Press Releases tagged with contemporary art

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Meret Oppenheim Occasional Table.

Mid-Century Now: Clarke Hosts Impressive Selection September 28

Released: September 24, 2014

Clarke Auction will host an exceptional selection of the best Midcentury designers on September 28th.  The extensive Danish and American midcentury furniture selection will encompass a large part of the late September sale and will include some of the most desirable works to come to auction at Clarke this year.  There are so many great items that encompass several subcategories of design. Chairs Clarke broke the auction result record for a pair of Ib Kofod-Larsen “Elizabeth” chairs a few months ago, and a single chair by Kofod-Larsen has come to the house again in September...

Hugo Grenville’s Soul by Soul and Silently

UK Artist's Interpretation of Middle East Crisis to go on View at Paris Salon

Released: September 24, 2014

Hugo Grenville’s Soul by Soul and Silently has been accepted for exhibition by the Société des Artistes Français at their annual Salon, the oldest and most prestigious exhibiting society in the world. Grenville’s six feet wide painting, inspired by the unfolding tragedies in Syria, Iraq and Palestine, will be on display at the Grand Palais in Paris, November 25-30, 2014.  The scene, which is entirely imagined, shows a displaced family gathered amongst the debris of smashed buildings: a young woman talks to a soldier, a mother holds her dead son across her lap, a girl raises her ...

Artist, Bernard Stanley Hoyes in Dancing for the Lord composition

BERNARD STANLEY HOYES EXHIBIT-FALL 2014 CHICAGO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY September 24 - October 23, 2014 A collection of 36 Paintings will be on exhibition

Released: September 25, 2014

BERNARD STANLEY HOYES EXHIBIT-FALL 2014 CHICAGO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY September 24 - October 23, 2014 A collection of 36 Paintings will be on exhibition Conversation with the artist October 7th: Hoyes will discuss his craft, inspiration,and the impact his Art has made. follow this link, This is a culmination of 30 years of exploring African Spirituality and its survival in the Western hemisphere. These paintings on exhibit are a selection of the Genesis of that exploration from the first...

Gabriele Munter(German, 1877-1962), Der Blaue Berg (The Blue Mountain), Oil on Board, 1908, Height 10 1/8 in.  x Width 13 5/8 in.,

Modern and Contemporary Expressionist Art Highlight Everard Auction Now Live on iGavel Auctions

Released: September 24, 2014

Everard Auctions announces its sale of Important 19th and 20th Century Fine Art, American and European Decorative Arts, Art Glass and Asian Art exclusively on now live through October 7, 2014.   Included in the auction are two paintings by German Expressionist, Gabriele Munter (1877-1962). Munter was Wassily Kandinsky’s student at the Phalanx School in Munich and later became his lover. The two were founding members of the Blaue Reiter, a group of artists united in their rejection of the Neue Kunstlervereinigung Munchen, that included Franz Marc, August Macke,...

Logan Maxwell Hagege, Clouds for Days, 303 x 30, oil, $12,500

Logan Maxwell Hagege Paintings Sell-Out Through Lottery at Trailside Galleries

Released: September 23, 2014

Trailside Galleries, in Jackson, Wyoming, hosted its first one-man show for California artist Logan Maxwell Hagege on Saturday evening, September 13. More than 300 collectors attended the event, many from out of town.  The new collection of work from Hagege was comprised of 13 new, original oil paintings in a series of figural and landscape works that capture Native American culture juxtaposed with the arid landscape of the desert Southwest. Due to high collector demand, the paintings were all sold via a lottery draw system in order to give all potential buyers a fair chance to pur...

Evgeni Dybsky, Translation of Time XVI #5

Metaphysical Landscapes: Marc Couturier, Evgeni Dybsky, Raffi Kaiser, Frank Perrin

Released: September 23, 2014

Artvera’s gallery is pleased to present Metaphysical Landscapes, an exhibition of works by four international artists, Marc Couturier, Evgeni Dybsky, Raffi Kaiser, and Frank Perrin.  Curated by Paris-based art historian Jeanette Zwingenberger and Artvera’s director, Sofia Komarova, the exhibition brings together over thirty paintings, drawings, and photographs, which collectively explore multiple dimensions of time and space. The exhibition borrows its title from metaphysical painting, the artistic movement established in Italy in 1917 by Giorgio de Chirico with a goal of "painting t...

The Bedford Antiques Show at Historical Hall

Released: September 30, 2014

Second Year of Bedford Antiques Show under Reh Turi Management Promises to be Intimate and Exciting.  The Bedford Historical Society maintains ten buildings in Bedford, NY. The most familiar of these is Historical Hall on the town green. Built in 1806, it was moved to its present location in 1837 by twenty yoke of oxen. Although Bedford’s streets are no longer teeming with four-legged beasts of burden, 19 antiques dealers will be bringing their vans full of treasures into Historical Hall for a show and sale on November 8-9. For many years this small and charming show was run by the...

The Art, Design, and Antiques Show at Wallace Hall during Antiques Week in January Promises to be an Exciting New Boutique Show.

Released: September 25, 2014

Debbie Turi and Brad Reh are a pair of energetic young antiques dealers who have formed a show management company. The new company, Reh Turi Shows, will run the Bedford Antiques Show at Historical Hall this fall for the second time, and in January they will revive a long tradition of shows at Wallace Hall on Park Avenue in New York. Billed as The Art, Design & Antiques Show, it promises to be an exciting mix of exhibitors with both traditional and edgier items. “We felt a need for a different flavor and a different attitude,” said Ms. Turi, “and a new perspective. We want a younger cli...

View of the BIFAS 2013, with William Vareika Fine Arts (RI) in the foreground.

18th Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) Slated For November 13-16. All Art World Eyes on Boston as the Harvard Art Museums Re-open Same Weekend

Released: September 22, 2014

Co-Producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the Eighteenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), to take place Thursday - Sunday, November 13-16, 2014 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts, 539 Tremont Street in Boston's hip and historic South End.  More than 3,000 original works of art will be on offer. The show opens with a Gala Preview on Thursday, November 13 from 5:30 to 8:30pm to benefit Friends of the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit ( Weekend hours are Friday 1pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm and Sunday 11am-5pm...


Garis & Hahn Collaborates with Fashion House M Missoni

Released: September 18, 2014

Garis & Hahn has announced a curatorial collaboration with Italian fashion brand, M Missoni. The collaboration will feature the presentation of the M Missoni Resort 2015 collection alongside an installation of new sculptures by emerging female artist, Karen Margolis. A preview will be held by invitation-only on October 16th from 6:30-8pm at the M Missoni Soho boutique located at 426 West Broadway and the in-store activation will be on display for public viewing from October 16 through October 19, 2014. This event marks the second curatorial collaboration between Garis & Hahn and a ...

French-American sculptor Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)

"Louise Bourgeois: Suspension" to Open at Cheim & Read

Released: September 19, 2014

Cheim & Read will present an exhibition of hanging works by renowned French-American sculptor Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), opening Oct. 30, 2014. The exhibition will be accompanied by a full-color catalogue with a text by Robert Pincus-Witten. The sculptures in this exhibition all hang from the ceiling. Along with a group of drawings from the 1940s, in which pendulous forms are delineated in black ink, the selection of works traces the theme of suspension throughout Bourgeois’s long career. Spanning more than forty-five years – from the organic Lair forms of the early 1960s and the...

Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake, sold for $37,500

Rago Holds a $2.1 Million Auction Weekend, September 12-14, 2014

Released: September 18, 2014

RAGO HOLDS A $2.1 MILLION AUCTION WEEKEND, SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2014.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's three-day auction on September 12, 13 and 14 resulted in total sales of $2,114,919 for the auction house and its consignors.   “This auction was notable for the inauguration of online bidding on two new platforms - Bidsquare ( and the Rago site. Both sites performed very well throughout the sales. We are particularly excited about the potential for Bidsquare. Results were strong for property pretty well across the board, as shown by th...

"JULIAN STANCZAK: FROM LIFE" at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

'Julian Stanczak: From Life' opens at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in October

Released: September 18, 2014

Mitchell-Innes & Nash presents an exhibition of paintings by Julian Stanczak focusing on the artist’s evocations of natural phenomena, energy and light. This is the gallery’s first solo exhibition of Stanczak’s work, which includes a dozen large-scale paintings spanning the artist’s career from the 1960s to the present and will include works not seen publically in decades. The exhibition will be on view from October 30 through December 6, 2014.   While Stanczak is often associated with the Op Art movement, the artist’s focus has always centered on the complexity of color relati...

Peter Lundberg of Janus Galleries

The Curator’s Eye Features Peter Lundberg of Janus Galleries

Released: September 18, 2014

The Curator’s Eye ( recently spoke with Peter Lundberg of Janus Galleries about his passion for art, his experience as an artist and a dealer, and how he incorporates a growing internet strategy into his business.   Lundberg explains, “I have been a collector and art dealer for thirty years. My grandparents were collectors and my mother was a painter, so it's in the genes. My wife and I began collecting 19th century Scandinavian oils on our honeymoon, and I started selling art as soon as our own walls were full and we needed to make room for new additions.” ...

Albert Paley's 'Animals Always' gate (2006) at the St.  Louis Zoo.

Albert Paley Named Artist Resident in New Program by Corning Museum of Glass

Released: September 17, 2014

The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced the launch of a new artist residency program, which will support artists in adapting specialty glass materials for the creation of new work. The first artist selected for this unique collaboration is American sculptor Albert Paley, who is best known for his large-scale works in metal. Corning Incorporated, which has developed and patented more than 150 specialty glass formulations, will provide the resident artist with access to specialty glass, as well as access to staff with technical expertise in glass formula...

From Oct.  17-19, 2014, POP Austin will bring together works by several world-renowned contemporary artists including Andy Warhol, Takashi Murakami, the Gao Brothers, Gerard Rancinan, Mr.  Brainwash and Shepard Fairey, among others.


Released: September 15, 2014

For three days only, POP Austin will bring together works by several world-renowned contemporary artists including Andy Warhol, Takashi Murakami, the Gao Brothers, Gerard Rancinan, Mr. Brainwash and Shepard Fairey, among others. POP Austin proudly announces its inaugural international art show in Austin, Texas taking place Oct. 17 to 19 at Fair Market located at 1100 East 5th St., Austin, Texas 78702. POP Austin will merge art and lifestyle in an annual three-day, interactive art show showcasing and selling art from some of the most renowned contemporary artists f...

Sculpture by the Lakes launches The Gallery with the inaugural exhibition: DRAWN

Released: September 15, 2014

The selling exhibition, which runs from 8 November – 16 December 2014, includes drawings from an impressive line-up of international artists, some of whom have never exhibited in the UK before. DRAWN will feature works from Andrew Denman (USA), Zoey Frank (USA) and Giorgia Oldano (Italy), as well as Guy Combes (Kenya), Jonathan Pointer (UK), Angela French (UK) and Terry Miller (USA), as selected and curated by Simon Gudgeon.  All works are previously unseen, and will be offered for sale at prices ranging from £300 to £3,000. Sculpture by the Lakes offers the perfect setting to a...

Ghost of a Dream (Adam Eckstrom and Lauren Was) Brooklyn, NY.  Forever, Alomst, 2012.  Discarded lottery tickets with UV coat on panel.  20 x 132 x 3 in.

Crystal Bridges unveils State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

Released: September 11, 2014

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is dedicated to the idea that art is for everyone. The groundbreaking new exhibition, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, furthers the museum’s mission to welcome all to celebrate the American spirit and highlights the voices of 102 artists from across the country. State of the Art opens September 13, 2014 and runs through January 19, 2015 with complimentary admission sponsored by Walmart and Sam’s Club. In 2013, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s curatorial team logged more than 100,000 miles, crisscrossing the country to visit n...

Albert Stadler, Untitled, c.  1965 Acrylic on canvas, 67 7/8 x 85 1/2 in.

Albert Stadler: Deliberate Variations

Released: September 9, 2014

BERRY CAMPBELL TO FEATURE THE 1960s PAINTINGS OF ALBERT STADLER. Berry Campbell is pleased to announce, Albert Stadler: Deliberate Variations, featuring sixteen paintings from the 1960s. A leading figure in the rise of color abstraction in the mid-1960s, Albert Stadler addressed the nature of optical experience in his art.  Creating both hard-edge and more ethereal paintings, Stadler united directions in Color Field and Minimalist art, often bridging the gap between the intellectual and sensual and the conceptual and spiritual. Representing Stadler’s estate, Berry-Campbell is plea...

Thomas McNickle, The Light that Comes from Waiting

Thomas McNickle and Mary Frank at Jerald Melberg Gallery

Released: September 9, 2014

September 13 - October 25, 2014 Jerald Melberg Gallery opens two new exhibitions for artists Thomas McNickle and Mary Frank.   Thomas McNickle is well known as a virtuoso landscape painter but, alongside these representational compositions, he has always been equally compelled to create a body of abstract works. The artist explains, These large canvases, like all my work, are grounded in nature:  the places, sounds, smells and relationships she provides. They are not attempts to portray or understand these things on a descriptive level, but to deal more directly with the...

Vivian Springford (American, 1914-2003) Untitled, 1976.  Acrylic on canvas, 49 x 51 1/4 inches.  Signed and dated, 1976 verso

"Vivian Springford Stain Paintings, 1960-80" and "Kimber Smith, 1970s Paintings" Open at GRAHAM

Released: September 9, 2014

In its inaugural exhibition of the season, Graham presents a selection of Kimber Smith's paintings from the 1970s.  Paintings from this period showcase the artist's employment of a lexicon of forms and shapes.  The seemingly casual feel to the paintings is illusory.  They are in fact the product of a lifetime of planning and consideration.  Every painting has a deep structure embedded with meaning drawn from Smith's life.  The lozenges are roses. The stacked bars are piano keys.  The open triangles are cat ears. His approach successfully achieved that tension ...

Performers from the Florida Grand Opera will deliver an exhilarating musical send-off to kick-off MDAD and Art Days 2014.

Florida Grand Opera Provides Musical Send-Off to Arts Lovers at MDAD Kick-Off on September 19th!

Released: September 9, 2014

Starting Friday, September 19th, arts and culture lovers will converge in Downtown Miami to attend a weekend’s worth of events as part of the Miami DDA’s 3rd Annual Art Days. Joining this celebration, the recently formed Miami Downtown Arts District (MDAD) will host a Kick-Off and Press Conference at 6:00 pm sharp on Friday, September 19, 2014 at McCormick Place Miami, 111 SW 3rd St., Miami, FL. 33130. The event is free, but an RSVP is required to The evening will begin with a Proclamation delivered by a representative of the Office of the Miami Dade County Mayor...

Harold Reddicliffe (b.  1947) Ice Crusher, Coffee Pot, Waffle Iron, and Tea Kettle, 2012.  Oil on canvas, 10 x 14 in.


Released: September 8, 2014

Hirschl & Adler Modern is pleased to announce the opening of Harold Reddicliffe: Recent Paintings on September 11, 2014. Reddicliffe’s second solo show at Hirschl & Adler Modern will feature more than twenty still lifes in oil. In these new works, Reddicliffe continues his intense exploration of an eclectic collection of objects including glass bottles, kitchen gadgets, vintage film equipment, and model airplane engines, indulging us with a riot of bright color and rich confections of space and form. Reddicliffe’s objects are minimally staged and tightly placed within formally ...

KAGAN, LARRY, B.  1946.  Magritte's Paradox, 2012, steel and shadow.  19 " x 22 " x 9 3/4"


Released: September 8, 2014

Hirschl & Adler Modern is proud to present its first exhibition of work by contemporary sculptor Larry Kagan. Larry Kagan: Steel & Shadow, on view from September 11 to October 11, 2014, will feature ten of the artist's distinctive wall sculptures characterized by the unexpected relationship between complex steel assemblages and the shadows they cast. The artist's process could be described paradoxically as both additive and reductive.Kagan attempts to "draw with light" by bending, twisting and welding steel rods beneatha single beam of light. The completed sculpture is an ...

Penelope Gottlieb at Heather James

Penelope Gottlieb Paintings on View at Heather James Fine Art in Jackson, WY

Released: September 5, 2014

Penelope Gottlieb’s paintings use John James Audubon’s nature prints as a discourse on the commoditization of the natural world in the 19th century. Painting over preexisting Audubon prints, Gottlieb adds plant life winding around the featured animal as if the creature’s natural habitat has stifled them in a botanical confinement. The resulting blend of historical documentation of avian species with the invasion of plant-life creates a contemporary view on the original intent of the prints. Gottlieb’s marking over the prints acts as an additional invasion on top of her ecological crit...

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