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Aria Luna's "Dragón del Mar" fundraising poster for March for the Ocean

Young artist Aria Luna Supports March for the Ocean and Raises Awareness about Ocean Conservation

Released: May 16, 2018

Young artist and muralist Aria Luna is lending her art to help raise funds for the March for the Ocean on June 9, 2018. Part of World Oceans Day weekend, thousands are expected to attend the March for the Ocean in Washington, DC, and marches and events across the country and in at least 23 countries. Aria Luna is donating all profits from the sales of greeting cards, posters, and a special Limited M4O Edition autographed poster of her “Dragón del Mar (Sea Dragon)” watercolor painting that’s part of her upcoming mural exhibit about the ocean’s creatures battling a plastic monster. Her...


SAVE THE DATE • 38TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW

Released: May 07, 2018

 SAVE THE DATE 38TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2018  •  Labor Day Weekend Baltimore Show kicks off its 38th edition at the Baltimore Convention Center, Downtown at the Inner Harbor. More than 350 exhibitors from over 25 countries and 30,000 attendees anticipated.   ABOUT:  38th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW Already considered one of the largest international art, antique & jewelry shows in the United States, with 30,000 attendees last year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show continues to expand i...


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...


Frank Romero, The Closing of Whittier Boulevard.

Bridges in Time of Walls: Mexican/Chicano Art from Los Angeles to Mexico

Released: April 17, 2018

Celebrating the cultural commonalities that Mexican-Americans in Los Angeles and Mexicans share, the unique AltaMed Art Collection exhibit aims to break down walls between two countries in an era of political tension In a landmark cultural exchange, the renowned Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (MACG) in Mexico City and Los Angeles-based AltaMed Health Services, the nation’s largest federally qualified community health center (FQCH), will collaborate to present “Bridges in Time of Walls: Mexican/Chicano Art from Los Angeles to Mexico,” a multigenerational selection of works by Chicano and Lati...


Lot 687: Andy Warhol Bald Eagle from Endangered Species Portfolio $50,000 - 80,000

RAGO TO SPOTLIGHT ANDY WARHOL, WINSLOW HOMER, ARSHILE GORKY, M.C. ESCHER, LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS AND MORE IN A SUBSTANTIAL BI-ANNUAL FINE ART AUCTION

Released: April 13, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. Included among the 500+ lots of paintings, prints, sculptures and works on paper for sale, also is a sequenced sale of some 30 works from the personal collection of celebrated art critic, dealer and collector, Clara Diament Sujo. Entitled "Presencia de lo Humano" (Human Presence), this session attests to Clara Sujo’s exquisite taste, with works from Luis Martínez Pedro, Alirio Rodriguez, Antonio Seguí, Luis Fernando Benedit, Manuel Espinoza ...


Acrylic on canvas painting attributed to Patrick Nagel (Am., 1945-1984), titled Mirage (est.  $25,000-$30,000).

Artworks attributed to Warhol, Nagel, Basquiat, Aivazovsky, others will be in Woodshed's May 3rd auction

Released: April 11, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Two of Andy Warhol’s most iconic and instantly recognizable artworks – Chairman Mao and Volkswagen Beetle – and an acrylic on canvas painting attributed to Patrick Nagel, titled Mirage, are expected top performers in Woodshed Art Auctions’ International Art Collections & Estate Sale on Thursday, May 3rd. Live bidding will start at 5:30 pm Eastern time.   The full catalog for the online-only auction will be posted around April 17th, on the Woodshed website, www.woodshedartauctions.com, and the online bidding platform LiveAuctioneers.com. People can register to bid ...


Jamie Wyeth's Ice Storm, Maine, shown at Ringing Point, Seal Harbor, Maine.

Rockefeller Art Collection on Tour Prior to Christie's Sales

Released: April 09, 2018

Christie’s has announced final details of one of the most anticipated art world events of the spring season: the sale of the magnificent Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller. All of the estate proceeds will be directed to a dozen philanthropies Peggy and David Rockefeller supported during their lifetimes. A series of US and Asia highlights tours are underway, and tickets are offered for the special extended public exhibition of the collection at Rockefeller Center in New York from April 28 – May 8. In total, the collection is expected to realize in excess of $500 million. Public h...


The Fallen Angel (El Ángel Caido), 2017, oil on canvas mounted on panel, 48 x 71 inches

Guillermo Muñoz Vera: Analogies & Dichotomies / Analogías & Dicotomías

Released: April 05, 2018

New York, NY – Forum Gallery presents an exhibition of new paintings by the internationally-known Spanish painter, Guillermo Muñoz Vera, opening April 12 through May 25, 2018. The exhibition, Analogies & Dichotomies / Analogías & Dicotomías, embodies the subject of Muñoz Vera’s current body of work: the contrast of light and shadow, the relationship of time and space, the similarity of past and present, and the impact of globalism on the world. The twelve oil paintings on view depict nature, architecture, technology, commerce and man, each work provoking the viewer to explore the s...


A top offering among fine art is this antique Georgian Sir William Beechey oil on canvas portrait titled “The Lady in White.”

Choice Artworks Abound At Benefit Shop April 18

Released: March 29, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., always can be counted on to have at least one striking piece of art in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. The foundation’s next auction on Wednesday, April 18, at 10 am, boasts multiple oil paintings and artworks, several with interesting provenances. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. “We have art from A to Z in this auction,” said owner and founder Pam Stone. “We have a lot of interesting artwork in this sale from L.A. to New York along with the collecting categories people know us for and expect to find here —  antiques...


Llegando al Geometric MADI: Realidad Aumentada, el arte de Etiquetado Móvil de Pedro Morales y las esculturas de Miguel Prypchan

Released: March 28, 2018

Iniciándo el 27 de Abril en el museo Museum of Geometric and MADI Art en Uptown Dallas, la nueva exhibición de arte presentará las obras de dos artistas Venezolanos, Pedro Morales y Miguel Prypchan. Morales, utiliza los estéticos fractales y abstractos geométricos para investigar la ubicuidad de la tecnología móvil en la actualidad. Morales concibió la frase “arte de etiquetado móvil” para definir la expresión artísitica que se utiliza al escanear, decodificar y leer las formas geométricas para revelar el contenido de una belleza estética. Las esculturas de Miguel Prypchan interpretan ...


Lot 145: Edward Hopper, House by a River, etching, 1919.  Sold March 13, 2018 for $100,000.

$2.6M Prints & Drawings Auction at Swann

Released: March 16, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings on March 13 offered an especially grand selection of original works by some of the greatest artists of the last 200 years. Works by Martin Lewis and Diego Rivera achieved new auction records, and many of the top lots were won by collectors. Leading the sale was an important early etching by Edward Hopper. House by a River, 1919, was one of the artist’s first forays into the themes of modern isolation that would define his oeuvre. The house depicted still stands in Nyack, NY, just a short walk from the artist’s birt...


Museum of Geometric and MADI Art

Coming to the Geometric MADI: Augmented Reality, the Mobile Tagging Art of Pedro Morales and the Sculptures of Miguel Prypchan

Released: March 15, 2018

Opening April 27 at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Uptown Dallas, a new show will introduce the city to the engaging works of two Venezuela-born artists, Pedro Morales and Miguel Prypchan. Morales uses the aesthetics of fractals and geometric abstraction to investigate the ubiquity of mobile technology in today’s life. Morales coined the phrase “mobile tagging art” to define the artistic expression that uses scanning, decoding and reading out geometric shapes to reveal content from aesthetic beauty. Miguel Prypchan's sculptures interpret traditional landscapes under the eyes o...


All the Breath We Can Hold, 2016-18, oil on panel, 36 x 24 inches

Maria Tomasula: All the Breath We Can Hold, March 3 – April 7, 2018

Released: March 03, 2018

Maria Tomasula (b. 1958, Chicago) has been exhibiting in Chicago and New York for two decades. Her mesmerizing paintings are carefully-arranged compositions of man-made objects and organic floral elements. Unlike conventional still lifes, they are the products of Tomasula’s unique, vivid imagination in concept and in execution. All the Breath We Can Hold, on view at Forum Gallery from March 3 to April 7, 2018, showcases Tomasula’s most recent body of work: nine oil paintings and five graphite drawings filled with dazzling, teeming compositions and impossibly immaculate surfaces. Dramat...


Lot 145: Edward Hopper, House by a River, etching, 1919.  Estimate $100,000 to $150,000.

Hopper's House by a River Comes to Swann Galleries

Released: February 23, 2018

On Tuesday, March 13, Swann Galleries will offer a superlative auction of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings, featuring original artworks and scarce multiples by some of the most influential artists of the last 200 years. Following the house’s record-breaking autumn sale of Edward Hopper’s 1923 print The Lonely House for $317,000, Swann will offer an even more scarce etching by the master: House by a River, 1919, an early example of his theme of isolation. Only one other copy of this print, which depicts a still-extant house in Nyack, NY, has appeared at auction in the last 30...


Roger Muhl (French, 1929-2008), Bretagne - Le Finistere, 1988.  Est.  $7,000-10,000

Fine Paintings Auction at Doyle on March 13

Released: March 02, 2018

Doyle's auction of Fine Paintings on Tuesday, March 13 at 11am offers over 150 works by a wide range of by American, European, Latin American and Asian artists with moderate pre-sale estimates. The sale features a selection of works by Russian and Ukrainian artists encompassing Post-Impressionism, including examples by Elie Anatole Pavil, Jean Miscelslas Peské and Jean Pougny. Theatrical and costume design offers works by Pavel Tchelitchew, Alexandra Exter, Alexandre Nikolaewich Benois, Sergei Yurievich Soudeikine, Eugene Berman and Mihail Chemiakin. French Impressionism, Post-Impression...


Retratos 2 by Gertjan Bartelsman.  Archival inkjet print on cotton paper, 10.25" x 14.375" | Artist Proof

RASCO Art Gallery Presents U.S. Debut Exhibition of Photography by Gertjan Bartelsman

Released: February 22, 2018

RACSO Art Gallery is honored to host the American debut of famed Dutch-Colombian photographer Gertjan Bartelsman this month. “Beyond Photojournalism” is the most comprehensive exhibition of Bartelsman’s work and the first solo gallery exhibit for the American market. On view will be select works from four capsule collections: “Paisajes,” “Retratos,” “Urbes,” “Abstractors,” and pieces from “Reflejos de una Metropoli.” Presented in color and black and white, the exhibition spans five decades, thousands of miles, many subjects, and diverse composition styles. Opposites attract in his body of ...


Diego Rivera, The Marriage of the Artistic Expression of the North and of the South on this Continent (Pan American Unity), 1940.  © Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera & Frieda Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico D.F.  / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York.  Image: courtesy City College of San Francisco.

Diego Rivera's Mural 'Pan American Unity' to Feature in Major SFMOMA Exhibition

Released: February 19, 2018

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) and the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) plan to display Diego Rivera’s historic mural, Pan American Unity, as the cornerstone of a major exhibition of the artist’s work at SFMOMA in 2020. The mural — one of the most important works of public art in San Francisco — will be on view in the museum’s Roberts Family Gallery on the street level, part of the museum’s free, unticketed space. A comprehensive program of conservation, public education and CCSF student internships will accompany the exhibition of the work and will be announced in gre...


Untitled skeleton head painting attributed to Jean-Michel Basquiat (Am., 1960-1988), unframed and artist signed, 12 inches by 22 inches ($37,500).

Basquiat and Warhol share the spotlight in Woodshed Art Auctions' online-only fine art auction, Feb. 1st

Released: February 12, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – It’s fitting that the top two lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ internet only fine art auction held February 1st were claimed by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. Not only were the two arguably the kings of the New York Pop Art scene of the 1980s, they currently occupy first and second place for most ever paid for an artwork by an American artist at auction.   Warhol held the record for several years when his 1963 canvas titled Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) sold for $104.5 million at an auction held in 2013 at Sotheby’s in New York. But in May of last year, Basq...


Adrian Sassoon

TEFAF New York Spring Adds 24 New Exhibitors to May Edition

Released: January 21, 2018

On the heels of the acclaimed second edition of TEFAF New York Fall, TEFAF announces the 2018 exhibitor list for TEFAF New York Spring.  91 exhibitors—including 24 new participants— will take part in the second iteration of the Fair, which launched in May 2017. The Fair is dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design and takes place at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City from May 4 to 8, 2018.   New York is the unparalleled global center for modern and contemporary art and TEFAF is proud to offer collectors such a strong line up of leading international galleries, building on th...


Belkis Ayón, La cena (The Supper), 1988, collagraph in 6 parts, 54 1/4 x 117 1/4 inches © and courtesy Estate of Belkis Ayón

Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón (1967–1999)

Released: January 19, 2018

Named by the New York Times as one of the top exhibitions of 2017, Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón (1967–1999) opens at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art on January 25. The exhibition will remain on view through April 29, 2018. This landmark retrospective is the first in the United States dedicated to the work of Belkis Ayón—the late Cuban visual artist who mined the founding myth of the Afro-Cuban fraternal society, Abakuá, to create an independent and powerful visual iconography. From the Curator’s Statement: “Cuban artist Belkis Ayón (1967–1999) died at age ...


Marc Chagall from Galerie Raphael.

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Wraps with Seven Figure Sales

Released: January 18, 2018

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, presented by Art Miami and hosted by the City of West Palm Beach, returned for its second edition from Thursday, January 11th through Monday January 15th where it was immediately recognized as a leading international contemporary and modern art fair. Attendance of prestigious art collectors, connoisseurs, advisors and notable museum professionals surged through the weekend, while galleries reported significant six and seven figure sales of investment quality blue chip, contemporary and Post-War works. More than 19,000 attendees visited the Fair, in a 65,...


The sale's top lot was this fine bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999), dated 1983 and titled The Bather ($13,750).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) brings $13,750 at Bruneau

Released: January 16, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A fine bronze sculpture of a female nude by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-1999), titled The Bather (1983), climbed to $13,750, and a beautiful Tiffany & Company pearl necklace with diamond-encrusted platinum clasp brought $10,625 at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction held Saturday, January 6th.   The 379-lot auction was conducted at Bruneau & Co.’s Cranston gallery, which attracted around 135 in-house bidders, despite frigid temperatures. The 60 phone bidders and 15 absentee bidders accounted for 277 bi...


Modern Paintings Feature Heavily in First Auction of the Year, January 18 at 888 Auctions

Released: January 11, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – January 18 marks the first auction of the year at 888 Auctions. Collectors will be delighted to find the inclusion of 399 fresh-to-market items with prices ranging in the hundreds to the thousands of dollars. Featuring Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Antiques, the sale brings renewed focus and interest for the Richmond Hill based auction house.   After a year in which the auction house achieved over $2.5 million in total revenue with over 5,700 items finding new owners in over 40 different countries, 888 auctions continues to produce strong prices in a number of cat...


Harriet Hosmer, Daphne, 1853, marble, Purchased with funds provided by the Calvin and Marisa Allen Foundation, Anne Allen Cheatham, and Lizzie Cheatham McNairy and Charlie McNairy on behalf of the Matrons of the Arts Initiative, and by the bequest of Carlisle Adams

NCMA Launches Matrons of the Arts Initiative to Highlight Female Artists

Released: January 11, 2018

Ongoing campaign highlights female artists from around the world, throughout history   The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces a new initiative, Matrons of the Arts, which highlights female-identified artists in both the Museum’s permanent collection and around the world. Matrons of the Arts is a Museum-wide, ongoing project that presents programs, exhibitions, and acquisitions by and about women artists. Inspired in part by the name five women artists challenge put on by the National Museum of Women in the Arts—and playing off the phrase patron of the arts—this campaign seeks...


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