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Gil Elvgren dominates in $3.725+ million Illustration Art event at Heritage Auctions as Fire Belle (Always Ready) brings $191,200

Gil Elvgren remains the unchallenged champion of American Pin-Up Art, as evidenced by the $191,200 price realized for his 1956 Fire Belle (Always Ready), one of the master’s greatest works, in Heritage Auctions’ Oct. 22 Illustration Art Signature® Auction, and by the fact that fully six of the Top 10 lots in the auction featured his revered name.

Who Ever Heard of a Woman Sculptor? A Lecture by SMU Professor Dr. Alessandra Comini at the Dallas Museum of Art

Dr. Alessandra Comini, University Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University (SMU), who gifted the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) with the sculpture Lady Godiva by Anne Whitney, will discuss women sculptors from America who descended upon the Seven Hills of Rome during the 1860s and beyond and who made social and art history.

Doggies in the Dallas Arts District on Sunday, Oct 30

Bring your favorite four-legged family member to participate in the first Doggies in the District during Art in October’s closing celebrations on Sunday, October 30, and let your dog experience the arts too! Enjoy a puppy paw print art-making activity, participate in Doga – yoga with your dog, let your pooch shine while being photographed as an artist in our Pawcasso photo shoot, and enter your best friend in a doggie costume contest! Throughout the district, enjoy a variety of food vendors, costume-themed festivities, street performances, and activities.

Maxwell Anderson Appointed as Dallas Museum of Art Director

The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) today announced that Dr. Maxwell L. Anderson has been appointed as its Eugene McDermott Director. Anderson, who is currently the Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), succeeds Bonnie Pitman, who retired on June 1, 2011. Anderson will assume his role at the DMA on January 9, 2012.