Press Releases tagged with photography

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Ernest Childers (Muscogee [Creek]) receives the Congressional Medal of Honor from Lieutenant General Jacob L.  Devers (left).  5th Army headquarters, April 8, 1944.

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Presents “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces”

Released: January 24, 2017

Native Americans have served in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East in higher numbers per capita than any other ethnic group. “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces” reveals the remarkable history of Native American veterans through art, photography and essay. The 16-panel exhibition documents 250 years of Native peoples’ contributions in U.S. military history and remains on view from Jan. 21, through January 2018 in the Sealaska Gallery of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in...


Artist Marion Pike with Coco Chanel with a painting by Pike of Chanel.

DC's American University Museum Shows Coco Chanel, and Abstraction in Painting, Sculpture, Photos, and Mixed Media

Released: January 23, 2017

Winter exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open Jan. 28, 2017 through March 12, 2017. Howard Mehring, a native Washingtonian, became a leading figure in the loosely defined Washington Color School movement, a form of Abstraction particular to D.C. Mehring / Wellspring: The Early Color Field Paintings of Howard Mehring is a survey sample of his ‘Color Field’ paintings created between 1957 and 1963.  In the mid-1960s, Mehring changed his abstract style to one of geometric patterns using bolder colors under the influence of critic Clement Greenberg, befo...


8th Annual "Abstracts" Online Art Competition

8th Annual “Abstracts” Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Released: January 23, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 8th Annual “Abstracts” online juried art competition for the month of February 2017.  The gallery urges all 2D and 3D artists (Including Photography) to submit their best abstract art.  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 “Abstracts".  The "Abstract" theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of nonobjective or nonrepresentationa...


Top row: Doug Casebeer, Amber Vase, 2016; Liz Ferrill, Weed (detail), 2016, acrylic and gouache on canvas, 16 x 12 in.  Bottom row: Andrea Wallace, Nicolai, Fraternal Series, 2016, digital archival print, 40 x 30 in.; Jose Ferreira, The Legend of Foluzinha II, 2010, platinum print photograph, 30 x 40 in.

Aspen's Anderson Ranch to Open Group Exhibition of New Works by Artistic Directors Doug Casebeer, Jose Ferreira, Liz Ferrill and Andrea Wallace

Released: January 23, 2017

In the Aspen area, Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s opening reception for the Artistic Directors Exhibition will take place on Tuesday, January 24, 5 – 7 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please visit andersonranch.org or call 970/923.3181. This exhibition reveals the current inquiries and influences of Anderson Ranch’s four Artistic Directors: In his latest ceramic works, Doug Casebeer searches for meaning among the rural archetypal forms of the western landscape and from many years of experiencing different global cultu...


CUT / PASTE

Released: January 23, 2017

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is pleased to present an exhibition of photo-collage and assemblage, featuring eight dynamic artists, whose artworks collectively touch upon notions of identity. With artworks made between 2005–2016, they represent contemporary practice in the staging of photographic narratives, incorporating a range of collage and assemblage techniques. In the work of Marc Baruth, contemporary gures are decontextualized within ctional, digitally-constructed landscapes. A whimsical visual homage to the paintings of Peter Paul Rubens, Baruth’s topography is a wonderful and peculia...


Richard Misrach, { D e t a i l } Playas de Tijuana #1, San Diego, California, 2013 Playas de Tijuana nº 1, San Diego Pigment print 42 × 160 in.  Courtesy of the artist

Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border

Released: January 20, 2017

Border Cantos, a unique collaboration between American photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican American sculptor/composer Guillermo Galindo, uses the power of art to explore the complex issues surrounding the United States-Mexico border. The exhibition will be on view February 18 through April 24, 2017, at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.  Misrach, who has photographed the border since 2004, documents landscapes and objects, including things left behind by migrants.  His large-scale photographs, along with grids of smaller photos, highlight issues surrounding migration and its ef...


Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946).  Georgia O’Keeffe, Prospect Mountain, Lake George, 1927.  Gelatin silver print, 4⅝ x 3⅝ in.  (11.8 x 9.3 cm).  National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1980.70.223.  © Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern is the first exhibition to examine the renowned artist’s self-crafted persona

Released: January 18, 2017

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern offers a new look at the iconic American artist’s powerful ownership of her identity as an artist and a woman. This major exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum examines the modernist persona that Georgia O’Keeffe crafted for herself through her art, her dress, and her progressive, independent lifestyle. It will mark the first time O’Keeffe’s understated yet remarkable wardrobe will be presented in dialogue with key paintings, photographs, jewelry, accessories, and ephemera. Opening on March 3, Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern represents a homecoming of sorts, a...


Debra Rushfeldt - Solo Art Exhibition

Debra Rushfeldt Awarded a One Month Solo Art Exhibition

Released: January 16, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce Debra Rushfeldt has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their website.  Debra and her amazing assemblage art will be featured on the gallery’s front page and in the “Solo Art Series” section of their website. Debra Rushfeldt will also be promoted in press releases and throughout the gallery’s social media networks.  In addition, her art will be highlighted on their YouTube channel and with an event postcard.  At the conclusion of the solo art exhibition her artworks will continue to be available for viewin...


Morton Broffman (American, 1928–1992) Dr.  King and Coretta Scott King Leading Marchers, Montgomery, Alabama, 1965 Gelatin silver print High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Gift of the Broffman Family 2007.34

'Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.' Exhibits His Life in Photographs

Released: January 15, 2017

January 15, 2017, marks what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s eighty-eighth birthday. To commemorate the event and honor this important leader of the civil rights movement, a selection of five images that document his remarkable life are on view outside of the Greene Family Learning Gallery at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, through March 12, 2017. Dr. King came to prominence as a civil rights leader during the 1955–1956 bus boycotts in Montgomery, Alabama. The following year, he moved to Atlanta and became head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). The High M...

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Alexander Nemerov, department chair and Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University, presents the 66th A.  W.  Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts on Sundays, March 26, April 2, 9, 23, 30, and May 7, 2017, at the National Gallery of Art.

Alexander Nemerov of Stanford University Presents the 66th Annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts in 2017 at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Released: January 12, 2017

Washington, DC—The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has announced that Alexander Nemerov, department chair and Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University, will give the 66th annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, entitled The Forest: America in the 1830s. The preeminent lecture series will be held in the East Building Auditorium at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, on March 26, April 2, 9, 23, and 30, and May 7, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. In his six-part series, Nemerov wil...


Christo and Jeanne-Claude with the finished project "Valley Curtain, Rifle, Colorado," 1970-72, August 10, 1972, gelatin silver print, Shunk-Kender Photography Collection, Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library, Gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation in memory of Harry Shunk and János Kender.

Artistic Process of Christo and Jeanne-Claude Explored Through Installation of Documentary Photographs in National Gallery of Art Library Installation

Released: January 6, 2017

Washington, DC—From 1958 to 1973, Harry Shunk (German, 1924–2006) and János Kender (Hungarian, 1938–2009)—known collectively as Shunk-Kender, a partnership based initially in Paris and later in New York City—photographed the major European and American artists, studios, performances, and exhibitions of the era. A new installation from the National Gallery of Art Library presents selections from these photographs depicting artists Christo (b. 1935) and Jeanne-Claude (1935–2009), project staff, visitors, works of art, and related locations during the 1960s to early 1970s, including extensive...


The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists Announces $1 Million Gift from the Gross Family Foundation

Released: January 11, 2017

Donation Made in Memory of Influential Photojournalist Doug Pensinger to Provide Career and Business Development Assistance for Photographers The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF) is honored to receive a $1 million grant from the William and Sue Gross Family Foundation in support of the Pensinger Photography Fund, an arm of the noted national nonprofit. CHF is challenging its supporters to match this generous gift and plans to raise significant complementary funding by the end of 2017. Doug Pensinger was a lauded photojournalist with Getty Images Editorial Sport. U...


Artist Lita Albuquerque will be honored as the Artist of the Year at Art Palm Springs 2017, February 16-19.    Lita Albuquerque, Image Courtesy of the Artist and USC Fisher Museum of Art Photography by Caren Levin

Lita Albuquerque announced as Art Palm Springs 2017 Artist of the Year

Released: January 6, 2017

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (December 16, 2016) – Art Palm Springs is proud to announce Lita Albuquerque, a pioneering artist and leader of California’s Light and Space art movement in the 1970s, as its 2017 Artist of the Year. Coinciding with Presidents’ Day Weekend, Art Palm Springs brings together more than 60 galleries from the U.S., South America and Europe, along with hundreds of artists from around the globe to the Palm Springs Convention Center February 16 through 19, 2017. Represented at the Fair by Peter Blake Gallery (Laguna Beach, Calif.), Albuquerque joins the ranks of past Art ...


Henry Peter Bosse, Construction of Rock and Brush Dam, L.W., 1891 cyanotype

Earliest Photographs of Eastern American Landscapes Featured in Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Released: January 5, 2017

Washington, DC—Before venturing west to capture America's frontier in paintings and photographs, 19th-century artists explored the eastern landscape, which served as a powerful source of mythmaking for a nation finding its identity in the nineteenth century. However, with the exception of images from the Civil War, photography of the East during the period has never before been the exclusive focus of an exhibition or catalog. As the first of its kind, East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography will explore this fundamental chapter in America's photographic h...


Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Untitled (Standing Mobile, c.  1965) (Estimate: $150,000-250,000)

Bountiful and Beautiful: Skinner’s January Fine Art Auctions Feature Fresh-to-Market Works

Released: January 5, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. presents an outstanding two-session auction on Friday, January 27 in its Boston gallery.  Fine Prints & Photographs starts at 12PM, followed by  Fine Paintings & Sculpture at 4PM. Previews will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 12 to 5PM; Thursday, January 26, 12 to 8PM; and Friday, January 27, 9 to 10AM. Robin S. R. Starr, Vice President and Director of American & European Works of Art, notes that in addition to a broad selection of pre-20th-century material, the auction offers an especially robust quantity of modern and contemporary work in all ca...


First Lady (Pat Nixon), from the series "House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home," c.  1967–1972.  © Martha Rosler, courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, NY Repro Credit: Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA / Art Resource, NY

This Just In: The Getty Museum Explores Artistic Responses to Journalism

Released: January 5, 2017

Photographs have helped shape people’s perceptions of current events since the late-nineteenth century. The ubiquity of newspapers, magazines, and televised news during the mid-twentieth century gave rise to the modern mass media culture, eventually spawning critical discourse from a variety of perspectives. The philosopher Marshall McLuhan’s writings during the 1960s, including the now-famous concept that “the medium is the message,” assert that the form in which information is as significant as the content, an insight that has influenced a generation of artists and critics. Featuring pho...


Wayne Thiebaud, Yo-Yos, woodcut, second state, artist’s proof, 1964.  Promised gift of the artist.  Art © Wayne Thiebaud/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

New Gifts Featured Among Three New Exhibitions at Laguna Art Museum

Released: January 5, 2017

On February 19, 2017, Laguna Art Museum opens three new exhibitions: From Wendt to Thiebaud: Recent Gifts for the Permanent Collection; The Golden Decade: Photography at the California School of Fine Arts, 1945-55; and Stanton Macdonald-Wright: The Haiga Portfolio. The exhibitions close May 29, 2017. From Wendt to Thiebaud: Recent Gifts for the Permanent Collection The museum presents a selection of about eighty works of art that are recent gifts for the permanent collection, many of them displayed for the first time. Like most museums, Laguna Art Museum grows and strengthens its colle...


Lot 1 Edwin Mieczkowski, (b.  1929) - Untitled

Gray’s Opens 2017 Auction Season with 300 Lots Jan 18

Released: January 3, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (January 3, 2017) Starting off the new year with a catalogue of over 300 items, Gray’s Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Art auction will be held January 18. The sale begins with a selection of contemporary and traditional fine art. At lot 1 the auction begins boldly with a large work by Edwin Mieczkowski (b. 1929). This untitled work is made of acrylic and wood. Mieczkowski studied and taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art. He is well known for his contributions to the Op-Art movement. A collection of traditional art includes lot 46, an oil painting by Ferdinand Burg...


Celerie Kemble

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW ADDS DESIGNER STAR POWER WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2017 HONORARY DESIGN CHAIRS

Released: January 3, 2017

The Winter Antiques Show has enlisted some of the brightest stars in the world of interior design to be the Show’s Honorary Design Chairs: Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson, Celerie Kemble, and Miles Redd. The celebrated group is supporting the upcoming Show, which will be held January 20-29, 2017 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, NY, with the Opening Night Party on January 19, 2017. “We challenge ourselves every year to try and make the Winter Antiques Show more fun and exciting than the year before—to take it from strength to strength. If we had a motto, it would be ‘Let us surpris...


6th Annual All Women Online Art Exhibition

6th Annual “All Women” Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: January 2, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its January 1, 2017 art exhibition, the 6th Annual “All Women” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is for women artists only and they were asked to submit their best 2D & 3D art.  There was an open theme for this competition.   An art competition was held in December 2016 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 32 different countries from around the world and they also received entries fro...


Nickolas Muray, “Table set for dessert, hands with silver utensils serving cake with ice cream” (1944) (George Eastman Museum, gift of Mrs.  Nickolas Muray.  © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives)

Over 250,000 Photographs, More From George Eastman Museum Now Searchable Online

Released: January 2, 2017

More than a quarter of a million objects from the photography, technology, and George Eastman Legacy collections are now searchable online The George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY, has launched a new platform that allows public online access to more than 250,000 objects from its world-class collections at eastman.org/collections-online. Objects from the museum’s photography, technology, and George Eastman Legacy collections are now searchable, and more objects from the museum’s vast holdings are being added on an ongoing basis. Objects from the moving image collection will become accessi...

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Frank Herrera, Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid, 2012

Frank Herrera: On the Road Again Photographic Exhibition

Released: January 1, 2017

Maryland's Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has announced its upcoming photographic exhibition, Frank Herrera: On the Road Again opening January 7, 2017 through April 9, 2017.   A native of West Virginia, Frank Herrera has traveled the world with his camera. The images he captures feature the hallmarks of his style: remarkable light, thoughtful composition, and exquisite detail.  In this intimate installation, Herrera shares photographs of some of his favorite destinations. Mr. Herrera is a juror for the 2017 Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographic Exhibition. Since 1968, Frank H...

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32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

Released: December 30, 2016

32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 1, 2017 Artists from across the globe are invited to enter the 32nd Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. With a fierce dedication to promoting the arts and discovering and exposing new talent, the CIFAC continues its tradition of honoring selected artists and awarding prizes aimed at giving artists invaluable exposure to promote career growth and boost recognition. “The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is a wonderful way to keep your artwork in front of important museum curators and art exper...


7th Annual CityScapes Online Art Competition

7th Annual “CityScapes” Online Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Released: December 26, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “CityScapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of January 2017.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s February 2017 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.  We suggest they send the gallery their best interpretation of the th...


© David Hockney, The Conversation, 1980.  Acrylic on canvas.  "A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G.  Allen Family Collection"

'A Closer Look' at Portraits from the Paul Allen Collection in Seattle

Released: December 14, 2016

There is a new exhibition at Seattle's Pivot Art + Culture dedicated to portraits and exploring how artists seek to convey the essence of their subjects. The artworks included span continents, cultures and centuries. A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection runs through Feb. 26, 2017, and reveals a surprising range of responses. A Closer Look includes diverse artworks, all attempts to distill the rich complexity of their subjects into a single, static image. Portraits by Paul Gauguin and Pieter Hugo depict people in faraway places, pausing as they go about their ...


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