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Photo Independent Opening Night Preview to Benefit the LA Art Association

Released: March 4, 2014

PHOTO INDEPENDENT LAUNCHES WITH PREVIEW TO BENEFIT THE LOS ANGELES ART ASSOCIATION ON APRIL 25  Artist-Only Photography Fair will feature Special Exhibit by Andy Summers (Los Angeles, Calif., March 3, 2014) – Photo Independent, the first and only high-visibility art fair platform for independent photographers, will kick off with a Opening Night Preview benefitting the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) on Friday, April 25 from 7pm-10pm. Taking place at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA, Photo Independent is a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contact between photographic art...


Auctionata Secures Ben Hartley for U.S. Management Team

Released: March 3, 2014

Ben Hartley, president of Louise Blouin Media, joins Joseph Stasko and Robin Roche to lead U.S. operations BERLIN/NEW YORK, NY, March 3, 2014 – Auctionata, the first purely online auction house, today announced Ben Hartley, former president of Louis Blouin Media (LBM), will join the new U.S. management team as international managing director. In addition, Auctionata announced the appointments of Chief Operating Officer for North America, Joseph Stasko and Chief Auction Officer for North America, Robin Roche, to complete the U.S. management team. “With Ben Hartley we have secured a tal...


Atomic Series - Man in Gas Mask by Brent Hayden.

Photography by Former Canadian Olympic Swimmer Brent Hayden

Released: March 3, 2014

Contact: Erik Whittaker or David Cassera Tel: (604) 317-4499, +1 (310) 691-9391 email: casseranyc@gmail.com PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRENT HAYDEN What:  Exhibition of Fine Art Photography by Brent Hayden. Where: Foot of Main Gallery, 119 Main Street (at Alexander) Vancouver, BC When: March 11th through the 24th, 2014 Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, noon till 6pm Opening Reception by invite only: Saturday March 15th at 6pm Website: Footofmain.com Cassera Arts Premiers in association with Foot of Main Gallery Proudly Present: Photography by Former Canadian Olympic Swimmer Brent Hayden....


Scott Diament, Palm Beach Show Group President/CEO and Audrey Gruss, HDRF Founder and Chairman

2014 Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show Smashes All Records

Released: February 24, 2014

(February 21, 2014 -- Palm Beach, FL) The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show came to a close on Tuesday, February 18 after five days of impressive numbers and spectacular attendance, solidifying its status as the premier event of the season. The Palm Beach County Convention Center was transformed into one of the finest art, antique and jewelry exhibitions in the world, drawing enthusiastic crowds to view the offerings of more than 175 international exhibitors over Presidents’ Day Weekend.   The positive energy was reflected in the sales that were consistently g...


"Confessional," 2014.  Digital print.  30 in.  x 12.5 in.  Jeffrey Augustine Songco.

Purchase Limited-run Prints of Artist Jeffrey Augustine Songco's "Confessional" Online Feb. 24

Released: February 24, 2014

Confessional: Limited-run Prints of Jeffrey Augustine Songco's Commissioned Art Available for Purchase on CA+T's Website February 24   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T) is excited to announce a limited-run print production of artist Jeffrey Augustine Songco's commissioned work, Confessional. Starting Monday February 24, twenty numbered, digital prints (30 in. x 12.5 in.) will be available for purchase for $30 each on CA+T's website (centerforartandthought.org/publication/confessional).   Commissioned for CA+T’s virtual exhibition Queer Sites and Sounds (centerf...


Joel-Peter Witkin & Jerome Witkin: Twin Visions Makes History

Released: February 19, 2014

March 1 - May 3, 2014 TWIN VISIONS Jerome Witkin & Joel Peter Witkin Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA.  -  Jack Rutberg Fine Arts in Los Angeles will present an historic first in its exhibition entitled “Twin Visions: Jerome Witkin & Joel-Peter Witkin,” uniting for the first time the two internationally celebrated artists – identical twins – in this much anticipated exhibition.  “Twin Visions” will open with an evening reception on Saturday, March 1, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm with both artists in attendance. The exhibition will extend through May 3....


Highlights for Boston Design Week

Boston Design Week, March 20-30 - 60+ Events - Calendar Highlights

Released: February 18, 2014

The First Annual Boston Design Week, a 10-day citywide design festival, will take place March 20-30, 2014.  Participating organizations, businesses, sponsors and individual designers will offer 60+ design events, exhibitions, speakers, receptions, behind-the-scene tours, and other activities throughout greater Boston, most offered free of charge and all open to the public.  Calendar Highlights have now been posted at www.BostonDesignWeek.com, and a complete calendar of events will be online by the end of February.  A small sample of events is listed below.   •&nbs...


Mark Lurie

LOFTY.COM, THE NEW ONLINE MARKETPLACE FOR FINE ARTS, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES, IGNITES INVESTMENT OF $3 MILLION FROM FOUNDERS ANGEL FUND

Released: February 14, 2014

 Launched just one year ago, LOFTY.COM the online, expert-vetted marketplace for valuable fine art, antiques, jewelry and collectibles, announced today that they have received an investment of $3 million, led both by Founders Fund Angel, a venture capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel of Paypal, and by successful internet entrepreneur Fabrice Grinda. “We believe that LOFTY is radically transforming the art and antiques market,” says founder Mark Lurie, “and we are encouraged by the recent backing and vote of confidence from Founders Fund Angel and Fabrice Grinda.” O...


Photograph of John F.  Kennedy by Arnold Newman (Est.  $2,000/$3,000)

Rare Arnold Newman Photographs Up For Auction February 23rd

Released: February 13, 2014

A picture is worth a thousand words, but pictures taken by Arnold Newman are worth at least a thousand dollars. Newman once said, “We do not take pictures with our cameras, but our hearts and minds.” The statement itself shows Arnold’s perspective of his calling, not only as a photographer, but as an artist. Clarke Auction will feature 13  individual photographs by Newman on February 23rd, appropriately offered in the fine art selection. Newman, an American photographer, pioneered the genre of “environmental portraiture” which depicts famous figures in their professional habitat...


Brassaï, The Eiffel Tower, 1932

"Brassaï: For the Love of Paris" Available in April

Released: February 5, 2014

Hungarian-born photographer Brassaï dedicated more than fifty years to capturing all facets of his adopted city. From winsome children playing in public gardens to an amorous couple on an amusement park attraction, from opera and ballet stars to prostitutes and vagrants, and from cobblestone alleyways to ephemeral graffiti, his photographs embody the very essence of his greatest muse: Paris. Combining the images of one of the most revered photographers in the world, with the beauty of one of the most photogenic cities, the new book BRASSAÏ: FOR THE LOVE OF PARIS,...

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Bill Traylor, Woman with Handbag and Umbrella

2014 METRO SHOW REPORTS STRONG SALES AND DEALER ENTHUSIASM

Released: February 6, 2014

Neither snow nor cold nor winds of winter stopped the steady stream of fair-goers from flowing into the 3rd edition of The METRO Show, which opened with a preview on January 22nd  at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea.  Among the 1,500 attendees were numerous prominent collectors, curators, celebrities and interior designers who came to check out what the 37 galleries had to offer at their splendidly curated booths.  This year, curators from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Smithsonian, The American Folk Art Museum, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, The Brooklyn Muse...


Scott Snyder, 2013 HOPE Designer Showcase

SCOTT SNYDER, CAMPION PLATT, JENNIFER POST AMONG THE LEADING INTERIOR DESIGNERS FEATURED AT HOPE DESIGNER SHOWCASE AT PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART AND ANTIQUE SHOW

Released: February 4, 2014

Award-Winning Interior Designers Show How the Best of the Past Can Enhance Today’s Interiors The Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) has brought together five outstanding interior designers to create the HOPE Designer Showcase as a central highlight of the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, February 14-18, 2014.  In the Showcase, the designers have created five fascinating room settings that show how art and antiques can be integrated into today’s major decorating trends.  These rooms show how the best of our past can be used to enhance and elevate the envi...


Two Antique Shows – One Blockbuster Weekend

Released: February 3, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently hosted the inaugural year of two fantastic antique shows – the Miami National Antique Show in Miami and The Armory Antique Show in New York City, the weekend of January 24-26, 2014. “This year’s shows both reported stellar sales both between dealers and attendees that travelled far and wide to come. With the first year producing these events behind us, we’ve discovered ways to grow and improve for the upcoming years. The attendee experience is always at the forefront of our minds and we plan to explore ma...


All Photography 2014 Art Exhibition

All Photography Art Exhibition Results Now Online & Ready to View

Released: February 1, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that its February 2014 online art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to view online.  The theme for this art exhibition is “All Photography”. The gallery received a broad selection of photography, including, film, digital, digital collage, digital manipulation, along with alternative printing and other alternative capture processes for this art exhibit.  An international online art competition was held in January 2014 which determined and judged the photography for this exhibition. T...


Kino Guérin, "Why Knot Table", smoked oak veneer, laminated birch, 28''H x 28''D x 58''L.

Exhibitor Roster Announced for AD20/21 and The Boston Print Fair, March 27-30, 2014

Released: January 29, 2014

AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair takes place March 27-30, 2014, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston's South End.  AD20/21 features galleries specializing in modern to contemporary furniture, glass, ceramics and decorative arts alongside a wide array of modern to contemporary fine art.  The Print Fair features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, and other works on paper.  Co-producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the initial exhibitor roster,...


Unknown, Eclipse, n.d.  Toned albumen print.  SBMA, Museum purchase with funds provided by FOPA

Heavenly Bodies: Art and the Cosmos Combine in a Photographic Exhibition from SBMA’s Permanent Collection February 22 – May 25, 2014

Released: January 2, 2014

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) presents Heavenly Bodies, a photographic exhibition with works largely from the permanent collection ranging from the 19th century through today. Comprised of more than 60 images, this exhibition explores the intersection of the arts and sciences by highlighting technological advances in photography through artistic visions of natural phenomena. Heavenly Bodies revisits the subject matter of the 1967 exhibition Once Invisible, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, showing the myriad ways the telescope and camera have expanded our knowledge about t...


Heinz Hajek-Halke (German, 1898–1983).  Erotik—Ganz Groß! (Erotic—In a Big Way!) 1928–32 Gelatin silver print.  Collection of David Raymond.  © Michael Ruetz, Heinz Hajek-Halke Archiv/Courtesy Johanna Breede PHOTOKUNST

The Morgan Debuts its First Photography Exhibition

Released: January 28, 2014

A Collective Invention: Photographs at Play (February 14–May 18) presents an eclectic selection of eighty-five photographic works arranged in a continuous sequence that provocatively links images divergent in format, scale, process, and historical period. The first exhibition organized by the Morgan’s new Department of Photography, established in 2012 with Joel Smith as Richard L. Menschel Curator and department head, the exhibition draws on the great range of photography’s functions, from folk art to Conceptual art and from astronomy to law enforcement. It also highlights the creative rol...

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Kim Martindale Executive Producer of the LA Art Show with His Excellency Abdulla Al Sabousi, Consul General United Arab Emirates, Los Angeles

2015 LA ART SHOW WELCOMES UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AS FEATURED GUEST COUNTRY

Released: January 18, 2014

The LA Art Show is pleased to welcome The United Arab Emirates (UAE) as its Featured Guest Country for the 2015 edition.  The Guest Country program is comprised of a curated exhibition, lecture programming and has a goal to showcase nations that are committed to showcasing and investing in the arts. " Art is an important way to tell stories and increase understanding between cultures. In that regard, the UAE is excited to be part of the 2015 LA Art Show," said Abdulla Al Saboosi, UAE Consul General in Los Angeles. "By showcasing the work of emerging and established Emirati artists,...


Call for Submissions for "Food Worlds" Exhibition due Feb. 14

Released: January 17, 2014

Food Worlds: Call for Submissions for CA+T's Next Virtual Exhibition Deadline Extended to February 14   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, announces a call for submissions to its next virtual curated exhibition, Food Worlds. The exhibition is expected to premier in April 2014 on CA+T's website (www.centerforartandthought.org).   Food Worlds welcomes artistic and intellectual contributions that consider the foods Filipinos grow, eat, gather around, take with them to new places, remember and forget. We are in...


Ellen Kooi, Halfweg-bosrand, 2013.  C-print, 25 5/8 x 52 3/4 inches.  Courtesy of the artist and P.P.O.W Gallery, New York

THE AIPAD PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW NEW YORK SET FOR APRIL 10-13, 2014

Released: January 16, 2014

The AIPAD Photography Show New York, one of the world’s most highly anticipated annual photography events, will be held April 10-13, 2014, at the Park Avenue Armory. Presented by The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), the fair is the longest-running and foremost exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium.   More than 80 of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. The 34th editio...

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A.A.  Dellschau Recolections, Aftermath, Geo Newells Idea Propper, 1898–1900, 7.5 × 9.25 in

METRO Show Dealers Entice Fair-goers with a Spectrum of Diverse Curated Exhibits

Released: January 20, 2014

When the 2014 edition of the METRO Show opens for its five-day run on Wednesday evening January 22, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street in  Chelsea, fairgoers will experience a thoroughly engaging new concept billed METRO Curates.  “This revised approach puts forth single-artist and/or focused themed presentations curated by each of the 35 METRO dealers who will articulate his or her distinct point of view through their disciplines,” says Caroline Kerrigan Lerch, director of the METRO Show. With its amalgam of disciplines, The METRO Show strikes a harmonious ...


A Pratt design student preparing "Cloudspace," one of two visitor lounges for the METRO Show.

FOR METRO FAIR-GOERS, A PAIR OF CUTTING-EDGE LOUNGE AREAS PROVIDE EXCEPTIONAL SPOTS TO PONDER THE MIND-BENDING ARRAY OF ART

Released: January 16, 2014

This winter’s METRO Show has more to marvel at and drink in than ever before—so much so that fair-goers can hardly be blamed for needing to take a break now and then. Fortunately, this year’s attendees will have the chance to relax in CloudSpace, leading-edge seating areas dreamed up by a crew of faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Interior Design at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute.  Says Caroline Kerrigan Lerch, director of the METRO Show: “These lounge areas exemplify the very latest in design innovation—and what’s more, they mirror the aim of the ...


"Land Where My Father Died..." from American Karaoke, 2013.  17 in.  x 24 in.  Kiam Marcelo Junio.

CA+T Launches New Exhibition and Commissioned Art

Released: January 16, 2014

Queer Sites and Sounds: CA+T Launches New Virtual Exhibition and Commissioned Work by Jeffrey Songco   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T) announces the launch of a new multi-platform virtual exhibition Queer Sites and Sounds and original commissioned art by multi-media artist Jeffrey Songco. The online exhibition began January 14 and will unfold in stages over the next two months on CA+T's website (centerforartandthought.org/work/project/queer-sites-and-sounds) and social media platforms. Queer Sites and Sounds utilizes CA+T's robust web presence to explore queer dig...


AUCTIONATA ADDS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER CHRISTOF SCHMINKE TO EXECUTIVE TEAM AS THE ONLINE-ONLY AUCTION HOUSE FURTHERS GLOBAL EXPANSION

Released: January 15, 2014

Auctionata, the Berlin-based, first purely online digital auction house selling fine art and collectibles announced that it has added Christof Schminke as Chief Marketing Officer to its executive team, as the company furthers its global expansion. In his new role, Schminke will oversee all marketing functions for the organization, be responsible for the brand development, PR, online marketing and CRM. Schminke brings almost ten years of marketing experience to Auctionata. Most recently he was Head of Offline and Strategic Marketing at Zalando. Zalando is Europe’s number one online fashion...


Adam Fuss From the series "My Ghost," 1999 © 1999 Adams Fuss

World-Renowned Photography Collection Exhibited for Instruction and Outreach

Released: January 17, 2014

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University will present “Shared Vision: The Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection of Photography,” an exhibition featuring 150 images from the last 100 years of photography. The exhibition opens on Friday, January 24, 2014 and runs through April 27, 2014. Outreach programs for campus and community, including films, researcher and artist talks, and a photography exhibition of Auburn students, are scheduled during the spring semester to coincide with what many art historians consider a preeminent fine art photography collection. “Art ...