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Bernard Cathelin, ‘Yellow Flowers,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

Bernard Cathelin still life set to bloom at Nye & Co., April 13

 Bernard Cathelin, ‘Yellow Flowers,’ est. $8,000-$12,000


Bernard Cathelin, ‘Yellow Flowers,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction, slated for Wednesday, April 13, features nearly 500 lots of fine and decorative arts spanning the 18th century to the present day. The auction will begin at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Artemis Gallery to auction exceptional antiquities, cultural & fine art, March 24

Rare Ancient Egyptian Pre-Dynastic (Naqada II to Naqada III, circa 3500-3000 BCE) terracotta canoe-form boat model with pinched keel, 19in long. Published in 1909 reference ‘The Light of Egypt,’ by Robert de Rustafjaell, who found the relic at Gebelein, 17 miles from Luxor. Extensive provenance, including Sotheby’s London, January 20-24, 1913. Estimate $40,000-$50,000

BOULDER, Colo. – Discerning collectors of cultural art always look forward to Artemis Gallery’s auctions produced under the “Exceptional Antiquities” banner. That particular series of sales represents the finest ancient, ethnographic and fine art consignments entrusted to the renowned Artemis team for expert vetting, marketing and sale. The next Exceptional Auction is slated for Thursday, March 24, and as always, each item will convey to its new owner with an Artemis Gallery Certificate of Authenticity.

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Group of Seven artists win top lot honors at Miller & Miller

Alexander Young Jackson, ‘St. Lawrence South Shore Village, CA$47,200

Alexander Young Jackson, ‘St. Lawrence South Shore Village,’ CA$47,200

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – Original oil paintings by Canadian Group of Seven artists Alexander Young Jackson (1882-1974) and Franz Johnston (1888-1949) scored top lot honors in an online-only Canadiana & Folk Art auction held February 12 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. The 376-lot auction posted a robust gross of $415,714. All prices are in Canadian dollars.

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Marcel Wanders for Louis Vuitton lounge chair from the Objets Nomades collection, est. $12,000-$18,000

Nye & Co. presents Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction, Jan. 19-20

 Marcel Wanders for Louis Vuitton lounge chair from the Objets Nomades collection, est. $12,000-$18,000


Marcel Wanders for Louis Vuitton lounge chair from the Objets Nomades collection, est. $12,000-$18,000

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ two-day, online Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction planned for Wednesday and Thursday, January 19 and 20, will offer a wide variety of fine and decorative arts, with a concentration on 17th- thru 20th-century paintings, furniture from the 18th through the 21st centuries, as well as silver and jewelry. Sales begin at 10 am Eastern time both days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Material Culture presents fine, folk and outsider art, Aug. 19

Jimmie Lee Sudduth, ‘Self-Portrait,’ est. $1,000-$2,000

Jimmie Lee Sudduth, ‘Self-Portrait,’ est. $1,000-$2,000

PHILADELPHIA – In its upcoming August 19 August Arts | Fine, Folk, Outsider auction, Material Culture continues its role as a trusted source of Outsider art, as well as Modern, folk, contemporary, Haitian, and 20th-century Philadelphia fine art. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Kathy d’Adesky, ‘Untitled,’ an undated acrylic on canvas.

Boca Raton museum hosts groundbreaking Florida outsider art exhibition

Kathy d’Adesky, ‘Untitled,’ an undated acrylic on canvas.

Kathy d’Adesky, ‘Untitled,’ an undated acrylic on canvas.

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The passion for outsider art runs deep in Florida, where self-taught artists have forged an indelible mark of special attention on the creative landscape of the state. Against the odds, many of these artists created obsessively to escape from their worlds that were often full of deep conflict and personal struggles. The exhibition titled “An Irresistible Urge to Create: The Monroe Family Collection of Florida Outsider Art,” on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art until September 5, marks the first time a museum has presented this definitive group of artists in an exhibition of this size and scope.

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The origin and rise of self-taught or outsider art

Ruby “Miss Ruby” Williams, ‘Untitled,’ an undated work of paint on plywood.

Ruby “Miss Ruby” Williams, ‘Untitled,’ an undated work of paint on plywood.

NEW YORK – There are many who live their entire lives without even thinking about lifting a pencil or wetting a brush outside of a school art class. But there are others  who feel an innate compulsion to create art.

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