The Remains of a Great Collection — Richard Mellon Scaife’s Paintings at Freeman’s

Upon the 2014 death of Richard Mellon Scaife, a billionaire heir of the Mellon fortune, it was announced that his collection would split into two Pennsylvania’s museums – Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art and the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Scaife’s taste in art may be as conservative as many of his political views. … Continue reading The Remains of a Great Collection — Richard Mellon Scaife’s Paintings at Freeman’s

Giant Steel Worker Sculptures Coming to Pittsburgh

PopCityMedia reports that giant sculptures depicting steel workers and made from steel beams from a bridge will soon loom over Pittsburgh's Southside. The neighborhood was home to many of the city's steel mills. The sculptures, collectively known as The Workers, will be placed in Riverfront Park. The City of Pittsburgh and the Heinz Endowments commissioned the … Continue reading Giant Steel Worker Sculptures Coming to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Abstraction Kicks Off Tuesday Auction

Several works by Abstract painter Nathan Dunn kicked off today's auction at Gray's in Cleveland. The artist is closely associated with Cleveland's rival city of Pittsburgh. Dunn studied at Carnegie Institute of Technology and became best known for his works throughout Pittsburgh, Ohio, and West Virginia. He also painted in Cape Cod, Massachusetts during the … Continue reading Pittsburgh Abstraction Kicks Off Tuesday Auction

New York Ceramics Fair Releases Numbers

Changing locations is usually difficult for well established antiques events and event organizers always prefer to remain in their established venue and hope, if they must move, that the cloud will have a silver lining. But for this year’s New York Ceramics Fair, loosing the lovely surroundings of the National Academy Museum on 5th Avenue … Continue reading New York Ceramics Fair Releases Numbers

Baltimore Nuns Auctioning Baseball Card to Raise Money for Diocese

The School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore are about to receive a little divine love from the Holy Grail of Baseball Cards. A newly discovered T206 Honus Wagner card, left to the convent by the brother of a member of the order when he passed away, will be auctioned off on Nov. 4 in … Continue reading Baltimore Nuns Auctioning Baseball Card to Raise Money for Diocese