29 janvier 2017

Landmark exhibition brings Ai Weiwei's vision to Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids

Ai Weiwei, Iron Tree. Photo by Dean Van Dis  RAPIDS, MICH.- Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, announces a landmark exhibition featuring internationally renowned artist and activist, Ai Weiwei. “Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural, State” is his first show in the upper Midwest as well as the first of its kind for the artist at a botanic garden. Ai Weiwei has emerged as one of the defining cultural voices for the 21st... [Lire la suite]

13 décembre 2016

Exhibition brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces

Charles Frederick Kandler, cup and cover (detail), 1736-7 © The Holburne Museum / Tony Gilbert Photography BATH.- The Holburne Museum presents Silver: Light and Shade, an exhibition that brings together historic and contemporary silver masterpieces to investigate the texture, form and colour of this precious metal. The exhibition, the third and final major presentation in the Holburne’s centenary programme, shows an extraordinary selection of objects on loan from UK museums and private collections which are displayed... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2016

Maurizio Cattelan, "Not Afraid of Love" à la Monnaie de Paris

Maurizio Cattelan, Senza Titolo, 2001. Photo : Zeno Zotti. Courtesy Maurizio Cattelan's Archive. PARIS - Dans la lignée des projets artisitiques remarquables et remarqués tels que le Concert pour hélicoptères de Stockhausen, Your name in Lights de John Baldessari ou encore la Chocolate Factory de Paul McCarthy, la Monnaie de Paris accuelle cet automne Maurizio Cattelan pour sa plus grande exposition jamais proposée en Europe. Du 22 octobre 2016 au 8 janvier 2017, sous le commissariat de... [Lire la suite]
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]
11 juin 2016

Italian artist Giuseppe Penone installs new sculptures in Rijksmuseum gardens

Giuseppe Penone at the picture respirare l'ombra (2000). Photo Vincent Mentzel AMSTERDAM.- A bronze tree carrying a solid block of granite between its branches, a tree trunk with water gushing out of it, and images drawn from the artist’s own forehead are among the enigmatic works of Giuseppe Penone. This summer, the annual sculpture display in the Rijksmuseum’s gardens is dedicated to Italian artist Giuseppe Penone (Garessio, 1947). It is the first time that, in addition to a number of earlier iconic works, new work... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

Issey Miyake's technology-driven clothing designs on view in Tokyo From March 16th to June 13th, 2016

TOKYO.- An exhibition devoted to designer Issey Miyake is on view until June 13, 2016 at the National Art Center, Tokyo. The Center has considered design to be an important exhibition theme since it opened in 2007 and is devoted to presenting a wide range of artistic expressions and proposing new perspectives. This exhibition, Miyake Issey Exhibition: The Work of Miyake Issey, promises to be an unprecedented event, focusing on the entirety of Miyake’s 45-year career, from 1970 to the present. Miyake has consistently... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2016

Asia Week New York opens with Ancient/and or Contemporary Japanese Art

  Installation shot of @giuseppe_piva_japanese_art exhibition of Japanese art and antiques for #AsiaWeekNY. NEW YORK, NY.- March 10th kicks off Asia Week New York, the extraordinary ten-day extravaganza that animates New York with a glorious array of prized Asian works of art. Originating from every corner of the Asian continent, the artworks will be shown throughout Manhattan by international Asian art specialists starting March 10 through March 19. In the museum-quality presentations by 45 galleries, art... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2016

Monkey micromosaic pendant by Maurizio Floravanti for Massoni

Maurizio Floravanti for Massoni, Monkey micromosaic pendant, Italy, 2010, 18k gold, 3.73ct diamond, 6cmHx4.8cmW.  Photo courtesy Massoni The micromosaic by Maurizio Floravanti for Massoni. Octagonal, openwork in yellow gold 18K set with diamonds with total weight of 2.71 carats. A circular plaque with micromosaic decoration in pietra dura of a monkey on a green ground, set with a pear shaped diamond 1.02 carats, D color, IF. Composed of 30.000 tiny tesserae. Signed Floravanti e Massoni. Certificate GIA. The... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2016

Dulwich Picture Gallery kick off a year of discoveries around its Dutch and Flemish Collection

Self-portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck, c.1640 © National Portrait Gallery, London. LONDON.- Dulwich Picture Gallery will kick off a year of discoveries around its Dutch and Flemish Collection with I Am Van Dyck (12 January – 24 April 2016) , a special display to coincide with the loan of the National Portrait Gallery’s major recent acquisition of Van Dyck's last self-portrait. The painting will be juxtaposed with two works by renowned British contemporary artist Mark Wallinger, 'Self (Times New Roman)' and 'I Am... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2015

Nasher Sculpture Center announces 'Giuseppe Penone: Being the River, Repeating the Forest'

Giuseppe Penone, Being the River, Repeating the Forest, installation view, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, September 19, 2015–January 10, 2016. Photo: Kevin Todora, courtesy Nasher Sculpture Center.  DALLAS, TX.- Nasher Sculpture Center announces a major exhibition of the work of the influential Italian artist, Giuseppe Penone, in an exhibition called Being the River, Repeating the Forest which opened September 19, 2015 and runs through January 10, 2016. Italian artist Giuseppe Penone has played an integral... [Lire la suite]