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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...


Joanne Porrino Mournet, Kathleen M.  Doyle and Laura K.  Doyle

Doyle Auctioneers Announces New Leadership

Released: January 14, 2019

Doyle is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura K. Doyle to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Joanne Porrino Mournet to the role of President. The appointments mark a new generation of leadership at one of the world’s premier auction houses. Kathleen M. Doyle, who has served as the company’s CEO for the past twenty-five years, will continue as Chairman, and Kenneth McKenna will continue as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Established in New York in 1962, Doyle is recognized worldwide for its commitment to providing professional auction and appraisal services of the highes...


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...


Carlos Almaraz, Untitled (Car Crash), 1987, Oil on paperboard, 33.5 x 48.25 inches, Museum Purchase with Charter Member Endowment.  Collection of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art presents "Collecting on the Edge: Part II" in newly expanded galleries

Released: January 10, 2019

NORA ECCLES HARRISON MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS PART TWO OF MAJOR EXHIBITION EXPLORING ART OF THE AMERICAN WEST IN NEWLY EXPANDED GALLERIES Collecting on the Edge: Part II January 17 ‒ May 4, 2019 Logan, Utah…The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) at Utah State University (USU) is presenting Part II of Collecting on the Edge, a ground-breaking exhibition on view January 17‒May 4, 2019, showcasing its exceptional collection that focuses on the history of art west of the Mississippi River since 1920. Featuring work by 114 artists, Part II of Collecting on the Edge and the publicati...


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...


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’...


Thomas Galbraith, Leslie Hindman and Wes Cowan

Hindman LLC Acquires Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan’s Auctions

Released: January 08, 2019

Hindman LLC announced Tuesday that it has acquired auction houses Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan’s Auctions. The new venture brings together two of America’s defining auction firms, uniting a nationwide network of specialists and resources. Born to serve and grow the industry landscape through digital transformation and customer service, Hindman LLC reflects the shared vision of Leslie Hindman and Wes Cowan, the respective founders of each firm. “We’re thrilled to join forces with Cowan’s who shares many of our core values, including our vision for a national client-centric auction...


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,...


Hermaphroditus.  Last quarter 1st century B.C.  (cameo).  Late 16th - early 17th centuries (mount).  Sardonyx, gold, enamel, garnets, emeralds.  Inv.  n.  14464.  From the collection of Leonardo Agostini, Rome; then collection of Cardinal Leopoldo de’ Medici.

Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time thanks to Friends of Florence

Released: December 28, 2018

Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time in new section of National Archeological Museum of Florence thanks to the Friends of Florence Florence, Italy…The newly refurbished section displaying the extraordinary collection of antique gems collected by the Medici and Lorraine families opened at the National Archeological Museum in Florence this month, enabling the display of a selection of objects for the first time. The last ruling dynasties of the Duchy of Florence, the Medici and Lorraine families collected the diminutive masterpieces—Babylonian, Greek, Etru...


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...


One of three known acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), signed and inscribed to the consignor, a personal friend (est.  $60,000-$90,000).

Robert Indiana acrylic on canvas of the letter 'B' -- one of three known -- will be in Weiss Auctions' Jan. 23-24 sale

Released: December 27, 2018

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – One of just three acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by renowned Pop Artist Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), plus several lithographs signed by the artist, and a group of Philip and Kelvin Laverne pieces, to include a rare, unusually shaped coffee table, will be part of Weiss Auctions’ sale planned for Wednesday and Thursday, January 23rd and 24th.   The auction will be held in Weiss Auctions’ gallery located at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook, at 10 am both days, as well as online, via Proxibid.com and Invaluable.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be a...


"Dark Matter: Joel Otterson" installation view at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 2018.

Final weeks to view 'Dark Matter: Joel Otterson' at John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Released: December 21, 2018

For the past thirty years, California artist Joel Otterson has made sculpture that combines aspects of domestic handicraft with traditional sculptural materials. In Dark Matter, on view through January 20, 2019, at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Otterson presents new sculptural work produced in a studio located on the factory floor in the Kohler Co. Foundry during his 2018 Arts/Industry residency.  In addition to the cast-metal works, the exhibition features sculptures made from exotic hardwoods, Persian carpets, and luxurious upholstery fabrics. The gallery space is defined by lar...


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...


William Samuel Horton (1865–1936), Nighttime Festivities Held by President Loubet at the Elysée Palace in Honor of Alfonso XIII, 1905, oil on cardboard, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, © Musée Carnavalet/Roger-Viollet

Celebrate "Paris 1900: City of Entertainment" at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting March 1

Released: December 14, 2018

CINCINNATI — Experience the splendor of the French capital at turn of the twentieth century in Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum from March 1–May 12, 2019. Organized by the Petit Palais Museum of Fine Arts with additional loans from other institutions in the City of Paris Museums, this exhibition presents more than 200 works of art made at the turn of the century in the vibrant and rapidly changing city. In the spirit of the landmark International Exposition of 1900 that transformed the city and drew 51 million visitors, the exhibition is intended ...


LEFT Osvaldo (1911-1985) and Valeria Borsani, Unique Occasional Table, 1971 (estimate: $15,000-30,000) MIDDLE Gino Cenedese (1907-1973) and Antonio Da Ros (1936-2012), Important Vetri Sommersi Contrappunto Sasso Exhibition Vase, 1960 (estimate: $15,000-$20,000) RIGHT Tiffany Studios (1899-1930) Rare Geometric Turtle-Back Banded Hanging Lamp, circa 1905 (estimate: $50,000-70,000)

Bonhams Modern Decorative Art + Design Sale to Feature Once in a Lifetime Cenedese Collection and Recently Discovered Italian Masterpieces By Osvaldo Borsani

Released: December 11, 2018

On December 14, Bonhams sale of Modern Decorative Art + Design will offer over 150 works featuring rare designs of furniture, glass, and ceramics from the most sought-after Italian designers of the 20th century such as Osvaldo and Valeria Borsani, Fausto Melotti, and Carlo Mollino. Following this sale, Bonhams will also offer Fire and Light: A Selection of Highlights from the Cenedese Archive. Highlighting the sale is a unique occasional table by Osvaldo (1911-1985) and Valeria Borsani, 1971 (estimate: $15,000-30,000). This is a tour de force of amalgamated geometries and one of Borsani’...


Photograph of Kaywin Feldman courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

National Gallery of Art Elects Kaywin Feldman as its Fifth Director, Succeeding Earl A. Powell III

Released: December 11, 2018

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art, Washington, today announced that its Board of Trustees elected Kaywin Feldman to be the institution’s next director—the fifth in the Gallery’s 77-year history. She will succeed Earl A. Powell III, who has served as the director since 1992. The Gallery announced in November 2017 that Powell would step down in 2019 after more than 25 years of service. In April 2018, a committee of the Board of Trustees, assisted by the firm of Phillips Oppenheim, inaugurated an extensive search to identify the best person to lead the preeminent U.S. institution, w...


Feliz Ziem "Embarquement sur le quai des Esclavons, Venise"

After 100 Years A Major Felix Ziem Emerges

Released: December 10, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, sells Embarquement sur le quai des Esclavons, Venise, a major painting by the French artist Felix Ziem (1821-1911).   Ziem, who was on an early path to become an architect, took a slight detour and developed into one of the most financially successful French artists during the 19th century. This success afforded him the opportunity to travel and travel he did; visiting numerous cities in Italy, Germany, Turkey, Russia and other countries throughout the European Continent.  It was the time spent ...


Neue Auctions Lot 194: Opal, Diamond and Emerald n Necklace

Cleveland’s newest auction house – Neue Auctions features Jewelry, Fine Watches and Objets de Vertu for Holiday Auction

Released: December 05, 2018

(CLEVELAND) December 5, 2018 – Neue Auctions, Cleveland’s newest auction house will host a Jewelry, Fine Watches and Objets de Vertu online auction on Saturday, December 8, 2018. You can view the catalog now and bid by visiting neueauctions.com. Lots will close live on Saturday, December 8th beginning at 11 a.m. EST. The upcoming auction features a carefully curated collection of jewels, watches and objets de vertu; including small crystal perfume flasks, Steuben glass acorns, niello & enameled pieces including antique Potter & Mellen accessories and a collection of repousse silv...


The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

Released: December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art dealer, collector and philanthropist Eugene Thaw died at age 90 in January, leaving behind a large estate that was auctioned at Christie’s and Millea Bros. His wife, Clare, had died in 2017. The treasure trove on offer here evinces Thaw’s keen eye and includes fine antiques, American folk art, European art spanning antiquities to Impressionism, Victorian era architectural models, and post-Impressionist...


Lot 297: 315-294 BC Macedon Silver Tetradrachm

888 Auctions’ December 06 Auction Ushers in Holiday Season with Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & Chinese Antiques

Released: November 28, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 391 fresh to market items will be available to the discerning buyers and collectors in 888 Auctions’ December 06 auction featuring the finest in Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & Chinese Antiques. Taking place in the afternoon at 2 PM (EST), bidders will be competing against one another over a variety items on display at 888 Auctions with considerable interest being focused upon the ancient Roman and Greek coins highlighted in the auction.   In this winter auction, Lot 247 and Lot 297 are the featured attraction and star lots of the auction. Lot 247 features a Northe...


Betty Woodman ceramic cups

Betty Woodman Contemporary Ceramics Lots Featured in Schwenke November 30th Fine Estates Auction

Released: November 28, 2018

Also Featuring Estate Sterling, Continental and English Furniture and Decorations, Estate Oriental Rugs and Interesting Tobacciana Collection Woodbury, CT – On Friday, November 30th Schwenke Auctioneers will auction a diverse group of over 500 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from Connecticut and New York. The auction includes several fine groups of American country and formal furniture and decorations, American folk art, Asian decorative arts, Mid-Century Modern decorative arts, English and Continental furniture and decorative arts, English & other sterli...


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