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2010-01-12 10:28:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Black History Month, Tallahassee is proud to host THE KINSEY COLLECTION: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect, one of the most significant collections of African American art and historical objects. The extraordinary exhibit, showcasing more than 90 rare books, sculptures, paintings, documents, manuscripts and vintage photographs, tells the story of African Americans in the Americas from...

2009-10-14 13:07:00

MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Goings' epic poem "The Children of Children Keep Coming" will be presented in words, songs and pictures in an extraordinary performance held at The Riverside Church. The event, sponsored by the Ministry of Education and directed by Jeremiah Drake, will be performed by members of The Riverside Church and the National Negro Ensemble Company on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, at 7:00 p.m. in the Church's South Hall....

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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2009-09-28 20:51:18

Prosecutors in Mexico say they are investigating whether hundreds of paintings featured in two books about Frida Kahlo might be fakes. The BBC said the probe is in response to a claim filed by the late Mexican artist's estate, the Frida Kahlo Trust, regarding works featured in Finding Frida Kahlo and The Labyrinth of Frida Kahlo: Death, Pain and Ambivalence. The Frida Kahlo Trust and several art historians said at a press conference in Mexico City the sale of the books should be suspended...

2009-09-23 11:37:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through September 29, artnet Auctions is featuring the Prints Masterworks Auction, a special online auction of prints and multiples by some of the most influential artists of the 20th-21st century. The sale comprises 150 works by 50 artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Pablo Picasso with estimates from $1,000-$150,000. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/artnet/40036/ Leading the sale...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through September 29, artnet Auctions is featuring the Prints Masterworks Auction, a special online auction of prints and multiples by some of the most influential artists of the 20th-21st century. The sale comprises 150 works by 50 artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Pablo Picasso with estimates from $1,000-$150,000. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/artnet/40036/ (Photo:...

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2009-09-15 17:10:46

U.S. music icon Bob Dylan is to premiere some of his new paintings at an exhibition at the National Gallery of Denmark next year, Legacy Recordings said. The museum's director, Karsten Ohrt, said the fall 2010 show will feature nearly 100 works, including the world premiere of 30 large-format acrylic paintings from the artist's forthcoming Brazil Series, as well as many original paintings from the internationally acclaimed The Drawn Blank Series. Bob Dylan's artworks are informed by the same...

2009-09-04 13:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ART + AUCTION, the leading global art-investment magazine, published by Louise Blouin Media, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Over the past 30 years, ART + AUCTION has covered the shifting fortunes of the art world and its inhabitants. In its September issue, it celebrates by offering a collector's edition with reflections on three decades of the art market. Featured in the celebratory section are reminiscences by ART + AUCTION's star contributors,...

2009-07-21 09:45:00

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 8, 2009, the Booth Western Art Museum opens two exhibitions celebrating the Grand Canyon - "Painting the Canyon: Selected Works from Grand Canyon Collections" and "Lasting Light: 125 Years of Grand Canyon Photography." The exhibitions will be on display in the museum's Special Exhibition Gallery through October 25. "Painting the Canyon: Selected Works from Grand Canyon Collections," an exhibition exclusive to the...

2009-06-09 20:48:12

French authorities are trying to figure out who took a Pablo Picasso sketchbook worth millions of dollars from a Paris museum. The New York Times reported the sketchbook of 33 crayon drawings dating from 1917 to 1924 was snatched from a first-floor exhibition room of the Picasso National Museum either Monday or Tuesday. The drawings are valued at $8.4 million to $14 million, the Times said. Independent Television News reported there was no sign off a break-in at the museum. Officials for the...


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