Archive for April, 2014

Exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by American artist Elizabeth Neel opens at Pilar Corrias

The People, the Park, the Ornament is an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by American artist, Elizabeth Neel. Visual studies in controlled chaos, the works display Neel’s continued interest in the theme of the psychological undercurrent and friction between the individual and the “landscape”, be it natural, urban, ideological or emotional. Neel sources anonymous images... | Read More

First United Kingdom survey of work by Michel François opens at Ikon

Ikon presents the first UK survey of work by Michel François (b.1956), a Belgian artist renowned through major outings elsewhere including Documenta 9 (1992), the Biennale of Sao Paulo (1994), the 48th Venice Biennale (1999), Centre Georges Pompidou (2002) and S.M.A.K., Ghent (2007). Comprising sculpture, film, paintings, prints and photography, it exemplifies the artist’s conviction that... | Read More

Jade maintains its hold on China at Bonhams Chinese Art Sale in London

Jade, that mysterious stone that comes in a range of colours from ice white to spinach green is a passion with Chinese art lovers and Bonhams next sale of Chinese art on May 15th is a good place to appreciate why this is so. Bonhams, the third largest international fine art auction house holds Chinese art sales on four continents. One of the top items in Bonhams sale of Chinese Art is lot 169,... | Read More

“Allan Houser: On the Roof” opens at The Oklahoma City Museum of Art

“Allan Houser: On the Roof” celebrates the 100th anniversary of the renowned Oklahoma artist’s birth. Noted for his talents as a painter, draftsman, and sculptor, Houser’s groundbreaking work provided a new voice for the Native American artist. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art joins more than 10 museums and cultural institutions throughout the state in honoring his legacy. ... | Read More

Discover the magic of art at Marin Open Studios the first two weekends in May 2014

Marin Open Studios is a vibrant, community wide event that celebrates Marin’s rich culture of art. This annual, free, self-guided art tour in Marin County marks its 21st year the first two weekends in May 2014. Art patrons, admirers, and collectors can venture out on a self-guided tour to see artists and their artworks and glimpse into the life of the working artist. Marin County is... | Read More

Exhibition highlighting Alan Bray’s newest casein tempera landscape paintings opens at Garvey/Simon

Garvey|Simon presents Alan Bray, an exhibition highlighting the artist’s newest casein tempera landscape paintings. This will be Bray’s 7th solo show in New York and his first with Garvey|Simon Art Access. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 1, from 6-8pm; the artist will be present. From small-town, central Maine, Alan Bray has earned a national reputation as one of the... | Read More

Frieseke, Copley and Catlin among highlights of Bonhams New York American Art Sale

Bonhams will feature a remarkable painting by widely acclaimed American Impressionist Frederick Carl Frieseke in the auction of American Art to be held in the firm’s Madison Avenue salesrooms on May 21. Titled "The Garden Chair," (est. $1,000,000-1,500,000), this masterpiece executed in 1912 was painted at the artist's Giverny home, where he was a neighbor to French Impressionist Claude... | Read More

Early Bentley smashed its pre-sale estimate at Bonhams

A 1927 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Tourer was the star of the show at the Bonhams auction at the RAF Museum in Hendon on Monday 28th April, selling for £225,500 – half again its high estimate of £150,000. First unveiled at the 1919 Olympia Motor Exhibition, the W.O. Bentley’s 3-Litre model was to become a legend in motor racing history and has become the archetypal Vintage sports... | Read More

Exhibition of new work by Brooklyn-based artist Fred Tomaselli opens at James Cohan Gallery

James Cohan Gallery announces an exhibition of new work by Brooklyn-based artist Fred Tomaselli. Current Events opens on May 1 and runs through June 14. This is the artist’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. Tomaselli will present 8 new paintings and over 30 works from his ongoing New York Times collage series. On the occasion of Current Events a new publication, Fred Tomaselli: The... | Read More

National Building Museum launches mobile app; Free download enhances visitor experience

The National Building Museum has launched its first ever smartphone mobile application, National Building Museum Mobile (“NBMobile”). The free app will be available in the Apple App store and through Google Play for Android devices. In addition to on-the-go access to exhibition and program tickets, app users will have the ability to create their own schedules, choosing from upcoming... | Read More
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