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Benjamin Dimmitt, "Palm Hammock, Titusville, FL 2006" selenium-toned gelatin silver print 16” x 20” unframed, 16” x 20” framed

Art by Roberto Burle Marx, Alex MacLean, Pat Pickett and Ken Smith Among 75 works in The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s Silent Auction – Catalogue Now Online – Absentee Bids being Accepted for September 30 Auction

Released: September 26, 2012

  Washington, DC (September 26, 2012) The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) Eighth Annual Silent Auction will be held September 30, 2012, the catalogue is now online and absentee bids are now being accepted.  Seventy-five (75) works including photographs, prints, drawings and even a Mohawk hardhat, by leading artists, landscape architects and others will be on view September 29-30 at the American Society of Landscape Architects annual meeting at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.  Proceeds from the auction benefits the Pioneers of American Landscape Design...


Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers

JEWELRY AND DECORATIVE ARTS TOP WESCHLER'S SEPTEMBER AUCTION

Released: September 26, 2012

  On Friday, September 14th, Weschler's Capital Collections Estate Auction commenced the 2012-2013 season on a high note. With competitive bidding in the gallery, on the phones and on the Internet, the auction totaled over $950,000 in sales with 79% selling by lot.   The morning began with a selection of fine jewelry, coins & watches featuring our cover lot, a Cartier retro choker length tested 18-karat yellow-gold, citrine and diamond necklace-brooch which brought $48,000; a Cartier semi-precious stone and diamond dinner ring sold above estimate for $11,400, and thr...


Due Date.  Mixed media construction with collage.

BIRNAM WOOD GALLERIES TO DEBUT NEW YORK SPACE WITH DAVID DATUNA

Released: September 26, 2012

  Birnam Wood Galleries is pleased to present David Datuna: Emblem and Image, an exhibition of the artist's recent works opening on October 4th and running through November 3rd. After ten years in East Hampton, this will be the gallery's first exhibition at its new space on 24th Street in New York City. An opening reception for the artist will be held on the evening of October 4th from 6-8:30 pm. This timely exhibition running throughout the final month of the election season, will include several works from Datuna's distinctive flag series in which the Stars and Stripes are dis...


Lauren Sansaricq, Home in the Wilderness.

Landscape Paintings by Contemporary Artist Featured at Saint Anselm College

Released: September 25, 2012

The Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center at Saint Anselm College will present The Glimmer of Light: Landscape Paintings by Lauren Sansaricq from September 28 to December 6, 2012. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Thursday, September 27 from 6:00 to 8:00pm, and will offer visitors an opportunity to meet and talk with the artist. The Glimmer of Light continues the Chapel Art Center’s important tradition of featuring American landscape paintings and local or emerging artists. A native of Columbia County, New York, Lauren Sansaricq (b.1990) trained with Thomas Locker (...


Courtesty of International Poster Gallery

Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters at International Poster Gallery

Released: September 25, 2012

International Poster Gallery proudly presents Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters, a show and sale of original vintage posters from 1945 – 1965.  The Mid-Century poster genre, which has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in recent years, encompasses a broad spectrum of motifs and styles that responded to the technological and cultural developments of the post-World War II world.  Included in the exhibition are works by such pioneers of Mid-Century design as Armin Hofmann, Herbert Leupin, Erik Nitsche and David Klein.  Global Persuasion runs October 4 throu...


American Federation of Arts

American Federation of Arts to Honor Sarah Sze with Cultural Leadership Award at Fall Gala

Released: September 25, 2012

  The American Federation of Arts (AFA) will hold its 2012 Gala & Cultural Leadership Award on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at the Metropolitan Club in New York. This year, the AFA will honor Sarah Sze, one of the most original artists working today, for her pioneering installations and the intriguing investigations of space, line, and memory that they represent. She will be introduced by Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and a Chief Curator at Large at the Museum of Modern Art. The gala will also welcome, as a special guest, Detroit Institute of Arts Director, President...


Karen Tompkins, Carwash 8, 2008.  Pigment print, 16 x 20 inches, edition of five.

EXTRAORDINARY/ORDINARY, RECENT PHOTOGRAPHY BY KAREN TOMPKINS CAPTURES THE “FLASHES OF PHENOMENA,” TO BE EXHIBITED AT MME FINE ART, LLC IN NEW YORK CITY, OCTOBER 12 - NOVEMBER 7, 2012

Released: September 25, 2012

For artist Karen Tompkins, her work is a way of experiencing the ordinary in life as extraordinary. “It is the Zen aspect of seeing things in their essence—as if for the first time—that propels [my] work,” says Tompkins. This awareness has led her to investigate both the simplicity and complexity of forms, such as soap bubbles and formations of ocean foam, through various media. Twenty pigment prints and works of gouache on vellum will be exhibited and offered for sale for the first time in  Extraordinary/Ordinary at MME Fine Art, LLC in New York City from October 12-November 7, 2012....


Helen LaFrance Gallery Talk Sept.  25, Vanderbilt Divinity School

GALLERY TALK "HELEN LaFRANCE BIBLICAL VISIONS" TUES. SEPT. 25, 4-5, VANDERBILT DIVINITY SCHOOL, NASHVILLE TN

Released: September 23, 2012

In conjunction with the Helen LaFrance Biblical Visions catalogued exhibition, Dave Perkins, Kathy Moses & Bruce Shelton will give a gallery talk Tues. Sept. 25, 4-5 pm, Vanderbilt Divinity School, G-20, 411 21st Ave. S. on Vanderbilt University's campus in Nashville, TN. Exhibition of the self-taught Southern artist's work runs through Nov. 16.


GALLERY TALK "HELEN LaFRANCE BIBLICAL VISIONS" TUES. SEPT. 25, 4-5, VANDERBILT DIVINITY SCHOOL, NASHVILLE TN

Released: September 23, 2012

  http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/09/helen-lafrance-exhibition/?utm_source=myv upreview&utm_medium=myvu_email&utm_campaign=myvupreview-2012-09-20 GALLERY TALK TUES. SEPT. 25, 4-5 PM, VANDERBILT DIVINITY SCHOOL, G-20, 411 21ST, AVE. S., NASHVILLE, TN......DAVE PERKINS, KATHY MOSES AND BRUCE SHELTON WILL BEGIVING A GALLERY TALK ON HELEN LAFRANCE BIBLICAL VISIONS. THIS GREAT EXHIBITION, WITH CATALOGUE, RUNSTHROUGH NOV. 16. YOU'LL ENJOY IT!


"Prime Real Estate" Calligraphy Drawing by Greg Furie

By Far The Most Intense Calligraphy Drawings In The World Done By Greg Furie

Released: September 21, 2012

"Greg Furie does the most intense calligraphy drawings I've ever seen,"  says Jack Poll, Furie's good friend & art dealer. You're probably wondering why Furie's calligraphy drawings are so intense.  Here's the reason why: "I don't draw calligraphy like a calligrapher would.  No, I use a calligraphy pen with a very fine nib and India Black Ink to draw the finest, tiniest, most expressive lines & designs that I possibly can.  It's very pain staking work, but the outcome is definitely worth the effort," says Furie. High profile art dealer Christophe Van De...