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Eric Holubow’s photography at A.  Lange & Söhne, New York, November 20, 2014, through February 19, 2015.

A. Lange & Söhne Exhibition of Eric Holubow’s Photography Exposes America's Rich Ruins

Released: November 18, 2014

A. Lange & Söhne, New York will present a special exhibition at their boutique, 785 Madison Avenue, of the striking photography of Eric Holubow. The exhibition, curated by Hexton Gallery, will run from November 20 through February 19, 2015, featuring six breath-taking works by the urban exploration photographer. Each photograph exposes the beauty and grandeur of places that remain hidden, forgotten or are now forever lost. For a relatively young country, America is rich in decaying ruins that cover its landscape. Eric Holubow’s photography provides a...


Jame's Ensor's "The Cathedral," dated 1886, was acquired by the Portland Art Museum, which won The Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize of $10,000, sponsored by Champion & Partners

23rd Edition of IFPDA Print Fair Garners Accolades, Record Attendance and Excellent Sales

Released: November 15, 2014

The 23rd edition of the International Fine Print Dealers Association Print Fair closed on an exuberant note as its 90 dealers gave it enthusiastic praise and reported excellent sales. The excitement commenced on November 5, when some 2,000 guests, including collectors, curators and interior designers, flocked to the Park Avenue Armory for the opening-night benefit preview for the IFPDA Foundation. Over the course of the following four days visitors poured into the historic drill hall to see upwards of 10,000 original works of art by revered Old Masters and cutting-edge contemporary artists...


Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War, Philp & Solomons, 1865-1866 - estimate $100,000/150,000

Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War Highlighted in Cowan’s November 21 American History Auction

Released: November 14, 2014

Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. will host their American History: Live Salesroom Auction on November 21, 2014. The 302-lot auction will be held in Cowan’s salesroom, in Cincinnati, OH, and will include scarce daguerreotypes, photographs of the American West, 19th century photography, manuscripts, books, maps, political campaign ephemera and flags. Cowan’s will be offering one of the most important photograph sketchbooks of the Civil War. Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Sketchbook of the War by Philp & Solomons, 1865-1866, is estimated to bring anywhere between $100,000/150,000 “This sale is...


Marc Chagall Lithographs, volumes 1-4 of Chagall's catalogue raisonné of lithographs.

THE 38TH BOSTON INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR RETURNS TO THE HYNES CONVENTION CENTER, NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014  

Released: November 11, 2014

Annual booklovers gathering features record number of new national and international dealers NEW “Discovery” items priced at $100 or less for beginning collectors BOSTON, MA – 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 14-16, 2014.  A record-breaking 134 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Russia and The Netherlands will exhibit and sell rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manusc...


“A Painter in Their Mist,” by Janie Samuels, colored pencil, digital drawing on paper, 4 x 6 inches--11 x 14 inches, framed.  http://www.janiesamuels.com

NYCREATES HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR WITH 40 NYC-BASED ARTISANS AND FINE ARTISTS TO FILL GREAT HALL AT BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY DECEMBER 6-7, 2014

Released: November 5, 2014

Timed for holiday shopping, in its 11th year, admission is free to both fair and museum NYCreates will hold its 11th Holiday Craft Fair December 6-7, 2014, in the landmark Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall. Forty artisans, photographers and fine artists with New York City-based studios will sell crafts and art in time for holiday shopping. In addition to handmade ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, glass, jewelry and leather apparel exhibitors will sell sculpture, painting and photography. Entry is free to the fair, and that weekend, also to the Brooklyn Historical Society. ...


James Turell Suite from Aten Reign, 2014

IFPDA Print Fair Offers a Cornucopia of Artworks at Park Avenue Armory

Released: November 5, 2014

At the International Fine Print Dealers Association Print Fair, there are so many extraordinary examples of art that it can be a challenge just to soak it all up. From stately works by old masters to out-of-left-field creations by piping-fresh newcomers, from Japanese woodcuts to exquisite etchings, the IFPDA Print Fair is overflowing with riches to please both the in-the-know afficiando as well as the novice collector. For both categories of fair-goers (and every kind in between), prints offer a reasonable and accessible way to own works by today’s blue-chip artists, like Hirst, Diebenkor...


David Manzi, President of Trefler’s, and Janet Moran, Head Painting Conservator at Trefler’s, giving a booth talk on painting restoration.

TREFLER’S TO SPONSOR “NEW COLLECTORS SALON” AT THE 18TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW

Released: November 3, 2014

Paintings, sculptures, frames and fine art often need the skillful touch and care of a restoration expert. This year Trefler’s, Boston’s best and only comprehensive resource for all restoration needs, is proud to be a Sponsor of the New Collectors Salon at the 2014 Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS), November 13-16 in Boston. Trefler’s participation in BIFAS helps educate people on the importance of preserving and restoring the artwork that is valuable to them. Trefler’s is located at 29 Tower Road in Newton Upper Falls, MA.  Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00AM to 6:00PM...


Nature 2014 Online Art Exhibition

4th Annual “Nature” Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: November 2, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its November 2014 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online. The “Nature” theme was considered to be any art with the subjects of natural objects, wildlife, geographical, and natural environments for this art competition.  The gallery accepted art on this subject that was either representational or abstract. An art competition was held in October 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 16 different countries from ar...


Lot 676, Emmy Lou Packard (American, 1914-1998), Frida & Emmy Lou in Casa Azul, Mexico DF, 1941, Gelatin silver print (framed) printed early 1990s, $1,500-2,500.

A Rare View of Frida Kahlo in Three Portraits Comes to Auction From the Collection of Latin American Art Expert Carla Stellweg

Released: October 30, 2014

Rago Auctions, a leading U.S. regional auction house, will bring three photographs of Frida Kahlo to market in its Post War and Contemporary Art Auction on November 15. The photos are from the Carla and George Stellweg Collection. Lot 676 is a rare photo of Frida Kahlo and Emmy Lou Packard taken by Diego Rivera with Packard's camera in 1941. Packard, who worked with Frida, is styled as a blonde version of the artist, an effect which much pleased Rivera, according to collector Carla Stellweg, as did the women's friendship. They both look directly into the camera. Packard bears a sma...


The Photographers 2014 is a collaborative exhibition by two leading London galleries: Osborne Samuel and Beetles+Huxley.  Running 20 November - 23 December 2014, the exhibition crosses both galleries to showcase over 150 important photographs from the 19th century to the present day, celebrating the variety and influence of photography through the ages.

London Galleries Collaborate on Major Photography Exhibition

Released: October 30, 2014

Osborne Samuel has announced a collaborative exhibition with Beetles+Huxley to present and celebrate the variety and influence of photography through the ages. Running November 20 - December 23, 2014, this major photography exhibition crosses both of these leading London galleries to showcase over 150 important photographs from the 19th century to the present day. The exhibition displays a range of arresting and iconic imagery from all periods of this groundbreaking medium, including works by legendary photographers Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dorothea Lange...

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Selection of Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts, Scientific Instruments, Equestrian & Sporting Iconography, Luxury Travel Accessories & Leather Goods in Garth's November 7th auction.

Embrace The Art of Sophisticated Style at Garth's Second Annual Gentleman's Auction & American & European Works of Art Auction

Released: October 25, 2014

Two fine auctions in one weekend at Garth's of Delaware, Ohio begin Friday, November 7th, 2014, as Garth’s will offer over 500 luxury items in its Second Annual Gentleman's Auction. The overall auction theme is well represented by items which are sure to turn any man into modern gentleman. The auction will feature fine furniture and decorative arts, polo, equestrian and sporting iconography, luxury travel and leather accessories, scientific instruments and tools, collectible bottles and objects d'art. Jeff Jeffers, CEO, and Principal Auctioneer noted, “A Gentleman’s Auction has taken ...


Dave Naz, "Identity"

DAVE NAZ: IDENTITY: Transgender Portraits Exhibit

Released: October 27, 2014

COAGULA CURATORIAL presents IDENTITY A solo exhibition by DAVE NAZ November 8 – December 27, 2014 AN EXHIBIT OF SEX, GENDER, AND THE WAYS IN WHICH WE IDENTIFY OURSELVES Coagula Curatorial presents Identity, a solo exhibition by Dave Naz which explores the gender spectrum in an entirely new way – by turning his camera on transgender, intersex, pangender, and every shade in between. Helping to add to the current global discussion on the structured nature of gender identity, the exhibit is an eyeopening musing on all of the people who don’t fit neatly into a conve...


 © Davide Monteleone, VII Photo, for the  Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award

Spasibo: Davide Monteleone's Photographs of Chechnya at Saatchi Gallery

Released: October 27, 2014

The  Carmignac  Foundation  presents  Spasibo,  an  exhibition  of photographs  depicting  life  in  Chechnya  by  Italian  photojournalist  Davide Monteleone.  Through  winning  the  4th  edition  of  the  Carmignac  Gestion Photojournalism  Award,  Monteleone  was  funded  to  work  in  Chechnya between December 2012 and April 2013.     As  a  result  of&nb...

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Mike Disfarmer, “Earl Lang” Stamp: “The Meyer Studio, Heber Springs, Ark., 083545” ca.  1935 Gelatin silver print, 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches Collection Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art Purchase College, State University of New York Anonymous gift

'Becoming Disfarmer' at Neuberger Museum is a Poignant Portrait of Rural America

Released: October 26, 2014

For almost forty years, local residents of and visitors to Heber Springs, Arkansas, could get their pictures taken for a mere 25 cents (50 cents for three) by one of the commercial photographers in town – Mike Disfarmer – an eccentric, whose postcard-sized portraits, made between 1915 and 1959, vividly and artfully depicted everyday people in rural America. Farmers in overalls, adolescents in prom attire, housewives in flowered dresses and thick hairnets, enlisted men in uniform, all posed for the pictures, which often made their way into family albums or bureau drawers. These “penny portr...

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Photograph by Isamu Noguchi of Samrat Yantra (foreground) and Mishra Yantra (background) at the Jantar Mantar observatory, Delhi, India, 1949.  © Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum.

NOGUCHI AS PHOTOGRAPHER: THE JANTAR MANTARS OF NORTHERN INDIA

Released: October 24, 2014

Noguchi as Photographer: The Jantar Mantars of Northern India is the first exhibition in a new series at The Noguchi Museum focusing on the artist’s photography, an underrepresented aspect of Noguchi’s career until now. The exhibition will include approximately twenty photographs from Noguchi’s several visits to the eighteenth-century astronomical observatories in Delhi and Jaipur between 1949 and 1961, a number of which were published contemporaneously in Perspecta: The Yale Architectural Journal and Portfolio: The Annual of the Graphic Arts. Known as Jantar Mantar (translating loosely to...


Lot 514, Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), The Yellow Sky, 1963, Gouache and ink on paper, $60,000-$80,000.

Original Works by Andrew Wyeth, Alexander Calder and Roy Lichtenstein Featured in Rago's November 15 Fine Art Auctions

Released: October 24, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. The sale features rare finds and works of art held privately for decades, including Latin American art from the collection of Carla and George Stellweg. “Selective buyers of differing tastes should be exceptionally pleased to inspect these sales," says Meredith Hilferty, Director of Fine Art Auctions. "And I say this knowing how much good art will be available this week. For those in search of work from sought-after artists long held in established collec...


4th Annual Open Online Art Competition

4th Annual “Open” (No Theme) Online Art Competition Announced

Released: October 23, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “Open” Juried Art Competition for the month of November 2014.  The gallery encourages entries from artists, regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational and non-representational art (There is no theme for this competition).   A group exhibition of the top ten finalists will be held online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of December 2014. Awards will be for 1st through 5th places. Als...


Watson Island during the Golden Hour at Sunset

“Carnival of Color” – An IPC Visual Lab Photography Exhibit at ACND Gallery, Miami

Released: October 13, 2014

On Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7 pm, 10 advanced photojournalism students from the IPC Visual Lab will present a series of photographs in an exhibition titled, “Carnival of Color.” The exhibit, curated by Pulitzer Prize winning, Miami Herald Photojournalist Carl Juste, aims to document the vibrant, colorful life characteristic of South Florida and a portion will be a photo essay, Faces of Carnival Miami 2013.   “Color is emotions wrapped in feelings, a beauty given to this world that we cannot imagine ever living without” expresses Juste in his Curator’s statement. “Color make...


Arnold Newman, Georgia O’Keeffe, painter, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, 1968 Gelatin silver print © 1968.  Arnold Newman/Getty Images.  Arnold Newman: Masterclass.  On view October 23, 2014–February 1, 2015.  Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco

Arnold Newman: Masterclass

Released: October 9, 2014

A retrospective showcasing the work of the twentieth century’s master of modern portrait photography, October 23, 2014–February 1, 2015. Arnold Newman: Masterclass celebrates the singular vision of one of the most influential portrait photographers of the twentieth century. Over the course of nearly seven decades, Arnold Newman (1918–2006) created iconic images of some of the most prominent innovators, celebrities, and cultural figures of his time. Martha Graham, Phillip Glass, Marilyn Monroe, Grandma Moses, Salvador Dali, Paul Auster, and Pablo Picasso are only a few of his celebr...

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Copyright Anna Paola Pizzocaro, The White Bison in the Morning Silence

“Good Morning, White Bison.” - When iceland animals are walking in your garden, climate change comes true. - Anna Paola Pizzocaro at Art San Diego 2014

Released: October 9, 2014

The art show Art San Diego, which takes place from November 6 to 9 at Balboa Park Activity Center, introduces the public to its curated works of art. Everything from site-specific projects made with the art show's current location is related to new media works, photography and film. Featured programs include art talks, panel discussions and art labs, which highlights projects by leading San Diego–based art institutions, alternative spaces and universities. During the show visitors are invited to interact with site-specific and performance works by international artists, to visit e...


Heated bidding for Ruth Asawa's “Hanging Five-Lobed Continuous Form with Spheres Inside Four of the Lobes, c.  1954, which sold for $329,000

KENO AUCTIONS MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SALE TOTALS $1.2 MILLION

Released: October 7, 2014

Leigh Keno’s October 1st sale confirmed the strength of the modern and contemporary art market with sales totaling $1,200,000, exceeding the high end of the presale estimate of $650,000- $1,140,000. “With only 48 lots offered, the sell-rate was a healthy 80 per cent,” reported Leigh Keno. Telephone bidders and two determined bidders in the room battled it out for the top lot of the sale: a Ruth Asawa sculpture that drove the bidding up to $329,000 (est. $100-200,000). Keno noted that the consignor, John W. Freeman, purchased the piece in 1954 at Asawa’s first solo exhibition at the Peri...


Copyrights Yolaine B.  Vincent, KissYme Museum Facemount on Metallic Paper, 36" x 24".

Take me to Paradise - Yolaine B. Vincent at Art International Zurich 2014

Released: October 6, 2014

ART PREVIEW Take me to Paradise Yolaine B. Vincent at Art International Zurich 2014 by Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund, Art Critic Art International Zurich 2014 Congress Hall Zurich October, 16-19, 2014 www.art-zurich.com A spread of poetic-surreal photography artworks surrounds the 16th edition of the Art International Zurich (October 16-19, 2014) with works by Yolaine B. Vinvent. Inundated with visual metaphors, her artwork appears in a tactile interplay of spaces, colors and words. In the heart of Zurich, Art International Zurich showcases innovative contemporary ...


PURE ABSTRACTION

Released: October 3, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EXHIBIT OF “PURE ABSTRACTION” BY INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS Gallery25N’s Online Exhibition, www.gallery25n.com New York Exhibit – “Pure Abstraction”, 10/03/14: Works by International Contemporary Artists opens at Gallery 25N’s online gallery on Friday, October 3 featuring the work of 10 artists: Rikardo Druskic - Bosnia and Herzegovina Pedro Fuertes - USA Lola Lonli - Russia Ryota Matsumoto - Japan Joy Munt - Canada Keith Parks - USA Candace Primack - USA Maura Segal - USA Tom Trubshaw - USA Mary Ann Wakeley - USA In acco...


Abstracts 2014 Online Art Competition

Abstracts 2014 Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: October 1, 2014

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its October 2014 art exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online.  Artists were asked for their interpretation of the “Abstracts” theme by submitting their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art for this art competition.  An art competition was held in September 2014 which determined and judged the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 21 different countries from around the world and they also received entries from 35 different states and Puerto ...


Judy Mauer, "Birthday Girl," limited edition archival C-Print, 30 x 40, 2014

"Judy Mauer: NYC Dolls" Opens at Lawrence Fine Art October 11

Released: October 1, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will open an exhibition of international award-winning "Street" photographer Judy Mauer's work at its East Hampton Gallery on Saturday, October 11. The opening reception for "NYC Dolls" will take place from 3-5 pm. The opening coincides with the Hamptons International Film Festival.  Mauer will discuss her work with noted journalist and interviewer Allan Wolper onTuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm on WBGO 88.3 FM on "Conversations With Allan Wolper". You will be able to listen on-line beginning the 7th here. Mauer's work, done in camera with...


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