July, 2009

Montague Dawson Painting for Bonhams Marine Art Sale

Montague Dawson Painting for Bonhams Marine Art Sale

A selection of the best maritime-inspired art will be offered for sale this autumn by Bonhams on 15th September at 101 New Bond Street, with a particularly fine Montague Dawson sure to be one of the most keenly contested lots. The stunning image by Montague Dawson ((British, 1890-1973) `The lofty trader The Scottish Moors’ an […]

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Museum of Arts and Design Unveils Diabase Benches Created by Artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz

Museum of Arts and Design Unveils Diabase Benches Created by Artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz

The Museum of Arts and Design will unveil two specially commissioned black diabase benches by Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz. Entitled Close Contact, the two benches, a gift of the Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Charitable Trust, will be unveiled on Tuesday, August 4th at 3:00pm at the Museum’s front entrance at 2 Columbus […]

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Defining an Era of Elegance and Glamour: Edward Steichen Photographs at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Defining an Era of Elegance and Glamour: Edward Steichen Photographs at the Art Gallery of Ontario

From September 26, 2009 to January 3, 2010, the Art Gallery of Ontario will host an exhibition that proves glamour never goes out of style. Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the Condé Nast Years, 1923 –1937 presents 200 beautifully preserved gelatin silver prints from the Vogue and Vanity Fair Condé Nast Archive and brings them […]

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Recent Acquisitions in Exhibition of Asian Art at the Cantor Arts Center

Recent Acquisitions in Exhibition of Asian Art at the Cantor Arts Center

Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces the forth and final exhibition in the yearlong “Passion for Collecting” series, highlighting the museum’s acquisitions from the past decade. The exhibition “From the Bronze Age of China to Japan’s Floating World,” on view July 29 through October 18, 2009, presents works from many eras and broad geography, […]

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Charleston Fine Art Dealers Association Hosts the Charleston Fine Art Annual

Over the past ten years, the Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association (CFADA) has grown from just a handful of founding members to 13 member galleries that continue to help transform Charleston’s art market and to set standards of professionalism. This November, CFADA welcomes avid art collectors and nationally renowned artists to celebrate its 10th anniversary […]

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Pipilotti Rist – PEPPERMINTA Exhibition at Hauser & Wirth

Pipilotti Rist – PEPPERMINTA Exhibition at Hauser & Wirth

Pipilotti Rist will create a kind of domestic fantasy for her exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Zürich. The ground floor galleries will be transformed by the artist into her dream living room — a space whose walls, floors and furnishings are alive with images. Rist’s video installations take many guises. She has likened them in […]

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The Face of Scotland: Masterpieces from The Scottish National Portrait Gallery at The Fleming Collection

The Face of Scotland: Masterpieces from The Scottish National Portrait Gallery at The Fleming Collection

The Fleming Collection is delighted to be collaborating with The National Galleries of Scotland and mounting an exhibition of masterpieces from the Scottish National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection. The origins of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery can be traced back to the late eighteenth century and to the enthusiasm of one man, the mildly eccentric […]

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Dan Jupp Exhibition at Red Gate Gallery

Cerebral yet intuitive, Dan Jupp’s work is an exploration of the nuances and psyche. Like a surgeon’s scalpel, it cuts close to the bone. His work has been described as weird, twisted and dark, but if society is mirrored in art, audiences will find it difficult to attack the myopic image they see staring back […]

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Robert McGinley Conservation Exhibition Closing Reception at Blue Seven Gallery

Robert McGinley Conservation Exhibition Closing Reception at Blue Seven Gallery

Conservation landscape photographer Robert McGinley will be holding a closing reception for his latest work Friday, July 31, from 7-9p.m. at Blue Seven Gallery in Santa Monica. McGinley will also welcome actor/environmentalist Ed Begley Jr., who will speak about the importance of land and resource conservation. “My photos are raw presentations of wetlands, prairie and […]

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Jacob Hendrik Pierneef Paintings for Bonhams Sale

Jacob Hendrik Pierneef Paintings for Bonhams Sale

Three Pierneef paintings which once belonged to Queen Victoria’s granddaughter, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, will be sold at Bonhams sale of South African Art on October 14th in New Bond Street, London. Princess Alice accompanied her husband when he served as Governor-General of South Africa from 1924–1931. During their time in South Africa, Lord […]

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Rediscovered Leopold Carl Muller Painting for Sotheby’s Sale

Rediscovered Leopold Carl Muller Painting for Sotheby’s Sale

On October 22, 2009, Sotheby’s will offer for sale Leopold Carl Müller’s rediscovered depiction of A Street Scene, Cairo. The picture will be included in Sotheby’s sale of 19th Century European Art Including Orientalist Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures and is estimated at $600/800,000. The work boasts a spectacular provenance – it was purchased the year […]

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artnet Auctions Urban Art Sale Demonstrates Strong Demand

artnet Auctions Urban Art Sale Demonstrates Strong Demand

artnet Auctions recent Urban Art Sale demonstrated the continued demand for urban and street art. Eighty-five artworks by 40 artists were sold in the online auction July 7-23. The sale traced the evolution of urban art from the 1970s to today featuring artworks from virtually every major Urban and Street artist including Banksy, CRASH (John […]

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