Two all new art gallery bars have opened in downtown Chicago. One is the River North Gallery Bar located at 738 North Clark and the other is Fame at 2015 West Division Street. The Gallery Bar has a rotating stock that will feature all new pieces every month. There seems to be no overriding theme […]
A young local artist who grew up in the Bronzeville section of the Windy City, with no formal training in art, has just recently gained popularity in the art world. At just thirty-two years of age, Hebru Brantley has come to the gain national recognition for his paintings. His paintings have been to art lovers […]
Painter Grant Wood’s stunning American Gothic has long since passed into legend and become a true American icon. In 1930, Wood, a native of Iowa, saw the house and decided to use it for inspiration and his entry into an art contest being sponsored by the Art Institute of Chicago. After sketching and thinking, Wood […]
It is, perhaps, one of the most famous photos in Canadian history. The photo, entitled “Wait for Me, Daddy” became a beloved icon in Canada during, and after, World War Two. The photo was snapped in New Westminster, British Columbia and depicts a young boy racing to say good-bye to his father as he leaves […]
The Artist Pension Trust is seeking to sell off an estimated half of its collection. With approximately 10,000 works of art under its wing, it is the largest collection anywhere on Earth. It is the first time since the Trust began ten years ago that anything is being sold. The Trust looks to sell an […]
Nelson Mandela, the legendary Nobel Prize winner from South Africa, recently celebrated his 95th birthday. In honor of the occasion, South Africa has simply exploded with color as art and murals have erupted everywhere. Giant color-soaked murals, posters, and panels have sprung to life around Johannesburg to mark the incredible life of the anti-apartheid leader. For […]
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has recently unveiled a tribute show to the period of American history know as The Sixties. For many people, as well as historians, The Sixties was actually the decade between 1965 and 1975. The Museum has put together a show entitled “Hippie Chic”. During the period known as The […]
The seven foot tall statue of baseball legend Roberto Clemente was recently unveiled in Roberto Clemente State Park located in the Bronx, New York. It was created in bronze by sculptor Maritza Hernandez and is poised upon a base that stands four feet high and the entire sculpture weighs in an inspiring three thousand pounds. […]
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, will be unveiling a sculpture of the renowned scientist Rosalind Franklin, famous for photo 51 DNA Helix, in October, 2013. Julie R. Amrany will be the sculptor.
The Packers Heritage Trail Foundation honored the Studio with the commission of sculpting three life-sized bronze figures. The figures include Packers legends George Whitney Calhoun, Johnny “Blood” Mcnally, Paul Hornung “The Golden Boy”. The artists that are sculpting these legends are Sean Bell, Lou Cella, Oscar Leon and Omri Amrany.
Ariens is a snow blower mower and farm machine company in Brillions, Wisconsin. We have been commissioned to do a sculpture for their headquarters. Stay tuned for more developments.
Unveiled last month was a statue of a young Bobby Hull former Blackhawks Player. The statue is in Cicero, IL next to the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink.
The Kareem Abdul Jabbar Statue created by Omri Amrany and Julie Rotblatt Amrany was unveiled Friday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A massive bronze and granite statue reaches into the sky outside the arena.
“On Saturday, the Blackhawks will unveil statues of Hull and Mikita outside the United Center before a game against the Avalanche. To Hawks fans of all ages, the two are already larger-than-life figures and that will become a reality as the 7-foot-tall statues sitting atop 5-foot granite pedestals will take their permanent spots in the […]