“Franklin Sirmans has been at LACMA for five years; before that, he was curator of modern and contemporary art at the Menil Collection in Houston and curatorial advisor at the contemporary arts institution MoMA PS1. He was also a lecturer at Princeton University and Maryland Institute College of Art and was U.S. editor of the […]
In a recent ARTnews essay, Wangechi Mutu -- the artist of the work above -- implored her fellow feminists to not only think deeply about the amount of women artists active in the contemporary art world, but also the way women are portrayed...Show More Summary
Sarah and Jane chat with bestselling author Susan Donovan about her writing process, her contemporary series, and writing character driven romance. We also discuss cover art, “gentle fiction,” how her illness affected her writing, and we get some surprise information about dino holiday anthology.
Contemporary Fine Arts announces the fourth solo exhibition of nine new works by Cecily Brown (1969, London). Cecily Brown?s paintings are often described as works which move between figuration and abstraction ? a distinction and categorization,...Show More Summary
Brazilian millionaire Bernardo Paz has dedicated his life to turning a vast outdoor park of tropical rainforest studded with contemporary art works into one of the most original museums in the world. Part botanical garden, part gallery,...Show More Summary
Chinese contemporary artist Li Hongbo (previously featured here) has created a dazzling large-scale installation entitled Irons for the Ages, Flowers for the Day at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, GA. To create this site-specific...Show More Summary
The dynamism and range of the contemporary dining scene is on full display in 2015’s crop of restaurant cookbooks. The art and poetry of Atelier Crenn gets the gorgeous fine-dining book it deserves, while NoMad goes high-concept with a doorstopper of a volume that secretly has an entire second book hidden inside. Show More Summary
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center: Starting this month, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center in West Midtown has eliminated entry fees. That means free admission to the multidisciplinary art center that features local, regional, national and...
Mana Contemporary announces a special long-term installation by renowned street artist Shepard Fairey as the latest addition to its Mana Urban Arts project. Fairey will create artwork for dual sides of a 60-foot-wide billboard atop one...Show More Summary
Contemporary Istanbul, the region?s premier international art fair, announces the list of galleries and participants for its milestone 10th anniversary, including participating in CI Focus: Contemporary Tehran and CI Plugin New Media and Digitals Arts Section of the fair. Show More Summary
Aurora Suit / Courtesy of the artist In 1989, a year before the artist Keith Haring died of AIDS, he painted Silence = Death—a work that depicts a large pink triangle surrounded by figures covering their mouths—as a way to make visible both the generation of gay men who were dying of the disease all around him and the community fighting the virus. Show More Summary
Santiago Cirugeda / recetas urbanas. Sketch of House of Words (2015). At this year's Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (GIBCA) in Sweden, the meaning and production of history will be questioned, torn open, and made available to all. Show More Summary
The auction, on October 3, will be showcased in a curatorial format to bring to light artists whose works have delivered strong and consistent results in the auction market. Read the rest of the story at: Bonhams HK to hold first Modern and Contemporary Art Auction
The choreographer originally created Available Light, now seen as a Minimalist milestone in both dance and music, as a site-specific piece for Gehry’s Temporary Contemporary at Los Angeles’s Museum of Contemporary Art. This past spring at MASS MoCA, she and Gehry revised Available Light for a proscenium stage; the work was just presented in Berlin […]
Since its launch ten years ago in March 2005 in New York, Christie?s First Open sales have become a fixture on the global contemporary art circuit, providing the perfect venue for new and seasoned collectors to discover emerging artists and to explore lesser-known works by well-established names. Show More Summary
Phillips announces the appointments of Hugues Joffre as Chairman, United Kingdom and Europe, and Worldwide Head of 20th Century Art, and Jean-Paul Engelen as Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art. As leading specialists in their corresponding fields, Mr. Show More Summary
Keith Arnatt has occupied a key position in the history of British conceptual art for almost 50 years. Since his death in 2008 he has become an important model for contemporary artists who work at the limits of art?s ?dematerialisation?:...Show More Summary
VENICE — When I arrived in Venice three weeks ago, I immediately headed to the tip of the Donsoduro to S.a.L.E. docks, a contemporary art space run by artist and activist Marco Baravalle. As part of its Biennale programming, the GULF Labor was set to have the Precarious Workers Pageant that evening.
“Approaching the 10-year mark in its handsome waterfront building, will the ICA (which was founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art) step up to the next level? Will it galvanize both artists and the public, embarrassing older, slower museums with its fleetness of foot, its largeness of vision, its willingness to provoke, […]
Oklahoma Contemporary (Oklahoma City, OK) seeks an Artistic Director who will join a skilled team working in one of the city’s most important arts organizations.