Christina Nielsen

The Huntington Names Christina Nielsen as New Director of the Art Collections

  • August 16, 2018

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has appointed Christina Nielsen as the Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Collections, Karen R. Lawrence, The Huntington’s ...

Naeem, Banta, and Anderson

Baltimore Museum of Art Appoints 3 New Curators

  • August 15, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has announced the appointment of Asma Naeem as Chief Curator; Andaleeb Badiee Banta as Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs; and Virginia Anderson ...

Atlanta

Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects 45 Cultural Organizations in Atlanta to Participate in $43 Million Arts Innovation and Management Training Program

  • August 12, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced that 45 cultural organizations in Atlanta have been selected to participate in the Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. A list of the organizations ...

New York Classical Rosewood Work Table

Fine Americana Included In Schwenke Auctioneers 400 Lot August 14th Fine Estates Auction

  • August 12, 2018

Featuring Asian Decorative Arts, Early Continental Furniture and Decorations, Americana and Folk Art, Fine Art and Estate Oriental Rugs  Woodbury, CT – On Tuesday, August 14th Schwenke Auctioneers ...

One of JFK's iconic rocking chairs, this one used at the White House.  Sold for $60,000 at Eldred's.

ICONIC JOHN F. KENNEDY ROCKING CHAIR SELLS FOR $60,000 AT ELDRED’S AMERICANA & PAINTINGS AUCTION

  • Eldred's
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  • August 09, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – A rocking chair used by President John F. Kennedy at the White House sold at auction for $60,000 August 3. The chair was part of a prominent collection of the president’s ...

A La Vieille Russie Returns to TEFAF Fall New York

  • July 31, 2018

A La Vieille Russie (ALVR) is pleased to announce its return to TEFAF Fall New York this October at the Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street. The gallery’s presentation will include a carefully ...

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle (Am., 1932-2018) ($17,500).

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle brings $17,500 at Nye & Co. auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 06, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It didn’t come with a sushi roll, ginger salad and miso soup, but a darling cinnabar bento box, offered together with a cloisonné teapot and dish, gaveled for $23,750 to take top ...

Visitors enjoy the East Building Roof Terrace during a recent Evenings at the Edge program.  National Gallery of Art, Washington

Free After-Hours Evenings at the Edge Program Returns on September 13 for Six Thursdays in Fall and Spring

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • July 20, 2018

Washington, DC–Beginning Thursday, September 13, the National Gallery of Art will once again welcome visitors for live music and dance performances, hands-on art-making, and other activities ...

This Baird Coca-Cola advertising clock, circa 1889, with its original 12-inch paper dial featuring a Seth Thomas movement ($25/40,000) reads “Coca-Cola, The Ideal Brain Tonic - Delightful Summer and Winter Beverage, Specific for Headache.”

Clock Collection, Advertising & Country Store Items To Drive Fontaine’s Auction Aug. 25

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • July 30, 2018

       It all started with the purchase of a roll-top desk and a clock to go with the desk. One clock became two, two became three and over the past 45 years, a collection was born.        A ...

Scrimshaw whale's tooth by the Naval Monument Engraver sold for $396,00 at Eldred's Marine Sale.

Buyers Bite on Scrimshaw at Eldred's Marine Sale July 19-20

  • Eldred's
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  • July 26, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. –  Eldred’s, which already held the record for the most expensive piece of scrimshaw ever sold, nearly broke the record again when a whale tooth by the so-called Naval Monument ...

William Wendt (1865-1946), Patriarchs of the Grove, oil on canvas Painted in 1920 (estimate: $250,000-350,000)

AN IMPORTANT LANDSCAPE BY WILLIAM WENDT LEADS BONHAMS CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE SALE

  • July 26, 2018

Los Angeles – On August 7, Bonhams will present an exceptional auction of California and Western Paintings & Sculpture, which includes 142 California Impressionist, Fauvist and Tonalist styles ...

Rockefeller Auction Pushes Christie's to $4 Billion in First-Half Sales

  • July 25, 2018

Continued global demand, audience engagement with the diversity of collecting categories and the historic Rockefeller sales helped drive a 26% rise in Christie’s overall sales to almost £3bn ($4bn, ...

Marsden Hartley (1877–1943), Songs of Winter, Oil on board laid down on canvas, 12¼ x 11⅜ inches.

Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Returns for 22nd Year to the Cyclorama, October 18 – 21 Gala Preview to benefit The Art for Justice Fund

  • July 18, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are proud to announce the 22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show.  Featuring the work of 40 galleries from around the world, this year’s Boston ...

Robert Crumb (artist, author), Apex Novelties (publisher), Zap #1, 1968, 28-page paperback bound volume with half-tone and offset lithograph illustrations in black and cover in full color, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of William and Abigail Gerdts

Exhibition Celebrating History of Humor in Prints and Drawings Opens at National Gallery of Art on July 15

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • May 25, 2018

Washington, DC—Prints and drawings have consistently served as popular media for humor in art. Prints, which can be widely replicated and distributed, are ideal for institutional mockery and social ...

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot The Muse: History, c.  1865 oil on canvas overall: 46 × 35.2 cm (18 1/8 × 13 7/8 in.) framed: 73.7 × 61 × 11.5 cm (29 × 24 × 4 1/2 in.) Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, H.O.  Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs.  H.  O.  Havemeyer, 1929

Major Exhibition of Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot's Paintings of Women; National Gallery of Art is the Only Venue, September 9 through December 31, 2018

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • May 11, 2018

Washington, DC—Dressed in rustic Italian costume or nude on a grassy plain, rendered with a sophisticated use of color and a deft, delicate touch, Corot's women convey a mysterious sense of their ...