British art to take over billboards in plan to make UK world’s largest gallery
British art to take over billboards in plan to make UK world’s largest gallery – now this is a great idea. The public gets to vote on their favorite works (50 in all) and the winners will be reproduced on 15,000 … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Louis M. de Schryver’s “A Young Man’s Fancy”
A Young Man’s Fancy. here is an incredible painting by the 19th century French artist Louis Marie de Schryver (1862-1942) that the gallery sold a number of years ago. This work was also featured in the Oklahoma City Museum of … More…
Minneapolis Museum Gets Major Collection of Japanese Art
Minneapolis Museum Gets Major Collection of Japanese Art – through a combined gift/purchase, the Willard & Elizabeth Clark collection of almost 1700 works will now become part of the museum’s collection. On October 6 the museum will open: “The Audacious Eye: … More…
Orientalist Paintings and Art Deco Antiques
Orientalist Paintings and Art Deco Antiques – the Orientalist collection will be sold in Paris on June 20th … from the catalog it looks like a very interesting sale, but the question is: will all of those works find buyers? We … More…
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Henry J. Yeend King’s “A Rest in the Woods”
A Rest in the Woods. we just added this nice 19th century British Victorian genre painting by Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924) to the available inventory section of the web site.
Man whose art was stolen admits coercion
Man whose art was stolen admits coercion – Anthony Shaia, in an attempt to recover his stolen Southeast Asian art collection, learned the hard way that taking the law into your own hands is better left to law enforcement. … More…
Corcoran’s Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet breaks world record at Auction
Corcoran’s Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet breaks world record at Auction – While not a ‘work of art’ in the normal use of this term, one would be hard pressed not to call this Persian carpet a work of art. Estimate to bring … More…
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Mark Lovett’s “Green Satin”
Mark Lovett’s ,Green Satin, available at Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc.
Pushkin and Hermitage dispute over Modernist collection rumbles on
After Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin shut down the State Museum of New Western Art, Moscow, in 1948, dozens of works were split between the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum. With hopes to unite … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Victor Gilbert’s “The Flower Market”
The Flower Market. a lovely little flower market painting by the 19th century French artist Victor Gilbert (1847-1933) that we sold many years ago.
The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition
Lucky dip: the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition – a short slideshow of this year’s Royal Academy exhibition in London.
Colour me happy: Chagall: Modern Master
Colour me happy: Marc Chagall – a small slide show featuring some of the works in the current Marc Chagall exhibition that is on view at the Tate Liverpool. The exhibit runs from June 8 – October 6.
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE – NEW!!) James Neil Hollingsworth’s “Bowl of Blocks”
A new work by James Neil Hollingsworth now available at the gallery, Bowl of Blocks.
Christie’s pulls works after ‘forgery’ concerns
Forgery was to blame for the removal of ten works from Christie’s Latin American Auction in New York last month. Works by Ivan Serpa, Mira Schendel, Roberto Burle Marx, Ione Saldanha, Hercules Barsotti, Ubi Bava and Amilcar de Castro were all … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Charles T. Frere’s “Along the Nile”
Along the Nile. This little Orientalist gem by Charles Theodore Frere, titled Along the Nile, was sold by the gallery in 2007.
William Morris Gallery wins Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year
William Morris Gallery wins Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year – not long ago this museum, dedicated to the life and works of Victorian artist William Morris, was facing deep cuts and possible closure. After a redevelopment project that … More…
Austin Considine: On de Kooning, Master Improviser: A Q&A with Curator John Elderfield
Austin Considine: On de Kooning, Master Improviser: A Q&A with Curator John Elderfield. – a little insight into the world of Willem de Kooning — considered one of the most important Ab-Ex artists.
Part 2: Only in America, or maybe not? By Howard Rehs
Part 2: Only in America, or maybe not? By Howard Rehs – my third article for the AAD blog … Things Dealers Would Rather Not See At Shows! Keep in mind that this should be read in a lighthearted way — … More…
Detroit Museum Not The First To Consider Selling Out
“It’s kind of like a baker who decides to sell off his oven to satisfy his debts. Once the oven is gone, what’s left for the baker to do?” Detroit is struggling with more than $15 billion in debt … More…
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE – NEW!!) Brian O’Neill’s “The Stage Has Been Set”
New work by Brian O’Neill available at Rehs Contemporary Galleries, The Stage Has Been Set.
Paris Pinacothèque will open $24m outpost in Singapore
Parisian private museum Pinacothèque, owned and run by the academic and Modigliani scholar Marc Restellini, will open an satellite location in Singapore. Singapore Pinacothèque de Paris like the original museum will bring Old Masters and Modern art to Singapore. The museum will … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Arthur J. Elsley & Fred Morgan’s “Ruff Play”
Ruff Play. Here is one of the few known collaborative paintings by Arthur John Elsley and Frederick Morgan. Painted c. 1899 the work features a young girl painted by Morgan and two puppies done by Elsley … both artists signed … More…
Gary Hume, Tate Britain
Gary Hume, Tate Britain – the work of Gary Hume is on view at the Tate Britain through September 1.
Auction houses turn to art dealer family in time of scarcity
Auction houses turn to art dealer family in time of scarcity – interesting article about the upcoming sales in London. Seems as though the auction rooms have turned to the Nahmads to fill their sales. In fact, the top lot in … More…