south galleries offers a ...

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by the Australian-American artist Carl Kahler (1855-1906), in a gold gilt frame (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by Carl Kahler (1855-1906) will be in Fontaine's June 17th auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 22, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A fine American mahogany Moorish-style corner étagère attributed to Tiffany (Associated Artists), in excellent condition and with the original finish, just over six feet tall, ...

'Larkspur' by Jane Peterson (1876-1965)

'Jane Peterson: Rhythmic Arrangements' opens at Vose Galleries

  • Vose Galleries
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  • May 20, 2017

Vose Galleries' exhibition Rhythmic Arrangements features over a dozen works by the adventurous and independent Jane Peterson (1876-1965). Peterson pursued her chosen profession with zeal to become ...

“Bird in a Lotus Pond,” by Zhu Da (Bada Shangren).  Lot 80.  Gianguan Auctions ,June 10 sale.

Zhu Da Painting Leads Gianguan Auctions June 10 Sale

  • May 19, 2017

When Gianguan Auctions convenes the Saturday, June 10th sale, collectors will bid on iconic artistic statements from China's famed painters and the annonymous artisans who crafted high concept ...

Hal Foster, Townsend Martin, Class of 1917, Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University, presents the 67th A.  W.  Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts on April 8, 15, 22, and 29, and May 6 and 13, 2017, at the National Gallery of Art.  Photo by Sandy Tait

Hal Foster of Princeton University Presents the 67th Annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts in 2018 at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • May 17, 2017

Washington, DC—The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has announced that Hal Foster, Townsend Martin, Class of 1917, Professor of Art and ...

Detail of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982

Basquiat Brings Record-Smashing $110.5 Million

  • May 18, 2017

Achieving a record-shattering $110.5 million, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982, led Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening sale on May 18. The price is the highest paid at auction for a work by an ...

Cy Twombly, Leda and the Swan (1962).  Courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd.  2017.

Twombly Tops Christie's $448 Million Evening Sale

  • May 18, 2017

The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale  at Christie’s New York totalled $448,062,000, with sell-through rates of 96 per cent by lot and 99 per cent by value. This brought the running total ...

Susana Smith Bautista, Ph.D.

Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) Appoints Susana Smith Bautista as Executive Director

  • May 18, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) announced today the appointment of Susana Smith Bautista, Ph.D., as Executive Director of the Museum. Dr. Bautista will begin ...

escape, then fold (2017), archival inkjet print


  • May 18, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Arts Center at Governors Island hosts LMCC’s summer exhibition, A Supple Perimeter, by artist, educator, and writer Kameelah Janan Rasheed. Free and open to the ...