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Lisa's Picks - January 2009
- 1/21/2009
Are you looking for direction with your first, or your next, art purchase? Let arts writer Lisa Hunter tell you about her favorite artwork at Ugallery.com. Each month, Lisa writes about a selection of works from the site that catch her eye. Click here to see this month’s picks.


The Ugallery Gift Card
Ugallery.com Newsroom - 12/10/2008
Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Give your family, friends, and business acquaintances the joy of owning original art. Present them with a Ugallery gift card and let them choose from our one-of-a-kind collection. It’s way better than fruitcake!


Lisa's Picks - December 2008
- 11/24/2008
Are you looking for direction with your first, or your next, art purchase? Let arts writer Lisa Hunter tell you about her favorite artwork at Ugallery.com. Each month, Lisa writes about a selection of works from the site that catch her eye. Click here to see this month’s picks.



- 11/24/2008



Artist Shepard Fairey Designs Free Obama Commemorative Sticker
Ugallery.com Newsroom - 11/7/2008
In honor of Barack Obama’s presidential victory, Moveon.org is giving away commemorative stickers designed by artist Shepard Fairey, who also created the iconic “Hope” poster for Obama.


National Gallery of Art Acquires Storied Dürer Woodcuts
Carol Vogel, The New York Times - 10/24/2008
This week, the National Gallery of Art in Washington announced that it has purchased a complete first edition of Albrecht Dürer’s famed woodcuts depicting the Apocalypse, reports The New York Times.


Mad Magazine Artwork Expected to Sell for As Much As $400,000
George Gene Gustines, The New York Times - 10/17/2008
On November 14, Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas will auction 36 original drawings from Mad magazine, expecting to bring in as much as $400,000, reports The New York Times.


Blue, Red, and the Colors In-Between: A Political Art Exhibition
- 10/15/2008
With less than one month until the 2009 presidential election, politics are on everyone’s minds, lips, and eyes. Ugallery is proud to present, “Blue, Red, and the Colors In-Between,” a visual discussion of the political and social views of the voting public.


Queen of England’s Composer Accuses Damien Hirst of ‘Dumbing Down’ the Arts
Dalya Alberge, The Times (London) - 10/10/2008
During a speech to the conference of the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters, the Queen of England’s composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies attacked Damien Hirst for the “dumbing down” and commercialization of the arts, reports The Times (London).


Stolen Renoir Painting Recovered after 33 Years
Agence France-Presse - 9/30/2008
On Friday, Italian police recovered an oil painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir stolen from a private collection 33 years ago, reports Agence France-Presse.


100 Artists Celebrate the Centennial of the London Underground’s Logo
Tom Lubbock, The Independent - 9/24/2008
In celebration of the centennial of the London Underground’s roundel emblem, Art on the Underground has commissioned 100 artists to design posters based on its form, reports The Independent.


Lisa's Picks - October 2008
- 9/24/2008
Are you looking for direction with your first, or your next, art purchase? Let arts writer Lisa Hunter tell you about her favorite artwork at Ugallery.com. Each month, Lisa writes about a selection of works from the site that catch her eye. Click here to see this month’s picks.


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Paints over Two Monumental Sol LeWitt Drawings
Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle - 9/19/2008
Two Sol LeWitt drawings that have been on temporary display for the past eight years in the atrium of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art have been painted over, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.


Animal Artwork Auctioned to Raise Money for Zoo Conservation
Associated Press - 9/16/2008
Today, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums sponsored an auction featuring the artwork of zoo animals from around the nation, including snow leopards, sea lions, and pigs, reports the Associated Press.


Artist Ed Ruscha Remembers His First Visit to New York
Ed Ruscha, New York Times - 9/11/2008
In today’s New York Times, artist Edward Ruscha poignantly describes his first visit to New York in 1961 and remembers the twin towers by describing a photograph of the Lower Manhattan skyline he took on that trip—before the towers were built.


Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair Bans Exhibit of Pigs Tattooed with LV Logo
Eugene Tang, Bloomberg - 9/9/2008
Shanghai's largest contemporary art fair, SHContemporary, has banned an exhibition by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye that would have featured eight tattooed pigs, reports Bloomberg.


Dutch Tower Now Tilts More than Famed Leaning Tower of Pisa
Telegraph.co.uk - 9/2/2008
A 12th century tower in the northern Dutch town of Bedum now tilts more than the famed Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, reports the Telegraph.co.uk.


Hirst’s $100 Million Skull to Begin World Tour in Amsterdam
Jeroen Molenaar, Bloomberg - 8/28/2008
Damien Hirst’s $100 million diamond encrusted skull will begin a world tour at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, reports Bloomberg.


Ugallery.com Co-Founder Interviewed on Good Day Atlanta
Ugallery.com Newsroom - 8/25/2008
Ugallery co-founder Stephen Tanenbaum talked with Good Day Atlanta on Thursday about how the gallery was started, helping emerging artists, and finding a potential masterpiece on a budget.


Frieze Art Fair Installation Commenting on Smoking Ban May Itself Be Banned
Francesca Martin, The Guardian - 8/24/2008
An installation artwork commissioned by the Frieze art fair in London—intended as a commentary on the smoke ban—may itself not be allowed because of the ban, reports The Guardian.


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