Archive for January, 2018

Judith Barry installs new work on the façade of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

For her installation on the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade, American born artist Judith Barry explored hundreds of drone images circulating the internet that depict people fleeing their homes and seeking a new life elsewhere. Her installation, untitled: (Global Displacement: nearly 1 in 100 people worldwide are displaced from their homes , is a collage of... | Read More

Bruno Dunley’s first solo exhibition in New York opens at Galeria Nara Roesler

Galeria Nara Roesler | New York presents The Mirror, Bruno Dunley’s first solo exhibition in New York. One of the leading names of the Brazilian collective 2000e8, the 33-year-old artist presents a selection of unprecedented works developed during a 2016 artist residency in East Hampton. Dunley’s work questions the specificity of painting, particularly in relation to representation... | Read More

Mathieu Lehanneur exhibits a collection featuring fifty enameled ceramic works at Christie’s Paris

Invited by Christie’s, Mathieu Lehanneur presents 50 Seas, a collection featuring fifty enameled ceramic works inspired by the many nuances and shades of the sea: from the Gulf of Guinea to the Hudson’s Bay, from Antarctica’s Weddell Sea to the Bay of Bengal. “Although most of the earth’s surface is covered with water, often we only see a simplified and reduced... | Read More

Performance exhibition at Kunsthalle Basel explores extraordinarily diverse methods and protocol

It is hard to know when, exactly, visual artists first started to deploy performance as an art form. Some locate its origins in the early twentieth century, in the Futurist and Dada movements, while others identify its proper inception in the 1960s and 1970s, when the term came into wide use in the art world. Since those beginnings, increasing numbers of artists have embraced performance, with... | Read More

Nilbar Güreş wins the De’Longhi Art Projects Artist Award 2018

Last night (Tuesday 16 January), London Art Fair 2018 announced Nilbar Güreş, represented by Galerie Tanja Wagner, as the winner of the De’Longhi Art Projects Artist Award 2018. Güreş’ work is being exhibited as part of ​Dialogues, an exhibition which invites pairs of international galleries to collaborate around a shared theme. In a first for London Art Fair... | Read More

Lucas Museum appoints Director of Education

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced the selection of Elizabeth Escamilla as its first Director of Education. “We are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth during this pivotal time in our museum’s development,” said Founding President Don Bacigalupi. “She will provide leadership in the creation of robust education programs about visual storytelling for all of our... | Read More

Modernism opens an exhibition of new paintings and hybrid works by Naomie Kremer

Modernism presents an exhibition of exciting new paintings and hybrid works by Naomie Kremer. “Sixty years ago, abstract art as exemplified by Abstract Expressionism was the king of the artistic jungle. Today it is an endangered species. Its existence is prolonged by creative and committed artists such as Naomie Kremer, who persist in the belief that ideas transferred through the physical... | Read More

80+ contemporary artists respond to the political climate in America in new exhibition

The Untitled Space announces One Year of Resistance, a group exhibition featuring work by 80+ contemporary artists responding to the political climate in America through the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency. Curated by gallery director and artist Indira Cesarine, the exhibition opened January 16, 2018 through Feb 4, 2018. A portion of the proceeds from sales will benefit the ACLU... | Read More

United States Artists announces 2018 USA Fellows

United States Artists (USA) announced its 2018 USA Fellows. This year, 45 artists and collectives across nine creative disciplines will receive unrestricted $50,000 cash awards. The Fellowships honor their creative accomplishments and support their ongoing artistic and professional development, however the recipients choose to spend them. USA Fellowships are awarded to artists at all stages of... | Read More

Spanish village ‘purifies’ horses with fire in age-old ritual

Thick smoke fills the cobbled streets of San Bartolome de Pinares as the clip-clop of galloping hooves edges ever closer to a bonfire crackling nearby. Suddenly a horse and its rider burst through the flames as the mysterious age-old festival of Las Luminarias kicks off in this village nestled deep in snow-capped mountains near Madrid. Some 130 horses follow suit, ridden by young and old alike,... | Read More
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