Americana

Last week Christie's and Sotheby's held their Americana Week auctions, featuring a range of folk art, fine furniture, decorative arts, and other treasures. Featured below are highlights of these…

The 19th-century Quaker artist Edward Hicks painted some of American folk art’s most cherished works.

In this film, Christie's Specialist Sallie Glover explains how, in a series of works…

Giving fascinating insight into a time of turmoil in American history, Dr. Mindy Besaw, curator, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and Dr. Steven Zucker discuss Richard Caton Woodville's…

Robert Townsend’s new solo exhibition, Wanderlust, is now at Altamira Fine Art, in Jackson, Wyoming. Los Angeles-based photorealist painter Robert Townsend is known for his boldly colored…

MARLBOROUGH, MA – August Americana was another success for …

Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10am. Featured in the fine art section of the sale will be a broad range of…

What we know about hobo graffiti comes from hobos — a group that took pride in embellishing stories.

Hobos, or tramps, were itinerant workers and wanderers who illegally hopped freight…