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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
HARD CANDY by John Waguespack and Katja Tapia at Ian Ross Gallery
Thu, 06 Feb 2014, 06:59:04 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ian Ross Gallery is pleased to bring you its first two-person show for 2014. As a gallery committed to showing the work of local talents, we are very excited to be showing prolific San Francisco artist John Waguespack and introduce rising star Katja Tapia, both new to the Ian Ross Gallery. This joint exhibit brings together two talented forces that work in different styles and techniques.
Care Bears Donning Jay Z's Apparel for Barneys New York Slated for eBay
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 15:43:13 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist Daniel Edwards depicts Jay Z as a Care Bear pal with Funshine Bear on the rap mogul's shoulder wearing Leather Boxing Shorts from the Barneys New York collection, accompanied by six designer ornaments to be auctioned on eBay, with a share of the proceeds going to an organization that supports the ACLU's policies against racial profiling. The work will be unveiled online this week, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
John Waguespack Exhibits Climate Control at 111 Minna Gallery
Tue, 03 Dec 2013, 17:31:29 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami's Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work 'Climate Control' at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.
John Waguespack's 'Uplifting' to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel, Miami
Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 08:00:36 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack is the San Francisco winner of the 4th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Uplifting,' a portrait of Kate Moss, one of the most influential models of our time. John was a Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series representative for San Francisco in 2012, this is his second year representing San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami.
Abstractionist Cindy Walton's Work Featured in National Juried Exhibition of Encaustic, Wax Artists
Wed, 02 Oct 2013, 19:03:15 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CERILLOS, N.M., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton, Asheville, N.C., has been chosen as one of 49 encaustic and wax artists from across the United States to show her selected work, 'Wind Swept,' at the Third Annual Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition of the Encaustic Art Institute in New Mexico.
'Sailing Through Pinball' opens at the Pacific Pinball Museum August 30, 2013
Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 14:20:33 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.
New to Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is a Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by Chicago Creative Coalition
Fri, 24 May 2013, 10:55:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., May 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New to fest-goers at the Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 26-28, 2013, is a much-anticipated Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by the Chicago Creative Coalition (C3) entitled 'C3 PhotoArt Fest.' The show will be limited to no more than 50 selected images and is open to original works. C3 invites you to submit images online by June 7, 2013. The entry fee is $35, and covers up to four images.
Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian 'Fertility Statue' Unveiling in L.A.
Thu, 23 May 2013, 17:26:09 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for 'good luck' is set for L.A. exhibit. The nude statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The recent work, part of the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, will be displayed at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
Leaked 3D Ultrasounds of Kimye and the Duchess of Cambridge: Prenatal Portraits of Celebrity Babies in Upcoming L.A. Unveiling
Fri, 03 May 2013, 12:27:48 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine 'Kate' Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by celebrity artist Daniel Edwards; concluding the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, at select venues in the Los Angeles area this summer, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
'Merging Harmonies' Opens at the Calumet Gallery in Santa Ana, Calif.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 18:42:29 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SANTA ANA, Calif., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,' noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic.
Abstractionist Cindy Walton Shares Work in Pecha Kucha Presentation at Green Hill Center
Thu, 11 Apr 2013, 14:44:04 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Asheville fine artist Cindy Walton has been selected as one of 20 North Carolina abstractionists to present her work, technique, and inspiration in the innovative Pecha Kucha style on Tuesday, April 23, as part of the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art spring focus on abstract art.
Jennifer Balkan and John McCarthy at Eleanor Ettinger Gallery Chelsea May 2 - June 1, 2013
Wed, 03 Apr 2013, 04:55:09 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eleanor Ettinger Gallery Chelsea announces 'Disguises and Disappearances,' the premier New York exhibition of paintings by Jennifer Balkan and John McCarthy which explore the idea of identity both discovered and hidden. In paintings of daydreams and remembrances, the artists entreat us to wander through imagery that is evocative, quirky and sometimes melancholy.
MONOPOLY Game 'Comes to Life' in L.A. Exhibit
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 13:39:44 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that L.A. street artist ALEC Monopoly will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, where the artist plans to sell one of his popular pieces for MONOPOLY money and create a designer game piece with Actor Adrien Brody's '64 Pontiac Catalina.
'Many Names,' a Mojave National Preserve Artist Exhibit Opens at The Kelso Depot
Mon, 04 Feb 2013, 19:18:34 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve Artists in Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millenniums of history. Make it a Father and Son assignment that projects one voice, and the possibilities grow exponentially.
Native Son John Waguespack Returns to Atlanta for Spotlight On Art at Trinity School February 4-9, 2013
Thu, 31 Jan 2013, 06:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Born and raised in Atlanta, John Waguespack will unveil three new works - 'Spring Forward,' 'Red Sea at Dawn' and 'Black Alaskan Waters' - which beautifully illustrate his broad range of artistic styles at Spotlight on Art for Trinity School February 4-9.
Downey Jr., LiLo, and Swift Represent Celebrity Past, Present, and Future in LA Exhibit
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 13:04:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Street Artist XVALA, famous for invading the residential trash of celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber and tech icons Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, has set his sights on Robert Downey Jr., Lindsay Lohan, and Taylor Swift for his latest exhibit 'The Tonight Show with Celebrity Chimp' at Lab Art Gallery in Los Angeles, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
ArteQuesta Announces Launch of Israeli Masters Collection
Wed, 09 Jan 2013, 16:32:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta launched its Israeli Masters Collection, announced Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta. This collection is the culmination of a decade of work to gather and preserve historically significant art works by Israeli Master Artists during Israel's emergence as the Jewish state.
ArteQuesta Brings Life to Art on the Web
Thu, 03 Jan 2013, 14:42:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta co-founders Jessica Jacobson and Rayah Levy today announced the long-awaited launch of ArteQuesta.com, the company's intuitive new website featuring museum-quality artworks and collections.
ArteQuesta Collectors Build Investment-Grade Portfolios and Create Art History
Wed, 28 Nov 2012, 15:38:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta Collectors Drs. Holly and Mark Monroe will loan a portion of their collection for display in ArteQuesta's private museum, Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta, announced today.
John Waguespack Exhibits 'New Works' at 111 Minna Gallery
Thu, 08 Nov 2012, 06:56:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his 'New Works' at 111 Minna Gallery November 16, 2012 through January 26, 2013.
ArteQuesta Presents a Health-Conscious Halloween for Kids
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 17:59:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta has decided to give kids a choice with what they fill their Halloween buckets this year. Over this holiday weekend, ArteQuesta put together a Halloween party filled with outrageous costumes by kids and adults alike, music and games, and, best of all, delicious festive treats. The delightful range of goodies included not only the candy corn and tootsie rolls we all love but also a range of tasty, healthy, homemade and homegrown Halloween sweets.
New York City Non-Profit to host Michael Alan's 'Living Installation' Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO
Thu, 25 Oct 2012, 12:16:07 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art for Progress (AFP), a NYC 501(c)3 nonprofit, is proud to announce it is hosting artist Michael Alan's 'Living Installation: Family Misfit Healing' on Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO in NYC's Lower East Side.
ArteQuesta Creates Breakthrough Software for Investment-Grade Art Portfolios
Fri, 19 Oct 2012, 15:46:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta has developed a unique software program designed to manage investment quality art portfolios, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.
John Waguespack's 'Deconstructing Dandridge' to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 03:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Deconstructing Dandridge,' a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.
Artist Encourages Apple to 'Think Different' with Steve Jobs Action Figure Sculpture
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 11:46:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In wake of the recent Foxconn riot, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Post PC artist XVALA will debut his latest sculpture of the Apple-banned Steve Jobs action figure in an upcoming gallery show at AIS Editions in the Los Angeles Brewery Arts Complex.
ArteQuesta's heArt Return Garden Provides Fresh Food Harvest for 3rd Street Youth Clinic
Tue, 25 Sep 2012, 15:17:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The unique organic farm located on the grounds of ArteQuesta's Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic in Bayview Hunters Point, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.
Miss America Scholarship Winners Take to Runway: Spectacular Italian Renaissance Fashion Show Welcomes Talented Titleholders
Thu, 13 Sep 2012, 13:09:17 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 7, Carnevale Ventura will host a day in Renaissance Italy with three fashion shows and a marketplace at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Ventura. Talented beauties from across California have signed on to model selections from forty stunning costumes of traditional Renaissance Italy and exotic Venetian carnevale.
Art Market Expert Rayah Levy presents to TIME Financial Summit Group Meeting
Thu, 30 Aug 2012, 15:23:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rayah Levy, a San Francisco Bay area based art investment expert, and founder of ArteQuesta, presented to the TIME Financial Summit Group Meeting on August 22.
New York City Artist to Give Away Free Art for One Year
Wed, 25 Jul 2012, 02:58:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the next year, Manhattan-based artist Keith Jensen will be leaving original artwork around the city and surrounding areas for community residents to stumble upon. Signs attached to the free art read, 'If having this art will make your day better, then it's yours.'
Pacific Pinball Museum Opens 'Pinball Oddity' - an Exhibition of Rare Pinball Machines and Oversized Pinball Art
Thu, 31 May 2012, 11:57:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of the Pinball Oddity exhibit, featuring a collection of pinball rarities and giant mural reproductions of pinball art. The exhibit represents the first in a series of scalable exhibits the museum offers for lease to institutions nationwide.
Honoring 5 Inspiring Individuals Celebrating 10 Years of Young Minds Build Bridges Program Partnership with ALLIANZ
Tue, 24 Apr 2012, 16:54:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CITYarts is celebrating 44 years of empowering international children and youth through art. CITYarts brings young people and professional artists together to create Public Art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.
Virgin Mary in Bondage Causes Stir with Community in Women's Rights Protest
Thu, 29 Mar 2012, 13:10:41 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that artist and feminist Marilyn Artus is introducing her new portrait of the Virgin Mary in attempt to protest the continued infringement of women's rights by the Catholic Church and the many prominent conservatives. The portrait of the Virgin Mary will be on tour though many galleries and events; kicking off the tour with the AKA Gallery in Oklahoma City, Okla., April 6, 2012.
Artist Dumpster Dives Kim Kardashian, Reveals Her Trash at Upcoming L.A. Event
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 17:28:27 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that 'Fear Google' artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity's collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.
Artists with Parkinson's Disease Are Celebrated In A One-Of-A-Kind Art Exhibition
Thu, 09 Feb 2012, 22:23:30 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association (apdala.org), along with James Gray Gallery, present 'Living Artistically with Parkinson's Disease,' a unique exhibition featuring works of art created by celebrated artists living with PD. To celebrate the exhibition, which runs from February 8-13, 2012, the APDA L.A. is hosting a champagne brunch with a silent auction this Sunday, February 12.
John Waguespack Solo Exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco - Dec. 8, 2011 to Jan. 21, 2012
Wed, 30 Nov 2011, 14:47:40 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack, is showcasing his new works at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 8, 2011 through January 21, 2012. 'Deconstructing Hollywood' is his second solo exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco.
Andaz 5th Avenue Celebrates Art and Culture with tbd Art - The Hotel's First Rotating Art Series
Tue, 18 Oct 2011, 09:59:20 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Andaz 5th Avenue, a hotel inspired by the culture of New York City, announces the launch of tbd Art - a rotating art series. The first year of rotating art started on October 6th with artist M.Dreeland. In total, the hotel will have four diverse artists; M.Dreeland, Mister Cartoon, Claw Money and a final artist (currently TBD).
New York: Finger Paintings by Jorge Colombo Released by Chronicle Books, in Partnership with 20x200
Thu, 06 Oct 2011, 22:17:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If New York City is a state of mind, then Jorge Colombo captures the metropolis' moods like no other. Published in association with 20x200.com - the place to discover and buy art online - 'New York: Finger Paintings' (ISBN: 978-0811879255) by Jorge Colombo features 100 of the artist's beautiful, full-color illustrations of New York City.
Artist Dumpster Dives Zuck, Goes Public with Facebook Founder's Trash
Wed, 05 Oct 2011, 19:42:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Google Artist XVALA goes dumpster diving in Silicon Valley, invading tech founders' personal trash to create a series of sculptures that has been made available to the public online and in upcoming gallery shows.
William Pope.L Releases Set of Text-Based Art at 20x200.com
Thu, 29 Sep 2011, 21:46:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When William Pope.L donned a business suit and crawled on his belly through the gutter up NYC's Bowery, the 'Friendliest Black Artist in America' was poignantly calling attention to themes of race, social class and power. Now, in his debut project with 20x200 - the place to discover and buy art online - the seminal artist once again addresses these issues with a selection from his ongoing and widely exhibited project 'Skin Set Drawings.'
Art Controversy Revealed this Week: Daniel Edwards' Justin Bieber Allegory of a Teen Sex Symbol
Wed, 24 Aug 2011, 17:57:14 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Images of the allegorical tribute to teen idol Justin Bieber, created by controversial New York artist Daniel Edwards, are being released by Cory Allen Contemporary Art this week.
16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction Labor Day Weekend to Raise Funds for Wildfire-Devastated Area
Wed, 10 Aug 2011, 08:57:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BELLVUE, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art lovers from all over the West will gather in a picturesque mountain valley outside Fort Collins, Colorado on Labor Day Sunday. They're coming in hopes of acquiring original art from over 100 well-known artists that will be auctioned off to the highest bidder under the 'Big Top' at the 16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction on Sunday, September 4, 2011.
Nude Bieber and Gomez Portrait as Monument to National Exceptionalism - Justin and Selena as 'One' in Canadian 'Garden of Eden'
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 17:09:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite breakup rumors, Teen Choice Award winners Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are presented as a 21st Century Adam and Eve in a new life size portrait created by controversial American artist Daniel Edwards. The portrait depicts the teenagers almost entirely nude, with a Canadian maple leaf and a Texas lone star covering their most intimate parts. The portrait will be unveiled at Dallas's New Fine Arts, near Gomez's hometown, at a time yet to be announced by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
Osama Bin Laden Death Sculpture Gets Name from Facebook
Wed, 01 Jun 2011, 17:06:20 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A naked Osama Bin Laden, laden with sea crabs and shackled to a U.S. Navy SEALs cement block at the bottom of the sea receives its official title, courtesy of the friends on Facebook. The Osama Bin Laden sculpture is the latest by New York artist Daniel Edwards, and is being unveiled this week on Facebook, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
20x200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from David Bowie
Thu, 05 May 2011, 19:32:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20x200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop's 'Design on a Dime' fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20x200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by Bowie. Bowie's art print, IMAN No. 1, will be unveiled at Design on a Dime, and will make its online debut on 20x200 on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
20x200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from Simon Doonan
Thu, 05 May 2011, 10:59:48 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fashion, design and art are uniting for a great cause, and now art collectors everywhere can get in on the action at 20x200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop's Design on a Dime fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20x200 announced it will release a limited-edition print by renowned style commentator and Barneys New York Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan.
Paul Madonna Exclusively Sells Drawing from 'All Over Coffee' Series at 20x200
Wed, 27 Apr 2011, 17:40:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Madonna, the San Francisco-based artist and cartoonist known for his 'All Over Coffee' series, is exclusively releasing a detailed ink wash drawing through 20x200.com, the place to discover and buy art online. Titled 'Studio, All Over Coffee #392,' the limited-edition print is an up close and personal look inside the artist's studio, where he produces the beloved series of strips and other cartoons and sketches.
Ely Winter Festival Slated for February 3-13, 2011 in Ely, Minnesota
Wed, 12 Jan 2011, 21:59:45 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preparations are underway for the 17th annual Ely Winter Festival slated for February 3-13, 2011, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events with something for all ages and interests, ranging from the annual Mukluk Ball, Sled Dog Rides, and historic Voyageur Encampment, to a crafts fair, ice fishing contest, food events, and the Ely ArtWalk taking place over the Festival's 10-day period.
John Waguespack Solo Exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco
Wed, 01 Dec 2010, 20:05:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack, is showcasing his latest exhibit at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 3-31, 2010. 'RECONSTRUCTION' will be his first solo exhibition and will take place at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco, located just off of Union Square.
Green Art in Shades of Blue by Thoma Hall in Blaine, WA
Fri, 27 Aug 2010, 12:22:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BLAINE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What you throw away may come back to haunt you. Original bottles were discovered by workers while excavating in an old landfill site and artist Thoma Hall embraced the opportunity to incorporate them into 'Journey of a Water Drop.' A dozen original glass bottles are among the 325 bottles in the art installation and visitors are challenged to locate them.
/*CORRECTION*/ A Permanent Green Art Installation by Marta Thoma Hall is in the New Walnut Creek Library Opening July 17th
Wed, 23 Jun 2010, 16:58:49 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a press release issued June 22 on behalf of Marta Thoma Hall, there was an inadvertent error in specifying the date of the event, as provided by the news source. As issued, the event date had been noted in the text as July 16, when it should have stated July 17th, 2010, at the new Walnut Creek Library.
A Permanent Green Art Installation by Marta Thoma Hall is in the New Walnut Creek Library Opening
Tue, 22 Jun 2010, 12:50:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Green art is only one way to describe the new suspended sculpture by Marta Thoma Hall at the new Walnut Creek Library north entrance. The art spirals overhead in a galaxy of glass bottles floating upward in space like stars and cosmic bodies. The bottles are an assortment of the every day kind, in various shades of blue, green, purple, and rose.
Conservative Graffiti Street Artist Takes on Tiger Woods and Family Values
Thu, 08 Apr 2010, 16:38:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tabloid artist Xvala will introduce his latest art piece, the 'Tiger Woods Rambovian Rosewood Glory Hole And Golf Furniture' in a soon to be revealed location on April 21st in Los Angeles, California. Today Tiger Woods returns to the PGA to contend at the 2010 Masters after a five month hiatus and media frenzied exploitation of his private affairs. In his return, Woods will have the support from some, including the notable sponsor Nike.
The Art of Connecting: Bringing Together a Downtown Los Angeles Art Gallery, a Local Jewelry Designer and Local Networking Expert for a Mixer and Talk
Wed, 07 Apr 2010, 16:34:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PYO Gallery LA is hosting an event with the Gallery Director, Heidi Chang, Jewelry Designer, Claudia Endler and Author and Speaker, Dr. Bill Saleebey. 'THE ART OF CONNECTING: Drawing Others to You' is the subject of a presentation by Saleebey, author of 'Connecting: Beyond the Name Tag' at PYO Gallery LA in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, April 29, featuring the contemporary art of Young Ha Park and the contemporary jewelry of artist Claudia Endler of Claudia Endler Designs.
'Brangelina Forever' Inspires Harmony in Bedroom of $500K Home Built in Their 'Name'
Thu, 03 Dec 2009, 15:59:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phantom-Financial announces the December unveiling of the sculpture of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in an amorous embrace by artist Daniel Edwards, just minutes from Brad Pitt's own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area. The sculpture is part of the 4,000 sq. ft., $500,000 house named The Brangelina, by the Los Angeles artist known as Xvala.
C. Anthony Gallery and Pop Artist Steve Kaufman Present Olympic Silver Medalist and Hall of Fame Skier Billy Kidd
Mon, 16 Nov 2009, 20:27:01 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, December 4, from 4 - 6 p.m., come meet and greet this true skiing legend. Billy's honors include 1970 World Champion, First American male to win an Olympic Medal in Alpine skiing, only person in history to win both the World Pro Championships and FIS World Championship in the same year, Olympic Silver Medalist and a member of the Skiing Hall of Fame; plus, Steve Kaufman, 'the former assistant to Andy Warhol.'
Aspen Grove Fine Art and Internationally Acclaimed Pop Artist Steve Kaufman Proudly Present Olympic Gold Medalist Julia Mancuso
Mon, 16 Nov 2009, 17:49:11 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ASPEN, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, November 28, from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., come meet and greet Julia, sponsored by La Croix Water, during her only U.S. races prior to defending her Olympic Gold Medal, and Steve Kaufman, 'the former assistant to Andy Warhol.' Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see Kaufman's colorful paintings of Julia, Bode Miller, Billy Kidd, Marilyn and many more American Icons come alive on canvas.
C. Anthony Gallery and 'Internationally Acclaimed Pop Artist' Steve Kaufman Proudly Present Four Time World Champion and Two Time Olympic Medalist Bode Miller
Mon, 16 Nov 2009, 15:51:41 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, December 5 from 4:45 - 5:45 p.m., come meet and greet Bode during his only U.S. races prior to the 2010 Olympics and Steve Kaufman, 'the former assistant to Andy Warhol.' Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see Kaufman's colorful paintings of Bode, Julia Mancuso, Billy Kidd, Marilyn and many more American Icons come alive on canvas.
A New Kind of Village - An Intern's Project for Special Equestrians
Fri, 07 Aug 2009, 15:08:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I wanted to make a difference to improve the rider's experience during my time at Special Equestrians,' states intern Louis Taylor. As part of a unique collaboration between Foundations Community Partnership and Special Equestrians, Louis worked for ten weeks as a student intern for the Summer Youth Corp Program, sponsored through Foundations Community Partnership. During that time he divided his time between intensive classes, and Special Equestrians Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs.
Nude Angelina Jolie Park Bench Statue Provides Landmark for Public Breastfeeding
Tue, 04 Aug 2009, 12:47:10 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For World Breastfeeding Week, Phantom-Financial announces the unveiling of a life-size park bench sculpture of Angelina Jolie nude with her twin babies by New York artist Daniel Edwards just minutes from Brad Pitt's own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area in September before its Fall exhibition in London. 'Landmark for Breastfeeding,' inspired by last year's cover of W magazine featuring Angelina Jolie suckling her baby.
New Art Book Combines Chaos, God and Sex with Digital Imaging: 'Fractopia' by Christopher Simmons
Thu, 02 Jul 2009, 11:52:19 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Simmons' 'Fractopia' (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover - limited edition, Neotrope Press), collects the best of Simmons' abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book. Some of the art has been called sexual in nature, including the piece called 'godheart.'
First time ever Andy Warhol and Steve Kaufman (teacher and his assistant - student) are having a Pop Art Show in Las Vegas July 4th
Thu, 11 Jun 2009, 13:30:05 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Centaur Art Galleries is pleased to present the art work of Andy Warhol, who passed away in 1987, and his former assistant, Steve Kaufman. The exhibition of the 'Master' and his 'student,' reunited at last and exhibited together, is Centaur Art Galleries' most ambitious undertaking in more than 20 years.
'Through the Prism of Green Eyes' - Lana Lucas - InterArt Gallery May 19-30
Mon, 04 May 2009, 08:00:10 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Russian-born painter Lana Lucas will bring her contemporary surrealistic watercolor paintings to the InterArt Gallery in New York City in an exhibition that is sure to stir deep emotions and heighten visual senses. Lana Lucas has created a name for herself with paintings that feature rich, vibrant colors contrasted with very dark subjects that invite the viewer into a beautiful, yet strangely dangerous world.
Cape Artist Recognized by National Oil Painters Association
Mon, 20 Apr 2009, 12:07:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WEST BARNSTABLE, Mass., April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Oil Painters of America (OPA) announced that Ronald Tinney has been juried into its 2009 National Exhibition of Traditional Oils. The show will be held at Sage Creek Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from May 1 through May 31, 2009.
Pitt-Jolie Inspire Domestic Bliss in Fractured Housing Market
Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 06:29:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just a few minutes drive from Brad Pitt's hometown, a new home currently under construction is using the inspiration of Brad Pitt and his love interest Angelina Jolie to help create its 'inner curb appeal' in order to be competitive in the tough housing market. Named 'The Brangelina,' the house capitalizes on the image of Pitt and Jolie with the use of proverbs, tattoos and quotes reflecting their beliefs. The $500,000 home, by the artist known as Xvala, is expected to go on sale this summer, announced Buddy Haydel.
Wham Bang Comics Debuts The Legend of Night Owl
Thu, 22 Jan 2009, 12:48:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Give Jake Tinsley five minutes and he'll sell you his latest comic book. It doesn't matter where you meet Jake: on an airplane; in a restaurant; in the halls of his middle school. At 14, Jake is one of the youngest comic book writers in the U.S. and has more than a year of sales experience under his belt. He has authored five comic books and 20 comic strips, launched art shows at three galleries, and served as an expert panelist during a comic book convention in Las Vegas.
Ely, Minnesota Celebrates 15th Annual Winter Festival Feb 6-16, 2009
Tue, 13 Jan 2009, 14:37:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preparations are underway for the Ely Winter Festival slated for February 6-16, 2009, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events for all ages, abilities and interests; ranging from Sled Dog Rides, an historic Voyageur Encampment, cross-country ski specials and outdoor ice skating; to a crafts fair, several dinners, musical concerts and art events taking place over the Festival's 10-day period.
Fountain Miami to Open During Art Basel Weekend This December
Mon, 03 Nov 2008, 12:23:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fountain Miami, the alternative art exhibition known for presenting cutting-edge and independent art galleries, sets up shop in an industrial warehouse located at 25th Street and North Miami Avenue for its latest installment this December. Fountain is a guerrilla-style art event, dubbed by many as the 'Anti Art Fair' for its brash, off-the-wall offerings of non-traditional art exhibitions in the art fair environment.
'Bee Behr...Over the Years' - Presenting the Art of Beatrice Van der Pool Behr
Mon, 27 Oct 2008, 17:20:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GREENVILLE, N.C., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The creations of 95-year-old working artist, Bee Behr, will be presented in an exclusive exhibit, 'Bee Behr...Over the Years,' from November 2 - 21, 2008 at The Art Gallery & Studio of Nelle Lee Hayes, in Greenville, NC. A direct quote from Bee Behr, 'I don't think in the same direction as most people,' gives perhaps the best insight into the unique talent of this artist... over the years; 95 years, to be exact.
Michelle Obama Sculpture Remains Through Election
Wed, 15 Oct 2008, 18:22:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Possibly foreshadowing next month's presidential election results is the overwhelming show of support for the decision to keep a portrait bust of Michelle Obama on display at Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery. Viewers walking into the west village gallery earlier this month were polled about whether to keep Michelle Obama's likeness on display until the election.
Amusing Ourselves to Death in the Art World
Fri, 10 Oct 2008, 16:43:41 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NORMAN, Okla., Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist, Xvala, is introducing two new art series at MAINSITE Contemporary Art. The opening is scheduled for Friday, October 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 122 East Main Street in Norman. The works will be exhibited through November 29. The artist, Xvala, says he, wants to 'look like Jeff Koons, feel like Damien Hirst, and be a prince like Richard Prince.'
Michelle Obama's Sexy Mannequin Bust: NYC Gallery's 'First Lady' Fashion Makeover
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 11:23:41 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First Lady hopeful Michelle Obama receives an 'Inaugural Ball' makeover for providing a makeover to the face of the U.S. The sexy, bare-shouldered style-enhancement highlights Obama's ethnicity to create a new fashion template for the 21st Century First Lady, and is the latest installment of sculptor Daniel Edwards' 'Inspire America' series, courtesy of Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery.
Two Paintings by Ronald Tinney Are Selected for Prestigious Boston Competition
Mon, 25 Aug 2008, 18:43:38 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of 200 entries submitted by 70 artists from around New England working in the realist tradition, 35 paintings were selected for The Guild of Boston Artists' Annual New England Representational Competition. Two of the 35 are Sunrise Magic and Resting Quietly by Ronald Tinney, an artist based in West Barnstable, Mass.
Oprah Winfrey Depicted with Late Dogs in Puppies' Memorial - New York Gallery Appeals to Pet Lovers with Exhibit
Wed, 14 May 2008, 11:49:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An exhibit dedicated to the memory of Oprah Winfrey's late dogs opens in Manhattan's West Village, helping to promote pet safety awareness. A life-size monument depicts puppy versions of Oprah's Cocker Spaniel Sophie and Golden Labrador Gracie atop the head of the talk show icon by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards. The Puppies' Memorial will be exhibited at Leo Kesting Gallery on May 22nd.
Robert Cipriani's Award-Winning 'Passages' Painting Series Marked for Two Upcoming Art Exhibitions
Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 11:58:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DUXBURY, Mass., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2003, Passages 2 received Directors' Choice of Outstanding Painting at the Cambridge Art Association. Passages, Ocean to Bay 1 won 'Artist of the Year, Painting' at the Cambridge Art Association Members' Prize Show in 2005 and was selected 'Best Cape Cod Landscape' at the Cape Cod Art Association in 2007. Today, painter and designer Robert Cipriani continues to evolve his award-winning 'Passages' paintings.
Chicago to Host 'Oprah Sarcophagus' from the Artist Who Created Nude Britney Spears on Bear Skin Rug
Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 08:08:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A gilded coffin lid bearing Oprah's full-figured likeness by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, designed to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late, lands in Chicago this week. Edwards is offering his latest creation of the television icon to break the ice with baby boomers to encourage them to prepare for their own funerals. The Oprah Sarcophagus, courtesy of NYC's Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 24th.
Oprah Burial Mask a Tribute to Inner Beauty - Golden Likeness of TV Talk Queen Winfrey Debuts in Chicago
Fri, 18 Apr 2008, 01:29:06 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., April 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the heels of last year's farewell tour of the King Tut exhibit starts this year's tour of the gilded likeness of talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey. The Oprah Burial Mask will debut in Chicago April 24th, near Oprah's Harpo Studios at GARDENfresh Gallery, courtesy of NYC's Leo Kesting Gallery.
Oprah Sarcophagus Reaches Out to Unprepared Retirees - Health Care Reform Will Come Too Late for Some Baby Boomers
Thu, 17 Apr 2008, 09:00:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With her endorsement of presidential candidate Barack Obama, Oprah is making known her views on the need for healthcare reform. But controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is urging talk show host Oprah Winfrey to do more by taking the time on her show to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late.
Photographic Fine Art Lamps Feature New Environmentally Responsible LED Lighting
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 07:16:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holland Scott Gallery today announces the debut of the Environmentally Responsible Green Energy Fine Art Lamps. These lamps combine energy-efficiency technology with fine-art design.
Internationally Acclaimed Spanish Master Painter Ramon Vilanova Coming to New Jersey
Fri, 15 Feb 2008, 08:21:54 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SUMMIT, N.J. - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internationally acclaimed Spanish Master Painter Ramon Vilanova is coming to Summit, New Jersey. He will be in Summit on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9 to unveil a new collection of Plein-Air paintings. The masterworks collection is featured in the new book of his paintings entitled 'Miradas'; the third monograph published featuring the works of this phenomenal artist. Cosmopolitan Fine Art will host a reception and book signing for the artist on March 8, 2008.
Altered Britney Spears Tabloid Image Challenges the Art World
Fri, 08 Feb 2008, 15:28:05 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NORMAN, Okla. - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year, images of Britney Spears' shaved head were splayed all over the media. And, in celebration of Spears, Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman is exhibiting an appropriated image for public viewing through March 28. Los Angeles artist, known as XVALA, set out to define Spears' spiritual, emotional and economical value.
Freedom and Focus Play Equal Roles in Artist Robert Cipriani's Abstract Paintings
Thu, 31 Jan 2008, 10:35:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DUXBURY, Mass. - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One informs the other; the other informs the one. 'As an abstract painter, I am very influenced by my life's work as a graphic designer. Alternatively, my approach to painting impacts my design work in a way that makes it richer and more interesting,' explains artist Robert Cipriani, whose abstract painting, Red 2, received an honorable mention award at the Cambridge Art Association's 'Red' show in November 2007.
Kentucky Derby Horse a 'Champion' for Right To Die
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 11:18:07 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Barbaro, the euthanized champion racehorse, is an emblem for the Right To Die and Death With Dignity movements in a monument to be unveiled in Central Park this April, before the 134th Kentucky Derby. 'The Barbaro Memorial for the Right to Die' by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is a tribute to the late Triple Crown contender and is dedicated to the institution of euthanasia, announced Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery.
Barbaro to be Remembered with Statue in Central Park
Wed, 23 Jan 2008, 12:35:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A statue of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will be unveiled at the Central Park South location where a carriage horse was tragically killed last year. The unveiling will correspond with the introduction of a proposal titled Barbaro's Law, urging the mandatory disclosure of race-related horse injuries and fatalities. 'The Barbaro Memorial' by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, courtesy of Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 30th, the week of the 134th Kentucky Derby.
Asheville, NC Artist Launches National I Am Thankful Postcard Art Project - Submit Postcards Now
Wed, 14 Nov 2007, 10:21:27 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This fall artist Damaris Pierce launches her new, national postcard art project just in time to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The project, entitled 'I Am Thankful,' encourages individuals of all ages and organizations such as craft guilds, public schools and counseling centers to create original postcard artwork expressing gratitude.
Sculpture Honors Holocaust Victims - Exclusive Exhibit at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
Fri, 12 Oct 2007, 23:05:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gallery of Historical Figures announces 'The Holocaust,' a realistic sculpture by artist G. S. Stuart pays homage to the millions of victims slain in the death camps of World War II. After extensive research, Stuart set a working prisoner in Auschwitz and then carefully modeled the tableau in quarter life size.
Artist Protests 'Iraq War Apathy' with Prince Harry Statue - Sculptor Daniel Edwards to Unveil Latest Political Spectacle in London
Wed, 03 Oct 2007, 23:59:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK and LONDON, England - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prince Harry is the symbolic hero of a monument encouraging empathy for the Iraq War in the latest work by controversial New York sculptor, Daniel Edwards. The statue featuring Prince Harry will be unveiled at London's Trafalgar Hotel October 11th during the Bridge Art Fair, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Prince Harry 'Dead' in Iraq War Memorial - The 'Brave At Heart' Honored with Royal Tribute in London
Wed, 26 Sep 2007, 18:37:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LONDON, England - Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A war-mutilated Prince Harry is the symbolic fallen hero in a memorial honoring those willing but unable to serve in the occupied Iraq conflict. Harry, the youthful brother to Britain's future king, was poised to be the most celebrated soldier of the Coalition forces, but due to the 'specific threats to kill or kidnap him,' he was kept home. However, Prince Harry will be remembered for his intended tour of duty in a memorial to be unveiled at the Trafalgar Hotel October 11th courtesy of Bridge Art Fair.
'Paris Hilton Autopsy' Educates New York City Teens - Interactive Drunk Driving PSA Promotes Safe Prom
Thu, 26 Apr 2007, 23:09:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paris Hilton's naked 'corpse' could provide an invaluable service to students preparing for prom this season. An interactive Public Service Announcement featuring the graphic display of a tiara-wearing, autopsied Paris Hilton with removable innards is designed to warn teenagers of the hazards of underage drinking. The display also features Tinkerbell, Hilton's forlorn pet Chihuahua with matching tiara, and debuts in the trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn neighborhood where prom-goers frequently dine, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art.
John Waguespack Unveils Latest Exhibit 'REINCARNATION' at District in San Francisco
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 20:00:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack, a unique San Francisco Surreal Artist, launches his latest exhibit 'REINCARNATION' at District in San Francisco on Thursday April 12th. This exhibit ties history, pop culture, and surrealism into a colorful display of American iconography.
'A Jamaica, Queens Thing': Rap and the Crack Era in South Jamaica
Mon, 09 Apr 2007, 19:23:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
JAMAICA, N.Y. - Apr. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) is pleased to present 'A Jamaica, Queens Thing': Rap and the Crack Era in South Jamaica, organized by guest curator Herb Tam. The opening artist reception takes place Saturday, April 14, 2007, 4 - 7 pm.
The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Announces Provocative Art Exhibit That Examines Boundaries in the Contemporary Art Field
Fri, 19 Jan 2007, 17:34:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
QUEENS, N.Y. - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) has assembled a group of 18 emerging artists in a new exhibition - The Field: Selections from JCAL's Artist Registry. The opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, January 27, from 4-7 p.m. with a special performance by Tattfoo Tan.
Cuban Exiles Can Breathe Sigh of Relief as Miami Gets Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth
Thu, 07 Dec 2006, 14:53:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 'deathbed' portrait of Fidel Castro that outraged Cuban exiles everywhere in part for a scheduled display in Miami this weekend has been replaced with 'Monument to Pro-Life: The Birth of Sean Preston.' The renowned nude of Britney Spears giving birth atop a bearskin rug appears at Fountain Miami, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art, from December 7th to 11th in Wynwood Gallery district during Art Basel Miami.
Fidel Castro's 'Deathbed Portrait' Slated for Deconstruction in Miami
Mon, 06 Nov 2006, 14:32:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Plans for an unveiling in New York's Central Park of Fidel Castro on his 'deathbed' have instead turned into plans for the deconstruction of his effigy in Miami, where he will be prematurely laid to rest. Capla Kesting Fine Arts announces the unveiling of 'Fidel Castro's Deathbed Portrait' has been reconsidered by the artist, courtesy of the Miami FM morning show El Traketeo on WRTO 98.3.
Castro's 'Last Visit' to Central Park: 'Deathbed Portrait' of Fidel as Humanitarian Goes on Display in NY
Tue, 24 Oct 2006, 18:10:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capla Kesting Fine Art announced that an unveiling in Central Park of Fidel Castro on his 'deathbed' may be the last opportunity to say 'farewell' to the man some revere as a champion of civil rights. 'Fidel Castro's Deathbed Portrait,' described as a colossal portrait of a solemn Castro at rest, will be unveiled at 10:00 am November 8th, just north of the monument for Cuban poet, Jose Marti.
John Waguespack Donates Original Paintings at the Annual Four Galleries Event in Honor of Larkin Street Youth Services
Thu, 12 Oct 2006, 20:54:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack, a unique San Francisco Surreal Artist, donates a portion of the proceeds for two original paintings in honor of Larkin Street Youth Services. A private reception and art sale is being held at The Four Galleries in San Francisco today, Thursday October 12th, and Friday October 13th. Waguespack's 'Landscape' was painted in 2005 and 'Winter' was added to the portfolio in January 2006.
TomKat Skat Relisted on eBay - TomKitten's 'First Poop' in Bronze is the ShaTizzle for Charity
Fri, 01 Sep 2006, 22:30:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Capla Kesting Gallery announced today that the Daniel Edwards sculpture of Suri Cruise's first poop in bronze, which has been covered internationally in the press this week and was the most e-mailed photo on Yahoo! on Thursday, is now back on eBay. The auction will benefit the March of Dimes charity.
Controversial Sculptor Daniel Edwards Inspired by TomKat Child's First Meal
Tue, 29 Aug 2006, 20:21:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Capla Kesting Fine Art gallery in New York announced the latest work by noted sculptor Daniel Edwards, famous for his celebrity-inspired themes, which depicts an interpretive 'bronze casting of Suri Cruise's first poop.' The natural and inoffensive sculpture in bronze will be on display at the gallery in September and auctioned on eBay for the March of Dimes charity.
Alleged Suri Cruise's Baby Poop Bronzed for Charity - Healthy 'Evidence' of Tom and Katie's Baby Goes on eBay
Mon, 28 Aug 2006, 18:05:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bronzed baby shoes are out, and bronzed baby poop is in, for Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes as they celebrate baby's 'first poop.' The commemoration of baby Suri Cruise's first poop strives to be the evidence of her existence for a public yet to see photos of the superstar couple's four month old infant. The sclupture, 'Suri Cruise commissioned bronzed baby poop' goes on display August 30th at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn's Williamsburg gallery district and will be offered on eBay with the proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes.
Hillary Topless - Documentary Uncovers Nude Origin of Sex Museum's 'Presidential Bust' of Senator Clinton
Wed, 26 Jul 2006, 19:59:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The nude study of Senator Hillary Clinton used in creating her first portrait as U.S. President is featured in a documentary now viewable at YouTube.com, the net's leading video download site. 'Hillary's Bust,' an eight-minute short produced by Goodnight Film, reveals the sexy origins of a statue of the former First Lady planned for display at New York's Museum of Sex. The film contains the only footage taken of an unclothed preparatory study of Hillary Clinton's upper torso used for developing the heroic-scaled 'Presidential Bust of Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Woman President of the United States of America.'
Emerging Latino Artist Expresses Personal Passion and Social Messages through Figurative Art
Fri, 14 Jul 2006, 21:15:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, CA - July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Figurative artist, Jose Angel Hernandez, will be displaying a collection of provocative portrait paintings at a group show to be held at the Infusion Gallery in downtown Los Angeles from August 1st to the 25th.
Dedication Honors Nude Britney Spears Giving Birth
Wed, 22 Mar 2006, 18:59:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BROOKLYN, NY - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A nude Britney Spears on a bearskin rug while giving birth to her firstborn marks a 'first' for Pro-Life. Pop-star Britney Spears is the 'ideal' model for Pro-Life and the subject of a dedication at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn's Williamsburg gallery district, in what is proclaimed the first Pro-Life monument to birth, in April.
Who's Who at the 2006 International Art Expo?
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 19:32:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At this year's New York Decor International Art Expo, scheduled March 2 - 6, some of the most intriguing, magnificent, unique and original works of fine art will be on display. Featured will be new, emerging and dynamic artist Donald J. Davenport. Davenport brings to market unique and different original works of mixed medium art. Davenports' depth and technical values in surrealistic realism with an edge of symbolism will certainly captivate the attention of many viewers attending this year show.
Artist Perreaoult Daniels, 'Controversial Images are Achilles Heel of Terrorist'
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 18:32:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist Perreaoult Daniels announces that all Controversial Images found on his Web site are free for use in any broadcast, print or Internet media. The Artist has been threatened, his studio broken into and computer destroyed. Perreaoult's position is that 'We artists are portraying a reality that we perceive, if the image offends then perhaps it reflects a reality that others do not wish to acknowledge. It is the Achilles heel of the advocates of terror.'
Ted's Head Reunites with Body in Bizarre Gallery Twist - Artist Answers Fans' Demands with New Bust of 'Splinter'
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 12:29:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut artist whose notorious 'Ted's Head' art show has caused a storm of controversy has announced that he will respond to the wishes of fans angered by his severed-head presentation of baseball great Ted Williams. Fans of the legendary Boston Red Sox hitter have expressed outrage at artist Daniel Edwards' display of three 'death mask' casts on exhibit at NY's First Street Gallery this month. The sculptures depict Williams' head as prepared for frozen storage at Scottsdale Arizona's Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
War and Aerial Assault of Wolves Merge in Painter's Imagination
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 12:08:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Opening on October 4th at New York's First Street Gallery, Lisa Zwerling's new paintings. Images of war are the potent narrative elements in her recent work. Zwerling was haunted by the visuals of Iraq. In a creative fiction she combines the wolves she's painted for several years with Apache helicopters. Whereas helicopters used in Vietnam were largely for rescue, in Iraq Apaches are a new generation, fitted with bombs.
Controversial Decision to Exhibit Ted Williams' 'Death Mask' Defended Amidst Questions of its Origin
Fri, 26 Aug 2005, 12:33:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - August 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York's First Street Gallery defends its decision to exhibit Ted Williams' 'death mask,' amid recent controversy surrounding its origin. When Daniel Edwards presented the 'death mask' as an object to display with other Ted Williams items, it was known there would be the potential for controversy, a spokesperson for the gallery said. The decision to exhibit the 'death mask' was carefully made with the intent that the 'death mask' should be presented as a part of a display to memorialize Ted Williams. We are all fans of Ted Williams, and we miss him.
'Death Mask' of Baseball Star's Severed Head Featured in Exhibit - Ted Williams' Life or Death Controversy Resurrected
Thu, 25 Aug 2005, 13:45:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE0 -- What would be the ultimate prize for a big-game collector of memorabilia from a larger-than-life sports legend? Curious gallery goers may find an answer in the new exhibit titled The Ted Williams Memorial Display with Death Mask from The Ben Affleck 2004 World Series Collection, hosted by the Chelsea district's First Street Gallery. The gallery kicks off its season with the world premier unveiling of the 'death mask' of baseball great Ted Williams' clinically decapitated frozen head.
George Washington, Other Military Sculptures will Bivouac at Boston Expo
Fri, 17 Jun 2005, 16:53:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A three-day exhibit of Historical Figures(R) by artist and historian George Stuart will open on Friday July 1, 2005 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The sixteen sculptures are quarter life-sized, highly detailed, three-dimensional portraits of history's most famous as well as notorious military figures. Stuart's work will be featured as part of the World Model Soldiers Exposition. At a seminar on Saturday July 2, the California artist will discuss his work and techniques.
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