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Banksy's Mobile Lovers sold to benefit Broad Plain Working With Young People

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Banksy?s Mobile Lovers has been sold to a private collector. All the proceeds will go to benefit Broad Plain Working With Young People. Mary McCarthy of MM Contemporary Arts Ltd is the UK?s leading street art expert, and was called in to handle the sale of Mobile Lovers. Show More Summary

ARTnews magazine's redesign unveiled with the September issue; New contemporary logo

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

This September, ARTnews, the world?s longest running and most widely circulated art magazine, debuts a newly designed print magazine. The new visual identity features a contemporary logo, fresh typefaces and a sophisticated layout, all of which has been designed by ARTNEWS S.A.?s (investor.artnews.com) in-house team. Show More Summary

Oklahoma Contemporary weaves art through downtown Oklahoma City

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

It was Oklahoma?s wide open spaces and famous red dirt that inspired New York artist Orly Genger to envision her latest rope sculpture ?Terra.? Now the artist is building her massive art in Oklahoma City on October 20 to be the first installation on the future home of the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center. Show More Summary

'Seeing the Unseen' brings Contemporary Chinese art to the Ringling Museum in Florida

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Ringling explores contemporary Chinese art in the exhibition ?Seeing the Unseen?, Aug. 15-Feb. 28. The exhibition features photographic and video works by eight renowned Chinese artists including Cao Fei, Li Wei, Wang Qingsong, and Miao Xiaochun. Show More Summary

Texas Contemporary Art Fair prepares for fourth season

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Art Market Productions announced the return of the Texas Contemporary Art Fair for its fourth year at Houston?s George R. Brown Convention Center from September 4 ? 7, 2014. This year's fair will continue to bring the best in contemporary and modern art by Texas-based galleries, as well as visiting galleries from around the country. Show More Summary

Contemporary Texas shines spotlight on Tyler Museum of Art's permanent collection

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Since the Tyler Museum of Art opened its doors in 1971, Texas art has been a critical component in its exhibition programming. As a direct result, the TMA has played a vital role in the contemporary Texas art scene over the past four decades. Show More Summary

First major exhibition to explore the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy opens at LACMA

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

African Cosmos: Stellar Arts is the first major exhibition to explore the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with traditional and contemporary African arts. Documented since the kingdoms of ancient Egypt,...Show More Summary

Contemporary Istanbul announces participating galleries and programme

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

Contemporary Istanbul opens its doors to the contemporary art in Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East and this year in China. It is a rendez-vous not to be missed, as in what it offers to discover Istanbul and the future of contemporary art alongside with its Plugin media section. Show More Summary

Chef Shuffles: Paley Moves On, Sible Moves Up To Executive Chef of Garage Bar

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

21c Museum Hotels, the award-winning boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and restaurant group, announced today that Richard Sible has been promoted to Executive Chef of Garage Bar. Sible, a native of Louisville Ohio, has been chef de cuisine at Garage Bar since he joined the restaurant shortly...

The Early Drawings Of Famous Architects

Formative early work from Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and more is on display at a new exhibition. Among contemporary architects, drawing often takes a backseat to computer-aided design software. But the art of drawing is still an essential part of the practice. Show More Summary

How Artists Got a Flock of Extinct Birds to Invade a Museum

Sayler/Morris and Elizabeth Kolbert, Eclipse (2014). Video Projection, 7:03. Courtesy the artists and Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. At one time, there were more passenger pigeons than people. A lot more. And they hung out together. Show More Summary

Installations: Rainbow-Hued Installation Feels Like Stepping into a Cartoon

Photo via Dezeen Tucked behind the David Chipperfield-designed Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate, England, this surreal installation by Dutch artist Krijn de Koning offers a Phantom Tollbooth-esque step into what looks like a two-dimensional fort made from brightly colored...

Police Cut Images from Artwork over Kiddie Porn Concerns

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In an ongoing case, Australian artist Paul Yore is facing child pornography charges following complaints concerning his work in a group show on view last year at Melbourne's Linden Centre of Contemporary Arts.

Joslyn Art Museum announces new gifts of contemporary sculpture, Western painting

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Joslyn Art Museum has installed a new bronze work in its Peter Kiewit Foundation Sculpture Garden ? Magdalena Abakanowicz?s Single (1994). A recent gift of Gail and Michael Yanney, Lisa and Bill Roskens, and Mary and Charlie Roskens, the work is the first by Abakanowicz in Joslyn?s collection. Show More Summary

Artsy and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair to partner

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Artsy and 1:54, the Contemporary African Art Fair, announced their partnership in bringing the fair?Europe?s leading international fair dedicated to contemporary African art, now in its second year in London?online to a global audience. Show More Summary

Deconstructing an Artist’s Dubious Claim

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

PHILADELPHIA — When I first saw William Pope.L’s “Claim” (2009), I was intrigued by its emphatic presence and endless detail. Created for the exhibition Ruffneck Constructivists at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, “Claim” is an enormous wall, about a foot thick, 36 feet wide, and 15 feet tall.

'Fit the Battle': Honoring the Art and Politics of Paul Robeson @ The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (Aug 21st)

'Fit the Battle' is a performance and commemoration created for Peekskill, NY that honors the legacy of singer, Civil Rights activist, actor and athlete Paul Robeson and his celebrated baritone voice. It will take place on Thursday, August 21st from 6-8 PM at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art ( 1701 Main St, Peekskill, NY 10566 ). Show More Summary

Art-Sigh

by Dish Staff Bryan Appleyard isn’t convinced by Arthur I. Miller’s Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Redefining Contemporary Art, a book based on dozens of interviews with “science-influenced artists and musicians” that heralds “the onset of a new ‘third culture’ in which art and science will, somehow, embrace.” Why he’s skeptical of what Miller […]

Artbat Fest-Smart City: 5th International Contemporary Art Festival to be held 28 August-29 September

last weekArts : Artdaily

ARTBAT FEST is a public art event in the most literal meaning possible. The fifth edition of the festival once again brings a dazzling array of Kazakh and international public art and urban culture to the streets of the Arbat area of Kazakhstan?s most happening city of Almaty. Show More Summary

Batman, Wonder Woman, And More Go On Display In New Superhero Art Exhibit

Superheroes like Batman, Spider-Man, and Wonder Woman already have representation in the art world in the form of the comics they appear in, but a new exhibit is taking it one step further. The Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery has an ongoing exhibit that takes the beloved superheroes off of the comic page and puts them

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