Archive for November, 2014

Design Museum Holon brings the ground breaking solo exhibition of Iris van Herpen to Israel

New Couture by Iris van Herpen from the Groninger Musuem Collection, on view at Design Museum Holon is the first time the designer’s work is being shown in Israel. The exhibition shows an edit of collections from a career which began in 2007. A diverse and beautiful body of work pays close attention to van Herpen’s ability to work with traditional crafts techniques and complicated... | Read More

First retrospective devoted to Jeff Koons opens at the Centre Pompidou in Paris

The Centre Pompidou is presenting the first exhaustive retrospective devoted to Jeff Koons in Europe. This unprecedented exhibition makes it possible to fully appreciate a body of work that has marked the contemporary artistic and cultural landscape for 35 years. While Jeff Koons has been the subject of numerous exhibitions presenting either precise groups of his work or specific sculptures in a... | Read More

IN PRINT: December 2014

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Edouard Malingue Gallery to move and expand in central Hong Kong

Edouard Malingue Gallery announced its move and expansion in Central Hong Kong. The new space will open to the general public in 2015. Established in 2010, Edouard Malingue Gallery was founded to show emerging and established contemporary artists from around the world, such as Eric Baudart, Cui Xinming, Jeremy Everett, Laurent Grasso, Nuri Kuzucan, Los Carpinteros, Fabien Mérelle, João Vasco... | Read More

Melanie Smith ponders the nature-civilization clash in paintings inspired by the Amazonian region

The British-born, Mexico City-based artist Melanie Smith showcases the development of her chromatic research work as she addresses the nature-civilization clash. The Fordlandia exhibition, set to run from November 18 to February 1 at Galeria Nara Roesler, features a video and several paintings from her more current output. Fordlandia, the video, takes its name from the 14,000-plus square meter... | Read More

Renaud Marion’s retro-futuristic photographic series of flying cars on view in Geneva

The M.A.D. Gallery is showcasing nine visionary images of ‘flying’ cars from the series Air Drive by French photographer Renaud Marion. Taking cues from his childhood imaginings and inspired by science fiction films and artists, Marion depicts his vision of futuristic transportation of wheel-less cars serenely suspended above the ground. But he has included a neat twist: While the... | Read More

Khan Academy to carry extensive content created by Met Museum based on its world-renowned collection

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Sal Khan, founder and Executive Director of Khan Academy, announced the launch of a partnership that will provide expanded access for visitors around the world to the Metropolitan Museum’s online resources through Khan Academy. Khan Academy seeks to provide free, high-quality education to anyone anywhere. It offers... | Read More

Self Centered Yet Seductive: Candice Jacobs exhibits at DKUK, Peckham

In the second in a series of changing site-specific artworks at DKUK Candice Jacobs will present Self Centered Yet Seductive an extension of her two part solo exhibition INHALE and EXHALE which originally took place at Project Number, London (Sept/Oct 2014) & continues at Cactus, Liverpool (Jan/Feb 2015). INHALE and EXHALE take their titles from a series of new products launched by a well-known... | Read More

Delaware Art Museum’s 18th and 19th Century Art Galleries reopen to the public

The Delaware Art Museum unveiled its renovated and reinstalled 18th- and 19th-century American Art galleries—Galleries 1, 2, and 3—to the public. Just in time for the holiday season, the beautifully redesigned space displays over 50 works of art, including many permanent collection objects that have not been on view for over 10 years. As part of this reinstallation, the galleries... | Read More

Amsterdam Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam and Rijksmuseum join forces to create a portrait gallery

Last 12 February, Paul Spies (Amsterdam Museum), Cathelijne Broers (Hermitage Amsterdam) and Martine Gosselink (Rijksmuseum) sealed a joint project with a triple handshake: a permanent exhibition of over thirty huge 17th- and 18th-century group portraits. Provisionally titled Gallery of the Golden Age, this is the first presentation of so many group portraits of this size in a single show. These... | Read More
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