Irving Penn, Dior Fur Scarf (Jean Patchett), New York.  Date printed 1990, Date Executed 1950-51, Selenium toned silver gelatin photograph, 15 1/8 by 15 1/8 inches, courtesy of Exhibitor: Holden Luntz Gallery

FaceTime at the Fair: A Collection of Fascinating Faces to highlight The International Show

  • September 26, 2015

A melting pot of cultures, media and millennia will mark the 27th edition of the venerable International Show, the only event of its kind in ...

Al Haji by El Anatsui; estimate £100,000 - 150,000

Bonhams Launches First Contemporary African Art Auction in London

  • September 19, 2015

Bonhams “Africa Now – Contemporary Africa” auction on 15th October will be the first sale by any international auctioneer to be held in London that is solely focused on this new and vibrant ...

Images (left to right): Mirror case, attributed to Olowe of Ise (Nigerian, c.  1875–1938), Nigeria, Efon Alaiye, Yoruba peoples, before 1938, wood and mirror, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Barbara and Joseph Goldenberg, 2010.34; Sword ornament in the form of a spider, Ghana, Asante peoples, late 19th century, gold-copper-silver alloy, Dallas Museum of Art, McDermott African Art Acquisition Fund, 2014.26.1; Male figure, Nigeria, Sokoto state, c.  200 B.C.–A.D.  200, terracotta, Dallas Museum of A

Dallas Museum of Art Debuts New Arts of Africa Gallery

  • September 19, 2015

On September 25, the Dallas Museum of Art celebrates the public opening of its new third-floor Arts of Africa gallery, which now allows visitors to experience the Museum’s collection through a ...

Mask, Yup’ik Kuskokwim River, Alaska, ca.  1880 wood, pigments, vegetal fibers, 11 ¼” w Ex collection: Enrico Donati

Donald Ellis Gallery Exhibit at Parcours Spans Two Centuries of Native American Art

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  • September 03, 2015

Donald Ellis Gallery at Parcours des Mondes September 8 – 13, 2015 Exhibiting at Galerie Marie Hélène de La Forest Divonne 12, rue des Beaux-Art, Paris, France New York, NY, Sept. 3, ...

BALTIMORE SUMMER ANTIQUES SHOW CONTINUES TO SHINE A SPOTLIGHT ON ANTIQUES INDUSTRY AND THE CITY WITH 35TH EDITION

  • August 24, 2015

Show Wows Collectors of Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry; Receives Accolades and Reports Strong Sales The 35th annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show came to a close this past Sunday after ...

Italian Ebonized Vitrine Cabinet, $8,000-12,000

Rago Announced Its Fall/Winter 2015 Auctions

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  • July 30, 2015

RAGO ANNOUNCES ITS FALL/WINTER 2015 AUCTIONS Unreserved Jewelry and Estate Goods: Thursday, August 27 Jewelry and couture without reserves, includes a varied selection of late 19th thru ...

Courtesy of 1:54 © Sébastien Gracco de Lay

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair Announces Exhibitors for London 2015 Edition in October

  • July 28, 2015

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair Somerset House, Strand, London 15–18 October 2015 Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 12–8pm, Sunday, 12–6p www.1-54.com / @154artfair Fresh from a ...

Aristodimos Kaldis, "Pan-Hellenic #2", 1950, oil on canvas, 40 c 60

Lawrence Fine Art to Highlight work by El Anatsui, Aristodimos Kaldis, Albert Paley and Knox Martin at Art Southampton

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  • June 24, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at this year's Art Southampton, running from July 9-13.  Please note the new location: Nova's Ark, just off Scuttlehole Road, ...

Lot 59E: Large Roman Marble Relief - Satyr & Maenad

Artemis Gallery Ancient and Ethnographic Art Auction led by rarities from private collections

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  • June 10, 2015

BOULDER, CO.- Artemis Gallery will unlock the mysteries of ancient times on Thursday, June 11 with an approximately 225-lot auction of important classical antiquities, plus ancient and ...

'Bamana Beyonce', 2010.  Oil and cold wax on canvas, and wood and metal african mask, 48 x 36 inches.

'Margaret Rose Vendryes: The African Diva Project' on exhibit at Childs Gallery

  • May 18, 2015

Margaret Rose Vendryes’ African Diva Project confronts issues surrounding cultural and gender identity through the marriage of popular western and traditional African imagery.  Each canvas in ...

Lwena mask.  African.  James Stephenson, New York.

MATA Fair Successfully Amplified Primitive Art

  • May 15, 2015

Stepping across the Alexander Calder sidewalk on Madison Avenue at 78th Street and entering Arader Galleries where the MATA Ancient and Tribal Art Fair took place, visitors came face to face with a ...

Dan mask.  African.

MATA Ancient and Tribal Art Fair Celebrates Primitive

  • May 12, 2015

In the fall of 2014, a carved wood figure by a West African Senufo artist commanded $12 million at Sotheby's. (It broke the previous auction record by $5 million.) In March of 2015, the Wall Sreet ...

MATA Ancient & Tribal Art Fair Announces Cocktail Reception

  • May 05, 2015

The MATA Ancient and Tribal Art Fair will hold a cocktail reception for collectors, gallerists and their guests on Friday, May 15, 5 - 8 pm in the Arader Galleries townhouse at 1016 Madison ...

Exhibition Focuses on The Influence of Primitive Art on European Modernism

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  • May 01, 2015

From May 12th through May 17th 2015, Cassera Arts Premiers in collaboration with Galerie Mourlot will present an exciting exhibition exploring the relationship between Primitive Art and Modern ...

Kongo, Lualua.  Tobacco mortar carved from a single piece of wood.  Provenance of Peter Loebarth, Germany and Christies, Paris

Beauty of Primitive Art is Focus of MATA Ancient and Tribal Art Fair

  • April 30, 2015

As Alexander Calder says in a TV clip currently on view at the Jewish Museum's exhibition “Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television,” “The best kind of art is ...