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Marsden Hartley (1877–1943), Songs of Winter, Oil on board laid down on canvas, 12¼ x 11⅜ inches.

Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Returns for 22nd Year to the Cyclorama, October 18 – 21 Gala Preview to benefit The Art for Justice Fund

Released: July 18, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are proud to announce the 22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show.  Featuring the work of 40 galleries from around the world, this year’s Boston International Fine Art Show will offer original works of art that satisfy a wide array of collectors, tastes and price ranges.  The show takes place October 18-21, opening with a Gala Preview to benefit the groundbreaking Art for Justice Fund on Thursday, October 18 at the Cyclorama Boston Center for the Arts.  www.FineArtBoston.com. The Gala Preview is an elegant evening where attendees have first ...


Paolo Baratta, Curator of the 58th International Art Exhibition, Ralph Rugoff with President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta.

'May You Live in Interesting Times' Is the Apt Title for the Venice Biennale 2019

Released: July 16, 2018

The President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, and the curator of the 58th International Art Exhibition, Ralph Rugoff, met the press on Monday at Ca’ Giustinian to launch the Biennale Arte 2019, which will take place from May 11th to November 24th 2019 (Preview May 8th, 9th and 10th) at the Giardini and the Arsenale, as well as around other venues in Venice. The 58th International Art Exhibition will be titled May You Live in Interesting Times, after an ancient Chinese curse referring to periods of uncertainty, crisis and turmoil; "interesting times", exactly as the ones we live...


Lutz Bacher (American, born 1943).  The Lee Harvey Oswald Interview (detail), 1976.  Collage in 18 parts, 11 x 8 ½ in.  (27.9 x 21.6 cm) each.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, The Horace W.  Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel and Anonymous Gift, 1999.  Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York

'Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy' Opens at the Met This Fall

Released: July 16, 2018

For the last fifty years, artists have explored the hidden operations of power and the symbiotic suspicion between the government and its citizens that haunts Western democracies. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy will be the first major exhibition (Sept. 17, 2018, to Jan. 6, 2019) to tackle this perennially provocative topic. It will trace the simultaneous development of two kinds of art about conspiracy. The first half of the exhibition will comprise works by artists who hew strictly to the public record, uncovering hidden webs of deceit—from ...


Blinky Palermo, To the People of New York City (Part XV), 1976.  © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.  Photo: Bill Jacobson Studio, New York.  Courtesy Dia Art Foundation

Dia to Present Blinky Palermo’s 'To the People of New York City'

Released: July 16, 2018

Opening at Dia:Chelsea on September 15, 2018, Blinky Palermo’s To the People of New York City (1976) returns to New York City after thirty years. The artist’s magnum opus was last shown in the city in 1987 at Dia’s former Chelsea space. To the People of New York City is a multipartite group of paintings whose palette is derived from the black, gold, and red colors of both the East and West German flags from 1949 to 1990 and the current German flag. The work’s title was posthumously chosen from a dedication that Palermo inscribed on the backs of the panels.  “To the People of New York Cit...


Pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale's teeth by whaleman Eli Bangs, Jr.

Eldred's Landmark Marine Sale Scheduled for July 19 and 20

Released: July 12, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. –  A pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale’s teeth by Eli Bangs, Jr., a China Trade ship portrait that descended in the family of a Cape Cod ship captain and a complete eight-volume set of Captain Cook’s Voyages are some of the highlights in Eldred’s Marine Sale, a 750-lot auction scheduled for July 19 and 20 at the firm’s headquarters in East Dennis, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod.   Following very strong marine sales in 2016 and 2017, the firm has positioned itself as the nation’s leading marine art auction house. “In 2016 we had the Mittler Collection, and at last summe...


Artist: Francis Albert Sinatra (American, 1915-1998) Title: (landscape) Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 29” x 20” Date: 1988

Newly Discovered Modern Masterpieces Head To Auction July 19

Released: July 11, 2018

Newly Discovered Modern Masterpieces Head To Auction July 19 Rare & Desirable: European, Middle Eastern, Asian & Latin 20th Century Art For Immediate Release Beverly Hills, California - July 12, 2018 - Carlyle Galleries International, Inc., (www.carlyle-auctions.com) the online art auction house, is hosting their next auction: “ART: European - Latin - Middle-East - Asian.” on Thursday morning, July 19, 2018 at 10:00AM Pacific Time. Carlyle's latest online auction offers a curated selection of nearly 200 lots of “fresh to the market” museum-quality paintings, sculpt...


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...


"Double Monologues I-The Celia Series" by Loretta Kaufman

Loretta Kaufman to Exhibit in the National Association of Women Artists’ 2018 Summer Small Works

Released: July 04, 2018

Loretta Kaufman’s hand built stoneware sculpture “Double Monologues I:  The Celia Series”  has been selected for inclusion in the National Association of Women Artists’ 2018 Summer Small Works Exhibition in New York City in July and August 2018.  The exhibition is open to all NAWA Members and non-members nationwide with work not to exceed 15 x 15 x 5”.  This is multi-media exhibition of 75 compact works with big perspectives that include sculpture, intaglio, watercolor, photography, oil and acrylic painting, soft pastels and mixed media. This exhibition promises to deliver a show of large ...


Loren Batt - Fusion Art's 3-Dimensional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018 www.fusionartps.com

Loren Batt is Fusion Art's 3-Dimensional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018

Released: July 04, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Loren Batt has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase.  Each month, Fusion Art selects one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery received 3-dimensional entries) for month-long online solo art exhibitions. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, professiona...


John McCluskey - Fusion Art's Digital & Photography WInner for July 2018 www.fusionartps.com

John McCluskey is Fusion Art's Digital & Photography Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018

Released: July 04, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that John McCluskey has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase.  Each month, Fusion Art selects one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery received 3-dimensional entries) for month-long online solo art exhibitions. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, profess...


Irena Roman - Fusion Art's Traditional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018 www.fusionartps.com

Irena Roman is Fusion Art's Traditional Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018

Released: July 04, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Irena Roman has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase.  Each month, Fusion Art selects one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery received 3-dimensional entries) for month-long online solo art exhibitions. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, profession...


Fusion Art's 2nd Annual Skies Art Exhibition Opens July 1, 2018 www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of the 2nd Annual Skies Art Exhibition

Released: July 02, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual Skies International Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website and features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this exhibition, both 2D and 3D artists were encouraged to share their best art and photography depicting the skies. All artists, regardless of location or experience, were invited to submit their best representational or abstract art and photography. The Skies Best in Show winners are Kat Bergman for her acrylic on canvas, “A...


Fusion Art Announces 3rd Annual Artist's Choice Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

3rd Annual Artist's Choice Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: June 28, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting entries for the 3rd Annual Artist’s Choice international online art competition. For this open (no theme) competition, both 2D & 3D artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best art and photography in any subject matter and any media. All artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract art and photography. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of August 2018. Awards will be given to the top 5 winners in e...


Roy De Forest, View of Lake Louise, 1979.  Acrylic on canvas, 75 x 87 inches.  © The Estate of Roy De Forest.  Private Collection.  Courtesy George Adams Gallery, New York

A Time Before We Were Born: Visions of Arcadia in Contemporary Painting

Released: June 27, 2018

The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Art Gallery is pleased to present A Time Before We Were Born: Visions of Arcadia in Contemporary Painting. The exhibition includes work by Susan Bee, Katherine Bradford, JooYoung Choi, Rafael Ferrer, Roy de Forest, Paul Georges, Chris Johanson, Po Kim, Fay Lansner, Judith Linhares, Donna Moylan, Jan Müller, Archie Rand, and Purvis Young. Taking its title from a 1983 Talking Heads song “This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody),” this exhibition looks at how painters have drawn on existing mythologies, as well as inventing their own, to create visions of lost (or m...


Archives of American Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art present "Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic" symposium

Released: June 27, 2018

ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART AND WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART PRESENT VISUAL ARTS AND THE AIDS EPIDEMIC SYMPOSIUM July 13, 2018, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC WHAT The Archives of American Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art are presenting a symposium, Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic, on July 13, 2018, from 1‒5 p.m. at the Whitney. Featuring conversations with artists, activists, and historians reflecting on the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 90s, the event will incorporate material from the Archives’ Oral History Project of the same name. The symposium is...


Hugo Ximello-Salido, Catrina Esmeralda, Acrylic & Ink on Canvas, 36'' x 36''

Hugo Ximello-Salido: Bridging the Gap Between Past and Present

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Hugo Ximello-Salido in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Hugo Ximello-Salido’s playful yet poignant works seamlessly incorporate ancient and colonial Mexican tradition within a contemporary practice. Throughout his illustrious oeuvre, Ximello-Salido’s ...


Gonzalo Urrea Correa, Playground, Black & White Digital Photography on Hahnemuhle Cotton Paper, 20'' x 24''

Small Gestures: Gonzalo Urrea Correa

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Gonzalo Urrea Correa in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist In his black and white digital photographs, Gonzalo Urrea Correa combines aspects of landscape, portraiture, and street photography to create rich images that expose various aspects of the human...


Germán Valles Fernández, Pandora, Oil on Canvas, 53'' x 53''

Germán Valles Fernández: The Body as a Vessel

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Germán Valles Fernández in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Germán Valles Fernández’s intricate paintings utilize the human body to synthesize a plethora of information. Working in predominantly oil on large-scale canvases with an overall earthy palet...


Richard Tomlin,Nameria & Her Hoover, Acrylic on Paper, 14'' x 11''

Richard Tomlin: Watercolor Americana

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Richard Tomlin in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist In his whimsical, vivid watercolor paintings, artist Richard Tomlin revisions domestic scenes from the mid-twentieth century.  Often utilizing foreshortening, Tomlin’s tilted picture planes are layere...


Christine Stettner, In Vino Veritas, Acrylic & Mixed Media on Canvas, 31.5''x 31.5''

Christine Stettner: Unspoken Questions

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Christine Stettner in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist In her mixed media paintings, artist Christine Stettner blurs the boundaries of figuration and fantasy to create bright, whimsical works layered with rich imagery. Lithe, dancing figures often pop...


J.H.  Rebelato, E 206B, Oil on Canvas, 30'' x 40''

J.H. Rebelato: Meditations on Color

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of J.H. Rebelato in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Brazil born, Massachusetts based artist J.H. Rebelato paints oil on canvas abstractions that utilize blocks of bold pigment and embrace the full spectrum of the color wheel. Hovering shapes and layered...


Marliese Scheller,Oiseau Azteque,Oil on Masonite,22.5'' x 18.5''

Marliese Scheller: Alchemy and Transformation

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Marliese Scheller in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Marliese Scheller’s paintings explore a psychological realm that mingles folklore with ecstatic states of mind. Generally portraying a figure or birds against solitary landscapes, Scheller’s works ...


Linda Rosen,Going to the Bronx, Acrylic on Canvas, 36'' x 36''

Linda Rosen: Dancing Cities

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Linda Rosen in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist In her bright, imaginative cityscapes, painter Linda Rosen captures the swirling, colorful world with joyful exuberance. Utilizing thick, black lines and vibrant planes of unmodulated color, Rosen depict...


Mileidy Plata, Dawn, Oil on Canvas, 40'' x 30''

Mileidy Plata and the Noble Equestrian

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Mileidy Plata in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Mileidy Plata’s large-scale, equestrian paintings are as vibrant in color as they are profound in meaning. A native of Motembo, Cuba, the artist at an early age developed a passion for horses, a motif th...


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