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Rare tintype pair of Black Soldiers of the 54th Connecticut Civil War troop to be auctioned March 4 to 18 by Witherell's.

Rare tintypes of black Civil War troop going to be auctioned

Released: February 27, 2015

A rare pair of Civil War photos of black soldiers is going to be auctioned March 4 to 18, 2015, by “Antiques Roadshow” appraiser and global auctioneer Brian Witherell. The hand-colored tintypes of the 54th Connecticut troop are so rare because the men are seen relaxing instead of posing in the formal line of people taken then. Sitting, standing and leaning against a large cannon that was probably captured from the Confederacy, the men were on garrison duty in Arkansas at the time. A pyramid of cannonballs can be seen in the foreground of one. The tintypes also show the commandi...


Large wood sculpture of Guanyin, Song Dynasty (960-1279) Photo Credit: photo Studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen

A Banner Year for Asia Week New York as the Met Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Its Department of Asian Art

Released: February 20, 2015

Asian art is gloriously basking in the sun this year. While 42 extraordinary galleries from around the globe open their doors with one-of-a-kind exhibitions during Asia Week New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is celebrating the centennial of its world-renowned Department of Asian Art. Even Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour jumped on the bandwagon as she recently visited Beijing to promote the Met Costume Institute’s upcoming exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass. Works of art from all over the Asian continent and spanning over four millennia will be shown throughout Manhatt...


Lucienne Bloch, FRIDA AT THE BARBIZON HOTEL, 1931, gelatin silver print.

Image of Frida Kahlo at the Barbizon Among Highlights of Throckmorton's AIPAD Booth

Released: February 17, 2015

Important photographic fine art by legendary artists including Ruven Afanador, Lucienne Bloch, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Flor Garduno, George Platt Lynes, Tina Modotti and Brett Weston in Throckmorton Fine Art's 'Director's Choice...' display at 2015 AIPAD Photography Show at Park Avenue Armory in New York, April 16 - 19. Throckmorton Fine Art Executive Director Kraige Block, who serves as First Vice President of AIPAD, and is co-chairman of the AIPAD show, has selected an impressive array of international photographic talent to feature at the 2015 edition of AIPAD, this...

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CityScapes Online Art Competition

Call for Entries – 5th Annual “CityScapes” Online Juried Art Competition

Released: February 17, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 5th Annual “CityScapes” online juried art competition for the month of March 2015.  The gallery urges all 2D and 3D artists (Including Photography) to submit their best cityscape art for possible inclusion into the gallery’s April 2015 online group exhibition. Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field to send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme “CityScapes".  Cityscape subjects wo...


Charles Moore, Selma Protests, 1965.  96 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.  Vintage gelatin silver, printed ca.  1965, signed by photographer and Black Star stamp verso.  CM019

Selma March 1965 - An Exhibition on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement's Beginnings at Steven Kasher Gallery

Released: February 10, 2015

Steven Kasher Gallery will present the exhibition Selma March 1965 from March 5 to April 18 in New York. Featuring over 150 original photographs, the exhibition depicts the three Selma-to-Montgomery marches that rocked the nation and galvanized the Civil Rights Movement in 1965. “Never before in New York or any other gallery has the work of photographers James Barker, Spider Martin and Charles Moore been brought together like this,” said Steven Kasher. “By combining their work, the exhibition captures in a new way the angst, courage and chaos of this seminal moment in American hi...

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This summer, CEPA Gallery will showcase the work avant-garde icon Hollis Frampton—a pioneering filmmaker, art theorist and photographer

CEPA GALLERY PRESENTS RARE PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBIT BY PIONEER FILMMAKER HOLLIS FRAMPTON

Released: February 5, 2015

CEPA Gallery, in partnership with Dean Brownrout Modern/Contemporary, is honored to announce an exhibition and sale of photographic artwork by artist Hollis Frampton. The event takes place June 20-September 5, 2015 at CEPA Gallery, 617 Main Street, Buffalo, New York. The exhibition and sale is the first comprehensive survey of the late artist’s print work in over 30 years. Many pieces in the exhibit have never been presented in a gallery setting. Hollis Frampton (1936-1984) is an avant-garde icon—a pioneering filmmaker, art theorist, and photographer. He was on th...

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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

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART PRESENTS THE FIRST MUSEUM SURVEY OF GRETE STERN AND HORACIO COPPOLA, INFLUENTIAL AVANT-GARDE ARTISTS AND FOUNDERS OF MODERN LATIN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY

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 ...


All Photography 2015 Online Art Exhibition

4th Annual “All Photography” Art Exhibition Results Now Posted Online

Released: February 5, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its February 2015 art exhibition, the 4th Annual “All Photography” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is Photography and photographers’ artists were asked to submit their best photography.  There was no theme for this competition. An art competition was held in January 2015 which determined and judged the photography for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 11 different countries from around the world and they also rece...


Enriching Students by Showcasing Art: Sacred Heart University Teams up with FLAG+Up

Released: February 4, 2015

STAMFORD, CT – The Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery proudly announces a partnership with Sacred Heart University, the first local institution of higher education making a commitment to the Arts by adopting the gallery’s innovative FLAG+Up program. Sacred Heart is the newest client to FLAG+Up, a curatorial platform that brings challenging, thought-provoking work from emerging contemporary artists to corporations, organizations, schools, and commercial and residential developments. Through FLAG+Up, the university is exhibiting a rotating collection of works from gallery artists, with a winter...


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...


From the Earth to the Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs, offered February 26, 2015, at Bloomsbury Auction in London.

First Space Selfie Among Vintage NASA Photographs Offered in London

Released: February 4, 2015

A selection of prints from a previously unseen private collection of vintage photographs by NASA’s pioneering astronauts, taken in space and on the Moon, will be on exhibition in London throughout February at Mallett Antiques before the full collection goes under the hammer on Thursday 26th February at Bloomsbury Auctions in London.   On October 24, 1946 a V2 rocket rose 65 miles up above the Earth’s atmosphere and captured the first photograph from space. Beginning with this photograph, From the Earth to the Moon encapsulates the epoch-making period when men and their ma...


G25N's Online Exhibit Space Expanded

Released: January 31, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Online Exhibit Space Expanded G25N (Gallery25N.com) launches it’s expanded online exhibit space allowing for a greater variety of exhibits. There are now three exhibit galleries dedicated to exhibiting emerging and established national and international artists. Exhibits continue to be of contemporary artwork that includes paintings, photography, digital art, sculpture and videos. Current exhibits include: Gallery A: Opening on 02/26/2015 G25N’s “Semi-Annual Open Group Exhibit" Submission is still open until 02/09/2015 https://art-competition.n...


Diptych by David Gary Lloyd who will exhibit as part of the Wynwood Art District booth at the "At Home with Art" exhibit.

Miami Artists Take Center Stage at Miami’s Home Design and Remodeling Show, Miami Beach

Released: January 31, 2015

Miami artists take center stage at this year’s Home Design and Remodeling Show to be held from March 27-30, 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. At Home with Art – Spotlight on Miami’s Art Districts will be a showcase of 20+ established artists working in one of Miami’s vibrant art districts. “This is not your average art exhibit or fair,” comments Sharon Berube, spokesperson for the Home Design and Remodeling Show. “We are building a bridge between the collector and the artist. Choosing the perfect work of art for the home or office begins with a connection to the artist. Visit t...


Sebastian Clarke Director, Estate Services Specialist, Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts

Rago's Sebastian Clarke Joins Membership Committee of the Appraisers Association of America

Released: January 29, 2015

RAGO’S SEBASTIAN CLARKE JOINS MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE Of THE APPRAISERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA.   Lambertville, NJ:  Sebastian Clarke has been invited to join the newly created Membership Committee of the Appraisers Association of America. The Committee will address cultivation and retention programs for the Association's members.    The Appraisers Association of America, established in 1949, is the premier national association of personal property appraisers who focus on fine and decorative arts. With a membership of over 700 independent appraisers in 100 diff...


Lark Mason standing in front of his new iGavel headquarters in New Braunfels, Texas

After a Banner Year for iGavel in 2014, Founder Lark Mason Heads to Texas Hill Country

Released: January 27, 2015

With record-breaking 2014 sales totaling $19.5 million for iGavel, company founder Lark Mason is casting a wider net by expanding operations to the historic German-settled town of New Braunfels, right in the heart of the vibrant Texas Hill Country, between San Antonio and Austin. The nearly $20 million figure represents combined sales for six of the larger regional associates: Elders Fine Art & Antique Auctions, in Nokomis, Fla.; Everard & Company, Savannah, Ga.; Litchfield County Auctions & Appraisals, Litchfield, Conn.; Lark Mason Associates, New Braunfels and New Yor...


Installation photo.

Winter Collective Exhibition | UNIX Gallery through January 31, 2015

Released: January 23, 2015

Winter Collective Exhibition, featuring eighteen works by Engels, Alfredo Scaroina, and KwangHo Shin, is on view at UNIX Gallery New York, 532 W 24th St., through January 31st, 2015. Art is a natural process for Haitian-born New York-based abstract artist Engels. He can create with anything, as evidenced by his diverse media. Engels builds with wood, paper, and layers of paint. He questions what painting is, often creating works that are left explicit. “Stretchers lay bare. Canvas is crumpled, torn, or shredded. Staples can be more than simple fasteners and can function as ...


This Photograph Is My Proof, 1967.  Duane Michals.  Gelatin silver print with hand-applied text.  The Henry L.  Hillman Fund.  Courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.

PEM Presents Major Retrospective of Trailblazing American Photographer

Released: January 21, 2015

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals, the first major U.S. retrospective of the artist’s work in 20 years.  Through image sequences, multiple exposures and the overlay of handwritten messages and pigment, Duane Michals (b. 1932) pioneered distinctly new ways of creating and considering photographs. The last half-century of this artist’s prolific, trailblazing career is explored in a carefully selected presentation of more than 65 works. Organized by the Carnegie Museum of Art, Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals is on view at ...

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Didier Ltd.  Niki de Saint Phalle.  18ct gold and enamel necklace, GEM Montebello.  1973.

2015 WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW SHOWCASES MASTERPIECES OF 20th CENTURY ART AND DESIGN

Released: January 21, 2015

Monumental sculpture by Harry Bertoia, furniture by influential studio maker Tage Frid, paintings by American masters Charles Sheeler and Horace Pippin, and artists’ jewelry by Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso are among the 20th century highlights that will gather for the 61st year of the Winter Antiques Show from January 23-February 1, 2015 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. More than a dozen of the Show’s modernist exhibitors will show works through 1969. “Over the past decade, we have invited specialists in artists’ jewelry, French, Scandinavian, and American modernism, 20th cen...


Samia Halaby (Palestinian, b.  1937) #270 (Rainbow Spirals), Oil on canvas.

Modern and Contemporary Prints and Paintings at Gray’s

Released: January 17, 2015

Selections from the Stanley Yulish collection of contemporary and modern prints and paintings are up for auction at Gray’s in Cleveland on January 28th, with live online bidding provided by LiveAuctioneers.com. The auction includes pieces from established artists including Dali, Picasso, Henry Moore, Georges Rouault and Max Ernst together with works from pop to op including Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Victor Vasarely, Yaacov Agam, Richard Anuskiewicz and George Snyder. Highlights of the auction include Lot 1, a free spirited lithograph from 1930, Bather by Raoul Dufy. It is s...


Her | Self: Women In Their Own Words Photographs by Jennifer Bermon

Her | Self: Women In Their Own Words Photographs by Jennifer Bermon

Released: January 15, 2015

dnj is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition of "Her | Self: Women In Their Own Words." Photographs by Jennifer Bermon, writing by several women. Jennifer Bermon presents her photographs of several different women, and the writings of these women describing, in their own words, how they feel about the way they look in the pictures. In the United States, we grow up feeling as if our bodies are manifestations of our inner selves, and perhaps because of the power of such beliefs we offer these sometime negative comments about ourselves. "These were intelligent, strong, beautiful wome...


Alexander Gardner, American, 1821–1882, Abraham Lincoln, 1863, printed ca.  1890.  Platinum print (photograph).  Gift of David L.  Hack and by exchange Walter P.  Chrysler, Jr.

CHRYSLER MUSEUM COMMEMORATES ABRAHAM LINCOLN WITH TWO PHOTOGRAPHY SHOWS HONORING GREAT AMERICAN LEADER

Released: January 15, 2015

In conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, the Chrysler Museum presents two photography exhibitions exploring the life and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865). Shooting Lincoln: Photography and the Sixteenth President and Greta Pratt: Nineteen Lincolns open on February 10, in the Museum’s Frank Photography Galleries (G. 228). Both shows will remain on view through July 5, 2015. Admission is free. “Abraham Lincoln was not camera-shy,” says Alex Mann, Brock Curator of American Art, who curates both exhibitions. “As our nation remembers Lincoln’s ach...

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art on paper Launching March 5 - 8 on Pier 26 in NYC

Released: January 13, 2015

For Immediate Release                       Media Contact Kelly Freeman, Communications 212.518.6912 - kelly@artmarketproductions.com -  art on paper launches in March of 2015 -   Pier 26, New York City ********* March 5 - 8, 2015 Brooklyn, New York - January 12, 2015 - Art Market Productions is pleased to announce art on paper, an art fair from the producers of Miami Project, launching in March, 2015 on Manhattan’s vibrant Tribeca waterfr...


"Street Dog," by Federico Uribe, 2014

TRENDING AT METRO CURATES – NO BORDERS, NO BOUNDARIES

Released: January 13, 2015

Whether it’s a single artist or a thematic booth, visitors to the 4th edition of Metro Curates, opening on January 22, at the Metropolitan Pavilion,will cast their collective eye on a veritable treasure trove of the unusual and unexpected. Here is a sampling of some of the spectacular highlights that make this four-day fair a must-see for art lovers of all persuasions:   WHERE: Adelson Galleries, Boston (Booth 216) MUST-SEE: Street Dog by Federico Uribe, 2014 WHY: Demonstrating Uribe's mastery in his preferred unconventional medium of colored pencils, this vibrant sculptur...


4th Annual "All Women" 2014 Online Art Competition

Call for Art – 4th Annual “All Women” Online Juried Art Competition

Released: January 13, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for art for the gallery’s 4th Annual “All Women” Juried Art Competition for the month of February 2015.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D (Women Artists Only), including photography from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s March 2015 online group art exhibition.     The gallery would like to be able to exhibit only the best art that is submitted by women artists only.  Women can submit any 2D and 3D media, (Including Photography) in any style and about ...


Hugh Arnold, Secreto Velado, 2014, Archival c-type metallic print, 40x60in.  © Hugh Arnold, courtesy Mead Carney Fine Art

First Solo Exhibition of Hugh Arnold in London Opens at Mead Carney

Released: January 8, 2015

Agua Nacida, ‘water born’, presents a truly unique collection of hauntingly beautiful large-scale nudes, shot underwater on location in Fiji and Gozo by the internationally acclaimed photographer Hugh Arnold. Agua Nacida at Mead Carney Fine Art, the first London exhibition by photographer Hugh Arnold, offers an evocative exploration of nature, beauty and sexuality interpreted through an ambitious and highly accomplished series of underwater nudes. Overcoming the considerable technical difficulties of photographing underwater, Arnold’s models Polina&nb...


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