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Selling the Dream: The History of the Travel Poster

Selling the Dream: The History of the Travel Poster

by Jessie Gillan Creative Director at RoGallery.com Poster art has always been an influential form of advertising in addition to an art form in its own right. Powerful images and bold colors were employed to capture attention and evoke the

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Edward Seago painting, $106,250, Freeman’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A painting by British artist Edward Seago (1910-1974), titled The John Biscoe in Pack Ice, sold for $106,250 at a sale of The Forbes Collections (Dec. 14) and The

Bill Traylor: Unfiltered

Bill Traylor: Unfiltered

By Susan Baerwald In the history of early American culture, there is little specific mention of African American Art. We are aware of some of the early quilts by Harriet Powers, some walking sticks carved by anonymous African American artists,

Museum Highlights: August 2016

Museum Highlights: August 2016

Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum The Saint Louis Art Museum St. Louis, MO The Saint Louis Art Museum is currently showing Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, an exhibition charting the development of

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Edouard Cortes work, $24,400, Crescent City Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil on canvas painting by the French artist Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1969), titled Winter Place de la Madeleine