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Alighiero Boetti "arazzi"

GROGAN’S SEPTEMBER ART AUCTION SPANS FOUR CENTURIES

Released: September 20, 2012

Dedham, MA – Grogan and Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers announces their upcoming September 30th Auction will include over 700 lots of Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Works of Art, Silver, Jewelry and Oriental Rugs, and will span four centuries of artistic expression and craftsmanship from various countries across Europe.       The highlight of the European fine art offerings is an embroidery titled Udir e tra le parole (Read Between the Lines), by Italian conceptual artist Alighiero Boetti.  Boetti utilized unusual materials in his work and...


DigitisedArt is bringing the benefits of cloud technology and online networking to the art market.

DigitisedArt offers FREE online inventory management to Galleries, Collectors, Artists and Art Fairs

Released: September 19, 2012

  DigitisedArt is bringing the benefits of cloud technology and online networking to the art world, and with its latest update, is now offering art industry professionals the ability to store 50 Items for Free. Allowing art collectors, galleries, dealers and artists to connect, manage and share their collections through a secure online application, users can access and update their inventory from anywhere with an internet connection, or display high-resolution, zoomable images and full item details on its own iPad app.   After extensive consultation and rese...


Brian Rutenberg, Red River

Brian Rutenberg: River

Released: September 19, 2012

Jerald Melberg Gallery presents its fifth solo exhibition of paintings by Brian Rutenberg. Titled River, the exhibition includes richly textured paintings on canvas and works on paper. It is a new body of work that continues to explore the artist's fascination with the landscape. Rutenberg says, As a painter my entire world exists in the rectangle of the canvas and I adore the practice of spending months stacking delicate skins of color on a flat surface to suggest light where there was dark, space where there was flatness, and emotion without uttering a word.


Jewel Encrusted Mughal Dagger, $314,500

Mughal Dagger Tops $314,000 at Rago’s September 16th Auction

Released: September 19, 2012

    Mughal Dagger Tops $314,000 at Rago’s September 16th Auction   “Daggers such as this only come to auction once in a collector’s lifetime”   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s 2000 lot auction on September 14, 15 and 16 would have been a great success without lot 2606. With it, Rago’s has made news. Lot 2606, catalogued as “jewel encrusted Mughal dagger,  Northern India, rare Kanhjar form, 18th/19th c. Quillon, grip and pommel in gold set with cabochon rubies, emeralds and diamonds stretched over iron, sheath with similar mountings, fin...


"Get Rich Viewing This Painting"

"Get Rich Viewing This Painting" is the Title of Greg Furie's Newest Symbol Painting

Released: September 15, 2012

Greg Furie has created a Suburbia Symbol Oil Painting called, "Get Rich Viewing This Painting." When asked why he named his symbol painting, "Get Rich Viewing This Painting," Furie replied, "the people who see this painting are going to associate the title of it with what they see in the painting.  For example, this Symbol Painting is Universal in Nature. If some one is thinking, what riches do I want? The person can study my painting.  Ideas will come to mind for that person regarding what riches they want.  This painting will help the individual see what kinds of riches...


William Bradford, Low Tide, Labrador, oil

MASSACHUSETTS ARTISTS WILLIAM BRADFORD AND EDWARD SIMMONS TO LEAD GROGAN’S SEPTEMBER AUCTION

Released: September 14, 2012

  Dedham, MA – Grogan and Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers announces their upcoming September 30th Auction will include over 700 lots of Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Works of Art, Silver, Jewelry and Oriental Rugs, and will span five centuries of artistic expression and craftsmanship from various estates and collections throughout New England.       The highlight of the fine art offerings is Low Tide, Labrador, a  20 x 30 inch oil on canvas by celebrated 19th century Hudson River School artist William Bradford.  Born in New Bedfor...


Oskar Bätschmann, Samuel H.  Kress Professor at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, 2012–2013.

National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2012–2013 Appointments

Released: September 12, 2012

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has announced the appointments of members for the 2012–2013 academic year. They include Oskar Bätschmann, Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft, Zürich, as Samuel H. Kress Professor; independent scholar and curator Lynne Cooke as Andrew W. Mellon Professor for 2012–2014; and Cecilia Frosinini, Opificio delle Pietre Dure e Laboratori di Restauro, Florence, as Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor for spring 2013. Barry Bergdoll, Columbia University/The Museum of Modern Art, has been named the 62n...


Jaber Al Azmeh, The People, 2012, printed on Cotton Rag Fine Art Archival paper, ed.  of 5, 50 x 75 cm

Green Art Gallery Dubai presents "Wounds", a series of new works by Syrian photographer Jaber Al Azmeh

Released: September 10, 2012

For the opening of the fall season, Green Art Gallery will be presenting ‘Wounds’, a series of works by Syrian photographer Jaber Al Azmeh. This series began and evolved along with the revolutionary movements happening in Syria during the crucial first ten months that the country was in turmoil. Photographing individuals from his social circle, including those who were actively part of the revolutionary movement, Al Azmeh asked his subjects to re-enact and perform the stories that they had witnessed or heard about from what was happening in the streets. As the protests and violence i...


‘Relaxing with a Glass of Mateus’ by Joan Gillchrest (1918 – 2008), 32” x 43”, oil on card, £ 10,500 from Wren Gallery

Art Cheshire Launches at the Mere

Released: September 7, 2012

Art Cheshire is the newest addition to the art fairs calendar. The launch is the latest venture from Arte in Europa, better known as organisers of the successful Edinburgh Art Fair. Art Cheshire opens at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa, Chester Road, Mere, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6LJ from Friday 21 until Sunday 23 September 2012. Art Cheshire is the perfect place to find art for the workplace, for the home, as an investment or as a special present. 28 exhibitors from across the UK and Ireland are gathering to present a wide and eclectic mix of 20th and 21st century oil and watercolour pai...


Sargram Griffin's "Armoni" ArtDoor

ArtDoors™ By German Artist Sargam Griffin Debut at Ceres Gallery in New York October 2 – 27

Released: September 12, 2012

When German abstract artist Sargam Griffin did a review of her stunningly complex paintings on birch panel not long ago, she realized many were long and narrow like doors. A concept was born and on October 2, Griffin will unveil a series of ArtDoors™ in a solo show at Ceres Gallery in Chelsea. ArtDoors™ are fine works of art painted on functional doors. They can be commissioned as originals or as an artist edition. (Interestingly, the latter, which begin at a price point lower than the originals, become unique works of art that reflect the artist’s fine touch after she creates the basic ...


Overview ViaView Art Prints

ViaView at Wonderhill Market

Released: September 12, 2012

London, September 10, 2012. Online gallery ViaView will be present at Wonderhill Market on Saturday September 29th at the Tooting Tram and Social Club, among other artists and designer makers from the London area. Wonderhill Market started in 2010 and focusses on handmade and vintage items created solely in the UK. In accordance with the personal ethos of Wonderhill Market (they ask that the artist/maker sell only their own work), ViaView artist Van Doorn will be selling work. Other artists in the ViaView portfolio are Jan Mankes, Katsushika Hokusai, Gustaaf van der Wall Perne, ...


Greg Furie Symbol Painting "Kill Shot"

A Stunning Greg Furie Oil Like Nothing You've Ever Seen

Released: September 11, 2012

Greg Furie, who was first discovered by Christophe Van De Weghe, has created a highly unusual oil Symbol Painting.  "I thought that Greg was finished with the painting when I had seen it yesterday afternoon, but while I was in his living room, he decided to add these interesting symbols on top of the already finished oil painting.  I asked him why he added the symbols and he replied that the painting just wasn't complete without the symbols," says Jack Poll, Furie's new art dealer. The Symbols have a primitive look to them, and Furie says he didn't copy them from any sou...


Narrative Fragments - Sept 20 - Quidley, Boston

Narrative Fragments Exhibition - Quidley & Company, Boston

Released: September 12, 2012

For Immediate Release: Exhibition Title: Narrative Fragments    Exhibition Dates: September 20th-October 20th, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 20th, 2012, 5:30 - 8:00pm. Catered.                        Location: Quidley & Company Fine Art 38 Newbury Street, 5th floor, Boston, MA  02116 Exhibition website: http://blog.quidleyandco.com/events/2012narrativefragments/ (Boston) - Quidley & Company Fine Art proudly presents Narrative Fragme...


Cy Twombly, Untitled (Scenes from an Ideal Marriage) 1986.  Courtesy Gallery Karsten Greve.

Preview Highlights of EXPO CHICAGO Online

Released: September 11, 2012

Through a partnership between EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, and Artspace.com, the leading online marketplace for contemporary art, art lovers around the world are now able to participate in the excitement of EXPO CHICAGO online. Today, Artspace unveiled the dedicated EXPO CHICAGO site – http://www.Artspace.com/ExpoChicago – where works from participating exhibitors including Kavi Gupta and Rhona Hoffman can now be previewed. EXPO CHICAGO will open the international fall arts season September 20-23 at Navy Pier.  Click here to ...


Enduring Beauty

Artspace Warehouse to Celebrate ENDURING BEAUTY

Released: September 8, 2012

New art exhibition Enduring Beauty opens September 15, 2012 with an artist reception from 6-9pm at Artspace Warehouse examining beauty in life, freedom, perceived beauty vs. iconic beauty and mystery.  The show includes new works from Jessika Cardinahl, Courtney Raney and Bernhard Zimmer.   Artist Jessika Cardinahl was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, where she is highly considered as an established German film actress.  Due to the great successes of two of Germany's highest grossing, commercially released comedic films:  "OTTO, DER FILM", and OTTO, D...