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Lot 529, Ruth Asawa, Untitled.  Sold for: $627,750.

Ruth Asawa Woven Wire Sculpture Sells for $627,750 at Rago on November 16, Sets a Record for Like-Sized Work by the Artist

Released: November 19, 2013

Lambertville, NJ: A Ruth Asawa woven wire mobile with five lobes, measuring 61” in length sold for $627,750 at Rago’s  November 16 Fine Art auction, setting a record for like-sized, multi-lobed work. According to, there has been only one other sale at auction since the artist’s August death. It took place on November 12 in New York, when a larger 78” seven-lobed work sold for $389,000. (All prices quoted include buyer’s premium.)     “The Asawa record is attributable to a number of market factors, from the beauty of her body of work to provenance to her...

CA+T Launches Photo-sharing Project on Pinterest

Released: November 18, 2013

Queer Filipino Selfies! Photo-sharing Project Launches November 18 on Pinterest   CA+T's new crowdsourcing project aims to create an online scrapbook of "selfies" to document the diversity of queer-identified Filipinos around the world.   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T) is excited to announce a new cultural and educational outreach project: Queer Filipino Selfies. The photo-sharing project will begin November 18 and run until October 11, 2014, National Coming Out Day, on the social media website Pinterest (

JFK Rosary Beads

37th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair - Nov 15-17

Released: November 14, 2013

Annual booklovers gathering features record number of new national and international dealers BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, will return to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay, November 15-17, 2013.  The offerings are wide and diverse from over 120 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia and The Netherlands who will exhibit and sell rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first edition...


Released: October 30, 2013

6 more days to enter international online competition for photographers and digital artists.   Photographers and Digital Artists can visually show these words STRONG & POWERFUL in such ways as an expression, architecture, bold colors, landscape scenes, urban scenes or digital work, that has a strong impact on us.  This international online juried competition is about your interpretation of this theme using any style of photography or digital art.  Submission Deadline: November 4, 2013 Entry fee for up to 5 images $25.00 (US).  Each additional image submit...

Red Grooms, Jasper & 3 Flags, $5,000 - $7,000

Rago Auction's November 13 Open House Features Master Printer Steven Andersen on Life and Work with the Great Renegade Artists of the 1970s

Released: October 30, 2013

RAGO AUCTION'S NOVEMBER 13 OPEN HOUSE FEATURES MASTER PRINTER STEVEN ANDERSEN ON LIFE AND WORK WITH THE GREAT RENEGADE ARTISTS OF THE 1970S    Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Wednesday, November 13, featuring a talk by master printer Steven Andersen, “Why Can’t We Do This? Renegade Artists and Contemporary Art” at 6 p.m. The talk takes place during the preview week for Rago’s November 16 Fine Art auction, which features over 200 original works and prints from Steven Andersen’s personal assemblage as the Vermillion Editions Li...

Wilton Fall Antiques Market

Re-Launch of Wilton Fall Antiques Market This Sunday, October 27!

Released: October 25, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wilton Antiques Market 106 + Exhibitors Rhinebeck, NY; The Wilton Historical Society and Barn Star Productions are building one of the most exciting antiques show revivals in decades with the premiere of the Wilton Fall Antiques Market, Sunday, October 27, 2013. The event which has enjoyed collector and dealer loyalty for decades will be revived under the management of Frank Gaglio and Lynn Webb at the Wilton (Ct.) High School Field House, where it originated. Ms. Leslie Nolan Director of the Society, comments, “We are ecstatic to see such enthusiastic sup...

Lot 52, Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Pot et compotier avec fruits, 1919, $150,000-180,000.

Work by Asawa, Picasso, Lewitt, Comes to the Block on November 16 at Rago in A Gem Set Sale Featuring the Vermillion Editions Limited Collection

Released: October 25, 2013

Work by Asawa, Picasso, Lewitt, Comes to the Block on November 16 at Rago in A Gem Set Sale Featuring the Vermillion Editions Limited Collection   Lambertville, NJ: On Saturday, November 16, 2013, Rago will hold sales of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art, featuring the personal collection of master printer Steve Andersen, founder of Vermillion Editions Limited. Both auctions are full of work that is fresh, desirable and often difficult to find.   “I am exceptionally pleased with both these sales, and particularly proud that Stev...

Picabia, Oil on Canvas.

Clarke Auction To Showcase Impressive Array of Lots October 27th.

Released: October 25, 2013

To begin the sale, Clarke will present an impressive selection of estate fresh fine art and prints. The featured lot will be a historically and artistically valuable work by Parisian artist Francis Picabia. The oil on canvas Parisian scene entitled “Ponte Marie” is a fine example of the artist’s transitional period in post-impressionism shortly before his involvement in the Dada movement. The work was executed between 1902 and 1908 and has an estimate of $15,000 to $25,000. Several modernist works come to market at Clarke on October 27th as well, including three works by jazz musician a...

The Main Line Antiques Show

The Main Line Antiques Show Celebrates Eighth Year

Released: October 22, 2013

The Main Line Antiques Show, the only antiques show in the heart of Philadelphia’s Main Line, will welcome over 30 outstanding east coast dealers November 15-17 at the Radnor Valley Country Club in Villanova.  The Show benefits Surrey Services for Seniors. Representing a wide range of antiques in the form of porcelain, silver, furniture, paintings, prints, folk art, garden elements and more, this premier Show will certainly be a draw to residents of the Main Line and surrounding communities. It is a fabulous opportunity for the seasoned or new collector to find that special piece a...

Lot 1: A magnificent, 19/20th Century Chinese Palace size, cloisonné censer

Two October auctions at Gray’s Asian Decorative Arts & 20th Century Fine Art & Design

Released: October 23, 2013

Two auctions are being held at Gray’s in Cleveland on October 29. The Asian fine and decorative arts auction starts at 11am (EST) and the fine art and 20th Century design auction starts at 1pm. Live online bidding is offered by Live Auctioneers for both auctions. Highlights of the Asian fine and decorative arts auction include Lot 18, a 17/18th Century Chinese carved, pale celadon, brown and russet Jade mountain, notable for its extraordinary coloring and intricately carved two-sided mountain-scape, depicting a mountain trail scene with stairs, pine trees, rock formations, pagodas and t...

Installation “Digital Being” by Taezo Park,


Released: October 8, 2013

In its fourth year, Contemporary Art Fair NYC producers Joanna and Richard Rothbard have invited installation artists to exhibit gargantuan works and a Woodstock-inspired peace exhibit as well as pottery and weaving instructors to the concurrent American Fine Craft Show NYC. “We are intrigued by the work of these award-winning installation artists who traditionally don’t exhibit at such venues,” said Richard Rothbard. “We invited them to share how they captivate by their approach to light and space and the passion they apply to their installations.” “Plato’s Cave” is a 2,500 square foot...

AXA ART joins forces with Brazilian Insurer SulAmérica to service Brazilian Art Market

Released: October 7, 2013

The world’s leading specialist insurer of art and collectibles, AXA ART, announced a strategic partnership with Brazil’s largest independent insurance company, SulAmérica.  The alliance serves to make available a portfolio of art insurance products and related services to insure valuable, rare, and historical items of art for collectors, corporations, dealers, galleries, museums, and exhibitions in Brazil.  Brazil represents Latin America's largest economy. Over the last few years, the country’s art market has skyrocketed to the forefront of global attention. According to...

"Iron Columns"

Silvia Lizama’s “Sights of Construction” Challenges Viewers to See the Special Places

Released: October 3, 2013

The dust and debris, delays, and detours that are everyday annoyances for people en route to work on South Florida’s highways are seen quite differently by Silvia Lizama, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Professor of Photography at Barry University. Equipped with a white hard hat, camera in hand, and an artistic vision, Lizama has created a series of photographs that challenges our perception and turns what we associate as stressful into something serene. She asks the viewer: “take a moment to really look around -- to see what’s in front of us; to see what’s in the shadows; t...

“Complexity and Simplicity,” by Ruth Bauer Neustadter, two 24 x 24-inch canvasses connected by found objects.

CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR NYC & AMERICAN FINE CRAFT SHOW NYC LAUNCH RED WALL GALLERY & EXHIBIT SYNERGY BETWEEN ART & CRAFT: In its fourth year, October 25-27, 185 artists and artisans exhibit astonishing work at Javits Center North

Released: October 2, 2013

Contemporary Art Fair NYC and American Fine Craft Show NYC will fill the natural light-saturated Javits Center North with the work of some 185 artists and artisans October 25, 26 and 27, 2013. “For the first time we are inviting artists to hang artwork or to display sculpture in the 200 foot-long Red Wall Gallery at the entrance to the show,” said Richard Rothbard, owner of American Art Marketing, who with his wife, Joanna Rothbard, founded and produces the juried New York City fall event, now in its fourth year. “Visitors to our three-day celebration of fine art and craft will see the ...

Ansel Adams (1902-1984) Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958 Gelatin silver print, printed between 1973 and 1977, signed in pencil on the mount; title, date in ink and his Carmel credit stamp on the mount verso.  15 x 19 1/8in Est $20,000-30,000


Released: September 25, 2013

NEW YORK — Bonhams October 29 Photographs auction at the Madison Avenue galleries will feature an excellent selection of Ansel Adams photographs. These classic Adams examples focus on the natural beauty of the American West and Southwest, and the majority have been widely exhibited and published. Several compositions from his legendary Yosemite National Park series will be available, including his 1955 Half Dome, Blowing Snow, Yosemite National Park (est. $15,000-20,000) and Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park (est. $20,000-30,000) from 1960.  Other remarkable offerings include...

Victor Delfin, Life Sized Bronze Sculpture of a Horse.  Sold for $32,500.

Rago Great Estates and Unreserved Auctions Total Over $1.6 Million, September 20-22, 2013

Released: September 24, 2013

RAGO GREAT ESTATES AND UNRESERVED AUCTIONS TOTAL OVER $1.6 MILLION, SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2013.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's three-day auction on September 20, 21 and 22 resulted in total sales of $1,625,484. The top lot in Sunday's Great Estates sale was a life sized bronze sculpture of a horse by Victor Delfin, which sold for $32,500.   “Each Great Estates auction is a new cabinet of curiosities. This auction's cabinet had a lot to recommend it, from arms and armor to Asian artifacts, fine art to Royal Worcester, Elizabethan furniture to books and e...

Dealer Christopher Cardozo

Dealer Christopher Cardozo Replaces Gallery Space With The Curator's Eye

Released: September 23, 2013

The Curator’s Eye recently spoke with Christopher Cardozo of Christopher Cardozo Fine Art, based in Minneapolis, about the art dealing profession and how he goes about embracing change and expanding global knowledge of his field. The discussion covered his passion for Edward S. Curtis and his strategic addition of The Curator’s Eye ( to his business practice. An Inspired Start: Being a Researcher, a Gallerist, and Shifting Course with the Changing Times Years ago, Cardozo spent six months as a photographer and ethnographic researcher in a small, remote...

Amdur Productions Now Accepting Applications for Gulfstream Park Art Festival in Hallandale Beach, Florida

Released: September 19, 2013

Amdur Productions, a nationally acclaimed art festival production company that produces a selection of the country most prestigious art festivals, proudly presents the second annual Gulfstream Park Art Festival.  Taking place at The Village at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida, the Gulfstream Park Art Festival moves to a later date in the season – taking place on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 for its second year.  “We are thrilled to return to Hallandale Beach and the beautiful Village at Gulfstream Park for the second year,” says Amy Amdur, founder ...

Master Printer Sells Personal Collection at Rago in November – Works From Red Grooms, Larry Rivers, Robert Rauschenberg, Willem De Kooning

Released: September 19, 2013

MASTER PRINTER SELLS PERSONAL COLLECTION AT RAGO IN NOVEMBER – WORKS FROM RED GROOMS, LARRY RIVERS, ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG, WILLEM DE KOONING.   Lambertville, NJ:  Nationally recognized for contemporary American printmaking, Vermillion Editions Limited was founded in 1977 by entrepreneur and master printer Steven M. Andersen. In its fifteen years of operation, Vermillion published the works of such renowned artists as Red Grooms, Robert Mapplethorpe, James Rosenquist, Malcolm Morley, Sam Gilliam and William Wegman.    Steve Anderson and Meredith Hilferty, Direc...

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, “Untitled,” 1991.  Billboard.  Installation view of Felix Gonzalez-Torres Billboard Project.  Artpace Foundation, San Antonio, TX.  Jan.–Dec.  2010.  Location: Highway 90 and Bartlett, Houston, TX.

Princeton University Art Museum to Install Billboard Piece by Artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres at 12 Outdoor Locations

Released: September 17, 2013

Stirring image takes the museum beyond its walls and puts art in the path of everyday life. Everybody in, nobody out. That was the powerful call to action embodied in the work of Cuban-born American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–1996), who was committed to expanding the public function of art in order to address universal themes of love, hope, loss and impermanence and to bring about social change. This fall the Princeton University Art Museum will install one of Gonzalez-Torres’s billboard-sized works in 12 locations: on the outdoor plaza in front of the Museum and on 11 commercia...

Andy Warhol, Cheryl Tiegs, 1984.  © 2013 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.  / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Jack Whitten, Andy Warhol, Omer Fast and more opens Sept. 17 at Rose Art Museum

Released: September 12, 2013

THE ROSE ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FALL 2013 EXHIBITIONS Image Machine: Andy Warhol and Photography Light Years: Jack Whitten, 1971-1973 Omer Fast: 5000 Feet Is the Best Collection in Focus: Al Loving Minimal and More: 60s and 70s Sculpture from the Collection  PUBLIC OPENING RECEPTION: SEPTEMBER 17, 5-8 P.M.  (Waltham, MA) - On Tuesday, September 17, the Rose Art Museum opens five new exhibitions: Image Machine: Andy Warhol and Photography; Light Years: Jack Whitten, 1971-1973; Omer Fast: 5000 Feet Is the Best; Collection in Focus: Al Loving; and Minimal and M...

Superb Regency period rosewood specimen center table bearing an astounding 128 samples of rare marble from around the world.  Held aloft by four majestic verdigris-painted lion monopodia, the tabletop is beautifully edged in gilded gadrooning and set upon a raised plinth base.  Rich in Neoclassical elegance yet possessing an exotic worldliness, specimen tables such as this were extremely popular with members of the British aristocracy during the early 19th century.

Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Announces Designer Showcase

Released: September 12, 2013

 The Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will return to the heart of Dallas’ retail and design center, transforming the Dallas Market Hall into the most luxurious event in the area November 7-11, 2013. This highly anticipated event, produced by the Palm Beach Show Group, will feature more than 60 international exhibitors showcasing an extraordinary variety of items including furniture, American and European silver, major works of art, Asian antiquities, porcelain, rare manuscripts and books, Americana, antique and estate jewelry, glass, textiles, and more.  ...

Call for Submissions! "Queer Site and Sounds" Virtual Exhibition

Released: September 11, 2013

Queer Sites and Sounds: Call for Submissions for CA+T's Next Virtual Exhibition Deadline Extended to Oct. 15   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, announces a call for submissions to its next virtual curated exhibition, Queer Sites and Sounds. The exhibition is expected to premier in early December on CA+T's website (   Queer Sites and Sounds continues CA+T's mission to provide a space for creative and intellectual work alternative to the mainstream and dominant culture. By explo...

Sebastian Clarke: Director, Estate Services; Specialist, Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts

Sebastian Clarke Joins Rago Arts and Auction Center as Director of Estate Services

Released: September 9, 2013

Sebastian Clarke Joins Rago Arts and Auction Center as Director of Estate Services Lambertville, NJ:  Sebastian Clarke has joined Rago Arts and Auction Center as the Director of Estate Services and a Specialist in Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts.   Mr. Clarke hails from a family of British art experts, including both his parents. Arriving in the U.S. in 1995, he worked as an apprentice restorer and art handler for Simon Parkes Art Conservation. He began his career in auctions at C.G. Sloane, served as a Specialist in the European Furniture department at Sotheby’s, ...

Eve by Christophe Kiciak

YOUR CHOICE exhibition

Released: September 4, 2013

Exhibitions Without Walls for Photographers and Digital Artists is pleased to announcement that the YOUR CHOICE finalist exhibition is now online.  Best In competition has been awarded to Sibel Sancar from Turkey with her work Tunnel View 5.  The other two top finalist include "Eve" by Christophe Kiciak and "Face" by Pestarino Roberto.  Eighty seven photographers, digital artists and graphic designers submitted to this competition with 473 works reviewed by the jurors. Submissions to this competition  represented 14 different countries including Japan, Austria, Hungary,...