Archive for May, 2015

New body of work by Liza Ryan on view at Kayne Griffin Corcoran

Kayne Griffin Corcoran presents Wind(shield) , a new body of work by Liza Ryan. Suggesting at once landscapes and crash scenes, moments of quietness and violent impact, these works present an important culmination of long-running themes in Ryan’s work. Ryan’s images are the visualization of an ongoing exploration of the idea of separation. Looking closely at boundaries such as skin,... | Read More

Exhibition of works from the Mario Matasci Collection opens at MACT/CACT Contemporary Art in Bellinzona

Perspectives 1:Artists in the Matasci Collection is an exhibition whose purpose is to pay tribute to the art collector Mario Matasci, from Tenero, in Switzerland. In recent years, the MACT/CACT Contemporary Art in Canton Ticino has striven to keep pace with the changes taking place in cultural policy developments on the southern side of the Alps, regularly tackling the issue of primarily private... | Read More

Exhibition at Copperfield explores the intersection between contemporary art and law

Copperfield, London is presenting Et Mon Droit, an exhibition that explores the intersection between contemporary art and law. Abstracted from the longer phrase Dieu et mon droit', the exhibition's title literally reads 'and my right'. Re-contextualising this heraldic motto which is commonly found on UK legal documents and coinage, the meaning of the phrase is subtly diverted. A similar form of... | Read More

Guggenheim announces new multimedia labs now open in the Sackler Center

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum announced the renovation of the media labs in the Sackler Center for Arts Education. Located beneath the rotunda of the Guggenheim Museum, the 8,200-square-foot Sackler Center opened in 2001 and serves as an education hub and learning laboratory in the visual, performing, and literary arts. Guggenheim Educators will use the renovated labs to build on a strong... | Read More

Norwegian artist Per Inge Bjørlo’s first exhibition with Gerhardsen Gerner on view in Berlin

Gerhardsen Gerner announces the Norwegian artist Per Inge Bjørlo’s first exhibition with the gallery. This is the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work in Germany since his show Inner Space II. Norealis at Galerie DAAD in 1986. In the mid 1980s a series of genre-transcending presentations established Per Inge Bjørlo in the international arena, eventually including his... | Read More

Exhibition of Nicholas Hughes’ most recent body of work opens at Nailya Alexander Gallery

Nailya Alexander Gallery is presenting Nicholas Hughes: Nowhere Far. This is the first show in the United States of Nicholas Hughes’ most recent body of work, “Aspects of Cosmological Indifference,” and his second solo show at Nailya Alexander Gallery. Gallery hours are 11 AM – 6 PM, Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment. Nicholas Hughes was born in Liverpool in 1963... | Read More

Entrance Stone: Galerie Rodolphe Jaanssen exhibits the work of Brendan Lynch

In his multimedia installation, Entrance Stone, Brendan Lynch further explores his relationship with the instructional painting videos of Bob Ross. Ross, who rose to prominence in the 1980's for his public access television program, The Joy of Painting, is still widely recognized for his charmingly picturesque landscapes. After several years of employing Ross's methodical style of painting, Lynch... | Read More

Exhibition tells us about how food changes and influences the body and the landscape of the entire world

Every year all round the world a third of the food that is produced is wasted or lost (that’s 1.3 billion tons!); the losses and the waste are equal to 680 billion dollars in industrialized countries, and 310 billion in developing countries. Every single day in Mumbai (India) 4,000 people known as dabbawala deliver 160,000 meals cooked at home by mothers and wives for the city’s... | Read More

28,000 visitors come HOME to celebrate the opening of Manchester’s new centre for contemporary art

HOME announced the success of their HOMEwarming weekend (21-25 May) to which they welcomed 28,000 visitors. The celebrations started in spectacular style on Thursday evening, when patron Danny Boyle, HOME Director and Chief Executive Dave Moutrey and Leader of Manchester City Council Sir Richard Leese oversaw the Funfair Fanfare which heralded the start of the HOMEwarming weekend. With over... | Read More

New Orleans Museum of Art marks tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with exhibition ‘Ten Years Gone’

Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad themes of time, memory, loss and transformation. Timed to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the exhibition seeks to situate the significance of the past decade within a larger context of human endeavor and life experience through the work of Willie Birch, Dawn DeDeaux, Isabelle Hayear, Spring... | Read More
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