20th c.  art to be sold includes this abstract mixed media on paper by Afro Basaldella (Italian, 1912-1976) dated 1948.  This (and the large canvas by Julian Stanczak) is from the estate of a fellow artist and friend of both artists.  In 1956, Afro, as he is known, was given the award as Best Italian Artist at the Venice Biennale.

CRN AUCTIONS, INC., ANNUAL SEPTEMBER AUCTION

  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 21, 2018

On Sunday, September 30th, CRN Auctions will conduct their Annual Fall Auction of antiques and fine arts at their gallery in Cambridge, MA offering a mix of items ranging in geographical origin and ...

Neue Auctions’ September catalogue has something for everyone, from the first-time auction goer to seasoned collectors

  • Neue Auctions
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  • September 15, 2018

The maker and artisan movement is everywhere: people crafting and building things with their hands, a few tools and one grand vision. At neueauctions.com you can view a collection of several ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Third Phase Navajo Chief’s Blanket.  Bruce Museum Collection 68.25.05.

A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions

  • August 14, 2018

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the ...

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 magnificent Hopewell Culture cache in Cowan's Auctions' Ancient Art of the Eastern Woodlands -- the Art Gerber Collection auction sold on Bidsquare for $162,000.

Magnificent Hopewell Culture cache of prehistoric artifacts soars to $162,000 on Bidsquare

  • August 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY — One of the most significant assemblages of Hopewell Culture prehistoric art ever collected more than doubled its high estimate selling for $162,000 on bidsquare.com during Cowan's ...

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 ...

Rose B.  Simpson, Santa Clara, Pueblo, Maria, 2014.  1985 Chevy El Camino.  Collection of the Artist.  © 2014 Rose B.  Simpson.  Image: © Kate Russell

Mia To Present First Major Museum Exhibition Exploring the Achievements of Native Women Artists

  • July 24, 2018

In June 2019, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will present the first major thematic exhibition exploring the artistic achievements of Native women. The exhibition, which will travel ...

Jeffrey Gibson (Mississippi Band Choctaw/ Cherokee), I PUT A SPELL ON YOU, 2015.  Repurposed punching bag, glass beads, artificial sinew, and steel; 40 × 14 × 14 in.  Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.  Museum purchase, 2015.11.1.  Image courtesy of Jeffrey Gibson Studio and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California.  Photograph by Peter Mauney.

Mississippi Museum of Art Announces New Exhibition "Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer" on view Sept. 8, 2018 - Jan. 27, 2019

  • Mississippi Museum of Art
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  • July 12, 2018

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITION JEFFREY GIBSON: LIKE A HAMMER September 8, 2018 ‒ January 27, 2019 Media Preview: Tuesday, September 4, 2018; 10:30 a.m.‒noon Jackson, ...

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ ...

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911), signed "H.  Pyle" lower left and depicting a woman with a jug and ravens, plus 11 loose calendar pages.

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911) will be in Nye & Company's July 25-26 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • July 13, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Items from the estate home in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island known as “Wawapek” – the Queen Anne-style residence of the de Forests, a family so deeply rooted in New York history ...

Oil on canvas figural landscape painting by the Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932), in a gold gilt frame, 62.5 inches by 61.5 inches (est.  $50,000-$100,000).

Oil painting by Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932) will be in Helm Auction's July 7th online-only sale

  • Helm Auction, Inc.
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  • July 03, 2018

EL CAJON, Calif. – Helms Auction, Inc.’s Tribal & Native American Summer Shindig planned for this coming Saturday, July 7th, is packed with over 460 lots of Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery; ...

An Early 19th Century Sinhalese Ebony and Specimen Wood Center Table, Sri Lanka

Galvanized by the Success of Last Year’s Inaugural Fine Art & Antiques Show, The Art and Antique Dealers League Announces Its Distinguished Dealer Roster for 2018

  • June 12, 2018

When the Art and Antiques Dealers League of America (AADLA) announced last year that it was launching a new fair, inveterate pessimists had a field day. Another fair in the busy October season? ...