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Solo exhibition of works by the Venezuelan-born artist Ricardo Alcaide opens at von Bartha

Von Bartha presents their second solo exhibition of works by the Venezuelan-born artist Ricardo Alcaide. Running from 17 February to 16 March at the gallery’s S-chanf space, the exhibition displays Alcaide’s new installation Sunset. Alcaide’s fascination with the sunset stems from his childhood - an experience he recalls as “the most mesmerizing of memories”. Unlike... | Read More

Drama on fractured Israeli identity scoops Berlin filmfest top prize

A critical drama about an Israeli expatriate in Paris wrestling with his identity, "Synonyms" by director Nadav Lapid, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday. Lapid said the sexually explicit, semi-autobiographical movie, which deals with a young man who has fled Israel over its fraught political situation, might "scandalise" many in his home country as well as... | Read More

Parrasch Heijnen Gallery opens an exhibition of new works by New York-based artist Alteronce Gumby

Parrasch Heijnen Gallery is presenting Alteronce Gumby / Al Loving: Catching the Holy Ghost, an exhibition of new works by New York-based artist Alteronce Gumby (b.1985, Harrisburg, PA) in direct conversation with historic paper collage material from 1976 to 1993 by the late Abstract Expressionist painter Al Loving (b. 1935, Detroit, MI, d. 2005, New York, NY). Alteronce Gumby paints dynamic... | Read More

David Moreno opens his first solo show in Paris at Danysz Gallery

Danysz gallery’s latest discovery, the young Barcelona artist David Moreno, creates delicate floating cities composed of steel rods and piano strings. From February 16th, Moreno presents his first solo show in Paris at Danysz Gallery. Moreno's works are light and seem to float in the air, as if they were levitating against the wall. His work is meticulous : each line is welded with finesse... | Read More

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler, dies at 77

Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor who gave masterful performances as Adolf Hitler in "Downfall" and an angel seeking mortality in divided Berlin, died Saturday aged 77, his agent said. Ganz, who was suffering from cancer, died "in the early hours of the morning" at his home in Zurich, the agent said. Considered one of the greatest German-speaking actors in the post-World War II era, Ganz had a... | Read More

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam opens an extensive retrospective of Piero Manzoni’s work

Why use paint when there are so many other materials? So Piero Manzoni did the latter. In the sixties he made art with his breath, canned his own crap, autographed bodies and invited people to stand on a pedestal. On that magic plinth everyone became a work of art, a living sculpture. His revolutionary approach made him one of the great innovators of the 20th century and his can of crap became an... | Read More

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam opens an extensive retrospective of Piero Manzoni’s work

Why use paint when there are so many other materials? So Piero Manzoni did the latter. In the sixties he made art with his breath, canned his own crap, autographed bodies and invited people to stand on a pedestal. On that magic plinth everyone became a work of art, a living sculpture. His revolutionary approach made him one of the great innovators of the 20th century and his can of crap became an... | Read More

New Bouguereau exhibition at Milwaukee Art Museum explores artist’s popularity in Gilded Age America

The work of French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905), who enjoyed remarkable popularity throughout America’s Gilded Age, is the focus of a new exhibition co-organized by the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Bouguereau & America is the first major exhibition of the artist’s work in nearly 30 years. “Bouguereau is a defining... | Read More

Thames & Hudson publishes ‘Seven Keys to Modern Art’ by Simon Morley

Seven Keys to Modern Art explores modern and contemporary masterpieces – from Matisse’s Red Studio to Louise Bourgeois’ Maman – in terms of seven different approaches: Historical, Biographical, Aesthetic, Experiential, Theoretical, Skeptical and Market. Together, these ‘keys’ represent different ways of looking at the same work of art. The goal of this... | Read More

Christie’s France announces highlights included in the Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

The Impressionist and Modern Art department will host its next sale on Friday March 29th. Around 100 works of art will be offered at auction which will take place during the Salon du Dessin (that will be held from Wednesday March 27th to Monday April 1st). This sale will occur in parallel with the Old Master Drawings and the Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper auctions, which both include a... | Read More
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