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Unknown, Eclipse, n.d.  Toned albumen print.  SBMA, Museum purchase with funds provided by FOPA

Heavenly Bodies: Art and the Cosmos Combine in a Photographic Exhibition from SBMA’s Permanent Collection February 22 – May 25, 2014

Released: January 2, 2014

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) presents Heavenly Bodies, a photographic exhibition with works largely from the permanent collection ranging from the 19th century through today. Comprised of more than 60 images, this exhibition explores the intersection of the arts and sciences by highlighting technological advances in photography through artistic visions of natural phenomena. Heavenly Bodies revisits the subject matter of the 1967 exhibition Once Invisible, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, showing the myriad ways the telescope and camera have expanded our knowledge about t...

Heinz Hajek-Halke (German, 1898–1983).  Erotik—Ganz Groß! (Erotic—In a Big Way!) 1928–32 Gelatin silver print.  Collection of David Raymond.  © Michael Ruetz, Heinz Hajek-Halke Archiv/Courtesy Johanna Breede PHOTOKUNST

The Morgan Debuts its First Photography Exhibition

Released: January 28, 2014

A Collective Invention: Photographs at Play (February 14–May 18) presents an eclectic selection of eighty-five photographic works arranged in a continuous sequence that provocatively links images divergent in format, scale, process, and historical period. The first exhibition organized by the Morgan’s new Department of Photography, established in 2012 with Joel Smith as Richard L. Menschel Curator and department head, the exhibition draws on the great range of photography’s functions, from folk art to Conceptual art and from astronomy to law enforcement. It also highlights the creative rol...

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Kim Martindale Executive Producer of the LA Art Show with His Excellency Abdulla Al Sabousi, Consul General United Arab Emirates, Los Angeles


Released: January 18, 2014

The LA Art Show is pleased to welcome The United Arab Emirates (UAE) as its Featured Guest Country for the 2015 edition.  The Guest Country program is comprised of a curated exhibition, lecture programming and has a goal to showcase nations that are committed to showcasing and investing in the arts. " Art is an important way to tell stories and increase understanding between cultures. In that regard, the UAE is excited to be part of the 2015 LA Art Show," said Abdulla Al Saboosi, UAE Consul General in Los Angeles. "By showcasing the work of emerging and established Emirati artists,...

Call for Submissions for "Food Worlds" Exhibition due Feb. 14

Released: January 17, 2014

Food Worlds: Call for Submissions for CA+T's Next Virtual Exhibition Deadline Extended to February 14   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, announces a call for submissions to its next virtual curated exhibition, Food Worlds. The exhibition is expected to premier in April 2014 on CA+T's website (   Food Worlds welcomes artistic and intellectual contributions that consider the foods Filipinos grow, eat, gather around, take with them to new places, remember and forget. We are in...

Ellen Kooi, Halfweg-bosrand, 2013.  C-print, 25 5/8 x 52 3/4 inches.  Courtesy of the artist and P.P.O.W Gallery, New York


Released: January 16, 2014

The AIPAD Photography Show New York, one of the world’s most highly anticipated annual photography events, will be held April 10-13, 2014, at the Park Avenue Armory. Presented by The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), the fair is the longest-running and foremost exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium.   More than 80 of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. The 34th editio...

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A.A.  Dellschau Recolections, Aftermath, Geo Newells Idea Propper, 1898–1900, 7.5 × 9.25 in

METRO Show Dealers Entice Fair-goers with a Spectrum of Diverse Curated Exhibits

Released: January 20, 2014

When the 2014 edition of the METRO Show opens for its five-day run on Wednesday evening January 22, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street in  Chelsea, fairgoers will experience a thoroughly engaging new concept billed METRO Curates.  “This revised approach puts forth single-artist and/or focused themed presentations curated by each of the 35 METRO dealers who will articulate his or her distinct point of view through their disciplines,” says Caroline Kerrigan Lerch, director of the METRO Show. With its amalgam of disciplines, The METRO Show strikes a harmonious ...

A Pratt design student preparing "Cloudspace," one of two visitor lounges for the METRO Show.


Released: January 16, 2014

This winter’s METRO Show has more to marvel at and drink in than ever before—so much so that fair-goers can hardly be blamed for needing to take a break now and then. Fortunately, this year’s attendees will have the chance to relax in CloudSpace, leading-edge seating areas dreamed up by a crew of faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Interior Design at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute.  Says Caroline Kerrigan Lerch, director of the METRO Show: “These lounge areas exemplify the very latest in design innovation—and what’s more, they mirror the aim of the ...

"Land Where My Father Died..." from American Karaoke, 2013.  17 in.  x 24 in.  Kiam Marcelo Junio.

CA+T Launches New Exhibition and Commissioned Art

Released: January 16, 2014

Queer Sites and Sounds: CA+T Launches New Virtual Exhibition and Commissioned Work by Jeffrey Songco   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T) announces the launch of a new multi-platform virtual exhibition Queer Sites and Sounds and original commissioned art by multi-media artist Jeffrey Songco. The online exhibition began January 14 and will unfold in stages over the next two months on CA+T's website ( and social media platforms. Queer Sites and Sounds utilizes CA+T's robust web presence to explore queer dig...


Released: January 15, 2014

Auctionata, the Berlin-based, first purely online digital auction house selling fine art and collectibles announced that it has added Christof Schminke as Chief Marketing Officer to its executive team, as the company furthers its global expansion. In his new role, Schminke will oversee all marketing functions for the organization, be responsible for the brand development, PR, online marketing and CRM. Schminke brings almost ten years of marketing experience to Auctionata. Most recently he was Head of Offline and Strategic Marketing at Zalando. Zalando is Europe’s number one online fashion...

Adam Fuss From the series "My Ghost," 1999 © 1999 Adams Fuss

World-Renowned Photography Collection Exhibited for Instruction and Outreach

Released: January 17, 2014

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University will present “Shared Vision: The Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection of Photography,” an exhibition featuring 150 images from the last 100 years of photography. The exhibition opens on Friday, January 24, 2014 and runs through April 27, 2014. Outreach programs for campus and community, including films, researcher and artist talks, and a photography exhibition of Auburn students, are scheduled during the spring semester to coincide with what many art historians consider a preeminent fine art photography collection. “Art ...

Elephant with Exploding Dust, Amboseli, 2004.  Archival Pigment Ink Photograph on Paper.  27 x 27 inches.  Promised Gift of Lynn and Foster Friess, National Museum of Wildlife Art.  Photo credit: © Nick Brandt.

Nick Brandt “Elegy” Show Opens at National Museum of Wildlife Art

Released: January 13, 2014

Nick Brandt’s transcendent images of African wildlife create a strikingly intimate connection with the animals he photographs. Brandt, once a high profile maker of music videos, fell in love with Africa in 1996 while directing the music video for Michael Jackson’s “Earth Song,” and adopted an unconventional black-and-white fine art approach to wildlife photography that uses a medium-format camera and a portrait or wide-angle rather than a telephoto lens. The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyo., opens the exhibition “Elegy: The African Photography of Nick Brandt, 2001 – 20...

One of two original paintings by Russian artist David Burliuk to be auctioned Feb.  15-17 in Fla.

Works by David Burliuk, Cullen Yates, Homer Martin, much more to be sold Feb. 15-17 by Louis J. Dianni in Florida

Released: January 13, 2014

(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) – Around 1,600 quality lots in a wide range of collecting categories will be sold at the fifth annual Palm Beach Auction slated for Feb. 15-17 by Louis J. Dianni, LLC. The three-day event will be held at the Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, located at 150 Australian Avenue in West Palm Beach. Start times all three days will be 12 noon (EST). The Saturday, Feb. 15 session will be dedicated mainly to period furniture and decorative accessories; Feb. 16 to militaria and weaponry; and Feb. 17 to artwork and art glass. A crowd of between 120 and 150 people is e...

Announcing The First Annual Boston Design Week (March 20-30, 2014)

Released: January 8, 2014

Boston, MA - Fusco & Four announces the first annual Boston Design Week, a 10-day citywide design festival, March 20-30, 2014.  Participating organizations, businesses, sponsors and individual designers will offer select design events, exhibitions, speakers, receptions, behind-the-scenes tours, and other activities throughout greater Boston, most presented free of charge and all open to the public.  A “Call for Events” has been issued, with a deadline for registering of January 31, 2014.  For more information or to register an event, visit or cal...

Anonymous Photo, B&W, c.  1955, © collection of John Foster


Released: January 9, 2014

In addition to the eye-alluring array of fine and decorative arts featured at the 2014 METRO Show, the DIALOGUES educational series is proceeding under the theme dubbed “Collecticism.” Organized by Randall Morris of the Cavin-Morris Gallery, this year’s program focuses on the way that institutions, curators, private collectors and dealers search out and choose works of art, especially those collections that cross genres. Says Mr. Morris, “Eclectic choices in collecting are how much of the post-Venice Biennale art world is proceeding these days, with art and design merging on a global level...

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show Hosts Two Distinctive Events for its Attendees

Released: January 7, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, plans to host two special events at this year’s Original Miami Beach Antique Show to enhance the attendees’ shopping experience. Have a treasure or family heirloom to be appraised? On Saturday, Feb. 1 from 12-6 p.m., The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, in partnership with Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers, presents Appraisal Day. All attendees, with a valid ticket to the show, are invited to bring one item to be appraised by one of Skinner’s experienced appraisers. Each appraiser will provide an unbiased, ex...

Call for Submissions for "Food Worlds" Exhibition

Released: January 6, 2014

Food Worlds: Call for Submissions for CA+T's Next Virtual Exhibition Deadline February 1, 2014   What are the historical determinants and legacies of Filipino foods? How do foods travel as part of the labor diaspora? How does food ground, enable or destabilize Filipino identities?   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, announces a call for submissions to its next virtual curated exhibition, Food Worlds. The exhibition is expected to premier in April 2014 on CA+T's website ( &nb...

Lot 1045, Martine Bedin/Memphis, "Super Lamp", $500-700.

Everyone’s Welcome and Everything Goes at Rago’s Unreserved Auction, January 18 and 19 – Two Days of Modern and Early 20th C. Furnishings, Art and Collectibles with No Reserves.

Released: January 2, 2014

Everyone’s Welcome and Everything Goes at Rago’s Unreserved Auction, January 18 and 19 – Two Days of Modern and Early 20th C. Furnishings, Art and Collectibles with No Reserves.     Lambertville, NJ: Rago Auctions is holding a 1300+ lot Unreserved Auction over two days, Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 10 a.m.  None of the lots have reserves, meaning that the high bid – no matter how low – wins the lot.  On Saturday, look for 550 lots of Early 20th c. design decorative arts and furnishings, with pottery by Fulper, George Ohr and Rookwood,...


Released: December 27, 2013

HOST COMMITTEE INCLUDES LOS ANGELES MAYOR GARCETTI,  AMBASSADOR FRANCOIS DELLATRE, GABRIELLE, DUTCHESS OF SCHOENEBERG, JULIE DELPY, LILY COLLINS, CHEECH MARIN, MICHAEL GOVAN & TOM LABONGE,  AMONG OTHERS   The 19th LA Art Show will kick-off with a high-profile Opening Night Premiere Party on Wednesday, January 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center benefiting the Sister Cities of Los Angeles, and their program Bordeaux-Los Angeles A 50 Year Partnership. The event marks the beginning of a  yearlong collaboration, Bordeaux-LA 2014, in celebration of the enduring...

Gregg Perry, Horologist

Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk by Gregg Perry on “The Evolution and Origin of Timekeeping and Its Keepers" on January 15 at 6 pm

Released: December 27, 2013

RAGO AUCTIONS OPEN HOUSE FEATURES A TALK BY GREGG PERRY ON “THE EVOLUTION AND ORIGIN OF TIMEKEEPING AND ITS KEEPERS”ON JANUARY 15 AT 6 PM   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Wednesday, January 15, featuring a talk by Horologist, Gregg Perry on “The Evolution and Origin of Timekeeping and Its Keepers” at 6 pm.  The talk takes place during the preview week for Rago's Unreserved auction. Once upon a time in the process of civilization, people developed the need to measure time in structured daily increment. In this lecture, ...

Call for Entries – 3rd Annual All Photography Online Art Competition

Call for Entries – 3rd Annual All Photography Online Art Competition

Released: December 20, 2013

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 3rd Annual “All Photography” online art competition for the month of January 2014.  Photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion in to the Gallery’s February 2014 online group art exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all photographers regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. All digital, film, manipulated, alternative photographic and printing processes will be accepted in...

Martin Brothers Bird Tobacco Jar


Released: December 20, 2013

Rago Arts and Auction Center announces its auction schedule for winter/spring 2014.   Rago Unreserved: Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 2014. Over 1300 lots of unreserved property, where the high bid, no matter how low, wins the lot. On Saturday, look for Early 20th c. design decorative arts and furnishings, with pottery by Fulper, George Ohr and Rookwood, furnishings by Stickley and Limbert, Scandinavian furniture & fittings, glass by Tiffany and Galle, artwork by Chagall and Dali. Unreserved modern pieces will be sold on Sunday, including furnishings by N...

Michelle Stuart, Niagara Gorge Path Relocated, 1975.  NTSC looping DVD, color, 36 min.© Michelle Stuart.  Courtesy of the artist and Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects.

Michelle Stuart: Drawn from Nature

Released: December 5, 2013

Michelle Stuart: Drawn from Nature, Santa Barbara Museum of Art Represents the Sole West Coast Venue January 26 – April 20, 2014. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) represents the exclusive West Coast venue for a major exhibition of work by internationally acclaimed American artist Michelle Stuart.  A focused survey of the artist’s drawings and related works, Michelle Stuart: Drawn from Nature highlights the artist’s radical redefinition of the medium of drawing—a field of intense artistic and scholarly interest today. The exhibition is comprised of nearly 60 works spannin...

U.S. Antique Shows Premieres Its Second Inaugural Show of 2014

Released: December 12, 2013

For the second time in January 2014, U.S. Antique Shows has announced they will be premiering another stellar antique show, the Miami National Antique Show on Jan. 24-26, 2014 at the Miami Airport Convention Center. Further strengthening their position in the southeast Florida antique marketplace, U.S. Antique Shows acquired the show from Dolphin Promotions in early 2013. “We’re thrilled to introduce the Miami National Antique Show to our exciting 2014 line up in the greater Miami area,” says Fair Development Director Andrea Canady. Identifying January as “Miami Antique Month,” deale...

U.S. Antique Shows Prepares for Inaugural Year Hosting The Armory Antique Show

Released: December 11, 2013

To celebrate Antiques Week in New York City, U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, marks its first year hosting The Armory Antique Show, Jan. 24-26 at the 69th Regiment Armory. This past May, U.S. Antique Shows acquired the show from Stella Show Management and plans to highlight compelling and affordable collections from nearly 100 well established antique dealers at this year’s show. “Our team is truly excited to return to New York City after a successful show at the city’s Pier 94,” says Fair Development Director Andrea Canady. “We’re thrilled to be...

Museum registrar Danielle Funderburk unpacks the Warhol photograph of John Oates.

Auburn University art museum acquires Warhol photograph of musician John Oates wearing Auburn T-shirt

Released: December 9, 2013

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University is the winner of an online auction of an Andy Warhol photograph from Christie’s Auction House, an eight-by-10 black-and-white image featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 nominee John Oates in 1981 wearing a “War Damn Eagle” T-shirt. The museum staff, with donations from Auburn alumni and community partners, sought to acquire the photograph, not only to add to its existing Warhol collection of 150 photographs, but also to advance the mission of research, instruction and outreach to the Auburn Family. ...