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Hiroshi Furuyoshi "Adelaide (2018)"

Monumental Miniature Makes Debut at LA's Largest Art Fair

Released: January 18, 2019

Rehs Contemporary, a New York Gallery specializing in Contemporary Realism, has announced the unveiling of premier Japanese artist Hiroshi Furuyoshi’s newest work, Adelaide (2018).   Furuyoshi, born in Hiroshima in 1959, found himself surrounded by all sorts of intriguing objects and treasures as a child. At the time, Furuyoshi’s parents ran an antique shop, which is where he spent most of his youth. Unsurprisingly, he was naturally drawn to depictions of curiosity cabinets, a subject matter that reached its height of popularity in the 17th century as evidenced by the collaborative se...


Michele Giovanni Marieschi (Italian, 1710-1743), Venetian Capricci: One of a Pair, oil on canvas 14 1/2 x 21 7/8 inches.  Est.  $30,000-40,000.

Doyle to Auction English & Continental Furniture, Old Masters and Russian Works of Art

Released: January 21, 2019

On Wednesday, January 30 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts, Old Master Paintings and Russian Works of Art from prominent estates and collections across the country. Spanning the Italian Renaissance through the 19th century, the sale presents a broad selection of elegant furniture, decorations, Georgian silver, porcelain, sculpture, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, sconces, tapestries and rugs. The selection of Old Master paintings and drawings offers a wide range of landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects. Showc...


"Abstract - Schmabstract" Opening January 19 at Anita Shapolsky Gallery

Released: January 17, 2019

“ABSTRACT - SCHMABSTRACT” January 19 - April 9, 2019 Opening Reception: Saturday, January 19, 2:30 - 5 pm Musical performance by flutist Andrew Bolotowsky Gallery 1: SEYMOUR BOARDMAN, ILYA BOLOTOWSKY, ERNEST BRIGGS, LAWRENCE CALCAGNO, AMARANTH EHRENHALT, JOSEPH FIORE, BUFFIE JOHNSON, WILLIAM MANNING, ETHEL SCHWABACHER, THOMAS SILLS Gallery 2: “ALTERED EDGES” featuring RICHARDS RUBEN “Abstract-Schmabstract”, a group show, is composed of artists who are known for their strong, lyrical, expressive brushstrokes; their use of color; and their ambitious geometric compositions. We ha...


Dan Flavin.  untitled (to V.  Mayakovsky) 1, 1987.  six 4-foot red fluorescent lights 48 in.  (122 cm) on the diagonal.  Courtesy of Zeit Contemporary Art, New York

Minimal Means: Concrete Inventions in the US, Brazil and Spain

Released: January 17, 2019

NEW YORK. JAN 17, 2019— Zeit Contemporary Art, in collaboration with Edelman Arts, is pleased to announce the exhibition Minimal Means: Concrete Inventions in the US, Brazil and Spain, on view at 111E 70th St, New York, NY, from January 24th through March 16th, 2019. Curated by Joan Robledo-Palop, Minimal Means focuses on a group of artists whose creative careers began to evolve in the mid 1950s and 1960s in the United States, Brazil and Spain. The exhibition showcases thirty works by seventeen artists who have never before been juxtaposed in an exhibition and explores seemingly simultan...


Hélio Oiticica.  Metaesquema 189, 1958.  Gouache on light cardboard.  12 x 15.9 in.  (30,5 x 40,4 cm.).  Courtesy of Zeit Contemporary Art, New York

Minimal Means: Concrete Inventions in the US, Brazil and Spain

Released: January 17, 2019

NEW YORK. JAN 17, 2019— Zeit Contemporary Art, in collaboration with Edelman Arts, is pleased to announce the exhibition Minimal Means: Concrete Inventions in the US, Brazil and Spain, on view at 111E 70th St, New York, NY, from January 24th through March 16th, 2019. Curated by Joan Robledo-Palop, Minimal Means focuses on a group of artists whose creative careers began to evolve in the mid 1950s and 1960s in the United States, Brazil and Spain. The exhibition showcases thirty works by seventeen artists who have never before been juxtaposed in an exhibition and explores seemingly simultan...


DIETZ EDZARD, German (1893-1963), Fenme a la de Course de Cheveaux, oil on canvas, signed, 25 1/2 x19 3/4 inches, Estimate:$4,000-6,000

Paintings by Edzard, Icaza, Smillie, Nisbet, others are in Shannon's online fine art auction, Jan. 24

Released: January 17, 2019

MILFORD, CT. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers announces their first Online Fine Art Auction of the year, to be held online on Thursday, January 24th at 2:00PM. The sale includes over 180 lots of quality fine art available at approachable prices for collectors at every level. The Online Catalog will be available for bidding on January 14th. Notable highlights include a lithograph by Pablo Picasso entitled “Jaqueline.” The abstract composition is an eye-catching print on pink Japon paper. Other modern and contemporary prints by Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Robert Rauschenberg, Krishna Redy an...


The Scream, 1895, Edvard Munch (1863-1944), Private Collection, Norway.  Photo: Thomas Widerberg

Britain Has Angst On View This Spring With...Edvard Munch Exhibition

Released: January 15, 2019

Angst, jealousy, loneliness...Munch's themes responded to his life and times---and resonate today. The British Museum will have Munch's most powerful prints, with loans from Norway's Munch Museum, in a special exhibition from April 11 to July 21, 2019. From the British Museum: This April, the British Museum will present a major new exhibition on the work of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944). Edvard Munch: love and angst will focus on Munch’s remarkable and experimental prints – an art form which made his name and at which he excelled throughout his life – and will examine his u...

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George Sugarman, American (1912-1999), 'Small Sanctuary,' Painted Aluminum, 1987

Low Estimates for 2 Winter Sales of Fine and Decorative Works of Art Will Warm the Heart of Bidders on iGavelauctions.com

Released: January 15, 2019

Over 700 lots are up for bidding on iGavelAuctions.com through Lark Mason Associates and Everard Auctions & Appraisals in January and early February, with exhibitions in New York, Texas, and Savannah. The Everard Auctions & Appraisals sale is open for bidding from January 17- February 5, while Lark Mason Associates sale opens for bidding on January 29 - February 12. "There are some incredible gems in both sales," says Lark Mason. "Our low estimates will certainly warm the hearts of anyone looking for attractive pieces to enhance their interiors.” Among the 20th century and cont...


DIETZ EDZARD, German (1893-1963), Fenme a la de Course de Cheveaux, oil on canvas, signed, 25 1/2 x19 3/4 inches, Estimate:$4,000-6,000

Over 180 lots of original, quality paintings, drawings, sculpture and fine prints by listed artists at affordable prices.

Released: January 14, 2019

ONLINE FINE ART AUCTION – JANUARY 24, 2019 – 2PM ET – MILFORD, CT MILFORD, CT. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers announces their first Online Fine Art Auction of the year, to be held online on Thursday, January 24th at 2:00PM. The sale includes over 180 lots of quality fine art available at approachable prices for collectors at every level. The Online Catalog will be available for bidding on January 14th. Notable highlights include a lithograph by Pablo Picasso entitled “Jaqueline.” The abstract composition is an eye catching print on pink Japon paper. Other modern and contemporary prin...


Just, Jesper.  Continuous Monuments (Interpassivities), 2017.  Single-channel video, sound 6 min.  Collection of the artist.

Nordic Impressions: Contemporary Art from Åland, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden at Scandinavia House

Released: January 14, 2019

SATURDAY—FEBRUARY 23 THROUGH SATURDAY—JUNE 8, 2019, Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, NYC Nordic Impressions: Contemporary Art from Åland, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden opens at Scandinavia House this February. This new exhibition brings together a wide array of artistic expressions—paintings, drawings, photographs, installations, films, and videos—that reflect the rich diversity and global character of Nordic art. Curated by Phillips Collection Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Academic Affairs Klaus Ottmann, the exhibition features works by internation...


Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek Reichenthal (Slovakian-American, 1895-1971), of a woman holding a bird in a vibrant color palette (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Painting by Frantisek Reichenthal and one attributed to Albert Bierstadt will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 26 auction

Released: January 15, 2019

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil landscape painting attributed to Hudson River School artist Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1902), a Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek Reichenthal (Slovakian-American, 1895-1971), palace-size Persian rugs, furniture, Asian arts and petroliana will all be part of Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ January 26th auction.   The 373-lot Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auction will be held online and in the Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers gallery, at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, starting at 12 noon Eastern time. A 200-lot pre-sale, beginning...


CCK, Buenos Aires, Argentina will present renowned Argentinian artist Marta Minujín, who arrives with two of her most emblematic art works: The Parthenon of Books and Rayuelarte.

LA Art Show, the West Coast's Largest Art Fair, Returns with 120 Exhibitors from 18 Countries

Released: January 10, 2019

The LA Art Show will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center from January 23 - 27, 2019. As the city (and west coast’s) largest art fair, and one of the most diversely programmed in the world, the LA Art Show features the most comprehensive lineup of exhibitors not only in contemporary and modern art, but also classical and other specialized art scenes that often command their own dedicated shows. For its 24th year, the LA Art Show will focus especially on programming from the Pacific Rim. To date, over 120 galleries and exhibitors have been confirmed, from more than 18 countries, hail...


Josef Albers (1888-1976), Study for Homage to the Square: Closing, 1964.  Acrylic on Masonite.  Solomon R.  Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift of the artist, 1969

'Josef Albers in Mexico' Exhibition Makes Final Tour Stop in Phoenix

Released: January 10, 2019

Josef Albers, known as a seminal figure in color theory and modernism, influenced by the art and architecture of Mexico The Heard Museum in Phoenix will present Josef Albers in Mexico, opening February 1, 2019. The exhibition demonstrates the influence and connectivity between the work of Josef Albers (German, 1888-1976) and the abstracted geometric vocabulary of pre-Columbian art, architecture and material culture. The Heard Museum is the third and final stop of the exhibition which opened in New York in 2017 then traveled to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in 2018. Josef Al...

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Salvador Dalí, Argus in Color, 1963

Keeping It Surreal: Fanciful Etchings by Salvador Dalí in NYC Exhibition

Released: January 09, 2019

ACA Galleries in New York will present Salvador Dalí, a solo exhibition featuring selected etchings, Aubusson tapestries and drawings from the Argillet Collection, from January 10 to March 9, 2019. Dalí and Pierre Argillet began working together in 1959 and produced nearly 200 etchings over a 15 year period. They are noted for their attention to detail with wide-ranging themes such as mythology, Faust, bullfights, as well as the writings of Apollinaire, Chairman Mao, and Don Juan among others. The prints they produced during this fertile collaboration have been shown at museums throughou...

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Hammond "Toxic"

Rehs Contemporary Heads Cross-Country For West Coast’s Largest Art Fair

Released: January 09, 2019

NEW YORK, NY - January 9th, 2019 -- Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., a New York art gallery representing academically trained artists, is heading to Los Angeles for the upcoming LA Art Show.   The LA Art Show, now in its 24th year, has seen a dramatic transformation from its early days where just fourteen galleries welcomed a mere 250 visitors to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium… though, there has been one thing to remain unchanged – the presence of a family owned gallery from New York, Rehs Galleries. Today the fair, which has been heralded as one of the driving forces behind the city’...


A J.H.  Belter “Fountain Elms” pattern pierced carved laminated rosewood Rococo sofa ($20/30,000) has elaborate carved crests with flowers, fruit, filigree and cornucopias over the serpentine S-scroll framework, 49½ by 88½ by 32 inches.

Striking Statement Pieces Abound At Fontaine Auction Gallery Jan. 19

Released: January 08, 2019

     Traditional and sumptuous antiques will be at the forefront at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, January 19, at 11 am. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 8 am to 11 am.      From highly carved furniture to elaborately worked gilt bronze pieces, this auction will feature 450 lots of antiques and fine art, including American Victorian, Gothic, figural carved and Arts and Crafts furniture, 19th and 20th Century lighting by Tiffany Studios, Duffner and Kimberly, Handel and John Morgan; fine clocks and music boxes, paintings, Royal Vienna a...


Finding North: Cover

Powers Presents: FINDING NORTH at the Outsider Art Fair

Released: January 08, 2019

In conjunction with the 2019 Outsider Art Fair: New York, Powers just dropped, FINDING NORTH—an expansive collection of Outsider and Self-Taught Art. The 98-page online catalog features the work of William Anhang, Forrest Bess, MW Demorest (Kansas State Insane Asylum), Joseph Garlock, Dilmus Hall, Frederick Hastings, Ida Ella Jones, George Morgan, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Miroslav Tichý, Professor Eddie Williams, Anonymous, and others. In the catalog’s introduction Powers writes, “The subtitle to Friedrich Nietzsche’s Ecce Homo is ‘How One Becomes What One Is.’ Considering Nietzsche’s dir...


Daniel Ridgway Knight "On the Terrace, Rolleboise"

Unknown Painting by Daniel Ridgway Knight Surfaces After 118 Years

Released: January 07, 2019

Rehs Galleries Inc., the New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, recently discovered On The Terrace, Rolleboise, a previously unknown painting by the American Ex-patriate artist Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924). Ridgway Knight, born in Chambersburg, PA, received his formal training at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where he was a classmate of Mary Cassatt and Thomas Eakins.  In 1861, he traveled to Paris and entered the ateliers of Alexandre Cabanel and Charles Gabriel Gleyre.  Knight returned to the United States in 1863 to serve in the Civil War and ...


888 Auctions’ First Auction of the Year Set to Feature Fine Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques January 17

Released: January 06, 2019

Richmond Hill, ON – January 17, 2019 marks the first auction of 2019 where 888 Auctions will be ushering in the new year with 418 fresh-to-market items showcasing Fine Art, Paintings and Asian Antiques. After a successful year in 2018, collectors of fine art and antiques should expect even more quality pieces coming to auction as the auction house features items from an increasing number of clients and collections. The auction begins in the afternoon at 2 PM (EST) where bidders will be able to bid on items live and in real-time.   Lot 28, a French Oil on Canvas Signed Jacques Bouyssou,...


Wildflowers, not dated.  Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891).  Watercolor and graphite on wove paper, 11 9/16 × 8 3/4 inches.  Delaware Art Museum, Acquisition Fund, 2017.

Politics and Paint: Barbara Bodichon and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

Released: January 05, 2019

POLITICS AND PAINT: BARBARA BODICHON AND THE PRE-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD is on view now through February 3, 2019 at Delaware Art Museum. Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female painter in the Pre-Raphaelite movement and ardent women’s rights campaigner. Landscape was Bodichon’s preferred genre, and her style reflects Pre-Raphaelite principles of careful observation and detailed rendering. Bodichon traveled widely and exhibited at the Royal Academy and Gambart’s French Gallery in Pall Mall, London, among other venues. Throughout her life she was a tireless reformer a...

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Oil on canvas painting after Margaretha Haverman (Danish, c.  1693-1739), titled Still Life with Flowers, unsigned, after the original in the Museum of Modern Art in New York (est.  $5,000-$7,000).

Paintings by female artists who didn't get their just due while alive will headline Gray's Jan. 16 auction

Released: January 07, 2019

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Gray’s Auctioneers will kick off the New Year with another extensive sale of fine art, decorative arts and furniture on Wednesday, January 16th, online and in the firm’s gallery at 10717 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland, beginning at 11 am Eastern time. “We’ll be highlighting some terrific female artists who never received their just due while alive,” said Serena Harragin of Gray’s. The full catalog is up now, at GraysAuctioneers.com. Bidding is also available on Liveauctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted. In-person previews will be...


The top lot of the sale was Cesare Lapini’s marble sculpture, “Odalisca,” that attained $62,500.

Prices Go Through the Roof At Clarke Auction Gallery

Released: December 28, 2018

A trend in auctions these days is that the best is the best and the rest is the rest but for Clarke Auction Gallery’s December 2 sale, strong performers going well above estimate was the norm, especially for fine art and followed closely by robust results in jewelry and decorative arts. “Prices on most of our top lots were through the roof with paintings and sculpture doing very well,” said owner and auctioneer Ronan Clarke. “We were thrilled that this was a very strong sale that performed well above expectation.” Among the lots surpassing their estimates was the auction’s top lot — a ...


A snakeskin luxury handbag, marked for Florence Manelli, handmade in Italy, with detachable shoulder strap, will cross the block.

Benefit Shop Foundation Banking On Brooklyn Brownstone At Jan. 9 Auction

Released: December 28, 2018

Pam Stone and her crew at The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., have been logging a lot of miles on the road lately. From last month’s auction featuring a Westport, Conn., estate to this month’s sale, they have made multiple treks back and forth to New York City to scout out and then pick up the contents of a Brooklyn brownstone, which makes its auction debut here Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 10 am. From its lively stoop culture to hip shops and restaurants, Brooklyn is an eclectic borough and this estate is equally eclectic. It comes from longtime Brooklyn residents who are now downsizing in thei...


Leading fine art in the sale is this Afro (Italian, 1912-1976) watercolor collage, “Stagione a Procida,” 1957, signed and dated ($15/20,000).

From Pontiac To Picasso Plate, Clarke Auction Has It All Jan. 13

Released: December 28, 2018

A wide-ranging auction will kick off the new year at Clarke Auction Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 am, featuring a sale to whet all appetites, featuring Oriental carpets, lighting, bronzes, Midcentury Modern, American and Continental furniture, sterling silver, designer jewelry and accessories. The sale runs the gamut from a 1966 Pontiac GTO to a Pablo Picasso “Brilliant Owl” Madoura rectangular dish from 1955 having decoration in engobes in black, white, blue, and 12 ½ by 15 ½ inches. Both lots are estimated at $10/15,000. “This auction will feature a number of important pieces ...


La Réception au Château by Adrien Moreau

Important Adrien Moreau Surfaces After 130 Years

Released: December 18, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., New York - specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, sells La Réception au Château, an important painting by the 19th-century French artist Adrien Moreau (1843-1906).   Moreau, born into a family of artists, began his artistic career as an apprentice glassmaker and went on to study at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris – training with Léon Cogniet and Isidore Pils. He made his debut at the Paris Salon in 1868 with Then Shall This Prophet Go and Encounter a Lion which will Kill Him, a religious subject which art critic Joseph Uzanne noted placed him among the...


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