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The all-new Poster Price Guide consolidates a full pricing history of over 40,000 of the rarest vintage posters sold in 75 proprietary auctions over the past 33 years.

Poster Auctions International, Inc. unveils its all-new expanded, revamped Poster Price Guide

Released: August 10, 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Poster Auctions International, Inc., has unveiled its all-new Poster Price Guide, an expanded and revamped version of its poster-dedicated database, consolidating a full pricing history of over 40,000 of the rarest vintage posters sold in 75 proprietary auctions over the past 33 years. It’s a must-have reference tool for poster collectors and dealers worldwide.   The new Poster Price Guide includes a new, mobile-responsive database, larger images and links to auction listings, with all relevant details (to include references, sizes and printer and historical details). ...


Original tattoo flash sheet attributed to Charlie Wagner and Sam O'Reilly, two of America's earliest tattoo artists ($11,250).

Six early American original tattoo flash art sheets sell for a combined $41,375 at Ripley Auctions, July 28th

Released: August 08, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Six early American original tattoo flash art sheets attributed to Charlie Wagner and Sam O’Reilly – an astounding representation of American history, folk and outsider art – sold for a combined $41,375 at an auction held July 28th by Ripley Auctions, online and in the firm’s Indianapolis gallery, located at 2764 East 55th Place. The top sheet finished at $11,250.   The six sheets were found in the bottom of a trunk in the attic of an 84-year-old career Marine Corps officer. The trunk had been in storage for over 40 years. It also held other rare items, including a ...


Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle (Am., 1932-2018) ($17,500).

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle brings $17,500 at Nye & Co. auction

Released: August 06, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It didn’t come with a sushi roll, ginger salad and miso soup, but a darling cinnabar bento box, offered together with a cloisonné teapot and dish, gaveled for $23,750 to take top lot honors at a two-day weekday auction held July 25th and 26th by Nye & Company Auctioneers. The sale was held online and in Nye’s gallery, at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield.   Headlining the auction were items from the estate home in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island known as “Wawapek” – the Queen Anne-style residence of the de Forests, a family so deeply rooted in New York history it dat...


Joseph B.  Thomas, Hounds and Hunting through the Ages, Derrydale Press: New York, 1928.  First edition.  Estimate: $600-900

Online Sale of Hunting Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson at Doyle.com

Released: August 03, 2018

Following the successful online sale of Angling Books, Doyle is now auctioning a selection of Hunting Books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. The current sale comprising over 200 lots of books is being presented as a timed online-only auction on Doyle.com. Bidding will close on Tuesday, August 14 beginning at Noon EDT. All of the books will be on public exhibition at Doyle on Friday, August 10 and Monday, August 13. Doyle is located at 175 East 87th Street in Manhattan. The auction offers books covering all aspects of hunting around the world: big game...


Rachel Whiteread, Ghost, Ghost II, 2009, polyurethane (fourteen parts), Agnes Gund Collection.  © Rachel Whiteread 2018.  Photo: © Tate (Joe Humphrys)

First Comprehensive Survey of Rachel Whiteread's Work Makes American Debut at National Gallery of Art, Washington

Released: July 20, 2018

Washington, DC—For the past 30 years, acclaimed British artist Rachel Whiteread (b. 1963) has created a body of work that is wide-ranging in scale and medium, yet consistent in its process of casting the objects and spaces of everyday life. Whiteread deploys replication, reorientation, and repetition to trace a social past while bringing it into the present. On view at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from September 16, 2018, through January 13, 2019, Rachel Whiteread is the first major survey of the artist's work. More than 100 objects—from her first casts of domestic furniture to...


Visitors enjoy the East Building Roof Terrace during a recent Evenings at the Edge program.  National Gallery of Art, Washington

Free After-Hours Evenings at the Edge Program Returns on September 13 for Six Thursdays in Fall and Spring

Released: July 20, 2018

Washington, DC–Beginning Thursday, September 13, the National Gallery of Art will once again welcome visitors for live music and dance performances, hands-on art-making, and other activities throughout the iconic East Building, free of charge. Held on the second Thursday of each month from 6:00–9:00 p.m., the 2018–2019 season will feature three events in the fall on September 13, October 11, and November 8, and three in the spring on March 14, April 11, and May 9. Each evening will celebrate a different theme and offer new and exciting experiences. Themes for the spring events will be an...


The sprawling, western-themed ranch property includes a home, a separate 'saloon' entertaining area guest house (interior shown), a wine cellar, horse stables, stocked ponds and outbuildings.

The ranch and property of Diane and Tex McIver will be auctioned Aug. 3-5 in Eatonton, Ga.

Released: July 31, 2018

EATONTON, Ga. – Items and property from the estate of Diane Smith McIver – the prominent Atlanta businesswoman who was fatally shot and killed by her husband, Atlanta attorney Claud “Tex” McIver, now serving a life sentence in prison for felony murder – will be sold on-site, at the couple’s ranch in Eatonton, situated on about 85 +/-acres, east of Atlanta in Putnam county. The address is 603 Pea Ridge Road Southeast in Eatonton (zip: 31024).   All items, plus the ranch property, will be sold in a three-day combination event the weekend of August 3rd-5th by Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc., ...


Original oil painting by Balthazar Paul Ommeganck (Flemish, 1755-1826), a landscape with sheep, signed and dated 1807, 12.25 inches by 17.75 inches (est.  $2,000-$4,000).

Oil paintings by Charles Sprague Pearce and Balthazar Ommeganck will be part of Gray's August 8th auction

Released: July 30, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A pair of dazzling, GIA-certified diamond rings and oil paintings by Charles Sprague Pearce (Am./Fr., 1851-1914) and Balthazar Paul Ommeganck (Flemish, 1755-1826) are just a few of the expected top lots at Gray’s Auctioneers’ Sizzling Summer Auction scheduled for Wednesday, August 8th, online and in Gray’s showroom at 10717 Detroit Avenue.   Bidders will be presented with 295 lots of fine art, furniture, decorative arts, rugs, jewelry, dolls and more, beginning at 11 am Eastern time. For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will be available through the Gr...


“We are very proud of our veteran students and alumni who have proudly served our country and distinguished themselves as artists and designers,” said LCAD President Jonathan Burke.  “Through this partnership, more than 20 veterans will be able to receive financial assistance to study in all of our nine majors this fall.”

Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) Receives Yellow Ribbon Gi Education Enhancement Designation

Released: July 19, 2018

Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) was selected as a participating school in the new federal Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program.   “We are very proud of our veteran students and alumni who have proudly served our country and distinguished themselves as artists and designers,” said LCAD President Jonathan Burke. “Through this partnership, more than 20 veterans will be able to receive financial assistance to study in all of our nine majors this fall.”   Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pays tuition expenses for eligible vetera...


Robert Crumb (artist, author), Apex Novelties (publisher), Zap #1, 1968, 28-page paperback bound volume with half-tone and offset lithograph illustrations in black and cover in full color, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of William and Abigail Gerdts

Exhibition Celebrating History of Humor in Prints and Drawings Opens at National Gallery of Art on July 15

Released: May 25, 2018

Washington, DC—Prints and drawings have consistently served as popular media for humor in art. Prints, which can be widely replicated and distributed, are ideal for institutional mockery and social criticism, while drawings, unmediated and private, allow for free rein of the imagination. Sense of Humor will celebrate the rich yet often overlooked tradition of humor in works on paper, ranging from the 15th to 20th century. On view in the West Building of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from July 15, 2018, through January 6, 2019, the exhibition is organized broadly chronologically,...


Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot The Muse: History, c.  1865 oil on canvas overall: 46 × 35.2 cm (18 1/8 × 13 7/8 in.) framed: 73.7 × 61 × 11.5 cm (29 × 24 × 4 1/2 in.) Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, H.O.  Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs.  H.  O.  Havemeyer, 1929

Major Exhibition of Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot's Paintings of Women; National Gallery of Art is the Only Venue, September 9 through December 31, 2018

Released: May 11, 2018

Washington, DC—Dressed in rustic Italian costume or nude on a grassy plain, rendered with a sophisticated use of color and a deft, delicate touch, Corot's women convey a mysterious sense of their inner lives. Corot: Women features 44 paintings created between the 1840s and the early 1870s: nudes, individual figures in costumes, and an allegorical series of the model in the studio. The National Gallery of Art is the only venue for Corot: Women, on view from September 9 through December 31, 2018. "Recognized as a great master of landscape painting, Corot is among the best represented artist...


Left: Claude Monet, The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1881, oil on canvas, The Norton Simon Foundation; right: Claude Monet, The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1880, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection.

Monet's Study for "The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil" Shown with National Gallery of Art Painting for First Time as Part of Norton Simon Loan Exchange

Released: May 10, 2018

Washington, DC—Two of Claude Monet's paintings of the garden at his home in Vétheuil, France, will be on view together for the first time since they were created more than 100 years ago as part of a long-term series of loan exchanges between the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena. On view in the French impressionism galleries of the West Building from May 19 through August 8, 2018, the Norton Simon version of The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil (1881) is believed to have served as the basis for the Gallery's canvas of the same title. The paintings are th...


Unknown British photographer, Photo of Giorgione's The Adoration of the Shepherds (1505/1510) while in the collection of Lord Allendale, gelatin silver print, 1935.  Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library

Major Photographic Archive of Art and Architecture Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Installation at National Gallery of Art

Released: April 18, 2018

Washington, DC—One of the largest archives of art and architecture images in the world will be celebrated in a new installation at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. On view from May 7 through August 24, 2018, In the Library: The Richter Archive at 75, an exhibition of works drawn from the founding collection of 60,000 archival photographs, showcases the breadth of George M. Richter's priceless image archive on the 75th anniversary of its 1943 acquisition by the Gallery. The installation traces the history and development of the Richter Archive and its role in authenticating works of...


Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bacchus and Ariadne, c.  1743/1745, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Timken Collection

Major Conservation Treatment of Tiepolo's Monumental Bacchus and Ariadne Reveals Hidden Details

Released: May 25, 2018

Washington, DC—Following a four-year-long conservation treatment, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo's Bacchus and Ariadne (c. 1743/1745) will return to public view in the West Building of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, on June 14, 2018. The comprehensive restoration has revealed elements by the Venetian master hidden from view since the work was removed from its original location at the end of the 18th century. The dramatic results provide viewers with a new sense of the immense painting's appearance at the time of its creation. "The conservation of this remarkable work reveals signifi...


Gordon Parks, Trapped in abandoned building by a rival gang on street, Red Jackson ponders his next move, 1948, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (The Gordon Parks Collection)

First Exhibition to Chronicle Formative Beginning of Gordon Parks's Career Premieres at the National Gallery of Art on November 4, 2018

Released: May 25, 2018

Washington, DC—Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional working in New York for Ebony and Glamour, before becoming the first African American photographer at Life magazine in 1949. For the first time this lesser-known yet incredibly formative period of Parks's long and illustrious career is the subject of an exhibition, Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950. On view in the West Building of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from November 4, 2018, ...


Ugo da Carpi, after Parmigianino Diogenes, c.  1527–1530 chiaroscuro woodcut from four blocks in light green, medium green, brown, and dark brown, state iii/iii sheet: 47.9 x 34 cm (18 7/8 x 13 3/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund

First Comprehensive Exhibition of Chiaroscuro Woodcuts from Italian Renaissance on View at National Gallery of Art, October 14, 2018, through January 20, 2019

Released: June 22, 2018

Washington, DC—Chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the rarest and most beautiful prints that flourished throughout Renaissance Italy. This exhibition, with its accompanying catalog, addresses all aspects of this remarkable art form, from attribution and chronology to materials and processes, intention and reception. The first comprehensive study devoted to the Italian chiaroscuro woodcut, the exhibition is based on new art-historical and technical research carried out over the last decade. Presenting some 100 of the finest impressions from American and British collections, The Chiaroscuro Woodc...


Dawoud Bey Mary Parker and Caela Cowan, 2012 2 inkjet prints mounted to dibond overall: 101.6 x 162.56 cm (40 x 64 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee and Alfred H.  Moses and Fern M.  Schad Fund

Dawoud Bey's Poignant "The Birmingham Project" on View at National Gallery of Art, September 12, 2018, through March 17, 2019

Released: July 22, 2018

Washington, DC—For more than 40 years photographer Dawoud Bey (b. 1953) has portrayed American youth and those from marginalized communities with an unusual degree of sensitivity and complexity. Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project celebrates the National Gallery of Art's recent acquisition of four large-scale photographs and one video from Bey's most important series, "The Birmingham Project," a deeply felt and conceptually rich monument to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, on September 15, 1963. Coinciding with the 55th anniversary of this traged...


Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

Released: July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ five-day June Treasures from Pacific Shores auction held June 22-26 in Reno. The runner-up lot was an astounding ore specimen collection from Nevada’s mining past ($15,625).   The auction was loaded with nearly 3,600 lots covering many categories, including numismatics, mining, minerals, general Americana, railroad, tokens, antique bottles, gaming, firearms and weaponry, Wells Fargo and Express coll...


Sir William Jardine, Baronet, British Salmonidae.  London.  Est.  $150-250

Gone Fishing: Doyle to Auction Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson

Released: July 13, 2018

Doyle will auction an extensive collection of angling books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. Comprising over 350 lots, the current offering of property from this remarkable collection is being presented in a timed online-only auction on Doyle.com. The Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson offers a wide range of material, from rare works dating to the 18th century to finely produced recent publications. Fishing for trout, salmon and fly-fishing are well represented, as are deep sea and sport-fishing. Featured are copies of important titles with inscriptions...


Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911), signed "H.  Pyle" lower left and depicting a woman with a jug and ravens, plus 11 loose calendar pages.

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911) will be in Nye & Company's July 25-26 auction

Released: July 13, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Items from the estate home in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island known as “Wawapek” – the Queen Anne-style residence of the de Forests, a family so deeply rooted in New York history it dates back 300 years to the days of the early Huguenot settlers in Manhattan – will come up for bid in a two-day sale planned for July 25-26 by Nye & Company Auctioneers.   The auction will be held in Nye & Company’s gallery, located at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield. The full catalog is available for viewing now, at www.nyeandcompany.com, as well as on the internet bidding platfor...


ART REHUB is a volunteer-based initiative which provides psychological rehabilitation in a group setting for those who have suffered trauma.

Zinaїda Supports US Vets Bringing ART REHUB to NYC | Ukrainian Artist Conducts Art Rehabilitation Workshops 
for US Veterans Suffering from PTSD

Released: June 29, 2018

Zinaїda, the renowned Ukrainian multidisciplinary artist, has recently initiated the ART REHUB program in New York City. ART REHUB is a therapeutic process designed by Zinaїda in Ukraine to support veteran’s psychological recovery by using a specialized art rehabilitation methodology. Coinciding with her first US solo show, 4.5.0., the artist recently held a session for U.S. veterans in New York at WhiteBox and will be holding subsequent classes at local VA centers. In Ukraine, the charitable initiative of ART REHUB has been in place for the past year, working mostly with veterans from the...


TOP SILVER SHOW IN THE UNITED STATES • 38th Annual Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Released: June 28, 2018

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, returns Labor Day Weekend (August 30 – September 2, 2018) to the Baltimore Convention Center featuring items with a wide range of price points.  Show guests can discover many great items ranging from $100 to museum quality treasures with values of more than $1,000,000.   Known amongst dealers and collectors as one of the most important silver showcases in the nation, the Baltimore show has over 30 leading silver specialists ranging from early coin, English, Georgian, Irish, Russian and Victorian to local Baltimore Sti...


Tiffany Studios circa 1910 paperweight Favrile glass vase, 10 inches tall, prolate form ($68,750).

Three early 20th century creations by Tiffany Studios sell for a combined $213,750 at Bruneau & Co. auction

Released: June 28, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – The enduring popularity of early 20th century creations by Tiffany Studios was on full display at an auction held June 23rd by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, where a table lamp, a glass vase and a pair of lamp screens, all made by the New York design firm, sold for a combined $213,750. The sale was held in Bruneau’s gallery, at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston.   “Seeing the Tiffany lamp, vase and lamp shades achieve double or more their high estimates just proves that quality will always stand the test of time,” said Bruneau & Co. company president and auctioneer Kevi...


Lot 49: Charles Coatesworth Pinckney, Autograph Letter Signed, sending condolences after Washington’s death, Harper’s Ferry, 1799.  Sold June 21, 2018 for $16,250.  (Pre-sale estimate $7,000 to $10,000)

Duels, Deaths & Democracy in Collection Spanning U.S. History at Swann

Released: June 26, 2018

On June 21, the auction of Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III at Swann Galleries saw a 91% sell-through rate for important autographs, letters and documents from some of the biggest players in American history. Wheeler, a manufacturing consultant from a long line of New Englanders, devoted much of his adult life to acquiring illuminating pieces of Americana from the Revolutionary War and nearly every president. Wheeler harbored a special fascination with the life and deeds of Andrew Jackson, which led to a run of 34 significant letters a...


Portrait painting of a young woman by noted Polish artist Jan Cybis (1897-1972), a block-style post-impressionist whose mentor was the German Expressionist Otto Mueller.

Artworks by Jan Cybis and Antoine-Louis Bayre will headline The Specialists of the South's July 7th estate auction

Released: June 25, 2018

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Items from the living estate of Elizabeth Nash – the former owner of a posh retail antiques store in Alexandria, Virginia that catered to an upscale clientele in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. – will come up for bid on Saturday, July 7th, at The Specialists of the South, Inc., online and in the firm’s gallery located at 544 East 6th Street in Panama City.   Mrs. Nash, who is retired and living in Wilmington, N.C., operated Elizabeth G. Nash Antiques & Fine Art in Alexandria from 1985-1990. When her mother took ill in 1990, Ms. Nash moved to North Caroli...


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