Archive for March, 2016

French and international art dealers exhibit at PAD Paris

PAD Paris celebrates its 20th anniversary with the most renowned French and international art dealers showing their attachment to this event, which has become a must for amateurs and collectors of Art and Design. As a nod to the PAD London 10-year anniversary next October, PAD Paris 2016 welcomes a number of renowned British galleries such as Aktis Gallery, FUMI, Repetto, Rose Uniacke…... | Read More

Exhibition of new work by Barbara Takenaga opens at DC Moore Gallery in New York

DC Moore Gallery is presenting Waiting in the Sky, an exhibition of new work by Barbara Takenaga. This is the artist’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. The exhibition will comprise a series of large-scale paintings, on linen and panel, and a wall-piece related to her current installation at MASS MoCA. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog with an essay written... | Read More

Career spanning exhibition of work by Michele Oka Doner opens at Perez Art Museum Miami

PĂ©rez Art Museum Miami is presenting Michele Oka Doner: How I Caught a Swallow in Midair. Oka Doner is a Miami native whose work has been presented around the globe since the 1960s. The exhibition will be on view through September 11, 2016. The robust selection of artworks included in the exhibition span the duration of Oka Doner’s career and highlight major moments in her artistic... | Read More

Pace/MacGill Gallery opens exhibition of works by British artist Richard Learoyd

Pace and Pace/MacGill Gallery inaugurate their representation of British artist Richard Learoyd with an exhibition of his large-scale color and black-andwhite photographs made over the last decade. Featuring a selection of portraits, landscapes, and still lifes, Richard Learoyd will be on view on the second floor of 32 East 57th Street from April 1 through April 30, 2016. With an unparalleled... | Read More

Freeman’s appoints new SVP & Division Head of American & European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Freeman’s announced Nicholas B. A. Nicholson has joined the team as Senior Vice President, Division Head of American & European Furniture & Decorative Arts effective immediately. Nicholson will also lead the English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts department at Freeman’s, which includes silver, objets de vertu, and Russian works of art. “We are thrilled to welcome Nick... | Read More

Steidl and UCLA College present “Robert Frank: Books and Films 1947-2016” at Bergamot Station

Robert Frank (b. 1924, Zurich) is one of the pre-eminent figures of twentieth-century photography. With his innovative approach to technique and subject matter and through his personal viewpoint, Frank has revolutionized documentary photography and redefined the aesthetics of the still and moving image. Robert Frank: Books and Films, 1947–2016 is not a retrospective, but a volatile... | Read More

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco acquire masterpiece by American sculptor Hiram Powers

The Fine Art Museums of San Francisco have acquired a two-thirds-scale marble version of the American sculptor Hiram Powers’s iconic masterpiece, Greek Slave (ca. 1873), the most famous sculpture of the 19th century. Drawing inspiration from the renowned Hellenistic marble sculpture of the Venus de’ Medici (1st century BC) in Florence’s Uffizi Gallery, Powers completed his... | Read More

Apple chooses de Young Museum app to premiere on Apple Watch

The de Young Museum app is now available for Apple Watch. The app, created in partnership between the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and local start-up Guidekick, initially launched in October 2015. It was the first museum app to take advantage of Apple’s indoor positioning technology, which allows visitors to pinpoint their position in the museum within three meters. Visitors... | Read More

Daily: Exhibition of works by Annette Messager opens at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York

Marian Goodman Gallery New York announces an exhibition of Annette Messager, Daily, which will open on Friday, April 1st and remain on view though Saturday, April 30th, 2016. In this exhibition Annette Messager creates a dramatic incursion into the space with her installation, Daily, a monumental work presented on the Third Floor Project Space in conjunction with recent... | Read More

Hungarian Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies in Budapest after a long illness

Hungarian author Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz has died aged 86 early Thursday in Budapest after a long illness, his publisher said. The Holocaust survivor, who won the Nobel in 2002, passed away at his home, the director of Magveto Publishing, Krisztian Nyary, told AFP. "He was one of the 20th century's most influential Hungarian writers, not just through his works but through his... | Read More
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