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Historic Rosie the Riveters Credit: Alfred Palmer, historic “Rosie the Riveter” photographs, Library of Congress collection

‘Women Can Build’ Photo Exhibit and Release of USC Study of Modern-Day ‘Rosie the Riveters’ Highlight Women Workers, Outnumbered in U.S. Manufacturing

Released: May 12, 2015

Rosie the Riveter has seen better days.  On May 21, 2015, the Jobs to Move America coalition will launch the Women Can Build project with a new study and an accompanying photography exhibit revealing the overlooked contributions, and decline in hiring since WWII, of the skilled and hard-working women who build our 21st Century transportation including trams, rail and buses.  The new study, “#WomenCanBuild: Including Women in the Resurgence of Good U.S. Manufacturing Jobs”, issued by the University of Southern California’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE), find...

Contemplation by Beth Ravitz

Fort Lauderdale’s Home Design and Remodeling Show Introduces 2 Additional Broward Artists to “At Home with Art” Lineup

Released: May 12, 2015

The Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show will feature an art exhibit titled: “At Home with Art: Topographies” from May 22-25, 2015 at the Broward County Convention Center. The exhibit aims to demonstrate the intrinsic connection between art and interior design while placing a special focus on showcasing works of Broward artists.   The exhibition area will showcase two features:   Topographies explores the earth’s landscapes that provide both inspiration and materials to create. Representing the Broward Art Guild, Nathalie Brenac’s bronze sculptures (made us...

Lot 552, Alexander Calder, Nuages, sold for $75,000

Winning Works from Calder, Chamberlain and Pene Du Bois Propel Rago's May Fine Art Auction to $1.9 Million

Released: May 11, 2015

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 $1,963,313 million in sales.   HIGHLIGHTS/STATS Both Sessions Hammer:  $ 1,570,650 Hammer + bp:  $ 1,963,313 Number of Lots: 539 In-House: 44 Internet Bidders: 968 from the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia, Ecuador, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Lithuania, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Norway, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, China, South Korea, Israel, Ja...

Roy Money, Zhangjiajie Tower

One Source ~ Paintings by Anne Doris-Eisner and Photographs by Roy Money at The New Haven Lawn Club

Released: July 1, 2015

It is with great pleasure that The New Haven Lawn Club announces One Source, black and white paintings by Anne Doris-Eisner and photography by Roy Money, on view from July 16 through September 8, with an opening reception on Thursday, July 16 from 5pm to 7pm. These two artists use the same source, the natural world, in their individual ways to reveal the interconnectedness of all being.     Photographer Roy Money states, “When I describe myself as a nature photographer I don’t think of nature as a world apart from humans, but one that is all-inclusive. We are inescapably embedd...

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"Arches" by Sylvain Denis

Fine Art Exhibit Featuring Broward Artists is Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show’s Newest Feature

Released: May 7, 2015

The Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show will feature an art exhibit titled: “At Home with Art: Topographies” from May 22-25, 2015 at the Broward Convention Center. The exhibit aims to demonstrate the intrinsic connection between art and interior design while placing a special focus on showcasing works of Broward artists.   Topographies explores the earth’s landscapes that provide both inspiration and materials to create. Representing the Broward Art Guild, Nathalie Brenac’s bronze sculptures (made using the ancient “lost-wax” process) address aesthetic and envir...

Nick Brandt, Portrait of Elephant in Dust, Amboseli, archival pigment print, 2011.  Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.

Teddy Roosevelt-Signed Volume in Full Set of Edward Curtis's North American Indian, plus Nick Brandt's Elephant Portrait, Headline Swann Sale

Released: May 4, 2015

Swann Galleries’ auction of Images & Objects: Fine & Vernacular Photographs on Thursday, May 21 features a range of works, from very early daguerreotypes to striking large-scale contemporary photographs.       Headlining the sale is a full set of the 20 bound volumes of Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian. Printed on Japan vellum and with the signatures of both Curtis and Theodore Roosevelt in volume one, the present set is number 63 of an intended 500 copies, printed from 1907-30, of which only approximately 275 were bound. Swann’s Photographs ...

Anish Kapoor Blood Mirror Stainless steel and lacquer 78 in.  diameter 2000

Heather James Fine Art Announces its Exhibition Selections for Spring Masters New York, May 8-12

Released: May 4, 2015

Installation highlights fine traditional and contemporary paintings, sculpture, and photography spanning more than 100 years Heather James Fine Art will exhibit at the second edition of Spring Masters New York on May 8-12, 2015, with a selection of important paintings and sculpture that reflect the aesthetic and breadth of historical and contemporary pieces at the gallery. Spring Masters New York, which unfolds at the historic Park Avenue Armory, provides an opportunity to engage with exceptional works of art and design from antiquity through the 21st century and across culture...

5th Annual Landscapes 2015 Online Art Exhibition

Landscapes 2015 Art Exhibition Results Announced by Art Gallery

Released: May 3, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its May 2015 art exhibition, the 5th Annual “Landscapes” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The “Landscapes” theme was considered to be any art which depicted the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments’ and related landscape subjects for inclusion into this art exhibition. An international art competition was held in April 2015 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 19 different countries and also received entrie...

WOZU 07 by DongWook Lee

WOZU by DongWook Lee to be presented at SPRING MASTERS NY

Released: May 1, 2015

Curated by Seol Park, SPARK ASSOC. Art Management Presented in collaboration with TOMASSO BROTHERS FINE ART  From May 8 through 12, 2015, select works by Korean photographic artist DongWook Lee will be on view at New York's leading art & antiques fair, [SPRING MASTERS New York] JUXTAPOSITIONS: COLLECTING ACROSS CENTURIES, alongside fine European sculptures offered by Tomasso Brothers Fine art (London & Leeds; Booth B12). Rippling flesh, intertwined limbs, tense muscles, and gnarling fingers fill the black and white images in Korean a...

PHOTO INDEPENDENT Presents A Special Exhibition, Scott Caan: Photographs

Released: April 28, 2015

PHOTO INDEPENDENT will present a special exhibition by actor, writer, director and photographer Scott Caan from May 1-3, at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.  Caan has also been named the Guest of Honor at PHOTO INDEPENDENT’s Opening Night Preview, benefitting the Colburn School. More than 30 works will be on view at the upcoming show.  Over the past decade, Scott Caan has quietly garnered a reputation as an outstanding photographer. Caan developed a passion for photography in 2003 while directing his first film “Dallas 362”. Inspired and mentored by cinematographer Phil Parm...

6th Annual "Abstracts" 2015 Online Art Competition

6th Annual “Abstracts” 2015 Online Art Competition Announced

Released: April 27, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 6th Annual “Abstracts” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of May 2015.  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 June 2015 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 them...

Contemporary Art Gallery Online

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces a Call for Artists to Participate in the "ALL Botanicals" Art Competition & Exhibition

Released: May 1, 2015

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 2nd Annual International "ALL BOTANICAL" Online Art Competition for the month of May 2015.  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 2015.  Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners.  In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recogn...

Andy Warhol (American 1928-1987), Flowers, (Estimate: $20,000-$30,000)

Warhol at Weschler’s: Two ‘Flowers’ screenprints by Andy Warhol to be auctioned on May 8th

Released: April 25, 2015

[Washington, D.C.]—Spring has sprung at Weschler’s! On May 8th, Weschler’s will hold its Capital Collections auction featuring notable artists such as Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Tiffany Studios, Louis Majorelle, and Emile Gallé. Headlining the auction are two Andy Warhol color screenprints from his iconic series, Flowers; one in bright spring pastels of teal, pink, orange and yellow and the other in red, green, yellow and pink. Each is estimated to bring $20,000-$30,000 and is signed and numbered out of an edition of 250.   Other notable American fine art includes works by Edwa...

Lot 5: Richard Joseph Anuszkiewicz (b.  1930) Untitled (Portal Series), 1971

Gray’s Modern & Contemporary explodes into Color on May 6th

Released: April 25, 2015

Gray’s Modern & Contemporary explodes into Color on May 6th. Op-Art masters, upstart renegades, Pop geniuses and post modernists all demand attention at this dynamic and brilliantly curated auction. With only 146 lots Gray’s Spring Modern and Contemporary bursts onto the block with Lot 1, Clarence van Duzer’s dramatic interpretation of Op-art. Playfully merging a kinetic sculptural sunburst of brass rays hovering above a geometric field of complimentary colors, bright greens, orange and blues, a classic Op-art doctrine of color and pattern, created circa 1965. ‘Van’ was a close fr...

Hung Liu, Cruise Triptych, 2014, mixed media, 60 x 96 inches.  Nancy Hoffman Gallery.  Booth 413.

Visitor Experiences from Robotically Poured Cocktails to Robert Motherwell ahead at Art Market San Francisco

Released: April 22, 2015

Art Market San Francisco returns to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this April 29 - May 3, marking its fifth edition as the Bay Area's leading modern and contemporary art fair. After numerous years of relationship building within the Bay Area, resulting in a community-wide network of partnerships, the fair has shaped into a citywide celebrated event. This year, Art Market San Francisco is thrilled to present a stimulating schedule of events featuring participation from the region's top museums, curators, collectors, and institutions. Art Market San Francisco's cutting-edge panel programs,...

Gary Snyder

Art Dealer and Consultant Gary Snyder Discusses "The Five Paintings I Would Buy if I Had Your Money" at Rago Auctions on May 5 at 6 pm

Released: April 22, 2015

ART DEALER AND CONSULTANT GARY SNYDER DISCUSSES "THE FIVE PAINTINGS I WOULD BUY IF I HAD YOUR MONEY" AT RAGO AUCTIONS ON MAY 5 AT 6 PM   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, May 5 featuring art dealer Gary Synder speaking on, “The Five Paintings I Would Buy if I had Your Money,” at 6 p.m.   Art dealer and consultant Gary Snyder discusses different ways to approach buying art at auction, and “walks” the audience through our upcoming sale with thoughts and suggestions.   Gary Snyder is an art ...

Lot 15: Preston Dickinson, The Drive, ca.  1914, $30,000-50,000

Important Works by Preston Dickinson, Marguerite Zorach, Max Weber, Alexander Calder, Mike and Doug Starn, Heinz Mack and Andy Warhol Featured in Rago’s May 7 Fine Art Auctions

Released: April 22, 2015

IMPORTANT WORKS BY PRESTON DICKINSON, MARGUERITE ZORACH, MAX WEBER, ALEXANDER CALDER, MIKE AND DOUG STARN, HEINZ MACK AND ANDY WARHOL FEATURED IN RAGO’S MAY 7 FINE ART AUCTIONS.   Lambertville, NJ: On Thursday, May 7, 2015, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. The sale features fresh to market material, with many significant deaccessions from important private collections.     19TH / 20TH AMERICAN / EUROPEAN ART: Thursday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m.   19th/20th C. American and European Art feat...

Lot 1168, Japanese Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake, sold for $118,750

Rago Holds a A $1.8 Million Auction, April 15-17, 2015

Released: April 21, 2015

RAGO HOLDS A $1.8 MILLION AUCTION, APRIL 15-17, 2015.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago Arts and Auction Center's three-day auction April 15, 16, and 17 resulted in total sales of $1,806,126 for the auction house and its consignors.   ESTATES, FINE JEWELRY, UNRESERVED JEWELRY, COINS AND CURRENCY AUCTION RESULTS   Hammer: $1,449,030 Hammer + BP: $1,806,126 Number of Lots: 1507 Bidders in House: 130 Phone bidders: 171 Absentee bidders: 92   FINE JEWELRY AUCTION RESULTS   Hammer: $471,175 Hammer + BP: $588,969 Low Est...

Julia Jackson, 1867, Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879), Albumen print from wet collodion negative; 26.4 x 20.8 cm.  The Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of Art Announces Recent Acquisitions

Released: April 20, 2015

Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art range from an important 16th century Italian drawing from an album assembled by a pioneering early collector, to a work created just last year by contemporary photographer Vik Muniz. These and other additions enhance a collection already world-renowned for its quality and breadth. New works include An Album Folio from the Collection of Padre Sebastiano Resta, one of the most important collectors of old master drawings in his day; The Agony in the Garden, a pen and ink and wash drawing by the late 16th century Florent...

Calder Sterling Bracelet Leads Schwenke Auctioneers April 26th Auction

Released: April 22, 2015

Calder Bracelet, Modern Decorative Arts, American Folk Art and Single Owner Clock Collection Featured at Schwenke April Fine Estates Auction Also Fine Art, Ethnographic Arts, Asian Arts and Estate Oriental Rugs Woodbury, CT – On Sunday April 26th Schwenke Auctioneers presents its April Fine Estates Auction with an eclectic and diverse offering of over 400 lots of Mid Century Modern, American, English, Continental and Asian decorative arts, consigned from more than sixty separate estates and consignors from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. The sale include...

Lot 289.  Carved White Jade Screen in Boxwood Stand, ca.  1750

The Jade Collection of John A. Campbell M.D. Auction

Released: April 15, 2015

Aspire Auctions presents the lifetime collection of John A. Campbell, M.D. of Akron, Ohio. A member of the Cleveland Art Museum, he enjoyed a long-time friendship with Mr. Ho and Sherman Lee. He taught an adult education class on Japanese and Chinese art at Akron University and was on the Advisory Board of the College of Fine and Professional Arts at Kent State University. Many of the scrolls in this collection are documented with accompanying correspondence between Dr. Campbell and well-known London based Japanese art dealer David Newman. His collection included porcelains, scrolls and...

André Kertész in Europe

Exhibition of André Kertész in Europe to Open at London's James Hyman Gallery

Released: April 15, 2015

James Hyman Gallery will present André Kertész in Europe, May 13 to June 13, 2015, a new exhibition of images selected from works in the estate of André Kertész. The exhibition - the first of its kind to focus on Kertész’s European work alone - spans the photographer’s whole career and features well known images as well as several unknown photographs which have never before been exhibited or published.  Born in Hungary in 1894, Kertész was one of the most internationally significant photographers of the 20th century, influencing figures su...

Chris Levine: The Geometry of Truth

Released: April 15, 2015

The Fine Art Society is delighted to present The Geometry of Truth, a new solo exhibition by Chris Levine. The Geometry of Truth represents the latest chapter in Levine’s exploration into the nature of light and perception; using technology and light to communicate natural geometries and draw people towards stillness. The synchronicity of the universe is determined by certain mathematical constants which express themselves in the form of 'patterns' and 'cycles' in nature. Impulses and patterns found in nature and the brain also exist in the technology we have created, and Levine’s wo...

Ansel Adams’ acclaimed Portfolio Two: The National Parks and Monuments is offered at Heritage on May 3.

National Park Portfolio purchased directly from Ansel Adams at auction in New York

Released: April 13, 2015

Ansel Adams’ acclaimed Portfolio Two: The National Parks and Monuments, purchased directly from the artist in 1952 and accompanied by the original receipt by former assistant and lifelong friend Pirkle Jones, may sell for $40,000 when it comes up for auction May 3 in New York. The lot, which will be offered in Heritage Auctions’ spring Photographs Auction, includes 15 images of Adams’s iconic and breathtaking views of America’s National Park system. “This portfolio is considered Adams’ finest work and it has been held in one family until now makes it all that more important,” said Rache...

Fragment of an early hand-illuminated lectionary.

New York City Book and Ephemera Fair Opens Today

Released: April 11, 2015

The New York City Book and Ephemera Fair runs today from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola’s Wallace Hall on Park Avenue at 84th Street. The newest  addition to Rare Book Week hosts more than 50 prominent dealers. Rare volumes range from the 15th century to 21st century offerings. Prices are $50 - $15,000. Among the highlights is a signed 24-volume set of Arthur Conon Doyle’s complete works, valued at $15,000. Meanwhile, a mid-century issue of “Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There”, with illustrations by Barry Moser, including two artist...

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