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Pickering4 A Chat with Sarah Pickering   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 8/3/09

  June 2009, Brussels--Sarah Pickering is a young photographer who is currently showing in the FotoMuseum in Anvers in the show British Photography-Theatre of the Real. (See more about Sarah Pickering.) Previously she has exhibited in the Gallery Meessen De Clercq in Brussels. Her pictures work with the subject of fire, cataloguing and decontextualizing scenes of fires and explosions in training camps for firefighters. Always in between the boundaries of reality and unreality, Sarah Pickering... [more]

Printemps_2009_287 Duane Michals 50/ Christian Lutz Protokoll/ VD Beyond History Havanna 1998-2006   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 7/27/09

  Three exhibitions held in the Photography Museum unto 13 September. As usual three different universes but all rely to each other.   Duane Michals- his intimate journal  , Duane Michals, currently shown in Charleroi and in Arles for the Rencontres Photo, is a master photographer. Having started his career in 1958 by photographing during a trip in URSS, he hasn't stop taking pictures since then.  Looking at Duane Michals's pictures it is immerging himself in a sensitive version of life. The... [more]

Calle Sophie Calle- a retrospective of her life.   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 7/26/09

  During the summer, the centre of Fine Arts in Brussels is exhibiting the French writer, narrative artist, photographer, filmmaker and occasionally detective Sophie Calle (1953-). A retrospective of her works which usually combine pictures and texts retrace the story of her life. Indeed Sophie Calle, as the tendency of some photographers such as Nan Goldin or Cindy Sherman, uses to stage herself as the focus of her art. However while entering the image and by extension the life of the artist, it is... [more]

De_vlaminck Maurice de Vlaminck- in Fauvism, colours transcended   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Maurice de Vlaminck at CaixaForum Madrid March 11th, 2009 - June 7th, 2009
Posted 5/29/09

Visit the exhibition room in La Caixa Forum and enter French painter Maurice de Vlaminck’s universe.  Considered to be one of the most radical painters of his time, Maurice de Vlaminck has managed to manipulate forms and colours to create a world of his own. The atmosphere of the exhibition is well created and each painting displayed in chronological order from 1900 to 1915, his most productive period. It leads the visitor to understand the  concepts and history of fauvism, with de Vlaminck's andscapes... [more]

Exp-munoz-300px Juan Muñoz- Humanity reconquered  
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Juan Muñoz at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía April 22nd, 2009 - August 31st, 2009
Posted 5/29/09

Walking around in the Juan Muñoz exhibition is like a journey with strange people whispering, reading, looking or laughing.  Silence and at the same time, conversation and loudness, are self-evident and exceed from the spaces. Although he died quite young, Munoz acquired a particular artistic language. Visitors have to develop a real contact with the strangely displayed pieces to penetrate the artist’s world and make it their own. Scenography plays an important role in understanding Munoz’... [more]

3154367454_3c3070e3c4 La Mordida   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 5/29/09

La Mordida www.lamordida.com Phone:+34 91 547 2003 Address:Travesia Conde 4, 28005 Madrid     Walking around in hot Madrid can make anyone thirsty. However Madrid, an active and constantly swarming city, does not offer but in parks the serenity and calm which are sometimes necessary to enjoy a drink. So stop by for a cocktail on the terrace or a nice dinner inside this Mexican restaurant, La Mordida. The decorations reflects the spirit of the place, and the bright colours of Mexican c... [more]

Venue Spotlight: Meessen De Clercq Gallery, Brussels + Weekend Guide  
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5/22/09

  First of all, let's situate a contemporary art gallery and its definition. It is an open public space showing contemporary art and selling it. Nowadays galleries are the motor of art. They select and develop an artist's art life. They show, educate and offer a specific point of view to the public; then it depends on the public to decide if they want to follow the gallerists' eyes. A gallery can represent several young and confirmed artists. The artists exhibited in this gallery have developed clos... [more]

Art Gallery- A spotlight on Meessen De Clercq   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 5/20/09

  First of all, lets situate a contemporary art gallery and its definition. It is an open public space showing contemporary art and selling it. Nowadays galleries are the motor of art. They select and develop an artist's art life. They show, educate and offer a specific point of view to the public. Then it depends on the public to decide if they want to follow the gallerists' eyes. A gallery represent several young and confirmed artists. The artists exhibited in gallery have developed close con... [more]

Tel Aviv, modernism in the white city.   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 5/13/09

  From April 1st to May 31st is the exhibition Tel Aviv, the white city held in Espace Architecture La Cambre in Brussels thanks to CIVA. Via rare documents such as photographs, videos, 3D animations, models, maps and drawings, the visitor is surrounded by a new world, the world of architecture. Tel Aviv, the spring valley in Hebrew has been founded in 1909 on the dunes in North East of Jaffa. From 1925 immigrants were coming and were populating the city. Slowly under the British mandate from 19... [more]

Art Brussels- an impressive contemporary art fair.   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 5/1/09

The 27th edition of Art Brussels closed its doors in Brussels on Monday 27th. It has become one of the most important contemporary fair in Europe alongside London, Paris or Berlin. It is even said the art fair in Brussels has drained more visitors that the other contemporary fair in Köln hosted at the same period. 180 galleries from around the world were represented for four days on two halls. 115 established galleries are shaping the core of the fair, and nearly 50 names make up the Young Talent section where... [more]

Calendar___argos_centre_for_art___media_1240419101386 Spotlight on Vito Acconci   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Vito Acconci at Argos Centre for Art and Media January 27th, 2009 - April 11th, 2009
Posted 4/22/09

Vito Acconci, well-known in the world of video art, started his career with the beginning of this art in the sixties, and quickly became a leading figure of this emerging movement. Focusing on his body and experimentation towards communication between himself and the spectator, Acconci has created a particular dialogue between those two elements. At a recent exhbition at Argos Centre for Art and Media in Brussels a dozen videos and works as poems were shown, giving an overview of his artistic creatio... [more]

5 Rodchenko and Popova defining constructivism  
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Liubov Popova, Aleksandr Rodchenko at Tate Modern February 12th, 2009 - May 17th, 2009
Posted 4/14/09

  Constructivism is deconstucted at the Tate Modern until 17 May. This major movement emerging in Russia after the russian revolution has questionned deeply and under several perspectives art and its application in everyday life. At the Tate, works and ideas of two major figures of the constructivism are shown. The photographer, film expert, advertiser, artist, Alexander Rodchenko and the female painter-theatre maker and textile and graphic designer Liubov popova were equally explosing the poss... [more]

Cracking Art or Cracked Art?  
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4/14/09

At the Gallery Antonio Nardone the Cracking Art Group has invaded the space with penguins of all kinds, suricats and sometimes the careful visitor can also see some pigs. But the question is who is behind the name Cracking Art and what is it? Six international artists have gathered together with a strong will: to change art history. In order to do it, they have developed a strong social and environmental commitment. Indeed to create their art, they have used different plastic materials. Pla... [more]

Cracking Art or Cracked Art?  
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4/14/09

At the Gallery Antonio Nardone the Cracking Art Group has invaded the space with penguins of all kinds, suricats and sometimes the careful visitor can also see some pigs. But the question is who is behind the name Cracking Art and what is it? Six international artists have gathered together with a strong will: to change art history. In order to do it, they have developed a strong social and environmental commitment. Indeed to create their art, they have used different plastic materials. Pla... [more]

Cracking Art or Cracked Art?  
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4/14/09

At the Gallery Antonio Nardone the Cracking Art Group has invaded the space with penguins of all kinds, suricats and sometimes the careful visitor can also see some pigs. But the question is who is behind the name Cracking Art and what is it? Six international artists have gathered together with a strong will: to change art history. In order to do it, they have developed a strong social and environmental commitment. Indeed to create their art, they have used different plastic materials. Pla... [more]

Cracking Art or Cracked Art?  
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4/14/09

At the Gallery Antonio Nardone the Cracking Art Group has invaded the space with penguins of all kinds, suricats and sometimes the careful visitor can also see some pigs. But the question is who is behind the name Cracking Art and what is it? Six international artists have gathered together with a strong will: to change art history. In order to do it, they have developed a strong social and environmental commitment. Indeed to create their art, they have used different plastic materials. Pla... [more]

Cracking Art or Cracked Art?  
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4/14/09

At the Gallery Antonio Nardone the Cracking Art Group has invaded the space with penguins of all kinds, suricats and sometimes the careful visitor can also see some pigs. But the question is who is behind the name Cracking Art and what is it? Six international artists have gathered together with a strong will: to change art history. In order to do it, they have developed a strong social and environmental commitment. Indeed to create their art, they have used different plastic materials. Pla... [more]

Arte-news Cracking Art or Cracked Art?  
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Posted 4/2/09

At the Gallery Antonio Nardone the Cracking Art Group has invaded the space with penguins of all kinds, suricats and sometimes the careful visitor can also see some pigs. But the question is who is behind the name Cracking Art and what is it? Six international artists have gathered together with a strong will: to change art history. In order to do it, they have developed a strong social and environmental commitment. Indeed to create their art, they have used different plastic materials. Pla... [more]

If you're in Brussels this weekend...  
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Posted 3/21/09

Events for the weekend March 20th to 23rd in Brussels Art: Eurantica http://www.eurantica.be/en/index.html From 20 March until 29 March, Eurantica Brussels –fine art & antiques fair, welcomes you for a prestigious edition. For 10 days, Eurantica Brussels (in hall 5 of Brussels Expo) will be the place to be for every art & antiques lover. Known for its eclectism and its contemporary character, Eurantica Brussels grew to be the largest fine art and antiques fair in Belgium. Like the... [more]

If you're in Brussels this weekend...  
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3/21/09

Events for the weekend March 20th to 23rd in Brussels Art: Eurantica http://www.eurantica.be/en/index.html From 20 March until 29 March, Eurantica Brussels –fine art & antiques fair, welcomes you for a prestigious edition. For 10 days, Eurantica Brussels (in hall 5 of Brussels Expo) will be the place to be for every art & antiques lover. Known for its eclectism and its contemporary character, Eurantica Brussels grew to be the largest fine art and antiques fair in Belgium. Like the... [more]

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