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Billy the Kid Image Sells for More than $2 Million at...

DENVER (AP).- What is believed to be the only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid went up for auction in Denver on Saturday and sold for $2.3 million. The tintype on Saturday evening went to private collector William Koch at Brian Lebel's...

Dinosaur Auction Features Fighting Pair of Skeletons

DALLAS (REUTERS).- Natural history buffs with Tyrannosaurus-sized bank accounts got a chance to ante up on Sunday when an unusually large collection of fully assembled, museum-quality dinosaur skeletons was put up for auction. The featured stars of the...

Phillips de Pury & Company Announces Excellent Results from the Modern...

NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips de Pury & Company’s Modern & Contemporary Editions sale at 450 Park Avenue, comprising 251 lots, sold 91% by value and 84% by lot achieving $1,981,688 (including premium). Today’s Editions sale closed the New York spri...

The Fred R. Jones Jr. Museum of Art Reinstalls Their Modern...

Oklahoma City.- In preparation of the reopening of the museum's Stuart Wing in October 2011, the Sandy Bell Gallery of the Fred R. Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma will be reinstalled with selected works from the permanent colle...

Argentina Intercepts Mailed Pre-Inca Mummy, Skulls

BUENOS AIRES (AP).- The shipping label said the mailed package contained replicas of Peruvian ceramics. An X-ray machine used by customs agents discovered it really held three skulls and a mummy more than 2,000 years old. Authorities said Friday that t...

Lalan’s Paintings on View at the University Museum and Art Gallery...

Hong Kong.- With the support of the University of Hong Kong Museum Society, the University Museum and Art Gallery of The University of Hong Kong and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau is pleased to present an exhibition of works ...

Mikhail Baryshnikov-Owned Russian Painting Sells for $746,500 at Sotheby’s in New...

NEW YORK, NY (AP).- A 19th century painting of St. Petersburg that Mikhail Baryshnikov purchased decades ago, and depicting the Russian city he loved, was auctioned Tuesday for $746,500 to benefit the famous dancer's New York City performing arts cente...

Chinese Teapot Collection Exhibit at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

NORMAN, OK.- Following a major gift of Native American art by private collector James T. Bialac a year ago, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art presents a new exhibition of contemporary Chinese teapots from Bialac’s collection. Tea & Immortality: Con...

Record for Any Paul Gauguin Print Sold at Auction Established Today...

LONDON.- This morning at Sotheby’s in London , ten prints by Paul Gauguin from the Collection of Stanley J. Seeger, sold for £1.54 million ($2.47 million), almost four times the pre-sale low estimate for the group. A new auction record for a prin...

Record for Any Paul Gauguin Print Sold at Auction Established Today...

LONDON.- This morning at Sotheby’s in London , ten prints by Paul Gauguin from the Collection of Stanley J. Seeger, sold for £1.54 million ($2.47 million), almost four times the pre-sale low estimate for the group. A new auction record for a prin...

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