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Idelle Weber (b.  1932) Escalator, 1964 Acrylic on panel 8 x 10 1/2 inches

Idelle Weber: Postures and Profiles from the 50s and 60s

Released: November 08, 2018

  Hollis Taggart will Represent Leading Pop Artist Idelle Weber   Gallery will Open Exhibition of Weber’s Work on November 8, 2018   New York, NY—October 16, 2018—Hollis Taggart announced today that the gallery will begin formally representing Idelle Weber, a major figure in the Pop Art movement, but one whose work deserves greater recognition. The gallery has had a multi-year relationship with Weber, beginning with its 2013 exhibition Idelle Weber: The Pop Years. Organized by the gallery, that 2013 show helped bring Weber back into the forefront of contemporary thinking about mi...


Oil paintings will feature an oil on canvas by the renowned artist and designer Louis C.  Tiffany (American, 1848-1933), titled Woods Landscape, signed lower left.

Paintings by Louis C. Tiffany, Wilson Irvine will be part of Nye & Company's October 30th auction

Released: October 22, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nearly 500 lots of fine and decorative arts in a wide range of categories will come up for bid at Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Estate Treasures Auction on Tuesday, October 30th, online and in Nye & Company’s gallery at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield. Offered will be quality antiques and collectibles, mostly pulled from prominent estates and collections.   Highlights include several private Connecticut collections of English and American furniture; items out of a New York City estate, to include art glass and sculptures; merchandise from three North Shore, Long I...


Original oil on board painting signed by the Swedish-born American painter Birger Sandzén (1871-1954), titled In Boulder Canyon, Colorado (1949), one of several works by Sandzén in the sale.

Original paintings by Birger Sandzen will be part of Woody Auction's massive two-day sale, Nov. 9-10

Released: October 18, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A massive, two-day auction that required many months of planning and includes antiques and collectibles in many genres and categories promises to be one of the more exciting events of the year for Woody Auction, which will stage the event November 9th and 10th, online and in the firm’s auction hall at 130 East Third Street in Douglass. In all, 670 premier lots will come up for bid.   Featured will be an incredible selection of sterling silver; the vast music box, phonograph, cabinet and furniture collection of Don and Carrol Lyle; a private doll collection; original Bi...


Pencil study by the renowned American artist Andrew Wyeth (Am., 1917-2009).

Original artwork by Andrew Wyeth, Moses Soyer, Alice B. Stephens on Auction Action on BCTV, Nov. 2

Released: October 16, 2018

READING, Pa. – A 1958 Fender Stratocaster guitar in superb condition with corroborating serial number and dates on the body, U.S. and foreign coins and original artwork by names such as Andrew Wyeth, Moses Soyer and Alice Barber Stephens are just a few of the highlights that viewers can bid on when they tune in to Episode 1, Season 3 of Berks Community Television’s hit show Auction Action on BCTV, on Friday, November 2nd, at 6 pm Eastern time.   Auction Action on BCTV is a unique show that brings live auctions right into the living rooms of viewers. As before, the show will be hosted b...


German Expressionist painting of factory workers by Toni Anton Wolter (1879-1929) (est.  $400-$600).

German Expressionist painting by Toni Anton Wolter (1879-1929) will be in Andrew Jones's Oct. 21 auction

Released: October 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Fresh off a successful inaugural auction in September that grossed over $1 million and saw the sale of a lovely Tiffany Studios drop head Dragonfly lamp for $200,000, Andrew Jones Auctions will come back strong with a DTLA Collections & Estates Auction on Sunday, October 21st, online and in the firm’s gallery at 2221 South Main Street in Los Angeles.   The auction will be packed with 500 lots of art, design, furnishings and accessories. “Our gallery will be the venue to discover different, fun, quirky and out-of-the-ordinary accessories and furnishings, as wel...


This Tiffany Studios leaded Dogwood floor lamp with a 22 inch-diameter “Holden” shaped shade with eight rows of staggered brick pattern allover mottled dogwood flowers ($50/75,000).

Fontaine’s Offers Tiffany Lamps, Fast Cars And Estate Antiques Auction Oct. 20

Released: October 11, 2018

   Expected to literally drive Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and estates auction on Saturday, October 20, at 11 am will be seven antique and vintage cars along with a select grouping of fine luxury goods ranging from Tiffany Studios lamps to silver and bronze decorative pieces. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 9 am. to 11 am.    This auction will feature 400 lots of antiques and fine art, including Victorian, early American, Arts and Crafts and Mid-Century furniture and accessories, 19th and 20th Century lighting, antique and classic car...


Large oil on canvas done in the manner of Winslow Homer (Am., 1836-1910), 50 inches by 75 inches, depicting a lady at a New England seashore, nicely framed, with museum labels on back.

Painting attributed to Winslow Homer will be sold at auction October 20th in Aberdeen, Miss.

Released: October 09, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The contents of the historic Adams French Mansion, belonging to Stevens Auction Company founder Dwight Stevens, will be sold on the grounds of the mansion itself, located at 301 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, on Saturday, October 20th, starting at 9 am Central time. The sale will be conducted by Stevens Auction Company, also based in Aberdeen. A detailed video of the mansion’s interior can be seen online, at www.adamsfrenchmansion.com.   The auction will comprise most of Mr. Stevens’s 38-year antique collection, which includes several private warehouses of highly ...


Oil on canvas painting by William Langson Lathrop (Am., 1859-1938), titled October Evening (1922), 30 inches by 40 inches, signed lower right ($100,300).

Oil on canvas painting by William Langson Lathrop climbs to $100,300 at Cottone Auctions

Released: October 08, 2018

GENESEO, N.Y. – Five gorgeous early 20th century Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) table lamps gaveled for a combined $465,510 and a dazzling five-carat fancy vivid yellow diamond ring slipped onto a new finger for $206,500 at a Fine Art & Antique Auction held September 29th by Cottone Auctions. The auction was held online and in Cottone’s gallery at 120 Court Street in Geneseo.   The sale featured an extensive variety of first-time offerings, including the impressive collection of Dr. Gregory Alan Zemenick, an orthopedic surgeon from Troy, Michigan with a passion for collecting Americana, Ti...


Two original hand-colored etchings by John James Audubon (Haitian-American, 1785-1851) were offered, including this one titled Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers ($46,250).

Hand-colored etching of Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers by John James Audubon brings $46,250 at Bruneau & Co. auction

Released: October 05, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A trio of rare, early 20th century Tiffany Studios floor and table lamps from a private collection out of Houston, Texas, knocked down for a combined $260,400 (including the buyer’s premium) at an Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auction held September 22nd by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, online and in the Bruneau gallery located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston.   It was an eclectic sale, with more than 450 lots in many categories, pulled from prominent estates and collections, plus the contents of the Pawtucket, Rhode Island Preservation Society Joseph Spaulding House...


FACTION Lisa Wright, Song of Starlings, oil on linen 180 x 120cm 2017-2018

FACTION Art Projects presents solo show of award-winning British painter Lisa Wright in New York

Released: October 04, 2018

Faction Art Projects has announced a solo show of paintings by award-winning British artist Lisa Wright. In The Eyes of Each will be Wright’s most ambitious exhibition in New York. In The Eyes of Each will present a series of oil paintings which Wright refers to as her ‘inner landscape’ series, figurative works that embody natural landscapes. Wright’s inner worlds encompass fauna, trees, birds, insects and sky. They draw our attention back to nature and remind us of our responsibility to protect Earth’s ecosystem. Each of Wright’s distinctive subjects embodies a unique la...


Oil on canvas painting by Michelangelo Lovelace, Sr.  (Am., b.  1960), titled Stand Up and Be Counted, 48 inches by 45 inches, signed and dated “10/2008” lower right, signed verso (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Artworks by prominent African-American artists will headline Gray's October 10th auction in Cleveland

Released: October 02, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A collection of fine art by prominent and important African-American artists will be a featured part of Gray’s Auctioneers’ upcoming Fine Art, Furniture, Jewelry & Decorative Art Auction planned for Wednesday, October 10th, online and in the firm’s gallery at 10717 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland, starting at 11 am Eastern time. Asian artworks and decorative pieces will also be offered.   For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will be available through GraysAuctioneers.com, and at LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com. Telephone and absentee bids will a...


The IFPDA Foundation Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

Released: October 01, 2018

New York, September 26, 2018 – The IFPDA Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 grant recipients. Each year, the Foundation provides financial support to museums and non-profit organizations for exhibitions, publications, and educational projects that promote a greater awareness and understanding of printmaking as an artistic medium.   The six grant recipients are: International Print Center New York (New York, NY); Lawrence Arts Center (Lawrence, KS); Opalka Gallery at the Sage College of Albany (Albany, NY); Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, PA); Philadelphia M...


THE FINE ART PRINT FAIR ANNOUNCES 2018 SPEAKERS FOR THE JORDAN SCHNITZER FAMILY FOUNDATION LECTURE

Released: September 11, 2018

New York, September 11, 2018 – The International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) is pleased to announce the speakers for the 2018 Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation Lecture series. This year, the Fine Art Print Fair is delighted to welcome featured artist Christiane Baumgartner, who will be joined in conversation by Associate Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jennifer Farrell.   Free and open to the public through the generous support of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, the artist in conversation series aims to honor and r...


Unbound book of Japanese woodblock accordion prints in uncut sheets, 110 in all, showing domestic scenes and landscapes, by Hiroshige and Kunisada (est.  $20,000-$40,000).

Objects from the East and West converge in Converse Auctions' online-only East Meets West auction, Oct. 5

Released: September 20, 2018

MALVERN, Pa. – Ten bucks is all it takes to participate in Converse Auctions’ online-only East Meets West Auction slated for Friday, October 5th, with live bidding set to begin at 10 am Eastern time. The auction is packed with 435 lots of fine American, European, African, Chinese and other Asian items.   Although the auction is online-only, the sale can be previewed in the Malvern gallery. Phone and absentee bids will be executed, in addition to live bidding on several auction platforms. People can register and bid online now via the Converse website (www.ConverseAuctions.com), as well...


Dinh Q.  Lê Untitled, from the series “Tapestry,” 2006 Chromogenic print and linen tape 53 x 53 inches Courtesy of UBS Art Collection

San Jose Museum of Art Presents Dinh Q. Lê: True Journey Is Return, The largest solo exhibition of Dinh Q. Lê’s work in the US.

Released: September 18, 2018

Dinh Q. Lê: True Journey Is Return is the largest solo exhibition of the renowned Vietnamese-American artist’s work in the United States in more than a decade. Dinh Q. Lê features five major video and photography installations, including the installation Vision In Darkness: Trần Trung Tín (2015), which has never before seen in the US, and rarely seen photo-weavings from 2006. The exhibition highlights the artist’s ongoing experimentation in narrative and storytelling through multimedia documentary video and found photography installations. The exhibition is organized by San José Museum of ...


The top lot of the auction was this Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) drop head Dragonfly lamp, circa 1910, having a verdigris patinated leaded glass shade with 'jewel' cabochons ($200,000).

Tiffany Studios drop head Dragonfly lamp soars to $200,000 at Andrew Jones Auctions' inaugural sale

Released: September 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Andrew Jones Auctions’ inaugural sale on Saturday, September 15th, drew great crowds, both in the room and online.  The auction was 99 percent sold and grossed nearly $1.1 million (with buyer’s premium).  Attendees enjoyed coffee and cold drinks, snacks, a box lunch and late afternoon ice cream to maintain their energy and focus throughout the day. The sale – officially titled Design for the Home and Garden – was held in the Andrew Jones Auctions gallery, at 2221 South Main Street in Los Angeles. Nearly 500 lots came up for bid, with a merchandise mix that featured ...


Artist proof lithograph of Liz Taylor by Sylvia Robert, mounted with crystals and signed and numbered (3/50) on verso (est.  $400-$600).

Nye & Company's Sept. 25 Estate Treasures Auction is brimming with fine and decorative arts

Released: September 17, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Estate Treasures Sale on Tuesday, Sept. 25th, will showcase a broad and diverse group of fine and decorative arts, featuring property from the Westervelt Corporation, the NAMITS Collection and several private collections from Long Island. The auction will be held online and in Nye’s gallery, at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield.   “The sale includes a nice group of maritime art comprised of paintings, models and instruments,” said Andrew Holter of Nye & Company Auctioneers, adding, “There is also a fine selection of garden statuary, whi...


Unknown Artist, Deer Bearing Symbols of the Kasuga Deities, Nanboku-chō period, 14th century, bronze, Hosomi Museum

Historic Exhibition of 16 Centuries of Animals in Japanese Art Will Showcase Masterpieces That Rarely Leave Japan

Released: September 12, 2018

Washington, DC—Artworks representing animals—real or imaginary, religious or secular—span the full breadth and splendor of Japanese artistic production. Today, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, announced The Life of Animals in Japanese Art, the first exhibition devoted to the subject, covering 16 centuries (from the sixth century to the present day) and a wide variety of media—sculpture, painting, lacquerwork, ceramics, metalwork, textile, and the woodblock print. On view from May 5 through July 28, 2019, the exhibition will feature 315 works, drawn from 66 Japanese and 30 American ...


CASVA members tour the Gallery's objects conservation lab with Dylan T.  Smith, Robert H.  Smith Research Conservator, National Gallery of Art, November 2017

National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 2018–2019 Academic Year Appointments

Released: August 02, 2018

Washington, DC—The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), an internationally renowned research institution that brings distinguished scholars from around the world to the National Gallery of Art, has announced its 2018–2019 academic year appointments. They include Maryan W. Ainsworth, Curator of Northern Renaissance Painting at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as Kress-Beinecke Professor; Steven Nelson, Professor of African and African American Art and Director of the UCLA African Studies Center at the University of California, Los Angeles as Andrew W. Mellon Professor, 2018–2...


Rachel Whiteread casting Ghost in 1990, with details of the room at 486 Archway Road.  Courtesy of the artist.

Documentary Archival Material Related to Rachel Whiteread's Ghost in National Gallery of Art Library Installation

Released: August 27, 2018

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art Library will present a focused installation of archival and documentary materials related to Rachel Whiteread's sculpture Ghost (1990) to coincide with the exhibition Rachel Whiteread in the East Building from September 16, 2018, to January 13, 2019. In the Library: Rachel Whiteread's "Ghost" is on view from September 17, 2018, to January 11, 2019, in the East Building Study Center, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. About the Library Installation The installation features ephemera that documents the history of Whiteread's scul...


Audio-kinetic ball machine sculpture by George Rhoads (American, b.  1926), having 12 striking wind chimes within a xylophone-like midsection (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Audio-kinetic ball machine sculpture by George Rhoads will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s Sept. 22 auction

Released: September 11, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A selection of three rare Tiffany Studios floor and table lamps from a private collection out of Houston, Texas, plus the contents of the Pawtucket, Rhode Island Preservation Society Joseph Spaulding House are just a taste of what’s in Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ upcoming Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auction on Saturday, September 22nd.   The auction will be held online and in Bruneau & Co.’s gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, beginning promptly at 10 am Eastern time. More than 450 lots will come up for bid, with online bidding via bidLIVE.Brune...


This unique pierced decorated bronze entryway, weighing several hundred pounds ($20/30,000) features a transom with geometric quatrefoil decorated panels and filigree decoration, 125 ½ by 111 1/2 inches.

Fontaine’s To Tap Into Interior Design At Its Fine Art, Antiques Auction Sept. 22

Released: September 10, 2018

     As children return to school and the leaves begin to change colors, fall is also the season when many people re-decorate their homes or add special decorating touches. From offering statement designer pieces to architectural elements that will be the centerpiece of a living room or dining room, Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will present an antiques and fine art auction on Saturday, September 22, at 11 am, that offers much to anyone looking to redo a room or just add a few standout pieces. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 8 to 11 am.      This...


Edgar Degas (French, 1834 – 1917), The Singer (La Chanteuse), c.  1877 – 1878, pastel over monotype on paper, Gift, Miss Martha Elizabeth Dick Estate, 1976.46.1

IMPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC HIGHLIGHTED IN NEW EXHIBITION AT RPM

Released: September 08, 2018

This extraordinary exhibition, drawn mostly from the collection of the Reading Public Museum, explores the path to Impressionism through the nineteenth century in France. The show examines the sometimes complex relationship between French Impressionism of the 1870s and 80s and the American interpretation of the style in the decades that followed. The exhibition will be on view in The Museum’s Second Floor European and American Galleries from Saturday, September 8, 2018 through Sunday, January, 20, 2019.  More than sixty-five paintings and works on paper help tell the story of the “new st...


Mixed media on paper by Sam Francis (Am., 1923-1994), titled Tokyo (on the reverse), signed and dated (‘1973’), measuring 22 inches by 30 inches (est.  $40,000-$60,000).

Paintings by Sam Francis and Therese Cotard-Dupre will be part of Cottone's September 29th auction

Released: August 28, 2018

GENESEO, N.Y. – Cottone Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art & Antique Auction, slated for Saturday, September 29th, will feature an extensive variety of first-time offerings, including the impressive collection of Dr. Gregory Alan Zemenick, an orthopedic surgeon from Troy, Michigan with a passion for collecting Americana, Tiffany lamps and antiques spanning a wide range of interests.  The auction will start at 12 noon Eastern time. The Cottone Auctions gallery is located at 120 Court Street in Geneseo, southwest of Rochester. For those unable to attend the auction live and in person, interne...


The 7th annual Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) Seminar will be held September 7th-8th, in Falls Church, Virginia.

The Foundation for Appraisal Education's annual educational seminar will be held Sept. 7-8 in Falls Church, Va.

Released: August 27, 2018

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The 7th annual educational seminar of the Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) will be held Friday and Saturday, September 7th and 8th, at Quinn’s Auction Galleries, located at 360 South Washington Street in Falls Church.  The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) will give professional development credits for those who fully participate.   The seminar is open to the public and professionals. The registration fee is $395 for both days or $200 for one day. To register, visit the seminar page at foundationforappraisaleducation.org.   Program topics include...


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