Archive for October, 2017

IN PRINT: November 2017

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Ayyam Gallery Dubai opens ‘Distorted Reality’, a solo exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Faisal Samra

Distorted Reality presents works from the artist’s photographic series of the same title. The photographs on display are documentation of a series of performances by the artist, whose identity is concealed by intricate costumes and head coverings, as well as other objects. In these works, Samra is shown struggling to break free; capturing his movement, the camera provides a visual... | Read More

Exhibition explores the history of ‘La Ruta de la Amistad’ in Mexico City

The Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation is presenting No. 9, an exhibition curated and designed by Frida Escobedo, principal of Frida Escobedo Taller de Arquitectura in Mexico City. No. 9 is Escobedo’s first solo show in the United States. Through archival research and a new sculptural installation, Escobedo... | Read More

Historic Jewish quarter of Marrakesh sees revival

The once teeming Jewish area of Moroccan tourist gem Marrakesh is seeing its fortunes revived as visitors including many from Israel flock to experience its unique culture and history. "You're now entering the last synagogue in the mellah," the walled Jewish quarter in the heart of the ochre city, Isaac Ohayon says as he enthusiastically guides tourists in the courtyard of the Lazama synagogue.... | Read More

Rizzoli launches Rafael de Cárdenas monograph

Rafael de Cárdenas/Architecture at Large: RDC/AAL is the first volume surveying the career of one of the most distinctive interior designers working today. Trained as an architect at UCLA, Rafael de Cárdenas describes the profession of architecture as his third career. He first honed his skills as a menswear designer at Calvin Klein and then as a production designer, before launching his... | Read More

Waterhouse & Dodd opens a solo exhibition of the British artist David Bomberg’s paintings and drawings

Following the success of two recent shows which presented David Bomberg’s work in the context of his leading role in the Borough group, Waterhouse & Dodd announce a solo exhibition of the British artist’s paintings and drawings this November. The exhibition is particularly interesting because all the works were sourced from one private English collector. They were acquired over a 10... | Read More

A sparkling start to the festive season: Dix Noonan Webb’s superb Jewellery and Watches Sale

The festive season of jewellery auctions will get off to a flying start at Dix Noonan Webb’s Mayfair salerooms on 29 November 2017 with a superb selection of lots on offer. They range from a beautiful Indian turban ornament in the form of a peacock, made for the Western market, to a gold, diamond and enamel pocket watch given by an 18th century aristocrat to her granddaughter. “Our... | Read More

Collection of legendary film producer now live on iGavel Auctions

Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that the collection of a legendary Hollywood film producer and executive are now live on through November 16. The preview opened on October 30 at the iGavel Auctions, 227 120th Street in New York. Says Lark Mason, "This is an excellent opportunity to acquire some of the best 19th century British and... | Read More

Seven new large scale digital portraits by painter and filmmaker Alfred Leslie on view at Janet Borden, Inc.

Janet Borden, Inc. is presenting Alfred Leslie: The World is Charged with the Grandeur of God. Seven New Works from 50 Characters in Search of a Reader. Seven new large scale digital portraits by acclaimed painter and filmmaker Alfred Leslie are being shown at the gallery. These new works are a continuation of his series of studies of characters from film and literature. The exhibition opened... | Read More

Ketterer Kunst announces highlights from its Auction of 19th Century Art

No matter whether earsplitting or heartbreaking – it's the good will that counts. In Franz von Stuck‘s oil painting “Dissonanz” the teacher is in great need of a strong will, while it is hard for the observer to refrain from smirking. The likeable motif will be called up in the auction of 19th Century Art at Ketterer Kunst in Munich on 24 November. Apart from that, Franz... | Read More
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