On 11 June 2013, Sotheby's will present a 20th Century masterpiece by Indian artist, Vasudeo S. Gaitonde as the pre-eminent highlight of its Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art auction. Coming to the market for the first time inShow More Summary
Bonhams Hong Kong?s 2013 Spring Sale of Fine Chinese Paintings & Contemporary Asian Art on 25 May at the Island Shangri-la Hotel offers 149 lots. In addition to masterpieces from legendary classical and modern artists such as Wen Zhengming,...Show More Summary
CANNES (Reuters) - He's played a science-fiction hero, policeman and even Hamlet. But now actor Keanu Reeves is taking on a new role - as director of a contemporary martial arts movie aimed at both Chinese and Western audiences.
The art market is red hot, with Christie's raking in nearly half a billion dollars at its marquee post-War and contemporary evening sale.
Feel like a field trip? Just in time for a three day weekend, Google has announced users of its Field Trip app can snag free admission to The Adler Planetarium, The Field Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The free...Show More Summary
Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art, the largest-ever global survey of contemporary Indigenous art, opened Friday at the National Gallery of Canada. On view until September 2, 2013, the exhibition features over 150 poetic, unexpected and challenging artworks by more than 80 artists from 16 countries and six continents. Show More Summary
13th Ballad, an installation by Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates, is an extension of the artist?s 12 Ballads for Huguenot House, which was co-produced by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago for dOCUMENTA (13), the international art exhibition in Kassel, Germany. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago presents the latest installment of the ongoing exhibition series featuring iconic works from the MCA Collection, MCA: DNA Chicago Conceptual Abstraction, 1986-1995, organized by MCA Curator Lynne Warren and on view May 18 to September 29, 2013. Show More Summary
The Columbia Museum of Art organizes and presents the first retrospective exhibition of the art of Steven Naifeh. Found in Translation: The Art of Steven Naifeh opened on Friday, May 17 and remains on view through Sunday, September 1, 2013. Show More Summary
Kit Schulte Contemporary Art presents New York legend John Giorno as a poet and an artist. As a key figur of the New York Beat Generation and Performance artist, John Giorno is best known for his work as a poet. In 1965 he founded the Giorno Poetry Systems, which focussed on using new technologies for Music and Poetry Performances. Show More Summary
There are perks to having a press pass; like getting to preview exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art with a small group, several curators,...
A new art exhibition which explores the outer limits of the River Thames in painting, film and photography and printmaking opened at the Museum of London Docklands on Friday 17 May. Estuary, which was conceived in light of recent airport proposals in the Thames Estuary, allows visitors to see how the zone has been depicted in contemporary art. Show More Summary
Who knew? The painting is by artist John Currin and is titled “Bea Arthur Naked.” It sold at Christie’s auction of postwar and contemporary art on Wednesday. It had been expected to bring in between $1.8 million and $2.5 million. Christie’s hasn’t said who bought it. The 1991 oil painting depicts the late television actress [...]
Amsterdam's KunstRAI—an annual contemporary art fair—offers plenty to take home from an assembly of Dutch galleries. Hurry. It runs until Monday…
The Museum of Contemporary Art released a statement Friday saying it has moved back the opening date of its show about contemporary Los Angeles architecture, part of the Getty's "Pacific Standard Time Presents" initiative, by two weeks, to June 16.
Four East Austin galleries, Big Medium, Co-Lab Projects, MASS Gallery, and Tiny Park Gallery, have formed the East Austin Arts association to broaden awareness of East Austin contemporary arts. The association's first event, FRAME, takes...Show More Summary
Prices have hit the stratosphere again. But is fine art really a viable investment class? Personal Finance LAST UPDATED AT 16:17 ON Fri 17 May 2013 ART PRICES are smashing records again. At a Christie's contemporary sale in New YorkShow More Summary
Virginia Commonwealth University announced today that it has appointed Dr. Lisa Freiman as the inaugural director of the university?s new Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA). Freiman is currently a senior curator and chair of the contemporary art department at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA). Show More Summary
A blockbuster auction of Contemporary art in New York, including a record $58.4 million for a Jackson Pollock drip painting, fetched nearly half a billion dollars on Wednesday -- the biggest haul ever at an art auction. Christie's said its sale raised a "staggering" total of $495,021,500, with 94 percent of lots finding buyers. Show More Summary
Two art fairs—artMRKT and ArtPadSF—take place in San Francisco this weekend, making it an ideal time for contemporary art lovers to visit the Foggy City.