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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,...


Chorley’s announces Modern and Contemporary Sale of over 700 lots including Lynn Chadwick sculpture

Released: May 03, 2018

Cotswolds auction house Chorley’s have announced their first 2018 sale of Modern and Contemporary Art and Design, taking place on Tuesday 15 May 2018. With two important collections of studio pottery this sale cements Chorley’s position as a leading regional auctioneer of important Modern Design. Among the most important lots are studio pottery from renowned Modernist Potter Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995). Rie’s pieces include a stunning porcelain vase, of tall cylindrical form with flared rim, in a manganese and blue glaze with scraffito detailing, estimated at £15000 – 2000...


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...


Katty Smith - Solo Art Exhibition

Katty Smith Awarded a Solo Art Exhibition

Released: February 16, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Katty Smith has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their website. Katty Smith and her award winning female figure sculptures will be featured on the gallery’s front page and in the “Solo Art Series” section of their website. Katty Smith will also be promoted in 1000+ press releases and throughout the gallery’s social media networks. In addition, her art will be displayed on the gallery’s Artsy.net page, highlighted on their YouTube channel and with an event postcard. At the conclusion of the sol...


Demétre Chiparus (Romanian 1886-1947), Les Girls, chryselephantine cold painted bronze sculptures

'Les Girls' by Demétre Chiparus Headlines Weschler’s March 2nd Sale

Released: February 13, 2018

ROCKVILLE, MD –  Weschler’s is pleased to offer a collection of fine art, including significant examples of African American art, American and European antique furniture, Russian objets de vertu, Modern designer furniture, Mid-Century decorative objects and more in their Capital Collections Estate Auction on March 2nd at 10am. The public is invited to preview these items during the exhibit, which opens on Saturday, February 24th at 9am.   ‘Les Girls’ by Demétre Chiparus, $300,000-$500,000, headlines the sale. The rare and dramatic chryselephantine cold painted bronze sculpture of five da...


Francis J.  Purcell Antiques, Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES AND ART SHOW PRESENTS ART AND DESIGN THROUGH THE CENTURIES

Released: February 07, 2018

For three days this spring, Philadelphians and visitors can explore exceptional works of art and design spanning four centuries at the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show.  Tickets are now on sale for the show, which will be held from Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, at The Navy Yard, with a Preview Party on Thursday, April 19.  Sixty of the nation’s most distinguished dealers will showcase some of the finest examples of 17th century through 20th century furniture, paintings, jewelry, crafts, silver, textiles, porcelain, and other works.  The dealers, as well as guides and lo...


Magnificent matching pair of T'ang horses, Chinese, terracotta, 7-8 century

ART ANTIQUES CHESHIRE

Released: February 06, 2018

For three days from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 February, Art Antiques Cheshire, organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited, is an unmissable event that is essential for anyone interested in acquiring the best in fine art, antiques and design from 30 specialist dealers from all over the UK.  Mixing antiques with furnishings and design objects and offering antiquities alongside art to the present day, the event has a broad approach and relaxed atmosphere, creating the perfect shopping environment. This top-class boutique-style fair returns for the seventh year, taking place at The Mere Golf ...


8th Annual "CityScapes" Art Exhibition

8th Annual “CityScapes” Art Exhibition Results Announced

Released: February 05, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its February art exhibition, the “CityScapes" Online Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is CityScapes. Artists were asked to submit their best abstract or representational 2D and 3D cityscape themed art for this competition.                                                                                              An international online art competition was held in January 2018 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received ...


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