Audio-kinetic ball machine sculpture by George Rhoads (American, b.  1926), having 12 striking wind chimes within a xylophone-like midsection (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Audio-kinetic ball machine sculpture by George Rhoads will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s Sept. 22 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • September 11, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A selection of three rare Tiffany Studios floor and table lamps from a private collection out of Houston, Texas, plus the contents of the Pawtucket, Rhode Island Preservation ...

Henri Matisse, White Mask on Black Background (Masque blank sur fond noir) ©2018 Succession H.  Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit

  • September 10, 2018

The Heard Museum, located in Phoenix, Ariz., is the only venue for Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit, set to open on Oct. 29, 2018. This will be the public’s first and only ...

This unique pierced decorated bronze entryway, weighing several hundred pounds ($20/30,000) features a transom with geometric quatrefoil decorated panels and filigree decoration, 125 ½ by 111 1/2 inches.

Fontaine’s To Tap Into Interior Design At Its Fine Art, Antiques Auction Sept. 22

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • September 10, 2018

     As children return to school and the leaves begin to change colors, fall is also the season when many people re-decorate their homes or add special decorating touches. From offering statement ...

Circa 1885 oak-framed chromo-litho poster for the California Powder Works, the first U.S.  explosive powder making company west of the Rockies ($6,000).

Over 2,100 lots of Americana in many categories come up for bid at Holabird's Aug. 24-26 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • September 07, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Silver and gold lots reigned supreme at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Americana auction, held August 24th-26th in Reno, as a Rothchild & Sons silver ingot from 1935 ...

Anglo Indian Inlaid Tea Table, circa 1880, used as a traveling tea table for the English soldiers in India.

San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show Theme Explores Celestial Imagery

  • September 06, 2018

The San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show, now in its 37th year, is “The West Coast's oldest and most prestigious international art and antiques show,” according to Town & Country, and ...

Rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine Hunter, titled Saturday Night at the Honky Tonk, signed lower right (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Artworks by Clementine Hunter, Otto Hoffmann, many others in Crescent City's Sept. 22-23 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • September 06, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A Russian icon of the Virgin Akhtirskaya made in Moscow between 1896 and 1908, a rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine ...

Bonhams

Bonhams Auction House Acquired by Private Equity Group

  • September 05, 2018

London-based private equity group Epiris has announced that Epiris Fund II, advised by Epiris LLP, has agreed the acquisition of Bonhams, the global auction house, from private shareholders. This ...

Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake Antiques Show on Saturday, September 15th

Adirondack Experience Antiques Show Offers Classic, Rustic Items and More

  • September 03, 2018

The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (NY) and Barn Star Productions will present the Adirondack Experience Antiques Show and Sale, Saturday, September 15th on the beautiful Blue Mountain Lake Museum ...

Pair of silver neck perfume bottles.

Massive collections in many categories will be auctioned September 22nd in Panama City, Florida

  • The Specialists of the South, Inc.
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  • August 27, 2018

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Items from the lifetime collections of Pat Bovard and Sherry Smithson of Lynn Haven, a suburb of Panama City – a massive accumulation of objects that began with a six-foot-tall ...

Charles Woodbury, "Playing in the Waves", oil on canvas, 17" x 21.

22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Features a Strong Showing from New and Returning Exhibitors

  • August 22, 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 across the U.S. this year’s Boston ...

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 ...