This Friday and Saturday explore the Design Zone and Penn Avenue during Art Squared , a weekend of art featuring new art exhibits and studio tours on August 3 and 4. The weekend of art kicks off on Friday evening, August 3, with Unblurred: First Fridays on Penn. Various galleries in the Penn Avenue Arts […]
In the upcoming auction by Barridoff, one of Gastave Courbet’s landscape works is estimated between $30,000 to $50,000. Thus another painting offered on ebay which is attributed to him draws my attention. It does bear a signature, which looks like Courbet. Unfortunately, that’s all it appears to share with other Courbet works. The seller copied […]
There were more young visitors in Andy Warhol museum than Carnegie Museum of Art on Friday night, possibly due to the fact that going through exhibitions sprawled on seven floors may kill someone old, possibly due to the wine tasting party which was hosted in the lobby. On one hand, there are a lot to […]
The antique shopping trip to Canonsburg was on a warm winter Sunday afternoon. We’ve stopped at almost every antique store there and decided to finish the last one which was in the same block with the other two we’d just visited. The scale of antique stores in Canonsburg outweighs the size of the town because […]
The top 200 art collectors can be found here. If you count how many are pursuing contemporary and modern art, you won’t be surprised to see new records in the upcoming corresponding auctions.
Artists of all skill levels are Welcome to draw or paint from a live model. Beginning on Thursday, August 2nd 2007, we will meet at Watercolors Gallery (downtown Pittsburgh – Cultural District) on most Thursday evenings plus one Tuesday evening per month. The session is 3 hours (6:30pm to 9:30pm) and a minimum donation of […]
Antique dealers come and go. Under normal conditions, it is not surprising to see big red “For Sale” sign in front of some small antique shops. But recently, the antique business, at least at the low end, has seen a quick downfall as some big antique malls have been shuttered locally and elsewhere. Why has […]
The references here list some of the important books or catalogues for Western Pennsylvania art. Andy Warhol and Mary Cassatt are not included because the fame of both does not linger within their hometown and numerous books and articles can be found about them with a single click from google. General information 1. Gerdts, […]
The current special exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art provides a rare opportunity to view 75 American drawing and watercolors collected by the first director of Carnegie Institute of Art (John Beatty) during the first two decades of the 20th century. Based on a museum conservator’s comment, ideally paper works should not be exposed under […]
eBay Title: OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS sign.C.J.B. COROT 1796-1875 Winning Bid: US $1,275.00 Number of Bids: 13 eBay number: 230152653078 For a painting of 12″ x 8″ with unknown painter, $1,275 is not a bargin.