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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...

"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...

Emile Gaugin (French, 1899-1980) oil on canvas titled Hut with Palms (est.  $300-500).

Oil on canvas painting by Emile Gauguin (French, 1899-1980) will be part of Andrew Jones' Jan. 20 auction

Released: January 11, 2019

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Andrew Jones Auctions’ first DTLA Collections & Estates Auction of the New Year, on Sunday, January 20th, will feature a vast selection of over 500 lots of market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories including fine art, antiques, design, Asian works of art, estate jewelry and fine silver from several local collections and estates, all enticingly priced. The auction will start promptly at 10:30 am Pacific standard time.   The sale will be held online (via and and in Andrew Jones Auctions’ roomy gallery at 2...

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...

Rare oil portrait painting by the Mexican-born Louisiana artist José Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (1750-1802), titled Matias Francisco Alpuente y Ruiz (est.  $100,000-$150,000).

Two rare oil portraits by Mexican-born Louisiana artist Jose Francisco Xavier de Salazar (1750-1802) will be auctioned Jan. 19-20

Released: January 09, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Two exceedingly rare oil on canvas portrait paintings by the Mexican-born Louisiana artist José Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (1750-1802) will headline a major two-day auction slated for the weekend of January 19th and 20th by Crescent City Auction Gallery, online and in the gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue. Nearly 1,000 lots will be offered. The first painting (lot #330, to be sold on Day 1, Jan. 19) was rendered in New Orleans circa 1785-1795 and depicts Matias Francisco Alpuente y Ruiz (1750-1812), a member of the distinguished Caribiner Cavalry and the Fi...

Larger-than-life cast bronze sculpture of a Native American titled Walks with Iron by Dave McGary (American, 1958-2013).

Artworks by McGary, Serl, Pendergast, many others at Nye & Company's Collectors' Passion Auction, Jan. 23rd

Released: January 08, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A major auction focusing primarily on Americana and timed to coincide with Americana Week in New York is planned for Wednesday, January 23rd by Nye & Company Auctioneers, online and in the firm’s gallery at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Internet bidding will be provided by and   The sale is officially titled a Collectors’ Passion Auction. “This auction is sure to delight all collectors, dealers and institutions alike,” said John Nye, the president of Nye & Company Auctioneers. “The depth 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,...

Untitled (Chevaux a Deauville) figural landscape by Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953), one of two figural watercolor paintings by Dufy in the sale (est.  $20,000-$40,000).

Artworks by Dufy, Cortes, Dyf, Sir Joshua Reynolds, others are in Ahlers & Ogletree's Jan. 12-13 auction

Released: January 07, 2019

ATLANTA, Ga. – A 93-piece Royal Copenhagen porcelain dinner service for twelve in the Flora Danica pattern, two figural watercolor paintings by the renowned French painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), and a 38-carat aquamarine necklace from the collection of the late Lily Langtree are a few expected top lots in Ahlers & Ogletree’s New Year’s Signature Estates Auction slated for the weekend of January 12th and 13th, online and in the Atlanta gallery at 700 Miami Circle.   The Saturday-Sunday auction will be packed with 1,144 quality lots, mostly pulled from prominent local estates and co...

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 ...

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 and Phone and absentee bids will also be a...

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...

Patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the 1906 Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship in Florida (CA$43,660).

Bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915) sells for CA$43,660 at Miller & Miller auction

Released: December 13, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship of 1906 in Ormond Daytona Beach, Florida, having links to the origins of the Indianapolis 500, changed hands for $43,660 at an auction held December 8th by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.   The auction was held online and in Miller & Miller’s gallery located at 59 Webster Street in New Hamburg, Ontario. Up for bid was the Aarssen collection of automobilia, bronzes and Americana in a sale that saw 438 lots c...

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 ...

Comments on the Art Market

Celebrating 18 Years Of Comments On The Art Market

Released: December 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, announces the release of Comments on the Art Market – Volume 216.   The first edition of the gallery’s monthly newsletter Comments on the Art Market was released in January 2001. It began as a sort of instruction manual for people entering the art market.  Early volumes discussed authenticity, quality, condition, size, title, provenance, storage, insurance, etc.  By 2002, highlights from recent auction sales were included and as the years rolled on, auction reviews became a staple.   What st...

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...

Oil on panel landscape painting by Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1901), titled Valley of Meringen (sic), Switzerland (1858), inscribed with location and artist’s name ($8,750).

Artworks by Bierstadt and Foujita perform well at Andrew Jones Auctions, November 18th

Released: November 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A striking pair of Art Deco silver mounted ruby glass vases by Jean Puiforcat sold for $28,750, a pair of retro Van Cleef & Arpels gold, diamond and ruby ear clips fetched $13,750 and a Rolex Steve McQueen Explorer II stainless steel wristwatch hit $17,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions’ Nov. 18 holiday edition of the Design for the Home & Garden Auction.   The auction was held online, via and, and in the Andrew Jones Auctions gallery at 2221 South Main Street in Los Angeles. Featured were several private collections, notably t...

Daniel Ridway Knight - In Winter

Long Lost Painting by Daniel Ridgway Knight Surfaces

Released: November 20, 2018

New York, NY – November 20, 2018 - Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, sells In Winter, a long-lost painting by the American artist Daniel Ridgway Knight (1939-1924). Born in 1839, Ridgway Knight 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 continued his studies in Paris under Alexandre Cabanel and Charles Gabriel Gleyre. Knight returned to the United States in 1863 to serve in the Civil War and then traveled back to France in 1872, where...

Patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the 1906 Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship in Florida (est.  CA$15,000-$20,000).

Patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault will headline Miller & Miller's auction of the Aarssen collection, Dec. 8

Released: November 28, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), used as the mascot for the Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship of 1906 in Florida, is an expected headliner at the sale of the Aarssen collection of automobilia, bronzes and Americana planned for Saturday, December 8th, by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.   The auction will be held online and in the Miller & Miller auction gallery at 59 Webster Street in New Hamburg, Ontario. Online bidding is open now, on,, and the Mill...

Post-Impressionist oil on board titled Sunny Afternoon by Franz Kline (Mass./N.Y., 1910-1962), an early example from Kline’s career, in a 16 inch by 21 inch frame (est.  $5,000-$8,000).

Post-Impressionist oil on board by Franz Kline will be in Bruneau & Co.'s November 24th auction

Released: November 19, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ upcoming Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auction is planned for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend on Saturday, November 24th, online and in the firm’s gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston. Offered will be 500 lots of fine jewelry, sterling silver, original artworks, furniture, art glass, sculpture, folk art, Asian objects and more.   “This will be a well-rounded holiday sale, with a large assortment of jewelry from estates across southern New England, as well as interesting art from many local homes,” said Bruneau & Co. Auct...

6th Annual Boston Design Week! March 27 – April 7, 2019 Call for Events is Now Open!

Released: November 13, 2018

Boston, MA – A “Call for Events” has been issued for the 6th Annual Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival taking place March 27 – April 7, 2019. Boston Design Week seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays, and bring new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations. To download the Participant Guide or to register an event visit The deadline to register an event is January 18, 2019. The 2018 Boston Design Week was a resounding success with 70+ event...

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