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LACMA opens the first major exhibition of the artist Charles White in over 30 years

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents the West Coast premiere of Charles White: A Retrospective, the first major exhibition of the artist Charles White (1918–1979) in over 30 years. Charles White created powerful interpretations from African American history and culture throughout his 40-year career. A gifted draftsman and printmaker as well as a talented mural and easel painter,... | Read More

New Jenness Cortez exhibition pays homage to Johannes Vermeer and Childe Hassam

A new exhibition by internationally acclaimed painter Jenness Cortez will honor a group of illustrious artists including Johannes Vermeer, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, John Singer Sargent, Childe Hassam and Winslow Homer. On view February 17 through March 8, 2019 at the Harmon-Meek Gallery in Naples, Florida, this one-person show represents the latest installment in the Cortez series of... | Read More

Sotheby’s to offer Rothko painting on behalf of SFMOMA this May in New York

Sotheby’s announced that they will offer Mark Rothko’s Untitled, 1960 on behalf of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) this May in New York, sold to benefit the institution’s Acquisitions Fund. An important work completed at the apex of Rothko’s artistic powers, Untitled, 1960 is one of just 19 paintings completed by the artist in 1960. This year marks a... | Read More

Monet and Pissarro’s fascination with a changing Paris revealed at Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition

Pulsing with life, Paris in the 1870's was transforming – thanks to wider streets, increased traffic, an explosion of factories in the suburbs, and faster and more frequent steam-powered trains. No one in France was immune to the rapid pace of change, least of all artists. This winter the AGO presents a groundbreaking new exhibition, exploring how French Impressionist artists and their... | Read More

Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections

On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Principality of Liechtenstein in 2019, the Albertina Museum is presenting a comprehensive selection of the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections under the title From Rubens to M akart. The museum is also devoting a simultaneous, separate jubilee exhibition to the Viennese watercolor, an important and central category... | Read More

Exhibition explores themes of illusion, power, and escapism through the physical space of the theater

The Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College will present Theaters of Fiction in 2019, including over 20 works by seven international contemporary artists. Spanning a variety of mediums, the works explore themes of illusion, power, escapism, and artificiality through the physical space of the theater. Curated by Katherine Alcauskas, the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art’s Collections... | Read More

Israeli photographer revives archaic art form in border series

Edward Kaprov makes a final adjustment to the oversized, traditional-style camera perched on a heavy tripod aimed at an Israeli military jeep near the Gaza border. "Let's give it a shot," the 43-year-old says as he strides briskly to the tent that serves as his darkroom. Kaprov, a professional photographer, says he took to the mid-19th century wet-plate collodion process as part of an artistic... | Read More

Cheffins launches major rebrand and new website

Historic Cambridge-based professional services and auctioneering business, Cheffins, has launched today a major rebrand including a new logo, corporate colours and website. Established in 1825, the firm has enjoyed a sustained period of growth during which Cheffins re-evaluated its direction and objectives for the future. The new brand identity reflects Cheffins’ commitment to providing the... | Read More

Junya Ishigami to design Serpentine Pavilion 2019

The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019. Ishigami’s design takes inspiration from roofs, the most common architectural feature used around the world. The design of the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion is made by... | Read More

Christie’s announces details of lots included in the sale of The Private Collection of Florence and Herbert Irving

Christie’s announced final details of the most anticipated auction for the Spring season of Asian Art: the sale of the private collection of Florence and Herbert Irving. Aptly titled Lacquer • Jade • Bronze • Ink: The Irving Collection, the sales pay homage to the materials the Irvings spent their lives studying and collecting. The collection will be sold across an Evening... | Read More
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