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Art & Licensing News

  • Critic’s Notebook: Plays About the Art World? Not Sold
    Posted by JASON FARAGO on March 29, 2017 at 9:19 pm

    “Beneath the Gavel” gets some things right as it dramatizes an auction. But the subtleties of the art market remain beyond most writers’ skills. […]

  • The Prettiest Restaurant Plates in Paris
    Posted by SARA LIEBERMAN on March 29, 2017 at 8:48 pm

    Meet the ceramists making beautiful dishes for some of the city’s chicest restaurants. […]

  • Frank Gehry’s Vast Archive Joins the Getty’s Collection
    Posted by JOSHUA BARONE on March 29, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    The Getty Research Institute has acquired hundreds of thousands of items from the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s career, from 1954 to 1988. […]

  • At Baselworld, Luxury Timepieces Detect a Slowdown
    Posted by ALEX WILLIAMS on March 29, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    The watch industry is facing challenging times, but players big and small still turned out for the giant fair. […]

  • Where to Get Greeting Card Supplies
    Posted by noreply@blogger.com (Kate Harper) on March 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Greeting Card SuppliesHere are some suppliers for greeting card manufacturers that were recommended by members of our facebook greeting card design group. If you have a resource to add, email me and I'll add it to the list.Cellophane SleevesClear BagsClearbags.comUlinewww.uline.com has resealable clear bags in many sizes, has gifts boxes, and many other packaging products.Cello Bagswww.cello-bags.net (800) 791-5183Studio Stylewww.studiostyle.comSearch "Envelopes and Sleeves"1-800-346-3063Fine-Art Worldwww.fineart-world.comBags Unlimitedwww.bagsunlimited.com1-800-767-2247Oakland Paperwww.oakpackaging.comPhotographers Edgehttp://www.photographersedge.com/Good site for easy DYI Cards, Packaging, display, and their catalog is an inspiration.AmazonDo a search for "Cello Bags."Etsy SuppliesDo a search for "Cello Bags."Display EquipmentPhotographer's Edgewww.photographersedge.comMany options of display from cardboard to floor spinners.Under "Accessories and Supplies."Clear Displayshttp://cleardisplays.com Beautiful clear display of all sizes.Agronaut Displayshttp://argonautpress.com/AmazonSearch for "Card Display Rack."CardstockNeenah Paperneenahpaper.comRed River Paperwww.redrivercatalog.com/Scored cards in many sizes, envelopes, gift boxes, Great company!Photographer's Edgewww.photographersedge.comAmazonSearch for "Blank Card Stock."EnvelopesHeinrich Envelopewww.heinrichenvelope.comEnvelope Mallwww.envelopemall.comEnvelopes.comwww.envelopes.comFancy Paper (Toronto)http://fancypaper.caGreeting Card Business Books by Kate Harper: goo.gl/NKDvV […]

  • Koenig & Clinton Gallery Moving to Bushwick
    Posted by Sam on March 29, 2017 at 3:36 pm

    Koenig & Clinton Gallery is moving from its home in Chelsea to a new space in Bushwick, located at 1329 Willoughby.  “The gallery will be situated near many of the artists around whom our work takes shape and many of the audiences that keep an exhibition space relevant,” the gallery said in a statement. Read more […]

  • Philadelphia Museum to Break Ground on Expansion Project
    Posted by Sam on March 29, 2017 at 3:36 pm

    Construction is set to begin on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s $196 Million expansion project, with the official breaking ground ceremony slated for Thursday.  “The core project, as it suggests, really starts at the heart of the museum.  It’s an extraordinary design and one that both respects the building, but makes it ready for the next […]

  • Eva Presenhuber Opening Space in New York
    Posted by Sam on March 29, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    Zurich’s Eva Presenhuber is preparing to open a gallery in New York, Art News reports, taking over a space at 39 Great Jones Street that formerly served as the home of Karma.  The space “will function as an important extension of the Zurich gallery,” the gallery said in a statement. Read more at Art News […]

  • Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Profiled in Vogue
    Posted by Sam on March 29, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    British-Ghanaian Artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is profiled in Vogue this week, as the artist prepares for an upcoming retrospective at the New Museum. “I didn’t think it was serious,” she says of her early art career.  “I just thought, I’ll do it and see what happens, and then I’d get back to something more sensible.” Read more […]

  • Designer Tom Dixon Unveils His ‘Secret’ Project With Ikea
    Posted by TIM McKEOUGH on March 29, 2017 at 4:00 am

    The 57-year-old former musician has gone from being a design maverick to creating mass-produced furniture he hopes will last a lifetime. […]

  • walk-up, and down
    Posted on March 28, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    untitled (mosaic) 2017 untitled (rustication) 2017 These images, of a section of the building's original floor and wall, were taken on our way down from a terrific dinner party on the 6th floor of a classic Manhattan walk-up on... […]

  • After Attack, Gainsborough Painting Returns to View
    Posted by CHRISTOPHER D. SHEA on March 28, 2017 at 6:19 pm

    A painting by Thomas Gainsborough at the National Gallery in London has gone back on display after being attacked with a sharp instrument. […]

  • Critic's Notebook: Should Art That Infuriates Be Removed?
    Posted by ROBERTA SMITH on March 28, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    This question is at the center of a debate that has split the art world over Dana Schutz’s painting “Open Casket” at the Whitney Biennial. […]

  • Iranian Art Gallery Cancels Its Part in New York Show, Citing Trump’s Travel Ban
    Posted by JOSHUA BARONE on March 28, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    The owners of the Ag Galerie didn’t want to risk traveling to the United States, or having art held up in customs. […]

  • New York – “Alice Neel, Uptown” Curated by Hilton Als at David Zwirner Through April 22nd, 2017
    Posted by Sam on March 28, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    Alice Neel, Anselmo (1962), via Art Observed Drawing on painter Alice Neel’s longtime residence in the northern reaches of Manhattan, David Zwirner is currently presenting a body of paintings by Alice Neel, curated by author and critic Hilton Als, and exploring Neel’s longtime practice in portraiture.  Encouraging an exploration of visual art history and politics, social commentary […]