September, 2009

MoMA Presents an Expanded Version of The Annual Photography Exhibition Highlighting Six Contemporary Artists

MoMA Presents an Expanded Version of The Annual Photography Exhibition Highlighting Six Contemporary Artists

The Museum of Modern Art presents New Photography 2009: Walead Beshty, Daniel Gordon, Leslie Hewitt, Carter Mull, Sterling Ruby, Sara VanDerBeek, this year’s installment of the annual fall showcase of significant recent work in contemporary photography, on view from September 30, 2009, through January 11, 2010, in The Robert and Joyce Menschel Gallery, third floor. […]

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Grace Hartigan Bequeaths Paintings to Maryland Institute College of Art and Maryland Art Place

Grace Hartigan Bequeaths Paintings to Maryland Institute College of Art and Maryland Art Place

The late Grace Hartigan, a celebrated Abstract Expressionist painter who served as director of MICA’s Hoffberger School of Painting since its inception in 1965, has left more than $1 million in paintings combined to the College and Maryland Art Place (MAP), according to both institutions’ Boards of Trustees. Grace Hartigan, Night in Tunisia, oil on […]

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Bonhams Appoint Jocelyn Phillips as Head of New Photographic Department

Jocelyn Phillips has been appointed Head of Bonhams new Photographic Department to be based in London. A Cambridge Classics graduate she also has an MA in Cultural Heritage Studies from University College London (Institute of Archeology). The thesis for her Masters degree was on 19th century photography and classical art, which was her introduction to […]

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Orange, Lemon & Lime. A selection of recent works in oils by Melanie “Shay” LaRocque

Orange, Lemon & Lime. A selection of recent works in oils by Melanie “Shay” LaRocque

“Citrus are composed of various fruits joined to form an apparently simple fruit.” – pg.346, Healthy Foods by George D. Pamplona-Roger, MD In the same way that a citrus fruit is a collection of smaller fruits storing a cocktail of nutrients, a simple painting can harbour a rich narrative. This is the basis of LaRocque’s […]

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