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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

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

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

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

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

Women Painting Women

A major exhibition of stunning portraits by a group of renowned female artists will be a feast for the eyes. more

A Genius's Bloodline

Earlier this week researchers in Italy announced they have discovered the living relatives of this Renaissance genius. 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

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

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


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


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, 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


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

Blockbuster Names, Powerful Prints

A century ago, the Metropolitan Museum of Art established its Department of Prints under the stewardship of William M. Ivins (1881-1961). In commemoration, the museum will soon launch an exhibition aimed at telling the story of how this world-renowned collection evolved. more

Prized Possessions

Amazing talent with the brush and fascinating narratives combine for a visionary exhibition in New York. Fans of the conversation piece should take note. more


Opening soon at David Findlay Jr. Gallery in New York is delightful exhibition of works from 20th-century sculptor Gaston Lachaise. more

Industry Mourns Gerald Ackerman

Fine Art Connoisseur joins the chorus of praise – and heartache – as the art world says goodbye to visionary scholar Gerald Ackerman. more

A Moment of Joy and Thanks

It’s that time of year when gifts are exchanged, loved ones are near, and we all reflect on the artful fortunes of 2015. more

Leland Little Tops $1.5M

In the small town of Hillsborough, North Carolina, Leland Little Auctions saw major sales during its Winter Catalogue Auction. more

Western and Heritage Art Show

For 53 years, the Alamo Kiwanis Club has sponsored a major art show and sale to benefit local children’s charities in the San Antonio, Texas, region. To date, over $2.75 million has been donated via the Alamo Kiwanis Club. What’s on the slate for 2016? more

Featured Lot: Francesco Simonini, "The Expulsion of the Turks from Austria"

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 Antonio Simonini, “The Expulsion of the Turks from Austria.” more

Quiet Thunder

“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” as they say, and there’s no doubt that sculptor Eric Wilcox has inherited his acclaimed father’s artistic touch — even if it took some time. more

Forging the Cross

Although this exhibition features only one painting, it is sure to evoke contemplation fit for a retrospective. Discover the “what” and “where” here. more

Music for the Eyes

Coming soon to the Dallas Museum of Art is a lovely exhibition of 17th-century Dutch paintings with music in mind. more

Water, Oil, Bronze

A full spectrum of outstanding works by three accomplished artists opens soon at Sirona Fine Art in Hallandale Beach, Florida. more


Representation, skill, and fantasy all come together in the works of L.A.-based artist Mark Ryden, who recently unveiled his newest paintings — and sculpture — in a thought-provoking exhibition. Where can you find it? more

Video: Portraits at G25N

Presenting 15 international artists showcasing their own visages and more, Gallery 25N in New York is a must-visit during December. more

A New Prado Experience

Madrid’s Museo del Prado has long been recognized as one of the world’s premier museums for its outstanding collections and frequent blockbuster exhibitions. Art lovers from all across the globe can now experience the museum in a new way. How? more

Opening Pandora's Box

New York City’s AFA Gallery of SoHo recently opened “Pandora’s Box” — a group exhibition featuring a lineup of international artists known for fantastical and surrealist imagery. more

Hidden Behind Reality

While the “purpose” and “meaning” of art is an ever-evolving concept — surely open to the artist’s subjective interpretations — the creative process frequently seems to be grasping at something beyond the light that enters our eyes and brains. Plumbing the visual in search of the invisible is painter Dana Levin, whose masterful still life and portraiture speak to “ideas that are too big and esoteric for language.” more

Art as Meditation, Painting as Symbol

One could argue that human nature dictates we contemplate some of life’s biggest questions: Why are we here? Who made us? And what happens after this? While we all have our individual ways of understanding these unknowns, art has — since its prehistoric beginnings — been an outstanding representation of this primal endeavor. Connecting himself to this tradition — and others — is painter Nicholas Harper, whose glittering multimedia pictures provide moments of self-reflection in himself and his viewers. more

Artist and Empire

Diving into the history of Britain’s “empire” from the 16th century to the present day, the Tate Museum in England recently unveiled a groundbreaking exhibition. more

Featured Lot: William Adolphe Bouguereau, "Bacchante Teasing a Goat"

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, “Bacchante Teasing a Goat.” more

The Mountains are Blue

Entering into its 23rd year of excellence in fine Western art, the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale is ready to showcase a vast assortment of sculpture, painting, and more just after the New Year. more

One of Many

Joining the ever-growing list of new museums opening across the People’s Republic of China, the Mu Xin Art Museum is just as astounding on the outside as it is on the inside. more

Holiday Miniatures

Galleries all across the country are opening their holiday miniature shows as we race toward 2016. Fine Art Today has compiled a list of just a few. Who’s included? more

Mona's Mystery Deepens

For some time scientists have argued that beneath the surface of the world’s most famous painting hides evidence of multiple portraits and clues to the picture’s construction. French scientist Pascal Cotte believes he’s just found proof, but has he simply deepened the portrait’s mystery? more

Australia's Beloved

Whether it was landscapes, figural works, cityscapes, or portraiture, the range of subjects explored by Australian painter Tom Roberts was eclectic and far-reaching. As one of the nation’s best-known artists, his life and career are being celebrated through a major exhibition at Australia’s National Gallery. more

Washington Winter 2016

“Through the Eyes of a Child” will be the theme during the 2016 Washington Winter Show, which is sure to warm hearts — and open checkbooks — through the displays from more than 40 premier antiques and fine arts exhibitors. more

Illustrating Nostalgia

Featuring a number of his latest works at the Arden Gallery is accomplished painter Danny Galieote, who draws upon his affinity for 1950s American pop imagery to create illustrative beauty. more

Printing Comes to Ann Korologos

Opening on December 11 is a tantalizing exhibition of acclaimed printmakers Leon Loughridge and Joel Ostlind at Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt, Colorado. more

Secrets of the Studio

How do artists borrow and trade ideas? How do they inspire one another and build upon tradition to form a voice uniquely their own? These questions and more form the core of an outstanding representational art exhibition in California. Where is it, and who’s included? more

Botticelli in Berlin

Although many consider him to have been one of the Italian Renaissance’s great masters, the appreciation of Sandro Botticelli’s life and career has fluctuated, itself experiencing a renaissance during the 19th century through the English Pre-Raphaelite movement. On view now in Berlin is a monumental exhibition that traces this evolution. more

Immeasurable Reality

Upon which side of the portraiture fence do you fall? Is the proper goal of the artist to simply record physiognomic details accurately? Or is it their duty to capture that which cannot be seen — the subtle nuances of an individual’s character that surface through fleeting poses and expressions? Or something more? Pushing the boundaries of traditional portraiture is artist Tamie Beldue, whose work suggests that reality is “fundamentally immeasurable.” more

Results from Mt. Oyster

Each year the Mountain Oyster Club in Tucson, Arizona, hosts an enticing art show and sale, complete with some of the finest examples of Western painting, drawing, and sculpture. The results? more

Unseen: Bringing Art to the Visually Impaired

Historical masterpieces are being brought to life for the visually impaired through an innovative project that uses the latest technology to create accurate models. more

Major Discovery Imminent?

Researchers and scientists are 90 percent sure that two hidden chambers lie behind the walls of Egypt’s King Tutankhamun’s tomb. What do they think lies beyond? more

Peaks and Valleys

Visiting China’s Yellow Mountain can be a stunning experience — both visually and physically. Three artists traveled to the location with artist Michael Nock in March of 2015, and the results of that trip are featured in a current exhibition. more

Featured Lot: Sir Edward John Poynter, "Zenobia Captive"

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 Edward John Poynter, “Zenobia Captive.” more

Multisensory Art

Colorado-based artist Ann Cunningham, along with the Woodson Art Museum, is eagerly awaiting December 5, when they will offer audiences a multisensory art exhibition that will encourage visitors to “see” with touch. more

A Land Remembered

The Sunshine State is known for its spectacular beaches, diverse ecology, vast everglades, marshes, and so much more. And many of these attractions are among the subjects found within an upcoming exhibition in Sarasota. more

AWA Winners

Featuring an amazing array of works, American Women Artists (AWA) recently celebrated 25 years of excellence with its 2015 Annual Master & Signature Member Show & National Juried Exhibition at Bonner David Galleries in Scottsdale, Arizona. The event was held November 9–14; who were the ladies that took home this year’s top awards? more


Hailed as the preeminent academic painter of his era, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was the heir apparent of Raphael and Poussin during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. A major exhibition of the master’s work recently opened. Where? more

The Best of Representation

Art Basel Miami 2015 has officially kicked off. Where can you find the best representational works? more

Master Drawings New York 2016

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Master Drawings New York 2016 will be a captivating week of exhibitions, sales, and more at 30 leading art galleries on the Upper East Side’s “Gold Coast” in New York. 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

The Golden Age of Vermeer

The Royal Collection is regarded as one of the finest gatherings of art in the world. Although known for its range and diversity, the collection is particularly strong in painting from the Dutch Golden Age (spanning roughly the 17th century), 27 of which are on view now at the Queen’s Gallery. more

A Moment Held in Time

Born with a love for nature and art, painter Jhenna Quinn-Lewis has established herself as one of the country’s preeminent contemporary painters through her skillfully executed still-life and feathered subjects. Where can you catch her most recent works? more

A Secessionist's Muse

Where did our modern notions of sexual identity originate? How was the traditional relationship between the sexes challenged during the early 20th century? These questions and more are the foundations of a stunning exhibition at the Belvedere in Vienna. more

Addison Art Celebrates 20 Years

Addison Art Gallery has much to be thankful for, including a robust stable of talented artists, a host of outstanding exhibitions, and two decades of “beauty, friends, and fun.” more

All Quiet in the Louvre

Nearly two weeks after the deadly terrorist attacks that killed 129 people in Paris, the city’s greatest monuments, and museums, remain eerily empty. more

Heading to Court?

The National Gallery, London, might find itself at the center of a lawsuit after it rejected one family’s claim to a “stolen” Henri Matisse portrait of Greta Moll. more

A Place in the Sun

Two painters, driven by their friendship and mutual passion for art, would help define American art in the 20th century. Both finding their homes in Taos, New Mexico, the story of Walter Ufer and E. Martin Hennings takes center stage at the Denver Art Museum. more

Holidays Heating Up at James Yarosh

Thanksgiving was so…yesterday, and the holiday slate of fine art events and exhibitions can really begin to roast, especially in the coming weeks at James Yarosh Associates Fine Art Gallery, New Jersey. more

Featured Lot: Boris Dmitrievich Grigoriev, "Ramayana"

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: Boris Dmitrievich Grigoriev, “Ramayana.” more

Emotion in Motion

In a highly anticipated solo exhibition, Geoffrey Laurence seeks to use paint as a vehicle for communicating the human experience through emotional narratives. more

NADA and Art Basel 2015 in Miami Beach

The New Art Dealers Alliance and Art Basel are set for a major string of exhibitions and events in sunny Miami Beach, Florida. Find out who’s exhibiting, must-attend events, and more! more

Fields of Dream

Caught between fantasy and reality, the birth of surrealism in art was a profound moment of personal expression and psychological investigation. Just a few weeks remain before the doors close on a compelling landscape exhibition in New York City. more

An Enemy of Progress

As the world progresses relentlessly into the future, constantly striving for the bigger and better, Conor Walton uses paint to remind us all of the fragility of our world. more

Pure Presence

The National Portrait Gallery in London is overjoyed to be presenting a major exhibition surrounding the life and career of Alberto Giacometti, an artist recognized for his fascination with the artistic complexities of evoking a human presence. more

Featured Lot: Rene Lalique, "Vitesse Mascot"

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 René Lalique, “Vitesse Mascot.” more

The Original "Selfie"

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is taking a fresh, traditional look at the “selfie,” exhibiting approximately 90 drawings, prints, and photographs spanning a period from the 17th century to the 20th century. more

Who Bought Modigliani's "Nu Couche"?

Meet Liu Yiqian, a former taxi driver turned billionaire who bought Amedeo Modigliani’s “Nu Couché” for $170.4 million. more


For 18 years, the art world has sorely missed a beautiful portrait by the modern artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) that was stolen from the Galleria d’Arte Moderna Piacenza. The chances for the work’s return seemed bleak, until a few weeks ago. more

Boasting Bosch

Quirky, odd, unusual, and sinful are words that have all been used to describe the captivating paintings by Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516). His works are often crowded with fantastical beasts and imaginary spaces, and part of the artist’s allure lies in the relative mystery surrounding his artistic aesthetic and small oeuvre. Only 25 paintings by Bosch survive today, making the chance to view even one an exciting proposition. How about 20? more

Faith After the Pharaohs

Part of the lasting legacy of the Hellenistic period (circa 323–31 BCE) was the birth of the cosmopolitan. or “world citizen.” Alexander the Great’s unification of the Mediterranean world initiated a culturally diverse period of intermittent tension and peaceful coexistence among Romans, Greeks, Egyptians, Persians, and more. more

Honoring Our Veterans

Although Veterans Day has passed, there are always ways in which our appreciation for veterans’ sacrifice can be shown. The Norman Rockwell Museum has recently mounted a tear-jerking exhibition in honor of those who serve. more

Rodin Reopened

After over $17 million in renovation and restoration, the lovely Rodin Museum in Paris reopened its doors on November 12, the master sculptor’s 175th birthday. more

Poems in Paint and More

The connections among American poetry and painting, sculpture, and decorative arts form the center of an outstanding exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. more

Seeing Nature

The Portland Museum of Art recently mounted a major exhibition featuring 39 carefully selected masterpieces drawn from Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen’s family collection. more

Printing Poetry and Carving Life

Out of a dark world in which death seems commonplace, a spark of light flashes through the intensely powerful and personal artworks by Alice Leora Briggs. Fine Art Today recently caught up with the artist, who graciously revealed parts of her artistic visions and personal journeys. more

AWA Celebrates 25 Years

Dedicated to the inspiration, encouragement, and recognition of women in fine arts, American Women Artists is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a “Members Show & National Juried Exhibition” in Scottsdale, Arizona. more

Look at You, Looking at Me

There is always something engaging, mysterious, and captivating when gazing into the eyes of an artist through a self-portrait. Self-images are intimate and often leave the viewer with a sense that we are somehow closer to their makers. One of history’s greatest self-portraits has evoked similar feelings for centuries and is on view now during a first ever retrospective. more

Fine Art Cruise

Forty-five art lovers are unpacking their suitcases across North America this week, having recently returned from Fine Art Connoisseur’s sixth annual Fine Art Cruise. more

Six Honored at Art Ball, Including Our Own Publisher Eric Rhoads

More than 300 people donned black tie, white tie, or historical costumes to attend the Florence Academy of Art Beaux Arts Ball, held at the lush venue Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York City on Friday. The event celebrated six figures in the representational art scene — three noted artists and three key patrons, one of whom was B. Eric Rhoads, the publisher of Fine Art Connoisseur. more

Featured Lot: Frank Tenney Johnson, "In Old Wyoming aka One the Alert"

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 Tenney Johnson, “In Old Wyoming aka On the Alert.” more

A Bridge to Modernity

Twelve seminal works from the master of Impressionism have just landed at the National Gallery of Canada. more

Following Hercules

A current exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge seeks to explore the ways in which classical and contemporary images of the Greek hero Hercules have defined western art. more

Christie's Earns Half-Billion in Recent New York Sale

The art world is buzzing about Christie’s recent “Artist’s Muse” auction, which offered 34 masterpieces and realized nearly $500 million in sales. more

Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art

While historians and scholars alike maintain that modernism began in France in 1863, a current exhibition in Minneapolis seeks to highlight the movement’s roots within French Romanticism, specifically the works and career of Eugéne Delacroix. more


For thousands of years, blue pigments have traditionally been reserved for objects of extreme wealth and veneration. Produced largely from cobalt, lapis lazuli, or indigo, blue pigment was expensive and hard to find. A creative exhibition in Australia is spotlighting the fascinating metamorphosis of pattern, form, and motif stemming from the global trade of Asian ceramics, textiles, prints, and paintings — which extensively used a blue and white palette. more

Watercolor's Weight

The Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia is currently celebrating one of city’s most revered realist painters and watercolor innovators, Eileen Goodman, in a solo exhibition. more

Picturing the Americas

Featuring over 100 oil paintings, watercolors, prints, and photographs, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art recently mounted an exhibition chronicling how pictorial representations of the American landscape helped forge visions of the whole hemisphere. more

Timeless Grace, Moved Emotions

Powerful feelings of nostalgia, hope, and serenity are often evoked by Michael Malm’s paintings. Giving visual voice to his faith and the profound joy he experiences through nature’s beauty, Malm’s best works regularly manifest before he even grabs the brush. more

Collaging the Heart, Designing the Soul

Quietly working in her studio along the shores of the Mississippi River, artist Judith Bergerson continues to achieve profound joy by exploring the ways abstraction and representation can move the soul. more

Women Artists of the West

Founded in 1971, Women Artists of the West is a remarkable organization dedicated to uniting women artists, elevating awareness of their art, and promoting technical excellence. With over 270 juried members, the organization’s annual national exhibition just opened in Tucson, Arizona. more

A Colorful Touch

Devoid of color, the rich impasto surfaces of John Stockwell’s paintings could easily stand alone as magnetic and engaging. The addition of hue only takes them to a new level of magnificence. more

Investing in the Future

Since 1983, the Scottsdale Artists’ School (SAS) has been an important venue for supporting aspiring artists of all ages and skill levels. The school offers classes and workshops that focus on the fundamentals of fine art production, and many in the local art community hope the non-profit continues to flourish for years to come. On November 14, SAS will host its annual Beaux Arts fundraiser. more

Painting Set Free

Famously known for continuing to work on his canvases even as they hung on gallery walls, British giant Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) produced some of the most radical and expressive paintings of the Romantic period. More than 50 of the artist’s works in paint and paper are being featured in a hypnotic exhibition in Ontario. more

A Chip Off the Old Block

The Denver Art Museum is poised to open its doors to a groundbreaking exhibition featuring father-son tandem Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. more

The Greats

Botticelli, Cézanne, Gauguin, Leonardo, Monet, Titian, Turner, Velázquez, and Vermeer? Yes, one of the most significant collections of European Old Master paintings ever assembled is now on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia. more

Poems in the Land

The Guild of Boston Artists recently announced its upcoming exhibition and event schedule through December, including a tantalizing exhibition of new landscapes by acclaimed painter Dennis Sheehan. more


Matthew Bober is one of those painters who take trompe l’oeil to a new level in his magnetic, contemporary still life images. Bober’s recent works head to Robert Lange Studios in Charleston, South Carolina, for a solo exhibition this month. more

Ford's Grand Tour

On view now at the splendid Basildon Park in West Berkshire, United Kingdom, is an impressive exhibition featuring Old Masters, 20th-century engravings, and paintings of the Grand Tour. more

From Paris to Savannah

The response to and influence of 19th-century French Impressionism in America is a tantalizing story, the details of which are told with stunning beauty in a current exhibition in Georgia. more

Featured Lot: Sir Alfred James Munnings, "Mon Talisman, Chantilly"

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 Alfred James Munnings, “Mon Talisman, Chantilly.” more

When in Rome

After $2.2 million worth of restoration, the famed Trevi fountain was reopened to the public just days ago. more

German Craftsman, American Artist

Made with one of the oldest printmaking techniques, woodblock prints are characterized by their boldness of line and dramatic contrasts between light and dark. Adding color to the equation only deepens the medium’s potential, which was taken to incredible heights by the renowned 20th-century master Gustave Baumann. more

Seasons of Light

Stepping into the timeless worlds created through the paintings of Daniel F. Gerhartz is an experience unlike any other. His feathery, expressive touch, captivating colors, and enduring themes continue to enthrall during a solo exhibition in Texas. more

Code Red

Museums all across the United Kingdom are on heightened alert after warnings of a “severe and imminent” threat of attack. more

Promiscuous Play

An engaging gaze, a wink of the eye, and an enticing touch were all subtle indications that a woman in 19th-century Paris might be looking for more than just a drink. Viewed through the artist’s eyes, subjects exploring prostitution and streetwalking take center stage at the Musee d’Orsay. more

From an Italian's Perspective: Celebrating Britain

Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697–1768), better known as Canaletto, is considered by many to have been one of Italy’s greatest view painters. The Venetian Canaletto’s images of the city’s canals, streets, and monuments are in the permanent collections of some of the world’s most acclaimed museums. The artist would have a brief tenure in Britain, between 1746 and 1755, the products of which are the subjects of an exhibition in Cumbria, United Kingdom. more

Featured Lot: Norman Rockwell, "Easter (Soldier Watering Tulip)"

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: Norman Rockwell, “Easter (Soldier Watering Tulip).” more

A Salute to Cowboy Artists

Scottsdale's Museum of the West is overjoyed to be presenting next week a 50th-anniversary retrospective exhibition showcasing the extraordinary talents of the Cowboy Artists of America. more

Breath of Freedom

Expressive, gestural, dramatic, and beautiful are but a few words to describe the internationally renowned sculptures by Matteo Pugliese, who is poised to open a highly anticipated solo exhibition in a few days at Bertrand Delacroix Gallery in New York City. more

A Western Connection

Intent and methodical, Frank Hagel approaches the canvas — or panel — with purpose, imparting in paint his love for Montana and all things Western. more

The California Classicist

In dialogue with universal, humanistic ideas and themes, the Classical canon comes alive in the magnetic works of David Ligare at the Laguna Art Museum in California. more

A Lifetime of Collecting Adventures

Admirers of Victorian art should race to Ottawa to enjoy the exhibition “Beauty’s Awakening: Drawings by the Pre-Raphaelites and Their Contemporaries from the Lanigan Collection.” Organized by the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) and on view October 9–January 3, this show traces the diversity and flair of British draftsmanship during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901). Its title has been borrowed from an 1899 play in which a knight seeks to find and awaken “the Spirit of all things beautiful,” just as these artists did. more

Facing a Facade

Photographs? Paintings? Sculptures? Other? The photorealistic works by artist Randy Hage are sure to leave you guessing during his solo show at Flower Pepper Gallery in Pasadena, California. more

Spear-O Inspiration

Deep within northeast Wyoming lies the sprawling mountain campus of Sheridan College at Spear-O-Wigwam. Surrounded by the breathtaking Bighorn Mountains, the campus and the adjacent wilderness recently became the site — and source — of inspiration for nine artists. more

Dancing with Degas

An outstanding exhibition in Toledo, Ohio, is celebrating both the city’s ballet heritage and the art and legacy of Edgar Degas. more

Tamara de Lempicka

A major retrospective of the renowned Polish Art Deco painter is on view in Verona. more

Featured Lot: John Frederick Kensett, "Fishing in a Catskills Stream"

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, “Fishing in a Catskills Stream.” more


Dulwich Picture Gallery in London is offering a rare glimpse into the life and career of one of the 20th century’s most acclaimed graphic artists and masters of illusion. more

Fighting Forgery

Fakes and fraud in the art market might be a thing of the past, as recent technological advancements could give each work a unique tag. more

Amazing Albas

For five centuries the Alba family of Spain has proven to be one of the most important lineages in Europe. The Albas exercised considerable influence in all facets of life, military, political, and social, including cultural patronage and art collecting. More than 130 objects by the biggest names in art history from the Alba family collection are illuminating one Dallas museum. more

Major Acquisition at NGA

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, recently announced its acquisition of an exquisite 17th-century Dutch genre painting. more

Jewel City

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) in San Francisco, California. The De Young Museum is celebrating the anniversary with an outstanding exhibition that features more than 200 works, many of which were on display in 1915. more

The Light of Inspiration

Playing with mysterious light both physically in her studio and in paint has had remarkable results for painter Suzanne Hughes Sullivan. Her passion for still life offers viewers near-endless varieties of harmonic compositions that are timeless and sure to delight. more

Dual Citizenship

It’s not uncommon to read stories about two nations squabbling over the acquisition or return of an artwork or cultural artifact. However, France and the Netherlands finalized an agreement in late September that demonstrates how, in a case involving two marvelous portraits by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn, sharing is possible. more

States of Undress

Nude figures have been the subjects of artists’ attention throughout the history of representational art. Even so, artists continually find new and innovative ways to depict the nude that reveal their individuality in addition to each artist’s respective social and cultural contexts. One museum is shining a light on the nude in 19th-century France. more

Pricey Portrait Lands at VMFA

Known to many as the “father of American painting,” Benjamin West worked extensively for English royalty during his illustrious career. Recently one of six group portraits commissioned from West by King George III — not to mention the only one outside the Royal Collection — found a new permanent home. more

Medusa Unearthed

Images of the mythical temptress who could turn you to stone have existed for thousands of years. One ancient example was just discovered only days ago. more


The Laguna College of Art and Design is currently showing selected works from the Russian Academy of Arts alongside works by its talented roster of students. Even better, Fine Art Connoisseur’s very own Vanessa Rothe was one of the exhibition’s curators. more

Sea Breeze

Scenes from the coast of Cape Cod feature in a beautiful group exhibition in Massachusetts. more

Antiquity Available

Whether Greek, Egyptian, Asian, or Roman, Artemis Gallery has it all during an upcoming auction of ethnographic art & antiquities. more

NOAPS Winners

The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society just opened their 25th “Best of America” exhibition after an outstanding VIP Awards Banquet. Who took home top honors? more

Travel the West in Tex

One of the nation’s premier art shows and sale is only one week away. There’s sure to be BBQ, brews, cocktails, music, and the finest Western art by more than 175 of America’s top artists, of course. Yee-haw! more

Vivid Dreams

Characterized by his deeply honest means of expression and fascination with Orientalism, Surrealism, and social commentary, Moscow painter Stanislav Plutenko brings his vivid dreams to life. more

A Dialogue with Tradition

Still life, tradition, art history, and masterful skill are beautifully orchestrated in the acrylic paintings of Guy Diehl. more

Local Legends

Three renowned painters take center stage in Carmel, California, with stunning landscapes, still lifes, and more. more

Masterworks from the Middle

Lasting for nearly 400 years, the Middle Kingdom (ca. 2030-1650 BCE) was an economic, social, and cultural flowering that produced some of the most outstanding artworks ever discovered from Ancient Egypt. Now, over 230 compelling masterpieces from this era have been brought together in one exhibition. more

Carlo Crivelli

Although Giorgio Vasari left this early Renaissance painter out of his Lives, Carlo Crivelli’s work and career are seeing a revival during an exhibition in Boston. more

Featured Lot: James Carroll Beckwith, "The Awakening"

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: James Carroll Beckwith, “The Awakening.” more

Southern Light

From Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, and Apulia to Basilicata, Calabria, and Sicily; 19th-century Italian masters from throughout Southern Italy highlight a beautiful and carefully selected exhibition in New York. more

Like a Good Poem

Much more than simply layers of oil and pigment, the luminous paintings by artist Andrea Kemp are sure to evoke a lasting impression during her latest solo exhibition. more

Showing Society

Beautifully preserved and carefully selected, a number of 17th-century Dutch masterpieces by artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Gabriel Metsu are on view beginning October 11. more

Lots of Southern Charm

Right around the corner is an amazing opportunity to acquire beautiful artworks that capture the sights and culture of the American South. more

Featured Lot: Eugene Delacroix, "Reclining 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: Eugène Delacroix, “Reclining Nude.”  more

Career Builder

Actor, comedian, musician, author, and now, curator — Steve Martin’s resume continues to grow. more

Windows to the Divine

The Collectors for Connoisseurship National Symposium is just around the corner. An amazing lineup of tours and other presentations await. more

Arcane Chamber

The portraits by Jerome Lagarrigue offer viewers an eclectic, abstracted view of what lies beneath. more

California & American Fine Art Auction

Nearly 250 superb works of American art will be available during an October 20 auction in Monrovia, California. Will one be yours? more

'esherick to NAKASHIMA'

America has an incredibly rich fine craft tradition dating to the late 19th century. The introduction of Modernism has only encouraged craftsmen and -women to push the boundaries of their mediums in new and conceptual ways. Two master woodworkers are being highlighted during an exceptional exhibition. more

Secret Places

Take a journey with Fine Art Today into the “secret places” painted by artist Chris Strunk. more

Pope Gets Warm Welcome, and a Portrait

Capping off his tour of the United States, Pope Francis was presented with a gorgeous papal portrait just last week in Washington, D.C. more

State Museum Shuts Its Doors

One of the nation’s premier state museums has been forced to close its doors to the public due to a government budget impasse. more

Drawing the Portrait

Over the past 60 years, one artist has been building an esteemed career founded on his ability to capture life and character through portraiture. Now his portrait studies are getting a well-deserved spotlight during an upcoming solo exhibition. more

Canyon Road Continues

A half-mile walk earns one access to over 100 galleries, artist studios, jewelers, boutiques, restaurants, and much more in Santa Fe. more

Peak Colors

The best scenes and colors the fall season can offer are on vibrant display in a current group exhibition of breathtaking oils. more

American Epics

For the first time in nearly 25 years, a major exhibition shines the light on one of America’s greatest Regionalist painters and his art’s relationship with cinema and visual storytelling. more

Featured Lot: Lilla Cabot Perry, "The Scent of Roses"

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: Lilla Cabot Perry, “The Scent of Roses.” more

Water and Ice

Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, is overjoyed to present an artist’s first solo exhibition. more

2015 Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale in the Books

For an entire month, Cody, Wyoming, was filled with auctions, demonstrations, classes, exhibitions, a Boot Scoot’n Boogie, and more. more

Palo Alto Presence

An artist recently took up the task of capturing the residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, California, with magnificent results. more

Bertrand Delacroix Presents Paper

Working in a variety of styles, five New York-based painters feature in an outstanding group exhibition centering on the versatile medium of paper. more

Meditations on Fall

Fall is in full swing around the country as leading galleries open their fall exhibitions. Oh Be Joyful Gallery in Colorado is no exception, but time is running out! more

Enigmatic Moods and Private Worlds

Timeless, atmospheric, and deeply mysterious, the paintings of Johan Abeling are sure to evoke contemplation among his viewership. more

Fantastic Weekend in Oklahoma

A number of events fit for families, connoisseurs, and collectors are taking place this weekend in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. more

Gone Goya

Two incredibly valuable, albeit small, Francisco de Goya works were stolen this month from a private home in Madrid. more

Heroines at the Hyde

Works by internationally acclaimed photorealist Audrey Flack of women neglected or demonized in history feature in a New York exhibition. more

Independent Visions

A must-see exhibition celebrates the work of one state’s historic women artists from 1880 to 1940. more

The Keir Collection

On view in Texas is a rarely seen but renowned collection of Islamic Art. more

Fading Light

On view through the end of the month is a beautiful exhibition of new landscapes by painter Steven Lee Adams. Where can you catch a view? more

Moments of Modernism

Artists such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, and Vincent van Gogh had a profound impact on the way art was produced during the 20th century, especially in Europe. However, modernism did make it to America in 1913, and the effects are still felt today. How did modernism impact artists in New Mexico? more

Jackson Hole Wraps Up

Another Fall Arts Festival for the ages is in the books for Jackson, Wyoming. more

Colorado's Best

Only days remain to view a tantalizing exhibition featuring selected works from the founding members of the Denver Artists Guild. more

High Quality, Low(er) Price

An annual event in Missouri is meeting with great anticipation — and purchasing — by everyone from first-time buyers to seasoned collectors. more

Above and Below

From the traditional to the conceptual, the earth and sky form the focus of a spectacular group exhibition in Kansas. more

Featured Lot: Marc Chagall, "Preparations for the Candidates' Feast"

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: Marc Chagall, “Preparations for the Candidates’ Feast.” more

Abstract Memories and the Boundaries of Realism

In his first solo exhibition in nearly two years, artist Kim Cogan makes his debut at Arcadia Contemporary. more


Deeply personal themes and the process of breaking down and building up feature in the drawings of Dan Volenec in a current solo exhibition. more

Titanic Donation

A multi-million-dollar gift of beautiful American paintings and Native American artifacts is the largest in this institution’s 26-year history. more

Featured Artists at SEWE

Entering into its 34th year, the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition recently revealed its featured artists for the February 2016 event in Charleston, South Carolina. Who are they? more

Gleam of Light

Fine Art Today recently caught up with accomplished artist Mary Pettis for a chat about her inspirations, vision, and much more. more

More than an Idol

Stemming from her interests in Christian iconography, artist Alessandra Peters' modern visions of female idols comment on the double standards of moral femininity. more

Featured Lot: Stephen Scott Young, "Shadow Games"

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: Stephen Scott Young, “Shadow Games.” more

Bones with Flesh

The figure receives bold serenity, self-consciousness, sensuality and more during Kent Williams’s upcoming solo exhibition. more

It All Begins with Shapes

One of America’s accomplished realist painters reminds us all that successful paintings begin with the simplest of forms: shapes. more

Acute Observations

Known for his stunning portraits and skillful use of light, painter Casey Childs asserts the modern relevancy of tradition during a solo exhibition. more

High School with High Art

High Schools are typically judged by their graduation rates and standardized test scores.  However, one California High School boasts an impressive fine art collection, selections of which are on view now. more

Music Finds its Voice

The parallels between visual and audible art is a well-documented – and often explored – relationship.  From representations of musicians and muses to exquisite instruments, one exhibition is illuminating the art of music. more

"Nomads, Players, and Saints"

Husbands and wives often rely on each other for strength, emotional support, and healthy criticisms.  However, when both are artists, a new dimension of creative energy enters the relationship – and often with outstanding results.  One Canadian couple is continuing to ascend with a tantalizing exhibition. more

Awards at Buffalo Bill

Organizers of the renowned Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale have just announced their major award winners from August 2015.  Who were they? more

Victory Gets a New Look

One of the most iconic and famous sculptures in history is highlighted during an exhibition that explores its journey from the Greek island of Samothrace to its permanent location in the Louvre, Paris. more

Twisted Solidity

Michael Boroniec defies convention – and physics – with his altered ceramic vessels in a current solo exhibition. more

Close Encounters

A four-year collaboration between several major museums culminates in Atlanta with a gorgeous exhibition of American still life painting from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. more

Wildlife Winners

Two well deserving artists just took home honors at the 28th annual Western Visions Annual Show & Sale in Jackson, Wyoming. Who were they? more

Collecting History

Works from the private collection of one of the 20th century’s most celebrated individuals head to auction September 15. more


Cowboys, cattle, weary travelers, and Indians are some of the subjects encountered in a solo exhibition of Gary Lynn Roberts’s Western paintings. more

Featured Lot: Giulio Cesare Procaccini, "Sacrifice of Isaac"

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: Giulio Cesare Procaccini, “Sacrifice of Isaac.” more

Simply One of the Best

Collectors of exquisite Western American art can barely sit still as one of the country’s premier auctions is right around the corner. more

Masters of the Land

The Industrial Revolution in Britain had a profound effect on landscape painters who were firsthand witnesses as factories and railroads slowly overtook the land. The biggest names of the era, including Gainsborough, Turner, Constable, and Monet, are on view now during an outstanding exhibition. more

Moving Stillness

Using energetic, feathery brushstrokes, along with skillful layering of colors, Michael Klein continues to enchant audiences with his latest oils. more

A Modern View

Manmade beauties and natural vistas are seen through a modernist lens during a current group show in Denver. more

The New East

Asian culture has proven to be a strong influence on countless Western artists over the centuries. A large portion of that influence has been drawn from Chinese and Japanese cultures, but a recently hung exhibition seeks to shift the spotlight to Indian, Thai, and Sri Lankan subjects. more

Exploration of the Everyday

Painters often have an acute awareness of their surroundings, constantly taking in the sights, sounds, and emotions of unique places before translating those experiences into beautiful images. Artist Dean Larson has not only mastered this process, he has infused his paintings with an experimental nature that could defy categorization.  more

Annual Exhibition Takes Flight Once Again

Time and again birds have found themselves the subjects of artists’ work in all types of mediums and styles. Since 1976, one museum has annually exhibited a juried collection of nearly 100 works with our feathered friends as the focus. Who’s featured in this year’s show? more

Invisible Made Visible

Part of what makes portraiture so magnetic is the skillful artist’s ability to capture the essence of an individual’s character, their personality traits as conveyed via subtle variations in physiognomy. more

Royal Acquisition

A beautiful portrait finds its new permanent home. more

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