Venus Over Manhattan is sparely hung, dimly lit, and cavernous. The mood is somber, appropriate to 1% big money ventures and for contemplating 18 versions of Andy Warhol’s sinister “Little Electric Chair” (1964) canvases.
Venus presents See America First, an exhibition of sculptures and works on paper by American artist, H.C. Westermann (b. Los Angeles, 1922?1981). Westermann was an influential post-war artist, though his work historically existed outside the popular mainstream. Show More Summary
Homage to Thomas Hart Benton, 1968 by Peter Saul. Photo courtesy of the artist and Venus Over Manhattan Peter Saul is probably older—and cooler—than your favorite artist. Last Friday night at Neuehouse, he and contemporary art star Joe Bradley took part in a conversation moderated by Dallas Art Fair founder Chris Byrne. Show More Summary
From 30 October to 26 November 2014 Sotheby?s S|2 and Venus Over Manhattan will present Cosa Nostra, the first major exhibition of Maurizio Cattelan?s work since Maurizio Cattelan: All, the 2011/12 Guggenheim retrospective, and the artist?s subsequent retirement. Show More Summary
We head to the Upper East Side to take a look at Adam Baumgold Gallery, Wright Gallery, and Venus Over Manhattan.
Since the 1970s, Los Angeles-based artist Raymond Pettibon has been metabolizing America - its history, literature, sports, religion, politics, and sexuality - in a barrage of drawings and paintings in a style born of comic books and the ?do-it-yourself? aesthetic of Southern California punk rock album-covers, concert flyers, and fanzines. Show More Summary
Art Basel Miami Beach is well and truly over but we can now take a closer look at one of the standout exhibitions from the event, Piston Head – Artists Engage the Automobile. Presented by Venus Over Manhattan art gallery, … “Piston Head – Artists Engage the Automobile” at Venus Over Manhattan Miami Beach is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
Take an elevator to the 7th floor of an open-air parking garage, and you’ll find Piston Head, an exhibition of over a dozen artist-designed cars, motorcycles, and trucks shipped from all over the world.
There goes experimentation on the Upper East Side (or, at least, it falls to Higher Pictures and Venus Over Manhattan). Alex Zachary Peter Currie, the converted duplex gallery of Gavin Brown protegé Alex Zachary, reports that it’s “winding...Show More Summary
Last June I reported on the theft of a small Salvador Dali painting Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio (above left) from the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery in New York (CLICK). Above right is a CCTV image of the thief. He returned the painting to the gallery by express mail from Europe a week later (CLICK). Show More Summary
“This show is to point out that [Jack Goldstein’s] paintings are his greatest contribution to art history,” Adam Lindemann told me last week at a press preview at Venus Over Manhattan. The show, titled “Where Is Jack Goldstein?” celebrates the last work made by the artist before he all but disappeared from the New York art world.
Blanche Blanche Blanche Brooklyn label RVNG Intl. is taking part in Bulletin Boards, a group show curated by Matthew Higgs (White Columns Gallery), at Venus Over Manhattan (980 Madison Ave, 3rd Floor) tonight (7/19). Here's what the label has to...
A brazen art thief recently stole Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio by Salvador Dali, valued at over $150k, from the Venus Over Manhattan Gallery in New York by distracting the guard and walking out with the piece in broad daylight. Then he sent it back. The gallery put the word out about the thief, but [...]
A stolen drawing by surrealist artist Salvador Dali was mailed back to New York City without explanation just in time for the final day the gallery show it was stolen from 10 days earlier in Manhattan. The Venus Over Manhattan gallery had received an email...
The Case of the Missing Dali Painting is all but solved— the $150,000 "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio," which was stolen from the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery on Madison Ave by a shopping bag-wielding thief on June 19, was returned yesterday. [ more › ]
Weird: a thief stole a $150,000 drawing by Salvador Dali last week by just taking it off the wall of an NYC gallery and strolling out. Weirder: It was returned via mail, from Europe. The BBC reports that the Venus Over Manhattan gallery was sent a cryptic-sounding email earlier...
A week ago I reported on the theft of a small Salvador Dali painting Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio (left) and showed this image of the thief from CCTV footage (CLICK). Within a few days the Venus Over Manhattan gallery received an email saying the painting was "on its way back to you already". Show More Summary
A little more than a week ago, a man walked into the Venus Over Manhattan gallery and walked out with Salvador Dali?s ?Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio?. There was no elaborate plan or crazy scheme. The mystery dude just told the securityShow More Summary
On Tuesday around 4:15 p.m., a Salvador Dali painting was stolen from the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery (which opened in May) on Madison Avenue, by a man posing as a potential customer. [ more › ]
A small Salvador Dali painting Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio (above left) has been stolen from the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery in New York (CLICK). On the right is a poor quality CCTV still of the thief making his escape. He simply...Show More Summary