Archive for May, 2014

QUAD in Derby explores ‘The Pride and the Passion’ with new exhibitions about football

QUAD Gallery in Derby is focusing on football and art with new exhibitions featuring film and photographic works, as well as archival images and artefacts from Derby County Football club. The Pride and the Passion: Contemporary Art, Football & the Derby County Collection opens on 6th June in QUAD Gallery and The Pride and the Passion: Derby County Football Club Through the Years and Grassroots:... | Read More

Convenient Gratification: Derek Lerner exhibits at Robert Henry Contemporary in New York

Derek Lerner obsessively explores dualities and conflicting ideas about both his urge to create and its effects on the environment. Through thousands of lines rendered in pen and ink on paper the micro/macro qualities of his drawings never allow for a certainty of place, offering a visual representation this conflict through the shifting perspective. As Lerner's fictional landscapes meander... | Read More

First solo museum exhibition of artist Douglas Coupland opens at Vancouver Art Gallery

The first major visual art exhibition of artist and author Douglas Coupland opened at the Vancouver Art Gallery on May 31, 2014. Featuring over 100 works, including several new large-scale installations, Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything surveys the past 14 years of this Vancouver-based artist’s creative output across a range of media, such as installation,... | Read More

Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 announce Young Architects Program Korea

The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA PS1, and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul announce a new partnership that will further expand the international MoMA/MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program (YAP) to South Korea. YAP Korea will provide opportunities for emerging architects in South Korea to create temporary exterior installations for summer programming at the MMCA. YAP... | Read More

Great names of British and Irish art dominate Bonhams £3.6 million London sale

Bonhams sale of British and Irish art yesterday (28.5.14) was headed by a roll-call of modern greats – Lynn Chadwick, L.S. Lowry, Henry Moore, Eric Gill, Euan Uglow and no fewer than four Ivon Hitchens in the top ten prices achieved. The colourful paintings by Hitchens who was bombed out of his house in 1940 and who painted for 40 years from a caravan at Petworth West Sussex, came from a... | Read More

First large-scale presentation of Maria Eichhorn’s work in Austria on view at Kunsthaus Bregenz

There are only very few artists like Maria Eichhorn, whose work possesses such an extremely rigorous conceptual charisma but which also occasionally engages in a subtle humor, one with which she continually succeeds in being surprising. By means of visually minimal gestures, interventions, and large-scale works Maria Eichhorn analyzes, in vexingly enduring ways, behaviors that have been socially... | Read More

Four Sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art at Sotheby’s Hong Kong achieve US$15.6 million

Julian King, Sotheby’s International Specialist of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department, said, “We are delighted with the results of our first series of Chinese works of art sales at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery, which follow on from the spectacular success of our Spring sales of the category in April that totalled HK$934.9 million / US$119.9 million. ur gallery space was... | Read More

Fundacion Mapfre opens new gallery space with exhibition of works by Vanessa Winship

Fundacion Mapfre opened a new exhibition hall in the heart of the city, alongside Madrid's main cultural institutions. Located at Calle Bárbara de Braganza 13 (on the corner of Paseo de Recoletos), opposite the National Library, the space boasts 868 square meters spread over two floors and will provide Fundacion Mapfre with a city-center venue in which to host the photography exhibitions the... | Read More

“Glories of the Baroque: 17th Century European Art” on view at the San Antonio Museum of Art

The San Antonio Museum of Art features Glories of the Baroque, a focus exhibition on view through July 26, 2014. A dozen works, both on loan and from the Museum’s seventeenth-century European collection, (including three etchings by Rembrandt) demonstrate the accomplishments of this great period in art history. The Baroque style—developed in and often associated with Rome— spread... | Read More

The Skies can’t keep their secret: Spencer Finch opens exhibition at Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary presents a major exhibition of work by American artist Spencer Finch. Finch’s first solo exhibition in an English public gallery in over 5 years brings together new and recent works by the artist, all of which reflect on the changing coastal light of Margate and other sites. The exhibition is accompanied by a group of JMW Turner’s watercolours selected by Finch from... | Read More
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