Archive for September, 2014

Top Posts From AJBlogs 09.30.14

This is not censorship AJBlog: For What it’s Worth | Published 2014-09-30“Sculpture Victorious,” Yes, But In What Way? AJBlog: Real Clear Arts | Published 2014-10-01Have We Lost the Ability to Be Alone? AJBlog: CultureCrash | Published 2014-10-01It can be done AJBlog: Sandow | Published 2014-09-30Dancing the Breaking Point AJBlog: Dancebeat | Published 2014-10-01Another free... | Read More

New York – Justine Kurland: “Sincere Auto Care” at Mitchell-Innes and Nash Through October 11th, 2014

Justine Kurland, Sincere Auto Care (2014)  via Emily Heinz for Art Observed The complex landscape of Americana, in all of its grungy glory, has been documented many times, each time with a unique perspective and very often with a driving ethical or social message somewhere just below the surface. But in Sincere Auto Care, photographer Justine [...]... | Read More

IN PRINT: October 2014

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Contemporary Art Valuations May Drop as Materials Decay

An article in Barron’s this week charts the instability and unpredictability of various materials in contemporary art as a considerable liability towards a work’s valuation and security as an investment.  “A great deal of art being sold today may deteriorate quickly and cause the monetary value to decline – precipitously in some cases,” says Emily [...]... | Read More

Linde Burkhardt’s ‘The Dowry of the Princess of Trebizond’ on view at the International Design Museum

Designer Linde Burkhardt is showing in collaboration with Die Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich – her project “Die Mitgift der Prinzessin von Trapezunt” (The Dowry of the Princess of Trebizond). Combining ceramics with Murano glass, wood and marble, she has produced seven life-sized and out-sized sculptural objects as free ceramic works. The group of works... | Read More

First solo exhibition of KP Brehmer’s work in the UK on view at Raven Row

KP Brehmer (1938–97) found new ways to visualise global capitalism which are of increasing relevance today. In collaboration with his Estate, this exhibition presents drawings, prints, paintings, films, objects and publications, many of which have never been exhibited before. This is the first solo exhibition of Brehmer's work in the UK. The earliest works in this exhibition are associated... | Read More

Solo exhibition by Oreet Ashery on view at waterside contemporary

waterside contemporary is presenting Animal with a Language, a solo exhibition by Oreet Ashery, her first with the gallery. Animal with a Language engages with ‘rage against reason’, an attempt to foreground agency against a backdrop of prevailing flatline economies. In the exhibition, degraded actions and material forms, the political unconscious, body languages of exile and the... | Read More

Mark Wallinger presents ‘Labyrinth: A Journey Through London’s Underground’

Turner Prize winning artist Mark Wallinger presents Labyrinth: A Journey Through London’s Underground, a new publication comprehensively detailing his major permanent work, Labyrinth, on the London Underground, and available from 6th October 2014. Commissioned in 2013 by Art on the Underground to mark London Underground’s 150th anniversary, Labyrinth saw the creation of a vast,... | Read More

Exhibition at GL Strand presents more than 20 photographs by Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders has long since made his mark as a film-maker and visual artist. With Places, strange and quiet Wenders has assembled a fascinating and unusual series of large-format photographs shot all around the world. From Italy, Japan and Germany to Armenia and the USA, from iconic images of facades and buildings, known and unknown, to panoramic depictions of cities and landscapes, the exhibition... | Read More

Modern masters from India and Pakistan head Bonhams sale in London

Paintings by masters of Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art forms a significant part of Bonhams Islamic and Indian sale in London on October 7th. This carefully curated selection of 21 lots showcases work by leading modern artists from India and Pakistan. The auction is led by two beautiful oil paintings by Francis Newton Souza from the collection of Arnold Burton, son of the entrepreneur... | Read More
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