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6th Annual Figurative Art Competition

6th Annual “Figurative” Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Released: May 25, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 6th Annual “Figurative” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of June 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 July’s 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 “F...


Brett Weston, Untitled (Dunes, White Sands, New Mexico), 1946, gelatin silver print.  Bank of America Collection.  Photo © The Brett Weston Archive

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

Released: May 24, 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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Single-action Colt revolver sold for $500,000 at Witherell's Old West Show May 6 and 7

Single-action Colt revolver tops the bill at Witherell's Old West Show

Released: May 24, 2016

Despite the newly discovered Billy the Kid tintype debuting at Witherell’s Old West Show in Grass Valley, Calif., May 6 and 7, 2016, the talk of the show was a single-action Colt revolver that sold for $500,000. “That gun is arguably the best Colt single-action known,” said Brian Witherell, Witherell’s chief operating officer and a featured appraiser on Antiques Roadshow.  Dealers also sold a wooden Cigar Store Indian for $30,000; a Wells Fargo strong box for $25,000; a Buffalo Brewing advertising calendar for $17,000 and a bronze for $10,000. Witherell had re-configured the lay-out ...


Red, White & Blue International Juried Art Competition http://fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces Red, White & Blue International Juried Art Competition

Released: May 18, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for “Red, White & Blue,” its July 2016 international online juried art exhibition. In honor of the United States' Independence Day holiday during the month of July, Fusion Art is celebrating the colors Red, White & Blue. For this competition artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision using the colors Red, White & Blue.  The artwork does not have to be patriotic in nature. It can include one or two or all of the colors and can be any theme or subject matter in any of the acceptable m...


NEW REPRESENTATION

Released: May 13, 2016

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is pleased to announce the representation of William Miller, and to make available to the market the Ruined Polaroids series from 2011. Throughout 2011, William Miller experimented with a broken Polaroid SX-70 camera, producing polaroid images, that were essentially partially destroyed by the camera's malfunctioning. With a little ingenuity and finesse in controlling only some aspects of the process, Miller has produced a series of photographs that are colorful abstractions, with the majority of representation of the real world removed. The magic of chance performs a...


FRESH 2016: CALL FOR ENTRIES

Released: May 13, 2016

The FRESH 2016 call for submissions is OPEN! FRESH is the annual summer show produced and presented by the Klompching Gallery. FRESH continues its crossover from the wall to the page to the internet, reflecting the three ways in which photography is displayed, published and disseminated. FRESH curators are W.M. Hunt and Darren Ching. Once again, FRESH is partnering with two innovative media enterprises: BLINK magazine and At Length online. What FRESH 2016 is looking for: We are looking for the very best examples of new contemporary fine art photography. Submissions of single bodies...


AJ Fosik.  The Abyss Stares Back, 2011 Wood, paint and nails.  39 × 27 × 14 inches.  Collection of Ken and Lauren Golden.  Photograph by Max Yawney.

One-of-a-Kind Meets Once-in-a-Lifetime as Virginia MOCA Unveils “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose”

Released: May 13, 2016

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announces the opening of “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose” (“Turn the Page”), on view May 22 through Dec. 31, 2016. The exhibition is a collaborative initiative by two like-minded organizations, MOCA and Hi-Fructose, The New Contemporary Art Magazine, based in San Francisco, California. The exhibition, curated by MOCA, is a retrospective of the magazine, featuring 51 of some of the foremost contemporary artists of this decade. “Turn the Page” represents the museum’s first large-scale contemporary retrospective and the first t...


Lot 80 - Mary Elizabeth Price, The Well Digger from Titusville - Sold for: $ 50,000

Top lots from Francis Bacon, Mary Elizabeth Price and Fern Coppedge in Rago’s $1.5 Million Fine Art Auction on May 7

Released: May 12, 2016

  Contact: Miriam Tucker                            (609) 397-9374 x 141 mtucker@ragoarts.com                                                                                                                   For Immediate Release     TOP LOTS FROM FRANCIS BACON, MARY ELIZABETH PRICE AND FERN COPPEDGE IN RAGO’S $1.5 MILLION FINE ART AUCTION ON MAY 7.                     Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center’s 19th-20th C. American and European Art and Post-War and Contemporary Art auctions on May 7 brought $1.5 million in sales.     Post-War and Contemporary...


Andy Warhol at the Silver Factory with his first sophisticated anchored camera.  New York, USA, 1964.  © Magnum Photo

Rare Photographs of Entertainment Legends in Côte d'Azur Exhibition During Cannes Film Festival

Released: May 11, 2016

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Finch & Partners continue their collaboration with the second edition of their exhibition ‘The Art of Behind The Scenes”. The vernissage will be held at the Hôtel du Cap (Antibes) on May 13, 2016, coinciding with the annual Cannes Film Festival. This second edition, curated by photographic expert, John Ingledew, reveals a selection of photographs taken by some of the world’s most accomplished ‘on-set’ photographers providing an opportunity to celebrate the art of photography and to travel back in to the golden era of filmmaking with iconic directors and actors. ...

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JIM NAUGHTEN: ANIMAL KINGDOM

Released: May 5, 2016

JIM NAUGHTEN: ANIMAL KINGDOM April 20–May 28, 2016 Klompching Gallery is pleased to present Animal Kingdom, an exhibition of contemporary stereoscope photographs by British photographer, Jim Naughten. This exhibition forms the artist’s third solo show with the gallery, and is accompanied by the release of his new monograph, Animal Kingdom, published by Prestel. The Animal Kingdom project brings together a stunning exploration of Victorian and Edwardian Natural History specimens, utilizing the process of stereoscopy—developed in the 1800s to create the illusion of viewing photogra...


ELDRED’S OPENS NEW SATELLITE OFFICE IN MYSTIC, CONNECTICUT

Released: May 4, 2016

The Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc., New England’s oldest established auction house, announces the opening of a satellite office at 5 Roosevelt Avenue in Mystic, Connecticut, effective May 9. The office will be open Tuesdays and Wednesdays and by appointment for antiques and fine art appraisal and consignment services. “For more than 60 years Eldred’s has remained true to its commitment of personalized, expert service to our worldwide clientele,” said Joshua Eldred, company president. “Southern New England has been underserved in the auction market, but at this new office we will be able fulf...


Jesse A.  Fernandez Fidel Castro, La Havane, Cuba 1959 Gelatin silver print 16 x 12 in.  1/25 Estate label, Signed in pencil on verso (Inv# 57883-C)

'UNDER THE CUBAN SUN' Iconic photographs of Cuba from 1933 to 2007 at Throckmorton Fine Art

Released: May 4, 2016

“UNDER THE CUBAN SUN”  Iconic photographs from 1933 to 2007 Capture the tumultuous changes in Cuba’s iconography and culture  at Throckmorton Fine Art June 11 – September 17, 2016   “What is so moving in these 42 photographic images is how the consequences of each period of political upheaval in Cuba, -- from the 1930s dictatorship to the 1960s Revolution to its abandonment by the Soviet Union in the 1990s – wrought a different focus to the photographers who used their genius to capture the souls and resiliency of the Cuban people. Too often the world has seen only the crumbli...

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Samples from a rare collection of underhammer guns.

Pook & Pook, Inc. Presents May 21st Firearms Auction

Released: May 4, 2016

Pook & Pook, Inc.’s next firearms auction takes place on Saturday, May 21st, at 9:00am. May’s sale solidifies the company’s commitment to bi-annual gun and militaria sales. The upcoming auction also includes sporting and Native American art, and with slightly over two hundred lots, focuses more on item quality than quantity. Drawing from several strong collections, the auction progresses from long guns to handguns and finishes with militaria, sporting art, and Native American items. The long guns are led by an exquisite Parker AAH grade, twelve-gauge shotgun with fine floral engravin...


Botanicals 2016 Art Exhibition

Botanicals 2016 Art Exhibition Results Now Online & Ready to View

Released: May 3, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its May 2016 art exhibition, the 6th Annual “Botanicals” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is botanical & floral art and artists were asked to submit their best nonobjective or representational art for this competition. An international competition was held in April 2016 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 20 different countries and also received entries from 38 different states. Overall, 764 ent...


László Moholy-Nagy, Untitled (Self-Portrait), 1926.  Silver gelatin print, 1973.  Collection of the Hungarian Museum of Photography

“Impact: Abstraction & Experiment in Hungarian Photography,” First of Two Exhibitions Celebrating Hungarian Photography from László Moholy-Nagy Until Today

Released: May 3, 2016

Opening Reception: May 7, 2016, 6PM-9PM AlmaOnDobbin (almaondobbin.org), a Brooklyn-based art foundation that connects art circles in America, Eastern Europe, and Africa, presents “Impact: Abstraction & Experiment in Hungarian Photography,” the first of two linked exhibitions that celebrate Hungarian photography from László Moholy-Nagy until today. This event launches Modernity X Hungary—A Festival of Hungarian Modernism in New York, a series of exhibitions, concerts, and performances taking place May 7 - August 14, 2016, sponsored by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hung...


From the "Dreames" Series by Aida Tejada | Mixed-Media, Pigment Ink transfer on Acrylic Skin; 18”x21”; 2015

Become “At Home with Art”! Announcing the 2016 Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show’s Featured Artists

Released: May 3, 2016

15 South Florida artists have been selected to exhibit their work as part of the “At Home with Art” showcase at the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show, May 27-30 (Memorial Day Weekend) at the Broward County Convention Center. Artists are selected through a submission process based on their skills and willingness to serve as South Florida art ambassadors. The mission of the program is to: (1) demonstrate that fine art is an intrinsic part of the home; (2) allow artists to interact with the community and help people understand artistic process and intention; (3) provide outr...


Andy Warhol, "Apple" (from "Ads"), Estimate: $40,000-$60,000.

Weschler’s to Feature Contemporary Art Prints by Keith Haring and Andy Warhol

Released: May 4, 2016

Weschler’s is pleased to announce highlights from the May 13 Capital Collections Estate Auction. The sale will include a fine assortment of jewelry, fine art, silver, American and European decorations and furniture, rugs, 20th century works of art and Asian works of art. Works featured range from contemporary pop-art prints by Keith Haring and Andy Warhol to furnishings from the estate of Washington D.C. socialite, Patricia Thompson Dixson.                                                        The estate of Patricia Thompson Dixson, who was a dynamic presence on the Washington D.C. so...


"Leaves & Petals" International Juried Art Exhibition Opens May 1, 2016 http://fusionartps.com

Fusion Art's "Leaves & Petals” International Online Juried Art Exhibition Opens May 1, 2016

Released: May 1, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its May 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Leaves & Petals.” Opening on May 1st, the “Leaves & Petals” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography.  The Best in Show winners include Elizabeth Burin for her watercolor, “Magnolia Spotlight,” and Margaret King for her digital art, “Red Lily.” Both Elizabeth and Margaret are Fusion Art's Featured Artists for the month of May 2016 and, as the Best in Show winners, both artists are also invited to participate in Fusion ...


Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the “ALL Botanical” Art Competition & Exhibition

Released: May 1, 2016

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “ALL Botanical” Online Art Competition for the month of May 2016.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of June 2016. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Paintings, Photography/Digital Art and Mixed Media/3D Categories.   In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the qua...


John McCracken (1934-2011); Untitled, 1966; signed and dated 'John McCracken 1966' (on the underside); Larry Bell (b.  1939) Slot 13, 2008, signed, dated and titled 'L Bell '08' (along the bottom edge).

Maker's Mark: Works by Contemporary CA Art + Design Icons@Bonhams LA May 4 Auctions

Released: April 29, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Bonhams presents two auctions of contemporary art — Made in California: Contemporary Art and The Modern House – on May 4 in Los Angeles. With a combined total of more than 530 lots on offer, the sales explore the diversity of California creativity through works by leading artists and designers. Bonhams is the only international auction house with a dedicated sale for California artists. Made in California: Contemporary Art, the premiere sale of contemporary art in Los Angeles, includes works by many of the most prominent California artists whose works consistently a...


Frank Stella (American, b.  1936) River of Ponds, IV, from the series Newfoundland, 1971, proof outside the edition of 70 (Lot 86, Estimate $3,000-$5,000)

Works by French and American Masters Highlight Skinner’s American & European Fine Art Auctions on May 13

Released: April 29, 2016

BOSTON, MA – April 29, 2016 – On Friday, May 13 Skinner, Inc. will host an exceptional two-part auction, kicking off at 12PM with Fine Prints & Photographs and continuing at 4PM with Fine Paintings & Sculpture. The auctions showcase a strong selection of paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, and works on paper ranging from Old Master prints through Modern and Contemporary offerings.   In conjunction with these live sales, Skinner is holding its Fine Art online auction. Bidding will be open from May 9 through May 16; all of the works will be available for in-person inspecti...


Billy the Kid playing croquet after a wedding in New Mexico.  Tintype estimate $5 million.

Billy the Kid tintype debuts at Witherell's Old West Show May 6 & 7

Released: April 28, 2016

A newly discovered photo of Billy the Kid, playing croquet with his gang after a wedding, will be exhibited for the first time at Witherell’s Old West Show in Grass Valley, Calif., Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, 2016. Estimated at $5 million, San Francisco-based coin dealer Kagin’s is bringing the tintype to the Gold Rush era location and is handling the private sale. Because the 1878 photo of the outlaw—bought in a Fresno thrift shop for $2—is only one of two known, the owner, Randy Guijarro, spent five years authenticating it. Donald Kagin, Ph.D., President and CEO of Kagin’s, s...


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Field Museum expedition captures animal selfies in Amazon Rainforest

Released: April 25, 2016

If you've been on the Internet lately, you've probably seen a cat selfie. Now, a Field Museum expedition to the Peruvian Amazon has elevated the animal selfie phenomenon to a whole new level. Earlier this year, a team of 25 scientists trekked to the unexplored reaches of Medio Putumayo-Algodón, Peru and spent 17 days conducting a rapid biological and social inventory of the area. As part of their efforts to document the region's biodiversity, the team set up 14 motion-activated camera traps and used a drone to capture aerial footage of the rainforest. The results are amazing. The camera tr...


Frank Szony, Taxidermy

PHOTO INDEPENDENT, Groundbreaking Artist-Only Art Fair Returns to Raleigh Studios, 4/29 - 5/1

Released: April 26, 2016

2016 Edition features 100 photographers, Mobile Photography Special Exhibition, Magnum Photos Workshops & Luther Gerlach demonstration PHOTO INDEPENDENT is the place to be for photography lovers April 29th - May 1st at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, California.  A complete collector experience for fine art photo enthusiasts, PHOTO INDEPENDENT returns with PHOTOBOOK INDEPENDENT to provide a comprehensive look at the photography landscape including the best independent fine art photographers that are not represented by galleries. PHOTO INDEPENDENT will present more than 100 photograph...


Nishi Hongwanji Temple

Go For Broke National Education Center to Debut New Facilities and Defining Courage Exhibition with Public Opening On May 28, 2016

Released: April 25, 2016

Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) will debut its new facilities and groundbreaking Defining Courage exhibition on Saturday, May 28, 2016, with a Ribbon Cutting and Homecoming Festival in the Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles. The Defining Courage exhibition will feature free timed-entry during the Homecoming Festival.   Exhibition admittance is limited and early reservations are recommended. Free tickets are available online. To learn more, or to register for tickets, please visit www.GoForBroke.org. Located in the former Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, GFBNEC has a ...


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