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Markus Klinko - Light the way

Never-Before-Seen Photographs of David Bowie to Be Revealed With Charity Auction

Released: February 18, 2016

Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research has partnered with award-winning fashion and celebrity photographer and director Markus Klinko for the grand reveal and auction of never-before-seen photos of the beloved, international pop culture legend and fashion icon, David Bowie. A selection of prints from the collection will be auctioned exclusively to benefit Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. Klinko’s high quality, fine art photographic prints of the late David Bowie will be revealed at a private Media & VIP Reveal Party on Thursday, February 25th, at the Markow...

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Arthur Espenet Carpenter (1920-2006), Desk.

Plans Announced for Boston's 9th Annual AD20/21 Show

Released: February 18, 2016

Co-Producers Tony Fusco & Robert Four announce the 9th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries & Boston Print Fair taking place April 7-10, 2016, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in the South End. The only show of its kind in New England, the fair features close to 50 outstanding exhibitors offering modern to contemporary fine art, Mid-Century furnishings and contemporary studio furniture, jewelry, decorative arts, glass, and sculpture. The Boston Print Fair features fine print galleries, contemporary print publishers, photography, drawin...

William Henry Fox Talbot (British, 1800-1877),Articles of China, ca.  1843, printed ca.  1845.  Salted paper print from calotype negative.  Collection of Richard and Ronay Menschel.

Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World at the Morgan

Released: February 17, 2016

As its name declares, photography is a means of writing with light. Photographs both show and tell, and they speak an extraordinary range of dialects. Beginning February 19 the Morgan Library & Museum explores the history of the medium as a lucid, literate— but not always literal—tool of persuasion in a new exhibition, Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World. A collaboration with the George Eastman Museum, the show features more than eighty works from the 1840s to the present and reveals the many ways the camera can transmit not only the outward appearance of its subject but ...

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Solo Art Exhibition - Danielle Austen

Fine Art Photographer Danielle Austen is Awarded a Solo Art Exhibition

Released: February 15, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce that Danielle Austen has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their site. Danielle and her “Tidal Bridge” series landscape art will be featured on the gallery’s front page and in the “Solo Art Series” section of their website. Danielle Austen will also be promoted in press releases and throughout the gallery’s social media networks.  In addition, her art will be highlighted on their YouTube channel, in an event catalogue and with an event postcard.  At the conclusion of the solo art exhibition her artworks ...

Frederick Coulson, American, 1869-1931, Untitled, March 1,1894, cyanotype, Eliza S.  Paine Fund, 2010.271.32

Worcester Art Museum Presents First Major U.S. Exhibition Examining Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of the Cyanotype

Released: February 15, 2016

Through April 24, 2016, the first major U.S. exhibition to trace the historical trajectory of the cyanotype is on view at the Worcester Art Museum (WAM). Cyanotype: Photography’s Blue Period presents a sweeping survey of the medium’s evolution, from its rise as a popular photographic tool in the late 19th and early 20th centuries through its revitalization by contemporary artists. The exhibition is organized thematically by figure, form, and place with historic works by such renowned photographers as Anna Atkins, Henry Bosse, and Arthur Wesley Dow, presented alongside contemporary examples...

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Deep Space 2 by Daniel Fiorda

27 South Florida Artists Selected for “At Home with Art” Exhibition at the Spring Miami Home Show

Released: February 16, 2016

The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show announces its 2016 Miami Art Ambassadors who will showcase their work within eleven curated art exhibit spaces, grouped together to make one large feature area titled, “At Home with Art.” Artists and experts will be present to help Show-goers better understand the process behind creating fine art and provide tips on starting or adding to a collection. The focus of this feature is to demonstrate the high quality and range of choices available in South Florida.   The exhibition will take place from March 18-21, 2016 at the Miami Beach Convention ...

Richard Tuschman at the Klompching Gallery

Released: February 12, 2016

Klompching Gallery is delighted to present the debut of Once Upon a Time in Kazimierz, a new series of photographs by Richard Tuschman.   This will form the artist’s first solo exhibition at the Klompching Gallery, and will be launched with an Opening Reception on Thursday, March 3rd, 6:00–9:00pm, with the artist in attendance. Once Upon a Time in Kazimierz is a visual novella, which portrays a fictional Jewish family in 1930’s Poland. Set in the once vibrant neighborhood of Kazimierz in Krakow, the location is a metaphor for loss and decay. In 1935, the Jewish historian Meir Balab...

Larry Greenberg, Opus 420, Oil on Canvas, 48 x 36

A Journey of Epic Proportions: “From Here to There”

Released: February 12, 2016

Seventeen artists collaborate in the exhibition From Here to There to bring a New York audience on a magnificent journey of self-discovery, expression, and realization. Buzzing in energy, color, form, and texture, the works on display hint at real worlds while obscuring just enough to direct the viewer’s experience and effectively control the conversation. Abstractions flourish across canvas, while figures bend and transform before the viewers’ eyes. Varying on the scale of fiction and reality, the artworks featured tell a unique story of humanity, nature, and society in inventive ways. Mo...

Left: Gerhard Richter, Seestück (Seascape), 1998; oil on linen; 114 1/4 x 114 1/4 in.  (290.2 x 290.2 cm); The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; © Gerhard Richter; photo: Ben Blackwell; Middle: Lee Krasner, Four, 1957; oil on cotton duck; 58 1/2 x 53 3/4 in.  (148.59 x 136.53 cm); fractional and promised gift of Barbara and Gerson Bakar; © Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Transformed SFMOMA to Unveil Exhibitions of Renowned Fisher Collection, Promised Gifts, and Much More This May

Released: February 11, 2016

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces the inaugural exhibitions for the expanded and transformed museum opening to the public on May 14, 2016. With nearly triple its previous gallery space, SFMOMA will showcase 260 works from the distinguished Doris and Donald Fisher Collection of postwar and contemporary art, more than 600 artworks promised to the museum through its Campaign for Art on view for the first time, cherished favorites from its permanent collection, as well as recent work commissioned for the new museum. “The opening of the new SFMOMA celebrates extraordin...

Unknown, French.  Marius Bourotte, 1929.  Gelatin silver print with applied color.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, The Horace W.  Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1996

Exhibition at the Met Explores Intersections between Photography and Crime

Released: February 11, 2016

Since the earliest days of the medium, photographs have been used for criminal investigation and evidence gathering, to record crime scenes, to identify suspects and abet their capture, and to report events to the public. Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning March 7, explores the multifaceted intersections between photography and crime, from 19th-century "rogues' galleries" to work by contemporary artists inspired by criminal transgression. The installation will feature some 70 works, drawn entirely from the Met collection, ranging f...

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Lot 40 A Chinese Carved White Hetian Nephrite Jade Boulder

Outstanding 18th Century Jade Boulder at Gray’s

Released: February 12, 2016

Gray’s is excited to offer an outstanding selection of 18th Century Chinese art and artifacts at auction on March 2nd.  The most impressive example of detail and storytelling is lot 40, a heavily carved white Hetian nephrite jade boulder from the Qing Dynasty depicting two scenes. On one side a scholar is shown with an attendant crossing a bridge over a mountain stream to a pagoda. True to the Taoist thought, it was common for a scholar to retreat to such a place to meditate and absorb the serenity of nature. Pine trees often symbolized friendship and good scholarship; in this scene the tr...

Kevin O'Leary, Lifeguard, 2013.

Highlights of Art Wynnwood Include 'Shark Tank' Investor Kevin O'Leary's Photography

Released: February 11, 2016

Art Wynwood, the premier art fair of the winter season produced by Art Miami LLC, will showcase a dynamic array of work from the underground street art movement, emerging young talent, and world-renowned contemporary and modern artists. Its fifth edition will take place Presidents Day Weekend, opening with the highly acclaimed VIP Preview on Thursday, Feb. 11, and will open to the public on Friday, Feb. 12, and continue through Monday, Feb. 15. The major contemporary art fair will feature 72 international galleries showcasing diverse artworks from artists around the globe, including countr...

 Cindy Sherman, Untitled #92, 1981

Survey of Cindy Sherman is the Broad's First Special Exhibition

Released: February 10, 2016

Nine months after Los Angeles’ newest contemporary art museum opened to overwhelming crowds, The Broad’s first special exhibition will debut in June with a comprehensive survey of the work of artist Cindy Sherman. Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life is the first major museum show of Sherman’s work in Los Angeles in nearly 20 years, and the exhibition will fill The Broad’s first-floor galleries with close to 120 works drawn primarily from the Broad collection. Organized by guest curator Philipp Kaiser, and taking cues from Los Angeles’ role as the mecca of the film industry, the special exhi...

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STRUCTURES - opportunity to promote your work

Released: February 10, 2016

Exhibitions Without Walls invites photographers and digital artists to submit images for its first competition of the New Year, STRUCTURES. Structures are everywhere. They are in buildings, bridges, rock crystals, nature, intriguing digital art designs, etc. The only limitation is your ability to see them and express them visually. Entry Fee: Save by making a submission early! Now until February 26, $30 for first 5 images, $4.00 for each additional image up to a total of 10 images.  After February 26, $35 for first 5 images, $5 for each additional image up to a total of 10 images until s...

Man Ray (American, 1890 - 1976) [Butterflies], 1935 American Carbro print © Man Ray Trust ARS-ADAGP, The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum

Released: February 9, 2016

With more than twenty-six thousand works, the Samuel J. Wagstaff Jr. collection of photographs is the largest single group of artworks in any medium at the Getty Museum. Samuel J. Wagstaff Jr. (1921-1987), an American curator, collector, and the artistic mentor and benefactor of the artist Robert Mapplethorpe, amassed an extraordinary collection of 26,000 photographs between 1973 and 1984, recognizing that photography was an undervalued art form on which he might have a profound impact as a collector. He was mainly attracted to photographs that stimulated his imagination, and his taste ran...

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Baron Wolman, View from the audience: The Rolling Stones at Day on the Green, Oakland Coliseium Stadium, Oakland, CA, July 26, 1978.  Gelatin silver print.  Courtesy of Iconic Images/Baron Wolman.  Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is organized and circulated by the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California.  On view March 17–July 5, 2016 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

Released: February 8, 2016

 In the 1960s, Bill Graham, who had been living in New York and working as a waiter, cab driver, and bit actor, drifted out to San Francisco where he landed a job as the business manager for the radical San Francisco Mime Troupe. When authorities arrested Mime Troupe leader R.G. Davis for what they termed an “obscene” performance in 1965, Graham quickly organized a benefit concert for Davis’ legal defense with performances and readings by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Sandy Bull, The Fugs, John Handy, Allen Ginsberg, and The Jefferson Airplane. Graham, who would go on to become one of the most in...

Edward S.  Curtis, An Oasis in the Badlands, 1905

Palm Springs Art Museum Debuts Several New Exhibitions

Released: February 6, 2016

Palm Springs Art Museum is introducing two new exhibitions at the main museum, while the Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion, recently unveiled its new exhibition and also has two exciting events taking place this month. In addition, the Annenberg Theater debuts the new Fluid Art Series, the fabulous LUEY events continue, and new programs have been announced for Free Second Sunday and Galen First Fridays. Opening at the main museum on February 20 and continuing through May 29, 2016, is Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks. Beginning in 1900, Edward S. Curtis (186...

Alex Schweder, “The Sound and The Future”, 2016, Metallic vinyl and faux fur, 15' x 15' x 15'

DESIRE BOUNCING: Survey of Alex Schweder’s Performance Architecture Works, 2001- 2016, with Alejandro Campins and Nancy Mitchnick

Released: February 4, 2016

EXHIBITION DATES: February 5 – April 9, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, February 5, 2016, 6 – 10 PM.  Wasserman Projects presents Desire Bouncing, an exhibition featuring Performance Architecture works by Alex Schweder, with participation by Alejandro Campins and Nancy Mitchnick. The exhibition highlights performative works by Schweder, created between 2001 and present, including sculptures, models, paintings, prints, and a site-specific, large-scale inflatable installation, complemented by a group of architecture-inspired paintings by Campins and Mitchnick. Comprising more than a d...

Victoria & Albert Museum

World’s Largest Collection of Photography to be Created at the V&A

Released: February 3, 2016

An historic agreement between the Science Museum Group (SMG) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London is set to create the world’s foremost collection on the art of photography. The museums has announced that more than 400,000 objects from SMG’s three-million-strong photography collection, held at the National Media Museum, will be transferred to the V&A. These photographs will join the V&A’s existing collection of 500,000 photographs to create an International Photography Resource Centre. The new Centre will provide the public with a worldclass facility to access t...

Lot 1: Tiffany Studios Dragonfly Hanging Shade, $75,000 – 100,000

Work by Paul Evans, George Nakashima, Phil Powell, Tiffany Studios, Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, Peter Voulkos, and Dale Chihuly among Highlights of Rago's February 26-28 Auctions

Released: February 3, 2016

On Friday, February 26, Saturday, February 27, and Sunday, February 28, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold six auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design. Una Buona Vita…A Private New Jersey Collection: Friday, February 26, 4:00 p.m., 101 lots A fine collection of Tiffany Studios works put together in the 1970s, including a Dragonfly hanging shade, Dragonfly table lamp, Bellflower table lamp, and wheel-carved, paperweight, Cypriote, Agate, and Tel-el-Amarna vases. Fine French Art Nouveau glass including a Daum cameo and martelé glass vase, a Vallerysthal gourd vase, and ...

6th Annual CityScapes Online Art Exhibition

6th Annual “CityScapes” Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: February 2, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its February 2016 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online. The “CityScapes” Art Competition theme includes any cityscape subjects by depicting cities, towns, urban scenes and any related metropolitan subjects. 2D and 3D artists (Including Photography) were asked to submit their best representational or non-representational art.    An art competition was held in January 2016 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 16 different ...

Massimo Vitali, Cala Mariolu Coda, 2014, lightjet print from negative scan on photographic paper, Diasec mount with wooden frame, 180 x 220 cm, courtesy the artist and Ronchini Gallery

Massimo Vitali Photographs On View in London This Spring

Released: February 2, 2016

From May 20 to June 18, 2016, Ronchini Gallery will present Massimo Vitali’s first UK solo exhibition in 5 years. Regarded as one of the most influential contemporary photographers working today, Vitali is best known for his distinctive, large-scale coloured photographs of beach and leisure scenes, often captured from a distance to convey the voyeuristic possibilities of photography. Vitali began his career in photo-journalism, however, after developing a mistrust in documentary photography and its capacity to convey realities, he decided to take a more conceptual approach with his work....

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Edward Burtynsky (Canadian, b.  1955), Ölfusá River #1, Iceland, 2012, digital chromogenic print, 48 x 60 inches, image © and courtesy of the artist.  Edward Burtynsky: Water is organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Immerse Yourself in the High-Tech Images of Acclaimed Photographer Edward Burtynsky

Released: February 1, 2016

—Artist takes advantage of emerging technology to create large-scale photographs depicting the complex relationship between human beings and our most vital natural resource Explore humanity’s complicated relationship with our most precious natural resource through the lens of internationally renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky. The Chrysler Museum of Art’s winter/spring keynote exhibition, Edward Burtynsky: Water, includes more than 60 large-scale color photographs that form a global portrait of the intricate intersections of humanity and our most precious natural resource. The exhibi...

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David Wojnarowicz, Untitled (hand holding nest) 1988, Silver print, 14 1/8 x 18 5/16 inches.  Courtesy of the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W, New York.

Katonah Museum of Art Presents The Nest, an exhibition of art in nature

Released: January 13, 2016

Katonah Museum of Art Presents The Nest, an exhibition of art in nature March 6 - June 19, 2016 Katonah, NY: In a provocative display that incorporates contemporary art, relics from the natural world, and items of material culture, the forthcoming exhibition The Nest, an exhibition of art in nature, examines the exquisite beauty and profound symbolism of the nest in art and culture. Organized by the Katonah Museum of Art, the exhibition opens March 6 and remains on view through June 19, 2016 in the Beitzel and Righter Galleries. It continues the KMA’s two-season thematic cycle of en...

 Lot 99: Ansel Adams, Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, mural-sized silver print, 1941, printed early 1950s.  Estimate $200,000 to $300,000.

From Iconic to Intimate: Swann Galleries' Photographs Auction Explores Storytelling on Every Scale

Released: January 29, 2016

On Thursday, February 25, Swann Galleries will offer Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks, an auction highlighting photography’s unique ability to be a medium of both art and information. Headlining the sale is a mural-sized silver print of Ansel Adams’s iconic Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941 (reprocessed in 1948), printed in the early to mid-1950s. This rare print was originally a gift from Adams to Edwin Land, the inventor who co-founded the Polaroid Corporation. Land later presented the print to Edward Mills Purcell, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist who served wit...

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