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2014-09-12 08:23:30

First Auction Takes Place at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific Today; Features Works from Dali, Picasso, Warhol and Many Other Renowned Artists LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, RoGallery.com, an established fine art gallery that has been auctioning artworks for over 14 years, announced the launch of the RoGallery Auctions app, developed by Auction Mobility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145618 The first RoGallery Auction via the app will take place today at...

2014-08-27 16:24:02

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary Chicago, in collaboration with the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation, is pleased to announce Milton Resnick: Allegory and Insignia, an exhibition of late works on canvas and paper by veteran Abstract Expressionist painter Milton Resnick (1917-2004). Opening at Mana Contemporary Chicago on September 21, 2014, from 1 to 4 p.m., the exhibition follows a recent large career survey at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ,...

2014-08-27 12:27:00

OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - In the wake of the death of Jean Sutherland Boggs on August 22, at age 92, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) offers its heartfelt condolences to her family and salutes her outstanding contribution to the advancement of the visual arts. She will be remembered as one of the NGC's most effective leaders. "Jean Sutherland Boggs is a key personality in the history of the National Gallery. The acquisitions of international art that she championed are among...

2014-08-26 23:16:36

New documentary “Reincarnation Evidence? Discovery. Mystery. Art HIStory” outlines the synchronistic life of an artist and his possible past-life connection. North Bend, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Dutch artist Peter Teekamp, who has enjoyed hiding faces in his art for decades, simply felt it was his ‘trained eye’ that helped him find the hidden faces in the works of Paul Gauguin in the mid 1970’s. To date, no art historians have seemed to notice or study Gauguin’s hidden faces...

2014-07-28 08:27:37

A set of large Rothko murals at Harvard are digitally and mathematically restored to their original splendor. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at MIT Media Lab and Harvard University have restored five Rothko murals, stained over the years by light, smoke and cocktail debris. The unprecedented restoration method has an astonishingly accurate effect based on testimony from Rothko's own son, Rothko's other works and original photographs. Critical funding for MIT...

2014-07-23 16:24:28

Kandinsky: A Retrospective September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) in the Center's Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015. Chronicling four decades of artistic evolution--from early figurative works to exuberant experiments in abstraction and color--this exhibition...

2014-07-17 08:27:23

Dali's March of Time Committee: Papillon, 1940 will be unveiled at the Las Vegas Flagship Gallery GREENWICH, Conn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Lawrence Galleries, which specializes in original paintings, sculpture and limited edition graphics from masters including Chagall, Dali, Bertho and Erte, will unveil the largest Salvador Dali painting in the world, March of Time Committee: Papillon, 1940 at their Las Vegas Flagship Gallery this weekend. The painting, which is oil...

2014-05-28 12:27:33

INDIANAPOLIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-Sharp Gallery presents "Picasso to Pop: Part Deux" at the Fifth Annual Masterpiece London, June 26 to July 2, 2014. One of 15 US exhibitors, art dealer Rhonda Long-Sharp will be exhibiting solid postwar and modern masters including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Robert Indiana. Warhol, whose portrait series fetched the top sale at Sotheby's New York auction in May, is among featured artists with a never-before publicly...

2014-05-22 08:26:16

MIAMI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two original Picasso drawings and one of Francisco Botero's most sought-after sculptures are among the 95 prized artworks entered in Beaux Auctions' May 27 absentee and online-only sale. Every piece included in the fine art and antiques auction has been personally chosen and carefully curated by Beaux Auctions, and most will be offered without reserve. Additionally, each of the sale's headliners is accompanied by a written study prepared during the...

2014-05-19 12:31:03

"Halston and Warhol: Silver & Suede" Charts Intersection of Halston and Warhol PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stylized caricatures of tastemakers in iconic Halston designs - Liz Taylor, Liza Minnelli and Jackie Kennedy - play pop-art homage to Andy Warhol in a new advertising campaign from MARC USA heralding the "Halston and Warhol: Silver & Suede" exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/88852 The ads chronicle Halston...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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