Tag Archives: Art

Childe Hassam painting, $288,000, Shannon's

Childe Hassam painting, $288,000, Shannon's

Childe Hassam painting, $288,000, Shannon’s Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A large and important oil painting by the renowned American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), titled The East Hampton Elms in May (1920), sold for $288,000 at a Spring Fine Art Auction held Apr. 25 by Shannon’s Fine Art […]

Ken’s Korner: Artwork hanging in school worth $500K

Ken’s Korner: Artwork hanging in school worth $500K

Ken’s Korner: Artwork hanging in school worth $500K News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall Art experts have determined that an unassuming painting of a doorway that had been hanging on a public school administrator’s wall in Pittsburgh is actually a missing work by the French impressionist Henri Le […]

Pennsylvania Doodle 4 Google Winners on Display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pennsylvania Doodle 4 Google Winners on Display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2012   This summer, ten Pennsylvania State Finalists in the 2012 Doodle 4 Google contest will have their doodles exhibited in the Museum, in the Education Corridor, along with three different interactive stations […]

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, June 2012 By Jane Prentiss What better time to write about nature than in the early summer? All through the silent winter and muddy spring we await opening our windows to hear the birds singing and watch the […]

Colorful Realm of Living Beings – One of Japan’s Most Celebrated Cultural Treasures

One of Japan’s Most Celebrated Cultural Treasures: Colorful Realm of Living Beings – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2012 by Ito Jakuchu To be Seen in Its Entirety for the First Time Outside of Japan On View at National Gallery of Art, Washington, March 30 through April 29, 2012 One of Japan’s most […]

Fantasy: When Fruits and Veggies Act like You And Me!

Fantasy: When Fruits and Veggies Act like You And Me! – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Dreams of gossamer winged fairies, Ogres, pixies, the wee people, and anthropomorphic beings are as inventive as those who believe in them and welcome them into their lives. For […]

The American Folk Art Tradition Continues

The American Folk Art Tradition Continues – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2007 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell Clay, usually dug locally by the potter, ground and recycled glass, tin from used food containers or hauled off of road sides, out of junk yards and car grave yards, wood left over from patching and […]

A Crewel World: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art – Hartford, Connecticut

A Crewel World: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – October 2006 Hartford, Connecticut Crewel work is any embroidery worked with lightly-twisted, two-ply, worsted wool yarns. Unlike silk and cotton, wool yarns could be dyed at home using indigo, sumac, golden rod, madder, and walnut to achieve deep vibrant colors. […]

American Visions of Liberty & Freedom at National Heritage Museum Exhibit

American Visions of Liberty & Freedom – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 On View at the National Heritage Museum – Lexington, Massachusetts What do palmetto trees, rattlesnakes, and the Statue of Liberty have in common? The answer is revealed with a visit to “American Visions of Liberty & Freedom” on view at […]

Simple Beauty: Paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe

Simple Beauty: Paintings – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 by Georgia O’Keeffe Shelburne Museum’s schedule of new exhibitions this season includes Simple Beauty: Paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, a major exhibition of some 25 works by one of the most accomplished and admired artists of the 20th century. Simple Beauty, open June 24 […]