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Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, 1936

The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection at Tate Modern

Released: November 9, 2016

Tate Modern presents a major new exhibition, The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection,drawn from one of the world’s greatest private collections of photography. This unrivalled selection of classic modernist images from the 1920s to the 1950s features almost 200 works from more than 60 artists, including seminal figures such as Berenice Abbott, André Kertész, Man Ray, Alexandr Rodchenko and Edward Steichen among many others. The exhibition consists entirely of rare vintage prints, all created by the artists themselves, offering a unique opportunity to see r...

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Kim Keever - Abstract 8531cs

Kim Keever & Felicia van Bork

Released: November 8, 2016

Kim Keever: Water Color Felicia van Bork: Pasted Paper November 11, 2016 – January 14, 2017 After 33 years, Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to present our first ever exhibition of photographs.  New York based artist Kim Keever’s boldly colored images are abstract in composition and large in scale. With a strategic dispersal of pigment into a 200-gallon tank of water, he photographically captures the billowing color colliding into a soft yet explosive choreography. A recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, Keever has been living and working out of his New York stu...

Lot 1 – A Rare Victorian Centennial Table, 1776-1876


Released: November 8, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio – (November 8, 2016) Gray’s Auction on November 21st features a vast collection of memorabilia from the World’s Fair Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, as well as a selection of items from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876. Souvenirs from ribbons, coins, prints, books to sculptures, games, furniture and textiles make up this extraordinary collection, each piece celebrating the achievements of their time. This is a single-owner collection from a prominent expert and published author on the subject. The auction opens at lot 1 with a rare Victorian Centennial T...

Fusion Art's 2016 Best in Show Winners' Exhibition

Fusion Art's 2016l Best in Show Winners' Exhibition Opening Reception - November 12, 2016

Released: November 4, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its first annual Best in Show Winners’ Exhibition. The group show will run from November 2nd through the 26th with an opening reception on Saturday, November 12th from 6-9 p.m. Sixteen artists from the US, Canada and the UK will be featured in the show: Stephen Baumbach, Aurora Berger, Violeta Brown, Jean Burnett, Graham Coulthard, Bin Feng, Michael Goldzweig, Richard Greene, Margaret King, Joshua Langley, Jessica Manelis, Catherine Palmer, Markelle Palombo, Raquel Stokes, Annie Tsai and Cecily Willis. The group exhibition features many ...

2nd Annual "Artist's Choice" International Juried Art Exhibition

Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Artist's Choice" International Art Exhibition Opens

Released: November 4, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual “Artist’s Choice” International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of November 2016. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. The “Artist’s Choice” exhibition opened on November 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide were encouraged to share their best art and photography in any subject matter and any of the accepted mediums. Artists and photographers, regardless of location ...

Ulrich Wüst (German, b.  1949) Weimar, 1989 From Jahrebuch (Yearbook) Silver gelatin print (photograph) Image courtesy of Loock Galerie, Berlin

First U.S. Solo Exhibition of Photographs by Ulrich Wüst Reveals Behind-the-Iron-Curtain East Germany

Released: November 3, 2016

On the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the reunification of Germany, The Chrysler Museum of Art proudly presents Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs by Ulrich Wüst. This exhibition of works by the master photographer made during the Cold War era will be on view in the Museum’s Frank Photography Gallery and Focus Gallery (Galleries 228 and 229) from November 17, 2016 through March 26, 2017.  Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs by Ulrich Wüst explores East German public planning under Socialist rule and how private life resists conformity. Evocative views of the...

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Gio Ponti design for Singer, mid-century modern 4-drawer chest of drawers, 30 1/2" h x 47" w x 19" d

Mid Century Modern Steals the Show at Bunch Auctions November Hybrid Sale

Released: November 1, 2016

The first day of November wasn’t just about frolicking through fallen red leaves while double fisting pumpkin spice lattes. Bunch Auctions’ kicked off November with their fall Decorative & Fine Arts hybrid sale, a variety auction that contained both cataloged and biweekly portions.  641 cataloged lots were offered alongside 368 biweekly lots, totaling over $122,000 at the hammer.   Furniture sales were the stars of the show, with three of the top five lots coming from this category.   A mid-century modern dresser by Gio Ponti for M. Singer & Sons (Lot 9449) was the top-...

Portrait of Rosa Luxemburg from "5 Wounds" by Bettina WitteVeen as part of "The Christa Project" at St.  John the Divine

Bettina WitteVeen's "5 Wounds" On View at Cathedral of St. John the Divine As Part of "The Christa Project"

Released: November 3, 2016

5 Wounds, an installation by artist Bettina WitteVeen, is part of the groundbreaking The Christa Project: Manifesting Divine Bodies on view at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York until March 12, 2017. Co-curated by Eiko Otake and Hannah Wolfe Eisner, The Christa Project presents the work of 22 artists, who explore the language, symbolism, art, and ritual associated with the historic imagery of the Christ and the divine as manifested in every person—across all genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities. WitteVeen will do an artist tour of her install...

6th Annual "SeaScapes" Online Art Exhibition

“SeaScapes” 2016 Art Exhibition Now Online & Ready to View

Released: November 1, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its November 2016 art exhibition, the 6th Annual “SeaScapes” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  For this theme, seascape subjects included scenes of coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas and any related seashore subjects.  The gallery received and judged 491 entries from 19 different countries and from 31 different states. The gallery also selected artists for Special Merit and Special Recognition awards as well. Congratulations to the artists who have been designa...

Bruce on Highway

"Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey" Opens at Morven on November 18, 2016

Released: November 1, 2016

Like Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan before him, Bruce Springsteen is a pillar of American music. Springsteen has turned his guitar into an instrument of change, using it to tap into the American psyche and connect with the blue-collar man and woman through his melodies and lyrics. From his humble beginnings of rehearsing in New Jersey garages to selling out arenas around the world, Springsteen’s career has spanned decades and crossed genres—and has never wavered from its upward trajectory. This fall, Morven Museum & Garden is proud to present Bruce Springsteen: A Photograph...

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Autographed copy of John F.  Kennedy's Presidential Inaugural Address.

Presidential Memorabilia Timed Auction - Election Day

Released: November 1, 2016

Weschler’s is pleased to announce November 8th’s Election Day Presidential Memorabilia auction, which will feature memorabilia from the Roosevelt to Reagan administrations. The majority of the works in the sale hail from the estate of Gerald A. Behn, who was appointed Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAIC) of the White House detail in 1949. During his career, he worked for Presidents Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson. He was appointed Chief of the White House Secret Service by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 and became the Special Agent in Charge of Kennedy’s detai...

Olga Karmansky, Russian Olympic rhythmic gymnast, photographed in New York City, November 2001.

Lawrence Fine Art to Exhibit Work by Schatz, Mait, Schulman, Wolf at CONTEXT Art Miami

Released: October 28, 2016

Lawrence Fine Art will make its inaugural appearance at CONTEXT Art Miami, November 29-December 4.  With nearly 83,000 attendees last year, CONTEXT has become a must-see fair for collectors to acquire important works from the leading international galleries representing emerging and mid-career cutting-edge works of art. "We are completely delighted to be participating in CONTEXT," said Gallery Director Howard Shapiro. "Nick Korniloff and his crew produce high-quality fairs that attract the best from across the art world--galleries, collectors and curators." The gallery will highlight a...

Julia Margaret Cameron, Portrait of Kate Keown, albumen print, 1866.  Sold October 25 for $106,250.


Released: October 26, 2016

On Tuesday, October 25, Swann Auction Galleries’ sale of Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks earned nearly $2 million. Bidders filled the room, competing with other collectors over the phone and online and driving many prices above their estimates. The top lot of the sale was Julia Margaret Cameron’s Portrait of Kate Keown, 1866, one of the first in her series of life-sized heads. The circular albumen print sold for $106,250*. A set of 14 first editions by Ed Ruscha, some signed, sold well above their estimate, finally realizing $45,000. The sale broke several auction ...

Asa Brebner, Guitarra Demuerte, 2012.  Brebner was a member of the 1970s rock groups The Modern Lovers & Robin Lane and the Chartbusters.

Collecting the Boston Music Scene: 1976-2016

Released: October 27, 2016

The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair will present a special exhibition, Collecting the Boston Music Scene: 1976-2016, in celebration of the event’s 40th Anniversary, October 28-30, 2016. David Bieber, formerly of WBCN and the Phoenix Media Group, will display a selection of highlights from his extensive archives of rock posters, albums, and ephemera chronicling 40 years of Boston’s vibrant music scene–featuring items from supergroups such as Aerosmith, The J. Geils Band, and The Cars, as well as many quirky one-of-a-kind pieces.  Boston has always been known as a music town, gi...

FLOR GARDUNO, Caballo con circulo, USA, 1993, gelatin silver print

Flor Garduño: Recent work by one of Mexico’s most acclaimed contemporary photographers at Throckmorton Fine Art

Released: October 24, 2016

Throckmorton Fine Art ( open an exhibit on Dec. 1 of photography by one of Latin America’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Flor Garduño.  The exhibit will present 40 black-and-white images by Garduño, highlighting her most recent work, but also including some of the most iconic images from earlier in her prolific career. Garduño was born in Mexico City in 1957.  She studied visual arts at the San Carlos Academy of the Arts at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.  Although she was first attracted to drawing, she was captivated by photography.  In...

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5th Annual "All Photography" Art Competition

5th Annual “All Photography” Online Art Competition Announced

Released: October 24, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 5th Annual “All Photography” Online Art Competition for the month of November 2016.  Photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s December 2016 online group art exhibition. The gallery encourages entries from amateur or professional photographers regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in this media to submit their photography to this competition.  Digital, film, manipulated and alternative ph...

Tacita Dean, LA Exuberance 15, 2016, © 2016 Tacita Dean and Gemini G.E.L.  LLC, photo courtesy Gemini G.E.L.  LLC

L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists at LACMA

Released: October 19, 2016

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will show L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists (October 30, 2016–April 2, 2017), featuring a selection of works given to the museum for its 50th anniversary as part of an unprecedented campaign led by artist Catherine Opie. The exhibition includes gifts from Opie, Larry Bell, Tacita Dean, Charles Gaines, Friedrich Kunath, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Analia Saban, Mario Ybarra Jr., and others, with a spotlight on the generosity of John Baldessari, who has made numerous gifts of his own work as well as pieces by other artists. L.A. Exuberance displ...

Evenings at the Edge: After hours at the National Gallery of Art

Premiere of National Gallery of Art's After-hours Program "Evenings at the Edge" Celebrates Reopening of the East Building Galleries; East Building Open from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Second Thursdays, October 2016 through April 2017

Released: October 3, 2016

Washington, DC—This fall the National Gallery of Art will premiere "Evenings at the Edge: After hours at the National Gallery of Art" to celebrate the reopening of the East Building galleries. Beginning October 13, 2016, after-hours events will take place in the East Building from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month through April 13, 2017. The East Building is located at Fourth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The event is free; however, tickets are required. The 19̊ knife-edge angle on the East Building was the inspiration for the title of the new program. The fun-fi...

The East Building of the National Gallery of Art, designed by I.  M.  Pei.  Photo © Dennis Brack/Black Star.  National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

National Gallery of Art Lectures Celebrate Reopening of East Building with Artists, Scholars, and Noted Authors

Released: September 26, 2016

Washington, DC—The fall lecture season at the National Gallery of Art will celebrate the reopening of the East Building and major new exhibitions, as well as the inaugural presentation for the John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art. The Gallery is honored to welcome artists Leonardo Drew, Jennie C. Jones, and Thomas Struth, among others. Lecture offerings will dive deeper into the legacy of art patron and dealer Virginia Dwan, present archaeological findings on fountains in Venice, explore artist John Singleton Copley, and more! Lectures are free and open to the public. Seating is avail...

Lot 8A - William James Glackens, New York City street scene


Released: October 14, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio – (October 13, 2016) – Following the success of their Modern, Contemporary & Conceptual art auction in September with a 90% sell rate, of which 20% sold over estimate, Gray’s Auctioneers announces its October 26 live and online auction. The most notable lot in the auction is Lot 8A a rare and exciting discovery of an oil on canvas by William James Glackens (1870-1938), one of the founders of the Ashcan School of American Art. This painting, depicting an evening street scene, embodies the quest to capture urban realism and the vitality of everyday life in New York Cit...

Julia Margaret Cameron, Portrait of Kate Keown, albumen print, 1866.  Estimate $50,000 to $75,000.  At auction October 25.

Two Centuries of Photographic Masterpieces at Swann Galleries’ Fall Sale

Released: September 29, 2016

On Tuesday, October 25, Swann Galleries will offer Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks, an auction featuring examples of the medium from its inception in the early nineteenth century through contemporary works. Early masterpieces on offer include Julia Margaret Cameron’s luminous circular image of Kate Keown (No. 4 Series of 12 Life Sized Heads), 1866. This albumen print, estimated at $50,000 to $75,000, is one of the artist’s first in her series of life-sized portraits. From 1870 comes Vischer’s Pictorial of California, with 170 photographs, including 17 after works by ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Receiving a Salute on the Field of Trenton.  New York: Published by John McClure at Goupils, [c.  1863].  (Lot 5, Estimate $500-700)

Important Collection of George Washington Material Leads Skinner’s Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction, October 30

Released: October 11, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner’s October 30 Fine Books & Manuscripts auction will feature one of the most notable collections of original signed George Washington material to be offered at auction in recent history. The material is diverse, and highlights Washington’s ongoing commitment to nurturing and maintaining Mount Vernon, important moments during the Revolutionary War, and the first Presidency. A large selection of material from the collection of Chicago’s late David A. Spinney opens the auction at 11AM and includes more than 20 original letters and documents bearing the signature of ...

Norman Lewis, Block Island, oil on canvas, 1975.  Sold October 6, 2016 for $245,000.

New Auction Records for Bannister, Jarrell, Knox in October 6 African-American Fine Art Auction

Released: October 7, 2016

Swann Auction Galleries held their sale of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, October 6. The room was packed for the duration of the sale, as private collectors, dealers and institutions competed over the phone, online and on the floor for rare works by traditionally underrecognized artists. The $2.1 million auction set eight new artist records and tied one of Swann Galleries’ previous records. Many works eclipsed their high estimates to applause in the room, including Wadsworth Jarrell’s Untitled (African Rhythm, Our Heritage), 1973, which more than doubled its high estimate at $97,...

TEFAF NAMES INVALUABLE MARQUEE SPONSOR OF TEFAF NEW YORK & TEFAF MAASTRICHT New Digital Initiative to Launch at TEFAF New York Fall, October 22-26 at the Park Avenue Armory

TEFAF NAMES INVALUABLE MARQUEE SPONSOR OF TEFAF NEW YORK & TEFAF MAASTRICHT New Digital Initiative to Launch at TEFAF New York Fall, October 22-26 at the Park Avenue Armory

Released: October 11, 2016

(New York) October 11, 2016 – TEFAF, the world’s preeminent fair of art and antiques, today announced that Invaluable, the leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, will be the marquee sponsor for both TEFAF New York and TEFAF Maastricht. The new association will officially launch at the inaugural edition of TEFAF New York Fall, a joint venture between TEFAF and Artvest Partners, and will continue for TEFAF Maastricht in The Netherlands from March 10-19, 2017 and TEFAF New York Spring from May 4-9, 2017. Invaluable’s experience is in helping galleries and dealer...

2nd Annual "Colorful Abstractions" International Art Exhibition

Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Colorful Abstractions" International Art Exhibition Now Open

Released: October 6, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual “Colorful Abstractions” International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of October 2016. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. The “Colorful Abstractions” exhibition opened on October 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide were encouraged to share their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art. Artists and photographers, regardless of location or experience, were enco...

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