The Art Gallery of Ontario unveiled Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei?s monumental sculpture series Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze in the reflecting pool of Toronto?s Nathan Phillips Square today. The installation precedes the AGO?s summer exhibition Ai Weiwei: According to What?, opening on Aug. Show More Summary
From June 19 to July 15, the Centre Pompidou presents one part of Loris Gréaud?s two-venue project, [I]. The artist has specially designed this monumental, performance-related sculpture for the Forum of the Centre Pompidou, where it is on show, free of charge, for four weeks. Show More Summary
A gigantic installation work by Tomás Saraceno, entitled ?in orbit,? has been assembled in the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen. At a height of more than 20 meters above the piazza of the K21 Ständehaus, Saraceno has suspended a net construction within which visitors can move, apparently weightlessly. Show More Summary
Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper) explores how artists since the 1940s to the present day have used drawing to address ideas critical and current to their time, ranging from the politics of gender and sexuality to feminist issues, war, censorship and race. Show More Summary
The Baltimore Museum of Art announced a series of reopenings that will revitalize the visitor experience of the museum and its outstanding collections. The next milestone of the multi-year renovation is the reopening of the historicShow More Summary
The 1960s may be the 20th century decade that wrote the code for our contemporary moment. Introducing text/information-based strategies, real-time, and the rupture of specific media boundaries into artistic practice, it defined creative criteria, models of authorship mediation, and new distribution networks that are still very much with us. Show More Summary
The world's largest fully solar-powered boat, "Turanor PlanetSolar," docked in New York on Tuesday during a mission to study the effects of climate change on the Gulf Stream current. Sponsored in part by the Swiss government, the 35-meter...Show More Summary
Nicholas Biniaz-Harris is a young American classical pianist who is more at home performing Bach, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff than the obscure works of Nazi concentration camp inmates. But as the grandson of a Holocaust survivor, theShow More Summary
A spectacular and rare silver soup tureen - a survivor of the fabled Taschen-Saschen silver service given as a wedding present to Marie Antoinette?s estranged sister Maria - ?Mimi? - Christina, exceeded all expectations when it sold for £433,250 at Bonhams this morning after a lengthy bidding war. Show More Summary
An extraordinary cast of the death mask of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, made shortly after his death on the island of St Helena on 5 May 1821, was sold for £169,250 at Bonhams Book, Map and Manuscript sale in Knightsbridge, London today (19 June). Show More Summary
William Morrison, owner and founder of the eponymous Morrison Gallery, has been known for exhibiting large scale sculpture in and around the village since founding the gallery in 1998, but this summer he has taken this vision for utilizing...Show More Summary
Florida International University has announced another magnanimous gift from Wolfsonian founder Mitchell Wolfson, Jr., which significantly strengthens the museum?s singular collection and expands the museum?s physical presence to downtown Miami. Show More Summary
Carsten Holler and Beck are among the artists and musicians who will take part in Aitken's new cross-country project, 'Station to Station.' He is best known as a video artist, but Doug Aitken has a thing for "happenings."
If David Ogilvy was the “father of advertising,” Andy Warhol, with his prolific manipulation of pop culture’s visual lexicon, was surely its eccentric uncle. The chaotic universe conjured by the pop artist belonged to everyone and no one, an endless masquerade of identifiable forms drawn up from the well of mass-media fueled mass consumption.
James Gandolfini, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday after reportedly suffering a heart attack while in Italy, will forever be remembered for playing the neurotic New Jersey mobster Tony Soprano on HBO's hit series "The Sopranos."
This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary
"Even if you're not doing anything wrong, you're being watched and recorded," 29-year-old spy Edward Snowden told the Guardian last Sunday, openly identifying himself as the whistleblower on the NSA PRISM program, which he alleged is gathering communications data not just from foreigners, as officials previous said, but on a vast domestic scale. Show More Summary
"He had been weak enough to let himself be influenced by Jack's dismay at the childish omen, and by the...
Site-specificity in art, as a term, claims some heritage from the specific site of Los Angeles itself. Robert Irwin was one of the main proponents of the idea in his own writing, and one the earliest mentions of it apparently comes from a 1975 Art News article by Peter Frank. The term is modern in […]
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London claims it is "The world’s greatest museum of art and design" (CLICK). So why should it belittle itself by allowing German Expressionist junk peddler Georg Baselitz to install Untitled (2013) in its John Madejski Garden for the summer. Show More Summary