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GOSHEN, Conn. –

An important on-site auction of three historic properties and the hundreds of treasures they hold is slated for Saturday, Nov. 1. The auction has just gotten better with the addition of estate items from prominent homes in Watertown and Old Greenwich, plus many new items that have...Full story

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. –

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced six temporary exhibitions that will go on display next year at the facility in Bentonville. The first exhibit is “Van Gogh to Rothko” and will feature 75 artworks from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art...Full story

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NEW YORK –

Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques hosted their successful “Autumn in New York” auction on Sept. 20. With New Yorkers back in town from the summer, the crowded room was full of their regular customers, dealers and collectors. LiveAuctioneers provided the...Full story

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Earth’s natural wonders on display in Morphy’s Nov. 8 Mineral Auction

Earth’s natural wonders on display in Morphy’s Nov. 8 Mineral Auction

DENVER, Pa. – Geological treasures of every imaginable color and origin will take the spotlight on Saturday, November 8th as Morphy’s presents an eye-filling 116-lot auction of rare minerals....

PBA Galleries to auction rare antiquarian children’s books Nov. 6

PBA Galleries to auction rare antiquarian children’s books Nov. 6

SAN FRANCISCO – PBA Galleries will offer the rare and antiquarian children’s book collection of Pamela Harer on Thursday, Nov. 6. The sale will feature a select group of 187 lots of children’s...

Slotin Auction recognizes self-taught masters in Nov. 8-9 sale

BUFORD, Ga. – Slotin Auction, specializing in self-taught, is also the premier auction house for bringing the strange, the unusual and the vanishing America to the block. This Nov. 8-9 edition...

Midwest Auction Galleries goes from West to East, Nov. 1-2

OXFORD, Mich. – Midwest Auction Galleries will conduct its Fine and Decorative Arts Auction on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m. Eastern time, followed by its Chinese Antiques and Works of Art Auction...

Morphy's to auction contents of Wild West Museum, Oct 31-Nov 2

DENVER, Pa. – One of the most important collections ever to document the characters and rough-and-tumble lifestyles of the Old West will cross the auction block at Morphy Auctions, October 31 through...

Quinn & Farmer to auction early Cy Twombly self-portrait, Oct. 25

Material Culture embraces outsider art at auction Oct. 26

Tim’s Inc. lines up major auction in historic town Nov. 1

Bertoia's presents Max Berry antique bank & toy collection, Nov. 14-15

Sterling Associates to host creepy ‘Danse Macabre’ auction, Oct. 22

Breker to tally early computer in tech auction Nov. 14-15

Stefek’s auction Oct. 23 features fine art, modern design

Premier sculptures in Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Nov. 1 sale

Roland Auctions delves into massive upstate NY collection Oct. 18

20th century German artists have role in PBA Galleries sale Oct. 23

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Death-fixated Vienna embraces funeral museum

Death-fixated Vienna embraces funeral museum

VIENNA (AFP) – Just in time for Halloween on Friday and a weekend devoted to the dead, Vienna's unashamedly morbid Funeral Museum is now closer to the action: the Austrian capital's huge Central...

Famed concert poster artist to auction complete 11-year series

Famed concert poster artist to auction complete 11-year series

YORK, Pa. – A master of color, Detroit native Mark Arminski is regarded as one of the all-time great concert poster artists. In creating his unforgettable, in-your-face rock posters of decades...

Sistine Chapel dazzles after technological makeover

VATICAN CITY (AFP) – High above the altar in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, the halo around Jesus Christ's head in Michelangelo's famous frescoes shines with a brighter glow, thanks to a revolutionary...

Crystal Bridges to include European works in 2015 exhibitions

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced six temporary exhibitions that will go on display next year at the facility in Bentonville. The first exhibit is...

NY’s Jewish Museum tells Helena Rubinstein's story in art

NEW YORK (AP) – Judgmental, autocratic and wholly self-made after fleeing prewar Poland and the prospect of arranged marriage as a teen, Helena Rubinstein built a cosmetics empire on the notion that...

Waplington & McQueen photo collaboration coming to Tate

UK museum honors Waterloo victor, the Duke of Wellington

High Museum of Art exhibit features 24 works by Cezanne

Nov. 5 art auction benefits animal welfare group Mercy For Animals

Book explores New York state's pivotal role in Civil War

Possible complete mammoth skeleton found in Idaho

Exhibitions in US honor El Greco 400 years after his death

Landmark GE sign's fate still up in the air in Fort Wayne

Sotheby's auction of Lauder jewels to benefit 2 charities

Baltimore museum show tells story of father-son collection

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Steinways, Mid-Century Modern heat up Capo Auction fall sale

Steinways, Mid-Century Modern heat up Capo Auction fall sale

NEW YORK – Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques recently hosted their “Autumn in New York” auction on Sept. 20. With New Yorkers back in town from the summer, the crowded room was full of their...

Rare Sphinx lamp reveals its true value at Coker auction

Rare Sphinx lamp reveals its true value at Coker auction

NEW MARKET, Tenn. – “From day one, I thought it might end up being the top lot, and that’s exactly what happened,” said Tennessee auctioneer John W. Coker, describing a cameo-glass Sphinx lamp...

Cigar store figure packs a $102,600 punch at Showtime sale

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A 19th century Punch cigar store wood figure, 69 1/2 inches tall and with a contemporary base, soared to $102,600 at a three-day auction held Oct. 3-5 by Showtime Auction Services....

'55 Porsche Speedster leads pack at Morphy’s auto auction debut

DENVER, Pa. – Morphy’s Oct. 11 Automobile Auction, which introduced the company’s newest specialty division, was a roaring success, grossing $1.42 million (all prices inclusive of 10 percent...

Hovsep Pushman painting brings $50,000 at Ahlers & Ogletee

ATLANTA – An original oil on board painting by the noted Armenian-American artist Hovsep Pushman (1877-1966), titled Sacred Lotus of the Nile and depicting a woman at bust length with dark hair...

Harrah gambling machines pay off for Morphy's at $2.4M Vegas auction

Ruth Asawa sculpture tops Keno auction at $329,000

Tiffany trio tops Cottone Auctions’ Sept. 26-27 sale

With LiveAuctioneers, Moran's fall auction harvests strong prices

Cowan’s Western-themed sale on LiveAuctioneers exceeds $940,000

Schulz, Cortes tie for top honors at Cordier auction Aug. 23-24

Clars concludes banner year with record-setting sale Sept. 13-15

Contemporary art, modern furnishings soar at Kaminski sale Sept. 7

Pomo basket delivers $23,000 top bid at Allard’s Santa Fe sale

Morphy’s $1.38M Aug. 30-31 sale yields $284K for Pa. Treasury

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Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich revels in Hollywood, history

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich revels in Hollywood, history

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – It's just a few weeks before the election, and Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is talking animatedly about a big success that's been years in the making. The subject isn't his re-election,...

Phil Collins donates his Alamo collection to Texas

Phil Collins donates his Alamo collection to Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Singer Phil Collins' vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution that he's donating to Texas is set to arrive in the state. The...

Elyse Luray joins Heritage Auctions' New York team

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced that Elyse Luray, a leading expert in the collectibles and pop culture field with more than 20 years of appraising experience and several television shows...

In Memoriam: Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died. Wertheimer, who was 85, died of natural causes Sunday...

In Memoriam: Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta, 82

NEW YORK (AP) – At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was...

Louis Armstrong remembered in unique photo exhibit

Jeffrey Greer joins Heritage Auctions as VP of marketing

Holly Sherratt joins Heritage Auctions’ West Coast staff

Indiana U. statue of WWII journalist Ernie Pyle has typo

Late Catawba potter remembered for the small things he did

Texan Wendy Lambert crowned champion auctioneer

Comics experts Joe and Nadia Mannarinos join Heritage

Larger memorial placed at Jack Kerouac's gravesite

Ai Weiwei says tax case demonstrates China's dark side

War bride's visit to RMS Queen Mary tops bucket list

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Miscellaneana: Della Robbia pottery

Miscellaneana: Della Robbia pottery

LONDON – Perhaps it’s sheer coincidence, but the current rise in the popularity of Della Robbia pottery – and hence the spiraling sums it’s fetching in the saleroom – can be attributed to...

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 27, 2014

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 27, 2014

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Halloween is the second most popular holiday among collectors of holiday memorabilia. Christmas comes first. But Halloween decorations are in such demand today that there are even...

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: 90 anni di Pandolfini

FIRENZE, Italia – La casa d'aste fiorentina Pandolfini festeggia 90 anni di attività con tre appuntamenti all'asta d'eccezione che si terranno il 28 ottobre. La prima vendita sarà dedicata ad...

Art Market Italy: Pandolfini marks 90 years of auctions

FLORENCE, Italy – Florence auction house Pandolfini celebrates 90 years of activity with three exceptional auctions to be held on Oct. 28. The first sale will be devoted to a series of important Renaissance...

Reading the Streets: Danh Vo's 'We the People'

NEW YORK – When I was little, there was a restaurant called America on East 18th Street that featured a bright green miniature Statue of Liberty. She was a beacon for tiny diners like myself; when...

Miscellaneana: Coalbrookdale cast iron

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 20, 2014

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 13, 2014

Auktionsgespraeche: Der Stuhl

Auction Talk Germany: The Chair

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Le Italian Sales a Londra

Art Market Italy: The Italian Sales

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Oct. 6, 2014

London Eye: September 2014

Live Auction Talk: Halloween treats

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Ding-dong – Trick or treat! A look at popular Halloween collectibles

Ding-dong – Trick or treat! A look at popular Halloween collectibles

NEW YORK (ACNI) – Halloween comes but once a year, unless you’re among the many thousands of collectors whose homes are perennially decorated in orange and black. From noisemakers and candy containers...

Town clocks have civic function beyond timekeeping

Town clocks have civic function beyond timekeeping

MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) – She glanced at the clock. She didn't really notice the time. It was a few minutes shy of 11:30 a.m., and Erin Neiderhiser is walking briskly down Main Street in Manheim....

Indiana family honored for spurring Goshen's revival

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) – When they renovated their first building in 1985, Dave Pottinger and his wife, Faye Peterson-Pottinger, never imagined downtown Goshen would look the way it does now. “It...

Hand-carved Dogpatch figures returning home for exhibit

HARRISON, Ark. (AP) – Harold Enlow's family was in the roofing business, but he found that it was not a good fit for him. “Man, it was hot in the summer,” he said, “and cold in the winter.”...

Preserved buildings reflect Michigan’s U.P. heritage

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) – Material manifestations of history can come in many forms, such as arrowheads, fossils, photographs and books. Perhaps the most grandiose of these, tough, are the preserved...

Honolulu's Kakaako district a gritty gallery for street art

Florida Highwaymen artist's works locked behind prison walls

Pompeii: Ancient city of the dead 'buried' in tourists

Va. woman finds hand-carved family crest in thrift store

Horror of World War I inspired innovative art, literature

Harvey Girls cheerfully served Southwest railroad travelers

Old postcards still captivate, as one new collector explains

Mineral Point, Wis.: Figgyhobbin, pasties and the arts

Memphis Milano: Bold color, extreme design

Amid Italy's art gems, artists' tombs inspire, too

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