China poblana blouse, c.  1935 Puebla city and state, México Cotton, glass beads, 24 ½ x 21 1/16 in.  (62.25 x 53.5 cm.) Gift of Florence Dibell Bartlett, Museum of International Folk Art, A.1955.1.135 Photograph by Addison Doty

'Beadwork Adorns the World' Opening in April at Museum of International Folk Art

  • January 18, 2018

The ultimate migrants, small glass beads travel the world and end up entering the cultural lives of people far away to be worked into a garment or an object of art.  This spring, the Museum of ...

Rushnyky cloth.

Museum of Russian Icons presents Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles

  • Museum of Russian Icons
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  • January 18, 2018

CLINTON, MA – The Museum of Russian Icons presents Rushnyky: Sacred Ukrainian Textiles, an exhibition celebrating and exploring Ukrainian culture through one of its most ancient and valued ...

Oil on canvas painting by the renowned Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1946), titled Cedars and Rocks, one of four Sandzens in the auction.

Four original oil paintings by Birger Sandzen (1871-1946) will headline Woody Auction's Feb. 24 grand opening event

  • Woody Auction
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  • January 17, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Woody Auction will celebrate the grand opening of its new Douglass gallery with a major antique and fine art auction on Saturday, February 24th, one that will be highlighted by ...

Codex Introduces Blockchain Protocol Bringing Visibility and Trust to The Arts & Collectibles Market

  • January 15, 2018

Native Token To Become Industry Standard As The Exclusive Cryptocurrency Accepted By Consortium Codex, a cryptocurrency and decentralized title registry for the $2 trillion dollar arts & ...

The sale's top lot was this fine bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999), dated 1983 and titled The Bather ($13,750).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) brings $13,750 at Bruneau

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • January 16, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A fine bronze sculpture of a female nude by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-1999), titled The Bather (1983), climbed to $13,750, and a beautiful Tiffany & ...

19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, signed lower left (est.  $12,000-$15,000).

Artworks by William Aiken Walker, Clementine Hunter, Bill Hemmerling will lead Crescent City's Jan. 27-28 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Original paintings by renowned Southern artists William Aiken Walker and William Hemmerling, a mug and a vase from the studios of George Ohr (the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”), and a ...

Modernism Week Showcase Home – Moroccan Modern

Winter Destination: Modernism Week in Palm Springs

  • January 11, 2018

Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 15-25, 2018, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm ...

REMBRANDT PEALE (1778- 1860) AFTER CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1827) Portrait of George Washington as a Colonel of the Alexandria Militia, early 19th Century.  Oil on canvas.  Estimate: $400,000-600,000

Peale's Washington, Eisenhower's Silver and a Tour-de-Force Tall Case Clock at Christie's Americana Sales

  • January 11, 2018

Christie’s Americana Week 2018, a series of auctions, viewings and events, will be held January 12-19 with sales comprised of Chinese Export Art featuring 100 Lots from Marchant, est. 1925 on ...

One-sheet original poster from the 1940 Western movie Triple Justice, 27 inches by 41 inches (est.  $500-$1,000).

Old movie posters and stock certificates, vintage bottles, Native Americana, more at Holabird's Jan. 20-21 auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • January 11, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is on the cusp of presenting its first big auction of the New Year – a two-day affair slated for the weekend of January 20th and 21st, ...

Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004), of a nude female bust (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) will headline Nye & Company auction, Jan. 31

  • Nye & Company
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  • January 10, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Folks pouring into New York City for Americana Week beginning January 15th would be wise to consider sticking around for Nye & Company Auctioneers’ big Collectors’ Passion ...

Les Enluminures Announces 2 Events During Bibliography Week in New York City

  • January 9, 2018

“Bibliography Week” happens every year in New York City at the end of January when principal national organizations devoted to book history have their annual meetings. Many interesting events are ...

Frank Overton Colbert, Chickasaw Indian (1895-1953) / The Trail to Happy Hunting Ground / Oil on canvas board / Circa: 1922 / Size: 16" (w) x 14" (h)

Powers Presents: Insider/Outsider at the Outsider Art Fair

  • STEVEN S. POWERS
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  • January 8, 2018

The definition of Outsider Art is fraught with issues—as online trolls will attest—and, Powers will not attempt to define it at the forthcoming Outsider Art Fair in New York, January 18-21. ...

Letter handwritten and signed by First Lady Martha Washington in 1794, regarding a meeting between "The President" (George) and James Madison (est.  $25,000-$30,000).

Presidents and their First Ladies will command center stage in University Archives' Jan. 17 online-only auction

  • University Archives
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  • January 8, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Former United States presidents and their wives will take center stage in University Archives’ online-only auction of autographs, books and relics slated for Wednesday, January ...

Bernard Hoyes acrylics on Canvas 60x40"

Bernard Hoyes Pops up at the River

  • Bernardhoyes.com
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  • January 8, 2018

Hoyes exhibit at The River at Rancho Mirage. Opening Reception Friday, January 12th 2018, 6-8pm December 15, 2017-March 15th 2018. Gallery hours 4-8 Daily Palm Desert, CA - Visual artist ...

Decorative items from a remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia

18th-Century Philadelphia-Made Slipware Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation to be on Exhibit for the First Time at The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair

  • January 4, 2018

A remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia will be revealed to the public for the first time. Nearly a dozen pieces of ...