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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd JEFF KEEN: Shoot the Wrx, Artist and Film-maker

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery    united kingdom
Royal Pavilion Gardens
Brighton , East Sussex BN1 1EE , United Kingdom
03000 290900
http://www.brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk/Mus...
October 27th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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A career-long retrospective of artist and film-maker Jeff Keen (1923-2012), who was one of the great figures of the British post-war avant-garde. Keen's work reveals a wild spirit of anarchic play, a fascination with surrealism, and a love of popular culture. His life-long commitment to Brighton & Hove will be celebrated in this display featuring a selection of his films alongside his paintings, drawin...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851–1939

Carnegie Museum of Art    united states
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh
412.622.3131
http://web.cmoa.org/
October 13th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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This groundbreaking exhibition explores the ingenuity and craftsmanship of decorative arts made for world’s fairs, from the London Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in 1851 to the New York World’s Fair in 1939. During this period, the fairs were the most important vehicles for debuting advancements in modern living, democratizing design as never before. Inventing the Modern Worl...   [more]

Opening: October 13th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Paral·lel, 1894-1939

Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona    spain
Montalegre 5
08001 Barcelona, Spain
93 306 41 00
http://www.cccb.org/en/
October 26th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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El Paral·lel emerges from the project to extend the city designed by Ildefons Cerdà. From its birth, a series of contradictory urban planning regulations facilitated the appearance of ephemeral buildings and the conversion of this street into a dense area of leisure and entertainment. The result was a leisure district for the masses, perfectly comparable to those existing in other major European...   [more]

Opening: October 26th, 2012   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jeff Newman: Rabbit's Snow Dance

Danforth Museum of Art    united states
123 Union Avenue
Framingham , MA 01702-8291
508.620.0050
http://www.danforthmuseum.org
December 9th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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About the Exhibit The Danforth Museum of Art is pleased to present an exhibition of illustrations from the book Rabbit’s Snow Dance, a lively retelling of a traditional Iroquois story about how the rabbit got a short tail, by James and Joseph Bruchac. Illustrator Jeff Newman’s gouache and watercolor paintings are droll and dynamic, and vivid colors bring the humorous story to life in “a welcome...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Into the Light: The Arts Council – 60 Years of Supporting the Arts (Seeing clouds for the first time)

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane    ireland
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North
Dublin, Ireland
+ 353 1 222 5550
http://www.hughlane.ie/
November 28th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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To celebrate its 60th anniversary, The Arts Council is working in partnership with four prominent Irish galleries: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, The Model, Crawford Art Gallery and Limerick City Gallery of Art to produce a series of exhibitions as a major national showcase of works by over 100 artists from its collection.The exhibition in The Hugh Lane is curated by Michael Dempsey and will pre...   [more]

Opening: November 28th, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Pure Views -New Painting From China, Traditions Reactivated

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (FAAM)    japan
3-1 Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku
Fukuoka City, Japan
092-263-1100
http://faam.city.fukuoka.lg.jp/eng/home....
January 2nd, 2013 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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The comtemporay art of China has witnessed much exploration and change over the past 30 years, and is again undergoing a period of flux. Artists are rediscovering the value of their own culture, creating works inspired by traditional Chinese aesthetics - a contrast with much recent contemporary Chinese art. Shown for the first time in Japan, this exhibition brings together the work of some 40 emerging ar...   [more]

Opening: January 2nd, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Wilo Vargas: Hierophany and Pareidolia

G Gallery    united states
301 East 11th Street
Houston, TX 77008
713.869.4770
http://www.ggalleryhouston.com/
February 2nd, 2013 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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Peruvian artist Wilo Vargas makes his Houston debut with the G Gallery presentation of Hierophany and Pereidolia. Exploding with color and complexity, Vargas’s paintings are rooted in the symbols and historical richness of his native Peru but also possess a chaotic, psychedelic sensibility derived from a painting technique the artist first began developing following hallucinations brought on by a spi...   [more]

Opening: February 2nd, 2013   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rose Rigley, Vide Freiburg, Louisa Ennis-Thomas, Raewyn Biggs: Simmer - Contemporary Works from Far North Queensland

Gallery 6NINE    australia
69 Smith St, Fitzroy
3066 Melbourne, Australia
http://www.69smithstreet.com.au/
February 6th, 2013 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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Simmer is a touring exhibition from artist-run-initiative, Knock Knock, based in Cairns, Queensland. The exhibition features artists living and working in the Far North who explore creative territory ‘beyond the frame’. Sculpture and installation form the basis for the exhibition, considering a range of individual themes including place, memory, the human condition and our relationship...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Claire Ngu: Solo Exhibition

Gallery 6NINE    australia
69 Smith St, Fitzroy
3066 Melbourne, Australia
http://www.69smithstreet.com.au/
February 6th, 2013 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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Space 4 includes a collection of images created by Claire Ngu.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd This is my art

Gallery 6NINE    australia
69 Smith St, Fitzroy
3066 Melbourne, Australia
http://www.69smithstreet.com.au/
February 6th, 2013 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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Space 3 includes a collection of work by the group of friends who met at 69 Smith Street Gallery.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Veronica Hodgkinson: Black and Gold

Gallery 6NINE    australia
69 Smith St, Fitzroy
3066 Melbourne, Australia
http://www.69smithstreet.com.au/
February 6th, 2013 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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The golden glow of the fire and the black remains of the scoured earth. This exhibition reflects on the devastating bush fires that Victoria has experience over the past few years.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd AUGUST STRINDBERG: Solo Exhibition

Göteborg Museum of Art    sweden
Götaplatsen/Avenyn
412 56 Gothenburg, Sweden
031 - 368 35 12
http://www.konstmuseum.goteborg.se/
November 24th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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The author August Strindberg was a leading figure of his time – a hub and a power  house in Swedish cultural life. He is internationally renowned and his literary work  continues to engage and create debate, a hundred years after his death. August  Strindberg was also an important visual artist. For periods of his life, he devoted his  creative energy to painting and photography. He died in 1912 and it was...   [more]

Opening: November 24th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tone Hansen, Ane Hjort Guttu: Learning for Life

HENIE ONSTAD ART CENTER    norway
Sonja Henies vei 31
NO-1311 Oslo, Norway
+47 67 80 48 80
http://www.hok.no
November 11th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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Learning for Life aims to re-energize public debate about what school ought to be. It is a collaborative project between Tone Hansen, Director of Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, and artist and researcher Ane Hjort Guttu. Taking its title from the Swedish TV series by Carin Mannheimer of 1977, the project which looks back to ideological discussions that took place in the late sixties and seventies and the p...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden    united states
Independence Ave. @ Seventh St. SW
Washington, DC 20013-7012
202-633-1000
http://hirshhorn.si.edu
April 19th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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This April, the Hirshhorn will install noted Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s monumental outdoor work Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, which has recently been drawing crowds in cities around the world from New York and Los Angeles to London and Taipei. The twelve bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac, each of which stand approximately ten feet high, will be displayed around the...   [more]

Opening: April 19th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ai Weiwei: According to What?

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden    united states
Independence Ave. @ Seventh St. SW
Washington, DC 20013-7012
202-633-1000
http://hirshhorn.si.edu
October 7th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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Ai Weiwei (Chinese, b. Beijing, 1957) is one of China’s most prolific and provocative contemporary artists. He is best known for projects such as his collaboration with architects Herzog & de Meuron on the design of the 2008 Beijing Olympic National Stadium, as well as his embrace of the internet and social media as an active platform for commentary and as an art form in itself. Ai has been a lead...   [more]

Opening: October 7th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir: Horizons

Knoxville Museum of Art    united states
1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37916
865-525-6101
http://www.knoxart.org
June 29th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013 - closing today
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Horizons is an installation by noted Icelandic artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir (pronounced Stay-nun Thorens-daughter). The exhibition includes 12 androgynous, life-sized iron figures in the KMA’s South Garden. Each is unique in pose and expression, and has a polished glass band inserted in its torso. The artist explains this juxtaposition of glass and iron, “The color of the iron signifies their pr...   [more]



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