Following the success of its 40th Anniversary Evening Sale last October which established auction records for 12 modern and contemporary Asian artists, Sotheby?s Hong Kong presents Modern and Contemporary Asian Art ? Evening Sale on Saturday, 5 April 2014. Show More Summary
The Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at SUNY College at Old Westbury is presenting Body Conscious, a group exhibition by nine internationally acclaimed artists with diverse and exciting practices. Body Conscious seeks to explore the way artists have addressed female body image in contemporary art. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s S|2 will present This Side of Paradise curated by Jane Neal, a leading expert on the contemporary art scene in Central and Eastern Europe and a celebrated curator. Featuring some of the most important contemporary paintersShow More Summary
Sotheby?s sale of Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art in New York on 19 March 2014 during Asia Week is highlighted by Vasudeo S. Gaitonde?s ethereal Painting No. 3, estimated to bring $2 ? 3 million (above). This major work is theShow More Summary
I was born in 1983. Just shy of my 31st birthday, it occurred to me that somewhere after 1984 — virtually my entire lifetime — painting disappears almost entirely from most books on contemporary art history.
Sotheby?s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 14 May 2014 in New York will feature three works from the extensive private collection of Los Angeles philanthropists Jane and Marc Nathanson. The highlight of the group is Ocean Park #20 by Richard Diebenkorn, one of the outstanding examples from the artist?s seminal series (est. Show More Summary
The Dallas Museum of Art presents Never Enough: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, an exhibition drawn exclusively from the Museum?s strong holdings of contemporary art. On view March 8 through July 20, 2014, in the DMA?s iconic...Show More Summary
The 16th iteration of the contemporary Armory Show is now open for business, and business is booming. But continuing a trend started last year, the sprawling art market features fewer exhibitors—205 galleries are pushing art this year, down from 228 in 2013. Show More Summary
Donnie Yen ("Ip Man", "Dragon") returns to contemporary action with "Special ID," an action film that will test the critical sensibilities of those most loyal to the martial arts genre. There are three remarkable fight scenes in Clarence Fok Yiu-leung's film; the kind of sequences that will demand inclusion in any clip reel of Yen's career. Show More Summary
By turns daffy and dazzling, awkward and artful, "Journey to the West" takes an ancient tale and gives it contemporary flair. In adapting one of the Four Great Classical Novels of 16th-century Chinese literature, co-directors Stephen Chow and Derek Kwok have crafted a rollicking fantasy—a crazy fable that ultimately reaffirms the power of faith. Show More Summary
The UK’s original contemporary graphic arts festival Pick Me Up returns to Somerset House in London on 24 April and runs until 5 May. You'll find it in the Embankment Galleries, South Wing. Day tickets cost £10 adults or £8 silver surfers. You can book an Early Bird Festival Pass, which gives unlimited access to the festival, for £14 until 31 March (CLICK).
Noah Horowitz, Executive Director of The Armory Show, inaugurated the 2014 edition of The Armory Show, New York?s leading fair for contemporary and modern art, hosting over 200 leading galleries from 29 countries. For the first timeShow More Summary
"Armory Focus: China" curator Philip Tinari discusses artists Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Cai Guo-Qiang.
Mercifully, this year’s ADAA far was absent of familiar pop art fair staples such as Roy Lichtenstein and James Rosenquist. Many dealers brought contemporary art to the fairs, with familiar names such as Dana Schutz, Jacob Kassay, and James Turrell filling the booths. Show More Summary
Secret Behavior is is a contemporary art magazine focused on sexuality and intimacy, and is the first venture into publishing by artist and curator James Gallagher. The stories and... read more The post Secret Behavior appeared first on Book By Its Cover.
For nearly 100 years, The Print Center has supported printmaking and photography as vital contemporary arts and encouraged the appreciation of the printed image in all its forms. Since January, ideas of form, function and appreciation have been challenged by Canicular, a major new exhibition by New York artist Demetrius Oliver. Show More Summary
Just as modernism concerned itself with the relationship between craft and the emergent technologies of its era, the most pressing condition underlying contemporary culture may be the omnipresence of the internet. Though the terminology...Show More Summary
Bonhams springs forward with an exciting selection of contemporary artworks in its upcoming Made in California auction. It is scheduled for April 1st and will be held in Los Angeles and simulcast in San Francisco. The auction includes...Show More Summary
Renowned composer Robert Ashley has died at the age of 83 following a struggle with cirrhosis of the liver. Ashley was the 2002 recipient of the John Cage Award for Music from the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts. Works such as Automatic Writing were emblematic nature and his desire to explore patterns of speech. Show More Summary
A satirical take on the 1960s learning-to-read Ladybird books takes Jane, Peter and Mummy on an adventure through a contemporary gallery.