Archive for November, 2015

Noemi Niederhauser’s first solo exhibition with Chabah Yelmani Gallery opens in Brussels

Chabah Yelmani Gallery announces the opening of My Brother is a green parrot ( Amnesia Decides: Chapter I), Noemi Niederhauser’s (a collaboration with Hélène Combal-Weiss) first solo exhibition with the gallery. Amnesia decides is made by a duo: Noemi Niederhauser & Hélène Combal-Weiss. With on one side, a mix media based practice concerned with archiving and the interpretation/... | Read More

First woman owned art fair debuts with big names

Conception Art Fair is the first contemporary art fair owned and produced exclusively by women. A dynamic presentation of contemporary art featuring over thirty pioneering artists, collectives and galleries with a strong focus on artwork for social or political change created by women and other minorities. Among the exciting array of art on display is a bus that traveled the state of Iowa this... | Read More

Bonhams presents the Elegant Home, an interior designer’s top resource for high-end luxury

Bonhams announces The Elegant Home, the first in a series of sales that will offer a collection of furniture and decorative objects carefully curated to reflect a lifestyle of luxury and refinement. On December 7-8 at Bonhams Los Angeles, the sale will feature a fine selection of paintings, furniture, silver and decorative objects spanning the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. “From opulent... | Read More

Leadership insight from top museum directors revealed in new book published by the High Museum of Art

"Eleven Museums, Eleven Directors: Conversations on Art and Leadership" surveys the state and future of museums by uncovering the career trajectories, mentors, inspirations, and goals of some of the field's most innovative change agents. With more than 60 museum directors expected to retire in the next decade, this compilation of interviews is a timely portrait of how museums are evolving, and... | Read More

Kenny Scharf’s “Cosmic Cavern” immerses viewers in a day-glo universe at the Portland Art Museum

Kenny Scharf’s Cosmic Cavern immerses viewers in a day-glo universe densely packed with graffiti tags, detritus, and everyday objects reimagined as cartoon personalities. This surreal world comes to life under the fluorescent black lighting reminiscent of clubs and discos of the 1980s, a central inspiration for this party environment turned art installation. In 1981 Scharf created the first... | Read More

Exceptional selection of Israeli & international art to be offered at Sotheby’s New York on 17 December

Sotheby’s annual auction of Israeli & International Art will feature an exceptionally rich selection of works by Reuven Rubin, including examples from nearly every decade of his career. Sotheby’s will also offer one of the most celebrated works by Mordecai Ardon, The Venus of Beersheba (est. $450/650,000). In addition to these highlights, each significant movement of Israeli art is... | Read More

£2.5 million funding for poppies tour announced in government’s spending review

14-18 NOW today announced the three venues that have been chosen to host the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2016: Lincoln Castle; The Black Watch Museum in Perth, Scotland; and Caernarfon Castle, Wales. Last week the government also announced a further £2.5m grant to 14-18 NOW to take the poppies to a further 12 locations across the UK beyond 2016. The new presentations by... | Read More

Johnnie Walker heir’s Aston Martin DB5 offered at Bonhams’ Bond Street Sale

The most famous of all ‘James Bond’ Aston Martins, a 1964 Aston Martin DB5, will be offered at Bonhams Bond Street Sale, taking place on 6 December. The motor car was originally owned by Johnnie Walker heir and celebrated motor-racing figure, Rob Walker. Walker’s elite status in motor racing history began when he founded the most successful privateer team in Formula 1 history, the... | Read More

Art Dubai announces galleries participating in its 10th edition taking place March 16-19, 2016

Art Dubai announced today the list of galleries participating in its tenth edition, taking place at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, March 16-19, 2016. Reaffirming its reputation as the most global of art fairs, Art Dubai 2016 features the largest and most internationally diverse line-up to date - with 94 galleries from 40 countries - presenting rare works by Middle Eastern, African and Asian modern... | Read More

Japanese manga artist Mizuki, known for his comics of ghosts and monsters, dies at 93

Award-winning Japanese cartoonist Shigeru Mizuki, known for his comics of ghosts and monsters inspired by folklore and for his accounts of World War II horrors, died Monday at 93, his office said. Mizuki, whose real name was Shigeru Mura, was hospitalised in early November after he collapsed in Tokyo, the office said on its website. He underwent surgery but died Monday morning of multiple organ... | Read More
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