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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

Released: August 20, 2018

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 drinking and pouring vessels as well as related contextual works—from the collections of the Harvard Art Museums and nearly two dozen international lenders. Offering a glimpse into the symbolism and communal practices that found expression at ancient feasts across the ancient Near East and Mediterranean, the exhibition and its accompanying print publication, online digital feature, and rich programming explo...


Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped (installation view), 2017.  Photo by Gary Zvonkovic.  Courtesy of the artist and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

Cranbrook Art Museum Fall Exhibitions Examine Alumni and Artists-in-Residence of Cranbrook Academy of Art

Released: August 16, 2018

This November, Cranbrook Art Museum will open three exhibitions that showcase the incredible range of alumni and Artists-in-Residence that have emerged from Cranbrook Academy of Art and the significant impact they have made in the art world. Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped; Binion/Saarinen: A McArthur Binion Project; and Danielle Dean: A Portrait of True Red will all open at Cranbrook Art Museum on November 17. The Annabeth Rosen and McArthur Binion exhibitions will run through March 10, 2019, and the Danielle Dean exhibition will close on January 6, 2019 to be followed ...


Zon Ito and Ryoko Aoki

Site-specific exhibition of renowned Japanese artist duo to open at Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix Gallery in Shoreditch

Released: August 15, 2018

Ryoko Aoki and Zon Ito Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix Gallery Friday 7 September 2018 ‒ Thursday 22 November Private View: Thursday 6 September 2018, 6-9pm Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix has announced a joint exhibition by contemporary Japanese artist duo Ryoko Aoki and Zon Ito. The two independent artists started collaborating in 2000, and this will be the first time they will exhibit London. Curated by Hikotaro Kanehira, the exhibition will comprise of works recently created in their Kyoto studios as well as those produced within the gallery space for the duration of August. The ...


Warring States pair of Dou atop Bixie.  Gianguan Auctions.  September 8, 2018 sale.

Warring States Dou Atop Bixie Captures Tone of September 8 Sale At Gianguan Auctions

Released: August 08, 2018

Warring States Dou Atop Bixie Captures Tone of September 8 Sale At Gianguan Auctions NEW YORK , New York -- 08 August 2018 Warring States bronze, silver & gold Dou on Bixie. Gianguan Auctions.September 8, 2018 sale. "Visit" by Huang Gongwang, Yuan Dynasty. Gianguan Auctions. September 8, 2018 sale. Yellow-Ground Falangcai Twin-Horse Vase by Lang Shining, (Giuseppe Castiglione). Gianguan Auctions. September 8, 2018 (ArtfixDaily.com)  As New York’s premier independent Chinese auction gallery, Gianguan Auctions approaches its 15th annual fall auction ...


Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

Released: July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ five-day June Treasures from Pacific Shores auction held June 22-26 in Reno. The runner-up lot was an astounding ore specimen collection from Nevada’s mining past ($15,625).   The auction was loaded with nearly 3,600 lots covering many categories, including numismatics, mining, minerals, general Americana, railroad, tokens, antique bottles, gaming, firearms and weaponry, Wells Fargo and Express coll...


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...


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...


Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat Turquoise Pagoda, c.  1900 Glazed stoneware 13h x 7.50w in.

Behind the Curtain: Treasures from the Vault On View at the Jason Jacques Gallery

Released: July 09, 2018

Jason Jacques proudly announces the opening of Behind the Curtain: Treasures from the Vault -- the gallery’s largest group exhibition to date. To celebrate this milestone event, a special reception and tour with Jason Jacques and Jason Busch will take place on Wednesday, July 11th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. With over 100 works on view, this unprecedented historic show provides a wide-reaching survey of styles and design movements in ceramic art, from functional vessels to decorative sculpture, while emphasizing the clay medium’s role in the visual arts from the turn of the 20th century forwa...


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...


Oil on canvas figural landscape painting by the Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932), in a gold gilt frame, 62.5 inches by 61.5 inches (est.  $50,000-$100,000).

Oil painting by Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932) will be in Helm Auction's July 7th online-only sale

Released: July 03, 2018

EL CAJON, Calif. – Helms Auction, Inc.’s Tribal & Native American Summer Shindig planned for this coming Saturday, July 7th, is packed with over 460 lots of Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery; pre-Columbian artifacts; prehistoric arrowheads and other stone tools; Oceanic, African and Chinese tribal artifacts; 20th century Native American and Mexican jewelry items and more.   The online-only auction will begin promptly at 1:15 pm Eastern time. All lots may be viewed and bid on now, via the platforms LiveAuctioneers.com and iCollector.com, plus on the Helm Auction website, live.helma...


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...


Lou Schellenberg, Dusk Commute (study), n.d., ink on paper, 2017 CAE first place winner

56th Annual Community Art Exhibit

Released: June 24, 2018

Lancaster, PA – The Lancaster Museum of Art is pleased to announce its 56th Annual Community Art Exhibition.  This exhibition celebrates the vast amount of artistic talent found throughout Lancaster County.  Any artist (age 16 and older) residing or working in Lancaster County was welcome to submit original artwork to this juried exhibition, which will be on view from July 7 through August 26, 2018.    Artwork of any medium including photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, carved wood and mixed media will be on display.  Each artwork entered was eligible for First, Second,...


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...


Fantastic Asian Material well represented at the 38th Annual Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Released: June 08, 2018

Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Features Many of the Top Asian Art & Antique Exhibitors   The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, returns Labor Day Weekend (August 30 – September 2, 2018) transforming the Baltimore Convention Center into an epic experience for all who attend. Over the years, the Baltimore Show has become a must attend event for buyers and collectors seeking out Asian collectables. Asian antiques and artifacts have seen an increase in popularity in the last few years as more pieces come overseas from China, Japan and Korea. As ...


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...


The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair

After 19 Years, The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair Is Cancelled

Released: June 11, 2018

Liz Lees and Meg Wendy, the organizers of The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, have announced that they are cancelling their fair, which would have celebrated its 20th anniversary next January, 2019 at The Bohemian National Hall. Liz Lees, who established the fair in 1999, with her late husband Bill Caskey, says that she and Meg did everything they could to keep the fair alive. “This was a truly hard decision for both of us to make. Shows have been difficult for everyone in our business for the last 10 or so years, and exhibiting at them is expensive.  We are fully sympathetic to this...

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Holly Deckard Wins Fusion Art's Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition www.fusionartps.com

Holly Deckard is Fusion Art's 3-Dimensional Artist Spotlight Winner for June 2018

Released: June 05, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Holly Deckard 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, professi...


Chinese Cloisonné, Zisha and Porcelain Stand Out At Gianguan Auctions

Released: June 04, 2018

When Gianguan Auctions opens its sale on June 9, bidders around the world will have an opportunity to buy some of the finest Chinese ceramic values of the season. The sale is scheduled for 6 p.m. EDT to reach China's buyers in the morning. Highlights begin with a Qing Dynasty blue and white Yuhuchunping. The body is decorated with a continuous frieze of bamboo, plantain trees and rock work in a fenced garden. Bearing the Qianlong Six Character, and of the period, the vase is similar to one illustrated in the Beijing Palace Museum collection.  It is Lot 51, valued at more than $60,000. ...


Richard Hambleton (1954-2017), Horse and Rider, 2016.  Est.  $15,000-20,000

Alberto and Diego Giacometti to Highlight June 6 Auction of Design and Art at Doyle

Released: May 29, 2018

On Wednesday, June 6 at 10am, Doyle will hold the popular Doyle+Design auction showcasing furniture, design and art by prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. This exciting sale presents design that has transformed the way we use living spaces while questioning where we draw the line between fine art and furniture and decorative objects. Swiss sculptor and designer Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) often rendered animals in bronze and incorporated them into his furnishings. Le Chat Maître d’Hôtel is a popular form that he cast for clients throughout the 1960s. ...


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...


Fusion Art's 2nd Annual Skies Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries.  www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual Skies Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: May 18, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting entries for the 2nd Annual Skies international art competition. For this competition, both 2D & 3D artists are encouraged to submit their best art and photography depicting the sky. The sky is everything that lies above the surface of the Earth, including clouds, rainbows, aurorae, lightning, precipitation and storms, stars, planets, moon, celestial events, the night sky, the day sky, dusk and dawn - just as long as the sky is the primary focus. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of July 2018....


Chinese Coins, Silver, and Modern Paintings Abound at 888 Auctions May 24 Auction

Released: May 16, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the auction season heads towards the summer season, 888 Auctions is anticipating robust bidding action at its May 24 auction featuring Chinese Coins, Silver and Modern Paintings. The 397-lot sale is headlined by a diverse range of authentic ancient Chinese coins and modern numismatic items.   Spearheading the great selection of Chinese coins are two coins: a Chinese Yuan Dynasty (1316) Yuanyou Sannian Coin and Chinese Ming Xia Dynasty (1363) Tiantong Tongbao with high estimates reaching $1,500 and $2,000 at Lot 185 and Lot 187, respectively.   Other coins and...


James Lynwood Palmer (British, 1868-1941) Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Arriving At Brighton, Driving his Coach "Venture," 1909.

Property of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman, Alfred G. Vanderbilt, and Norman and Lili Israel Highlight Doyle’s May 23 Auction

Released: May 16, 2018

On Wednesday, May 23 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, including Old Master Paintings and Drawings. The sale presents a broad selection of furniture and decorations, including Georgian silver, porcelain, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, tapestries and rugs. Old Master paintings and drawings will offer landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance to the 19th century. A special section of the sale is devoted to property from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. Wendy was born in...


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