Ingrid Baars, Mary, 2016, Matte C-type archival print, plexiglass (24”x24")

Opening Reception for King Woman

On October 12, 2017 from 7-9 pm, Pen + Brush will hold an opening reception for King Woman, a group exhibition featuring 25 artists curated by Mashonda Tifrere.

This fall, Pen + Brush is collaborating with curator Mashonda Tifrere, who founded ArtLeadHER, on a group exhibition titled King Woman. This exhibit will uniquely pair underexposed female artists with their established contemporaries in an effort to support the less recognized artists within a community of like-minded women who share the ultimate goal of effecting real change in the marketplace for all women artists.

"It is through this critical pairing of recognized and less well-known women artists that I, and Pen + Brush, hope to showcase the talent, power and breadth of the work that women can create," says Tifrere.

Prior to graduating from Christie’s Education and launching ArtLeadHER, Tifrere became a champion for women artists as a collector when she began to experience the same lack of equity within the art market as she faced in the recording industry.

Tifrere’s work, and the founding of ArtLeadHER as a platform that offers exposure and strategic access to the primary market for talented female artists, is directly in line with the mission of Pen and Brush and the re-launch of our 123 year-old organization in 2015.

“This show is not only a celebration of outstanding work by women, but also of our shared mission to provide professional female artists with a channel for acknowledgment and recognition,” explains Pen + Brush Executive Director Janice Sands.

This group exhibition will feature the work of 25 visual artists, including performance and video installations. King Woman will encompass a mix of styles from renowned street artist Swoon whose work depicts everyday men, women, and life often as religious icons, to Lola Flash whose regal portrait series SALT, captures woman who are 70 in an unexpected light, to the extreme hyper-realism of Carole A. Feuerman, Kit King, and Ingrid Baars, whose work is juxtaposed with a group of explosive and gestural abstract painters including Taira, Rebecca Allen, Renee Phillips, and Trixie Pitts.

The exhibit will also feature the award-winning screenwriter and director, A.V. Rockwell, creator of The Gospel, a music-driven short film that serves as a visual prelude to Alicia Keys’ sixth studio album, Here. King Woman will be the first exhibit installation of the film.

Upcoming Events

The Light of the Spirit by Patrice Warrener
  • January 18-21, 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

Lumiere London

Artichoke

Various Locations
London, United Kingdom

www.lumiere-festival.com

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Lepanto Compress Water Tower - Gilded Sky, Lepanto, Poinsett County, Arkansas, charcoal, tinted gesso, metallic gesso on linen, 36" x 60", 2017
  • January 18, 2018
  • Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Charles L.  Knoedler (1863–1944), the youngest son of Michael Knoedler, at the gallery's fourth location, a rented brownstone at the intersection of 170 Fifth Avenue and 22nd Street in New York City.  The Getty Research Institute, 2012.M.54
  • January 18-19, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California
  • January 19 - February 8, 2018
  • New York, New York

Opera Gallery's PORTRAIT Exhibition

Opera Gallery
791 Madison Avenue
New York, New York

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Florian Pugnaire and David Raffini, Expanded Crash (Show Me), 2016
  • January 19 - March 3, 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
Rico Lebrun, "Mexican Meat Stall", 1954, collage, mixed media painting, 96 x 47 inches
  • January 20 - March 17, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California

Rico Lebrun in Mexico

Jack Rutberg fine Arts

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
357 North La Brea
Los Angeles, California

http://jackrutbergfinearts.com

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Francisco Zúñiga, "Madre e Hija Sentada", 1975, bronze, 47 ¼ x 55 ¼ x 33 ¾ inches
  • January 20 - March 17, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California

Francisco Zuniga: Sculpture & Drawings

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
357 North La Brea
Los Angeles, California

http://jackrutbergfinearts.com

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Gorgeous 1908 stock certificate for the Great Cariboo Gold Company of British Columbia, Canada, for 84 shares, issued to Annie E.  Price (est.  $500-$1,000).
  • January 20-21, 2018
Art deco terracotta wall mask by Kurt Goebel and Erna Bieber, Austria 1930
  • January 26-28, 2018
  • , United Kingdom

Decorative Art & Antiques at Harrogate Fair

Cooper Events

The Pavilions of Harrogate
Gt.Yorkshire Showground
, United Kingdom

www.cooperevents.com

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Installation View, PDNB Gallery, Dallas, TX
  • January 27, 2018
  • Dallas, Texas

Gallery Talk by Burt Finger

PDNB Gallery
1202 Dragon St., Suite 103
Dallas, Texas

www.pdnbgallery.com

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  • January 27, 2018
  • San Diego, California

Exhibition: Featured New Works / Alexander Arshansky: Illuminated

Sparks Gallery

Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, California

https://sparksgallery.com

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ANSEL ADAMS, Richard Kobayashi, farmer with cabbages Manzanar Relocation Center, 19.  Courtesy of Library of Congress
Two Views: Photographs by Ansel Adams and Leonard Frank
Crocker Art Museum exhibition looks at Japanese internment and incarceration in the early 1940s
February 19 - May 14, 2017
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