Archive for June, 2015

DIARY: Pride of Place

Linda Yablonsky at the last days of Gavin Brown’s Enterprise on Greenwich Street... | Read More

Misty Copeland, celebrity ballerina, breaks race ceiling

Misty Copeland, whose personal story and social media prowess helped make her a rare celebrity in ballet, made history Tuesday as the first black female principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre. The New York-based company, one of the most prestigious ballet companies which has welcomed top international talent over its 78-year history, announced it was promoting both Copeland and another... | Read More

French jazzman Eddy Louiss, once in Stan Getz quartet, dies at 74

Eddy Louiss, a French jazzman who played with the Stan Getz quartet in the early 1970s, died Tuesday in hospital in central western France aged 74. The Paris-born musician, who played the Hammond organ, had undergone two surgeries in recent days for a cataract, his son, Pierre Louiss, told AFP. He did not survive a third surgery following a fall and passed away "peacefully, surrounded by... | Read More

37 artists focus on the reality of small European states and how they are perceived by others

The world is on the move, driven by the idea that things are better elsewhere. Some people leave their homes in search of education, work or a better life. Others travel out of interest, a thirst for adventure or to do their bit for a better world. At the exhibition The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side, 37 artists aged between 25 and 45 inquire how a small state presents itself, whether... | Read More

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History exhibits numismatic rarities

A vault door will mark the entrance to the National Museum of American History’s new Gallery of Numismatics and its inaugural exhibition, “The Value of Money.” Opening July 1, the gallery delves into the National Numismatic Collection (NNC)—one of the Smithsonian’s oldest and most treasured collections—to uncover stories related to the origins, innovations, messages,... | Read More

Group exhibition at Ronchini Gallery brings together new works by international artists

Ronchini Gallery presents Hashtag Abstract, a group exhibition that brings together new works by international artists Oliver Clegg, Richard Höglund, Christopher Kuhn and Kasper Sonne. For his inaugural exhibition as a curator, London based collector Kamiar Maleki presents work exploring trends and current developments in abstract painting. Hashtag Abstract explores the phenomenon of news... | Read More

The ‘Sentosa’ Sale set to be a showstopper in Singapore

Spink and Son, as a key sponsor and the official auctioneer of the International World Stamp Exhibition, present the exceptional sale of ‘The “Sentosa” Collection of Straits Settlements, Malayan States, Labuan, North Borneo and Sarawak’. A fine assortment of philatelic items and postal history. Not since the days when Robson Lowe sold Dr. Wood’s Collections of Malaya and... | Read More

Ane Hjort Guttu presents two film works at the South London Gallery

For her first solo show in the UK, Norwegian artist Ane Hjort Guttu presents two film works, each one set within a different educational setting: a primary school and an art school. Time Passes, from which the exhibition takes its name, is a new work, co-commissioned by the SLG with Bergen Kunsthall where Hjort Guttu is the 2015 Bergen International Festival artist. It continues her investigation... | Read More

“From Political Propaganda to Baby Boom” a curatorial project on display at the PostModernist Museum

The curatorial project "From Political Propaganda to Baby Boom" at the PostModernist Museum is the first one out of a series of future researches analysing the relationship of Romanian artists to different political ideologies and social climates of the historic periods such as interwar 1918-1945, post-war and communist 1946-1989. As an art history research project, ”From Political... | Read More

‘Necklace for an Elephant and Other Stories: The Working Lives of David Poston’ on view at the Fitzwilliam

Described as a ‘restless non-conformist’, Poston’s career has spanned jewellery, international development, photography and working as an inventor. Exuberant and thought-provoking, Poston’s designs are at the same time minimal and sensual. He always wanted to make jewellery which related to the wearer’s self and which they would wear as much of the day and night as... | Read More
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