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Photo Flash: Gallery Henoch Presents a Spotlight on Susan Goldsmith and Janet Rickus
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2014

S U S A N G O L D S M I T H 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. (more...)


Photo Flash: Kickoff Cocktail Reception for Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - September 05, 2014

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! (more...)


Photo Flash: Hagins & Mortimer Design Welcomes Low Country Plein Air Painter Linda Fantuzzo
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2014

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! (more...)


BWW Reviews: MODERNISM IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST Offers a New Angle on 20th Century Art
by Patrick Kennedy - August 26, 2014

By drawing on painters and sculptors from outside the modernist mainstream, the Seattle Art Museum delivers an exhibition that is visually ravishing and historically enlightening. (more...)


Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes - Historic Hamptons Mansion Gala Benefits Southampton Historical Museum
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2014

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! (more...)


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at 2014 TRAPPINGS OF THE AMERICAN WEST Exhibition, Coming to Museum of Northern Arizona This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2014

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! (more...)


Photo Flash: Art and Design Lovers Flock to Hagins & Mortimer Showing in Southampton Village
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2014

Hamptons tastemakers with a keen eye for excellent design and fine art flocked to the newly launched venture of acclaimed interior designer Elizabeth Hagins and noted artist, art advisor & collector Richard Mortimer, Hagins & Mortimer Design at 9 Windmill Lane in Southampton Village. The draw was an exclusive salon style showing of the works of two well known painters - artists Christopher Milne and William Pagano. The exhibition was set in the midst of important 20th Century furniture and lighting. The show will continue through Monday, August 18. Milne's and Pagano's works can be seen Thursday through Mondayfrom 12 to 6 and Sunday, 12 to 5. BroadwayWorld has photos from the launch below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Third Edition of Art Southampton Opens to Huge Success
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

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! (more...)


Photo Flash: Gallery Henoch Presents John Evans' I AM THERE NOT THERE and Todd Kenyon's OCEAN ROAD BEACH BRIDGEHAMPTON
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

The summer group show has entered its last month, just in time for Todd Kenyon's two new paintings. Kenyon specializes in big canvases of beach and sky. The surf never looked so good as in Ocean Road Beach Bridgehampton by Kenyon. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Art to Respect, or Art to Reject, in JEFF KOONS: A RETROSPECTIVE
by Patrick Kennedy - August 07, 2014

In an enormous and well-curated exhibition,the Whitney Museum invites its visitors to discover and debate one of today's divisive sculptors and painters. (more...)


Michael Goedhuis to Open Yang Yanping's LOTUS HEAVEN Exhibition, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

An exhibition entitled Lotus Heaven, following her 2013 major retrospective exhibition at The Art Museum of Beijing Fine Art Academy, of 20 paintings by Yang Yanping -- the leading woman artist of her generation and a pioneer in the field of Chinese contemporary ink painting. The exhibition's opening is set for Sunday, 2nd November 2014, 18:00 - 21:00 and runs 30th October - 8th November 2014 at 66 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NE. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the artwork! (more...)


BWW Reviews: DEGENERATE ART Reconstructs Art History at Its Most Tragic
by Patrick Kennedy - July 16, 2014

With DEGENERATE ART, the Neue Galerie revisits an infamous 1937 exhibition, posing Nazi official artists against vilified German modernists. (more...)


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Nassau County Museum of Art's STILL LIFE: 1970s PHOTOREALISM Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2014

STILL LIFE: 1970s Photorealism will be on view at the Nassau County Museum of Art, July 19 to November 9, 2014, featuring works by Audrey Flack, Ralph Goings, Duane Hanson, Malcolm Morley, Ben Schonzeit, Idelle Weber and more. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the exhibition! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Lots of Versatility, and a Dash of Controversy, in SIGMAR POLKE: ALIBIS
by Patrick Kennedy - June 30, 2014

In a major retrospective, the Museum of Modern Art examines the career of Sigmar Polke, a German artist who worked in breathtakingly different mediums and styles. (more...)


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - 'TOMORROW'S WORLD' New York World's Fairs Exhibition Opens Tomorrow at Central Park
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2014

Tomorrow's World: The New York World's Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park opens to the public on June 26 at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park, and will be on view weekdays through August 27. Organized by Jonathan Kuhn, Parks Director of Art & Antiquities, and Jennifer Lantzas, Parks' Public Art Coordinator, the show is mounted on the occasion of the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the New York World's Fairs of 1939-40 and 1964-65. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the artwork! (more...)


Photo Flash: Gallery Henoch Presents Chris Armstrong's WHITE WASH and Daniel Greene's SHERIDAN SQUARE- CHRISTOPHER STREET
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

Chris Armstrong's new painting, White Wash, proves that Armstrong is the master of the crashing wave. White Wash captures the wild energy of these crashing ocean waves, transmitting the felt sensation of ocean mist on the face on a bright, windy day. (more...)


BWW Reviews: MARK ROTHKO: THE WATERCOLORS Reveals the Delicate Side of a High-Drama Artist
by Patrick Kennedy - June 19, 2014

A new show at Pace Gallery finds Mark Rothko, one of the leading lights of Abstract Expressionsim, combining rigorous techniques, well-chosen influences, and bursts of originality all his own. (more...)


Photo Flash: Philanthropist & Jewelry Designer Joan Hornig Receives NECO Ellis Island Medal of Honor for Humanitarian Works
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2014

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014, jewelry designer and philanthropist Joan Hornig, five time Heavyweight Champion of the World Evander Holyfield, hit reality series So You Think You Can Dance creator & celebrity judge Nigel Lythgoe, FOX Business Network Anchor and Global Markets Editor Maria Bartiromo, U.S. Representative Ed Royce, Fashion Designer Elie Tahari, Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr. Commander - U.S. Pacific Fleet, Secretary of State Senior Advisor and Former United States Ambassador to Italy David Thorne, National Guard Bureau Chief, General Frank J. Grass, USA, TV host and humanitarian Yue-Sai Kan, Grucci Fireworks, Felix Grucci, Tim Zagat, co-Founder, co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Zagat Survey and more than 100 other distinguished Americans gathered to receive the Ellis Island Medals of Honor. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Ivan Toth Depeña's Public Art Installation, COLOR FIELD
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

“Color Field,” a new, permanent public art installation by artist Ivan Toth Depeña was installed May 17, 2014 at the Federal Center Station in Lakewood, Colorado, the third largest city in the Denver Metro area. (more...)


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at PS/MS 89's Spring Arts Festival at The Williamsbridge School in The Bronx
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Public School/ Middle School (P.S./M.S.) 89 in the Northeast section of the Bronx will celebrate the arts in a big way during an evening of theater, music, dance and visual art on Friday June 6, 2014 at the school located at 980 Mace Avenue (between Williamsbridge Road and Colden Avenue) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The evening's program will feature a gallery presentation of students' fine art and graphic design work, performances from talented vocalists as well as dramatic presentations, including an excerpt from 'High School Musical'. Joining the school for the festivities will be New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, a supporter of the arts in schools. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the artwork! (more...)


Photo Flash: Gallery Henoch's Spotlight on GARY RUDDELL
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

One of the wonderful things about mounting the current Spring Group Show at Gallery Henoch is having the opportunity to showcase the breadth of new work by our talented artists. This week we're highlighting Gary Ruddell's two new paintings, First Study for Leap of Faith, and First Study for Portrait of Marriage. Ruddell's narrative-driven paintings capture scenes reminiscent of a distant memory. Pulled out of the context of time and specific location, Ruddell's subjects are explorers in a dream-like landscape on the verge of a great discovery. Discover these striking paintings for yourself when you stop by the gallery. (more...)


Photo Flash: Usdan Work HOPE Wins First Prize at Holocaust Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

'Hope,' a multi-panelled artwork created by three classes of visual art students at Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, was awarded a First Prize in the 2014 student art competition at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Glen Cove, Long Island. The work was designed and built during the summer of 2013 at the renowned summer arts day camp, which is also an agency of the UJA-Federation of New York. It was conceived as a visual metaphor for the chronology of events that precipitated the Holocaust and its aftermath. The Usdan winning prize, in the Multi-Media/Still category, was awarded at the Center on Sunday. May 18. Scroll down for photos! (more...)


Photo Flash: Linda Lavin and Husband Steve Bakunas at FACES & PLACES Art Exhibit in SoHo
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Highly acclaimed actress, Linda Lavin, known widely for her hit '80s sitcom 'Alice' followed by her 'later life success' in a string of acclaimed Broadway performances, said just three weeks ago that she's determined to have her artist husband Steve Bakunas exhibit his lifelong anthology of portrait and landscape paintings, of which she's his favorite subject. Just last week, she got her wish when Bakunas hosted a private viewing of his body of work for the downtown art scene in the SoHo loft office of Nancy Trent. Scroll down for photos! (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Jewish Museum Revisits Post-Modern Breakthroughs with OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES
by Patrick Kennedy - May 05, 2014

An 'exhibition about an exhibition,' OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES both puts a new spin on a defining moment in modern sculpture and achieves entertaining experiences all its own. (more...)


BWW Reviews: GAUGUIN: METAMORPHOSES Celebrates Mastery Across Art Forms
by Patrick Kennedy - April 22, 2014

With its retrospective of Paul Gauguin's paintings, sculptures, prints, and wood carvings, the Museum of Modern Art provides an evenhanded yet enchanting view of a major modern innovator. (more...)




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