Heritage Auctions to sell Frank Lloyd Wright plans April 15

Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959), drawings of the Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Smith House, Kane County, Illinois (two works), 1955, ink, graphite and colored pencil on tracing paper, 23¼in. x 35 7/8in. each sheet. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Heritage Auctions image

DALLAS – Collections from a prominent Tulsa, Oklahoma, collector and a large group of 22 sets of drawings by Frank Lloyd Wright, among the great architects of the 20th century, will be among the highlights in Heritage Auctions’ Design auction April 15 in Dallas. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Baltimore museum opens mother-daughter textile show May 15

Elizabeth Talford Scott, ‘Plantation,’ 1980. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Collectors Circle Fund for Art by African Americans, Baltimore Appliqué Society Fund, and purchased as the gift of the Joshua Johnson Council, and Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Greif Jr., Lutherville, Md. BMA 2012.226

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) brings together the work of MacArthur Award-winning artist Joyce J. Scott and her mother, artist Elizabeth Talford Scott, for a one-gallery exhibition that explores their profound mutual influence. The two artists lived and worked together in Baltimore for more than 60 years and the younger Scott credits her mother for showing her that she could realize her dreams as an artist.

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Great Lakes arts festival May 4-5 celebrates coastal living

Pieces of frosted beach glass, worn by smooth by tumbling wave action, represent the Great Lakes on the event ticket. Image courtesy Great Lakes Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

ERIE, Pa. (PRNewswire) – The 2019 Great Lakes Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival will be held May 4 and 5 at the Bayfront Convention Center. More than 80 vendors will exhibit their original, handmade works, including jewelry, home goods, décor and edibles.

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Stedelijk acquires ‘Infe©ted Mondrian #2’ by artists collective General Idea

General Idea, Infe©ted Mondrian #2, 1994, Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Acquired with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund and the International Collector Circle and Curator Circle of the Stedelijk Museum Fonds

AMSTERDAM – The Stedelijk Museum has acquired the painting Infe©ted Mondrian #2 (1994) by the artists collective General Idea. The work is part of the last, internationally renowned series Imagevirus, and a direct copy of a painting by Piet Mondriaan, but is “contaminated” with a green patch. By “infecting” modernist icons with the so-called GI virus, the artists Jorge Zontal, Felix Partz and AA Bronson of General Idea wanted to openly address the AIDS crisis, a central theme in their work. Infe©ted Mondrian #2 is on view in STEDELIJK BASE, the permanent installation of the collection. The purchase was made with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund and the Stedelijk Museum Foundation.
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