Archive for October, 2015

London – Liam Gillick: “The Thought Style Meets the Thought Collective” Is On View at Maureen Paley Through November 22nd, 2015

Liam Gillick, A Broadcast from 1887 on the Subject of our Time (1996) On view at Maureen Paley through November 22nd is a solo exhibition by prominent British conceptualist Liam Gillick, continuing the artist’s vastly interdisciplinary practice mining fluid and interconnected social norms, and scrutinizing the overt or arcane methods that agents of society pursue in […]... | Read More

IN PRINT: November 2015

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Patti Adler reunited with Jackson Pollock’s famous painting Blue poles

This week, Patti Adler was reunited with Jackson Pollock’s famous painting Blue poles 1952 for the first time in over 40 years. The painting, which once hung on the walls of Patti Adler’s childhood home, has moved to a new position in the newly refurbished International Galleries at the National Gallery of Australia. Patti’s father, Ben Heller, a New York based art collector, was... | Read More

One of the world’s rarest pens to lead Bonhams’ Fine Writing Instruments Sale

One of the finest red lacquer Namiki pens ever made will lead Bonhams’ Fine Writing Instruments: The European Namiki Collection and Other Pens sale on 14th December at Bonhams New Bond Street. Estimated at £42,000 – 60,000, the A-grade red lacquer fountain pen is the first of its kind to surface on the auction market in over 20 years. With approximately only 1500 in existence and... | Read More

Exhibition at Steven Kasher Gallery presents portraits taken in a secluded section of Prospect Park

Steven Kasher Gallery presents Thomas Roma: In the Vale of Cashmere. This exhibition of Roma’s most recent project consists of an intricate sequence of 75 black and white portraits and landscapes photographed in a secluded section of Prospect Park, a meeting place where black, Latino and other gay and bisexual men have long sought one another out to fulfill their wish for community and to... | Read More

Sotheby’s to offer still life masterpiece from Helene Schjerfbeck’s late period

For Helene Schjerfbeck, still life was the perfect conduit through which to distil simplicity of form and expression. Begun in 1934 but not completed until ten years later, Lemons in a Wooden Bowl, a masterpiece from Schjerfbeck’s late period, comes to auction for the first time in its history, in a sale of 19th Century European Paintings at Sotheby’s in London on 16 December 2015.... | Read More

Exceptional Imperial Chinese art from a European private collection to be offered at Bonhams

The exceptional collection of Chinese art was carefully assembled between the 1950s and the 1970s under the guidance of William Wilberforce Winkworth (1897 – 1991). It will be offered at Bonhams Hong Kong on 3 December 2015. One of the most erudite Asian art specialists in Britain, Winkworth was arguably the greatest collector of Chinese and Japanese works of art of his time. The son of... | Read More

The Wondering Lands of Alice: Original Alice manuscript is brought to life in a new video game concept

The original handwritten manuscript of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been transformed by a team of higher education students into a new award-winning video game concept. The Wondering Lands of Alice has been awarded the winning game in the competition Off The Map, a collaboration between the British Library and GameCity, which challenges student teams with creating video games, text... | Read More

Exhibition of work by Sophie Calle opens at Fraenkel Gallery

Fraenkel Gallery announces an exhibition of work by Sophie Calle, being presented from October 29 – December 24, 2015. Calle uses photography, text, and video to pursue her sociological and autobiographical investigations. Her exhibition at Fraenkel Gallery focuses on four bodies of work in which the artist delves into the nature of love, violence, secrets, and death. Among the works on view... | Read More

“Nguyen Trinh Thi: Letters from Panduranga” on view at Jeu de Paume

Nguyen Trinh Thi (born 1973, Hanoi) is an artist and filmmaker. She studied journalism and photography at the university of Iowa and international relations and ethnographic film at university of California, San Diego. Her documentary and experimental films have been screened at festivals and exhibitions nationally and internationally. Nguyen is the founding director of Hanoi DocLab (2009), a... | Read More
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