Entries by Tom Hoepf

Wonder Woman remains resolute in big-screen blockbuster

  Much has changed since Wonder Woman first appeared on the scene in 1941, and yet, some things haven’t changed or have circled back to what once was. The character was revolutionary when she first appeared in the pages of Sensation Comics, and remains relevant today; perhaps more relevant than ever before, given the response […]

Jasper52 European map auction July 1 covers the Continent

  NEW YORK – Taking into consideration cartographers in past centuries did not have space satellites or even aircraft to aid them in mapping the world, their work that survives is remarkable not only for its place in illustrating but also for its artistic beauty. Jasper52 will present an online auction of fine antique European […]

Pollock and Motherwell exhibition opens at Nelson-Atkins July 8

  KANSAS CITY, MO. – Two famed American artists are featured in the focus exhibition “Pollock and Motherwell: Legends of Abstract Expressionism,” which opens at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City July 8. The exhibition includes two monumental paintings, Jackson Pollock’s Mural and Robert Motherwell’s Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 126. Pollock’s […]

FADA names Contessa Gallery founder Steve Hartman president

  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Fine Art Dealers Association has named Steve Hartman, from Cleveland-based Contessa Gallery, as the new president of the board of directors. He will be focused on curating a new vision and expanding benefits of membership for the 27-year-old organization.