Press Releases tagged with culture

Passport to Asia: Works from the Collection

Released: July 05, 2018

The Reading Public Museum announces the re-installation of its World Cultures Gallery with a focus exhibition titled Passport to Asia: Works from the Collection. The newly installed gallery features nearly 100 works including paintings, sculptures, ritual objects, ceramics, manuscripts, carvings, metalwork, and decorative arts that entered The Museum’s collection as early as the 19-teens through as recently as the 2000s. Some works were purchased by The Museum while others came as gifts from Katharine and William A. Arnold, Susan Keim Montgomery, and Mrs. M. P. V. R. Biddle, among others. ...


Shepard Fairey 4 new editions Silkscreen and diamond dust on Somerset Satin Tub Sized 410 gsm Each 87.5 x 66.5cm Paul Stolper Gallery

Shepard Fairey To Debut Diamond Dust Prints at The Opening Night Premiere Party of the LA Art Show on January 23rd

Released: January 21, 2013

Shepard Fairey will debut a limited edition series of 4 abstracted prints with white and black diamond dust at the Opening Night Premiere Party for the LA Art Show, at Paul Stolper Gallery, Booth #724, on January 23.   The series of prints represents the artist's first foray into diamond dust printing. The new medium, diamond dust, adhered to the surface of the screen prints is a seductive material, further highlighting one of the main concern's with the artists' work: propaganda. Perhaps most famously used by Andy Warhol, who understood perfectly how to convey a message,...


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LA ART SHOW BLOCKBUSTER SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS EXAMINE SOCAL ARTISTS RELATIONSHIP TO THE LITERAL, A FOCUS ON TOP LATIN-AMERICAN ARTISTS & AN EYE ON ASIA

Released: January 10, 2013

  The Los Angeles Art Show, the longest running platform for contemporary, modern, historic and traditional fine art in the country, will feature several exciting special exhibits curated by leading galleries and arts organizations. Taking place January 23 – 27, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the curated exhibits are one component of this year’s expanded programming schedule that also includes Dialogs LA, and engaging lecture series, and CHINA FUSION, a compelling offering of Chinese contemporary art.   ADC Contemporary & BUILDING BRIDGES International Ar...


Chang Yan b.  1985 Women of Qilian Mountains No.1, 2012 Oil on Canvas 80 x 100cm

China:FUSION Examines the melding of Eastern & Western Culture Through Art at the LA Art Show

Released: January 10, 2013

  The 2013 LA Art Show presents a special exhibition - China: FUSION organized by China’s National Base for International Culture Trade, under the commission and guidance of the China Ministry of Culture and Shanghai Municipal Culture Radio and Television Bureau. China: FUSION showcases emerging artists from Mainland China and highlights the artists’ fusion of Eastern and Western culture through content and form.    The 4,032 square feet exhibition space will be designed as a traditional Chinese style “9-Couleurs”, with the main exhibition area highlighti...


Antique Japanese Suit of Armor

Clarke Auction's First Sale of 2013: Historical and Culturally Important Offerings

Released: January 03, 2013

  The start of a new year is a great time to reflect and pay homage to the past. Clarke Auction's first sale of the year on January 6th, at 2pm, offers the chance to not only admire history, but own it as well.                 One of the featured lots, an antique Japanese suit of armor on a wooden stand, is an exemplary piece of historical and artistic importance. The piece is dated to the late 17th or early 18th century and includes a metal lacquered and fabric chest protector emblazoned with a red dragon ...


LA Art Show 2012 Modern & Contemporary Section

LA Art Show Issues Call for Galleries

Released: November 07, 2012

  Since The Los Angeles Art Show, the largest and most significant art fair in the West, announced it’s sale to the Palm Beach Show Group, momentum has continued to build for the January 23-27, 2013 event.   A Fair-within a Fair,’ the 180,000 square foot LA Art Show is slated to include:  A Modern & Contemporary Section, Historic & Traditional Contemporary Section, Vintage Poster Section and the LA IFPDA Print Fair.   Sponsors, including City National Bank, and numerous media partners have already signed on to take advantage of the confluence of ...


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College for Creative Studies Hosts “Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010” Exhibition

Released: March 09, 2012

DETROIT, MICHIGAN – College for Creative Studies is the next stop for Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010”, a major exhibition traveling through across the United States and running March 12-31, 2012 at College for Creative Studies, Valade Family Gallery.  For additional information, please visit GraphicIntervention.org.   Graphic Intervention is drawn largely from the collection of Jim Lapides, founder of International Poster Gallery in Boston, and was organized by Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt).  Lap...


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