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Connoisseurship and good pie

Expired: Connoisseurship and good pie

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
From Oct 01 2015 to Apr 17 2016

The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian is presenting a major exhibition of Native American art, Connoisseurship and Good Pie: Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art. Ralph T. “Ted” Coe was a pioneer in the field of Native art studies, curating landmark exhibitions, writing seminal books, and promoting Native art connoisseurship. He was also a man who was known to travel hours out of his way to discover a new Native artist or a good slice of pie. Coe was trained as an art historian specializing in European art, but he ultimately found his life’s passion in Native American art, which he pursued, largely selftaught, through years of study combined with interactions with Native artists and community members. From Coe’s own collection of some 2,200 artworks that are now preserved by the foundation that bears his name, more than 200 works are being presented in the exhibition.

Native presents his new Online Auction: "Miniatures"

Expired: Native presents his new Online Auction: "Miniatures"

From Apr 01 2016 to Apr 17 2016

From April 1st until 17th, Native Auction House located in Brussels presents his new online auction : "Miniatures". You can have a look at the objects and directly bid online by browsing the following link : For more information, do not hesitate to contact the auction house : +32 (0) 2 514 04 42

Los Angeles African Art Show II

Expired: Los Angeles African Art Show II

From Apr 14 2016 to Apr 17 2016

Following the great success of its groundbreaking first show in Santa Monica in 2013, The Second Los Angeles African Art Show is now returning to L.A., in a larger, more exciting venue and with an expanded format at the Venice Arts Center on Lincoln Boulevard in Los Angeles. This Show is only the second major, strictly vetted exclusively African art exhibition and sale of this scale to take place in Los Angeles since the 1970s. With a VIP opening night cocktail party on Thursday, April 14 from 6 pm to 9 pm, the Show will run through Sunday, April 17, 2016. The Show is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to buy and view over 100 pieces of museum quality African art, supplied by over 30 of the the preeminent African art dealers in Paris, Brussels, Barcelona, and New York and sourced from rarely-accessed private collections throughout the world. For more information, please, send an email to : or call: (415) 362-6601.

LARTA 2016

Expired: LARTA 2016

From Apr 15 2016 to Apr 17 2016

The sixth annual London Antique Rug and Textile Fair (LARTA) will be held, this year, in the dynamic art and culture space known as “The Showroom.” This small-format fair opened in 2011 under the direction of London dealer Aaron Nejad and hosts specialists from all over Great Britain, who bring their finest textiles and rugs to show there. Prices here are often very reasonable, and this year the price range announced by the event’s organizers is from £500–25,000. It should come as no surprise that increasing numbers of decorators, collectors, and art aficionados all attend this fair, which places special emphasis on the non-European arts.

Art of the Austronesians : SYMPOSIUM

Expired: Art of the Austronesians : SYMPOSIUM

Fowler Museum at UCLA
Apr 23 2016

On APril 23rd the Fowler Museum invites you to a day-long symposium featuring distinguish scholars whose current reaserch reveals new insights on Austronésian archeology, arts and history. From 5 to 8pm, there will be a reception in honor of senior curator Roy W. Hamilton's final final exhibition at the Flowler prior to his retirement. If you would like to attend please, make a reservation as soon as possible via their website.

Dolgan Destinies: Photography exhibition by Nicolas Mingasson

Expired: Dolgan Destinies: Photography exhibition by Nicolas Mingasson

Musée de l'Homme
From Jan 20 2016 to Apr 25 2016

A new exhibition at the Musée de l'Homme about the Dolgan destinies presents 70 photographs of the the photographer Nicolas Mingasson but also many photographs from the albums of some old Dolgan families. It is a really interesting way to discover the current daily Dolgans lives, between tradition and modernity. On view until March 7. More information are available on the French version of our website.

Spirits in the Loom: Religion and Design in Lao-Tai Textiles

Expired: Spirits in the Loom: Religion and Design in Lao-Tai Textiles

Fowler Museum at UCLA
From Jan 10 2016 to May 01 2016

The intriguing Lao-Tai textiles in this exhibition were collected by Professor Ellison Banks Findly in northeastern Laos. These textiles, produced by Tai weavers, reflect religious and spiritual beliefs, incorporating Buddhist and Hindu mythology and shamanistic practices. Findly’s extensive research illuminates how women in these communities interpret the significance of the images, designs and materials in the textiles they produce and use.

Out of Africa

Expired: Out of Africa

From Apr 23 2016 to May 01 2016

In the context of her workshops, Anne-Catherine Kenis, belgian conservator-restorer whose experience and know-how are internationally recognised, organises in collaboration with her compatriot Damien De Lepeleire, artist, author and curator, an exhibition on Africa where Classical Art and contemporary artists meet. Anne-Catherine Kenis already announces some very beautiful pieces and a firstclass surprise. Collectif de Conservation-Restauration d'Art - Cell: +32 486 52 03 09

American Indian & Ethnographic Art at Skinner

Expired: American Indian & Ethnographic Art at Skinner's

May 06 2016

This Spring, Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art in its Boston gallery. This auction will feature a wide range of art from Africa and Oceania; American Indian material culture from the American Plains, Northwest Coast, Woodlands and Southwest; and other related artworks. According to Douglas Deihl, Director of American Indian & Ethnographic Art at Skinner, in this auction, "Skinner will be presenting some of the finest Native American cultural artifacts ever offered in the company’s history”. Amongst others objects, the auction house will offer three Yoruba shrine figures, an eclectic group of South Pacific material including a Maori Carved Wood Hand Club, a fine Solomon Islands Feather Money, four Kiowa Strike-a-Light bags, a group of fine Lakota, Arapaho, Cheyenne and Ute pipe bags, and, the highlight of the auction, a circa 1830 Blackfeet Chief's Shirt and Leggings (Lot 143, $600,000-$800,000) collected by Captain Reymond Hervey de Montmorency. Only one other similar example is known. Also of note is a Rare and Important Plains Apache Woman’s Dress and Moccasins, c. 1850 (Lot 148, $80,000-$120,000) from the collection of Paul Rabut.

Sotheby’s annual auction of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian art in New York

Expired: Sotheby’s annual auction of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian art in New York

Sotheby’s will hold its annual auction of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian art, this year during the height of the auction season in New York. The sale will be led by a monumental and historic uli figure from New Ireland. Dating to the eighteenth century or earlier, this statue has been in a private collection for more than thirty-five years and was previously in the collections of Charles Ratton and Arthur Speyer. Also on offer will be a carefully curated range of fine classical African art, featuring selections from American and European private collections.