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Raw Vision's 25th anniversary edition

RAW VISION, THE PREMIER MAGAZINE OF OUTSIDER ART, PARTNERS WITH REI KAWAKUBO OF COMME DES GARÇONS TO CELEBRATE THE MAGAZINE’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Released: April 15, 2014

Raw Vision, the internationally renowned magazine of Outsider Art, turns 25 years old this year, and to help it mark this milestone, Comme des Garçons is collaborating with the magazine throughout 2014. This partnership kicks off publicly at The Outsider Art Fair, which takes place at Center 548, 548 West 22nd Street in New York from May 8 to 11, 2014. Raw Vision and Comme des Garçons constitute two of the world’s most individualistic creative exemplars: visionary art as reflected in the pages of Raw Vision and the imaginative mind of fashion designer Rei Kawakubo.  To celebrate it...


Eldred's John Schofield Makes Presentation at International Auctioneers Forum in China

Released: April 15, 2014

East Dennis, Mass. – John Schofield, president of the auctioneer firm The Robert C. Eldred Company, has just returned from Beijing, China, where he was a presenter at the 2014 International Auctioneer Forum, attended by almost 200 members of the press, governmental dignitaries, and representatives from Chinese, U.S. and European auction houses. The forum’s main focus was encouraging the growth of Chinese auctions and the cooperation between eastern and western businesses, exemplified by the announcement of a strategic partnership between live auction websites Invaluable, which powers El...


The Art of Style: Fine Art & Contemporary Fashion" Featuring The Fuse Factory Artists of The Farmington Valley Arts Center at Bodytalk Boutique May 1, 2014, 5:30-8:00 p.m

The Art of Style: Fine Art & Contemporary Fashion" Featuring The Fuse Factory Artists of The Farmington Valley Arts Center at Bodytalk Boutique May 1, 2014, 5:30-8:00 p.m

Released: April 15, 2014

The Art of Style: Fine Art & Contemporary Fashion" Featuring The Fuse Factory Artists of The Farmington Valley Arts Center at Bodytalk Boutique  May 1, 2014, 5:30-8:00 p.m.   THE SECRET IS OUT ! The Fuse Factory Artists of The Farmington Valley Arts Center  are having their first event ,"The Art of Style: Fine Art & Contemporary Fashion". Spring into color for an evening featuring original artwork  by the "Fuse Factory Artists" of the Farmington Valley Arts Center along with a beautiful collection of stylish women's clothing. The public...


Invaluable and EpaiLive officially launch the new alliance at the International Auctioneers Forum in Beijing.

Invaluable Joins Forces with China’s EpaiLive, Bringing Together the Two Largest Art and Auction Markets in the World

Released: April 15, 2014

Invaluable, the world’s largest online live auction marketplace, today announced a new strategic partnership with EpaiLive, Asia’s leading online auction platform for antiques and art, bringing together the two largest markets for art and auctions in the world. The exclusive new alliance allows both companies to cross-market their auctions across their respective platforms, providing Invaluable auction houses with unprecedented access to Chinese auction bidders, while providing North American bidders access to merchandise available through Chinese auction houses. Invaluable auction hous...


Jean-Michel Cels (1819–1894) Cloud Study, ca.  1838–42 Oil on cardboard Thaw Collection, jointly owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum; gift of Eugene Thaw, 2009.

Sky Studies: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection to Open at Morgan

Released: April 14, 2014

During the second half of the eighteenth century, the practice of using oil paint on paper while working outdoors became popular among landscape artists. In a treatise offering advice to students of landscape painting, Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes (1750-1819) advocated that artists start with the sky, which determines the palette of the entire composition, and then complete their sketches swiftly, preferably in less than two hours.   Working quickly to capture changing effects of light, the subtle hues of the atmosphere, and the evanescent shapes of clouds, artists developed and ref...

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Call for Submissions to "Storm" Exhibition due Aug. 1

Released: April 14, 2014

"Storm: A Haiyan Recovery Project" Call for Submissions to CA+T's Next Virtual Exhibition Deadline August 1, 2014   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, announces a call for submissions to its virtual curated exhibition, Storm: A Haiyan Recovery Project. The exhibition is expected to premier in November 2014 on CA+T's website. To commemorate the first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, a storm of epic proportions that hit Central Philippines from November 2-11, 2013, this exhibition seeks to reflect upon it...


fHoward Terpning, "Major North and the Pawnee Batallion"

Important Western Painting Added to Jackson Hole Art Auction

Released: April 14, 2014

The Jackson Hole Art Auction is pleased to announce the offering of Howard Terpning’s “Major North and the Pawnee Battalion” in the September 13, 2014 sale. The 36 x 58 inch oil, dated 1989, is an important historical scene, depicting Major North giving scouting orders to the Pawnee, enlisted to assist the US Army. The painting is estimated at $800,000-$1,200,000. “Major North and the Pawnee Battalion” has been exhibited at the 24th Cowboy Artist Show and Sale (1989), the Tucson Museum of Art (2005), and the Terpning Retrospective exhibit at the Autry Na...


Beautiful examples of French cameo art glass like these will be sold without reserve May 29.

Part 2 of 5 planned sales to liquidate the Rieger collection of porcelain and fine art glass will be held May 29th

Released: April 16, 2014

WICHITA, Kan. – Fresh from the first of a planned five-part series of auctions to liquidate the lifetime collection of mostly porcelain and fine art glass gathered over the course of five decades by the late Dr. Ernest Rieger and his wife Karin, Woody Auction will now turn its attention to the Part 2 sale, to be held Thursday, May 29th, at the Double Tree (Airport Hilton) in Wichita. Part 1 was a huge success, as 400 lots came up for bid in an auction that grossed $1.3 million – and that only represented a fraction of the Riegers’ collection overall (plus the couple’s period antique ...


Waterfall by Zhang Daqian, one of the properties recently under the hammer at Gianguan Auctions New York.

Gianguan Auctions Launches Singapore Division and Global Sales Offices

Released: April 12, 2014

Gianguan Auctions, New York's singular Chinese owned and operated auction gallery, announced plans today for  worldwide expansion beginning with the opening of a Singapore based operating company. Plans are also underway to open sales offices in England, Poland, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Nepal, China, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. Mr. Richard Tan will serve as Managing Director of Gianguan Auctions New York (Singapore) Pte Ltd.  Mr. Tan is a well-known and eminently respected specialist in the field of security, said Mr. Kwong Lum, Founder and CEO of Gianguan Auctions. Mr. L...


St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair Celebrates its 8th Year

Released: April 10, 2014

Organizers are expecting up to 1,000 art and rare book collectors to pack this year’s St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair presented by the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The number of dealers has increased to twenty-eigh this year and includes nationally-known dealers from around the country.  “We’ve added four new dealers to the Fair, in addition to welcoming back the those who’ve helped us build the Fair these past seven years” said Julie Dunn-Morton, curator of fine art collections at the Mercantile Library.   “And we’r...