Press Releases tagged with photography

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Carleton Watkins (U.S.A., 1829–1916), The Lower Yosemite Fall, Yosemite, 1865–1866, from the album Photographs of the Yosemite Valley.  Albumen print.  Lent by Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries.

Cantor Arts Center presents an exhibition in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant

Released: April 22, 2014

 Born in upstate New York, Carleton Watkins (1829–1916) ventured west in 1849 to strike it rich. But instead of prospecting for gold, Watkins developed a talent for photography—a medium invented only 22 years before. He documented the remote Pacific Coast in the 1860s and 1870s, capturing its vast scale and spirit with a custom-built camera that created “mammoth” 18 x 22-inch glass-plate negatives. In June 1864, his stunning photographs of Yosemite’s valley, waterfalls and peaks proved instrumental in convincing President Abraham Lincoln and the 38th U.S. Congress to pass the Yosemite...

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"The Mandala C," by sculptor Herb Rosenberg

ARTISTS' UNUSUAL TECHNIQUES ELECTRIFY THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR NYC, MAY 8-11 AT THE TUNNEL IN CHELSEA

Released: April 21, 2014

Artists exhibiting their work at the fifth Contemporary Art Fair NYC at The Tunnel in Chelsea May 8-11 have clearly dominated technical challenges and honed the skills required to achieve prominence as photographers, sculptors, painters or furniture makers. Yet an unusual approach or technique prominently impacts viewers' reactions to art. Here are four examples. Herb Rosenberg has embraced innovative and inventive solutions for 40+ years. He first created bronze figurative work from dried banana peels in 1973 according to his website--http://herb-rosenberg.com/. Today in "The Mandala C...


Lot 75, Walter Emerson Baum (American, 1884-1956), Untitled, Oil on Masonite, Sold for $5,313, Fine Art, November 2013.

Locals Prosper at Rago Auctions' Free Walk-In Appraisal Days

Released: April 19, 2014

LOCALS PROSPER AT RAGO AUCTIONS' FREE WALK-IN APPRAISAL DAYS.   ITEMS VALUED AT $20,000+ DISCOVERED RECENTLY.   Lambertville, NJ:  Walk in to the Rago Arts and Auction Center with your treasures on most Mondays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a free, no obligation valuation from our specialists, many of whom you’ll recognize from appearances on Antiques Roadshow. Fine art, silver, jewelry, antiques, decorative art, memorabilia and furniture are all welcome with a six piece limit. If the piece is too large to bring in, the specialists can work from photographs.  ...


Kino Guerin’s “Knotted Table,” laminated with a vacuum press.  http://www.KinoGuerin.com

SCULPTURE INSPIRES FURNITURE & JEWELRY AT THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR NYC AND TAKES A PROMINENT PLACE AMONG FEATURED ARTISTS: At The Tunnel in Chelsea, May 8-11, the art fair runs concurrent with Frieze NY

Released: April 15, 2014

The hand of sculptors will be evident at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8-May 11, 2014, in Chelsea, where you’d expect to see it in the work of sculptors such as Susan Madacsi and Michael Alfano and also in the fine furniture and jewelry of some exhibitors. Madacsi will exhibit forged and fabricated steel pieces colored by aerosol enamel paints. Michael Alfano’s limited edition clay sculptures are cast in bronze.         The skill and perspective of a sculptor is evident in furniture maker Kino Guerin’s benches, that he calls “Knotted Table” a...


Call for Submissions to "Storm" Exhibition due Aug. 1

Released: April 14, 2014

"Storm: A Haiyan Recovery Project" Call for Submissions to CA+T's Next Virtual Exhibition Deadline August 1, 2014   The Center for Art and Thought (CA+T), a web-based arts and education nonprofit organization, announces a call for submissions to its virtual curated exhibition, Storm: A Haiyan Recovery Project. The exhibition is expected to premier in November 2014 on CA+T's website. To commemorate the first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, a storm of epic proportions that hit Central Philippines from November 2-11, 2013, this exhibition seeks to reflect upon it...


St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair Celebrates its 8th Year

Released: April 10, 2014

Organizers are expecting up to 1,000 art and rare book collectors to pack this year’s St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair presented by the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The number of dealers has increased to twenty-eigh this year and includes nationally-known dealers from around the country.  “We’ve added four new dealers to the Fair, in addition to welcoming back the those who’ve helped us build the Fair these past seven years” said Julie Dunn-Morton, curator of fine art collections at the Mercantile Library.   “And we’r...


Michael Alfano’s “Liquid Sunshine,” sculpted in clay, cast in resin with paint can.  Acrylic paint.  Limited edition of 250.  http://www.michaelalfano.com

2014 CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR NYC, MAY 8-11, COINCIDES WITH FRIEZE NY SHOWCASING BOTH FINE AND FUNCTIONAL ART

Released: April 10, 2014

The Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8-May 11, 2014, moves to the heart of Chelsea joining at least 10 other events around the city that also amplify and coincide with the international contemporary art fair--Frieze New York. “We’ve set a high bar for the 100 exhibitors in this show--in its fifth year--at The Tunnel in Chelsea,” said Richard Rothbard, art fair co-founder and co-producer, with his wife Joanna Rothbard. "We curate this fair to exhibit master-quality work, yet we distinguish it in other essential ways,” he continued. “Following the tradition of major museums, seasoned master...


 Watch Work Follow Artist Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Pin It on Pinterest DESCRIPTION This lot will be in the live auction and will close online at noon EST on April 12th.  All bids will transfer to the live auction that evening.  To continue bidding or for any questions, please contact benefit@paddle8.com.  LOCATION This lot ships from Boston, MA, US.  ABOUT ANDY WARHOLView Profile » Andrew Warhola was an American artist and leading figure in the visual art movement known

2014 MASSART 25 ANNUAL BENEFIT AUCTION GOES HI-TECH

Released: April 8, 2014

New partnership with Paddle8 lets auction-goers "bid on the go" via Web, iPad or iPhone app * 25th Annual Auction Supports Student Scholarships and Programming *  ARTISTS ANDY WARHOL, ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG and ESTEBAN VICENTE SPOTLIGHT LIVE AUCTION Saturday, April 12, 2014 WHO:    Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), the nation’s only independent public college of art and design, celebrates its 25th Annual Benefit Art Auction with a selection of ov...


Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk by Photographer George Tice, "Seldom Seen: Photographs, 1968-2011" on April 22 at 6 p.m.

Released: April 7, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS OPEN HOUSE FEATURES A TALK BY PHOTOGRAPHER GEORGE TICE, “SELDOM SEEN: PHOTOGRAPHS, 1968-2011” ON APRIL 22 AT 6 PM.   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, April 22, features iconic American photographer George Tice speaking at 6 p.m. on his career and latest publication, “Seldom Seen: Photographs, 1968-2011”.  The talk takes place during the preview week for Rago's Unreserved auctions.   George Tice has received international acclaim for his landscape work and is considered one of the great photogra...


Lot 755, Style of Charles and Ray Eames, Chaise lounge, $500-700.

1900 Lots to Love at Rago's Unreserved Auction Marathon, April 25-27

Released: April 4, 2014

1900 LOTS TO LOVE AT RAGO’S UNRESERVED AUCTION MARATHON, APRIL 25-27.   Three days of modern design, fine art, jewelry, silver, furnishings and more.   Lambertville, NJ: The Rago Arts and AuctionCenter will hold a three-day Unreserved Auction marathon on April 25, 26 and 27.  The sale begins on Friday, April 25 with 525 lots of 18th, 19th and early 20th c. design and traditional furnishings, along with fine art, Asian, tribal arts and ephemera. It continues on Saturday, April 26 with 823 lots of modern and contemporary furnishings, art and design. It concludes o...


U.S. Antique Shows Reports Robust Sales for Spring Pier Antique Show

Released: April 3, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently concluded their first year hosting the March Pier Antique Show to increased sales and significant opening day attendance. The event was hosted at Pier 94, March 29-30, 2014. “We were thrilled to report that exhibitors’ experienced a dramatic uptick in sales, far greater than in recent years,” said Dan Darby, Emerald Expositions vice president and U.S. Antique Shows group show director.  “We also had more than 50 percent of dealers renew their booths for next year before the show was over, whi...


Tim Montgomery and Rita Fucillo of New Venture Media, publishers of Art New England magazine, at the AD20/21 Gala.

AD20/21 and Boston Print Fair Resounding Success as part of First Annual Boston Design Week, March 20-30

Released: April 3, 2014

The 7th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries combined with The Boston Print Fair took place March 27-30, 2014, 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 features dealers in American, European and Asian fine prints, drawings, and other works on paper.  The show opened with a Gala Preview to benefit Boston Architectural C...


Bill Wasilevich.  Jimmy "One Eye" Collins after Arraignment, 1946.  Gelatin silver print.  Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, 2008, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2008.125).

The Met Opens "Now You See It: Photography and Concealment"

Released: April 2, 2014

Now You See It: Photography and Concealment, an installation of 25 works at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, on view now through Sept. 1, 2014, focuses on the dynamic interplay between concealment and revelation in contemporary photography and video art. The featured works, all from the Museum’s Department of Photographs, range from a late 19th–century photograph by Pierre-Louis Pierson to a recently acquired work by Thomas Demand.  The installation presents works by artists who use the camera to reveal subjects or places ordinarily hidden from view, as well as works that explore bro...

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Kim Keever, Abstract 1477b, 2013, Edition of 5, 28 x 30 or 43 x 46 inches

World First Solo Show For Kim Keever 'Underwater' Abstracts Opens Tonight At Waterhouse & Dodd, New York

Released: March 31, 2014

Startling and beautiful photographic images, generated by releasing and exploding paint pigment in a 200 gallon water tank, are to feature in a one-man show at the prestigious Waterhouse & Dodd’s Upper East Side gallery in Manhattan from 2nd April to 6th May.  Created by leading New York artist Kim Keever, the ‘Kim Keever: Abstracts’ exhibition represents a world first showcase for the latest series of photographs created by the artist in his New York studio.  Keever, whose works are represented in many of the major museums and collections around the United States, has dev...


Photo Independent Announces Special Exhibit In Partnership With Artist and Musician Andy Summers from The Police

Released: March 27, 2014

Photo Independent, the first and only high-visibility art fair platform for independent photographers, welcomes artist and musician, Andy Summers as the Honorary Guest for its debut show taking place from April 25-27, 2014 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA. Titled “Mysterious Barricades,” the exhibition will feature a unique series of black and white photographs culled from the many cities Summers photographed over the past several years, from London to China. Summers will be the Guest of Honor at the Photo Independent Opening Night Preview benefitting the Los Angeles Art Association on ...

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"Mask"

Carl Juste: A Retrospective – Exhibit Documents 25 years of Photojournalist’s Career

Released: March 26, 2014

Carl Juste (a graduate of Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep ’81) presents a retrospective of his work documenting the course of his 25 year career as photojournalist for the Miami Herald and past exhibits at ACND including: "Cachao" 2007; "Havana & Haiti" 2008; and "Invictus: Haiti Unconquered.” Under threat of persecution, Haitian-born Carl Phillipe Juste fled with his family from Haiti in 1965. Settling in Miami’s Haitian community, Juste flourished academically and won a scholarship to the University of Miami. Although he intended to be an engineer, he could not ignore the photog...


Lot 1306.  Cloisonne Figural of Quan Yin Riding a Qilin.  est $3,000-$5,000

The Corbin Collection of Cloisonné Auction

Released: March 24, 2014

All of the cloisonné, bark pottery and totai pottery are from one family’ collection, from southern California. Terrell & Sue Corbin spent a lifetime learning and buying to amass the pieces offered in the current online auction. As Secretary-Treasurer of the Cloisonné Club of America in the 1970's, Sue loaned many pieces for publication, such as “"Cloisonné and Related Arts"” and “"Cloisonné Extraordinaire," both written by W.F. Alexander. Both book covers feature a piece from this collection. It's a diverse mix of Japanese and Chinese enamelled arts from several periods. Bidding is...


This dry point etching by Pablo Picasso, signed in pencil by the artist, is expected to sell for $20,000-$30,000.

Works by Picasso, Renoir, Calder, Warhol, Hirst, Lichtenstein, others to be sold March 30 in Florida

Released: March 21, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – 125 modern and contemporary works of art, inclusive of traditional, blue chip and cutting edge by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Nancy Graves, Tomas Sanchez and Tokujin Yoshioka will be auctioned by A.B. Levy’s, in an evening sale of fine art on Sunday, March 30, at their Flamingo Building in West Palm Beach. The facility is located at 1921 South Dixie Highway, not far from A.B. Levy’s main gallery, at 211 Worth Avenue in Palm Beach. The works of art are presently on exhibition in the Palm B...


Rock Bottom, 2014 Hand-worked,inkjet prints on panel, 32 x 40 in.  Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

Allan Wexler: Breaking Ground

Released: March 11, 2014

The unanswerable questions that motivate many cross-disciplinary careers … fall away when the work they generate is any good.  That has long since happened with Allan Wexler’s objects and installations. … It is questions of function – and the behaviors it both follows and shapes – that absorb him, an infectious preoccupation.                                            &n...


Morton Bartlett, Waving Girl, photograph

The Curator’s Eye Features Dealer Marion Harris, Morton Bartlett Discovery

Released: March 17, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) recently spoke with New York-based dealer Marion Harris about her discovery of outsider artist Morton Bartlett’s dolls and her subsequent decision to market the contemporary photographs via the art marketing platform, The Curator’s Eye, in order to introduce the limited edition prints. Twenty years ago, Harris followed her “intuitive sense” about an intriguing group of dolls she found at an antiques fair. Despite the fact they were being sold separately, she bought Bartlett’s “fantasy family of model children, 3 boys and 12 girls,” so they coul...


Alchemy Collection Film

Gl-OW Gallery Exhibition at Some/things Concept Store

Released: March 13, 2014

In the thick of Paris Fashion Week, Some/things concept store hosted the opening of  GL-OW Gallery and Laurent Segretier.   GL-OW gallery presented four limited edition pieces from their debut collection, Alchemy, which first exhibited at Art Basel Miami in December of 2013.   Elixir, Phoenix, Atmos and Magnus Opus are amongst the prints on display.  Atmos is featured post deconstruction with cinderblock treatment, deepening the alchemic thematic of material transformation.  The Alchemy collection video, that illustrates the alchemic...


Chinese Porcelain Plaques

Asia Week NY 2014 Starts in Westchester.

Released: March 11, 2014

To help kick off Asian Week 2014 in New York City, Clarke Auction will offer a quality selection of Chinese and Asian art and objects in their March 16th sale.                The Chinese and Asian offerings include quality objects of Chinese porcelain in many forms.  The stand-out Chinese porcelain lots include two similarly designed vintage Chinese porcelain barrel form garden seats (est. $800/$1,200), two separate pairs of vintage signed Chinese porcelain plaques (est. $1,000/$1,500 each), a Chinese vase mounte...


Wooten & Wooten Follows Ferrell Success By Offering Over 600 Lots On March 22

Released: March 6, 2014

South Carolina’s Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers is quickly becoming one of the most talked about names in Southern antiques and great estates. Their January sale of the Ferrell Collection of Southern Pottery brought record setting prices on several pieces of Edgefield pottery, bringing $766,549 in just 87 lots. The success of the sale highlighted the gallery’s growth and continued reputation for quality service. Wooten and Wooten’s Fine Spring Estates is next in a string of increasingly strong sales. This March 22nd catalog auction will feature fresh new offerings from notable America...


Photo Independent Opening Night Preview to Benefit the LA Art Association

Released: March 4, 2014

PHOTO INDEPENDENT LAUNCHES WITH PREVIEW TO BENEFIT THE LOS ANGELES ART ASSOCIATION ON APRIL 25  Artist-Only Photography Fair will feature Special Exhibit by Andy Summers (Los Angeles, Calif., March 3, 2014) – Photo Independent, the first and only high-visibility art fair platform for independent photographers, will kick off with a Opening Night Preview benefitting the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) on Friday, April 25 from 7pm-10pm. Taking place at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA, Photo Independent is a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contact between photographic art...


Auctionata Secures Ben Hartley for U.S. Management Team

Released: March 3, 2014

Ben Hartley, president of Louise Blouin Media, joins Joseph Stasko and Robin Roche to lead U.S. operations BERLIN/NEW YORK, NY, March 3, 2014 – Auctionata, the first purely online auction house, today announced Ben Hartley, former president of Louis Blouin Media (LBM), will join the new U.S. management team as international managing director. In addition, Auctionata announced the appointments of Chief Operating Officer for North America, Joseph Stasko and Chief Auction Officer for North America, Robin Roche, to complete the U.S. management team. “With Ben Hartley we have secured a tal...


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