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This 15th century English Nottingham alabaster relief depicting the Resurrection of Christ is expected to sell for $20,000-$40,000.

15th century English Nottingham alabaster relief is an expected top lot at Ahlers & Ogletree's April 30-May 1 auction

Released: April 22, 2016

ATLANTA, Ga. – A 15th century English Nottingham alabaster relief depicting the Resurrection of Christ, a rare 16th century hand-woven German Gothic figural tapestry panel, a 12th century French carved limestone sculpture of St. John mourning at the Cross, and an ink painting on silk by Japanese artist Yokoyama Taikan (1868-1958) titled Mt. Fuji, will all be sold April 30-May 1.   They are a few of the hundreds of important lots, mostly pulled from prominent Atlanta estates and collections, that will come up for bid at Ahlers & Ogletree, Inc., in the firm’s gallery at 715 Miami Cir...

Lot 9: William Merritt Chase, The Copper Urn, $45,000-65,000.

Must-See Work by Carl Andre, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, Childe Hassam and William Merritt Chase in Rago’s May 7 Fine Art Auctions.

Released: April 20, 2016

MUST-SEE WORK BY CARL ANDRE, ANDY WARHOL, JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, FRANCIS BACON, CHILDE HASSAM AND WILLIAM MERRITT CHASE IN RAGO’S MAY 7 FINE ART AUCTIONS.  Lambertville, NJ: On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. The sales feature works fresh to market, with many significant deaccessions from important collections. 19TH / 20TH AMERICAN / EUROPEAN ART: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. (Lots 1-160) Paintings by William Aiken Walker, Frederick Judd Waugh, Edward Moran, William Merritt Chase, Josep...

Billy Hassell, Powderhorn Ranch, 2015, ed.  30, lithograph, 24 x 22 inches

William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art announces The Texas Aesthetic X, on view May 6–June 25, 2016.

Released: April 19, 2016

For Lone Star art lovers (whether native or naturalized) with a genuine hankering for great art with genuine “Texas” flair, do we have a show for you – The Tenth Annual Texas Aesthetic at William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art!  Every year for the past decade, Houston’s notable Texas gallery has quietly played host to the state’s most significant annual round-up of contemporary Lone Star painters through its acclaimed Texas Aesthetic series.  Reaves and Foltz are at it again this year, and open Texas Aesthetic X on Friday, May 6 at their spacious Westheimer location, bringing the city a “ma...

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) Homestead (In the Ozarks), lithograph, 1938

The St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Released: April 19, 2016

The St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair, presented by the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, celebrates a milestone this year with its 10th annual event.  The Fair has grown steadily in size and attendance, and now features major print dealers from around the nation. “When we established the St. Louis Print Fair we had no idea how quickly it would grow into a new national print event” said John Hoover, executive director of the Mercantile Library.  “It was logical, considering the Library’s vast fine print and rare book collections, to...

6th Annual "Animals" Online Art Competition

Call for Entries – 6th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition

Released: April 17, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 6th Annual “Animals” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of May 2016.  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 June 2016 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 theme “Animal...

Light & Shadow International Online Juried Art Competition

Call for Artists - "Light & Shadow" International Online Juried Art Competition

Released: April 15, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is accepting submissions for “Light & Shadow,” its June 2016 international online juried art exhibition. For this competition artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of light and shadow. The artwork should focus on the dramatic placement and effects of light and shadow over the canvas or through the lens. Whether color or black and white, the light and shadow in the artwork should emphasize the subject matter by giving definition and dimension thus enhancing the vivid placement of lights and darks...

Paolo Canciani, Apollo Riding a Harley Davidson, Acrilic on Canvas, 28''x 20''

Solitary Spaces and Illumination

Released: April 6, 2016

This spring Agora Gallery is pleased to present two exhibitions highlighting new and groundbreaking voices in the fields of painting and photography. Solitary Spaces celebrates the individual dreamer forging ahead, with a collection of widely dissimilar pieces that represent each artist’s imaginary viewpoint. There are surreal portraits, impossible landscapes, and entirely abstract compositions. The eye picks out what is real and what is not – and must come to terms with the fact that it is harder to distinguish more often than not. Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography featu...

The Henry Ford Launches All-New Reimagined Website

Released: April 14, 2016

The Henry Ford is proud to announce the launch of its all-new, fully reimagined, fully-responsive website and digital collections platform, This transformation, led by The Henry Ford’s Digital & Emerging Media team in close partnership with Perficient out of Ann Arbor, Mich., provides visitors with a user-friendly experience on any device including mobile and makes it easy for them to plan a visit, buy tickets and dive deeper into the more than 52,000 digitized artifacts and inspiring and educational stories from The Henry Ford’s Archive of American Innovation. ...

Irving Penn, Mouth (for L'Oréal), New York.  1986, printed 1992 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation © The Irving Penn Foundation

Dallas Museum of Art Opens First Retrospective in 20 Years of Master Photographer Irving Penn

Released: April 13, 2016

The Dallas Museum of Art presents Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, the first retrospective of Penn’s work in nearly 20 years, which will celebrate his legacy as a modern master and reveal the full expressive range of his work. Irving Penn (1917–2009), known for his iconic fashion, portrait and still-life images that appeared in Vogue magazine, ranks as one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), features work from all stages of Penn’s career—street scenes from the late 1930s, photographs of the American South fr...

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Richard Misrach, Desert Fire #249, 1985, color photograph.  Bank of America Collection.  Photo © Richard Misrach.  Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.

The Autry Presents Revolutionary Vision: Group f/64 and Richard Misrach Photographs From the Bank of America Collection

Released: April 13, 2016

Founded in 1932, Group f/64 staked a claim for photography as an autonomous art form, with aesthetics that embraced its innate mechanical properties. Led by Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, this informal association of Bay Area photographers expanded the medium beyond a painterly, pictorial style toward images of rich clarity, crisp graphics, and dramatic tonal depth. The career of Richard Misrach represents another watershed moment for photography. Beginning in the 1970s, Misrach used color and large-scale formats to contrast the beauty of the Western landscape with evidence of its environm...

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NASA- Lunar Orbiter IV The Moon - Crater Copernicus (at Charles Schwartz, Ltd., Booth 415

36th Edition of The Photography Show Hits the Park Ave. Armory in New York City, April 14-17

Released: April 10, 2016

Celebrating its 36th edition, The Photography Show, one of the world's most highly anticipated annual photography events, will be held April 14-17, 2016, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. Presented by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), the fair is the longest-running and foremost exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium. Eighty-six of the world's leading fine art photography galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. ...

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JJ Peet, INTO, 2013.  Courtesy Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Gift of Katherine Kitchen and Paul Kovach.  Courtesy the artist and On Stellar Rays.  Photo credit Lisa Albaugh

JJ PEET Receives 2016 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award

Released: April 6, 2016

(Waltham, MA) – The Rose Art Museum is pleased to announce that JJ PEET is the recipient of the 2016 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award. The New York-based PEET is a celebrated ceramicist who works in a range of media, including installation, video, painting, and sculpture. PEET’s multi-faceted residency and exhibitions will take place at pop-up locations across the Brandeis campus, and at the Rose Art Museum’s satellite gallery Rosebud, this April through early June.  Established through the generosity of Ruth Ann Perlmutter and given in recognition of an emerging ...

Gordon Parks, Department Store, 1956.  Pigment print.

Art Brussels announces details of Discovery, Rediscovery and Solo sections and its flagship artistic project

Released: April 4, 2016

From April 21 to 24, the 34th edition of Art Brussels will take place in a new location, Tour & Taxis, a spectacular example of industrial architecture built in 1904, formerly a customs house. This year, the fair has been reduced in size, bringing together 141 galleries from 28 countries, represented in three main sections: PRIME, DISCOVERY and a new section, REDISCOVERY. There will also be 24 galleries participating in SOLO, a section dedicated to presenting the work of individual artists. The selection of the international committees resulted in 32% newcomers, including Ben Brown Fi...

6th Annual Landscapes Online Art Exhibition

Landscapes 2016 Art Exhibition Results Announced by Art Gallery

Released: April 1, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its April 2016 art exhibition, the 6th Annual “Landscapes” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The “Landscapes” theme was considered to be any art which depicted the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments’ and related landscape subjects for inclusion into this art exhibition An international competition was held in March 2016 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 28 different countries and also received entries from 37...

Andreas Gursky, Athens, 1995, Estimate: $250,000-350,000

Phillips April Auction of Photographs to Feature Works Spanning 130 Years

Released: March 17, 2016

On 4 April, Phillips will present its first Photographs auction of 2016, featuring 264 lots that span the history of the medium. Among the top lots are works by contemporary masters, Andreas Gursky, Richard Prince and Andres Serrano, balanced by a beautiful selection of prints by Walker Evans and other photographic legends, such as Robert Frank and Diane Arbus. “This sale brings together remarkable examples from over 130 years of photographic practice from acclaimed photographers around the globe. Specifically, we are thrilled to bring to the market an exceptional selection of photograph...

Fusion Art's "Landscapes” International Online Juried Art Exhibition Opens April 1, 2016

Released: April 1, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its April 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Landscapes.” Opening on April 1st, the “Landscapes” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Photography & Digital Art.  The Best in Show winners include Raquel Stokes for her acrylic on canvas, “A Tale of Two Mountains,” and Markelle Palombo for her photograph on fine art fiber rag, “Lassen.” Both Raquel and Markelle are Fusion Art's Featured Artists for the month of March 2016 and, as the Best in Show winners, both artists are also invited to parti...

RedBall Memphis to Take Place April 28 – May 7

Released: March 21, 2016

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is excited to announce that, as part of the museum’s centennial, New York artist Kurt Perschke will bring his world-traveled RedBall Project to Memphis April 28 – May 7. During its performance run in Memphis this fun and provocative installation will be strategically placed in ten different sites in the city, personally selected by Perschke during his visit to Memphis in December 2015. While these sites are currently a secret, they will be revealed next month. “On behalf of the Brooks, I’m proud to announce RedBall Project as our gift, on our hundredth bi...

Lot 2500: Marianne Ostier Diamond and Platinum Necklace, $30,000-50,000.

Treasures from Four Centuries in Four Days at Rago’s April Unreserved/Reserved Auctions

Released: March 31, 2016

Treasures from Four Centuries in Four Days at Rago’s April Unreserved/Reserved Auctions    Gemstone jewelry to modern design. Federal coins to Persian and Asian textiles.   Lambertville, NJ: Join Rago from Thursday, April 14 through Sunday, April 17 for unreserved and reserved auctions of decorative arts, furnishings, coins and currency, modern design and fine jewelry. More than 2,500 lots will be offered over the course of the four days.    Great Estates: Thursday, April 14 at 10 a.m. (Lots 1-688)   The sale begins with fine porcelain by KPM, Meissen, Minton and early Wo...


Released: January 10, 2016

 San Diego, CA - January 10, 2016 - The Sparks Gallery (530 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101) is pleased to announce a new group exhibition, “RESONANCE.” .29 San Diego artists present their non-figurative work in an all-abstracts show. The show runs from Saturday March 19 (opening reception from 6-9pm, RSVP only) through May 8, 2016. Without figurative grounding, vibrations, rhythms and energies in each work emerge. The movement of the painter’s brush stroke comes into focus… paint is pushed or pulled across each canvas differently in every piece. Light through a lens is captured withou...


Released: January 13, 2016

San Diego, CA - January 13, 2016  - The Sparks Gallery (530 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101) is pleased to announce David Fokos’ solo show, “The Book Pages Project”, opening February 5, 2016.    Fokos will be exhibiting his photographs of pages from seminal novels. For these works, Fokos’ has folded or shaped each page to highlight specific text from each selected novel. Some of the titles include: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell (1949), The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe (1979), Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson (1971), Neuromancer, William Gibson (1984), Catch-22, Joseph He...

Passerina cyanea, Indigo bunting, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 2007

Leah Sobsey Photographs the Collections of America's National Park Museums in New Book

Released: March 29, 2016

Leah Sobsey works at the intersection of nineteenth century photographic processes and twenty-first century digital technology. Inspired by Anna Atkins, the 19th-century botanist and photographer, Sobsey photographs bird skins, bleached bones, tattered shoes, and fragile butterflies that she unearths from the dark drawers of national park museum collections. Plucked from their original context, she illuminates them with sun and light, giving them new definition. The subject matter of each series she creates is dictated by her discoveries, bridging past to present, honoring both the specim...

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Art Boca Raton Opening Night Light Show, March 17, 2016 at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches at the Research Park on the Grounds of FAU


Released: March 28, 2016

BOCA RATON, FL – (March 28, 2016) – Art Boca Raton took place for the first time March 18-21, 2016 at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches at the Research Park on the grounds of Florida Atlantic University with 42 galleries exhibiting and 14,000 attendees. “This is one of our most successful contemporary art fair launches in the past 20 years,” said David Lester, co-founder and co-organizer of Art Boca Raton.   Lee Ann Lester, co-founder and co-organizer said, “We were delighted to kick off this first year of Art Boca Raton with significant galleries from New York, London, Pa...


Released: March 24, 2016

The Iconic Summer Show Will Return to The Baltimore Convention Center with a New Name in 2016:The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show   On the heels of a successful show in Baltimore, the Palm Beach Show Group announces 2016 dates and a new name for the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show. Accurately highlighting a larger cross section of items on offer at the show, the event will return as the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, August 25-28, 2016.   The name change from The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show to The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will more accuratel...

Say Tha Mar Gyi, Myanmar, 2015: A.  cooks in her family home in Say Tha Mar Gyi Camp.  She is married, but her husband left her within the last year to return to his family.  ©Lynsey Addario

Annenberg Space for Photography to Present REFUGEE, a Groundbreaking Exhibition Featuring Five Contemporary Artists

Released: March 22, 2016

Wallis Annenberg and the Annenberg Foundation today announced the Annenberg Space for Photography exhibition REFUGEE, featuring new photographic artworks that illuminate the global refugee crisis. In images created solely for the exhibition by five internationally acclaimed artists—Lynsey Addario, Omar Victor Diop, Graciela Iturbide, Martin Schoeller, and Tom Stoddart—REFUGEE will represent the lives of refugees from a host of diverse populations dispersed and displaced throughout the world, through photographs taken in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Colombia, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Myan...

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February Art Competition Winners are Announced

Released: March 14, 2016

All Women Competition For the month of February, Contemporary Art Gallery Online received competition entries for the following categories: paintings, mixed media & three dimension works as well as photography and digital art. Results were announced, March 14, 2016. The distinguishing entries were of single stipulation, that being, solely from the feminine perspective! Within the Paintings category, Mariana Peirano achieved Best in Show for a somber representation entitled, “Loss”. Lydia Pepin reflected the simple beauty of portraiture and a barren neckline in, “Portrait of Mylene...

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