Press Releases tagged with canadian art & antiques

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Marble portrait of the prominent Canadian lawyer, author and politician Henry Corry Rowley Becher (1817-1885) by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) (est.  $6,000-$8,000).

Marble portrait by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) will headline Miller & Miller's May 19 auction

Released: May 15, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A Fine & Decorative Arts Auction featuring the single-owner lifetime collection of the late Bob and Delores McCash – two dedicated collectors who acquired most of their antique finds in the 1950s and ‘60s and kept them in their wartime-era bungalow in Kitchener, Ontario – will be auctioned Saturday, May 19th, at 10 am Eastern time.   The sale will be conducted by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., online and at the firm’s gallery located at 59 Webster Street in New Hamburg, Ontario. For those who can’t attend in person, online bidding will be provide...


Candice Hopkins, Senior Curator.  Photo: Jason S.  Ordaz

Toronto Biennial of Art announces curatorial team for inaugural 2019 event

Released: May 09, 2018

The Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial) today announced three new appointments to guide its curatorial program. For the inaugural, city-wide art event taking place next fall from September through December 2019, and for the subsequent 2021 iteration, Candice Hopkins has been appointed Senior Curator and Tairone Bastien has assumed the position of Curator. As part of the Biennial’s core team, Ilana Shamoon has been hired as Director of Programming. Toronto Biennial of Art Founder and Executive Director Patrizia Libralato said, “We are delighted to welcome Candice, Tairone, and Ilana wh...


Lot 106: CARLO CANEVARI Italian 1922-1996 Oil on Panel

888 Auctions Auctioning Off Fine Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques in Summer May 10 Sale

Released: May 02, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON –May 10 marks the mid-point of the year and with great anticipation, 888 Auctions is proud to feature a 399-lot sale featuring fresh-to-market items that include fine art, paintings and Asian antiques.   Paintings abound in the May 10 auction and several standout pieces have been garnering considerable interest in the lead up to the sale. In particular, lot 44, a Marc Chagall (French, 1887-1985) graphite on paper and framed, features a gallery stamped on the lower left margin. The gallery note features “The Redfern Gallery” attached and stamped on verso. Hailing from ...


Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), 02.01.64, 1964.  Est.  $200,000-400,000.  Lot 54

Doyle’s May 9 Auction of Impressionist, Modern, Post-War & Contemporary Art to Feature a 1964 Work by Zao Wou-Ki

Released: May 01, 2018

Doyle’s auction on Wednesday, May 9 will showcase a wide range of works by prominent European, American, Latin American and Asian artists of the late 19th century to the current day. The sale will be offered in two sessions with Impressionist and Modern Art beginning at 11am and Post-War and Contemporary Art at 2pm. Highlighting the sale is 02.01.64, an abstract work by Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013) from 1964 (est. $200,000-400,000). Zao began his art training in China and immigrated to France at the age of twenty-seven. His formal Chinese painting techniques lent themselves well to the abstrac...


Prehistoric clay pot effigy of a human head, discovered in the Southeastern United States, 6.5 inches tall (est.  $1,000-$3,000).

Tribal and Native American artifacts from prehistoric to modern times in Helm Auction's online-only sale, April 14th

Released: February 28, 2018

EL CAJON, Calif. – More than 450 quality lots of tribal and Native American artifacts, spanning multiple categories and continents, will come up for bid in a Spring Fling online auction slated for Saturday, April 14th by Helm Auction, Inc. All lots may be viewed and bid on now, via the platforms LiveAuctioneers.com and iCollector.com, plus on Helm’s site, live.helmauction.com.   The auction features American Indian art, prints and paintings, prehistoric and pre-Colombian antiquities from North, Central and South America and Europe, to include arrowheads, axes, discoidals, birdstones, p...


Lot 193: 1912 Szechuan 1 Dollar NGC AU-Details L&M-366

Chinese Coins, World Numismatics & Asian Art Feature Heavily at Winter November 23 Auction at 888 Auctions

Released: November 14, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – Chinese numismatics feature heavily at 888 Auctions’ November 23 sale. Featuring 430 fresh-to-market items with estimates ranging from a few hundred to thousands of dollars, this auction features something for everyone. As we approach the holiday season, interested buyers and collectors will be pleased to find this sale heavily featuring some unique collectibles, most notably some rare Chinese coins and numismatic items perfect as a holiday gift.   The featured lots of the auction are a plethora of quality coins. From that offering of coins, many of them are Chinese...


The Canterbury Pilgrims.  Oxford: The Alley Workshops, circa 1925.

41st Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov 10-12

Released: November 03, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 41st year, November 10-12, 2017. More than 120 dealers from the United States, Argentina, Australia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and Russia will exhibit and sell a vast selection of rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first editions, photographs, and fine and decorative prints.    Special events at this year’s Fair includ...


Lot 91, a Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) Russian Oil Board featuring a still life painting of fruits, flowers and vases.  Measuring at 31 inches by 24 inches, this Serebriakova piece is expected to exceed its high estimate of $12,000

Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles Headlines 888 Auctions’ October 12 Auction

Released: September 26, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – The middle of the autumn season brings forth another auction featuring Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles, and Asian Art October 12th. Consisting of 400 fresh-to-market items, an eclectic selection of modern paintings, jade carved items, jewelry, porcelain ceramics, and bronze statues are expected to achieve outstanding prices.   Headlining the modern paintings category are several standout pieces. One piece stands above the rest however: Lot 91, a Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) Russian Oil Board featuring a still life painting of fruits, flowers and vases. Measuri...


Keynote Presentation and Book Signing "The Design Vision of Joe Nahem" with Joe Nahem of Fox-Nahem, NY

“Living with Art” Program Series Enlivens the 21st Anniversary Boston International Fine Art Show

Released: September 21, 2017

The 21st Annual Boston International Fine Art Show takes place October 19 – 22. The show opens on October 19 with a Gala Preview presented by two Gold Sponsors: Yvel and Cutting Edge Homes. Founded in 1986 in Jerusalem, Yvel is a luxury jewelry brand and will showcase their award winning pearls and precious gemstone collections, meticulously crafted by designers and artisans using nature as an inspiration. Cutting Edge Homes Architects + Builders is an award-winning boutique firm serving the Boston area, with a fully integrated architecture and construction approach, and an obligation to c...


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...


Zvonimir Bebek, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Announces the Launch of Online Exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects”

Released: June 16, 2017

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival has announced the launch of the online exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects: Storied Objects From the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.” The exhibition showcases for the first time a selection of objects that range from musical instruments and pottery to ceremonial costumes and sculptures from the Festival’s 50-year history. Together, these objects tell the story of skilled artisans working to preserve their heritage and crafts. Featuring work from 22 countries and 17 states, the exhibition highlights not only the diversity of Festival programs produced in t...


John Ruskin (British, 1819-1900) sunset, distant view of Abbeville and St.  Wulfran church, watercolor over pencil enhanced with bodycolor

CRN AUCTIONS, INC., ANNUAL SPRING AUCTION

Released: April 20, 2017

CRN Auctions, Inc. of Cambridge, MA will be holding their Annual Spring Auction at their gallery at 57 Bay State Road on Sunday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Offered is the usual eclectic mix of American, English, Continental, Asian and Latin American works of art, silver, Chinese export porcelains, furniture, and various accessories spanning the 17th to mid century 20th c. Featured is an extensive collection of 19th c. English tea caddies from a Massachusetts gentleman, 42 caddies in all. Collected over a forty-year period, a most were purchased at the London LAPDA Antiques Fair. From the same...


"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 ...


The new campus of Emily Carr University is set to open in fall 2017.

NEW EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY SET TO OPEN DOORS IN FALL 2017. Alma Mater of Renowned Artists Douglas Coupland, Stan Douglas, Geoffrey Farmer & Others to Expand

Released: December 29, 2016

The new year brings a major new chapter in the life of one of Canada’s most renowned art and design universities: the spectacular new campus of ​the prestigious Emily Carr University of Art + Design is set to open in September 2017. Designed by Canadian architects Diamond Schmitt, the purpose-built facility is 285-thousand square feet of state-of-the-art learning spaces. University president Ron Burnett says it will be “a centre for 21st Century learning in art, design, media, and applied research.” The four-storey campus features a white Kalzip exterior, set against the inspiring backdr...


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...


Steven Favreau Presents Robert Allen Design

Dates Announced for Second Annual Boston Home Décor Show

Released: June 15, 2016

Boston, MA - Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce The Second Annual Boston Home Décor Show, designed to capture the evolution of the market, and include a broad range of furnishings, fine art and design, offering everything from antiques to the finest in today’s home décor. The 2015 launch of this new concept in art and design shows was greeted with enthusiasm from both the design industry and consumers, and drew good crowds and rave media reviews.   The show and sale will take place November 17-20, 2016 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, a venue familiar...


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...


J-Boats By William Bishop Rainbow ,Lionheart,Velsheda,Ranger

Boats On The Water And Wall

Released: March 17, 2016

~Boats On The Water And Wall ~ Celebrating The end of winter and the launching of boats back in the harbor as well as new marine paintings for your wall . Original oil paintings by William H.Bishop (J-Boat Reggatta) Richard K Loud (Reggatta Boston )James E.Buttersworth (1817-1894)(Rare view of Boston harbor) As well as paintings by Antonio Jacobsen (New York harbor ) John Stobart (Menemsha Creek MV)Dusan Kadlec ( Steam Boat Wharf Nantucket ) See the complete list of artists @ Marineartsgallery.com


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 ...


A collection of original artworks by the renowned Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975), to include this one shown, will be sold at auction Jan.  2-3 in Atlanta, Ga.

Works by Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975) will headine a Jan. 2-3 auction in Atlanta

Released: December 23, 2015

ATLANTA, Ga. – An enchanting collection of artworks by the renowned Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975), and three screenprints signed by the iconic American pop artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987), are expected headliners at a Signature Estates and Modern & Contemporary Collections Auction planned for January 2nd and 3rd by Ahlers & Ogletree, starting at 11 a.m. Eastern time both days. The auction will be held in Ahlers & Ogletree’s showroom, located at 715 Miami Circle (Suite 210), in Atlanta’s fashionable Buckhead design district. A host of important local estate...


Lot 1110: Le Corbusier/Cassina, "LC4" adjustable chaise lounge, $700-900

The Cool, The Useful and The Collectible Auction at Rago on January 15-17

Released: December 22, 2015

THE COOL, THE USEFUL AND THE COLLECTIBLE AUCTION AT RAGO ON JANUARY 15-17      Lambertville, NJ: The Rago Arts and Auction Center will auction over 1700 lots of cool, useful and collectible property on January 15, 16 and 17. Every item is unreserved, which means that everything must sell at the highest price offered that day, whatever that offer may be. The sale begins on Friday, January 15 with early 20th century design, silver, fine art, period fittings and furnishings. The Saturday auction emphasizes Italian, French and Scandinavian makers, as well as Post-War and contemporary art. ...


Kenojuak Ashevak CC RCA (1927-2013), Cape Dorset, Rabbit Eating Seaweed, 1959 #8 Stencil, 19/30, 9 x 24 in.  Ex Albrecht Collection.  Price realized: CAD$ 59,000.

Record-Breaking Sales at Walker's Nov 18 Inuit & First Nations Art Auction

Released: November 20, 2015

  Ottawa, Canada, November 20 -- Walker's Fine Art & Estate Auctions' Inuit and First Nations Live Art Auction realized phenomenal results with CAD$1.4 million in total sales, and overall sell-through rates of 103% of the low estimate by value. Comprising 333 lots of Native Canadian and American sculpture, prints, drawings, textile arts, and decorative objects spanning some two thousand years, Walker's November 18 sale attracted hundreds of bidders from across North America and Europe.   Jeff Walker, the owner of Walker's, commented: "I'm pleased that Walker's is now firmly estab...


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