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Art or Not? Mattresses  
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11/6/14 Posted 11/6/14

Art or Not? One of the pictures described below is a genuine art work: every Friday the ArtSlant team asks our discerning readers to indulge in a game of spot the difference. The answer will be revealed on our social media on Monday: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram. This week's theme is: mattresses. #1 "the artist, born in Glasgow, 1982, uses public space in this series of street interventions, where the artwork becomes part of it's background, barely perceived by the hurried commuter. Discarded every day objects and household items appear t... [more]

Forgotten time capsule found in Boston lion sculpture  
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9/25/14 Posted 9/25/14

via Wikimedia Commons When copper statues of a gold lion and silver unicorn were installed above Boston's Old State House in 1901, the majestic creatures weren’t the only objects left for posterity. Inside the lion’s head was a sealed copper box filled with “things that will prove interesting when the box is opened many years hence,” wrote The Boston Globe at the time. The future is now. Earlier this month the lion and unicorn sculptures—emblems representing the b... [more]

20140730233945-yau FRIEZE MAGAZINE: Hey Man / Amen by Txema Novelo.  
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Txema Novelo at YAUTEPEC November 17th, 2011 - December 11th, 2011
Posted 7/31/14

First published in Issue 146, April 2012 by Gabriela Jauregui:http://www.frieze.com/issue/review/txema-novelo/ [more]

20140221215533-hap_02_2014_pcard_page_2 Ryan Reggiani Hap Gallery, Portland, Oregon Recommendation by Richard Speer  
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Ryan Reggiani at Hap Gallery March 6th - March 29th
Posted 3/26/14

New York City-based artist Ryan Reggiani fills the gallery with an accomplished selection of works across a diverse range of media. The elegant sculpture "Untitled (Hanging)" employs straight and curved steel rods in immaculate counterposition. There is a sense of whimsy in another set of wall sculptures comprised of light bulbs and electrical cords within a metal frame. In a dramatic suite of standing concrete sculptures, the artist has stacked hollow forms around a central axis of metal rods, de... [more]

The Con Artist: Helping Children, Knee Capping Children, and Clooney is Confused  
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2/14/14 Posted 2/14/14

It Was For the Children Photo of Simon Metke, 33, by Jana G. Pruden via Edmonton Journal Edmonton resident and small time weed dealer Simon Metke had no idea he was in possession of a stolen ancient Persian artifact valued at $1.2 million, so just chill out. Canadian officials raided Metke’s apartment late last month, and (according to the Edmonton Journal) Metke was just sort of like, woah, “What the heck is going on?” “There’s like 20 RCMP officers flooding my... [more]

20121103053100-reneelotenerotitle1 DO NOT WORK WITH PEVETO  
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Renée Lotenero at PEVETO November 2nd, 2012 - December 15th, 2012
Posted 1/23/14

The exhibition is good, and congrats to the artist. A good friend of mine told me a rather disturbing story recently. He had been working with scott for years, and scott has helped him a great deal. Recently scott has not been able to sell as much art to pay his bills and has resorted to throwing events to sustain his gallery. Scott openly admits his failure, in his bathroom there is a painting that says 'BLACKBALL' which he says he got an employee to make in order to remind him how his ex-wife ha... [more]

The Con Artist: Pedo-Quilts, Reunited Artifacts, and Op Art Altercations  
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1/17/14 Posted 1/17/14

Sew Wrong Paul Yore, Photo: Jason South Australian artist Paul Yore, known for his beautifully intricate quilts depicting children touching themselves while dancing around a huge penis, will appear in court this, um…, Valentine’s Day to face charges for, uh…, producing and possessing child pornography. Police seized the artist’s work, including his masterpiece, “Everything is F---ed” which was on display at the, um…, potentially catholic St Kilda&r... [more]

20130906172439-martin_danae_web Knox Martin Shines at LGTripp Gallery | Philadelphia - review by Cary Knox  
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Knox Martin at LGTripp Gallery September 13th, 2013 - October 26th, 2013
Posted 4/10/14

Knox Martin Shines at LGTripp Gallery | Philadelphia In a theater in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, we gathered shoulder-to-shoulder and to standing-room only capacity, to hear Knox Martin talk art. A true privilege to listen to the master artist, Knox enlightened us about the significance of 17th-century Dutch painters and placed their authority firmly in the history of art. He gifted us with the knowledge of Joan Miró, influenced by the Du... [more]

20130623202634-josefkoudelka DIABOLICA: THE VATICAN AND THE VENICE BIENNALE 2013  
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Studio Azzurro, Lawrence Carroll, Josef Koudelka at The Venice Biennale June 1st, 2013 - November 24th, 2013
Posted 6/23/13

‘Annunciation’ by Tom Estes, one of the winners of Art Venice 2013, selected by The Biennale Project for The Venice Biennale. The title of the work ‘Annunciation’ is a Biblical term which means the announcing of ‘the incarnation’ or a materialization of the unrealized in a concrete form. The work therefore relates to multiple worlds; possible, fictional or desired worlds which though different from the one we live in, directly influences our own. The Venice Biennale (Italian: Biennale di... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Kamila Szczesna  
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5/16/13 Posted 5/16/13

(Image: Kamila Szczesna, ungraspable territory no 3, 2012, resin, sterling silver, 8 x 11 x 7 in; © Kamila Szczesna)   Kamila Szczesna (b. 1974, Wroclaw, Poland) As a human I want to know; as a human I am drawn to what I don’t know. I use my work as a tool to understand reality. I'm attracted to science because it promises the comfort of knowing. But can life be described solely by diagrams and equations? I am interested in the mystery and poetry of scientific approach. I search for contra... [more]

20130430041354-zaproszenie_v_majowka_artystyczna_zlotej_lini_radzyn_podlaski_maj_2013_600px_ Group of Artists Golden Line /Złota Linia/  
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at Radzyn Podlaski May 3rd, 2013 - June 15th, 2013
Posted 4/30/13

Group of Artists Golden Line /Złota Linia/ What do they want?They want to meet and share their art with others.What don’t they want? Being closed in rigid frames.What unites them? The Internet and Art.What divides them? All the huge rest.Where are they?At the Gallery of the Cultural Centre RadzynWhere will they be?Everywhere worth being.   They were caught by the Web. From casual chatting online in autumn 2008 to spring 2011 there happened a lot. There has been born and got matured a new quali... [more]

Art Dubai opens its seventh annual session (Mar. 20-23, 2013)  
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3/20/13 Posted 3/20/13

(Excerpt from 'Art Dubai opens its seventh annual session' posted by Anna Seaman on The National on Mar 19, 2013. Found here http://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/art/art-dubai-opens-its-seventh-annual-session)   Over the last six years, Art Dubai, the leading international art fair in the MENASA (Middle East/North Africa/South Asia), has become a cornerstone of the region’s booming contemporary art community. Now in its seventh year, Art Dubai is one of the most globalised fairs in the worl... [more]

20121205001352-kunstadt_c_sacredpoemxviii Material Objects 'Hard & Soft' selections bind craftmanship with innovation  
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Naomi Adams, Christopher Cunningham, Ben Dory, Michael Furrh, M. Annie Kilborn, Carole P. Kunstadt, Sungyeol Lee, Ana M. Lopez, Michelle Startzman, Mia Weiner at Center for the Visual Arts February 8th, 2013 - April 5th, 2013
Posted 3/6/13

http://www.dentonrc.com/entertainment/denton-time-headlines/20130221-material-objects.ece Lucinda Breeding/Features Editor, Denton Record-Chronicle "Other pieces are a marvel of craftsmanship. Carole P. Kunstadt used a parish psalmody — a book of Psalms for group prayers — dated 1844 and 1849. Kunstadt removed pages from the book and sliced even, tiny strips into them. She sewed the strips together using a sewing machine, then interleaved the strips with fine tissue or gold leaf. In Sacred Poem... [more]

20130125011829-persona_announcement Persona – Therese A. Maloney Gallery - A Portrait of the Psyche - Review by Mary Gregory  
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Sally Alexandres, Jayna Aronovitch, Kiyomi Baird, Marianne Barcellona, Rob Barth, Aileen Bassis, Amy Becker, Bette Blank, Elizabeth Catanese, Olushola A. Cole, Ellen Denuto, Doug Depice, Elise Dodeles, GORDON FEAREY, Carlos Frias, Arlene Gale, norma greenwood, Valerie Huhn, Neal Korn, Greg Leshé, Claire McConaughy, Charlie Perkalis, Larry Ross, Kiyoko Sakai, aZin seraj, Barbara Simcoe, K Lenore Siner, Marsha Solomon, Daryl Thetford, Adejoke Tugbiyele, Raúl Villarreal at Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery January 22nd, 2013 - April 14th, 2013
Posted 2/8/13

A Portrait of the Psyche Persona is a word that can mean that aspect or part of one’s personality that is deliberately shown to the world, or in the Jungian sense, and hearkening back to the etymology of the word (from the Greek “prosōpon”), a theatrical mask which covers the wearer. In the current exhibition at the Therese A. Maloney Gallery, director and curator Dr. Virginia Fabbri Butera, by choosing this particular word as both the theme and the title, has opened a dual v... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Lauretta Lowell  
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1/7/13 Posted 1/7/13

(Image: Lauretta Lowell, “Miss Chevious”,  Mixed Media Assemblage articulated doll, 74”H x 20”W x 6”D, wood and metal; © Lauretta Lowell)   Lauretta Lowell (b. 1951, Jacksonville, FL) After experiencing head trauma in 2002, I have had to "repurpose" my life as a business woman, reassembling it into an artist. Choosing the puzzle of mixed media assemblage art has helped my brain heal and wake up my undiscovered passion. I am content...I am happy....LIFE IS GOOD!I've chosen to substitute the co... [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, Kunst=Kunst, Lisplein 5, Galerie Lutz, Rob M... [more]


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