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2011-01-05 18:16:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Surrey hotel, the Official VIP Hotel of the 2011 Armory Show, invites art aficionados to experience The Armory Show in style with the "2011 Armory Show Exclusive," highlighting the hotel's appreciation for the arts. Valid for stays February 25 - March 10, 2011, guests booking this package receive two VIP passes to The Armory Show, artistically-inspired in-room cocktails for two and daily in-room breakfast for two from Cafe Boulud when booked by...

2010-12-09 16:36:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Freeman's has been selected by HealthSouth shareholders to auction works of art from the collection of Richard Scrushy, former CEO of HealthSouth, on May 15, 2011. Approximately 20 works from his private residence in Vestavia, Alabama, owned by the shareholders, will be offered in Freeman's spring Modern & Contemporary auction. The collection includes works by Modern Masters such as Picasso, Renoir and Chagall as well as established...

2010-09-21 11:28:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Find Your Happy Place in Baltimore" campaign continues this fall with a diverse mix of arts and culture offerings. With your pick of four new exhibitions; Games, Gizmos, and Toys in the Attic at The Walters Art Museum, What Makes Us Smile? exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum, Andy Warhol: The Last Decade at the Baltimore Museum of Art and Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure at the Maryland Science Center, there is an exhibit for...

2010-04-27 07:25:00

LAFAYETTE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtofMusicInstruments.com announced today the release of The Nouveau Series Guitar collection, which will be featured in the National Association of Music Merchants' Making Music Museum in San Diego, California in autumn 2010. Thirteen truly unique instruments blending fine art and quality lutherie. Original art by Louis Comfort Tiffany (Tiffany art glass), Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Alphonse Mucha, Lucien Pissaro, Emile Galle' and other...

2010-04-26 01:34:00

AMSTERDAM, April 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This retrospective is the biggest Sam Francis exhibition in Europe since 1995, made possible by two European private collectors. A full color exhibition catalogue will be available. Sam Francis (1923-1994) was a citizen of the world who lived for art. American by birth, he spent a large part of his life in Paris, Tokyo and New York and had painting studios around the world until his death. Some of his paintings have been partly created...

2010-03-11 12:24:00

Ten Revolutionary Works of Art Make Debut as Postage Stamps BUFFALO, N.Y., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today honored the artistic innovations and achievements of a group of artists who moved the United States to the forefront of the international art scene with the release of the Abstract Expressionists commemorative postage stamps. The vibrant stamps feature works by Hans Hoffmann, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Robert Motherwell, Adolph...

2010-01-28 12:01:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- artnet Auctions offers continuous online auctions of Modern and Contemporary art. From January 28 - February 9, artnet auctions will feature a special sale of Modern Art by renowned artists including Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso. This special online auction will include over 50 works of art by 40 of the most influential modern artists of the 19th-20th centuries representing virtually every important Modern Art movement. To...

2010-01-14 12:08:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To celebrate the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)'s 75th anniversary, Gap is collaborating with the museum to introduce a unique line of eight limited-edition artist-designed T-shirts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100114/SF37632) The T-shirts were designed by nine well-known artists who have connections to the Bay Area, including Rosana Castrillo Diaz, Simon Evans, Chris Johanson, Kerry James Marshall, Barry...

2009-10-14 03:43:00

AMSTERDAM, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.gallerydelaive.com Date: October 13 - November 24, 2009 The Chinese artist Walasse Ting celebrates his 80th birthday on October 13th 2009. His birthday will be honored at Gallery Delaive with the exhibition titled Walasse Ting 80! Walasse Ting and Nico Delaive met in Amsterdam in 1985; they have been friends ever since. Brilliance and vitality characterizes Walasse Ting's depictions of women, flowers and animals. Ting's...

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2009-10-02 19:14:04

The Heather James Fine Art gallery in Palm Desert, Calif., has announced plans for a major Pablo Picasso exhibition, starting next month. The show is to run from Nov. 28 through March 10. The Picasso exhibition will survey the artist's paintings, drawings and sculptures from several of his major periods, including Cubism, and will highlight an important private collection of 80 pieces of Picasso's ceramics, organizers said. Picasso was an artist that influenced multiple generations, Chip...