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Loet Vanderveen, Antelope, 1988.  Bronze with patina, 24 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.  Crocker Art Museum, Loet Vanderveen Collection, 2016.60.16.

Sculptor's Awe of the Animal Kingdom Highlighted in 'Modern Menagerie' Exhibition

Released: December 10, 2018

The Crocker Art Museum, in Sacramento, Calif., has opened "Modern Menagerie", an exhibition of sculptures by Loet Vanderveen, a California artist originally from the Netherlands. Vanderveen (1921–2015) became internationally recognized for his remarkable ability to capture animals' subtle expressions and gestures with minimal detail. The exhibition, through March 31, 2019, primarily features works from the Crocker's permanent collection. "Loet Vanderveen was a great friend to the Crocker. He gifted the Museum with his personal art collection as well as many of his own sculptures," says...


Coby Kennedy, Adoration Of The Albino

FACTION Art Projects announce second Harlem Perspectives, an annual exhibition celebrating the local talent of Harlem and uptown New York

Released: December 10, 2018

FACTION Art Projects have announced their second Harlem Perspectives, an annual exhibition celebrating the local talent of Harlem and uptown New York. Harlem Perspectives II is co-curated by Leanne Stella of Art In FLUX, and showcases an eclectic mix of local artists who live and work above Manhattan’s 110th Street. This year’s edition of Harlem Perspectives will present works by a selection of artists who deconstruct history through their process of art making.  With their hands, a brush, or through a lens, the artists investigate, manipulate and work materials and objects that are ch...


Courtesy Estate of Charlotte Posenenske, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin and Peter Freeman, New York

Dia Acquires 155 Sculptural Works by Charlotte Posenenske Ahead of Landmark Exhibition

Released: December 06, 2018

First North American Retrospective of Pioneering Minimal and Conceptual Artist Charlotte Posenenske Will Debut at Dia:Beacon March 2019  Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress charts the evolution of the influential yet underrecognized artist, spanning the entirety of her artistic practice The first North American retrospective dedicated to German artist Charlotte Posenenske (1930–1985) will premiere at Dia:Beacon in Beacon, New York, this spring. Marking the most comprehensive exploration of the artist’s work since her death, Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress will highlight the e...


GEORGE NAKASHIMA (AMERICAN, 1905-1990) THE IMPORTANT HOLTZ DINING TABLE, NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA, 1986 Claro Walnut, American Black Walnut, rosewood.  H: 29, L: 92, W: 65 in.  Estimate $150,000-250,000

Nakashima Masterwork headlines December 10 Design Auction

Released: December 06, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Rounding out Freeman’s 2018 auction season is the December 10 sale of Design. The auction includes close to 130 lots, offering a varied selection of master American studio artisans from Pennsylvania, and the New Hope area. Among the modern designers, works by George Nakashima (1905-1990), Paul Evans (1931-1987), Wharton Esherick (1887-1970), and Phillip Lloyd Powell (1919-2008) feature prominently, along with an assortment of more than a dozen silver items, from a California collection. Lot 122, an Important Holtz Dining Table by George Nakashima (estimate: $150,000-25...


Comments on the Art Market

Celebrating 18 Years Of Comments On The Art Market

Released: December 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, announces the release of Comments on the Art Market – Volume 216.   The first edition of the gallery’s monthly newsletter Comments on the Art Market was released in January 2001. It began as a sort of instruction manual for people entering the art market.  Early volumes discussed authenticity, quality, condition, size, title, provenance, storage, insurance, etc.  By 2002, highlights from recent auction sales were included and as the years rolled on, auction reviews became a staple.   What st...


The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

Released: December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art dealer, collector and philanthropist Eugene Thaw died at age 90 in January, leaving behind a large estate that was auctioned at Christie’s and Millea Bros. His wife, Clare, had died in 2017. The treasure trove on offer here evinces Thaw’s keen eye and includes fine antiques, American folk art, European art spanning antiquities to Impressionism, Victorian era architectural models, and post-Impressionist...


Ciro Quintana, The Shipwreck of My Landscape, Oil on Canvas, 40'' x 40''

Quintana: Symbolism and Tradition

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of  Ciro Quintana in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Quintana blends a painterly, almost traditional mastery of oil on canvas, with a nod toward the more folkloric aspects of Cuban art. Dense with symbolism, Quint...


Tina Maria Dunkley, Blessed is the Fruit of Thy Womb Capitalism, Silkscreen on Paper, 24'' x 30''

Tina Maria Dunkley: The Politics of Abstraction

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Tina Maria Dunkley in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 distinguishing characteristic of Tina Maria Dunkley’s work is the way she allows the materiality of her chosen media to speak through abstraction. Even when her work...


Michele Pred, Power of the Purse: Time's Up/ Equal Pay , 2018, vintage purse with electroluminescent wire, 11 x 12 x 4 inches

This Week's Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami Highlights

Released: November 29, 2018

Art Miami, America’s foremost contemporary and modern art fair, is returning for its 29th installment in Miami, Florida alongside the 7th edition of its sister fair, CONTEXT Art Miami. This year’s fairs will kick-off on Tuesday, December 4th with a private VIP Preview evening, before opening to the public on December 5th and continuing through December 9th, 2018. The Platinum VIP Preview will take place on December 4th from 4:30PM – 5:30PM to benefit the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), sponsored by Christie's International Real Estate. This will be the first opportunity for collectors, cu...


Luba Zygarewicz, Touch Me, artist's hair, 66'' x 72'' x 2''

Luba Zygarewicz: In Search of Lost Time

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Luba Zygarewicz in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Often comprising media as ephemeral as tea, hair, or lint, the works by Chilean-Ukrainian artist Luba Zygarewicz incorporate such materials in order to explore the growth a...


Cesar Zuniga, Uyuni Bolivia _San Pedro de Atacama Chile, Digital on Fine Art Paper, 20'' x 24''

The Absence of Light: Photographer César Zúñiga

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of César Zúñiga in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 César Zúñiga creates mysterious black-and-white images with light as the protagonist. Across dark frames, Zúñiga directs our eye to narrow patches of light as we search...


Yanine Zatarain, Homosexuality's Genetic Map, Pen on Paper, 25.5'' x 20''

Yanine Zatarain: Works Beyond Illustration

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Yanine Zatarain in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Yanine Zatarain’s almost illustrative method of working informs the tonality of her work. Often resembling the panels of a comic book, she draws cartoon-like images that ar...


Luisa Valderrama, Chain, horse hair and graphite on Canvas, 5'' x 51'' x 2''

Luisa Valderrama: Towards the Reconciliation of Life and Death

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of  Luisa Valderrama in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 At first blush, it might seem like Luisa Valderrama’s work continues the tradition of Minimalism as it defined itself in the 60s and 70s. Formally, this is true. Yet Vald...


Martín Sigwald, Mona Flag, Acrylic & Mixed Media on Board, 50'' x 70''x 3''

Art for Sale: Works by Martín Sigwald

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Martín Sigwald in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Known for his provocative mixed media collages, artist Martín Sigwald blurs the lines between art and advertisement. He infuses art history with the language of commerce, co...


Nora Sidoine, Improntas IV, Acrylic & Mixed Media on burlap, 47'' x 52''

Nora Sidoine: Painting as Spiritual Archeology

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Nora Sidoine in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 artwork of Nora Sidoine pays homage to her native Peruvian heritage. It is informed by the arid landscape of Peru’s northern desert coast: and area rich in remnants of pre...


Daniel Serva, Mirrors Lie I, Digital Manipulation on Hahnemühle Paper, 18'' x 24''

Escaping Reality: The Many Fantasies of Daniel Serva

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Daniel Serva in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Daniel Serva bends reality to his whim with his surreal photographs. Known for his playful imagery, Serva fuses the natural world with elements of fantasy. In Mirr...


Valerie Rey, Geisha, Wood, Gold, & Glass, 10'' x 10'' x 8''

Treasures of a Forgotten World: Sculpture by Valerie Rey

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Valerie Rey in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Valerie Rey works with wood and glass to create her Specimen series. In Geisha, what looks like a crustacean coated in colorful pearls glimmers with radiant light. Insid...


Perez Reiter, Quakes 07e, Burnt canvas on Canvas, 20'' x 20''

Perez Reiter: Seismographic Works of Art

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Perez Reiter in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Perez Reiter is a collaboration between two artists, Irmgard Reiter and Diego Perez-Espitia. Perez Reiter's works are both passionate and informed by an algorithm-friendly sen...


Raelis R Vasquez, En Las Mañanas, Oil on Canvas, 36'' x 48''

Alone with Each Other: Paintings by Raelis R Vasquez

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Raelis R Vasquez in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Raelis R Vasquez paints intimate scenes of everyday life in a Dominican home. Working primarily with oil, Vasquez highlights the psychological states of the figures...


Kevin Quiles Bonilla, Colonial Wall Push, Video on Tv Screen, 16'' x 28''

Private Urges/Public Spaces: Works by Artist Kevin Quiles Bonilla

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Kevin Quiles Bonilla in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Digital artist Kevin Quiles Bonilla reacts instinctively to public spaces using video and photography. In Lead (Chelsea Piers), the artist crouches and licks a series ...


Ella Prince, America! I'm for the Birds, Photo Etching; Letterpress on Fine Art Paper, 36'' x 24''

Ella Prince: Art as the Intuition of Distance

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Ella Prince in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 work of Ella Prince is about the constructed nature of space. Her artistry explores space as something experienced rather than exclusively measured. Capturing the sensation...


Neyda Pitt, Las Raíces de mi Primavera para Autorretrato, Digital on Fine Art Paper, 12'' x 16''

Life in Buenos Aires: The Photographs of Neyda Pitt

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Neyda Pitt in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Photographer Neyda Pitt explores the many facets of her personality with her insightful self-portraits. Her work doesn’t shy away from the less glamorous aspects of her life in ...


Miguel Otero Fuentes, CS 24 2 _ Las Nubes de Allá, Concrete, 24'' x 24'' x 24''

The Pieces That Bind: The Sculpture of Miguel Otero Fuentes

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of  Miguel Otero Fuentes in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Miguel Otero Fuentes shows us the world from a new perspective, using thin slices of concrete to create a teetering globe. In CS 24 1 _ Las Fuerzas del Bien y ...


Samantha Ortiz: Materiality and Realism

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Samantha Ortiz in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Samantha Ortiz realizes compositions in different modes. Ranging from still-lifes, to abstraction, to an almost minimalist style of painting, the variety underlying Ortiz’s ...


Sioban ODonoghue, Traveler, Assemblage on Wood, 7'' x 8'' x 12''

Sioban ODonoghue: The Poetry of Assemblage

Released: December 05, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Sioban ODonoghue in The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. The exhibition opens December 5 and runs through December 15, 2018 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 6 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 Sioban ODonoghue uses assemblage to provoke questions about the construction of the world. In her works, the ordinary relatedness of objects and people takes on a poetic, ...


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