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Ancient Coins, Modern Paintings & Asian Art Abound July 19 at 888 Auctions

Released: July 10, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With the temperatures hitting record highs all over the world, the prices continue to soar at 888 Auctions. With 401 fresh-to-market items opening up for bidding and available to the highest bidder, the upcoming auction, featuring Ancient Coins, Modern Paintings and Asian Art is sure to be a crowd-pleaser July 19, 2018.   Headlining the sale will be a series of ancient coins which can be found at the following lots:   Lot 174: Northern Song Dynasty (1101-1125 AD) Daguan Tongbao Hartill 16.418 (High Estimate: $120) Lot 186: Chinese Sui Dynasty (581-604 AD) Wuzh...


Image from Iranian film director Jafar Panahi

CAMA Gallery of Iranian art announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers

Released: July 10, 2018

Time Lapse - CAMA Gallery of Iranian art announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers CAMA London: 2 August – 2 October 2018CAMA Gallery of Iranian art presents an exhibition of photographs by seven prestigious Iranian film directors. Time Lapse features the work of Cannes Film Festival award-winning directors Jafar Panahi and Abbas Kiarostami, pioneering writer and film maker Ebrahim Golestan, the first Iranian photographer Mirza Ebrahim Khan Akkas Bashi, Cannes Film festival award nominee Nasser Taghvai, award-winning documentary maker Kamran Shirdel, and San Sebastian Interna...


The top lot of the auction at $90,750 was this R.J.  Horner mahogany grandfather clock with J.J.  Elliott nine-tube works, heavily carved with winged griffins, pierced carved angel crest, flowers, foliage and birds.  It stands 118 1/2 inches tall.

Moravian Flask, Guanyin, R.J Horner Clock Lead Kennedy’s Estate Auction

Released: July 04, 2018

From ornately carved furniture by R.J. Horner to fine art, Kennedy’s Auction Service’s June 2 auction of the Carl Smith estate in Memphis’ central garden district, had it all but it was two ladies, each standing less than 2 feet tall, that drew the most attention. In a case of East meets West, the two figures — one from North Carolina, the other from China —  brought much presale attention here and performed well. A rare Moravian pottery flask in the form of a woman in a green dress, holding a bouquet of posies, 6 ⅝ inches tall, crossed the block for $28,600. The circa 1811 piece is thou...


Lot 138, an attributed Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Mixed Media on Paper, featuring an automobile.  Accompanied with a certificate, this original piece hails from a Southern Ontario estate and is unique in its subject matter and colors.  It is expected to exceed its high estimate of $8,000.

Modern Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques Feature Heavily July 05 at 888 Auctions

Released: June 26, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – With the summer auction season in full swing, 888 Auctions continues to conduct auctions at a prodigious rate, allowing buyers and sellers to find fresh-to-market items quickly and at fair market prices. The upcoming auction, featuring Modern Art, Paintings and Asian Antiques, will be listing 386 lots.   Headlining the sale will be the cover lot of the auction: Lot 138, an attributed Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Mixed Media on Paper, featuring an automobile. Accompanied with a certificate, this original piece hails from a Southern Ontario estate and is unique i...


Chinese Coins, Antiques & Western Paintings Abound June 21 at 888 Auctions

Released: June 15, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the temperatures continue to rise, the sell-through rates and hammer prices continue to steadily climb at 888 Auctions. The high sell-through rates have become an effective barometer for the Canadian auction house and it is with those high hopes that 888 Auctions will be featuring 393 fresh-to-market items including a variety of Chinese Coins, Antiques and Western Paintings.   Starring as the cover lot of the auction and nestled within the numerous rare Chinese coins featured in the June 21 sale is Lot 208, a Chinese Qing Dynasty Daoguang Period (1820-1850) Tongb...


"Resurgence" by Carol McCord

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the Sixth Annual “Water/Seascapes” Competition & Exhibition.

Released: May 25, 2018

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 6th Annual International 2018 “Water/Seascapes” Online Art Competition to be held from May 21st, 2018 to June 17th, 2018.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online from June 19th, 2018 to July 15th, 2018.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged on Painting/Drawing, Photography/Digita...


Fusion Art's 2nd Annual Skies Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries.  www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual Skies Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: May 18, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting entries for the 2nd Annual Skies international art competition. For this competition, both 2D & 3D artists are encouraged to submit their best art and photography depicting the sky. The sky is everything that lies above the surface of the Earth, including clouds, rainbows, aurorae, lightning, precipitation and storms, stars, planets, moon, celestial events, the night sky, the day sky, dusk and dawn - just as long as the sky is the primary focus. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of July 2018....


Courtesy of Dan Arnold Photography

1stdibs Launches "Color My World" Digital Storefront

Released: May 09, 2018

Following the success of last year's event, more than 100 artists, designers, and creatives participated in the 2018 edition of "Color My World." Launched by designer Doug Meyer, the unique fundraiser provides a 12X18' line drawing template where participants add their original spin with any medium—watercolor, paint, market, collage, etc. Each piece is available for $200 online. Enhancing the sense of discovery and mystery, the name of the creator of a particular version will not be revealed until it is purchased — and then only to the buyer. For this year’s iteration, Color My World has...


Back in 1966-67, the “Souper” dress, inspired by the famous Soup Can art series by Andy Warhol, married art and advertising when paper dresses were in vogue.  If one mailed in two labels from Campbell’s soup cans to the company along with $1, this dress was their reward.

Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Goes From Soup (Can) To Nuts May 16

Released: May 07, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., usually has merchandise  that runs the gamut from soup to nuts in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. This is especially true for its next auction on Wednesday, May 16, at 10 am, which features an Andy Warhol “Souper” soup can paper dress, which was only made 1966-67. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. “Our auctions mostly are soup to nuts affairs with a little bit of everything,” said owner and founder Pam Stone. “This sale has a very strong pop culture sensibility with the Andy Warhol dress as well as a couple of very str...


OIl on panel by the renowned American artist and illustrator John Philip Falter (1910-1982), rendered around 1955 ($92,400).

Oil on panel painting by John Philip Falter (Am., 1910-1982) brings $92,400 at Ripley Auctions

Released: May 07, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An oil on panel painting by renowned American artist and illustrator John Philip Falter (1910-1982) soared to $92,400, and an important early modern studio pottery vase by Japanese-born American artist Toshiko Takaezu (1922-2011) – one of a group of pottery pieces by Takaezu in the auction – made $19,200 in a sale held March 31st by Ripley Auctions.   The estate collection auction of American Craft, 20th Century Art & Design was packed with 348 lots of turned wood, studio pottery, American prints, original artwork and more. The event was held in Ripley Auctions...


Am West Hill with frame

Witherell’s American West at Auction has a newly discovered Thomas Hill painting of Yosemite Valley, a Grace Hudson and an Horatio Nelson Poole live and online.

Released: May 03, 2018

A newly discovered painting by Thomas Hill, “Silver Strand Falls,” that shows Yosemite Valley in its untouched beauty, a Grace Hudson of a Pomo child and a Horatio Nelson Poole Hawaiian landscape highlight Witherell’s Mary 17, 2017 American West at Auction live and online.    WHO: Brian Witherell, Antiques Roadshow appraiser and Witherell’s Chief Operating Officer   WHAT: American West at Auction   WHEN: Auction: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. start, live and online             Preview: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.   WHERE: Witherell’s Annex, 1925 C Street,...


8th Annual "Landscapes" Art Competition

8th Annual “Landscapes” Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Released: May 02, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 8th Annual “Landscapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of May 2018.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers and digital artists) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s June 2018 online group art exhibition.    Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  The Landscapes theme will be the artist’s interpretation ...


Lot 1118 - Zsolnay Leopard Vase $9,000-12,000

George Nakashima, Harry Bertoia, Paul Evans, Thomas Molesworth, Wendell Castle, Dale Chihuly, Therman Statom among highlights of Rago’s May 19-20 Auctions

Released: May 01, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, May 19th and Sunday, May 20th the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design. Early 20th C. Design: Saturday, May 19 at 10:00AM, 276 lots Featuring ceramics by Rookwood, Fulper, Grueby, Marblehead, John Bennett, early Van Briggle, Newcomb College, Teco, and North Dakota School of Mines. European pottery by Martin Brothers, Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, Zsolnay, Moorcroft, and Clement Massier. Furniture by Gustav Stickley, Roycroft, L. & J.G. Stickley, Limbert, and Rose Valley. An important and rare table...


Lo Giudice Eden Blu, 2018 140x140cm

Marcello Lo Giudice Eden Universe, Eden Ocean

Released: April 17, 2018

EXHIBITION DATES: May 10 - June 9 2018 WHERE: Opera Gallery New York 791 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10065 T. +1 646-707-3299 | nyc@operagallery.com It is with great pleasure that we present Eden Universe, Eden Ocean, a major solo exhibition of sedimentary, saturated, abstract paintings from Marcello Lo Giudice at Opera Gallery New York for the very first time. It is undeniable that Lo Giudice’s paintings draw influence from his early studies in the scientific field of Geology, however, rather than remaining limited by the solid, unshakable representation of time, the...


Celebrating Royal Faberge – The Return, An exhibition of unknown and seldom seen works of art by Peter Carl Faberge

Released: March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 New York, NY - A La Vieille Russie (ALVR) will present Celebrating Royal Fabergé – The Return from May 1 – 18, 2018, an exhibition of rare and important works of art created by Court Jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé (1846 - 1920).  These works have just returned to ALVR from loan to the museum exhibition, Royal Fabergé, at the iconic Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts in Norwich, England, which also included 65 loans from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. For the first time these extraordinary Fabergé works of art will be shown together in the US, including a piece relating to and...


David Hockney, Celia Observing

HOCKNEY, CLOSE & KATZ: CONTEMPORARY MASTERS OF PORTRAITURE AT CLARKE’S APRIL 22ND AUCTION

Released: April 12, 2018

Clarke’s April 22nd auction is highlighted by a single owner collection of contemporary prints and paintings by such renowned artists as Jim Dine, David Hockney, Alex Katz, Chuck Close and Robert Vickery. Works by distinguished 19th and early 20th century American and European artists round out the sale. Of note is David Hockney’s Celia Observing, a rare 1976 color etching and aquatint ($6,000/$9,000), depicting the fabric designer Celia Birtwell with an intense gaze, seated before a large portrait. Celia, Hockney’s long-time muse, is perhaps most famously portrayed in the large-scale do...


8th Annual "Figurative" Online Art Exhibition

8th Annual "Figurative" Art Exhibition Announced by Art Gallery

Released: April 10, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its April 2018 art exhibition, the 8th Annual “Figurative” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is Figurative and artists were asked to submit their best abstract or representational figurative art for this competition.                                                                                              An international art competition was held in March 2018 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from ...


Ali Nedaei

First Gallery of Iranian Art in London Opens This Week

Released: April 29, 2018

CAMA Gallery of Iranian Art announce opening of London gallery, 5th of April 2018  CAMA Gallery London 19 Dacre Street, London, SW1H 0DJ Opening Ceremony 6pm-10pm Following the success of their space in Tehran, CAMA Gallery, the new international market leaders in Modern and Contemporary Iranian art, have announced the opening of their London gallery on the 5th of April with an inaugural exhibition of 19 Contemporary Iranian artists. The exhibition, entitled “Sensation”, is dedicated to contemporary luminaries from Iran. Whilst the works of all the artists are vastly diverse in t...


Stanza, oil on canvas, 36 x 49 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Oil Paintings by Chris Young

Released: March 27, 2018

CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of oil paintings by Chris Young, running April 6-27. The artist from Orem, Utah, will attend an opening reception on April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk/Palm Desert First Weekend. CODA Gallery has represented Chris since its beginnings in the late 1980s. “I was finishing up my BFA show [at Brigham Young University] and [CODA Gallery founders Connie and David Katz] were representing some of my professors. A couple of professors said, ‘Go take a look at Chris’ show; you may like his work,’” Chris recalls. They did. “David s...


Retro Circles Buddha, glass, copper, and steel, 35 x 16 x 7 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Glass Sculptures by Marlene Rose

Released: March 27, 2018

CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of glass sculptures by Marlene Rose, running April 6-27. The artist from Clearwater, Fla., will attend an opening reception on April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk/Palm Desert First Weekend. On the cusp of earning a bachelor of fine arts degree at Tulane University in New Orleans, Marlene was on her way to becoming a professional artist when the pathway veered. “Glass was one of the last classes I took because it didn’t interest me at all,” she recalls. “People weren’t experimenting with it; they were making vessels.” Bu...


HGTV's Taniya Nayak hosts a panel on kitchen design as part of the 5th Annual Boston Design Week.

5th Annual Boston Design Week Offers 70+ Events, Calendar Now Online

Released: March 28, 2018

Boston, MA - Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide design festival, returns for its fifth year April 4 – April 15, 2018 featuring a dazzling array of programs and events across the design spectrum. This year’s theme is “Now, New, Next!” which highlights current, new, and future design in all design arenas. All programs, events and exhibitions are open to the public and most are free of charge, but most require an RSVP. The full calendar of events is now available at www.BostonDesignWeek.com. Boston Design Week launches Wednesday, April 4 with five kick-off events in five different locati...


9th Annual "Abstracts" Online Art Exhibition

9th Annual “Abstracts” Art Exhibition Results Now Online

Released: March 01, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its December art exhibition, the “Abstracts" Online Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is abstracts and artists were asked to submit their best 2D & 3D nonobjective or nonrepresentational art. An international online art competition was held in February 2018 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 29 different countries and also received entries from 40 different states. Overall, 952 entries were judg...


8th Annual "Figurative" Online Art Exhibition

Call for Entries - Theme “Figurative” Online Art Competition

Released: February 21, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 8th Annual “Figurative” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2018.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s April 2018 online group art exhibition.     Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  We suggest they send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme f...


Yue Minjun The Resurrection, 2010 Oil on canvas, 153.5 x 129.9 in

Made in Asia

Released: February 20, 2018

A Celebration of Asia Week New York At Opera Gallery, NYC March 14 - March 27,2018  Made in Asia, a collection of works dedicated entirely to, or inspired by Asia, will be exhibited by Opera Gallery New York, in celebration of Asia Week New York, March 14-27. Curated entirely from Opera Gallery’s global collection of works from galleries in London, Paris, Monaco, Geneva, Beirut, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Dubai, Miami and Aspen, this major exhibition runs from March 14 through 27, at Opera Gallery New York, 791 Madison Avenue. Carrying forward the mission to promote and advan...


Dusk, exotic woods, 32 x 28 x 10 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Sculptures by Silvia Davis

Released: February 17, 2018

CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of wood and bronze sculptures by Silvia Davis, running March 2-23. The artist from Utah will attend an opening reception on March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk/Palm Desert First Weekend. “I create very complex wood sculptures that can have color, texture, pattern; and they’re all derived from direct observation, meaning I look closely at the world around me,” Silvia says of her work. In terms of subject matter, she tackles both the organic animal world and inanimate still lifes, such as a coat rack with hats, coats, and...


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