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New paintings on stainless steel by Beverly Fishman featured at David Richard Gallery
SANTA FE, NM.- David Richard Gallery presents Wavelength, the gallery’s second solo exhibition for artist Beverly Fishman. Brightly colored and optically active, the new paintings on stainless steel challenge both the viewer’s visual perception and susceptibility to the seduction of contemporary advertising. The exhibition is being presented from... [Read full article]
Leonardo DiCaprio environmental art auction at Christie’s New York tops $38 million
NEW YORK (AFP).- Leonardo DiCaprio urged wealthy art collectors Monday to bid at an environmental charity auction in New York as if the planet’s fate “depends on us” — and they responded by splashing out $38.8 million.
The “11th Hour” auction at Christie’s featured 33 works of mostly contemporary art, much... [Read full article]
Records fall at Sotheby’s contemporary art auction; Barnett Newman painting sells for $43.84M
NEW YORK (AFP).- A painting by Barnett Newman that Sotheby’s described as an icon of Abstract Expressionism sold Tuesday in New York for a record $43.84 million at an auction peppered with stunningly expensive works.
“Onement VI” consists of two vibrant blue rectangles neatly divided by a single, light blue line, an arrangement that... [Read full article]
Christie’s to offer a spectacular selection of paintings and works of art in its Russian Art sale
LONDON.- Confirming its position as the auction house specialising in Russian masterpieces, Christie’s will offer a spectacular selection of paintings and works of art in its Russian Art sale, which will be held in London on 3 June 2013. This summer auction will present an impressive array of paintings, ranging from avant-garde masterpieces to... [Read full article]
Roof Garden installation by Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi opens at Metropolitan Museum
NEW YORK, NY.- A large-scale site-specific work of art by Imran Qureshi (b. 1972, Hyderabad, Pakistan)—an artist known for his unique style of combining the motifs, symbolism, and ornamental techniques of Islamic art with modern conceptual approaches—is the 2013 installation on The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden at The Metropolitan Museum... [Read full article]
Ketterer Kunst to offer Ernst Ludwig Kirchner masterpiece painted on both sides
MUNICH.- “The German art market had to wait quite some time for this“, says Robert Ketterer about Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s masterpiece with painting on both sides. He continues: “Works like this are usually sold in London and New York, if they appear on the market at all.” On 8 June the exceptional work will be called up in Munich with... [Read full article]
Groundbreaking Virginia collections displayed in permanent galleries at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
RICHMOND, VA.- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts opened its permanent early 20th-century European art galleries on May 4, showcasing French and German art from the first half of the 20th century. The galleries, also known as the Deane & Goodwin Galleries, are located on the Atrium level of the museum.
“It’s noteworthy that the galleries will house... [Read full article]
LACMA to host free, participatory art and film programs in nine southern California communities
LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents a new outreach initiative that brings an array of interactive art and film programming to nine communities in Southern California, including Redlands, San Bernardino, Altadena, Monterey Park, Hacienda Heights, Montebello, Compton, Inglewood, and Torrance. The LACMA9 Art + Film Lab is... [Read full article]
New Tate Britain display offers an extensive survey of art in Britain over the past 500 years
LONDON.- A new Tate Britain will be unveiled during 2013. In May, a new chronological presentation of the world’s greatest collection of British art opens, and in November, the building project by Caruso St John Architects will be completed. From 14 May, visitors can experience the national collection of British art in a continuous chronological... [Read full article]
Sotheby’s announces sale of photographic artworks from the former Soviet Union
LONDON.- On 5 June 2013 in London, Sotheby’s will present for auction ‘Changing Focus: A Collection of Russian & Eastern European Contemporary Photography’. This private American collection of over 800 photographs taken by artists living within the former Soviet Union is the first of its kind to be offered for sale on the international... [Read full article]
MIT List Visual Arts Center opens an exhibition of the work of artist Alan Uglow
CAMBRIDGE, MASS.- The MIT List Visual Arts Center presents Alan Uglow: Standards and Portraits an exhibition of the work of Alan Uglow (1941-2011). The exhibition is comprised of two of Uglow’s most important series, his Standard(s) paintings and Portrait(s) of a Standard, both centered on his decades-long investigation into the medium of painting.
Uglow’s... [Read full article]
Over 60 artists instructions interpreted as sculpture, performances, and events at Socrates Sculpture Park
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY.- In collaboration with Independent Curators International (ICI), Socrates Sculpture Park presents do it (outside), an exhibition conceived of and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist. With historical antecedents in Dada and Fluxus, do it (outside) is a selection of artists’ instructions interpreted by other artists, performers,... [Read full article]
Smithsonian American Art Museum launches touring exhibition “George Catlin’s American Buffalo”
WASHINGTON, DC.- American artist George Catlin (1796–1872) journeyed west five times in the 1830s, traversing the Great Plains where he visited and painted more than 140 American Indian tribes. The exhibition “George Catlin’s American Buffalo” presents 40 original Catlin paintings from theSmithsonian American Art Museum’s collection to show... [Read full article]
Complete Andy Warhol Endangered Species and Ads 1985 portfolios offered at Heritage Auctions
DALLAS, TX.- A portfolio of 10 screen prints from Andy Warhol’s Endangered Species, 1983, may bring $250,000 to lead Heritage Auctions‘ May 22 Modern and Contemporary Art Signature® Auction in Dallas. Each signed and numbered in pencil, the portfolio is presented in a single lot and is one of eight lots featuring the Master of Pop Art,... [Read full article]
The fashionable world of the Tudors and Stuarts revealed at The Queen’s Gallery
LONDON.- A diamond ring given by Charles I to his 19-year-old wife, the armour of a fashion-conscious 13-year-old boy who should have been king, and the diamond-encrusted box in which a queen kept her face patches are among the highlights of a new exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion... [Read full article]