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The Observationist, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Jamie Perry Exhibition

Released: January 17, 2018

PALM DESERT, CA — CODA Gallery presents a new exhibition of paintings by Jamie Perry, running Feb. 2-23. An opening reception, attended by the artist, will be held 5-8 p.m. on Feb. 2 in conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk/Palm Desert First Weekend. If you sense a bit of Edward Hopper in Jamie’s figurative paintings or a bit of Maynard Dixon in one of his landscapes, you’ve identified two of his inspirations in terms of style. In terms of subject matter, the native Southern Californian finds daily motivation from “being observational,” he says. “It’s little things I notice while drivin...


Marc Chagall from Galerie Raphael.

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Wraps with Seven Figure Sales

Released: January 18, 2018

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, presented by Art Miami and hosted by the City of West Palm Beach, returned for its second edition from Thursday, January 11th through Monday January 15th where it was immediately recognized as a leading international contemporary and modern art fair. Attendance of prestigious art collectors, connoisseurs, advisors and notable museum professionals surged through the weekend, while galleries reported significant six and seven figure sales of investment quality blue chip, contemporary and Post-War works. More than 19,000 attendees visited the Fair, in a 65,...


Mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh logo attributed to pop art legend Andy Warhol (est.  $20,000-$30,000).

Gouache rendering of the Apple Macintosh logo attributed to Andy Warhol will headline Woodshed's Feb. 1 online art auction

Released: January 18, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh logo attributed to pop art legend Andy Warhol (1928-1987), and an oil on canvas composition signed by the French painter of modern art Auguste Herbin (1882-1960), are expected top lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ internet-only fine art sale Thursday, February 1st, at 5:30 pm Eastern.   The Private Art Collections & Estates Discoveries Auction contains 142 lots of modestly priced artworks from consignors in Europe, England, Canada, South America and the U.S., featuring original paintings and drawing...


Oil on canvas painting by the renowned Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1946), titled Cedars and Rocks, one of four Sandzens in the auction.

Four original oil paintings by Birger Sandzen (1871-1946) will headline Woody Auction's Feb. 24 grand opening event

Released: January 17, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Woody Auction will celebrate the grand opening of its new Douglass gallery with a major antique and fine art auction on Saturday, February 24th, one that will be highlighted by several original artworks by the renowned Swedish-born Kansas painter Birger Sandzén (1871-1946), plus outstanding collections of Royal Bayreuth, Daum, Galle, Tiffany, Pairpoint, pattern glass, and furniture. The new showroom is located at 130 East Third Street in Douglass, located just south and east of Wichita, not far from Interstate 35 and Hwy. 5/Kellogg Rd. “The February 24th grand opening wi...


Joe Beeler, "Spellbound," oil on canvas; Courtesy the Peterson Family Collection.

“The Art of Joe Beeler: A Western Original” Exhibition Showcases Artist’s Epic Talent and Legacy

Released: January 16, 2018

A new, major retrospective exhibition at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West showcases the life’s work of Joe Beeler, one of Western art’s greatest talents and biggest personalities. “The Art of Joe Beeler: A Western Original” includes more than 80 paintings and bronze sculptures by the artist, as well as a recreation of Beeler’s Sedona, Arizona studio. The nearly completed painting “Into the North Wind,” which was on Beeler’s easel at the time of his death, is included in the exhibition. In addition, a joyful portrait entitled “Rememberin’ Joe” by renowned Western artist Marti...


Aki by Toshiko Takaezu (1922 - 2011), is among a selection of contemporary artworks that will be featured in the Museum’s planned loan exhibition, Philadelphia Collects Philadelphia, at this year's Show.  c.1968.  Polychrome glazed porcelain.10 1/2 x 1 x 10 1/2 inches.  Bequest of Melvin Richman, 2002.

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Medicine Join Forces in support of the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show

Released: January 16, 2018

The 56th  Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show will be held at South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue in the Philadelphia Navy Yard from April 20-22, 2018 and will jointly benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Medicine. The Show features furniture, paintings, jewelry, and many other objects. Visitors will discover fresh perspectives on Colonial and Pre-colonial American life with the opportunity to acquire choice works and benefit worthy causes. The Philadelphia Antiques Show was founded in 1966 to support the work of Penn Medicine, and this year’s association with the Philade...


(Lot 228) a rare Chinese Export famille rose and grisaille porcelain circular dish from the Lee of Coton Hall service, circa 1735.

Rare Chinese Export Plate From The Estate of Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr. Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers January 31st Auction

Released: January 16, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31st  Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its January Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 500 lots of freshly consigned estate property from estates throughout Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. The auction features property from the estate of Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr. (New York City and Oyster Bay, NY).  The sale includes (lot 228) a rare Chinese Export famille rose and grisaille porcelain circular dish from the Lee of Coton Hall service, circa 1735. This service is considered the finest armorial service ever ordered by an English family. Th...


T.  C.  Cannon (1946–1978, Caddo/Kiowa), Mama and Papa Have the Going Home Shiprock Blues, 1966.  Acrylic and oil on canvas.  Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Honors Collection CD-10.  © 2017 Estate of T.  C.  Cannon.  Photo by Addison Doty.

T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America

Released: January 15, 2018

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents an exhibition celebrating one of the most influential and inventive Native American artists of the 20th-century, T.C. Cannon (1946-1978, Caddo/Kiowa). T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America ౼ on view at PEM from March 3 through June 10, 2018 ౼  explores the dynamic creative range and legacy of an artist whose life was cut short at age 31. Through nearly 90 works, including 30 major paintings, works on paper, poetry and musical recordings, Cannon’s distinctive and affecting worldview shines through in this groundbreaking exhibition that is organized by P...


The sale's top lot was this fine bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999), dated 1983 and titled The Bather ($13,750).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) brings $13,750 at Bruneau

Released: January 16, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A fine bronze sculpture of a female nude by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-1999), titled The Bather (1983), climbed to $13,750, and a beautiful Tiffany & Company pearl necklace with diamond-encrusted platinum clasp brought $10,625 at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction held Saturday, January 6th.   The 379-lot auction was conducted at Bruneau & Co.’s Cranston gallery, which attracted around 135 in-house bidders, despite frigid temperatures. The 60 phone bidders and 15 absentee bidders accounted for 277 bi...


Crocodile Mask of found objects, Joseph Kurhajec, 2017

Art Brut Artist Joseph Kurhajec To Exhibit at Outsider Art Fair

Released: January 15, 2018

Joseph Kurhajec,  an American Art Brut artist based in France, will exhibit “Crocodile Sex,” a collection of recent works at the Outsider Art Fair in New York, January 18-21.   Currently obsessed by crocodiles, their survival instincts, strength and symbolism, Mr. Kurhajec is presenting a series of brutalistic table-top sculptures, paintings and out-sized masks with that theme.  Historically, the artist’s works have been characterized by animistic leanings that transcend art world trends. His work is strong, raw, and uninhibited by a concern for pleasantry or comfort. Throughout his ...


Housetop Quilt- Fractured-Medallion Variation, c.  1955.  Delia Bennett, American, 1892 – 1976.  Cotton, 79 inches × 79 inches.  © Estate of Delia Bennett/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  Philadelphia Museum of Art, museum purchase, and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S.  Arnett Collection, 2017.  Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio/Art Resource (AR), New York.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Receives 24 Works of Art from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Released: January 14, 2018

Gift/Purchase Comprised of Works by Well-known African American Artists of the Southeast, Including Thornton Dial, Ronald Lockett, and Lonnie Holley, and the Quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced that it has acquired 24 works of art from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia. Consisting of important examples by African American artists from the southeastern United States, the acquisition contains three major works by Thornton Dial, two assemblages each by Lonnie Holley and Ronald Lockett, a piece by Hawkins Bolden, and one by root sculpt...


19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, signed lower left (est.  $12,000-$15,000).

Artworks by William Aiken Walker, Clementine Hunter, Bill Hemmerling will lead Crescent City's Jan. 27-28 auction

Released: January 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Original paintings by renowned Southern artists William Aiken Walker and William Hemmerling, a mug and a vase from the studios of George Ohr (the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”), and a stunning five-piece Mexican sterling silver coffee and tea service by Maciel are just a few expected top lots in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s upcoming Winter Estates Auction.   The major two-day sale, slated for the weekend of January 27th and 28th, will be held online and in Crescent City’s gallery, located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. In all, 1,185 lots will cross the auctio...


VICTOR VASARELY, French (1906-1997), "Vasarely Center" (Study),oil on paper, signed, 6 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches, Est: $3,000 - $5,000

Over 125 lots of original, quality paintings, drawings, sculpture and fine prints by listed artists at affordable prices to be offered in Shannon's Winter Online Fine Art Auction.

Released: January 12, 2018

MILFORD, CT. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers announces their first Online Fine Art Auction of the year, to be held online on Thursday, January 18th at 2:00PM. The sale includes over 125 lots of quality fine art available at approachable prices for collectors at every level. Among the many gems in this sale is a rare, original Victor Vasarely oil on paper study for “Vasarely Center.” This study is signed and inscribed by the artist and preserved in pristine original condition. Other modern and contemporary highlights include fine prints by Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Miro, Fernand Leger,...


Modern Paintings Feature Heavily in First Auction of the Year, January 18 at 888 Auctions

Released: January 11, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – January 18 marks the first auction of the year at 888 Auctions. Collectors will be delighted to find the inclusion of 399 fresh-to-market items with prices ranging in the hundreds to the thousands of dollars. Featuring Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Antiques, the sale brings renewed focus and interest for the Richmond Hill based auction house.   After a year in which the auction house achieved over $2.5 million in total revenue with over 5,700 items finding new owners in over 40 different countries, 888 auctions continues to produce strong prices in a number of cat...


REMBRANDT PEALE (1778- 1860) AFTER CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1827) Portrait of George Washington as a Colonel of the Alexandria Militia, early 19th Century.  Oil on canvas.  Estimate: $400,000-600,000

Peale's Washington, Eisenhower's Silver and a Tour-de-Force Tall Case Clock at Christie's Americana Sales

Released: January 11, 2018

Christie’s Americana Week 2018, a series of auctions, viewings and events, will be held January 12-19 with sales comprised of Chinese Export Art featuring 100 Lots from Marchant, est. 1925 on January 18, Beyond Imagination: Outsider and Vernacular Art featuring the Collection of Marjorie and Harvey Freed on January 19, and Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver on January 19. Highlights of the Chinese Export sale include 100 lots from the esteemed Chinese art dealers Marchant, est. 1925, and a very rare set of 17 blue and white dishes depicting the various stages of tea cultiv...


Tommy Hilfiger: “I was drawn to the scrimshaw pieces right away because I love Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and that part of the world.” Rare and Important Carved Cherrywood, Scrimshaw and Tortoiseshell Marriage Mantle Ornament Initialed J.C.  and A.A.H., Circa 1870.  Estimate $15,000–25,000.

Tommy Hilfiger Selects His Favorite Pieces from Sotheby's Americana Week Sales

Released: January 11, 2018

2 Auctions Offering 1,250+ Lots Spanning 4 Centuries Of Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, Ceramics, Maps and More At Sotheby’s New York, the New Year begins with Americana Week. In 2017, Americana Week achieved $19.4 million, its greatest total in a decade, and drew over 5,000 visitors to preview in the galleries. This January, Sotheby's offers Fine American furniture, decorative and folk art from notable private collections. Works from both sales in Americana Week - We the People, Important Printed and Manuscript Americana, including Cartography on January 17 and Important Americana from ...


Harriet Hosmer, Daphne, 1853, marble, Purchased with funds provided by the Calvin and Marisa Allen Foundation, Anne Allen Cheatham, and Lizzie Cheatham McNairy and Charlie McNairy on behalf of the Matrons of the Arts Initiative, and by the bequest of Carlisle Adams

NCMA Launches Matrons of the Arts Initiative to Highlight Female Artists

Released: January 11, 2018

Ongoing campaign highlights female artists from around the world, throughout history   The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces a new initiative, Matrons of the Arts, which highlights female-identified artists in both the Museum’s permanent collection and around the world. Matrons of the Arts is a Museum-wide, ongoing project that presents programs, exhibitions, and acquisitions by and about women artists. Inspired in part by the name five women artists challenge put on by the National Museum of Women in the Arts—and playing off the phrase patron of the arts—this campaign seeks...


WALTER LAUNT PALMER (1854‒1932) The First Snow, 1898.  Oil on canvas.  16 x 24 inches.  Signed lower right

HAWTHORNE FINE ART ANNOUNCES MOVING SALE AND GALLERY OPEN HOURS DURING JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

Released: January 10, 2018

Hawthorne Fine Art is excited to announce a moving sale. The price reduction will encompass all of the paintings in the gallery’s inventory, which includes some of the best examples of American Art in the categories of Hudson River School, Impressionism, Figurative and Genre, Still-life, Historic Women Artists and New York City scenes. In order to fully showcase its inventory, the gallery (located at 12 E. 86th Street) will hold open walk-in hours each Friday and Saturday from 12 pm until 4 pm during the months of January and February. Hawthorne Fine Art will remain open by appointment at ...

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Peter Campbell, "Winter Barn," Oil on Canvas, 24 x 24 in

'Winter in the West' Captures Color, Texture, Mood of Western Snowscapes

Released: January 10, 2018

Ann Korologos Gallery is pleased to present Winter in the West, a group exhibition presenting works by renowned artists Dan Young, Andy Taylor, Peter Campbell, Dinah Worman, and Simon Winegar, and other artists who are capturing the variety in color, texture, and mood of Western snowscapes. The exhibition will open with an Artists’ Reception on Wednesday, January 10th from 5 to 7PM at Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt. “Until you see a western winter as captured by these talented artists, do you realize just how many colors there are in the ‘white’ of snow. This exhibition really shows t...


Albert Paley Forging (Gina Taro, photographer)

SCULPTOR ALBERT PALEY SELLS ARCHIVAL WORK ON JANUARY 21 AT RAGO

Released: January 10, 2018

On January 21, 2018, Albert Paley will sell a selection of archived metalwork sculptures, furnishings and jewelry, as well as lithographs, sketches and maquettes. Composed of 60 works, this first of its kind sale, entitled “The Albert Paley Archives Part 1: Creating a Perspective” goes on the block at Rago Auctions in Lambertville, NJ at 11am. The catalog is online now at ragoarts.com. Exhibition from January 13 – January 21. More information available at ragoarts.com, by calling 609-397-9374 or emailing info@ragoarts.com. Estimates for several preparation drawings, and some pairs of can...


Berthe Morisot, Woman at Her Toilette, 1875–1880, oil on canvas, The Art Institute of Chicago, Inv.  no.  1924.127, Photo courtesy The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY

Major International Exhibition to Explore the Legacy of A Founding Member of Impressionism, Berthe Morisot

Released: January 9, 2018

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Québec City, Canada), the Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia, PA), the Dallas Museum of Art (Dallas, TX), and the Musée d’Orsay (Paris, France) have announced an internationally touring exhibition dedicated to one of the revolutionary artists of the French Impressionist movement, Berthe Morisot (1841–1895). Co-organized by the four institutions, Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist will focus on the artist’s figure paintings and portraits through approximately 50 to 60 paintings from both public institutions and private collections. This tour will b...


Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004), of a nude female bust (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) will headline Nye & Company auction, Jan. 31

Released: January 10, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Folks pouring into New York City for Americana Week beginning January 15th would be wise to consider sticking around for Nye & Company Auctioneers’ big Collectors’ Passion Auction planned for Wednesday, January 31st, online and at the firm’s showroom located at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield. The sale will start at 10 am Eastern time.   At the very least, they could make a side trip while in New York (Bloomfield is just 15 miles outside the Lincoln Tunnel) for the gallery preview and exhibition, which runs Monday thru Friday, Jan. 22-26, from 10-4; and Sunday, Jan...


Frank Overton Colbert, Chickasaw Indian (1895-1953) / The Trail to Happy Hunting Ground / Oil on canvas board / Circa: 1922 / Size: 16" (w) x 14" (h)

Powers Presents: Insider/Outsider at the Outsider Art Fair

Released: January 8, 2018

The definition of Outsider Art is fraught with issues—as online trolls will attest—and, Powers will not attempt to define it at the forthcoming Outsider Art Fair in New York, January 18-21. However, to further confuse the issue, Powers will bring a few of what he calls “insider/outsider” artists such as Forrest Bess, Frank Overton Colbert, Ida Jones and John Roeder. Individuals that are hard to pigeonhole and overlap with Outsider, Folk, Self-taught, and schooled artists. Powers asks, "can an artist be an “outsider” if you they had some instruction, but have a minority’s perspective?" "A...


Bernard Hoyes acrylics on Canvas 60x40"

Bernard Hoyes Pops up at the River

Released: January 8, 2018

Hoyes exhibit at The River at Rancho Mirage. Opening Reception Friday, January 12th 2018, 6-8pm December 15, 2017-March 15th 2018. Gallery hours 4-8 Daily Palm Desert, CA - Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has pardnered with The River at Rancho Mirage, . www.theriveratranchomirage.com for a showing of his works in Space A-161. The River is Rancho Mirage’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination located in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley. Offering an extraordinary lineup of boutiques, award-winning restaurants and movie theatres, The River offers guests the perfect...


PORTRAIT

Released: January 5, 2018

PORTRAIT An Exhibition at Opera Gallery New York January 19 - February 8, 2018 To kick off 2018, Opera Gallery proudly presents an exhibition dedicated entirely to the art of portraiture in their flagship venue on New York’s Madison Avenue. Curated entirely from Opera Gallery’s global collection of works from galleries in London, Paris, Monaco, Geneva, Beirut, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Dubai, Miami and Aspen, this major exhibition runs from January 19 through February 8 at Opera Gallery New York, 791 Madison Avenue. A favored subject of artists throughout history, the port...


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