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Gossip Girl- Art Production Fund benefit-auction

In Gossip Girl, Gossip Girl Art, Uncategorized on April 21, 2013 at 2:43 pm

Are you keen on owing a piece from the Gossip Girl-set?

Check out Paddle8 auctioneers at


“Spotted- Prop Art straight from the set of Gossip Girl! This auction offers the only opportunity to own artist reproductions displayed on the set of “Gossip Girl” from 2008-2012. These signed and unique reproductions were exclusively made by the artists for the television series. Proceeds from this sale support APF’s public art initiatives. Bid online only from April 10-23 at 11am EST. xoxo, APF”

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Martin Eder – Gossip Girl Art

In Uncategorized on March 24, 2012 at 9:37 pm


Martin Eder on the wall at Bass’s apartment. Season 5, ep. 7.


Martin Eder (Born: 1968 in Augsburg, Germany).

Eder is recognized as one of the most important contemporary artist of Germany. He is also widely known around the world, and has had many exhibition on the continent and in the US.

His works are known for beeing a sort of naiv kitch using his Lolita -models, but whith a surralistic breath. They represent a meeting between beautiful motives and surralistic expressions. He often uses cats in his works.


ImageTanz der Träume“, 2005, oil on canvas 87 x 75 in, collection of Stavros Merjos and Honor Fraser



Installation view, ‘Á rebours’ centre culturel suisse,Paris,France 2010



 ‘Les Nus’ 2008, MAN-SON 1969, The Horror of the Situation, Exhibition 2009, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany


For utterly information:

Hauser & Wirth, New York, London, Zürich



Todd DiCiurcio- Gossip Girl Art

In Uncategorized on December 29, 2011 at 9:32 pm


Todd DiCiurcio (Born: 1972 in Pennsylvania. Lives and works in New York). Artist and director.

His drawings and paintings work as a respond to, and created within live music events. The artist has become really known on the New York art scene with his dynamic portraits of up and coming and hot music talents.

The artist appeared cameo on Gossip Giorl in  episode 3, season 3.


Each paintings he makes origins from a skecth of the artit while he or she performs live. In this way he captures the moment in which the energy finds it self.Later on it is beeing transffered on to a canvas. In the works from the exhibition “GOLD” at The Cob Gallery, the artist combined a metallic gold base with printing of his drawing in black enamel, hand-finishing each work on canvas with a coating of diamond dust to create a glittering effect on 45″ x 59″ canvases.


Featured in episode 3, season 3. Todd Diciurcio and Blake Lively (Serena  van der Woodsen looking after a job at the “John Porto Gallery”.

This is what the artist told Chic Report after the shoot at Silvercup Studios:

“The cameo experience was very interesting and fun. When I work on a film, I’m usually on the other side of the lens. I have known most of the cast for some time now, and they are all a gifted bunch….The scene is quick & I was still a bit nervous on the set, which I guess is normal, but Casey Fremont (from Art Production Fund) was there with me and I was cast as myself, being surrounded by some works from my debut show, “Synthesis,” a set made to look like a solo show of mine during a montage scene, and the dialogue was put in on the fly.”

Credit to Chic Report


The artist is also pleased to work with Ed Westwick. As a member of the band The Filthy Youth, he performed at an exhbition Todd DiCiurcio held at Sonto’s Party House in New York.


For utterly information:

The Cob Gallery, London

Laurie Simmons- Gossip Girl Art

In Uncategorized on December 12, 2011 at 1:40 pm


Photo credit: Laurie Simmons

Laurie Simmons (Born: 1949 in Long Island, New York. Works and lives in New York and Cornwall, Connecticut). Simmons recieved a BFA from Tylor School of Art in 1971 and specialises in art and photography. The artist has also recieved a lot of awards, for example Guggenhiem Fellowship in 1997 and National Endowment for the Arts Grant in 1984.


Laurie Simmons was featured going cameo in season 4, ep. 18 “The Kids Stay In the Picture” where the van der Woodsen are beeing photographed by Simmons herself.



Laurie Simmons is known for her works with dolls in dollhouses, presenting arounding we are familiar with, but at the same time a rather melancholic atmosphere.

Below: From the series Long House 2002-2004 by Laurie Simmons



Below: Color Picture 2007-2009 by Laurie Simmons


In 2001, Simmons and the architecht Peter Wheelwright designed an interactive dollhouse caring the name “Kaleidoscope House”, where contemporary artist filled the rooms with small artworks and designs.



more information:

Salon 94, NY

Skarsted Gallery, NY


Baldwin Gallery, ASPEN

Tomio Koyama, TOKYO






“All auctions at one place”

In Uncategorized on November 8, 2011 at 10:53 pm is a global actor in the art  market which connects auctionmarkets between different countries all over the world. It is a swedish concept with an aim to be site No 1 in the service of giving auction information.

Barnebys is a safe and easy platform searching for art from different well-established auctionhouses around the world. Until now, this is specially best for searching art in Europe, but all of the auction houses afford good service in over-sea shipping.

By purchasing from a smaller European auction house, the chance of getting hold of a piece for a friendly amount of money is not that small. In many cases, some of the art may also be of great technical and artistic high standard without costing much.

If one for example is into more Blair Waldorfs taste of art, Bjørn Ransve might be a suggestion:

(Photo: ChristinaTonkinInteriorsBlair)    Waldorf recidence

Search result from

Bjørn Ransve (Born: 1944 in Oslo) at Blomqvist Auctionhouse (Norwegian).

Bjørn Ransve “Enhjørning”, colorlito. limited edition of 23/65

Size: 59 cm x 80 cm, signed and  dated Bjørn Ransve 1976

Up for auction on the net at Blomqvist

(Valued for between 715 – 1070 USD)

The really good thing about buying on the net, from a safe auctionhouse of course,  is that it is more easy to keep an eye on, and it is faster. It is also no problem getting a username and loggin in. Once you have got the lot. nr. you want, send an email for shipping, or you will be asked autmatic when paying. I may recommend Blomqvist (they are very nice), and Bruun Rasmussen (Danish) . But start at Barnebys!

For more information please visit

Aaron Young- Gossp Girl Art, Van der Woodsen set

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2, Season 3, Uncategorized on October 4, 2011 at 6:56 am

(The work  left to the staircase is by Aaron Young. Its a panel from the project “Greeting Card”)

Aaron Young (Born: 1972 in San Francisco, CA. Lives and works in New York).

Aaron Young created uproar when he invited a local biker to drive a motorcycle until he either could not see through all the smoke or his tires were burned, in Francisco Art Institue’s gallery.  As payment, Young gave the biker beer. The artist on the other hand was nearly expelled from the school.

(Panel from the “Greeting Card”.  Was up for auction at Christie’s March 2011. Close to the one in Gossip Girl).

The result of the wild, but short drive was a drawing on the floor-which had been Diego Riveras earlier studio.   In spite of the unconventional performance, Aaron Young was allowed to continue his education, and has later participated in many important shows and exhibitions. The artist is now highly requested.

Young is also known for his collaboration with Nate Lowman, but mostly known his teamwork with different representatives from different subcultures or rebels like bikers and skateboarders.

(The text was posted earlier on March 21, 2011).

Aaron Young is also known for beeing a part of the “Warhol’s Children”, a group of NewYork-based and Warhol-inspired artists who have achieved a lot of attention in the art world.

In collaboration with the Art Production Fund and the Park Avenue Armory, Young held his first public show in New York, placed in the Drill Hall, september 2007. The project was named “Greeting Card”, inspired by Jackson Pollock.Young painted 288 panels of plywood in colors of pink, red,orange and yellow fluorescent, painted with black on the top concealing the brighter colors. He then placed all the panels out on the floor, forming a 128 x 72 feet canvas on which twelve motorcycle riders performed after direction from Aaron Young. The movements from the tires formed a pattern of burnouts on the panels. It is one of this panels which is placed in the Gossip Girl- show.

(The Drill Hall at the Park Avenue Armory )

Image credit: The Art Production Fund

For utterly information:

Bortolami Gallery

520 W 2oth Street

New York

The Park Avenue Armory


20 Rockefeller Plaza

New York


The Art Production Fund

New York

Judy Glantzman- Gossip Girl Art, Season 1, Pilot

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 1, Uncategorized on June 6, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Judy Glantzman (The painting behind R.Humphrey) at Rufus Humphreys Gallery in Brooklyn,First time featured in Season 1, Pilot.

Judy Glantzman (Born: 1956 in Long Island NY. Lives and works in New York City).

She holds a BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Judy Glantzman on the wall to the left.

Judy Glantzman , Untitled 2004 oil on canvas 90 x 80 inches

Judy Glantzman also works with sculpture.

Judy Glantzman Untitled 1996 Super Sculpey 6,25 x 8 x1o inches

If one likes Glantzman’s works, Pierogi Gallery in Brooklyn offers  some nice pieces for a good price. (See below).

Three pieces on paper:    Judy Glantzman, Untitled,  Prismacolor on black paper, 12 x 18 inches , estimated under 1200 USD Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn


Betty Cuningham Gallery, NYC

PIEROGI Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC

Accessable Art Portfolio

In Accessable Art Portfolio, Uncategorized on January 31, 2011 at 6:07 pm

Michael Craig-Martin

ART (Magenta) 2010, Acrylic on aluminium 122 cm x 120 cm

Michael Craig-Martin (born: 1941, Dublin). Lives and works in London

Gallery Haas & Fuchs, Berlin

PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Alan Cristea Gallery, London

Gagosian Gallery, New York

David Drebin

Color-C Print Signed and Numbered by the Artist on Verso

David Drebin (born: 1970, Canada). The artist is originally from Toronto, Canada, graduated from Parson School of Design in New York City in 1996 and has been based in New York City ever since.

Gallerie De Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada

Acte2galerie, Paris

Visist to see more of his works and prices

David Lieske


Plinth and champagne glasses

Plinth: 75 X 75 X 75 cm / Glasses: 87 x 63 x 63 cm


David Lieske (born: 1979, Hamburg, Germany). Lives and works in Berlin.

Alex Zachary, New York


Jeanette Mundt

Low-lying Concrete Beauty, 2010, oil on canvas 10x 8 inches

Jeanette Mundt (born: 1982).  Jeanette Mundt is an artist currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

John Connelly Presents, New York

Western Exhibitions, Chicago

The Journal Gallery, New York

Kumi Sugai

S-vert, Colour lithograph, 1990, signed and numbered by hand, edition of 99, mint condition, 11,2 x 9,6 inches

Kumi Sugai (1919-1996) was one of the greatest living artist. Some of his works might, however, be sold for a good price on auction- but these are numbered prints.

Sotheby’s, New York

Christie’s Fine Art Auctions

Blomqvist Auksjoner,Oslo

Bukowskis, Stockholm

Luis Gispert

Cheerleader Series, 2002, c-print 72x 38 inches.

Luis Gispert (born: 1972, New Jersey). Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami.