Press Releases tagged with photography

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U.S. Antique Shows Reports Robust Sales for Spring Pier Antique Show

Released: April 3, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently concluded their first year hosting the March Pier Antique Show to increased sales and significant opening day attendance. The event was hosted at Pier 94, March 29-30, 2014. “We were thrilled to report that exhibitors’ experienced a dramatic uptick in sales, far greater than in recent years,” said Dan Darby, Emerald Expositions vice president and U.S. Antique Shows group show director.  “We also had more than 50 percent of dealers renew their booths for next year before the show was over, whi...


Tim Montgomery and Rita Fucillo of New Venture Media, publishers of Art New England magazine, at the AD20/21 Gala.

AD20/21 and Boston Print Fair Resounding Success as part of First Annual Boston Design Week, March 20-30

Released: April 3, 2014

The 7th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair took 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 fine art, Mid-Century furnishings and contemporary studio furniture, jewelry, decorative arts and sculpture.  The Boston Print Fair features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, and other works on paper.  The show opened with a Gala Preview to benefit Boston Architectural C...


Bill Wasilevich.  Jimmy "One Eye" Collins after Arraignment, 1946.  Gelatin silver print.  Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, 2008, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2008.125).

The Met Opens "Now You See It: Photography and Concealment"

Released: April 2, 2014

Now You See It: Photography and Concealment, an installation of 25 works at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, on view now through Sept. 1, 2014, focuses on the dynamic interplay between concealment and revelation in contemporary photography and video art. The featured works, all from the Museum’s Department of Photographs, range from a late 19th–century photograph by Pierre-Louis Pierson to a recently acquired work by Thomas Demand.  The installation presents works by artists who use the camera to reveal subjects or places ordinarily hidden from view, as well as works that explore bro...

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Kim Keever, Abstract 1477b, 2013, Edition of 5, 28 x 30 or 43 x 46 inches

World First Solo Show For Kim Keever 'Underwater' Abstracts Opens Tonight At Waterhouse & Dodd, New York

Released: March 31, 2014

Startling and beautiful photographic images, generated by releasing and exploding paint pigment in a 200 gallon water tank, are to feature in a one-man show at the prestigious Waterhouse & Dodd’s Upper East Side gallery in Manhattan from 2nd April to 6th May.  Created by leading New York artist Kim Keever, the ‘Kim Keever: Abstracts’ exhibition represents a world first showcase for the latest series of photographs created by the artist in his New York studio.  Keever, whose works are represented in many of the major museums and collections around the United States, has dev...


Photo Independent Announces Special Exhibit In Partnership With Artist and Musician Andy Summers from The Police

Released: March 27, 2014

Photo Independent, the first and only high-visibility art fair platform for independent photographers, welcomes artist and musician, Andy Summers as the Honorary Guest for its debut show taking place from April 25-27, 2014 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA. Titled “Mysterious Barricades,” the exhibition will feature a unique series of black and white photographs culled from the many cities Summers photographed over the past several years, from London to China. Summers will be the Guest of Honor at the Photo Independent Opening Night Preview benefitting the Los Angeles Art Association on ...

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"Mask"

Carl Juste: A Retrospective – Exhibit Documents 25 years of Photojournalist’s Career

Released: March 26, 2014

Carl Juste (a graduate of Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep ’81) presents a retrospective of his work documenting the course of his 25 year career as photojournalist for the Miami Herald and past exhibits at ACND including: "Cachao" 2007; "Havana & Haiti" 2008; and "Invictus: Haiti Unconquered.” Under threat of persecution, Haitian-born Carl Phillipe Juste fled with his family from Haiti in 1965. Settling in Miami’s Haitian community, Juste flourished academically and won a scholarship to the University of Miami. Although he intended to be an engineer, he could not ignore the photog...


Lot 1306.  Cloisonne Figural of Quan Yin Riding a Qilin.  est $3,000-$5,000

The Corbin Collection of Cloisonné Auction

Released: March 24, 2014

All of the cloisonné, bark pottery and totai pottery are from one family’ collection, from southern California. Terrell & Sue Corbin spent a lifetime learning and buying to amass the pieces offered in the current online auction. As Secretary-Treasurer of the Cloisonné Club of America in the 1970's, Sue loaned many pieces for publication, such as “"Cloisonné and Related Arts"” and “"Cloisonné Extraordinaire," both written by W.F. Alexander. Both book covers feature a piece from this collection. It's a diverse mix of Japanese and Chinese enamelled arts from several periods. Bidding is...


This dry point etching by Pablo Picasso, signed in pencil by the artist, is expected to sell for $20,000-$30,000.

Works by Picasso, Renoir, Calder, Warhol, Hirst, Lichtenstein, others to be sold March 30 in Florida

Released: March 21, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – 125 modern and contemporary works of art, inclusive of traditional, blue chip and cutting edge by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Nancy Graves, Tomas Sanchez and Tokujin Yoshioka will be auctioned by A.B. Levy’s, in an evening sale of fine art on Sunday, March 30, at their Flamingo Building in West Palm Beach. The facility is located at 1921 South Dixie Highway, not far from A.B. Levy’s main gallery, at 211 Worth Avenue in Palm Beach. The works of art are presently on exhibition in the Palm B...


Rock Bottom, 2014 Hand-worked,inkjet prints on panel, 32 x 40 in.  Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

Allan Wexler: Breaking Ground

Released: March 11, 2014

The unanswerable questions that motivate many cross-disciplinary careers … fall away when the work they generate is any good.  That has long since happened with Allan Wexler’s objects and installations. … It is questions of function – and the behaviors it both follows and shapes – that absorb him, an infectious preoccupation.                                            &n...


Morton Bartlett, Waving Girl, photograph

The Curator’s Eye Features Dealer Marion Harris, Morton Bartlett Discovery

Released: March 17, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) recently spoke with New York-based dealer Marion Harris about her discovery of outsider artist Morton Bartlett’s dolls and her subsequent decision to market the contemporary photographs via the art marketing platform, The Curator’s Eye, in order to introduce the limited edition prints. Twenty years ago, Harris followed her “intuitive sense” about an intriguing group of dolls she found at an antiques fair. Despite the fact they were being sold separately, she bought Bartlett’s “fantasy family of model children, 3 boys and 12 girls,” so they coul...


Alchemy Collection Film

Gl-OW Gallery Exhibition at Some/things Concept Store

Released: March 13, 2014

In the thick of Paris Fashion Week, Some/things concept store hosted the opening of  GL-OW Gallery and Laurent Segretier.   GL-OW gallery presented four limited edition pieces from their debut collection, Alchemy, which first exhibited at Art Basel Miami in December of 2013.   Elixir, Phoenix, Atmos and Magnus Opus are amongst the prints on display.  Atmos is featured post deconstruction with cinderblock treatment, deepening the alchemic thematic of material transformation.  The Alchemy collection video, that illustrates the alchemic...


A George Nelson & Associates Birdcage Wall Clock

Dali, George Nelson starring in Gray's March 19 auction

Released: March 13, 2014

Celebrating the beginning of spring despite the winter weather this week Gray’s Auctioneers and Appraisers in Cleveland, Ohio are offering a veritable feast of fine art, furniture and decorative arts at auction on March 19 at 11am EST.  Highlights include a collection of mid-century modern pieces most notably lot 263, the iconic George Nelson and Associates Birdcage Wall Clock, and a collection of artworks by Salvador Dali. Featured lots from this collection include lot 58, an 18kt gold bas-relief sculpture, “Lincoln in Dalivision”, and lots 57A & 57B, two 19 foot high theater ...


Chinese Porcelain Plaques

Asia Week NY 2014 Starts in Westchester.

Released: March 11, 2014

To help kick off Asian Week 2014 in New York City, Clarke Auction will offer a quality selection of Chinese and Asian art and objects in their March 16th sale.                The Chinese and Asian offerings include quality objects of Chinese porcelain in many forms.  The stand-out Chinese porcelain lots include two similarly designed vintage Chinese porcelain barrel form garden seats (est. $800/$1,200), two separate pairs of vintage signed Chinese porcelain plaques (est. $1,000/$1,500 each), a Chinese vase mounte...


Wooten & Wooten Follows Ferrell Success By Offering Over 600 Lots On March 22

Released: March 6, 2014

South Carolina’s Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers is quickly becoming one of the most talked about names in Southern antiques and great estates. Their January sale of the Ferrell Collection of Southern Pottery brought record setting prices on several pieces of Edgefield pottery, bringing $766,549 in just 87 lots. The success of the sale highlighted the gallery’s growth and continued reputation for quality service. Wooten and Wooten’s Fine Spring Estates is next in a string of increasingly strong sales. This March 22nd catalog auction will feature fresh new offerings from notable America...


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...


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