2018 Loan Exhibition Highlight Vincent Van Gogh (Dutch, active in France, 1853-1890) Daisies, Arles, 1888 Oil on canvas Framed: 20 1/2 × 23 3/4 × 2 1/4 in.  (52.07 × 60.33 × 5.72 cm) Collection of Mr.  and Mrs.  Paul Mellon, 2014.207 Image © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Winter Antiques Show Celebrates 64 years as America’s Leading Art, Antiques and Design Fair

  • September 19, 2017

WHAT: The Winter Antiques Show is the leading art, antiques and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world's top experts in the fine and decorative arts. Now in its 64th year, the ...

English three quarter suit of armor, c.1630

EN GARDE! Get Your Armor On!

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • September 15, 2017

A knight in shining armor introduces the next auction, on October 4th, at Gray’s Auctioneers. Several lots of armor from a private collector display an armory from centuries past and from many ...

Gilded Coffin Lid for the Priest Nedjemankh (detail).Late Ptolemaic Period (150-50 B.C.).  Cartonnage, gold, silver, resin, glass, wood.  Purchase, 2017 Benefit Fund; Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Louis V.  Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; Leona Sobel Education and The Camille M.  Lownds Funds; and 2016 Benefit Fund, 2017 (2017.255b).  Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Met Acquires Ancient Egyptian Gilded Coffin

  • September 12, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Tuesday that it has acquired an ancient Egyptian gilded cartonnage coffin from the first century B.C. The highly ornamented lid of the coffin is displayed ...

The Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts brings two of Philadelphia's most historic and innovative arts institutions together.

University of the Arts and Philadelphia Art Alliance Announce Merger

  • September 12, 2017

Leading century-old cultural institutions to join forces, creating Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts The boards of trustees of the University of the Arts (UArts) and ...

Icy jade pendants.  Lot 5.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9.

Neolithic Chinese Jade Jewelry Adorns Gianguan Auctions Saturday Sale

  • August 30, 2017

As every woman knows, there is jewelry and then there are statement pieces. Whether the choice is a contemporary Chinese carved jade pendent, precious prayer beads or indeginous jewelry ...

Still from Elizabeth Price, A RESTORATION Video/installation, 2016

Major exhibition pairs video installation by Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price with artifacts related to work of legendary archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans

  • September 6, 2017

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) continues its efforts to illuminate ancient cultures and their interpretation through the lens of contemporary art with Restoring the ...

Jean Hasbrouck House (ca.  1721), Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY.  Photo by Pieter Estersohn, 2017.  Courtesy Historic Huguenot Street.

Historic Huguenot Street in Hudson Valley NY opens new exhibition showcasing 17th-century Dutch culture

  • HIstoric Huguenot Street
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  • August 30, 2017

Historic Huguenot Street exhibition showcases 17th-century Dutch culture including paintings, furniture, and decorative items from the George Way Collection Complementary display of American and ...

CASVA members tour the Gallery's objects conservation lab with Shelley Sturman, head of objects conservation, National Gallery of Art, October 2016

National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 2017–2018 Academic Year Appointments

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • August 20, 2017

Washington, DC—The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), a world-renowned research institution that brings distinguished scholars from around the world to the National Gallery of ...

Drawings by ex-slave Bill Traylor (American, 1854-1949) and ceramics by Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)

CRN Auctions to sell recently uncovered works by former slave Bill Traylor.

  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 5, 2017

     On Sunday, September 10th at 11 a.m. CRN Auctions will be conducting its annual September auction in Cambridge, Massachusetts.    The sale will be the usual CRN eclectic mix of American, ...

Yuan wucai guan from Bo Ling Di Studio.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Open Sunday & Labor Day: Gianguan Auction Previews

  • September 3, 2017

With impressive collections of Chinese art coming to the podium on Saturday, September 9, Gianguan Auctions is open for previews Sunday (today) and Labor Day Monday. The principals and specialists ...

View of Blue Mountain Lake from the Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

Adirondack Experience Hosts Annual Events in September: 30th Rustic Furniture Fair & Antiques Show

  • Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
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  • August 28, 2017

ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE HOSTS ANNUAL EVENTS: 30th RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR September 9‒10, and ANTIQUES SHOW PREVIEW September 15 and SALE September 16, 2017 WHAT Adirondack Experience, The ...

Eastern Wei Guanyin.  Stone.  Lot 258.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

14th C.Tibetan Frieze and Wei Stone Buddha Headline at Gianguan Auctions

  • August 28, 2017

Wednesday, August 30 is the first day collectors of Buddhist Art will view the remarkable collection assembled at Gianguan Auctions.  The items–of gilt bronze, stone, laquered wood, and ink on ...

Bronze plaque by Roy Lichtenstein, titled Peace Through Chemistry, 27 inches by 46 inches (est.  $80,000-$120,000).

Works by Calder, Lichtenstein, Wyeth, Bertoia, Audubon, others at Cottone Auctions, Sept. 22-23

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • August 25, 2017

GENESEO, N.Y. – Day 1 of Cottone Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art and Antiques Auction, slated for September 22nd and 23rd, will feature the lifetime collection of Annette McGuire Cravens, the ...

Warring States carved jade pillow.  Headrest above two hogs.  Gianguan Auctions Lot 254, September 9.

Chinese Headrests Make For Good Pillow Talk

  • August 24, 2017

The small, personal items from China's long history are as fascinating to collectors as paintings and ceramics. Take, for instance, the "pillow" collection coming to auction at Gianguan Auctions on ...

Signature stone of Wang Shou, Ming scholar and artist.  Lot 41.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Ming Signature Seal Honors Sun

  • August 21, 2017

Ironically, an approprite rememberance of the Total Eclipse of 2017 was created nearly five hundred years ago by a Ming Dynasty scholar and artist. It is one of the affordable signature stone ...