Bessie Pease Gutmann's work is unmistakeable. Be it familiar depictions of charming children, or masterful illustrations that have become an integral part of literary history, her contributions also represent a life well lived, as explained by Mary Manion in her latest Art Markets column.
In the Feb. 4, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Mary Manion explores the work, inspiration and influence of modern art master Alberto Giacometti in her Arts Markets column. While Giacometti's name may not be as recognizable as his contemporaries, the sculptor’s masterpieces helped redefine modern art and are fetching record-setting amounts at auction.
In her note to readers, Print Editor Karen Knapstein, gives a short and enticing preview of the nostalgic (wish books), insightful (RFID technology) and informative (Futurist art) featured in the Dec. 24, 2014 issue of Antique Trader.
Although it is often mistakenly linked with the Fascist political movement, the Futurist art movement is steeped in movement, speed and striking imagery.
You may know the name Anthony Quinn best for his Academy Award nominated performance in "Zorba the Greek," but did you know he enjoyed a career as a revered artist and sculptor? In her latest Art Markets column Mary Manion explores Quinn's artistic expressionism which continues to inspire.
Noted 20th century artist Johann Berthelsen captured the essence of city landscapes with subtle use of light and dark, and as Mary Manion points out in her latest Art Markets column, his work resonates with many collectors today.
Highlighting Bonhams $2.1 million Oct. 22 fine art prints auction was Andy Warhol’s Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482, from Details of Renaissance Paintings, 1984.
Rock n Roll Hall of Famer Patti Smith is well known for her offerings as poet and punk rocker, and now a visual artist with a photography focus.
Southwestern artist Howard Schleeter's painting “Spur Line (Las Vegas, New Mexico-1938),” 24 inches by 30 inches, soared to $26,070 at auction — a world record for this artist.
An oil on canvas painting by American Impressionist Willard Leroy Metcalf was reported stolen in Woodstock, N.Y., in December 2012.