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Christie MicroTiles Video Walls @Cleveland Museum of Art  
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4/4/13 Posted 4/4/13

(Excerpt from 'Christie Interactivity Kit and Christie MicroTiles Let Visitors Curate Their Own Tour at Cleveland Museum of Art' posted on Christie Digital. Found here http://www.christiedigital.com/en-us/news-room/press-releases/pages/christie-let-visitors-curate-their-own-tour-at-cleveland-museum-of-art.aspx)   The Cleveland Museum of Art's Collection Wall allows up to 16 people to interact simultaneously with the wall using RFID tags on iPad stations. Visitors to the celebrated Cleveland Museum of Art and its Gallery One are engaging with displays and curating their own tours thanks to Christie® MicroTiles® and Christie Int... [more]

Christo unveils world's largest indoor sculpture  
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3/27/13 Posted 3/27/13

(Excerpt from 'Christo unveils world’s largest indoor sculpture: Big Air Package' posted by Citizen Team on by Citizen Team on March 26, 2013. Found here http://salidacitizen.com/2013/03/christo-unveils-worlds-largest-indoor-sculpture-big-air-package)   Big Air Package is the largest ever inflated envelope without a skeleton. It is on view at the Gasometer Oberhausen, Germany, from March 16 to December 30, 2013. The Over The River exhibition date continues to be temporarily postponed due to pending litigation. However,... [more]

20130113203949-anywhere_but_here Stage & Canvas Feb 20/2013 by Robert del Valle  
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Laura Beyer, Oreen Cohen, Michelle Dickson, Patricia Nadon, Brenda Oelbaum, Alice Pixley Young at Whitdel Arts February 22nd, 2013 - March 23rd, 2013
Posted 2/26/13

Here is There Whitdel Arts has been repainted, redone, refurnished and has now refreshed its resolve to being one of the preeminent art spaces for the city. On 2/22 they will unveil Anywhere But Here, being described as a "transformative installation exhibition" that has transformed Whitdel into "six all-encompassing environments where the viewer is invited to adventure into, and be surrounded by, the installation." We love magical mystery tours, don't you? The six individuals who did the half-dozen... [more]

Participants  
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at RAW ART FAIR February 6th, 2013 - February 10th, 2013
Posted 12/22/12

Last week the list of participants of RAW was published. Looks like a fresh mix of galleries, even more divers than last year. Looking forward to the fair. Absolut Gallery(B),Aicart & Ajtink, Susanne Biederberg, Ton de Boer, Borzo, Brandt, Buro R'dam, Canvas, Cityscape, Marian Cramer Projects, Contempo, Cultural Speech, Galerie Dom Arte, Galerie Hein Elferink, Elephant (mag.), Gallery 9, Go Gallery, Hommes, Jaski, Galerie Willem Kerseboom, Galerie Carla Koch, KochxBos, Galerie van Kranendonk, Ku... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Gyeong Yoon An  
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10/31/12 Posted 10/31/12

(Image: Gyeong Yoon An,Time is on my side, 2010, carbon pencil on paper, 29.7 X 42 cm; © Gyeong Yoon An)   Gyeong Yoon An (b. Korea) In my recent work I have focused on three projects: First is a sculpture series about icons, second a drawing series as a more narrative form of my practice, and third an installation series in which I try to combine the idea of abstract and figurative image through a mixed form of sculpture, installation and painting. In my sculpture series ‘Icon _ Goddess’, I reinterpr... [more]

Open call: Curator of NARRACJE Festival 2013 in Gdansk (Nov. 11, 2012)  
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10/20/12 Posted 10/20/12

(Excerpt from 'Open call: Curator of NARRACJE Festival 2013 in Gdansk' posted on e-flux. Found on http://artweeters.com/eflux/7837) Created in 2009 NARRACJE Festival is an artistic event that explores urban plots and contexts by presenting light and video installations in the public space of autumn scenery of Gdańsk. The City Culture Institute and Gdansk City Gallery are looking for an international curator of the fifth edition of "NARRACJE – Installations and Interventions in Public Sp... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Timothy Gaewsky  
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9/22/12 Posted 9/22/12

(Image: Timothy Gaewsky, Wait for the Signal to Approach, 2012, sintra, latex paint, unscratched lottery tickets, wood, 42" x 48" x 3.5"; ©Timothy Gaewsky)   Timothy Gaewsky (b. 1978, Cleveland, OH) My work explores the relationship between desire and materialism, or more directly the ways in which desire for commodities, fortune, and instant gratification are facilitated through visual stimulation. My installations and mixed media assemblages draw aesthetic influences from diverse sources such as... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Csilla Babinszky  
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9/19/12 Posted 9/19/12

(Image: Csilla Babinszky, You must take a stance II. (I-IV.), 2012, graphite, 76 X 56 cm; © Csilla Babinszky)   Csilla Babinszky (b. Kecskemét, Hungary) The complexity of phenomena in the world requires flexibility in the artistic vision and approach in asking fundamental and clearly defined questions. There are no fixed points to define the world around us. I am interested in the illusiory – the nature of illusions, the various layers of the illusionary world in all of its forms of appearanc... [more]

2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
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8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on http://www.whjohnsongrant.org/application.html) Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson Foundation awards gra... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Chantal Powell  
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8/17/12 Posted 8/17/12

(Image:  Chantal Powell, Encounter, 2011, Peacock feathers, thread, 40 x 140 x 1 centimeterss; © Chantal Powell)   Chantal Powell (b. 1977, West Midlands, UK) Chantal Powell creates seductive sculptural objects that cross the boundary between reality and imagination. Responding to objects and materials as her starting point, she seeks to understand and manipulate the inherent vocabulary of these chosen materials. Using this visual language she plays with the notion that we are capable of believing in thing... [more]

Showcase Winner: Sohyung Choi  
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7/27/12 Posted 7/27/12

(Image: Sohyung Choi, Notes on a Self-Portrait, 2011, digital prints on translucent paper, wire, mixed media, 6 min 40 sec single-channel video, 120" x 120"; © Sohyung Choi)   Sohyung Choi (lives in Sacramento) I question the time and space of one’s existence through found objects and the photographic image. Both serve as records of time: of how innumerable histories and memories have already passed and been forgotten, but remain inside us. In much of my work, I reconfigure discarded materia... [more]

Showcase Winner: Susan Meyer  
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6/24/12 Posted 6/24/12

[Image: Susan Meyer, work-in-progress (Palenque), 2011, installation; © Susan Meyer]   Susan Meyer (lives and works in Denver, CO) "I make sculptures that are inspired by utopian, experimental communities. The pieces suggest architectural models for utopian experiments. My curiosity stems from the ways in which these communities reflect optimism and, the ways in which they simultaneously reflect failure. Modernist ties to the utopic and Modernist architecture also come into play; recent sculptures in layered... [more]

Showcase Winner: Gwen Gerard  
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6/17/12 Posted 6/17/12

(Image: Gwen Gerard, Camisoles Double Dutch, 2009-2011, fabric-cotton, 6' x 9'; © Gwen Gerard)   Gwen Gerard (b. Nantes, France) After a disappointing experience at the art studio: Met Peningehn  in Paris, Gwen Gerard joined the faculty of St. Charles Paris I, where she studied with Michel Journiac.  In the mid eighties, she began to show in alternative spaces (Génie de la Bastille, Art  Cloche etc.), Paris galleries (Space Trans-Art, Gallery Arthur) and international fairs ("Art Jonction" in... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Gabriel Dawe  
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5/17/12 Posted 5/17/12

(Image: Gabriel Dawe, Plexus No. 9, 2011, Thread, wood, hooks, 25' x 4' x 14'; ©  Slyworks photography) Gabriel Dawe (b. Mexico City) The Plexus series is an ongoing series of installations that explore the implications of thread and fibers as loaded materials that relate to the complicated construction of gender and identity not only in my native Mexico, but throughout the western world. These installations are related as well to the human need for shelter and man’s ultimate vulnerabilit... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Simone Kestelman  
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4/26/12 Posted 4/26/12

Simone Kestelman, Labyrinths of Life, 2011, Cast Glass,  24" x 24"; © Simone Kestelman Simone Kestelman (b. 1967, Rio de janeiro) Even though I have a degree in Economics, art has always been the love of my life. I started working with ceramics at the tender age of seven. I was a very active child and ceramics was the way that my parents found to keep me focused. Five years ago I discovered the wonders of glass. I have combined my 30 years’ experience ceramics and the challenges of glass and created a C... [more]

20120420114029-interlife Overlords by Tom Estes  
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at Fictilis April 5th, 2012 - April 27th, 2012
Posted 4/20/12

OVERLORDS BY TOM ESTES at Interlife Crisis It’s hard to remember a world without the internet. In its current pernicious state of velocity combined with a fathomless audience, the internet has become a dizzying source of daily information. According to a recent survey, we now spend almost half our waking hours either online, on the phone, or watching television. The flow of information has continued unabated and transmission of images has accelerated to become a source of daily reality for most u... [more]


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