Archive for February, 2015

Daft Punk at last unmasked – in sculpture

When sculptor Xavier Veilhan persuaded Daft Punk to come to his studio, the artist, in the words of one of the duo's songs, got lucky. The ever-masked electronic musicians took off their helmets. The result is a sculpture that shows Daft Punk standing casually and gazing into the distance, their faces now obstructed only by sunglasses. Bandmates Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter... | Read More

Romer Young Gallery opens second solo exhibition with San Francisco artist Joshua Pieper

Romer Young Gallery presents its second solo exhibition with San Francisco artist Joshua Pieper. Dear Viewer, With Dry State, I wanted to give the proper introduction, so naturally I kidnapped the show’s poster in order to give it a second look. It might be what’s remembered most after all. In addition I’ve added a large sculpture in the middle of the space, which orients the... | Read More

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam presents recently acquired works by Steve McQueen

As of February 27, 2015, the Stedelijk Museum will exhibit two recently acquired works by British artist and film director Steve McQueen. The works, titled Running Thunder (2007) and Mees, After Evening Dip, New Year’s Day, 2002 (2005) were acquired in 2014 and will be displayed in a museum for the first time. They will be shown along with the sculpture Broken Column (2014), on loan at the... | Read More

Annenberg Space for Photography announce new prize and exhibition

The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced the Wallis Annenberg Prize to coincide with its next exhibition Emerging, on view June 6 through September 20, 2015. Organized in partnership with Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning publication for professional photographers, this exhibition presents images by more than 90 Emerging photographers from around the world who bring fresh... | Read More

Exhibition at Lucy Bell Fine Art features images from 40 years of Rock portraits by Kevin Cummins

From his early work with his hometown bands such as Joy Division and The Smiths, to his later work with Rock legends such as Bowie and Jagger, Cummins has always been acutely aware of the mythological component of the images he created, “If I had simply produced the photos of Joy Division in the studio, it would not have had any meaning. What interested me was to show the environment in... | Read More

New York University Abu Dhabi Art Gallery presents ‘Slavs and Tatars: Mirrors for Princes’

New York University Abu Dhabi Art Gallery presents a major solo exhibition of the art collective Slavs and Tatars, titled Mirrors for Princes, on view February 28 through May 30, 2015. The exhibition is their most ambitious, immersive installation to date, with new work occupying the 7,000-square-foot exhibition space at NYUAD Art Gallery. The exhibition and accompanying book trace the current... | Read More

Details announced of Londonderry showing of Temple by Burning Man artist David Best

Temple is the vision of Burning Man artist David Best, produced by Artichoke and supported by Arts Council of Northern Ireland and a raft of partners, sponsors and individual donors. This extraordinary edifice will be visible across the city and will be open to the public and free to visit for one week from 14th-20th March. Temple will be burned to the ground in a special ceremony on the evening... | Read More

Exhibition of new paintings, drawings, and a film by Andrew Sendor opens at Sperone Westwater

Sperone Westwater presents Andrew Sendor: “Delicates,” an exhibition of new paintings, drawings, and a film. This is the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. “Delicates” reveals a sprawling network of multi-layered narratives that exist in anachronistic space. The exhibition takes its name from Delicates, an esoteric shop that, in Sendor’s mythology,... | Read More

Works crowd-sourced on Artstack to be auctioned at Christie’s First Open/LDN

Christie’s and ArtStack are pleased to announce that eight artworks selected from the first crowd-sourced auction initiative will be offered in the First Open/LDN auction on 26 March at Christie’s South Kensington. From 20 January - 2 February artists were given the opportunity to submit their work via theArtStack.com for an online competition and the public were invited to vote for... | Read More

‘Monumental Miniatures: Joan Mitchell’s Drawings’ opens at Museum Folkwang

In its exhibition Joan Mitchell: The Sketchbook Drawings (27 February– 31 May 2015), Museum Folkwang, Germany presents some 60 drawings by Joan Mitchell, on public display for the first time ever. Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) was one of the greatest artists of the latter half of the 20th century. She was an important figure in American Abstract Expressionism and enjoyed close ties with... | Read More
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