19 janvier 2017

Exhibition initiates a conversation between Etel Adnan and Gerhard Richter

Etel Adnan, Feux d'Artifice, 2014. Tapestry, wool (hand-woven by Pinton). Original tapestry design by the artist 1967-70. 148 x 200 cm, Unique.  NEW YORK, NY.- The FLAG Art Foundation presents Etel Adnan | Gerhard Richter on its 9th floor gallery from January 19 – May 13, 2017. The exhibition initiates a conversation between two masters of contemporary painting, from the vastly different backgrounds of Beirut and Germany. Both artists continue to challenge the concept of working in a single style or media,... [Lire la suite]

28 novembre 2016

Phillips results: First 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale

Roy Lichtenstein, Landscape With Grass, 1996. Estimate: HK$25,000,000 - 35,000,000. Sold for: HK$35,480,000 / US$4,573,372. Image: Phillips. HONG KONG.- Jonathan Crockett, Head of 20th Century and Contemporary Art & Deputy Chairman for Phillips Asia, said: “The outstanding results of Phillips’ first sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design in Asia demonstrate the ever increasing global demand for works by blue chip international artists, with world records achieved for Nick Knight and Yoshitomo... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2016

Arnolfini presents a selection of work from the last 25 years by Daphne Wright

Daphne Wright, Stallion, 2009, marble dust and resin © the artist. Courtesy of Frith Street Gallery. BRISTOL.- Arnolfini and National Trust Tyntesfield present a selection of work from the last 25 years by the Bristol-based artist Daphne Wright, who has developed a series of conceptual ideas and sculptural languages which have been quietly influential. Her work is the result of a relentless curiosity into the way in which materials can create an involvement with often unspoken human preoccupations.  The... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

Nawa Kohei (B. 1975), Pixcell-Model-Leopard, 2009

Lot 1079. Nawa Kohei (B. 1975), Pixcell-Model-Leopard, executed in 2009, mixed media, work: 80 (H) by 148 by 84 cm; 31½ (H) by 58¼ by 33 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, TokyoAcquired by the present owner from the above Crystalline IlluminationsNawa Kohei Art as self-expression has been already over-exploited by former generations. I think we're heading for a different type of art.-- Nawa Kohei PixCell-Model-Leopard (Lot... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2016

Center for Maine Contemporary Art's late summer exhibitions: Lauren Henkin and Don Voisine

Lauren Henkin, Poppies, detail, 2014, pigment on rag, 32 x 40". Don Voisine, Reset, 2015, oil on wood panel, 40 x 60″ ROCKLAND, ME.- The Center for Maine Contemporary Art announces its 2016 late summer exhibition schedule at the art center's new campus at 21 Winter Street, Rockland, Maine. CMCA’s striking new building, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Toshiko Mori, opened on June 26, 2016. The new facility, located in the heart of downtown Rockland’s burgeoning arts district, provides more than... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2016

First United Kingdom survey of the work of Mona Hatoum opens at Tate Modern

Mona Hatoum, Hot Spot III, 2009 © Mona Hatoum. Photo: Agostino Osio. Courtesy Fondazione Querini Onlus, Venice. LONDON.- Tate Modern opened the first UK survey of the work of Mona Hatoum (b.1952), one of the most important artists of her generation. Drawing on her expansive career, this exhibition reflects 35 years of consistently poetic and radical thinking expressed through a diverse range of media. The exhibition presents over 100 works from the 1980s to the present day, from early performances... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2016

Yang Yongliang, "Il en fait des montagnes !"

Yang Yongliang, Viridescence, Pages 1, 44 x 44 cm, 2009.  Oh, le beau paysage ! Dans cette œuvre poétique, des montagnes bleues et vertes émergent de la brume. Pourtant, à y regarder de plus près, quelque chose cloche… Ce montage photographique a été réalisé par l’artiste chinois contemporain Yang Yongliang. A la fois peintre, vidéaste et photographe, Yongliang est très inspiré par l’art traditionnel de son pays. Au point que son paysage est un hommage direct au style de peinture de “montagnes et eaux”,... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2016

Miki Kubo, Glass Hair Dresses

  Miki Kubo, 'Red Hind Comb', 2009, blown, engraved carved glass, 19 x 13 x 3.5 cm. © Miki Kubo Miki Kubo, 'Two Teeth Comb', 2009, blown, engraved carved glass, 16x 13 cm. © Miki Kubo  Miki Kubo, 'Moth Comb', 2009, blown, engraved carved glass, 18 x 13.5 x 3 cm. © Miki Kubo  Miki Kubo, 'Three Teeth Comb', 2009, blown, engraved carved glass, 17x 13 cm. © Miki Kubo Miki Kubo, 'Bees and Flowers Headdress', 2008, blown, engraved carved glass, 35 x... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2016

New museum with contemporary art, Imperial Chinese furniture, and Southeast Asian art to open in Berlin

Désiré Feuerle. Photo: Mark G. Peters via The Feuerle Collection. BERLIN.- Spring 2016 sees the opening of The Feuerle Collection in Berlin, a new museum dedicated to Désiré Feuerle’s collection which juxtaposes international contemporary artists with Imperial Chinese furniture and Southeast Asian art. Located in a former Second World War telecommunications bunker that has been renovated by the British architect John Pawson, the museum encourages a conversation between different periods and cultures offering an... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2016

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo of Málaga presents a survey of Erwin Olaf's work from the last decade

Erwin Olaf, 2014. Photo: Courtesy Erwin Olaf Studio.   MALAGA.- The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo of Málaga is presenting a survey of Erwin Olaf’s work from the last decade. In Cell of Emotions, the exhibition curated by Fernando Francés, visitors will be able to admire more than sixty pieces that document the Dutch artist’s output since 2005. Though known as one of the leading exponents of contemporary photography, he has also produced videos and installations. Olaf, who has shot several major advertising... [Lire la suite]