Femme cueillant des Fleurs by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, c.  1874, oil on canvas, 65.5 x 54.4 cm from Dickinson.

Spring 2011 in Review: Most Popular Art & Antiques News on ArtfixDaily

  • June 08, 2011

  Top 5 most-read ArtWire press releases in Spring 2011 (March 1-June 7): 1. A MAGNIFICENT EARLY RENOIR AND AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF JEALOUSY AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 18-27, 2011 2. ...

Wm C.  Blackett Civil War Diaries

Clarke Auction - Antiques, Midcentury, Fine Art, Sculpture, Silver - 5:00 pm, Monday, June 13th

  • Clarke Auction
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  • June 07, 2011

  450 lots to include oils by Guy C Wiggins, Johann Berthelsen, David Burliuk; Judaic art, Chinese antique porcelains, Martino Gamber chairs, bronze putti, American Empire, 19th French ...

Anne Whitney, Lady Godiva, c.  1861–64, marble, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Dr.  Alessandra Comini in memory of Dr.  Eleanor Tufts, who discovered the Massachusetts-backyard whereabouts of this long-forgotten statue and brought it to Dallas.

THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF LADY GODIVA, AN ANNE WHITNEY SCULPTURE

  • June 06, 2011

Today the Dallas Museum of Art announced the acquisition of the first life-sized marble figure executed by Anne Whitney, one of America’s premiere women sculptors working during the second half ...

Rick Dillingham titled Globe doubled its estimate, selling for $9,693

Dorothy Miner Ceramics Collection and Library Sold Above Estimate at Cowans + Clark + DelVecchio Modern and Contemporary Ceramics Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions
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  • June 04, 2011

Sale featured Masterworks by Peter Voulkos, Lucie Rie, and Betty Woodman, while sales of works by lesser known ceramicists ushered in a new, secondary ceramics market. ...

Kirkland Museum interior displaying the salon atmosphere of the museum, featuring furniture by Pierre Paulin, Isamu Noguchi, George Mulhauser, Russel Wright and Harvey Probber; painting by Vance Kirkland and textile/rug by Herbert Bayer; sculptures by Edgar Britton, George Rickey and David Mazza.

KIRKLAND MUSEUM TO PARTICIPATE IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS

  • June 03, 2011

  Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art announces their participation in Blue Star Museums, a partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than ...

Louis I.  Kahn

Louis I. Kahn: Building a View

  • June 03, 2011

  Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to present “Louis I. Kahn: Building a View,” an exhibition of the fine art of the architect Louis Kahn [1901-1974]. Drawings, watercolors, pastels and ...

David Constantine, Hue Rice Picker

Bloomsbury Art Fair debuts in London this July

  • June 02, 2011

  This summer, London's academic and cultural district of Bloomsbury plays host to a selection of leading galleries and artists for the inaugural Bloomsbury Art Fair, 14-16 July ...

Honorees Morton Kaish, NA, Stephen Antonakos, NA and Kevin Roche, NA

Patrons of the Arts Join Artists and Architects at National Academy Museum and School 2011 Spring Gala

  • June 02, 2011

Over 270 patrons, artists, and architects gathered at the National Academy Museum and School Gala to honor sculptor Stephen Antonakos, painter Morton Kaish, and architect Kevin Roche on May 19, ...

Grandma Moses (NY/VA, 1860-1961), "The Red Bridge," retaining original card from the artist (est.  $10,000-$20,000)

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Important Summer Catalogue Auction on June 18th

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • June 02, 2011

Over 700 lots of fine and decorative arts will be offered at LLAES Ltd.’s major Summer Catalogue Auction.  Starting promptly at 9AM, the event will be held at the firm’s state of the art ...

GEORGE CONDO (b.  1957) UNTITLED #8, MORE SKETCHES OF SPAIN--FOR MILES DAVIS, 1991.  Etching and Aquatint .46 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches.  Sheet Size: 51 1/2 x 38 inches

GEORGE CONDO: a collection of etchings & SUMMER GROUP EXHIBITION: paintings, prints, drawings, & sculpture

  • June 02, 2011

  Works by the influential and provocative contemporary American artist George Condo are the highlight of Jack Rutberg Fine Arts’ summer exhibition, with an opening reception Saturday, June ...

Lucie Rie Bowl with White Stripes

Dorothy Miner Ceramics Collection is Focal Point of Cowans+Clark+DelVecchio Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions
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  • June 01, 2011

Cowans + Clark + DelVecchio is pleased to announce our second Modern and Contemporary Ceramics Auction will feature fresh-to-the-market ceramics from the collection of Dorothy Miner (1936-2008) ...

Asher B.  Durand, Landscape, 1850

American Masters of Art and Architecture in Exhibitions that Reveal Expansive Sweep of National Academy Museum Collections

  • June 01, 2011

  Reopening Exhibitions Highlight Well-Known Masterpieces and Infrequently Seen Gems of American Art.   Distinguished portraits of the early 19th century, masterpieces of the ...

Will Barnet, Self-Portrait, 1981

Will Barnet at 100

  • June 01, 2011

One-hundred years in the making, Will Barnet at 100 – the artist’s first New York museum retrospective – will open at the National Academy Museum on September 16, 2011 and continue through ...

Jennifer Krieger

American Art Scholar Will Speak on Hudson River School Women at Mattatuck Museum

  • June 01, 2011

Hawthorne Fine Art Managing Partner Jennifer Krieger will present the lecture “Women Artists of the Hudson River School” at the Mattatuck Museum of Art in Waterbury, Conn., on June 8, 2011 at ...

Lot 500, an important Southern Edgefield District stoneware pictorial jug attributed to Stoney Bluff, possibly Dave, estimated at $40,000-$70,000.

RECENTLY DISCOVERED SCARCE SOUTHERN STONEWARE JUG COULD REACH NEW RECORD PRICE AT CHARLTON HALL

  • Charlton Hall Galleries
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  • May 31, 2011

  Charlton Hall is thrilled to be offering a rare incised-decorated Edgefield stoneware jug in its next auction scheduled for June 11th and 12th. Only three documented Edgefield District ...