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Kenojuak Ashevak CC RCA (1927-2013), Cape Dorset, Rabbit Eating Seaweed, 1959 #8, stencil, 19/30, 9 x 24 in.

Walker's First New York Preview of Inuit and First Nations Art Auction

Released: October 20, 2015

Walker’s Fine Art & Estate Auctions Inuit and First Nations Nov 18 Live Art Auction Ottawa, Canada Public Auction Previews: New York – Thurs October 29 & Fri October 30 (10 to 6 PM) Opening Reception: Thursday, October 29 (6 to 8 PM) Alaska on Madison, 1065 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, between 80 and 81 Streets Montreal – Sat November 7 (2 to 7 PM) & Sun November 8 (10 AM to 2 PM) Meridien Versailles Hotel, 1808 Sherbrooke Street West Toronto – Sat November 14 (12 NOON to 8 PM) & Sun November 15 (10 AM to 1 PM) One King West Hotel, corner of King and Y...

Richard Stout, A Day at Rollover Bay, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 30x60 inches

William Reaves Fine Art announces Return to the Sea: Recent Works by Richard Stout, on view October 30– November 28, 2015.

Released: October 12, 2015

In his eightieth year, Richard Stout continues to produce inspired abstract paintings, rich with affect and beautifully interpreting his native Texas coast.  His most recent output is on display in a stunning new exhibition entitled Return to the Sea, and the results, as we have come to expect from this gifted artist, are nothing short of incredible. As these works reflect, Stout is inextricably bound to the Texas coast.  Perhaps no other Southern painter has made the Gulf so central to their life’s work.  Certainly no other Texas painter has so beautifully captured...

Joaquín Torres-García (Uruguayan, 1874–1949).  Construcción en blanco y negro (Construction in white and black).  1938.  Oil on paper mounted on wood.  31 3/4 x 40 1/8″ (80.7 x 102 cm).  The Museum of Modern Art, New York.  Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in honor of David Rockefeller.  © Sucesión Joaquín Torres-García, Montevideo 2015.  Photograph by Thomas Griesel


Released: September 15, 2015

With Joaquín Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern, The Museum of Modern Art presents the first major U.S. retrospective devoted to the artist in 45 years. On view October 25, 2015, through February 15, 2016, the exhibition spans the first half of the 20th century, surveying Joaquín Torres-García’s (Uruguay, 1874–1949) remarkable achievements in painting, sculpture, fresco, drawing, and collage through some 190 works. The exhibition is organized by Luis Pérez-Oramas, The Estrellita Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art, with Karen Grimson, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Drawings and Prin...

“Gallery 25N’s "Semi-Annual Open II" Group Exhibit”

Released: September 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “G25N’s Semi-Annual Open II Group Exhibit” G25N’s The Second Semi-Annual Group Exhibit opens in Gallery A with work from ten contemporary, international artists on September 10, 2015. New York Exhibit – “Semi-Annual Open II Group Exhibit”, 09/10/15: G25N Gallery A is proud to present a group exhibition of recent work by ten international, contemporary artists. The artists featured in this show are: Claude Chassagne- USA Dana Yamini - Sweden Daria Ratliff - USA Dennis Marinov - USA Dolores Kiriacon - USA Hanj...

Mike Solomon (b.1956), Rose Magnetism (Diptych), 2015, watercolor on paper infused with resin, 24 x 48 inches.

Berry Campbell Now Represents Mike Solomon

Released: August 7, 2015

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, August 7, 2015 – Berry Campbell is pleased to announce its representation of Mike Solomon (b. 1956). Solomon has exhibited widely throughout the United States at museums, galleries, and art fairs and is currently included in the important exhibition, “Defining Abstraction” curated by Mark Ormond at the Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida.  Commenting on a 2012 solo exhibition at Salomon Contemporary, New York, Helen Harrison stated, "His art embodies fundamental qualities that he perceives in nature, for which he creates aesthetic analogies. Witho...

Gesticulante, 1976, Oil on canvas, 58.9 x 47.2 inches (150 x 120 cm)

"Oswaldo Vigas 1943–2013" Traveling Exhibition Opens in Bogotá

Released: July 13, 2015

“Oswaldo Vigas 1943-2013,” a three-year, traveling exhibition of seventy paintings and five sculptures by the late Venezuelan artist will be on view at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá ( July 16-August 23, 2015. Curated by Bélgica Rodríguez and organized by the Oswaldo Vigas Foundation, the work in the exhibition spans seven decades of the artist’s life. “Oswaldo Vigas 1943-2013” launched at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Lima (MAC Lima). The exhibition then went to the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Chile (MNBA) in Santiago. Following Bogotá, the exhibition wil...

"Ceremonial Dancers" (1948) - One of five works in the exhibition from the artist's Atomic Series.

Caldwell Gallery Hudson solo show of Julio de Diego (1900-1979)

Released: June 18, 2015

Caldwell Gallery Hudson is pleased to present an exhibit of 15 works by Julio de Diego (1900-1979). Born in Spain, de Diego came to America in 1924, settling in Chicago. The artist began exhibiting regularly at the Art Institute of Chicago, culminating in a one-man show in 1935. He continued to travel and exhibit extensively throughout the 30's and 40's, with much of his interest and art created in response to war, strife, and the human condition. In Homage to the Spanish Republic (1938) de Diego makes a poignant statement about the cost of the Spanish Civil War. Blue Pri...

Agnes Martin (Canadian/American, 1912-2004) Blue Flower, 1962 (Lot 397, Estimate $1,500,000-$2,000,000)

Skinner Spotlights Iconic Artists during American & European Works of Art Auction

Released: May 13, 2015

On May 29th, Skinner, Inc. will host an outstanding auction of American & European Works of Art, beginning with a superb range of prints and photographs at 12 P.M., followed by a strong grouping of fine paintings, sculpture, and drawings at 4 P.M. An accompanying online auction of Fine Art, covering sculpture, prints, paintings, and photographs, will take place from May 26 through June 1. “This auction features a robust assortment of American works, with several fresh to market items that are sure to excite buyers,” said Robin Starr, Director of American & European Works of Art ...

Andy Warhol (American 1928-1987), Flowers, (Estimate: $20,000-$30,000)

Warhol at Weschler’s: Two ‘Flowers’ screenprints by Andy Warhol to be auctioned on May 8th

Released: April 25, 2015

[Washington, D.C.]—Spring has sprung at Weschler’s! On May 8th, Weschler’s will hold its Capital Collections auction featuring notable artists such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Tiffany Studios, Louis Majorelle, and Emile Gallé. Headlining the auction are two Andy Warhol color screenprints from his iconic series, Flowers; one in bright spring pastels of teal, pink, orange and yellow and the other in red, green, yellow and pink. Each is estimated to bring $20,000-$30,000 and is signed and numbered out of an edition of 250.   Other notable American fine art includes works by Edwa...

Syd Solomon, Cloudcall, 1975 Acrylic and aerosol enamel on canvas, 48 x 60 in.  (121.9 x 152.4 cm)


Released: April 23, 2015

Berry Campbell Gallery is pleased to announce Syd Solomon Swingscape | Paintings from the 1970s featuring a curated selection of thirteen paintings highlighting this important period in the artist’s career. Solomon is renowned for his unique use of color, innovative application of paints, and influential roles in the art communities of East Hampton, New York, and Sarasota, Florida. The exhibition opens on Thursday, April 23 with a reception from 6 PM to 8 PM. Born near Uniontown, Pennsylvania in 1917, Solomon had a long and varied training as an artist. After high school, Solomon was en...

Russell Connor, The Docent at Matisse Museum, Nice, after Vermeer-Matisse, 2013, Oil on Canvas, 20" x 24"

Past & Present Perfect

Released: March 17, 2015

“PAST AND PRESENT PERFECT”   April 7th through June 13th, 2015 Gallery 1 Russell Connor Gallery 2 Michael Dominick, Mark Gibian & Swoon   Taking a brief detour from showing Abstract Expressionism, Anita Shapolsky Gallery is proud to present Past and Present Perfect, an exhibition that foregrounds art canon, and highlights historically-informed experimentation with paper, paint, wood, iron, glass, wheat paste and found objects.   Reacting to a widespread lack of proficiency in art history. Past and Present Perfect assembles four artists who...

Deb Lawrence, "I Can Count on You," oil on antique hand-woven linen, 52 x 48, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art to Showcase Modern and Contemporary Masters at Boston's Art and Design of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Released: March 13, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art will showcase modern and contemporary artists  focusing on abstraction at Boston's AD20/21, Art and Design of the 20th and 21st Centuries, March 26-29th. "This will be a bit of a preview for our 'Summer of Abstraction,' which will highlight new developments in abstraction across media," said Gallery Director Howard Shapiro. "The summer's exhibitions will highlight both emerging and established artists working abstractly." Among the artists the gallery will show in Boston is Rolph Scarlett. The gallery will show a series of mixed media collages that were c...

View of the AD20/21 show at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts with its circular dome and skylight.

AD20/21 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to Architecture Critic Robert Campbell

Released: February 4, 2015

The 8th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries & Boston Print Fair takes place March 26-29, 2015, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.  The only show and sale of its kind in New England, the fair features close to 50 outstanding galleries offering modern to contemporary fine art, Mid-Century furnishings and contemporary studio furniture, jewelry, decorative arts, and sculpture.  The Boston Print Fair features fine print galleries, contemporary print publishers, photography, drawings and other works on paper. For more information visit...

Nicki Solomon in front of a portrait of Madame Marie Conde by Elizabeth Vila Taylor Watson.

Art Requires and Deserves the Time and Attention of a Personal Relationship Rather than a ‘Buy Now’ Button.

Released: February 3, 2015

Nicki Solomon of Nicki Solomon Fine Art ( spoke with The Curator's Eye ( about her beginnings as an art dealer, her approach to buying and selling art and how she uses online technologies to develop and maintain her client relationships.   A Unique Art Education Early in Life Leads to a Life Long Passion  Nicki's path into the art world started when she was fourteen. One of the school's art teachers approached her to see if she would stay after school to learn art history from the 1860's-1960's. “Three dollars for three hours a wee...

Janet Mait, "Marigold," acrylic on canvas, 2014, 50 x 48

Lawrence Fine Art to Showcase Modern and Contemporary Masters at Palm Springs Fine Art Fair

Released: January 19, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art will showcase a strong roster of mid-century and contemporary masters across genres at the upcoming Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Valentine's Day Weekend, February 12-15. The fair is part of Modernism Week in Palm Springs. The gallery will exhibit an early work by Abstract Expressionist painter Cleve Gray and a series of "very Motherwell" collages circa 1950 by Rolph Scarlett. The collages have never been seen before. Also on tap are works by Pop artist Marjorie Strider, work by acclaimed contemporary sculptor Albert Paley, a "stunning" triptych by Etsuko Ichikawa, wh...

Karin White

Clarke Gallery at Red Dot Art Fair

Released: November 29, 2014

Clarke Gallery, located in Newburyport, MA. is pleased to announce the exhibition of recent works by Karin White at the Red Dot Art Fair, Miami FLA., opening Dec. 2 and running through December 7.  Karin paints and resides in Boston.  She attended the DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA, University of New Hampshire and graduated from University of MA. Her art lineage is superb, having studied with Timothy Harney,  who in turn studied with John Grillo, who studied with Hans Hoffmann.   She was included in the landmark exhibition at Saint An...

Marjorie Strider, "The Invitation," acrylic on canvas, 36 x 84, 2010

Lawrence Fine Art to Exhibit Works by Strider, Scarlett at Boston International Fine Art Show

Released: November 5, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will present work by seminal pop artist Marjorie Strider and a series of black on white works by Rolph Scarlett, among others, at the upcoming Boston International Fine Art Show, November 13-16. "This is our sixth appearance in Boston," said Gallery Director Howard Shapiro.  "It has turned into so much more than marinescapes and impressionism for us." The  gallery will exhibit works by seminal pop artist Marjorie Strider, among others. "Pop Art has become a sort of universal medium and Strider was there from the very beginning" said Shapiro. "We think our ...

Moons of Saturn abstract bronze by Ibram Lassaw

Ibram Lassaw Bronze, Moons of Saturn, Featured at Clarke

Released: June 12, 2014

Clarke Auction’s June 16th sale will feature some of its best American sculpture, paintings, and graphic works to date. The most exciting and important work by an American artist in the sale is the 1954 abstract bronze sculpture entitled Moons of Saturn by Ibram Lassaw.  Lassaw, a New York School sculptor, co-founded the American Abstract Artists in 1936 and served as president of the organization from 1946 to 1949. The avant-garde artist and one of the most influential figures of post-war art denied the notion that art should to be representational and embraced abstraction in its pur...

Francis Picabia.  Est.  $60,000 - $80,000

Picabia, Duchamp, Barison and Beyond

Released: June 10, 2014

This sale, which has 400 lots of assorted estate fresh merchandise, is highlighted by some of the best European paintings offered this year by Clarke.  Among the many great French works is a wonderful and recently authenticated post-impressionist Parisian oil on canvas, Ponte Marie, by famed Dada artist, Francis Picabia. The painting, executed in 1904, was originally purchased by the local consignor's parents in London in 1957 and has remained in the family until now. Post-impressionist paintings by Picabia are rare and have increased in importance and value as recent market example...

G25N formally know as Gallery 25N Announces its Grand Opening.

G25N formally known as Gallery 25N Announces its Grand Opening!

Released: May 23, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE G25N formally known as Gallery 25N Announces its Grand Opening! Gallery 25N has evolved to G25N a virtual online gallery exhibit space. The virtual version of Gallery 25N reaches a global audience and expands the original gallery’s mission of exhibiting emerging and established national and international artists. Gallery 25N was founded in 2002 in Peekskill, NY on the belief that a partnership between artists, the public and educators is a vital part of their mission. The gallery fosters an environment to expose artists and their work to a global network of ...

Mikhail Larionov, Goncharova Nera, 1910-1920s.  Paper, mixed media, collage.

Unseen Works by Russia's Modern Masters On View at the National Arts Club in New York

Released: May 20, 2014

From Primitivism to Propaganda: Russia’s Modern Masters Unseen Works from Private Collection of Marina and Nikolay Shchukin On View at The National Arts Club New York, NY – Thirty-five works on paper by some of Russia’s most notable modern artists from the private collection of Marina and Nikolay Shchukin will open at The National Arts Club in New York on May 19, 2014. From Primitivism to Propaganda: Russia’s Modern Masters, curated by Matthew Drutt, showcases works by celebrated and less-known Russian artists including Natalia Goncharova, Mikhail Larionov, Rosalia Rabinovich, the Stenb...

 Pierre Bonnard, Le Compotier, 1914, oil on board (46 x 37,5 cm).  Courtesy of Artvera’s

Gstaad | February 12-19, 2014 | Exhibition From the Artvera's Gallery Collection

Released: February 12, 2014

ARTVERA’S GALLERY PRESENTS “MODERN MASTERS, LYRICAL ABSTRACTION, AND CONTEMPORARY ART” AT THE ALPINA HOTEL IN GSTAAD. February 12 – February 19, 2014 The Alpina Hotel, Alpinastrasse 23, 3780 Gstaad, Switzerland Free and open to the public   Geneva, Switzerland—Artvera’s Gallery will present an exhibition of 20 works by Modern and contemporary artists at The Alpina Hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland, February 12 – February 19, 2014. Curated by Artvera’s director Sofia Komarova, the exhibition is drawn from the gallery’s extensive collection of Modern art and includes works by Pierre Bonna...

Douanier Rousseau Ascending to Glory and Reaching Posterity, 1926

René Rimbert: Poetry of Silence and Flemish Reminiscences on View at Artvera's Gallery in Geneva

Released: January 15, 2014

In Geneva, Switzerland, 37 rarely seen works by French artist, René Rimbert (1896-1991) are on view at Artvera’s Gallery. In what is Rimbert’s first retrospective in nearly 20 years, the exhibition presents 29 paintings and 8 works on paper – still lifes, cityscapes, and interior scenes – including Flemish Landscape (1972), Small Landscape With Posters (1969), Le Douanier Rousseau Rising to Glory and Reaching Posterity (1926), and Homage to J. B. Siméon Chardin (1970).   “Over the course of his 60-year career, Rimbert produced only 276 paintings and his work is very rarely accessible...

Edward Avedisian (1936-2007), Untitled, ca.  1965, Acrylic on canvas, 67 x 101 inches

Edward Avedisian: The Soho Years at BERRY CAMPBELL

Released: November 15, 2013

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, November 6, 2013 – BERRY CAMPBELL is pleased to announce the November 21st opening of Edward Avedisian: The Soho Years, presenting nineteen vibrantly colored paintings and works on paper.  The Soho Years will feature works that were painted between the early 1960s and 70s when Avedisian was living and working in Soho neighborhood of New York.  These abstractions such as his biomorphic forms, striped orbs, and stripes with splashes were prominently featured in Artforum (including the magazine’s cover in January 1969), Artnews, and Arts magazines.   ...

Xu Bing, Square Word Calligraphy Scroll, ink on paper, 2005

Modern and Contemporary Art And Design Flourish On The Curator’s Eye With Site Redesign

Released: October 16, 2013

After unveiling a recent comprehensive site redesign last week, The Curator’s Eye ( is pleased to highlight its flourishing Modern and Contemporary Art category. This category features hundreds of highly desirable objects of art and design from dealers based all over the world, ranging from Southeast Asian paintings to Fine Art Photographs to wood furniture of groundbreaking British design. Chinese Innovation: Square Word Calligraphy The offering begins with a new piece by Xu Bing, a Square Word Calligraphy Scroll. This ink painting is a new kind of writing, almos...

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