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PAFA Announces Claes Oldenburg Sculpture Commission for Plaza

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) has commissioned world-renowned artist Claes Oldenburg to create a new public artwork for its Lenfest Plaza. The design consists of a 53 foot high sculpture in the form of ...

PAFA Announces Claes Oldenburg Sculpture Commission for Lenfest Plaza

PHILADELPHIA< PA.- The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) has commissioned world-renowned artist Claes Oldenburg to create a new public artwork for its Lenfest Plaza. The design consists of a 53 foot high sculpture in the form of a paintbrush...

Collectors Compete for American Paintings at Swann Auction Galleries

NEW YORK, NY.- Active bidding by private collectors resulted in a strong auction of American Art and Contemporary Art at Swann Galleries on June 8. The sale’s top lots, offered in the Contemporary Art section, were Louise Nevelson’s Maquette ...

Crystal Bridges Announces Landscape, Tapestry

BENTONVILLE, ARK.- A luminous 19th-century landscape and a contemporary tapestry that confronts viewers with Civil War-era racial violence, both by important African American artists, are the latest works announced by Crystal Bridges Museum of American...

Art Gallery of Ontario Announces Major Julian Schnabel Exhibition

TORONTO.- American art superstar Julian Schnabel has spent his life pushing the limits of painting and crossing artistic boundaries as an award-winning filmmaker. Now, for the first time, a major retrospective examines the connections betwee...

Summer Exhibitions Celebrate Former Frye Director and Alaska Connection

SEATTLE, WA.- The Frye Art Museum’s summer exhibitions celebrate the tenure of former Frye Director Ida Kay Greathouse, the role that Alaska played in the history of the Museum, and the artwork of Fred Machetanz, who captured the rugged mountains ...

James A. Michener Art Museum to exhibit "Images of American Life"

DOYLESTOWN, PA - The grittier side of life will be on display in the upcoming exhibit Painting the People: Images of American Life from the Maimon Collection, which opens July 11 and runs through October 18, 2009 at the James A. Michener Art Mus...

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