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Morten Løbner Espersen Morten Løbner Espersen Blood Moon #1, 2015 Glazed stoneware 20.47h x 19.69w in.

Jason Jacques Gallery Presents a Lunar-Themed Exhibition at the Dallas Art Fair

Released: April 11, 2018

For its inaugural presentation at the Dallas Art Fair the Jason Jacques Gallery will present a curated selection of contemporary ceramic art juxtaposed with rare black- and- white photographs from NASA’s famous lunar orbiter missions in the 1960s.  The several dozen NASA prints originate from negatives that captured the first images of the Moon in 1966 and 1967. Using a technologically advanced imaging system, the lunar orbiter missions succeeded in mapping 99 percent of the Moon. Though an inherently scientific mission, the Lunar Orbiter program resulted in a series of beautiful, haunti...


Lot 181: Jean Dupas, Where is this bower beside the silver Thames?, 1930.  Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.

Scarce Posters from the Golden Age of Travel at Swann Galleries

Released: September 28, 2017

An auction of Rare & Important Travel Posters at Swann Galleries on Thursday, October 26 promises vicarious thrills and worldwide destinations, teeming with the work of renowned graphic artists such as Roger Broders, Adolpe Mouron Cassandre and Jean Dupas. The sale is especially remarkable for its dazzling selection of Art Deco works, embodying the Golden Age of luxury travel. The style is epitomized by Jean Dupas’s commission for the newly-formed London Passenger Transport Board, in which he envisions the city as an elysian wonderland; two landscape works from 1930—Thence to Hyde Pa...


Circus Harmony's Incredible Isabella; Photo by Jessica Hentoff

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Stories of the American Experience

Released: June 19, 2017

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will host a series of programs exploring American identity and creativity. “Circus Arts” will take visitors behind the scenes to explore the cultural and artistic expressions of the ever-evolving circus. Program highlights will include daily performances in a Big Top circus tent, a full-scale circus school in the Arts and Industries Building and a series of hands-on activities for visitors. The “On the Move” program will bring together hip-hop artists, muralists and poetry slam performers, among others, to explore immigra...


Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by the Australian-American artist Carl Kahler (1855-1906), in a gold gilt frame (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by Carl Kahler (1855-1906) will be in Fontaine's June 17th auction

Released: May 22, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A fine American mahogany Moorish-style corner étagère attributed to Tiffany (Associated Artists), in excellent condition and with the original finish, just over six feet tall, is an expected star lot in Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction planned for Saturday, June 17th, in Fontaine’s gallery at 1485 West Housatonic Street.   The auction, which kicks off promptly at 11 am Eastern time, will be a two-session, 325-lot affair, headlined by the contents of a fine Connecticut estate, with selected additions. Internet bidding will be offered ...


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Artlimes Launches Innovative New Online Marketplace for Buyers and Sellers of Fine Art; Artlimes Selects Reaction Commerce to Power Site’s Customer Experience and Commerce Capabilities

Released: May 10, 2017

Today, Artlimes announced the launch of a new online marketplace, enabling artists, art dealers, and galleries to sell original paintings, limited edition prints, and other artwork to collectors and first-time buyers of fine art. Sellers can maximise their returns quickly and efficiently, while buyers may purchase pieces with custom framing, shipping, insurance, tracking, multiple currencies and many other features, all on the same platform. The company has built their marketplace with Reaction Commerce, the first completely open and real-time commerce platform designed to build, run, and ...


The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Announces Its Spring 2017 Exhibition Schedule

Released: January 12, 2017

EXHIBITION AND PROGRAM SCHEDULE Programs/participants are subject to change. All events are free of charge unless noted.  Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary Javanese Photography January 21–June 11 Organized by the Johnson Museum, this exhibition is the first in the United States to focus on the recent emergence of photography as an art form in Java, Indonesia. Guest curated by photographer Brian Arnold, Identity Crisis includes ten artists who pursue investigations of personal or cultural identity, and use photography to probe, obscure, or heigh...


"Kinkajou"

International Call for Artists for Online Art Competition, "All Women”

Released: January 29, 2017

Annapolis, Maryland, United States., January 26, 2017 – (OpenPR)- Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “ALL Women” Online Art Competition for the month of February 2017.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all medium women 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 during the month of March 2017.  This competition will be judged within three categories; Paintings, Photography and Mixed Media and 3D Work.   Awards will ...


CUT / PASTE

Released: January 23, 2017

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is pleased to present an exhibition of photo-collage and assemblage, featuring eight dynamic artists, whose artworks collectively touch upon notions of identity. With artworks made between 2005–2016, they represent contemporary practice in the staging of photographic narratives, incorporating a range of collage and assemblage techniques. In the work of Marc Baruth, contemporary gures are decontextualized within ctional, digitally-constructed landscapes. A whimsical visual homage to the paintings of Peter Paul Rubens, Baruth’s topography is a wonderful and peculia...


ODETTE ENGLAND: Excavations

Released: September 27, 2016

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is delighted to present Excavations—a collection of new photographs by Odette England. Excavations was premiered at the AIPAD Photography Fair in New York in April 2016, with this solo exhibition showcasing the full breadth of the series. Home is the center-weight of Odette England’s artistic practice, with memory and forgetting being the counterbalances. Her photographs are fragile, contemplative and temporal spaces. Throughout her practice, she works with expired film, vintage cameras, damaged negatives and alternative photo processes; exploring volatility of iden...


Gallery 25N “Dreams 2” Online Exhibition Opens

Released: June 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gallery25N.com, “Dreams 2” An Online Group Exhibit will open in “Gallery 25N” with work from eighteen contemporary international artists on June 17, 2016. Visit The Exhibit: http://www.gallery25n.com/Dreams-2-2016.htm New York Exhibit – “Dreams 2”, 06/17/16: Gallery25N – is proud to present a group exhibition of recent work by eighteen international, contemporary artists.  The artwork in this exhibition is all mediums: painting, drawing, digital art, photography, sculpture, etc. The work represents windows into an alternative reality that we all experience...


FRESH 2016: CALL FOR ENTRIES

Released: May 13, 2016

The FRESH 2016 call for submissions is OPEN! FRESH is the annual summer show produced and presented by the Klompching Gallery. FRESH continues its crossover from the wall to the page to the internet, reflecting the three ways in which photography is displayed, published and disseminated. FRESH curators are W.M. Hunt and Darren Ching. Once again, FRESH is partnering with two innovative media enterprises: BLINK magazine and At Length online. What FRESH 2016 is looking for: We are looking for the very best examples of new contemporary fine art photography. Submissions of single bodies...


This 15th century English Nottingham alabaster relief depicting the Resurrection of Christ is expected to sell for $20,000-$40,000.

15th century English Nottingham alabaster relief is an expected top lot at Ahlers & Ogletree's April 30-May 1 auction

Released: April 22, 2016

ATLANTA, Ga. – A 15th century English Nottingham alabaster relief depicting the Resurrection of Christ, a rare 16th century hand-woven German Gothic figural tapestry panel, a 12th century French carved limestone sculpture of St. John mourning at the Cross, and an ink painting on silk by Japanese artist Yokoyama Taikan (1868-1958) titled Mt. Fuji, will all be sold April 30-May 1.   They are a few of the hundreds of important lots, mostly pulled from prominent Atlanta estates and collections, that will come up for bid at Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc., in the firm’s gallery at 715 Miami Cir...


Fusion Art's "Landscapes” International Online Juried Art Exhibition Opens April 1, 2016

Released: April 01, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its April 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Landscapes.” Opening on April 1st, the “Landscapes” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Photography & Digital Art.  The Best in Show winners include Raquel Stokes for her acrylic on canvas, “A Tale of Two Mountains,” and Markelle Palombo for her photograph on fine art fiber rag, “Lassen.” Both Raquel and Markelle are Fusion Art's Featured Artists for the month of March 2016 and, as the Best in Show winners, both artists are also invited to parti...


ART BOCA RATON ANNOUNCES ART WEEK LINE-UP OF LECTURES & EVENTS

Released: March 03, 2016

Inaugural Fair Showcases Interactive Art Demonstrations, Documentaries & Late Nights at the Boca Raton Museum of Art   BOCA RATON, FL – Lee Ann and David Lester, organizers and founders of Art Boca Raton, taking place March 18-21, 2016 in the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches on the grounds of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, announce Art Boca Raton Art Week, an extraordinary line-up of lectures, events, interactive demonstrations, local artists at work and off-site events in conjunction with the inaugural art fair.   All programming will take place at...


Cathryn M. Cootner, Emerita Textile Curator at the de Young to Present “Top Picks” Tours at The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show February 18-21, 2016

Released: January 28, 2016

Cathryn Cootner, former textiles department curator at the de Young Museum will present ‘Top Picks’ Tours on Thursday, February 18th at 4pm and Friday, February 19th at 9am, at The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show. Tickets are $40 and include show admission. Tickets are limited and advance purchase is recommended.   The “Top Picks” tour is an opportunity for collectors to preview and purchase pieces in advance of public hours, and with the benefit of a scholarly eye. Each tour will showcase more than 50 museum-quality pieces that Cathryn Cootner has selected and studied in ...


Reflections

Don’t Miss INDIA! Exhibition-A Unique Photographic & Textile Narrative at The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show February 18-21, 2016

Released: January 27, 2016

Don’t Miss India-An unusual photographic and textile narrative-chronicling the experiences of textile dealer Thomas Cole in India, will be on view at the San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show from February 18-21, 2016.   “Traveling to India in the last four of five years to do just one thing…See India, has been a revelation,” states Thomas Cole. “The idea behind ‘Don’t Miss India’ is to depict the wonder that was India after a mid 20th century historical work that is considered a seminal narrative of everything having to do with the people, their culture and the land.”   Don’...


Copper and Glass Necklace (Shitoki) Edo/Meiji period c1860-1880

Utari: Ainu, Aboriginal Peoples of Japan Showcase selected from the Joseph G. Gerena Collection and Exhibited by Patrick Mestdagh and Marjorie Levin at The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show February 18-21, 2016

Released: January 25, 2016

The Ainu are an indigenous group of peoples from the Hokkaido region of Japan and the Sakhalin and Kuril Islands of Russia. Ethnically, they share a common ancestry with Amerindians, Tibetans and the people of Okinawa. The Utari: Ainu, Aboriginal People of Japan showcase will present selected works from the Joseph G. Gerena Collection exhibited by Patrick Mestdagh and Marjorie Levin, at The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show, February 18-21, 2016. The Ainu showcase is curated to provide viewers with an opportunity to discover the relatively unknown aboriginal civilization of ...


Margaret Vega, Umbria, Oil on Paper, 22x30

Fragmented Reality: An Exhibition in NYC

Released: January 23, 2016

With gusto and energy, Agora Gallery’s exhibition Fragmented Reality boasts over one hundred artworks by twenty artists. Angela Di Bello and her team have curated a remarkable exhibition which stages an interrogation of the dynamic balance of feminine and masculine energies while eschewing both romanticism and politics. Instead it solicits contemplation of three focused concepts: the interpretation of humans and animals within a shared environment; portraiture and abstract landscapes; and opposing forces, such as happiness and sadness, pleasure and pain. Presiding over the stunning visual ...


KOLE.  Chili.  Oil on Canvas.  39 x 39

Telling Many Stories: Plurality of Expression

Released: January 19, 2016

In the exhibition Plurality of Expression, eight artists draw from realism, surrealism, and complete abstraction to present exciting worlds of color, emotion, and passion. We see photographs alongside paintings, each of which tell a compelling story, each with deep emotional impact. Whether featuring figures, still lifes, surreal patterns, or landscapes, the artists have captured a distinct message in their composition, one that tells the impact of human life, interactions, and natural elements. Not only are the works passionate and expressive, they are undoubtedly extraordinary feats in a...


Miami Art Week's Largest Outdoor Exhibition Is Invisible To You

Released: December 01, 2015

Exhibition #AUGMENTED On view at the SATLELLITE ART FAIR, North Miami Beach, Dec 1 though 6, 2015 Antarctic icebergs floating on the ocean off the sandy shore, a lenticular accordion sculpture stretching across two city blocks, words from "Jack and the Beanstalk" spiraling up as far as eyes can see into the clouds... Spark Art Management presents an outdoor exhibition of digital art, set in the landscape of North Miami Beach. Titled “AUGMENTED” and curated by Seol Park, the exhibit showcases inspiring artistic visions taking shape at the intersection of art and technology, reality an...


Sunset Berg (2013), by John Kelly

What's coming to Miami? Icebergs, among other things.

Released: November 24, 2015

Exhibition #AUGMENTED On view at the SATLELLITE ART FAIR, Miami Beach Dec 1 though 6, 2015 Seol Park of Spark Associates Art Management presents an outdoor art exhibition at the SATELLITE SHOW, a new-media/performance/installation-oriented art fair inaugurating in Miami Beach in 2015 during the Art Basel week.   Titled “AUGMENTED,” the exhibit showcases inspiring artistic visions taking shape at the intersection of art and technology, reality and imagination, physical and digital, and narrative and poetry.  Spark invited seasoned American and international artists whose criticall...


Castlehaven (Dark Skies), 2013

Fine Irish Antiques presented alongside Magnificent Paintings of Irish Landscapes by John Kelly at O’Sullivan Antiques New York

Released: September 21, 2015

Exhibition “JOHN KELLY: IRISH LANDSCAPES” Organized by Spark Assoc. Art Management in association with O’Sullivan Antiques New York On View from September 16 through October 15, 2015, NYC Spark Assoc. Art Management and O’Sullivan Antiques are pleased to present a joint exhibition of works by internationally renowned Australian-Irish artist John Kelly (b. 1965). A sculptor of international fame, whose monumental bronzes are represented by Sotheby's in Australia, John Kelly’s artistic practice encompasses paintings and printmaking. The son of an Irish father and English mother, Ke...


Castlehaven (Dark Skies), 2013

There was an Englishman, an Australian and an Irishman

Released: August 31, 2015

John Kelly: Irish Landscapes Septemeber 16 through October 15, 2015, NYC Exhibition Organized by Spark Assoc. Art Management in association with O’Sullivan Antiques Spark Assoc. Art Management is pleased to present the first U.S. exhibition of works by internationally renowned Australian-Irish artist John Kelly (b. 1965). A noted sculptor, painter and printmaker, John Kelly first garnered international fame for his paintings and large bronze sculptures of cows (inspired by the papier-mâché ruminants William Dobell was allegedly commissioned to make for Australian airfield...


Solo Exhibition for Aboriginal Artist Kitty Napanangka Simon

Released: July 30, 2015

The recently established New York based Australian Aboriginal art gallery, Pollon Art, is making their debut into the US art market with a solo exhibition of Aboriginal artist, Kitty Napanganka Simon (b1948), a senior Warlpiri woman from the Lajamanu community, Northern Territory, Australia.  The exhibition, Only Women Dance Till Dawn, focuses on the sacred Women’s site of Mina Mina, near Lake MacKay, Western Australia. Simon is one of Mina Mina’s senior custodians and a keeper of Women’s Law for this remote and isolated desert landscape. The site was was created by the Karntaku...


MATA Ancient & Tribal Art Fair Announces Cocktail Reception

Released: May 05, 2015

The MATA Ancient and Tribal Art Fair will hold a cocktail reception for collectors, gallerists and their guests on Friday, May 15, 5 - 8 pm in the Arader Galleries townhouse at 1016 Madison Avenue.  The four-day selling exhibition of art by indigenous craftsmen from Africa, Asia, Oceania, India, Australia, Hawaii, and the ancient Americas opens on Thursday, May 14. Collectors are welcome to begin shopping the collections at 11:00 a.m.  International dealers showing at the Arader Galleries townhouse include Bruce Frank (New York), Patrick Mestdagh (B...


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