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SASANO TAKA carved wood-13 in.high Edo period-19 century

BY THE PEOPLE FOR THE PEOPLE / JAPANESE MINGEI

Released: October 24, 2018

Tucked away on the fifth floor of the Fine Arts Building at 22 East 80 St. off Madison is a unique show of everyday objects, utilitarian and decorative, which were created and used by the Japanese populace and reveal the aesthetic sensibility that pervaded their culture over hundreds of years. Carole Davenport has gathered sculpture paintings, ceramics and textiles which bear testimony to their design sense, often vigorous, often unassuming, drawn from nature, everyday life, even religion. The Japanese are great abstractionists as evidenced by a Brancusiesque wooden carving of a hawk fro...


Idelle Weber (b.  1932) Escalator, 1964 Acrylic on panel 8 x 10 1/2 inches

Idelle Weber: Postures and Profiles from the 50s and 60s

Released: November 08, 2018

  Hollis Taggart will Represent Leading Pop Artist Idelle Weber Gallery will Open Exhibition of Weber’s Work on November 8, 2018   Hollis Taggart announced today that the gallery will begin formally representing Idelle Weber, a major figure in the Pop Art movement, but one whose work deserves greater recognition. The gallery has had a multi-year relationship with Weber, beginning with its 2013 exhibition Idelle Weber: The Pop Years. Organized by the gallery, that 2013 show helped bring Weber back into the forefront of contemporary thinking about mid-century women artists—and led to...


This Tiffany Studios leaded Dogwood floor lamp with a 22 inch-diameter “Holden” shaped shade with eight rows of staggered brick pattern allover mottled dogwood flowers ($50/75,000).

Fontaine’s Offers Tiffany Lamps, Fast Cars And Estate Antiques Auction Oct. 20

Released: October 11, 2018

   Expected to literally drive Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and estates auction on Saturday, October 20, at 11 am will be seven antique and vintage cars along with a select grouping of fine luxury goods ranging from Tiffany Studios lamps to silver and bronze decorative pieces. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 9 am. to 11 am.    This auction will feature 400 lots of antiques and fine art, including Victorian, early American, Arts and Crafts and Mid-Century furniture and accessories, 19th and 20th Century lighting, antique and classic car...


The top lot of this auction was a pair of gilt bronze 15-light chandeliers, with three figural maidens, that sold above high estimate at $51,425.

Statement Antiques Go Big At Fontaine’s Antiques, Fine Art Auction

Released: October 09, 2018

   In recent years, Midcentury Modern has been attracting a big buzz at auctions but traditional antiques made a big splash at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and fine art auction on September 22. The auction achieved robust prices across the board with a wealth of choice antiques from fine art to lighting, including several statement pieces that will transform their new homes.    “The auction grossing over $1,000,000 was extremely diverse and we were pleased to see buyers embrace traditional antiques, such as Tiffany table lamps, gilt chandeliers and marble statuary,” said John Font...


Lot 96 - Luba-Songye, Kifwebe Mask, Congo $100,000 - 150,000

TRIBAL ART, MUSEUM QUALITY ANTIQUES AND INTERIOR DESIGN TAKE CENTER STAGE IN RAGO'S OCTOBER AUCTIONS

Released: October 05, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On October 19-21, Rago Auctions in Lambertville, NJ hosts three auctions that showcase both important and historic works of art and show-stopping design. This three-day auction series begins on Friday, October 19 with Tribal Art from the Collection of Allan Stone and Other Owners, featuring art from Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Americans. Remix: Classic + Contemporary, our semi-annual design sale, follows on Saturday. The auction on Sunday, October 21 is Autobiography of a Hoarder: The Collection of Martin Cohen, Part 1. It features American and European decorative ar...


FACTION Lisa Wright, Song of Starlings, oil on linen 180 x 120cm 2017-2018

FACTION Art Projects presents solo show of award-winning British painter Lisa Wright in New York

Released: October 04, 2018

Faction Art Projects has announced a solo show of paintings by award-winning British artist Lisa Wright. In The Eyes of Each will be Wright’s most ambitious exhibition in New York. In The Eyes of Each will present a series of oil paintings which Wright refers to as her ‘inner landscape’ series, figurative works that embody natural landscapes. Wright’s inner worlds encompass fauna, trees, birds, insects and sky. They draw our attention back to nature and remind us of our responsibility to protect Earth’s ecosystem. Each of Wright’s distinctive subjects embodies a unique la...


Lift ticket design by Hank Willis Thomas

Artist Hank Willis Thomas Designs Aspen Snowmass Lift Tickets

Released: October 03, 2018

Aspen Snowmass announced Brooklyn-based artist Hank Willis Thomas as the 2018-19 winter season lift ticket artist. This will mark the 14th consecutive year that Aspen Snowmass has partnered with an acclaimed artist to design the lift ticket. “Our lift ticket program is an important and natural extension of our founding vision, of Aspen being a place to renew the mind, the body and the spirit - the Aspen Idea,” says Mike Kaplan, president and CEO, Aspen Skiing Company. “Through art, we hope to encourage and inspire the self-examination that occurs while spending time in the mountains and ...


"Lincoln White House Chairs." Set Twelve American Late Classical Dining Chairs.

President Lincoln’s Chairs and Michael Jackson’s Coffee Table – Among 500 Lots of Diverse Fine Estate Property at Schwenke October 10th Auction

Released: October 02, 2018

On Wednesday, October 10th Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its October Fine Estates Auction with a diverse offering of 502 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. The auction includes a broad selection of Asian decorative arts, American, English and Continental furniture and decorative arts, folk art and American country furniture, early English & other sterling silver, jewelry, fine art, miscellaneous decorative arts, and estate oriental rugs. Special items of interest among the Americana lots being sol...


Carrie Dickens, Comfort Me, 2015, photo courtesy of the artist; Katie Stout, Shelf, 2017, photo courtesy of Joe Kramm; Genevieve Howard, Mouvement De Menuet (Inspired by the second movement of Ravel’s three part sonatine for piano), 2015/2018, courtesy of the artist; Faye Toogood, Cup/Water, 2016, Dallas Museum of Art, Discretionary Decorative Arts Fund, photo courtesy of Friedman Benda Gallery

New Work by Female Designers On View at Dallas Museum of Art This Fall

Released: September 27, 2018

This fall, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) will present Women + Design: New Works, an exhibition composed of recent works by seven contemporary female designers. It also features two newly commissioned pieces that will go on view for the first time by Iris van Herpen and Najla El Zein. International in origin and diverse in their media, forms, and objectives, this dynamic group of featured designers additionally includes Katie Collins, Carrie Dickens, Genevieve Howard, Katie Stout, and Faye Toogood. Providing a rare museum platform for new work by emerging and mid-career female designers,...


Agyness Deyn wearing Rodarte Spring/Summer 2009; Photo © Sølve Sundsbø Limited

Mulleavy Sisters' Art-Inspired Rodarte Fashion Label Showcased in Fall Exhibition

Released: September 26, 2018

The celebrated American luxury fashion house Rodarte, founded by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, will be featured this fall in the first fashion exhibition organized by the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C. On view November 10, 2018–February 10, 2019, Rodarte will showcase the designers’ visionary concepts, impeccable craftsmanship and profound impact on the fashion industry. The exhibition will explore the distinctive design principles, material concerns and reoccurring themes that position the Mulleavys’ work within the landscape of contemporary art and f...


This untitled James Martin painting appears to depict fellow artist Vincent Van Gogh, 13 ½ by 11 ¾ inches.

James Martin Art To Cross Block At The Benefit Shop Foundation Oct.10

Released: September 24, 2018

Sometimes described as a storyteller or jazz improvisationist, James Martin (born 1928), has been creating art for decades that is an integral part of the Pacific Northwest scene. Reminiscent of the work of Red Grooms with a similar humorous bent, Martin’s colorful constructions often depict larger-than-life characters and people from the gritty underbelly of a city. Early in his career in the late 1950s-early 60s, his work caught the attention of serious collectors and he participated in museum exhibitions, including at the Seattle Art Museum. In his 90th year, a striking collection of ...


The Water Court of the Pavilions.  Photo: Iwan Baan.  Courtesy: Glenstone Museum.

$200m Expansion of Glenstone Museum Opens to the Public on October 4

Released: September 24, 2018

Glenstone Museum in Potomac, Maryland, will begin welcoming the public on October 4, 2018, revealing the results of a five-year expansion that has at last fully realized its founders’ vision of art, architecture, and landscape merged into a seamless experience. Established by Emily Wei Rales and Mitchell P. Rales, Glenstone opened in 2006 and now includes a new 204,000-square-foot museum building called the Pavilions, designed by Thomas Phifer of Thomas Phifer and Partners; an additional 130 acres of rolling meadows, woodlands, and streams, designed by Adam Greenspan and Peter Walker of ...


Myung Urso.  Composition, 2014, Canvas, linen, hanji( Korean mulberry paper), Asian ink, thread, resin, plastic beads, Image courtesy of the artist

The Society of Arts + Crafts Announces Fall Shows in Boston

Released: September 24, 2018

New exhibition explores cutting-edge contemporary studio jewelry from 20th century to present and biennial cups show returns Boston, MA – The Society of Arts + Crafts announces two new exhibitions opening this fall: Adorning Boston and Beyond: Contemporary Studio Jewelry Then + Now and Our Cups Runneth Over, the 6th iteration of the Society’s biennial exhibition and sale of ceramic cups. Both exhibitions will open on Thursday, November 8, 2018 and be celebrated with a public reception at the Society of Arts + Crafts that same evening from 6-9pm.   Adorning Boston and Beyond: Contempora...


A table-setting set the stage for "You're Invited: The Art of Dining" at Lark Mason Associates

An Innovative Exhibition Draws Strong Sales Results for "You’re Invited: The Art of Dining" Auction Sale at Lark Mason Associates

Released: September 18, 2018

Lark Mason Associates’ recent sale, You’re Invited: The Art of Dining, closed on September 12, 2018 with scores of bidders and nearly 100% results. The innovative exhibition displayed antiques in modern settings, attracting large numbers of first-time bidders. The sale of 382 lots had a 96% sale rate for a total of $112,920. Lark Mason commented that the results, “showed the importance of presentation when offering works that are often thought as no longer desirable to today’s audiences of bidders.” Mason continued, “ Our goal was to attract new bidders with a fresh and innovative approa...


V&A Dundee

V&A Dundee Debuts With a Restored Charles Rennie Mackintosh Oak Room

Released: September 16, 2018

V&A Dundee opened its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday, September 15. Its beautiful, light-filled interiors designed by acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma have been revealed for the first time. As Scotland’s first design museum, V&A Dundee tells a global story, investigating the international importance of design alongside presenting Scotland’s outstanding design achievements. V&A Dundee’s construction and fit-out took three and a half years to complete and it stands at the centre of the £1 billion transformation of the Dundee waterfront, once part of...


Neue Auctions’ September catalogue has something for everyone, from the first-time auction goer to seasoned collectors

Released: September 15, 2018

The maker and artisan movement is everywhere: people crafting and building things with their hands, a few tools and one grand vision. At neueauctions.com you can view a collection of several hundred fine works by established masters from around the world; some centuries old, and you have the chance to make a purchase. Cleveland’s newest auction house - Neue Auctions - will host its first online auction with bidding beginning on Saturday, September 22nd and lots closing live online September 28th. The auction takes place at neueauctions.com and on partner site liveauctioneers.com. The Neu...


Judy Chicago Sky Sun from Flesh Gardens series, 1971 Courtesy the artist, Salon 94, New York, and Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco © 2018 Judy Chicago/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

'West by Midwest' Exhibition Traces Artists' Westward Migration and Influence

Released: September 13, 2018

This fall, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents West by Midwest, an exhibition tracing how artists with ties to the Midwest helped shape art and culture on the West Coast where they migrated to find career opportunities, art schools, and warmer weather. Spanning the early 1960s to 2010s, works by artists such as Billy Al Bengston, Andrea Bowers, Judy Chicago, Anna Halprin, David Hammons, Mike Kelley, Senga Nengudi, Laura Owens, Sterling Ruby, and Ed Ruscha among many others, demonstrate the ways that contemporary art practices spread and developed across social and geographic li...


Wallace Neff (1895-1982), architect, Airform concept rendering for Manuel Reachi, Mexico, ca.  1945, Gouache on board, 10 5/8 x 17 5/8 inches.  © Courtesy of Mr.  Arthur M.  McNally Neff, on behalf of Wallace Neff, 2018.  The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Fall Exhibition to Explore L.A.’s Extraordinary Architectural Past

Released: September 12, 2018

Documenting one of the most creative and influential periods in Southern California architecture, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens this fall presents “Architects of a Golden Age: Highlights from The Huntington’s Southern California Architecture Collection.” The exhibition will be on view in the West Hall of the Library from Oct. 6, 2018 to Jan. 21, 2019. About 20 carefully selected original drawings and plans depicting elegant, powerful, whimsical, and iconic buildings will tease out the story of a place and time (1920 to 1940) that was ripe for architectura...


Interactive window installation at the New Museum

Rochambeau x Aaron Curry New Museum Pop-Up Merges Art, Fashion and Technology

Released: September 12, 2018

Rochambeau, the growing menswear brand fast becoming known for its ongoing contemporary art collaborations, unveiled an exclusive retail partnership with the New Museum on Friday, September 7, 2018. Rochambeau collaborated with global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison to create a unique participatory showcase, which included an interactive installation featuring new sculpture by artist Aaron Curry in the ground floor window, as well as a full-scale takeover of the museum’s lobby. For one night, the lobby was transformed with striking Avery Dennison vinyl graphi...


This unique pierced decorated bronze entryway, weighing several hundred pounds ($20/30,000) features a transom with geometric quatrefoil decorated panels and filigree decoration, 125 ½ by 111 1/2 inches.

Fontaine’s To Tap Into Interior Design At Its Fine Art, Antiques Auction Sept. 22

Released: September 10, 2018

     As children return to school and the leaves begin to change colors, fall is also the season when many people re-decorate their homes or add special decorating touches. From offering statement designer pieces to architectural elements that will be the centerpiece of a living room or dining room, Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will present an antiques and fine art auction on Saturday, September 22, at 11 am, that offers much to anyone looking to redo a room or just add a few standout pieces. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, 8 to 11 am.      This...


Charles Rennie Mackintosh Stained Oak Armchair, circa 1897.  Est.  $40,000-60,000

A Private Collection of Important Design Will Highlight Doyle’s September 17 Auction

Released: September 07, 2018

Doyle will hold the popular Doyle+Design auction on Monday, September 17 at 10am. The sale showcases Modern and Contemporary furniture, decorations and art by some of the most prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Highlighting the auction is a Private Collection of Important Design. Spanning the late 19th century through the third quarter of the 20th century, the furniture and decorative arts offered in this exceptional collection include important examples of early Modernism in America and Europe. An armchair designed by Scottish architect Charles Renni...


A Pair of French Neoclassical Style Gilt-Metal Eighteen-Light Chandeliers

Lark Mason Associates Celebrates New Exhibition Gallery with The Art of Dining Now Live on iGavelAuctions.com

Released: September 06, 2018

Lark Mason Associates Celebrates New Exhibition Gallery with The Art of Dining Now Live on iGavelAuctions.com To celebrate the launch of the first phase of the build-out of its new auction house, an historic German fachwerk farmhouse, located in New Braunfels, Texas, in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Lark Mason Associates and iGavelAuctions offer up The Art of Dining. This extraordinary sale of 384 lots representing thousands of fine examples of Venetian, German, English, French, American, and Asian table glass and porcelain serving articles, dinner and other services, serving vessels,...


Anglo Indian Inlaid Tea Table, circa 1880, used as a traveling tea table for the English soldiers in India.

San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show Theme Explores Celestial Imagery

Released: September 06, 2018

The San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show, now in its 37th year, is “The West Coast's oldest and most prestigious international art and antiques show,” according to Town & Country, and presents more than 50 of the finest dealers from around the world. Genres represented include furniture, modern, contemporary and fine art, objets d’art, works on paper, jewelry and precious metals, ceramics, ethnographic art and textiles. All eras are represented from antiquity through contemporary. Thousands of collectors attend over 4 days. Returning this year are the celebrated Designer Vignet...


Charles and Ray Eames sitting on the La Chaise prototype, 1948.  © Eames Office LLC

'The World of Charles and Ray Eames' Traveling Exhibition Makes Its Final Stop in California This Fall

Released: August 29, 2018

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) will honor the legacy of two of the most important designers of the 20th century—Charles and Ray Eames—in a major new exhibition opening October 13, 2018 in the museum’s Great Hall. The World of Charles and Ray Eames will go beyond the husband and wife duo’s most well-known designs in this intimate and inspiring exhibition, surveying the careers of Charles (1907–1978) and Ray (1912–1988). The Eameses, who founded the Eames Office at the beginning of their life together in California, valued knowledge and discovery, embraced the joy of trial and err...


William T.  Williams and Katrina Adams in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) President’s Suite on the opening day of the tournament, Arthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing Meadows, NY.  On view: William T.  Williams (b.1942), Taking It Home (111 1/2 Series), 1999, acrylic on canvas, 74 1/4 x 30 1/4 inches / 188.6 x 76.8 cm, signed

50th US Open President’s Suite curated by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

Released: August 29, 2018

“I am delighted that Michael Rosenfeld Gallery has partnered with Everick Brown Design on the interior design and art curation of the President’s Suite for the 2018 US Open. For fifty years, the US Open has represented the best of the best—I am honored to be surrounded by a collection of American art that reflects the same standards of excellence we experience daily on the court.” —Katrina Adams, Chairman of the Board and President of the United States Tennis Association Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is pleased to announce its role as curators for the President’s Suite and Offices at the...


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