Archive for April, 2015

IN PRINT: May 2015

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William Mophos paints a new piece in São Bernardo Do Campo, Brazil

William Mophos just finished working a its latest piece which is located on the streets of  São Bernardo Do Campo, a city in the state of São Paulo, in southern Metropolitan São Paulo and São Paulo micro region.The Brazilian artist hyper-realistic work most of the time depicts people of an unequal society, and is heavily influenced by racial and economical issues.Hit the jump for a closer... | Read More

Denver to host screening of Matthew Barney epic

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 1 for a rare presentation of River of Fundament, the six-hour, three-act cinematic spectacle produced over seven years by renowned contemporary artist Matthew Barney. The Clyfford Still Museum and Denver Art Museum (DAM), in collaboration with the 2015 Biennial of the Americas, have partnered to present the richly staged project, which has been shown just three... | Read More

Glove in Hand: Aurel Scheibler opens exhibition of works by American artist David Schutter

“Glove in Hand” is the American artist David Schutter‘s (b. 1974) third solo show at Aurel Scheibler. It features paintings and will run through June 27, 2015. The king’s slaves carried me in a hammock to the Congo River, which was over two long miles away. On arriving there, I could see from atop a hill our ship lying at the hook of the Padron. I hired a prauw for two ells of... | Read More

Exhibition of new works by Elliott Hundley opens at VW (VeneKlasen/Werner)

VW (VeneKlasen/Werner) presents an exhibition of new works by Los Angeles-based artist Elliott Hundley. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition in Berlin and is his first project to focus almost entirely on painting. Elliott Hundley is an exceptionally free artist possessed of a keen sensitivity to material reality and the expressive potential of matter. His expansive personal lexicon... | Read More

Museum of London bolsters its art collections, acquiring significant new works by Rut Blees Luxemburg

Today, the Museum of London strengthens its visual art collections, announcing the acquisition of three major new works by leading London-based photographer, Rut Blees Luxemburg. The acquisition was made possible with the assistance of the Art Fund and the Arts Council England/V&A Purchase Grant Fund. The newly acquired photographs, ‘Aplomb – St Paul’s’, 2013, and... | Read More

Adrian Ghenie joins Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac announced it now represents Adrian Ghenie (b. 1977 in Baia Mare, Romania) who lives and works between Cluj and Berlin. Adrian Ghenie’s work portrays a climatic fusion between abstraction and figuration that seeks to place the viewer within the boundaries of history and identity. Growing up in post-Ceausescu Romania shaped Ghenie’s work and has had a profound... | Read More

Canadian art attracts international attention as Heffel unveils spring live auction

Heffel, the leader in Canadian art at auction, announced its spring 2015 collection, boasting a vast representation of Canadian artistic excellence. The 145 lots will be presented at a live auction on May 27, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The group is expected to achieve between $7 million and $10 million (according to conservative estimates) and the sale will undoubtedly receive both... | Read More

Rare $4 ‘Coiled Hair Stella’ coins top $56+ million Heritage CSNS auctions

A stunning 1880 $4 Coiled Hair Stella PR67 NGC CAC, the rarest of the four Stella varieties and the ideal Registry Set candidate, realized $1.82 million as the top lot in Heritage Auctions' April 22-26, 2015 Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) Signature® Auction. The Stella was the offered as the anchor lot of The New Orleans Collection and was hammered down after very spirited competition... | Read More

National Air and Space Museum lowers Bell X-1 to floor level

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has lowered the Bell X-1 to the floor for the first time in the museum’s history. The aircraft will be on view to the public while it is undergoing conservation to prepare it for display in the museum’s renovated central exhibition, the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall. It is the last major aircraft to be temporarily lowered to the... | Read More
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