Geoffrey Bradfield, Barbara and Donald Tober, Gillian and Sylvester Miniter, Eleanora and Michael Kennedy and Ambassador John Loeb and Sharon Handler Loeb co-hosted a special VIP Preview of acclaimed celebrity and society photographer Annie Watt's Impromptu Portraits at the prestigious Galerie Dumonteil on Park Avenueand 57th Street on Tuesday to benefit the American Heart Association. The incisive images of celebrities, political figures, designers and society's elite filled the walls of the elegant gallery. The images were presented in a variety of sizes and formats, classic 8 x 10, Oversize and snappy Polaroids and many were scooped up by the attendees.
Agent Lori Zimmer is proud to present Destination Unknown, a series of six anodized aluminum subway windows for SCOPE Art Show's Special Projects. Each piece is custom milled and anodized to create a brooding film noir portrait of various subway riders, capturing the isolated feel within a dense metropolis. Located at the back of the Scope art fair. Be sure to grab one of our Metro Card inspired takeaways.
The Helen Venero Artist Lecture Series presented Ryan Trecartin in Miami on November 19 to a packed auditorium at Florida International University's Frost Art Museum, followed by a reception with the artist. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Louis K. Meisel Gallery (141 Prince St.), and Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery (37 W 57th St. #6), are pleased to announce lightpaintings, the New York City solo exhibition debut of artist Stephen Knapp who infuses his works with vibrant colors and creates art that interacts with and is transformed by light. On view and open to the public at Louis K. Meisel Gallery from November 18, 2014 to January 31, 2015, Knapp will display these unique light-based installations where he harnesses white light and directs it through an intricate network of shaped & polished glass to create complex, eye-catching abstractions. Beginning on 12/11, the works will also be on view at Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the art!
The architectural concept for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art explores the relationship between nature and the urban environment. Inspired by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe, the design integrates the natural beauty of the park and Lake Michigan with the powerful man-made architecture of Chicago. The design furthers the Museum's mission to be a place of education, culture, and inspiration. Check out the preliminary drawings below!
Academy and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn, who was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame earlier this year, is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York stage. Her full entry, posted today, October 30th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website and below!
Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, star of the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective of artists inspiring the New York stage. His photos and interview, posted today, October 23rd, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website (www.thecreativefacesproject.com) and below!
Obie Award winner Tracee Chimo, who can currently be seen in Second Stage Theatre's production of Lips Together, Teeth Apart by Terrence McNally, is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective of artists inspiring the New York Stage. Ms. Chimo is also set to play multiple roles in Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles in its upcoming Broadway run. Ms. Chimo's photos and interview, posted Thursday, October 16th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website: www.thecreativefacesproject.com .
George Street Playhouse opened its 2014-15 season with its production of John Patrick Shanley's 'Outside Mullingar,' on stage now through November 2. Starring are John Bolger, Patricia Conolly, Ellen McLaughlin and David Schramm. David Saint is director. Check out photos of opening night below!
Tony Award nominee Jessica Hecht is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project -- an evolving portrait and interview collective of artists inspiring the New York stage. Her photos, posted Thursday, October 9th, can be viewed below!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 24, 2014 – The Mexican Museum, the premier West Coast museum of Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, Latin American and Latino art, culture and heritage, announces an exhibition entitled MEX Collects: Recent Gifts & Acquisitions, which will feature a dramatic selection of over 30 recent pieces recently gifted to The Mexican Museum. Visuals are available upon request.
Obie Award winner Steven Boyer, best known for originating the roll Jason/Tyrone in the Off Broadway hit Hand To God is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective of artists inspiring the New York stage. His photos and interview, posted today, October 2nd, can be viewed here and on The Creative Faces Project website: www.thecreativefacesproject.com.
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Objects of Reflection
September 4-27, 2014
Thanks to everyone who came out to Susan Goldsmith's opening last Thursday at Gallery Henoch. An early review of the show by Tanya Silverman is up at BRT Blog. If you're wondering what you missed on Thursday, check out this video of the opening.
Longtime arts patrons Ann and William Van Ness welcomed guests to their art filled townhouse for a very special kickoff cocktail reception for the committees and honorees of the upcoming ROLEX presents NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee which takes place Monday, October 6, 2014 followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Scroll down for photos from the soiree!
Hagins & Mortimer Design, the newly launched venture of acclaimed interior designer Elizabeth Hagins and noted artist, art advisor and collector Richard Mortimer hosted the Hamptons debut of Charleston Plein Air painter Linda Fantuzzo at their recently opened design gallery at 9 Windmill Lane, Southampton, 11968. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Invitations to parties and galas at magnificent private homes in the Hamptons are always coveted but the hottest ducat last week was the lecture by architect, historian Gary Lawrance, co-author with Anne Surchin of Houses of the Hamptons: 1800-1930 held in one of the largest private residences ever built on the East End, Whitefield formerly known as The Orchard. Sponsored by the Southampton Historical Museum, the talk quickly sold out and several hundred guests filled the baronial music room at the sprawling estate. With its soaring, carved mahogany wood walls, coffered ceilings with hand painted embellishments and a fireplace that one could stand inside, the Music Room was the ideal setting for a discussion about the Gilded Age. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Celebrate the time-honored tradition of Western craftsmanship at the 23rd Annual Trappings of the American West Exhibition & Sale, September 28-December 7 at the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA), 3101 N. Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff. The exhibition is presented in partnership with the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship (DCAF). Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the artwork!
The third edition of Art Southampton, the leading international contemporary and modern art fair for acquiring investment quality works of art opened last night with huge success, where top collectors, curators, art advisors and influencers kicked off the weekend-long event. Taking place on the 18-acre estate behind the Southampton Elks Lodge, the Platinum VIP saw over 1,500 top collectors of the East End, and throughout the elegant evening, attendance exceeded last year's VIP Preview of 4,200 guests. Scroll down for photos!