Donkey head kantharos depicting Dionysos and his entourage.  520-500 BCE, Greece.

Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings

  • 2018-08-20

This September, the Harvard Art Museums present Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings; the exhibition brings together 75 objects—elaborate ...

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"Frogs," by 20th C.  Chinese naturalist Yangyong Ding.  Lot 77.  Gianguan Auctions.  September 8, 2018

Reading The Du Hua Of Chinese Paintings At Gianguan Auctions

  • 2018-08-17

The Chinese paintings coming to the podium at Gianguan Auctions on September 8th hold strong interest for collectors familiar with the form and may well serve as an introduction to the du ...

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Boshanlu Censer, bronze.  Gianguan Auctions.  September 8th sale.

Two Ding, A Pair of Dou, And A Qing Zun: Some Favorite Chinese Ritual Items At Auction

  • 2018-08-14

Collectors of Chinese antiquities and art can count on Gianguan Auctions for pockets of very specialized collections–such as Warring States ritual bronzes and their later progeny. Several ...

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Kavanagh’s sculpture inspired by the Venus of Brassempouy, a late Stone Age piece from the Grotte du Pape in southwestern France.

Representations of Paleolithic Female Figures Featured in Yale Peabody Museum Exhibit

  • 2018-08-13

“The Artist’s Eye: Figurines of the Paleolithic,” an art exhibition featuring sculptures by Cornelia Kubler Kavanagh that pay homage to some of the first three-dimensional representations ...

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