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"Street Dog," by Federico Uribe, 2014

TRENDING AT METRO CURATES – NO BORDERS, NO BOUNDARIES

Released: January 13, 2015

Whether it’s a single artist or a thematic booth, visitors to the 4th edition of Metro Curates, opening on January 22, at the Metropolitan Pavilion,will cast their collective eye on a veritable treasure trove of the unusual and unexpected. Here is a sampling of some of the spectacular highlights that make this four-day fair a must-see for art lovers of all persuasions:   WHERE: Adelson Galleries, Boston (Booth 216) MUST-SEE: Street Dog by Federico Uribe, 2014 WHY: Demonstrating Uribe's mastery in his preferred unconventional medium of colored pencils, this vibrant sculptur...


4th Annual "All Women" 2014 Online Art Competition

Call for Art – 4th Annual “All Women” Online Juried Art Competition

Released: January 13, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for art for the gallery’s 4th Annual “All Women” Juried Art Competition for the month of February 2015.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D (Women Artists Only), including photography from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s March 2015 online group art exhibition.     The gallery would like to be able to exhibit only the best art that is submitted by women artists only.  Women can submit any 2D and 3D media, (Including Photography) in any style and about ...


Hugh Arnold, Secreto Velado, 2014, Archival c-type metallic print, 40x60in.  © Hugh Arnold, courtesy Mead Carney Fine Art

First Solo Exhibition of Hugh Arnold in London Opens at Mead Carney

Released: January 8, 2015

Agua Nacida, ‘water born’, presents a truly unique collection of hauntingly beautiful large-scale nudes, shot underwater on location in Fiji and Gozo by the internationally acclaimed photographer Hugh Arnold. Agua Nacida at Mead Carney Fine Art, the first London exhibition by photographer Hugh Arnold, offers an evocative exploration of nature, beauty and sexuality interpreted through an ambitious and highly accomplished series of underwater nudes. Overcoming the considerable technical difficulties of photographing underwater, Arnold’s models Polina&nb...


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Powers & Lowenfels Presents: BIRDS BURL BRANCHES & BARK at Metro Curates

Released: January 11, 2015

BIRDS BURL BRANCHES & BARK presents the divergent and overlapping interests and aesthetics of Steven S. Powers and Joshua Lowenfels around the loose premise of flora and flying fauna. Powers’ aesthetic flirts with the traditional, however walks the line of the unexpected and unorthodox, while Lowenfels is well established in the unpredictable, incidental and surprisingly sublime. Though each presents their own interpretation of the theme—incidental Venn diagram-like overlaps occur. For example, Powers offers a carved granite mother bird with covey by African-...


Pinckney Marcius-Simons American, 1865-1909, The Child Canova Modeling a Lion out of Butter, ca.  1885.  Oil on canvas.  Canvas: 23 3/4 x 29 inches

Chrysler Museum Acquires Five New Artworks Through Donor Event

Released: January 7, 2015

Five new accessions to include 19th-century genre painting, Renaissance sculpture, early photographs of Paris, contemporary glass, and large-scale painting by Kehinde Wiley. Members of the Chrysler’s Mowbray Arch Society have added not just one, but five new works to the Museum collection. This Museum membership group features more than 300 patrons dedicated to supporting the Chrysler while learning about its permanent collection and promoting its growth. Each December, Society Members gather to hear the Museum’s curators and director present works of art they seek to add to the Ch...


Seasons 2015 Online Art Exhibition

Seasons 2015 Online Art Exhibition Ready to Viewed Online

Released: January 1, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its January 2015 art exhibition, the 4th Annual “Seasons” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is Seasons and artists were asked for their interpretation of the Seasons theme including the four distinct times of the year, along with any scenes, events, or any activities associated with those four seasons An art competition was held in December 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 15...


Announcing G25N's First Semi-Annual - "Open Group Exhibit"

Announcing G25N's First Semi-Annual - "Open Group Exhibit"

Released: January 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE G25N's First Semi-Annual - "Open Group Exhibit" A Call To Artists to submit work for G25N’s (Gallery 25N) Semi-Annual Online Group Exhibit Gallery25N’s Online Exhibition, www.gallery25n.com G25N [Gallery 25N] is announcing its first “Semi-Annual Open Group Exhibit” online. In coordination with Art-Competition.net G25N is announcing a call to artists and photographers worldwide to submit work to be considered for inclusion in this prestigious exhibition. Submission Opens: December 17, 2014 Submission Deadline: February 9, 2015 (Midnight EST) C...


Joel Meyerowitz, New Mexico, from the portfolio Early Years, 1972.  Gelatin silver print, 11 x 14".  Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St.  Louis.  Gift of Joanne and Douglas Milch, 2003

PARALLEL MODES: ILLUSTRATED VISUAL JOURNALISM AND AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY, 1955–1980s

Released: December 29, 2014

The reportage tradition in American illustration was born during the Civil War, when illustrators worked in the field as "special artists," sending sketches back to be engraved for publication, as Alfred Waud did, for example, for Harper's Weekly. That practice died out soon after 1900, largely due to the emerging phenomenon of news photography. Beginning in the mid-1950s, however, the field of visual journalism was resuscitated as innovative periodicals such as Fortune, Look, and Sports Illustrated began publishing first-person nonfiction writing with a strong poi...

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Cavalier Galleries- Harry Benson Andy & Bianca, The Factory, New York, 1977

2015 NAPLES ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW BRINGS AN EXQUISITE ARRAY OF RARE TREASURES TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

Released: December 9, 2014

Renowned fine art, antique and jewelry exhibitors to showcase prominent collections in one of the most enviable resort destinations in the world   The Palm Beach Show Group, recognized as the nation's leading producer of premiere jewelry, art and antique shows, announces the annual return of the Naples Art, Antique and Jewelry Show to the Naples Exhibition Center located near Downtown Naples, Florida. The show will feature world-class collections from an esteemed list of internationally acclaimed exhibitors. Guests will have access to the world’s most beautiful and coveted treas...


George Ohr, $700-900.

Everything Goes at Rago's Unreserved Auction, January 10 and 11 – Two Days of Modern and Early 20th C. Furnishings, Art and Collectibles with No Reserves

Released: December 23, 2014

Rago Auctions is holding a 1350+ lot Unreserved Auction over two days, Saturday, January 10 and Sunday, January 11, 2015 starting at 10 a.m. The highest bid for each lot in an unreserved auction is the selling price, no matter what the estimated value, and everything must sell. On Saturday, look for 580 lots of Early 20th c. design decorative arts and furnishings, with pottery by George Ohr, Grueby and Van Briggle, furnishings by Stickley and Limbert, Scandinavian furniture and decorative arts, art glass, artwork by Chagall, Dali and Picasso. On Sunday, 574 lots of 20th c. contemporary and...


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

NEWARK MUSEUM'S COLLECTION SPOTLIGHTED AT 2015 WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW

Released: December 23, 2014

Did you know that the modern American museum was invented in Newark in 1909? The Newark Museum’s vast and diverse collections will be highlighted at the 61st annual Winter Antiques Show, which will take place at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City from January 23-February 1, 2015. From traditional to contemporary, from ancient to modern, the Museum’s collections showcase a broad range of works that explore the past, inspire the present and provide a glimpse into the future. Selected as the Winter Antiques Show’s annual loan exhibition, Ahead of the Curve: The Newark Museum, 1909-2015,...


4th Annual "Open" (No Theme) Online Art Exhibition

4th Annual “Open” Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: December 20, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its December 2014 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online. The “Open” Art Competition had no theme and 2D and 3D artists (Including Photography) were asked to submit their best representational or non-representational art.    An art competition was held in November 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 19 different countries from around the world and they also received entries from 38 different states and P...


4th Annual "All Photography" Online Art Competition

Call for Entries – 4th Annual “All Photography” Online Art Competition

Released: December 20, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “All Photography” online art competition for the month of January 2015.  Photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion in to the Gallery’s February 2015 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 ...


Laurie Simmons, Lying Gun/Pink, 2014.  Pigment Print, 20 5/8 x 30 inches.  Edition of 10, each in a unique color.

SPECIAL EDITION BY ARTIST LAURIE SIMMONS TO BENEFIT NICHOLAS’S LAW ADVOCACY TO PROTECT CHILDREN AND SAVE LIVES

Released: December 18, 2014

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, New York State’s pre-eminent gun violence prevention advocacy organization, has announced a special edition of photographic prints by internationally renowned artist Laurie Simmons to benefit advocacy for Nicholas’s Law, the Child Access Prevention/Safe Storage Act, designed to help raise funds and awareness to continue to fight for common sense gun laws designed to safeguard children, more than two years after the tragic massacre of twenty schoolchildren and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT on December 14, 2012. The photograp...


Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc.  Boy in Red: Portrait of Josiah Lasell.  William Merritt Chase.  c.  1895.

2015 WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW SHOWCASES 3,000 YEARS OF TIMELESS ART AND DESIGN

Released: December 18, 2014

Ancient Egyptian bronze sculpture, gilded Herter Brothers side chairs owned by John Pierpont Morgan, and paintings by celebrated American artists William Merritt Chase, John Singer Sargent, and Childe Hassam, will gather for the 61st year of the Winter Antiques Show from January 23-February 1, 2015 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. The Show is America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, collectors, dealers, design professionals, and first-time buyers with opportunities to see and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 73 renowned experts in American, English, E...


Alfred Stieglitz, Evening, New York from the Shelton, est.  $200/300,000, sold for $929,000

Sotheby's Smashes World Record for a Photography Auction

Released: December 17, 2014

On December 11 and 12, 2014, the single-owner sale 175 Masterworks To Celebrate 175 Years of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation at Sotheby’s New York brought the outstanding total of $21,325,063, comfortably exceeding the pre-sale estimate of $13/20 million, with 90% of lots sold. World auction records were set for Alvin Langdon Coburn, August Sander, Tina Modotti, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lee Miller, Walker Evans, Martin Munkácsi, and others. The total exceeds the previous record for a Photographs auction by over $6 million. Denise Bethel, Chairman, Sotheby’s ...

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8th Annual AD20/21 Gala Preview Party to Celebrate and Support Boston Design Week 2015

Released: December 15, 2014

The 8th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair takes place March 26-29, 2015, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston's South End.  AD20/21 features galleries specializing in modern to contemporary fine art, Mid-Century furnishings and contemporary studio furniture, jewelry, decorative arts and sculpture.  The Boston Print Fair in the front two salons features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, and other works on paper. For more information, call 617-363-0405 or visit w...


An American Craftsman Galleries' window at the new location: 217 East 60th Street, NYC

AN AMERICAN CRAFTSMAN GALLERIES ADDS A NEW LOCATION—AN UNDISCOVERED TREASURE TROVE FOR ONE-OF-A-KIND GIFTS BY ARTISTS FOR THE PERSON WHO HAS EVERYTHING

Released: December 15, 2014

An American Craftsman Galleries has opened a third location at 217 East 60th Street just in time for stumped shoppers with hard-to-please people on their holiday gift list. The delightful boutique is filled with one-of-a-kind gifts, some functional, others decorative—most are both--handmade by established and emerging American artists from around the country at prices ranging from $50 to $20,000. There’s art glass by Stonington, Conn glassmaker Jeffrey P’an ; furniture by David Talley, Tenants Harbor Maine; jewelry by Lauren Pollaro, York, Maine  and puzzle boxes of wood by Ri...


Elsa Vreeland, Cataloguer, Great Estates

Open House at Rago on January 6th Features a Panel Presentation by 5 Under 30

Released: December 12, 2014

OPEN HOUSE AT RAGO ON JANUARY 6TH FEATURES A PANEL PRESENTATION BY 5 UNDER 30.   Lambertville, NJ: Cataloguers are a talented, knowledgeable and indispensable part of the staff at Rago (and all auction houses). They work hand-in-glove with specialists on object identification and description, provenance research, catalog essays and client relations. Often, they are at the start of their careers. Always, they have a passion for the arts and material culture. On Tuesday, January 6, five of Rago’s cataloguers – all under 30 – will introduce you to property from the Rago Unrese...


Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd.  This Terrestial Pocket Globe and Case was made by John Cary and William Cary of London, and shows the world as it was known in 1791.  The spherical case is made of wood covered externally with black sharkskin.

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITORS

Released: December 11, 2014

The Winter Antiques Show is proud to announce the selection of nine new exhibitors: Apter-Fredericks (London), Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd. (Sutton Coldfield, England), and Ronald Phillips LTD (London), three globally recognized purveyors of fine English furniture; H. Blairman & Sons (London), fourth generation specialists in English furniture and decorative arts; Bowman Sculpture (London), the foremost gallery in the world for masters of 19th and 20th century sculpture; Daniel Crouch Rare Books (London), experts in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts, and voyages; Conner • Ros...


Shirin Neshat, Gizbasti, from The Home of My Eyes series, 2015, Silver gelatin print and ink, 152.4 x 101.6 cm.  (60 x 40 in.), Copyright Shirin Neshat, Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels

Shirin Neshat: The Home of My Eyes Marks the opening of YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan

Released: December 8, 2014

To mark the opening of YARAT Contemporary Art Space in Baku on 23 March 2015, YARAT is delighted to announce the exhibition Shirin Neshat: The Home of My Eyes. The exhibition’s focus is a major new commission, produced following the artist’s time in Azerbaijan. The exhibition also includes two of Neshat’s earlier works, the seminal video installations Soliloquy (1999) and Passage (2001) and is guest curated by Dina Nasser Khadivi.   Also marking the opening is an exhibition from YARAT’s permanent collection, with work by artists from the Caucasu...

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Martina Lopez, Heirs Come to Pass, 3, 1991.  Silver dye bleach print made from digitally assisted montage sheet, 30 x 50 in.

The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography December 6, 2014 through March 15, 2015

Released: December 5, 2014

Huntington, NY – The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography.  This exhibition will be on view from December 6, 2014 through March 15, 2015. Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography focuses on 20th- and 21st -century artists who have pushed the boundaries of photography in myriad ways, creating images that have a complex relationship to objective reality.  Beginning with Man Ray’s portfolio Electricité, the exhibition traces 20th -century experimentation with photograms, multiple exposures, combination printing, tonal contr...


Arbit Blatas, Parisian Landscape, (Lithuanian, 1908-1999)

Nye and Company Announce Holiday Auction Now Live on iGavelauctions.com

Released: December 4, 2014

Capping off their successful Fall sales season, Nye and Company has organized excellent and diverse offerings for their end of the year holiday auction. Now live on www.igavelauctions.com, the sale remains open for bidding until December 16th. An accompanying catalogue is posted to their website and all the objects, including the vehicles are available for inspection and viewing from December 8th – 12th and again from Sunday, December 14th – 16th at Nye and Company. Among the highlights are: *Classic Cars: ‘65 Porsche 356C, Award Winning Olds 88 Jetstar, Model T * Paintings by Arb...


Nancy, Lucy, and Michael Grogan

GROGAN & CO RETURNS TO BOSTON ROOTS

Released: December 4, 2014

BOSTON, MA: Grogan & Company, Fine Art and Jewelry Auctioneers, is returning to its Boston roots as it moved to 20 Charles Street this fall. Established by Michael B. Grogan on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston in 1987, Grogan & Company moved to historic downtown Dedham, MA ten years later. The family-owned business is one of New England's premier auction houses, offering a personal and individualized approach to the auction business. With the next generation, daughter Lucy P. Grogan, joining the company as Vice President and Gallery Director, the Grogan & Company team is ready to ...


Slow shutter speeds create beautiful abstract patterns of flying birds in Peter Houts’ photographs.

PHOTOGRAPHER PETER HOUTS IS ONE OF 40 ARTISANS AND ARTISTS AT NYCREATES HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR DEC. 6-7 AT THE BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Released: December 2, 2014

Others from New York City’s creative community of artists and artisans will sell handmade ceramics, jewelry, ornaments, fashion, & art in time for holiday gift-giving. Admission to the fair is free.   Photographer Peter Houts, whose studio is in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, will join 39 other artists and artisans at the NYCreates 11th Holiday Craft Fair December 6-7, 2014, in the landmark Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall. Admission is free to the fair in the newly renovated Historical Society that was first built in 1881. NYCreates is a non-profit organization [501c...


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