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London’s Victoria and Albert Museum Showcases Grace Kelly’s Glamorous Wardrobe
LONDON.- Dresses that Grace Kelly wore in screen classics such as “High Society” and “Rear Window” are going on show at a London museum.
“Grace Kelly: Style Icon” at the Victoria and Albert Museum will display the glamorous wardrobe of the Oscar winning actress-turned-princess. Exhibits include the gown Kelly... [Read full article]
First Comprehensive Survey of Soviet Non-Conformist Art at Haunch of Venizon
LONDON.- Haunch of Venison presents the first comprehensive survey of Soviet non-conformist art from the 1980s and early 1990s ever to be mounted in London, in collaboration with Galerie Volker Diehl (Berlin) and Diehl + Gallery One (Moscow).
Featuring one hundred works by almost fifty different artists, the exhibition focuses on the period before,... [Read full article]
Tel Aviv Museum of Art Presents Exhibition Including Degas’ 74 Known Bronzes
TEL AVIV.- Previously deemed a sentimentalist, mostly immersed in the world of dance and the stage, Edgar Degas (1834-1917), one of the foremost artists active in Paris in the late 19th century, has recently been rediscovered as an artist of unusual intellectual power. His profound interest in capturing the “spirit of the time” while... [Read full article]
Christie’s New York April Photography Week Totals $9.2 Million
NEW YORK, NY.- Over the past two days, three important auctions of photographs were held at Christie’s New York, including two significant single-owner sales with dedicated individual catalogues, Three Decades with Irving Penn: Photographs from the Collection of Patricia McCabe and Selections From The Baio Collection of Photography as well as... [Read full article]
Sotheby’s Second Contemporary Art: Turkish Sale Achieves 2.4 Million Pounds
LONDON.- Today, Sotheby’s second sale of Contemporary Art: Turkish achieved a total of £2,436,850/ $3,779,067/ 5,577,465 TRY, comfortably within its pre-sale estimate of £1.9-2.9 million. The sale established 16 new artist records for artists including Fahrelnissa Zeid, Taner Ceylan, Haluk Akakçe and Canan Tolon, and was 78.4% sold-by-value.... [Read full article]
Theaster Gates Artist Installation To Speculate Darkly Reinterprets Craft and Fosters Community
MILWAUKEE, WI.- Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates, Jr. has reached out to area craftspeople and the African-American community to reinterpret for the present day the legacy of Dave Drake, a slave in antebellum South Carolina who famously adorned his pots with poetic couplets. The installation, titled To Speculate Darkly, will transform the Milwaukee... [Read full article]
Gilberto Zorio, Protagonist of the Arte Povera Phenomenon, Exhibits in Spain
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA.- When accepting the responsibility of managing CGAC’s program in a extremely short period of time, I was certain from the beginning of one thing: bringing Gilberto Zorio to Santiago de Compostela, an artist whom in 1990, at the start of my professional career, had bestowed one of the most mysterious and glowing exhibitions... [Read full article]
Christie’s Presents the Spring Sale of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe
NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will offer the sale of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe on April 20. The sale includes over 400 lots of furniture, porcelain, works of art, ceramics, tapestries and carpets spanning collecting periods from the Renaissance to the 19th century, with estimates to suit every level. Last fall’s inaugural sale was highly... [Read full article]
Ringling Museum Names Matthew McLendon Associate Curator of Art
SARASOTA, FL.- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has appointed Dr. Matthew McLendon as the new Associate Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art.
Prior to his appointment, Dr. McLendon, a native Floridian, was appointed the first Curator of Academic Initiatives at The George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College.
“Matthew... [Read full article]
Sprüth Magers Opens Exhibition by Self-Taught Photographer Jean-Luc Mylayne
LONDON.- Sprüth Magers London presents the first solo exhibition by the artist Jean-Luc Mylayne at the London gallery. In 1976, Jean-Luc Mylayne made the decision to sell his house, car and possessions in the pursuit of his craft, accompanied only by his wife and collaborator, Mylène. From the environs of Mylayne’s native France, he was drawn... [Read full article]
New Silver Swan “Coins It In” at The Bowes Museum
COUNTY DURHAM.- The Bowes Museum has taken delivery of a new, coin operated Silver Swan which it hopes will generate extra funding towards the upkeep of the French style chȃteau.
Bespoke furniture makers Anthony Nixon, of Barnard Castle, were commissioned to produce the unusual donations box and they certainly gave their imagination full rein in... [Read full article]
Solo Exhibition Featuring the Work of Chakaia Booker at Galerie Pfriem
LACOSTE, FRANCE.- The SCAD exhibitions department presents “Sustain”, a solo exhibition featuring the work of Chakaia Booker. “Sustain” pairs Booker’s signature abstract sculptures fashioned from found tires with a series of new photogravures the artist recently created at SCAD Atlanta.
Highlighting her use of sustainable materials, these... [Read full article]
Photographers’ Gallery is the Exclusive Launch Venue for New Polaroid Film
LONDON.- The Photographers’ Gallery Bookshop announced that its is the exclusive UK launch venue and retailer for The Impossible Project’s new analogue instant film for Polaroid cameras. The film will be launched at a special event at the Bookshop on Saturday 24 April 2010 from 13.00 until 17.00.
Polaroid instant cameras and photographs are... [Read full article]
Brian Jungen Wins the 2010 Gershon Iskowitz Prize at the AGO
TORONTO.- Internationally renowned Canadian artist Brian Jungen is the recipient of the 2010 Gershon Iskowitz Prize at the AGO for his outstanding contribution to visual arts in Canada. The Gershon Iskowitz Foundation and the AGO will celebrate the $25,000 prize at a public reception on May 6, and the AGO will mount an exhibition of Jungen’s work... [Read full article]
Masters of Photography Sale, Including 275 Items, at artnet Auctions
NEW YORK, NY.- artnet Auctions offers continuous online auctions of fine art, prints and photographs. Starting April 15, artnet Auctions will present 275 exquisite photographs by artists from Berenice Abbott to James Van Der Zee in a special sale that ends April 29th.
Leading the sale is an extraordinary group of photographs by f/64, a group of... [Read full article]