May 3, 2012 | Last Chance: Shows Closing this Weekend
Crocker ArtMuseum: "Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey"; to May 6
District of Columbia
National Gallery of Art: "Picasso's Drawings, 1890-1921: Reinventing Tradition"; to May 6.
Smithsonian American Art Museum: "Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House"; to May 6.
Speed Art Museum: "Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color"; to May 6.
Muskegon Museum of Art: "1934: A New Deal for Artists"; to May 6.
New York City
Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York"; to May 6.
Philadelphia Museum of Art: "Van Gough Up Close"; to May 6.
Charleston Museum: "Fashion Plates: Illustrating History's Latest Styles, 1760s-1920s"; to May 6.
April 30, 2012 |
PHOTOGRAPHS SIGNATURE AUCTION- NEW YORK
Ukrainian Institute of America at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
Auction Dates: May 1st at 9 am CT
Lot Viewing: FULL PREVIEW April 27 - May 1, 2012 New York, NY
Consignment deadline: February 28, For more information go to http://fineart.ha.com/common/auction/catalog.php?SaleNo=5098
THE AADLA SPRING SHOW NYC
Park Avenue Armory, NY
Auction Dates: May 3 - May 6
Opening Night Preview, Wednesday, May 2 sponsored by1stdibs.com to benefit the ASPCA. The Art and Antique Dealers League of America, the oldest association of fine and decorative art specialists in the United States, will bring together the very best dealers in fine and decorative arts for the second annual Spring Show NYC. Over 50 top dealers will present a sweeping array of fine and decorative art treasures, rare books, and tapestries, ranging from antiquities to 20th C. masterworks. Lectures by noted curators, scholars and designers are included with Fair admission…» More
April 24, 2012 |
April 27-30. Chicago, IL. The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair. The Midwest's premier exhibition of antiques and fine art will showcase more than 100 of the world's top dealers and a wide range of categories and genres, including 20th Century Design, Americana, Architectural Design, Asian Art & Antiquities, Barometers, Books, Ceramics, Clocks, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Paintings, Posters, Prints, Maps, Sculpture, Silver, Textiles and Tribal Art. For details including show hours, please visit www.merchandisemartantiques.com.
April 27-29. Philadelphia, PA. The 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show. Celebrating its 18th year anniversary in Philadelphia, 46 exceptional exhibitors will present room setting displays of 18th through early 20th century antiques, formal and country furniture, fine & folk art, early toys, marine art, Asian antiques, silver, Oriental rugs and accessories. Amenities include; convenient parking,…» More
April 16, 2012 | Delaware
Wilmington: The Delaware Art Museum
Traveller’s Joy, print from The Flower Book. (London: reproduced by H. Piazza et Cie for the Fine Art Society, 1905). Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898). Collotype on laid paper with watercolor addition, 16 1/8 x 12 3/16 inches. Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives, Delaware Art Museum.
Between 1882 and 1898 Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) created a series of circular images, each inspired by the name of a flower. In 1905 (after the artist's death) these representations were published as individual collotypes with stenciled watercolor additions in a technique called pochoir. The portrayals are so brilliantly printed they are often mistaken as original watercolors. Only 300 editions of this publication were printed. This exhibition features all 38 images from this edition, recently acquired for the Museum's Helen Farr Sloan Library & Archives. (fr…» More
April 13, 2012 |
April 12-15. New York, NY. NYC20: NEW YORK 20TH CENTURY ART AND DESIGN FAIR. The Tent at Lincoln Center in Damrosch Park. Inaugural event produced by Dolphin Promotions in association with 1stdibs will feature 40 prominent 20th century 1stdibs dealers presenting furniture, decorative and fine arts reflecting all major design movements of the 20th century. Early-buying preview party on April 12 benefits the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. NYC20 Designers Forum co-chairs are Brad Ford, Julie Hillman and David Mann. Further details at www.nyc20.net or Dolphin Promotions at (708) 366-2710 or email@example.com.
April 14-15. Bedford, NY. The 27th ANNUAL BEDFORD SPRING ANTIQUES SHOW. Rippowam Cisqua School on Route 22 in Bedford, NY. Friday Night Preview Party 6 p.m. Show hours Saturday April 14th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Appraisal Fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., bring your favorite antique ($10 per item) and Sunday April 15th, 11 a.m. to 5 p…» More
Pickle Dish, American China Manufactory (Bonnin and Morris), Philadelphia, 1771-72. Soft-paste porcelain with lead glaze; height 4 3/16, width 4 1/2» View All