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Mail Order Brides/M.O.B., "Fiebre Amarilla V," 2011.  Digital photograph.  Courtesy the artists.

Artists Explore Asian-American Identity in New Exhibition at SJMA

Released: February 6, 2013

New Stories from the Edge of Asia: This/That February 21-September 15, 2013   In the latest exhibition in its series “New Stories from the Edge of Asia,” the San Jose Museum of Art will present works by artists who explore the fluctuating nature of identity. In New Stories from the Edge of Asia: This/That, on view at SJMA February 21–September 15, 2013, artists take on identity issues—Asian identity in particular—via video, film, multimedia works, photography, and performance art. The exhibition includes works by artists of Asian descent, all based in California: Erica Cho; C...


Quarto Potere (Citizen Kane), 1948, R.K.O.

Brando, Bond and Citizen Kane Star in Weschler’s Vintage Film Posters Auction

Released: February 6, 2013

The international appeal of American cinema will be on display at Weschler’s Vintage Film Posters and Fine Art Auction on Friday, February 22nd at 10am. Classic films and iconic figures such as Citizen Kane and Charlie Chaplin feature prominently in this collection of framed posters from Scandinavia, France, Italy, Russia, and Germany. The collection, which comes from the Washington, DC office of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, includes posters released between 1910 and 1996. A rare French four-sheet for the film L’Espionne de Fort MacDonald (A Nation’s Peril) leads the auction with an estimat...


Scott Diament, CEO/President, Palm Beach Show Group & Audrey Gruss, Founder & Chairman, Hope For Depression Research Foundation

OPENING NIGHT OF THE 2013 PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW UNVEILS A CHARITABLE, LUXURY TREASURE HUNT

Released: February 6, 2013

The Palm Beach Jewelry Art, & Antique Show, celebrating its 10th Anniversary, will kick off with a high-profile Opening Night Preview Party featuring the HOPE Silent Auction on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Taking place on the show floor, every dollar raised through the Silent Auction will be used to directly fund innovative research leading to better diagnosis, new treatments, prevention and an ultimate cure for depression and its related mood and emotional disorders.   “We are delighted to again partner with HDRF and remain dedicated...


Marlborough Fine Art, London © Art Basel 2012

Premier line-up of galleries at Art Basel's 44th edition in Basel

Released: February 5, 2013

Art Basel today announced the details of its 44th edition in Basel, Switzerland, taking place June 13 to June 16, 2013. This year, 304 leading international galleries will present 11 decades of work, ranging from the Modern period of the early 20th century to the most contemporary. The Basel show, whose lead partner is UBS, will present a geographically diverse selection of galleries from 39 countries and territories across five continents. While galleries from Europe will continue to be strongly represented, the show will offer exhibitors from across the globe. This year’s edition will...


Donald De Lue, American (1897-1988) New Day, 1976 Bronze, 26 inches tall Bronze with Renaissance Brown and Pompeiian Green patinas.  Number 3 of an edition of 12.

Exhibitor Roster Announced for AD20/21 and The Boston Print Fair, March 21-24, 2013

Released: February 5, 2013

AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair takes place March 21-24, 2013, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston's South End.  AD20/21 features galleries specializing in modern to contemporary furniture, glass, ceramics and decorative arts alongside a wide array of modern to contemporary fine art.  The Print Fair features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, photography and other works on paper.   Tony Fusco and Robert Four, co-producers of the show, are pleased to announ...


View of Kwong Lum Museum on site of botanical garden and zoo.

China Cultural Department Opens Public Museum Celebrating NYC Artist Kwong Lum

Released: February 4, 2013

The first Chinese government funded museum to honor a living Chinese American artist celebrates the contemporary art of New York based artist Kwong Lum.  Located in in the Cultural Department of Xinhui in the city of Jiangmen, Guangdong Province, the Kwong Lum Museum will feature the artist’s work and the Sai Yang Tang Collection of antiquities. It will also serve as a center for Sino-foreign cultural activities and as a research base on antiquities from the Xinhui district. The 592,015 square foot museum designed by Zhang Yu Pearl River International Architects is set to open on A...


Daniel LaRue Johnson, Abstract

African American and American Abstraction to Headline at Clarke Auction February 3rd

Released: February 1, 2013

     To kick off Black History Month, Clarke Auction’s upcoming sale will feature a generous selection of art by African American Artists on Super Bowl Sunday.                 Of the featured African American artists, the most interesting may be Keith Duncan.  Duncan is known for his visual expression of important social and political issues in the United States. By utilizing a variety of mediums, from paintings to mixed media collages, he continues his artistic dialogue with the audience thro...


James Dinerstein "Educated Guess", 2011, Concrete, 21" x 15" x 11"

American Renaissance Art

Released: January 31, 2013

January 26 through March 16, 2013. James Dinerstein, Amaranth Ehrenhalt, Williamn Manning, Joe Overstreet, Nancy Steinson and Alison Weld. The American Abstract Art movement was the epiphany of the individual. He was the center of the painting-of his universe. The art of the Abstract Expressionists is timeless, as has been proven by the auction world since the 50's. There are other styles and movements, but none that can compare. James Dinerstein.   A New York native, Dinerstein graduated from Harvard. He studied with art   historian and critic Michael Fried. He wor...


Farnsworth Art Museum Season to Include American Treasures and N.C and Andrew Wyeth Shows

Released: January 31, 2013

(Rockland, ME) The Farnsworth Art Museum is pleased to announce an outstanding upcoming exhibition season that will include a complete re-installation of almost every gallery in the museum for the presentation of American Treasures: The Best of the Farnsworth Collection. The 2013 season will also include a major N.C. Wyeth exhibition, as well more intimate shows featuring works by Andrew Wyeth, and by Jonathan Fisher. Beginning on Saturday, February 17, the Farnsworth will present American Treasures, an exhibition that will celebrate Maine’s role in American art by displaying the very b...


Mira Nakashima

Rago’s Hosts Auction Open House on February 28 Featuring a Talk by Mira Nakashima

Released: January 31, 2013

"Nakashima: A Design Survey”  discusses the evolution of the Nakashima workshop, from George Nakashima’s early work in Japan, India, Seattle, the camp in Minidoka, Idaho to Raymond Farm and the first shop in New Hope.  She will describe the Krosnick fire replacement project in 1990, with a postscript about the work taking place at the Nakashima workshop under Mira’s direction today.    George Nakashima (1905-1990) is one of the 20th century’s master craftsmen, whose works in wood are prized internationally and whose philosophy of design continues and evolves today...


Boris Lurie Dance Hall Series

BORIS LURIE WORKS AT THE PALM BEACH JEWELRY ART & ANTIQUES SHOW

Released: January 28, 2013

If you missed our Premiere Exhibition of the work of Borie Lurie at our gallery (David David Gallery, Philadelphia) you will have another opportunity to see and acquire one of these incredibly powerful and socially evocative works. We will be exhibiting at least twelve of them at the Palm Beach Jewelry Art & Antiques Show this Presidents Day Weekend (Gallery #416) They will all be for sale in a rare public non-museum setting. Normally they are traveled throughout the world in Museum Exhibitions to raise awareness of this Abstract Expressionist's genius but are not available for purc...


Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Presents World-Class Galleries

Released: January 22, 2013

(Naples, Fla.) —The Naples Art, Antique and Jewelry Show will return to the Naples Exhibition Center February 7-11, 2013. This vetted show will feature the stunning collections of more than 75 internationally acclaimed exhibitors. The highly anticipated show has quickly become one of the most important events of the Naples Social season, attracting notable guests, respected dealers, and some of the most knowledgeable fine art, antique and jewelry collectors in the world. Guests of the show will have access to the world’s most beautiful and coveted treasures of the last several thousand ...


Jonathan Watkins at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, inside the Green Zone,Baghdad, Iraq Courtesy Ruya Foundation

The Iraq Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale presents Out of Iraq

Released: January 21, 2013

The Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Art in Iraq (RUYA), commissioners of the official Iraq Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibitionin Venice, are pleasedtoannounce Curator Jonathan Watkins will present Out of Iraq, a group exhibition ofworks by contemporary Iraqi artists from June to November 2013 at the Palazzo Dandolo, Grand Canal, Venice. The artists presented are all Iraqi artists resident in Iraq. Working across a wide range of media, including photography,drawing, painting, video, installation, sculpture, andtextiles,they represent two generations of artists from across ...


Copyright Nina Jun, Silence I, Glazed Ceramic, Ceramic Balloons Series, 16 x 15 x 8 inches, (40 x 38 x 18 cm), 2012-2013

“Lift up, but keep grounded!” Ceramic Balloons are breaking the Norms. - Nina Jun at LA ART SHOW 2013

Released: January 23, 2013

Press Release “Lift up, but keep grounded!”  Ceramic Balloons are breaking the Norms. Nina Jun at LA ART SHOW 2013 by Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund, Art Historian  LA ART SHOW 2013: January 23-27 Los Angeles Convention Center South Hall J and K, 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 www.laartshow.com   The 2013 LA Art Show presents the art world’s limitless range featuring exhibitors who appreciate the past, embrace the present and forecast the future. The LA Art Show, with 4 distinct sections: Modern & Contemporary, Histori...


Shepard Fairey 4 new editions Silkscreen and diamond dust on Somerset Satin Tub Sized 410 gsm Each 87.5 x 66.5cm Paul Stolper Gallery

Shepard Fairey To Debut Diamond Dust Prints at The Opening Night Premiere Party of the LA Art Show on January 23rd

Released: January 21, 2013

Shepard Fairey will debut a limited edition series of 4 abstracted prints with white and black diamond dust at the Opening Night Premiere Party for the LA Art Show, at Paul Stolper Gallery, Booth #724, on January 23.   The series of prints represents the artist's first foray into diamond dust printing. The new medium, diamond dust, adhered to the surface of the screen prints is a seductive material, further highlighting one of the main concern's with the artists' work: propaganda. Perhaps most famously used by Andy Warhol, who understood perfectly how to convey a message,...