Tag: contemporary art

What’s a global Schmooze-Fest of international art without Russian billionaires and their mega-yachts? We might find out soon

On December 1, as hundreds of thousands of Russian troops gathered at the Ukrainian border, the Russian President Vladimir Poutine takes a trip to a new contemporary art museum in Moscow. Little adept at the vanguard, Putin stopped at the not-yet-opened outpost of the VAC Foundation in a Renzo Piano–space designed at the invitation of […]

The Rauschenberg Foundation partners with new galleries to bring a bonanza of exhibitions to New York and Salzburg

Despite Robert Rauschenberg’s status as a dominant figure in post-war American art, there is an undeniable gulf between him and his Pop-art brethren. In the public imagination and in the marketplace, he was eclipsed by the likes of Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns. Today, the Rauschenberg Foundation, which the artist established before his death in […]

Collectors have an ethical responsibility to keep the art market fair. Here are 8 key rules to hold them accountable

Over the centuries, collectors have played a positive role in supporting artists and artistic ecosystems. At the same time, we have also all heard – and often personally witnessed – horror stories about unethical collectors. You know those. The collector on the board of a museum who hears about an exhibition that is not yet […]

Daniel S. Borris by Patricia Lanza

Daniel S. BorrisPhotographs have appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, GQ, and Esquire, among others. His clients in the advertising and music industries include The Gap, American Express, Sony and Atlantic Records. His work has been honored by Communication Arts, American Photography, The Art Directors Club of […]

Frieze LA report: Amid the pandemic, small galleries are doing well

While the auction market has thrived under COVID, the past few years have been tough for art fairs and museums. During the pandemic, earnings at the high end of the market have remained strong. Sotheby’s has achieved consolidated sales of at least $7.3 billion, its highest annual total in its 277-year history. At Christie’s, sales […]

Art review: Juan Santiago at the Gambrel Gallery

To enter the white space of the Gambrel Gallery is to leave the mountains of southern Oregon and instead become a beholder of royalty. The princesses of No mirrors in this house to inhabit a sacred elevation. Viewers are left to watch without agency from below. In another area, ignoring intrusions, the porcelain figures are […]

K Contemporary’s Doug Kacena shakes up the Denver gallery scene

K Contemporary is currently Denver’s most exciting commercial art gallery. In just five quick years, owner Doug Kacena—obviously, that’s where the “K” comes from—gathered a roster of the city’s most adventurous art makers and produced a slew of memorable and completely free. As K’s reputation grew, so did the artists he represented, including Denver-bound stars […]

Front Range Art Guide Feb 4-10 – Longmont Times-Call

Visitors are encouraged to call ahead before visiting area galleries for COVID protocols and hours. Block area 15th Street Gallery Featuring works by Boston artist Nancy Simonds and Denver artist Tony Ortega; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; 303-447-2841; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com Ana’s Art Gallery Art from local, African and Caribbean artists; 12pm-5pm Friday-Sunday; 958 […]

Andria Hickey leaves Pace Gallery to become Chief Curator of The Shed – ARTnews.com

After three years as a curator at Pace Gallery in New York, Andria Hickey moves a few blocks away and to a different area to become the next chief curator of The Shed, the interdisciplinary arts and performance space that anchors the cultural component of Hudson Yards. . Beginning March 2, Hickey will oversee the […]

Best Things to Do in the South Bronx: Where to Stay, Eat and Shop

Chocobar Cortes | Photo by Cole Saladino for Thrillist Chocobar Cortes | Photo by Cole Saladino for Thrillist Conveniently located along lines 4, 5 and 6, the South Bronx is currently at a cultural crossroads, where old hip-hop culture mixes with a new creative and entrepreneurial spirit. Four neighborhoods make up the southernmost part of […]

Samara Golden spills her “guts”

LOS ANGELES — It’s a dizzying and disorienting experience, where moments of serenity juggle with feelings of disgust. Inaugurating the new Night Gallery warehouse space, which opens this weekend, artist Samara Golden has constructed a mirrored bedroom that creates the illusion of a skyscraper. Different floors provide competing images – from calm turquoise waters to […]

London’s non-profit art galleries – where the art world goes to feed

L the ondon art world is back from its winter break and it’s immediately in full swing. The spotlight will be on museum exhibitions – Francis Bacon at the Royal Academy, Louise Bourgeois at Hayward – and commercial mega-galleries (Gagosian, White Cube, Hauser & Wirth…) with their renowned international artists. But many of the most […]

Mississippi toasts the art of Andrew Bucci on his centennial

Mississippi Artist Andre BucciThe artist’s captivating and colorful contemporary art and his place in the state’s creative treasure chest and cultural history are at the center of Mississippi art events celebrating the centennial of his birth. Andrew Bucci received a Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2009. Courtesy Mississippi Arts Commission/Photo by James […]

Upside down image under Botticelli’s portrait of Christ shows that he first tried to paint him as a baby + other stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here is what you need to know this Tuesday, January 11. NEED TO READ Peter Max’s keeper pursues his daughter – The court-appointed guardian of sick 84-year-old artist Peter Max has hit back at claims […]

Archibald, Beatles and Desert Art: Summer Delights in Australia’s Regional Galleries | Culture

Fancy a road trip to celebrate the end of a very difficult year? Get on your bike, charge the electric vehicle, use gasoline gears to tour one of Australia’s regional art galleries. And don’t forget to check the entry rules secured against Covid in advance. Geelong Gallery: Archie 100: a century of the Archibald Prize […]

Beauty is North Artist Star: Denver’s Daniel Sprick to Exhibit in New York | Culture & Leisure

Daniel Sprick, one of Colorado’s most accomplished artists, recently returned from New York City, where he was preparing for a new exhibition – his first since 2016. Opening at the Gerald Peters Gallery on February 11, the Sprick exhibition “Interiors” will exhibit his ethereal, lifelike paintings from his 16th-floor apartment near City Park, most created […]

Gordon Gallery in Tel Aviv brings contemporary art to an unlikely corner of Jerusalem

Beit Sapir, a minimalist industrial building in Jerusalem’s Givat Shaul neighborhood, is either the strangest place for a contemporary art gallery or the best possible place for one. But even if the decision to open a branch of the famous Gordon Gallery of Tel Aviv in one of the less artistic corners of Jerusalem was […]

An NFT for your Christmas stocking? »Aboriginal art repertoire

Among a cornucopia of events, books and concepts flying through the Indigenous world this time of year, surely the most notable is the start of First Nations NFTs – the hottest things of 2021. . NFTs (non-fungible tokens) have been dubbed the Word of the Year by the Collins Dictionary, with its practice increasing 1,100% […]

New faces on the committee of the contemporary art group | Blue Mountain Gazette

Two new members with a solid background in museums and galleries were elected to Modern Art Projects Blue Mountains (MAPBM) on November 28. MAPBM is a non-profit incorporated association that supports and advocates the development, production and exhibition of multifaceted contemporary art in the Blue Mountains. The MAPBM 2021/22 committee (from left to right): Diana […]

The GES-2 House of Culture in Moscow opens a new era in art

Moscow celebrated the inauguration of the GES-2 House of Culture on Saturday. Led by curator Teresa Iarocci Mavica and funded by director of gas company Novatek Leonid Mikhelson, GES-2 is designed to create a revolution in the Russian art scene. GES-2 is the new headquarters of the VAC Foundation, founded by Mavica and Mikhelson in […]

Christie’s Dubai presents West African art exhibition

Christie’s Dubai teamed up with the 1957 Ghana Gallery for an exhibition of African artists titled [West] African Renaissance. The exhibition brings together for a month artists from the Accra gallery at Christie’s at DIFC, from Godfried Donkor, a confirmed Ghanaian artist, to the young Gideon Appah, a painter of enigmatic scenes. work ‘Opera’ by […]

Art Industry News: In a decision that will come as no surprise, “NFT” was named Word of the Year + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here is what you need to know on Thursday, November 25. NEED TO READ Looted Palmyra sculptures return to Syria – The Geneva Museum of Art and History is restoring three archaeological objects allegedly looted […]

Influential critic dies at 82 – ARTnews.com

Dave Hickey, an art critic whose polarizing writings have been worshiped, has died. Daniel Oppenheimer, who this year published a biography of Hickey titled Far from being respectable: Dave Hickey and his art, reported in Texas monthly that Hickey died at age 82 last month. Although Hickey has written cultural reviews for decades, it wasn’t […]

Circumpolar art exhibition opens at SAW Gallery in Ottawa

The exhibition features work by Indigenous artists from the Northwest Territories, Alaska and Norway Works by Indigenous artists from circumpolar countries will be the first exhibition of a new project at the SAW Gallery in Ottawa. Three women artists, from the Northwest Territories, Alaska and Norway, will present their work in Alakkaajut (A lot of […]

The GENERATOR from Ridgefield Arts Council on December 1 at the PRPP Gallery

The Ridgefield Arts Council invites local artists, creative professionals and curious minds to the next edition of the GENERATOR, to be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at the PRPP Gallery, located at 410 Main Street in Ridgefield, CT. The networking event will feature three speakers discussing their respective artistic endeavors with […]

New Saffron Walden Museum exhibition bridges art gallery and museum culture

A new exhibit at the Saffron Walden Museum examines how today’s society might be preserved in the fossil record. Fossilization: A Slice of the Anthropocene combines original bronze sculptures by artist Kabir Hussain with objects from the museum’s collections. It will run until March 20 next year in the Special Exhibitions Gallery on the ground […]

Balancing heritage and modernity: the first Egyptian gallery of contemporary design and collection

Balancing heritage and modernity: the first Egyptian gallery of contemporary design and collection Galerie Le Lab at the Walk of Cairo presenting a solo exhibition by Georges Mohasseb from Studio Manda. Courtesy of Radical Contemporary. As exhibitions reopen around the world, artists are now exploring new ways to involve people in their work. The experience […]

Japan’s borders may still be closed, but the first Tokyo Art Week aims to open up the city’s vibrant art scene to the outside world (eventually)

Tokyo is unveiling a new art week in November, featuring 50 galleries and museums in the Japanese capital, with the aim of unifying and internationalizing the city’s art scene. The organizers of the Japan Contemporary Art Platform and the Contemporary Art Dealers Association Nippon (CADAN), with support from Art Basel and the Japan Agency for […]

The National Gallery of Art acquires Faith Ringgold’s painting Flag is Bleeding: perhaps the museum’s “largest purchase of a contemporary work of art” since 1976

THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART (NGA) acquired “The American People Series # 18: The Flag is Bleeding” (1976), a major painting by Gold Faith Ring which makes a powerful political statement on American democracy and racism. The iconic painting was acquired directly from the artist’s collection with funds donated by the Glenstone Foundation and the […]

The Museum-Off between two French billionaires has only just begun

It seems that not much has happened in the upper echelons of French fashion and philanthropy over the past few decades that has not involved either Bernard Arnault, 72, or Francois Pinault, 85, the mega-collectors and billionaires patresfamilias of luxury conglomerates LVMH and Kering, respectively. The two have locked horns on the most golden arenas […]

LARC receives grant from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation for art workshops

TORRINGTON – LARC received a grant from the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation to fund an art workshop at the Five Points Center for the Visual Arts. Twelve people from LARC’s Day Support Option (DSO) attend a weekly hour-long class at the new Five Points Arts Center on University Drive in Torrington. Classes are taught by […]

Charles Saatchi opens shopping mall at Chelsea headquarters

British collector and dealer Charles Saatchi has been buying and selling art for over 30 years, and now his Chelsea gallery is launching a commercial space called Salon. The new venue, located inside the headquarters of the Saatchi Gallery off Kings Road, will host sales exhibitions organized in conjunction with top-notch galleries and artist estates. […]

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