Monday, April 16, 2012

Zaidan Gallery Newsletter

Zaidan Gallery Newsletter
Welcome to our Art Collector Blog/Newsletter for April 16, 2012

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Erté - Romain de Tirtoff - Asian Princess Suite of 3 Serigraphs, Scheherazade, Legerete 1978, Mystery of the Courtesan 1986, Selection of a Heart 1978,
Dali, Salvador - Anti-Umbrella with Atomized Liquid 1975, Don Quixote (The Dreamer) 1979, Vitraux L' Esaltazione Mistica 1974, Lincoln in Dalivision Bronze Bas Relief with Platinum Patina 1979, Lincoln in Dalivision 1977, Melting Clock Bronze Sculpture 1981, 12 Apostles (Knights of the Roundtable), Aries, Fleurs Surrealistes (2), Song of Songs 1973,
Fortin, Marc-Aurèle - Sans titre, A St-Rose, My home, Untitled, Untitled, Untitled,
Giunta, Joseph - Untitled, In the laurentians near mont Gabriel,
Frederick Hart - Dance of Life 1997,
An He - Rehearsal 1991, Valerie 1991,
Miró, Joan - Gaudi Series 34, L'Esquimau Febrile,
Max, Peter - Angel with Heart 2008, Angel with Heart 2000, Asia Collage Version III No. 15, Blushing Beauty 2006, Blushing Beauty 2007, Blushing Beauty 2008, American 500: Sunset Version IV #4 2008, Angel with Heart 2008, Delta, Flag with Heart 1999, Flowers 2008, I Love the World, Peace by the Year 2000 1998,

London - "Defiance" is hosted by Leytonstone's Stone Space gallery. A striking exhibition of work by 5 Palestinian artists (Majed Shala, Shareef Sarhan, Nidal Abu Oun, Raed Issa and Mohamed Abusal) from Gaza in conjunction with Arts Canteen. April 19, 2012 at 6:30 AM - May 6, 2012 at 4:00 AM
London - The twelfth edition of Master Drawings London, will takes place between 27th June - 5th July 2012
London - The London Original Print Fair, showcases an endlessly fascinating medium – at affordable prices April 19-22
COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Museum of Art announces an upcoming major exhibition, Impressionism from Monet to Matisse. This collection of 55 works including paintings, pastels and watercolors will be on view from January 25 through April 21, 2013.
Feininger, Lyonel 1928–1939 : Photographs, One of the most versatile talents of the modern art movement in Germany, the American-born Lyonel Feininger at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum Mar 30 2012 — Jun 2 2012
Arte Monaco '12 - new edition of the contemporary international art show of the French Riviera. Artists interested in selling internationally should visit the site to gather information on participating galleries! April 5 to 8
Toronto - The first crates of art created by famed artist Picasso, Pablo Ruiz have arrived at the Art Gallery of Ontario in preparation for an exhibit that will open in May.

Art News:

Florence - The Silver Altar from the Baptistery of St. John was unveiled to the public this week after six years of intensive, surgically delicate work by the Florentine Office of Precious Stones. The alter is attributed to a veritable who's-who of Renaissance Florence masters. Art Info
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — An FBI spokesman says a man who owned a Madison art gallery has been arrested on fraud charges... David Crespo of Guilford was charged with mail and wire fraud.
CAIRO (AP).- After Egypt's ruling military sealed off streets around Cairo's Tahrir Square with walls of imposing concrete blocks, a group of artists decided to reopen the avenues on their own — in the public imagination, at least. Read the full article
Investing in the art market - The Middle Eastern influence is not going unnoticed in global galleries with collectors in Asia showing a big appetite
In the last couple of years, the art market has been enjoying a revival as investors begin to realize the importance of art as an alternative investment to diffuse risk. Auction houses around the world are reporting record sales and investors are showing more knowledge and interest in art pieces. As part of this revival, the Middle Eastern art market has also been steadily attracting interest from collectors and investors worldwide. Gulf News Read the full article
SAALFELD (AP).- You thought Easter eggs don't grow on trees? Check out Volker Kraft's garden in eastern Germany, and think again.
NEW YORK, NY.- On Wednesday, April 25 Swann Galleries will auction a large and varied assortment of Old Master Through Modern Prints that features 40 exceptional etchings by Rembrandt, an impressive collection of American prints and drawings from a Virginia gentleman, and exquisite examples of modern European prints by some of the most significant artists working in the 19th and 20th centuries such as Chagall, Matisse, Renoir, Picasso, and Whistler. Art Daily
VANCOUVER.- The 9th annual Audain Prize, awarded by the Audain Foundation for the Visual Arts for lifetime achievement, will honour noted artist and teacher Marian Penner Bancroft. Artists Beau Dick ( First Nations Artist) and Ron Tran are the 2012 recipients of VIVA Awards, granted annually by the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation. Art Daily
BP Portrait Awards 2012: shortlist:
1. Jamie Routley's "Tony Lewis” (Oil on canvas)
2. Ignacio Estudillo's “El abuelo (Augusta Estudillo)” (Oil on canvas)
3. Alan Coulson's “Richie Culver” (Oil on panel)
4. Aleah Chapin's "Auntie"
Novosibirsk - A scandal has broken out in Novosibirsk where The Temptation, an exhibition of Picasso's engravings is currently taking place. The exhibition displays 105 of the 347 prints that form part of the Suite 347 series which the artist worked on in 1968. Voice of Russia
Belarus - 125th anniversary of Chagall, Marc celebrated in Belarus. The celebrations were opened by "The National Exhibition of Naive Art". The exposition "Insita" is placed in halls of three Vitebsk museums. 79 works of masters from Belarus, Russia, Latvia and Lithuania are presented. Their works are produced in primitivism genre in which Chagall created his works. Belteleradiocompany

Auction Details:
Toronto - Sotheby's Important Canadian Art Auction May 24, 2012
New York - Christie's New York has announced its Spring Auction series that includes a sale of Impressionism and Modern Art featuring works by Picasso, Pablo Ruiz, Matisse, Henri , Monet, Dali, Salvador, Cezanne and Giacometti among others...NY Art Auctions Examiner
Montreal - Lapointe Champagne Public Auction, includes Giunta, Joseph, Fortin, Marc-Aurèle, 2012 Apr 10
Kingman, AZ. - FINE ART, JEWELRY, SCULPTURE & ESTATE AUCTION, , Including: Dali, Picasso, Remington, Chiparus, Chagall, Renoir, Icart, Erte, Toulouse Lautrec, Matisse...April 6, 2012
NEW YORK, NY.-Sotheby's, Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, New York
May 02, 2012
LONDON.- Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, Christies Sale 5169 London, King Street 26 April 2012
LONDON.- Sotheby's London will present its sale of Arts of the Islamic World on 25th April, 2012
NEW YORK, NY.- Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art Part I Sale at Chrisries Dubai, 17 April 2012
Art Moderne - Tajan European Sculpture & Works of Art April 03, 2012, Paris, FR
American Furniture & Decorative Arts Doyle New York April 04, 2012 New York, NY, USA
Continental Furnishings, Fine Art & Antiques, Pacific Galleries April 08, 2012 Seattle, WA, USA
Capital Collections Estate Auction, Weschler's, May 18 2012, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Bonhams; British & Continental Pictures, Auction 19779, London, Knightsbridge, 17 Apr 2012,
Bonheur, Rosa - The Horse Fair to be sold at Pacific Galleries, March 11, 2012
Chagall, Marc- Autoportrait Au Bouquet Et Au Chevalet and Autoportrait Aux Ailes to be sold at Artcurial Briest-Poulain-F. Tajan, March 21, 2012
Luigi LUCIONI - Landscape to be sold at Ivey-Selkirk, March 10, 2012 - New England Barn and 2 other lots were auctioned at Christie's New York, March 1, 2012
Picasso, Pablo Ruiz - La dame a la collerette sold at Ivey-Selkirk, March 10, 2012
Rembrandt, H, van Rijn - Joseph Telling his Dreams was auctioned at Bruun Rasmussen Bredgade, February 29, 2012
Renoir, Pierre Auguste -Sur La Plage a Berneval 1892, Chapeau Epingle, Dan Ripley's Antique Helper Auctions April 21, 2012