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]
02 février 2016

Roberto Capucci, dress in silk taffeta, 2009

Roberto Capucci, dress in silk taffeta, 2009, courtesy Capucci Foundation. Photo Alessandro Sclauzero Roberto Capucci, dress in silk taffeta, détail, 2009, courtesy Capucci Foundation

09 septembre 2015

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2009

Zhao Meng (b. 1967), Scholar's Rock, Gongshi, 2009. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically modeled after a scholar's rock twisting in various directions with soft edges and openings, the brown earthenware body covered in a milky-white glaze with speckled brown inclusions, inscribed to the base with the artist's signature in English and Chinese. Height 11 in., 27.9 cm Notes: Born in Anhui Province and a graduate in 1992 from the Ceramic Department of the National Academy of Fine... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2015

Exploring Crossroads and Beauty with Wei Dong, a selling exhibition

Artist Wei Dong in his studio. Horseback Rider no. 1 shown in the background. Photo So HONG KONG - S|2 Hong Kong is delighted to present Crossroads: Wei Dong, a selling exhibition charting the artist’s creative journey over the past two decades. In addition to choice selections from his much celebrated, subversive oeuvre, the exhibition showcases new ink and color landscape paintings that mark the beginning of an important new era for the painter. Born in Inner Mongolia in 1968, Wei Dong has lived between Beijing and New... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2015

Valérie Belin, "Les images intranquilles" au Centre Pompidou

Valérie Belin, Corbeilles de fruits (Sans titre), 2007. Epreuve chromogène montée sous Diasec © Centre Pompidou, Mnam-Cci /Georges Meguerditchian et Ph. Migeat /Dist. Rmn-Gp, © Adagp, 2015 PARIS - D'où provient ce sentiment d'inquiétante étrangeté que produisent les photographies de Valérie Belin? De la carnation vivante de ses mannequins de vitrine, de la fixité du visage de ces femmes rencontrées dans la rue? De l'aspect organique de ces carcasses de voitures, du caractère sculptural de ces bœufs écorchés? Est-ce un... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2015

Calligraphic Abstraction exhibition opens at Seattle Art Museum's Asian Art Museum

Son Man-jin, Hwa Kwan Dong Jin, 2003. Engraving and color on tile, 8 x 4 x 16in. (20.3 x 10.2 x 40.6cm), Gift of Kim KyooYun, 2003.114, © Son Man-jin. SEATTLE, WA.- Calligraphic Abstraction is about beauty. It’s a celebration of one of the oldest artistic traditions – and what can be seen just by looking. On view now at SAM’s Asian Art Museum, the exhibition presents 36 outstanding works selected from collections of the Seattle Art Museum and private collectors to showcase this art form that has thrived for thousands of... [Lire la suite]