Archive for January, 2015

New York – John Waters: “Beverly Hills John” at Marianne Boesky Gallery Through February 14th, 2015

John Waters, Beverly Hills John (2012) Marianne Boesky Gallery is hosting its third collaboration with John Waters, a pioneer of American camp and “trash culture” since the 1970’s, particularly through his feature breakthrough Pink Flamingos in 1972.  Throughout his career, Waters has constantly redefined the elements that constitute American culture, at a time when the... | Read More

IN PRINT: February 2015

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Melvin Edwards At The Nasher: Man of Steel

Melvin Edwards and the 1989 welded-steel ‘Lynch Fragment’ called Zhakanaka, a word from the Shona language of Zimbabwe which translates roughly as “travel well and live a beautiful life.” Photo: Jerome Weeks

No one really noticed, so perhaps it’s a sign the Dallas Arts District has started to do what it was designed to do: This past weekend, the District... | Read More

French tourists in nude Cambodia photo scandal to be deported

Three French tourists will be deported from Cambodia after they pleaded guilty to taking nude pictures of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, a prosecutor said Saturday. The male tourists were arrested on Thursday after they were discovered taking naked photos inside the Banteay Kdei temple at the world heritage site in northwestern Siem Reap province. The three men,... | Read More

‘Move on…! 100 Years of Animation Art’ opens at Kunsthal KAdE

In Move on..! 100 Years of Animation Art, Kunsthal KAdE immerses itself in the unique world of animation. Film animators and visual artists using animation tend to live in two separate worlds, although each influences the other, directly and otherwise. This exhibition at KAdE includes work from both sides of the divide: a historical overview of major animation films produced in the last 100 years... | Read More

Mississippi Museum of Art presents Civil War drawings from the Becker Collection

The Mississippi Museum of Art presents Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection, on view January 31 - April 19, 2015. The exhibition provides an opportunity for visitors to view important works recently documented as those of Joseph Becker and his fellow artists who were employed by Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper in the 19th Century. The Museum’s presentation of these... | Read More

Exhibition of new work by Betty Woodman opens at David Kordansky Gallery

David Kordansky Gallery announces Illusions of Domesticity, an exhibition of new work by Betty Woodman. The exhibition opened on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 5130 W. Edgewood Place and will continue on view through March 21, 2015. Legendary artist Betty Woodman is widely celebrated for her exuberant and vivid ceramic works that defy categorization as painting, sculpture, or pottery. Her... | Read More

Santa Paula Museum of Art opens two person show

Buenos Aires born artist Carlos Grasso is part of a two person show Dos del Sur (Two from the South) now on view at the Santa Paula Museum of Art. An artist of many talents, Grasso studied graphic arts, painting and music in Buenos Aires, Paris and Los Angeles. His apprenticeship started with still-life and portraiture under the guidance of master painter David A. Leffel. Later on, his artwork... | Read More

SMU’s Pollock Gallery presents ‘Soak Stain Bleed Bloom, Works by Kristen Cochran’

The Pollock Gallery of the Division of Art at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts presents the exhibition soak stain bleed bloom from January 31 through March 21, 2015. This exhibition by Meadows School alumna Kristen Cochran (M.F.A. ’10) features a series of lush mixed media drawings on paper and a site-specific soft sculptural intervention. The installation includes physical traces of a... | Read More

CAT scan of nearby supernova remnant reveals frothy interior

Cassiopeia A, or Cas A for short, is one of the most well studied supernova remnants in our galaxy. But it still holds major surprises. Harvard-Smithsonian and Dartmouth College astronomers have generated a new 3-D map of its interior using the astronomical equivalent of a CAT scan. They found that the Cas A supernova remnant is composed of a collection of about a half dozen massive cavities -... | Read More
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