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Garden of Love: American Still Life Painting, 1880-1930

Released: May 13, 2012

Garden of Love: American Still Life Painting, 1880-1930 is now on view at Catherine Dail Fine Art through the end of May. This sumptuous Spring exhibition of American still life and garden painting was curated with inspiration from the poetry of William Blake and the new music of Martha Redbone.  Garden of Love is the title of one of Blake's Songs of Experience - in which he wrote, illustrated and included the stanza: "I went to the Garden of Love/And saw what I never had seen/A Chapel was built in the midst/Where I used to play on the green."  Like many of the 19th-century Ameri...

Sidney Gordin, 5-79, 1979, Acrylic on board | 30 x 38 inches

SIDNEY GORDIN: Just Put it Together

Released: May 12, 2012

Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery presents SIDNEY GORDIN: Just Put it Together, a new exhibition from the Estate of the Artist. Spanning more than half a century (1943-1991), the works in this exhibition explore the collage-like process of adding one element to another until a work takes shape that defined Gordin’s ouevre.  This process unites a widely varied body of work - from the energetic brushwork of his early Abstract Expressionist experiments, to the angularity of his wood constructions, to the whimsy of his Bay Area work paintings and sculptures. Born in Russia, Sidney Go...

Pablo Picasso’s Déjeuner sur l'herbe, 1962.

Picasso, Modigliani and Warhol among luminaries in Heritage Auctions Modern & Contemporary Art event

Released: May 10, 2012

– Pablo Picasso’s Déjeuner sur l'herbe, 1962, and Amedeo Modigliani’s Femme nue assise, 1916, are both expected to bring more than $80,000 to lead a pack of art world giants in Heritage Auctions’ May 22 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature® Auction, taking place at the company’s Dallas Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street.   “This is a very exciting auction to be a part of,” said Ed Beardsley, Vice President and Managing Director of the Department of Fine and Decorative Arts at Heritage. “Our specialists have searched far and wide to cull the best available examples, ...

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Panel Discussion with Molly Barnes

Released: May 9, 2012

  TALK - TALK MOLLY BARNES with Sam Clayberger & others in the Animated Film Industry Saturday, May 26, 2012 3:00 to 6:00 pm SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVATIONS REQUESTED   Molly Barnes is a New York and Los Angeles art gallery owner, radio personality, author, art dealer and critic.  She is credited with discovering John Baldessari, Gronk, Mark Kostabi, Robert Cottingham, and many others.  As a pioneering art dealer who owned a gallery on Los Angeles' famed La Cienega Gallery Row in the 1960s, Barnes helped build renowned art collections for producer ...

Lot 268: 17th/18th C.  Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Lotus Cup ($5,000-10,000)

300 Year Old Rhinoceros Horn Cup Headlines 888 Auctions’ Chinese Antiques & Asian Works of Art

Released: May 8, 2012

Richmond Hill, Ont – 888 Auctions is proud to present its Chinese Antiques & Asian Works of Art sale on 24 May 2012 featuring traditional paintings, ceramics and bronze cloisonné pieces, jade and Tianhuang stone carvings, and exceptional rhinoceros horn carvings. A truly rare find can be found in 888 Auction’s first summer sale of the year at Lot 268. Dating back to the 17th or 18th Century, the lotus cup is shaped in the form of a lotus pad and rests delicately on a signed horn carved pedestal base. Estimated at $5,000 to 10,000, it is expected to garner the most attention in t...

Ansel Adams’s The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (lot 158, $35,000 to $45,000)

Skinner Auction of Prints, Photographs, Paintings, and Sculpture to Feature Works by Old Masters through Contemporary Artists

Released: May 8, 2012

Skinner, Inc. will auction prints, photographs, paintings and sculptures on Friday, May 18th in two sessions at its Boston gallery. The prints and photography portion of the sale will begin at 12 p.m.; paintings and sculptures at 4 p.m. Fine Prints Skinner continues to experience strong growth with multiples and works on paper. The upcoming sale will present an excellent assortment of prints and photography. A fine selection of modern & contemporary works will be offered, spearheaded by works of Roy Lichtenstein and Paul Klee. The cover lot is Roy Lichtenstein’s Imperfect ...

William Adolphe Bouguereau, Psyche, sold for $514,000 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.

Bouguereau Paintings Sell For $1.2 Million in Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 19th Century Paintings Sale

Released: May 7, 2012

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers held their Spring auction of Contemporary, Modern, American and European art on Wednesday, May 2nd. With a filled auction room of private collectors, dealers and very active telephone and online bidders, the sale was a resounding success. The European and Old Master paintings session realized a total of $2.87 million. Much of the auction’s success can be attributed to the collection from the Lucie Sable Sandler Trust, which included two paintings by William Adolphe Bouguereau that brought a combined $1.2 million with premium. Each of the Bouguereau pai...

Lot 9 - LE CORBUSIER.  1954 Color Lithograph.

Exceptional Midcentury, Fine Silver and Rare Art Make Clarke Auction on Monday, May 7th in Larchmont, NY a Collector’s Dream Night Out.

Released: May 4, 2012

Picking has been great this month for the Clarke appraisal team. They have managed once again to put together what -- in the humble opinion of Irish owner and founder, Ronan Clarke – is one of the most diverse and exciting auction offerings in the New York area this month.   While Sotheby’s, Doyle’s, Christy’s, etc. all have great art sales this month, Clarke not only has great art but also a diverse and eclectic mix of midcentury modern, silver, porcelain, rugs, continental furniture and collectibles.   As always, Clarke has its usual gathering of furniture and even...

Art People Gallery Presents Internationally Acclaimed Artist Nasrin Barekat

Released: May 4, 2012

Born in 1967, Persian artist Nasrin Barekat graduated from the Iranian Academic Center for Education, Culture & Research (ACECR) with a double degree in painting and photography. Famed painter Karim Nasr, her teacher and mentor with whom she studied for six years, says about her: “When Nasrin first came to my painting class, she was only keen on painting. After a short period, I found her clever, perspicacious and competent… Now here she is: known as a painter and a curator.” Fascinated by photography, Nasrin never leaves home without her camera. Nasrin Barekat started painti...

Mende Woman Figure, Sierra Leone, H: 25"

Madison Ancient & Tribal Art Presents An Exclusive Exhibition

Released: May 5, 2012

May Means MATA! Madison Ancient & Tribal Art, an alliance of international dealers specializing in the art of traditional cultures, will present an exhibition of select objects for five days only, May 9-13, 2012, at the Arader Gallery, located in a magnificent Beaux-Arts townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, near the Whitney Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The opening reception is 5-9pm Wednesday. Show hours are: Wednesday, May 9, 11am – 9pm; Thursday – Saturday, May 10 – 12, 11am – 7:30pm; Sunday, May 13, 11am – 5pm. The goal of MATA is to offer to new and seasoned...