An exhibition opening Aug.  31 at Krannert Art Museum will feature images of nature, many of which contributed to scientific knowledge at the time they were made.  A recently acquired 17th century painting – “Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase on a Stone Table Ledge,” by Anna Ruysch – is the centerpiece of the exhibition.

University of Illinois Krannert Art Museum exhibition celebrates early images of nature, female artists

  • August 15, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Botanical prints and other portrayals of nature from the Renaissance onward were not only lovely to look at or used to illustrate scientific text. They also contributed to the ...

Watercolor depiction of homes in a bucolic countryside setting by Ogden Minton Pleissner (Am., 1905-1983), signed and titled Avallon (est.  $2,000-$4,000).

Paintings by Kharlampi Kostandi, Reginald Marsh and Ogden Minton Pleissner will headline Nye & Co.'s Aug. 16 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 7, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Paintings by the Russian Federation artist Kharlampi Kostandi (1868-1939), Reginald Marsh (Am., 1898-1954) and Ogden Minton Pleissner (Am., 1905-1983), plus items from the ...

The Blue Boy, (ca.  1770), Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788), oil on canvas, 70 5/8 x 48 3/4 in.  The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington Launches 'Project Blue Boy'

  • August 3, 2017

One of the most famous paintings in British and American history, The Blue Boy, made around 1770 by English painter Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788), will undergo its first major technical ...

Krannert Art Museum recently expanded its website, providing access to its art collection online.

Krannert Art Museum Expands Website, Provides Online Access to Art Collection

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • August 4, 2017

CONTACT: Julia Nucci Kelly Krannert Art Museum University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 217-244-0320 jkell@illinois.edu   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Krannert Art Museum Launches ...

Rafael Coronel (Mexican, 1932- ) Latin Modern Painting

Museum Quality Art, at Bargain Prices: Auction - August 3, 2017

  • Carlyle Galleries International, Inc.
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  • August 1, 2017

Beverly Hills, California - August 1, 2017 - Carlyle Galleries International, Inc., (www.carlyle-auctions.com) the online art auction house, is hosting their next auction: “European, American ...

Thomas Campbell

Former Met Director Thomas P. Campbell Awarded the Getty Rothschild Fellowship

  • July 28, 2017

The Getty and the Rothschild Foundation has announced Dr. Thomas P. Campbell as the second recipient of the Getty Rothschild Fellowship. The fellowship supports innovative scholarship in the ...

Missing 'Wright of Derby' Self-Portrait is Rediscovered

  • July 28, 2017

An 18th century painting catalogued as being by a ‘Follower of Joshua Reynolds’ at auction has been revealed as a genuine self-portrait by renowned British artist Joseph Wright of Derby (1734 – ...

Daniel Fulco

Museum of Fine Arts-Washington County Announces Daniel M. Fulco, Ph.D. as the Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator

  • July 28, 2017

Museum of Fine Arts-Washington County announces that Daniel M. Fulco, Ph.D., has accepted the position of Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator of the Museum.  Dr. Fulco graduated from Connecticut ...

Oil on canvas landscape by Mychajlo Moroz (Ukrainian, 1904-1992), showing the Esopus Creek along the east side of the Catskill Mountains, one of three works by Moroz in the auction ($2,000).

Three paintings by Ukrainian artist Mychajlo Moroz (1904-1992) come up for bid at Bruneau & Co.'s July 22nd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • July 28, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – A men’s Patek Philippe platinum perpetual calendar chronograph watch soared to $88,750, a ladies’ platinum 5.99-carat diamond engagement ring slipped onto a new finger for $33,750, ...

Musical Collection of the Late Irene and Theodore Leverett Highlight Cowan’s Summer Fine & Decorative Art Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • July 25, 2017

Oil paintings from well-known American artists, silver from the Americas, England, and Europe, and antique furniture are also expected to draw heavy interest in July auction.   CINCINNATI -- ...

Fine and Rare Green Cut to Clear Dorflinger Montrose Punchbowl Set

Cut Glass Leads a Brilliant Sale at Brunk Auctions

  • July 24, 2017

Brunk Auctions held an auction of Fine and Decorative Arts on July 21-22, 2017. Over one thousand lots were offered in the two-day, two-session auction, with significant interest coming from buyers ...

Jean Antoine Watteau (French, 1684 – 1721) La Surprise, ca.  1718.  Oil on panel.  36.3 x 28.2 cm

Getty Museum Announces Landmark Acquisition of Master Drawings, and Watteau 'Surprise'

  • July 20, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the most important acquisition in the history of the Museum’s Department of Drawings. Acquired as a group from a British private collection, the 16 drawings ...

Art Deco diamond parrot brooch

The Northern Antiques Fair

  • The Northern Antiques Dealers Fair Ltd
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  • July 19, 2017

An exciting change to the UK antiques fairs calendar is The Northern Antiques Fair, now under new ownership and managed by expert fairs organiser, Ingrid Nilson.  Formerly named The Harrogate Art ...

Framed oil on canvas painting by American artist and renowned "poultry painter" Ben Austrian (1870-1921), dated 1906 and titled Shame on You (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Original oil by "the poultry painter" -- Ben Austrian (1870-1921) -- will be auctioned July 29th in Florida

  • Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery
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  • July 19, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A pair of hexagonal form ‘Chan’ side tables by Philip and Kelvin Laverne and a 1906 oil on canvas painting by American artist Ben Austrian (1870-1921) will be part of ...

Tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work (est.  $40,000-$50,000), one of five Van Gogh attributions in the auction.

Paintings attributed to Monet and Van Gogh will headline Woodshed Art Auctions' July 26th sale

  • The Woodshed Gallery
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  • July 18, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh ...