Joseph Cornell (American, 1903-1972).  Homage to Juan Gris, 1953-54.  Box construction.  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased: John D.  McIlhenny Fund.  Art © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris Opening January 23 at The Met

  • December 12, 2017

On October 22, 1953, Joseph Cornell wrote in his diary: "Juan Gris/Janis Yesterday." He was referring to the previous day's outing, when, on one of his frequent trips to the gallery district in ...

Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

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  • December 11, 2017

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs ...

Day, Siamese Coast, S.S.  Malini Hilda May Gordon (1874-1972) Gouache 7 1/4 x 10 in.  Inscribed as title, verso

Extraordinary, Globe Trotting Artist, Hilda May Gordon, to be the Focus of Martyn Gregory's Exhibition in Master Drawings New York 2018 in January

  • December 11, 2017

While women artists traveling the globe are commonplace today, in 1922 it was not only unusual but dangerous for a woman to set off alone “for no particular reason,” as Hilda May Gordon wrote in ...

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Christ Carrying the Cross, from the Engraved Passion series, 1512.  Engraving on paper.  Museum purchase through the Champion & Partners Acquisition Prize in Honour of Richard Hamilton (2017)

Krannert Art Museum Wins Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize, adds 16th-century Print to Collection

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  • November 30, 2017

Krannert Art Museum has added a 16th-century print by Albrecht Dürer – one of the world’s most skilled engravers – to its collection, thanks to an acquisition prize that provided funds for the ...

Paul Cézanne, Boy in a Red Waistcoat, 1888–1890, oil on canvas National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr.  and Mrs.  Paul Mellon, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne's Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 28, 2017

Washington, DC—Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. ...

Thomas Downing, Indeterminate Set, 1961, acrylic on canvas, 86 x 86 in.  Allan Stone Projects (booth A113 at Art Miami).

Art Miami to Kick Off Miami Art Week at New Waterfront Location

  • November 30, 2017

Art Miami, returning for its 28th edition, opens December 5th and continues through December 10th during Miami Art Week. In a new waterfront location, Art Miami will showcase an array of iconic and ...

Lot 135: Georges Lepape, Après la Tempête, watercolor, ink, graphite and gold highlighting, cover illustration for Vogue, 1919.  Estimate $25,000 to $35,000.

Sendak, Seuss & Bemelmans Lead Swann Illustration Auction

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  • November 28, 2017

Swann Galleries will close the auction season with their popular sale of Illustration Art on Thursday, December 14. The house’s newest department specializes in original works of art intended for ...

Views of the Allegheny Near Pittsburgh by William Coventry Wall (Am.  1810-1886)

American Landscape Paintings Highlight Weschler's December 8th Sale

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  • November 30, 2017

[ROCKVILLE, MD] Weschler's is pleased to present a diverse offering of over 420 lots in their Capital Collections Estate Auction and an extensive Native American Collection from several owners to ...

Large (50 inch by 80 inch, framed) oil on canvas maritime seascape painting of a brigantine ship at sea by Wesley Elbridge Webber (Am., 1841-1914) ($9,375).

Oil paintings by William Gear and Wesley Elbridge Webber combine for more than $21,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

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  • November 30, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 (May Landscape, 1950), sold for $11,875, and a large ...

Hieronymus Bosch, The Owl's Nest, c.  1505/1515 pen and brown ink on paper, laid down Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Rare Netherlandish Drawings on Loan From Rotterdam Unveiled at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Drawings by Hieronymus Bosch Among Stunning Works

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • September 29, 2017

Washington, DC—Rotterdam's historic Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen holds one of the finest collections of Netherlandish master drawings. In a special presentation of this collection at the National ...

Cosmè Tura, Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1470s miniature on vellum National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rosenwald Collection

Prints of La Verna Explore Franciscan Imagery at the National Gallery of Art, February 25 through July 8, 2018

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • November 16, 2017

Washington, DC—One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis ...

Delacroix Work for the Palais du Luxembourg Heads to Auction

  • November 26, 2017

Paris auctioneer PIASA will offer a painting by Eugène Delacroix from a private collection at a Dec. 6 auction. This painting was made in 1840 for the decoration of the senator’s library in the ...

Oil on canvas painting attributed to the renowned Hudson River School artist Jasper Francis Cropsey, untitled, signed and dated 1878 (est.  $200,000-$300,000).

Oil painting attributed to Jasper Francis Cropsey could bring $200,000-$300,000 at Woodshed auction, Nov. 29th

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • November 20, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An oil on canvas painting attributed to the renowned Hudson River School artist Jasper Francis Cropsey is expected to realize $200,000-$300,000 and several other works have ...

Anneliese Hager, Untitled (Portrait A.  H.) | Ohne Titel (Portrait A.  H.), 1947.  Photograph and photogram.  Collection of Ernst-August Rödiger, Hanover.

The Harvard Art Museums present Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55

  • November 17, 2017

Showcases artwork largely unknown to American audiences by modern German artists working during the most tumultuous time in that country’s history. The Harvard Art Museums’ newest special ...

Lot 304: Edward Hopper, The Lonely House, etching, 1923.  Sold November 2, 2017 for $317,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $150,000 to $200,000).

Swann Galleries Sets Record for a Print by Hopper at $317K

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  • November 3, 2017

A new auction record for any print by American master Edward Hopper was established at Swann Galleries’ auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, November 2. The extremely rare ...