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20120208170306-emanuela_ascari_habitat_2011 The Art of Creation: Development of The Floor Show Exhibit  
Emanuela Ascari, Kinkaleri, Michele Lancuba, Lorenzo Pezzatini, Alessandra Ragionieri at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence February 28th, 2012 - April 13th, 2012
Posted 3/19/12

The Art of Creation: Development of The Floor Show Exhibit Photo by Arthur Kozlovski Most people view an art show as a complete entity, with walls perfectly aligned with paintings, floors decorated with sculptures, tables loaded with fancy champagne and cheese. These facets are all part of the final presentation of an exhibition, but the process for this production is one that takes a lot of time, patience, and creativity in its own respect. Last week, I was lucky enough to be involved wi... [more]

20120129233700-screen_shot_2012-01-29_at_6 Amerikana Diary  
Sebastian Piras at Sebastian Piras / Hiromart Gallery Tokyo January 7th, 2012 - March 7th, 2012
Posted 1/29/12


Gunilla Klingberg: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
1/16/12 Posted 1/16/12

(Image: Gunilla Klingberg, Patterns of Everyday Life, public commission train station Triangeln, Citytunneln, Malmö, 2010; © Galerie Nordenhake GmbH - Berlin) Gunilla Klingberg (b. 1966, Stockholm, Sweden) “It is in this world, with its singular mixture of unabashed consumerism and spirituality, pastoral cures and entrepreneurialism, sincere inquiries and trendiness, that Gunilla Klingberg’s art is to be found now. With her trademark sense of wondrous familiarity, she handles various traces of the East i... [more]

Pipilotti Rist @ Fondazione Nicola Trussardi Cinema Manzoni (Nov. 9 - Dec.18, 2011)  
11/2/11 Posted 11/2/11

(Excerpt from 'Parasimpatico by Pipilotti Rist' posted on Fondazione Nicola Trussardi website. Found on         Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist presents videos and multimedia installations exploring human sexuality and media culture at Milan's Cinema Manzoni. Ex Cinema Manzoni Via Alessandro Manzoni 40, Milan, Italy From 9 November to 18 December 2011, the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi is... [more]

20110822084931-bandiera_03 All-Oblivious Enmity  
Nicola Toffolini at Guilmi (Ch) August 11th, 2011 - August 22nd, 2020
Posted 10/7/11

Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme;But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burnThe living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmityShall you pace forth; your praise shall still find roomEven in the eyes of all posterity That wear this world... [more]

Ebbe Stub Wittrup: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
9/9/11 Posted 9/9/11

(Image: Ebbe Stub Wittrup, installation view (Burning in water, drowning in flames), 2010; © ASBAEK) Ebbe Stub Wittrup (b.1973) Since the end of the 1990s Ebbe Stub Wittrup’s artistic practice has focused on the photographic medium. In his photographs whether we look at his neorealistic snap­shots or the more conceptually oriented photo series we find a mysteriousness that makes one think of a series of narrative parallel worlds. This is reflected quite speci­fically in his latest exhibition,... [more]

20110609082045-summer_poster All is Vanity  
Stefania Balestri, Christiana Caro, Fumitaka Kudo, Valerio Ricci, Raffaele Di Vaia at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence June 14th, 2011 - July 12th, 2011
Posted 8/2/11

The evening of June 14th hosted the opening of F_AIR's exhibition, The Summer Issue. Entering into a white facade of single, simple pieces, a tone is set and the ambiance thrives in the curiosity of finding further value through the minimum. The artist's stories are not told, their personal theme is not bombarded into the gallery, they only have a single piece of themselves to epitomize their work, and to create a story that ties the show together. Inevitably, the showing of single pieces from ea... [more]

20110609082045-summer_poster A SMALL REMAINDER OF THE HUMAN CONDITION  
Stefania Balestri, Christiana Caro, Fumitaka Kudo, Valerio Ricci, Raffaele Di Vaia at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence June 14th, 2011 - July 12th, 2011
Posted 7/17/11

Life is short, and we all will die in the end. Sometimes we need reminding of these simple but powerful facts. The vanitas is a genre most associated with religious subject matter. It is included in religious images in order to tell the viewer that since life is short, they have to accept Christ before death, and also to say that there is more to life than just this fragile earthly one. Vanitas can be depicted as something as ephemeral as flowers or rotting fruit, and more often, the skull is use... [more]

Watchlist: Maria Chevska  
7/9/11 Posted 7/9/11

ArtSlant Watchlist: Maria Chevska (Image: Maria Chevska, Eye of the Blackbird, 2011; © Tank Gallery, London) Maria Chevska (b. 1948, Oxford, England) Maria Chevska’s painted cobblestones refer to the materiality of the street. Retrieved from just below the surface of the road, these slightly subterranean objects have considerable gravity as paintings. The painted stripes on the surface of the stones are records of palettes used on her main body of paintings. The cobblestones therefore act as a storage... [more]

20110520155859-exposition_art_a5 SAVE THE OCEAN ART PROJECT  
Francis Bott, Masssimo Campigli, Lucia Coray, Werner Hartmann, Henri Michaux, Robert Motherwell, Susanna Niederer, Esther Roth, Katharina Sallenbach, Sonja Sekula, Walter Arnold Steffen, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Judith Trepp, Italo Valenti, Jacques Villon, Marie von Heyl, Peter Wechsler, Wols at Art Forum Ute Barth May 21st, 2011 - July 2nd, 2011
Posted 6/14/11

Art installation and exhibition in the center of Sofia ,Bulgaria. [more]

First Fridays and Third Fridays on Santa Fe Denver  
at Buxiejo Gallery Santa Fe Arts District Denver May 20th, 2011
Posted 5/20/11

The Art District on Santa Fe has a festive First Friday Open Galleries event at the beginning of every month. It is a fun street party with an eclectic mix of art lovers from newbies to collectors. All and all it is easy going without pretention. Check out the Santa Fe Arts District website for more information on the free shuttle as the traffic and parking can be heavy. The Third Friday is also a little less crowded Open Galleries Night that typically attracts more of the art collector crowd. [more]

20110501104557-grad_107 Above the clouds  
Iskra Beličanska, Iskra Belicanska at Pentagonal Tower of the Ljubljana Castle April 19th, 2011 - June 5th, 2011
Posted 5/1/11

"Above the clouds", an exhibition of paintings by Iskra Beličanska at the Pentagonal Tower of the Ljubljana Castle on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 19h - 05 Jun 2011In co-operation with the Ljubljana Fine Artists SocietyThe curator: Jadranka Ljubičić • animacija iz slik Iskre Beličanske/ animation of the paintings by Iskra Beličanska:: Tina Avšič• skladatelj / composer: Koko Harsoe (Indonesia)Organizator:  DLUL in Ljubljanski grad Več o informacij / More info: [more]

Lisa Torell: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
4/26/11 Posted 4/26/11

(Image: Lisa Torell, The Image, 2008-2010, 9 (50 x 70) prints; © Lisa Torell) Lisa Torell (b.1972, Göteborg, Sweden) Lisa Torell works with text based installations in which she combines place with language and words, and expressions with images and context. She ties together personal patterns, words and thoughts with issues and structures of society in order to question a normative way of thinking. A recurring thread through her production is her interest in communication and language, both... [more]

20110212155254-00520110213 Something for Everyone  
Nick Cave at Seattle Art Museum March 10th, 2011 - June 5th, 2011
Posted 4/25/11

The artist Nick Cave has a little something for everybody. Do you like pastel colors and shiny objects? He’s got something for you. How about costume, performance and show? There’s some of that too. Ritual? Craftsmanship? Consumerism? Check.  There are so many cultural references sewn, glued and drilled onto Cave’s sculptures that they explode with social baggage. At the same time they somehow are able to separate from their materials, to discard their connotations and history for a sparkling, os... [more]

Ettore Spalletti: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
4/13/11 Posted 4/13/11

(Image: Ettore Spalletti, Rosa, fior di pesco, 2009, © Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Photo: Achim Kukulies, Düsseldorf) Ettore Spalletti (b. 1940, Cappelle sul Tavo, Pescara, Italy) Perhaps no artist today conveys so poetically the precariousness underlying the apparent stability of life and culture than Ettore Spalletti. “Poetically” does not mean softness of thought or the search for elevated but ultimately empty gestures: here it is a question of an artist building a bridge between himself and the world... [more]

20110306123255-creyts_raggedy_rose_19feet8in Layers of Newness: mariaurora (Maria Creyts)  
Maria Creyts / mariaurora at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center March 4th, 2011 - April 23rd, 2011
Posted 4/13/11

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