Press Releases tagged with photography

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Shaun Gladwell, Double Field / Viewfinder, (Tarin Kowt), 2009–10,Two-channel HD video, 18:39 minutes, 16:9, colour, stereo sound.  Commissioned by the AustralianWar Memorial; Jananne Al-Ani, Aerial I, 2011, Production still from the film Shadow Sites II.  Image courtesy of the artist; Baptist Coelho, Altitude Sickness, Frostbite, Chilblains, Arterial Hypertension, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Snow-blindness, Hypothermia, High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema, High Altitude Cerebral Oedema, 2009, Digital print

Major New Exhibition from King's College London Features 3 International War Artists

Released: September 27, 2016

■ Traces of War is a major new exhibition from King’s College London. It is the result of collaborations between The Department of War Studies at King’s and three international artists. ■ As the ‘everyday’ of battle is brought into the gallery space, Traces of War hopes to represent the paradoxical dynamic of war and the everyday - its enduring imprint upon both the body politic and the subject of international relations ■ Working primarily with photography, film and multimedia installations, all three artists have direct experience of conflict and war zones, from Iraq to India, Bangla...


Annie Leibovitz, Muhammad Ali, New York, 1996 Estimate: $12,000-18,000

Phillips to Showcase Works by Master Photographers in October Auctions, featuring The Collection of Ruth Ansel

Released: September 26, 2016

Phillips is pleased to announce its first Photographs sales of the fall season, taking place over the course of three sessions in October. Comprised of 257 lots in total, the Evening Sale will be held on 5 October at 6pm EST, followed by the Day Sale on 6 October at 11am and 3pm EST. Two private collections will figure prominently, including An Influential Vision: The Collection of Ruth Ansel, as well as Property of a Corporate Collection, New York.    Among the sale highlights of the Evening Sale are Richard Avedon’s luscious Brigitte Bardot, hair by Alexandre, Paris, January 27, 1959 (il...

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6th Annual Seascapes Online Art Competition

6th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition Announced

Released: September 27, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 6th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition for the month of October 2016.  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 November 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 to send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme “SeaScapes” ...


Shana Dumont Garr

The Trustees of Reservations Names Shana Dumont Garr Curator at Fruitlands Museum

Released: September 23, 2016

Boston, MA – September 19, 2016 – The Trustees of Reservations is pleased to announce that curator, arts writer, and educator Shana Dumont Garr has joined the organization as Curator at Fruitlands Museum. Before joining The Trustees, Shana was the Director of the Kingston Gallery in Boston. In her role as Curator at Fruitlands, Shana will be overseeing the care of the collections, helping drive an upcoming collection inventory, and managing/curating the exhibits and artist-in-residence programs. “We are thrilled to have Shana join our curatorial team,” says Joanna Ballantine, Trustees...


Thomas Struth (German, born 1954) Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia, 2013.  Chromogenic print.  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, purchase with funds from the Donald and Marilyn Keough Family, the Hagedorn Family, Lucinda W.  Bunnen for the Bunnen Collection, and through prior acquisitions, 2014.23.  © Thomas Struth

'Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics' Debuts in U.S. at High Museum

Released: September 20, 2016

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta will be the first museum in the United States to present a new body of work by German photographer Thomas Struth with this major touring exhibition, which will feature more than 30 works by the renowned artist, from October 16, 2016–January 8, 2017. Struth is celebrated for his innovations with large-scale color photography, which span fields of interest such as cityscapes, architecture, portraits, landscapes, museum pictures, and images of technology systems. Nature & Politics will combine various strands of Struth's work—placing particular focus on ...


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The Main Line Antiques Show Combines Art, Jewelry, Design and Antiques

Released: September 21, 2016

“Buy a piece of History” is the theme of the eleventh Main Line Antiques Show, the only antiques show held on Philadelphia’s Main Line.  Folk art, exquisite prints, midcentury and antique furniture, decorative arts, ceramics, silver, paintings, Asian antiques, marine and equestrian antiques and more will be on offer.   Claim a piece of history from the Show to make that special design element at your home or office a conversation piece. Cabrini University in Radnor, PA hosts the Show October 1 and 2, with an Opening Night Party Friday, September 30.  The Wayne Hotel is the Presenting Spo...


Sam Gilliam, What Did You in London Town?, acrylic, 1973.  Estimate $120,000 to $180,000.

1960s-70s Abstraction Shines as Part of African-American Fine Art Auction at Swann Galleries

Released: September 13, 2016

New York— On Thursday, October 6, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of African-American Fine Art, featuring a variety of media by artists spanning the last 150 years. The top lot in the sale is a recently discovered Norman Lewis painting titled Birds in Flight, oil and metallic paint on canvas, 1953, estimated at $150,000 to $250,000. The artist is also represented by the first work on canvas from his Seachange series to come to auction, Block Island, 1975, a monumental blue oil painting estimated at $120,000 to $180,000, as well as a fine selection of works on paper. Swann Galleries ...


James Edward Buttersworth yacht racing scene.

J.E. BUTTERSWORTH PAINTING, MITTLER SCRIMSHAW COLLECTION HIGHLIGHT ELDRED’S UPCOMING MARINE ART AUCTION

Released: September 20, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – The Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc. opens its fall auction season October 15 with the 540-lot Marine Art Auction, highlighted by a James Edward Buttersworth yacht racing scene and 60 lots of scrimshaw from the Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection, widely regarded as the best scrimshaw collection to come on the market in 30 years. Thomas Mittler, who owned a large welding supply company in the Midwest, began his scrimshaw collection in 1969 after attending an antiques show. His collection was the subject of the 2015 book, “Through the Eyes of a Collector: The Scrimshaw Coll...


Elliott Erwitt, Inauguration Ball for President Barack Obama, Washington D.  C., January, 2009.  © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos

Winning the White House: From Press Prints to Selfies

Released: September 20, 2016

From official portraits and campaign ads to selfies and televised debates, images play an essential role in every presidential campaign. Now, Winning the White House: From Press Prints to Selfies—a new thought-provoking special exhibition presented by International Center of Photography opening at the institution’s dedicated space at Mana Contemporary on September 25—explores the complex relationship between candidates’ representations in visual media and their carefully created and tightly controlled campaign images. Organized by ICP’s Assistant Curators Susan Carlson and Claartje van D...

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Lot 6 – William Sommer (1867-1949) – Portrait of Tess

Modern, Contemporary And Conceptual Art

Released: September 20, 2016

Gray's is honored to represent the estate of Bill Radawec (1952 – 2011), a nationally renowned Cleveland artist, curator and collector. The auction on September 28 consists of Bill's own work, works of art collected through his relationships with other artists together with artwork from the collections of other notable collectors. Up for auction are many of the works exhibited at Shaheen Modern and Contemporary's “Bill Radawec Retrospective” exhibit in November 2011. "The show was a fitting introduction, and tribute, to an artist known for having an odd, quirky and eccentric sensibility, l...


Solo Art Series Art Exhibition

Agustín Jiménez Chacón Awarded a Solo Art Exhibition

Released: September 17, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce Agustín Jiménez Chacón has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their website.  Agustín and his sketch portraiture, “Characters” will be featured on the gallery’s front page and in the “Solo Art Series” section of their website. Agustín Jiménez Chacón will also be promoted in press releases and throughout the gallery’s social media networks.  In addition, his art will be highlighted on their YouTube channel with an event postcard.  At the conclusion of the solo art exhibition his artworks will continue to b...


2nd Annual Artist's Choice International Juried Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual "Artist's Choice" Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: September 16, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for its 2nd Annual “Artist’s Choice” international online juried art exhibition. This open competition has no specific theme and artists and photographers, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best works in any subject matter and any of the accepted mediums. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and artists and photographers, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and/or nonrepresentational art. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’...


Colette Fu, Rodin Museum: Lovers, from the series “Haunted Philadelphia,” 2005–06; Artist’s book with color prints, Chinese Joss paper and Philadelphia newspapers, 53 x 36 x 22 in.  (open); NMWA; Museum purchase with funds donated by Lynn Johnston and Julie Garcia; © Colette Fu; Photo by Lee Stalsworth

Incredible Pop-Up Books by Colette Fu Explore Human Drama, Culture in New Exhibit

Released: September 15, 2016

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents Wanderer/Wonderer: Pop-Ups by Colette Fu, on view Oct. 14, 2016–Feb. 26, 2017. This focus exhibition highlighting the book artist and photographer Colette Fu (b. 1969) features 12 works inspired by eerie historical sites in Philadelphia, and life and culture in China’s Yunnan Province. Fu creates complex pop-up book sculptures that combine images of people, architecture and nature. She engages passionately with myths, legends and folklore. The drama of her subjects is matched by her powerful imagery and exceptional engineering skil...


Gallery 25N Exhibit “Red 2” Opens Today

Released: September 14, 2016

Gallery25N – is presenting twenty international artists in its second exhibit based on the color red. The artworks selected for this exhibition are in a variety of mediums: painting, drawing, digital art, photography, sculpture, etc. The artwork that is exhibited reflects these artist's interpretation of a subject enhanced through the use of the color red. In the work one can see how red is used to imply a wide range of emotions and feelings; power, heat, love, sexuality, anger, joy, etc. The work and its use of the color red draws the viewer closer emotionally in a way which enhances an...


 A boy giving a raised fist salute as he and a friend sat on a statue in front of the New Haven County Courthouse during the trial of Bobby Seale and Ericka Huggins.

Power to the People: The Black Panthers in Photographs at Steven Kasher Gallery

Released: September 13, 2016

Steven Kasher Gallery has announced Power to the People: The Black Panthers in Photographs by Stephen Shames and Graphics by Emory Douglas. This exhibition, from Sept. 16 to Oct. 29, 2016, is mounted on the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther’s founding, and accompanies a new book published by Abrams. It is an in-depth chronicle of the controversial and revolutionary organization — presented at a time when the nation is once again engaged in struggles against racial injustice. The exhibition features over 50 black and white photographs of the Panthers by Stephen Shames, more th...

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Lot 8409 Nancy Grossman (American, b 1940) ink on paper, Two Heads, signed and dated '68 lower left, 12-1/4" x 14-1/2" overall, Cordier & Ekstorm (New York) gallery label on verso , Property from the Estate of Daniel Dietrich, II

BUNCH AUCTIONS OPENS FALL SEASON WITH FINE & DECORATIVE ARTS SALE FEATURING 350 LOTS FROM THE ESTATE OF DANIEL W. DIETRICH, II

Released: September 12, 2016

Daniel Dietrich was a well-known philanthropist, art collector, and patron of the arts living on the Main Line of Philadelphia. He was on the board of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania and before his passing in September of 2015 gave a gift of $10 million to ICA.   We are pleased to offer 218 lots of mostly 20th century modern art as well as 132 lots of decorative arts from the Dietrich collection. Highlights include notable works by Jane Wilson, Charles G Rosenberg, Kenneth Nolan, Warren Rohrer, Gregory Gillespie, Willy Heeks, Daniel Bennett Schwartz...


Virginia Dwan at the exhibition "Virginia Dwan II: Earthworks, Art Minimal, Art Conceptual, Galerie Montaigne, Paris," October 1991 Photo: Loic Malle Courtesy Virginia Dwan Archive

Historic Exhibition on Renowned Dwan Gallery to Premiere at National Gallery of Art, Washington

Released: September 7, 2016

Washington, DC—The first major exhibition to explore the storied history of the groundbreaking mid-20th-century Dwan Gallery will premiere at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from September 30, 2016, through January 29, 2017. Honoring Virginia Dwan's gift from her extraordinary personal collection to the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971 will be on view in Concourse galleries of the newly renovated East Building. The exhibition traces Dwan's remarkable career as a gallerist and patron through some 100 works drawn from her collection as well a...


Announcement for "Robert Smithson," Dwan Gallery, New York, 1966, National Gallery of Art Library

Life of Art Dealer Virginia Dwan and Her Galleries Explored Through Installation of Personal and Gallery Archives in National Gallery of Art Library Exhibition

Released: September 7, 2016

Washington, DC—In conjunction with the exhibition Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971, on view from September 30, 2016, to January 29, 2017, the National Gallery of Art Library presents documentary material drawn from its collection as well as from the Dwan Gallery Archives and the Virginia Dwan Archives in New York. In the Library: Selections from the Dwan Gallery and Virginia Dwan Archives will be on view from September 30, 2016, to January 29, 2017, in the East Building Study Center. About the Installation Following the themes in the related exhibition, In the Library: Se...


Pianist Vicki Chow will perform Tristan Perich’s "Surface Image" on September 30, 12:30 p.m., West Garden Court to celebrate the reopening of East Building galleries.

Celebrate the Re-opening of the National Gallery of Art East Building Galleries with an Array of Free Public Programs and Evening Hours

Released: September 7, 2016

Washington, DC—On September 30, 2016, the National Gallery of Art will reopen of the East Building galleries and celebrate with an array of free public programs, including special events, live music, concerts, tours of the East Building, a special weekend of activities for the community, evening hours, and educational, fun-filled activities created especially to celebrate the re-opening. The East Building galleries, which house the Gallery's collection of modern art and several temporary exhibitions, will re-open after three years of renovating existing galleries and constructing new space...


Josiah Johnson Hawes (American, 1808-1901) Bowdoin Street, Boston, c.  1860 (Lot 103, Estimate: $1,000-1,500)

Skinner’s September Fine Prints & Photographs Auction to Celebrate Boston and New England Photography

Released: September 7, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present a strong selection of fine photographs for beginning and experienced collectors in its September 23, 2016, Fine Prints & Photographs auction, which opens for bidding at 12PM. The sale of 61 lots features works by modern and contemporary masters including Ansel Adams, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Walker Evans, and Annie Leibovitz in addition to a special themed section celebrating photography in Boston and New England. Josiah Johnson Hawes (American, 1808-1901) Bowdoin Street, Boston, c. 1860 (Lot 103, Estimate: $1,000-1,500) The New England regi...


Andrew Newell Wyeth (American, 1917-2009) Corn and Grist (Lot 286, Estimate: $150,000-250,000)

Works by Modern Artists Highlight Skinner’s American & European Works of Art Auctions, September 23

Released: September 6, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an impressive selection of American & European Works of Art at auction on Friday, September 23, comprising 428 lots in total. The day will be divided in two parts:Fine Prints & Photographs at 12PM andFine Paintings & Sculpture at 4PM. The auctions showcase an extensive variety of paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, and works on paper ranging from Old Master prints through Modern and Contemporary offerings. In conjunction with the auction, Skinner will be hosting a Young Collectors’ Night on Wednesday, September 21, at 6PM, an exc...


"Waterscapes" International Juried Art Exhibition is Now Open.  www.fusionartps.com

"Waterscapes" International Juried Art Exhibtion is Now Open

Released: September 2, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its September 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Waterscapes.” The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. The “Waterscapes” exhibition opened on September 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this competition artists and photographers worldwide were encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of “Waterscapes.” The theme included any art or photography which depicted any type of body of water including the ocean, lakes,...


Vanessa German THE BLACKS: Alexius Diana, 2015 Inkjet print on archival paper 40 x 60 inches Courtesy the artist and Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Organizes Special Exhibition of 20 Women Artists and Fashion Designers

Released: September 2, 2016

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art’s fall exhibition "AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life" draws bold inspiration from trends in African style. The result is an original multidisciplinary exhibition, on view September 15 through December 3, 2016, which explores how 20 women artists and designers from Africa and of African descent shape, imagine and redefine the influence of fashion on everyday life. The show, curated by Museum Director Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D., C’93, and Seattle-based co-curator Erika Dalya Massaquoi, Ph.D., commemorates the Museum’s 20th anniversary seaso...


5th Annual "Seasons" Online Art Competition

5th Annual “Seasons” Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: September 2, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its September 2016 art exhibition, the 5th Annual “Seasons” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is Seasons art and artists were asked to submit their best abstract or representational art for this competition. An international competition was held in August 2016 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 18 different countries and also received entries from 28 different states. Overall, 366 entries were judge...


Minute Man National Historical Park, c.  2016 by Patrice Todisco.

Fruitlands Museum opens two new exhibitions honoring 100th Anniversary of National Park Service & Native American History

Released: August 30, 2016

(HARVARD, Mass.) –  Fruitlands Museum presents two new exhibitions opening at the Art Museum on Friday, September 2.  Find Your Park: National Parks in New England is a large-format photography exhibition that will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service and explore the cultural, historical, and natural wonders of the national parks in New England. In Finding Metacom, New England Artists Duane Slick & Martin Smick will exhibit new paintings and other work inspired by the Fruitlands Museum Native American Collection. ABOUT THE EXHIBITIONS FIND YOUR PARK: NATIONA...


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