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Cityscapes International Online Juried Art Exhibition

Fusion Art Announces Cityscapes International Juried Art Competition

Released: June 13, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for “Cityscapes,” its Ausut 2016 international online juried art exhibition. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of Cityscapes. According to Merriam-Webster a cityscape is defined as “an artistic representation of a city, an urban environment, a city landscape.”  The Cityscapes theme includes any art or photography which depicts cities, towns, urban scenes and any related metropolitan subjects. The artwork can range from realism to surrea...

Ernest C.  Withers, Sanitation Workers Assembling for a Solidarity March, Memphis, March 28, 1968, Gelatin silver print, 8 1/2 x 14 3/4 in., National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Museum Purchase.

Nationally Touring Civil Rights Exhibition Opens at the Lyman Allyn Museum

Released: June 13, 2016

“...we had averted our eyes for far too long, turning away from the ugly reality facing us as a nation. Let the world see what I’ve seen.” - Mami Till Bradley New London – For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights opens at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum on June 16 and runs through August 11, 2016. Through a compelling assortment of photographs, television clips, art posters, and historic artifacts, the exhibition traces how images and media disseminated to the American public transformed the modern civil rights movement and jolted Americans, both black and w...

Simon Vouet Madonna and Child, 1633 oil on canvas 109 x 89 cm (43 x 35 inches) National Gallery of Art, Washington Chester Dale Fund

Key Works by Simon Vouet, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli (Morazzone), and Chuck Close Acquired by the National Gallery of Art

Released: June 2, 2016

Washington, DC—At the most recent meeting of the board of trustees, the National Gallery of Art acquired a newly rediscovered masterpiece by Simon Vouet (1590–1649), an oil painting by Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli (Morazzone) (1573–1626), and a print of great importance by Chuck Close (b. 1940). Additionally, the Gallery acquired photographs by John Moran (1831–1903), Edward Weston (1886–1958), and Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954), among others. At this meeting, the Gallery also accessioned 28 works of art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, including paintings by Cecilia Beaux (1855–1942) and Anne Tru...

Herb Ritts (American, 1952 – 2002) David Bowie III, Los Angeles, 1987 Photographed for Rolling Stone Magazine Image © and courtesy of Herb Ritts Foundation

Titans of Rock and Roll Featured in Chrysler Exhibition of Iconic Portraits by Herb Ritts

Released: June 8, 2016

Meet the kings and queens of rock and roll in an exhibition featuring the photography of Herb Ritts at the Chrysler Museum of Art this summer. Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits will be on view June 24 to Sept. 18, 2016 at the Chrysler, where admission is always free. Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits features iconic portraits of the biggest names in the past 30 years of music, including instantly recognizable images of David Bowie, Prince, Madonna, Cher, Janet Jackson and Bruce Springsteen. The exhibition also includes a peek behind the artist’s process in a display of contact sheets with red ...

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Torbjørn Rødland (b.  1970), Blue Portrait (Nokia N82), 2009–16.  Collection of the artist; Courtesy of Eva Presenhuber, STANDARD (OSLO), David Kordansky and Greenspon

Whitney's New Public Art Installation Is Open To Interpretation

Released: June 7, 2016

On Tuesday, the Whitney Museum of American Art unveiled the latest work in a series of public art installations by key American artists on the facade of 95 Horatio Street, across from the Museum’s building and the southern entrance to the High Line. Blue Portrait (Nokia N82), 2009–16, by photographer Torbjørn Rødland, is the fourth work to be featured as part of the series, which was initiated by the Whitney in partnership with TF Cornerstone and High Line Art. Past installations have showcased works by Alex Katz (2014); Michele Abeles (2015); and Njideka Akunyili Crosby (2015–2016). In ...

"Light & Shadow" Online Juried Art Exhibition

Fusion Art's "Light & Shadow” International Online Juried Art Exhibition Now Open

Released: June 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Palm Springs, CA) Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its June 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Light & Shadow.” Opening on June 1st, the “Light & Shadow” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography.  The Light & Shadow Best in Show winners are Catherine Palmer for her oil on canvas, “Grove and Masonic,” and Richard Greene for his photograph, “Sunset Blvd.”  Both Catherine and Richard are Fusion Art's Featured Artists for the month of June 2016 and, as the Best in Sh...


Released: June 3, 2016

Klompching Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of vintage Ilfochromes by Frederic Weber. Frederic Weber brings to his photographic practice, a visual sensibility that challenges the viewer to determine quite what they’re looking at. On show are selections from two bodies of work, Memento Mori and Primary Light, both of which draw attention to Weber’s penchant for making photographs that don’t always look like photographs.   Memento Mori is constructed from a combination of images, that the artist has excavated from comic books, magazines, newspapers, television, painting...


Released: June 3, 2016

Klompching Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of exceptional, newly released photo-collages by Cornelia Hediger. This forms the artist’s third exhibition with the gallery and showcases the artist’s handmade photo-collages, entitled Puppenhaus. Made between 2014–2016, the series is inspired by the likes of Hannah Höch, John Heartfield and Grete Stern among others. The photographs are constructed out of a combination of pigment and gelatin silver prints, with imagery originating from various sources including the artist’s studio practice, and scans of wallpaper, paint and card...

Lot 61 Victor Vasarely (1906-1997) Los Angeles

Gray’s Fun Summer Auction

Released: June 3, 2016

This month Gray’s collection ranges from intricate traditional oil paintings, bold contemporary works, to a stunning collection of gold pocket watches, and ends with a selection of furniture. Opening with traditional oils, lot 2 is by William Henry James Boot, titled Elvington Hall and Church, Yorks. An English born artist, William traveled and depicted the landscape from Europe and North Africa, as well as his homeland. Another skilled landscape is lot 16 by Stanislav Chimienski, titled Warsaw in Winter. Lot 9 is a School of Jan Jacobsz Molenaer, Tavern Scene shows a dark tavern with de...

Raul Canibano Hombre con machetes / Man with machete 2002 Gelatin silver print 16 x 20 in.  Signed in pencil on verso

'Under the Cuban Sun' Photography Exhibition to Open at Throckmorton Fine Art

Released: June 2, 2016

“What is so moving in these photographic images is how the consequences of each period of political upheaval in Cuba, -- from the 1930s dictatorship to the 1960s Revolution to its abandonment by the Soviet Union in the 1990s -- wrought a different focus to the photographers who used their genius to capture the souls and resiliency of the Cuban people.  Too often the world has seen only Cuba’s crumbling cities and decaying automobiles, rather than the personalities and souls of the populous, not just in Havana but in its desperate rural outposts.  Now we see seven decades that portray the r...

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6th Annual "Animals" Online Art Exhibition

Animals 2016 Art Exhibition Results are Ready to be Viewed

Released: June 2, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its June 2016 art exhibition, the 6th Annual “Animals” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is animal art and artists were asked to submit their best nonobjective or representational art for this competition. An international competition was held in May 2016 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 22 different countries and also received entries from 42 different states. Overall, 900 entries were judged for...

Declan Haun (American, b.  1937−1994) Picketing the Courthouse, Monroe, North Carolina, August 26, 1961, Gelatin silver print photograph).  Museum purchase, in memory of Alice R.  and Sol B.  Frank, and with funds provided by Patricia L.  Raymond, M.D.

Exhibition at Chrysler Museum Explores Major Role of Women in Civil Rights Movement

Released: June 1, 2016

Explore the integral role of women in America’s long quest for racial equality in a powerful new photography exhibition at the Chrysler Museum of Art. Drawn entirely from the Museum’s permanent collection, Women and the Civil Rights Movement presents more than 50 images honoring those who risked their lives in the 1960s to help African Americans enjoy full rights as citizens. In addition to marches, boycotts, and sit-ins, Civil Rights leaders used photographs to fight racial segregation and demand change. Images of peaceful protests and violent confrontations filled the media and helped ...

Wooden Model of the HMS Victory, Jim Martin, 1990 (Lot 1316, Estimate $1,000-$1,500)

Skinner Presents Online Auction of Nautical Artifacts & Maritime Art, June 1 – June 9

Released: June 1, 2016

Boston, MA – June 1, 2016 – Skinner's Historic Maritime Online Auction offers a rare opportunity to acquire 17th through 20th century nautical artifacts, decorative arts, logbooks, manuscripts, maps, charts, navigational tools, half-hull models, highly detailed and impeccably built and rigged ship models, scrimshaw and other sailor-made objects, New York Yacht Club and America's cup memorabilia, all from a single collection built over the course of eight generations in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.   This online-only auction will open for bidding on Wednesday, June 1 at 12 PM and...

Kevin Horan, Lizzie #1, 2009


Released: May 31, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dallas, TX   As we move forward into the summer season, PDNB Gallery presents its first exhibition to focus entirely on the animal world.   CRITTERS will showcase the enigmatic portraits of animals photographed by several gallery artists. Each artist uniquely approaches their subjects in natural and studio settings. Most are straight portraits, others are blended into an environment.   While integrating photography and his passion for gardening, David Johndrow discovered within his own garden, a small-scale world of creatures. Through the use of selecti...


Released: April 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ALLIED CRAFTSMEN OF SAN DIEGO ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION   San Diego, CA - April 20, 2016  - The Sparks Gallery (530 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101) is pleased to host the Allied Craftsmen of San Diego annual juried exhibition, opening May 13, 2016.    This annual exhibition has come to define the current contemporary practices of the group and exemplifies the groups’ mission of producing work that pushes the limits of their chosen medium.   Exhibition Dates: May 13, 2016 - July 14, 2016 Opening Public Reception: May 13, 2016:  6 – 9 pm (RSVP required via...

Lot 37: Important Chinese Export 'Lady Washington States China' Plate, ca.  1796, d: 9 3/8 in.  $25,000-50,000

Bid Now: Grogan and Company's JUNE AUCTION

Released: May 31, 2016

On Sunday, June 5th Grogan & Company will hold its annual June Auction, featuring over 400 lots of fine art, jewelry, silver, decorative arts, furniture, and Oriental rugs. The sale will begin at noon with an impressive selection of over 100 lots of of fine American paintings, furniture, and decorative arts from the estate of a Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts gentleman. Highlights from this important estate include a Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926) oil portrait, a Chinese export plate designed for Martha Washington in 1796, a tall case clock with works by Joseph Gooding, and a secretar...

6th Annual Figurative Art Competition

6th Annual “Figurative” Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Released: May 25, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 6th Annual “Figurative” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of June 2016.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s July’s 2016 online group art exhibition.    Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  We suggest they send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme “F...

Brett Weston, Untitled (Dunes, White Sands, New Mexico), 1946, gelatin silver print.  Bank of America Collection.  Photo © The Brett Weston Archive

Revolutionary Vision: Group f/64 and Richard Misrach Photographs From the Bank of America Collection

Released: May 24, 2016

Founded in 1932, Group f/64 staked a claim for photography as an autonomous art form, with aesthetics that embraced its innate mechanical properties. Led by Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, this informal association of Bay Area photographers expanded the medium beyond a painterly, pictorial style toward images of rich clarity, crisp graphics, and dramatic tonal depth. The career of Richard Misrach represents another watershed moment for photography. Beginning in the 1970s, Misrach used color and large-scale formats to contrast the beauty of the Western landscape with evidence of its environm...

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Single-action Colt revolver sold for $500,000 at Witherell's Old West Show May 6 and 7

Single-action Colt revolver tops the bill at Witherell's Old West Show

Released: May 24, 2016

Despite the newly discovered Billy the Kid tintype debuting at Witherell’s Old West Show in Grass Valley, Calif., May 6 and 7, 2016, the talk of the show was a single-action Colt revolver that sold for $500,000. “That gun is arguably the best Colt single-action known,” said Brian Witherell, Witherell’s chief operating officer and a featured appraiser on Antiques Roadshow.  Dealers also sold a wooden Cigar Store Indian for $30,000; a Wells Fargo strong box for $25,000; a Buffalo Brewing advertising calendar for $17,000 and a bronze for $10,000. Witherell had re-configured the lay-out ...

Red, White & Blue International Juried Art Competition

Fusion Art Announces Red, White & Blue International Juried Art Competition

Released: May 18, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for “Red, White & Blue,” its July 2016 international online juried art exhibition. In honor of the United States' Independence Day holiday during the month of July, Fusion Art is celebrating the colors Red, White & Blue. For this competition artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision using the colors Red, White & Blue.  The artwork does not have to be patriotic in nature. It can include one or two or all of the colors and can be any theme or subject matter in any of the acceptable m...


Released: May 13, 2016

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is pleased to announce the representation of William Miller, and to make available to the market the Ruined Polaroids series from 2011. Throughout 2011, William Miller experimented with a broken Polaroid SX-70 camera, producing polaroid images, that were essentially partially destroyed by the camera's malfunctioning. With a little ingenuity and finesse in controlling only some aspects of the process, Miller has produced a series of photographs that are colorful abstractions, with the majority of representation of the real world removed. The magic of chance performs a...


Released: May 13, 2016

The FRESH 2016 call for submissions is OPEN! FRESH is the annual summer show produced and presented by the Klompching Gallery. FRESH continues its crossover from the wall to the page to the internet, reflecting the three ways in which photography is displayed, published and disseminated. FRESH curators are W.M. Hunt and Darren Ching. Once again, FRESH is partnering with two innovative media enterprises: BLINK magazine and At Length online. What FRESH 2016 is looking for: We are looking for the very best examples of new contemporary fine art photography. Submissions of single bodies...

AJ Fosik.  The Abyss Stares Back, 2011 Wood, paint and nails.  39 × 27 × 14 inches.  Collection of Ken and Lauren Golden.  Photograph by Max Yawney.

One-of-a-Kind Meets Once-in-a-Lifetime as Virginia MOCA Unveils “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose”

Released: May 13, 2016

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announces the opening of “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose” (“Turn the Page”), on view May 22 through Dec. 31, 2016. The exhibition is a collaborative initiative by two like-minded organizations, MOCA and Hi-Fructose, The New Contemporary Art Magazine, based in San Francisco, California. The exhibition, curated by MOCA, is a retrospective of the magazine, featuring 51 of some of the foremost contemporary artists of this decade. “Turn the Page” represents the museum’s first large-scale contemporary retrospective and the first t...

Lot 80 - Mary Elizabeth Price, The Well Digger from Titusville - Sold for: $ 50,000

Top lots from Francis Bacon, Mary Elizabeth Price and Fern Coppedge in Rago’s $1.5 Million Fine Art Auction on May 7

Released: May 12, 2016

  Contact: Miriam Tucker                            (609) 397-9374 x 141                                                                                                                   For Immediate Release     TOP LOTS FROM FRANCIS BACON, MARY ELIZABETH PRICE AND FERN COPPEDGE IN RAGO’S $1.5 MILLION FINE ART AUCTION ON MAY 7.                     Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s 19th-20th C. American and European Art and Post-War and Contemporary Art auctions on May 7 brought $1.5 million in sales.     Post-War and Contemporary...

Andy Warhol at the Silver Factory with his first sophisticated anchored camera.  New York, USA, 1964.  © Magnum Photo

Rare Photographs of Entertainment Legends in Côte d'Azur Exhibition During Cannes Film Festival

Released: May 11, 2016

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Finch & Partners continue their collaboration with the second edition of their exhibition ‘The Art of Behind The Scenes”. The vernissage will be held at the Hôtel du Cap (Antibes) on May 13, 2016, coinciding with the annual Cannes Film Festival. This second edition, curated by photographic expert, John Ingledew, reveals a selection of photographs taken by some of the world’s most accomplished ‘on-set’ photographers providing an opportunity to celebrate the art of photography and to travel back in to the golden era of filmmaking with iconic directors and actors. ...

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