Archive for August, 2014

IN PRINT: September 2014

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Exhibition of Indian paintings from the 15th to 19th centuries on view at the Fralin Museum of Art

An exhibition showcases most of the Fralin Museum of Art’s masterpieces of Indian painting with selected loans from collectors with links to the University. The Fralin collection of Indian works of art has been developed, in part, as a teaching tool to be used within the Museum’s academic setting. Originally included in manuscripts and albums, the miniature paintings at The Fralin... | Read More

Christian Vind exhibits at Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art

In the exhibition Dr. Topic, the artist Christian Vind presents a complex mesh of objects, archaeological artefacts and everyday items which are accumulated and organised in an intense, visual sequence. At Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Christian Vind presents his work as a doctor’s file or case history linked by the red thread of vision, time and memory. At the entrance to the... | Read More

Belgian startup develops secure platform for creators and fans to procure, trade and enjoy cloud-based art

Forward-thinking companies like Amazon and Spotify have demonstrated that physical property is increasingly being replaced by convenient and affordable access to digital content. Much like books and music, art is also on the threshold of a digital 'renaissance', with evermore ways to unlock and consume art over the Internet. ARTPLUS, an international startup founded by experienced digital media... | Read More

Historic landmarks in U.S. & Canada light up in Stand Up to Cancer colors

Our most iconic structures represent not only the heart of a city, but the soul of its people. More than a dozen buildings and landmarks across the United States and Canada will be illuminated in a united show of support for the upcoming biennial Stand Up To Cancer “roadblock” telecast airing in both the United States and Canada. Participating buildings and landmarks include Niagara... | Read More

Taiwan honours 56,000 WWII soldiers killed in Myanmar

Taiwan on Wednesday honoured tens of thousands of Chinese Nationalist soldiers killed in World War II in Myanmar, many of whom came to the rescue of British troops. A wooden plaque inscribed with Chinese characters reading "The spirits of the Republic of China officers and soldiers killed" was brought to the Martyrs' Shrine in Taipei as a military band played solemn music. It symbolises the... | Read More

Logical Thinking; Illogical Thoughts: Sculptures & installation by Simeen Farhat opens at Pentimenti Gallery

Pentimenti Gallery announces Simeen Farhat’s first solo exhibition, “Logical Thinking; Illogical Thoughts” at Pentimenti Gallery. The show will be on display from September 1 to September 28 with an artist reception on Friday, September 5, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Words borrowed from poetry in English, expressing logic and philosophy, and about life, Farhat’s sculptures are... | Read More

Exhibition highlights North Carolina artists who create hand-drawn works in a variety of graphic mediums

The North Carolina Museum of Art presents Line, Touch, Trace, an exhibition of 30 hand-drawn works. Organized by Greenhill in Greensboro, N.C., the exhibition highlights 13 North Carolina artists who use graphite, ballpoint pen, conté crayon, ink, or charcoal to explore drawing in its relationship to thought processes. In Line, Touch, Trace, artists may work with line to precisely render... | Read More

Solo exhibition of French Berlin-based artist Agathe de Bailliencourt opens at Art Plural Gallery

Art Plural Gallery announces Water, Colour, Recordings, the solo exhibition of French Berlin-based artist Agathe de Bailliencourt running from 29 August to October 3, 2014 at Third Floor - Art Plural Gallery. The exhibition unveils the new series Couleur du Temps. Born in 1974 in France, Agathe de Bailliencourt’s works convey the symbiotic experience of creating a dialogue between the... | Read More

State Museum and Exhibition center Rosphoto opens exhibition of works from The Minsk School of Photography

The exhibition “Minsk School of Photography” presents a key phenomenon in the history of Belarusian photography of the second part of the XX century. The display comprises more then 150 pieces from the collection of the State Museum and Exhibition center ROSPHOTO. The works by the Belarusian photographers have come into ROSPHOTO’s possession at different times and have been... | Read More
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