April, 2010

Sotheby’s Turkish Contemporary Art Sale Sets Records

Sotheby’s Turkish Contemporary Art Sale Sets Records

Sotheby’s second sale of Contemporary Art: Turkish achieved a total of £2,436,850/ $3,779,067/ 5,577,465 TRY, comfortably within its pre-sale estimate of £1.9-2.9 million. The sale established 16 new artist records for artists including Fahrelnissa Zeid, Taner Ceylan, Haluk Akakçe and Canan Tolon, and was 78.4% sold-by-value. Bidding was international, and buyers came from across the […]

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Peter Makebish Exhibition at Anonymous Gallery

Peter Makebish Exhibition at Anonymous Gallery

In a powerful curatorial debut, Peter Makebish brings his exhibition titled ‘In Dialogue’ to Anonymous Gallery @ Collective Hardware, pairing 4 generations of painters whose studio practices share bold continuity and intrinsic similarities: Ross Bleckner with Matt Jones; Kenny Scharf with Kadar Brock; Donald Baechler with Bill Saylor; Ouattara Watts with Dustin Yellin; John Newsom […]

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The Photographers Gallery Announces Polaroid Film

The Photographers Gallery Announces Polaroid Film

The Photographers Gallery Bookshop has announced the exclusive UK launch for The Impossible Project’s new analogue instant film for Polaroid cameras. The film will be launched at a special event at the Bookshop on Saturday 24 April 2010 from 13.00 until 17.00. Polaroid instant cameras and photographs are one of the most iconic products of […]

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Peter Eleey Appointed Curator of P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center

Peter Eleey Appointed Curator of P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center

Klaus Biesenbach, Director of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, announced that Peter Eleey has been appointed as the Curator of P.S.1. Currently Visual Arts Curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, a position he has held since 2007, Mr. Eleey will organize exhibitions and public programs at P.S.1, and will oversee the curatorial staff. Additionally, he […]

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ARTNET MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY SALE

ARTNET MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY SALE

artnet Auctions offers continuous online auctions of fine art, prints and photographs. Starting April 15, artnet Auctions will present 275 exquisite photographs by artists from Berenice Abbott to James Van Der Zee in a special sale that ends April 29th. Leading the sale is an extraordinary group of photographs by f/64, a group of seven […]

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Merchant Ivory Collection Acquires by George Eastman House

Merchant Ivory Collection Acquires by George Eastman House

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film has announced one of the most important acquisitions in its 61-year history — the collection of Merchant Ivory Productions. This collection of 2,600 elements includes more than 40 film titles, such as Oscar®-winners A Room With a View (1986) and Howards End (1992) and Oscar® nominees […]

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Exhibition of New Works by Jim Campbell at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery

Widely considered one of the pioneering artists of the twenty-first century, Jim Campbell manipulates the base materials of electronics and computers into a visual haiku of the information age. The essence of Campbell’s art is not in soldered connections, but rather a sublime reduction of vision into rhythm. What is barely deciphered by the eye […]

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Atlanta Collectors Gift Works to the High Museum

The High Museum of Art has announced a gift of 47 works of art, the majority of which are prints and posters by major artists working in fin-de-siécle Paris, from prominent Atlanta collectors Irene and Howard Stein. The Stein collection includes many rare and extremely prized works by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, such as “La Clownesse […]

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Swann Galleries Photographs Sale Records

Auction records for 19th and 20th century photographs were achieved on March 23 at Swann Galleries’ two-part auction of The Stephen L. White Photograph Collection; and Fine Photographs. The White Collection, which was exhibited at Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum in 2001, consisted of just over 100 remarkable works depicting aspects of the American Dream. Record-setters […]

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