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Contemporary Art In the Spotlight In New York

Artwork from over 100 established and emerging painters, photographers, sculptors and artists working in mixed media will be featured at the 2012 Contemporary Art Fair NYC, at the Javits Center Oct. 19-21. The event, in its third year, will also feature speakers who will instruct collectors, artists and students about both practical and theoretical art-related subjects. The fair, which will showcase some of the finest American art, sculpture and crafts, was created by gallery owners Joanna and Richard Rothbard, who also produce three annual Berkshires Arts Festivals and the American Craft Show – Sarasota. ...
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Whitney Showcases Wade Guyton's Contemporary Flair

New York-based artist Wade Guyton is the subject of a mid-career survey in a groundbreaking exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Guyton, 40, uses common digital technologies, such as the desktop computer, scanner, and inkjet printer to create quirky, thought-provoking contemporary pieces that range from curious to aggressive to somber....
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Andy Warhol Exhibit Underscores Enduring Influence on Modern Art

Andy Warhol‘s vast artworks are spotlighted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a stunning career retrospective entitled “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years.” Over 40 of Warhol’s sculptures, paintings, photographs, and films are on display, along with 100 works of 60 other artists who reinterpreted, responded, or reacted to Andy’s highly stylized, modern artwork. Warhol’s influence can be seen in the works of contemporary artists such as Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst, who appropriate objects from department stores or supermarkets in much the same way that Warhol immortalized Campbell’s soup cans....