Archive for July, 2018

Legendary Actor’s Old Montrose Home Completely Demolished: Another Historic Bungalow is Gone with the Wind, Making Way for Townhomes

And just like that, Clark Gable’s Houston home is Gone with the Wind. Bayou City developers frankly, my dear, didn’t give a damn about the Montrose marvel, tearing it down to make way for luxury townhomes. The shingled 413 Hyde Park residence was a true piece of history. It was briefly the homestead of the … Continued

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UMMA announces new Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

The University of Michigan Museum of Art has appointed Vera Grant to deputy director of curatorial affairs and curator of modern and contemporary art. In this newly created role, she will develop and lead a dynamic program of contemporary and historic exhibitions and provide strategic vision and managerial oversight for the museum’s exhibitions, collections, publications and conservation.... | Read More

‘Weronika Gęsicka: I remember my birth’ on view at the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art

A grater, a funnel, a pot, a corkscrew... What we know is not what we remember. What we remember may have never happened. These are the suggestions of I remember my birth, the exhibition by Weronika Gęsicka, an artist fascinated by memory and its hidden mechanisms. Her latest works are shown at the Ujazdowski Centre for Contemporary Art until August 26. I remember my birth is the title of... | Read More

New exhibition from Swiss artist Boris Rebetez opens at von Bartha

Von Bartha dedicates this year’s summer show in S-chanf, Engadin, to Swiss artist Boris Rebetez. Under the title Sentence, Rebetez has united a series of sculptural works, on display from 29 July to 7 September 2018. With a background in language and writing, the series is underpinned by a modernist grammar based on geometrical elements such as the triangle, square angle and circle. Akin to... | Read More

Exact copy of car that made motor racing history in the 1960s for sale with Aguttes Auctions

Les Grands Heures Automobiles has become one of the major events for classic cars in Europe and this will be the second auction that Aguttes hold at this event on the Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome, Montlhéry, 30km south of Paris on Sunday September 30th. This ‘one of a kind’ version of the AC Cobra will be presented at this sale. This AC Mk II 289 FIA was built in 1997 by AC Cars Ltd,... | Read More

Holiday reads: Beachgoers check out French seaside libraries

Going to the beach can be tough work, but if you need a break from all the gruelling swimming and sunbathing this summer, a trip to one of France's pop-up seaside libraries could be just the thing. Lulled by the gentle cries of seagulls in the distance, flocks of readers have been heading to the book-filled beach huts that authorities have opened along the coast of Normandy in northern France and... | Read More

Hong Kong buskers take a bow in final show before shutdown

The rumbustious street performers who have long claimed one of Hong Kong's busiest shopping districts as their informal stage took their final bow Sunday night after local authorities caved to noise complaints over their legendary cacophony. Under the glow of Mong Kok's famous neon signs, buskers have been entertaining crowds -- and irking neighbours -- for nearly two decades in Sai Yeung Choi... | Read More

MIT List Visual Arts Center’s upcoming exhibition features Delia Gonzalez’s most recent body of work

The MIT List Visual Arts Center features Athens-based artist Delia Gonzalez as part of its List Projects exhibition series. Gonzalez works in drawing, sculpture, music, film, dance, and performance. She draws inspiration from a broad range of sources including the history of the cinema, surrealism, Greek mythology, and different mystical traditions. In her most recent body of work, The Last Days... | Read More

ACMI + Artbank Commission: Innovative new artwork asks who killed trailblazing activist

ACMI and Artbank present the world premiere of the inaugural Artbank +ACMI Commission The Beehive, by artist Zanny Begg. This three year, $210,000 commissioning program is the first of its kind in Australia and will support Australian artists and filmmakers working at the nexus of film and art enabling them to make a new, ambitious and experimental screen based work, and to explore new forms and... | Read More

Memories, metals and multisensory realms at Casula Powerhouse

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre unveiled three brand new exhibitions merging past, present and future, showcasing intercultural connection to home, iconic Western Sydney architecture, and one of the Earth’s most malleable metals. Running 28 July – 16 September, the three exhibitions include: multisensory project Laka, revealing the long held connections between Yolngu and Hindu... | Read More
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