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May 9

Saskia van Uylenburgh Biography

Saskia van Uylenburgh was born in 1612 the youngest in a family of 9 children. Her family was wealthy and her father served as burgomaster (mayor) in Leeuwarden in Friesland.

May 9

Françoise Gilot's Life: Artist, Author, Muse of Picasso

Françoise Gilot was born in 1921 in Paris, France to Emile Gilot and Madeleine Renoult-Gilot. Her father was an agronomist and her mother was an artist specializing in watercolors and ceramics.

May 9

Pablo Picasso's Rose Period Nude Sells for $115,000,000

A Pablo Picasso Rose Period nude sold for $115 million at auction on May 8, 2018, beating out its $100 million lot estimate.

Apr 20

Happy Birthday Joan Miró!

Remembered as one of the greatest Surrealists, Miro’s works draw on inspiration from landscapes of Majorca, Mont-roig, and Paris. Colorful and almost child-like are many of his works, where one can see figures structured and restructured in patterns. Dots, drips, lines, and gestures create an abstraction of intricate forms.

Apr 13

Happy Birthday Leonardo da Vinci!

Born on April 15, 1452, right outside of Florence, this Italian was a painter, inventor, mathematician, architect, and engineer. Considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time, Leonardo is widely recognized as the epitome of the Renaissance.

Apr 11

Visage: The many faces of Picasso's ceramics

Exploring the many manifestations of faces in Pablo Picasso’s ceramic works, from the beautiful profile of his muse Jacqueline Roque to the fantastic features of a faun.

Apr 11

Frank Stella Polar Co-ordinates for Ronnie Peterson, 1980

The series, dedicated to Stella's late friend and racecar driver, Ronnie Peterson uses a quatrefoil shape, variously dissected and reversed, to create beautifully cohesive compositions.

Apr 10

Frank Stella Race Track Series, 1972

Named after 3 race tracks in California and Mexico, the series consists of oblong, harmonically-colored prints resembling a birds-eye view of racetracks, which Stella had a lively personal interest in.

Apr 9

Frank Stella Exotic Bird Series 1977

The six-piece series showcases the beautiful lines of the french curve one of Stella's favorite artmaking tools. Each print’s name corresponds to the names of endangered and extinct birds such as: Puerto Rican Blue Pigeon and the Okinawa Woodpecker.

Apr 9

Art New York, May 3-6, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that we will be exhibiting at Art New York May 3rd-6th 2018. Highlights including some of our favorite works by Andy Warhol, Sam Francis, Frank Stella, Picasso, Chagall, and more.

Apr 9

Frank Stella Italian Folktales Series, 1988-89

The series contains eight total prints which take their bases from Stella's Cones and Pillars relief paintings. The names of the pieces are derived from the titles of short stories based on Italian Folktales. Stella employs aquatint printing for the first time to imitate the effect of oil paint brush strokes

Apr 9

Happy Birthday Victor Vasarely!

Known as the creator of Op Art (Optical Art), his legacy still continues to thrive internationally.

Mar 29

Frank Stella Swan Engravings Series, 1982-1985

The series of 25 prints was created by collaging scraps of discarded templates from Swan Engraving Company on a board and printing the inked surface. Because the collaged composition was uneven, when printed the paper gained a beautiful reliefed surface

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