Tonight, Sotheby?s London Evening Auction of Contemporary Art realised £69,461,000 / $100,447,552 / ?89,827,274. The sale was led by Lucian Freud?s modern-day Venus, ?Pregnant Girl? from 1960-1 that sold for £16.1 million / $23.2 million, setting a new record for an early painting by the artist. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has announced a major two-year national tour of its Being Tiwi exhibition. Co-curated by MCA Senior Curator, Natasha Bullock and MCA Curator Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Programs, Keith Munro, the exhibition celebrates the iconography, stories and culture of contemporary art from the Tiwi Islands. Show More Summary
Agitprop! ought to be an outstanding exhibition of politically engaged art. A feverish amalgam of historic and contemporary artwork, the exhibition is undermined by an ambitious but poorly executed curatorial strategy.
Pace Gallery, the powerful contemporary art gallery, has cracked how to entice Silicon Valley’s wealthy anti-materialists into buying art: don’t put the art up for sale.
"Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life" will be the first special exhibition at the Broad, the contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles will announce Wednesday. Running from June 11 through Oct. 2, the exhibition will feature nearly all of the 125 Sherman works in the Broad's permanent collection....
David and Lee Ann Lester, founders of Next Level Fairs, who own and operate Art Palm Beach, SeaFair and more, are launching Art Boca Raton to take place March 18-21, 2016. The fair will showcase contemporary work, modern masters, and emerging art, sculpture, photography, works on paper and installations. Show More Summary
The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is presenting the Main Gallery group exhibition, Ideologue. Bringing together the works of nine international and national contemporary artists, Ideologue explores relationships of power in both the cultural and political realms, employing humor and hyperbole to address platforms of ideology. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — This week, the fourth LA Art Book Fair opens at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cinefamily screens a love-themed sound poem, an artist installs a library on a lake, and more.
Looking at the World Around You: Contemporary Works from Qatar Museums is the title of the exhibition that will be held from 9 February to 19 June 2016 at the Santander Art Gallery in Financial City (Boadilla del Monte, Madrid), offered...Show More Summary
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced that the artist's The 1/4 Mile or 2 Furlong Piece (1981?98) will be shown at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing from June 12 ? August 21, 2016. Ullens? presentation marks the...Show More Summary
Untitled (Red Fan) is the first sculpture by the Gutai group founding member Kazuo Shiraga to arrive at auction. Estimated at £1,500,000-2,000,000, the enormous work leads an impressive selection of Japanese masterpieces in Bonhams? 11 February Post-War and Contemporary Art sale at Bonhams New Bond Street. Show More Summary
The Institute of Contemporary Art is presenting the first US survey of the work of Angel Nevarez (born 1970, Mexico City; lives New York) and Valerie Tevere (born 1970, Chicago; lives New York) who have been working collaboratively for more than fourteen years, seven of them under the collective name neuroTransmitter. Show More Summary
TOKYO — At the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), the exhibit “Tokyo”: Sensing the Cultural Magma of the Metropolis reflects on the cultural life of the Japanese capital as it prepares for the 2020 Olympics.
“Viewing the creation of The Most Incredible Thing on Mr. Peck’s and Mr. Dzama’s Instagram feeds offers a new way of engaging with dance and contemporary art. I began to wonder how much more they and the dancers are asked to account for themselves and their work in fixed forms. Documenting ballet has always been […]
Sun 14 Feb Arty lovers visiting the Museum of Contemporary Art on Valentine’s Day are encouraged to let the artists know you love them through a social media campaign...
It is the most familiar form of art object, the `work on paper.? But what about art created not on traditional paper, but out of it? Linen, cotton, abaca, pigments, water, and methyl cellulose: since 1976 a small, non-profit paper studio...Show More Summary
In the late sixties, Pieter Laurens Mol (1946 in Breda, Netherlands) embarked on a unique artistic career producing conceptual works in a variety of media: photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and installation. A substantial part...Show More Summary
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As the global market takes notice of contemporary artists from mainland China and Hong Kong, HK has become a regional hub for creators—and the buyers that fuel their visions. Get a glimpse of the latest at these of-the-moment institutions, or during Art Basel Hong Kong (March 24–26).
San Francisco-based, award-winning queer dancer and writer Sean Dorsey — not to mention, and the country's first acclaimed transgender contemporary dance choreographer — brings his emotionally charged performance, The Missing Generation, to the 7 Stages Theatre for its Atlanta debut on Thurs., Feb. Show More Summary