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Art News Round-Up

Posted on: November 17th, 2014 by Kristie Landing

Our Gallery:

Jeff Jamison’s most recent show, “Shades of Charleston,” is on view until December 1st. The works are going fast, so stop by the gallery soon before they’re all gone!

Around the country:

The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art is Poised to Become Country’s Largest Contemporary Art Museum

 

On Elite Campuses, an Arts Race

 

Biggest news from last week:

Christie’s And Sotheby’s Sold More Than $1.78B-Worth Of Art In One Week

 

Jasper Johns' "Flag" (1983) sold for $36 million at Sotheby's last week.

Jasper Johns’ “Flag” (1983) sold for $36 million at Sotheby’s last week.

Art News Round-Up

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Kristie Landing

 

Our Gallery:

  • Craig Nelson show is still up until the end of the month. Come by while you can!
  • Book Signing Party for Webb Hubbell’s latest, “When Men Betray” – Saturday, November 1 from 1-5pm. Light refreshments will be served. Click HERE for the Facebook event page.
  • Jeff Jamison Exhibition, “Shades of Charleston” opens Friday, November 7 with an Artist Reception. Mark your calendars- it is sure to be fantastic.

 

Around the World:

Elsa Schiaperelli and the Surrealists

Before Alexander McQueen, art and fashion collided in the Surrealist designs of Elsa Schiaperelli.

 

“Van Gogh. Man and the Earth”

Palazzo Reale in Milan celebrates Van Gogh’s relationship with nature and the earth.

 

Why can’t we both agree?

The sexes tend to exhibit distinct differences in how they evaluate art—Men typically place more emphasis on the artist, women on the art itself.

 

Art News Round-Up

Posted on: October 13th, 2014 by Kristie Landing

Our Gallery:

Craig Nelson’s show, “Synchronicity” will be on view until the end of the month. Be sure to stop by and see it soon!

 

Around the World:

Cave Paintings in Indonesia

Found on the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi, cave paintings predate European ones – dating back at least 40,000 years.

On the National Mall, An American Portrait in Sand and Soil

Out Of Many, One is the name of an amazing new landscape piece designed by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada that can only be seen from above.

Marian Goodman: Gallerist with the Golden Touch

Ever wondered what it takes to represent great artists? Marian Goodman answers that question.

Paris gets hip with the times

With a bunch of high-profile museums opening this fall, Paris is slated to become a contemporary art mecca.

New Louis Vuitton Foundation Museum designed by Frank Gehry

New Louis Vuitton Foundation Museum designed by Frank Gehry

Art News Round-Up

Posted on: October 6th, 2014 by Kristie Landing

Our Gallery:

Congrats to artist Craig Nelson for a successful show opening last Friday night! “Synchronicity” will be on display until the 31st, so if you missed the opening, you still have a chance to see it.

"Peaceful," Craig Nelson. 30" x 40" Oil on Canvas

“Peaceful,”
Craig Nelson.
30″ x 40″ Oil on Canvas

 

South Carolina:

Francisco Goya Los Caprichos Exhibition in Lake City at the Jones- Carter Gallery.

Click here for more info.

 

Around the World:

Tiny Dancer

Degas’ famous sculpture “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen” is celebrated in an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art.

 

Art in the Streets, Now on Basic Cable

Set in LA, “Street Art Throwdown” will be street art’s version of “American Idol,” where ten artists battle it out to win $100,000. Premieres February 3 on Oxygen.

 

Eiffel Tower 2.0

The €30m renovation to the Eiffel Tower is complete, just in time for the famous landmark’s 125th birthday.

 

Art News Round-Up

Posted on: September 29th, 2014 by Kristie Landing

Our Gallery:

  • We had a marvelous time with MUSC last Friday night at their annual Art Walk. Photos will be posted to our Facebook shortly- “Like” our page to view them. Visit Facebook here.
  • Craig Nelson Opening Night Artist Reception is this Friday, October 3! Mark your calendars if you have not already, it will be a fantastic opportunity to ask the artist questions and see what he has produced.

 

Around the World:

1,500 Year Old Monastery Discovered in Israel

An archaeological survey commissioned by the Israeli Ministry of Construction exposes a monastery dating to the Byzantine period, which was previously unknown.

 

What Is Behind the Art Investment Boom?

“Deloitte Luxembourg and ArtTactic, which conducted the research for the report between April and June 2014, found that the average wealthy individual currently allocates approximately 9 percent of his or her portfolio to art and collectibles. However, particularly in the United States, the firm says, wealth managers are forecasting increased portfolio allocations to art as an investable asset class.”

 

Art News Round-Up

Posted on: September 22nd, 2014 by Kristie Landing

Our Gallery:

  • We’ve just received three gorgeous new works by Lindsay Goodwin.  Stop by to view these Parisian jewels.
  • Don’t forget that our Craig Nelson show is on the horizon! Friday, October 3 is the opening from 5-8pm. Join the Facebook event here: Join

 

Around the World:

Ai WeiWei Transfers to Alcatraz 

The Chinese artist sends seven site-specific pieces to be installed in the former federal penitentiary located in San Francisco.

 

In a Mattress, a Lever for Art and Political Protest

Emma Sulkowicz, a Columbia University senior will carry her 50 lb. mattress around campus until the student who allegedly sexually assaulted her is expelled.

 

Kids Review Famous Paintings, Prove The Best Art Critics Are 5 Years Old

The West Side Y in Manhattan teaches children about famous art and the results are hilarious and surprising.

 

 

 

Art News Round-Up

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by Ella Richardson

Article by Kristie Landing

 

Our Gallery: 

We’re looking forward to “Synchronicity,” New Works by Craig Nelson, which will be opening on Friday, October 3 from 5-8pm. Join the Facebook event for a reminder, news, and updates about the artist.

Join here

 

Around the World:

Art World Bias by the Numbers

A gender gap still exists in the art world when it comes to the art market and the museum executive suite.

 

Matisse Exhibition Breaks Records at the Tate

The Tate Modern attracts 560,000 visitors with an exhibition of Henri Matisse’s cut-out art; its most successful exhibition held to date.

 

Bill Cosby’s art collection to be displayed by the Smithsonian Institute

Amassed over four decades, the Cosby’s collection will be showcased at the National Museum of African Art in November.

 

 

Art News Round-Up

Posted on: September 8th, 2014 by Ella Richardson

Article by Kristie Landing

 

Our Gallery:

  • Thanks for stopping by last Friday- the Art Walk was a big success!
  • Craig Nelson Exhibition opens Wednesday, October 1
September Art Walk

September Art Walk

Around the World:

The Louvre Gets a Makeover

The new director of the Louvre, Jean-Luc Martinez is proposing a grand renovation of the world’s most visited museum.

A Brawny Market Lifts Sales at Christie’s

After “chronic fatigue” in the market, sales rose at an auction last Tuesday night, setting records for seven artists.

Mini Venice Biennale debuts in Venice, NY

Conceptual Artist John Borek envisions a local art fair modeled after the Biennale in Italy.