The Art of Literature Exhibition

A special curated exhibition exploring the relationship between art and literature Showcasing masterpieces from across three millennia of literary and artistic culture around the globe, including works by William Shakespeare; Pablo Picasso; Marlene Dumas; James Joyce; John William Waterhouse; Lucian Freud and J.K. Rowling Headlining London Now, a festival of arts and culture, open to all at Christie’s London headquarters in June and July  Christie’s announced The … Continue reading The Art of Literature Exhibition

SEATTLE ART MUSEUM RECEIVES TRANSFORMATIVE GIFT OF ART AND FUNDS FROM THE FRIDAY FOUNDATION

A significant collection of 20th century art and dedicated funds will support the museum’s mission. The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) announced today that it has received a landmark gift of 19 artworks and $10.5million in dedicated funds from the Friday Foundation, which celebrates the legacy of Seattle collectors Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis. In little more than a decade, they assembled one of … Continue reading SEATTLE ART MUSEUM RECEIVES TRANSFORMATIVE GIFT OF ART AND FUNDS FROM THE FRIDAY FOUNDATION

Yale University Art Gallery Receives Major Gift from Friday Foundation

Gift honors the lives and legacy of Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang The Yale University Art Gallery has received an extraordinary gift from the Friday Foundation honoring the legacy of late Seattle philanthropists Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang. The Lang collection is one of the most important private collections of 20th-century art in the country, with masterworks by renowned postwar American … Continue reading Yale University Art Gallery Receives Major Gift from Friday Foundation

Visual Viscosity – Self Expressive Ideas

  By Stephan Pisko Self expressive ideas on Art Basel 2015 in the form & content called: Visual Viscosity ……… The self’s need to be social yet with distance deliberation how did it happen? Energies’ relived with intellectual intrepidness a reaching out for recognition a need to be needed. Impossible visual pathways that venture beyond to screaming icons’ a vocabularic vengeance. Self identity blocked by … Continue reading Visual Viscosity – Self Expressive Ideas

Timothy Frink : A Natural Born Artist

Born in Rochester, New York in 1960, Timothy Frink always enjoyed drawing as a child. While attending school at East Jr./Sr. High School in Rochester, New York; Tim became interested in painting when he saw the older kids painting pictures during an art class. After convincing the art teacher that he possessed the fundamentals necessary, he was taught the basic skills of painting. Timothy continued … Continue reading Timothy Frink : A Natural Born Artist

Salma Arastu: A Sculptor of the Spirit

  Salma Arastu was born into the Hindu tradition in her native India, and embracing Islam later on, she has enjoyed the beauty of these two distinctive traditions first hand. At birth, Salma Arastu was given the life-defining challenge of a left hand without fingers. Through her belief in the unity of an all-encompassing God, she was able to transcend barriers of religion, culture, and … Continue reading Salma Arastu: A Sculptor of the Spirit