Kadir Nelson Drake: “Nothing Was the Same”, 2013 Oil on Linen, 62” x 30” Cash Money Records

Celebrated Illustrator Kadir Nelson to Give Master Class Presentation on Monday, January 8, 2018 at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2017-12-12

The University of the Arts, through the Edith J. and Roy B. Simpson Master Class Series, is pleased to host celebrated Illustrator Kadir Nelson (b. 1974) in a Master Class presentation on ...

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Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Sold December 5, 2017 for $80,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $40,000 to $60,000)

First Use of “Virginia” Sees $80K at Swann Galleries

  • 2017-12-07
  • Swann Galleries

Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books that one could be forgiven for getting lost. Many buyers chose ...

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Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

  • 2017-12-11
  • Krannert Art Museum

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections ...

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Fruit jars being sterilized, Conway, 1938.  Photograph by Dorothea Lange.  Farm Security Administration (FSA) selected records and photographs, 1935-1942.  Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

"Off the Beaten Track: A Road Trip through the Archives of American Art"

  • 2017-12-08

The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, (the Archives) presents a new exhibition from its expansive collection showcasing material from every state and the District of ...

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