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David Lynch, Woman with Screaming Head, 1968, Acrylic on canvas, 66 x 60 in., Private collection, Courtesy of the artist.  Image provided by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

PAFA Presents David Lynch: The Unified Field; First Major U.S. Museum Exhibition of Eminent Filmmaker and PAFA Alumnus

Released: April 10, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents David Lynch: The Unified Field, on view September 13, 2014 through January 11, 2015. The Unified Field will be the first major U.S. museum exhibition of internationally-renowned filmmaker and PAFA alumnus David Lynch (b. 1946), featuring works from all periods of Lynch’s career. The exhibition will feature approximately 90 paintings and drawings from 1965 to the present, many of which have rarely been seen in public. Included will be a section exploring his early work and its origins in Philadelphia (1965-70), which was a critica...


Michael Alfano’s “Liquid Sunshine,” sculpted in clay, cast in resin with paint can.  Acrylic paint.  Limited edition of 250.  http://www.michaelalfano.com

2014 CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR NYC, MAY 8-11, COINCIDES WITH FRIEZE NY SHOWCASING BOTH FINE AND FUNCTIONAL ART

Released: April 10, 2014

The Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8-May 11, 2014, moves to the heart of Chelsea joining at least 10 other events around the city that also amplify and coincide with the international contemporary art fair--Frieze New York. “We’ve set a high bar for the 100 exhibitors in this show--in its fifth year--at The Tunnel in Chelsea,” said Richard Rothbard, art fair co-founder and co-producer, with his wife Joanna Rothbard. "We curate this fair to exhibit master-quality work, yet we distinguish it in other essential ways,” he continued. “Following the tradition of major museums, seasoned master...


I Love Colors by Geraldine Kish Perry, NBSS '00.  18kg, fancy sapphires, diamonds.

Renowned crafts school to showcase exceptional student and alumni work, May 12-30

Released: April 15, 2014

Boston’s acclaimed North Bennet Street School returns to the Financial District on May 12 with a three-week exhibition of unique and beautiful objects made by artisans trained at the school.    "Made by Hand: an exhibit of extraordinary craftsmanship" features dozens of one-of-a-kind objects created by North Bennet Street School students and alumni – including a classic Sheraton hall table, an exquisite diamond sapphire ring, several handsomely finished violins and intricately constructed hand-bound books. The show is open to the public Monday, May 12 through Friday Ma...


A one day unreserved auction of French Furniture and Decorations from A Room with a Vieux Antiques

A ROOM WITH A VIEUX ANTIQUES ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AUCTION

Released: April 11, 2014

Dedham, MA:  After over thirty years as high-end French antique importers and dealers, Jeff Diamond and Ellen Nadler of A Room with a Vieux Antiques of Boston and Brookline, have decided that it's time to retire.  The inventory of their Boston and Brookline retail locations will be sold in an impressive one day unreserved auction conducted by Grogan and Company, Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers on Saturday, April 26th.  Over 700 lots of French Furniture and Decorative Works of Art have been moved to Grogan and Company’s 7,000 square foot gallery located at 22 Harris Stree...


Egyptian Azure-glazed Royal Shabti for the Princess Nesy-Khonsu

Ancient Art Featured On The Curator’s Eye

Released: April 10, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) turns its spotlight on the hundreds of ancient art and artifacts on offer through the online exhibition. The Curator’s Eye presents a worthwhile selection of rare, ancient objects from dealers based all over the world, from Roman silver to Chinese jade to Scythian gold. Egyptian Azure Glazed Royal Shabti This Egyptian azure glazed royal shabti for the Princess Nesy-Khonsu, from the 21st dynasty, ca. 1069-945 BC, is made of exceptional deep blue glazed faience, shown mummiform, and the features in applied black. The figure is slim and handsom...


Roman Redware Lamp, ca.  400 CE.  Est.  $500-$750

Artemis Gallery LIVE’s Spring Variety Sale to feature Ancient and Ethnographic Art

Released: April 14, 2014

Boulder County, CO – Out with the old… to make room for the new!  Artemis Gallery LIVE is cleaning house this April with a fun specialty sale guaranteed to please collectors and dealers alike.   Ancient/Ethnographic Spring Variety Auction, slated for Wednesday, April 16, 2014, offers a wide array of guaranteed ancient and ethnographic art from all over the world, all at unreserved prices.   “This is a great opportunity to really bulk up your collection, and maybe to nab a few pieces you typically wouldn’t spring for at auction.  Almost every lot starts below ...


One of David Tobey's paintings that will be featured in the Pleiades Exhibition April 19 - May 10, 2014.

Solo Show of Enamels on Canvas by David Tobey Challenges Rules for Mixing Artists’ Paints

Released: April 10, 2014

    "Wet Paint", an exhibition of paintings by artist, musician and educator David Tobey is at Pleiades Gallery in New York April 19th through May 10th. The show consists of paintings created with different kinds of professional painting mediums and chemicals such as solvents and additives that have always been considered to be chemically incompatible with each other when applied wet to a surface. Tobey’s intent is to demonstrate that when careful mixed and manipulated, these elements can form detail in a painting that would normally be  impossible to produce using any ...


The Art + Technology Lab at LACMA.

LACMA Names Grants for Art + Technology

Released: April 9, 2014

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) announced the recipients of its 2014 Art + Technology grants on Wednesday. The awards include monetary and in-kind support for projects that explore artistic applications of emerging technologies. LACMA’s Art + Technology Lab and its artist projects are made possible by Accenture, DAQRI, and NVIDIA, with additional support from Gensler, Google, and SpaceX. Professor Ken Goldberg and artist Dan Goods are participating as independent advisors. Additional support provided by the LACMA Director's Circle. A grant from the ...


E.  Charlton Fortune's "Hall of Flowers," 1915, sold for $365,000 including premium, at Bonhams on April 8, 2014.

HALL OF FLOWERS MAKES A FORTUNE AT BONHAMS CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN PAINTINGS AUCTION

Released: April 9, 2014

Bonhams is delighted to announce the top lot of the April 8 California and Western Paintings auction was the image on the catalog cover, impressionist painter E. Charlton Fortune's "Hall of Flowers," 1915, which sold to the highest bidder for $365,000.  Considered to be a masterpiece work that was produced at the height of her artistic career, the painting was inspired by the creative atmosphere surrounding the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The successful auction, simulcast with San Francisco, achieved a total sale of $3.4 million and almost 80% of lots sold and 86% sold...


Lot 275 - Old Master Painting - British Soldiers

Rufino Tamayo and Old Masters to hammer at Hutter Auctions NYC

Released: April 9, 2014

Hutter Auctions NYC is proud to present a NYC Fabulous Estates Auction this Saturday, April 12 at 11am.  The sale will be strong on fine art.  Many of the consignments represent property removed from two impressive estates-- one at 12 West 18th Street and one in Staten Island. The West 18th Street property represents the acquisitions of a collector with a broad and astute eye, including Modernist work by the Latin American master Rufino Tamayo and an assortment of model ships. Highlights from Staten Island estate include a collection of Old Master paintings, a large contine...