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In Plain Sight: The Henry Art Gallery opens a museum-wide exhibition

The Henry Art Gallery is presenting In Plain Sight, a museum-wide exhibition that engages artists whose work addresses narratives, communities, and histories that are typically hidden or invisible in our public space. The exhibition features the work of fourteen U.S.-based and international artists, along with a diverse schedule of events and programs. In Plain Sight is the first large-scale... | Read More

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami opens late artist Alice Rahon’s “Poetic Invocations”

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is presenting a new exhibition featuring works of French-Mexican surrealist painter Alice Rahon (1904–1987). “Poetic Invocations” is guest curated by Mexico-City based art historian Tere Arcq. The exhibition aims to contribute to the scholarship and recognition of under-explored women artists, and to the intercultural influences on... | Read More

Christie’s announces Important Watches & American Icons and Watches Online x The Webster

Christie’s New York announces Important Watches and American Icons to take place on Thursday, December 12th. The auction offers a carefully curated selection of over 150 distinct lots, all highly sought-after for their historical notoriety, fresh-to-market condition, and extreme rarity, with estimates up to $600,000. Highlights include modern, vintage and sport watches from Rolex, Patek... | Read More

Thomas Dane Gallery introduces Bruce Conner’s BREAKAWAY (1966) to a London audience for the first time

Following presentations of Bruce Conner’s films such as CROSSROADS (1976) in June 2015, A MOVIE (1958) in May 2017, and EASTER MORNING (2008) in Naples, January 2018, Thomas Dane Gallery introduces BREAKAWAY (1966) to a London audience for the first time. Conner was one of the foremost American artists of the twentieth century, whose transformative work addressed facets of post-war American... | Read More

Victoria Miro announces representation of María Berrío

Victoria Miro announced representation of María Berrío. Work by the Brooklyn-based artist will feature as part of the gallery’s presentation at Art Basel Miami Beach in December 2019. Her first solo exhibition in the UK will take place at Victoria Miro in June 2020. Based in Brooklyn, María Berrío grew up in Colombia. Her large-scale works, which are meticulously crafted from layers of... | Read More

Russian Constructivist poster, Dracula jumbo lobby card claim top lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Posters Auction

An extraordinarily rare jumbo lobby card for Dracula (Universal) sold for nearly five times its estimate to bring $192,000 in Heritage Auctions’ Movie Poster Auction Nov. 23-24. The 14-inch by 17-inch card is especially unique because it was owned by actor Bela Lugosi, the actor who played the title role in the 1931 classic. The entire sale brought $2,504,814, the highest grossing movie... | Read More

Auction of 19th Century Art at Ketterer Kunst in Munich totals €1.4 million

The autumn auction season at Ketterer Kunst kicked off with an extremely successful sale of 19th Century Art. With total proceeds of around € 1.4 million, currently almost double the proceeds of the direct German competitor, the final of the anniversary year could not have started better. The star of the auction was Carl Spitzweg. ”That was an excellent auction”, states Robert... | Read More

Dorothy Seiberling, influential arts editor, dies at 97

Dorothy Seiberling, an influential magazine editor who championed modern artists, died Saturday in Wilmington, Delaware. She was 97. Her death was confirmed by her niece Mary Huhn. As Life magazine’s art editor, Seiberling helped shape public opinion about the 20th century’s foremost avant-gardist artists, encouraging open-minded consideration of their importance. Jackson Pollock and... | Read More

Andrew Jones Auctions will present two special sales in December

Andrew Jones Auctions will present two special sales in December. Both will be held online and in the gallery at 2221 South Main Street in downtown Los Angeles. The Saturday, December 7th auction is titled Holiday Luxury and will feature fashion, accessories, jewelry, tableware and objects. The Sunday, December 8th auction is titled All Creatures Great and Small: Animals in the Arts. Start times... | Read More

Phillips announces highlights included in its New Now Sale

Phillips announced highlights ahead of the New Now auction in London on 12 December. Featuring 224 lots, New Now will offer works of art by established artists including leading highlights by William Kentridge, Damien Hirst and Jonas Wood. In the spirit of New Now this sale will also feature a strong selection of works by young and emerging artists such as Eddie Martinez and Katharina Grosse,... | Read More
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