Over the past few months, I’ve spent time here at The Kenyon Review blog with the art and thought of contemporary poets engaged in formal innovation, focusing in particular on… Continue reading ?
Born in South Africa, the artist who creates works on interactions among people, nature and technology, speaks of his off-beat style and cultural influences.
Asif Farooq, a contemporary artist and expert craftsman from Miami, is creating a life-size Soviet-era jet made entirely from paper and glue. So, yeah, you could say he doesn't exactly shy away from a meticulous art project.
The Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art presents the first comprehensive exhibition on the work of Cesare Leonardi (b. 1935, Modena, Italy). An architect and photographer, in the course of a career that spanned more than four decades Leonardi has continuously challenged the boundary between design and artistic practice. Show More Summary
Using historical and contemporary examples gleaned from political campaigns, PR stunts, advertising or interior design, Nato Thompson efficiently demonstrates how culture can be turned into a set of tools and tactics that allows those in power to quietly manipulate the impressionable, irrational and social creature that we are
In February, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Ron Mueck, an exhibition of major works by contemporary sculptor Ron Mueck, who produces hauntingly realistic figures that also challenge perception through shifts in scale. Following...Show More Summary
On February 24, 2017, the San Antonio Museum of Art opened an exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal art, titled Of Country and Culture: The Lam Collection of Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art. The exhibition is drawn from a collection gifted to the Museum earlier this year by long-time supporters May and Victor Lam. Show More Summary
Innovative artists can create remarkable objects from simple materials, such as paper, construction supplies, and light. These elements combine in experimental fashion in two new contemporary exhibitions opening at the Currier Museum of Art on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Show More Summary
The Orlando Museum of Art has acquired three important works of art by: Robin Rhode, a contemporary performance artist and photographer; Kate Gilmore, a contemporary performance and video artist; and Frederick MacMonnies, a 19th Century American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts school. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia announces the opening of the distance between by Mario Petrirena. The exhibition takes place in the upper level galleries at MOCA GA. Exhibition dates are February 24, 2017 ? April 29, 2017. Mario Petrirena was born in Cuba and was raised during the political upheaval of the 1960s. Show More Summary
Since her first exhibitions at New York?s Leo Castelli Gallery in 1960 and 1962, the work of the American artist Lee Bontecou (b. 1931) has occupied an entirely individual place in contemporary art. Its importance was immediately recognized and was widely exhibited through the 1970s and 1980s. Show More Summary
Paul Schimmel, the longtime Los Angeles curator best known for his defining tenure as the former chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, has departed Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, the downtown gallery he helped establish in spring 2016. The gallery functioned as the Los Angeles...
The Museum of Contemporary Art on the Moon has drawn together a group of artists to create work for a speculative museum that might one day exist on the moon. The post Envisioning an Art Museum on the Moon appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Christie?s presents Property from Cleveland Clinic generously donated by Mrs. Sydell Miller, which will be offered in Christie?s 20th Century Week of Impressionist and Modern Art and Post-War & Contemporary Art, May 15 and 17. All eight...Show More Summary
American Gods, the new Starz series adapted from Neil Gaiman's contemporary fantasy novel, will have its TV bow on Sunday, April 30 at 9pm ET/PT. And from this first-look key art, clouds and strangeness are heading this way. Before the...Show More Summary
Since Kickstarter’s launch in 2009, we’ve been eager to cultivate new opportunities for the public to engage more meaningfully with contemporary art. From nightmarish political satire in the form of a haunted house to a free art school...Show More Summary
Organized by longtime purveyor of art books and ephemera Printer Matter, the LA Art Book Fair returns to the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA this weekend for its fifth annual edition. The post LA Art Book Fair 2017 Launches with 300-Plus Presses and Performances appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Marciano Art Foundation has announced the opening date for its new contemporary art museum: May 25. The museum, from Guess cofounders Paul and Maurice Marciano, will be in a landmark Millard Sheets-designed building, a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard near Koreatown....
?When you have what the people want, word gets out,? said Rico Baca, auctioneer and co-owner of Palm Beach Modern Auctions, commenting on the company?s $1.8 million auction of modern and contemporary art, Picasso pottery and unique Studio 54 photos from a famous photographer?s estate. Show More Summary
When Asia Week New York launches its ten-day extravaganza, on March 9, many of the top-tier galleries will showcase contemporary work alongside classical objects, while others will be devoted solely to present-day works of art. Among...Show More Summary