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André Kertész in Europe

Exhibition of André Kertész in Europe to Open at London's James Hyman Gallery

Released: April 15, 2015

James Hyman Gallery will present André Kertész in Europe, May 13 to June 13, 2015, a new exhibition of images selected from works in the estate of André Kertész. The exhibition - the first of its kind to focus on Kertész’s European work alone - spans the photographer’s whole career and features well known images as well as several unknown photographs which have never before been exhibited or published.  Born in Hungary in 1894, Kertész was one of the most internationally significant photographers of the 20th century, influencing figures su...


Chris Levine: The Geometry of Truth

Released: April 15, 2015

The Fine Art Society is delighted to present The Geometry of Truth, a new solo exhibition by Chris Levine. The Geometry of Truth represents the latest chapter in Levine’s exploration into the nature of light and perception; using technology and light to communicate natural geometries and draw people towards stillness. The synchronicity of the universe is determined by certain mathematical constants which express themselves in the form of 'patterns' and 'cycles' in nature. Impulses and patterns found in nature and the brain also exist in the technology we have created, and Levine’s wo...


Ansel Adams’ acclaimed Portfolio Two: The National Parks and Monuments is offered at Heritage on May 3.

National Park Portfolio purchased directly from Ansel Adams at auction in New York

Released: April 13, 2015

Ansel Adams’ acclaimed Portfolio Two: The National Parks and Monuments, purchased directly from the artist in 1952 and accompanied by the original receipt by former assistant and lifelong friend Pirkle Jones, may sell for $40,000 when it comes up for auction May 3 in New York. The lot, which will be offered in Heritage Auctions’ spring Photographs Auction, includes 15 images of Adams’s iconic and breathtaking views of America’s National Park system. “This portfolio is considered Adams’ finest work and it has been held in one family until now makes it all that more important,” said Rache...


Fragment of an early hand-illuminated lectionary.

New York City Book and Ephemera Fair Opens Today

Released: April 11, 2015

The New York City Book and Ephemera Fair runs today from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola’s Wallace Hall on Park Avenue at 84th Street. The newest  addition to Rare Book Week hosts more than 50 prominent dealers. Rare volumes range from the 15th century to 21st century offerings. Prices are $50 - $15,000. Among the highlights is a signed 24-volume set of Arthur Conon Doyle’s complete works, valued at $15,000. Meanwhile, a mid-century issue of “Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There”, with illustrations by Barry Moser, including two artist...


TINA MODOTTI, CALLA LILY AP, 1924-26, PLATINUM PRINT 10 X 8

Preview Highlights of Throckmorton's Booth at 2015 AIPAD Photography Show

Released: April 9, 2015

Throckmorton Fine Art Executive Director Kraige Block, who serves as First Vice President of AIPAD, and is co-chairman of the AIPAD show, has selected an impressive array of international photographic talent to feature at the 2015 edition of AIPAD, this year from April 16 – 19, with an Opening Night Preview on April 15. “AIPAD has gained wide admiration as the premier international photography event and attracts the world’s most sophisticated collectors of museum-quality photographic art, as well as top museum officials and their patrons,” says Block. “Each spring the Associatio...

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John D.  Rockefeller daguerreotype at Goldin Auctions

Earliest Known "Photograph" of John D. Rockefeller Headlines Rare Historic Artifacts at Goldin Auctions

Released: April 8, 2015

During his youth in the mid-1850's, the boy that would become legendary oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller only had his photograph taken a few times.  Remarkably, more than 160 years later, the earliest known photograph of a then teenage Rockefeller has been uncovered.  This photograph, known as a dagguerrotype, will hit the auction block for the first time ever in the Goldin Auctions 2015 Opening Day Auction April 13th through May 9th at www.GoldinAuctions.com.  "This is truly a museum-quality item being the earliest image from one of the most import...


2014 St.  Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair

9th Annual St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair Includes Dealers from Coast to Coast

Released: April 3, 2015

Now in its ninth year, the St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair set for May 1 to 3, 2015, is attracting participants from around the country with its growing reputation for quality dealers, enthusiastic crowds and a wonderful setting. Organizers anticipate up to 1,000 art, rare-book and ephemera collectors at this year’s fair, presented by the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. “We are delighted to welcome back all of the premier dealers who’ve helped build the fair over the past eight years as well as seven new dealers,” said Julie D...


 Self-Portrait, negative 1980; print 2008.  Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946 - 1989).  Gelatin silver print.  13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.  Promised Gift of The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation to The J.  Paul Getty Trust and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art L.2012.88.378.  © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Getty Museum and LACMA Plan Joint Retrospective of Mapplethorpe

Released: April 2, 2015

The J. Paul Getty Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) announced Thrusday a major joint retrospective exhibition of the work of artist Robert Mapplethorpe, opening at both venues in March 2016. Following its Los Angeles debut, Robert Mapplethorpe will go on an international tour, traveling to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, Canada (8/29/16-1/22/17), the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and another international venue. The Getty and LACMA will be the exhibition’s sole U.S. venue. Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946–1989) is amo...


CityScapes 2015 Online Art Exhibition

“CityScapes” 2015 Art Exhibition Winning Artists Announced

Released: April 1, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its April 2015 art exhibition, the 5th Annual “CityScapes” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  Cityscape subjects would be considered to be any art depicting cities, towns, urban scenes and any related metropolitan subjects for this art competition.  An international competition was held in March 2015 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 17 different countries and also received entries from 31 different states. Overall, 676 entr...


Online Gallery Places a Call to Artist for Portrait Theme Competition and Exhibition

Released: April 1, 2015

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual "Figurative / Portrait" Online Art Competition for the month of April 2015.  The gallery encourages entries from all countires and from all artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at the Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of May 2015.  Awards will be given for the top 5 places.  This competition closes April 30, 2015.  To read the complete prospectus, visit http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.gallery/apri...


"Elk Buffalo" by Henry Merwin Shrady

Important Bronze by H.M. Shrady Highlights Eldred's Spring Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art Auction

Released: March 27, 2015

“Elk Buffalo”, a majestic bronze by early 20th Century American artist Henry Merwin Shrady, is the focal point of Eldred’s Spring Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art Auction, being held Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4, 2015. Other lots in the spotlight include a circa 1886 rare sand art bottle by Iowa’s Andrew Clemens and an early A. Elmer Crowell carving of a yellowlegs. The Crowell yellowlegs comes to market from a private collection in Massachusetts, having descended in the family of the original owner, who hunted with Crowell on Cape Cod. Other sporting art lots in the sal...


Sparks Gallery

"One On One" Group Show & Sparks Gallery Grand Opening

Released: March 26, 2015

"ONE ON ONE" / GROUP SHOW & SPARKS GALLERY GRAND OPENING //  More than 60 San Diego artists //  Newly restored historic Sterling Hardware building //  "Unveiling" of the 2-story high "fractals series" mural by Monty Montgomery San Diego, CA - February 1, 2015  - The Sparks Gallery (530 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101) is pleased to announce its grand opening show, “One on One” featuring more than 60 San Diego artists. In this exhibition, curated by gallery owner Sonya Sparks, each artist will display just one of their artworks. Each piece selected exemplifies the sty...


Lot 1024: Chinese Boxwood sculpture with Rootwood stand, $4,500–6,500

Furnishings and Decorative Arts, Asian, Jewelry, Coins and Fashion in Rago’s April Auction

Released: March 26, 2015

The Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold auction on April 15, 16 and 17 featuring furniture and decorative arts, jewelry, Asian, coins, Americana, fashion and more. Fine & Antique Jewelry/Watches/Objets de Vertu: Wednesday, April 15, 11 a.m. (lots 1 – 288) The popularity of Rago’s Jewelry auctions continues to grow, with the addition of a Fine Jewelry sale on April 15. Leading designers: Buccellati, Cartier, David Yurman, Georg Jensen, Henry Dunay, Judith Ripka, Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. and Van Cleef & Arpels. Timepieces for men and women; significant diamond or brid...


5th Annual Landscapes Online Art Competition

5th Annual “Landscapes” Online Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Released: March 20, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 5th Annual “Landscapes” online juried art competition for the month of April 2015.  The gallery urges all 2D and 3D artists (Including Photography) to submit their best landscape art for possible inclusion into the gallery’s May 2015 online group exhibition. Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery 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 theme “Landscapes".  The Landscape theme wil...


“Human Pin Cushion“ sideshow banner, signed "Fred Johnson" (estimate $600-1,200).  To sell April 3, 2015 at Garth's.

Garth’s Eclectic Auction Comes Alive with a Big Top Vibe

Released: March 17, 2015

On Friday, April 3rd, Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers will host their spring Eclectic auction where 900 items will be offered including: postcards, lighting, primitive furniture, Victorian, painted chairs, early chests, a Brunswick 9 foot pool table, paintings, a stickley bedroom suite, oriental rugs, stoneware, English Relief molded pitchers, sterling flatware, autographs, baskets, quilts, and coverlets, fountain pens, and autographs. Bidders are sure to be entertained with the carnivalesque atmosphere when 70 lots comprised of approximately 2,000 circus posters from a Northeast Ohio...


DOUG KEYES: PORTRAIT

Released: March 5, 2015

We are delighted to announce an exhibition of new photographs by Doug Keyes. Portrait is Keyes’ third body of work, and his second solo show at the gallery. The genesis for this series was the Chuck Close catalog, that Keyes photographed in 1998 for the widely applauded Collective Memory series. With this image, multiple exposures resulted in two portraits that represented Close’s body of work. Keyes now continues this focus on portraits made by other artists and documentarians. Sourcing images from books and the internet, and often inspired by portr...


Nickolas Muray image of FRIDA KAHLO WITH CHAVELA VARGAS, 1945, gelatin silver print, 3.25x 5-8 inch

“Mirror Mirror……Frida Kahlo Photographs” at Throckmorton to Coincide with Major Exhibition at NYBG

Released: March 17, 2015

Throckmorton Fine Art has announced a major show of photographic art, “Mirror Mirror….Frida Kahlo Photographs” featuring more than thirty rare and vintage photographs of the Mexican artist by 20 of the most legendary photographers of the 20th century, from May 21 to September 12, 2015. The Throckmorton (www.throckmorton-nyc.com) show is being staged to coincide with a comprehensive series of events at the NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN, also beginning in May, that includes a show of Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) paintings and works on paper, curated by art historian Adriana Zavala, that highlights...


Bert Stern's Marilyn Monroe, Sleeping, 1962, sold for $10,625 at Heritage.

Marilyn Monroe Photographs from "The Last Sitting" More Than Double Estimates at Heritage Auction

Released: March 16, 2015

A private collection of rare photographs of starlet Marilyn Monroe, taken by Bert Stern during his Last Sitting session in 1962 just weeks before her death, exceeded all expectations to bring a combined $80,000 at Heritage Auctions. The March 15 auction realized $137,519 and included a range of images – from early, wide-eyed shots of Norma Jeane in 1945 to raw, sensual photos – as part of an inaugural online photography auction devoted exclusively to Monroe on HA.com. "This was the first Marilyn online only auction we have held and the strong results – especially for the Bert Stern imag...


Louis Comfort Tiffany, River Sunset, n.d.  Oil on panel, 7 x 9 inches.  Nassau County Museum of Art.  Anonymous Gift, 2015.1.121

Out of the Vault: 25 Years of Collecting to Open at Nassau County Museum of Art

Released: March 13, 2015

Highlights Include Works by John James Audubon, Vintage Posters, Photography by Larry Fink, Pop Art Prints, Tiffany Paintings and Objects, and Much More. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Nassau County Museum of Art is presenting Out of the Vault: 25 Years of Collecting, its first comprehensive exhibition of works from the permanent collection, March 21 to July 12, 2015.  This presentation highlights patrons’ numerous gifts to the Museum over the last quarter century, many of which have never, or rarely, been exhibited. Each gallery space within this multifaceted...


Allen Ginsberg’s Family, Paterson, New Jersey, May 3, 1970 © The Richard Avedon Foundation.  From the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.  Gift of the American Contemporary Art Foundation, Leonard A.  Lauder, President, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY ONLY U.S. VENUE FOR "RICHARD AVEDON: FAMILY AFFAIRS"

Released: March 13, 2015

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia will be the only U.S. venue to feature Richard Avedon: Family Affairs, from the collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The exhibition, on view from April 1 through August 2, presents a compelling collective historical portrait of American cultural and political life during the late 1960s and 1970s. Richard Avedon was born to a Jewish family in 1923; his father was a Russian-born immigrant and his mother from New York. Working until his death in 2004, he shaped America’s image of beauty, celebrity, and poli...


Salvador Dali (1904-Figueras-1989) Mae West Lips Sofa.  Tissue and wood, 224 x 75 x 85 cm.  From TEFAF exhibitor Patrick Derom Gallery.

From Dürer to Dali: Highlights of TEFAF 2015

Released: March 11, 2015

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading art fair, is renowned for its commitment to excellence, expertise and elegance. This is reflected in the range and quality of rare works of art that are for sale at the fair, which is held in the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition & Conference Centre) from 13 – 22 March 2015. More than 270 of the world’s finest art, antiques and design dealers will bring their very best pieces to the 2015 edition of TEFAF Maastricht, attracting private collectors, museum curators, art market professionals and art lovers from many different countries. This year the fair...


"Treacher" by Adriana Carvalho

Inaugural Home Show Exhibit Allows Viewers to Fully Understand Artists Intentions and Become, “At Home with Art”

Released: March 10, 2015

Making an original work of art by a South Florida artist a part of the home will be the central theme of the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show’s inaugural feature exhibition titled, “At Home with Art: Spotlight on Miami’s Art Districts” on view at the Miami Beach Convention Center from Friday, March 27th to Monday, March 30th.   From North Miami’s The Fountainhead Studios to the South’s Deering Estate at Cutler, 7 uniquely curated exhibits will represent a sample of the diversity and range of art available close to home. 22 artists along with art districts spokespersons and ...


Marilyn Monroe photographs offered online only, March 10-15 at Heritage Auctions (HA.com).

Marilyn Monroe photograph auction includes rare shots from "The Last Sitting"

Released: March 9, 2015

Intimate photographs of Marilyn Monroe from Bert Stern's storied "Last Sitting" photo shoot may sell for a combined $36,000+ in a special auction March 10-15 at Heritage Auctions. The contemplative collection - from early, wide-eyed shots of Norma Jeane in 1945 to raw, sensual photos taken just two weeks before her death – will be offered exclusively on HA.com. “This collection is well curated by a collector and highlights her entire career from her early modeling to iconic images from Bert Stern’s The Last Sitting,” said Rachel Peart, Director for Photographs at Heritage. “Marilyn is s...


Michael Furman, Photographer

Michael Furman – Photographer of the World's Most Significant Automobiles - Speaks on His Art at Rago Auctions on Tuesday, March 24

Released: March 9, 2015

The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, March 24 featuring photographer Michael Furman, photographer of the world’s most significant cars. Michael will speak on “The Art of the Automobile” at 6 pm. Everyone wants a piece of the past – especially if it is a historically or artistically important piece.  The automobile has matured from its earliest days as a curiosity to a conveyance; evolving from the carriage to the horseless carriage; from a necessity to statement of ownership; from practicality to artistic form; from a preview of the future to the definit...


Ken Gonzales-Day, Hands Up, 2015, chromogenic print, 46 x 50 in

KEN GONZALES-DAY: RUN UP - 1920s Incident Inspires Film with Related Works from Ferguson Photography to Staged Die-ins

Released: March 8, 2015

LA-based photographer Ken Gonzales-Day to premiere his 2012 Creative Capital Award Project "RUN UP" in his second solo exhibition at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles KEN GONZALES-DAY: RUN UP APRIL 4 - MAY 9, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, April 4, 6-8 pm Luis De Jesus Los Angeles will premiere LA-based photographer Ken Gonzales-Day's newest series of photographs and his first film: RUN UP, on view at the gallery from April 4 through May 9, 2015.  RUN UP is a project of Creative Capital, which Gonzales-Day was awarded in 2012. RUN UP is the latest ch...


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