Class Up Your Career, Courtesy of The Capital Grille’s Wine Label Design Competition

Class Up Your Career, Courtesy of The Capital Grille’s Wine Label Design Competition

Attention, artists. Are you, by any chance, a fan of wine? Even if you’re not, I’m guessing you like the idea of your artwork appearing in front of diners at the high-end, nationally acclaimed The Capital Grille, right? Well, you lucky artist you, that reality is now within your grasp, thanks to The Capital Grille’s […]

First Major Retrospective of Photographer Carrie Mae Weems Opens at Nashville’s Frist Center

First Major Retrospective of Photographer Carrie Mae Weems Opens at Nashville’s Frist Center

This Friday, September 21, marks the opening of the first ever museum retrospective devoted to the decades-long career of Carrie Mae Weems, a celebrated photographer and video artist who for the past thirty years has turned her eye on the African-Amerian experience. Approximately 225 pieces—audio recordings, fabric banners, written pieces and video in addition to […]

For a Good Cause: Art and Philanthropy Come Together with Art for AIDS’ 16th Annual Auction

For a Good Cause: Art and Philanthropy Come Together with Art for AIDS’ 16th Annual Auction

The San Francisco art scene will come together on Friday, September 14th for a good cause, auctioning off over 140 pieces by world-renowned artists at the 2012 Art for AIDS. Now San Francisco’s premier auction, the event was founded in 1996 by a group of Bay Area locals who decided to sell their art to […]

Start Your Engines: Automotive Artist James Caldwell Goes Old-School at the Concours d’Elegance

Start Your Engines: Automotive Artist James Caldwell Goes Old-School at the Concours d’Elegance

This year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, one of the world’s most prestigious collector car shows, got a little artsy this year courtesy of automotive artist James Caldwell. The official artist for the 62nd annual Concours d’Elegance, which took place on Sunday, August 19th, Caldwell commemorated last year’s event with his acrylic-on-canvas “Gullwing At Tehama.” Explains […]

Bring the Art World Home With Arthouse Films

Bring the Art World Home With Arthouse Films

Ah, movie night. Sure, you could watch Transformers 3. But you’re an artistic type and therefore probably appreciate creativity. So when it comes to entertainment, why not try something from Arthouse Films instead? Focusing exclusively on art-, music- and culture-related movies, Arthouse Films (“Where art and film collide”) produces and/or distributes around 15 to 20 […]

Introducing Fine Art Registry

“As the forerunner in art registry and fine art registration throughout the world,  I am proud to represent Fine Art Registry (FAR) as the international standard for the authentication of fine art collectibles,” says Richard Ahart of Lighthouse Media Management, FAR’s international representative. In the Summer edition of Art Business News, FAR CEO/founder Theresa Franks […]

The Summer of Autumn

The Summer of Autumn

Autumn de Forest is a fifth generation painter whose artwork has sold for as much as $25,000. Already much sought-after by domestic and international collectors alike, this weekend sees the opening of the artist’s very first solo exhibition. She’s also only ten years old. A selection of 90 the child prodigy’s paintings will be on […]

High School Students Get a Taste of the Art World with ArtWorks

High School Students Get a Taste of the Art World with ArtWorks

Miami is one artsy city, and non-profit arts education organization Arts for Learning (A4L) aims to keep it that way with ArtWorks, their newest venture into providing the youth of the Magic City with the resources and skills they need to realize their artistic potential. Made possible by a $75,000 grant from global financial services […]

Work of the Week: Sandhi Schimmel Gold’s Tosca

Work of the Week: Sandhi Schimmel Gold’s Tosca

Most people’s eyes gloss over the junk mail, flyers and various other advertisements that make their way to our mailboxes on a daily basis. Sandhi Schimmel Gold turns them into art. With her striking, intricate yet simple paper mosaics, the Virginia-based artist repurposes the advertising messages and images that bombard us on a daily basis […]

Make This Weekend an Artistic One with artMRKT Hamptons

Make This Weekend an Artistic One with artMRKT Hamptons

If you’re a seasoned art collector living in New York—we hear there are quite a few of them—you might want to think about taking a trip out of the city this weekend for the second annual artMRKT Hamptons, taking place from July 19-22 on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society in (you guessed it) […]