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Alfred A.  Hart (American, 1816-1908), Locomotive on Trestle, near American River, 1865, albumen stereograph, Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum

Traveling Exhibition Features the Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

Released: July 19, 2018

Union Pacific, in partnership with Joslyn Art Museum and the Union Pacific Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa, announced a new traveling exhibition in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West celebrates the “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory Summit, Utah, on May 10, 1869, through the photographs and stereographs of Andrew Joseph Russell (1830–1902) and Alfred A. Hart (1816–1908). Drawn exclusively from the Union Pacific Historic Collection, located at the Union Pacific ...


Marsden Hartley (1877–1943), Songs of Winter, Oil on board laid down on canvas, 12¼ x 11⅜ inches.

Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Returns for 22nd Year to the Cyclorama, October 18 – 21 Gala Preview to benefit The Art for Justice Fund

Released: July 18, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are proud to announce the 22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show.  Featuring the work of 40 galleries from around the world, this year’s Boston International Fine Art Show will offer original works of art that satisfy a wide array of collectors, tastes and price ranges.  The show takes place October 18-21, opening with a Gala Preview to benefit the groundbreaking Art for Justice Fund on Thursday, October 18 at the Cyclorama Boston Center for the Arts.  www.FineArtBoston.com. The Gala Preview is an elegant evening where attendees have first ...


Unknown British photographer, Photo of Giorgione's The Adoration of the Shepherds (1505/1510) while in the collection of Lord Allendale, gelatin silver print, 1935.  Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library

Major Photographic Archive of Art and Architecture Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Installation at National Gallery of Art

Released: April 18, 2018

Washington, DC—One of the largest archives of art and architecture images in the world will be celebrated in a new installation at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. On view from May 7 through August 24, 2018, In the Library: The Richter Archive at 75, an exhibition of works drawn from the founding collection of 60,000 archival photographs, showcases the breadth of George M. Richter's priceless image archive on the 75th anniversary of its 1943 acquisition by the Gallery. The installation traces the history and development of the Richter Archive and its role in authenticating works of...


Gordon Parks, Trapped in abandoned building by a rival gang on street, Red Jackson ponders his next move, 1948, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (The Gordon Parks Collection)

First Exhibition to Chronicle Formative Beginning of Gordon Parks's Career Premieres at the National Gallery of Art on November 4, 2018

Released: May 25, 2018

Washington, DC—Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional working in New York for Ebony and Glamour, before becoming the first African American photographer at Life magazine in 1949. For the first time this lesser-known yet incredibly formative period of Parks's long and illustrious career is the subject of an exhibition, Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950. On view in the West Building of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from November 4, 2018, ...


Dawoud Bey Mary Parker and Caela Cowan, 2012 2 inkjet prints mounted to dibond overall: 101.6 x 162.56 cm (40 x 64 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee and Alfred H.  Moses and Fern M.  Schad Fund

Dawoud Bey's Poignant "The Birmingham Project" on View at National Gallery of Art, September 12, 2018, through March 17, 2019

Released: July 22, 2018

Washington, DC—For more than 40 years photographer Dawoud Bey (b. 1953) has portrayed American youth and those from marginalized communities with an unusual degree of sensitivity and complexity. Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project celebrates the National Gallery of Art's recent acquisition of four large-scale photographs and one video from Bey's most important series, "The Birmingham Project," a deeply felt and conceptually rich monument to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, on September 15, 1963. Coinciding with the 55th anniversary of this traged...


Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

Released: July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ five-day June Treasures from Pacific Shores auction held June 22-26 in Reno. The runner-up lot was an astounding ore specimen collection from Nevada’s mining past ($15,625).   The auction was loaded with nearly 3,600 lots covering many categories, including numismatics, mining, minerals, general Americana, railroad, tokens, antique bottles, gaming, firearms and weaponry, Wells Fargo and Express coll...


Sir William Jardine, Baronet, British Salmonidae.  London.  Est.  $150-250

Gone Fishing: Doyle to Auction Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson

Released: July 13, 2018

Doyle will auction an extensive collection of angling books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. Comprising over 350 lots, the current offering of property from this remarkable collection is being presented in a timed online-only auction on Doyle.com. The Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson offers a wide range of material, from rare works dating to the 18th century to finely produced recent publications. Fishing for trout, salmon and fly-fishing are well represented, as are deep sea and sport-fishing. Featured are copies of important titles with inscriptions...


Image from Iranian film director Jafar Panahi

CAMA Gallery of Iranian art announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers

Released: July 10, 2018

Time Lapse - CAMA Gallery of Iranian art announces exhibition of renowned Iranian filmmakers CAMA London: 2 August – 2 October 2018CAMA Gallery of Iranian art presents an exhibition of photographs by seven prestigious Iranian film directors. Time Lapse features the work of Cannes Film Festival award-winning directors Jafar Panahi and Abbas Kiarostami, pioneering writer and film maker Ebrahim Golestan, the first Iranian photographer Mirza Ebrahim Khan Akkas Bashi, Cannes Film festival award nominee Nasser Taghvai, award-winning documentary maker Kamran Shirdel, and San Sebastian Interna...


John McCluskey - Fusion Art's Digital & Photography WInner for July 2018 www.fusionartps.com

John McCluskey is Fusion Art's Digital & Photography Artist Spotlight Winner for July 2018

Released: July 04, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that John McCluskey 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, profess...


Fusion Art's 2nd Annual Skies Art Exhibition Opens July 1, 2018 www.fusionartps.com

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of the 2nd Annual Skies Art Exhibition

Released: July 02, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual Skies International Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website and features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this exhibition, both 2D and 3D artists were encouraged to share their best art and photography depicting the skies. All artists, regardless of location or experience, were invited to submit their best representational or abstract art and photography. The Skies Best in Show winners are Kat Bergman for her acrylic on canvas, “A...


Fusion Art Announces 3rd Annual Artist's Choice Art Competition www.fusionartps.com

3rd Annual Artist's Choice Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: June 28, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting entries for the 3rd Annual Artist’s Choice international online art competition. For this open (no theme) competition, both 2D & 3D artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best art and photography in any subject matter and any media. All artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract art and photography. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of August 2018. Awards will be given to the top 5 winners in e...


Hugo Ximello-Salido, Catrina Esmeralda, Acrylic & Ink on Canvas, 36'' x 36''

Hugo Ximello-Salido: Bridging the Gap Between Past and Present

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Hugo Ximello-Salido in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Hugo Ximello-Salido’s playful yet poignant works seamlessly incorporate ancient and colonial Mexican tradition within a contemporary practice. Throughout his illustrious oeuvre, Ximello-Salido’s ...


Gonzalo Urrea Correa, Playground, Black & White Digital Photography on Hahnemuhle Cotton Paper, 20'' x 24''

Small Gestures: Gonzalo Urrea Correa

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Gonzalo Urrea Correa in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 black and white digital photographs, Gonzalo Urrea Correa combines aspects of landscape, portraiture, and street photography to create rich images that expose various aspects of the human...


Germán Valles Fernández, Pandora, Oil on Canvas, 53'' x 53''

Germán Valles Fernández: The Body as a Vessel

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Germán Valles Fernández in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Germán Valles Fernández’s intricate paintings utilize the human body to synthesize a plethora of information. Working in predominantly oil on large-scale canvases with an overall earthy palet...


Richard Tomlin,Nameria & Her Hoover, Acrylic on Paper, 14'' x 11''

Richard Tomlin: Watercolor Americana

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Richard Tomlin in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 whimsical, vivid watercolor paintings, artist Richard Tomlin revisions domestic scenes from the mid-twentieth century.  Often utilizing foreshortening, Tomlin’s tilted picture planes are layere...


Christine Stettner, In Vino Veritas, Acrylic & Mixed Media on Canvas, 31.5''x 31.5''

Christine Stettner: Unspoken Questions

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Christine Stettner in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 her mixed media paintings, artist Christine Stettner blurs the boundaries of figuration and fantasy to create bright, whimsical works layered with rich imagery. Lithe, dancing figures often pop...


J.H.  Rebelato, E 206B, Oil on Canvas, 30'' x 40''

J.H. Rebelato: Meditations on Color

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of J.H. Rebelato in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Brazil born, Massachusetts based artist J.H. Rebelato paints oil on canvas abstractions that utilize blocks of bold pigment and embrace the full spectrum of the color wheel. Hovering shapes and layered...


Marliese Scheller,Oiseau Azteque,Oil on Masonite,22.5'' x 18.5''

Marliese Scheller: Alchemy and Transformation

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Marliese Scheller in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Marliese Scheller’s paintings explore a psychological realm that mingles folklore with ecstatic states of mind. Generally portraying a figure or birds against solitary landscapes, Scheller’s works ...


Linda Rosen,Going to the Bronx, Acrylic on Canvas, 36'' x 36''

Linda Rosen: Dancing Cities

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Linda Rosen in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 her bright, imaginative cityscapes, painter Linda Rosen captures the swirling, colorful world with joyful exuberance. Utilizing thick, black lines and vibrant planes of unmodulated color, Rosen depict...


Mileidy Plata, Dawn, Oil on Canvas, 40'' x 30''

Mileidy Plata and the Noble Equestrian

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Mileidy Plata in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Mileidy Plata’s large-scale, equestrian paintings are as vibrant in color as they are profound in meaning. A native of Motembo, Cuba, the artist at an early age developed a passion for horses, a motif th...


Mireille Pizzo, Perfect Moment, Photograph on Metallic Paper, 16'' x 24''

Through Fresh Eyes: Mireille Pizzo

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Mireille Pizzo in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Born in monochrome, urban, communist Romania, Mireille Pizzo uses photography to capture the lush colors and textures of the natural world. Based in Australia and frequently traveling to destinations su...


Andreas Meer, Windows, Photograph on Hahnemühle Paper, 20''x 28''

Andreas Meer: The Story of an Eye

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Andreas Meer in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Andreas Meer’s work is almost a near perfect melding of sight and site, sound and environment. Working primarily in digital media, he is known to take photos of urban settings, especially musical concerts...


Susan Marx, Turbulence, Acrylic on Canvas, 48'' x 36''

Susan Marx: Lyrical Gestures

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Susan Marx in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Abstract Impressionist Susan Marx’s gestural abstractions are translations of emotion into pure color. Painting with energy and spontaneity, Marx paints in bold, gestural strokes of unblended pigment. She u...


Taikyu Lim, Middle Way I, Oil on Canvas, 40'' x 30''

Taikyu Lim: Paintings of the Middle Way

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Taikyu Lim in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Inspired by meditation and traditional Japanese aesthetics, Taikyu Lim’s oil paintings are representations of the Middle Way (中道), conceived as a spiritual state free from distressing extremes. Indeed, befo...


Pino Lavecchia, Anthropology 5, Oil & Pastel on Canvas, 51.5''x 35.5''

Daimon / Techne: Oil Paintings by Pino Lavecchia

Released: July 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Pino Lavecchia in The Figure and Unknown Places. The exhibition opens July 7, 2018 and runs through July 27,  2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 12 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 Pino Lavecchia’s oil paintings on canvas combine fragments of art historical imagery with banal signifiers of modern life to create surreal works that blur space and time. Ancient Greek and Roman statua...


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