Press Releases tagged with photography

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Emilio Sanchez, Loft Windows, 1987/88.  The Heckscher Museum of Art.  Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation.  © Emilio Sanchez Foundation.

The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Rhythm & Repetition in 20th-Century Art.

Released: April 29, 2014

The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Rhythm & Repetition in 20th-Century Art.  This exhibition, on view May 3 through August 10, 2014, focuses on artists who use repeated shapes depicting natural, man-made, or abstract forms as a method to organize their compositions. Drawn entirely from the Museum’s Permanent Collection, Rhythm & Repetition features work by Berenice Abbott, Richard Anuskiewicz, Oscar Bluemner, Arthur Dove, Childe Hassam, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Richenburg, Emilio Sanchez, and Stowasser (Hundertwasser), among others.  Long Island artists ...

Eadweard Muybridge, Lifting shawl, putting it around shoulders and turning, plate 233 [detail] from Animal Locomotion, 1887.  Heckscher Museum of Art; Gift of Mrs.  Jill Tane.

Exposed: Eadweard Muybridge and the Study of Motion Opens May 3 at The Heckscher Museum of Art

Released: April 29, 2014

The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Exposed: Eadweard Muybridge and the Study of Motion.  On view May 3 through August 3, 2014, this exhibition features 23 iconic Muybridge studies of horses and zoo animals, men engaged in various athletic pursuits, and women in domestic activities. Credited as the “father of the motion picture,” Eadweard Muybridge pioneered the study of human and animal motion in time-lapse photography that documented the dynamics of ordinary, everyday movement.  Under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania, Muybridge produced over 100,0...

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Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk by Attorney Dean Nicyper, “Buyer Beware/Seller Beware: Authentication and Consignment Risks and Rewards” on May 14 at 6 PM

Released: April 29, 2014

Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk by Attorney Dean Nicyper, “Buyer Beware/Seller Beware: Authentication and Consignment Risks and Rewards” on May 14 at 6 PM   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Wednesday, May 14, featuring attorney Dean Nicyper presenting, "Buyer Beware/Seller Beware: Authentication and Consignment Risks and Rewards" at 6 p.m.  The talk takes place during the preview week for Rago's Fine Art Auctions.   Many sellers are entirely unaware of the risks they may be taking in the art world.  Sim...

"Awaiting the Storm," photograph by Jacquelyn Etling


Released: April 28, 2014

Passions that inspire some of the 100 exhibitors at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC May 8-11 at The Tunnel in Chelsea range from music, entertainment and politics to world travel, history, landscapes and a mission to achieve life balance. Their work will be part of a citywide art celebration taking place concurrently with Frieze New York. This satellite art fair, in its fifth year, joins at least 10 others. About his paintings George Pali identifies the prominence of music and instruments as art objects. The Stamford, Conn.-based artist spent eight years in music school learning violin an...

“Like Magnets in a River,” by Max Gleason, oil paint, enamel and gold paint pen.  48"x34"


Released: April 24, 2014

Meditation and profound philosophical thinking inspire and influence much of art. Four exhibitors at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8-11, running concurrently with Frieze NY and some 10 other satellite shows, share the concepts behind their work. Michael Alfano's figurative and surrealistic sculptures "convey philosophical ideas and abstract concepts," according to his website, "When I dig into the clay, I pull out a vision that previously existed nowhere but inside my head, or some other place I don't know but am in touch with." Look carefully at the p...

Joel-Peter Witkin 
Las Meninas, 1987
 Gelatin Silver Print

Twin Visions: Jerome Witkin & Joel-Peter Witkin Major Exhibition Extended

Released: April 24, 2014

Extended Through May 31, 2014 Jerome Witkin & Joel-Peter Witkin 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” extends through May 31.  Jerome Witk...

Lot 28, Fern Isabel Kuns Coppedge (American, 1883-1951), Near New Hope, $50,000-70,000

Work by Nevelson, Paine, Wesselmann, De Kooning, Scharf, Coppedge and Folinsbee Showcased in Rago’s May 17 Fine Art Auctions

Released: April 24, 2014

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, Rago will hold sales of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art, featuring rare finds and works of art that have been privately held for decades.   “I am exceptionally pleased with both these sales, and particularly proud that so many established collectors have chosen Rago to represent major works being deaccessioned from their collections,” says Meredith Hilferty, Director of Fine Art. “Artists from Roxy Paine to Louise Nevelson are represented by exemplary work. The original art from Willem de Kooning and Kenny Scharf ...

Carleton Watkins (U.S.A., 1829–1916), The Lower Yosemite Fall, Yosemite, 1865–1866, from the album Photographs of the Yosemite Valley.  Albumen print.  Lent by Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries.

Cantor Arts Center presents an exhibition in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant

Released: April 22, 2014

 Born in upstate New York, Carleton Watkins (1829–1916) ventured west in 1849 to strike it rich. But instead of prospecting for gold, Watkins developed a talent for photography—a medium invented only 22 years before. He documented the remote Pacific Coast in the 1860s and 1870s, capturing its vast scale and spirit with a custom-built camera that created “mammoth” 18 x 22-inch glass-plate negatives. In June 1864, his stunning photographs of Yosemite’s valley, waterfalls and peaks proved instrumental in convincing President Abraham Lincoln and the 38th U.S. Congress to pass the Yosemite...

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"The Mandala C," by sculptor Herb Rosenberg


Released: April 21, 2014

Artists exhibiting their work at the fifth Contemporary Art Fair NYC at The Tunnel in Chelsea May 8-11 have clearly dominated technical challenges and honed the skills required to achieve prominence as photographers, sculptors, painters or furniture makers. Yet an unusual approach or technique prominently impacts viewers' reactions to art. Here are four examples. Herb Rosenberg has embraced innovative and inventive solutions for 40+ years. He first created bronze figurative work from dried banana peels in 1973 according to his website-- Today in "The Mandala C...

Lot 75, Walter Emerson Baum (American, 1884-1956), Untitled, Oil on Masonite, Sold for $5,313, Fine Art, November 2013.

Locals Prosper at Rago Auctions' Free Walk-In Appraisal Days

Released: April 19, 2014

LOCALS PROSPER AT RAGO AUCTIONS' FREE WALK-IN APPRAISAL DAYS.   ITEMS VALUED AT $20,000+ DISCOVERED RECENTLY.   Lambertville, NJ:  Walk in to the Rago Arts and Auction Center with your treasures on most Mondays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a free, no obligation valuation from our specialists, many of whom you’ll recognize from appearances on Antiques Roadshow. Fine art, silver, jewelry, antiques, decorative art, memorabilia and furniture are all welcome with a six piece limit. If the piece is too large to bring in, the specialists can work from photographs.  ...

Kino Guerin’s “Knotted Table,” laminated with a vacuum press.


Released: April 15, 2014

The hand of sculptors will be evident at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8-May 11, 2014, in Chelsea, where you’d expect to see it in the work of sculptors such as Susan Madacsi and Michael Alfano and also in the fine furniture and jewelry of some exhibitors. Madacsi will exhibit forged and fabricated steel pieces colored by aerosol enamel paints. Michael Alfano’s limited edition clay sculptures are cast in bronze.         The skill and perspective of a sculptor is evident in furniture maker Kino Guerin’s benches, that he calls “Knotted Table” a...

Call for Submissions to "Storm" Exhibition due Aug. 1

Released: April 14, 2014

"Storm: A Haiyan Recovery Project" Call for Submissions to CA+T's Next Virtual Exhibition Deadline August 1, 2014   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, announces a call for submissions to its virtual curated exhibition, Storm: A Haiyan Recovery Project. The exhibition is expected to premier in November 2014 on CA+T's website. To commemorate the first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, a storm of epic proportions that hit Central Philippines from November 2-11, 2013, this exhibition seeks to reflect upon it...

St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair Celebrates its 8th Year

Released: April 10, 2014

Organizers are expecting up to 1,000 art and rare book collectors to pack this year’s St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair presented by the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The number of dealers has increased to twenty-eigh this year and includes nationally-known dealers from around the country.  “We’ve added four new dealers to the Fair, in addition to welcoming back the those who’ve helped us build the Fair these past seven years” said Julie Dunn-Morton, curator of fine art collections at the Mercantile Library.   “And we’r...

Michael Alfano’s “Liquid Sunshine,” sculpted in clay, cast in resin with paint can.  Acrylic paint.  Limited edition of 250.


Released: April 10, 2014

The Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8-May 11, 2014, moves to the heart of Chelsea joining at least 10 other events around the city that also amplify and coincide with the international contemporary art fair--Frieze New York. “We’ve set a high bar for the 100 exhibitors in this show--in its fifth year--at The Tunnel in Chelsea,” said Richard Rothbard, art fair co-founder and co-producer, with his wife Joanna Rothbard. "We curate this fair to exhibit master-quality work, yet we distinguish it in other essential ways,” he continued. “Following the tradition of major museums, seasoned master...

 Watch Work Follow Artist Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Pin It on Pinterest DESCRIPTION This lot will be in the live auction and will close online at noon EST on April 12th.  All bids will transfer to the live auction that evening.  To continue bidding or for any questions, please contact  LOCATION This lot ships from Boston, MA, US.  ABOUT ANDY WARHOLView Profile » Andrew Warhola was an American artist and leading figure in the visual art movement known


Released: April 8, 2014

New partnership with Paddle8 lets auction-goers "bid on the go" via Web, iPad or iPhone app * 25th Annual Auction Supports Student Scholarships and Programming *  ARTISTS ANDY WARHOL, ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG and ESTEBAN VICENTE SPOTLIGHT LIVE AUCTION Saturday, April 12, 2014 WHO:    Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), the nation’s only independent public college of art and design, celebrates its 25th Annual Benefit Art Auction with a selection of ov...

Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk by Photographer George Tice, "Seldom Seen: Photographs, 1968-2011" on April 22 at 6 p.m.

Released: April 7, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS OPEN HOUSE FEATURES A TALK BY PHOTOGRAPHER GEORGE TICE, “SELDOM SEEN: PHOTOGRAPHS, 1968-2011” ON APRIL 22 AT 6 PM.   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, April 22, features iconic American photographer George Tice speaking at 6 p.m. on his career and latest publication, “Seldom Seen: Photographs, 1968-2011”.  The talk takes place during the preview week for Rago's Unreserved auctions.   George Tice has received international acclaim for his landscape work and is considered one of the great photogra...

Lot 755, Style of Charles and Ray Eames, Chaise lounge, $500-700.

1900 Lots to Love at Rago's Unreserved Auction Marathon, April 25-27

Released: April 4, 2014

1900 LOTS TO LOVE AT RAGO’S UNRESERVED AUCTION MARATHON, APRIL 25-27.   Three days of modern design, fine art, jewelry, silver, furnishings and more.   Lambertville, NJ: The Rago Arts and AuctionCenter will hold a three-day Unreserved Auction marathon on April 25, 26 and 27.  The sale begins on Friday, April 25 with 525 lots of 18th, 19th and early 20th c. design and traditional furnishings, along with fine art, Asian, tribal arts and ephemera. It continues on Saturday, April 26 with 823 lots of modern and contemporary furnishings, art and design. It concludes o...

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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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...

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