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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b George Nelson: Architect | Writer | Designer | Teacher

Cranbrook Art Museum    united states
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
June 16th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added over 4 years ago

George Nelson is considered one of the most influential figures in American design during the second half of the twentieth century. Operating from the western side of Michigan as Design Director at the Zeeland-based furniture manufacturer Herman Miller for more than twenty years, Nelson had his sights firmly focused on Cranbrook, which was also playing a defining role in the development of Modernism. Organized by the Vi...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Blue and White: A Ceramic Journey

Denver Art Museum    united states
100 W 14th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
June 11th, 2011 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added over 5 years ago

Blue and White: A Ceramic Journey, located in the William SharplessJackson Jr. Gallery on level five of the North Building, conveys thepopularity of blue-and-white pottery throughout the centuries in differentparts of the world. The technique of creating blue-and-white ceramicswas a great innovation of Chinese ceramic history and they became avital component of China’s export trade. The exhibit will f...   [more]

Opening: June 11th, 2011   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck with Media Farzin: Green Art Gallery Dubai at the Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair 2012

Green Art Gallery    united arab emirates
Al Quoz 1, Street 8, AlSerkal Avenue, Unit 28
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 346 9305
October 11th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

Green Art Gallery announces its participation in the 2012 London Moving Image Art Fair with “Chronoscope, 1951, 11pm”, a video produced by multidisciplinary artist Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck in collaboration with art historian Media Farzin. The fair will be taking place in London between the 11th and 14th of October 2012.“Chronoscope, 1951, 11pm” is a 24-minute video that uses original footage from “...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Sunday's Garden: Growing Heide

Heidi Museum of Modern Art    australia
7 Templestowe Road
3105 Bulleen , VIC, Australia
(03) 9850 1500
April 28th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
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Heide was the home and personal Eden of Sunday and John Reed, two of Australia’s most significant art benefactors. While the cultural and social history of Heide has been extensively documented, less has been told about the physical environment in which that history was made and its significance to the Reeds’ lives and their legacy. When Sunday and John purchased the 16 acre property in 1934 it w...   [more]

Opening: April 28th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jeroen Eisinga: Black Box

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden    united states
Independence Ave. @ Seventh St. SW
Washington, DC 20013-7012
June 28th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added over 4 years ago

Known for his short films, video installations, and photographs, Jeroen Eisinga (Dutch, b. Delft, 1966; lives and works in The Hague) takes performance art to a harrowing level in Springtime, 2009–11. Obviously dangerous and initially hard to watch, as the artist is gradually enveloped by more than 250,000 bees in the film, this process may also become stressful to consider looking away from—as vi...   [more]

Opening: June 28th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Josiah McElheny: Some Pictures of the Infinite

ICA (The Institute of Contemporary Art - Boston)    united states
100 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
June 22nd, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added over 4 years ago

Some Pictures of the Infinite tackles cosmic questions, tracing this persistent theme in the work of Josiah McElheny. Over the past two decades, the problem of infinity has driven McElheny’s efforts to represent the unrepresentable, as the infinite by definition must always elude stable grasp. The exhibition also examines images of time: archaeological time, linear and cyclical models, and th...   [more]

Opening: June 22nd, 2012   10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jennifer Allora, Guillermo Calzadilla: Allora & Calzadilla: Vieques Series

Indianapolis Museum of Art    united states
4000 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208-3326
March 8th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

Allora & Calzadilla: Vieques Series is an exhibition of three short videos by the artists Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla filmed on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, which has been a site of protest and civil unrest for decades. In 1941, the eastern and western edges of the Vieques were acquired by the U.S. Military to practice naval strategies. The land was used for this purpose (and often...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Marlene Miller: I Look, I Listen: Works on Paper

James A. Michener Art Museum    united states
138 S. Pine St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
July 14th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

The pen is mightier than the sword. For Marlene Miller, this is not just a tired old aphorism, it's a way of life. Except for her, the pen is only one of many arrows in her quiver. Miller is a master printmaker and master draftsperson who is equally comfortable with ink, pencil, charcoal, and most other two-dimensional techniques. She has devoted her creative life to using her formidable skills in...   [more]

Opening: July 14th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Quentin Blake: Solo Exhibition

Laing Art Gallery    united kingdom
New Bridge Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG, United Kingdom
(0191) 232 7734
July 7th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

Quentin Blake is known by young and old alike, his name having been synonymous with his illustrations for Roald Dahl’s books. Recently Quentin Blake has been commissioned by hospitals and health centres in the UK and abroad to produce works which have a therapeutic effect on their residents. This summer, Quentin Blake's work arrives at the Laing Art Gallery, bringing together over 50 works for vi...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jerry Gretzinger: Jerry's Map

Mass MOCA    united states
87 Marshall Street
North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
October 5th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
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In 1963 Jerry Gretzinger doodled a map of a small imaginary town. His sketch took on a life of its own and today comprises over 2,600 hand-crafted panels spanning a jawdropping 2,000 square feet. The world depicted evolves and shape-shifts as he works and re-works a panel every day. To guide the evolution, Jerry has devised an elaborate game of chance that features a card deck with instructions—the ma...   [more]

Opening: October 5th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Rene Jules Lalique, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Vicke Lindstrand, Flavio Poli, Gino Cenedese, Gunnel Nyman, Josh Simpson, Per Lutken, Dale Chihuly: Contemporary Sparkle: Art Glass from the Permanent Collection

Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts    united states
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103
June 12th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the development of studio art glass in America. To commemorate this milestone and recognize the may talented artists the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass organized a national initiative which includes more than 160 glass demonstrations, lectures, and exhibitions that will take place in museums, galleries, art centers, universities, festivals and other ve...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Rosa Ibarra: Sisterhood: Mixed Media Paintings

Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts    united states
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103
September 15th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

Rosa Ibarra was born in Puerto Rico, spent her childhood in Old San Juan, and went to high school in Paris. She studied painting as a child with her father, Alfonso Arana, a renowned Puerto Rican artist. She holds a degree in fine arts from the University of Massachusetts and has done post-graduate studies in France. Her paintings have been exhibited in numerous galleries across the country and ab...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jay Isaac: Second Eye

Monte Clark Gallery    canada
#105, 525 Great Northern Way
Vancouver, BC V5T 1E1, Canada
September 13th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
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Monte Clark Gallery - Toronto presents a solo exhibition of new work from Toronto based artist Jay Isaac entitled Second Eye.   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Things, Words and Consequences

Moscow Museum of Modern Art [17 Ermolaevsky]    russian federation
17 Ermolaevsky Lane
Moscow , Russian Federation
September 14th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

Exhibition “Words, Things and Consequences” presents artists from many countries, whose artwork, regardless methods and techniques used — installations or sculpture, drawing or paintings, video or performance — has a key meaning not only in respect to the latest art practices but for the life of the society itself in the age of global communication network. The nature, the role and the status of a...   [more]

Opening: September 14th, 2012   12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: WHAT IS HUNGARIAN? Contemporary Answers

Műcsarnok    hungary
Dózsa György út 37. (Hősök tere)
1146 Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 460 7000
August 2nd, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

A nemzeti önazonosság témáját megjelenítő tárlat kurátora, Gulyás Gábor példátlanul sok, több mint félszáz kortárs művésztől választott alkotást a kiállításra – a legkülönfélébb műfajokból. A munkák túlnyomó többsége az elmúlt néhány évben keletkezett, de számos új művel is találkozhat majd a közönség. Ez a különleges kiállítás egy csaknem két évszázados diskurzushoz csatlakozik, amely korábban főként a...   [more]

Opening: August 2nd, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Michelangelo Pistoletto: Self-Portraits, Mirrors, Minus-Objects

Neue Galerie Graz    austria
Joanneumsviertel, access Kalchberggasse
8010 Graz, Austria
June 2nd, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
added over 4 years ago

Michelangelo Pistoletto is considered one of the most important artists of the last half century. Like almost no other, he has tackled in his art the epoch-making changes in today’s world and our society in modern democracy. Bringing art into society and connecting it to everyday life lie at the centre of his work. Besides self-representation and reflection, participation is a key concept in Pistoletto’s ar...   [more]

Opening: June 1st, 2012   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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