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"The Surviving Members of the Sullivan Seven", 2014.  Oil on panel, 36 x 36 inches.

THEATER OF WAR: Paul Endres Jr.'s Tales of the American Burden

Released: March 31, 2014

On Exhibit at Childs Gallery, Boston, April 10th - June 14th. Named one of the Boston Globe’s “Five young artists to watch” in 2011, painter Paul Endres Jr. continues to enthrall with his hyper-real vision of an absurdist post-apocalyptic world. “Being a painter in the 21st century is so contradictory,” muses 28-year-old artist Paul Endres Jr. “Painting is an old world craft in a faster and faster moving digital world. My work combines that venerable notion of painting with contemporary cultural imagery.” Also a dichotomy is the theme of the artist’s exhilarating new exhibition at...


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37th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair - Nov 15-17

Released: November 14, 2013

Annual booklovers gathering features record number of new national and international dealers BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, will return to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay, November 15-17, 2013.  The offerings are wide and diverse from over 120 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia and The Netherlands who will exhibit and sell rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first edition...


Childe Hassam (1859-1935), Mount Vernon Street, Boston, Looking Toward the State House, c.  1890.  Oil on canvas, 18 ¼ x 16 in.  Signed lower right.  Courtesy of Godel & Co.  Fine Art (NY)

Seventeenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) Slated For November 21-24, 2013 at The Cyclorama

Released: September 9, 2013

Co-Producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the Seventeenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), to take place Thursday - Sunday, November 21-24, 2013 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts, 539 Tremont Street in Boston's hip and historic South End. Both traditional and contemporary galleries from the United States, Canada and Europe will offer more than 3,000 original works of art. The show opens with the Gala Preview on Thursday, November 21 from 5:30 to 8:30pm to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children-Boston. Weekend hours are Friday 1pm-8p...


"Glorious Splendor: The 18th Century Wallpapers in the Jeremiah Lee Mansion in Marblehead Massachusetts", by Judy Anderson, one of the guest speakers at the Ellis Boston Antiques Show.

Ellis Boston Antiques Show October 24-27, 2013 - Special Guests and Programs Announced

Released: August 26, 2013

The third annual Ellis Boston Antiques Show takes place October 24-27, 2013 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts in Boston’s South End. The show opens with a Gala Preview presented by BNY Mellon Wealth Management on Thursday, October 24 to benefit Ellis Memorial, Boston's first settlement house.  Weekend show hours are Friday October 19 from 1-8pm, Saturday October 20 from 11am-8pm, and Sunday October 21, from 11am-5pm.  Admission is $15 (under 12 free) and includes admission to all special programs. For information, visit the show's website at www.EllisBoston.com o...


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Third Annual Ellis Boston Antiques Show Slated For October 24-27, 2013 at The Cyclorama

Released: July 19, 2013

The Ellis Antiques Show ran for 49 years in Boston before closing its doors in 2009.  The Boston Antiques Show ran for 21 years, closing its doors in 2001 in the aftermath of 9/11.   Co-producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four did honor to both historical shows by launching The Ellis Boston Antiques Show in October 2011.  The show features 40 exhibitors of the highest quality, drawn from both previous shows, as well as many new additions.  The range of offerings at the show has also been diversified and expanded to include an array of antiques, jewelry and decorative a...


In Good Company Exhibition

Released: June 7, 2013

(Boston) – Quidley & Company Fine Art.  This year marks our 4th annual ‘In Good Company’ exhibition celebrating the best of our artists’ styles, craftsmanship, and vision. Twenty- nine artists from Quidley & Company’s renowned stable each contribute one iconic example of their work expressly for this highly anticipated event. Our preeminent artists showcase the best of contemporary realism and impressionism; collectively spanning the genres of landscape, marine, still life and figurative painting.   Catalogs available. 


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“That’s Amore: Travel Posters to Love” at International Poster Gallery

Released: May 22, 2013

BOSTON – Wanderlust is the theme of International Poster Gallery’s 21st annual Summer Show, “That’s Amore: Travel Posters to Love”. The core of the exhibition traces the fascinating development of travel to Italy, the “Sunny Boot of Europe,” from the rise of railroad travel in the 1890s to the 1960s.  Featuring more than 100 original vintage travel posters, the exhibition will be rounded out by a select group of fine posters from every continent. “That’s Amore” opens June 11 and runs through September 2, 2013.  Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday no...


"Descent", 1983.  Oil on canvas, 54 x 56 1/2 inches.

"Arthur Polonsky: Mythical Flight" on exhibit at Childs Gallery, Boston

Released: May 9, 2013

A Boston Expressionist with a wholly unique worldview, Arthur Polonsky (b. 1925) has spent the past seven decades exploring man’s place in an unknowable universe, the subject of an enthralling new show, on view through June 28th, at Childs Gallery.   Like his thought-provoking artwork, Arthur Polonsky is disquietingly enigmatic. His subjects are recognizable, yet he professes there’s no inherent narrative. His vision is wholly personal, yet the imagery has an inclusive universality. And though he is inspired by poetry, mythology, and symbolism, Polonsky paints with an unbridled imm...


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War and Peace: TASS Agency Posters from the Soviet Union 1941 - 1946 at International Poster Gallery

Released: April 23, 2013

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents “War and Peace: TASS Agency Posters from the Soviet Union 1941 – 1946, a one-week only show and sale of extremely rare News Agency “window” posters from the Soviet Union, on view May 1- May 7, 2013. Posted daily in shop windows of Moscow after the German invasion in 1941, TASS posters were intended to rally support for the war, and later the post-war, effort. The gallery is offering its complete collection of 45 large format, intricately hand-stenciled TASS posters, many never before exhibited in the U.S.  International ...


Leonetto Cappiello, Le Nil, 1912.  63 x 47 inches, lithograph.

New Collectors Night at International Poster Gallery

Released: April 4, 2013

BOSTON, MA – As part of International Poster Gallery’s (IPG) newest exhibition, “Getting Started: Affordable Poster Classics for the New Collector”, the gallery is presenting a special program on April 18, 2013 from 6-8pm designed to introduce new collectors to the world of poster collecting. As part of New Collectors Night, gallery owner and poster expert Jim Lapides will present a special program covering a brief history of posters and a crash course on the dos and don’ts of collecting.  Refreshments will be served and attendees will have special access to the gallery’s collection o...


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Artist Mark Davis to Exhibit Mobiles at Boston’s AD20/21 Show

Released: March 8, 2013

BOSTON, MA – Boston-based artist Mark Davis announces his participation in AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries, taking place March 21-24, 2013 at the Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts.  For his second year at the show, Davis will showcase a series of exciting new pieces, including hanging, wall-mounted and freestanding mobiles.  The artist will also present a booth talk on Sunday, March 24 at 3:00pm that focuses on the creation of his sculptural mobiles.  Mark Davis is represented in Boston by Pucker Gallery, located on Newbury Street.  For ad...


John P.  Axelrod

John P. Axelrod to Receive 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at Gala Preview for "AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries Show"

Released: March 5, 2013

Boston, Massachusetts – Collector and philanthropist John P. Axelrod will receive the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gala Preview of the 6th annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries on Thursday evening, March 21 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street in Boston's South End.   The Gala Preview, from 5:30-8:30pm, benefits Boston Architectural College (BAC), New England's largest independent, accredited college of spatial design.  More than 600 people are expected at the event, which will raise over $100,000 for the BAC...


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Boston Rare Maps Showcases Non-Cartographic Material in New Acquisitions

Released: February 27, 2013

SOUTHAMPTON, MA – Boston Rare Maps, one of the country’s premier specialists in rare and unusual antique maps, announces the acquisition of a number of exciting new pieces, many among them rare and unusual non-cartographic materials.  Featured works include original artwork for Guiness, a historic broadside advertising a lurid “story paper,” and a political cartoon mocking Napoleon’s ultimately unsuccessful exile to Elba.  For additional information or to view the selection online, please visit www.BostonRareMaps.comor call (413) 527-4020. Highlighting this selection of new ac...


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“Getting Started: Affordable Poster Classics for the New Collector” at International Poster Gallery

Released: February 22, 2013

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents “Getting Started: Affordable Poster Classics for the New Collector”, a show and sale of 50 original vintage posters under $2500 that reveal why the field remains one of the best for newcomers. The show features fine examples from several styles, subjects and eras to indicate the incredible breadth of opportunities for any budding collector. Highly accessible, beautifully printed and designed,  often by world- leading artists, advertising posters have more than a 30 year track record of appreciation. A New Collectors Nigh...


Donald De Lue, American (1897-1988) New Day, 1976 Bronze, 26 inches tall Bronze with Renaissance Brown and Pompeiian Green patinas.  Number 3 of an edition of 12.

Exhibitor Roster Announced for AD20/21 and The Boston Print Fair, March 21-24, 2013

Released: February 5, 2013

AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair takes place March 21-24, 2013, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston's South End.  AD20/21 features galleries specializing in modern to contemporary furniture, glass, ceramics and decorative arts alongside a wide array of modern to contemporary fine art.  The Print Fair features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, photography and other works on paper.   Tony Fusco and Robert Four, co-producers of the show, are pleased to announ...


Leonetto Cappiello, Nitrolian, 1929.  http://www.internationalposter.com/poster-details.aspx?id=FRL01040

Cappiello’s Nitrolian Poster Among New Acquisitions at International Poster Gallery

Released: January 17, 2013

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) announces an array of acquisitions and new additions to their offerings of over 5,000 original vintage posters, prints, luggage labels and graphics.  Included in the lineup is a 1929 poster for Nitrolian paint by Leonetto Cappiello and a number of additional works by artists including Philippe Sommer, Elieen Mayo, Andy Warhol, John Scotford Jr. and more.  The gallery is located at 275 Newbury Street and is open daily from 10am – 6pm and Sunday from noon – 6pm.  For additional information, please visit www.InternationalPoster.co...


"North America from the most Authentic and Latest Surveys" by R.  Gray.  Published Glasgow, 1811.  Engraving in sepia ink on linen, 15 x 21 inches.

Rare 1811 Linen Printed Louisiana Territory Map Highlights New Acquisitions at Boston Rare Maps

Released: January 14, 2013

Boston Rare Maps, one of the country’s premier specialists in rare and unusual antique maps, announces the acquisition of a number of exciting new pieces, among them a rare linen-printed 1811 map that depicts the short-lived state of “Franklin.”  Additional works include a charming map of Lake Champlain printed in America during the Revolutionary War, the first-ever printed chart of Boston Harbor, and a mammoth hand-drawn map of North America’s west coast.  For additional information or to view the selection online, please visit www.BostonRareMaps.com or call (413) 527-4020. ...


Colleene Fesko appraises a rare Diego Rivera

Appraiser Colleene Fesko’s Million-Dollar Diego Rivera Discovery

Released: January 2, 2013

Boston-based fine art and antiques expert Colleene Fesko, frequently seen on the hit PBS television series Antiques Roadshow, celebrates her third year as an independent appraiser and consultant. After more than two decades at Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers, Fesko launched her appraisal firm in 2010, and has been in high demand for personal appearances, curatorial consulting and estate brokering since. In 2013, Fesko will be featured in a number of episodes of Antiques Roadshow’s Season 17, and two of her appraisals are already predicted to be season highlights. On January 7, an ep...


Dora Atwater Millikin at Walker-Cunningham Fine Art

Walker-Cunningham Exhibits Dora Atwater Millikin "Sense of Place"

Released: December 9, 2012

  Boston, MA – November 26, 2012 – Walker-Cunningham Fine Art, located on the second floor at 162 Newbury Street, Boston announces "Dora Atwater Millikin:  Sense of Place" an exhibiton of recent landscape paintings by reknowned South Coast Massachusetts artist Dora Atwater Millikin.  The work, including several from a series of Netherlands views,  will be on view at Walker-Cunningham Fine Art beginning Thursday, December 13, 2012 through January 12, 2013.  Opening reception:  Thursday, December 13, 5:30-8pm.   In Dora's own words: My Netherlands Pai...


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International Poster Gallery Presents “Winter Wanderlust” 19th Annual Holiday Poster Show December 1 – January 31

Released: November 14, 2012

International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents Winter Wanderlust, the gallery’s 19th annual holiday poster show featuring travel posters for exotic locales in addition to a selection of general works by renowned poster artists.  From exotic beach resorts along the French Riviera to romantic railway excursions along the snow-capped peaks of Switzerland, the exhibition provides a tour of adventurous destinations unlike any other.  Winter Wanderlust runs December 1 – January 31, 2012 at International Poster Gallery, 205 Newbury Street in Boston.  The gallery is open da...


An October Afternoon, 1871 Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823–1880) Oil on canvas Henry H.  and Zoe Oliver Sherman Fund

Special Guests and Programs at the 16th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show

Released: October 25, 2012

  Galleries from the United States and Europe will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the Sixteenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), November 15-18, 2012 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts (BCA).  The show opens with a Gala Preview on Thursday, November 15 from 5:30 to 8:30pm to benefit Friends of the Children - Boston.  Gala tickets are $100 and $250.  Weekend hours are Friday 1pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.  Tickets are $15, under 12 free.  For additional information visit www.FineArtBoston.com ...


Kevin Peterson 'Rooster Brand'

Urban Intersection - Painting Exhibition in Boston

Released: October 11, 2012

Quidley & Company Fine Art proudly presents Urban Intersection, a group invitational exhibition and sale opening Thursday, October 25th through November 25th, 2012. An extraordinary group of nineteen contemporary artists working in the genre of representational painting explore the multifarious sensory information universally experienced in urban life. The urban setting and its corresponding lifestyle serve as the source inspiration for these extraordinary new works. Highlights of the exhibition include Alexandra Pacula’s vibrantly nuanced photorealist night paintings and Matthew C...


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Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters at International Poster Gallery

Released: September 25, 2012

International Poster Gallery proudly presents Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters, a show and sale of original vintage posters from 1945 – 1965.  The Mid-Century poster genre, which has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in recent years, encompasses a broad spectrum of motifs and styles that responded to the technological and cultural developments of the post-World War II world.  Included in the exhibition are works by such pioneers of Mid-Century design as Armin Hofmann, Herbert Leupin, Erik Nitsche and David Klein.  Global Persuasion runs October 4 throu...


Narrative Fragments - Sept 20 - Quidley, Boston

Narrative Fragments Exhibition - Quidley & Company, Boston

Released: September 12, 2012

For Immediate Release: Exhibition Title: Narrative Fragments    Exhibition Dates: September 20th-October 20th, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 20th, 2012, 5:30 - 8:00pm. Catered.                        Location: Quidley & Company Fine Art 38 Newbury Street, 5th floor, Boston, MA  02116 Exhibition website: http://blog.quidleyandco.com/events/2012narrativefragments/ (Boston) - Quidley & Company Fine Art proudly presents Narrative Fragme...


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“Titans of The Sea: Vintage Advertising Posters From The Golden Age of Ocean Liners” Launches at InterContinental Boston

Released: August 2, 2012

  InterContinental Boston, a 424-room luxury hotel located on Boston’s burgeoning waterfront and just 1.5 miles from Boston’s Black Falcon Cruise Terminal, and International Poster Gallery launch “Titans of the Sea: Posters from the Golden Age of Ocean Liners”, an exhibit of some of the greatest vintage ocean liner advertising posters from 1914 - 1954. The show, which runs from July - December 2012 at the InterContinental Boston, explores the romance, history and adventure of ocean travel with 10 extraordinary selections from a recently acquired collection of more than 200 ocean li...