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The Fondation Beyeler launches Speed Art, a rapid reaction game about the works in its collection

17 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

As part of its commitment to art education for children and young people, the Fondation Beyeler is launching the fast-paced card game Speed Art. The game focuses on artworks and artists included in the Beyeler Collection, provides information...Show More Summary

Contemporary art triumphs at outstanding Dorotheum auction week

17 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

The history-making high sell-through rate and broad range of high-quality international work sold for exceptional prices combined to make contemporary art the high point of Dorotheum's auction week from November 24th?27th, 2015. TheShow More Summary


18 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Resistance and Persistence takes its title from Sean Scully's essay on the mid 20th century Italian painter Giorgio Morandi. Morandi is a contradictory artist: deliberately understated yet deeply engaging; always small of scale and yet somehow heroic. Show More Summary


19 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Rem Koolhaas? Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has won the international competition to design The Factory Manchester, the city?s cutting-edge arts venue that will take a radically new approach to cultural production and performance. Show More Summary

Soprano Hannigan shatters classical music's glass ceiling

20 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

With looks often described as straight out of a Bond film, Barbara Hannigan strides on to lead the orchestra dressed in vampy black leather, bondage boots and a wig. The Canadian soprano is rewriting the rules of classical music not just as a performer but as a conductor. Show More Summary

UK photographer McCullin says wars now harder to cover

20 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Award-winning British war photographer Don McCullin, who will be celebrated at next year's Photo London festival with a special exhibition, spoke Friday about the growing difficulties in covering conflicts. The 80-year-old photographer,...Show More Summary

First solo show of Simon Denny's work in London on view at the Serpentine Gallery

21 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

The Serpentine presents the work of Simon Denny (born 1982 in Auckland, New Zealand), an artist who works with sculptural installations that include print, graphics, moving images and texts. The first solo show of Denny's work in London...Show More Summary

'Tokyo Story' star Setsuko Hara, muse of Ozu, dies at 95

22 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

The Japanese actress who starred in famed director Yasujiro Ozu's "Tokyo Story" and a host of other classic films has died aged 95 -- with the news only emerging nearly three months after her passing. The death of Setsuko Hara dominated Japanese front pages on Thursday, with headlines lauding her as a "legendary" performer and the "Eternal Madonna". Show More Summary

Tintin expert named Britain's first professor of comics

23 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

An expert in "The Adventures of Tintin" comic book series has been named as Britain's first ever professor of "graphic fiction and comic art". Benoit Peeters, 59, a French graphic novelist and critic, will take up the position of visiting professor at Lancaster University in north west England from summer 2016. Show More Summary

First major solo survey exhibition of designer, inventor and artist Joris Laarman on view in Groningen

23 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

The Groninger Museum is presenting the first major solo survey exhibition of designer, inventor and artist Joris Laarman (b. Borculo, NL 1979). Entitled Joris Laarman Lab, the retrospective includes early, recent and new work. After showing in Groningen, the exhibition will go on an extensive international tour that will include Paris and New York. Show More Summary

First solo exhibition of young talent Wouter van der Laan opens at Galerie Rianne Groen

24 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Galerie Rianne Groen presents the first solo exhibition of young talent Wouter van der Laan (1993). Van der Laan is currently studying at the Frank Mohr Institute in Groningen. While making his recent work, Van der Laan investigated the happily ever after formula which is continuously used in classic Disney films. Show More Summary

Christine Sun Kim makes her debut in the UK at Carroll/Fletcher

25 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Christine Sun Kim will make her debut in the UK with an ambitious exhibition probing the social and political realities ingrained in the use of voices - hers as well as others?. In Rustle Tustle, the Berlin-based artist, who was born...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Eva Papamargariti’s Wireframe Hands

39 minutes agoArts : Art Fag City

On the front page of Eva Papamargariti's Tumblr right now, the above GIF study "Wireframe Hands Holding Black Unidentified Object" is just to the left of her "Soft Touch" video, which was recently released by Undervolt & Co.

Rarely Seen Autochrome Photos of New York in the early 20th Century

These are some of the earliest Autochrome photos showing the life in New York in the early 1900s. A Monday washing, New York City, 1900 At Rye Beach, New York, 1911 Children in costumes with flags at Jones Park, 1918 Couple on a street in New York, 1914 Foolish House, Ontario Beach Park, 1910 See more »

Review: Burning Bluebeard (The Hypocrites)

One of the best spectacles on any holiday stage in Chicago, Burning Bluebeard is the kind of nervy production that represents what’s best about Chicago theatre and its success is little shy of gratifying. Beguiling in all the right ways, this remains a holiday season must-see. Highly Recommended. (read Clint May's entire review....)

Chinese dancers, 1960

Dancers during Red China’s 10th birthday celebration, August 1960

Kids’ Card Game Inspires Creative Problem Solving

Khandu is a card game that aims to challenge kids to get them thinking and solve problems creatively. The card game was created by Seven Thinkers, a digital service agency based in Madrid, Spain. It is designed to help kids develop the...Show More Summary

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