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2011-10-14 07:00:00

Premier San Francisco art gallery presents the Twentieth Century-inspired creations of renowned sculptor San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 On Thursday, October 20, 2011, Nieto Fine Art San Francisco premier art gallery located in the heart of the Financial District, is hosting an opening reception to celebrate the creations of renowned multi-medium sculptor Bella Feldman from 6-8 PM. In an exhibition entitled âœAnxious Objects,â Feldman...

2011-09-25 14:35:00

The world's billionaires have finally discovered the "ultimate safe haven" investments for their money! Now they're actively shelling out fortunes to acquire "world-famous paintings," which have officially outperformed all other investment asset classes --- including stocks and bonds, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, real estate, commodities, currencies and even gold and highly leveraged hedge funds. And thanks to the Internet, Google Images has brought Art Appreciation to the forefront...

2011-07-22 19:38:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heather James Fine Art is pleased to announce its exclusive representation of the estate of renowned American painter Earl Cunningham. The exquisite paintings of Cunningham are from the collection of Marilyn and Michael Mennello, founders of the Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando, Florida. A portion of the proceeds generated from the sale of the paintings will directly benefit the Mennello Museum of American Art endowment. For...

2011-05-18 07:00:00

HOUSTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The prestigious starting line-up of galleries participating in the inaugural Houston Fine Art Fair, Sept. 15 - 18, 2011, was announced at a cocktail reception yesterday at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Over 150 art patrons, collectors and gallery supporters were on hand as the first wave of local, national and international galleries was unveiled by Hamptons Expo Group, the fair organizer. (Photo:...

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