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"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...


Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) Turkey Feathers and Indian Pot, 1941.  Oil on canvas, 20⅛ x 16⅛ inches

Questroyal Announces New Catalog of Important American Paintings

Released: September 13, 2012

What do you get when you compile vivid images of 51 important American paintings with colorful commentary, personal anecdotes, historical facts, and highlights from the previous year in American art? A catalogue like no other. Questroyal Fine Art is pleased to announce the publication of its annual fall catalogue, available in early October. Our largest volume ever, this unprecedented 144-page hardcover book features 51 color plates with writings by gallery owner Louis M. Salerno. Highlighted 19th- and 20th-century American artists include: Albert Bierstadt, Charles Burchfield, Frederic Ch...


Edmonia Lewis, who was the first "colored sculptor," flourished 1864-1878.

NEW BIOGRAPHY OF EDMONIA LEWIS REVEALS DETAILS OF HER DEATH

Released: September 13, 2012

Edmonia Lewis was the first famous “colored sculptor” and the first to idealize her African and American Indian heritages in stone. She flourished from 1864 through 1878, and, as an artist, was a rare instrument for social change in the aftermath of the Civil War. She pressed her case for equality from her studio in Rome, Italy, and with annual tours of the United States. Her biography, THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF EDMONIA LEWIS, A NARRATIVE BIOGRAPHY, by Harry Henderson and Albert Henderson, is based on private letters, public documents, essays, hundreds of news items, reviews of h...


Howard Nowes, Director of Art for Eternity Gallery.

The Curator's Eye Spotlights Art For Eternity Gallery

Released: September 13, 2012

Howard Nowes, owner and director of Art for Eternity Gallery in New York, recently spoke with The Curator’s Eye, (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/), the global high-end art marketing organization, about several sales and newly formed client relationships that resulted from his participation on the site. Mr. Nowes reported, “I advertised a Greek bronze breast plate from the 5th Century BC on the site. After a short time, I received a message from a registered member of The Curator's Eye asking about it. He turned out to be a collector of ancient armor and I was happy to meet a new connoisseur....


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...


The Wreck, c.  1880.  Oil on canvas by Lockwood de Forest, 1850–1932, 36” x 48" (2010-007)

Morse Museum Focuses on New Acquisitions and Glassmaking Secrets This Fall

Released: September 13, 2012

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art opens its new season in October with two new exhibitions that highlight new acquisitions and another that provides fresh perspective on the glassmaking techniques at Tiffany Studios. One of the most important new additions to the Museum’s collection is Lockwood de Forest’s oil painting, The Wreck, c. 1880—a recent bequest from the estate of de Forest’s great-granddaughter. This large Orientalist desert scene is the subject of a Morse focus exhibition opening October 23. The 36-by-48 inch painting depicts five Bedouins riding their camels a...


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 ...