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Frederick Judd Waugh, Seascape, $35,000-45,000

Rago's Hosts Auction Open House on May 8, Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Robert Cozzolino

Released: May 2, 2012

RAGO'S HOSTS AUCTION OPEN HOUSE ON MAY 8, FEATURING GUEST SPEAKER DR. ROBERT COZZOLINO.   Dr. Robert Cozzolino to speak on “Further Adventures of Pop in Chicago” at 6 pm.   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, May 8, featuring a talk by Dr. Robert Cozzolino, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Senior Curator and Curator of Modern Art.      Dr. Cozzolino will discuss the distinctive character of Pop in Chicago during the 1960s. In exploring popular culture source material, artists trained in...

The Nature Art Exhibition

The Nature Juried Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: May 2, 2012

JUPITER, FLORIDA - May 1, 2012/ -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its May 2012 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to view online. The theme for this art exhibition is "Nature" and artists were asked to interpret "Nature" by depicting the physical world. An art competition was held in April 2012 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 15 different countries from around the world and they also received entries from 35 different states. Overall, there were 829 entries from ...

Grand Opening of 20th Century by HKFA

Released: May 2, 2012

Heather Karlie Fine Art set to open 20th Century by HKFA, an antiques shop in Philadelphia.  Join us on Friday, May 4th for our Grand Opening celebration of 20th Century by HKFA.  Our shop will feature an important selection of well curated 20th Century finds.  From furniture to art to lighting and more, the focus of the inventory is guided by proprietor Heather Karlie Vieira.  "I buy with my eye", says Heather, "so the pieces in the shop all have a natural relationsip to each other and can stand on their own as well."  The inventory will also feature a great selec...

The Curator’s Eye Announces Chicago Office

Released: May 1, 2012

  The Curator’s Eye (, a global high-end art marketing organization, announced today the formation of its Chicago gallery management division, directed by Gregory Gaymont. Mr. Gaymont is responsible for the Midwest region, managing sales and marketing and cultivating the dealer network.   Mr. Gaymont has spent the last thirty years in the commercial and fine art world. A commercial and fine art photographer, his work has been published and exhibited on three continents. Most recently, he owned his own gallery in Chicago, which exhibited artists f...

"Family", Paul Guiragossian

Matthew's Announces June Art Auction

Released: May 1, 2012

Matthew's Galleries of Lake Oswego, Oregon, announces a summer art auction, June 19, 2012.  The gallery is seeking consignments of American and International art from Old Masters to the 20th century, including paintings, watercolors, fine prints and sculpture.  Already included in the sale is "Family" by Paul Guiragossian (Armenian, 1926-1993).  The 15" x 18" oil on canvas was painted about 1963, and carries an estimate of $10,000-15,000.  From the selection of Amerian art is "Guarding the Move" by Ace Powell (1912-1978), a Western oil on canvas measuring 20" x 30" ...

Zsolt Bodoni, In bloom, 2012, Acrylic and oil on canvas 180 x 260 cm

Green Art Gallery Dubai presents "Referencing History" a group show featuring artists from Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Turkey

Released: May 1, 2012

Green Art Gallery is delighted to present the exhibition ‘Referencing History’, curated by London based curator Jane Neal. The exhibition will bring together artists Kamrooz Aram, Hale Tenger, and Ali Banisadr with a selection of some of the most internationally renowned Eastern European artists including Alexander Tinei, Daniel Pitin, Marius Bercea, Zsolt Bodoni, Ivan Grubanov, Ciprian Muresan, Mircea Suciu, and Serban Savu. The artists brought together in this exhibition share an active interest in history, be that a collective or personal one. In several cases the artists share the ex...

Allison Hennessy


Released: May 1, 2012

    TABLESCAPES BY NEW TRAD DESIGNERS: ALLISON HENNESSY AND CHRISTINA MURPHY. During the Spring Show NYC from May 3 through May 6 at the Park Avenue Armory, fair-goers will encounter tablescapes created by two young, up-and-coming talents named to Traditional Home’s hot list of New Trad Designers for 2012: Allison Hennessy and Christina Murphy. Each brings her own distinctive look to tabletop decor, taking inspiration from works of art showcased in the Spring Show and reinterpreting them with a fresh modern twist.  Says Hennessy of her tablescape: “I've always ...

Capital Collections Estate Auction- May 18


Released: April 30, 2012

Weschler's May 18 Capital Collections Estate Auction will feature a wide selection of furnishings, decorations, jewelry and fine art from various local estates and private collections. Exhibition for the Friday spring sale begins Saturday, May 12th in Weschler's downtown gallery located at 909 E Street, NW Washington, DC. Highlights of the American and European fine art offerings include an oil on canvas by French artist Maximilien Luce (1858-1941) titled Baigneurs, which is estimated to bring between $80,000-$120,000; a vibrant oil on canvas, Le Pont Saint-Goustan à Auray: Morbihan ($1...

Dorothea Sharp’s lyrical, sun-dappled oil painting At the Fountain (estimate: $50,000+).

Dorothea Sharp’s At the Fountain anchors offering of important women painters in Heritage Auctions May American & European art event

Released: April 30, 2012

  Martha Walter’s Beach Scene also expected to reach $50,000+; May 15 auction features special selection celebrating and recognizing the oft-ignored contribution of women to American and European fine art; works from Myrtle Jean Maclane, Elizabeth Violet Blackadder and Harriet Cany Peale among the many. Dorothea Sharp’s lyrical, sun-dappled oil painting At the Fountain (estimate: $50,000+) and Martha Walter’s Beach Scene (estimate: $50,000+) headline a very strong selection of works by important women painters of the 19th and 20th Centuries featured in Heritage Auctions; May 15 ...

"Pulling at Polarities"

Pulling at PolarIties at Hollis Taggart Galleries

Released: April 30, 2012

When artists pull at polarities, they activate the pictorial surface, reshaping the creative process. The push and pull between the polarizing optics of black and white, the dichotomy between active gesture and flat ground, and the explicit contrast between tactile surfaces and crystalline flatness are hallmarks of much postwar and contemporary art. The tension that arises from this interplay carries the work to new realms. Exemplified by the paintings and sculpture in this exhibition, these seemingly opposing aesthetic approaches, rather than working against each other, act in concert to ...