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First Retrospective in 20 Years of Master Photographer Irving Penn on View at Smithsonian

Released: November 2, 2015

Irving Penn (1917–2009), known for his iconic fashion, portrait and still life images that appeared in Vogue magazine, ranks as one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century. “Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty,” the first retrospective of Penn’s work in nearly 20 years, celebrates his legacy as a modern master and reveals the full expressive range of his work, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in DC. The exhibition features work from all stages of Penn’s career—street scenes from the late 1930s, photographs of the American South from the early 1940s, celebrity portraits, fashion ph...

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Released: November 2, 2015

Klompching Gallery brings together the photographic artworks of two artists, Robert Moran and Robert Calafiore. Exhibition Dates: November 4–December 12, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 5, 6pm–9pm Each artist presents compelling photographs of artifacts, bringing to attention in fine detail, the objects' individual attributes. More than this, they each utilize the photographic medium in different ways to preserve histories that are at once universal and highly personal. By juxtaposing the different methodologies utilized by two perceptive and highly skilled photo...

Berko Fine Paintings — "Paris- Trouville In 10 Hours 50 Minutes and Thirteen Stages; The Departure (Avenue De L'Opera, P aris) in Front of the Offices of the New York Herald" by Manuel Luque, Watercolor on paper, 13x15.5 in

Preview Treasures Offered by 80 International Exhbitors at the New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Released: November 2, 2015

The New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will make its annual return to the Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Avenue) November 20-24, 2015. Presented by the Palm Beach Show Group, this important event will feature more than 80 international exhibitors, an engaging lecture series and exclusive interior designer led tours.  Here is a link to some of the offerings at this year's show.  As one of New York City’s longest running events, the show has become a hallmark in the city’s social season and has set a benchmark of excellence in the art, antique and jewelry industry. The show is known fo...

5th Annual Botanicals Online Art Exhibition

5th Annual "Botanicals" Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: November 2, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its November 2015 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is “Botanicals” and artists were asked to apply to this competition by submitting their best botanical and floral art.  An art competition was held in October 2015 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 16 different countries from around the world and they also received entries from 33 different states and the District of Columbia. O... announces a call to artist for "Animals Wild or Domestic 2"

Released: October 31, 2015

Call For Entries, "Animals Wild or Domestic 2" "Animals Wild or Domestic 2"- $7,500 in cash and marketing prizes is Proud to Announce "Animals Wild or Domestic 2", an online international fine art competition. Deadline: November 30, 2015 (Midnight EST). This competition is open to all artists/photographers worldwide, 18 years of age or older expressing themselves in any still medium: painting, collage, photography, drawing, digital art, etc. Cash Prizes have doubled:  First Place now $1,000, etc... Theme: "Animals Wild or Domestic 2" The artists should intrigue and ...

A unique object created by contemporary French artist Yvon Taillandier by overpainting the pages of a nineteenth century copy of the published score to the opera Lara by Louis-Aimé Maillart (1817-71).

39th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov 13-15

Released: October 28, 2015

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 13-15, 2015. More than 120 dealers from the United States, Australia, England, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, and The Netherlands will exhibit and sell a vast selection of rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first editions, photographs, and fine and decorative prints.    Special events at this year’s Fair include the Boston debut of the Typewri...

5th Annual Animals Online Art Competition

5th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition Announced

Released: October 28, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 5th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition for the month of November 2015.  2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s December 2015 online group exhibition. The gallery encourages entries from artists, regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best “Animal” art.  For this theme, Animal art will include any living animals, organisms, mammals, birds, insects and any animals that may also li...

Keith Haring Untitled, lithograph, 1982

Downtown Manhattan Art Scenes Subject of Talk at Rago Auctions on November 2

Released: October 26, 2015

DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN ART SCENES SUBJECT OF TALK AT RAGO AUCTIONS ON NOVEMBER 2       Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Monday, November 2, 2015, featuring Marvin J. Taylor speaking on, “Collecting Downtown: The New York Arts Scenes from the 1970s-1990s”. Mr. Taylor will discuss the experimental arts and radical culture scenes of SoHo and the East Village in New York City, which changed the contemporary art world forever. We will also be joined by Katy K., with first-hand recollections of friendship with Keith...


Released: October 19, 2015

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is pleased to announce the representation of Robert Moran. Clients and visitors of the gallery may recall that Robert Moran was a Finalist in our FRESH2013 Summer Exhibition, through which we featured his work online. His work will feature in an upcoming two-person exhibition, which will be announced later this week.  Robert Moran's photographic practice spans black & white vistas of icebergs, moody street scenes and memorizing portraits. His most recognizable work, and focus of the gallery, is the highly successful Re...

Gallery25N’s “The Human Form” Group Exhibit Opens

Released: October 19, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gallery25N’s “The Human Form” Group Exhibit Opens This exhibit presents 20 international artists work based on the human form in a wide range of mediums. The artists outstanding works were selected for each of the following medium categories: Collage, Digital Art, Drawing, Fiber Art, Painting, Photography and Sculpture. Exhibition is open at Gallery25N online: Gallery 25N is proud to present a group exhibition of recent work by ten international, contemporary artists. The artists featured in this show are: &#xA...

Lot 734: Andy Warhol, Open This End, ca.  1966, Silkscreen inks on Waste Basket Boutique dress, $600,000-800,000

Rago Auctions Offers an Important Collection of Work by Andy Warhol among Fine Art Highlights on November 5

Released: October 19, 2015

  Lambertville, NJ: On Thursday, November 5, 2015, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. The sale offers an important collection of work by Andy Warhol, and more fresh to market material, with many significant deaccessions from important private collections.  An important Andy Warhol piece in the sale is lot 734, Open This End, ca. 1966, a silkscreen inks on Waste Basket Boutique dress, estimated at $600,000-800,000. By early 1962, Andy Warhol had found artistic inspiration in commercial objects and repeatin...

Debra Van Swearingen’s Solo Art Exhibition

Debra Van Swearingen is Gallery's "Solo" Art Series Winner

Released: October 15, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce Debra Van Swearingen’s month-long solo art exhibition on our site.  Debra and her photography will be featured on the gallery’s front page as well as and in the “Solo Art Series” section of gallery’s website. Debra Van Swearingen’s will be featured in press releases and throughout our social media networks.  In addition, her photography will be highlighted on our YouTube channel, in a gallery event catalogue and on gallery event poster. At the conclusion of her show...

David Caton, Santa Elena Canyon, Big Bend, 2015, oil on canvas, 36x48 inches

William Reaves Fine Art announces The Big Bend of Texas: Interpretations by Seven Artists, on view October 30– November 28, 2015.

Released: October 14, 2015

Few places are more splendid than the Texas Big Bend.  It is a grand and spirited country.  Remote and far away, its lands possess a stark beauty which reads as high, wide and rugged.   Brusque mountains, chiseled arroyos and high desert terrain merge to create alluring compositions in virtually every direction.  The scenes at hand grow even more inviting in the fall.  The air hangs softer and the autumnal light glows more gently, deftly blending subtle hues of azure with pale yellows, reds and gold, forming a rich patina that illuminates the surrounding vista...

Jo Spence, The Highest Product of Capitalism (after John Heartfield) 1979 © The Jo Spence Memorial Archive

Tate Britain to showcase seminal works by important British photographer Jo Spence

Released: October 14, 2015

Jo Spence (1934–92) was a pioneer of British photographic discourse and the critique of representation. Her work waived between the personal, the political and the autobiographical. Tate Britain will showcase key works by this important British photographer in a display curated by Elena Crippa, from Monday 19th October 2015 - Autumn 2016. The photographs and archival material on display relate to different moments in Spence’s practice: her collaborative work with the Hackney Flashers socialist-feminist collective from 1974 into the 1980s; her interrogation of documentary&nb...

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Released: October 13, 2015

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is delighted to announce the representaion of Richard Tuschman. We have previously exhibited Tuschman's photographs in "About Face: The Portrait in Contemporary Photography" in Fall 2014. Richard Tuschman is best known for his Hopper Meditations series, a lushly colorful body of work, inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper. These meticulously constructed photographs are made from a combination of hand-built doll-house sized dioramas, and life-size models that have been digitally composited into the resulting scenes. "I have always loved the way H...

Ansel Adams, Manzanar Street Scene, Spring, 1943.  Gelatin silver print (printed 1984).  Private collection; courtesy of Photographic Traveling Exhibitions

Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams Opens Oct. 8 at LA's Skirball

Released: October 5, 2015

The Skirball Cultural Center presents Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, featuring fifty little-known photographs by Ansel Adams (1902–1984) that depict the treatment of Japanese Americans at the Manzanar incarceration camp in central California. Taken during World War II, the black and white works were originally published in Adams’s book Born Free and Equal (1944) in which he protested what he called the "enforced exodus" of a minority of citizens. On view at the Skirball from October 8, 2015 through February 21, 2016, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams of...

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Edward Potthast (1857-1927), Ladies in White Dress, ca 1910-20s.  Oil on Panel, 8.5 x 11.5, signed lower left E:Potthast.

19th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Announces Special Programs

Released: October 5, 2015

Boston, MA - The 19th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) will take place October 22-25, 2015 with an October 22 Gala Preview from 5:30pm – 8:30pm to benefit the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College. Tickets can be purchased online at  Weekend show hours are Friday 1-8pm, Saturday 11-8pm, and Sunday 11-5pm. Tickets are $15, under 12 free. Tickets include complimentary admission to panel discussions and programs by guest speakers, re-admission, show catalog, and coat check.  A bistro café and discount and valet parking are also available....

SeaScapes 2015 Online Art Exhibition

SeaScapes Art Exhibition Results Now Posted Online

Released: October 4, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its October 2015 art exhibition, the 5th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is seascapes and artists were asked to submit their best scenes of coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas and any related seashore subjects. An art competition was held in September 2015 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 18 different countries from...

Suzanne Heintz, Eiffel Tower, 2015

Suzanne Heintz: Playing House

Released: October 2, 2015

JoAnne Artman Gallery, Presents in the Main Gallery: “Playing House” Featuring Conceptual Photographer Suzanne Heintz November 12th, 2015 – December 31st, 2015 Artist Reception: November 12th, 2015 from 6pm-8pm Please RSVP: 949.510.5481 by November 6th, 2015   Playing House   Perfect Husband…Perfect Child…Perfect Career…Perfect Life…   For all you NYC single ladies, this is not your Carrie Bradshaw fantasy nor your Ozzie and Harriet reality, this is the darkly amusing, satirical art photography of Suzanne Heintz. With tongue-in-cheek and very AI--artificially intelligent...

5th Annual "Botanicals" Online Art Competition

5th Annual Botanicals Online Art Competition Announced

Released: October 1, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 5th Annual “Botanicals” Online Art Competition for the month of October 2015. 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s November 2015 online group exhibition. The gallery encourages entries from artists, regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best Botanical and Floral art.  Botanical art will include flowers, herbs, leaves and plants.  A group exhibition of the top ten finalists will ...

Lightning Fields 128 (2009) Hiroshi Sugimoto Promised gift to Cleveland Museum of Art Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Cleveland Museum of Art and Akron Art Museum Announce Photography Gift from Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell

Released: October 1, 2015

The Cleveland Museum of Art and the Akron Art Museum announced Thursday the promised gift to both museums of the Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell collection of contemporary photography. Each museum will receive half the collection. The Bidwells have been active supporters of each institution for more than two decades. Since the 1990s, the Northeast Ohio couple has amassed a distinguished collection of over 700 fine art photographs; Art & Antiques magazine cited them as being among the top 100 collectors of 2006. “We deeply appreciate the Bidwells’ extraordinary gift, which...

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Doug Argue, Fundamentals (2015).  Oil on canvas.  70 x 73 in

One World Trade Center Artist Doug Argue's First Exhibition with Waterhouse & Dodd Opening in October

Released: September 29, 2015

Exhibition: October 9 – November 7, 2015 Waterhouse & Dodd, leading art dealers with four galleries in New York and London, are delighted to present the gallery’s first solo exhibition of paintings by Doug Argue. Ray Waterhouse, the owner, says “Argue has had many previous sell-out solo shows and has developed a devoted following from many distinguished collectors which his beautiful, lyrical paintings, multi-layered in both conception and execution, certainly deserve.” The upcoming show of new works is entitled ‘Palimpsests,’ and will be held at Waterhouse & Dodd’s Madison A...

James Zemaitis

Join Rago Auctions on Wednesday, October 14, for a Lecture by Curator James Zemaitis, “The Necessity of Connoisseurship in 20th Century Design”

Released: September 28, 2015

JOIN RAGO AUCTIONS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, FOR A LECTURE BY CURATOR JAMES ZEMAITIS, “THE NECESSITY OF CONNOISSEURSHIP IN 20TH CENTURY DESIGN”   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Wednesday, October 14, featuring James Zemaitis, Visiting Curator of Decorative Arts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and former Director of Sotheby's 20th Century Design Department. Mr. Zemaitis will speak on “The Necessity of Connoisseurship in 20th Century Design” at 6 pm.   “The Necessity of Connoisseurship in 20th Century Design” asserts that too often the cl...

Irving Penn, Dior Fur Scarf (Jean Patchett), New York.  Date printed 1990, Date Executed 1950-51, Selenium toned silver gelatin photograph, 15 1/8 by 15 1/8 inches, courtesy of Exhibitor: Holden Luntz Gallery

FaceTime at the Fair: A Collection of Fascinating Faces to highlight The International Show

Released: September 26, 2015

A melting pot of cultures, media and millennia will mark the 27th edition of the venerable International Show, the only event of its kind in America. Founded in 1989 as the first vetted art and antiques fair in the United States, its strength and popularity lies in its vast range of collecting areas, superb quality and spectacular presentation. Sixty-seven top specialist dealers from around the world will exhibit and offer for sale a staggering selection of works of art, antiques and design, from ancient to contemporary....

MONTAGUE DAWSON (British, 1895-1973), "THE CHALLENGER" (THE ENDEAVOR), oil, 18 x 36 in., $20,000-40,000

Bid Now: Grogan's September Auction

Released: September 24, 2015

BOSTON, MA: Grogan & Company is poised to present a diverse and exciting selection of Fine Art, Jewelry, Decorative Arts, and Oriental Carpets in their September 27th auction. Highlighted by 19th and 20th century American fine art, the auction will feature approximately 225 lots of high quality offerings. A charming Edward Henry Potthast (American, 1857-1927) 11 ¼ x 15 ½ inch oil on board titled Wading is estimated at $30,000-50,000. The work, which will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné on Potthast, depicts four young girls at the beach, playing at the waters’ edge....

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