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Marjorie Strider, Bikini Triptych, 1960, 35 x 57, acrylic on canvas

Lawrence Fine Art Announces Summer Exhibition Schedule

Released: April 4, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art today announced its summer exhibition schedule, which will include a major retrospective of new and historic works by noted pop artist Marjorie Strider. "We continue to try and do our part to make the Hamptons an art destination and our gallery a destination for serious collectors," said gallery owner Howard Shapiro.  "We are particularly proud to be showing Marjorie's work and that of acclaimed graffiti artist Crash One, but also work by light graffiti artist Vicki DaSilva, work  by Carol Sears, and a group show focusing on Imaginative Realism." Shapiro s...


Ancient-Future, Lwalwa Mask/Congo

David Cassera Presents: ‘Tribal & Modern’ at Galerie Mourlot, NYC

Released: April 3, 2014

An Exhibition of museum quality, traditional art from "Africa, Oceania & the Americas", with important lithographs from the 'Ateliers Mourlot'. With a special exhibition of 'Contemporary Masterworks' by Celebrity Fine Artist Michael Kilgore. Taking place at Galerie Mourlot, 16 East 79th Street (between Fifth and Madison) – May 12-18th, 2014. Gallery Hours are: Tuesday - Sunday, noon till 6pm. The OPENING RECEPTION is Wednesday, May 14th, from 6 to 9 PM David Cassera is pleased to announce an extraordinary exhibition of Tribal & Modern Art during New York Tribal Art Week beginning ...


Rafael Barrios Park Avenue

Remember the Optical Illusions on Park Avenue? SPARK+ Offers a Large Scale Sculpture by Artist Rafael Barrios.

Released: April 3, 2014

Image credit: REFAEL BARRIOS: THE PARK AVENUE PROJECT, catalogue with an essay by Robert C. Morgan. Page 31. [FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE] Remember the Optical Illusions on Park Avenue? SPARK+ Offers a Large Scale Sculpture by Artist Rafael Barrios. Walking along Park Avenue in the spring of 2012, New Yorkers could not help but noticing the monumental, intriguing, hovering-in-the-air sculptures. Lining the Park Avenue mall from East 53rd to 67th streets stood 9 of master sculptor Rafael Barrios (1947-)'s delightfully colorful creations, invited by...


This 40-piece, hand-wrought Navajo silver box collection sold for $9,200 at Allard Auctions.

40-piece hand-wrought Navajo silver box collection sells for $9,200 at Allard Auctions

Released: April 4, 2014

MESA, Ariz. – An outstanding collection of 40 hand-wrought, Navajo-made silver pill, jewelry and trinket boxes, many with turquoise stones and made between the 1930s and the 1980s, sold for $9,200 at Allard Auctions’ Big Spring Phoenix Auction, held March 8-9 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites in Mesa, just outside Phoenix. Allard Auctions is based in St. Ignatius, Montana. The silver box collection was the top lot of the sale and actually contained 48 pieces overall. In addition to the boxes, the lot also featured two great canteens (one with coral), a small dish and five non-Ind...


U.S. Antique Shows Reports Robust Sales for Spring Pier Antique Show

Released: April 3, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently concluded their first year hosting the March Pier Antique Show to increased sales and significant opening day attendance. The event was hosted at Pier 94, March 29-30, 2014. “We were thrilled to report that exhibitors’ experienced a dramatic uptick in sales, far greater than in recent years,” said Dan Darby, Emerald Expositions vice president and U.S. Antique Shows group show director.  “We also had more than 50 percent of dealers renew their booths for next year before the show was over, whi...


Tim Montgomery and Rita Fucillo of New Venture Media, publishers of Art New England magazine, at the AD20/21 Gala.

AD20/21 and Boston Print Fair Resounding Success as part of First Annual Boston Design Week, March 20-30

Released: April 3, 2014

The 7th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair took place March 27-30, 2014, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston's South End.  AD20/21 features galleries specializing in modern to contemporary fine art, Mid-Century furnishings and contemporary studio furniture, jewelry, decorative arts and sculpture.  The Boston Print Fair features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, and other works on paper.  The show opened with a Gala Preview to benefit Boston Architectural C...


Tamen - Seven Fairies - 七仙女, Oil on canvas, 80x100cm, 2013

Outside Within: New Works by Tamen

Released: April 3, 2014

Having emerged from the strict confines of the Same Room series that defined them for so long, artist collective Tamen explores new landscapes that verge on metaphysical discursions of identity, context, and cultural knowledge. Tamen’s solo exhibition Outside Within presents vast open scenes with a sense of philosophical interiority, while displaying the same eerie serenity and complex thresholds that have come to define their aesthetic. Tamen, the collective comprised of Chinese artists Lai Shengyu and Yang Xiaogang, illustrates a progression in new works of oil on canvas from the tens...


.  Luke DuBois, Hindsight is Always 20/20, 2008 (one of 43 letterpress prints).  Courtesy bitforms gallery nyc.

BOULDER MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART ANNOUNCES: //the_ART_of_DATA

Released: April 2, 2014

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) announces its spring 2014 exhibition, //the_ART_of_DATA curated by Steven Sacks. On view April 24-July 6, //the_ART_of_DATA considers what our era of pervasive data represents for the human condition. With the increasing ubiquity of sensors, signals, and connected devices that surround us, what it means to be human has undoubtedly shifted. These technological advances have stimulated both an unprecedented wealth of opportunity and new anxieties about privacy and identity, as everything about an individual can be measu...


Bill Wasilevich.  Jimmy "One Eye" Collins after Arraignment, 1946.  Gelatin silver print.  Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, 2008, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2008.125).

The Met Opens "Now You See It: Photography and Concealment"

Released: April 2, 2014

Now You See It: Photography and Concealment, an installation of 25 works at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, on view now through Sept. 1, 2014, focuses on the dynamic interplay between concealment and revelation in contemporary photography and video art. The featured works, all from the Museum’s Department of Photographs, range from a late 19th–century photograph by Pierre-Louis Pierson to a recently acquired work by Thomas Demand.  The installation presents works by artists who use the camera to reveal subjects or places ordinarily hidden from view, as well as works that explore bro...

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Left to right: Mountain, 1978; Cloud, 1959; The Mountain Core, 1978.  Photo by Katherine Abbott, Courtesy of The Noguchi Museum, New York

CONTEMPORIZING THE COLLECTION: NOGUCHI ARCHAIC / NOGUCHI MODERN

Released: April 2, 2014

New Exhibition Explores The Timelessness Of Noguchi’s Works, Which Embody Both The Ancient Past And Distant Future. The Noguchi Museum has drawn from its extensive holdings to organize an exhibition of sixty-five sculptures, works on paper, and design objects by Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988), many that have never been on view in the Museum before, including working proofs, studies, and pieces that were never signed by the artist, even if finished. Collection Highlights: Noguchi Archaic / Noguchi Modern is inspired by Noguchi’s fascination with space, built and natural landscapes, and the im...