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Women Artists International Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

Women Artists International Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: November 9, 2017

Fusion Art is celebrating Women Artists and is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth quarterly online art competition. The gallery invites both 2D and 3D submissions from women artists, only, regardless of their location or their experience or education in the art field. For this open (no theme) competition, women artists, over the age of 18, are encouraged to submit their best 2D and 3D representational and non-representational art and photography. The work can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and any subject matter and medium are acceptable.  The selected winner...


George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879), The Jolly Flatboatmen, 1877-78.  oil on canvas.  26 ¼ x 36 ¼ in.Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J.  Terra Collection, 1992.15.

Mississippi Museum of Art Presents Major Exhibition Celebrating the State's Bicentennial

Released: November 7, 2017

MAJOR EXHIBITION PRESENTS 175 WORKS BY 100 ARTISTS RESPONDING TO MISSISSIPPI OVER TWO CENTURIES  Picturing Mississippi, 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, on view December 9, 2017–July 8, 2018, celebrates state’s bicentennial Jackson, MS… Picturing Mississippi, 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, the landmark exhibition exploring Mississippi identity, commemorates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi’s statehood. Illuminating the perception and depiction of Mississippi over more than 200 years, the exhibition showcases 175 works by 100 artists who either resided in...


“Delicate Beauty” by Lynda Sauls

Weston Art Guild presents, “Art, Culture Feeding” at the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show

Released: November 7, 2017

The Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show and the Weston Art Guild present, “Art, Culture Feeding” – A visual banquet and artist encounter showcase set before you by eleven WAG members. “Art, Culture Feeding” reflects the multicultural composition in its members work. Nourishment is digested through color, texture, complex subjects, wet on wet techniques, geometric shapes, repetition of color and line. Dining will facilitate freedom to explore, as well reflect and enhance conscious and unconscious awareness. Hoping to titillate taste buds that will lead to new possibilities and t...


Mac Titmus wins Fusion Art's "Artist Spotlight" www.fusionartps.com

Mac Titmus Wins Fusion Art's "Artist Spotlight" Solo Art Exhibition

Released: November 6, 2017

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Mac Titmus has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase. Mac is the Digital & Photography Artist Spotlight winner for the month of November 2017. He is a New York based photographer and digital artist who melds the techniques of classic photography with the exploding new frontier of digital imagery into a medium he calls interpretative photography. A medium, which p...


The Canterbury Pilgrims.  Oxford: The Alley Workshops, circa 1925.

41st Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov 10-12

Released: November 3, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 41st year, November 10-12, 2017. More than 120 dealers from the United States, Argentina, Australia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and Russia will exhibit and sell a vast selection of rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first editions, photographs, and fine and decorative prints.    Special events at this year’s Fair includ...


Dave Weindorf, Egyptian Collar, Acrylic on Canvas, 30'' x 20''

Dave Weindorf: A Meeting of the Modern and the Primitive

Released: November 11, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Dave Weindorf in Metamorphosis . The exhibition opens November 11, 2017 and runs through December 2,  2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, November 16 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist The modern and primitive come together in Dave Weindorf’s dynamic paintings. Influenced by hieroglyphics and cave art, as well as ancient Egyptian symbols and Viking runes, Weindorf brings those influence...


Koki Morimoto, Memory of a Seed 12-3, Acrylic on Canvas, 39'' x 28''

Koki Morimoto Plants the Seeds of Abstraction

Released: November 11, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Koki Morimoto in Metamorphosis . The exhibition opens November 11, 2017 and runs through December 2,  2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, November 16 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Japanese artist Koki Morimoto likens his painting process to the natural process by which plants emerge from the ground and grow, an evolution which is echoed in the elegant lines and shapes of his black ...


Donato Grima, Las Siamesas, Ink on Paper, 35.5'' x 25.5''

Donato Grima: Bodies In Motion

Released: November 11, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Donato Grima in Metamorphosis . The exhibition opens November 11, 2017 and runs through December 2,  2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, November 16 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Donato Grima describes his paintings as "the result of a visceral attitude. Stormy and sensual, Grima's work treats the human body itself as a force of nature. He paints the body, particularly the female n...


Monika Gloviczki, Fairy Tale, Oil on Canvas, 40'' x 30''

Monika Gloviczki Creates Landscapes That Sing With Light and Color

Released: November 11, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Monika Gloviczki in Metamorphosis . The exhibition opens November 11, 2017 and runs through December 2,  2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, November 16 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist The luminescent landscape paintings of Monika Gloviczki appear to shimmer with light and color, drawing viewers into the artist's world. Initially inspired by the work of the Impressionists, Gloviczki ...


Laura Colantonio, Untitled #1, Oil on Canvas, 27.5'' x 21.5''

Activating the Senses: The Paintings of Laura Colantonio

Released: November 11, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Laura Colantonio in Metamorphosis . The exhibition opens November 11, 2017 and runs through December 2,  2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, November 16 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Born in Rome, Laura Colantonio currently works from her studio in Dubai. Colantonio studied drawing and painting at Rome University of Fine Arts, and has further developed her skills in London and the ...


Osvaldo Bacman, The Mystery of Geometry #6, Acrylic on Canvas, 31.5'' x 31.5''

A Force for Good: The Watercolors of Osvaldo Bacman

Released: November 11, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Osvaldo Bacman in Metamorphosis . The exhibition opens November 11, 2017 and runs through December 2,  2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, November 16 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Born in La Plata, Argentina, Osvaldo Bacman grew up across the street from the local university’s School of Fine Art, which would become a second home for him throughout his childhood and teenage years. ...


7th Annual "Nature" Online Art Exhibition

7th Annual “Nature” Art Exhibition Results Announced

Released: November 1, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its November art exhibition, the 7th Annual “Nature" Online Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is nature art. Artists were asked to submit their best abstract or representational 2D and 3D art for this competition.                                                      An international online art competition was held in October 2017 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 21 different countries and also rece...


The Cotton Pickers, Winslow Homer, 1876, Oil on canvas 24 1/16 × 38 1/8 in.

'The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers' Opens at NPG, Washington

Released: October 30, 2017

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery opens this week “The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers,” which brings together nearly 100 representations of laborers to explore the role of working people in the formation, self-definition and development of the United States. Featuring paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, prints and time-based media, the multifaceted exhibition offers a powerful visual history of American labor. Historic images of mill girls in factories, newsboys on city streets and proud artisans and craftsmen appear alongside contemporary images of wo...


Gloria Steinem by Susan Wood

New Compilation of Photographs by Susan Wood Depicts Influential 20th Century Women

Released: October 30, 2017

Women: Portraits 1960-2000 is a compilation of portraits taken by American photographer Susan Wood of some of the most prominent and influential women of the 20th century. Her notable subjects include Diane von Furstenberg, Martha Stewart, Nora Ephron, Alice Waters, Jayne Mansfield, and Gloria Vanderbilt among many others. Susan Wood’s work represents a number of milestones in American photography over a period of more than 40 years. She was involved with the original “Mad Men” of Madison Avenue and during that time won a Clios, the most sought-after award in advertising. Mademoiselle chos...

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Lot 51.  John Singer Sargent, "Candelabra with Roses," oil, 21 x 16 in., Est.  $50,000-100,000

Grogan & Company Celebrates Thirty Years

Released: October 30, 2017

Grogan & Company is delighted to mark their 30th year of serving New England families with the sale of their fine art, jewelry, and antiques with their November 5th auction, which features a well-curated selection of 337 lots of fine art, jewelry, and decorative art. Works by notable artists such as John Singer Sargent, Milton Avery, William McGregor Paxton, Aiden Lassell Ripley, and Aldro Hibbard are accompanied by jewelry by venerable designers Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, David Webb, Patek Philippe, Tiffany & Co., and Burle Marx against the backdrop of important silver and d...


"Seasons" International Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

"Seasons" International Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: October 27, 2017

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for the Seasons international online art competition. For this competition, artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best artistic interpretation of the four distinct times of year - Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter - along with any scenes, weather, events, or activities associated with those four seasons.  The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and non-represent...


Never-before-seen cover painting for The Saturday Evening Post from 1922 by Joseph Leyendecker (Am., 1874-1951), expected to soar to $100,000-$150,000.

Rare cover art for The Saturday Evening Post by Joseph Leyendecker from 1922 will be auctioned

Released: October 30, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A never-before-seen cover painting for The Saturday Evening Post from Dec. 30, 1922 – the New Year’s issue – by Joseph Leyendecker (Am., 1874-1951) is expected to soar to $100,000-$150,000 at a two-day auction of iconic collectibles planned for November 15th and 16th by Weiss Auctions, online and in the firm’s gallery at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook.   Joseph Leyendecker was one of the most influential American illustrators of the early 20th century. Between 1896 and 1950, he painted over 400 magazine covers; 322 of those were for The Saturday Evening Post. No other art...


Lot 11: John Thomson, album with 67 albumen prints of South Asia and China, 1862-72.  Sold October 19, 2017 for $45,000.

Success for Historic & Contemporary Photos Alike at Swann Galleries

Released: October 24, 2017

On Thursday, October 19, Swann Auction Galleries’ sale of Art & Storytelling: Art & Photobooks combined works spanning the lifetime of the medium into an auction intended to “highlight the interrelationships between fine art, documentary and vernacular photographs,” according to Daile Kaplan, Vice President and Director of Photographs & Photobooks at Swann Galleries. Ms. Kaplan has long been an advocate for the inclusion of vernacular works and photobooks in the fine art sphere, and organized the first auctions devoted to those subjects in 2014 and 2006, respectively. She added...


Patterns, Textures & Forms Online Art Competition

“Patterns, Textures & Forms” Online Art Competition Announced

Released: October 24, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s “Patterns, Textures & Forms” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of November 2017.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography & digital) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s December 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.  The gallery encourages artists to submit their ...


Wanderlust / A Group Show” Opens November 4th at Sparks Gallery

Released: September 12, 2017

“Wanderlust / A Group Show” Opens November 4th at Sparks Gallery 13 Local Artists Celebrate the Beauty of Travel in a New Group Exhibition   Sparks Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of “Wanderlust: / A Group Show” on November 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thirteen local artists will exhibit artworks featuring places and cities across the globe.     Exhibited Artists: Jon Barnes, Eric Blau, Doug Dolde, David Fokos, Li Huai, Andrew C. Ko, Irina Negulescu, Minghua Nie, Joe A. Oakes, Amanda St Claire, Lee Sie, Paul Strahm, Bruce Swart A selection of the exhibited artists were ...


Leaf Study III, c.  1940 Leaves and colored paper 18 x 18 5/8 inches (45.7 x 47.3 cm) © 2017 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.  Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

An Autumnal Gallery Crawl for Art Aficionados: October Art Week Opens with 19 Gallery Open Houses

Released: October 23, 2017

Building on its huge success from last year, the second iteration of October Art Week will kick off on October 26, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a round of convivial Upper East Side gallery open-houses – organized to coincide with TEFAF New York and Christie’s Classic Art Week of auctions and selling exhibitions. Nineteen of the world’s most noted fine and decorative art dealers will add to the week’s electricity by curating and hosting special exhibitions—all within strolling distance of one another. Here is an overview of some of the prime highlights that these pre-eminent galleries want...


Gitte Peters, Walk in Beauty, Oil on Canvas, 31.5'' x 31.5''

Painting From a Place of Happiness: Artworks of Gitte Peters

Released: October 20, 2017

Born into a family of musicians and artists, Danish painter Gitte Peters knew the path she’d follow from an early age. Family continues to be a great part of her inspiration and she echoes this positivity and joy in her work. Peters paints with oils, applying her layers with a spatula, creating textural melodies. Her work brims with colorful interplay, abstractions hinting at fields of dazzling flowers, of vases overflowing, and lily pads floating. “My paintings are joy and my paintings are love,” Peters says. “That’s the DNA of my work.” Fascinated by the work of Asger Jorn, particula...


Fusion Art's International Photography Exhibition is Now Open www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of International Photography Exhibition

Released: October 17, 2017

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the International Online Photography Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. For this exhibition, the gallery invited photographers, worldwide, to submit their best work using analog, digital, digital manipulation and/or any alternative processes for a group exhibition. The work could range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all photographers, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit their best representational and nonrepresentational art and photography. Twenty...


Belgin Yücelen Solo Art Exhibition

Belgin Yücelen Solo Art Exhibition

Released: October 15, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Belgin Yücelen has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their website. Belgin Yücelen and her award winning bronze sculptures will be featured on the gallery’s front page and in the “Solo Art Series” section of their website. Belgin Yücelen will also be promoted in 1000+ press releases and throughout the gallery’s social media networks. In addition, her art will be displayed on the gallery’s Artsy.net page, highlighted on their YouTube channel and with an event postcard. At the conclusion of the s...


Chen Lin, Y17-N06, Acrylic on Wood Panel,80x100cm,2017

Your Eyes II: Little Narratives Group Exhibition

Released: October 14, 2017

In November 2017, Art+ Shanghai Gallery will present a second edition of “I Will Be Your Eyes” group exhibition series by CAFA post-graduates. This edition of the show, entitled “Little Narratives” will feature the works by seven emerging artists including Chen Lin, Chen Wen, Gong Zhanlei, Lei lei, Li Yang, Tan Danwu and Wang Chengpu. The show will span a vast array of media: oil on canvas, wood sculpture, porcelain, photography and installation, it will offer a visual experience of great variety, complexity and wonderment.             The French postmodern philosopher Jean-Francois Lyot...


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