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Page 6 of Fine Art and Artists News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Artist Protests ‘Iraq War Apathy’ with Prince Harry Statue – Sculptor Daniel Edwards to Unveil Latest Political Spectacle in London

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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’

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’

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

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

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

NEW YORK, NY – August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

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.