More in Art News

John Christakos named President of the Board of Trustees at Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center today announced the appointment of John Christakos as President of the Board of Trustees. Christakos began his two-year term as President on September 18. The board also appointed Vice-President Patrick Peyton, The Peyton Group, Treasurer John P. Whaley, Arts Advocate, and Secretary Teresa Rasmussen, Thrivent Financial. Outgoing Board President Monica Nassif comments,... | Read More

Converse Auctions to offer over 400 lots of American, European, African, Chinese and Asian items

Ten bucks is all it takes to participate in Converse Auctions’ online-only East Meets West Auction slated for Friday, October 5th, with live bidding set to begin at 10 am Eastern time. The auction is packed with 435 lots of fine American, European, African, Chinese and other Asian items. Although the auction is online-only, the sale can be previewed in the Malvern gallery. Phone and... | Read More

Belvedere opens exhibition devoted to the fundamental essence of freedom

What value does freedom have today? How can society’s balancing act between self-determination and social responsibility be negotiated successfully? Works by more than fifty artists explore this complex issue from different viewpoints, creating an awareness of the fragility of freedom. According to director and curator Stella Rolling, “Faced with a climate of fear and insecurity,... | Read More

Baubles, purses & more: The final jewelry collection of Felicia Michalski goes up for bid

Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present ‘Baubles, Purses & More: The Final Felicia Michalski Jewelry Sale,’ featuring fine and costume jewelry, beaded and vintage purses, and more on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 10:30 am PST. Featuring over 145 lots acquired over five decades, the sale offers fine jewelry, mostly for ladies, including rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets,... | Read More

Egypt’s ancient temples rescued from the Nile 50 years ago

One of the world's biggest archaeological rescue operations was successfully concluded 50 years ago after a massive ancient Egyptian temple complex was dismantled and hoisted to higher ground to prevent its flooding by the damming of the Nile River. The groundbreaking UNESCO-led project to relocate around 20 gigantic monuments in Abu Simbel complex was officially concluded on September 22, 1968,... | Read More

Dylan to release lost recordings from classic album

Bob Dylan will release for the first time the studio outtakes from his classic 1974 album "Blood on the Tracks," which have long been coveted by collectors. The latest historical project by rock's Nobel laureate, the collection -- entitled "Bob Dylan -- More Blood, More Tracks -- The Bootleg Series Vol. 14" -- will come out November 2 on one CD or two LPs, his label announced Thursday. Released... | Read More

Gasworks presents a major new commission by James N. Kienitz Wilkins

Gasworks presents Hearsays, the first solo exhibition and a major new commission by Brooklyn-based artist and filmmaker James N. Kienitz Wilkins. Hearsays comprises two moving image works: the HD video Indefinite Pitch (2016, 23 min.) and the newly commissioned virtual reality (VR) film The Dynamic Range (2018, 18 min.). These are shown alongside a single photographic print, titled The Second... | Read More

Bonhams introduces the Griffith J. Davis Photography and Archives

On October 2, Bonhams sale of Photographs will offer over 130 works featuring major names including Irving Penn, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, Robert Mapplethorpe, Allen Ginsberg, Nan Goldin, and Ernst Haas. This sale will also introduce two works by Griffith (Griff) J. Davis (1923-1993), a pioneering African American photographer, journalist, filmmaker and U.S. Foreign Service... | Read More

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography opens Ezra Stoller’s first exhibition in Russia

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography is presenting to the Russian public, for the first time, the work of the outstanding American architectural photographer of the 20th century—Ezra Stoller. The Guggenheim Museum, the former Whitney Museum of American Art building, Manhattan skyscrapers, the TWA Terminal at Kennedy International Airport, the famous Fallingwater house, the iconic... | Read More

Kunsthalle Wien opens the first solo show of Saâdane Afif’s work in Austria

Work by the French artist Saâdane Afif was included in several group exhibitions at Kunsthalle Wien, including Blue Times (2015), Individual Stories. Collecting as Portrait and Methodology (2015), and Political Populism (2015–2016). With This Is Ornamental, Kunsthalle Wien now presents the first solo show of Afif’s work in Austria. Saâdane Afif‘s practice is characterized by... | Read More
Sign up for the DADA Newsletter