14 Press Releases

Tag: Louise Nevelson

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Swann to Present Focus on Women July 15

    Material Related to Trailblazing Figures Working Across Industries Will Feature Louisa May Alcott, Margaret Bourke-White, Elizabeth Catlett, Ruth Bader Ginsburg & More Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, circa 1930. Estimate $6,000 to $8,000. New York—Swann Galleries will present Focus on Women, a sale dedicated to…

    Swann to Present Focus on Women July 15-1
  • Auction Preview

    Harry Bertoia’s Kinetic Sculpture Available in Early Spring Auction

    The American sculptor Harry Bertoia was a prolific metal worker known for timeless art pieces. The artist initially worked at the Evans Product Company and later designed furniture for Knoll. Around the 1950s, Bertoia decided to dedicate his time to art and began creating sculptures from wood and metal. The…

    Willow Kinetic Art sculpture by Harry Bertoia.
  • Auction Preview

    Two Louise Nevelson Pieces Lead Fine Art Winter Sale at Barridoff Galleries

    While looking at Louise Nevelson's works, one onlooker commented on the creativity required “to make something beautiful out of nothing.” Wooden scraps like dowels, spindles, and furniture parts fill stacked boxes of Louise Nevelson’s Sky Cathedral (circa 1958). The sculpture, her first in black, is now hosted by the Museum…

    Louise Nevelson, Am. 1899-1988, Moon Zag III 1984, Wooden Sculpture painted black
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Works from the Collection of Founder of New York’s Chiron Press Feature in Contemporary Art at Swann

    Featuring Works by Louise Nevelson from the Collection of Albert Argentieri & Works from the Collection of Stephen Poleskie, Founder of Chiron Press New York—Contemporary Art is at Swann Galleries on Thursday, November 19 offering a selection of works on paper and multiples from the mid-twentieth century through the present.…

    Works from the Collection of Founder of New York’s Chiron Press Feature in Contemporary Art at Swann
  • Art Industry

    San José's Museum of Art's 50X50: Stories of Visionary Artists from the Collection

    San José, California (August 13, 2020)— In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the San José Museum of Art (SJMA) has published a free digital publication titled 50X50: Stories of Visionary Artists from the Collection, highlighting fifty artists from its permanent collection.50X50 focuses on the lifelong work of visionaries such as Ruth Asawa, Firelei Baez, Enrique…

    San Josés Museum of Arts 50X50 Stories of Visionary Artists from the Collection
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Early Pop Print by Lichtenstein Leads Contemporary Art at Swann

    New York—Swann Galleries will offer a sale of Contemporary Art on Thursday, June 25 with a standout selection of paintings and works on paper from notable Abstract Expressionists, Pop Artists, street artists of the 1980s, alongside contemporary multiples.  Leading the sale is Roy Lichtenstein’s celebrated color-screenprint Reverie, 1965—one of the…

    Early Pop Print by Lichtenstein Leads Contemporary Art at Swann
  • Art Industry

    Farnsworth Reopens June 25

    (Rockland, ME) The Farnsworth Art Museum is pleased to announce the reopening of its galleries, beginning on Thursday, June 25, to its members and to Rockland residents, and on the following day to the general public. The new museum hours will be Thursdays through Mondays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

    Farnsworth Reopens June 25
  • Art Fairs

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online

    Andy Warhol, Details of Renaissance Paintings, Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482, 1984. Screenprint, 32 × 44 in, 81.3 × 111.8 cm. Edition of 70 + proofs. NEW YORK, NY.- The IFPDA Fine Art Print FairOnline 2020, the digital initiative launched on May 13th by the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers…

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online
  • Auction Preview

    Estate Fine Art & Antiques Online Only Auction

    Indian painter M.F. Husain’s lifelong interest in horses began in the early 1950s. Influenced by the terracotta horses he saw during a visit to China, Husain began painting the animal as a symbol of power and tradition. Husain once said, “My horses like lightning, cut across many horizons. Seldom their hooves…

    Karl Bodmer Native American Handcolored Lithograph
  • Art Industry

    ART MASTER GAME FILLS THE VOID FOR ART LOVERS DURING COVID-19

    Art Master, a free art trivia game for Android and iOS, has launched to help art enthusiasts and collectors reconnect with the art world during a time when art galleries, museums, art fairs, and artist studios are closed due to the growing threat of COVID-19. The ultimate art quiz, Art…

    ART MASTER GAME FILLS THE VOID FOR ART LOVERS DURING COVID-19 (2)
  • Auction Industry

    Shannon's online Spring Fine Art Auction, April 30, features American, modern and contemporary art

    MILFORD, Conn. - Shannon’s recently expanded their online auction program in response to the developing “stay home, stay safe” public health initiatives, postponing their Spring catalog and opting to proceed with an Internet-only sale. The online auction will take place Thursday, April 30th at 2 pm Eastern. The catalog is…

    Shannon's online Spring Fine Art Auction, April 30, features American, modern and contemporary art2
  • Exhibitions

    The Ultimate Selfies? National Portrait Gallery 'Eye to I' Traveling Exhibition Premieres March 24

    The term self-conscious takes on a whole new meaning in today’s social media era. At a time when millions of selfies are posted every day and identity is proving to be more fluid, this exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery shines a new light on self-portraiture and representation.  The show was created to…

    Self-Portrait with Rita, by Thomas Hart Benton. Oil on canvas (c. 1924). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
  • Galleries

    'LOVE Is In The Air' Is A Robert Indiana Retrospective At Galerie Gmurzynska

    Galerie Gmurzynska has announced the opening of “LOVE is in the Air” a career-spanning exhibition of notable and rarely seen works by Robert Indiana, on Tuesday March 10th. The exhibition will feature works from 1959-2007 highlighting Indiana’s expansive and multi-faceted career and be on display until April 5th, 2020. Galerie Gmurzynska has…

    Robert Indiana, LOVE WALL (Red Blue), 1966-2007
  • Auction Industry

    New Orleans Auction Galleries To Host Three-day Major Estates Auction

    Bernard Buffet New Orleans, LA (September 22, 2011) – New Orleans Auction Galleries, Inc. is pleased to announce its three-day Major Estates Auction, taking place Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, 2011. The sale features 1,971 exquisite lots, with a special Friday afternoon session which includes 389 Asian lots,…

    New Orleans Auction Galleries To Host Three-day Major Estates Auction