Press Releases tagged with sculpture

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8th Annual "Figurative" Online Art Exhibition

Call for Entries - Theme “Figurative” Online Art Competition

Released: February 21, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 8th Annual “Figurative” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2018.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s April 2018 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.  We suggest they send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme f...


Dusk, exotic woods, 32 x 28 x 10 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Sculptures by Silvia Davis

Released: February 17, 2018

CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of wood and bronze sculptures by Silvia Davis, running March 2-23. The artist from Utah will attend an opening reception on March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk/Palm Desert First Weekend. “I create very complex wood sculptures that can have color, texture, pattern; and they’re all derived from direct observation, meaning I look closely at the world around me,” Silvia says of her work. In terms of subject matter, she tackles both the organic animal world and inanimate still lifes, such as a coat rack with hats, coats, and...


Katty Smith - Solo Art Exhibition

Katty Smith Awarded a Solo Art Exhibition

Released: February 16, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Katty Smith has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their website. Katty Smith and her award winning female figure sculptures will be featured on the gallery’s front page and in the “Solo Art Series” section of their website. Katty Smith will also be promoted in 1000+ press releases and throughout the gallery’s social media networks. In addition, her art will be displayed on the gallery’s Artsy.net page, highlighted on their YouTube channel and with an event postcard. At the conclusion of the sol...


City of Los Angeles, CA presented “CURRENT:LA Water"

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches the 2018 Public Art Challenge for U.S. Cities

Released: February 15, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of the 2018 Public Art Challenge. Mayors of U.S. cities with 30,000 residents or more are invited to apply for up to $1 million in funding for temporary public art projects that address important civic issues.  Submissions for dynamic works of art across all disciplines will be considered. Proposed projects will be evaluated on their ability to generate public-private collaborations, celebrate creativity and urban identity, and strengthen local economies.   The Public Art Challenge is a part of Mike Bloomberg’s American Cities Initiativ...


Mads Christensen, Solstice, 2017, Multi-Media

Art Palm Springs - 2018 Attending Artists and Final Gallery List

Released: February 14, 2018

Of the 80 galleries that gather this weekend at the Palm Springs Convention Center, nearly half are scheduled to have artists in attendance, including talks and book-signings in their booths. For collectors and curators, it is one of the particular facets of Art Palm Springs that brings them back year after year.   “Having so many artists attend is one thing that makes Art Palm Springs so special,” said Donna Davies, Vice President of the Art Group for Urban Expositions, producer of the President’s Day Weekend event. “Meeting an artist at the fair can sometimes be the determining factor ...


“One of the 1st generation California Light and Space artists, Alexander moves from abstraction to representation, making astonishingly sensuous art with a consistent focus on light, pictorial space, and the expansive aerial views of LA at night.  This work is sublime.” - Katherine Plake Hough, Chief Curator, Palm Springs Art Museum - Peter Alexander, Gas, Digital pigment print, 36 x 72 in.

Art Palm Springs - 2018 SELECTS ANNOUNCED

Released: February 15, 2018

Launched at the 2017 event, SELECTS was a tremendous hit with audiences and collectors. Art Palm Springs SELECTS returns in 2018, offering patrons and collectors new ways to navigate the extraordinary artwork at the show by highlighting pieces chosen by noted curators, designers, and critics. Donna Davies, Vice President of the Art Group for Urban Expositions, producer of Art Palm Springs, has tapped top professionals in the art and design communities to review the fair and make their picks, which will also be noted at the fair and accessible online for easy reference. “We’re adding thes...


Dame Laura Knight, The Dark Pool, 1908 - 1918, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle © Reproduced with permission of The Estate of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2018.  All Rights Reserved

Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings Travels UK

Released: February 13, 2018

“I have had my vision”  ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse In the UK's centenary year of suffrage, a traveling exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work, including artists and writers. The show draws on the suffragette movement and the developing canon of art by women. Starting with modern masters Vanessa Bell, Barbara Hepworth, Gwen John, Winifred Nicholson and Laura Knight the exhibition moves through mystics and surrealists such as Dorothea Tanning, Dora Carrington, Louise Bourgeois, ...


Sleek .999 silver sculpture of a cheetah, 14.5 inches in length, by the Dutch-American artist Loet Vanderveen (1921-2015), titled Stalking Cheetah ($3,750).

Silver sculpture of a cheetah by Danish-American artist Loet Vanderveen brings $3,750 at Bruneau & Co. auction

Released: February 14, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – To say that Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ February 3rd auction featured an eclectic mix of merchandise would be a gross understatement. The top three lots in the 353-lot sale were a partial set of Chinese carved jadeite zodiac animal seals ($8,750); a U.S. flag rug made by the Boston Wool Association ($5,625), and a palace-size Persian Oriental rug ($5,000).   “Prior to the sale we had been sure of the quality of the jade, but we weren’t sure how receptive collectors would be with only nine of the seals present,” said Kevin Bruneau, the president and auctioneer of Bru...


Demétre Chiparus (Romanian 1886-1947), Les Girls, chryselephantine cold painted bronze sculptures

'Les Girls' by Demétre Chiparus Headlines Weschler’s March 2nd Sale

Released: February 13, 2018

ROCKVILLE, MD –  Weschler’s is pleased to offer a collection of fine art, including significant examples of African American art, American and European antique furniture, Russian objets de vertu, Modern designer furniture, Mid-Century decorative objects and more in their Capital Collections Estate Auction on March 2nd at 10am. The public is invited to preview these items during the exhibit, which opens on Saturday, February 24th at 9am.   ‘Les Girls’ by Demétre Chiparus, $300,000-$500,000, headlines the sale. The rare and dramatic chryselephantine cold painted bronze sculpture of five da...


Francis J.  Purcell Antiques, Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES AND ART SHOW PRESENTS ART AND DESIGN THROUGH THE CENTURIES

Released: February 7, 2018

For three days this spring, Philadelphians and visitors can explore exceptional works of art and design spanning four centuries at the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show.  Tickets are now on sale for the show, which will be held from Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, at The Navy Yard, with a Preview Party on Thursday, April 19.  Sixty of the nation’s most distinguished dealers will showcase some of the finest examples of 17th century through 20th century furniture, paintings, jewelry, crafts, silver, textiles, porcelain, and other works.  The dealers, as well as guides and lo...


Sharon Bartel Clements Wins Fusion Art's "Artist Spotlight" Solo Art Exhibition www.fusionartps.com

Sharon Bartel Clements is Fusion Art's 3-Dimensional "Artist Spotlight" Winner for February 2018

Released: February 5, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that Sharon Bartel Clements 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. Sharon is the 3-Dimensional Artist Spotlight winner for the month of February 2018. She is a New Mexico based artist and sculptor. Five years ago, Sharon conceived of the idea for her Ancient Warrior Torso Project, an installation of 30 cast female torsos that captures their lives, their strengths and ...


Appliqué depicting the Sun God Usil, Etruscan, 500 - 475 B.C.  Italy, made in Vulci.  Bronze.  H: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.) The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California

J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires Bronze of Etruscan Sun God Usil for Revamped Getty Villa

Released: February 7, 2018

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of an early 5th-century B.C. bronze appliqué depicting the Etruscan Sun God Usil.             “This bronze appliqué that probably decorated an Etruscan chariot or funeral cart is of exceptional quality, representing the peak period of an artistic milieu in which Greek and Italic aesthetics merged to create a distinctively Etruscan style,” says Timothy Potts, director of the J. Paul Getty Museum. “Bronze statuettes and reliefs are a particular strength of the Getty’s collection of Etruscan art and the Usil appliqué’s rarity and qual...


Eric Serritella Flow, 2017, 
Glazed Stoneware 12.50h x 9w x 6.50d in

In Focus: Eric Serritella Now on View at Jason Jacques Gallery through March 10

Released: February 7, 2018

In Focus: Eric Serritella, the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work since 2013, is currently on view at the Jason Jacques Gallery, 29 East 73rd Street. A renown contemporary ceramist, Serritella specializes in hand-carved trompe l’oeil sculptures that mimic birch and weathered logs and trees with uncanny realism. His work is internationally recognized and has been exhibited, awarded, and collected on five continents for their exquisite design and realistic textures. Eric Serritella will provide an in-depth tour of the exhibition and the process of making his work, on February 21st,...


This Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl with a pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$2,000 finished at $200,000, easily making it the auction's top lot and the sleeper item of the sale.

Chinese porcelain bowl with an estimate of $1,000-$2,000 soars to $200,000 at Nye & Company's Jan. 31 auction

Released: February 7, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – An unassuming Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl with a pre-sale estimate of just $1,000-$2,000 soared to $200,000 at Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Collectors’ Passion Auction held January 31st, online and in the firm’s showroom at 20 Beach Street. The auction was held after Americana Week in New York City, about 15 miles away.   “I would have to judge this sale a huge success, with strong bidding across all categories, led of course by the Chinese porcelain bowl, the true definition of a sleeper lot,” said John Nye of Nye & Company Auctioneers. “Th...


Magnificent matching pair of T'ang horses, Chinese, terracotta, 7-8 century

ART ANTIQUES CHESHIRE

Released: February 6, 2018

For three days from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 February, Art Antiques Cheshire, organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited, is an unmissable event that is essential for anyone interested in acquiring the best in fine art, antiques and design from 30 specialist dealers from all over the UK.  Mixing antiques with furnishings and design objects and offering antiquities alongside art to the present day, the event has a broad approach and relaxed atmosphere, creating the perfect shopping environment. This top-class boutique-style fair returns for the seventh year, taking place at The Mere Golf ...


8th Annual "CityScapes" Art Exhibition

8th Annual “CityScapes” Art Exhibition Results Announced

Released: February 5, 2018

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its February art exhibition, the “CityScapes" Online Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is CityScapes. Artists were asked to submit their best abstract or representational 2D and 3D cityscape themed art for this competition.                                                                                              An international online art competition was held in January 2018 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received ...


Huma Bhabha (Pakistani, born Karachi, 1962) Untitled, 2010, ink on black and white photograph.

Huma Bhabha Named Artist for The Met's 2018 Cantor Roof Garden Commission

Released: February 1, 2018

Pakistani artist Huma Bhabha has been selected to create a site-specific installation for The Met's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The Roof Garden Commission: Huma Bhabha, We Come in Peace will be on view from April 17 through October 28, 2018. The Roof Garden Commission: Huma Bhabha, We Come in Peace was conceived by the artist in consultation with Sheena Wagstaff, Leonard A. Lauder Chairman of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Shanay Jhaveri, Assistant Curator of South Asian Art, both of The Met's Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. It is the sixth in a series of site-spe...


Lustre avec femme, homme et oiseau by Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti’s Iconic Post-War Vision in One Extraordinary Chandelier at Auction

Released: January 30, 2018

A dramatic yet elegant chandelier, Lustre avec femme, homme et oiseau is one of only three casts by Alberto Giacometti for select patrons – a unique instance where all of the key motifs of the artist’s career appear in a single work. Hailing from a pivotal moment in the artist’s oeuvre, the piece encapsulates the existential anxiety of the postwar period whilst casting magical shadows that animate Giacometti’s heightened reality. Appearing at auction for the first time, Lustre avec femme, homme et oiseau will go under the spotlight as part of Sotheby’s London Impressionist & Modern A...


Works from Khaled Zaki’s Resurrection series, marble, 2017

Egyptian Revolution: Sculptor Khaled Zaki influenced by the shrapnel littering the streets

Released: January 30, 2018

Tabari Artspace will present a series of nine new sculptures by artist Khaled Zaki, a major pioneer of modernist sculpture in Egypt. These marble works explore the relationship between form and material in the context of geopolitical unrest in the Middle Eastern region. Khaled Zaki: Resurrection is on view from March 19 to April 25 in Dubai. In the exhibition, the artist seeks to capture the essence of his subjects with minimal formal elements, while retaining the integrity of pure white marble. Each of the sculptures consists of six separate marble components arranged in varying composi...


Bronze depiction of a cowboy on horseback by California sculptor Betty Saletta, titled Yesterday is Tomorrow, dated 1990, 31 inches tall ($5,000).

Bronze depiction of a cowboy on horseback by California sculptor Betty Saletta brings $5,000 at auction

Released: January 30, 2018

RENO, Nev. – A beautiful bronze depiction of a cowboy on horseback by California sculptor Betty Saletta sold for $5,000, a 25-cent War Eagle slot machine from the 1930s fetched $2,875, and a mint condition A.B. Stewart & Co. (Virginia City, Nev) drug store bottle dated 1877 made $2,250 at Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC’s auction held on January 20th and 21st.   It was the first big auction event of the New Year for Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, featuring nearly 1,500 lots in many collecting categories. It was held online and in their Reno gallery, at 355...


B.  Ingrid Olson, Arched fold, bent of another movement, 2017.  Inkjet print and UV printed mat board in aluminum frame 25 x 17 inches (63.50 x 43.18 cm)

Rose Art Museum's Sam Hunter Fund acquires works by B. Ingrid Olson

Released: January 26, 2018

ROSE ART MUSEUM’S SAM HUNTER EMERGING ARTISTS FUND COMMITTEE SELECTS TWO WORKS BY B. INGRID OLSON TO ENTER THE COLLECTION The Rose Art Museum has announced that work by B. Ingrid Olson has been selected for acquisition by the Sam Hunter Emerging Artists Acquisition Fund Committee. Inspired by the legacy of the Rose’s founding director, Sam Hunter, the ​fund is generated annually and administered by a committee that aims to collect the work of promising artists on the cusp of recognition. Two works by Chicago-based Olson–Arched fold, bent of another movement, 2017 and Firing distance, sci...


Original landscape oil painting by John Fulton Folinsbee (Am., 1892-1972), titled River at New Hope ($165,200).

Oil painting by John Fulton Folinsbee (Am., 1892-1972) brings $165,200 at Ahlers & Ogletree auction

Released: January 24, 2018

ATLANTA, Ga. – A 1923 oil on canvas painting by the noted American landscape artist John Fulton Folinsbee (1892-1972), titled River at New Hope, knocked down for $165,200, and an important 18kt gold, emerald and diamond necklace pendant found a new owner for $35,400 at Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery’s annual New Year’s Signature Estates Auction held Jan. 6-7.   The two-day event, typically one of the bigger auctions on Ahlers & Ogletree’s calendar, was held in the firm’s gallery at 715 Miami Circle in Atlanta. More than 1,000 quality lots, mostly pulled from prominent local ...


Gentle Storm, Brass and aluminum with steel wires and acrylic cord, oil and acrylic paint, 20 x 40 x 11 inches

CODA Gallery Presents Mobile Sculptures by Mark Davis

Released: January 23, 2018

PALM DESERT, CA — CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of mobiles, including the debut of a new series, by artist Mark Davis. The exhibition runs Feb. 2-23, with a Feb. 2 opening reception (5-8 p.m. in conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk/Palm Desert First Weekend) attended by the artist from Boston, Mass. For most people, epiphanies strike when they are adults with an accumulation of life experiences. For Mark Davis, such a moment arrived when he was a 14-year-old living in Indiana and saw a picture of an Alexander Calder mobile. “I felt like it was a part of me,” he recalls. “I went t...


“Quartet: Series YK” by Loretta Kaufman

Loretta Kaufman to Exhibit in the National Association of Women Artists’ 2018 Winter Small Works Exhibition

Released: January 22, 2018

Loretta Kaufman’s handbuilt stoneware sculpture, “Quartet:  Series YK”, has been selected for inclusion in the National Association of Women Artists’ 2018 Winter Small Works Exhibition in New York City during the month of February 2018. The exhibition is open to all NAWA members and non-members nationwide. This multi-media exhibition of 67 works includes sculpture, intaglio, watercolor, photography, oil and acrylic painting, soft pastels and mixed media.  The National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) is a not-for-profit, non-political, member supported organization of professional wom...


Fabergé Silver Samovar, Moscow, 1908-1917, Coat of arms of the Berdyaev family.  Est.  $35,000-55,000

Russian Works of Art, Old Master Paintings, and English and Continental Furnture at Doyle

Released: January 23, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of Russian Works of Art in New York. The sale will be presented as a special section of a larger auction comprising English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts and Old Master Paintings. Highlighting the sale is Property from the Descendants of Russian Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919), grandson of Emperor Nicholas I (1796-1855), and his wife Princess Marie Georgievna (1876-1940), née Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark, daughter of King George I (1845-1913). Having remained in the family over the course ...


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