Archive for December, 2015

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Baltimore Museum of Art presents extraordinary art quilts on view for the first time

The Baltimore Museum of Art presents five striking late- 20th century art quilts on view for the first time. On view December 16, 2015–June 19, 2016, New Arrivals: Art Quilts is one of nine exhibitions in a series celebrating the museum’s enormously successful Campaign for Art. The intricately designed, vibrant quilts were created for display on the wall, rather than a bed, by some of... | Read More

The Contemporary Jewish Museum features three artists of Jewish heritage

Inspired by the biblical exhortation of Deuteronomy (16:20) to “pursue justice and justice alone,” The Contemporary Jewish Museum presents Chasing Justice, a new exhibition featuring the work of Arnold Mesches, Johanna Barron, and Robbin Henderson, three artists of Jewish heritage who have, through activism, research, and engagement with the government, produced bodies of work that... | Read More

Exhibition at Tibor de Nagy Gallery presents a selection of paintings and works on paper by Jane Freilicher

The Tibor de Nagy Gallery is presenting a selection of paintings and works on paper by the greatly admired painter Jane Freilicher (1924-2014). The show is the first the gallery presents since her death a year ago. It comprises subject matter for which she is most closely identified including cityscapes, still lifes, and landscapes. Since the 1950s the artist pursued a distinctive and intimate... | Read More

Artists explore the link between drawing and sculpture in deCordova’s exhibition The Sculptor’s Eye

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is presenting The Sculptor's Eye: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs from the Collection. Drawn from deCordova’s permanent collection, this exhibition features works on paper and photographs by more than thirty artists who are primarily considered sculptors. Their work reveals the multitude of connections between two- and three-dimensional art making... | Read More

Polk Museum of Art opens Russell Young’s first U.S. museum exhibition

Polk Museum of Art is working with British artist Russell Young on “Forever Young: A Retrospective,” his first U.S. museum exhibition. “Forever Young” opened at PMoA on December 12 and will be on view through March 26. Born in 1959 in Northern England, Young attended Chester Art College and eventually became a photographer in the entertainment industry. For 20 years, Young... | Read More

Chilean architecture stands test of earthquakes

Some people run into the street during an earthquake, but Rene Lagos would rather be indoors -- preferably on the top floor of a skyscraper. The Chilean engineer crunched the numbers for some of the tallest buildings in Santiago, and he loves to feel them move when earthquakes strike -- as they do regularly in Chile, one of the world's most seismically active countries. "Everything that's going... | Read More

Greta Meert Gallery presents its second solo exhibition of work by Valerie Krause

Greta Meert Gallery presents its second solo exhibition by Valerie Krause (°1976, Herdeke). Valerie Krause started her artistic career as a student in stonemasonry. The training introduced her to the practical and categorical treatment of materials such as stone or concrete. Later, she shifts direction. At the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Krause develops her sculpture techniques, which she... | Read More

Hebrew University launches Israel’s first center for 3D and functional printing

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem today launched The 3D and Functional Printing Center, Israel’s first center with a focus on research in 3D and functional printing. Situated near the University’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology on the Edmond J. Safra campus, the Center will enable researchers to explore scientific and technological avenues in this emerging field, while... | Read More

Este Arte: International contemporary art fair launches in Uruguay

ESTE ARTE is an international contemporary art fair in Punta Del Este, Uruguay, South America’s premier luxury travel destination. · After a successful first edition in 2015, the 2016 fair will bring together the best local galleries from Uruguay and a selection of leading galleries from around the world. · Directed by Laura Bardier, ESTE ARTE is a fair that presents a tailored selection... | Read More
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