Learn the latest in the world of art from Georgia O'Keeffe to Grant Wood, Norman Rockwell to Frank Frazetta, and Jean-Michel Basquiat to Keith Haring. Auctions, insight, profiles and more.
Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park
How could a retired, arthritic lumberjack in northern Wisconsin, unable to read or write, create hundreds of mesmerizing folk art sculptures during a frenzied 15-year output? Welcome to Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park, a world of wonder and whimsy.
Pook & Pook Auctioning Renowned Folk Art Collection
Drs. Donald and Patricia Herr amassed an impressive collection of Pennsylvania German folk art for 60 years, including pewter, samplers, and frakturs.
Native American Art Shines at Auction, Breaks Records
Led by Fritz Scholder's 'Hollywood Indian and Horse #2,' other artists set records in a sale that shattered estimates and achieved nearly $4 million.
'The Sugar Shack' Dances to Record $15.3M Sale at Christie's
Buyer says he 'stole' artist Ernie Barnes' masterpiece despite paying 76 times the pre-auction estimate of $200,000 for the spectacularly jubilant work.
Marlene Dietrich's WWII Guns from Patton and Bradley Highlight Witherell's Auction
Rare gifts from Gen. George S. Patton and Gen. Omar Bradley to famed actress Marlene Dietrich during World War II among showstoppers at Witherell's event.
Sculptor Edmonia Lewis a Pioneer for Women, Minority Artists
Sculptor beat odds and shattered expectations to become the first woman of African-American and Native American heritage to achieve international recognition and fame as a sculptor in the fine arts world.
Botticelli's Portrait of Jesus, 'Man of Sorrows,' Sells for $45M
The rare-to-market painting circa 1500 is considered a defining masterpiece from the artist’s late career and now becomes his second most expensive work sold at auction.
Drawing Bought at Estate Sale for $30 Could Be Worth $10M
The pen-and-ink drawing is believed to be by Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer and dated to around 1503.