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BIRMINGHAM, UK –

Beginning with their April 20 event, Fellows Auctioneers will combine the quarterly specialist wristwatch sale and the specialist pocket watch sale, to be known as “The Watch Sale” and held monthly. This move confirms...Full story

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MILAN, Italy –

Born in Catania in 1938, Pino Pinelli moved to Milan in the 1960s, attracted by the great artistic and cultural ferment that developed around fundamental figures of Italian postwar art such as Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Enrico Castellani. Spurred by their example...Full story

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NEW YORK –

The city, thankfully, has emerged from the thaw that made basic errands feel like walking through a snow globe. If however, you’re nursing a bit of Stockholm Syndrome for the flakes we’ve left behind, head over to Madison Square Park before...Full story

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Marine paintings to set sail at Sarasota Estate Auction, April 25

Marine paintings to set sail at Sarasota Estate Auction, April 25

SARASOTA, Fla. – Sarasota Estate Auction will be holding an April 25 sale with over 350 lots of fine art, antiques, furniture, jewelry, sterling silver, porcelain, sculptures and more....

Material Culture auction rolls out Oriental rugs, textiles April 26

Material Culture auction rolls out Oriental rugs, textiles April 26

PHILA., Pa. – Material Culture continues to be an auction leader in the areas of Asian, ethnographic arts, Oriental rugs and textiles, all of which will be on offer on Sunday, April 26, with...

Original works by famous artists augment Matheson’s sale April 25

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Original works of art by renowned painters such as Edouard Leon Cortes, Jules Moigniez, Paul Fischer, Robert Lebron and Eugene Galien-Lalou, as well as an unsigned Rubens...

Prominent estates set Specialists of the South sale apart April 25

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Two prominent Florida estates consisting of hundreds of quality items in many categories, plus select merchandise from other consignors, will be sold at auction on Saturday,...

Fine collections highlight Artingstall & Hind auction April 26

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers presents its Spring Auction featuring exquisite Asian, European and American pieces from private estates throughout California....

Kaminski estate auction embraces fine art, antiques April 26

CCA has over 70 classics on grid at Silverstone race circuit April 21

Artemis Gallery to sell fine antiquities from around the globe April 16

Kamelot garden & architectural auction ripe for picking April 18

Wright to auction intriguing Blackman Cruz collection April 21

Stephenson’s April 17 auction brimming with Phila. estate antiques, art

Modern Art Exchange presents colorful spring sale April 25

Morphy’s April 19 auction covers dozens of popular collecting categories

Fellows winds quarterly events into monthly 'Watch Sale' April 20

Morphy’s Las Vegas Automobile Auction debut set for April 25

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Giacometti sculpture poised to set auction record


Giacometti sculpture poised to set auction record


NEW YORK (AP) – A rare life-size sculpture by Alberto Giacometti could set a record next month at auction where it's estimated to bring $130 million. Pointing Man, created in 1947, is being...

Paintings stolen from Sam Simon Foundation in California

Paintings stolen from Sam Simon Foundation in California

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are asking the public's help in finding two paintings — one of them by famed American Roy Lichtenstein — that were stolen from a Malibu foundation established...

Yamasaki-designed conference center gets landmark status

DETROIT (AP) - A conference center on the campus of Wayne State University that was designed by renowned architect Minoru Yamasaki has been designated as a national historic landmark. Secretary...

Picasso stage curtain going on long-term view at NYC museum

NEW YORK (AP) – A stage curtain believed to be the largest Pablo Picasso painting in North America is set to be displayed at a New York City museum. Measuring 20 feet by 19 feet, Le Tricorne,...

Civil War’s 150th failed to resonate with young Americans

PITTSBURGH (AP) – With five years of 150th anniversary Civil War commemorations coming to an end, longtime artifact collectors and experts expected interest in the pivotal American conflict...

Extremely rare pink diamond, Burmese ruby to star in Geneva auction

Kaminski’s Mary Westcott to conduct appraisal event May 17

Thieves score 5 million euros in jewels in Paris smash-and-grab

'Twilight Zone' exhibit opening in Rod Serling’s hometown


Smithsonian aims to reopen shuttered site for special events


'Imitation Game' code breaker Turing's notebook nets $1M


Dallas Museum of Art acquires Giroust masterpiece

Van Gogh, Rothko works could fetch over $40M at Sotheby’s

Kennesaw mayor: Atlanta should relinquish Civil War locomotive


Man says mysterious Civil War photo was a teenage hoax

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Chinese export clock tops expectations at Michaan’s auction

Chinese export clock tops expectations at Michaan’s auction

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Touted as the most prestigious clock in Michaan’s April 11 auction, the Chinese export timepiece did not disappoint. The charming decorative clock of intricate mother-of-pearl...

C.W. Peale portrait miniatures were in demand at Dianni auction

C.W. Peale portrait miniatures were in demand at Dianni auction

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Nine oval miniature on ivory portrait paintings of prominent men and woman from Colonial-era America, all of them rendered by Charles Willson Peale (Md./Pa., 1741-1827),...

Chinese wall pocket tops Ahlers & Ogletree auction at $50,000

ATLANTA – It’s a long way from mainland China to Miami Circle in Atlanta, but that’s exactly how far one determined bidder traveled to vie for a Chinese porcelain hand-painted wall pocket from...

New Orleans Auction Galleries’ first sale at new location tops $2M

NEW ORLEANS – On March 20-22, New Orleans Auction Galleries realized over $2.4 million in a three-day estates auction. The new gallery, located just blocks from the company’s previous space,...

Calif. artists achieve record results at John Moran auction

PASADENA, Calif. – Boasting a curated catalog of 268 works, John Moran’s March 24 California and American Fine Art Auction posted robust sales figures, amassing nearly $1.4 million in gross...

Booming interest in pop culture drives million-dollar result at Hake’s

LiveAuctioneers bidders win nearly one-third of lots in Oakridge sale

Hans Wegner Papa Bear chair, ottoman earn $9,000 at Capo Auction

Rare Sioux dress sells for $7,475 at Allard Western auction

Lalique glass, Matzinger painting top A.B. Levy's sale Feb. 19

H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III painting sells for $16.5M at Gianguan Auctions

Country store items post strong results at Jeffrey Evans auction

Michaan’s first stand-alone coin auction breaks $600,000 mark

Queen Anne tea table sells for $299,000 at Cottone auction

More of Scaife Estate boosts Clars auction to $2.6M

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People

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Longtime NYC museum director to retire in December


Longtime NYC museum director to retire in December


NEW YORK (AP) – The longtime director of the Museum of the City of New York has announced her retirement. Susan Henshaw Jones, who came on board in 2003, will depart in December. During...

Pope Francis' iPad sells for $30,500 at auction

Pope Francis' iPad sells for $30,500 at auction

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AFP) – An iPad that belonged to Argentina-born
Pope Francis went under the hammer for $30,500 on Tuesday, auctioneers in
 Uruguay said. Montevideo-based auction house...

Warhol Museum names Bartholomew Ryan curator of art

PITTSBURGH – The Andy Warhol Museum has appointed Bartholomew Ryan as its Milton Fine Curator of Art. Ryan was previously an assistant curator at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, where he began...

In Memoriam: Alaska artist Rie Munoz, 93

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska artist Rie Munoz has died at the age of 93. Munoz died Monday evening in Juneau from a stroke, according to her daughter-in-law Cathy Munoz, who serves as a representative...

Obama's visit to Jamaica includes stop at Bob Marley museum

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) - Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to set foot in Jamaica since 1982 on Wednesday -- and made some time for the late reggae legend Bob Marley. On arrival,...

British Museum director to step down and head to Berlin

Shannon Stratton named curator at Museum of Arts & Design

Ingrid Schaffner named curator of 57th Carnegie International

Civil War expert William C. Davis wins book award

Profile: German zookeeper-turned-artist paints in oil on aluminum

In Memoriam: Swiss artist Hans Erni

Former Ambassador Michelle Gavin named Africa Center director

William H. Windham III appointed VP of Automobile division at Morphy's

Frank Stella among honorees at July 16 Anderson Ranch fete

Sotheby’s names Tad Smith president and CEO

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Columns & International

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Reading the Streets: 'Gazing Globes' by Paula Hayes

Reading the Streets: 'Gazing Globes' by Paula Hayes

NEW YORK – The city, thankfully, has emerged from the thaw that made basic errands feel like walking through a snow globe. If however, you’re nursing a bit of Stockholm Syndrome for the flakes...

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Pino Pinelli

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Pino Pinelli

MILANO, Italia – Nato a Catania nel 1938, Pino Pinelli si trasferisce a Milano negli anni 60 attratto dal grande fermento artistico e culturale sviluppatosi attorno a figure fondamentali...

Art Market Italy: Pino Pinelli

MILAN, Italy – Born in Catania in 1938, Pino Pinelli moved to Milan in the 1960s, attracted by the great artistic and cultural ferment that developed around fundamental figures of Italian...

Miscellaneana: Writing equipment

LONDON – When was the last time you wrote a letter? Indeed, when was the last time you actually stuck a stamp on an envelope and posted it? In these days of email, instant messaging and social...

Reading the Streets: Tatiana Trouvé’s 'Desire Lines'

NEW YORK – Unfurled, Tatiana Trouvé’s Desire Lines, now on view at the Doris C. Freedman Plaza at Fifth Avenue and 60th Street would cover all 212 Central Park paths, approximately 843 acres....

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of April 13, 2015

Miscellaneana: Tea caddy spoons

Furniture Specific: Hers, His or Whose? Provenance

Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of April 6, 2015

Ceramics Collector: Hans Coper, master of form and volume

Gallery Report: April 2015

Postcards: Easter greetings celebrate springtime renewal

London Eye: March 2015

Miscellaneana: Lladró figures

Il mercato dell'arte in Italia: Giuseppe Uncini

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Features

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Music store owners keep spin going for vinyl records

Music store owners keep spin going for vinyl records

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A new music shop in Collinsville is just for the records. Mark Cartier's business combines his love for music and its vinyl form. His Rich's Record Emporium at 121 W....

Museum uses meditation to deepen art appreciation

Museum uses meditation to deepen art appreciation

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) – The group had come to the Doylestown museum for a program that uses meditation to deepen the appreciation of art. But Maria Starr wasn't expecting the objet du contemplation...

Pa. collector's bar pays homage to Rolling Rock beer

LLOYDSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – From the street, the home in Lloydsville looks like any other ranch-style house in the Unity village. Even from the outside, there are only a few signs of the treasure trove...

Airline world's little secret: infatuation with model planes

NEW YORK (AP) – In America, businessmen shake hands. In Japan, they bow. But all over the world airline executives engage in a greeting that is all their own: the exchange of model airplanes. When...

What’s the capital of Montana territory? Bannack, briefly

BANNACK, Mont. (AP) – Through the doorway of Doctor Ryburn's house the harmonies flowed freely into the crisp afternoon air. Piano songs recalled a bygone era when similar tunes enlivened the breweries,...

With time on their hands inmates learn lost art of clockmaking

Philip and Kelvin Laverne: Bright ideas in heavy metal

Iowa teacher continues the art of making hooked rugs

Younger generation finding enjoyment shopping for antiques

An invitation to celebrate with Mardi Gras memorabilia

Pa. German fraktur subject of exhibits, comprehensive catalog

Art is a powerful tool to help healing process in hospitals

'Cast Iron Charlie' of Oregon is a seasoned expert

Campers let the good times roll in their vintage travel trailers

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

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