San Francisco Artist Nathan Oliveira (1928 – 2010)

American painter, print maker, and sculptor Nathan Oliveira passed away November 13 at the age of 81. Known for his psychologically charged paintings fusing Abstract Expressionism with figurative imagery, Oliveira first gained notoriety as a leading San Francisco Bay artist in the 1940s and 1950s. His work, both spiritual and contemplative, often explores the human…

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A-R-T in Flashing Lights @ WW Seattle

New vinyl banner and neon sign at Winston Wachter Seattle!  Come check out our new exterior signs and see the current exhibition “Will Be Snaring Meteorites,” by Ethan Murrow.  This exhibition feature large-scale graphite drawings, a video piece, and a site-specific wall drawing. “Will Be Snaring Meteorites” will be on view until January 6, 2011.

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New movie to look at the life of Peggy Guggenheim

New York-based art advisor Eleanor Cayre has partnered with Nikki Silver, the Emmy Award-winning producer of On Screen Entertainment, to make a movie about the life of art collector Peggy Guggenheim.  “I have always been fascinated with Peggy’s collection and life story,” said Cayre of the art world maven. “She was an eccentric figure who…

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Chelsea Art Museum Risks Losing Charter

The Chelsea Art Museum in New York could face the loss of its charter following the news that its entire permanent collection of artwork had been pledged as collateral for a loan needed to pay its mortgage.  Founded and directed by Dorothea Keeser, the eight-year-old contemporary art museum has faced ongoing financial difficulties, with Keeser…

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Santiago Calatrava unveils new Denver International Airport designs

Denver International Airport has plans to revamp the airport’s South Terminal.  The South Terminal Redevelopment Program includes provisions for a train station to connect the airport to downtown Denver, a signature rail bridge and a plaza. The program also includes a planned 500-room hotel and conference center connected to the existing Jeppesen Terminal.  At present,…

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