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Gleason's Boxing Gym Hosts LeRoy Neiman Exhibition for 35th Anniversary of ROCKY IV  Photo Gleason's Boxing Gym Hosts LeRoy Neiman Exhibition for 35th Anniversary of ROCKY IV 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2020

The LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation and Seasons are pleased to announce Age Before Beauty, an exhibition of LeRoy Neiman's sketches from the set of the Rocky films, staged at Gleason's of Brooklyn, the world's most famous boxing gym. The show will open as an immersive online experience at Seasons on November 27, the 35th anniversary of Rocky IV's debut in theaters, and remain on view through January 10. 

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum To Partner with New Art Studio For Deaf and Blind Ch Photo U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum To Partner with New Art Studio For Deaf and Blind Children
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 14, 2020

The Good Tidings Foundation and LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation have announces the opening of the LeRoy Neiman Art Studio at the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind, which will include an educational partnership with the newly opened United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum located just minutes from the school's campus. 

LeRoy Neiman Opens The Brand New U.S. Olympic Museum July 30 Photo LeRoy Neiman Opens The Brand New U.S. Olympic Museum July 30
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2020

The LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum are pleased to announce the Museum's debut exhibition: A survey of the Olympic work of LeRoy Neiman, who served as the official painter of the five Olympic Games from 1972 to 2010. The exhibition marks the first time these works have been collected in one place and will open alongside the Museum itself opening in 2020. 

2020 Chicago Artadia Awardees Announced Photo 2020 Chicago Artadia Awardees Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020

Artadia is partnering with Global Insurer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, and the artist LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation, Inc. for the two 2020 Chicago Artadia Awards.

Artist Relief Coalition Launches Emergency Fund for Artists Affected by the Health Cr Photo Artist Relief Coalition Launches Emergency Fund for Artists Affected by the Health Crisis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2020

A coalition of national arts grantmakers, consisting of Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MAP Fund, National YoungArts Foundation, and United States Artists, has announced the launch of Artist Relief, which will provide rapid, unrestricted $5,000 relief grants to assist artists.

Coalition of Arts Funders Launches Emergency Artist Relief Fund Photo Coalition of Arts Funders Launches Emergency Artist Relief Fund
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2020

A coalition of national arts grantmakers, consisting of Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MAP Fund, National YoungArts Foundation, and United States Artists, announces the launch of Artist Relief, which will provide rapid, unrestricted $5,000 relief grants.

First NBA Art Exhibition 'Momentum' to be Presented During Art Basel Miami Beach Photo First NBA Art Exhibition 'Momentum' to be Presented During Art Basel Miami Beach
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2019

Franchise and AMP, in collaboration with the National Basketball Association, will present Momentum, a multi-format exhibition that explores the relationship between basketball culture and art. Held from December 4-8 at the historic Nautilus by Arlo hotel during Art Basel, Momentum highlights a group show of contemporary artists responding to basketball. Complementing this exhibition are video installations and an interactive archive of historic NBA ephemera.

LeRoy Neiman Foundation Stages Anchor Exhibit at The Bridge's Clubhouse Photo LeRoy Neiman Foundation Stages Anchor Exhibit at The Bridge's Clubhouse
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2019

The LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation and Franklin Bowles Galleries are pleased to present a large-scale exhibition by LeRoy Neiman at the September Art Show, which will take place at the exclusive Bridge Golf Club in Bridgehampton from September 13-15, 2019

2019 Chicago Artadia Awardees Announced Photo 2019 Chicago Artadia Awardees Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2019

Artadia is thrilled to partner with Global Insurer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, and the artist LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation, Inc. for the two 2019 Chicago Artadia Awards. Both organizations have generously committed to supporting exceptional artists in Chicago, each with a named Award in the amount of $10,000 in unrestricted funds for the artist as well as access to the ongoing benefits of the Artadia Awards program. 

Collection of Handwritten Lyrics to Some of the Greatest Pop Songs Ever On Sale Photo Collection of Handwritten Lyrics to Some of the Greatest Pop Songs Ever On Sale
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 2, 2018

THE PERSONAL PROPERTY OF BERNIE TAUPIN November 9 live at Hard Rock Café in New York and online at juliensauctions.com. This spotlight music artist auction event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Bernie Taupin's writing partnership with pop culture icon Sir Elton John whose fabled collaboration produced some of music's greatest hits of all time including, “Rocket Man,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” “Your Song,” “Candle In the Wind,” and “Daniel,” earning more than 30 gold and platinum albums together, 40 top 10 hit records and worldwide renown as one of pop music's greatest songwriting duos. The event kicks off Julien's Auctions two-day music auction extravaganza with ICONS & IDOLS: ROCK-N-ROLL taking place Saturday, November 10. The full lineup will be announced at a future date.

Photo Exhibit Focuses On Post-9-11 NYC At MCCC's Trenton Gallery Photo Photo Exhibit Focuses On Post-9-11 NYC At MCCC's Trenton Gallery
by Julie Musbach - Aug 30, 2018

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) James Kerney Campus Gallery (JKCG) presents "The Sky's Gone Out," a personal meditation on a post-9/11 New York City by the Brooklyn-based photographer Kai McBride. The show runs from Tuesday, Sept. 11 through Thursday, Oct. 4.

Jeremy Piven to Lead In-Depth Discussion with Kevin Spacey for Gene Siskel Film Center
by Movies News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Chicago's own Jeremy Piven will lead an in-depth discussion with Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award recipient Kevin Spacey at this year's annual benefit 'Kevin Spacey: Renaissance Man,' Saturday, May 13 at The Four Seasons Chicago (120 E. Delaware).

Sam Francis Featured in Michaan's Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewelry Auction, 12/9
by Christina Mancuso - Dec 7, 2016

ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Two extremely desirable original paintings by Sam Francis (Californian, 1923-1994) headline Michaan's Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewelry Auction slated for Friday, December 9. Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Contemporary Artists Announce New Work at the Editions/Artists' Books Fair
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 2, 2016

The Editions/Artists' Books Fair (E/AB)New York's premier showcase for contemporary art publishers and dealers-returns for its 18th year thisThursday, November 3rd-6th to Chelsea's Waterfront Tunnel (269 11th Avenue). Timed to coincide with New York Print Week, this year E/AB will showcase 40 publishers and dealers from across the US, Europe, South Africa, and Japan presenting new works by emerging, mid-career, and established artists in a variety of mediums.

Editions/Artists' Book Fair Announces Dates And Exhibitors
by Molly Tracy - Sep 15, 2016

The Editions/Artists' Books Fair (E/AB)--New York's premier showcase for contemporary art publishers and dealers, presenting prints, multiples and artists' books-returns November 3rd - 6th to Chelsea's Waterfront Tunnel for its third edition under the direction of the Lower East Side Printshop. Timed to coincide with its sister fair the IFPDA's Print Fair during New York Print Week, this year E/AB Fair will showcase forty publishers from across the US, Europe, South Africa and Japan featuring new works by emerging, mid-career, and established artists in a variety of mediums from silkscreen and intaglio to cyanotype and archival pigment prints.  

Scarlett Johansson to Receive 2016 Renaissance Award from Gene Siskel Film Center
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 11, 2016

The Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will celebrate one of Hollywood's most talented young actresses when it honors Tony and BAFTA winner and four-time Golden Globe nominee Scarlett Johansson

LeRoy Neiman Art Center Hosts CHANGING THE GAME Reception Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

The Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center in collaboration with Defending Your Dream Inc. presents Changing The Game, an exhibition inspired by professional basketball games and players, February 10th - 28th, 2015; Opening Reception tonight, February 13th 6-9 pm.

LeRoy Neiman Art Center to Host CHANGING THE GAME Reception, 2/13
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 6, 2015

The Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center in collaboration with Defending Your Dream Inc. presents Changing The Game, an exhibition inspired by professional basketball games and players, February 10th - 28th, 2015; Opening Reception on Friday, February 13th 6-9 pm.

Art Institute of Chicago Announces Robert M. Levy as New Chairman of Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago announces the election of Robert M. Levy as the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Levy will replace Thomas J. Pritzker as the leader of the governing body of both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Institute's Museum. Pritzker, who has served for eight years as Chairman, has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 1988 and will remain on the Board. Levy, who has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 2009, will take over as Chair when Pritzker's term ends in November.

Art Institute of Chicago Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees
by Matt Smith - Jun 19, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago announces the election of Robert M. Levy as the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Levy will replace Thomas J. Pritzker as the leader of the governing body of both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Institute's Museum. Pritzker, who has served for eight years as Chairman, has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 1988 and will remain on the Board. Levy, who has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 2009, will take over as Chair when Pritzker's term ends in November.

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