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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...

Grete Stern.  Sueño No.  28: Amor sin ilusión (Dream No.  28: Love Without Illusion).  1951.  Gelatin silver print, 19 11/16 x 15 3/4″ (50 x 40 cm).  IVAM, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola


Released: February 3, 2015

The Museum of Modern Art has organized the first major exhibition to examine the individual accomplishments and parallel developments of two of the foremost practitioners of avant-garde photography, film, advertising, and graphic design in the first half of the 20th century: Grete Stern (German, 1904–1999) and Horacio Coppola (Argentine, 1906–2012). From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola will be on view May 17 through October 4, 2015, and features more than 300 works gathered from museums and private collection across Europe and the Americas—many of which have never ...

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...

Reverberation: Echo Press Prints

Released: August 28, 2013

Contact: John Begley, Gallery Director, Hite Art Institute (502) 852-4483 or Claire Pope, Exhibition Assistant, Hite Art Institute, (502) 852-0288,   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Reverberation: Echo Press Prints Cressman Center for Visual Arts 100 E. Main St. Louisville, KY 40202   Exhibition: September 6 – October 26, 2013 First Friday Trolley Hops:  September 6 and October 4, 6-9 p.m. The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute is proud to announce the opening of an exhibition of prints from their ...

Richard Stout, Untitled, 1972, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 50 inches

Lives Played Out on Canvas: Paintings by Otis Huband, Richard Stout, and Dick Wray

Released: August 30, 2013

September 13-October 5, 2013: Lives Played Out on Canvas: Paintings by Otis Huband, Richard Stout, and Dick Wray On September 13th, William Reaves Fine Art pulls back the curtain on its milestone 50th exhibition entitled Lives Played Out on Canvas, celebrating the expressionist works of three Houston stalwarts, Richard Stout, Dick Wray and Otis Huband.  The three featured artists were among those who put down roots in Houston as young painters in the late 50s and early 60s and proceeded to blaze creative trails through a burgeoning local art scene.   In the decades that h...

Georges Braque, Composition, Oil on Paper, Signed, c.  1958

2013 AVENUE Antiques, Art & Design at The Armory Show Announces Dates, World-Class Exhibitors and Original Programming

Released: June 30, 2013

The 2013 AVENUE Antiques, Art & Design at The Armory show (October 9 - 13) will kick off the Park Avenue Armory's Fall fair season in high style with over 50 antiques and art dealers from across the globe showcasing their finest inventory.  The show opens with a Private Preview by Invitation on the night of Wednesday, October 9 and is Open to the Public Thursday, October 10 - Sunday, October 13. With something for connoisseurs and neophytes alike, the show offers a diverse range of disciplines,...

Edvard Munch 1863-1944 ON THE BRIDGE, 1912-13, hand colored lithograph on laid paper.

Munch & German Expressionism Opens at David Tunick in New York

Released: May 5, 2013

In association with the prestigious Munich gallery, Galerie Thomas, New York prints and drawings dealer David Tunick will stage an important show “MUNCH & GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM” at David Tunick, Inc. at 19 East 66th Street from May 6th through May 20th. David Tunick says, “Edvard Munch (Norwegian 1863-1944) developed his highly personal style during his formative years in Kristiana (Oslo).  By the 1890s and in the next two decades he created the iconic images that have become so widely known for his evocatively powerful interpretations of psychological themes stemming from late ...

Georg Baselitz "Rechts und links eine Kirche-Jörg", 1987, oil on canvas, 200 x 200 cm


Released: October 30, 2012

Anchor art fair to the city of Miami, Art Miami (, the premiere international modern and contemporary art fair, and the inaugural CONTEXT Art Miami, Miami's newest international emerging and cutting-edge art fair, will kick off Miami Art Week with the season's most eagerly anticipated cultural event, their highly acclaimed Opening Night VIP Preview on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. which this year will benefit the Miami Art Museum.  World-famous for its stylish gallery-like decor, its outstanding quality and extraordinary variety, Art Miami showcases t...

Greg Furie Symbol Painting "Kill Shot"

A Stunning Greg Furie Oil Like Nothing You've Ever Seen

Released: September 11, 2012

Greg Furie, who was first discovered by Christophe Van De Weghe, has created a highly unusual oil Symbol Painting.  "I thought that Greg was finished with the painting when I had seen it yesterday afternoon, but while I was in his living room, he decided to add these interesting symbols on top of the already finished oil painting.  I asked him why he added the symbols and he replied that the painting just wasn't complete without the symbols," says Jack Poll, Furie's new art dealer. The Symbols have a primitive look to them, and Furie says he didn't copy them from any sou...

Symphony #1

Christophe Van De Weghe Purchases a Greg Furie Drawing

Released: December 7, 2011

Christophe Van De Weghe, high profile art dealer and owner of Van De Weghe Fine Art recently purchased a Greg Furie Drawing. The drawing is entitled Symphony #1 and is done on thick watercolor paper using a calligraphy pen and black ink.  The drawing is 18" x 24." Symphony #1 is the first drawing Furie has done in his breakthrough drawings.  Furie's breakthrough drawings are all drawn with a calligraphy pen, very fine point nib, and black ink on thick watercolor paper.  What makes the drawings desirable is that they are extremely detailed with fine lines that create an...

John Marin, United States, 1870 - 1953 Island (Ship’s Stern), 1934, watercolor on paper, 17 x 22 inches.  Private collection, courtesy Meredith Ward Fine Art, New York.  © Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Work by John Marin On View this Summer at the Portland Museum of Art

Released: February 15, 2011

Although John Marin (1870-1953) was regarded as one of America’s most important painters at the time of his death, scholarship and museum exhibitions to date have focused on his early work coloring popular understanding of his life’s work. Featuring approximately 60 paintings, drawings, and watercolors, John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury, on view June 23 through October 10, 2011 at the Portland Museum of Art, will concentrate on the late period of John Marin’s career between 1933 and 1953. This exhibition, the first in-depth examination of the artist since 1990, will explore his late care...

Anita Shapolsky Gallery

50’s and 60’s Abstract Artists; “50’s & 60’s Prices?”

Released: February 7, 2011

  There has been a spontaneous revival of exhibitions of Abstract Expressionism since the MOMA show began in November. My suggestion would be to list all the galleries and invite the public to see as much of the work of these wonderful artists as possible. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the younger generations to see the art that made America the Mecca of a great art scene that has lasted almost 100 years and is still going strong. Viewers can discover, rediscover or simply re evaluate this art which I have been exhibiting since 1982. This exhibition is a prime exa...

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