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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Agora Gallery to Feature Paul Kelley’s Portraits of Nostalgia, Beauty and Sensual Art in Beyond Borders- a Canadian Fine Art Exhibition

Chelsea’s Agora Gallery announced they will host an exhibition of fine art from Canada that is scheduled to run from October 2, 2009 through October 23, 2009. Canadian artist Paul Kelley’s works are portraits of nostalgia as well as studies in beauty, sensual art and a celebration of the human body. There are bobby socks […]

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Louis XIV, the Man and the King: a Major Exhibition at the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles ranks among the most famous world heritage sites, and is the most beautiful and the most comprehensive achievement of French art in the 17th century. The palace is paying homage to its famous builder, Louis XIV, with the exhibition “Louis XIV, the Man and the King”, from 20 October 2009 to […]

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Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice Exhibition at the Louvre

Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice Exhibition at the Louvre

A major event at the Louvre: powerful canvases by the greatest Venetian painters of the sixteenth century are presented side by side in Napoleon Hall in an exhibition allowing visitors to observe the play of inspiration and admiration between these geniuses as well as the competitive nature of their artistic dialogue. Including eighty-five canvases, most […]

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Christie’s Host’s Frieze Week Exhibitions and Auctions

Christie’s Host’s Frieze Week Exhibitions and Auctions

To coincide with Frieze Week in October 2009, Christie’s announces a series of exhibitions and auctions dedicated to Post-War and Contemporary Art. The leading highlights which will be on public view at Christie’s include significant works by Peter Doig, Martin Kippenberger, Lucio Fontana, Damien Hirst, Gerhard Richter, Pino Pascali, Raqib Shaw and a rare, early […]

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Art Connects New York to Open ‘Spattered Columns’ Venue to Showcase City’s Undiscovered Talent

Art Connects New York (ACNY), a not-for-profit organization devoted to using the transformative power of art to enrich the lives of New Yorkers, will soon open an exhibition space called Spattered Columns in lower Manhattan. The 1,000-square-foot exhibition space with 12-foot high ceilings will be located in the offices of Art Connects New York (www.ArtConnectsNewYork.org) […]

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Hello Kitty Art Show at Three Apples Exhibition: SANRIO Collaborates With 80 Popular Artists to Celebrate 35 Years of Hello Kitty

It’s Hello Kitty’s 35th Anniversary and SANRIO is celebrating in a big way. In addition to launching a variety of special, limited edition products, SANRIO will introduce Three Apples, a multi-dimensional exhibition and celebration of all things Hello Kitty running from October 23 to November 15 at Royal/T in Culver City, CA. Royal/T is the […]

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Garden Of The Dispossessed – New Mixed Media works by David Hochbaum

Garden Of The Dispossessed – New Mixed Media works by David Hochbaum

Also featuring Myths, Omens and Misunderstandings – Ver Mar in The Vault. Reception for the artists October 9th at 7 p.m. After his last solo show at Strychnin Gallery Berlin in November 2008, American artist David Hochbaum returns with new works – this time going back to his roots in the darkroom. Presenting mixed media […]

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Six Frida Kahlo paintings come home in Baden-Baden

Six Frida Kahlo paintings come home in Baden-Baden

Six additional paintings have joined the permanent Frida Kahlo exhibition “Pain and Passion” in Baden-Baden. The exhibition, which opened on February 2009 in Kunstmuseum Gehrke-Remund, shows the most complete collection of Frida Kahlo paintings ever. “Very ugly” is among the newly arrived paintings, this is an attempt Frida Kahlo made to paint in the fresco […]

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