Archive for September, 2015

IN PRINT: October 2015

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NEWS: Doris Salcedo Wins Inaugural Nasher Prize

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Colombian Sculptor Doris Salcedo Wins First Nasher Prize

“Noviembre 6 y 7, 2002” by Doris Salcedo. The piece is made of two hundred and eighty wooden chairs and rope

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Listen to Kat Chow’s profile of Salcedo that aired on KERA – FM:

http://artandseek.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web_dorissalcedoprofile_nasher.mp3

 

Doris Salcedo of Colombia has won the first... | Read More

Artpace San Antonio announces new Executive Director Veronique Le Melle

Artpace announced Veronique Le Melle, a leader with 30 years of experience, as its new Executive Director. After a national search conducted over the last nine months, the Artpace Board of Directors, led by its search committee, announced Le Melle will assume her position on January 18, 2016. “Veronique is a seasoned leader in the nonprofit arts world,” said J Travis Capps Jr, Artpace... | Read More

An unparalled exhibition of the works of John Lennon opens at Soho’s AFA Gallery

AFA Gallery presents an exhibition of the extraordinary artworks of John Lennon. All artwork is on exhibition and available for acquisition October 1st through October 31st of 2015. All events are complimentary and open to the public. This presentation is significant in its curation, celebrating the 75th Birthday Anniversary of John Lennon, and will feature extraordinary programming with Scott... | Read More

“How to (…) things that don’t exist” opens at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

The São Paulo Biennial was initiated in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world, after the Venice Biennial, which was set up in 1885 and served as its model. The biennial serves to bring Brazilian art closer to an international audience and vice-versa. This is the first time in its more than 60 years history that the São Paulo Biennial travels outside of Brazil. How to (live... | Read More

West Harlem Art Fund & Pratt’s Digital Media present “Synced: Under the Viaduct”

The West Harlem Art Fund, under the direction of Savona Bailey-McClain in collaboration with Pratt’s Digital Media Arts and with cooperation from the New York City Department Of Transportation (NYCDOT) Weekend Walks program presents – SYNCED for one night only on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 10 pm along 12th Avenue, starting at 125th Street to 135th Street. This... | Read More

Surrey’s leading antiques & fine art fair the Esher Hall Antiques & Fine Art Fair to be held 9-11 October

Celebrating its eighth consecutive year The Esher Hall Antiques & Fine Art Fair returns to Esher Hall, Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey KT10 9AJ from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 October 2015, organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited. The fair has earned itself an excellent reputation as being one of the highlights of the Autumn antiques season. Renowned for the high... | Read More

Rochester Art Center appoints Megan Johnston as new Executive Director

Rochester Art Center announced Megan Johnston as its new Executive Director. “We’re very excited to welcome Megan to Rochester Art Center and to our community,” says Larry Guse, RAC Board President. “Her past experience at regional museums will be a great addition to the existing professional staff.” The extensive search for a new Executive Director for the Art Center... | Read More

Taj Mahal needs nine-year mud pack to tackle pollution

The Taj Mahal will need nine years of mud packs to remove yellow stains from its white marble walls caused by air pollution, the Times of India reported on Wednesday. Archaeologists said the lengthy period was needed to properly and safely clean particles from the four minarets and the main dome of the famed monument to love. Authorities have taken numerous steps in recent years to try to protect... | Read More
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