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McCormick Place West Unveils 50 Works of Public Art by Local Artists

CHICAGO – Members of the convention and tourism industry, along with members of the arts, culture and education communities, joined officials of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) today as they unveiled 50 works of public art in the new, award-winning McCormick Place West Building. The collection showcases the talents of 30 homegrown artists […]

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First Major U.S. Exhibition In 20 Years To Rethink Abstract Expressionism

NEW YORK, NY – The Jewish Museum will present Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 from May 4 through September 21, 2008. In the first major U.S. exhibition in 20 years to rethink Abstract Expressionism and the movements that followed, fifty key works by 31 artists – among them Jackson Pollock, Willem de […]

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Arts Community Angels – in the City of Angels

LOS ANGELES, CA – The closing section of the Spring “Made in California” auction at Bonhams & Butterfields on May 5th will include a collection of 20 works of art to be sold to benefit Ms. Morgan Thomas, an active and vital presence in the Los Angeles art community in the 1970s. The featured artists […]

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Iconic Work By Ed Ruscha, Created For The American Actor Bud Cort, To Highlight Sotheby’s Day Sale Of Contemporary Art In New York

New York, NY – Sotheby’s spring Day sale of Contemporary Art on May 15th, 2008, will feature Ed Ruscha’s I Don’t Want No Retro Spective, 1979, an iconic work which recounts a fascinating story about the artist and the American actor, Bud Cort, arguably best known for his iconic role in the 1971 American film […]

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Important Works for Auction by Jean-Paul Riopelle – Jean-Paul Lemieux And Peter Rindisbacher

Bonhams Auction House has announced its inaugural Canadian Sale, to be held at St Lawrence Hall in Toronto on 19 June 2008. The auction of important Canadian-related art and sculpture will feature over 350 Lots, with estimates ranging from CAD$200 – CAD$150,000. With entries still being accepted for the auction, current star lots include important […]

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New York Sale of 19th Century European Art Achieves $26.3 Million

NEW YORK, NY.- Today at Sotheby’s, the sale of 19th Century European Art including The Orientalist Sale achieved a total of $26,377,050 (est. $23.7/32.9 million). Today’s sale was the first time in almost a decade that Sotheby’s held a dedicated offering of Orientalist Art, highlighted by exceptional masterpieces representing the entire region including North Africa, […]

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Neuberger Museum Of Art Spring Auction

Purchase, NY – This year’s spring auction to benefit the Neuberger Museum of Art Purchase College is all about paper – art works on the wall, décor, and the live auction. At “The Paper Ball, Too,” the environment counts, so everything will be sustainable and green. “The Paper Ball, Too” will be held Saturday, May […]

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Christopher Flach’s photography will be on exhibit from April 26 – May 26

A New York City native, Flach has earned a PhD. He spent his early photographic years studying with Ansel Adams and Yousuf Karsh in Yosemite, California and more recently with Mary Ellen Mark in Oaxaca, Mexico. He has produced several short films that have screened at international film festivals and on Punblic television. “Madeleine Castaing” […]

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artnet Online Auctions

artnet Online Auctions

artnet launches first sale of Latin American art featuring masterpieces by renowned artists Jesús Rafael Soto, Fernando Botero, Roberto Matta and Rufino Tamayo. • 50 works by 30 contemporary artists • Price estimates range between US$ 400 and 480,000 • April 8-24, 2008 New York / Berlin – From April 8-24, artnet Online Auctions will […]

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