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Alfred A.  Hart (American, 1816-1908), Locomotive on Trestle, near American River, 1865, albumen stereograph, Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum

Traveling Exhibition Features the Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

Released: July 19, 2018

Union Pacific, in partnership with Joslyn Art Museum and the Union Pacific Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa, announced a new traveling exhibition in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West celebrates the “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory Summit, Utah, on May 10, 1869, through the photographs and stereographs of Andrew Joseph Russell (1830–1902) and Alfred A. Hart (1816–1908). Drawn exclusively from the Union Pacific Historic Collection, located at the Union Pacific ...


“We are very proud of our veteran students and alumni who have proudly served our country and distinguished themselves as artists and designers,” said LCAD President Jonathan Burke.  “Through this partnership, more than 20 veterans will be able to receive financial assistance to study in all of our nine majors this fall.”

Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) Receives Yellow Ribbon Gi Education Enhancement Designation

Released: July 19, 2018

Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) was selected as a participating school in the new federal Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program.   “We are very proud of our veteran students and alumni who have proudly served our country and distinguished themselves as artists and designers,” said LCAD President Jonathan Burke. “Through this partnership, more than 20 veterans will be able to receive financial assistance to study in all of our nine majors this fall.”   Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pays tuition expenses for eligible vetera...


“View of Featherstonhaugh Estate near Duanesburg,” Thomas Cole, 1826.

Thomas Cole’s Paper Trail

Released: July 18, 2018

In 1818, the youthful Thomas Cole emigrated from his native England to begin a new life in the United States. After several years struggling as an engraver and designer for his parents’ short-lived floor cloth and wallpaper manufactories, he finally embarked on a career as painter of landscapes and settled in the thriving port city of New York. There he found patrons and a welcoming audience for his works that were exhibited at the National Academy of Design and other venues. Now, during the bicentennial year of Cole’s arrival in the United States, this naturalized American artist is being...

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Marsden Hartley (1877–1943), Songs of Winter, Oil on board laid down on canvas, 12¼ x 11⅜ inches.

Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Returns for 22nd Year to the Cyclorama, October 18 – 21 Gala Preview to benefit The Art for Justice Fund

Released: July 18, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are proud to announce the 22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show.  Featuring the work of 40 galleries from around the world, this year’s Boston International Fine Art Show will offer original works of art that satisfy a wide array of collectors, tastes and price ranges.  The show takes place October 18-21, opening with a Gala Preview to benefit the groundbreaking Art for Justice Fund on Thursday, October 18 at the Cyclorama Boston Center for the Arts.  www.FineArtBoston.com. The Gala Preview is an elegant evening where attendees have first ...


Signed tempera and gouache on paper done in the manner of Vincent van Gogh, titled Portrait of a Man Wearing a Hat, with COA (est.  $20,000-$30,000).

Works attributed to the biggest names in art history will be at In the Manner Of's July 26th auction

Released: July 18, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Rare, market-fresh paintings and drawings from private collections in Europe and the Americas – to include decorative artworks in the styles of, and attributed to, master artists such as Warhol, Basquiat, Monet, Klein, de Kooning, Renoir, Matisse, van Gogh, Picasso and others – will be sold at the next In the Manner Of auction on Thursday, July 26th.   Other prime works include sketches and paintings attributed to Wifredo Lam, Gustav Klimt, Cy Twombly, Joan Miro, Arshile Gorky, Franz Marc, Antoni Tapies and many others. It will be just the third auction for the young ...


Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911), signed "H.  Pyle" lower left and depicting a woman with a jug and ravens, plus 11 loose calendar pages.

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911) will be in Nye & Company's July 25-26 auction

Released: July 13, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Items from the estate home in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island known as “Wawapek” – the Queen Anne-style residence of the de Forests, a family so deeply rooted in New York history it dates back 300 years to the days of the early Huguenot settlers in Manhattan – will come up for bid in a two-day sale planned for July 25-26 by Nye & Company Auctioneers.   The auction will be held in Nye & Company’s gallery, located at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield. The full catalog is available for viewing now, at www.nyeandcompany.com, as well as on the internet bidding platfor...


Pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale's teeth by whaleman Eli Bangs, Jr.

Eldred's Landmark Marine Sale Scheduled for July 19 and 20

Released: July 12, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. –  A pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale’s teeth by Eli Bangs, Jr., a China Trade ship portrait that descended in the family of a Cape Cod ship captain and a complete eight-volume set of Captain Cook’s Voyages are some of the highlights in Eldred’s Marine Sale, a 750-lot auction scheduled for July 19 and 20 at the firm’s headquarters in East Dennis, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod.   Following very strong marine sales in 2016 and 2017, the firm has positioned itself as the nation’s leading marine art auction house. “In 2016 we had the Mittler Collection, and at last summe...


Harbor Wall, acrylic on canvas, c.  1980, 20" x 30", framed and signed.  Hicken's daring and dramatic use of color is nowhere more evident than in this gem.

Master Colorist of Nantucket Rediscovered - Philip B. Hicken Estate Collection Online

Released: July 10, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are honored to present an extraordinary selection from the estate of the Boston and Nantucket artist, Philip B. Hicken (1910-1985), most of which have not been shown for more than 30 years. Recognized as a consummate colorist in both oil paintings and silkscreen prints, his career spanned the late 1930s until 1985 when he died while still active in the Nantucket art scene. Among the stunning oil paintings being shown are “Harbor Wall”, “Promontory Bay, Nantucket”, “South Beach, Nantucket”, and the strongly graphic “New England Quarry” painted in case...


Artist: Francis Albert Sinatra (American, 1915-1998) Title: (landscape) Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 29” x 20” Date: 1988

Newly Discovered Modern Masterpieces Head To Auction July 19

Released: July 11, 2018

Newly Discovered Modern Masterpieces Head To Auction July 19 Rare & Desirable: European, Middle Eastern, Asian & Latin 20th Century Art For Immediate Release Beverly Hills, California - July 12, 2018 - Carlyle Galleries International, Inc., (www.carlyle-auctions.com) the online art auction house, is hosting their next auction: “ART: European - Latin - Middle-East - Asian.” on Thursday morning, July 19, 2018 at 10:00AM Pacific Time. Carlyle's latest online auction offers a curated selection of nearly 200 lots of “fresh to the market” museum-quality paintings, sculpt...


Lot 365: Leonetto Cappiello, Carnaval / Vinho do Porto, 1911.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Rare Cappiello Posters Encourage Drinking: Temperance Society Says No at Swann Galleries

Released: July 10, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Vintage Posters on August 1 brings to market the largest selection of food and drink advertisements the house has ever offered, along with premier examples of Art Nouveau, wartime propaganda and resort posters. Leading the sale is Alphonse Mucha’s exquisite quartet, Times of the Day, 1899. Four allegorical women in diaphanous gowns represent Morning Awakening, Daytime Dash, Evening Reverie and Nightly Rest. The set carries an estimate of $40,000 to $60,000. Also available are the iconic Bières de la Meuse, 1897, and Salon des Cent, 1896 (each $8,000 to $12,000...


Oil on canvas painting attributed to Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987), titled Coca-Cola, 15.75 inches by 12 inches unframed, signed (est.  $30,000-$40,000).

Artworks attributed to Pollock, Monet, Warhol, others will be in Woodshed Art Auctions' July 12th sale

Released: July 06, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Artworks attributed to Jackson Pollock, Claude Monet and television art personality Bob Ross are just a few of the offerings in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next fine art sale on Thursday, July 12th, online (per usual) and live (something new) in the firm’s 500 Gallery, at 475 Franklin Village Drive in Franklin. Live bidding will start promptly at 5:30 pm Eastern time.   “We’ve enjoyed amazing growth,” said Bruce Wood of Woodshed Art Auctions. “For the first time we’ve dedicated a gallery for previews and live events. It’s allowing us to feature larger paintings and we’re d...


"Double Monologues I-The Celia Series" by Loretta Kaufman

Loretta Kaufman to Exhibit in the National Association of Women Artists’ 2018 Summer Small Works

Released: July 04, 2018

Loretta Kaufman’s hand built stoneware sculpture “Double Monologues I:  The Celia Series”  has been selected for inclusion in the National Association of Women Artists’ 2018 Summer Small Works Exhibition in New York City in July and August 2018.  The exhibition is open to all NAWA Members and non-members nationwide with work not to exceed 15 x 15 x 5”.  This is multi-media exhibition of 75 compact works with big perspectives that include sculpture, intaglio, watercolor, photography, oil and acrylic painting, soft pastels and mixed media. This exhibition promises to deliver a show of large ...


Loren Batt - Fusion Art's 3-Dimensional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018 www.fusionartps.com

Loren Batt is Fusion Art's 3-Dimensional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018

Released: July 04, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Loren Batt has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase.  Each month, Fusion Art selects one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery received 3-dimensional entries) for month-long online solo art exhibitions. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, professiona...


John McCluskey - Fusion Art's Digital & Photography WInner for July 2018 www.fusionartps.com

John McCluskey is Fusion Art's Digital & Photography Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018

Released: July 04, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that John McCluskey has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase.  Each month, Fusion Art selects one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery received 3-dimensional entries) for month-long online solo art exhibitions. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, profess...


Irena Roman - Fusion Art's Traditional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018 www.fusionartps.com

Irena Roman is Fusion Art's Traditional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018

Released: July 04, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Irena Roman has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase.  Each month, Fusion Art selects one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery received 3-dimensional entries) for month-long online solo art exhibitions. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, profession...


The top lot of the auction at $90,750 was this R.J.  Horner mahogany grandfather clock with J.J.  Elliott nine-tube works, heavily carved with winged griffins, pierced carved angel crest, flowers, foliage and birds.  It stands 118 1/2 inches tall.

Moravian Flask, Guanyin, R.J Horner Clock Lead Kennedy’s Estate Auction

Released: July 04, 2018

From ornately carved furniture by R.J. Horner to fine art, Kennedy’s Auction Service’s June 2 auction of the Carl Smith estate in Memphis’ central garden district, had it all but it was two ladies, each standing less than 2 feet tall, that drew the most attention. In a case of East meets West, the two figures — one from North Carolina, the other from China —  brought much presale attention here and performed well. A rare Moravian pottery flask in the form of a woman in a green dress, holding a bouquet of posies, 6 ⅝ inches tall, crossed the block for $28,600. The circa 1811 piece is thou...


Original oil painting by Clarence Millet (La., 1897-1959), titled Moss-Laden Oak Trees, signed lower left (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Oil paintings by Louisiana artists Millet and Molinary will be part of Crescent City's July 21-22 estates auction

Released: July 04, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – An exceptional early 20th century French Louis XV-style carved walnut seven-piece bedroom suite, beautiful early 20th century Russian icons and original oil paintings by Marie Madeleine Seebold Molinary (New Orleans, 1886-1948) and Clarence Millet (La., 1897-1959) will headline Crescent City Auction Gallery’s next big sale planned for July 21-22.   The two-day Important Summer Estates Auction will be held in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s showroom located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, starting at 9 am Central time on Saturday, July 21st (lots 1-650) and...


Joyce Armistead Booth (Mrs.  Mordecai Booth) by William Dering (active 1734/1735-1755), oil on canvas, Williamsburg, Virginia, ca.  1745.  Gift of Julia Miles Brock, Edward Taliaferro Miles and Georginana Serpell Miles in memory of their mother, Alice Taliaferro Miles, 2018-165, A&B

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Receives Rare Painting from the Subject's Descendants by 18th-Century Virginia Artist

Released: July 02, 2018

In the first half of the 18th century, William Dering was a well-connected dancing master and artist who lived and worked in Williamsburg, Virginia. Today, only six of Dering’s paintings are known to survive; four, including the artist’s only known signed and dated portrait, are in Colonial Williamsburg’s collection, the largest assemblage of his work. Now, through a generous gift from the sitter’s descendants, Joyce Armistead Booth (Mrs. Mordecai Booth), ca. 1745, a large-scale, oil on canvas, joins Dering’s other works at Colonial Williamsburg, including the well-known portrait of the su...


Roy De Forest, View of Lake Louise, 1979.  Acrylic on canvas, 75 x 87 inches.  © The Estate of Roy De Forest.  Private Collection.  Courtesy George Adams Gallery, New York

A Time Before We Were Born: Visions of Arcadia in Contemporary Painting

Released: June 27, 2018

The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Art Gallery is pleased to present A Time Before We Were Born: Visions of Arcadia in Contemporary Painting. The exhibition includes work by Susan Bee, Katherine Bradford, JooYoung Choi, Rafael Ferrer, Roy de Forest, Paul Georges, Chris Johanson, Po Kim, Fay Lansner, Judith Linhares, Donna Moylan, Jan Müller, Archie Rand, and Purvis Young. Taking its title from a 1983 Talking Heads song “This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody),” this exhibition looks at how painters have drawn on existing mythologies, as well as inventing their own, to create visions of lost (or m...


Archives of American Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art present "Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic" symposium

Released: June 27, 2018

ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART AND WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART PRESENT VISUAL ARTS AND THE AIDS EPIDEMIC SYMPOSIUM July 13, 2018, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC WHAT The Archives of American Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art are presenting a symposium, Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic, on July 13, 2018, from 1‒5 p.m. at the Whitney. Featuring conversations with artists, activists, and historians reflecting on the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 90s, the event will incorporate material from the Archives’ Oral History Project of the same name. The symposium is...


Installation view of Vis à Vis exhibition at Hirschl & Adler.

Hirschl & Adler's Exhibition Vis à Vis Has Contemporary Artists Pair Their Work With Other Art from Past or Present

Released: June 26, 2018

Hirschl & Adler is pleased to present its summer exhibition, Vis-à-Vis, through August 17, 2018. This exhibition features paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the 19th century to the present from a selection of 33 artists. Vis-à-Vis juxtaposes the work of artists from Hirschl & Adler’s contemporary program with the work of an artist of their choosing, historical or contemporary. These unexpected connections invite the viewer to reflect upon commonalities and consider the infinite boundaries of artistic influence. In addition to these pairings, each contemporary artist ha...


Charles Demuth, Marine, n.d., watercolor on paper, collection of the Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA

Charles Demuth: Definitively Modern

Released: June 02, 2018

Lancaster, PA – The Demuth Museum is pleased to announce its exhibition, Charles Demuth: Definitively Modern on view from June 2 through September 2, 2018. The exhibition and accompanying catalog focus on the Demuth Museum’s collection of original art by Charles Demuth.  The collection is now the largest in the world with 52 works of art as well as it is the largest repository of original archival material on the artist. The exhibit will feature highlights from the collection, not every work will be on display.  Anne M. Lampe noted, “This is an exciting moment in the history of the museum....


Dox Thrash.  Griffin Hills, c.  1940.  The Baltimore Museum of Art, BMA 1942.35

'1939: Exhibiting Black Art' Revisits Groundbreaking Show at Baltimore Museum of Art

Released: June 21, 2018

“Art in a democracy should above all else be democratic, which is to say that it must be truly representative.” — Alain Locke, Contemporary Negro Art, 1939 In 1939, The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presented one of the first major exhibitions in the U.S. to feature African American artists. Contemporary Negro Art served “as a declaration of principles as to what art should be in a democracy and as a gauge of how far in this particular province we have gone and may need to go,” wrote renowned philosopher and art critic Alain Locke in the exhibition brochure. Nearly 80 years later, the mu...

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William Glackens (1870–1938) Vase of Flowers Oil on canvas 12½ x 9¾ inches Signed upper left: W Glackens

Questroyal’s Ninth Annual Summer Special Sale

Released: June 21, 2018

Over 150 paintings offered below cost or substantially discounted Each summer, Questroyal Fine Art prepares for new acquisitions for the upcoming fall season. Unlike most galleries, Questroyal owns nearly all of the paintings they sell, and this unique situation allows them to give collectors a momentary opportunity to benefit. Questroyal’s ninth annual summer special sale, running now through August 31, 2018, includes over 150 deeply discounted paintings by historically important American artists. In the words of gallery owner Louis M. Salerno, the summer special sale is a chance for co...


Lot 200: Emilio Cruz, Floating Figures, oil on canvas.  Sold June 14, 2018 for $17,500, a record for the artist

Swann Sets Record for Cuban-American Painter Emilio Cruz

Released: June 19, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of American Art on June 14 offered original works by bastions of the category including William Glackens and John Singer Sargent, as well as artists whose work has only more recently been recognized. 81% of the 300 works found buyers, indicating a robust market with continued interest in rising stars.             Nearly a fifth of the auction comprised works by the artist collective PaJaMa, consisting of Paul Cadmus, Jared French, Margaret Hoening French and their various partners and friends. Many of these works came from the collection of Jon Anderson and Phili...


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