Archive for March, 2015

Top Posts From AJBlogs 03.31.15

Could an L.A. Dance Hub Grow from a Mapping Tool? AJBlog: Fresh Pencil Published 2015-03-31Opening the Door, Inviting Visitors In AJBlog: Dancebeat Published 2015-03-30Lookback: on being sensitive to voices AJBlog: About Last Night Published 2015-03-31Jazz Appreciation Month 2015 AJBlog: RiffTides Published 2015-03-31

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IN PRINT: April 2015

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Twelve outstanding young European photographers exhibit at Deichtorhallen

From 1 April – 31 May 2015 twelve outstanding young European photographers will be presenting their photo essays on the topic »The New Social«. The photographers participating for Germany are Stephanie Steinkopf and Paula Winkler from Berlin as well as Kirill Golovchenko, originally from the Ukraine but now living in Mainz, Germany. The Deichtorhallen and the Körber-Foundation,... | Read More

A Journal of the Plague Year: A touring exhibition opens in San Francisco

Kadist Art Foundation and The Lab co-present A Journal of the Plague Year, a touring exhibition that shifts its center of gravity under the influence of magnetic forces in each location on its itinerary. Nevertheless, each iteration departs from and remains strongly connected to an exploration of the events that affected Hong Kong in the spring of 2003: the most significant airborne epidemic in... | Read More

Maxxi commissions a special project by Adrian Paci and Roland Sejko

The exhibition Architettura in Uniforme, currently at the MAXXI until May 3, 2015, has brought to the Museum the personal histories of architects, inventions, discoveries, stories of creation but also of the destruction of a historical period, between 1939 and 1945, after which the whole world has never been the same again. This exhibition becomes the occasion for Sue Proprie Mani a special... | Read More

Libya fears its treasures are now in jihadist sights

Libyan antiquities officials looked on with horror at Internet video footage that showed Islamist extremists wielding sledgehammers and power tools to grind ancient Iraqi treasures into dust. They fear the Islamic State group jihadist movement's growing influence means the fate that befell these priceless Assyrian and Akkadian artefacts now awaits their own rich heritage dating back millennia. ... | Read More

Solo exhibition of bold new works by Wendell Castle opens at Friedman Benda

2015 will be an exciting and notable year for American design icon Wendell Castle, now in his 6th decade of working. A long record of acclaim, scholarship, and steady acquisition by public institutions gives Wendell Castle’s work indelible historic importance. His groundbreaking unification of sculpture and furniture has inspired and influenced generations of artists and designers and... | Read More

Exhibition at Annely Juda Fine Art shows Roger Ackling’s last works

For more than forty years Roger Ackling created small intimate sculptures using the same meticulous method. Ackling directed sunlight through a small hand-held magnifying glass, burning images of the sun in lines directly on to the wood in geometric patterns. Like his contemporaries that graduated from St Martins School of Art in the late 1960’s, Roger challenged the traditional... | Read More

Frames in Focus: Exhibition of Sansovino frames opens at the National Gallery in London

When you go to see an exhibition at the National Gallery you’d normally expect to see paintings – not this spring, however, as from 1 April to 13 September, it is frames that are the stars of the latest show to open in Trafalgar Square. Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames will showcase 30 frames gathered in London from across Europe. However, only two of them will include paintings... | Read More

New sculptural works by Jessica Ramm on view at Tramway

Jessica Ramm’s films, sculptures and performances explore the relationships between humans, the environment and technology. Resembling imaginary sets or curious experiments, her works convey a sense of material translation, often involving reconfigurations of objects and materials drawn from nature. Alluding to mythological themes as well as our everyday environment, her immersive... | Read More
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