27 June 2009

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Contemporary Art Sale: N08568 – 24 September 2009

As pioneers of the ever expanding international art market, Sotheby’s opened the doors of its New York offices in 1955, and in 1967 acquired Parke-Bernet, the United States’ largest fine art auction house. More than 50 years after opening, Sotheby’s New York continues to thrive as the company’s worldwide headquarters. Its history of success includes […]

27 June 2009

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Modern and Contemporary Prints – 24 September 2009

Sotheby’s International Print Department holds four auctions each year in our New York and London salesrooms. These events, customarily scheduled for April and September in London and May and November in New York, encompass five centuries of printmaking and offer collectors an opportunity to pursue work by a wide range of artists. This selection may […]

27 June 2009

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Private Collection Of Furniture by Former Creative Director Of Habitat Tom Dixon – 01 July 2009

LEADING BRITISH FURNITURE DESIGNER WHO MAKES FURNITURE FROM CAR PARTS, MANHOLE COVERS AND POTS AND PANS Bonhams are delighted to announce the sale of a private collection of furniture by one of the UK’s leading design talents, Tom Dixon. The collection includes some of Dixon’s most iconic works as well as a series of fixtures […]

27 June 2009

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Beyond Bloomsbury: Designs of the Omega Workshops 1913-19

This exhibition explores a radical chapter in the history of 20th century British design. Established in 1913 by the painter and influential art critic Roger Fry, the Omega Workshops were an experimental design collective, whose members included Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and other artists of the famous Bloomsbury Group. 

27 June 2009

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Leading British Artists

This is a rare chance to see exceptional works by today’s leading British artists and explore Tate’s amazing contemporary collection. Recent major acquisitions of British contemporary art, including Jake and Dinos Chapman’s ‘Family Collection’, two works from Damien Hirst’s recent gift to the Tate, paintings by Phillip Allen and Fiona Rae, and sculpture by Rebecca […]

27 June 2009

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Parades and Processions: Here comes everybody

Parades and Processions: Here comes everybody 28 May – 24 July 2009 Francis Alÿs, Fiona Banner, Jeremy Deller, Thomas Hirschhorn, Rachel Hovnanian, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, William Kentridge, Michèle Magema, Annette Messager, Amy O’Neill and Hiraki Sawa.  This spring Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present Parades and Processions: Here comes […]

27 June 2009

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Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture

It is hard to know where to start, but Gallery 3 is as bad a place as any. This houses paintings by Kristin Baker, a thirtysomething New Yorker and self-confessed Formula One fan. Baker’s taste for the track shows itself in a large and splashy acrylic called Washzert Suisse, which renders a speeding monocoque as […]

27 June 2009

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Turner/Rothko

In March 2009, Tate Britain will bring together two of the world’s most iconic and influential painters, JMW Turner (1775-1851) and Mark Rothko (1903-1970). As part of the BP British Art Displays, this unique display of works from the Tate Collection will be on show from 23 March to 26 July 2009. The links between […]

26 June 2009

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Clemens von Wedemeyer The Fourth Wall

  Clemens von Wedemeyer’s film installations investigate the uncertain distinction between fact and fiction. His new commission for The Curve is composed of eight different film fragments, all referring to first contact between anthropologists, explorers and groups of people living in remote jungle locations who have never previously had contact with Western civilisation. An example […]

26 June 2009

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Jeff Koons: Popeye Series

The Serpentine Gallery presents an exhibition of the work of the celebrated American artist Jeff Koons, his first major exhibition in a public gallery in England. Working in thematic series since the early 1980s, Koons has explored notions of consumerism, taste, banality, childhood and sexuality. He is known for his meticulously fabricated works that draw […]

26 June 2009

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Radical Nature: Art & Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009

The changing effect of nature on art and architecture is traced in this survey, which looks at land art, environmental activism and utopianism through the work of California-based architecture collective Ant Farm, artists Joseph Beuys, Hans Haacke, Robert Smithson and others. Simon Starling, Luke Fowler and Heather and Ivan Morison present contemporary perspectives.

26 June 2009

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Super Contemporary

Design Museum has joined forces with Beefeater 24 to celebrate the fearlessly progressive spirit of London’s greatest creative minds, past and present. London thinks, designs and makes like no other city; it creates and the world follows. A magnet for mavericks and freethinkers, London has nurtured a creative community that continues to rival all other […]

26 June 2009

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Antony Gormley: One & Other

  One & Other Click here Now to see Live Feed This summer, sculptor Antony Gormley invites you to help create an astonishing living monument. He is asking the people of the UK to occupy the empty Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, a space normally reserved for statues of Kings and Generals, in […]

24 June 2009

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Mr Brainwash Special Showcase Competetion

This is a competetion with a big prize!  $20,000 to be won Hi Everyone, Mr Brainwash would like to introduce you to “Your Art Here” an all styles visual contest with a New York City theme for which I am part of the jury – giving aspiring artists the opportunity to gain valuable exposure. Check out […]

24 June 2009

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Eileen Cooper RA, Dreams of Elsewhere

Art first is delighted to announce its major summer show of new work by Eileen Cooper RA, Dreams of Elsewhere. The title expresses the journey of the imagination that has taken place in Cooper’s South London studio over the past two years. The vertiginous environments depicted in these new paintings and prints give a mixed […]

24 June 2009

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ZOOM – Looking Back / Looking Forward

Exhibiting artists Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Will Maclean Richard Cook Helen MacAlister Eileen Cooper RA Jack Milroy Jennifer Durrant RA Simon Morley Margaret Hunter Karel Nel Simon Lewty Georgia Papageor Partou Zia Bridget Macdonald   ART FIRST presents highlights from the programme in a celebration of 15 years in Cork Street. These master works, selected from the […]

24 June 2009

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Azam

Azam Artist in residence  Hung across three rooms, this new series of bold, bright paintings marks the next chapter in Nasser Azam’s residency at County Hall Gallery which began in October 2007. New and recent paintings by Azam show the artist’s continuing exploration of highly-charged formal motifs, made vivid by his distinctive use of colour. […]

22 June 2009

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Tracey Emin: Those Who Suffer Love

White Cube Mason’s Yard is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Tracey Emin, one of Britain’s most influential artists. ‘Those who suffer Love’ is her first exhibition in London for four years and her fourth with the gallery. The title for my show is self-explanatory: love rarely comes easily and if it […]

16 June 2009

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Frieze Art Fair 2009

15-18 October 2009 The Frieze Art Fair is like a great, white, landlocked ocean liner. Set in a marquee in Regents Park. This shiny plastic looking building houses London’s premier contemporary art event. This show is an extraordinary occurrence ,as good as it gets in London. 2009 will see a total of 164 galleries exhibiting […]

15 June 2009

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Summer Exhibition 2009

Summer Exhibition 2009 8 June—16 August 2009 Sponsored by Insight Investment The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition is the largest open submission contemporary art exhibition in the world, drawing together a wide range of new work by both established and unknown living artists.

15 June 2009

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J.W. Waterhouse: The Modern Pre-Raphaelite

2009-2013 Season supported by JTISupported by Champagne Perrier-Jouët This major retrospective of Pre-Raphaelite artist John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) features over 40 paintings together with sketchbooks and drawings from public and private collections worldwide.

15 June 2009

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RA Schools Show 2009

17—28 June 2009 Sponsored by Mizuho International plc The annual Schools Show marks the culmination of the three-year post-graduate Diploma course at the Royal Academy Schools.

15 June 2009

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Walking in My Mind

Walking in My Mind explores the inner working of the artist’s imagination through dramatic, large-scale installation art. Ten international artists — Charles Avery, Thomas Hirschhorn, Yayoi Kusama, Bo Christian Larsson, Mark Manders, Yoshitomo Nara, Jason Rhoades, Pipilotti Rist, Chiharu Shiota and Keith Tyson — transform the Hayward Gallery’s indoor galleries and outdoor sculpture terraces into a […]

15 June 2009

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Banksy Versus Bristol Museum

Saturday 13 June – Sunday 31 August FREE EXHIBITION Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery is proud to present a unique collaboration between the city’s foremost cultural institution and one of the region’s most infamous artists. Banksy has gained notoriety in recent years by using stencils to paint images on a diverse array of outdoor locations. […]

18 April 2009

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A show in that nice old bank on the corner

International Group show. PARTICIPATING ARTISTS JEF AEROSOL, ROBERT GORDON McHARG III FRSA, PETER GRAVELLE, HASSAN HAJJAJ, JAVIER GUTIERRIEZ,  SAVAGE HENRY, BOM K, DRAN, SIMON SCOTT, COSH, RYAN HADLEY, STEVE, EMELIE SALFORD, BEN ALLEN,  SUNIL PAWAR , ROBALOT , NICK MCFARLANE , JAY BURRIDGE, LUIS PEREZ , MR WIM, CODE FC,  CHRIS CAMPBELL, LOGAN, ANTOINE CORBINEAU, INKIE, KERRY ROPER, […]

22 March 2009

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Art Nocturne Knocke 2009

Art Nocturne Knocke is profiling itself as an important summer art and antiquities fair for Europe. Not only the international renowned participants with their exquisite offer realize this but also the most fashionable seaside resort Knokke at the Belgian coast. It is clear that our consumers want to experience something oozing with quality.

18 March 2009

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Vision 21 – 01 July 2009

The next Vision 21 sale of Post-War and contemporary paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and modern design furniture will be held on the 1 July and include a broad range of work by some of the top names in 20th Century art and design. Typical auction entries include works by Ron Arad, Diane Arbus, Arman, Alighiero […]

18 March 2009

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20th Century Design SALE N08530 – 27 March 2009

The market for 20th Century design expanded rapidly over the last half decade with both classic designers and emerging talents receiving ever-growing positive market attention. As the market has grown and discovered extraordinary examples of design in furniture and decorative objects, the number of collectors expanded but not at the same rate as the turnover […]

18 March 2009

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Design – 30 April 2009

The Design department at Phillips de Pury & Company has been defined by two categories: Design and Design Art. Design offers work that represents the best of functional design from the pioneer designers, manufacturers and ateliers of the finest design movements of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Design Art represents conceptual work that focuses on […]

18 March 2009

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Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale: N08546 – 05 May 2009

Sotheby’s has been the market leader of Impressionist & Modern Art since 1958 when we pioneered the modern auction market with the Goldschmidt Collection, the first evening sale of Impressionist & Modern Art. Since this spectacular auction, Sotheby’s has lived up to its legacy by offering the finest European masterpieces from the late 19th century […]

18 March 2009

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Design, New York – 03 June 2009

The Design department at Phillips de Pury & Company has been defined by two categories: Design and Design Art. Design offers work that represents the best of functional design from the pioneer designers, manufacturers and ateliers of the finest design movements of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Design Art represents conceptual work that focuses on […]

18 March 2009

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Contemporary Art Part 1 – 14 May 2009

Simon de Pury moved the headquarters to the Meatpacking district in Chelsea which at the time was just beginning to sprout as the international art district. With a new remit to focus solely on the sale of the best works of Contemporary Art, Design, Jewelry and Photography, Phillips de Pury & Company began business in […]