Archive for July, 2014

Top Posts From AJBlogs 07.31.14

How Has Opera Changed? AJBlog: OperaSleuth | Published 2014-07-31The Peter Gelb furor (3) AJBlog: Sandow | Published 2014-07-31Stanford: The New Art Place To Be AJBlog: Real Clear Arts | Published 2014-08-01

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Director of the Arts Journalism Program

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position as Director of the Goldring Arts Journalism program. Now in its tenth year, the Goldring program, a leader in the field, has an established network of highly successful alumni working in the culture media and nonprofit industries, with last year’s... | Read More

London – “Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art” at The Tate Modern Through October 24th, 2014

Kazimir Malevich, Self Portrait (1908-1910), State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia In 1915, Kazimir Malevich first exhibited his Black Square, a simple, powerful statement on the possibilities for painting in the face of contemporaries still bound up in the exploration of figurative painting and impressionist tropes.  The piece marked a bounding leap forward for modernist practice, or... | Read More

The Studio Museum in Harlem presents ‘Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989’

This summer, The Studio Museum in Harlem presents Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974–1989, the first museum survey of the Los Angeles–based conceptual artist’s early work. On view from July 17–October 29, 2014, the exhibition features seventy-five works from the beginning of a singular career that now spans four decades. Highly regarded as both a leading practitioner of... | Read More

Special exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

After a year of social tumult and congressional debate, the U.S. Civil Rights Act was signed into law on July 2, 1964. In honor of those who fought for the right of all citizens to be treated fairly and equally, the Toledo Museum of Art is presenting a special exhibition of works of art that examine slavery, segregation and the civil rights movement in the United States. People Get Ready: 50... | Read More

‘Jeremy Thomas: Ditching the Cardigan’ opens at Charlotte Jackson Fine Art in Santa Fe

Across the floor, up the walls, the steel forms-bloated, bulging, curved-seem to be caught in the midst of their own creation. Ranging in size from massive (several feet across) to quite small (a hefty double-handful) these objects demand attention and invite close inspection. Ditching the Cardigan provides viewers with an opportunity to get up close to the latest (many never-before-seen)... | Read More

Artist Charlotte Kruk puts a twist on the idea of eye candy

The Racine Art Museum commissioned artist and sculpture Charlotte Kruk to create a new exhibition for its Windows on Fifth Gallery. Open August 1, 2014 through July 26, 2015, Consumer Couture - The Politics of Having is a series of vignettes that explore the dynamics of a "disposable, packaged society." With both humor and serious intent, Kruk uses recognizable consumer packaging - such as gum... | Read More

‘Multiplicity: City as subject/matter’ opens at Invisible Exports

INVISIBLE-EXPORTS participates in the exhibition, curated by Marco Antonini in collaboration with: Catalyst Arts, Hila Cohen-Schneiderman, Khoj International Artists' Association, Eriola Pira, Magdalen Wong. Multiplicity, (In conjunction with NURTUREart, Mixed Greens and UnionDocs.) Part 1: NURTUREart. From July 11 to August 25. Opening Reception: July 11. Please consult www.nurtureart.org for... | Read More

Material Collaborations: Mindy Solomon Gallery presents the work of David Hicks & Alejandro Contreras

Mindy Solomon Gallery presents ‘Material Collaborations: David Hicks & Alejandro Contreras,’ August 1st-September 12th at 172 NW 24th St. in the Wynwood Art District, Miami. The two artists featured in the exhibition have a profound interest in exploring and exploiting two and three dimensional surfaces. Alejandro Contreras is an artistic innovator, exploring the myriad opportunities... | Read More

‘Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland’ opens at Stills

Bringing together archival material, award winning documentary films, new commissions and world-changing photobooks, Stills’ new exhibition offers an alternative perspective on warfare and the civil peace. In place of tortured bodies and decimated landscapes, The King’s Peace presents the work of photographers who have looked beyond the immediate horror of conflict to instead focus on... | Read More
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