Featured Lot: Oriental Splendor

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 we feature a highlight of Sotheby’s upcoming Orientalist Sale.

You’re Invited to ‘Local Masters’

Two nationally acclaimed painters are getting some local love from their preeminent gallery this spring with a vibrant group exhibition. Who are they, and where does it all take place?

How Emotional Were the Ancient Greeks?

Although the Greeks are best known for their idealized renderings of Olympian gods and the human figure, and for early conceptions of democracy, there were hints of expression and emotion that have often gone unnoticed — until now.

Presidential Faces

America’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House is currently on lavish display at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., as part of an extensive four-phase renovation.

Old Masters Dominate Upcoming Print Auction

Swann Galleries will soon auction an impressive lineup of gorgeous prints, many by art history’s greatest printmakers, during its Spring Prints sale. For fine art collectors and print enthusiasts, this is one auction not to miss. The highlights?

Wyeth Honored in Maine

Marking the centennial of the artist’s birth, the Farnsworth Art Museum recently began a series of outstanding exhibitions aimed at celebrating Andrew Wyeth’s (1917-2009) invaluable contributions to American 20th-century art. All you need to know is one click away!

Save the Date: Degas Rediscovered

Through the compelling research of Art Historian Dr. Gregory Hedberg, Stair Sainty in London has an incredible story to tell surrounding one of the most significant bronzes in modern art: Degas’ “Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans.”

Khedoori Gets the Nod from PAMM

A powerful and nuanced body of work by internationally acclaimed draftswoman Toba Khedoori is being shown at the Pérez Art Museum Miami this summer. Whether large or small in scale, these incredible drawings are sure to make a big impact on you.

Regarding the Figure. . .

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, recently announced a major exhibition series slated for the spring/summer season that’s being met with great anticipation. It’s titled “Regarding the Figure,” and we’ve got all the info you’ll need to decide which ones to see.

Modern Identity Through Traditional Means

Twenty-seven leading artists of the contemporary realist revival investigate modern character and identity through their own visages during this outstanding group exhibition in New York. Who are they, and where? Details here!

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