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2013-11-29 23:04:14

Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses British video artist Isaac Julien’s Ten Thousand Waves, on view at the Museum of Modern Art’s Marron Atrium, in her CHINESE ELEMENTS blog for Sotheby’s International. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses British video artist Isaac Julien’s Ten Thousand Waves, on view at the Museum of Modern Art’s Marron Atrium (http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1417), in...

2013-11-20 16:25:25

CLEVELAND, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The highlight of Contessa Gallery's Art Miami booth will be David Datuna's Jay-Z / Picasso: Opposition of Imaginations. Two portraits, Picasso and Jay-Z, represent the contact of the conceptions of two diverse artistic periods. This opposition creates an energetic, mental, philosophical, and emotional perspective on art's evolution. The two portraits together serve as a collective image, with Picasso embodying and conceptualizing the energy,...

2013-11-15 16:20:09

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Klee Irwin, the Southern California-based entrepreneur, philanthropist and founder/director of Quantum Gravity Research today provided a look into his recent six-figure investment in Moon Express www.MoonExpress.com. Moon Express is a privately funded lunar resource company created to establish new avenues for private space activity beyond near-Earth-orbit. The company is a leading contender for the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize and hopes to...

2013-11-10 12:21:21

BERLIN, Nov. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deidre Berger, director of the AJC Berlin Ramer Institute, is urging the German government to launch a concerted effort to restitute art stolen by the Nazi government from its rightful owners. Her call for action, in an interview with the online German newsmagazine Fokus, comes in the wake of the discovery in a Munich apartment of more than 1,400 paintings and artworks confiscated or purchased under value by Nazi officials. Most of the...

2013-10-29 12:26:40

AMSTERDAM, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Netherlands Museums Association presents the conclusions of the investigation into the provenance of works of art in Dutch museums, Museum Acquisitions from 1933 Onwards. A total of 139 objects of art have been identified in the 162 participating museums. These objects are either thought or known to have been looted, confiscated or sold under duress in the period between 1933 and 1945 under the Nazi regime. Many of them...

2013-10-28 23:28:33

CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its redesigned website (http://www.chinahappenings.com) has gone live. The new website includes timely updates about the company’s TV/video presentations, magazine publications, blog posts, philanthropic activities and press followings. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its redesigned website (http://www.chinahappenings.com) has gone live. The new website includes timely updates about...

2013-10-09 16:25:24

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Klee Irwin, the Southern California based entrepreneur, philanthropist, and researcher, today announced his participation in the recent Series A funding round for Upworthy, with an investment of $390,000. Upworthy (www.upworthy.com) is the startup media company whose mission is "to elevate and draw attention to the issues that really matter through irresistible social media." In total, the Series A round raised approximately $8 million....

2013-09-26 12:25:45

ISTANBUL, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Istanbul the leading international art fair in Turkey has announced the details of the 8th edition. Featuring 92 galleries from 21 countries with outstanding works by over 650 artists, CI brings both local and international focus to the dynamic art scene in Turkey's vibrant metropolis. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130926/642752 ) Participants will include Marlborough Gallery, Galerie...

2013-09-19 12:24:54

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FLUXUS: Russian Atlases, a singular exhibition that will bring FLUXUS works held by the Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center in Vilnius, Lithuania to Russia for the first time will open at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg on September 20(th). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/DC82903) The central piece of the exhibition will be a series of maps drawn by FLUXUS founder George Maciunas that retrace the history...

2013-08-30 23:28:14

Celtic jewelry craftsman Stephen Walker adds videos of his workshop to show how wedding rings, Celtic crosses and other jewelry are made. Telling the story of both the art and the heritage gives the work added value and meaning. Andover, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 When Matt Heavner ordered his Celtic wedding ring from Walker Metalsmiths, his sister Lindsay, who is an apprentice goldsmith for the company, asked if she could make her brother’s ring and record the process for him. The...