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.
Think about the 1980s and among the first images that will come to mind for many of us are the illustrations of Patrick Nagel. The hard-edged geometry of his female subjects practically shout “Duran Duran!”
Painter Fernand Leger made his mark alongside the first cubists – Picasso, Braque and Gris – in canvases that more or less banished nature from the scene. However, few Cubists pursued the logic of Modernism more aggressively than Leger. See why his works now sell for more than $13 million to...
San Francisco in the '60s brings thoughts of hippies and psychedelic rock, but the counterculture manifested itself in all the arts. Some of the rare 45 R.P.M. recordings from San Francisco bands have become valuable, but for collectors of the era's artifacts, the greatest prizes are often original copies of the...
A painting by American artist Paul Cornoyer titled “A Spring Day, New York,“ depicting carriages in New York City, sold for $96,000 at a fine art auction held April 26.
Before movies and Hollywood, there was the theater and Broadway. Alfred Cheney Johnston (1884-1971), a young artist with an interest in the beauty of the female form, found his calling in the excitement of the enormously successful Ziegfeld Follies.
The covers of popular science fiction and horror pulps of the 1930s and '40s were meant to leap at the eye from their perches in dime store magazine racks; few of the artists working in this field have hung on to the attention of aficionados as much as Hannes Bok.
Aldro Thompson Hibbard’s painting “Winter in New England” set the world record for the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by the artist.