Archive for July, 2016

Large group of Bruce McLean’s ceramics go on view at NewArtCentre in Salisbury

Ceramics have played an increasingly important role in Bruce McLean’s practice, which has been in an almost constant state of invention and re-invention, and has encompassed performance, sculpture, installation, public art, painting, printmaking, drawing, photography and film. The works in the current exhibition were originally made for ‘Set in Stoke’ at the British Ceramics... | Read More

Contemporary Photography and Sculptures in Munich on view at the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung

Continuing its series of thematic exhibitions, the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung shows contemporary photographs and sculptures until 2 September 2016. Entitled Life is Not a Beach, the exhibition addresses the dark sides of life. One example is the oppressive world of drug addicts. The photographer Matthieu Gafsou documents these in his thirty photographs in an authentic and at the same time... | Read More

Artemis Gallery presents fresh-to-market classical antiquities, ethnographic and folk art in auction

The art and relics of ancient cultures are unique as a collecting category, in that they never lack a following and never become less rare. If anything, the fascination for premium-quality antiquities only continues to grow while the supply seems only to diminish. “There are no warehouse finds within our area of specialty,” said Teresa Dodge, co-founder and executive director of... | Read More

Rupertinum building reopens and Generali Foundation Study Center inaugurated

In the early seventeenth century, under Archbishop Paris Lodron, the “Collegium Rupertinum” was a seminar for aspiring priests. The spirit of scholarship that has slumbered in the building to which it gave its name is now coming back to life in a center devoted to learning about and expertise in modern and contemporary art. After several months of renovations, the galleries on three... | Read More

Furniture design collective exhibits new works created from trees that fell during windstorm

The Craft & Folk Art Museum presents Windfall by Box Collective, a group exhibition of ten Los Angeles furniture designers and makers whose new works are sourced from trees that fell in northeastern L.A. and the San Gabriel Valley during the historic windstorm of 2011. The exhibition consists of 15 works of furniture, sculpture, and domestic objects made from salvaged trees from areas such as... | Read More

Extraordinary group of over 110 drawings by Joseph Beuys on view in Edinburgh

A major new Artist Rooms exhibition devoted to the drawings of the German artist Joseph Beuys is a highlight of the summer programme at the National Galleries of Scotland this year. The exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art brings together, for the first time, the extraordinary group of over 110 drawings by Beuys held in the Artist Rooms collection. Put together with great... | Read More

Sixth edition of the Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art to take place in September of 2017

After ten years and five successful Biennials of international prestige and press coverage, with curators and visual artists from Greece and abroad, with collaborations from various institutions, interventions in public spaces and thousands of visitors, the State Museum of Contemporary Art is already planning the sixth edition of the Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, to take place in... | Read More

Swimsuit mural of Hillary Clinton creates a stir in Australia

An Australian mural of US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a revealing, stars and stripes swimsuit may be taken down, after it has reportedly been deemed offensive. The creator of the painting, the street artist who goes by the name Lushsux and who has also painted murals of the likes of Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian, branded calls to remove it "pathetic". The provocative mural is on... | Read More

China returns to the leader position as the world’s largest art marketplace

Worldwide, more than 252,000 Fine Art lots were sold in the first six months of 2016, generating a total turnover of $6.53 billion (including fees). Artprice, world leader in Art Market information since 1987, has systematically analysed over 3500 auction sales to produce a detailed half-year report covering public auctions of Fine Art (painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, printmaking and... | Read More

Survey of Ed Ruscha’s prints over forty years on view at Gagosian Gallery

Gagosian Gallery is presenting “Ed Ruscha Prints and Photographs,” a survey of Ruscha's prints over forty years, together with rarely seen photographs produced since 1959. It is organized by Gagosian director Bob Monk and follows earlier iterations at Gagosian New York and Paris during the last two years. The exhibition is being presented in conjunction with “Ed Ruscha Books &... | Read More
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