October, 2009

Picture of a Frank Auerbach Muse to Sell at Bonhams

Picture of a Frank Auerbach Muse to Sell at Bonhams

Bonhams 20th Century British Art department in London is delighted to announce that as a highlight of the 18th November auction they will be offering for sale an important Frank Auerbach oil painting, dating to 1976. Frank Auerbach (German, born 1931) Portrait of J.Y.M. Seated oil on board 40.6 x 33 cm. (16 x 13 […]

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Maya Lin: Bodies of Water Exhibition at the Storm King Art Center

Maya Lin: Bodies of Water Exhibition at the Storm King Art Center

The Storm King Art Center, in Mountainville, New York, Shows Storm King Wavefield, the largest site-specific earthwork created to date by acclaimed artist and environmentalist Maya Lin. Open through November 15, 2009. Occupying an eleven-acre site that was a gravel pit until Ms. Lin reclaimed it for the work, the ambitious Storm King Wavefield comprises […]

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Goya, Rembrandt and Dürer Old Master Prints at Christie’s

Goya, Rembrandt and Dürer Old Master Prints at Christie’s

Christie’s sale of Old Master Prints on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 in London will offer outstanding examples of printmaking, dating from the 15th to the 18th-century. Consisting of around ninety lots, the sale showcases rare and iconic prints from continental Europe by the masters of the medium, including Francisco de Goya, Rembrandt, Albrecht Dürer and […]

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Sotheby’s Fall Sale of Russian Art in New York

Sotheby’s Fall Sale of Russian Art in New York

Sotheby’s fall auction of Russian Art in New York, comprising fine and applied works of art, will be held on Monday November 2, 2009. The sale is largely drawn from esteemed private collections and estates, offering collectors works that are extremely fresh to the market. Among the highlights is a selection of paintings from the […]

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An Exhibition of New Bay Area Sculpture and Installation at Root Division

Root Division is to present a November Second Saturday event, an exhibition of new Bay Area sculpture and installation, guest-curated by local artist and curator John K. Melvin. The work in RAW has a distinct materiality, and each of the artists is uniquely aware of its presence. Whether assembled from found objects or crafted from […]

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Art Gallery of Alberta Announces Exhibitions for Opening of its New Building

Art Gallery of Alberta Announces Exhibitions for Opening of its New Building

The Art Gallery of Alberta’s (AGA) Executive Director Gilles Hébert announced today the exciting exhibition line-up for the grand opening of the new AGA on January 31, 2010. The nearly doubled AGA gallery space will showcase three floors of exceptional exhibitions. Opening shows will include major works by the famous EDGAR DEGAS, celebrated Canadian photographer […]

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Knoedler & Company Announces Change in Gallery Leadership

Knoedler & Company today announced the resignation of Ann Freedman and the appointment of Frank Del Deo as President and Director. Ann Freedman joined Knoedler in 1978. During her 31 years with Knoedler, she served as the Director of Contemporary Art, and since 1994, as President and Director of Knoedler. Frank Del Deo has been […]

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Helmut Federle: Scratching Away at the Surface at Peter Blum Gallery

Helmut Federle: Scratching Away at the Surface at Peter Blum Gallery

Peter Blum is pleased to announce the exhibition Helmut Federle: Scratching Away at the Surface, opening on October 29th at 99 Wooster Street, New York. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, October 29th, from 6 to 8 p.m. This is Helmut Federle’s fourth exhibition with the gallery. Scratching Away at the Surface brings […]

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Giovanni Giacometti: Colour in the Light at The Kunstmuseum Bern

Giovanni Giacometti: Colour in the Light at The Kunstmuseum Bern

The Kunstmuseum Bern will be showing, together with the Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur, a retrospective of Giovanni Giacometti’s painted works. This artist produced paintings that emanate a powerful coloristic force. Around a hundred works of outstanding quality were carefully selected for the exhibition, revealing his brilliant artistic stature. The focus of this exhibition is Giovanni Giacometti’s […]

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African-Canadian Artist Opal Dunbar Adams Brings a New Face to Contemporary Portraiture

Spence Gallery artist Opal Dunbar Adams has been gaining popularity among lovers of portraiture. Most recently she appeared on a new Canadian Bravo! TV series called “Star Portraits.” Opal was selected as one of three artists to paint a portrait of opera diva Measha Bruggergossman. Ms. Bruggergossman declared that Opal’s painting was the one she […]

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Christie’s Latin American Sale Offers Works by Botero, Matta and Tamayo

Christie’s Latin American Sale Offers Works by Botero, Matta and Tamayo

On November 17 and 18, Christie’s will offer an exceptional selection of works by leading artists representing 15 countries in its Latin American Sale. Rich in offerings from private collections, the two-day auction offers works by leading Latin American artists such as Fernando Botero, Claudio Bravo, Joaquín Torres-García, Wifredo Lam, Matta, and Rufino Tamayo, among […]

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Artworks to be Auctioned to Benefit The Heckscher Museum of Art

On December 5, 2009 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., The Heckscher Museum of Art will offer guests attending its annual benefit and live art auction being held in the Museum the opportunity to purchase works of art by many prominent artists, among them Helen Frankenthaler, Mark Tobey and April Gornik who are featured in […]

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