Blog Posts tagged with new york

Alejandro (Alexati) Carrillo, Autumn Leaves, Oil on Canvas, 47.5"x31.5"

February 2017 Exhibitions: Plurality of Expression and Emerging Visions

Posted: December 28, 2016 07:43 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

Agora Gallery presents Plurality of Expression and Emerging Visions, two collective exhibitions that celebrate the different ways today's artists approach aesthetic. Plurality of Expression includes abstraction, surrealism, still life, and portraiture, each with a twist that pushes them beyond the usual boundaries of genre. A photographer creates "portraits" of women covered or wrapped in various tactile substances in a meditation on womanhood, and on the next wall over a painter superimposes stark, one-dimensional earthly beings onto rainbow-colored paintings of the heavens. Emerging Visi...


Alejandra Burguette,Circular Lips,Acrylic & Gouache on Paper,24''x18''

January 2017 exhibitions: Enigmatic Realms and Kaleidoscope of the Mind

Posted: November 29, 2016 21:58 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

Agora Gallery welcomes the new year with two exhibitions that dive into the most inventive corners of contemporary art. Enigmatic Realms is a collective featuring eight artists who together truly touch every part of modern society. There are inquiries into technology alongside placid images from the seashore. There are highly allegorical narratives, and there are jolting images of objects in motion. What ties each artist together is the unifying determination to see everyday people, places, and things in a new way. Similarly, Kaleidoscope of the Mind is a collective exhibition in which eve...


Mary Pearson,Toxic Garden #5,Photograph on Fine Art Paper,6"x6"

November Exhibitions: Divergent Realities and Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography

Posted: October 03, 2016 20:12 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

This November, Agora Gallery will cover remarkable ground within contemporary art through Divergent Realities and Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography. The exhibition Divergent Realities is a collection of six artists with uniquely well-defined visual languages. Comprising a detailed watercolor artist, a realist pencil draftsman, a surrealist, a graphic landscape artist, and two abstract painters, the small group is completely different from one another in its concerns and experiments, yet exist in harmony. Illumination features a similarly wide-ranging group of photographer...


Laura Colantonio,From Line to Space #1,Inkjet Print on Fine Art Paper,35.5''x 20''

Wendy Gillespie and Idiosyncratic Expressions

Posted: September 14, 2016 19:09 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

This fall Agora Gallery is pleased to present Solo Exhibition: Wendy Gillespie and group exhibition Idiosyncratic Expressions. Wendy Gillespie paints landscapes that manage to be both highly detailed and impressionistic in their light touch. The works incorporate a mature sense of color and a classical artist’s sensitivity to distance and atmosphere. Gillespie’s versatile skills allow her to depict a wide range of water and land scenes, including tranquil lakes, churning oceans, grassy plains, sun-bathed orchards, and stately mountains. With Gillespie’s finely tuned observational paintings...


Ardian Tragaj,The Banker,Acrylic on Canvas,35.5"x 23.5"

An Autumn of Adventure and Creativity at Agora Gallery

Posted: August 25, 2016 07:30 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

This September Agora Gallery will present three exhibitions that illustrate art’s ability to tell an ever-expanding range of stories in an almost limitless number of ways. In Interpretive Realms, nature in all its diversity is vividly captured and powerfully transformed through the views of five artists who, though they work in media ranging from photography to traditional Japanese art, all pursue the goal of building a strong personal statement from what they see in the world around them.   Masters of the Imagination presents the work of three women artists from Latin America, each of...


Inna Gershov-Slutsky, Jockey, Acrylic on Canvas, 19.7''x 23.6''

Color, Culture, and Art in NYC at Agora Gallery

Posted: June 30, 2016 10:05 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

Agora Gallery brings three bold group exhibitions with a global perspective to New York this July. Figuratively Speaking is a wide-ranging collection of works that focus on form – not necessarily the human shape, although that is a favored and fruitful subject, but the compositional possibilities of angles and curves. Dynamic Visions brings together artists of pinpointed vision: those people who can translate any image into their own visual language and are singularly capable of creating an atmosphere with their art. The French Perspective is a survey of the contemporary art scene in Franc...


Eduardo Eloy.Untitled 7.  Acrylic on Canvas.  37"x57.5"

An International Celebration of Art at Agora Gallery

Posted: August 30, 2015 14:46 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

This September, two shows open at Agora Gallery that represent the great diversity and excitement in the emerging international art scene. In the exhibition Enigmatic Visions, artists from around the world present abstract and figurative two-dimensional works that use color and composition to tell extraordinary stories about the world around us. In Masters of the Imagination: The Latin American Fine Art Exhibition, twenty-two artists present 75 paintings, sculptures, digital works, and mixed media pieces that prove the Latin American art scene is as multifaceted and innovative as any. Thes...


Harold Miller.  Company Houses.  Oil on Linen on Wood.  12"x24"

Conversations and Color Revolutions: Two New Exhibitions in NYC

Posted: June 07, 2015 10:31 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

This July, Agora Gallery presents two collective exhibitions to re-imagine and reinvigorate the world. Répartie in Art presents the work of international artists as they tackle the concept of “space” and those who occupy it. From landscapes to fragments of a scene, from human or animal subjects to something more abstract, the works open a dialog between artist and audience on a variety of levels. Rhapsody in Color is an exhibition of immeasurable vibrancy, presenting expert combinations and groupings of hue to produce carefully calculated reactions in the viewer. By applying their manipula...


Branko Miskovic.  He Cracked.  Ceramic and Steel.  53.5"x38-40"

Bodies and Spaces: Two Collective Exhibitions at Agora Gallery

Posted: May 18, 2015 05:22 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

This June, Agora Gallery will host two collective exhibitions that take on the challenge of redefining figures and spaces through a variety of artistic techniques. The artists featured in the exhibition In Reverie of Form tackle subjects of flora, fauna, and the human body, to examine various phenomena with their representations. Culture, psychology, and natural beauty are all considered by this talented array of artists, and are given a comprehensive re-examination through sheer technical mastery. Sharing the gallery, the artists in Spatial Articulation take their color, patterns, and geo...


Colin Grant.  When in Rome.  Oil on Canvas.  48"x38"

May and June at Agora Gallery

Posted: April 17, 2015 01:20 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

The Australian and New Zealander artists featured in Out From Down Under & Beyond represent some of the finest emerging talent from the Oceanian art world. These artists draw inspiration from their nations’ histories, their natural splendor, the artists’ own travels across the globe, and their internal processes. They offer a unique and unforgettable view into a familiarly unfamiliar world. In Nicole Tremblay’s paintings, displayed in the solo exhibition, Sovereign Women / Femmes Souveraines, female subjects take on a presence that is larger than life. “I have always been fascinated by...


Fine Antique Persian Mohtashem Kashan Rug 47483

Persian Art: Monir Farmanfarmaian Celebrates Her First Solo Exhibition in New York, at Guggenheim Museum

Posted: April 09, 2015 11:05 Last Updated: | Omri Schwartz

“I was a pretty Persian rug, an exotic find, so people invited me to things”  – Farmanfarmaian on her popularity in post-war American artists’ circles. Persian Art Exhibit at Guggenheim Museum – Persian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian, now over 90 years old, is celebrating a milestone in her life and artistic career: Her work is on view at the Guggenheim Museum through June 3rd, marking her first comprehensive solo exhibition in the United States. Persian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian was born in Qazvin, Iran, in 1924. She attended the Fine Arts College of Teh...


Paint Night: Charity & Networking Event

Posted: March 30, 2015 02:44 Last Updated: | Olga Ku

On March 25, SACC New York Young Professionals, together with World Childhood Foundation, hosted an evening of fun, networking, and painting – all for a great cause. “Paint Night: Charity & Networking Event” for The Young Professionals platform featured an hour of painting instruction, where artist Fred Di Vito guided painting amateurs as they created their own masterpieces. Proceeds for the event were donated to World Childhood Foundation, in benefit of their many important projects around the world. ABOUT THE CHARITY: World Childhood Foundation was founded in 1999 by He...


Picasso Madura.  "Bearded Man's Wife." Est.  25/35,000 USD.

Fine Art Leads Best Ever January at Clarke.

Posted: December 11, 2013 13:10 Last Updated: | Joseph Ronan Clarke

     The New Year at Clarke Auction will start, perhaps stronger than ever before, with a demonstration of their resolution for consistent excellence in 2014.      The fine art selection for Clarke’s January 5th sale already boasts some unbelievable pieces that will propel Clarke into 2014 with fantastic appeal including a massive work by Walasse Ting,  an important gouache by Emil Schumacher, an oil on masonite of stellar execution by Ettore Caser, and a multitude of fine works from a magnificent and large Hartford, Connecticut estate.   &nbsp...


Edouard Cortes, Parisian Street Scene.

Early Winter Winners: Art Selection Preview for Clarke Auction November 17.

Posted: November 14, 2013 10:12 Last Updated: | Joseph Ronan Clarke

The temperature may cooling down, but the art market at Clarke is not. The upcoming selection of fine and decorative art at Clarke Auction provides many lots of important and desirable works by some amazing artists.                 The feature items to be auctioned on November 17th at Clarke are two paintings by Edouard Cortes. The paintings, to be sold individually, will each boast a $12/18,000 estimate. The first one offered is a Parisian street scene of “Place de la Republique et Rue du Tample." The other is a...


Katharine McCollum Gallagher, The Dolls' New Home, 1929, gouache, 13 x 10 inches

Families/Cities SHIFT -- NOW ON VIEW

Posted: April 11, 2013 12:43 Last Updated: | Susan Teller

Families/Cities SHIFT is on view at the Susan Teller Gallery from April 5 through May 11, 2013. Reception for Kitty Leech, Gwyneth Leech, Jody Pinto, and Anna Pinto: Saturday, April 13, from 4 to 6 PM. In conjunction with the Ideas City Festival, sponsored by the New Museum. This exhibition concerns nine artists from two families, the Gallagher-Leeches and the Pintos, whose histories converge over the decades, from the New Deal Era through today. Both began in Philadelphia, summered in New Jersey, and made the transition to New York. Besides the geographical parallels, the familie...


Important Bronze, Illegibly Signed

Rebuilding with Art: Clarke Auction's November 18th Sale Provides Renewal After Sandy.

Posted: November 14, 2012 08:45 Last Updated: | Joseph Ronan Clarke

After Hurricane Sandy, we are all reminded that we may lose our possessions, but we never lose our need to be surrounded by beauty and brightness. A force of nature forces changes in landscape, residence, and environment, so why not a change in what we fill our homes and our lives with? Clarke Auction, Westchester's Premier Auction House, appreciates the severity of destruction that Sandy has left behind, down to a personal level. They also appreciate people's need to rebuild and renew.  On Sunday November 18th, Clarke Auction will provide over 400 lots of beauty and structure in...


Paul Evans Sculptured Dining Table

A Rosewood By Any Other Name : Arne Vodder, Eames, and Evans at Clarke Auction's October 21st Sale.

Posted: October 16, 2012 13:55 Last Updated: | Joseph Ronan Clarke

Midcentury Modern furniture has been recently challenging the idea that only fine art is art. The combination of functionality, design foresight, elegance, and edginess has made the midcentury modern market bring fine art numbers at auction over the last several months.     Clarke Auction in Larchmont, NY, Westchester's Premier Auction House, has successfully navigated the rough economy of late by providing its bidders with exceptional midcentury selections in its last several sales. The upcoming Sunday, October 21st sale at Clarke Auction will maintain the reputation for ...


Jasper Cropsey Oil on Canvas

Another Cropsey Discovered in New York.

Posted: September 06, 2012 10:08 Last Updated: | Joseph Ronan Clarke

A fresh to market oil by Hudson River School artist, Jasper Cropsey,  was recently authenticated by the Newington-Cropsey Foundation with the help of Clarke’s Fine Art Specialist, Nelia Moore, and will be put up for auction at Clarke’s Larchmont, NY location on September 10th, 2012. The Cropsey oil had been kept away in a private collection since the mid 1960’s and was unavailable to the market until now. The emergence of this newly discovered Cropsey comes a little more than a year after a Clarke Auction consigner brought in two unknown paintings, which were later verified...


The truck packed for May Brimfield.  And to think, this was all in our apartment!

Off The Shoulder and On Line...

Posted: September 23, 2011 22:07 Last Updated: | Heather Karlie Vieira

It's been a pretty interesting transition so far.  The days when I would pile frames on my shoulders and hoof it to the nearest subway station to travel to the Upper East Side art galleries are now only fond memories.  Or when I would bring home piles of frames, paintings, even a six foot tall metal easel on either the Metro North or LIRR train (and then, of course, on the subway to my tiny apartment in the West Village) are also now just funny stories.  Family life has brought me into the 21st Century and all that the internet has to offer.  Websites, social networking...


Peggy Bacon, Bad News, 1919

PEGGY BACON & HER CIRCLE

Posted: July 27, 2011 07:50 Last Updated: | Susan Teller

JULY 13 THROUGH AUGUST 18, 2011 Peggy Bacon & Her Circle is on view at the Susan Teller Gallery from July 13 through August 18, 2011. There are paintings and works on paper from 1918 to 1952. Bacon attended the Art Students League from 1915 to 1920. It was there she met Alexander Brook; they were married from 1920 to 1940. Two major works by Brook are in the show, including his portrait of Rosalie Hook, wife of the artist Robert Gwathmey. Bacon studied with George Bellows, Kenneth Hayes Miller, and John Sloan. Bacon taught at the League in 1935-36 and from 1948 to 1952. Sloan's pri...


Debra Force Fine Art, Inc., presents Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) The Twist, 1964, signed Benton and dated 64, lower right, polymer tempera on canvas mounted on panel, 20 x 28 inches.

Collector's Guide: American Art in New York City

Posted: May 12, 2010 19:21 Last Updated: | Julie Carlson Wildfeuer

American paintings, works on paper, and sculpture take center stage in Manhattan from May 17 to 26 in a series of major auctions and special events at leading art galleries. The dizzying array of art-centric festivities involves cocktail receptions, special exhibitions, three auctions, two dozen gallery open houses, and a pair of important fundraisers.  Thousands of works of art will be available for sale. View our Itinerary below to help plan logistics. Plus, a Slideshow offers a sneak peek of what's ahead. Even though these sales are focused on 18th- to mid-20th century art...


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