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Taschen Features Jim McHugh Portrait in new David Hockney Sumo Book

November 2016

We are pleased to share that renowned L.A. photographer and TYFA gallery artist Jim McHugh is featured in Taschen's new sumo book David Hockney a "Bigger Book." (Pictured at R) McHugh, has photographed the artist for 35 years, this portrait is in a number of museum collections and also on the cover of DH's book, “That’s the way I see it,“ published by Thames and Hudson . The inclusion, as the only portrait of the artist, is a testament to their long friendship and the distinction of the picture captures the uniqueness of the painter. Jim has photographed notable L.A. based artists over the decades and his work has been included in the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time; his most recent solo show was at ESMOA . We applaud the collaboration on this career survey and historical archive.

TYFA Spotlight in Mansion Global Article About Luxury Real Estate Fine Art Trends

October 26, 2016

Warhols and Other Fine Art Has Emerging Role in Luxury Real Estate // The benefit goes both ways: Art deals also get made as properties are sold

Mansion Global

by Andy Battaglia

"Tim Yarger, who curated the collection in the Charles Park  Beverly Hills property as well as others in a similar mode, described the process as discerning and involved. Under the aegis of his gallery, Timothy Yarger Fine Art, he teams with an interior designer, Christina Craemer of ARC54 Design, and conceives a collection with internal logic and a story to tell.

“We distinguish our service from staging,” Mr. Yarger said. “The service we’re providing is curated collections that have a language and substance related to art history and contemporary culture.”

For the Beverly Hills house, besides art from Warhol and Mr. Hirst, there is a  series of luminescent sculptures using neon tubes, courtesy of Laddie John Dill, a West Coast pioneer of so-called “light and space” art, and other works owe to artists like Udo Nöger, a beguiling German painter, and Retna, a Los Angeles native who got his start with graffiti."

- Excerpt from "Warhol and Other Fine Art..."

TYFA & Arc 54: Curated Home Collections with Luxury Real Estate Collaborator, The Agency

October 21, 2016

The Agency And Noesis Group Unveil 653 N Laurel Ave


"The Agency is committed to fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation in the industry, with a focus on building partnerships with local businesses and tastemakers that bridge the gap between the worlds of real estate, fine art, and luxury lifestyle. In one of our most exciting collaborations to date, The Agency has teamed up with Beverly Hills design and development firm Noesis GroupTimothy Yarger Fine Art,ARC54, and McLaren Beverly Hills for the debut of 653 N. Laurel Avenue, a stunning contemporary new construction in the heart of Beverly Grove..."

"The collection of important and international artists includes works by French-born street artist Mr. Brainwash, Los Angeles-based photographers Christina Craemer and Jim McHugh, light artist Mads Christensen from Copenhagen, Venezuelan and French photographers Cristobal Valecillos and Michele Mattei, New York artists Jeff Quinn, Linda Touby and Rodger Stevens, and Americans Cecil Touchon, Lisa Bartelson and Susan Woodruff.


“Curating art collections for a thoughtful custom property is a joy. Fine Art elevates the quality of life and influences the way we experience a space,” Yarger explains. “The Laurel Ave. project provides an environment for a comprehensive collection of contemporary art while imagining how the homeowner may embrace the artworks.”

Adds Paul Lester, “a hallmark of The Agency is the high premium we place on collaboration. The unveiling of 653 N. Laurel Avenue is a perfect example of the synergy we like to create between the worlds of real estate and luxury lifestyle. This form of collaboration elevates all those involved and allows us to offer our clients an experience they can’t find anywhere else.”'

A VIP twilight champagne opening will be held at the property on Tuesday, October 25 from 6 p.m.–8 p.m. and will serve as a joint showing and exhibition. RSVP here to attend.

L.A. Times Article Features TYFA Artists In Coverage of $44M Beverly Hills Estate

September 27, 2016

Beverly Hills spec home with an original Andy Warhol lists for $43.9 million

L.A. Times

by Neal J. Leitereg

"Fashion entrepreneur Charles Park is trying on a new outfit for size: speculative development. The designer behind such labels as Pure Sugar and Jonesy has listed a Beverly Hills home that he designed for $43.9 million.

Set on slightly more than an acre, the modern mansion was built in collaboration with Samuel and Paul Oh and architect Magdalena Glen-Schieneman. Among designer details are a pair of floating staircases, a 6-foot Mooi chandelier and more than $1 million in furnishings by B&B Italia, Minotti and Gandia Blasco. Adding to the over-the-top ambiance, an original Andy Warhol serves as a centerpiece in the front entry."

- Excerpt from "Beverly Hills Spec Home..."

LUXE Magazine & TYFA Present "The Power of Collaboration" Art Discussion

July 12th

On July 12th TYFA and fellow art & design industry professionals gathered for a special speaking engagement entitled "The Power of Collaboration," co-hosted by LUXE magazine, featuring Wendy Battleson, former SVP of Global Art Lending at Christie's - New York. RSVP was required to attend.

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Hosts Charitable Exhibition at TYFA

June 16 - 18, 2016

On June 16th - 18th, TYFA hosted a charitable exhibition supporting the Perry J. Cohen Foundation and Young Entrepreneurs, featuring photographic works by lifetime photographer Kevin O’Leary. Fellow contributors Bernie Taupin, Lori Hyland, and gallery artist Udo Nöger also generously donated artwork for acquisition.

Mr. O’Leary was in attendance along with Pamela Cohen and Nick Korniloff, Perry’s mother and stepfather, to speak about the mission of the Perry J. Cohen Foundation - which is to educate and teach the best practices of boating safety, the protection and preservation of marine and wildlife environments, as well as advocating Teenage Entrepreneurship.

Perry Cohen’s story made international news last year when he and a dear friend went missing at sea off the coast of Florida. The foundation created in his honor has partnered with Mr. O’Leary in an effort to carry on Perry’s legacy as a teenage entrepreneur and lover of the arts. All proceeds from the sales of O'Leary's photographs are donated to the Foundation ( in support of its mission. O’Leary's “Irreconcilable Images” photography has been exhibited at international contemporary art fairs and will continue to be shown throughout 2016. TYFA's Beverly Hills neighbor, Hilton/Hyland, was a co-sponsor of the exhibition and charitable event.

Timothy Yarger Speaks at Molly Barnes' Art Lecture Series In NYC

May 12, 2016

For more that 20 years Molly Barnes has hosted a monthly gathering of art talks, part salon/art history and lecture series featuring artists, collectors, dealers, and curators.


On May 12th, she invited Tim to share stories about his career and to discuss influences and trends in the art market. We had a wonderful time and delighted with journalist Anthony Liversidge. Read his comments about the talk on his blog, Attend NYC:


"If there is one art gallery owner/dealer one would choose to represent one’s adventures in making art, it would be Tim Yarger, judging from his presentation this day at Molly Barnes’ famous bicoastal lunchtime salon at the Roger Smith. Not only was his portfolio consistently replete with artists operating at the highest level, from Sam Francis and Louise Nevelson to Udo Noger and Carole Feuerman, but why they might choose to cooperate with Yarger’s informed enthusiasm and reassuringly perceptive judgment in marketing their work in Los Angeles and around the world was pretty clear too – he himself is as individual in seeking self expression as any of his charges, and finds his work despite its management demands as much an adventure in its own way as when he first took it up, having decided that his position as lead trumpet in a symphony orchestra as well as in jazz was never going to match Dizzy Gillespie or Chet Baker. Typical was one of his first initiatives suggesting the first contemporary art exhibition in Thailand in 1995 where he had to carry 45 precious Picasso prints in the plane overhead bin into Bangkok and was rewarded by selling all of them but one. Clearly this is a man who will continue to dominate the Los Angeles scene as it explodes into the 100,000 square foot gallery level."

-- Anthony Liversidge

Art Law Seminars Presents: "Recovering Nazi-Looted Art, Sculptural Copyrights and Appropriationism"

Monday, November 9, 2015 6-8pm

Hosted by Timothy Yarger Fine Art - Beverly Hills, this seminar featured Laura Brill, Michael Kuznetsky, and Greg Victoroff lecturing on their respective topics using landmark cases to further explore the deeper issues of practicing law in the field of art.

TYFA to Curate "Radical Stimulus" at LAAA

May 4, 2013 - May 31, 2013

Los Angeles Art Association presents Radical Stimulus, May 4 - May 31, a multi-media exploration juried by Timothy Yarger & Sierra LeBaron. The exhibition considers the concept of chemical reaction in contemporary art practice. The 88 year old arts organization has significantly influenced the arts in L.A. TYFA is proud to support these efforts.

"LA Street Scene: Great Art is Born from Rebellion" at Cooper Design Space

March 9, 2012 - August 15, 2012

Timothy Yarger Fine Art was proud to present "LA Street Scene: Great Art is Born from Rebellion," an exhibition of six Los Angeles based artists: Chaz Bojorquez, Richard Duardo, Shepard Fairey, Ganjin Fujita, RETNA, and Sage Vaughn in collaboration with Modern Multiples. Their vision, expressed in the graphic medium, was represented at the Cooper Design Space: March 9, 2012 - August 15, 2012.

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