This project joins thousands of other follies of contemporary art. The post What Happened to the $2.2M Marina Abramovi? Raised to Build Her Institute? appeared first on Hyperallergic.
"The ICA LA joins a number of new downtown arts spaces. The Broad Museum, founded by collector Eli Broad, opened in 2015, and the Main Museum, spearheaded by downtown developer Tom Gilmore, followed in 2016. Other speculators have latched onto the art angle too. Plans for a recently announced, futuristic development by Danish architecture wunderkind […]
After over two years and $12 million worth of renovations, The Bass —Miami Beach's only contemporary art institution—finally opens its doors to the public. The construction completely transformed the museum’s interior without altering the building’s footprint, nearly doubling the programmable space and adding a new cafe and Creativity Center for...
Works by leading names in British Modernism from the collection of art historian and founder of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Herbert Read, are to be offered for sale at Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art on Wednesday 22 November. Show More Summary
Heidi Reitmaeir’s appointment marks the end of a long fallow period for the institution, which, after closing its doors in its previous Queen Street West location in 2015, has endured construction delays and high-profile changes in leadership along its path to reinvention.
Activists, artists, and community organizers at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles discuss the purposes, challenges, and benefits of arts programs for prisoners. The post Talking About the Challenges and Benefits of Arts Programs for Prisoners appeared first on Hyperallergic.
KW Institute for Contemporary Art continues its examination of the political potential of communication by shifting the focus on notions of (cultural) representation, appropriation, and translation through the lens of the work of artist Lucy Skaer as part of the fall season. Show More Summary
Ahead of III Points music festival this weekend, organizers are announcing the arrival of Brian Eno's The Ship, in collaboration with the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). The installation will be housed in the Design District's Moore Building, as the ICA prepares for the grand opening of their permanent home...
When the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) opens its new permanent location in the Design District, you might be struck by the beautiful, geometric south façade or the sculpture garden out back. But the biggest surprise comes at the museum door: Admission is free. “We’ve made a commitment and a...
TOWARD A UNIFIED THEORY OF CONTEMPORARY INSTITUTIONAL FAILURE: So in ESPN we see an institution that is recklessly alienating its prime customer base, and only now — much too late — beginning to dimly sense that it’s in trouble. And this is a pattern we’ve seen over and over again. Why is that? I think […]
I was present when Michael Nyman’s chamber opera on a musician with dementia received its world premiere in the unexpected setting of London’s Institute for Contemporary Arts on October 27, 1986. I shall be there again when the opera returns to the ICA on November 30, in the company of a new work by Kate […]
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World continues its efforts to illuminate ancient cultures and their interpretation through the lens of contemporary art with Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans. The...Show More Summary
"Artist Mina Cheon, a professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art,... has successfully sent hundreds of USB sticks containing short videos of contemporary art lessons into North Korea as part of a new art project.... Arranged by thematic subjects such as art's relationship to power, food, feminism, and money, the [ten] lessons […]
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston presents the first U.S. survey of the American artist in Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist. Dion has forged a distinct, interdisciplinary practice by exploring and appropriating scientific methodologies to question how we collect, interpret, and display nature. Show More Summary
Last month, a few blocks from Skid Row in downtown L.A., the city's newest public art space opened: The Institute of Contemporary Art.
In anticipation of the Institute of Contemporary Art's (ICA) December inauguration of its new home—located around the corner from its current facilities in the Design District's Moore Building—organizers are debuting plans for a sculpture park in collaboration with Craig Robins of Dacra, the neighborhood's seminal figure. The project will display...
Is street art still street art if it’s not on the street? Berlin’s new Museum for Urban Contemporary Art is positioning itself as a cultural institution for the subversive set, featuring the work of more than 130 street artists including Shepard Fairey, Herakut, and 1010. Show More Summary
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art announces a solo exhibition of works by the distinguished American artist Martin Puryear. Showing in London for the first time in a public institution, this solo exhibition spans almost 40 years of the artist?s career and presents over thirty works, including sculpture and works on paper. Show More Summary
The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia is presenting Nathalie Du Pasquier: BIG OBJECTS NOT ALWAYS SILENT, a retrospective exploring the prolific creative practice of artist and designer Nathalie Du Pasquier. Show More Summary
Contributed by Sharon Butler / On Friday, September 15, the Institute of Contemporary Art at the Maine College of Art in Portland is hosting a symposium in conjunction with “American Genre: Contemporary Painting,” a sprawling exhibition...Show More Summary