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Danny Lyon, The March on Washington, August 28, 1963.  ©Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos

David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University Presents "Danny Lyon: The Only Thing I Saw Worth Leaving"

Released: October 18, 2018

The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University is presenting a special exhibition of more than 100 photographs by Danny Lyon (b. 1942) drawn from the Gallery’s collection and four films on loan from the artist. Danny Lyon: The Only Thing I Saw Worth Leaving complements the Brown Arts Initiative’s “On Protest, Art & Activism” programming on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of 1968, a tumultuous year for the country. A rigorous survey of Lyon’s photojournalistic practice in the 1960s, the exhibition is organized around five topics that Lyon has referred to frequently when discussi...

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Erin Johnson (American, b.  1985) Digital stills from Heavy Water, 2018, Digital video © Erin Johnson

Telfair Museums Presents Contemporary Spotlight Exhibition with Erin Johnson

Released: October 17, 2018

SAVANNAH, GA. Telfair Museums presents a Contemporary Spotlight exhibition with artist Erin Johnson (American, b. 1985). The immersive video and sound installation titled Heavy Water is a new commission that resulted from the artist’s past year-and-a-half spent researching the region and learning about the complex relationships at the Savannah River Site (SRS).   On view October 5 through March 3, 2019, at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Heavy Water investigates the social and political implications of the SRS, specifically in relation to the free-ranging, wild dogs living on the site....


CAMA Gallery Majid Barzegar, Old Man, 2018

CAMA Gallery announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers in Los Angeles

Released: October 18, 2018

CAMA Gallery announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers in Los Angeles Time Lapse CAMA Gallery at The Container Yard, LA November 2 – November 14 2018 Private View: 2 November 2018, 8-11pm CAMA Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs by prestigious Iranian film directors. After enormous success in both London and Tehran, the exhibition will travel to the USA in November, to be shown at The Container Yard in Downtown Los Angeles. Time Lapse features the work of Cannes Film Festival award-winning directors Jafar Panahi and Abbas Kiarostami, Cann...


Into the Wild Art Exhibition Now Open www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of the Into the Wild International Art Exhibition

Released: October 15, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the first annual Into the Wild International Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website and features awards in three categories: Traditional Art, Digital Art & Photography and 3-Dimensional Art. For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists were invited to share their best work depicting wildlife. The wildlife theme included any undomesticated animal species including any wild mammal, wild fish, wild bird or wild reptile. All artists, over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, we...


Michael Dolen, Circus Figures 921V, Mixed Media on Paper, 24''x 18''

The Eternal Circus of Michael Dolen

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Michael Dolen in Michael Dolen: The Circus Series . The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Michael Dolen’s most recent work explores the theme of the circus: a site earmarked as being an imbricated network of activity, often involving rituals, risk, and sudden climaxes. Reflecting thi...


OK HYUN YOON, Untitled 20, Oil on Canvas, 28.5'' x 24''

OK HYUN YOON: Alive in the World

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of OK HYUN YOON in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Painter OK HYUN YOON’s works visualize the intangible nature of memory; she considers the mental and emotional loss of memories by rendering the abstract concepts of absence and presence. Through minute dots of pa...


Siv Storøy, Keeper of Light, Mixed Media on Canvas, 33.5'' x 24''

Siv Storøy: Collage and Characterization

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Siv Storøy in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist The works of Norwegian-born Siv Storøy are carefully crafted admixtures of photography, acrylics and ink. What makes their union possible is her reliance of digital media, in terms of which she blends these differen...


Paula Sayago Lundin, Fiery Dust, Acrylic on Canvas, 12'' x 12''

A World of Their Own: Paula Sayago Lundin and Animal Desires

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Paula Sayago Lundin in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Driven by narrative, Paula Sayago Lundin builds intricate scenes with animal-like figures bubbling with passion and intrigue. The artist uses color like a veil, blinding us to some of her characters’ worst ...


Ana Riesser, A Change of Skin, White Alabaster, Shihuahuaco Wood, 29.5'' x 9'' x 7.5''

Primordial Beings: Sculpture from Ana Riesser

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Ana Riesser in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Ana Riesser’s abstract sculptures employ organic shapes and sumptuous surfaces to allude to human bodies. Using diverse materials including alabaster, marble, and wood, the artist creates precarious compositions th...


Patricia Queiruga, Ensamble I, Acrylic & Mixed Media on Canvas, 39.5'' x 39.5''

The Embodied Abstraction of Patricia Queiruga

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Patricia Queiruga in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Whether working in a figurative or an abstract mode, Argentinian artist Patricia Queiruga’s paintings always showcase the performance of a body engaged in the creation of a work. Sometime this reveals itself ...


Noriyoshi Morimoto, Beans 30-1, Acrylic on Canvas, 35'' x 35'' x 1.1''

Visceral and Sensory: Noriyoshi Morimoto

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Noriyoshi Morimoto in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist In his gestural acrylic on canvas paintings, Japanese artist Noriyoshi Morimoto renders abstracted beans and seeds with thick, monochromatic strokes. The artist’s dynamic brushwork disappears and reemerges i...


Frank M Alba, Rebirth, Acrylic on Canvas, 48''x 36''

Visceral and Sensory: Noriyoshi Morimoto

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Frank M. Alba in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist The paintings of Frank M. Alba hover somewhere between allegory and fantasy. When he represents objects and entities familiar to the viewer, he portrays them in such a way that their unusual connotations are stri...


Martha Jimenez, With the Soul on Her, Bronze, 7.5'' x 6.5''x 3.5''

Martha Jimenez: Contextualizing Art as an Experience

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Martha Jimenez in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Creating a sizable body of work that ranges over a variety of media—from paintings to sculptures, to ceramics, to etchings—Martha Jimenez is interested in the anthropology underlying the works she makes as much ...


Anton Hoeger, Bonjour, Oil on Linen, 78'' x 39''

Anton Hoeger: Visions of Fortitude

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Anton Hoeger in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Through his large-scale, hyper-realistic oil paintings, German artist Anton Hoeger seamlessly reconciles our past and present through his interpretation of an imaginary future. Hoeger’s subjects are at once indisc...


Larry Greenberg, Opus 434, Oil on Canvas, 25'' x 24''

Larry Greenberg: Excavation of the Internal

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Larry Greenberg in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Larry Greenberg’s figures live in dark caves and “infinite voids”, wrestling with feelings of loneliness and despair. Inspired by his childhood, the artist uses drawing and painting to explore themes of social ...


Dora Duran,Orchid, Oil on Canvas, 24'' x 18''

Dora Duran: Painting, Process, and Product

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Dora Duran in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist The paintings of Dora Duran are an exponent of the high Modernist tradition that was part and parcel of what came to be called Abstract Expressionism. This movement has for so long been known for pure abstraction th...


Fiz Dominguez, The Poor Girl, Oil on Canvas, 71''x 71''

Dream Scenes: Paintings by Fiz Dominguez

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Fiz Dominguez in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist In his oil paintings, Madrid born artist Fiz Dominguez blurs the boundaries of abstraction and portraiture. His gestural works leave swaths of canvas raw and exposed, and he captures facial features and bodies us...


María de Echevarría, Exodus #2, Oil over Acrylic on Canvas, 24'' x 20''x 1.5''

Maria de Echevarria: The Poetics of Space

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of María de Echevarría in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist María de Echevarría’s paintings incorporate a host of influences, which she then distills and makes her own. Her unique take on abstraction prefers the landscape; yet de Echevarría’s landscapes have an emot...


Ignatius, Angela.  No More Dogmas, Mixed Media, 60'' x 46''

Ignatius: Essences of the Feminine

Released: October 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Ignatius in Mystery as Muse. The exhibition opens October 13 and runs through November 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend. About the Artist Artist Ignatius deconstructs traditional views of the female experience by physically tearing them up. His pictorial series Essences of the Feminine features non-traditional paintings with built-up layers of mixed med...


Lot 190: FERNANDO BOTERO Italian b.  1932 Oil on Canvas

Fernando Botero (Columbian, born 1932)

Released: October 05, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 491 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder Thursday, October 11, 2018 with knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers participating and competing against one another over a quality assortment of items on display at 888 Auctions. With modern art, postwar contemporary paintings and Asian antiques dotting the sale, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.   The star piece of the auction features an oil on canvas featuring a two figures dancing and attributed to Fernando Botero (Columbian, born 19...


Trish Hoskin is Fusion Art's Digital & Photography Artist Spotlight Winner for October 2018 www.fusionartps,com

Trish Hoskin is Fusion Art's Digital & Photography Artist Spotlight Winner for October 2018

Released: October 05, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Trish Hoskin has been awarded an Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition on its website. The Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition Series highlights individual artists of exceptional talent and skill who have an overall body of work to showcase.  Each month, Fusion Art selects one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery received 3-dimensional entries) for month-long online solo art exhibitions. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, professio...


4th Annual Colorful Abstractions Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of the 4th Annual Colorful Abstractions Art Exhibition

Released: October 03, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 4th Annual Colorful Abstractions International Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website and features awards in three categories: Traditional Art, Digital Art & Photography and 3-Dimensional Art. For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists were encouraged to share their best interpretation of the the "Colorful Abstractions" theme by submitting their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art. All artists, over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to subm...


View of The Winter Show 2018, Courtesy The Winter Show.  Photo by Simon Cherry

The 65-Year-Old Winter Antiques Show Gets a Reboot With New Name, Executive Director and Exhibitors

Released: October 01, 2018

The Winter Show, previously known as The Winter Antiques Show, has announced the participating exhibitors of its 2019 edition, to be held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from January 18-27, 2019. Under the leadership of new Executive Director Helen Allen, New York’s longest-running art, antiques, and design fair celebrates its 65th Anniversary Sapphire Jubilee. The 2019 edition will feature 70 exhibitors presenting a dynamic mix of fine and decorative arts from around the world, dating from ancient times through the present day. In 2018, The Winter Show changed its name...


Griffith J.  Davis (1923-1993), Untitled, 1940s (estimate: $2,000-3,000)

BONHAMS INTRODUCES THE GRIFFITH J. DAVIS PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHIVES

Released: September 28, 2018

New York− On October 2, Bonhams sale of Photographs will offer over 130 works featuring major names including Irving Penn, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, Robert Mapplethorpe, Allen Ginsberg, Nan Goldin, and Ernst Haas. This sale will also introduce two works by Griffith (Griff) J. Davis (1923-1993), a pioneering African American photographer, journalist, filmmaker and U.S. Foreign Service Officer. Laura Paterson, Director of Photographs, comments: “Griff Davis left a legacy of 55,000 photographs, as well as large quantities of documents and memorabilia from his long and illustr...

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Don West, Eyes, Photograph

African-American Master Artists in Residence Selected to Show at Boston International Fine Art Show

Released: September 27, 2018

Boston, MA – The African-American Master Artists in Residence Program (AAMARP) has been invited to mount an exhibition at The Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) October 18-21 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts in the South End. Selected work from the artists on display will be for sale. The special exhibition is free with admission to the show. www.FineArtBoston.com   The AAMARP at Northeastern University was founded in 1977 by Dana Chandler and provides studio space for thirteen artists and an enriching environment for a diverse community through the arts. Through th...


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