Archive for August, 2015

Gallery Diet announces move to new 5,000 sq. foot gallery compound designed by Charlap Hyman & Herrero

Gallery Diet announces its new permanent home, a four-building compound located at 6315 Northwest 2nd Avenue between Little Haiti and Little River. Designed by New York firm Charlap Hyman & Herrero, the new space will accommodate the gallery’s growth and continue its mission of presenting exhibitions by an international mix of contemporary artists and designers. On November 6, opening the... | Read More

MODU completes “Cloud Seeing” pavillion for Design Museum Holon

“Cloud Seeding,” a plaza pavilion for Israel’s national design museum, Design Museum Holon, shows that design can do more than fulfill a public need: it can foster engaging public experiences. The structure is located in the museum’s urban plaza and used for various events hosted by the museum and the city. The public is invited to attend performances, join outdoor dance... | Read More

The artistic travelogues of “Pop” Hart at Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers

Enjoy a virtual adventure with George Overbury “Pop” Hart, whose diverse travel experiences captured scenes of daily life in locales where few tourists ventured during the early part of the 20th century. While most American artists visited Europe to perfect their drawing and painting skills or to pursue styles inspired by avant-garde artists, Hart preferred extended trips abroad to more... | Read More

Immortales exhibit brings Roman busts to Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

All roads lead to Norman this fall when the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art opens a new exhibition of Roman busts Sept. 4 on the University of Oklahoma’s Norman campus. Immortales: The Hall of Emperors of the Capitoline Museums, Rome brings to the United States for the first time a selection of 20 busts from the collection of the world’s oldest museum, the Capitoline in Rome. The... | Read More

Art Pow Wow website launch and pop-up exhibition

Art Pow Wow, a social network and e-commerce website where selected artists can connect with an international community of artists and collectors has launched. Established in 2015 as an alternative to the noisy social networks and unfiltered online art markets that dominate the industry, Art Pow Wow is a curated site that offers artists the opportunity to sell their art directly to collectors,... | Read More

Oliver Beer performs “Call to Sound” on September 2 in Istanbul

Oliver Beer’s series entitled The Resonance Project works with acoustic resonance, and the relationship between sound, music and architecture. Every architectural space resounds at its own precise musical notes – its ‘resonant frequencies’ – which are determined by the dimensions and the geometry of the space. In Call To Sound the viewer is invited to move through the... | Read More

Segerstrom Center for the Arts to realize bold new vision for the future

Building on decades of accomplishments that have established it as one of the nation’s most renowned cultural institutions celebrated for its extraordinary performances and impactful education programs, Segerstrom Center for the Arts today announced a bold plan to reinvent itself as a more inclusive, vital force throughout the community while maintaining its recognized commitment to artistic... | Read More

Solo exhibition of works by Cory Arcangel opens at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac is presenting a solo exhibition by the artist Cory Arcangel, born in Buffalo (USA) in 1978. Arcangel has built up an international reputation since the early 2000s with his innovative performances, videos and computer-generated projects. Arcangel is now considered a pioneer of a generation of artists who have devoted themselves to the archaeology of (computer)... | Read More

National Gallery of Canada launches benefactors initiative with Thomas and Susan d’Aquino bequest

The National Gallery of Canada Foundation announced the launch of the Benefactors Initiative aimed at attracting major bequests in support of the National Gallery of Canada. Under this Initiative, major bequests will be recognized as intended gifts confirmed in the estate plans of donors and will form a vital part of the future patrimony of the Gallery. To mark the launch, the Foundation is... | Read More

University of Southern California Libraries acquire Wayne Thom photography archive

The University of Southern California Libraries have acquired the archive of international architectural photographer Wayne Thom. The 250,000-image collection documents 2,805 of Thom’s projects, capturing the development of hundreds of landmark structures from initial models through final construction. Thousands of pages of correspondence, diaries, client proposals and meeting notes... | Read More
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