Joseph Cornell (American, 1903-1972).  Homage to Juan Gris, 1953-54.  Box construction.  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased: John D.  McIlhenny Fund.  Art © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris Opening January 23 at The Met

  • 2017-12-12

On October 22, 1953, Joseph Cornell wrote in his diary: "Juan Gris/Janis Yesterday." He was referring to the previous day's outing, when, on one of his frequent trips to the gallery ...

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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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Day, Siamese Coast, S.S.  Malini Hilda May Gordon (1874-1972) Gouache 7 1/4 x 10 in.  Inscribed as title, verso

Extraordinary, Globe Trotting Artist, Hilda May Gordon, to be the Focus of Martyn Gregory's Exhibition in Master Drawings New York 2018 in January

  • 2017-12-11

While women artists traveling the globe are commonplace today, in 1922 it was not only unusual but dangerous for a woman to set off alone “for no particular reason,” as Hilda May Gordon ...

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