February, 2010

Terracotta Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Terracotta Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

In Italy during the Renaissance (around 1400 to 1600), an innovative form of sculpture was developed using fine clay that was shaped and modeled before being fired in a kiln. Called terracotta in Italian (meaning “baked earth”), this type of sculpture often has been overlooked by scholars in favor of the more commonly known Renaissance […]

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BATERBYS ART AUCTION GALLERY INAUGURAL EVENT AT NEW FACILITY IN DELRAY BEACH

BATERBYS ART AUCTION GALLERY INAUGURAL EVENT AT NEW FACILITY IN DELRAY BEACH

Over 300 eager bidders packed the new Baterbys Art Auction Gallery facility at 13900 Jog Road in to participate in an inaugural auction event held Feb. 20. People poured in from across Delray and the Palm Beach areas to vie for original and reproduction works of art by some of the most recognizable names in […]

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Schommer Retrospective at The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is welcoming an exhibition of Alberto Schommer’s work to its BBK Room, entitled Schommer Retrospective 1952-2009. Born in nearby Vitoria, he has produced many still life photographs, portraits, landscapes and “cracklegraphs” which have been incorporated into the Spanish canon of photography. The Schommer Retrospective 1952-2009 offers art buffs an opportunity […]

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Candice Breitz: Factum at White Cube

Candice Breitz: Factum at White Cube

White Cube Hoxton Square is pleased to present ‘Factum’, an exhibition of new work by Candice Breitz, the artist’s third exhibition at the gallery. Shot in Toronto, Canada, ‘Factum’ is a series of in-depth video portraits of twins – and one set of triplets – that extends Breitz’s ongoing interest in doubling, portraiture and identity. […]

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Christie’s New York Announces Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

Christie’s New York Announces Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

Christie’s New York sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on March 10 presents an exciting opportunity for collectors to purchase superb works by the great masters Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Tamara de Lempicka, and Henry Moore and to explore a wealth of drawings, sculpture and works on paper by lesser-known artists of the Impressionist and […]

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Remembering the Running Fence Exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Remembering the Running Fence Exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

The most lyrical of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s epic projects was the “Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76.” The ambitious scope and enormous size of this monumental temporary artwork are hard to imagine even today. Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California 1972-76,©Christo. Color photograph by Jeanne-Claude, 1976. Gift of Christo […]

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Quinn’s to Auction Intriguing Artworks

Quinn’s to Auction Intriguing Artworks

Quinn’s Auction Galleries will offer two “mystery” paintings in their March 6 sale – one of which may be a genuine Honore Daumier. The other, found in a basement, is a possible 17th-C. Flemish work The area around Washington, D.C., has always been a sweet spot for European art discoveries because so many high-ranking diplomats […]

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