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Hiroko Ikegami (left) and the cover of her book The Great Migrator: Robert Rauschenberg and the Global Rise of American Art, which will be translated into Japanese with a Terra Foundation publication grant.

Terra Foundation Announces Recipients of 2014 International Academic Awards & Fellowships

Released: July 8, 2014

Today, the Terra Foundation for American Art announced the recipients of its 2014 international academic awards and fellowships, including Hiroko Ikegami, an associate professor in the Graduate School of Intercultural Studies at Kobe University. Ms. Ikegami received one of seven publication grants awarded by the foundation this year to translate her critically acclaimed book The Great Migrator: Robert Rauschenberg and the Global Rise of American Art into Japanese. “Relatively little scholarship about the historical art of the United States exists in Japanese, but we’re seeing an increas...

This Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 sold for $5,850 at an auction held June 13-14.

Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 hits the mark for $5,850 at auction

Released: July 9, 2014

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg, mounted on three brass leg finials and engraved in script “Rebel shell – Gettysburg 1863,” sold for $5,850 at Mohawk Arms’ Auction #71, held June 13th-14th online and at the firm’s gallery in Bouckville. The “plugs” had been removed from the seven-pound shell, exposing two threaded openings. The auction featured hundreds of military items from multiple wars and generations. Headlining the sale was a single-owner lifetime collection of items from the Civil War through World Wars I and II. These included swords,...

Artist: Malina Belcheva, U.S.  Details: Laced-in binding; full natural goatskin; engraved Moiré design, full decoration on front and back covers drawn in copper, brass and aluminum metallic powders.

International exhibit of design bindings opens in Boston July 18 at the Windgate Gallery

Released: July 8, 2014

La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada).   The free, public exhibit is open for viewing weekdays from July 18 through September 12, 2014, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Windgate Gallery at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street, Boston.   Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (cal...

Copyright Milly Martionou, Dreamscape No.  401, 2014 Oil on Canvas / Glitter, 88 x 88 cm


Released: July 4, 2014

Diamonds forever Milly Martionou at Nina Torres Fine Art by Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund, Art Critic Nina Torres Fine Art Miami International Art Exhibition July 4-10, 2014 NINA TORRES FINE ART 1800 North Bayshore Drive, CP1 Miami, FL. 33132 Phone: +01.305.395.3599 In the heart of Miami Downtown, just a few Metromover stops away from the new Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Nina Torres Fine Art reflects the urban landscape of Miami and responds to the city's rapid growth as a cultural destination. The gallery manager has ...

Rendering of planned Speed Art Museum expansion

Speed Art Museum Hires New Curator of Contemporary Art

Released: July 4, 2014

The Speed Art Museum has begun hiring key positions in anticipation of its re-opening in the spring of 2016 and announced today that Miranda Lash has been hired as the Curator of Contemporary Art for the Museum. Lash will begin her new role at the Speed on August 18, 2014. "I am excited to become a part of the Speed Art Museum's promising future. Between the new building and its stunning galleries, the site-specific commissions planned for the Art Park, and the enthusiasm for contemporary art in Louisville, the possibilities seem boundless. For years I have enjoyed exploring what contempor...

Sladmore Gallery stand at Masterpiece London

Masterpiece London Wraps with Record Visitors, Strong Sales

Released: July 4, 2014

Masterpiece London 2014, returned to the Royal Hospital Chelsea for its fifth year, joined by principal sponsor RBC Wealth Management. With the highest visitor numbers to date, 35,000 people in total came to the fair to both admire and acquire museum-quality art, antiques, design and jewellery. Many exhibitors reported strong sales this year throughout the fair and across all categories supporting the ethos of cross-collecting, with collectors and curators noting the exceptionally high quality of works offered this year – evidence that the exhibitors saved their very best pieces for...

Gallery for Russian Arts and Design

'A Game in Hell': The First World War in Russia

Released: July 3, 2014

GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design presents ‘A Game in Hell’: The First World War in Russia, an exhibition curated by two of today’s most prominent Russian scholars, Prof John Bowlt and Dr Nicoletta Misler.   ‘A Game in Hell’: The First World War in Russia examines the artistic and historical significance of the First World War in Russia. So rapidly was the First World War succeeded by the 1917 Revolution and the Russian Civil War that there was little time to process its impact during the changing regimes that followed. In collaboration with the Russian ...

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston Raises $50 Million

Released: July 3, 2014

Today, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) announced that is has successfully completed its $50 million campaign. The $50 million was raised for the ICA’s endowment and operations, paving the way for the next phase of the museum's development and solidifying the ICA as a catalyst for artistic, educational and civic life in Boston. The ICA campaign, which launched in 2010, generated three historical endowments: Ellen Poss endowed the director’s position, now named the Ellen Matilda Poss Director; Barbara Lee endowed the chief curator post, now named the Barbara Lee Chief Curato...

Arthur Pinajian, Untitled D40, oil on canvas, 1965, 46 x 38

"Arthur Pinajian: The Nudes" Opens July 17 at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: July 7, 2014

A tale of near-loss, discovery and, ultimately, posthumous success, the story of Arthur Pinajian has caught the attention of the the art world, collectors and media since his work was shown for the first time a year ago.   For the first time, Pinajian's early nudes will go on display at Lawrence Fine Art, East Hampton, in its West Gallery beginning July 17 with an opening reception on Saturday, July 19  from 5-8 pm. A fellow traveler with DeKooning, Gottlieb and Gorky at the famed Cedar Bar, Pinajian chose never to exhibit and his work was nearly destroyed. ...

In Between Days IV: Group Exhibition by Gallery Artists

In Between Days IV: Group Exhibition by Gallery Artists

Released: July 5, 2014

In Between Days IV: Group Exhibition by Gallery Artists Exhibition Duration: July 5 to August 31, 2014 Participating Artists: Chen Linggang, Huang Zhiyang, Li Wei, Liu Ren, Tamen, Cássio Vasconcellos, Wang Lang, Xiang Guohua, Xie Aige, Ye Hongxing In the fourth edition of In Between Days, Art+ Shanghai Gallery showcases new and previously exhibited works from the gallery’s collection. Featuring paintings, sculptures, and photography, In Between Days IV is a celebration of the summer season and the gallery’s new location...