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Category: Mixed Media

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    Art by Alice Merlone and Steven Wiseman Will Highlight Attleboro Arts Museum Auction

    Artist Alice Merlone has always been fascinated by circles and squares. Started in 2003, her Contemplation series is a noteworthy body of work in her artistic journey that employs a circle-inside-a-square format. The upcoming Live Benefit Art Auction, presented by the Attleboro Arts Museum, features a Contemplation III, Series III…

    ALICE MERLONE, Contemplation III, Series III
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    First Auction Dedicated to Shepard Fairey's OBEY and 30-Year Career Opens at Heritage Auctions

    Most iconic artworks from campaign offered Oct. 28 Shepard Fairey (b. 1970). Castro Collage, 2003. Screenprint in colors on paper. 48 x 36 inches DALLAS, Texas (October 14, 2020) – Heritage Auctions has launched its first sale dedicated to contemporary artist Shepard Fairey. Shepard Fairey: 30 years of OBEY celebrates the American contemporary…

    First Auction Dedicated to Shepard Faireys OBEY and 30-Year Career Opens at Heritage Auctions
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    30 years of ArtsThrive from Albuquerque Museum Foundation

    Inspired by nature’s ability to weave itself into a knot, the smooth and twisted metal of Gizmo seems to achieve the poetic harmony that sculptor Gino Miles aims for in his work. Like many of his monumental and abstract pieces, this stainless steel sculpture can be turned and rotated, challenging…

    Gino Miles, Gizmo
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    Rago’s Upcoming Sale Explores Modern and Contemporary Art

    “Art is a simplification of life,” American artist James Brooks told The New York Times in 1975. “A distillation of life with fewer impurities in it. Fewer elements, perhaps.” Brooks used these principles to develop his distinct paintings challenging calligraphy, color, and form. Two examples of his work, respectively titled…

    James Brooks, P.M
  • Exhibitions

    Cal State LA Exhibition Highlights Renowned Los Angeles Artist Betye Saar

    Nearly half a century after Cal State LA hosted renowned Los Angeles artist Betye Saar’s first solo show, the work of the iconic assemblage artist has returned to the university as part of a new art exhibition.  "For Rosey," (1976) by Betye Saar, Mixed Media Collage, Collection of the California…

    Cal State LA Exhibition Highlights Renowned Los Angeles Artist Betye Saar
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    New Now

    Figurative painter Claire Tabouret's work combines layers and textures, revealing a shift in reality. Her popularity is driven by the art’s visual appeal and reflection on themes of conflict, sexuality, and desire. Admiring the intense figures depicted in her paintings, Bugada & Cargnel write, “Certain faces are turned toward the…

    Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe
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    Post War and Contemporary Art

    Alexander Calder, Mel Ramos, and Bob Thompson are just a few of the artists highlighted in the upcoming Post War and Contemporary Art auction, presented by Hindman. At the top of the sale is a sculpture by Alexander Calder, an American artist known for his abstract hanging sculptures made with…

    Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Triple Cross, 1947
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    From A Universal Collector – The Olbricht Collection

    Cindy Sherman’s self-portraits have defined her artistic career after over four decades of development. By placing herself in different scenes and roles, she has intimately explored perceptions of feminism and representation. Van Ham’s upcoming auction of the Olbricht Collection will highlight three Sherman self-portraits, including a black-and-white print from her…

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    Museum of Wisconsin Art - LIVE Auction

    Artist Rafael Francisco Salas is known for his depictions of life in rural Wisconsin. His influences are taken from American tradition and rural surroundings. He believes his work “speaks to an indignant desire for a dream continually just beyond reach.” One of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Museum of…

    FRED STONEHOUSE, The Sound of Night
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    Fine Paintings & Sculpture

    The artistic duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude were best known for their large scale works, wrapping buildings and landscapes in lengths of fabric. Among their most famous works was The Pont Neuf Wrapped, which was staged on Paris’ oldest bridge. After a decade of negotiation, Christo and Jeanne-Claude finally got permission…

    Anglo-American School, 19th Century Boy in a Gray Suit Holding a Rifle
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    Fine and Decorative Arts: Day 1

    Ed Ruscha is a multi-talented American artist known for his word paintings. As a child, Ruscha wanted to become a cartoonist and received training from artists such as Emerson Woelffer and Robert Irwin. In the1970s, Ruscha, along with fellow artists Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger, began incorporating written phrases in…

    Andy Warhol George Gershwin Screenprint
  • Auction Industry

    Shannon's fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary

    The auction be presented in a 180-page color catalog filled with important paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. Online bidding will be via Invaluable.com Acrylic on paper by Adolph Gottlieb (American, 1903-1974), Untitled, #30 (1970), signed, dated and numbered, 23 ¾ inches by 18 ¾ inches (est. $80,000-$120,000). MILFORD, CT, UNITED…

    Shannons fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary
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    Important Paintings

    Artist Henri Fantin-Latour was known for his realistic still life paintings. Though he spent time with the Impressionist painters, Fantin-Latour shunned the significant artistic movements of his generation. Fantin-Latour initially sought academic fame through portraiture, but his still lifes were what made him truly famous. In his book entitled Atelier…

    Charles Burchfield
  • Exhibitions

    Nordic Feeling_Carole Kohler Solo Show

    Curated by Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund Drostei Foundation, Pinneberg, Germany, September 5-27, 2020 Sculpture Tang-o XL1, Nordic Feeling, 90x17x17 cm and paintings by Carole KohlerCarole Kohler The Swiss artist Carole Kohler, who is living and working in Lommiswil, Solothurn is featuring a series of "Nordic Feeling" artworks, among them paintings, objects…

    Nordic Feeling_Carole Kohler Solo Show
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    Underground & Ultracontemporary Art

    Angelo Cricchi is an Italian artist known for his fashion photography. After leaving a career as a professional athlete to pursue art, Cricchi began to explore the influence of literature and history. In 2009, after the Gloomy Sunday at MAK (Wien) exhibition, his sophisticated and stylized portraits of women became…

    MR. KLEVRA (Rome, 1978)
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    Old Master Paintings and 19th Century Art

    Finarte’s Old Master Paintings and 19th Century Art sale will highlight the work of Italian Renaissance painter Tommaso di Credi. Alternately known as the “Master of the Santo Spirito Sacra Conversazione” or simply Tommaso, the artist was active between 1490 and 1510 in Florence. Available in this auction is Tommaso’s…

    Tommaso di Credi (attivo a Firenze, fine secolo XV - inizi secolo XVI) - Madonna with Child
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    Glow Gala Art Auction

    Justin Hayward is a renowned portrait painter and professor at Casper College. As a child, Hayward attended church with his family and disturbed his younger brother. To distract Hayward, his parents gave him a sketchbook, setting him on his artistic journey. Initially inclined toward animation, the Michigan artist later shifted…

    Mark Paxton, Persephone (Crabapple Series #2)
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    1500 to 1900: European and American Fine Art

    Simone del Tintore was an Italian still life painter known for his depictions of fruits and vegetables. The artist learned painting at the Academy of Painting and Drawing of Lucca, a Caravaggio-influenced school started by Pietro Paolini. It was only in the 1960s when del Tintore's works were rediscovered. The…

    Italian School- Death of the Medieval Crusader Tancredi
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    ABC: Estate Finds, Day 1 of 3

    The upcoming auction, presented by Millea Bros., features several Afghan and Persian rugs. Among the highlighted items is an Oushak carpet from the early 20th century. Made in the town of Oushak, these rugs are known for their Persian influences and hand-finished details. The available decorative carpet is decorated with…

    Johann Mongels Culverhouse (attrib), oil on canvas
  • Exhibitions

    The Artists of Gallery One “True Vision” Exhibit

    The “True Vision” exhibit celebrates work of Gallery One artists, a diverse group of established artists representing different backgrounds and artistic traditions. The eight Connecticut artists share a commitment to each unique voice. “True Vision” celebrates new works, many of which were created while sheltering in place during these challenging…

    The Artists of Gallery One True Vision Exhibit