Thursday, April 05, 2007

Art News: Call for Entries -- N*des-of-the-Month May 2007 -- Over 1 Million hits in 2007, 124,000 pages viewed, 16,000 unique viewers.

Deadline April 23. All visual artists are encouraged to submit art of the nude to the for selection by Erica Barrish, Assistant Vice President, Christie's, New York, for the May 2007 N*des-of-the-Month exhibition.

New York, NY – April 5, 2007. announces today that Erica Barrish, Assistant Vice President at Christie's in New York will select and curate the May 2007 N*des-of-the-Month virtual exhibition. The entry deadline for the May 2007 calendar is April 23. Art must be uploaded to on or before April 23 to be eligible for the May exhibition. "I believe that I will be speaking for many barebrush artists when I say that I am thrilled that Erica Barrish will curate the May exhibition," says Ilene Skeen, founder and CEO. "Erica brings a keen eye for art and value, and the name recognition of Christie's in the field of art sales is beyond question. Excitement will be high."

About Erica Barrish and Christie's

Erica Barrish has a rich and diverse background in fine art and art history. Erica is an Associate Specialist, Assistant Vice President of Fine Art in Christie’s House Sale department. Christie’s is the world's leading art auctioneer with global sales in 2006 of over $4.6 billion. Annually, Erica produces, organizes and coordinates eleven auctions of fine art. Sales feature work of Old Master painters and draftsman, Nineteenth Century creators, Impressionist and Modern masters and Post-War and Contemporary visionaries....

When questioned about her approach to the May calendar, Erica stated:

“In the May exhibition, I am seeking works that demonstrate the creator’s personal connection with the human figure. I am looking for works that explore the abstract forms that comprise the body. Moreover, it is my interest to see how artists use both traditional and unconventional mediums to interpret the classical subject matter.”

To see the complete Call for Entries including more about Erica Barrish, click here

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