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History, Mystery, and Discoveries


Many of the nation’s top museums have permanent collections so eclectic and robust that rediscovering their old masterpieces can lead to something extraordinary. That was — and is — the case at the NCMA. more
 

David's Napoleon


David was - and remains - one of the monumental art historical figures and the dominant French painter of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, an artist who responded brilliantly to his unique times.  A major work by the master just landed in Chicago. more

A Valuable Lesson in Art Collecting


Fine Art Connoisseur’s Editor-in-Chief Peter Trippi speaks often to collectors about the importance of organizing, protecting, and insuring their precious works of art. A telling case-in-point recently unfolded in Wyoming. more
 

One More Thing to Love


Populated with quaint villages, seafood shacks, lighthouses, ponds, and ocean views, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, has long been a favorite destination — and home — for artists. The Cape Cod Museum of Art, which encapsulates the artistic wonders and history of the peninsula, has added another jewel to its crown. more
 

How This Artist Brings Pop to the West


An originator of the Western pop art movement, Billy Schenck ranks among the top working artists today. Using a range of photorealism techniques with a simplified “pop” aesthetic, Schenck’s latest works are sure to delight during a solo exhibition. more
 

The Taste of Tibet is Sweet


Although the average person might immediately think of towering Himalayan mountains when thinking of Tibet, the nation is also the birthplace of Buddhism — making it culturally invaluable and ripe for a skillful brush. more
 

Featured Lot: Eugene Alexis Girardet, "The Attack"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Eugène Alexis Girardet, “The Attack.” more
 

Featured Lot: Albert Bierstadt, "Sunrise"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Albert Bierstadt, “Sunrise.” more
 

Featured Lot: Wojciech Gerson, "Dawn"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Wojciech Gerson, “Dawn.” more
 

When a Lifestyle Meets a Master Painter


Cool, crisp air, the outdoors, friendship, companionship, and the great chase are all driving forces for individuals who love hunting and camping. Combined with the skillful brush of Luke Frazier, the results cannot be categorized as anything but beautiful. more
 

Still Life that Moves You


With a title like that and names such as Lamb, Levin, and Russo — what more could you need? more
 

Can You Believe It?!


It seems hard to believe that incredibly valuable works of art are still being discovered among piles of family storage or — in this case — in a bric-a-brac stall in a French flea market. But should it be? more
 

Portrait of the Week: John Singer Sargent, "Portrait of Madame X"


In this occasional series, Fine Art Today delves into the world of portraiture, highlighting historical and contemporary examples of superb quality and skill. This week: John Singer Sargent, “Portrait of Madame X.” more
 

Portrait of the Week: Nelson Shanks, "Diana, Princess of Wales"


In this occasional series, Fine Art Today delves into the world of portraiture, highlighting historical and contemporary examples of superb quality and skill. This week: Nelson Shanks, “Diana, Princess of Wales.” more
 

Portrait of the Week: Rembrandt van Rijn, "Self-Portrait with Beret and Collar"


In this occasional series, Fine Art Today delves into the world of portraiture, highlighting historical and contemporary examples of superb quality and skill. This week: Rembrandt van Rijn, “Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar.” more
 

Amorous Arboreal


Ponte Vedra Beach’s Cultural Center recently invited two outstanding artists to participate in a joint exhibition that focuses on trees. The results are fantastic! more
 

Sculpting with Color


One can celebrate the beauty and liveliness of the work of 15th-century sculptor Luca Della Robbia during a major exhibition. Treat yourself to details here! more
 

"Loving Vincent" Revolutionizes Cinema


Perhaps you’ve heard, but an amazing film chronicling the life and times of Vincent Van Gogh is revolutionizing the definition of cinematography — the art of filmmaking. When can you catch a view of this historic film? more
 

Tracking History, Pt. 2


Fine Art Today’s exclusive look into master sculptor Sabin Howard’s progress for the United States World War I Centennial memorial in Washington, D.C., continues. You won’t believe it! more
 

A Dynamic Duo You Should Note


A fantastic pairing of landscape, still life, and figurative works from two adroit painters will embellish the walls of Grenning Gallery this month. Who are the artists and where? Find out here! more
 

Quang Ho Curates Can't-Miss Exhibition


Entering its 11th year, the International Guild of Realism’s Juried Exhibition is just one opportunity the organization hosts to showcase the best realist artists working today. Masterful artist Quang Ho had the difficult task of juror this year. Details are just a click away! more
 

An Artist with 'Forensic' Vision


A moving exhibition is scheduled to open at New York City’s Flowers Gallery next month featuring the incredibly veristic and emotionally powerful portraits of an ascending British painter. more
 

The Most Direct Expression


Nearly every artist who’s ever lived has sworn by drawing. It is a fundamental skill that Australian master Rick Amor has suggested is “the most direct and intimate expression of an artist’s sensibility.” To help promote drawing, the Rick Amor Drawing Prize is awarded biannually to a range of worthy entries. more
 

Do You Share His Passion for Painting?


A special artistic treat awaits visitors to Haynes Galleries in Thomaston, Maine, later this month. How do demonstrations, manicured gardens, a new landscape book, and superb paintings sound? more
 

Add Another Feather to His Cap


Sponsored by the Sierra Pastel Society, the international juried exhibition “Pastels on High” recently doled out awards to some deserving participants, including this familiar master. more
 

The Eternal City Lives On


For millennia Rome has existed as a remarkable physical place with countless historical monuments, art, performance, culture, and so much more. The Eternal City has also manifested as a romantic idea that has captured the imaginations of poets, artists, and many more. more
 

This World Premiere


A half-life-sized version of this incredible sculpture was deemed 2014’s most creative sculpture in the world. When is the world premiere of the life-sized version? Tomorrow, in fact. more
 

How One Artist Became a Maverick Modernist


The Laguna Art Museum is proud to be hosting a major comprehensive exhibition for an accomplished Art Deco artist — the first in nearly 40 years. Connoisseurs of both painting and sculpture will enjoy. more
 

Hockaday Heaven


This past weekend, the Hockaday Museum of Art hosted over 300 attendees for the splendid event “A Timeless Legacy — Women Artists of Glacier National Park” — which celebrates women painting in the park. The results are worth a look! more
 

Art is Enchanting


There always seems to be something great happening artistically in Santa Fe, no matter the time of year. Manitou Galleries is proud to host the enchanting art of this renowned Western painter, beginning August 19. more
 

Have You Ever Been On the Periphery?


Distinct, unique, and engaging. The stylistically significant works of three painters head to the walls of a special Denver, Colorado, gallery in September. Hailing from Sweden, Detroit, and San Francisco, these artists have incredible visions from their unique environments. more
 

The Fourth Wall


Sometimes the best and most gripping works of art aim to shatter the “picture plane” barrier with the artist. A fascinating group exhibition — featuring some of the biggest names working today and exploring this exciting theme — recently opened. Details here! more
 

Face Off 2016


Now in its fourth year, this Virginia gallery can barely wait to kick off an outstanding exhibition and live painting demonstration. This is a challenge surely worth noting. more
 

Reader's Choice: Husband-and-Wife Artists Bring Fresh Perspective to the Figure


You’ve spoken! In this occasional series we highlight one of most popular articles among Fine Art Today readers. This week we revisit the dynamic tandem of Felica House and Dana Younger, whose joint exhibition turned heads and drew readers. more
 

High Society


Portraits by one of the 19th century’s most renowned painters of European aristocracy are on view during this monumental exhibition in.... more
 

A Watercolor Event of the Season


Minnesota is where all things watercolor will be celebrated August through October with a series of exhibitions, workshops, and more. Details here! more
 

How Do You Navigate Your Spaces?


Traditional art is so much more than the construction of pretty pictures. Through it, nature’s profound beauty and the human form are employed to communicate the transcendental, connecting viewers in ways that are often impossible to articulate. Artist Jason Jenkins uses painting and tradition as a conduit to express universal messages, lifting viewers out of the mundane and into fulfilling experiences. more
 

Sailing in Light


While his maritime subjects are inspired by his childhood experiences exploring the islands about Lewis Bay, admirers and collectors have come to covet William Davis’s mastery of luminosity and light. more

From Mr. Hop to Master


Because of our intimate familiarity with it, the human body in art has a unique ability to communicate an infinite variety of emotions, ideas, concepts, and stories, which is why Martin Eichinger prefers to be called a narrative artist rather than a figurative sculptor. What story will you find? more
 

Featured Lot: Vincenzo Cabianca, "Country Girl on Rocks"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Vincenzo Cabianca, “Country Girl on Rocks.” more
 

Portrait of the Week: Elena Baranoff, "Richard Chartres, Lord Bishop of London"


In this occasional series, Fine Art Today delves into the world of portraiture, highlighting historical and contemporary examples of superb quality and skill. This week: Elena Vladimir Baranoff, “Richard Chartres, Lord Bishop of London.” more
 

What - and Who - Converged on Portland?


Converge 45 — a series of curated exhibitions of contemporary art around Portland, Oregon — recently wrapped up, with outstanding results. Will you be there next year? more
 

The Everglades Never Looked So Good


A Santa Fe Gallery is going tropical with a tantalizing solo exhibition of works by an accomplished artist who spent a month in the Everglades. more
 

Spellbinding Bloodlines


For lovers of art and all things equestrian, look no further than Evergreen, Colorado, this month. more

Big Sales in Big Sky


On July 28, Creighton Block Gallery had the pleasure of hosting the first annual Big Sky Art Auction, which saw a number of notable consignments and robust total sales.  more
 

A Moment of Celebration


Fine Art Today and Streamline Publishing Inc. join a chorus of praise and admiration as a fine art icon celebrates his 90th birthday. more
 

Essential Moments


Every day is the first day in the studio of Spaniard Miguel Peidro, whose humbling process and inspiration result in magnetic natural beauty. more
 

Featured Lot: Sir Anthony Van Dyck, "Mary Magdalena"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Sir Anthony Van Dyck, “Mary Magdalena.” more
 

Rhythms of the Red River Valley You'll Adore


Significant to the geography of North Dakota, Minnesota, and Manitoba, Canada, is the fertile Red River Valley, which is home to an incredibly talented pastel artist with new works to showcase. more
 

What Are Your Taos Memories?


August is an exciting month at Santa Fe’s Meyer Gallery, as this accomplished painter showcases his latest memories of Taos, New Mexico, in paint. more
 

You'll Never Be Bored Again!


Few have the opportunity to visit many of the most spectacular museums and historic locations around the globe. However, Google is here to help. more
 

A Round of Applause!


Only about 1,000 of America’s 35,000 museums have earned the distinction recently accorded to the Indianapolis Museum of Art. We join in celebration of this event! more
 

The Stories Your Neighbors Could Tell?


American Legacy Fine Arts is overjoyed to announce a special exhibition of stunning drawings from sponsored artist Alexey Steele, who has masterfully captured the soul of his city through those close by. more
 

Wednesdays Are Wonderful in the Railyard


One of the nation’s top contemporary galleries is hosting “Wednesday Nights in the Railyard” — an exciting opportunity to preview new art arrivals and much more. Who’s the host, and where? more
 

What Does Nature Do to Human Creations?


Humans have spent millennia constructing — whether that be infrastructural, residential, or commercial. Humans also leave much abandoned, which is when nature conquers once more. more
 

VIDEO: A Timeless Legacy


The Hockaday Museum in Kalispell, Montana, is the proud host of a spectacular view – both inside and outside its doors. Opening August 13 is a wonderful exhibition celebrating Women Artists of Glacier National Park. watch
 

Coeur d'Alene Results


Held on July 23 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada, the 2016 Coeur d’Alene Art Auction had some stunning results. Details here! more
 

America after the Fall


Have you ever stopped and thought about what American art means? It’s a question artists have attempted to answer for generations — and they responded in a number of ways after the economic crash of 1929 and the U.S. entry into World War II. more
 

Reader's Choice: Caravaggio, Enough Said?


You’ve spoken! In this occasional series we highlight one of most popular articles among Fine Art Today readers. This week we revisit some exciting news about Baroque master Michelangelo Caravaggio. more
 

Featured Lot: Clark Hulings, "Old Town"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Clark Hulings, “Old Town.” more
 

A Renovation You'd Enjoy


One of the nation’s most celebrated art museums has announced that it will unveil its recently renovated galleries dedicated to the collection of Marion and Henry Bloch. more
 

A Discussion Worth Having -- and Attending


In conjunction with its outstanding exhibition “Et in Arcadia Ego,” this cutting-edge museum will host a star-studded panel discussion that many should consider attending. more
 

If Masterpieces Could Speak


Few words in the art world sound better than “masterpiece” and “free,” both of which are part of this outstanding series of opportunities for art lovers and their families. more
 

Add This to Your Collection!


With commentary and essays from notables including Jean Stern and Martha Severens, all fine art connoisseurs should consider adding this recently released book to their shelves. more
 

Have You Ever Mused at the Moon?


As a child, did you ever think the moon was made of cheese? Or that there existed the ever elusive “Man in the Moon”? Forming elaborate mythologies, history, and culture, even adults have mused on the moon, including artists. more
 

You Won't Believe How Cool This Is


If you were in a museum staring at a masterpiece that had actually been replaced with a fake, would you be able to tell? A new treasure hunt and television show in the UK is asking just that. more
 

Husband-and-Wife Artists Bring Fresh Perspective to the Figure


Husband-wife tandems in the art world are always a fascinating — and often successful — story. Two partners will soon mount a joint exhibition in Texas that will juxtapose themes and the body. more
 

Hoosier Artist Hits Home Run


Indiana is a beautiful state, home to 24 parks filled with stunning vistas, wildlife, and more. This skillful painter has captured many of them during this gorgeous solo exhibition. When and where? more
 

Collectors, Take Note!


For the last 10 years, Manitou Auctions has proudly presented one of the nation’s best opportunities to collect great American Western art. Collectors should take note as this year’s auction is just weeks away. more
 

An American Impressionist's Love Affair


It’s never quite clear to artists when and where inspiration may strike. Such was the case with American Impressionist Childe Hassam, who fell in love with a particular place that would occupy his imagination for nearly 30 years. more
 

The Character Watercolor Creates


Fine Art Today had an exciting opportunity to sit down with Minnesota watercolorist Dan Mondloch, who allowed us insight into himself as a father, husband, and artist. This is a beautiful story! more
 

Featured Lot: John William Godward, "A Cool Retreat"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: John William Godward, “A Cool Retreat.” more
 

Politics and Culture Meet Realism


Two of the nation’s preeminent Latin American artists headline a charged exhibition this summer. Discover what contemporary issues are explored and which gallery is the proud host. more
 

Earning Top Honors


This magnetic sculpture was recently honored as the best of 2015-2016 by one of the world’s most prestigious art academies. more
 

Big Opportunity in Bighorn


Thirty-seven of the nation’s top artists — along with nine special guests — headline a can’t-miss art sale and celebration this August. Details are just one click away! more
 

The World Is Collecting Art


Indications from a recent Old Master art sale at a major auction house suggest the world’s appetite for historical masterpieces is hotter than the July sun. more
 

VIDEO: The Process of Masters


London’s Dulwich Picture Gallery is currently playing host to an outstanding exhibition that examines the works and processes of some of history’s greatest painters. Discover more with this tantalizing video. watch
 

A Troubled Soul but Enlightened Painter


The vacillating mental states of Vincent van Gogh are a topic almost as intriguing as his gorgeous artworks. See how one exhibition is taking this story to a whole new level. more
 

A Portraitist's Conversation with History


Lesser known in the United States but supremely gifted and prolific, a renowned “Down Under” portraitist is the subject of a well deserved retrospective in Australia. Will you recognize his name? more
 

A Tradition Continued...


As the market for great Western American art continues to expand, so too do the opportunities to purchase it — coupled with cocktails, exhibitions, and more, of course. more
 

Beauty Converges on Salt Lake


Over three days this summer, nearly 100 artists from all across the globe participated in a monumental painting event, the products of which are on view at this outstanding gallery in Utah. more
 

How a Master Finds Rhythm in Nature


Everywhere one looks in nature, one can find colors, movement, texture, and rhythm. However, it takes a skillful artist to properly capture these elements in a beautiful way. This painter has it mastered. more
 

An Artist's Story You Have to Read


Fine Art Today recently caught up with the magnificent and quickly ascending painter Katie G. Whipple for an in-depth inquiry into the woman, the artist, and her paintings. Her responses were attentive, complete, and sure to intrigue our readers. They deserved to be quoted in full. more
 

Are You Looking for a Fantastic Art-Collecting Opportunity?


A beautiful arrangement of fine art is available July 9 via WACA Auctions in St. Louis, Missouri, including a breathtaking oil by one of America’s preeminent landscape painters. Who was he, and which masterpieces are available? more
 

Tracking History, Pt. 1


Earlier this year we reported the exciting news that master sculptor Sabin Howard had been awarded the commission for the United States World War I Centennial memorial in Washington, D.C. We have an exclusive look into his progress. more
 

Connections Beyond Words


It’s difficult to accurately describe the connection that mothers, daughters, and sisters share in words, so artist Ardith Starostka uses brush and paint. more

Featured Lot: Claude Lorrain, "Pastoral Landscape"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Claude Lorrain, “Pastoral Landscape.” more
 

What Freeman's is Hosting Will Have You Booking a Trip to Philly


You’re invited to view an astounding exhibition at historic Freeman’s in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, featuring over 100 works by faculty, students, and alumni of one of the nation’s top art academies. Find out more about this show you can’t miss! more
 

A Pairing for the Ages


Two artists, equally skilled from plein air to the studio, headline a pairing for the ages in Sag Harbor, New York. Treat yourself to it here. more
 

A Grand Reopening You Should Know - and Celebrate


It was just a year ago that the unthinkable happened: a beautiful gallery space in Carmel, California, caught fire and much was lost. Since that fateful summer day, and after major renovations and remodels, they’re finally back home and ready to party. more
 

What Dreams Look Like


EVOKE Contemporary in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is proud to play host for “The Half-Life of Dreams” — a tantalizing solo exhibition that will leave you guessing “Photograph or not?” more
 

The Hills Are Alive!


California’s natural vistas and incredible range of landscapes have inspired artists for many generations. For the past 14 years, an annual California landscape exhibition has been hosted to celebrate contemporary views of the Golden State. more
 

Summer is the Season for This


Reward yourself this summer at the splendid Strecker Nelson Gallery in Manhattan, Kansas, with “Flint Hills Sublime” — an outstanding landscape exhibition featuring some of the biggest names in the genre today. Who are they? more

How One Artist Captures an Instant


On view beginning July 14 at New York City’s Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is a magnetic solo exhibition of recent still lifes and cityscapes from accomplished artist Lisa Breslow. more
 

Your Choice: In the Country or By the Sea


Spanning over 60 years and featuring the works by 17 different artists, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art is overjoyed to mount a lovely exhibition with a wide range of styles and subjects from the country to the sea. more
 

What Are Painters' Paintings?


From Freud to Van Dyck, the National Gallery in London is exploring the stories behind works of art that were once owned by artists themselves. You may be surprised. more
 

You Won't Believe What This Colorado Woman Had Hidden in Her Basement


Underneath blankets and sheets, and encased in a number of cardboard boxes in the basement of a Lakewood, Colorado, home lay a vast collection of more than 140 Native American artifacts that’ll leave your jaw on the floor. more
 

Featured Lot: Sir Peter Lely, "Self-Portrait"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Sir Peter Lely, “Self-Portrait.” more
 

A Blockbuster Group Show


Works from some of the most accomplished painters head to the walls of this equally esteemed New York City gallery through July 8. Are your favorites among them? more
 

Can You Say "Ciao"?


Hosted by Artista Collective at the lovely Phoenix Gallery in New York City, Tom J. Byrne will exhibit an array of outstanding landscapes completed under the Tuscan sun. more
 

Denver Enjoys the Figure


Gallery 1261 in Denver, Colorado, is one of the nation’s top galleries for contemporary realism. Through July 16, visitors to this lovely space will have the opportunity to absorb figurative works from a stellar lineup of painters. more
 

Big Quality at Small Works Auction


A rare opportunity to acquire small works by many of America’s leading contemporary artists is just around the corner. Reserves will be low, but quality is extremely high. Details are here! more
 

How Was Impressionism Inspired?


If you’re ever looking for a great exhibition, just head to the National Galleries of Scotland, where it seems impossible to mount a disappointing show. They’ve done their best again with this inspiring tale of Impressionism’s story. more
 

A Show You Should See


A beautiful exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hathaway, Robert Pillsbury, and Lisa Hannick recently opened in New Jersey, celebrating the beauty of our natural world. We were moved — will you be? more
 

VIDEO: The Real Buddha?


Although Thai sculptor Sunti Pichetchaiyakul lives and works from his studio in Whitefish, Montana, he’s firmly rooted in Eastern traditions. The artist is currently working on a captivating project with scholars and archaeologists to reveal Buddha as he actually was. watch
 

Are You Untamed?


Robert Lange Studios is overjoyed to present a series of recent works by acclaimed painter Adam Hall this summer. As many venture out into the wilderness, Hall seeks to remind viewers that nature is untamable. more
 

Discover How This Artist Captures the Eternal


Part of the challenge for landscape painters is harnessing the majesty, grandeur, totality, and eternity of an expansive view and reducing it into a small, flat rectangle. Artist Tom Murray has it down, and he lives and works in stunning New Mexico. more
 

Breathtaking Baroque to See


Opening June 21 in Spain is a monumental exhibition exploring the tenebrist master Caravaggio and his influence on northern European artists. How many are on view? more
 

Featured Lot: Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, "Winter Landscape with Wood Gatherers an


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, “Winter Landscape with Wood Gatherers and Skaters.” more
 

Familiar Winners and More


The 2016 edition of the Prix de West just concluded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with several of the nation’s most celebrated artists continuing to bolster résumés — and legacies. more
 

50 Years Says a Lot


Since the early 1960s, artist John Baeder has led an incredibly productive life as a fine artist, producing a wealth of painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, and more. Haynes Galleries offers you the chance to revisit Baeder’s journey through small-town America. more
 

A Weekend in the West You've Got to See


Art lovers will have a rare opportunity to see — and acquire — artworks from 50 top-tier painters and sculptors of Western art. Find out where you need to be on June 24 & 25. more
 

Hard Work Pays Off


From childhood, artist Bill Suys was nurtured with a simple principle: have no excuses, work hard, and the rest will come. His mother and father, who both triumphed over deafness to live full and fruitful lives, were loving embodiments of this powerful message. Suys has continued this legacy, which has led the painter from S.C. Johnson to the walls of top galleries and private collections. more

Featured Lot: Felix Hidalgo, "Chateau d'If"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Felix Hidalgo, “Chateau d’If.” more
 

A New President


The National Arts Club — based in New York City — recently announced the election of its newest president. Find out who’s taking over duties here! more
 

What You Need to Know About SAF16


On Tuesday, June 7, the Seattle Art Fair made waves throughout the art world by giving the public its first sneak peek at the stellar lineup of events, sponsors, lectures, galleries, and more. What can you expect this August? Find out! more
 

Burgeoning Artists You Should Keep an Eye On


For the ninth consecutive year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is hosting a major juried exhibition of student artworks from public schools throughout the city. more
 

Are You in a Parallel Universe?


An upcoming exhibition in New York will challenge your imagination as it “introduces and explores the reality of a constant parallel universe,” the gallery writes. Who are the artists and works included? more
 

Blurring the Lines


Western Art Forum, a tantalizing gallery located in Big Sky, Montana, recently announced that it will open a new location in Billings. The gallery specializes in challenging the distinction between Western and contemporary art. more
 

Meeting the Masterworks


The International Guild of Realism (IGOR) is one of the world’s most prestigious institutions for traditional arts. On view for just a few more days is a tantalizing exhibition of masterworks from the organization’s most exceptional painters. Where? more
 

Recognize these Famous Faces?


The Whistler House Museum of Art is renowned for mounting exquisite exhibitions, which once again holds true from June through August with this outstanding show of famous faces. more
 

How to Depict Silver and Glass


An innovative exhibition in Michigan seeks to explore the illusionary properties of glass and silver. Who are among the artists represented, and where? Details are just one click away! more
 

How One Artist Captures Domestic Spaces


Opening June 9 at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, Minnesota, is an outstanding solo exhibition from one of the nation’s top representational painters. Discover his secrets in capturing the domestic sphere. more
 

Splendor, Myth, and Vision


Mark your calendars for June 11 at the Clark Museum in Massachusetts: That’s when a monumental exhibition of Old Master paintings from the Prado Museum opens. more
 

Crusading for Art


Did you know that May is the month of the Santacruzan, which commemorates the discovery of the Holy Cross by St. Helena? However coincidental it may be, an awesome solo exhibition entitled “Crusaders” has been mounted in the Philippines. Find out more here! more
 

Shaping Our Desires


The subjective nature of art leaves the viewer with near-infinite ways to interpret, react, and understand its content. Artist Joshua LaRock believes it’s his calling to make images that shape our desires toward beauty. How will you be guided? more

Reimagining the Cow


Best known for his depictions of cows in lush Midwestern landscapes, painter Craig Blietz presents a surreal interpretation of animals in the “pastoral scene” during his latest solo exhibition. Who’s the proud host? more

Featured Lot: Francesco Righetti, "Apollo & Daphne"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Francesco Righetti, “Apollo & Daphne.” more
 

How Tennessee Celebrates Women's Suffrage


The establishment of a woman’s right to vote was finally realized in 1920, when Tennessee passed the 36th vote needed to ratify the 19th Amendment. Today, despite the countless important accomplishments women have made in our country, as little as 8 percent of public monuments celebrate their achievements. more
 

With High Standards Comes High Art


It’s the only atelier in Wisconsin to earn the prestigious stamp of approval from the Art Renewal Center. Collectors and lovers of traditional fine art should take note of this outstanding faculty/student exhibition. more
 

Where to Find Leading Landscapes


Save the date for June 10 at Abend Gallery in Denver, Colorado, as the nationally known gallery is poised to host a major group exhibition of stellar landscape painting. more
 

How to Earn $142K in Art Sales


An outstanding organization that seeks to preserve the agricultural lands surrounding San Francisco, the Marin Agricultural Land Trust — or MALT — hosts a landscape art show and sale each year to raise funds for its mission. Its most recent event broke records. more
 

Unlike Any Other at Legacy


He’s one of the foremost wildlife painters working today. His paintings are rich in color and expressive in touch. This artist’s endless fascination with Western landscapes and wildlife is highlighted with intense power and beauty in a solo exhibition. more
 

My Theology of Painting


A captivating exhibition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will reveal to all who are willing to hear the secrets of this masterful watercolorist’s artistic theology and process. more
 

The Principle Six


A comprehensive collection of works from six acclaimed artists at Principle Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina, will compose the gallery’s one-night event at the luxurious Vendue Inn. more
 

How to Make the Mundane Romantic


Although it has been traditionally considered to be a “lesser” genre, contemporary painters continue to explore the range, power, and depth of still life. These contemporary approaches to the genre form the core of this magnetic exhibition. more
 

In Rare Company


This 19th-century painter’s works are rare and very much sought after by museums around the nation, especially in his home region of the Pacific Northwest. The Tacoma Art Museum was overjoyed to recently announce its acquisition of a gorgeous oil. Who’s the artist? more
 

VIDEO: What You Need to Know About Electric Paris


On view now through September at the Bruce Museum in Connecticut is a remarkable exhibition that explores the evolution of Paris as the center of the technological and artistic worlds during the mid-19th century. watch
 

An Artist Brotherhood You'll Appreciate


Little known but immensely important in French 17th-century painting, these three artist brothers — Antoine, Louis, and Mathieu — have never been the subjects of a major exhibition in the United States, until now. more
 

Featured Lot: Tzu-chi YEH, "Top of the Tree"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Tzu-chi Yeh, “Top of the Tree.” more
 

Hold Your Breath!


Although it’s still officially spring, many parts of the country are quickly heating up, which means pool openings, beach trips, and weekends at the lake. All things water is the subject of a captivating group exhibition that feels right at home in sunny California. more
 

An Entire Art Collection is Available


For the first time, this monumental collection of Cuban and Latin American art is being offered with each piece priced individually rather than as an entire collection. Lovers of art from south of the border need to take note. more
 

A Story Worth Telling


If you could re-create your identity for public consumption, what qualities or characteristics would you want to convey? This question is, in part, what makes self-portraiture one of the most fascinating subjects in the study of art. Discover how artists from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei have answered this question. more
 

Are You Ready for This?


Although we’re still over three months away, it’s never too early to begin anticipating and getting excited for one of the nation’s biggest and best art festivals. more
 

How to Turn Softness Into Solidity


Works by Russian artist Victor Koulbak are currently embellishing the walls of this outstanding New York City Gallery. Watch as his works magically evaporate from the page while retaining their solidity. more
 

Classical Painting on a Budget?


The 2016 auction season is in full swing, with the latest major sale just around the corner at Auctionata. Classic works from the 16th through 20th centuries head to the block on May 30 in Berlin. The highlights? more
 

Painting With Light


Concurrent with the development and rise of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and British Impressionism in England during the late 19th century was the development of photography. How one influenced the other is a story worth telling. more
 

Caravaggio, Enough Said?


Murderer, defector, villain, painter. Caravaggio is indeed one of the most fascinating characters in the history of art. Very few of the artist’s works survive, which means any opportunity to see even one is an opportunity worth taking. more
 

You'll See Them in Hudson River Heaven


There can be little doubt that, when one sees or hears the names Cole, Heade, Bierstadt, Kensett, or Cropsey, interest is piqued. more
 

Making Melancholy More


He was one of the most exciting, experimental, and affecting artists of his day, but his reputation was quickly eclipsed by the triumph of Impressionism. Over 75 gorgeous works from this French painter are on view at the Getty. more
 

Slow and Steady Wins the Race


What does the term Midwestern mean to you? Is it tending to green pastures, hard work, grassroots, and simple pleasures? Perhaps it’s purely location, or a combination of the aforementioned. Methodical and intentional are the paintings of Craig Blietz, which embody the character and beauty only found in the American Midwest. more
 

Featured Lot: Henri Gervex, "Rolla"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Henri Gervex, “Rolla.” more
 

This Gallery's Latest Addition Will Make Others Jealous


This gallery has a knack for finding top representational talent from across the United States — and the globe. They’ve done it again with their latest addition. more
 

Your Prix Preview


Entering its 43rd year, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum can barely wait to host the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale this June. Get the latest preview of events, artists, workshops, and more. more
 

This Gallery's Sizzling Summer Lineup Will Impress You


The summer of 2016 could be the best yet at Haynes Gallery’s Thomaston, Maine, location, with a host of stellar solo and group exhibitions showcasing today’s best representational painters. more
 

You Won't Believe How Great This Gallery's New Location Is


One of New York City’s renowned galleries is overjoyed to announce its new 6,500-square-foot location, complete with custom viewing rooms and state-of-the-art amenities. more
 

An Undebated Master


Celebrated as one of the few painters to break away from mainstream abstraction in the 1960s, master realist David A. Leffel is the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at Pepperdine University. more
 

You'll Be Inspired By This Artist's Vision


Her sculptures often evoke contradictory feelings of tranquility and tension while celebrating the beauty the animal world has to offer. Gerald Peters Gallery is overjoyed to be hosting this artist’s first solo exhibition since 1994. more
 

How One Artist is Melding Painting and Sculpture


Everyone desires connections, whether they be with another person, a place, or a thing. Both the traditional and contemporary melt together through the paintings and sculptures of this skillful artist, whose works are the subjects of a compelling solo exhibition. more
 

The Best National Exhibition Yet?


Fine Art Today had the great honor of attending the 25th Annual Oil Painters of America National Exhibition this past week in Dallas, complete with artist demonstrations, a plein air competition, and more. The sun shone, paint flowed, and memories were made. more
 

A New ARC Approved Atelier Deserves Your Attention


Recently designated an Art Renewal Center approved atelier, Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is opening a group exhibition of student and instructor works. more
 

What you Need to Know about TexArt 2016


The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) has partnered with the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation to offer a major series of artist workshops in Kerrville, Texas. Get the details here! more
 

How Does This Artist Capture the Inexplicable?


Have you ever communicated without words? Perhaps it could be those miniscule changes to an expression, or perhaps that inexplicable chemistry and connection shared with someone else. Artist Stanka Kordic invites you to join the conversation. more
 

Featured Lot: Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant, "Porte de la Kasbah de Tanger"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant, “Porte de la Kasbah de Tanger.” more
 

How One Artist Celebrates the Human Body


Would you agree that there are infinite ways in which the human body can express different emotions, ideas, and narratives? One artist is using her breathtaking talent to celebrate the body’s beauty through the joy of movement and gesture during this solo exhibition. more
 

This Artwork Just Smashed World Records


Multiple auction houses are reporting new world records for European artists. One artwork realized more than $20 million, smashing its estimate by nearly $8 million. The latest art market news is just a click away. more
 

McCaw, Miura, and Saba


Recognize these names? The expressive, cutting-edge, and beautiful works by these three outstanding painters feature during a group exhibition in Boston. more
 

What Does Spring Do to the Art World?


How are you welcoming the spring season? Whether it be chirping birds, lush sunlit gardens, blooming wildflower landscapes, or fluffy white clouds, all things spring are showcased at Edgewood Orchard Galleries via a series of current and upcoming group exhibitions. Who’s included? more
 

This Artist's Response to His Home is Awesome


Hailing from the tiny town of Wilmington, Ohio, this adroit painter has spent a lifetime using paint en plein air to capture his beloved home. Where do you call home? more
 

Who are the Atelier Graduates You Need to Keep an Eye On?


It’s May, and graduation season, which means a fresh crop of newly trained artists are ready to enter the art world. By one of the nation’s top ateliers, collectors may be interested in this end-of-year student exhibition. more
 

Can Art Be Anonymous?


Have you ever felt anonymous? Perhaps walking the streets of a large city or standing among a crowd? Caught somewhere between abstraction and realism, geometric and organic forms, the paintings of this North Carolina native embrace the modern cosmopolitan. more
 

You Have to See How this Artist Paints Water


Would you agree that the myriad of colors and patterns created by water is one of the most spectacular of natural beauties? Multifaceted artist Lorraine Shemesh believes so, but has evolved this fascination into something much more. more
 

May 26: This Could Be the Exhibition of the Year


Founded in 1982, the New York Academy of Art is a legendary institution that continually produces top-tier artists. Much of this lasting legacy can be attributed to its award-winning faculty as well as the renowned success of its alumni. more
 

What Turner Understood About Color That You Need To Know


Twisting, writhing, turbulent, chaotic, and romantic. These are all common terms associated with the pictures by monumental British artist J.M.W. Turner. These words encapsulate Turner’s language in paint: line, shape, edge, and texture. But can you understand his language of color? more
 

Windows to a Forgotten World


Although it’s been many thousands - if not millions – of years since ancient civilizations and some extinct animal species flourished, their legacies continue to fascinate and live on through the creative vision of artist James Gurney. Welcome to Dinotopia and other lost worlds. more
 

Stage


Aiming to reveal and exploit rather than disguise, artist Sherrie Wolf is poised to showcase her latest oils at Laura Russo Gallery in Portland, Oregon. more
 

Featured Lot: Auguste Rodin, "L'Eternel Printemps"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Auguste Rodin, “L’Éternel Printemps.” more
 

30 Women Paint Kansas


Thirty of the top female painters in the state of Kansas were selected for an outstanding exhibition opportunity at the Coutts Museum of Art. Details here! more
 

The ART of Discovery


A captivating group exhibition of four accomplished artists heads to RJD Gallery in Sag Harbor, New York, this month. Featuring multi-dimensional works, exquisite oils, and more, there will surely be something for everyone to enjoy. more
 

Voices of Light


On occasion, momentary experiences produce some of the most profound sources of creative inspiration. Such was the case for artist Sandra Filippucci when she came face-to-face with the complex and mysterious life of a warrior saint. more
 

Belongings


Opening today at San Francisco’s Hashimoto Contemporary is an exciting solo exhibition of new photorealistic charcoal and graphite drawings from this talented draftsman. more
 

Reimagining the Cow


Best known for his depictions of cows in lush Midwestern landscapes, painter Craig Blietz presents a surreal interpretation of animals in the “pastoral scene” during his latest solo exhibition. Who’s the proud host? more
 

Pergamon: A Source


So often one speaks of “classicism” and “the academic tradition” in art — especially painting and sculpture. Shall we take a moment to celebrate one of the sources of this cultural and artistic heritage? The Metropolitan Museum answers, “Yes.” more
 

Painting Tranquility


The Art Gallery of Ontario is celebrating its recent acquisition of a powerful portrait by one of the greatest Danish painters of all time. How? more
 

American Gardens


The New York Botanical Gardens is the perfect host for this beautiful exhibition of more than 20 historical oils from this iconic artistic movement. more
 

Remnants


Twenty incredible artists are included in a group exhibition this month at Robert Lange Studios. The artists each express a unique individualism through their works and were pushed to discover overlooked moments and celebrate them in paint. more
 

Songs for All Hours


At first glance, the subjects of Alan Magee’s paintings might seem mundane. However, the artist seeks to “record the pure sensation of objects as abstract thoughts,” Forum Gallery suggests. How will you see the works? more

Shaping Our Desires


The subjective nature of art leaves the viewer with near-infinite ways to interpret, react, and understand its content. Artist Joshua LaRock believes it’s his calling to make images that shape our desires toward beauty. How will you be guided? more
 

Featured Lot: Vittorio Reggianini


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Vittorio Reggianini, “The Secret.” more
 

The Animal in Art


Ohio residents and visitors will need their safari hats and Land Rovers for an exciting exhibition of wildlife subjects from some talented realists. more
 

Eastern Impressions


In conjunction with Bonhams’ 19th-century European Paintings sale on May 4, a captivating lecture will be held on May 1. Who are the speaker and subject? more

Thar She Blows!


Whaling and man’s struggle with nature were the dominant themes of Herman Melville’s iconic Moby-Dick, first published in 1851. Just before its publication, between 1845 and 1846, the Royal Academy in London exhibited a few of one iconic artist’s last seascapes. more
 

Simon Parkes


The magnetic natural landscape paintings by Simon Parkes are now on view in New York City. Where and for how long? more
 

Automotive


The exploratory oils by Christopher St. Leger are the subjects of a current exhibition in Austin, Texas. Ready to take a trip? more
 

Three's Company


A number of outstanding figurative works from three accomplished artists will grace the walls of this Denver, Colorado, gallery in May. Discover the details here! more
 

VIDEO: Breastfeeding: Challenging Public Perception


Breastfeeding — whether public or in private — has been one of the hot topics in modern Western culture. No matter on which side of the fence you fall, this hypnotic exhibition seeks to challenge public perceptions through powerful portraits of mothers and their children. more
 

A New Republic


Pushing the boundaries of contemporary portraiture is the acclaimed American painter Kehinde Wiley. Colorful, patterned, and powerful, recent works from this emerging icon are on view through May 8. Where? more
 

The Reformed Romantic


It may come as a surprise to read that France has never devoted a solo exhibition to famed 19th-century academic painter Charles Gleyre, who mentored Monet, Jean-Léon Gérôme, James McNeill Whistler, and Renoir. Will the narrative change? more
 

Rainy Views


The Boise Art Museum is proud to showcase the works of a renowned resident. This artist’s new body of work was inspired by her journey to Wilder, Idaho, and is sure to leave audiences thirsty for more. more

Beauty Through Solidity


One of Spain’s most important sculptors of the modern age was born 150 years ago. To celebrate his art and legacy, the Museo del Prado has mounted a glorious exhibition on marbles, drawings, and more. Can you guess his name? more
 

Featured Lot: C.W. Eckersberg, "In the Wooded Landscape"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: C. W. Eckersberg, “In the Wooded Landscape.” more
 

A New Caravaggio?


Michelangelo Caravaggio (1571-1610) is one of the most debated, researched, and beloved baroque painters, so the possibility of a new canvas being recently discovered is making waves. more
 

Open Studios


Any opportunity to visit the creative spaces of artists is captivating and exciting. Seventy-five studios will open to the public this May in New York. more
 

Master Prints


Both Rembrandt and Dürer highlight a major sale of master prints on April 28. Which prints are available, and who are the other big names included? more
 

Alfredo Zalce Prints


A rare chance to see the magnificent prints of Mexico’s Alfredo Zalce is on now in Colorado. more
 

Magic in the Ancient World


Ancient Mesopotamia is known for the domestication of animals, the first forms of writing in cuneiform, agriculture, and powerful spiritual beliefs that led to a wealth of artistic production. Do you believe in magic? more
 

From Floris to Rubens


Ninety master drawings, prints, paintings, and more from Frans Floris to Peter Paul Rubens are the subject of a major exhibition is Brussels. Other blockbuster names include.... more
 

Strong Sales at Christie's


Earlier this week, Christie’s announced robust sales during its Classic Week, with totals reaching eight figures. More details here. more
 

The First Retrospective


Nearly 100 years after he visited Rome with his wife, Art Nouveau master Alphonse Mucha will have his first retrospective. more
 

What Lives Within


Our souls age like a fine wine as our physical elements diminish as Father Time taps us on the shoulder. Artist and Iceland native Vala Ola has made it her mission to capture the inner light that resides in all human beings — a venture that has been achieved time and again. more
 

Featured Lot: Giovanni Battista Langetti, "Sorrow"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Giovanni Battista Langetti, “Sorrow.” more
 

An Art Lover's Look at Cincinnati


Today, not nearly enough Americans realize that Cincinnati was once hailed as the “Queen City of the West”: It was one of the key centers of 19th-century America thanks to its superb transport links and its position on the edge of what was then the frontier. more
 

Among Silence


Despite the hustle and bustle of our everyday experiences, each of us occupies a private universe within, and it is often the only place of silence and tranquility in a modern world that moves at 1000 mph. more
 

From the Streets


The intersection of nature and manmade infrastructure is a fascinating theme that has found itself the subject of artists for centuries. What does this idea look like through the eyes of an adroit realist today? more
 

Ink & Paint


What if someone suggested to you that tattoo artists, fine artists, and collectors all have much in common? Whether your reaction to that is positive or negative, opinions may change after this exhibition. more
 

A Detailed View


With an exhibition featuring works by 10 artists from its esteemed roster of realist painters, Meyer Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, should be a top destination for art connoisseurs this month. more
 

Budding Potential


An upcoming exhibition in South Carolina may leave visitors certain that spring has officially arrived. more
 

In Full Bloom


Floral subjects abound in the art world as everyone thaws from winter’s chill. However, this New York-based organization has tossed another wildly popular genre in the mix. more
 

Normandie Impressionniste


Now through September 2016, four major exhibitions have been — or will be — mounted in France as part of the third edition of the Normandy Impressionist Festival. Get the details here! more
 

Unseen Secrets


New works from the accomplished painter Louis Escobedo are gracing the walls of 717 Gallery this month in Maryland. Details are just a click away. more
 

A Royal Artistic Flush


Only three decks of European hand-painted playing cards are known to have survived the late Middle Ages, and many of those cards are included in a small exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  However, it remains on view for only a few more days. more

Masterpieces from the Vittorio Cini Collection


Recently reopened, the gallery at the Palazzo Cini in Venice is presenting a number of extraordinary rediscovered masterpieces from the famed collection of Vittorio Cini. more
 

The Ephemeral Nature of Experience


Probing the technical difficulties of painting while exploring his own fleeting experiences in life, artist Thomas Reis has produced a wealth of images during his career that are moving, radiant, and timeless. more
 

Featured Lot: Guy Rose, "Indian Tobacco Trees, La Jolla"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Guy Rose, “Indian Tobacco Trees, La Jolla.” more
 

Made in California


A longtime staple in New York showcasing contemporary realism, Arcadia Contemporary recently opened its new location in California with a compelling group exhibition. West Coast Editor Vanessa Rothe reports on the successful opening. more
 

California Art Club Medal Exhibition A Big Success


The 105th annual Gold Medal Exhibition was held by the California Art Club at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles this past weekend, with a private Collectors’ Preview Dinner on Friday night and an Artists’ Gala on Saturday evening. more
 

When the Day Dissolves


Works from the masterful Cecy Turner will grace the walls of this gallery during the month of May. Where? more
 

In Full Bloom


In many parts of the country, spring is here, and a number of exciting exhibition opportunities await the eager art collector and enthusiast, including this from Diablo Fine Art Gallery in California. more
 

A Southern Atelier Celebration


You’re invited to enjoy an evening of hors d’oeuvres, champagne, music, and art during the Southern Atelier Gala and Benefit. more
 

Three Point Perspective


Visitors to Evergreen Fine Art Gallery in Colorado this month will be presented with three unique perspectives on their home state and the American West. Who and what can you expect? more
 

The Lure of the West


Throughout a career spanning four decades, Tom Browning has captured his love of the West with brush and paint. The artist is known for his trademark blankets of dust illuminated by the sun, and collectors will be thrilled to hear about the artist’s latest solo exhibition. Where? more
 

Barbed Wire & Picket Fences


Race, gender, terrorism, and economics are all topics that find themselves at the forefront of America’s political climate today. As such, artists also continue to react and interpret their contemporary environment, including Charlotta Janssen and Phillip Thomas, during this April exhibition. more
 

Portraits of Portraits


There has been an ongoing growth or revival of classicism in the art world, which often leads to the question: How does one explore the contemporary meaningfulness of the classical tradition? We think you will appreciate what artist John Woodrow Kelley is doing. more
 

Scottsdale Art Auction Earns $9 Million


On April 2, the Scottsdale Art Auction in Arizona offered up a wide selection of historically important and contemporary Western, wildlife, and sporting artworks — realizing nearly $9 million in total sales. The highlights? more
 

Residents


The Grand Central Atelier in Queens, New York, continually produces some of the greatest classically trained artists. New works by nine resident artists are headed to the walls of this gallery in April. When and where? more
 

A Joyful Sense of Urgency


For many artists, positive reception of their pictures is simply an added bonus, not the true end to their creative means. For painter Carl Bretzke, the creative act seems to boil down into one lovely emotion: joy. How? more
 

Launching in L.A.


One of the nation’s top representational galleries has moved to Los Angeles and is celebrating with an inaugural group exhibition. more
 

Featured Lot: Gerald Harvey, "Times Remembered"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Gerald Harvey, “Times Remembered.” more
 

A Sense of Solitude


With subjects that speak to one another and to the viewer, these magnificent realist paintings are sure to brighten your day and evoke the desire to enter into their worlds. more
 

Silence and Light


“Looking is constant but actual seeing is only occasional,” writes painter John Ballantyne. Crisp, clean, and outstandingly beautiful, discover how his works are exploring the metaphysics of Goethe and Cage. more

Cowgirl Up! 2016


Complete with demos, auctions, exhibitions, entertainment, cocktails, and more, the 2016 edition of Cowgirl Up! was one to remember. more
 

Are You a Collector?


If you answered yes to this question, you’ll want to see what’s on the slate at Bonhams this April in Los Angeles. more
 

A New Discovery


It’s always exciting when a long-lost masterpiece is unearthed, especially from this 17th-century master. more
 

A Strange New Beauty


Although Edgar Degas is best known for his lovely paintings of elegant ballet dancers and impressionistic landscapes, the artist also experimented with printmaking — a process explored through a number of rarely seen examples. more
 

The Top Representational Salon


Arguably the best realist art competition in the world, the Art Renewal Center is now accepting applications for its 2016 Salon. When is the deadline? more
 

A Wilderness Tamed


A landmark exhibition is proud to feature nearly 50 of the most important artworks to ever emerge from the Hudson River School. Where? more
 

Russia and the Arts


Between 1867 and 1914, a host of great writers, artists, actors, composers, and patrons helped develop an extraordinary and rich cultural scene in Russia, the story of which is the focus of a tantalizing exhibition in.... more
 

Western Art Week


What artists, collectors, enthusiasts, and more experienced in Great Falls, Montana, this March was truly magical. A lovely scene it was! A recap is one click away. more

Firing Frustration


Where does the drive to create art come from? Is it the desire of the artist to express an emotion, perhaps a means of reflecting nature’s beauty, or simply a hobby? On occasion, the move toward artistic expression spawns unintentionally from the need to have a voice, and what that voice has to say is often captivating. Figurative sculptor Laura Marmash recently sat down with Fine Art Today and discussed her unexpected journey to artistry, in which she fired her frustrations — both literally and symbolically. more
 

Featured Lot: Cristobal Rojas, "Nude"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Cristóbal Rojas, “Nude.” more
 

Subtle Shifts


Recently opened at Principle Gallery in Virginia is the latest display of expert color graduation and peaceful composition from painter Kevin Fitzgerald. more
 

Eli Wilner & Company Offering Unique Grant


Some argue that a frame is almost as important as the artwork itself. When used correctly, a good frame accentuates and showcases the image within its borders. Master framers Eli Wilner & Company recently opened a grant opportunity for frame conservation. more
 

From Brueghel to Canaletto


An outstanding selection of 40 paintings from Jan Brueghel the Elder to the Venetian master Canaletto are on view soon. Where? more
 

Making Art History


A fresh group of top artists from across the United States have been invited to attend this year’s Paris Seminar. Next month, these artists will participate in two exhibitions in Los Angeles and New York, with sales helping to support this educational journey abroad. Where? more

105th Gold Medal Exhibition


The California Art Club’s “Gold Medal Exhibition” is always one of the most anticipated shows of the year. 2016’s edition opens soon. When? more

50 Years A Dealer


Gallery Henoch in New York City is proud to celebrate the career and legacy of its founder and director George Henoch Shechtman with a captivating exhibition of current and past artists represented by the salon. more

A Night of Artists - and More


The Briscoe Western Art Museum is overjoyed to play host once again to its annual “Night of Artists Art Sale & Exhibition,” which offers collectors the chance to grab original works from many of the best Western American artists. When do the events kick off? more
 

James McNeill Whistler


The largest and most comprehensive exhibition of prints by the renowned James McNeill Whistler in nearly a half-century will open on April 5 in London. Who’s the lucky host? more
 

His Vision in Our Hands


Save the date: April 28. This marks a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to honor the late master Nelson Shanks’ impact on the world through his living legacy: Studio Incamminati. Details here. more
 

Beauty Observed


The hypnotic paintings of June Stratton will grace the walls of Robert Lange Studios during the month of April. more
 

MasterWorks of New Mexico


The latest installment of the 18th annual Fine Art Show via MasterWorks New Mexico is just days away. Find out who the featured makers are and highlights of the exhibition here. more

A Life of Their Own


Learning more about the creative process of artist David Bowers, one could get the sense the painter is simply a conduit of pure inspiration. Focusing on his exquisite technique, Bowers allows the pictures to take on a life of their own, which frequently results in outstandingly beautiful works with unconventional narratives. more
 

Featured Lot: William Adolphe Bouguereau, "Prayer to the Virgin"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: William Adolphe Bouguereau, “Prayer to the Virgin.” more
 

Kamille & Louise


Ann Long Fine Art in Charleston, South Carolina, is proud to host a joint exhibition of two accomplished artists: Kamille Corry and Louise Fenne. more
 

Digital Painting


Turning her still life photography into so much more, the fascinating digital pictures by Maggie Taylor are the subjects of a solo exhibition. Get the details here! more
 

A Visionary Painter


As one of history’s greatest creators of poetic images, Hubert Robert trod a remarkable artistic path during the 18th century, from Rome, to France, and beyond. The Louvre Museum in Paris recently mounted a major exhibition dedicated to this “enlightened” painter. more
 

ADAA Draws Major Crows and Sales in 2016


The Art Dealers Association of America recently closed the 2016 edition of “The Art Show” in New York City, which realized sales in the seven figures and attracted nearly 15,000 visitors over five days. more
 

Keiser Finds Success in 'Day Painting'


Begun in 2004, painter Duane Keiser’s blog titled “A Painting a Day” has caught fire — featured in the New York Times, USA Today, and The Huffington Post. Why is everyone talking about it? Find out here. more
 

The Edan Hughes Collection


Author and acknowledged expert on California art Edan Hughes passed away in April 2015, and now selections from his renowned collection are being made available. more
 

Pennsylvania Acquisitions


The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts recently announced some of the newest acquisitions headed for its permanent collection. Who are the big names included? more
 

America, Seen


Between 1900 and 1950, America was a nation of constant evolution — cultural, political, social, and economic. The World Wars, industrialization, and the Great Depression produced an extraordinary time in the United States that resulted in artistic responses and reflections. And that is the subject of an outstanding exhibition in Minneapolis. more
 

Into the West


Although Trailside Galleries is now in a temporary location in Scottsdale, Arizona, visitors can expect the usual display of absolute beauty and mastery during “Into the West” — a two-week sale and exhibition of all new works. When? more
 

Artistic Marketing


On occasion, Fine Art Connoisseur’s sponsorship of an event is part of some interesting — and creative — marketing promotions. For the Out West Art Show & Sale in Great Falls, Montana, artist Gary Lynn Roberts created just such a promotion. How? more
 

Tropical Gardens


Florida’s beautiful landscape gets a fresh, contemporary look from the creative mind of artist John Dowd during this outstanding solo exhibition. What gallery is playing host, and when? more
 

Chasing Light, Capturing Beauty


Since he was a child, artist Morgan Weistling has constantly seen beauty and design in the world. Intensely studying art by 12 and painting movie posters for top agencies by 19, Weistling has been chasing beauty his entire career, and he continually captures it with luminous results. more
 

The Anatomy of Portraiture


During the 17th century, painter Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) undoubtedly mastered the art — and anatomy — of portraiture. Whether it was a wealthy sitter’s real or imagined personality, all were captured with extreme elegance and verisimilitude. For the first time in nearly 20 years, a major exhibition dedicated to the genius is now on view. Where? more
 

Featured Lot: Frank Weston Benson, "The Ponter"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Frank Weston Benson, “The Ponter.” more
 

Louis-Auguste Brun


Marie-Antoinette is perhaps best known for her unfortunate demise at the hands of French revolutionaries. However, the queen was a woman of remarkable wealth and taste, which was captured with immense talent through the brush and paint of Louis-Auguste Brun. more
 

30 Americans


Conversational, controversial, and more, this exhibition is sure to leave you talking. Want to learn more? more
 

The Russian and Ukrainian Impression


Opening tomorrow, March 11, is an exceptional new exhibition of Russian, Ukrainian, and American oil paintings in the Impressionist and Realist manner. It’s on view for only a few weeks. Where? more

Peace of the Sea


There’s a reason the coasts are calming, tranquil spaces for so many — namely the soft crashes of waves, distant squawks of seagulls, and a slight scent of salt in the air. Pamela Wamala invites you to enjoy the peace of the sea during her latest solo exhibition. Which museum is playing host? more
 

Dynastic Sculpture


On view now in New York via Throckmorton Fine Art is an exciting opportunity to view outstanding northern dynastic sculpture from China between 386 and 577 C.E. more
 

Genius Cinema


Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 31, as that will be your only opportunity to view a very special documentary in select theaters. Who’s the artistic genius explored? more
 

By the Window, By the Sea


Colorful and expressive works from Christine Lafuente — known for her exquisite plein air still lifes, landscapes, and more — are the subjects of a solo exhibition on the East Coast. Where and when? more
 

An Outdoor Path


Would you agree that art — whether collecting or producing it — is one of the best methods for reaching self-discovery? To be sure, the best artists are constantly reinventing and challenging themselves in order to evolve and improve their artworks. In this way, their products avoid becoming mundane or predictable. An upcoming solo exhibition showcases one Colorado painter’s outdoor path to reinvention. more
 

Management Buyout at Freeman's


Just yesterday, Samuel M. “Beau” Freeman II announced that the country’s oldest auction house would have a transfer of controlling interest. more
 

The Age of Giorgione


The dawn of the 16th century in Venice must have been an exciting thing to behold. Albrecht Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, and other Renaissance greats were passing through and imparting their influence on a new generation of artists that would revolutionize the city’s art. This story — along with many of the city’s greatest artists — is the subjects of a magnetic exhibition. more
 

Connections Beyond Words


It’s difficult to accurately describe the connection that mothers, daughters, and sisters share in words, so artist Ardith Starostka uses brush and paint.  more
 

Oaxaca's Misfits


Integrating human passions and emotions with allegorical storytelling, the wonderfully beautiful and eclectic works by Teresa Oaxaca are on view soon during a solo exhibition. Where and when? more
 

Signature Show from the American Plains


Beginning tomorrow, March 4, and running through April 23, the SouthWind Art Gallery in Topeka, Kansas, is hosting a brilliant exhibition of works from the American Plains Artists (APA). more
 

Fresh Spaces


Coming soon to Denver’s esteemed Gallery 1261 is a fresh survey of city and landscape works from an eclectic range of artists. Want to learn more? more
 

Italian Fascination


Opening this weekend at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is a major exhibition that explores the country’s fascination with Italy during the 18th century. more
 

Essential Visions


Highlighting how the American West has intimately inspired them to create gorgeous art, John Farnsworth and Michael Tatom have come together for a group exhibition. Where? more
 

Painting Arcadia


On view now at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor museum, “Painting Arcadia” is the first major international presentation of this artist’s work in more than 50 years. Who’s the artist? more
 

Grand Exhibition for Grand Canyon


The Eiteljorg Museum in Indiana will soon open a grand exhibition that tells a thrilling artistic story. Who are the major names included? more
 

Interior and Exterior Domains


Working within the tradition of Romantic Realism, painter Simon Andrew displays his proficiency in color relationships, compositional structures, and the physicality of paint during a magnetic solo exhibition in Canada. Which gallery is proud to play host? more
 

Puppy Love


Although Portraits Inc. has a stellar reputation for producing the highest-quality portraits of friends, dignitaries, and family, the genre also extends to our furry friends. Only days remain for an exhibition of outstanding puppy portraiture. more
 

Big City Dreams


Known for employing his brush to capture magnificent Southern California cityscapes, painter Danny Heller offers viewers a trip across the country and back to mid-century Manhattan during this thrilling solo exhibition. more
 

Maniera Madness in Germany


Mannerism matters in Germany over the next few months as the Städel Museum in Frankfurt has recently mounted a monumental exhibition that includes the style’s biggest names from 16th0century Italy. more
 

Featured Lot: Claude Joseph Vernet, "View of Tivoli, Temple of Sibyl"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Claude Joseph Vernet, “View of Tivoli, Temple of Sibyl.”  more
 

Achieving Serene Sanity


Many artists view the creative process as a meditative practice that calms the nerves and provides clarity and a great sense of fulfillment. For painter Sergio Roffo, that feeling of serene sanity is often achieved with brush in hand and beauty in mind. more
 

Featured Lot: Eanger Irving Couse, "The Successful Hunter"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Eanger Irving Couse, “The Successful Hunter.” more
 

New Works from Ann Gale


Seattle-based artist Ann Gale is poised to feature her recent paintings at Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco, California. When does the exhibition open? Find out here. more
 

Luster of the Line


The Clement Art Gallery in Troy, New York, recently unveiled a tantalizing exhibition featuring a lovely range of metalpoint drawings from many of the nation’s top draftsmen and -women. Who’s included? more
 

The Divine Morales


Organized in tandem with the National Museum of the Prado, “The Divine Morales” is a monumental exhibition devoted to the work of Luis de Morales (1510/1511-1586). The show recently opened at a new location in Spain. Where and for how long? more
 

Book It: The CM Russell Exhibition and Sale


We’re just weeks away from the greatly anticipated exhibition and sale from the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana. Collectors and connoisseurs should take note, as some of the best Western fine art on the market today could be your next acquisition. more
 

Chmiel Returns to the SAM and More


The Steamboat Art Museum in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is overjoyed to welcome back acclaimed artist Len Chmiel for a retrospective exhibition. Other coordinated events include.... more
 

Vistas & Visions


Fifteen new paintings have been added and the closing date extended for a brilliant exhibition at the Powell Museum in Page, Arizona. Who’s the artist? more
 

Ganymede and the Eagle


A bronze masterpiece from the early 18th century could be yours via the esteemed Tomasso Brothers Fine Art in Germany. When and how? Details here. more
 

Reclusive Surrealism


March 19 marks the date when sculptor Arthur Kern and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art open a solo exhibition of the artist’s surrealist works. more
 

Georges de La Tour


His artistic personality only recently discovered, the masterful pictures by baroque painter Georges de La Tour (1593-1652) are currently on view during a comprehensive and monumental exhibition at the Prado. more
 

California Cool Gets Hot


On Saturday, February 6, the Laguna Art Museum hosted its 34th annual “California Cool” auction and fundraiser. Gorgeous art was exhibited and sold while total proceeds smashed records. What was the final number? more
 

The Splendor of Vivarinis


The exceptional artistic products from one of Venice’s premier Gothic and Renaissance families are on view now at the Palazzo Sarcinelli. more

The 'Realism' in Surrealism


There seem to always be undertones of realism within the genre of surrealism, hence the name, and the popularity among artists and connoisseurs. Fine Art Today recently caught up with the accomplished and talented painter Jeremiah Stermer, who offered fascinating insights into his creative process and how he puts the “realism” in surrealism. more
 

Featured Lot: Anton Raphael Mengs, "Madonna and Child"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Anton Raphael Mengs, “Madonna and Child.” more
 

Picturing Prestige


No matter the time or place, one always finds examples of individuals — and families — employing the artist to carefully craft their public images. On view now at the City Museum of New York is an exhibition that explores how 18th- and 19th- century New Yorkers used portraiture as indicators of prestige. more
 

Dawn's Early Light


Individuals of the Jewish faith have fully integrated themselves into American public and popular culture. However, this wasn’t always the case, and the Princeton University Art Museum has recently mounted a show that delves into creative products of Jews in America during “the crucible years after the birth of the United States.” more
 

The Figure Examined


Featuring some of the biggest blockbuster names in the history of art, the Tampa Museum of Art has opened an exhibition that showcases one of the most universal subjects in art: the human figure. more
 

Beauty and Rebellion


Artists of the Pre-Raphaelite movement during the 19th century were without a doubt rebellious, and produced many outstandingly beautiful works. More than 120 paintings from the group are now the subject of an exhibition in Liverpool, England, that explores the city’s role in the movement and its position as the “Victorian art capital of the north.” more
 

Mythic Mannerism


On view publicly for the first time at the Cantor Arts Center on Stanford University’s campus are selections from Kirk Edward Long’s extraordinary collection of Mannerist prints. more
 

Masterworks from the Burrell Collection


Although the Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell amassed one of the finest private collections of art in the world, there was one particular lesser-known artist who continually captured Burrell’s attention. more
 

The Digital Age


As many museums, galleries, and other art institutions race into the technological and digital age, the public reaps the benefits. Yale University’s Center for British Art recently added 22,000 images to its digital library — which is available to the public. That brings the total number to.... more
 

Tete a Tete


Allan Stone Projects in New York City is pleased to be presenting an exhibition showcasing artist self-images. more
 

Old Souls, New Paintings


Tory Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, recently opened a group exhibition of two supremely talented painters. Who and what can you expect? more
 

Elegance in Contrast


On view now through March 12 is a delightfully colorful and expressive exhibition in Vero Beach, Florida. more
 

A Tribute to Representation


Only two weeks remain for your chance to celebrate 150 years of exceptional representational works at Cavalier Galleries. Where? more
 

Beautiful Bonds, and Painting


Since 2014, a group of six women have made it their mission to capture the majesty and beauty of the American landscape. Traveling together all over the country to paint, the PAC6 Painters are subjects of a tantalizing exhibition in California. Where? more
 

Spring is in the Air


Spring has sprung early at the Festival of Arts Third Floor Gallery in California. Featuring works from 12 skillful artists, “Bouquets” is an explosion of colorful activity. more
 

Van Gogh's Bedrooms


The Arles bedroom of Vincent van Gogh was a frequent subject for the painter that held special significance. An upcoming exhibition has brought together each version of “The Bedroom” for the first time in North America. Where? more
 

Indiana's Cultural Efflorescence


Between 1877 and 1902, Indiana experienced a localized Renaissance of artistic production that has left an enduring legacy for the Hoosier State. Celebrating this achievement, the Indianapolis Museum of Art has a number of these outstanding works on view. more
 

Sixth Annual Texas Masters Show


For six years running, InSight Gallery has hosted an outstanding group show and sale featuring works from the best artists living and working in Texas. When do the 2016 festivities kick off? Find out here. more
 

American Classics


The lovely Woodson Art Museum in Wisconsin has an equally stunning array of bird imagery from some of American’s greatest creators during a current exhibition. Who can you expect to see? more
 

For the Love of Art


It’s officially 2016, which means collectors can gear up for the year’s slate of galas, auctions, shows, and sales. For those who find themselves in Cartersville, Georgia, on February 20, look no further than the Booth Western Art Museum, which will be hosting its 2016 Gala & Art Auction. more
 

ADAA's Art Show


The art world continues to heat up in New York, with the Art Dealers Association of America’s 2016 edition of “The Art Show.” What are the exhibition/program highlights, and when do events begin? more
 

Rome Revealed


Could you be standing or sitting over an ancient artifact right now? Founded in 43 C.E., London has a long and storied Roman history. Just a few days ago, a rare fresco was discovered — under 21 Lime Street, in the heart of London’s insurance district. more
 

Visible Thoughts


Opening in March at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is a captivating exhibition that examines “unfinished” artworks, offering visitors a chance to step into the artists’ minds and understand their creative choices. more
 

The Tasteful Eye


Over the past 20 years, the Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts has been amassing a robust collection of world-class painting, sculpture, decorative arts, drawings, prints, and more. A current exhibition celebrates this period of tasteful selection. more
 

Featured Lot: John Emms, "Hounds and a Terrier in a Kennel"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: John Emms, “Hounds and a Terrier in a Kennel.” more
 

Living Poetic Beauty


Some scholars have argued that all artistic expression is simply humanity’s attempt to understand the divine: that sense of connectedness with something bigger that’s nearly impossible to articulate with words. After a severe tremor forced her to abandon the brush 25 years ago, artist Mary Jane Q Cross now uses her fingers to fulfill her life’s desire to paint and become closer to God. more
 

Insight, Revelation, and Discovery


Often it is a pure and humble approach to the blank canvas that leads to aesthetic success. When artists divert from the formulaic and allow creativity to flow organically, the untainted core of art often emerges: to express that which words cannot. Artist Nancy Depew is a case in point, and her process allows the painter to respond naturally to a piece as it’s revealed, leading to moments of insight, revelation, and discovery. more
 

Featured Lot: George Morland, "The Gipsies' Tent"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: George Morland, “The Gipsies’ Tent.” more
 

Contemplating Character


Beginning February 13 in Florida, visitors to this museum are afforded the opportunity to view over 150 works of portraiture and self-portraiture from some of the biggest names in the history of art. Where? more
 

AEON


Portraiture has the ability to communicate with viewers on a deep, human level that continually draws artists — and collectors — to the genre. During his latest solo exhibition, painter Luke Hillestad captures the essence of his sitters from a breadth of generations. more
 

Kindred Spirits


Two leaders in a movement of young artists working to revive traditional landscape painting techniques are the subjects of a compelling exhibition at the Union League Club in New York City. When? more
 

Egyptology Meets the Digital Age


An experimental lighting display has met Egyptology in a fascinating exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. When can you feast your eyes? more
 

Painted Parks


Now through May 28 is a colorful exhibition showcasing the landscapes of Erin Hanson. Where? more
 

Message Received


Although known primarily for his development of the electromagnetic telegraph, Samuel F.B. Morse actually began his career as an artist. The inventor’s artistic endeavors are the subject of an exhibition in Arkansas. more
 

MIA Receives Impressive Gift


The late philanthropist Bruce Dayton — father of current Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton — left a vast array of his personal art collection to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Who are the household names included? more
 

Watercolor Worlds


On view now through May 22 are over 194 original watercolors from master Lars Lerin. Needless to say, the American Swedish Institute is overjoyed. more
 

Major Bosch Attribution


Historians and scholars are pleased to announce that a small painting — it spent decades in storage at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art — was indeed painted by Dutch master Hieronymus Bosch. more
 

One Magnificent Maesta


After extensive conservation and restoration at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the New York Historical Society’s masterful “Madonna and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maestá” has returned and is on view. more
 

Gentileschi's "Danae" Breaks Record


Featured two weeks ago in Fine Art Today, Orazio Gentileschi’s “Danae” smashed the artist’s previous auction records. How much did it realize and who was the buyer? Find out here. more
 

Down to Earth


Peder Hegland’s artistic style and career have been evolving for many years, and this journey has brought the potter face-to-face with some of the medium’s most renowned figures and its ancient origins. His fascinating story is one you’ll enjoy. more
 

Featured Lot: Daniel Ridgway Knight, "On the River's Edge"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Daniel Ridgway Knight, “On the River’s Edge.” more
 

Florence Academy Showcases Its Swedish Branch


Although the opening was delayed by a massive winter storm last week, the Florence Academy of Art in New York City is ready to open an amazing group exhibition featuring alumni, students, and instructors from its branch in Sweden. more
 

Toronto's Academy of Realist Art Gets New Look


Partnering with realistartonline.com, the Academy of Realist Art in Toronto has a new website that boasts great design and new opportunities. more
 

New Works from Escobedo


On view now through March at 717 Gallery is an exhibition of the newest masterpieces from nationally recognized artist Louis Escobedo. more
 

Color's Symphony


A burst of colorful activity is coming to the esteemed Haynes Gallery at its Nashville, Tennessee, location. more
 

Mysterious Light and Mesmerizing Landscapes


February 13 marks the date when painter Dale Terbush showcases his electrifying paintings during a solo exhibition. Where? more
 

Only Days Left


If you haven’t already seen the incredible exhibition of four Georgian artists at East West Fine Art in Naples, Florida, book it now before it closes. more
 

VIDEO: Sculptor Richard MacDonald Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


Renowned sculptor Richard MacDonald was recently honored with this year’s Champions of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award in Monterey, California. The talented filmmaker Gonzalo Fernandez de Cordova created this video for the ceremony. more
 

Poetry in Beauty


Sunday marks the last day visitors can see an exhibition featuring the outstanding works of one of the few female professional painters working in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Where? moew
 

Sandy Scott: A Retrospective


For 45 years and counting, sculptor Sandy Scott has provided the art world with countless works of beauty. Featuring paintings, etchings, drawings, and sculpture, Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet is proud to present the prolific artist’s retrospective. more
 

Veteran Sculptor Sabin Howard Earns National Commission


The United States WWI Centennial Commission announced this week that renowned sculptor Sabin Howard’s design was chosen for “The Great War’s” National Monument. more
 

Van Eyck Gets Fresh Look at the MET


A beautiful masterpiece from Flemish painter Jan van Eyck is the subject of an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. more
 

Navigating the Ambiguous Spaces of Life


Traditional art is so much more than the construction of pretty pictures. Through it, nature’s profound beauty and the human form are employed to communicate the transcendental, connecting viewers in ways that are often impossible to articulate. Artist Jason Jenkins uses painting and tradition as conduits to express universal messages, lifting viewers out of the mundane and into fulfilling experiences. more
 

Featured Lot: Orazio Gentileschi, "Danae"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Orazio Gentileschi, “Danaë.” more
 

Animalia


Opening the Abend Gallery’s 2016 schedule is a fascinating exhibition that features captivating portraits, fantastical settings, and incredible technique inspired by animals and wildlife. more
 

A View of the World


2016 has kicked off with a number of outstanding opportunities for collectors of Old Master, European, and traditional art. One of them is the acclaimed Freeman’s, which is offering you a chance to bring a view of the world into your own home. more
 

Honoring Oscar


One of the most important art figures in the history of Oklahoma has the spotlight during this landmark exhibition. more
 

Breathtaking Water


Robert Lange Studios in Charleston, South Carolina, is hosting a magnetic solo exhibition that — in both subject and skill — will take your breath away. Who’s the artist? more
 

The Overlooked Gets and Look


Open now at the Westbeth Gallery in New York City is a group exhibition that spotlights contemporary still life painting. more
 

Celebrating a Life


The incredibly talented and widely collected artist James B. Robinson is honored during a retrospective exhibition in Texas. Where? more
 

Boundaries of Painterly Abstraction


A hypnotic solo exhibition in New York is “testing the boundaries of painterly abstraction and photorealism within the context of contemporary portraiture and delicately painted modern interiors,” the gallery suggests. Interested? more
 

AWS in Sacramento


Founded in 1905, the American Watercolor Society (AWS) is one of the nation’s top membership organizations for artists. Beginning at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center on February 20, the AWS will exhibit for the 148th time. more
 

Best of the West


Ann Korologos Gallery in Colorado is hosting a “Best of the West” exhibition, which features nine acclaimed artists from the gallery’s roster who were also participants in the Coors Western Art Exhibition and Sale this month. more
 

Vigee Le Brun in New York


The first retrospective in the United States for one of history’s greatest female painters is just about to open at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Will you attend this historical exhibition? more
 

Sublime Beauty


Making its California debut is a fantastic Raphael original. See where you can catch a view and experience a host of connected events. more

Whistler's Invitational


Members of the Whistler House Museum of Art experienced a new process for 2015’s “Members Exhibition,” which was selected by invitation in lieu of a juried procedure. With only a few days remaining until the show is closed, what and who can you expect to find? more
 

Featured Lot: John Frederick Kensett, "Beacon Rock"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: John Frederick Kensett, “Beacon Rock.” more
 

ARC International Salon


The Art Renewal Center (ARC) has long established a reputation for providing a platform to showcase and support the very best in contemporary realism. With 789 finalists and over 2,500 entries, the ARC has announced its 2014/15 Salon winners. The winning works will be on view beginning next week at the Salmagundi Club. more
 

Not This Time


Turkish authorities have detained two men for allegedly trying to smuggle a painting by Flemish master Anthony van Dyck, possibly valued in the millions. more
 

Masters of the American West


For 19 years and counting, the Autry Museum of the American West has hosted a remarkable fine art exhibition and sale, which showcases some of the best examples of American Western painting and sculpture. This year’s event is sure to continue the tradition and opens in just a few weeks. more
 

The Primacy of Color


Driscoll Babcock Galleries in New York just launched a captivating exhibition showcasing the exceptional career of E. Ambrose Webster. more
 

Group Show XIII


Opening soon at the acclaimed Gallery 1261 in Denver, Colorado, is the 13th incarnation of the space’s group exhibition. When? more
 

Beyond Boundaries


Last year, Fine Art Today had the pleasure of detailing the California Art Club’s “Road Trip” exhibition, which showcased a number of artists representing their Golden State. Kicking off their 2016 exhibition season is a compelling show that looks beyond California’s boundaries. more
 

William Trost Richards in Virginia


One of America’s greatest painters of coastal views is the subject of an outstanding exhibition in Norfolk, Virginia. Viewers can expect a range of exquisite watercolors, paintings, vibrant drawings, and more. Where? more
 

A Collector's Opportunity


Collectors looking to acquire excellent quality 19th-century paintings should prepare for January 27 at John Moran Auctioneers. more
 

Dichotomy's Drama and Narrative Mystery


Using Renaissance and Baroque traditions as a catalyst for her dramatic narratives, painter Virginia Derryberry invites the viewer into her creative world — one filled with dichotomy, costume, mystery, and more. more
 

The Music in Art


The intersection between art and music is well-documented. Indeed, when one influences the other, there are often remarkable results. The influence of music on painting is a topic explored by a number of contemporary artists during a current exhibition in New York. more

Goodwin Gets Spotlight in Oklahoma


Coming soon to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City is a feature exhibition showcasing the great paintings of Philip R. Goodwin (1881-1935). more
 

Artistic Odyssey


From the West Coast to the East Coast and back, accomplished artist John Rowe has done just about everything to establish a successful career. Supporting a family through major commissions as an illustrator, Rowe continues his epic journey by exploring more deeply how fine art can communicate what words cannot. more
 

Simple Pleasures


Preferring subjects that depict ordinary people in quiet public settings, painter David Cunningham will feature his latest oils during an upcoming solo exhibition. Where can you find them? more
 

Discoveries and Rarities


Although New York City will be flooded with master drawing exhibitions and sales this month, collectors will have an opportunity to acquire important European bronze sculptures as well. Who’s offering them? more
 

VIDEO: An Art Museum...Underwater?


Nature has a way of creating beauty in multifarious ways. One sculptor is using the sea to his advantage. How? Jason deCaires Taylor explains during this captivating TED talk. more
 

Featured Lot: Alfred Seifert, "Picking Flowers"


In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week: Alfred Seifert, “Picking Flowers.” more
 

Scrupulous Silhouettes


It never ceases to amaze how descriptive the silhouette can be — how it can communicate detail and minute information through such simplicity. Coming soon is an engaging exhibition that examines, among other types of portraiture, the silhouette portrait in profile. Where and when? more
 

In Light of Venice


The outstanding contributions to the field of art history and Old Master paintings by Dr. David Rosand (1938-2014) cannot be understated. In his honor, the Otto Naumann Gallery will be filled once more with a breathtaking array of Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo paintings, many of which have never been exhibited publicly. more
 

Awards from PSA


The Portrait Society of America recently honored many with merit and honorable mention awards during its “2015 Members Only Competition.” Who were the winners selected? more
 

Russell Skull Welcomes Three in 2016


Formed in 2013, the Russell Skull Society of Artists has recognized and honored a number of painters and sculptors for their dedication to the traditions of Charles M. Russell. Joining 19 current members are three 2016 inductees. They are? more
 

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