Anthea M.  Hartig will lead Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Names Woman to Lead National Museum of American History

  • December 13, 2018

Anthea M. Hartig, currently executive director and CEO of the California Historical Society, has been named the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American ...

Allan Rohan Crite, School's Out.

I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100

  • December 13, 2018

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, an intellectual, social and artistic explosion of African American culture that erupted in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City and ...

Edward Hopper, Marshall's House, 1932, Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite on wove paper, Purchased through the gift of Henry and Walter Keney, 1933.93.  © 2018 Heirs of Josephine Hopper / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

American Moderns in Watercolor: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

  • December 12, 2018

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, in Hartford, Conn., will present American Moderns in Watercolor: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries December 22, 2018 to March 17, 2019. American Moderns in ...

Findlay Galleries: The Willow and the Bather by Childe Hassam (1859-1935)

WORLD’S LEADING FINE ART DEALERS ANNOUNCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR MASTER DRAWINGS NEW YORK 2019

  • Master Drawings New York
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  • December 12, 2018

Acclaimed Event Returns to Manhattan’s Upper East Side from Saturday, January 26 through Saturday, February 2, 2019 Preview: Friday, January 25, 4-8 PM Thirty of the world’s leading ...

Coby Kennedy, Adoration Of The Albino

FACTION Art Projects announce second Harlem Perspectives, an annual exhibition celebrating the local talent of Harlem and uptown New York

  • December 10, 2018

FACTION Art Projects have announced their second Harlem Perspectives, an annual exhibition celebrating the local talent of Harlem and uptown New York. Harlem Perspectives II is co-curated by ...

This work, titled The Lotus Pond, 1967, by Zhang Daqian will be offered with an estimate of $150,000-200,000.  Provenance: back cover of the May 10-31, 1970 exhibition catalog at Laky Gallery in Carmel, CA.

Important Paintings by Zhang Daqian to be Presented at Clars’ December 16th, 2018 Auction

  • December 06, 2018

Two paintings by Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899-1983) will headline Clars December 15th & 16th Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry and Asian Art Auction. Complementing the Daqians will be ...

GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) THE IMPORTANT HOLTZ DINING TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1986 Claro Walnut, American Black Walnut, rosewood.  H: 29, L: 92, W: 65 in.  Estimate $150,000-250,000

Nakashima Masterwork headlines December 10 Design Auction

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  • December 06, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Rounding out Freeman’s 2018 auction season is the December 10 sale of Design. The auction includes close to 130 lots, offering a varied selection of master American studio ...

The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

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  • December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art ...

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1979, Polaroid Polacolor print, 81.3 x 55.9 cm.  ©2018 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.  Licensed by DACS, London.  Courtesy BASTIAN, London

A Startling Selfie in New Exhibition of Andy Warhol Polaroid Pictures This Winter

  • December 05, 2018

BASTIAN will present Andy Warhol Polaroid Pictures, the inaugural exhibition at the gallery’s London space running 2 February – 13 April 2019. A series of over 60 portrait and self-portrait ...

Ed Ruscha (American, b.  Omaha, NE, 1937), Figure It On Out, 2007, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60 in., Courtesy of the Artist.  Photographer: Paul Ruscha

Joslyn Art Museum Announces Major Gift from Artist Ed Ruscha

  • December 04, 2018

Internationally-renowned American artist Ed Ruscha (b. Omaha, NE, 1937) has made a major gift to Joslyn Art Museum, including 18 paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture spanning his career from ...

Michele Pred, Power of the Purse: Time's Up/ Equal Pay , 2018, vintage purse with electroluminescent wire, 11 x 12 x 4 inches

This Week's Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami Highlights

  • November 29, 2018

Art Miami, America’s foremost contemporary and modern art fair, is returning for its 29th installment in Miami, Florida alongside the 7th edition of its sister fair, CONTEXT Art Miami. This year’s ...

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by the avant-garde artist of the Boston School, George Hawley Hallowell (Mass., 1871-1926) ($3,125).

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by George Hallowell brings $3,125 at Bruneau & Co. auction

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  • December 03, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An adorable circa 1920 Tiffany & Co. platinum repeater pocket watch sold for $12,500 and a 2003 U.S. $25 Liberty Eagle gold coin climbed to a record $4,688 at an Estate ...

Kaitlin Maestas

Momentary Announces New Hires in Lead-Up to 2020 Opening of the Crystal Bridges Satellite

  • November 29, 2018

The Momentary, a new contemporary arts venue set to open in early 2020, today announces new hires including: Pia Kishore Agrawal, curator, performing arts; Cynthia Post Hunt, programmer, ...

Jeff Koons’s Smooth Egg with Bow (Magenta/Orange), 1994-2009

Koons's Smooth Egg Is Set to Dazzle at Art Basel Miami Beach Next Week

  • November 28, 2018

EDWARD TYLER NAHEM FINE ART TO EXHIBIT BASQUIAT, CALDER, CHAMBERLAIN, DIEBENKORN, FRANCIS, GUSTON, KOONS, MILHAZES, MITCHELL, OEHLEN, POLLOCK, RAUSCHENBERG, RUSCHA, WARHOL, WOOL AND WESSELMANN AT ...

Judy Chicago, Heaven Is For White Men Only, 1973.

'Judy Chicago: A Reckoning' Opens at ICA, Miami During Art Basel Week

  • November 28, 2018

From December 4, 2018, to April 21, 2019, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami presents “Judy Chicago: A Reckoning,” a major survey of works by the pioneering feminist artist. This exhibition ...