Press Releases tagged with native american arts

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Oil on canvas painting of Gaspe Peninsula in southeastern Quebec, Canada, rendered around 1960 and attributed to Eugene Klimoff (1901-1990) (est.  $1,500-$3,000).

Oil painting of Gaspe Peninsula in Canada, rendered by Eugene Klimoff around 1960, will be sold Dec. 1-3

Released: November 20, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is gearing up for a huge three-day auction event December 1st, 2nd and 3rd, one that’s packed with over 2,200 lots of railroad passes, Express collectibles, Western and postal history, mining memorabilia, rare bottles, Americana and more, online and in Holabird’s gallery located at 3555 Airway Drive (Suite 308) in Reno.   Start times all three days will be 8 am Pacific time. Online bidding will be provided by the platforms iCollector.com, Invaluable.com, eBay Live and Auctionzip.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted....


George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879), The Jolly Flatboatmen, 1877-78.  oil on canvas.  26 ¼ x 36 ¼ in.Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J.  Terra Collection, 1992.15.

Mississippi Museum of Art Presents Major Exhibition Celebrating the State's Bicentennial

Released: November 7, 2017

MAJOR EXHIBITION PRESENTS 175 WORKS BY 100 ARTISTS RESPONDING TO MISSISSIPPI OVER TWO CENTURIES  Picturing Mississippi, 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, on view December 9, 2017–July 8, 2018, celebrates state’s bicentennial Jackson, MS… Picturing Mississippi, 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, the landmark exhibition exploring Mississippi identity, commemorates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi’s statehood. Illuminating the perception and depiction of Mississippi over more than 200 years, the exhibition showcases 175 works by 100 artists who either resided in...


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

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

Released: November 3, 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...


Circa-1940 watercolor painting by Oscar Berninghaus (Am., 1874-1952), titled Ranch Corals, New Mexico, housed in the original frame (est.  $6,000-$12,000).

Circa-1940 watercolor painting by Oscar Berninghaus (Am., 1874-1952) will be sold at Big Fall Phoenix, Nov. 11-12

Released: November 1, 2017

MESA, Ariz. – An historic early 20th century Navajo rug from J.B. Moore, a San Ildefonso pottery plate crafted by Maria Martinez around the same time, a circa-1940 watercolor painting by Oscar Berninghaus (Am., 1874-1952), and a large Apache basket from the 1930s or ‘40s are just a few of the expected top lots in this year’s Big Fall Phoenix auction planned for Nov. 11-12.   Big Fall Phoenix is held every autumn by Allard Auctions, Inc., based in Saint Ignatius, Mont. Like last year, this year’s event will be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites in Mesa, Ariz., just outside Phoen...


Oil on canvas by Lunda Hoyle Gill (Am., 1928-2003), titled Following My Father's Footsteps, signed lower left (est.  $3,000-$6,000).

Original works by important Native American and Southwestern artists in Nov. 12 auction

Released: October 26, 2017

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. – Quality items pulled from a pair of prominent living estates, around 20 pieces of original Native American, American and Southwestern art by noted, listed artists, and Part 3 of property from the estate of Holocaust survivor Edith Alexander (1922-2016) will come up for bid on Sunday, Nov. 12th, by Auction Life, online and in Loxahatchee, at 1 pm Eastern.   This will be primarily be an online auction, with limited seating available for live bidders and an RSVP required. Online bidding will be available via Liveauctioneers.com, Invaluable.com, Auctionzip.com and eBay ...


Jim Denomie (Ojibwe, born 1955) Blue Eyed Chief, 2008.  Oil on canvas.  Museum Purchase: Eiteljorg Fellowship

Traveling Exhibition Highlights the Best in Contemporary Native American Art

Released: October 9, 2017

A new traveling exhibition of some of the best contemporary Native American artworks of the past 25 years, Native Art Now!, opens Nov. 11-12 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. The field of contemporary Native  art takes center stage in Indianapolis as the exhibit opening coincides with a convening of leading Native artists, scholars and others for roundtable discussions, accompanied by a Native Art Now! television documentary and book. As both a retrospective celebration and a summit meeting for influencers in contemporary art, Native Art Now! will promote appre...


Beautifully carved Pang (also known as Mountain Sheep, a game animal) kachina, crafted by the Hopi artisan Melvin Miles, 16 inches tall (est.  $1,000-$1,500).

Native Americana, kachina dolls, antique bottles, more at Holabird's Oct. 19-23 auction in Reno

Released: October 9, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A massive, five-day auction featuring nearly 3,000 lots spanning many collecting categories – to include minerals, mining, Native Americana, bottles and glass, gaming, cowboy, tokens, numismatics (coins), railroad and Express items, postal history and philatelic history, firearms, weaponry, military collectibles, political, general Americana and ephemera – will be held October 19-23 by Holabird Western Americana, LLC, online and in the firm’s Reno gallery.   Internet bidding will be facilitated by several platforms: iCollector.com, Invaluable.com and Auctionzip.com. Holabi...


Photo by Bill Dambrova.  Ceramics (L-R): Nampeyo (Hopi/Tewa, c.  1860-1942), "Unchained Melody Jar," c.  1905-1907, and "Polychrome Storage Jar with Appliqué," c.  1905; Les Namingha (Hopi/Zuni, b.  1967), "Jar," c.  1997.  Gifts of The Allan and Judith Cooke Collection.

“National Treasure” of Hopi Pottery Masterworks Donated, to Go on Exhibit Sept. 16, 2017 at Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Released: September 12, 2017

More than 65 of the finest examples of Hopi pottery will go on exhibit for the first time Saturday, September 16, 2017 when the “Canvas of Clay: Hopi Pottery Masterworks from The Allan and Judith Cooke Collection” exhibition opens at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West.  Spanning six centuries, the exhibition explores the history and stylistic traditions of the Hopi, who have excelled in the creation of ceramics for generations. Among the historic and contemporary masterworks are 18 ceramics by Nampeyo of Hano (Hopi/Tewa, c. 1860-1942), the most famous of the Hopi potters. ...


View of Blue Mountain Lake from the Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

Adirondack Experience Hosts Annual Events in September: 30th Rustic Furniture Fair & Antiques Show

Released: August 28, 2017

ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE HOSTS ANNUAL EVENTS: 30th RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR September 9‒10, and ANTIQUES SHOW PREVIEW September 15 and SALE September 16, 2017 WHAT Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) hosts its two highly anticipated events during its late summer season: 30th annual Rustic Furniture Fair September 9–10, and Antiques Show and Sale September 16, 2017. The popular fairs are opportunities to view, learn about, and purchase distinctive furniture and furnishings from emerging and established artisans and makers and antiques and artworks from leading de...


Wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul Laurens (1838-1921), depicting an unknown man of means (est.  $2,000-$3,000).

Oil portrait attributed to Jean Paul Laurens (Fr., 1838-1921) will come up for bid August 25th

Released: August 7, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – A colorful cloisonné tripod censer of three enameled cranes is expected to bring $3,000-$5,000 and a wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul Laurens (1838-1921) carries an estimate of $2,000-$3,000 in Converse Auctions’ next East Meets West Sale, an online-only auction scheduled for Friday, August 25th starting at 9 am EDT.   Those are just two items in a 475-lot auction where Asian objects will be sold prior to items from the Western culture – hence the title East Meets West. Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com an...


Wilderness Stories Theater in Life in the Adirondacks permanent exhibition at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

New permanent exhibition "Life in the Adirondacks" opens at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake in upper NY state

Released: August 2, 2017

NEW GALLERY INSTALLATION “LIFE IN THE ADIRONDACKS” AT ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE PROVIDES AN IMMERSIVE, INTERACTIVE EXPLORATION OF ADIRONDACK HISTORY, CULTURE, AND PEOPLE New permanent exhibition celebrates 60th anniversary of indoor/outdoor museum BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY… Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) is celebrating its 60th season with the opening of a new interactive gallery installation exploring the spirit, history, culture, and people of the Adirondack region. Life in the Adirondacks is the largest permanent exhibition on ADKX’s stunning 121-acre campus...


Krannert Art Museum recently expanded its website, providing access to its art collection online.

Krannert Art Museum Expands Website, Provides Online Access to Art Collection

Released: August 4, 2017

CONTACT: Julia Nucci Kelly Krannert Art Museum University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 217-244-0320 jkell@illinois.edu   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Krannert Art Museum Launches Expanded Website Provides Online Access to Artwork Collection     Champaign, Ill., August 2, 2017—Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois (KAM) has recently launched an expanded, redesigned website, kam.illinois.edu, that opens online access to the museum’s panoramic collection of art to students, researchers, and online visitors.   The redesigned website will enable visitors ...


Uncle Sam's Monogram Whiskey self-framed tin sign, one of over 200 signs and calendars in the auction.

Cowboy and Native American Indian artifacts up for bid Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at Showtime Auction

Released: August 2, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – What will quite possibly be the largest and most important collection of Cowboy and Native American Indian items ever offered at auction will come up for bid on the weekend of September 29th through October 1st at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor. The three-day event will be held by Showtime Auction Services, based in Woodhaven.   Approximately 2,000 lots of investment-grade, museum-quality artifacts will cross the auction block, the vast majority of them coming from the lifetime collection of Brad and Mary Watts of Phoenix, Ariz. “Mary passed away not...


Frederic Sackrider Remington (New York, 1861-1909) The Bronco Buster, 1895, #51 of an approximate edition of 64

Important Artworks to Highlight September 15-16 Sale at Brunk Auctions

Released: August 1, 2017

A fine selection of Western and American paintings and sculptures will highlight the September 15-16 Sale at Brunk Auctions. Important works by Frederic Remington, Jane Peterson, Nikolai Fechin, and Thomas Moran are among the top lots in the auction.   The lot with the highest estimate in the auction is The Bronco Buster by Frederic Sackrider Remington, estimated at $150,000 to $250,000. The Henry-Bonnard bronze, an 1899 casting, is number 51 of an approximate edition of 64. The Bronco Buster is Remington’s debut cast as a sculptor and is one of his most iconic works of art. An 1899 ca...


Early to mid-1900s Southern Plains war shirt, a museum quality beaded hide example as picturesque as it gets and in very good condition (est.  $20,000-$40,000).

American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles at Best of Santa Fe, August 12-13

Released: July 27, 2017

SANTA FE, N.M. – Over 800 pieces of American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles, to include two major collections and other items in a variety of categories, will come up for bid at Best of Santa Fe, an annual auction event hosted by Allard Auctions, Inc., based in St. Ignatius, Mont. The auction will be held the weekend of Aug. 12-13, at the Santa Fe Scottish Rite Temple.   This year’s Best of Santa Fe is being held the week before Indian Market, giving collectors of American Indian items added incentive to be in town that weekend. For those who can’t be there in person, o...


Butterfly kachina doll by Lawrence Acadiz (1964-2014), a member of the Deer and Kachina clans of the Hopi tribe, dated 1995 (est.  $300-$500).

Kachina dolls, Western art and Americana, beautiful saddles, more at Holabird's Aug. 6 auction in Reno

Released: July 24, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC will conduct a 370-lot auction of Western Americana on Sunday, August 6th, starting at 12 high noon Pacific time, in the firm’s gallery at 3555 Airway Drive (Suite 309) in Reno. The event will be simulcast at the first-ever Cowboy-Con Convention, slated for Aug. 4th-6th at the nearby Reno/Sparks Convention Center.   For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will be facilitated by iCollector.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted.   “This auction will include everything the novice or advanced collector n...


Nanne Dekking, New Chairman of TEFAF

NANNE DEKKING TO SUCCEED WILLEM VAN ROIJEN AS CHAIRMAN OF TEFAF

Released: July 11, 2017

Nanne Dekking has been appointed the new Chairman of The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF), succeeding Willem van Roijen, effective immediately. Nanne Dekking is an eloquent advocate for change in the international art market and will provide strong and effective leadership for TEFAF and its future ambitions as the organisation continues to develop. The appointment of Mr Dekking as Chairman comes swiftly after new appointments were made to the TEFAF Board of Trustees and the TEFAF New York Advisory Board, announced in April 2017. For Willem van Roijen, finding a ‘skillful, intellig...


Folio from 1976 titled Nudes by the noted British artist Henry Spencer Moore, consisting of 10 chromolithos, each one signed and numbered in pencil (#2 of 50).

Folio of 10 chromolithos by British artist Henry Spencer Moore, titled Nudes (1976), brings $3,565 at auction

Released: July 7, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – Ocean liner memorabilia took top lot honors at Weiss Auctions’ June 22nd sale, as a letter handwritten aboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912 sold for $22,600, an original life ring from the SS Andrea Doria brought $8,050 and a glass clock presented to first class passengers on the maiden voyage of the SS Normandie in 1935 changed hands for $4,560.   Those three items were top achievers in an auction that was packed with hundreds of lots of antique advertising, rare books, historical memorabilia, autographs and more. Along with the ocean liner items was the...


TEFAF

TEFAF ART MARKET REPORT: ONLINE FOCUS PROVIDES BACKDROP FOR DIGITAL INITIATIVE

Released: June 30, 2017

TEFAF has launched a supplemental Art Market Report entitled "Online Focus" -- a trend report which looks at the extent to which the art world is embracing digital opportunities and the impact new technology is having on the art market. The Report was written by Professor Rachel Pownall, who authored the 2017 TEFAF Art Market Report released earlier this year.  Well-established international auction houses are leading the field in e-commerce and online engagement, leveraging their brands to advantage in the online space. Auction houses are using e-commerce, either through developing th...


Beautiful bronze sculpture of a kachina dancer in motion by William Klesert (Tucson, Ariz.), #10 of 30, 11.25 inches tall on a swivel wood stand (est.  $1,000-$2,000).

Western and Native American art, Americana and more at Holabird's July 8-10 auction in Reno

Released: July 3, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Fresh off a two-day, 400-lot antique bottle auction on June 16th and 17th that saw several records fall and grossed more than $120,000, Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC will climb right back in the saddle with an even bigger sale: a three-day auction on July 8th, 9th and 10th, featuring mining collectibles, numismatics, Americana, Western art and much more.   The auction will be conducted online, via the platforms iCollector.com, Invaluable.com, eBay Live and Auctionzip.com, as well as in Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC’s gallery located at 3555 Airw...


The Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY

TEFAF NEW YORK FALL RETURNS TO THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY, OCTOBER 28-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 -- EXHIBITOR LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR 2ND ANNUAL FAIR

Released: June 28, 2017

  EXHIBITOR LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR 2ND ANNUAL FAIR   (New York) June 28, 2017 – TEFAF New York Fall has announced the names of 93 dealers exhibiting at the second annual edition of the acclaimed international art fair launched last October. Focusing on fine and decorative arts and jewelry from antiquity through the early 20th century, TEFAF New York Fall will return to the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from October 28-November 1, 2017. Bringing together a global community of collectors, interior designers, museum curators and connoisseurs, TEFAF New York is recognized...


Steve Hartman, President Board of Directors FADA, Founder of Contessa Gallery

Fine Arts Dealers Association (FADA) names Contessa Gallery founder Steve Hartman new President

Released: June 22, 2017

                                                                                                                FINE ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION (FADA) NAMES CONTESSA GALLERY FOUNDER STEVE HARTMAN NEW PRESIDENT   (June 22, 2017—Los Angeles, CA)  The Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA) has named Steve Hartman, from Cleveland-based Contessa Gallery, as the new President of the Board of Directors. He will be focused on curating a new vision and expanding benefits of membership for the 27 year old organization. “It is a very significant opportunity,” says Mr. Hartman, “I have been a pa...


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...


Lot 102.  Rufino Tamayo.  "Estela"

Contemporary Prints & Multiples at Aspire Auctions

Released: May 24, 2017

20th century collectable artists such as Jim Dine, Rufino Tamayo and Julian Stanczak are available tomorrow Thursday May 25th. The online auction is conducted by Aspire Auctions, Inc. headquartered in Cleveland Ohio with satellite locations in Pittsburgh and Chicago. Bidding is going on now and lot will close over three days; May 25, 26 & 27. Aspire has there own shipping department and assists with truck deliveries nationwide. This year marks Aspire Actions 15th birthday in this online auction industry, and has been included in the top 250 online auction companies in the world. Lo...


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