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4th Annual "All Photography" Online Art Competition

Call for Entries – 4th Annual “All Photography” Online Art Competition

Released: December 20, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “All Photography” online art competition for the month of January 2015.  Photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion in to the Gallery’s February 2015 online group art exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all photographers regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. All digital, film, manipulated, alternative photographic and printing processes will be accepted ...


Laurie Simmons, Lying Gun/Pink, 2014.  Pigment Print, 20 5/8 x 30 inches.  Edition of 10, each in a unique color.

SPECIAL EDITION BY ARTIST LAURIE SIMMONS TO BENEFIT NICHOLAS’S LAW ADVOCACY TO PROTECT CHILDREN AND SAVE LIVES

Released: December 18, 2014

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, New York State’s pre-eminent gun violence prevention advocacy organization, has announced a special edition of photographic prints by internationally renowned artist Laurie Simmons to benefit advocacy for Nicholas’s Law, the Child Access Prevention/Safe Storage Act, designed to help raise funds and awareness to continue to fight for common sense gun laws designed to safeguard children, more than two years after the tragic massacre of twenty schoolchildren and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT on December 14, 2012. The photograp...


Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc.  Boy in Red: Portrait of Josiah Lasell.  William Merritt Chase.  c.  1895.

2015 WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW SHOWCASES 3,000 YEARS OF TIMELESS ART AND DESIGN

Released: December 18, 2014

Ancient Egyptian bronze sculpture, gilded Herter Brothers side chairs owned by John Pierpont Morgan, and paintings by celebrated American artists William Merritt Chase, John Singer Sargent, and Childe Hassam, will gather for the 61st year of the Winter Antiques Show from January 23-February 1, 2015 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. The Show is America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, collectors, dealers, design professionals, and first-time buyers with opportunities to see and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 73 renowned experts in American, English, E...


Alfred Stieglitz, Evening, New York from the Shelton, est.  $200/300,000, sold for $929,000

Sotheby's Smashes World Record for a Photography Auction

Released: December 17, 2014

On December 11 and 12, 2014, the single-owner sale 175 Masterworks To Celebrate 175 Years of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation at Sotheby’s New York brought the outstanding total of $21,325,063, comfortably exceeding the pre-sale estimate of $13/20 million, with 90% of lots sold. World auction records were set for Alvin Langdon Coburn, August Sander, Tina Modotti, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lee Miller, Walker Evans, Martin Munkácsi, and others. The total exceeds the previous record for a Photographs auction by over $6 million. Denise Bethel, Chairman, Sotheby’s ...

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8th Annual AD20/21 Gala Preview Party to Celebrate and Support Boston Design Week 2015

Released: December 15, 2014

The 8th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair takes place March 26-29, 2015, 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 in the front two salons features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, and other works on paper. For more information, call 617-363-0405 or visit w...


An American Craftsman Galleries' window at the new location: 217 East 60th Street, NYC

AN AMERICAN CRAFTSMAN GALLERIES ADDS A NEW LOCATION—AN UNDISCOVERED TREASURE TROVE FOR ONE-OF-A-KIND GIFTS BY ARTISTS FOR THE PERSON WHO HAS EVERYTHING

Released: December 15, 2014

An American Craftsman Galleries has opened a third location at 217 East 60th Street just in time for stumped shoppers with hard-to-please people on their holiday gift list. The delightful boutique is filled with one-of-a-kind gifts, some functional, others decorative—most are both--handmade by established and emerging American artists from around the country at prices ranging from $50 to $20,000. There’s art glass by Stonington, Conn glassmaker Jeffrey P’an ; furniture by David Talley, Tenants Harbor Maine; jewelry by Lauren Pollaro, York, Maine  and puzzle boxes of wood by Ri...


Elsa Vreeland, Cataloguer, Great Estates

Open House at Rago on January 6th Features a Panel Presentation by 5 Under 30

Released: December 12, 2014

OPEN HOUSE AT RAGO ON JANUARY 6TH FEATURES A PANEL PRESENTATION BY 5 UNDER 30.   Lambertville, NJ: Cataloguers are a talented, knowledgeable and indispensable part of the staff at Rago (and all auction houses). They work hand-in-glove with specialists on object identification and description, provenance research, catalog essays and client relations. Often, they are at the start of their careers. Always, they have a passion for the arts and material culture. On Tuesday, January 6, five of Rago’s cataloguers – all under 30 – will introduce you to property from the Rago Unrese...


Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd.  This Terrestial Pocket Globe and Case was made by John Cary and William Cary of London, and shows the world as it was known in 1791.  The spherical case is made of wood covered externally with black sharkskin.

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITORS

Released: December 11, 2014

The Winter Antiques Show is proud to announce the selection of nine new exhibitors: Apter-Fredericks (London), Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd. (Sutton Coldfield, England), and Ronald Phillips LTD (London), three globally recognized purveyors of fine English furniture; H. Blairman & Sons (London), fourth generation specialists in English furniture and decorative arts; Bowman Sculpture (London), the foremost gallery in the world for masters of 19th and 20th century sculpture; Daniel Crouch Rare Books (London), experts in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts, and voyages; Conner • Ros...


Shirin Neshat, Gizbasti, from The Home of My Eyes series, 2015, Silver gelatin print and ink, 152.4 x 101.6 cm.  (60 x 40 in.), Copyright Shirin Neshat, Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels

Shirin Neshat: The Home of My Eyes Marks the opening of YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku, Azerbaijan

Released: December 8, 2014

To mark the opening of YARAT Contemporary Art Space in Baku on 23 March 2015, YARAT is delighted to announce the exhibition Shirin Neshat: The Home of My Eyes. The exhibition’s focus is a major new commission, produced following the artist’s time in Azerbaijan. The exhibition also includes two of Neshat’s earlier works, the seminal video installations Soliloquy (1999) and Passage (2001) and is guest curated by Dina Nasser Khadivi.   Also marking the opening is an exhibition from YARAT’s permanent collection, with work by artists from the Caucasu...

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Martina Lopez, Heirs Come to Pass, 3, 1991.  Silver dye bleach print made from digitally assisted montage sheet, 30 x 50 in.

The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography December 6, 2014 through March 15, 2015

Released: December 5, 2014

Huntington, NY – The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography.  This exhibition will be on view from December 6, 2014 through March 15, 2015. Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography focuses on 20th- and 21st -century artists who have pushed the boundaries of photography in myriad ways, creating images that have a complex relationship to objective reality.  Beginning with Man Ray’s portfolio Electricité, the exhibition traces 20th -century experimentation with photograms, multiple exposures, combination printing, tonal contr...


Arbit Blatas, Parisian Landscape, (Lithuanian, 1908-1999)

Nye and Company Announce Holiday Auction Now Live on iGavelauctions.com

Released: December 4, 2014

Capping off their successful Fall sales season, Nye and Company has organized excellent and diverse offerings for their end of the year holiday auction. Now live on www.igavelauctions.com, the sale remains open for bidding until December 16th. An accompanying catalogue is posted to their website and all the objects, including the vehicles are available for inspection and viewing from December 8th – 12th and again from Sunday, December 14th – 16th at Nye and Company. Among the highlights are: *Classic Cars: ‘65 Porsche 356C, Award Winning Olds 88 Jetstar, Model T * Paintings by Arb...


Nancy, Lucy, and Michael Grogan

GROGAN & CO RETURNS TO BOSTON ROOTS

Released: December 4, 2014

BOSTON, MA: Grogan & Company, Fine Art and Jewelry Auctioneers, is returning to its Boston roots as it moved to 20 Charles Street this fall. Established by Michael B. Grogan on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston in 1987, Grogan & Company moved to historic downtown Dedham, MA ten years later. The family-owned business is one of New England's premier auction houses, offering a personal and individualized approach to the auction business. With the next generation, daughter Lucy P. Grogan, joining the company as Vice President and Gallery Director, the Grogan & Company team is ready to ...


Slow shutter speeds create beautiful abstract patterns of flying birds in Peter Houts’ photographs.

PHOTOGRAPHER PETER HOUTS IS ONE OF 40 ARTISANS AND ARTISTS AT NYCREATES HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR DEC. 6-7 AT THE BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Released: December 2, 2014

Others from New York City’s creative community of artists and artisans will sell handmade ceramics, jewelry, ornaments, fashion, & art in time for holiday gift-giving. Admission to the fair is free.   Photographer Peter Houts, whose studio is in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, will join 39 other artists and artisans at the NYCreates 11th Holiday Craft Fair December 6-7, 2014, in the landmark Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall. Admission is free to the fair in the newly renovated Historical Society that was first built in 1881. NYCreates is a non-profit organization [501c...


Photo booth self-portrait of Norma Jeane Baker, soon-to-be Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, circa 1940, originally given to a family member, which shows the smiling teenager in a wide-brimmed straw hat and lipstick ($8,000 to $12,000).

Marilyn Monroe Selfie Among Highlights of Swann Galleries' Dec. 11 Auction

Released: December 1, 2014

Swann Galleries continues to lead the auction market in the area of Vernacular Photography, with a second sale devoted to this material on December 11. The two-catalogue auction also offers Fine Photographs & Photobooks. Swann’s first auction, The Vernacular Eye, held in April of this year, saw top prices for albums of cyanotypes, photographs of the Wright brothers and their early flight experiments and window displays for a men’s clothing store in Buffalo, New York. The upcoming sale offers more nighttime photographs of the windows at Buffalo’s Kleinhans Department Store, 220 in...


The Beatles Abbey Road album sold for £180,000 in London on Nov.  24, 2014.

Complete collection of The Beatles Abbey Road Photographs sell for £180,000 at Bloomsbury Auctions

Released: November 24, 2014

The complete set of Abbey Road Session outtakes and the final cover shot for The Beatles Abbey Road album sold for £180,000 Monday in the sale of Photographs & Photobooks at Bloomsbury Auctions in London.  Several telephone bidders and one room bidder battled to take home the complete collection of photographs from The Beatles Abbey Road session. Now among music photography’s best known image, the set of seven photographs taken by Iain Macmillan (1938-2006), sold to a private overseas buyer on the phone for £180,000 including buyer’s premium with a round of applause from the ro...


Mind, Spirit, & Emotion a group art exhibit • Tomek Biniek - Poland • Afsaneh Dehbozorgi - USA • Jane Schultz - USA • Daniel Stanford - Canada • Christopher Voss - USA

G25N “Mind, Spirit & Emotion” A Group Exhibit by International Artists

Released: November 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Mind, Spirit & Emotion” A Group Exhibit by International Artists, Opens November 21, 2014 Gallery25N’s Online Exhibition, www.gallery25n.com New York Exhibit – “Mind, Spirit & Emotion”, 11/21/14: Gallery 25N [G25N] is presenting a group exhibition of recent work by five international contemporary artists. The artists featured in this show are: Tomek Biniek - Poland, Afsaneh Dehbozorgi - USA, Jane Schultz - USA, Daniel Stanford - Canada and Christopher Voss - USA. In accordance with this shows curators theme “Mind, Spirit & Emotion” the art...


4th Annual "Seasons" Online Art Competition

4th Annual “Seasons” Online Art Competition Announced

Released: November 19, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “Seasons” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of December 2014.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s January 2015 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 to send the gallery their best interpretation...


Ludwig Bemelmans (American 1898-1962), Madeline and Her Class Visiting the Monuments, Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Madeline at Weschler’s: Ludwig Bemelman’s Painting of Madeline and Her Class Visiting the Monuments to be Featured in Weschler’s December Capital Collection Auction

Released: November 19, 2014

Weschler’s December 5th Capital Collections Auction arrives just in time for the holidays with over 130 lots of fine art as well as a large assortment of furniture, rugs, silver, porcelain, jewelry, and Asian art. Highlighting the sale is a whimsical painting by Ludwig Bemelmans (American 1898-1962), Madeline and Her Class Visiting the Monuments ($40,000-$60,000), a richly colored depiction of Madeline and her class walking along the Tidal Basin under the cherry blossoms at sunset with the Washington Monument and Capitol in the horizon. Ludwig Bemelmans, famous for his iconic Madeline p...


George Beline's Provincetown net-mending scene.

ELDRED’S FALL AMERICANA AUCTION A FULL AND DIVERSE SALE

Released: November 18, 2014

The Robert C. Eldred Co.’s annual Fall Americana Auction, held this year November 20, 21 and 22, will include a wide array of fresh-to-market items from private estates and collections. Highlights include weapons and militaria from a private New Jersey collection, twenty-two Harold Gibbs miniature bird carvings from a Massachusetts collection, paintings, folk and decorative art from a special Cape Cod collection, and a group of Boston School portraits from a private Virginia collection. The sale will also include a large section of maritime art, as well as period furniture, silver, Orienta...


"Bird Abstractions," a photograph by Peter Houts of gulls flying over The Pond in Central Park, and shot at 1/8 of a second while following the birds with a camera.  http://www.peterhouts.zenfolio.com

SEVENTEEN ARTISANS AND ARTISTS FROM BROOKLYN JOIN 23 OTHERS AT 11TH NYCREATES HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR DEC. 6-7 AT THE BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Released: November 18, 2014

Brooklyn’s artistic talent will sell handmade ceramics, jewelry, photography, ornaments, crochetware, candles & art. Admission to the fair is free.   NYCreates will hold its 11th Holiday Craft Fair December 6-7, 2014, in the landmark Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall. Of the 40 artisans, fine artists and photographers from all boroughs, 17 hail from Brooklyn neighborhoods such as Gowanus, Park Slope, Bay Ridge, Brighton Beach, Bath Beach and Carroll Gardens as well as Greenwood Heights, South Slope, Red Hook, Dyker Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant and Sheepshead Bay. NYCre...


Lot 587, Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), Girouette, $207,750.

Rago Achieves Year's Top Price for Calder Work on Paper at $207,750 in a $2 Million Dollar Auction

Released: November 18, 2014

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art auctions on November 15 brought in an impressive $2 million in sales, including the highest price paid in the U.S. in 2014 for a work on paper by Alexander Calder.   “We saw enthusiasm and spirited bidding across the collecting categories, like the Theodoros Stamos in Abstract Expressionism, Adolph Alexander Weinman in American bronzes, Roy Lichtenstein in Pop Art,” said Meredith Hilferty, Director of Fine Art. “Our cover lot got the attention that it deserved, achieving the highest price realized for a Calder work on paper at auction in a ye...


Eric Holubow’s photography at A.  Lange & Söhne, New York, November 20, 2014, through February 19, 2015.

A. Lange & Söhne Exhibition of Eric Holubow’s Photography Exposes America's Rich Ruins

Released: November 18, 2014

A. Lange & Söhne, New York will present a special exhibition at their boutique, 785 Madison Avenue, of the striking photography of Eric Holubow. The exhibition, curated by Hexton Gallery, will run from November 20 through February 19, 2015, featuring six breath-taking works by the urban exploration photographer. Each photograph exposes the beauty and grandeur of places that remain hidden, forgotten or are now forever lost. For a relatively young country, America is rich in decaying ruins that cover its landscape. Eric Holubow’s photography provides a...


Jame's Ensor's "The Cathedral," dated 1886, was acquired by the Portland Art Museum, which won The Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize of $10,000, sponsored by Champion & Partners

23rd Edition of IFPDA Print Fair Garners Accolades, Record Attendance and Excellent Sales

Released: November 15, 2014

The 23rd edition of the International Fine Print Dealers Association Print Fair closed on an exuberant note as its 90 dealers gave it enthusiastic praise and reported excellent sales. The excitement commenced on November 5, when some 2,000 guests, including collectors, curators and interior designers, flocked to the Park Avenue Armory for the opening-night benefit preview for the IFPDA Foundation. Over the course of the following four days visitors poured into the historic drill hall to see upwards of 10,000 original works of art by revered Old Masters and cutting-edge contemporary artists...


Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War, Philp & Solomons, 1865-1866 - estimate $100,000/150,000

Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War Highlighted in Cowan’s November 21 American History Auction

Released: November 14, 2014

Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. will host their American History: Live Salesroom Auction on November 21, 2014. The 302-lot auction will be held in Cowan’s salesroom, in Cincinnati, OH, and will include scarce daguerreotypes, photographs of the American West, 19th century photography, manuscripts, books, maps, political campaign ephemera and flags. Cowan’s will be offering one of the most important photograph sketchbooks of the Civil War. Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Sketchbook of the War by Philp & Solomons, 1865-1866, is estimated to bring anywhere between $100,000/150,000 “This sale is...


Marc Chagall Lithographs, volumes 1-4 of Chagall's catalogue raisonné of lithographs.

THE 38TH BOSTON INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR RETURNS TO THE HYNES CONVENTION CENTER, NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014  

Released: November 11, 2014

Annual booklovers gathering features record number of new national and international dealers NEW “Discovery” items priced at $100 or less for beginning collectors 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 14-16, 2014.  A record-breaking 134 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Russia and The Netherlands will exhibit and sell rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manusc...


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