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Copyrights Yolaine B.  Vincent, KissYme Museum Facemount on Metallic Paper, 36" x 24".

Take me to Paradise - Yolaine B. Vincent at Art International Zurich 2014

Released: October 6, 2014

ART PREVIEW Take me to Paradise Yolaine B. Vincent at Art International Zurich 2014 by Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund, Art Critic Art International Zurich 2014 Congress Hall Zurich October, 16-19, 2014 www.art-zurich.com A spread of poetic-surreal photography artworks surrounds the 16th edition of the Art International Zurich (October 16-19, 2014) with works by Yolaine B. Vinvent. Inundated with visual metaphors, her artwork appears in a tactile interplay of spaces, colors and words. In the heart of Zurich, Art International Zurich showcases innovative contemporary ...


PURE ABSTRACTION

Released: October 3, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EXHIBIT OF “PURE ABSTRACTION” BY INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS Gallery25N’s Online Exhibition, www.gallery25n.com New York Exhibit – “Pure Abstraction”, 10/03/14: Works by International Contemporary Artists opens at Gallery 25N’s online gallery on Friday, October 3 featuring the work of 10 artists: Rikardo Druskic - Bosnia and Herzegovina Pedro Fuertes - USA Lola Lonli - Russia Ryota Matsumoto - Japan Joy Munt - Canada Keith Parks - USA Candace Primack - USA Maura Segal - USA Tom Trubshaw - USA Mary Ann Wakeley - USA In acco...


Abstracts 2014 Online Art Competition

Abstracts 2014 Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: October 1, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its October 2014 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.  Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Abstracts” theme by submitting their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art for this art competition.  An art competition was held in September 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 21 different countries from around the world and they also received entries from 35 different states and Puerto ...


Judy Mauer, "Birthday Girl," limited edition archival C-Print, 30 x 40, 2014

"Judy Mauer: NYC Dolls" Opens at Lawrence Fine Art October 11

Released: October 1, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will open an exhibition of international award-winning "Street" photographer Judy Mauer's work at its East Hampton Gallery on Saturday, October 11. The opening reception for "NYC Dolls" will take place from 3-5 pm. The opening coincides with the Hamptons International Film Festival.  Mauer will discuss her work with noted journalist and interviewer Allan Wolper onTuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm on WBGO 88.3 FM on "Conversations With Allan Wolper". You will be able to listen on-line beginning the 7th here. Mauer's work, done in camera with...


Pomegranate shaped vessel.  Egypt, 12th century BCE.  Core-formed glass.  3 ¾ in.  x 3 ¾ in.  Newark Museum.

Winter Antiques Show Celebrates its 61st Year as America's Preeminent Fine Art & Antiques Show

Released: September 29, 2014

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 61st year as America’s most distinguished antiques show, featuring exceptional objects exhibited by 73 specialists in American, English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts from antiquity through the 1960s, all vetted for authenticity. The Presenting Sponsor is Chubb Personal Insurance. The 2015 loan exhibition, Ahead of the Curve: The Newark Museum 1909-2015, will feature highlights from the Newark Museum’s impressive collection of Ancient, as well as American, Asian, African and Native American objects. All ne...


4th Annual Nature Online Art Competition

4th Annual “Nature” Online Art Competition Announced

Released: September 25, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “Nature” Juried Art Competition for the month of October 2014.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s November 2014 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 to send the gallery their best interpretation of the ...


Evgeni Dybsky, Translation of Time XVI #5

Metaphysical Landscapes: Marc Couturier, Evgeni Dybsky, Raffi Kaiser, Frank Perrin

Released: September 23, 2014

Artvera’s gallery is pleased to present Metaphysical Landscapes, an exhibition of works by four international artists, Marc Couturier, Evgeni Dybsky, Raffi Kaiser, and Frank Perrin.  Curated by Paris-based art historian Jeanette Zwingenberger and Artvera’s director, Sofia Komarova, the exhibition brings together over thirty paintings, drawings, and photographs, which collectively explore multiple dimensions of time and space. The exhibition borrows its title from metaphysical painting, the artistic movement established in Italy in 1917 by Giorgio de Chirico with a goal of "painting t...


View of the BIFAS 2013, with William Vareika Fine Arts (RI) in the foreground.

18th Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) Slated For November 13-16. All Art World Eyes on Boston as the Harvard Art Museums Re-open Same Weekend

Released: September 22, 2014

Co-Producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the Eighteenth Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), to take place Thursday - Sunday, November 13-16, 2014 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts, 539 Tremont Street in Boston's hip and historic South End.  More than 3,000 original works of art will be on offer. The show opens with a Gala Preview on Thursday, November 13 from 5:30 to 8:30pm to benefit Friends of the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit (www.SaveBostonsHorses.org). Weekend hours are Friday 1pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm and Sunday 11am-5pm...


TADAO ANDO'S NEW BUILDING FOR THE CLARK ART INSTITUTE

CLARK ART INSTITUTE TO HOST SCULPTURE AND PHOTOGRAPHY SYMPOSIUM

Released: September 12, 2014

“Sculpture and Photography: The Art Object in Reproduction,” a Clark/Getty Symposium organized by the Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Program, will be held Saturday, September 27 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm in the Clark’s auditorium. The keynote lecture for the symposium will be delivered by Geraldine Johnson, University of Oxford, on Friday, September 26 at 5:30 pm in Hunter Studio at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill. The Symposium—convened by Megan Luke, assistant professor of art history, University of Southern California, and Sarah Hamill, assistant professor of modern and co...


Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake, sold for $37,500

Rago Holds a $2.1 Million Auction Weekend, September 12-14, 2014

Released: September 18, 2014

RAGO HOLDS A $2.1 MILLION AUCTION WEEKEND, SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2014.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's three-day auction on September 12, 13 and 14 resulted in total sales of $2,114,919 for the auction house and its consignors.   “This auction was notable for the inauguration of online bidding on two new platforms - Bidsquare (www.bidsquare.com) and the Rago site. Both sites performed very well throughout the sales. We are particularly excited about the potential for Bidsquare. Results were strong for property pretty well across the board, as shown by th...


Nell Dorr (1893-1988) photograph from the Amon Carter's Artists' Archives which is comprised of the archival collections of eight important twentieth-century American photographers.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Digitizes More than 35,000 Artworks with Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Released: September 11, 2014

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces that it has cataloged, digitized and published online more than 35,000 artworks of eight prominent American photographers of the 20th century—Carlotta Corpron (1901–1988), Nell Dorr (1893–1988), Laura Gilpin (1891–1979), Eliot Porter (1901–1990), Helen Post (1907–1979), Clara Sipprell (1885–1975), Erwin E. Smith (1886–1947) and Karl Struss (1886–1981). This project was made possible by a $75,000 digitization grant the museum received from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in 2012. The Amon Carter owns the archives of these p...


Five more found, New York City, 2001 © Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz Retrospective to Open in Düsseldorf

Released: September 11, 2014

One of the best known photographers of the 1960s and 70s “New Color Photography,” New York-born Joel Meyerowitz is a pioneer of color and street photography and many of his works became modern photography icons.  His first retrospective at Duesseldorf’s NRW Forum explores the full spectrum of his works over 50 years. The fleeting moments of street life in New York City and other American cities, which Joel Meyerowitz has captured on his 35 mm camera since 1962, are some of the earliest and best known examples of color street photography at a time when color photography was still qu...

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Horace Pippin, Flowers with Four Doilies, 1946.  Oil on canvas.  9 x 11 inches

“Juxtaposed: Paintings, Sculpture & Photography” Will Open at Jonathan Boos in New York

Released: September 9, 2014

jux·ta·po·si·tion (noun)  “The fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.” JONATHAN BOOS, New York will present a group exhibition at 801 Madison Avenue in collaboration with PETER FETTERMAN GALLERY, Santa Monica… “Juxtaposed: Paintings, Sculpture & Photography” will run from October 1 through October 31, 2014. The exhibition will curate 20th century works from both galleries; masterfully juxtaposing thirty-four artists to highlight how similar meaning is created via different mediums. Painters and Sc...


Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, October 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015, at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography to Open at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Released: September 8, 2014

This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the first major retrospective in nearly fifty years to be devoted to Paul Strand (American, 1890–1976), one of the greatest photographers in the history of the medium. It will explore the remarkable evolution of Strand’s work, from the breakthrough moment in the second decade of the twentieth century when he brought his art to the brink of abstraction to his broader vision of the place of photography in the modern world, which he would develop over the course of a career that spanned six decades. This exhibition will examine every...


Robert Heinecken.  Multiple Solution Puzzle .  1965.  Sixteen gelatin silver prints on wood, 11 1/4 × 11 1/4 × 1" (28.6 × 28.6 × 2.5 cm) overall.  Col lection Maja Hoffmann, Zurich.  © 2013 The Robert Heinecken Trust

The Hammer Museum presents Robert Heinecken: Object Matter

Released: September 4, 2014

The Hammer Museum presents Robert Heinecken: Object Matter, the first retrospective of the work of Robert Heinecken since his death in 2006. The exhibition covers four decades of the artist’s remarkable practice, from the early 1960s through the late 1990s. Describing himself as a “para‐photographer,” because his work stood “beside” or “beyond” traditional ideas associated with photography, Heinecken was a self‐taught photographer and pioneer in the postwar Los Angeles art scene. He worked across multiple mediums, including photography, sculpture, video, print...


SeaScapes 2014 Online Art Exhibition

SeaScapes 2014 Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: September 1, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its September 2014 art exhibition, the 4th Annual “SeaScapes” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is seascapes and artists were asked to submit their best scenes of coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas and any related seashore subjects. An art competition was held in August 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 19 different countries from around the world and...


Robert Frank (U.S.A., b.  Switzerland, 1924), Detroit, 1955.  Gelatin silver print.  Gift of Raymond B.  Gary, 1984.492.15 © Robert Frank

Groundbreaking exhibition of photographs by Robert Frank sheds new light on his legendary work, The Americans

Released: August 27, 2014

In 1955 and 1956, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank (b. 1924) traveled throughout the United States on a Guggenheim Fellowship, photographing ordinary people in their everyday lives. His book The Americans—83 photographs, mostly from those travels, published in 1959—repudiated the bland good cheer of the magazines with an image of the country that was starkly at odds with the official optimism of postwar prosperity. The book became a landmark of photographic history; but Frank soon turned to filmmaking, and the rest of his early photographic career was largely forgotten. An important gr...


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Open House at Rago on September 9th Features Panel Presentation “The Stories Things Carry”

Released: August 27, 2014

Open House at Rago on September 9th Features Panel Presentation “The Stories Things Carry”  Lambertville, NJ:  Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, September 9 at 6 p.m., featuring a panel presentation, “The Stories Things Carry”.  Featuring Rago specialists, the presentation takes place during the preview week for the Rago Estates and Unreserved auctions to be held on September 12, 13, and 14.   The staff at Rago sees scores of consignment inquiries daily. Infrequently but inevitably, each of us confronts objects that take hold of ou...


Luciano Ventrone, Rotazione, 2013.  Oil on linen.  23 5/8 x 27 5/8 inches

"Luciano Ventrone: The Thrill of the Real" to Open at Hollis Taggart Galleries

Released: August 21, 2014

In his upcoming showing at Hollis Taggart Galleries, Luciano Ventrone presents a paradoxical thrill in his paintings.  Luciano Ventrone: The Thrill of the Real (Sept. 4-Oct, 4, 2014) examines the foundation of Ventrone’s skilled technique and his deceptively classic still lifes.  Comprised of twenty paintings, one of the most striking themes is the artist’s uncanny precision. Working directly from photographs, Ventrone allows himself access to details that may not be seen from the human eye alone.  The artist proves his achievement of paint handling—most notably in F...


Durand Seay a Solo Exhibition "Nature & Time" Opening At Gallery 25n

Released: August 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Durand Seay a Solo Exhibition "Nature & Time" NEW YORK – Opens August 22, 2014 – Gallery 25N is proud to present a selection of paintings by award winning artist Durand Seay. This solo exhibition of representational to surrealistic/abstraction paintings is inspired by the artist’s fascination with structures found in nature and expressions of time. Durand Seay, artist and architect, is known for his dynamic and colorful oil paintings. About The Artist - Durand Seay lives and creates his art in Montgomery, Alabama and has been an artist and architect f...


Karl Wirsum, "Show Girl I," 1969.  Copyright the artist.  Courtesy Karin Tappendorf.

'What Nerve!' Opens at the RISD Museum in September

Released: August 20, 2014

The RISD Museum explores an alternate history of contemporary American art this fall in What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present. The exhibition opens with a Design the Night celebration, and an afternoon of Critical Encounters gallery conversations with curators, art historians, and several of the featured artists on September 19. What Nerve! is on view from mid-September through January 4, 2015. “The RISD Museum is excited to present this ambitious exhibition,” says John W. Smith, Museum Director. “Both individually and collectively, the artists ...


Lot 120, Art Deco "Moi et Toi" Diamond Platinum Ring, $1,500-2,000.

Rago to Auction 2400+ Lots of Estate and Unreserved Property on September 12, 13, 14

Released: August 20, 2014

Rago to Auction 2400+ Lots of Estate and Unreserved Property on September 12, 13, 14.   Jewelry, Silver, Fine Art, Furnishings, Modern Design, Coins, Asian, Miltaria, Books and Ephemera.   Lambertville, NJ: The Rago Arts and Auction Center will auction a huge variety of estate and unreserved property on September 12, 13 and 14.  The sale begins on Friday, September 12 with 550+ lots of unreserved jewelry, silver, decorative and fine art and furnishings, followed by the first section of Rago’s Great Estates auction featuring 160+ lots of silver, co...


Emil Bisttram Abstract Gouache.

More Midcentury and Fine Art Finds at Clarke

Released: August 15, 2014

While many auction houses take their vacations in August, Clarke does the opposite. On the heels of a highly important and successful single artist sale in late July, which followed a record setting midcentury sale earlier in the month, the August 18th selections of each will be in good company. The fine art category will feature works from a global pool and of all artistic traditions. The early works include 2 Old Master paintings. One Old Masters work is a depiction of the baptism of Christ and has an indistinct signature in the corner. The other may be of greater importance as the pl...


5th Annual Abstracts Online Art Competition

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

Released: August 12, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 5th Annual “Abstracts” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of September 2014.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s October 2014 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 to send the gallery their best interpretation of...


The Three Stooges and Barbara Bradford Mann on the Steel Pier, Atlantic City, 1938

"George Mann: The Vaudeville Years" Opens August 23 at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: August 8, 2014

Vaudeville—No other kind of entertainment is as uniquely American as vaudeville.  No other kind of entertainment better evokes America’s Age of Innocence than does vaudeville.  A unique fusion of the English Music Hall, the minstrel shows of antebellum America and the Yiddish theatre, vaudeville was America’s favorite form of entertainment in the early 20th century and could be found in small town America just as easily as New York’s Majestic Theatre. George Mann (1905-1977) was one of the thousands who acted in vaudeville productions.  He was best known as the taller hal...


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