Category: ART

It’s never wise to “grow up”

It’s never wise to “grow up”

Project The characters and concepts that emerge from the shared imagination of artists Ella & Pitr are unlike any you’ve seen before – unless that is, you also inhabit that secret world of Maurice Sendak’s, “Where the wild things are”, where “the walls become the world all around” and where we “let the rumpus start !”, only in this case it’s not just the

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16 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

16 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

McNay Art Museum/Art Resource, NY Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon. ‘ARTS OF CHINA’ and ‘ARTS OF JAPAN’ at the Brooklyn Museum (ongoing). Redesigning an American museum’s Asian wing is no mean feat. But these exhibitions , reopened after a six-year renovation, successfully integrate stunning pieces by contemporary Chinese and

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UCLA Arts winter 2020 public events calendar

UCLA Arts winter 2020 public events calendar

“Four Quartets,” T. S. Eliot’s rumination on time and timelessness will be presented at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Feb. 15 and 16. The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will present more than 200 public events this winter that will bring a broad spectrum of programming to campus that will enrich the cultural ecosystem and challenge audiences to engage with

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Perpetual nexus: Leonardo Ulian Imbues The Flat - Massimo Carasi Gallery with Technological Spirituality

Perpetual nexus: Leonardo Ulian Imbues The Flat – Massimo Carasi Gallery with Technological Spirituality

By nature of their white-cube asceticism, iconographic swagger and contemplative ambience, art galleries are imbued with a latent spirituality, but unlike a church or a temple there is no explicitly defined deity that visitors come to commune with (artists’ egos don’t count). Unless the artist anoints one that is, as is the case in Italian-born, London-based

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The Most Important Artworks of the 2010s

The Most Important Artworks of the 2010s

Camille Henrot, Grosse Fatigue, 2013, video (color, sound), 13 minutes. Over the past decade, the number—and size!—of museums, galleries, art fairs, and art schools around the world has grown dramatically, and it feels safe to say that more art was made in the past 10 years than at any other time in the history of humanity. Picking the 20 works that

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50 artists responds to society's struggle to switch off at Somerset House's 24/7 exhibition

50 artists responds to society’s struggle to switch off at Somerset House’s 24/7 exhibition

In the first major exhibition dedicated to 24/7 culture, Somerset House presents "creative responses to this modern malaise" by more than 50 artists and designers, including Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg . Called 24/7 and billed as "a wake-up call for our non-stop world" the exhibition brings together the work of more than 50 international artists and designers,

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Public Art Exhibition on the Streets of Quebec

The 6th edition of Passages Insolites or Unusual Passages, has kick-started from the 20 th of June till the 14 th of October 2019, in Québec city. The public exhibition is a 4km walkable art path in the historic Petit Champlain and Saint-Roch districts, showcasing 14 artworks produced by 40 local and international artists and architecture collectives. The

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6 of the Best Modern Art Museums in the World

6 of the Best Modern Art Museums in the World

Stock Photos from dmitro2009/Shutterstock The modern art movement has had a significant impact on the course of art history. Starting with the onset of Impressionism and ending as Pop Art emerged, the period lasted nearly a century, culminating in countless important works—many of which are now housed by modern art museums . Here, we take a tour of some of

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Is Beijing the next art superpower?

Is Beijing the next art superpower?

China is now the world’s second biggest art market, having overtaken the UK, according to a recently published report commissioned by Art Basel and UBS. The US remains the largest, with 42 per cent of the market, while China enjoys a 21 per cent share, a significant increase on the nine per cent it had in 2008. On the one hand, Shanghai’s rapidly evolving

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As the Far Right Rises in Germany, a New Bauhaus Museum Reflects on the Nazi Policies That Led to the School’s Closure

As the Far Right Rises in Germany, a New Bauhaus Museum Reflects on the Nazi Policies That Led to the School’s Closure

The statutes of the Weimar State Bauhaus at the newly opened Bauhaus Museum Weimar. (Photo by Candy Welz/picture alliance via Getty Images) A new Bauhaus Museum in Germany stands on the ideological fault lines of the country’s tumultuous 20th century. One hundred years after Walter Gropius founded the world’s most famous art and design school in Weimar, the

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