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888 Auctions’ November 22 Auction Featuring Fine Art, Jewelry & Chinese Paintings

Released: November 13, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 456 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder in 888 Auctions’ winter auction featuring the finest in Fine Art, Jewelry & Chinese Paintings. Taking place in the afternoon, discerning collectors and buyers will participate in what will likely be one of the busiest sale of the season. Competing against one another over an eclectic group of items on display at 888 Auctions, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.   Lot 212, a silkscreen lithograph framed and signed Banksy is the star lot of the auc...


Anonyme regla y constitutiones de la cofradia

42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, November 16-18

Released: November 13, 2018

The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 42nd year, November 16-18, 2018. Featuring the collections and rare treasures of 132 booksellers from the U.S., England, Canada, Netherlands, France, Germany, Russia, Denmark, and Argentina, the Boston Book Fair gives visitors the opportunity to see, learn about, and purchase the finest in rare and valuable books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, graphics, maps, atlases, photographs, fine and decorative prints, and much m...


Toronto Biennial of Art announces preliminary list of artists, partners, and sponsors for its inaugural 2019 biennial

Released: October 28, 2018

TORONTO BIENNIAL OF ART ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY LIST OF ARTISTS, PARTNERS, AND SPONSORS FOR ITS INAUGURAL 2019 BIENNIAL Toronto, Ontario, Canada…The Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial) today announced an initial selection of Canadian and international artists for the inaugural, city-wide event opening September 21, 2019 and running through December 2019. Commissioned artists and artist collectives creating site-specific projects include Shezad Dawood, Embassy of Imagination and PA System, Luis Jacob, Ange Loft, Caroline Monnet, New Mineral Collective, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Arin Rungj...


888 Auctions’ 2-Day Auction Features Fine Art, Modern Paintings & Asian Art Nov. 8 and Nov. 9

Released: October 29, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 878 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder in 888 Auctions’ 2-day auction featuring the best in Fine Art, Modern Paintings & Asian Art. Taking place in the afternoon, November 8 to November 9, knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers will be able to participate in the first winter auction of the season. Competing against one another over a quality assortment of items on display at 888 Auctions, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.   The star lot of the auction is an attributed Fei Yi...


Lot 74: HENRI MATISSE French 1869-1954 Gouache/Paper

888 Auctions’ September 27 Sale Featuring Modern Paintings, Fine Art & Asian Antiques

Released: September 19, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 396 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder Thursday, September 27, 2018 with knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers participating and competing against one another over a variety of quality items on display at 888 Auctions. With modern paintings, fine art and Asian antiques featuring heavily in the sale, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.  The star piece of the auction features a gouache on paper featuring a figure attributed to Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) at lot 74. This work is...


Charles Woodbury, "Playing in the Waves", oil on canvas, 17" x 21.

22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Features a Strong Showing from New and Returning Exhibitors

Released: August 22, 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 across the U.S. 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 choic...


Ancient Coins, Modern Paintings & Asian Art Abound July 19 at 888 Auctions

Released: July 10, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With the temperatures hitting record highs all over the world, the prices continue to soar at 888 Auctions. With 401 fresh-to-market items opening up for bidding and available to the highest bidder, the upcoming auction, featuring Ancient Coins, Modern Paintings and Asian Art is sure to be a crowd-pleaser July 19, 2018.   Headlining the sale will be a series of ancient coins which can be found at the following lots:   Lot 174: Northern Song Dynasty (1101-1125 AD) Daguan Tongbao Hartill 16.418 (High Estimate: $120) Lot 186: Chinese Sui Dynasty (581-604 AD) Wuzh...


Lot 138, an attributed Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Mixed Media on Paper, featuring an automobile.  Accompanied with a certificate, this original piece hails from a Southern Ontario estate and is unique in its subject matter and colors.  It is expected to exceed its high estimate of $8,000.

Modern Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques Feature Heavily July 05 at 888 Auctions

Released: June 26, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With the summer auction season in full swing, 888 Auctions continues to conduct auctions at a prodigious rate, allowing buyers and sellers to find fresh-to-market items quickly and at fair market prices. The upcoming auction, featuring Modern Art, Paintings and Asian Antiques, will be listing 386 lots.   Headlining the sale will be the cover lot of the auction: Lot 138, an attributed Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Mixed Media on Paper, featuring an automobile. Accompanied with a certificate, this original piece hails from a Southern Ontario estate and is unique i...


Chinese Coins, Antiques & Western Paintings Abound June 21 at 888 Auctions

Released: June 15, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the temperatures continue to rise, the sell-through rates and hammer prices continue to steadily climb at 888 Auctions. The high sell-through rates have become an effective barometer for the Canadian auction house and it is with those high hopes that 888 Auctions will be featuring 393 fresh-to-market items including a variety of Chinese Coins, Antiques and Western Paintings.   Starring as the cover lot of the auction and nestled within the numerous rare Chinese coins featured in the June 21 sale is Lot 208, a Chinese Qing Dynasty Daoguang Period (1820-1850) Tongb...


An Early 19th Century Sinhalese Ebony and Specimen Wood Center Table, Sri Lanka

Galvanized by the Success of Last Year’s Inaugural Fine Art & Antiques Show, The Art and Antique Dealers League Announces Its Distinguished Dealer Roster for 2018

Released: June 12, 2018

When the Art and Antiques Dealers League of America (AADLA) announced last year that it was launching a new fair, inveterate pessimists had a field day. Another fair in the busy October season? What an imprudent idea, especially because the AADLA fair would be going up against the juggernaut of TEFAF. But AADLA proved the naysayers wrong: The inaugural show was a ringing success, garnering applause from every quarter. Now AADLA is announcing their follow-up: The second show—with 26 dealers—will open at the St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Wallace Hall, 980 Park Avenue, on October 26 and run...


Lot 76: Man Ray, [London Transport] – Keeps London Going, 1938.  Estimate $80,000 to $120,000.

$100K Man Ray Leads Swann Galleries Auction Celebrating Graphic Design

Released: April 10, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Graphic Design on Thursday, May 3, celebrating innovation in the field, with an array of vintage posters, along with a coterie of fine graphically-oriented objets d’art including original maquettes, an Hermès scarf and playing cards. Leading the selection is an extremely rare panel from Man Ray’s iconic campaign for the London Underground, - Keeps London Going, evoking the artist’s signature Rayographic style. The indelible image equates the solar system with the functionality of the London subway system; it was the world’s most expensive travel p...


Lot 42, an ink on paper attributed to Marc Chagall (French, 1877-1985) continues to draw interest and inquiries from prospective buyers.  Conservatively estimated at $9,000, this ink on paper features a large surrealist fantasy scene and a sketch of a portrait on verso.

Summer Sale Featuring Modern Paintings and Asian Art Expected to Astound June 7 at 888 Auctions

Released: May 29, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With summer in full swing, bidders will be excited to see 888 Auctions kick start the new season June 7 with a diverse selection of 383 fresh-to-market items which includes Modern Paintings, Jewelry, Coins & Asian Art.   Headlining the sale is a series of modern paintings that have garnered strong early interest from collectors. Lot 42, an ink on paper attributed to Marc Chagall (French, 1877-1985) continues to draw interest and inquiries from prospective buyers. Conservatively estimated at $9,000, this ink on paper features a large surrealist fantasy scene and ...


"Resurgence" by Carol McCord

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the Sixth Annual “Water/Seascapes” Competition & Exhibition.

Released: May 25, 2018

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 6th Annual International 2018 “Water/Seascapes” Online Art Competition to be held from May 21st, 2018 to June 17th, 2018.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online from June 19th, 2018 to July 15th, 2018.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged on Painting/Drawing, Photography/Digita...


Marble portrait of the prominent Canadian lawyer, author and politician Henry Corry Rowley Becher (1817-1885) by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) (est.  $6,000-$8,000).

Marble portrait by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) will headline Miller & Miller's May 19 auction

Released: May 15, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A Fine & Decorative Arts Auction featuring the single-owner lifetime collection of the late Bob and Delores McCash – two dedicated collectors who acquired most of their antique finds in the 1950s and ‘60s and kept them in their wartime-era bungalow in Kitchener, Ontario – will be auctioned Saturday, May 19th, at 10 am Eastern time.   The sale will be conducted by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., online and at the firm’s gallery located at 59 Webster Street in New Hamburg, Ontario. For those who can’t attend in person, online bidding will be provide...


Candice Hopkins, Senior Curator.  Photo: Jason S.  Ordaz

Toronto Biennial of Art announces curatorial team for inaugural 2019 event

Released: May 09, 2018

The Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial) today announced three new appointments to guide its curatorial program. For the inaugural, city-wide art event taking place next fall from September through December 2019, and for the subsequent 2021 iteration, Candice Hopkins has been appointed Senior Curator and Tairone Bastien has assumed the position of Curator. As part of the Biennial’s core team, Ilana Shamoon has been hired as Director of Programming. Toronto Biennial of Art Founder and Executive Director Patrizia Libralato said, “We are delighted to welcome Candice, Tairone, and Ilana wh...


Lot 106: CARLO CANEVARI Italian 1922-1996 Oil on Panel

888 Auctions Auctioning Off Fine Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques in Summer May 10 Sale

Released: May 02, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON –May 10 marks the mid-point of the year and with great anticipation, 888 Auctions is proud to feature a 399-lot sale featuring fresh-to-market items that include fine art, paintings and Asian antiques.   Paintings abound in the May 10 auction and several standout pieces have been garnering considerable interest in the lead up to the sale. In particular, lot 44, a Marc Chagall (French, 1887-1985) graphite on paper and framed, features a gallery stamped on the lower left margin. The gallery note features “The Redfern Gallery” attached and stamped on verso. Hailing from ...


Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), 02.01.64, 1964.  Est.  $200,000-400,000.  Lot 54

Doyle’s May 9 Auction of Impressionist, Modern, Post-War & Contemporary Art to Feature a 1964 Work by Zao Wou-Ki

Released: May 01, 2018

Doyle’s auction on Wednesday, May 9 will showcase a wide range of works by prominent European, American, Latin American and Asian artists of the late 19th century to the current day. The sale will be offered in two sessions with Impressionist and Modern Art beginning at 11am and Post-War and Contemporary Art at 2pm. Highlighting the sale is 02.01.64, an abstract work by Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013) from 1964 (est. $200,000-400,000). Zao began his art training in China and immigrated to France at the age of twenty-seven. His formal Chinese painting techniques lent themselves well to the abstrac...


Prehistoric clay pot effigy of a human head, discovered in the Southeastern United States, 6.5 inches tall (est.  $1,000-$3,000).

Tribal and Native American artifacts from prehistoric to modern times in Helm Auction's online-only sale, April 14th

Released: February 28, 2018

EL CAJON, Calif. – More than 450 quality lots of tribal and Native American artifacts, spanning multiple categories and continents, will come up for bid in a Spring Fling online auction slated for Saturday, April 14th by Helm Auction, Inc. All lots may be viewed and bid on now, via the platforms LiveAuctioneers.com and iCollector.com, plus on Helm’s site, live.helmauction.com.   The auction features American Indian art, prints and paintings, prehistoric and pre-Colombian antiquities from North, Central and South America and Europe, to include arrowheads, axes, discoidals, birdstones, p...


Lot 193: 1912 Szechuan 1 Dollar NGC AU-Details L&M-366

Chinese Coins, World Numismatics & Asian Art Feature Heavily at Winter November 23 Auction at 888 Auctions

Released: November 14, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – Chinese numismatics feature heavily at 888 Auctions’ November 23 sale. Featuring 430 fresh-to-market items with estimates ranging from a few hundred to thousands of dollars, this auction features something for everyone. As we approach the holiday season, interested buyers and collectors will be pleased to find this sale heavily featuring some unique collectibles, most notably some rare Chinese coins and numismatic items perfect as a holiday gift.   The featured lots of the auction are a plethora of quality coins. From that offering of coins, many of them are Chinese...


The Canterbury Pilgrims.  Oxford: The Alley Workshops, circa 1925.

41st Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov 10-12

Released: November 03, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 41st year, November 10-12, 2017. More than 120 dealers from the United States, Argentina, Australia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and Russia will exhibit and sell a vast selection of rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first editions, photographs, and fine and decorative prints.    Special events at this year’s Fair includ...


Lot 91, a Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) Russian Oil Board featuring a still life painting of fruits, flowers and vases.  Measuring at 31 inches by 24 inches, this Serebriakova piece is expected to exceed its high estimate of $12,000

Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles Headlines 888 Auctions’ October 12 Auction

Released: September 26, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – The middle of the autumn season brings forth another auction featuring Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles, and Asian Art October 12th. Consisting of 400 fresh-to-market items, an eclectic selection of modern paintings, jade carved items, jewelry, porcelain ceramics, and bronze statues are expected to achieve outstanding prices.   Headlining the modern paintings category are several standout pieces. One piece stands above the rest however: Lot 91, a Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) Russian Oil Board featuring a still life painting of fruits, flowers and vases. Measuri...


Keynote Presentation and Book Signing "The Design Vision of Joe Nahem" with Joe Nahem of Fox-Nahem, NY

“Living with Art” Program Series Enlivens the 21st Anniversary Boston International Fine Art Show

Released: September 21, 2017

The 21st Annual Boston International Fine Art Show takes place October 19 – 22. The show opens on October 19 with a Gala Preview presented by two Gold Sponsors: Yvel and Cutting Edge Homes. Founded in 1986 in Jerusalem, Yvel is a luxury jewelry brand and will showcase their award winning pearls and precious gemstone collections, meticulously crafted by designers and artisans using nature as an inspiration. Cutting Edge Homes Architects + Builders is an award-winning boutique firm serving the Boston area, with a fully integrated architecture and construction approach, and an obligation to c...


Circus Harmony's Incredible Isabella; Photo by Jessica Hentoff

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Stories of the American Experience

Released: June 19, 2017

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will host a series of programs exploring American identity and creativity. “Circus Arts” will take visitors behind the scenes to explore the cultural and artistic expressions of the ever-evolving circus. Program highlights will include daily performances in a Big Top circus tent, a full-scale circus school in the Arts and Industries Building and a series of hands-on activities for visitors. The “On the Move” program will bring together hip-hop artists, muralists and poetry slam performers, among others, to explore immigra...


Zvonimir Bebek, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Announces the Launch of Online Exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects”

Released: June 16, 2017

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival has announced the launch of the online exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects: Storied Objects From the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.” The exhibition showcases for the first time a selection of objects that range from musical instruments and pottery to ceremonial costumes and sculptures from the Festival’s 50-year history. Together, these objects tell the story of skilled artisans working to preserve their heritage and crafts. Featuring work from 22 countries and 17 states, the exhibition highlights not only the diversity of Festival programs produced in t...


John Ruskin (British, 1819-1900) sunset, distant view of Abbeville and St.  Wulfran church, watercolor over pencil enhanced with bodycolor

CRN AUCTIONS, INC., ANNUAL SPRING AUCTION

Released: April 20, 2017

CRN Auctions, Inc. of Cambridge, MA will be holding their Annual Spring Auction at their gallery at 57 Bay State Road on Sunday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Offered is the usual eclectic mix of American, English, Continental, Asian and Latin American works of art, silver, Chinese export porcelains, furniture, and various accessories spanning the 17th to mid century 20th c. Featured is an extensive collection of 19th c. English tea caddies from a Massachusetts gentleman, 42 caddies in all. Collected over a forty-year period, a most were purchased at the London LAPDA Antiques Fair. From the same...


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