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Oil paintings will feature an oil on canvas by the renowned artist and designer Louis C.  Tiffany (American, 1848-1933), titled Woods Landscape, signed lower left.

Paintings by Louis C. Tiffany, Wilson Irvine will be part of Nye & Company's October 30th auction

Released: October 22, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nearly 500 lots of fine and decorative arts in a wide range of categories will come up for bid at Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Estate Treasures Auction on Tuesday, October 30th, online and in Nye & Company’s gallery at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield. Offered will be quality antiques and collectibles, mostly pulled from prominent estates and collections.   Highlights include several private Connecticut collections of English and American furniture; items out of a New York City estate, to include art glass and sculptures; merchandise from three North Shore, Long I...


Wes Anderson & Juman Malouf Picture Gallery, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna © KHM-Museumsverband

Filmmaker Wes Anderson and Designer Juman Malouf Curate a Curious Museum Exhibition

Released: October 18, 2018

Continuing the exhibition series that began with Ed Ruscha (2012) and Edmund de Waal (2016), the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna has invited the acclaimed American filmmaker Wes Anderson and his partner Juman Malouf, a celebrated author and costume designer, to curate a very special exhibition at the museum. The invitation was a simple but daunting one: to comb through more than four million objects, both on public display and tucked away in the museum’s labyrinthine storage rooms, and to select their favourites. "Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures from the Kunsthistori...


Amanda Grieve - Muscle Memory

ARC Select: The Modern Muse

Released: October 16, 2018

There is also a third kind of madness, which is possession by the Muses, enters into a delicate and virgin soul, and there inspiring frenzy, awakens lyrical.... But he, who, not being inspired and having no touch of madness in his soul, comes to the door and thinks he will get into the temple by the help of art--he, I say, and his poetry are not admitted; the sane man is nowhere at all when he enters into rivalry with the madman. - Excerpt from Phaedrus by Plato The notion of the muse, originating in ancient Greece, stems from the mythological group of sister goddesses said to inspire...


Detail of photograph: Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst with his sculpture, Capricorn, 1947.  © John Kasnetsis

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde

Released: October 15, 2018

In London, Barbican Art Gallery’s pioneering autumn exhibition Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde showcases the creative output of over 40 artist couples active in the first half of the 20th century. Drawing on loans from private and public collections worldwide, this major interdisciplinary show features the work of painters, sculptors, photographers, architects, designers, writers, musicians and performers, shown alongside personal photographs, love letters, gifts and rare archival material. Among the highlights are legendary duos such as: Jean Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp; ...


Record Breaking, Six-Figure Prices Sends Cowan’s Fall Americana Auction Soaring to $1.4M

Released: October 10, 2018

For the first time since offering the Marge Schott Collection in 2006, Cowan’s sells four lots for over $100,000 in a single auction. CINCINNATI -- Four historic lots created a bidding frenzy that sent prices soaring past their estimates into six figures at Cowan’s Fall Americana, Including Fine & Decorative Art: Premier Auction on October 6, 2018. The $1.4M auction saw nearly 1,000 bidders participate in person, over the phone, or on one of three online bidding platforms as they competed over 537 lots.   “This really was a special auction,” said Sam Cowan, Cowan’s Director of Fi...


WILLARD LEROY METCALF, American (1858-1925), "The Road That Leads Home," oil on canvas, signed, 26 x 29 1/4 inches, Estimate:$200,000-300,000

Oil painting by William Leroy Metcalf (Am., 1858-1925) could hit $200,000-$300,000 at Shannon's Oct 25 auction

Released: October 11, 2018

MILFORD, CT. – Important American paintings from the 19th century through the contemporary era will be available during Shannon’s semi-annual American and European Fine Art Auction to be held at 6PM on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Milford, Connecticut. Featuring 238 lots, the auction will include quality examples of American Impressionism, American Coastal scenes,  Modernism and European paintings. Leading the auction is a New England landscape by American Impressionist Willard Leroy Metcalf. The painting, titled “The Road that Leads Home,” romantically depicts a quiet village scene. Me...


This Tiffany Studios leaded Dogwood floor lamp with a 22 inch-diameter “Holden” shaped shade with eight rows of staggered brick pattern allover mottled dogwood flowers ($50/75,000).

Fontaine’s Offers Tiffany Lamps, Fast Cars And Estate Antiques Auction Oct. 20

Released: October 11, 2018

   Expected to literally drive Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and estates auction on Saturday, October 20, at 11 am will be seven antique and vintage cars along with a select grouping of fine luxury goods ranging from Tiffany Studios lamps to silver and bronze decorative pieces. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 9 am. to 11 am.    This auction will feature 400 lots of antiques and fine art, including Victorian, early American, Arts and Crafts and Mid-Century furniture and accessories, 19th and 20th Century lighting, antique and classic car...


The top lot of this auction was a pair of gilt bronze 15-light chandeliers, with three figural maidens, that sold above high estimate at $51,425.

Statement Antiques Go Big At Fontaine’s Antiques, Fine Art Auction

Released: October 09, 2018

   In recent years, Midcentury Modern has been attracting a big buzz at auctions but traditional antiques made a big splash at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and fine art auction on September 22. The auction achieved robust prices across the board with a wealth of choice antiques from fine art to lighting, including several statement pieces that will transform their new homes.    “The auction grossing over $1,000,000 was extremely diverse and we were pleased to see buyers embrace traditional antiques, such as Tiffany table lamps, gilt chandeliers and marble statuary,” said John Font...


Large oil on canvas done in the manner of Winslow Homer (Am., 1836-1910), 50 inches by 75 inches, depicting a lady at a New England seashore, nicely framed, with museum labels on back.

Painting attributed to Winslow Homer will be sold at auction October 20th in Aberdeen, Miss.

Released: October 09, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The contents of the historic Adams French Mansion, belonging to Stevens Auction Company founder Dwight Stevens, will be sold on the grounds of the mansion itself, located at 301 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, on Saturday, October 20th, starting at 9 am Central time. The sale will be conducted by Stevens Auction Company, also based in Aberdeen. A detailed video of the mansion’s interior can be seen online, at www.adamsfrenchmansion.com.   The auction will comprise most of Mr. Stevens’s 38-year antique collection, which includes several private warehouses of highly ...


Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956), Abstract Composition No.  6, 1928, Gouache on paper laid to illustration board.  Est.  $8,000-12,000.

Auction of Fine Modern Art at Doyle

Released: October 08, 2018

Doyle's inaugural sale in the new category of Fine Modern Art will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10am. The sale offers works by a wide range of American, European, Asian and Latin American artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Showcasing paintings, drawings, sculpture and fine prints with moderate estimates, this new sale category is certain to generate excitement among seasoned collectors and new buyers alike. This auction is a well rounded view of the modernist era from early American modernists like Abraham Walkowitz, to Abstract Expressionsit Hans Hofmann, and Cobra arti...


Oil on canvas painting by William Langson Lathrop (Am., 1859-1938), titled October Evening (1922), 30 inches by 40 inches, signed lower right ($100,300).

Oil on canvas painting by William Langson Lathrop climbs to $100,300 at Cottone Auctions

Released: October 08, 2018

GENESEO, N.Y. – Five gorgeous early 20th century Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) table lamps gaveled for a combined $465,510 and a dazzling five-carat fancy vivid yellow diamond ring slipped onto a new finger for $206,500 at a Fine Art & Antique Auction held September 29th by Cottone Auctions. The auction was held online and in Cottone’s gallery at 120 Court Street in Geneseo.   The sale featured an extensive variety of first-time offerings, including the impressive collection of Dr. Gregory Alan Zemenick, an orthopedic surgeon from Troy, Michigan with a passion for collecting Americana, Ti...


Lot 190: FERNANDO BOTERO Italian b.  1932 Oil on Canvas

Fernando Botero (Columbian, born 1932)

Released: October 05, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 491 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder Thursday, October 11, 2018 with knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers participating and competing against one another over a quality assortment of items on display at 888 Auctions. With modern art, postwar contemporary paintings and Asian antiques dotting 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 an oil on canvas featuring a two figures dancing and attributed to Fernando Botero (Columbian, born 19...


Oil on paper attributed to Albert Bierstadt (Am., 1830-1902), titled Butterfly, 8 inches by 9 ½ inches unframed (est.  $25,000-$30,000).

Artworks attributed to Gauguin, Bierstadt, Benton will headline Woodshed Art Auctions' October 18th auction

Released: October 08, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Artworks attributed to Paul Gauguin (Fr., 1848-1903), Albert Bierstadt (Am., 1830-1902) and Thomas Hart Benton (Am., 1889-1975) are just a few of the expected highlights in Woodshed Art Auctions’ 184-lot Fine Art Drawings, Cartoons & Studies auction on Thursday, October 18th, online and live in 500 Gallery, at 475 Franklin Village Drive in Franklin.   Live bidding will begin promptly at 5:30 pm Eastern time. People can register and bid now, at www.woodshedartauctions.com. Previews will be held at 500 Gallery starting on October 10th.   The auction will feature...


"Lincoln White House Chairs." Set Twelve American Late Classical Dining Chairs.

President Lincoln’s Chairs and Michael Jackson’s Coffee Table – Among 500 Lots of Diverse Fine Estate Property at Schwenke October 10th Auction

Released: October 02, 2018

On Wednesday, October 10th Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its October Fine Estates Auction with a diverse offering of 502 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. The auction includes a broad selection of Asian decorative arts, American, English and Continental furniture and decorative arts, folk art and American country furniture, early English & other sterling silver, jewelry, fine art, miscellaneous decorative arts, and estate oriental rugs. Special items of interest among the Americana lots being sol...


Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.  1525/30 Breugel or Antwerp? – 1569 Brussels) The Tower of Babel 1563, oak panel, 114 × 155 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Picture Gallery © KHM-Museumsverband

Bruegel Blockbuster Offers Rare Look at 90 Works Together by the 16th-Century Master

Released: October 02, 2018

From October 2 to January 13, 2019, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna presents the first-ever major monograph show dedicated to the greatest Netherlandish painter of the sixteenth century: Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525/30‒1569). The exhibition commemorates the 450th anniversary of his death. During his lifetime, Pieter Bruegel the Elder was already among the period’s most sought-after artists, with his works achieving exceptionally high prices. Only about forty paintings and sixty prints by him are all that has come down to the present day. The twelve panels in the Kunsthistoris...


Oil on canvas painting by Michelangelo Lovelace, Sr.  (Am., b.  1960), titled Stand Up and Be Counted, 48 inches by 45 inches, signed and dated “10/2008” lower right, signed verso (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Artworks by prominent African-American artists will headline Gray's October 10th auction in Cleveland

Released: October 02, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A collection of fine art by prominent and important African-American artists will be a featured part of Gray’s Auctioneers’ upcoming Fine Art, Furniture, Jewelry & Decorative Art Auction planned for Wednesday, October 10th, online and in the firm’s gallery at 10717 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland, starting at 11 am Eastern time. Asian artworks and decorative pieces will also be offered.   For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will be available through GraysAuctioneers.com, and at LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Telephone and absentee bids will a...


Roger Medearis (1920-2001), My Father's House, 1972, 24 x 30 inches.  Est.  $6,000 - $8,000

Fine Paintings Auction at Doyle on October 10

Released: September 30, 2018

Doyle's auction of Fine Paintings on Wednesday, October 10 at 10am offers a wide range of traditional, academic and early Modern works with moderate pre-sale estimates. Following the successful inaugural auction of Fine Paintings last Spring, Doyle's second auction in this new category showcases over 170 paintings by prominent American and European artists. With a career spanning over eighty years, Theresa Bernstein (1890-2002) was one of the foremost American Modernists. Despite having studied under Daniel Garber at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, and William Merritt Chase a...


Berthe Morisot, Woman in Grey Reclining (1879).

Major Traveling Exhibition Highlights the Role of Berthe Morisot as a Leading Impressionist

Released: September 27, 2018

This fall, the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia will present the US debut of a landmark exhibition exploring the significant yet under recognized contributions of Berthe Morisot (1841–1895), one of the founders of impressionism. The first monographic exhibition of the artist to be held in the US since 1987, Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist provides new insight into a defining chapter in art history and the opportunity to experience Morisot’s work in context of the Barnes’s unparalleled collection of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modernist paintings. The internationally t...

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NOW SHOWING: Max de Esteban - Binary Code

Released: September 26, 2018

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is delighted to present Binary Code, by Max de Esteban. With the Binary Code series, Max de Esteban continues his examination of our world, as mediated by and through technology, through creating photographic imagery that is informed by and utilizes the traditions of appropriation and remix. As with his earlier bodies of work, the artist dispenses with the linear perspective inherent in Western art. He uses this as a key device in his examination of how technology is a determining factor in artistic expression, human relationships, and in our mediation of the world...


THE FINE ART PRINT FAIR ANNOUNCES 2018 SPEAKERS FOR THE JORDAN SCHNITZER FAMILY FOUNDATION LECTURE

Released: September 11, 2018

New York, September 11, 2018 – The International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) is pleased to announce the speakers for the 2018 Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation Lecture series. This year, the Fine Art Print Fair is delighted to welcome featured artist Christiane Baumgartner, who will be joined in conversation by Associate Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jennifer Farrell.   Free and open to the public through the generous support of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, the artist in conversation series aims to honor and r...


ZORAN MUSIC Gorizia/Görz 1909 - 2005 Venedig MOTIVO DALMATA, 1952 
Oil on canvas, 13 x 16 inch (33 x 40.6 cm)


October Art Week Announces Its Roster of Blue-Chip Galleries on New York’s Upper East Side

Released: September 24, 2018

Coinciding with TEFAF New York and Christie’s Classic Art Week of auctions and selling exhibitions, the third edition of October Art Week will kick off on Thursday, October 25th. On that evening, from 5 to 9 p.m., more than a dozen of the world’s pre-eminent galleries will be hosting open houses and gallery receptions on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Open to the public and within walking distance from one another, the October Art Week events, which runs through November 1st, confer a festive atmosphere to the neighborhood and contributes to the overall excitement of autumn in New York. Pa...


Oil on canvas by Pablo Picasso (Sp., 1881-1973), titled Portrait of a Woman, measuring 21 inches by 25 ¼ inches in the frame, signed and dated “7.1.39” (est.  $200,000-$300,000).

Picasso's Portrait of a Woman is expected to reach $200,000-$300,000 at Woodshed's Oct. 4 auction

Released: September 25, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An elite selection of 54 original oil and watercolor Impressionist, Pop and Modern paintings by and attributed to renowned artists such as Picasso, Monet, van Gogh, Franz Kline and Sam Francis will come up for bid in an auction slated for Thursday, October 4th, by Woodshed Art Auctions, online and in the 500 Gallery at 475 Franklin Village Drive in Franklin.   Live bidding will begin promptly at 5:30 pm Eastern time. People can register and bid now, at www.woodshedartauctions.com. Previews will be held at 500 Gallery starting September 26th.   “Our auctions have g...


20th c.  art to be sold includes this abstract mixed media on paper by Afro Basaldella (Italian, 1912-1976) dated 1948.  This (and the large canvas by Julian Stanczak) is from the estate of a fellow artist and friend of both artists.  In 1956, Afro, as he is known, was given the award as Best Italian Artist at the Venice Biennale.

CRN AUCTIONS, INC., ANNUAL SEPTEMBER AUCTION

Released: September 21, 2018

On Sunday, September 30th, CRN Auctions will conduct their Annual Fall Auction of antiques and fine arts at their gallery in Cambridge, MA offering a mix of items ranging in geographical origin and spanning the 17th through mid 20th centuries. Among the approx. 80 lots of works of art offered, included, from the estate of artist William C. Collins, is a large Op-Art canvas by Julian Stanczak, and an abstract by Afro Basadella (both works were acquired from the artist). A color lithograph by Paul Cezanne, purchased in Paris in the 1950’s, is also from the Collins estate. These three works...


Unbound book of Japanese woodblock accordion prints in uncut sheets, 110 in all, showing domestic scenes and landscapes, by Hiroshige and Kunisada (est.  $20,000-$40,000).

Objects from the East and West converge in Converse Auctions' online-only East Meets West auction, Oct. 5

Released: September 20, 2018

MALVERN, Pa. – Ten bucks is all it takes to participate in Converse Auctions’ online-only East Meets West Auction slated for Friday, October 5th, with live bidding set to begin at 10 am Eastern time. The auction is packed with 435 lots of fine American, European, African, Chinese and other Asian items.   Although the auction is online-only, the sale can be previewed in the Malvern gallery. Phone and absentee bids will be executed, in addition to live bidding on several auction platforms. People can register and bid online now via the Converse website (www.ConverseAuctions.com), as well...


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...


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