Wu Qingxia (1910-2008), Chinese Modernist

Will Price Disparity Shift For China's Female Modernists? Gianguan Sale To Be A Barometer.

  • February 16, 2018

Born on the cusp of a change in attitudes about education for women in  China, Wu Qingxia (1910-2008) became one of the 20th century’s leading Modernists working in the traditional style. She is ...

Cover of Tang, gilt copper volume of the Pratyutpanna Sutra (Vol.  3).  Finely incised in clerical script.  Lot 151, $200,000.  Gianguan Auctions March 10 sale.

Gianguan Auctions March 10th Sale Is Exploration of Connoisseurship

  • February 15, 2018

Collectors of Chinese works of art will find Gianguan Auctions, pre-Asia Week sale on Saturday, March 10th, an exploration in connoisseurship.  The marquee item is Zhao Mengfu’s "Script ...

These circa 1860-1880 temple lions from the Nanking province, 17 ½ by 6 by 7 inches, are striking in appearance.

High-Caliber Items In Benefit Shop Auction Feb. 21

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • February 13, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. will present its next signature Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. Eastern, with a diverse range of goods from Asian and French furniture to ...

Figure of a dog, China, Eastern Han dynasty, 25–220 A.D.  Earthenware with dark green glaze.  Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991 (1991.253.1)

The Department of Asian Art of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Asia Week New York Association To Co-host Annual Celebration

  • February 8, 2018

The Department of Asian Art of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Asia Week New York will co-host the annual reception in the Asian art galleries of The Museum on Monday, March 19 to celebrate Asia ...

This Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl with a pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$2,000 finished at $200,000, easily making it the auction's top lot and the sleeper item of the sale.

Chinese porcelain bowl with an estimate of $1,000-$2,000 soars to $200,000 at Nye & Company's Jan. 31 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • February 7, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – An unassuming Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl with a pre-sale estimate of just $1,000-$2,000 soared to $200,000 at Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Collectors’ ...

Kuniyoshi.  Tametomo and his Son Rescued from the Sea Monster by Tengu.  c.  1850.  Woodblock print.  14” x 29,” triptych

Kuniyoshi: The Masterpieces at Ronin Gallery

  • January 25, 2018

For Asia Week 2018, Ronin Gallery invites you to immerse yourself in the fantastical realms of Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) woodblock prints. Kuniyoshi: The Masterpieces explores the ravenous imagination ...

Marc Chagall from Galerie Raphael.

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Wraps with Seven Figure Sales

  • January 18, 2018

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, presented by Art Miami and hosted by the City of West Palm Beach, returned for its second edition from Thursday, January 11th through Monday January 15th where it ...

Antiques for Everyone at UK's National Exhibition Centre

  • Clarion Events
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  • January 18, 2018

Featuring the widest range of Decorative Arts, 20th Century collectors’ pieces, traditional antiques, vintage accessories, sculpture and custom made works of art, Antiques for Everyone takes place ...

Oil on canvas painting by the renowned Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1946), titled Cedars and Rocks, one of four Sandzens in the auction.

Four original oil paintings by Birger Sandzen (1871-1946) will headline Woody Auction's Feb. 24 grand opening event

  • Woody Auction
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  • January 17, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Woody Auction will celebrate the grand opening of its new Douglass gallery with a major antique and fine art auction on Saturday, February 24th, one that will be highlighted by ...

The sale's top lot was this fine bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999), dated 1983 and titled The Bather ($13,750).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) brings $13,750 at Bruneau

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • January 16, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A fine bronze sculpture of a female nude by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-1999), titled The Bather (1983), climbed to $13,750, and a beautiful Tiffany & ...

19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, signed lower left (est.  $12,000-$15,000).

Artworks by William Aiken Walker, Clementine Hunter, Bill Hemmerling will lead Crescent City's Jan. 27-28 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Original paintings by renowned Southern artists William Aiken Walker and William Hemmerling, a mug and a vase from the studios of George Ohr (the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”), and a ...

Modern Paintings Feature Heavily in First Auction of the Year, January 18 at 888 Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • January 11, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – January 18 marks the first auction of the year at 888 Auctions. Collectors will be delighted to find the inclusion of 399 fresh-to-market items with prices ranging in the ...

REMBRANDT PEALE (1778- 1860) AFTER CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1827) Portrait of George Washington as a Colonel of the Alexandria Militia, early 19th Century.  Oil on canvas.  Estimate: $400,000-600,000

Peale's Washington, Eisenhower's Silver and a Tour-de-Force Tall Case Clock at Christie's Americana Sales

  • January 11, 2018

Christie’s Americana Week 2018, a series of auctions, viewings and events, will be held January 12-19 with sales comprised of Chinese Export Art featuring 100 Lots from Marchant, est. 1925 on ...

Harriet Hosmer, Daphne, 1853, marble, Purchased with funds provided by the Calvin and Marisa Allen Foundation, Anne Allen Cheatham, and Lizzie Cheatham McNairy and Charlie McNairy on behalf of the Matrons of the Arts Initiative, and by the bequest of Carlisle Adams

NCMA Launches Matrons of the Arts Initiative to Highlight Female Artists

  • January 11, 2018

Ongoing campaign highlights female artists from around the world, throughout history   The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces a new initiative, Matrons of the Arts, which highlights ...

Sui Dynasty gilt-bronze altarpiece of Buddha Maitreya with seven Buddha on lotus blossom thrones.  Gianguan Auctions, March, 2018.

Chinese Buddhist Devotional Art Leads Gianguan Auctions March Sale

  • January 10, 2018

Gianguan Auctions will hold its 16th annual spring sale on Saturday, March 10. Marquee properties include a rare Sui Dynasty Buddhist altarpiece, a Northern Qi Buddhist stele and  a Western Wei ...