Archive for August, 2016

Works by Liu Jiu Tong and Richard MacDonald to go on show at Opera Gallery in Hong Kong

Opera Gallery Hong Kong is thrilled to announce its Autumn exhibition showcasing celebrated Chinese abstract painter Liu Jiu Tong alongside a collection of figurative sculptures by American artist Richard MacDonald. Interplaying the abstract and the figurative, Liu Jiu Tong’s unrestrained landscapes are inspired by renowned Chinese poets of the Warring States and Tang Dynasty. Eluding to... | Read More

Quinn’s to launch strong fall season with auction of fine art & sculpture from elite DC-area residences and estates

On Saturday, September 10, Quinn’s Auction Galleries of northern Virginia will present one of the most eclectic selections of fine art it has offered to date. Many of the works come with distinguished provenance. “This sale feels special,” said Quinn’s Executive Vice President Matthew Quinn. “We have some of the best artworks that have ever been consigned to us, and... | Read More

Exhibition of charcoal drawings by Gonzalo Fuenmayor opens at Dolby Chadwick Gallery

Dolby Chadwick Gallery announces a new exhibition of charcoal drawings by the Colombian-born, Miami-based artist Gonzalo Fuenmayor. His 2013 début show at DCG garnered critical raves for its deft exploration of culture clash and hybrid mashup, reflecting the artist’s concerns since 1998, when he moved to the U.S. to attend art school. In New York, he became so conscious of his outsider... | Read More

Ik-Joong Kang presents compelling, large-scale installation situated in the centre of the River Thames

A major London installation by Ik-Joong Kang, one of South Korea’s most renowned and celebrated multimedia artists, ‘Floating Dreams’ is a compelling, large-scale installation situated in the centre of the River Thames by the Millennium Bridge in London. Constructed from 500 miniature drawings and illuminated from within, the three-storey-high lantern structure acts as a... | Read More

Life Afloat: Exhibition explores houseboat living on the tidal Thames

Thames Festival Trust announced Life Afloat at Watermans, a brand new exhibition tracking the evolution of houseboat life on one of the world’s most vibrant rivers. This will be a highlight of the 150 unmissable Totally Thames events this September. Just over 15,000 people live afloat in the UK today, with over 1,000 people living in floating residences on the tidal Thames. The first of... | Read More

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions announces Fine locks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments sale

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions will present their Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments Sale which will take place at 1pm on Tuesday 20 September at Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire. The auction includes a rare timepiece by Alexander Bain (1810 - 1877) the father of electric timekeeping; pieces by luxury horology brand Jaeger-LeCoultre; as well as a stunning array of mantel, wall... | Read More

Royal Academy of Arts presents “The Veronica Scanner: Live 3D Portraiture”

The Royal Academy of Arts in partnership with Factum Foundation for Digital Technology in Conservation and the Rothschild Foundation will present The Veronica Scanner: Live 3D Portraiture to UK audiences for ten days only in London, from 2 – 11 September 2016, and Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire from 22 – 30 October 2016. During this experiment, visitors will not only be able to... | Read More

Richard Saltoun Gallery’s Conceptual Art in Britain series opens Part 4: Ed Herring & Roger Palmer

Richard Saltoun Gallery presents a season of four one-month exhibitions devoted to Conceptual Art made in Britain during the 60s and 70s. The final exhibition of the season brings together two artist: Ed Herring, a land artist who first gained attention in the 1960s for his ‘environmental statements’; and Roger Palmer, who combines photograph and text to subvert the traditional view... | Read More

Germany to have a new architectural and musical landmark: The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Located in the modern HafenCity area of Hamburg, on the banks of the Elbe River, the spectacular building designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron houses three concert halls, a large music education area, the Plaza – a 360° public viewing platform with views over the whole city from a height of 37 meters above ground level – and a hotel. The orchestra in residence, the NDR... | Read More

McMaster Museum of Art presents “Living Building Thinking: Art and Expressionism”

Living Building Thinking: Art and Expressionism explores the development and trajectories of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to present day. The term Expressionism is invariably identified with the period of art and social activism in Germany between 1905 and 1937, encompassing visual art, literature, philosophy, theatre, film and photography and architecture. The exhibition... | Read More
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