NEW YORK, NY.- The Pace Gallery presents an exhibition by Jennifer Bartlett, who installed a single painting that stretches more than 158 feet along three gallery walls. Recitative, comprised of 372 steel plates, is an epic exploration of color, painted in a style reflecting the reductive language of Minimalism and the rule-based systems of Conceptualism. Recitative, 2009–10, is Jennifer Bartlett’s largest work to date in terms of running feet and her third large-scale painting. Recitative relates directly to Bartlett’s earlier [...]
LONDON (REUTERS).- Telephone kiosks, tourist postcards, advertisements for prostitution and the urethra are the subjects of the latest art exhibition from British art duo Gilbert and George. “The Urethra Art of Gilbert and George”, on show at London’s White Cube gallery, features a collection of prints made from telephone booth sex cards promising a “medical and fantasy specialist” and “two-way corrective massage that bloody hurts”, alongside tourist postcards of Big Ben and bulldogs wearing Union flags, arranged to form a [...]
WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian opened “R.C. Gorman: Early Prints and Drawings, 1966–1974,” an exhibition of 28 drawings and lithographs by internationally renowned Navajo artist R.C. Gorman. The exhibition represents his early work with the female form and the Indian “madonnas” that later brought him global acclaim. The exhibition remains on view in the second-level Sealaska Gallery through May 1, 2011. “Gorman’s earlier work is revisited in this exhibition and reveals his facile hand and [...]
NEW YORK, NY.- Gerald Peters Gallery presents J Henry Fair: Abstraction of Destruction, an exhibition of roughly thirty c print photographs ranging in size from 50 x 75 to 30 x 45 inches. Each photo, while abstract to the eye contains mysterious hints to the subject matter therein. These forms capture the tradition of painted abstraction reminiscent of the works of Georgia O’Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Martin, Frankenthaler, Motherwell and Dubuffet. Yet these haunting images are not abstraction at all but [...]
THE HAGUE.- Julian Schnabel (b. 1951) became famous in the 1980s as a vigorously gestural Neo-Expressionist painter. The Hague Museum of Photography is now the first museum anywhere in the world to present eighty large-format Polaroid photographs that reveal a completely different side of the artist. Schnabel’s photographic work transports the viewer into his studios and into the midst of his famous friends and family. His moody, almost impressionist images turn the personal into art. Many of the photographs are [...]
Ben Goossens is a Belgian photographer known for his distinctive surrealist style. Prior to pursuing photography on a full time basis Goossens worked for 35 years in the Belgium advertising industry as an art director. You can see his personal portfolio here.
BASEL, SWITZERLAND.- Giovanni Segantini (1858-1899) is known as an outstanding painter of the Alps and the lives of farmers and their animals there. Born in Arco on Lake Garda and destined to remain stateless throughout his life, the artist was relentlessly driven higher and higher into the mountains. An unusual life led him from Milan and the Brianza region to Switzerland, from Savognin to Maloja in Engadine. His artistic activity was guided by reverence for the Alpine realm and nature: [...]
Montreal, Canada.– From February 11 to June 26, 2011, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will present The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army, a major exhibition of archaeological works that will take visitors on a faraway journey covering 1,000 years of Chinese history. The fortuitous discovery, in 1974, of artifacts from the Emperor Ying Zheng’s tomb complex, the most important in China and one of the largest in the world, revealed priceless treasures. It was the last great archaeological [...]
Barcelona. – The winning works in the contest Alió Foundation on display at the Reial Cercle Artistic until February. The collection of the Fundación Jorge Alió with the winning works in the painting competition Looks into different categories will travel to Barcelona on January 20 to be displayed in the Reial Cercle Artistic this city, where they remained until 20 February. This event takes place since 1998 and are already seven editions held on a biennial basis, in order to [...]
LONDON.- An exhibition showcasing the masterwork architectural drawings and models from the collection of the Royal Academy of Arts will open on January 14, 2011. Over fifty Diploma works will be displayed spanning the centuries of the collection. Early examples to be shown will include Sir John Soane’s spectacular watercolours for his design for a new House of Lords. More recent exhibits will include Zaha Hadid’s ‘silver painting’ of her winning 2010 RIBA Stirling Prize scheme for MAXXI Museum in Rome. [...]
BERLIN.- In his tribute to Sigmar Polke (1941-2010), Klaus Staeck looks onto a four decade-long friendship and working relationship, dedicating a very personal exhibition at the Berlin Akademie der Künste to one of Germany’s most important artists. The friendship with Polke was due to the fact that Staeck was not only publisher and gallery dealer but also an artist colleague. When asked how it came about that the largest contingent of his editions was published by Staeck, the artist replied succinctly: [...]
Paul Davey is a Jamaican born artist currently based in Miami. He publish some of his artworks at Devianart.
NEW YORK, NY.- Priska C. Juschka Fine Art presents suchness, Amy Rathbone’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. With this exhibition, Rathbone continues to explore her process of investigation, revealing the fragile equilibria between the real and the imaginary. By applying, at first sight, two disparaging methodologies — one inspired by the measured breathing technique based upon the practices of the Anapanasati Sutta (‘breath mindfulness discourse’), the other tapping into spontaneous sources of the subconscious — Rathbone pursues “antidotes to [...]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL.- A remarkable Italian micromosaic artwork depicting the Roman Forum and attributed to Vatican artist Cesare Roccheggiani has emerged from a Florida residence after nearly 90 years of unobtrusive display and will be auctioned on Jan. 30, 2010. The important estate discovery will be offered at Myers Auction Gallery in St. Petersburg as the star attraction in a 500-lot sale of fine European and Asian antiques. Measuring 59 inches wide by 32 inches long and weighing over 100 [...]
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