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Maori: Gisborne Festival, North Island, January 2011 © Jimmy Nelson Pictures BV

Photographs by Jimmy Nelson Exhibited in "Before They Pass Away: Documenting the World's Last Indigenous Tribes"

Released: July 28, 2014

From September 25 – November 16, 2014, ATLAS Gallery will be the first British gallery to showcase Jimmy Nelson’s landmark project Before They Pass Away. This elegant and evocative collection of photographs documents the unseen lives and traditions of over 15 million people from 35 of the world’s last indigenous tribes.  British-born Nelson started his career as a photographer in 1987. Now based in Amsterdam, his limitless curiosity and fascination with other cultures has lead him on a journey around the world to document some of the world’s oldest surviving communities.  A...


Jane Stuart (attr.) portrait of George Washington after her father Gilbert Stuart's 1806 masterpiece.

Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art & Musical Instruments and 19th Century Paintings Highlight Eldred's Summer Americana & Paintings Auction

Released: July 25, 2014

The Robert C. Eldred Co. is excited to announce its flagship Summer Americana & Paintings Auction, being held July 30 through August 1, 2014, will feature the Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments. Mr. Rank had operated an eponymous gallery in East Hampton, New York, from the 1970s through 2001.   Highlights from this one-of-a-kind collection include an impressive Tramp Art secretary, an exceptional Black Americana fiddle carved in the form of “Sambo”, a pair of Moravian wedding chairs, early Outsider art, a papier-mâché cigar store Indian, and five Amis...


SeaScapes Online Art Competition

Call for Art - Theme “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition

Released: July 24, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “SeaScapes” Juried Art Competition for the month of August 2014.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s September 2014 online group art exhibition.     Light Space & Time 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 ...


): Charlotte Dumas, Major II; Middle, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, 2012.  Courtesy of the artist and Julie Saul Gallery.

"Charlotte Dumas: Anima" Photography Exhibition to Open in Pittsburgh

Released: July 22, 2014

Charlotte Dumas: Anima features a series of portraits of the majestic burial horses of Arlington National Cemetery. The exhibition is on view at the Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh from Aug. 8 to Oct. 4, 2014 with an opening reception on Friday, August 8 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.   These intensely personal and up-close portraits of draft horses that serve the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, the Army's oldest active infantry regiment known as "The Old Guard," reveal a powerful human connection to these honored animals. Using only the natural light that reaches in...


Lot 180

NEXT GEN COLLECTOR REVISITS 70s AND 80s DOWNTOWN NEW YORK CITY WITH INAUGURAL LAUNCH OF LOT 180 - SHOW TO FEATURE COMPILATION OF RARE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE PERIOD

Released: July 20, 2014

NEW YORK CITY -- Collector, art enthusiast and private dealer Ron Kosa is pleased to present “LOT 180” a carefully curated exhibition and sale, featuring an exciting compilation of rare and unseen Vintage Art, Signed Limited Edition Photographs, Vinyl Art, Poster Art and Ephemera that focuses on mid-1970s and early 1980s New York City and captures the creative whirlwind which so radically influenced the face of American art and culture.   The six-week long exhibition features remarkable imagery by a line-up of artists whose collective archives immortalize the cultural and so...


Rago Auctions Announces Its Fall 2014 Auction Schedule

Released: July 9, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2014 AUCTION SCHEDULE   Great Estates: Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014   Estate auctions bring a broad selection of exceptional, fresh-to-market American, English and Continental property from the Northeast’s fine homes, collectors and estates. Furniture; porcelains and glass; sculpture; mirrors; clocks; lighting; historic art; rugs; fine and monumental silver and plate; and coins and currency. Styles from the early Renaissance and Baroque to the Belle Époque, as well as the Chippendale, Federal, Victorian and Ren...


Valdir Cruz, GYPSY WOMAN, Mulher cigana, Guarapuava series, 1991, pigment on paper, 40x40.

“Guarapuava,” Brazilian photographer Valdir Cruz at Throckmorton Fine Art

Released: July 8, 2014

Throckmorton Fine Art (www.throckmorton-nyc.com) will present an exhibition of photographs by Guggenheim Award winning Brazilian photographer Valdir Cruz (born 1954) at its New York gallery from September 18 to November 1, 2014. “Guarapuava” is Throckmorton Fine Art’s sixth solo exhibition of works by the documentary-photographer, Valdir Cruz, and one that is the culmination of a thirty-year project. Spencer Throckmorton says, “Cruz’s exquisite photographic essay on ‘Guarapuava,’ the photographer’s hometown, bears out Tolstoy’s observation that to be universal one only need...

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Botanicals 2014 Online Art Exhibition

Botanicals 2014 Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: July 2, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its July 2014 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.  The “Botanicals” theme was considered to be any art which depicted flowers, herbs, leaves, plants and related floral subjects for inclusion into this art exhibition. The gallery accepted art on this subject that was either representational or abstract. An art competition was held in June 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 20 different countries from arou...


Ely's Ferry Boat House - Lyme

“The World in Motion” - Photographs by Peter Daitch

Released: July 10, 2014

In a spirit of joy and pleasure, The Cooley Gallery announces The World in Motion, an exhibition and sale of new photographs by Peter Daitch. If there was ever a theme that fit an artist it would be this one for Peter. He's a man of many interests with travel, photography, skateboarding and snowboarding among the top. The theme of motion of light and color aptly reflect this artist's point of view. The World in Motion, an exhibition of photographs by Peter is his first at The Cooley Gallery. Over twenty five works will be on display.  Peter earned his BFA in photography and the mediu...

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Art-Competition.net "The Figure Revealed

18 Days Remaining “The Figure Revealed” Art Competition

Released: June 23, 2014

19 Days Remaining “The Figure Revealed” Online-juried international art competition, May 30, 2014 - July 10, 2014 (Midnight EST) $7,700 in cash and prizes. The competition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older working in any painting, drawing, photography or digital medium. This competition helps support the free drawing and painting lessons website http://DrawingAndPaintingLessons.com, without advertising. Theme: "The Figure Revealed" The narrative of the artist's work should portray the human figure in its quiet beauty, flexibility, energy of action, strength or frailness....


Animals Online Art Competition

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

Released: June 21, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 4th Annual “Animals” Juried Art Competition for the month of July 2014.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s August 2014 online group art exhibition.     Light Space & Time 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 “Ani...


H. Hugh Miller debuts Vanishing Horizons / Expanding Visions at the Onishi Gallery

Released: June 19, 2014

    Vanishing Horizons / Expanding Visions: Photography by H. Hugh Miller   Exhibition Dates: June 12 – June 28, 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday June 12, 6-8pm Location: Onishi Project, 521 W. 26th Street, New York City Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 6pm   New York, NY, June 10 2014 -- To celebrate our upcoming expansion of exhibition space in our Chelsea location, Onishi Project is delighted to welcome back onto its walls the work of photographer H. Hugh Miller. He is best known for finding brightly colored, abstract images in l...


Garden and architerctural decorations at the Newtown Antiques Market

Newtown Antiques Market Debuts June 21

Released: June 15, 2014

Newtown Antiques Market Adds Garden Antiques and Decor! Barn Star Productions and the Newtown Historical Society are broadening plans for the first annual Newtown Antiques Market adding Garden Antiques and Decorations to the offerings. June is the time for putting the final touches on your garden oasis and the Newtown Antiques Market will now showcase benches, urns, sculpture and planters making the job easier and fun designing your outdoor living space for summer entertaining. The event benefits the Newtown Historical Society and will take place on the grass at the Fairfield Hill...


Ed Mell, Men of the Desert, 2014, oil on linen, 36 by 23 in

Arts of the American West Category Added To The Curator’s Eye

Released: June 11, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) is pleased to announce the addition of the Arts of the American West category to its encyclopedic offerings. Featuring Native American textiles, contemporary western art, and early western photography, among other items, this category encompasses all that collectors and enthusiasts of the American West will want. The Curator’s Eye  launched with the cooperation of multiple leading dealers from across the country. Contemporary Painting - Ed Mell The Arts of the American West is headlined by a contemporary oil painting by Ed Mell titled Men ...


Francis Picabia.  Est.  $60,000 - $80,000

Picabia, Duchamp, Barison and Beyond

Released: June 10, 2014

This sale, which has 400 lots of assorted estate fresh merchandise, is highlighted by some of the best European paintings offered this year by Clarke.  Among the many great French works is a wonderful and recently authenticated post-impressionist Parisian oil on canvas, Ponte Marie, by famed Dada artist, Francis Picabia. The painting, executed in 1904, was originally purchased by the local consignor's parents in London in 1957 and has remained in the family until now. Post-impressionist paintings by Picabia are rare and have increased in importance and value as recent market example...


Landscapes Online Art Exhibition

4th Annual Landscapes Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: June 5, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its June 2014 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is “Landscapes” The “Landscapes” theme was considered to be the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments’ and related landscape subjects. The gallery accepted art on this subject that was either representational or abstract. An art competition was held in May 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 18 different...


JOEL-PETER WITKIN, LAS MENINAS, 1987 Gelatin Silver Print 28 x 28 inches

Extended Through August 30, 2014, TWIN VISIONS: Jerome Witkin & Joel-Peter Witkin

Released: May 29, 2014

Identical Twin Brothers United for the First Time Painter Jerome Witkin and Photographer Joel-Peter Witkin in an Historic Exhibition at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Los Angeles, CA.  -  Jack Rutberg Fine Arts in Los Angeles presents 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 exhibition.  “Twin Visions” newly extended through August 30, 2014. Jerome Witkin and Joel-Peter Witkin are acknowledged as two of the greatest conte...


G25N formally know as Gallery 25N Announces its Grand Opening.

G25N formally known as Gallery 25N Announces its Grand Opening!

Released: May 23, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE G25N formally known as Gallery 25N Announces its Grand Opening! Gallery 25N has evolved to G25N a virtual online gallery exhibit space. The virtual version of Gallery 25N reaches a global audience and expands the original gallery’s mission of exhibiting emerging and established national and international artists. Gallery 25N was founded in 2002 in Peekskill, NY on the belief that a partnership between artists, the public and educators is a vital part of their mission. The gallery fosters an environment to expose artists and their work to a global network of ...


Lot 582, Paul Guiragossian (Lebanese, 1925-1993), Untitled, Sold for: $87,500.

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art Auctions on May 17 Bring an Impressive $1,795,906

Released: May 20, 2014

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art Auctions on May 17 Bring an Impressive $1,795,906.   Lambertville, NJ:  Rago Auctions Fine Art auctions on May 17 totaled $1,795,906 in sales. Top results included a Louise Nevelson sculpture and Paul Guiragossian painting, which each sold for $87,500. Other strong sales in the Post-War and Contemporary Art sale included work by Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Richard Pettibone and Willem de Kooning.  The 19th/20th C. American and European Art auction was led by work from Fern Isabel Kuns Coppedge, John F. Folinsbee, Joan Miro, Jean D...


Marking the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, "The Power of Words and Images in a World at War," at the Grolier Club, focuses on the iconic posters, broadsides, books and periodicals that influenced millions in the six-year course of the last great worldwide conflict.

The Power of Words and Images in a World at War

Released: May 14, 2014

The Grolier Club is marking the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II with an exhibition The Power of Words and Images in a World at War. On view from May 14th to August 2nd, 2014, the show uses original posters, propaganda leaflets, telegrams, maps, letters and other artifacts to demonstrate how this worldwide conflict was waged, and how it affected the lives of millions.  To many of us, World War II was an unimaginable time. In the United States alone, two-thirds of the national production was devoted to the manufacture of guns, tanks, bombs, planes, and other war s...


 Ed Ruscha Lion in Oil, 2002 Synthetic polymer on canvas with tape, 64 3/16 x 72 1/8 x 1 9/16in.  (163 x 183.2 x 4 cm) Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of the Fisher Landau Center for Art P.2010.330

SUMMER EXHIBITION AT SJMA SHOWCASES A PANTHEON OF PIVOTAL AMERICAN ARTISTS

Released: May 13, 2014

Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection (June 5 – September 14) includes works by 39 renowned artists such as Jasper Johns, Willem de Kooning, Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer, Agnes Martin, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol.   This summer, the San Jose Museum of Art will kick off its year-long 45th-anniversary celebration with a landmark exhibition of postwar American art by such prominent artists as Jasper Johns, Willem de Kooning, Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol. Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection, on view June 5 – September 14, 2014,is a survey of Am...


Jim Keller, left, in his booth with a visitor at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC in May 2014

MOST ARTISTS AT THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR NYC WORK ON MULTIPLE PIECES SIMULTANEOUSLY BUT THE MUSE INSPIRES THEM AT DIFFERENT TIMES

Released: May 13, 2014

The Tunnel in Chelsea was filled with artists at last weekend's Contemporary Art Fair NYC so we took advantage of the unusual situation--most major art fairs are populated with galleries, not independent established and emerging artists—to ask a few questions. The chance to learn more about how some of the artists work—and when--was both tempting and fruitful. Most work on more than one piece at a time and they prefer to—or do—work at all hours of day and night. We asked 14 exhibitors--a mix of fine artists and sculptors, a photographer, furniture maker and jeweler—if they work on one p...


Lot 75.  School of Donatello, an important polychrome stucco relief of Madonna and Child, 36”tall.

A SINGLE-OWNER AUCTION - A PASSION FOR THE RENAISSANCE

Released: May 12, 2014

On Saturday, May 31st. CRN Auctions is pleased and honored to be selling, unreserved, with no additions, the contents of the estate of the late David Abbate of New York and New Jersey comprising two generations of discriminating collecting.    David Abbate’s passion for 15th, 16th and 17th  century fine arts and furnishings was inspired by his father, Peter Abbate, himself an avid collector of Italian artifacts.  Peter was born in America in 1910 shortly after his parents emigrated from Partinico, Italy. He was both an artist and a photographer. By trade he was a com...


Vincent Calmel, Marat,

SWISS PHOTO Exhibition Opens at Artvera's Gallery in Geneva

Released: May 9, 2014

SWISS PHOTO features works by Iseult Labote, Cedric Bregnard, Vincent Calmel, and Patrick Weidmann  May 9 – June 9, 2014 Geneva, Switzerland—Artvera’s Gallery will present an exhibition of photography featuring works by four contemporary Swiss artists, Iseult Labote, Cedric Bregnard, Vincent Calmel, and Patrick Weidman. On view May 9 – June 9, 2014, the exhibition entitled SWISS PHOTO is Artvera’s second show dedicated to contemporary Swiss art. The gallery previously mounted S.P.R.A.Y., the exhibition of works by four Swiss artists sharing an interest in the airbrush (spray) techn...


Kenneth Noland "Cat's Eye" 1960

LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS' 2014 SPRING FINE ART AUCTIONS

Released: May 6, 2014

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago will hold their Spring Fine Art sales May 15th and 16th. The Modern and Contemporary Art sale will feature an impressive selection of paintings, works on paper, sculptures and photographs by many notable artists including Victor Vasarely, Stephen Pace, Kenneth Noland, Paul Jenkins, and Fernando Botero.   The auction commences with a strong session of abstract works. Two paintings by Stephen Pace (estimated $30/50,000 and $15/25,000 respectively) are followed by Kenneth Noland’s Cat’s Eye (estimated $30/50,000), as well as two large-scale pai...


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