TEFAF SPRING NEW YORK

                                Founded in the late 1980s, in Maastricht, Netherlands, TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) is the world’s leading fair for fine art, antiques and design. Building on its history and success, the fair expanded globally last year, adding two New [...]

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MOON DANCERS YU’PIK MASKS AND THE SURREALISTS

                Moon Dancers: Yup’ik Masks and the Surrealists (April 27 - June 29, 2018) celebrates the fertile creative intersection between 19th and early 20th century Yup’ik masks from the central Alaskan coast, and the Surrealists’ indefatigable quest for spiritual and artistic connections with pre-modern societies all over the [...]

DADAMAINO

Mendes Wood DM presented Dadamaino’s frst solo exhibition in New York City. The show closes today. Dadamaino (b. Emilia Maino, 1930 – 2004) was a protagonist of the post-war Milanese avant-garde. Though often perceived as a solitary character, she was also one of the most prominent women in major European art circles. Curated by Sofi [...]

HISTORY REFUSED TO DIE — MAJOR EXHIBITION ON SOUTHERN FOLK ART

            The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 22 will open the exhibition  History Refused to Die: Highlights from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift. This show includes 30 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and quilts by self-taught contemporary African American artists to celebrate the 2014 gift to The Met of works of [...]

CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ARTIST YUE MINJUN

            I want the audience not to think of one thing or one place or one event. The whole world's the background. As I said, the viewer should not link this painting to Tiananmen. But Tiananmen is the catalyst for conceiving of this painting -- Artist response to his work [...]

JOAN MIRVISS GALLERY PRESENTS THREE GIANTS

                      Three Giants: Kamoda Shoji, Matsui Kosei and Wada Morihiro. The exhibition focuses on three of Japan's most significant clay artists each of whom contributed to altering the style and aesthetic of ceramic history. This will be the first opportunity to see outside of Japan, a [...]

A FAIR ON BOOKS

              From March 8-11, 2018 book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera. The diversity [...]

ART SEASON IS ABOUT TO BEGIN

        Open to the public February 28 – March 4, 2018, The Art Show 2018 marks an unprecedented three decades of partnership between three major cultural organizations, the ADAA, the venerable community nonprofit Henry Street Settlement and New York City’s foremost cross-disciplinary cultural institution, the Park Avenue Armory. Since the fair’s inception, [...]

GRANDMA MOSES AT THE WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW THIS WEEK

Anna Mary Robertson Moses (September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961), known by her nickname Grandma Moses, was an American folk artist. She began painting in earnest at the age of 78 and is often cited as an example of an individual who successfully began a career in the arts at an advanced age. Her works [...]

TEXTILE ARTIST FRANCOISE GROSSEN AT BLUM & POE

                Françoise Grossen was born in Neuchatel, Switzerland in 1943. She studied architecture for a year at the Polytechnical University, Lausanne, Switzerland (1962–63) before becoming a textile major at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland (1963–1967). In 1963 Grossen spent six months as a French instructor in a professional [...]