Category Archives: Art


ICYMI: New Beginnings: Pioneers of AI Art, London Exhibition (11 April 2024)

HOFA Gallery and Fellowship AI platform announce the launch of ‘New Beginnings’, a pioneering London exhibition that documents the evolution of AI artistry, and weaves together the realities of AI, art and the human experience. In partnership with AI art curation and research experts, Crysalis, the exhibition runs from 11 – 30 April 2024. Continue reading


UK Fine Art Company Thriving in Soaring Global Fine Art Market

As the world continues to navigate the difficult waters of economic uncertainty and turmoil, the fine art market has proved to be incredibly resilient. Despite the challenges, the sector is not only surviving but thriving, enjoying excellent growth and displaying remarkable adaptability. While crypto is ailing and tech stocks struggle, the art market is booming. Waran’s Fine Art, a new London-based rising star on the scene, is poised to capitalise on the thriving arts industry. Continue reading



League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) is pleased to welcome one and all to a celebration of Petrona de la Cruz (Mexico), winner of the 2023 Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award (GCITA) and her sister nominees. The Ceremony is sponsored by the CUNY Institute for Mexican Studies and takes place at the Lovinger Theater at Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY. Doors open at 6:30pm; the program starts at 7:00pm. Register to attend Continue reading


$1.5 million Japanese Buddhist statue stolen

On the night of 18th September 2023, an Edo Period bronze statue of the Buddha was taken from the Barakat Gallery in Los Angeles’ La Cienega Design Quarter ( The statue, priced at $1.5 million, was produced by Edo Period artist Tadazou Iinuma, and commissioned by a religious official, Ryozen. Dating from the Seventeenth Century, it depicts the Buddha as an athletic youth, seated in the Lotus Position, with a crown and halo. It was originally installed at the Yudonosan Temple. The monumental sculpture is a centrepiece of the Barakat Gallery’s Los Angeles Buddhist collection. Continue reading


The Folio Society announces the publication of The Complete Plays By William Shakespeare

Celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, The Folio Society will release a landmark limited edition of Shakespeare’s The Complete Plays on Tuesday, September 26, its most ambitious limited edition in the company’s 75-year history. Continue reading


Exhibition Exploring the Guitar’s Place in American Art and Society Features Paintings, Photography, and Seminal Instruments

The Frist Art Museum presents Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art, the first exhibition to explore the instrument’s symbolism in American art from the early nineteenth century to the present. Featuring 125 works of art as well as thirty-five exceptional instruments, Storied Strings will be on view in the Ingram Gallery from May 26 through August 13, 2023. CContinue reading


Hard Rock International Kicks Off Janet Jackson’s “Together Again” Tour and Partners with Julien’s Auctions and Janet to Present a Special Collection

Hard Rock International will kick off the five-time Grammy® Award-winning singer Janet Jackson’s tour, “Together Again,” at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on April 14. In conjunction with her tour, and in partnership with Julien’s Auctions, the auction house to the stars, her memorabilia is on display in a public exhibition. Aligning with Janet Jackson’s birthday on May 16, the memorabilia will also be featured at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on May 8, followed by a performance at the property on May 20. Continue reading


13-Year-Old Illustrator The Doodle Boy Launches First-Ever Digital Collectible Series with Orange Comet

Orange Comet, the industry’s leading Web3 game and entertainment company, today announced its partnership with 13-year-old artistic genius Joe Whale, better known as The Doodle Boy. The first phase of the digital collectibles project is set to mint exclusively on OpenSea on April 25, 2023. Continue reading


John Stobart, World Renowned Maritime Artist, Passes at 93

It is with great sadness that Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc. announces the passing of John Stobart, one of the world’s most renowned maritime artists, on March 2nd, 2023. He was 93 years old. John Stobart is widely celebrated for his breathtaking depictions of historic maritime scenes both at sea and important port cities. His works can be found in the collections of museums, corporations, and private collectors around the world.Continue reading