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New world records for Dale Nichols and Alice Mattern paintings

New world records for Dale Nichols and Alice Mattern paintings

. May 13, 2017

A large-format oil on canvas painting by Dale Nichols (Am., 1904-1995), titled Mid-Nation Winter, sold for $120,000 – a new record price for the artist at auction – at a Fine Art Auction held May 4th by Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, online and in the gallery at 354 Woodmont Road in Milford. The work dated […]

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ARTIST GLENN LIGON CURATES BLUE BLACK EXHIBITION EXPLORING MULTIPLE MEANINGS AND USES TWO COLORS ACROSS ARTISTIC PRACTICES

ARTIST GLENN LIGON CURATES BLUE BLACK EXHIBITION EXPLORING MULTIPLE MEANINGS AND USES TWO COLORS ACROSS ARTISTIC PRACTICES

. May 13, 2017

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation announces Blue Black, an exhibition guest-curated by influential American artist Glenn Ligon. With more than 50 works ranging from abstraction, to portraiture, to “outsider art,” experimental film, textiles, and more—and including examples by Ligon—Blue Black explores a multiplicity of meanings and uses of the two colors. These include their deployment as […]

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Asian Art Week at Christie’s totals $332.8 million

Asian Art Week at Christie’s totals $332.8 million

. May 10, 2017

Christie’s Asian Art Week sales realize USD $332,783,188 (£272,497,754/ € 312,222,516/ HK$2,573,500,630), the highest total ever achieved for the auction series, continuing Christie’s leadership in the market. The seven auctions took place from March 15-17 with 88% sold by lot. Deep bidding was witnessed from Greater China across all categories with emphasis on classical Chinese […]

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CAC Opens Mark Delong Exhibition

CAC Opens Mark Delong Exhibition

. May 5, 2017

Exhibition on view April 20 – May 20, 2018. The character of Cincinnati’s architectural and artistic complexion was forever changed by the groundbreaking work of Dutch-born, Cincinnati-based artist Mark Dejong (b.1966). His launch of Swing House in the late summer of 2017 welcomes adventurous renters into a three-story structure where all floors and walls have […]

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OIL PAINTINGS BY RICHARD CLAGUE AND CLEMENTINE HUNTER FOR CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY SALE

OIL PAINTINGS BY RICHARD CLAGUE AND CLEMENTINE HUNTER FOR CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY SALE

. May 5, 2017

A beautiful oil on canvas landscape rendering by New Orleans artist Richard Clague (1812-1873), three oil on board figural works by the iconic African American folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988), and a Russian icon of the Virgin of Kazan, one of 60 icons up for bid, are expected headliners in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s May […]

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