April, 2009

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition in London

London’s Royal Academy of Arts is due to kick off its annual Summer Exhibition, the largest open contemporary art exposition on the planet, on June 8th. Having run every year since 1769, the event is now in its 241st year and draws on a long and rich heritage. It now attracts around 10,000 submissions, with […]

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Raandesk Gallery of Art to Exhibit at Affordable Art Fair

Raandesk® Gallery of Art, which represents emerging contemporary artists in a variety of media, is pleased to announce its participation in the 2009 Affordable Art Fair, May 6–10, at 7 West 34th St. This is Raandesk’s first appearance at the Affordable Art Fair, but its third international art show following Photo San Francisco in July […]

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Peabody Museum Presents – Avenue Patrice Lumumba: Photographs by Guy Tillim

Peabody Museum Presents – Avenue Patrice Lumumba: Photographs by Guy Tillim

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology presents a new exhibition and publication, Avenue Patrice Lumumba: Photographs by Guy Tillim. As the first recipient of the Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography at the Peabody Museum, Guy Tillim traveled through Angola, Mozambique, Congo, and Madagascar, documenting the grand colonial architecture and how it has become part […]

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Julius Shulman – Oklahoma Modernism Rediscovered

April 30 through June 7 Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Julius Shulman: Oklahoma Modernism Rediscovered is the first-ever retrospective of photographs taken in Oklahoma by legendary architectural photographer Julius Shulman. The exhibit runs from April 30 through June 7 and will feature over 65 images – many unseen by the public for […]

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Tel Aviv Street Art Photography by Leora Cheshin

Tel Aviv Street Art Photography by Leora Cheshin

The Jerusalem Artists’ House is delighted to present “Befriend Your Demon,” a selection of haunting images of Tel Aviv street art by noted Jerusalem-based photographer Leora Cheshin. The cracked and crumbling walls, weather-beaten doors and windswept alleyways in Tel Aviv’s varied neighborhoods have become the main canvas for an eclectic group of mostly immigrant artists. […]

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Elena Dorfman Exhibition Pleasure Park – The Horses

Elena Dorfman Exhibition Pleasure Park – The Horses

New works by photographer Elena Dorfman commissioned by 21c Museum are on view for the first time in the exhibition, Pleasure Park: The Horses. The photographic portraits of thoroughbreds were taken in the studio—outside the context of either the race track or the horse farm—provoking a fresh look at these familiar animals. Pleasure Park: The […]

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Auction World Record Set For Svetoslav Roerich

Christie’s Russian Art sale set a world auction record for Svetoslav Roerich with a painting of his father entitled, Portrait of Nicholas Roerich in a Tibetan Robe, 1933, which sold for $2,994,500. The painting led Russian Art week in New York, and exceeded the pre-sale high estimate of $1,100,000. The previous record for a painting […]

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