Two Forms (Orkney) by Barbara Hepworth is a remarkable sculpture that alludes to the stunning Neolithic monuments of northern Scotland. It is a highly symbolic work for the Pier Arts Centre, which has acquired the sculpture at a recent auction at Christie?s London. Show More Summary
The entrance to the European Space Agency’s ESRIN Earth observation centre near Rome in Italy just got a little brighter, thanks to the French artist known as Invader. Read more...
Mark Henshaw is one of four Canberra region writers shortlisted for this year’s ACT Book of the Year award. Photo: Andrew Sikorski/Ainslie + Gorman Arts Centres ArtsACT has published the shortlist for the 2015 ACT Book of the Year and though it’s a strong field of four, I’m tipping Mark Henshaw’s The Snow Kimono will take out the [...]
Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) was an American collector, patron, dealer and later the founder of her own museum. She successfully stayed at the centre of the modern art world in New York, Paris, London and Venice for 50 years. Yet Francine...Show More Summary
On Thursday and Friday, at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, I will be conversing with the political-cultural polymath Paul Wells, in conjunction with the NAC's Roaring Twenties festival.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead presents the work of British artist Hannah Collins (born London, 1956), known for her large unframed photographs and installations that create immersive spatial experiences. This exhibition...Show More Summary
[ 7 November 2015; ] Do you have an interest in learning about or developing your performance skills in South Indian Classical Dance in 2016? Come along to the Belconnen Arts Centre on 7 November 2015 for an introduction to one of South India’s most beautiful and oldest forms of classical dance (Kuchipudi) and find out how you can participate in [...]
It’s all happening too fast for Alexander Shelley, newly installed music director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra (NACO) in Ottawa, and principal associate of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) in London. So he’s told his other orch, the Nuremburg Symphony, that he plans to leave in 2017. Shelley turns 36 tomorrow and is on […]
Ever wondered what it’s like to play Glenn Gould’s prized piano? Known as CD 318, the Steinway is permanently on display at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre as part of an exhibit paying tribute to the legendary Canadian pianist. Watch Calgary's...Show More Summary
Marc-Olivier Wahler (b. Neuchâtel, 1964) has been appointed as temporary advisor to de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, as of today. The internationally oriented Swiss has previously been director of contemporary arts institutions including the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2006 ? 2012) and the Swiss Institute in New York (2000 ? 2006). Show More Summary
This outdoor work by Nathan Coley proclaims in illuminated text on a scaffolding support some seven metres high that ?You Create What You Will?. Coley?s series of similar public announcements have been shown around the world to great acclaim, however ?You Create What You Will? has never been shown in the UK before. Show More Summary
New Art Centre announces the exhibition of a body of new work by Edmund de Waal in the Artists House at Roche Court. Originally conceived for the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness, these pieces evoke a sense of place inspired by the unique light, landscape, mythology and history of Orkney. Show More Summary
A new immersive learning facility at the National Gallery Singapore will soon open to give young visitors more reasons to cultivate their interest in art. More than 60 children today trialled the Keppel Centre for Art Education?s line-up of innovative programmes designed to make learning art enjoyable and accessible. Show More Summary
The Southbank Centre is hosting this year's The Koestler Trust exhibition of art by offenders, secure patients and detainees. RE:FORM is the title chosen for this year. Shown is Will We Learn To Love Again? by an inmate of HM Prison Shotts. It looks as though Kim Jong-un has a hand up Mickey's trousers. The free exhibition opened on 1 October and runs until 29 November (CLICK).
The Musée national d?art moderne, Centre Pompidou in Paris has acquired Gabriele Münter?s ?Drachenkampf? (1913). It is the first major painting by Münter to be purchased by a museum in France and has been on view as part of the Centre Pompidou?s permanent presentation of art from its collections since May 2015. Show More Summary
A new research centre, the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science (NICAS), launched last week. Minister of Education, Culture & Science Jet Bussemaker officially opened the centre during an event at the Rijksmuseum.Show More Summary
Toronto’s busiest public theatre ushers in autumn with an old favourite, a world premiere, and its first crack at classic Michel Tremblay. Soulpepper Fall Season Young Centre for the Performing Arts (50 Tank House Lane) Runs to Oct.Show More Summary
Climate change and technological dystopia were centre stage at three recent festivals in Norway and Austria, but the artworks struggled to rise to the challenge
HangarBicocca, the contemporary art centre supported by Pirelli, unveiled the new installation by Anselm Kiefer, one of the best known, closely studied and prolific artists of our time, with an artistic vision that constantly reflects on the great historical and cultural issues of our age. Show More Summary
YARAT Contemporary Art Centre presents ?The Heart is a Lonely Hunter?, a group show bringing together recent and new work that explores the ways in which networked images of bodies and characters structure and transform viewers? identities. Show More Summary