Press Releases tagged with photography

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Salvador Dali (1904-Figueras-1989) Mae West Lips Sofa.  Tissue and wood, 224 x 75 x 85 cm.  From TEFAF exhibitor Patrick Derom Gallery.

From Dürer to Dali: Highlights of TEFAF 2015

Released: March 11, 2015

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading art fair, is renowned for its commitment to excellence, expertise and elegance. This is reflected in the range and quality of rare works of art that are for sale at the fair, which is held in the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition & Conference Centre) from 13 – 22 March 2015. More than 270 of the world’s finest art, antiques and design dealers will bring their very best pieces to the 2015 edition of TEFAF Maastricht, attracting private collectors, museum curators, art market professionals and art lovers from many different countries. This year the fair...


"Treacher" by Adriana Carvalho

Inaugural Home Show Exhibit Allows Viewers to Fully Understand Artists Intentions and Become, “At Home with Art”

Released: March 10, 2015

Making an original work of art by a South Florida artist a part of the home will be the central theme of the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show’s inaugural feature exhibition titled, “At Home with Art: Spotlight on Miami’s Art Districts” on view at the Miami Beach Convention Center from Friday, March 27th to Monday, March 30th.   From North Miami’s The Fountainhead Studios to the South’s Deering Estate at Cutler, 7 uniquely curated exhibits will represent a sample of the diversity and range of art available close to home. 22 artists along with art districts spokespersons and ...


Marilyn Monroe photographs offered online only, March 10-15 at Heritage Auctions (HA.com).

Marilyn Monroe photograph auction includes rare shots from "The Last Sitting"

Released: March 9, 2015

Intimate photographs of Marilyn Monroe from Bert Stern's storied "Last Sitting" photo shoot may sell for a combined $36,000+ in a special auction March 10-15 at Heritage Auctions. The contemplative collection - from early, wide-eyed shots of Norma Jeane in 1945 to raw, sensual photos taken just two weeks before her death – will be offered exclusively on HA.com. “This collection is well curated by a collector and highlights her entire career from her early modeling to iconic images from Bert Stern’s The Last Sitting,” said Rachel Peart, Director for Photographs at Heritage. “Marilyn is s...


Michael Furman, Photographer

Michael Furman – Photographer of the World's Most Significant Automobiles - Speaks on His Art at Rago Auctions on Tuesday, March 24

Released: March 9, 2015

The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, March 24 featuring photographer Michael Furman, photographer of the world’s most significant cars. Michael will speak on “The Art of the Automobile” at 6 pm. Everyone wants a piece of the past – especially if it is a historically or artistically important piece.  The automobile has matured from its earliest days as a curiosity to a conveyance; evolving from the carriage to the horseless carriage; from a necessity to statement of ownership; from practicality to artistic form; from a preview of the future to the definit...


Ken Gonzales-Day, Hands Up, 2015, chromogenic print, 46 x 50 in

KEN GONZALES-DAY: RUN UP - 1920s Incident Inspires Film with Related Works from Ferguson Photography to Staged Die-ins

Released: March 8, 2015

LA-based photographer Ken Gonzales-Day to premiere his 2012 Creative Capital Award Project "RUN UP" in his second solo exhibition at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles KEN GONZALES-DAY: RUN UP APRIL 4 - MAY 9, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, April 4, 6-8 pm Luis De Jesus Los Angeles will premiere LA-based photographer Ken Gonzales-Day's newest series of photographs and his first film: RUN UP, on view at the gallery from April 4 through May 9, 2015.  RUN UP is a project of Creative Capital, which Gonzales-Day was awarded in 2012. RUN UP is the latest ch...


Bevan Davies, 73 Mercer St.  Column, New York, 1975.

Bevan Davies' New York Photographs at Joseph Bellows Gallery

Released: March 6, 2015

Joseph Bellows Gallery will present a solo exhibition, Bevan Davies New York, from March 14th through May 9, 2015. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 14th, from 6 – 8 pm. New York will present Davies’ luminous and highly detailed large-format black and white architectural views from the mid 1970’s, along with a selection of his earlier street portraiture from the preceding decade, in the atrium gallery. Bevan Davies studied photography with Bruce Davidson, at the University of Chicago in early 1960’s and benefitted greatly through men...

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Lot 2, Josephine Zettel, Rookwood, Daffodil vase, $500-700.

Everything Goes at Rago’s Unreserved Auction, March 27 And 28 – Two Days of Modern and Early 20TH C. Furnishings, Art and Collectibles

Released: March 6, 2015

Rago Auctions is holding a 1589 lot Unreserved Auction over two days, Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28, 2015 starting at 10 a.m. In an unreserved auction, the highest bid, no matter how low, is the selling price - and everything must sell. “Rago Unreserved is all about better art and furnishings for less money than you’d pay at a gallery or an urban flea market,” says Michael Ingham, who runs the auction. “It’s for everyone who thinks they can’t afford to buy at auction and have never come to Rago because of it. Everything’s on display from Saturday, March 21st. Browse around. If...


19th Century Photograph by Captain Linnaeus Tripe, Antique Indian Rugs by Nazmiyal Collection

Nazmiyal Celebrates the Met Museum's Exhibition of Captain Linnaeus Tripe's 19th Century Indian Photography By Highlighting 19th Century Indian Carpets

Released: March 3, 2015

Nineteenth-Century Indian Photography and Indian Rugs -- On view currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an exhibition of photographs by Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902) of India during the mid 19th Century. This is the first major exhibition of Captain Tripe's work in New York. Nazmiyal Collection celebrates the exhibition by showcasing a collection of 19th Century Indian carpets, such as those Captain Tripe would have encountered on his travels. As a member of the British Army, Tripe traveled with the East India Trading Company's expeditions, creati...


4th Annual "All Women" 2015 Online Art Exhibition

4th Annual "All Women" 2015 Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: March 2, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its March 2015 art exhibition, the 4th Annual “All Women” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is for women artists only and they were asked to submit their best 2D & 3D art.  There was no theme for this competition. An international art competition was held in February 2015 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 27 different countries from around the world and they also received ...


Rare tintype pair of Black Soldiers of the 54th Connecticut Civil War troop to be auctioned March 4 to 18 by Witherell's.

Rare tintypes of black Civil War troop going to be auctioned

Released: February 27, 2015

A rare pair of Civil War photos of black soldiers is going to be auctioned March 4 to 18, 2015, by “Antiques Roadshow” appraiser and global auctioneer Brian Witherell. The hand-colored tintypes of the 54th Connecticut troop are so rare because the men are seen relaxing instead of posing in the formal line of people taken then. Sitting, standing and leaning against a large cannon that was probably captured from the Confederacy, the men were on garrison duty in Arkansas at the time. A pyramid of cannonballs can be seen in the foreground of one. The tintypes also show the commandi...


Large wood sculpture of Guanyin, Song Dynasty (960-1279) Photo Credit: photo Studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen

A Banner Year for Asia Week New York as the Met Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Its Department of Asian Art

Released: February 20, 2015

Asian art is gloriously basking in the sun this year. While 42 extraordinary galleries from around the globe open their doors with one-of-a-kind exhibitions during Asia Week New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is celebrating the centennial of its world-renowned Department of Asian Art. Even Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour jumped on the bandwagon as she recently visited Beijing to promote the Met Costume Institute’s upcoming exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass. Works of art from all over the Asian continent and spanning over four millennia will be shown throughout Manhatt...


Lucienne Bloch, FRIDA AT THE BARBIZON HOTEL, 1931, gelatin silver print.

Image of Frida Kahlo at the Barbizon Among Highlights of Throckmorton's AIPAD Booth

Released: February 17, 2015

Important photographic fine art by legendary artists including Ruven Afanador, Lucienne Bloch, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Flor Garduno, George Platt Lynes, Tina Modotti and Brett Weston in Throckmorton Fine Art's 'Director's Choice...' display at 2015 AIPAD Photography Show at Park Avenue Armory in New York, April 16 - 19. Throckmorton Fine Art Executive Director Kraige Block, who serves as First Vice President of AIPAD, and is co-chairman of the AIPAD show, has selected an impressive array of international photographic talent to feature at the 2015 edition of AIPAD, this...

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CityScapes Online Art Competition

Call for Entries – 5th Annual “CityScapes” Online Juried Art Competition

Released: February 17, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 5th Annual “CityScapes” online juried art competition for the month of March 2015.  The gallery urges all 2D and 3D artists (Including Photography) to submit their best cityscape art for possible inclusion into the gallery’s April 2015 online group exhibition. Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery 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 “CityScapes".  Cityscape subjects wo...


Charles Moore, Selma Protests, 1965.  96 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.  Vintage gelatin silver, printed ca.  1965, signed by photographer and Black Star stamp verso.  CM019

Selma March 1965 - An Exhibition on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement's Beginnings at Steven Kasher Gallery

Released: February 10, 2015

Steven Kasher Gallery will present the exhibition Selma March 1965 from March 5 to April 18 in New York. Featuring over 150 original photographs, the exhibition depicts the three Selma-to-Montgomery marches that rocked the nation and galvanized the Civil Rights Movement in 1965. “Never before in New York or any other gallery has the work of photographers James Barker, Spider Martin and Charles Moore been brought together like this,” said Steven Kasher. “By combining their work, the exhibition captures in a new way the angst, courage and chaos of this seminal moment in American hi...

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This summer, CEPA Gallery will showcase the work avant-garde icon Hollis Frampton—a pioneering filmmaker, art theorist and photographer

CEPA GALLERY PRESENTS RARE PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBIT BY PIONEER FILMMAKER HOLLIS FRAMPTON

Released: February 5, 2015

CEPA Gallery, in partnership with Dean Brownrout Modern/Contemporary, is honored to announce an exhibition and sale of photographic artwork by artist Hollis Frampton. The event takes place June 20-September 5, 2015 at CEPA Gallery, 617 Main Street, Buffalo, New York. The exhibition and sale is the first comprehensive survey of the late artist’s print work in over 30 years. Many pieces in the exhibit have never been presented in a gallery setting. Hollis Frampton (1936-1984) is an avant-garde icon—a pioneering filmmaker, art theorist, and photographer. He was on th...

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Grete Stern.  Sueño No.  28: Amor sin ilusión (Dream No.  28: Love Without Illusion).  1951.  Gelatin silver print, 19 11/16 x 15 3/4″ (50 x 40 cm).  IVAM, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern © 2015 Estate of Horacio Coppola

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART PRESENTS THE FIRST MUSEUM SURVEY OF GRETE STERN AND HORACIO COPPOLA, INFLUENTIAL AVANT-GARDE ARTISTS AND FOUNDERS OF MODERN LATIN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY

Released: February 3, 2015

The Museum of Modern Art has organized the first major exhibition to examine the individual accomplishments and parallel developments of two of the foremost practitioners of avant-garde photography, film, advertising, and graphic design in the first half of the 20th century: Grete Stern (German, 1904–1999) and Horacio Coppola (Argentine, 1906–2012). From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola will be on view May 17 through October 4, 2015, and features more than 300 works gathered from museums and private collection across Europe and the Americas—many of which have never ...


All Photography 2015 Online Art Exhibition

4th Annual “All Photography” Art Exhibition Results Now Posted Online

Released: February 5, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its February 2015 art exhibition, the 4th Annual “All Photography” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is Photography and photographers’ artists were asked to submit their best photography.  There was no theme for this competition. An art competition was held in January 2015 which determined and judged the photography for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 11 different countries from around the world and they also rece...


Enriching Students by Showcasing Art: Sacred Heart University Teams up with FLAG+Up

Released: February 4, 2015

STAMFORD, CT – The Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery proudly announces a partnership with Sacred Heart University, the first local institution of higher education making a commitment to the Arts by adopting the gallery’s innovative FLAG+Up program. Sacred Heart is the newest client to FLAG+Up, a curatorial platform that brings challenging, thought-provoking work from emerging contemporary artists to corporations, organizations, schools, and commercial and residential developments. Through FLAG+Up, the university is exhibiting a rotating collection of works from gallery artists, with a winter...


View of the AD20/21 show at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts with its circular dome and skylight.

AD20/21 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to Architecture Critic Robert Campbell

Released: February 4, 2015

The 8th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries & Boston Print Fair takes place March 26-29, 2015, at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.  The only show and sale of its kind in New England, the fair features close to 50 outstanding galleries offering modern to contemporary fine art, Mid-Century furnishings and contemporary studio furniture, jewelry, decorative arts, and sculpture.  The Boston Print Fair features fine print galleries, contemporary print publishers, photography, drawings and other works on paper. For more information visit...


From the Earth to the Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs, offered February 26, 2015, at Bloomsbury Auction in London.

First Space Selfie Among Vintage NASA Photographs Offered in London

Released: February 4, 2015

A selection of prints from a previously unseen private collection of vintage photographs by NASA’s pioneering astronauts, taken in space and on the Moon, will be on exhibition in London throughout February at Mallett Antiques before the full collection goes under the hammer on Thursday 26th February at Bloomsbury Auctions in London.   On October 24, 1946 a V2 rocket rose 65 miles up above the Earth’s atmosphere and captured the first photograph from space. Beginning with this photograph, From the Earth to the Moon encapsulates the epoch-making period when men and their ma...


G25N's Online Exhibit Space Expanded

Released: January 31, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Online Exhibit Space Expanded G25N (Gallery25N.com) launches it’s expanded online exhibit space allowing for a greater variety of exhibits. There are now three exhibit galleries dedicated to exhibiting emerging and established national and international artists. Exhibits continue to be of contemporary artwork that includes paintings, photography, digital art, sculpture and videos. Current exhibits include: Gallery A: Opening on 02/26/2015 G25N’s “Semi-Annual Open Group Exhibit" Submission is still open until 02/09/2015 https://art-competition.n...


Diptych by David Gary Lloyd who will exhibit as part of the Wynwood Art District booth at the "At Home with Art" exhibit.

Miami Artists Take Center Stage at Miami’s Home Design and Remodeling Show, Miami Beach

Released: January 31, 2015

Miami artists take center stage at this year’s Home Design and Remodeling Show to be held from March 27-30, 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. At Home with Art – Spotlight on Miami’s Art Districts will be a showcase of 20+ established artists working in one of Miami’s vibrant art districts. “This is not your average art exhibit or fair,” comments Sharon Berube, spokesperson for the Home Design and Remodeling Show. “We are building a bridge between the collector and the artist. Choosing the perfect work of art for the home or office begins with a connection to the artist. Visit t...


Sebastian Clarke Director, Estate Services Specialist, Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts

Rago's Sebastian Clarke Joins Membership Committee of the Appraisers Association of America

Released: January 29, 2015

RAGO’S SEBASTIAN CLARKE JOINS MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE Of THE APPRAISERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA.   Lambertville, NJ:  Sebastian Clarke has been invited to join the newly created Membership Committee of the Appraisers Association of America. The Committee will address cultivation and retention programs for the Association's members.    The Appraisers Association of America, established in 1949, is the premier national association of personal property appraisers who focus on fine and decorative arts. With a membership of over 700 independent appraisers in 100 diff...


Lark Mason standing in front of his new iGavel headquarters in New Braunfels, Texas

After a Banner Year for iGavel in 2014, Founder Lark Mason Heads to Texas Hill Country

Released: January 27, 2015

With record-breaking 2014 sales totaling $19.5 million for iGavel, company founder Lark Mason is casting a wider net by expanding operations to the historic German-settled town of New Braunfels, right in the heart of the vibrant Texas Hill Country, between San Antonio and Austin. The nearly $20 million figure represents combined sales for six of the larger regional associates: Elders Fine Art & Antique Auctions, in Nokomis, Fla.; Everard & Company, Savannah, Ga.; Litchfield County Auctions & Appraisals, Litchfield, Conn.; Lark Mason Associates, New Braunfels and New Yor...


Installation photo.

Winter Collective Exhibition | UNIX Gallery through January 31, 2015

Released: January 23, 2015

Winter Collective Exhibition, featuring eighteen works by Engels, Alfredo Scaroina, and KwangHo Shin, is on view at UNIX Gallery New York, 532 W 24th St., through January 31st, 2015. Art is a natural process for Haitian-born New York-based abstract artist Engels. He can create with anything, as evidenced by his diverse media. Engels builds with wood, paper, and layers of paint. He questions what painting is, often creating works that are left explicit. “Stretchers lay bare. Canvas is crumpled, torn, or shredded. Staples can be more than simple fasteners and can function as ...


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