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DENVER, Pa. –

Over the weekend of January 31 and February 1, 2015, Morphy Auctions will conduct its largest-ever Firearms & Knives sale, with more than 1,000 lots poised to cross the auction block. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The auction lineup...Full story

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NEW YORK—

The 15 people who were chosen to participate in the second annual Global Museum Leaders colloquium to be held April 13-23 were announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum...Full story

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) –

A major exhibit featuring works by impressionists Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Edgar Degas is making its only U.S. stop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art this summer. The museum said Wednesday “Discovering the Impressionists” will...Full story

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President Grant items highlight Cottone auction Feb. 20-21

President Grant items highlight Cottone auction Feb. 20-21

GENESEO, N.Y. – Items descended in the family of President Ulysses S. Grant, an 18K gold presentation box purportedly given by France’s Louis XVI to Marquis de Lafayette, a gyratory kinetic...

Nova Ars Auction presents more Italian design Feb. 11

Nova Ars Auction presents more Italian design Feb. 11

ASTI, Italy – An interesting collection of 20th and 21st century Italian design will be sold at Nova Ars Auction on Feb. 11. Ceramics, furniture, lamps, chandeliers and glass works comprise the...

Roland Auctions NY offers early works by Yayoi Kusama, Feb. 7

NEW YORK – On Feb. 7 Roland Auctions NY will present an important sale featuring over 500 lots of fine and decorative arts selected from choice estates throughout New York City. Most notable among...

Chinese ceramics, carvings await bidders at I.M. Chait, Feb. 8

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – I.M. Chait Gallery / Auctioneers will conduct an Asian arts, antiques and estate auction Sunday, Feb. 8, beginning at 11 a.m. Pacific Time. Absentee or Internet live...

Kaminski auction features paintings by noted artists Feb. 8

BEVERLY, Mass. – Kaminski Auctions’ Winter Estate Auction on Feb. 8 will present a diverse collection of fine art and antiques, with a strong focus on oil paintings. Notable artists represented...

Medical works, pirate booty highlight PBA Galleries sale Feb. 8

Ahlers & Ogletree estates auction boasts famous names Feb. 8

Wright launches series of American design auctions Feb. 12

Susanin’s to auction single-owner fine art collection Feb. 21

Madonna clock lamp starring in Jeffrey Evans auction Jan. 31

Rare scientific instruments take spotlight at Capo Auction Jan. 24

Civil War to Vietnam: Preview Morphy's Jan 31-Feb 1 Firearms Auction

Irving Penn print carries high expectations at Sworders, Jan. 27

Modern and contemporary prints, paintings at Gray’s, Jan. 28

A.B. Levy's auction laden with jewelry, watches, Asian art Jan. 22

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France's de Gaulle enshrined in Chinese national museum

France's de Gaulle enshrined in Chinese national museum

BEIJING (AFP) - A statue of French president Charles de Gaulle was unveiled in Beijing on Friday to be permanently displayed in the National Museum on Tiananmen Square in an exceptional honor for...

MLK’s children work to settle dispute over Bible, Nobel prize

MLK’s children work to settle dispute over Bible, Nobel prize

ATLANTA (AP) – The children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. are trying to settle a lawsuit over their father's traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize without going to trial, according to a judge's...

Rising demand has dealers confident at India's art fair

NEW DELHI (AFP) – With a giant stainless steel elephant, a graffiti mural and a dying tree branch, the Indian Art Fair opened Friday hoping to tap into the country's growing demand for contemporary...

Impressionist exhibit making lone US stop in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A major impressionist exhibit featuring works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Edgar Degas is making its only U.S. stop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art this summer. The...

Smithsonian exhibits Alexander Graham Bell recordings

WASHINGTON (AP) – National Museum of American History is hosting a series of programs this year about American innovation, and the first exhibit is focused on early sound recording. Beginning this...

Museum plans events to mark Lincoln’s birthday, anniversaries

Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral painting off to 'Constable country'

Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Outcry in UK as Dippy goes the way of the dinosaurs

Santa Fe’s Palace of the Governors designated as national treasure

Global museum leaders to convene at Met in April

School conceals whereabouts of Thomas Hart Benton painting

Sinatra's Manhattan penthouse sells for $4.9 million

Smithsonian working to finalize deal for new site in London

National World War II Museum posts record attendance

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Halaby painting soars at Gray's Jan. 28 Modern & Contemporary auction

Halaby painting soars at Gray's Jan. 28 Modern & Contemporary auction

CLEVELAND - Gray's Auctioneers in Cleveland achieved impressive results at their Modern and Contemporary auction on Wednesday, January 28th. Live Auctioneers provided live online bidding, with bidders...

Famous collection gets overwhelming reception at Clars

Famous collection gets overwhelming reception at Clars

OAKLAND, Calif. – On Jan. 17 and 18 Clars Auction Gallery brought to market the first offering of the expansive collection of majolica, porcelains and antique furnishings from the estate of Richard...

Noel Barrett’s $1.1M auction ventured into obscure and offbeat territory

NEW HOPE, Pa. – If variety is the spice of life, auction house owner Noel Barrett was the undisputed king of condiments over the weekend of December 5-6. His 926-lot Antique Auction colorfully...

Estate jewelry, Simonetti painting big draws at Kaminski auction

BEVERLY, Mass. – On Jan. 18 Kaminski Auctions presented the estate of Mary L. Alchian of Palm Springs, California. Alchian was a prominent Palm Springs businesswoman and jeweler with a discerning...

Jackie O's mystique, online bidding yield $900K at Palm Beach Modern sale

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (ACNI) – After weeks of incessant media coverage, Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA) brought the hammer down on 330 lots in a January 17 Modern Design & Luxury Goods Auction...

20th century design shows staying power at Kaminski Auctions

Treadway-Toomey's Arts & Crafts auction a resounding success

Le Pho painting the toast of Kaminski's New Year's auction

Purple Heart awarded to war hero earns $5,100 at Mohawk Arms

Russian art and antiques highly valued at Jackson's Nov. 18 auction

Bohemian bonbonnieres bid to $190,000 at Artingstall & Hind

Meissen urns among top sellers at Capo holiday auction Dec. 13

F.A. Bridgman painting boosts Kodner Galleries auction to $1.2M

Daum ‘Birth of Venus’ breakout star of Michaan’s auction

Evans ‘Cityscape’ pieces soar at Palm Beach Modern auction

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Secretary Kerry to award 2014 U.S. State Dept. Medal of Arts

Secretary Kerry to award 2014 U.S. State Dept. Medal of Arts

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will award the second U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts during a luncheon ceremony at 12:15 p.m. on January 21, 2015, in the Department's Benjamin Franklin...

Guggenheim names Sara Raza for curatorial residency

Guggenheim names Sara Raza for curatorial residency

NEW YORK – London-based curator, critic and editor Sara Raza has been selected for the third curatorial residency of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. In her role as the future Guggenheim...

NY Met Museum's spokesman Harold Holzer to retire

NEW YORK (AP) – Harold Holzer, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's longtime chief spokesman, plans to retire this summer to focus on his work as a historian and writer. Holzer has been at the institution...

Film director Peter Jackson helping to open WWI museum

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Director Peter Jackson said Wednesday he's putting his energy into helping launch a museum to commemorate World War I after finishing his Hobbit movie trilogy. If...

Museum director who helped protect Detroit's art to retire

DETROIT (AP) – The director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, who helped to protect the museum's collection from possible sale during the city's bankruptcy and spearheaded a $158 million overhaul...

Sotheby’s names Joshua Holdeman head of 20th Century Design

Barnes Foundation names Thomas Collins new director

James Henry Pepper named new exec. director of Gilcrease Museum

World-traveling Evansville Museum chief finds new home

Nicholas Cullinan named UK National Portrait Gallery director

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee turns 92

Ex-Soviet artist has been working in US for nearly 40 years

George W. Bush's advice: Don't paint your mom or wife

Nadine Orenstein named Met’s prints, drawings curator

La Salle University's Bob Dylan archive getting rave reviews

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Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Giacomo Balla a Milano

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Giacomo Balla a Milano

MILANO, Italia – Ha aperto nella sede di Milano della casa d'asta e galleria Farsetti una mostra dedicata alla produzione degli anni 20 di Giacomo Balla (fino al 28 febbraio). Lo scopo è puntare...

Art Market Italy: Giacomo Balla in Milan

Art Market Italy: Giacomo Balla in Milan

MILAN, Italy – An exhibition dedicated to Giacomo Balla's production of the 1920s has opened in the Milan branch of auction house and gallery Farsetti and runs through Feb. 28. The aim is to focus...

Miscellaneana: Ointment pots

LONDON – I’m told the best treatment for the morning after is toast and honey. I have no personal experience, you understand, but a few minutes spent perusing the extensive list of ailments that...

Ceramics Collector: Stars in alignment at University City

ST. LOUIS – When a single art pottery vase by Frederick Hurten Rhead was sold in April by John Moran Auctioneers for a record-breaking $570,000, collector attention again focused on the University...

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Jan. 26, 2015

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Carvings of birds, especially ducks and other wild species, are collected by those who consider the best examples to be art, while other examples are to be used as decoys when hunting....

Miscellaneana: Glass bottles

Postcards: Views of France, from prisons to palm trees

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Jan. 19, 2015

Miscellaneana: Penny toys

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Due collezioni italiane

Art Market Italy: 2 Italian collections

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Jan. 12, 2015

Furniture Specific: More than a marriage

Miscellaneana: Shell art

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Jan. 5, 2015

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Art is a powerful tool to help healing process in hospitals

Art is a powerful tool to help healing process in hospitals

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) – Down a long, antiseptic-looking corridor that leads to Diagnostic Testing at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, patients in hospital gowns on gurneys are wheeled by a...

'Cast Iron Charlie' of Oregon is a seasoned expert

'Cast Iron Charlie' of Oregon is a seasoned expert

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) – Among the chaos of smells, goods, vendors and customers at the Picc-A-Dilly Flea Mart at the Lane Events Center on Sunday morning, there stood unassuming Chuck Wafford,...

Campers let the good times roll in their vintage travel trailers

RUSTON, La. (AP) – There's nothing fancy about Debbie Click's 1952 Vagabond travel trailer. Its dull, gray exterior finish is chipped and scratched, except for the large slogan hand-painted in...

Living in and decorating a 100-year-old Craftsman home

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – My love of 100-year-old California Craftsman bungalows – those low-slung, early 20th century Arts and Crafts-era homes known for their clean, horizontal lines and sturdy...

An American classic, Barrel of Monkeys opens up about turning 50

NEW YORK – Everyone of a certain age remembers playing the game Barrel of Monkeys. The author provides a behind-the-scenes account of how the popular 1960s game came to be. When Pixar featured Barrel...

Pittsburgh old-school booksellers thrive in digital age

Style yourself: Holiday dressing at auction

Owner of Little Norway prepares to sell historic property

Couple renovates Carnegie library into art museum

From Kovels: Great tips on setting a Thanksgiving table

It’s Oscar season in Hollywood and at auction houses

Every city with hipsters wants to be a Brooklyn

Mark Twain's hometown Hannibal a trip back in time

St. Paul guitar vendor unfazed by rock star visits

Halloween: LiveAuctioneers' team recalls the costumes that rocked

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