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Relocated Jacob Lawrence painting to join exhibition  

SALEM, Mass. – A painting by celebrated 20th century American artist, Jacob Lawrence, that had been missing for more than 60 years has been discovered and will join the five-stop national exhibition tour of “Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle,” organized by the Peabody Essex Museum. Panel 28 is one of 30 that comprise Lawrence’s powerful […]

Texans posed to lead Vogt’s Western Art Auction March 6

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Vogt Auction Galleries’ Texas & Western Art Auction will feature 186 lots of original fresh-to-market artworks from private collections and estates throughout Texas. The sale will take place on Saturday, March 6, at 1 p.m. Central time. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Cowan’s to sell furniture, folk & decorative arts March 9-10  

CINCINNATI – Cowan’s, a Hindman company, will present its American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction on March 9-10. The sale will feature property from the collection of Paul M. Bentley, a lifelong collector of idiosyncratic Americana and folk art, who, along with his wife Judith, built a one-of-a-kind collection, which they installed in their […]

Picasso pottery vase sells for record $100K at Moran’s

MONROVIA, Calif. – Moran’s Winter Modern and Contemporary Sale on Feb. 23 consisted of 66 lots that were a carefully curated selection of prints, paintings and sculptures from a variety of artists including household names such as Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and Picasso. A Madoura Pottery vase by Picasso led the way, selling for a record $100,000. […]

Transformers toys: more than meets the eye

NEW YORK – Apropos to their original tagline, there is “more than meets the eye” when it comes to Transformers toys. That these cybertronic figures from another world change into vehicles is at the heart of the toys’ duality but their appeal goes deeper than first glance.

Fine photography featured in Swann Galleries sale March 11

NEW YORK – Fine photographs will be sold at Swann Galleries on March 11 with works spanning from the late 1800s to the 2000s. Exceptional images from European and American masters including works by Alfred Stieglitz, Brassaï, Dorothea Lange and Peter Hujar will be included. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Gallery Report: Saint-Gaudens statue tops Keno sale at $506K

ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium. Saint-Gaudens statue, $506,000, Keno Auctions A bronze sculpture of Diana by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), 18 feet tall […]

Design Museum Holon explains what’s in its ‘Black Box’

HOLON, Israel – Design Museum Holon presents “Black Box,” exposing objects from the museum’s “black box” of treasures that have typically been reserved for preservation purposes and limited viewing. The exhibition brings to mind a visit to a historical cabinet of wonders, one that remained largely invisible and inaccessible to the public. Curated by Design […]

Unique Van Gogh exhibition opens in Miami April 15

MIAMI (PRNewswire) – This April, “Beyond Van Gogh: An Immersive Experience” is coming to one of Miami’s hottest venues, the Ice Palace. The exhibition, created by Mathieu St-Arnaud, French-Canadian creative director, and his team at Montreal’s world-renowned Normal Studio, features more than 300 of Vincent Van Gogh’s iconic artworks and takes the art lover into […]