09 février 2018

Guggenheim opens first comprehensive overview of work by artist Danh Vō

Danh Vō, She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene, 2009. Brass bugle, felt cap with velvet, bayonet sheath, field radio with wood and leather case, sashes, wooden drumsticks, fife, leather sword belt with gold and silver details, and 13-star American flag, 96.5 x 54.5 x 13.5 cm. Collection of Chantal Crousel. Photo: Jean-Daniel Pellen, Paris. NEW YORK, NY.- From February 9 through May 9, 2018, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents the first comprehensive survey in the United States of... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2018

Indian textiles and the politics of global consumerism explored in new exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery

LIVERPOOL.- A new exhibition Slaves of Fashion: New Works by The Singh Twins, explores how the history of Indian textiles is a global story of Empire, conflict, enslavement and luxury lifestyle which has contemporary relevance - connecting to ethical trade and consumerism in the world today. It will run at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool from 19 January until 20 May 2018. In particular, the exhibition focuses on the relationship between Britain and India to uncover hidden details of Europe’s colonial... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

Nicola Samori’s dark, Baroque-inspired oil paintings

Nicola Samori, La notte di Bartolomeo, 2017. Fresco, 78 7/10 × 58 3/10 in, 200 × 148 cm. Courtesy Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin. Photo: Rolando Paolo Guerzoni. Nicola Samori, Aperto (Il bene di Paolo), 2015. Oil on wood, 39 2/5 × 39 2/5 in, 100 × 100 cm. Courtesy Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin. Nicola Samori, Il corpo squisito, 2017. Oil on copper, 33 1/2 × 19 7/10 in, 85 × 50 cm. Courtesy the artist and Monitor, Rome. Nicola Samori, Storia esemplare della carne, 2017. Oil on copper, 39 2/5 × 39 2/5... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2018

Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole exhibits works by Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor, My Red Homeland 2003. Peinture à la cire et à l'huile, bras en acier et moteur. Diamètre : 12 m. Vue de l'installation au Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2003. Photo : Nic Tenwiggenhornacier. © Anish Kapoor / Adagp, Paris 2017. SAINT-ÉTIENNE.- For its 30th anniversary, the Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole has invited famous British artist Anish Kapoor. Given carte blanche in the large center room of the building, he is showcasing My Red Homeland installation until Spring 2018,... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2017

Anish Kapoor's first work in VR launched today during Nobel Week 2017

Anish Kapoor, Into Yourself–Fall. GOTHENBURG.- The first work in virtual reality by internationally acclaimed artist Anish Kapoor was unveiled in Gothenburg in Sweden on 9 December 2017 as part of the official Nobel Week programme to celebrate the 2017 Nobel Prize. Anish Kapoor said: “Into Yourself–Fall” is my first VR work. In it I think of the body falling into itself and turning itself inside out; vertigo as descent inward. The work presented in Gothenburg is a work in progress which will be completed in the next few... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2017

AKHINE, Origins, 2017

AKHINE, Origins, 2017
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14 novembre 2017

Sotheby's Dubai inaugural sale achieves $3.6m & 5 artist records

Ali Banisadr (B. 1976, Iranian), In Medias Res,signed, oil on canvas, 167.6 by 223.5cm.; 66 by 87 3/4 in. Estimate $200,000-300,000. Lot Sold $459,000. Courtesy Sotheby's DUBAI.- Tonight Sotheby's Boundless: Dubai sale achieved a total of $3.6m / £2.8m / €3.1m (pre-sale est. $2.6m – 3.6m) and a sell-through rate of 80%. Bidders in the room, on the phone and online competed to buy works spanning 20th Century and Contemporary Middle Eastern and International art, Design, Photography,... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2017

Matthew Simmonds marble sculptures

Matthew Simmonds, Mars Ultor, Carrara marble, 2011, Height 41cm. photo © Matthew Simmonds. When we hear of marble sculptures, we tend to think of the human forms belonging to timeless examples from Greece, Italy and elsewhere. A form is not necessarily a solid, as sculptor Matthew Simmonds points out through his work, which consists of sculptures not of full and defined human bodies, but of empty architectural interiors. Simmonds, who originally comes from Britain, studied art history before turning to illustration... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2017

'Andres Serrano: An American Perspective' at Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing

'Andres Serrano: An American Perspective', exhibition poster. BEIJING - Red Brick Art Museum announce the opening of “Andres Serrano: An American Perspective,” the artist’s first solo show in China. The exhibition was curated by Yan Shijie, with assistance from Sun Wenjie. The exhibition will open on November 4, 2017 and run through February 25, 2018. The exhibition takes an American perspective, presenting the artist’s most recent Made in China series, as well as key works from his past. Serrano’s calm perspective in describing... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2017

Pierre Soulages (Né en 1919), Peinture 204 x 227 cm, 12 novembre 2007

Lot 21. Pierre Soulages (Né en 1919), Peinture 204 x 227 cm, 12 novembre 2007 , signé, daté et titré 'SOULAGES "Peinture 204 x 227 cm" diptyque 12 nov. 2007 (au revers), acrylique sur toile; diptyque, 204 x 227 cm. Peint le 12 novembre 2007. Estimate EUR 670,000 - EUR 870,000. Price realised EUR 1,051,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 signed, dated and titled 'SOULAGES "Peinture 204 x 227 cm" diptyque 12 nov. 2007 (on the reverse), acrylic on canvas; diptych, 80 3/8 x 89... [Lire la suite]